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Friday Freebies: June 11-June 17

Here's some events for Friday, June 11 through Thursday, June 17:



FRIDAY, JUNE 11
 



Snake Feedings:
Watch the River Legacy Naturalists feed the snakes on display at the Living Science Center. Stay after for a brief Q&A with the Naturalist.

Good to know: This event is every Friday.

Recommended ages: All

When: 4 p.m., Friday, June 11

Where: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard, Arlington

Info: 817-860-6752, http://www.riverlegacy.org/

Cost: FREE!  



Waters Creek at Montgomery Farm "Live on the Green" concert series:
Spread out a blanket and enjoy some live music. Tonight's band is Diva G and High Maintenance.

Recommended ages: All

Good to know: Weather permitting, schedule subject to change. No lawn chairs, coolers or alcohol permitted.

When: 6:30 p.m., Friday, June 11

Where: Water's Creek at Montgomery Farm Shopping Center, 970 Garden Park Drive, Allen, Texas 75013

Info: http://www.watters-creek.com/LiveConcertSeries

Cost: FREE! 



SATURDAY, JUNE 12 



Target Second Saturdays at the Latino Cultural Center: Kids will enjoy bilingual storytelling, Latin American children's games and dance workshops.

Good to know: This event occurs the second Saturday of each month.

Recommended ages: All

When: Noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 12

Where: Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak, Dallas, Texas 75204

Info: 214-671-0045, http://www.dallasculture.org/latinoculturalcenter

Cost: FREE!  



Yoga in the Park:
Complimentary all-level yoga class in CenterPark. This is a great way to try out local instructors!  Wear comfortable clothing and bring your mat or towel and water bottle.

Good to know: In case of inclement weather, the class will be held inside lululemon athletica, located between Dillard's and Macy's.

Recommended ages: Adults

When: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Saturday, June 12Where: CenterPark at NorthPark Shopping Center, 8687 North Central Expressway, Dallas

Info: http://www.northparkcenter.com

Cost: FREE! 



Bookmarks a Dallas public library 2nd Birthday Bash:
Bookmarks will be celebrating its 2nd anniversary at NorthPark with lots of fun and special entertainment , contests and more.  

1:00 pm A.R.T. in Motion:  The Falcon Flyers Jump Rope Team of Lake Dallas I.S.D. will perform.

1:30 pm Disney's Beauty and The Beast costume and dance contest!  Come dressed as your favorite princess or beast and enter for the chance to win one of two family 4-packs of tickets to the show at the Winspear Opera House on July 13-25 as part of the AT&T Performing Arts Center's Lexus Broadway Series.

2:00 pm World on a String:  A Marionette Variety Show will be presented by John Hardman Productions.

3:00 pm David Chicken:  This Emmy Award-winning Family Entertainer is part superhero, part Elvis and 100% fun for all ages. Recommended ages: AllWhen: 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 12Where: NorthPark Shopping Center, in NorthCourt between Nordstrom and Macy's

Info: http://www.northparkcenter.com/events/eventscalendar.html

Cost: FREE!  



Cowkid Roundup:
Real cowboys and cowgirls teach kids how to rope, brand, do trick roping, or ride a stick horse.

Where: Fort Worth - Lawn of the Livestock Exchange Building

When: 1:30-2:30pm, weather permitting, Saturday, June 12

Info: 817-336-HERD, theherd@fortworthgov.org, http://www.fortworthherd.com/

Cost: FREE! 



Waters Creek at Montgomery Farm "Live on the Green" concert series:
Spread out a blanket and enjoy some live music. Tonight's band is Don't Tell Mama.
Good to know: Weather permitting, schedule subject to change. No lawn chairs, coolers or alcohol permitted.

Recommended ages: All

When: 6:30 p.m., Saturday, June 12

Where: Water's Creek at Montgomery Farm Shopping Center, 970 Garden Park Drive, Allen, Texas 75013

Info: http://www.watters-creek.com/LiveConcertSeries.aspx

Cost: FREE!  



SUNDAY, JUNE 13
 



Military Discount Days at Lones
tar Park:
Every Sunday throughout the Lone Star Park’s 2010 Spring Thoroughbred Meet, will be Military Discount Days. All members of any branch of the military with a valid military I.D. receive free general admission.

Recommended ages: All

When: 11:30 a.m. - 7p.m., Sunday, June 13

Where: Lonestar Park At Grand Prairie, 1000 Lone Star Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Info: 972-237-5000, http://www.lonestarpark.com

Cost: FREE! with a valid military I.D. 



National
Scouting Museum
Free Funday: Kids can see original Norman Rockwell scouting art and the World's Largest Pinewood Derby Car. They can also participate in interactive exhibits, virtual-reality gamebike adventures and the laser shooting gallery.

Good to know: Admission is free every Sunday and Monday

Recommended ages: All

When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 13

Where: 1329 West Walnut Hill Lane, Irving

Info: 800-303-3047, http://www.bsamuseum.org

Cost: FREE! 



Cowkid Roundup:
Real cowboys and cowgirls teach kids how to rope, brand, do trick roping, or ride a stick horse. 

When: 1:30-2:30pm, weather permitting, Sunday, June 13

Where: Fort Worth - Lawn of the Livestock Exchange Building

Info: 817-336-HERD, www.theherd@fortworthgov.org, http://www.fortworthherd.com/

Cost: FREE!  



MONDAY, JUNE 14
 

National Scouting Museum Free Funday: Kids can see original Norman Rockwell scouting art and the World's Largest Pinewood Derby Car. They can also participate in interactive exhibits, virtual-reality gamebike adventures and the laser shooting gallery.

Good to know: Admission is free every Sunday and Monday

Recommended ages: All

When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, June 14

Where: 1329 West Walnut Hill Lane, Irving

Info: 800-303-3047, http://www.bsamuseum.org

Cost: FREE! 



WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16
 



Storytime at the Carter:
Discover nocturnal beauty and varied adventures, all taking place after dark, in artworks by Ansel Adams, Frederic Remington, and others. Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes, Moon Theater by Etienne Delessert, and The Night Has Ears: African Proverbs by Ashley Bryan are the tales you’ll hear. Fun activities and refreshments follow the stories. No reservations are required.
Good to know: Children with perfect attendance will be entered to win all twenty-four books read during Storytime 2010! Program runs every Wednesday through July 28.

Recommended ages: 6 and younger

When: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 16

Where: Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth

Info: Reservations are not required, but parents can call 817-989-5030 to receive helpful instructions; http://www.cartermuseum.org

Cost: FREE!



Dallas
Public Library Children's Activity Series at NorthPark Center: Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey are bringing back the clowns! Ambassadors of laughter will be here to entertain with lots of high energy and clever silliness! This fun-filled activity program is designed for preschool-age children.

Recommended ages: Preschool and younger

When: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 16

Where: NorthPark Shopping Center, in NorthCourt between Nordstrom and Macy's

Info: http://www.northparkcenter.com/events/eventscalendar.html

Cost: FREE! 



THURSDAY, JUNE 17
 



Concerts by the Lake:
Bring your lawn chairs, blanket and snacks. Enjoy live music while watching the sun set over Lake Ray Hubbard. This week's band, Voodoo Blue (Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute)

Recommended ages: All 

When: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 17

Where: The Harbor in Rockwall, 2074 Summer Lee Drive, Rockwall, TX 75032 Info: 972-771-7740, www.http://planetrockwall.com

Cost: FREE! 



Waters Creek at Montgomery Farm "Live on the Green" concert series:
Spread out a blanket and enjoy some live music. Tonight's band is Ken Savage & the Best Kept Secret

Good to know: Weather permitting, schedule subject to change. No lawn chairs, coolers or alcohol permitted.

Recommended ages: All

When: 6:30 p.m., Friday, June 17

Where: Water's Creek at Montgomery Farm Shopping Center, 970 Garden Park Drive, Allen, Texas 75013

Info: http://www.watters-creek.com/LiveConcertSeries.aspx

Cost: FREE!

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