Category Archive: activities

Harlem Globetrotters at NRG Arena, Houston

Don’t Miss The Harlem Globetrotters Coming to Houston’s NRG Arena for 4 Games on Fri, Jan 23-Sun, Jan 25. Save $7 Off Select Tickets to any Harlem Globetrotter Game with promo code FAMGUIDE… Continue reading

Dyno-Rock Indoor Climbing Gym, Arlington

Kids love to climb, and instead of having them, and you, climbing the walls, why not take them out to a gym where the whole family can climb!  We headed out to Dyno-Rock… Continue reading

Highland Park Christmas Lights, Dallas

I love looking at big and beautiful homes any time of year, but during December the homes in Highland Park in Dallas are amazing! Christmas Lights sparkle in the night as you drive… Continue reading

Alley Cats Family Entertainment Center, Arlington

Alley Cats Family Entertainment Center offers plenty of fun for the entire family, with 2 large buildings full of activities!       1.  Bowling Big lanes with comfy seating and automatic “bumpers”… Continue reading

Prairie Lights 5K, Grand Prairie

For more holiday seasons than I can remember, we have loaded up the car with our kids, and other people and their kids, along with blankets and hot chocolate, and set off to visit Prairie… Continue reading

How to make a scarecrow

My four year old has outgrown his 4T jeans and cooler weather clothing, and while the majority of them are going to find new homes at our church’s Mission Center, we decided to… Continue reading

Dallas Zoo Nature Journal Contest

Each summer the Dallas Zoo holds a nature journal contest in their Nature Exchange at the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo.  The zoo chooses from a one page submission of a contestant’s nature journal, the entry… Continue reading

10 fun things to do with your kids in the rain

John Ruskin wrote, “There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.”  Obviously he didn’t live near a Texas tornado, with his head buried between his legs in a “duck and… Continue reading

United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth, one of only two places in the United States where dollars are produced.  Free tours are offered Tuesday – Fri, but be warned, they don’t give out… Continue reading