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Fun This Weekend: Trinity River PaddlefestFun This Weekend: Trinity River Paddlefest On Monday, May 30, celebrate Memorial Day at Panther Island Pavilion with their Trinity River Paddlefest. Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Rentals is kicking off the summer paddling season with...

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Summer Fun at UTA PlanetariumSummer Fun at UTA Planetarium Next week (May 31) marks the beginning of the summer schedule at the UTA Planetarium in Arlington. This is a great, fun venue with lots of interesting films for kids of all ages. Come in and enjoy the...

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Save 39% on Hawaiian Falls TicketsSave 39% on Hawaiian Falls Tickets Right now, AdPages is offering one of its most popular discounts: $16.99 passes to Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. Admission is normally $27.99 per person (or $20.99 for kids under 48 inches tall). These vouchers...

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50-Cent Corn Dogs All Day Today at SONIC50-Cent Corn Dogs All Day Today at SONIC To celebrate the end of the school year, SONIC is offering 50-cent corn dogs all day today, May 24. The offer is good at participating locations, while supplies last. Find your SONIC here. 

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Frontier Forts Days at the StockyardsFrontier Forts Days at the Stockyards This Friday and Saturday (May 13-14) is the annual Frontier Forts Days celebration at the Fort Worth Stockyards. Come out to the Stockyards each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and participate in a variety of...

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Fun This Weekend: Trinity River Paddlefest

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On Monday, May 30, celebrate Memorial Day at Panther Island Pavilion with their Trinity River PaddlefestBackwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Rentals is kicking off the summer paddling season with a paddling festival that includes free kayak and paddleboard demos. Enjoy half-price kayak, paddleboard, and canoe rentals; live music; food; beer; and a 9-hole disc golf course. The schedule is as follows:

9 to 9:30 a.m. – Open 5K SUP Race/Paddle registration
9:40 a.m. – Race/Paddle safety meeting
10 a.m. – Open 5K SUP Race/Paddle start
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Free kayak and SUP demos with Hobie, BOTE, and Jarvis
12 to 6 p.m. – Burgers and Beer from Flying Saucer and Martin House Brewery
1 to 5 p.m. – Live music from Blackland River Devils
6 p.m. – event ends

Panther Island Pavilion is at 395 Purcey St. in Fort Worth. Find directions here.

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Summer Fun at UTA Planetarium

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Next week (May 31) marks the beginning of the summer schedule at the UTA Planetarium in Arlington. This is a great, fun venue with lots of interesting films for kids of all ages. Come in and enjoy the air conditioning while watching a show that’s anything but ordinary! What’s more, it’s cheap, with adult admission only $6 and kids’ admission just $4. The summer schedule, which runs through Aug. 28, is as follows:

Tuesdays
2:00 pm – Texas Stargazing
3:30 pm – Spacepark 360: Infinity

Wednesdays
2:00 pm – Dynamic Earth
3:30 pm – Spacepark 360: Infinity

Thursdays
2:00 pm – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
3:30 pm – Spacepark 360: Infinity

Fridays
2:00 pm – We Are Astronomers
3:30 pm – Spacepark 360: Infinity

Saturdays
1:00 pm – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
2:30 pm – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
5:30 pm – We Are Astronomers
7:00 pm – Pink Floyd

Sundays
1:30 pm – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
3:00 pm – Spacepark 360: Infinity

Find directions and parking information for the planetarium here.

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Bands on the Bricks in Sundance Square

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This Wednesday, May 25 is the last installment of Bands on the Bricks, a weekly live concert series that happens every Wednesday in May in Sundance Square. From 6-8 p.m., bring a comfortable lawn chair or blanket to the Plaza and enjoy a free concert by Uncle Lucius. Admission is free, but guests are asked to not bring coolers or outside food. Instead, buy some refreshments from the restaurants and vendors around the Square.

Find directions and parking info for Sundance Square here.

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Save 39% on Hawaiian Falls Tickets

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Right now, AdPages is offering one of its most popular discounts: $16.99 passes to Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. Admission is normally $27.99 per person (or $20.99 for kids under 48 inches tall). These vouchers can be used for admission at any of Hawaiian Falls’ DFW locations (The Colony, Garland, Mansfield, and Roanoke). Attractions include a wave pool, tube slides, speed slides, and a splashwater reef. The vouchers are good through Sept. 5.

This deal sells out every year - check it out here and buy yours before they’re gone!

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50-Cent Corn Dogs All Day Today at SONIC

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To celebrate the end of the school year, SONIC is offering 50-cent corn dogs all day today, May 24. The offer is good at participating locations, while supplies last.

Find your SONIC here. 

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Frontier Forts Days at the Stockyards

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This Friday and Saturday (May 13-14) is the annual Frontier Forts Days celebration at the Fort Worth Stockyards. Come out to the Stockyards each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and participate in a variety of fun activities. This is a free event!

During this two-day heritage event, the Stockyards National Historic District is transformed into an authentic representation of Texas frontier life. Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards will be lined with encampments of historic fort sites from the Texas Forts Trail and elsewhere in Texas. Approximately 10 forts and related programs will participate in the event. Designed to highlight frontier-era life, Frontier Forts Days brings together authentic wagons, flags, music, colorful uniforms and military gear from Texas landmarks.

Planned events include military parades, artillery and cavalry demonstrations, music, chuckwagon demonstrations and more. See the schedule of events here. 

Find directions to the Stockyards here.

 

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Moms Get Free Food at These DFW Spots

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Mom shouldn’t cook on Mother’s Day…but a meal out doesn’t have to weigh heavy on your wallet, either! Here are the spots where Mom can get free food on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 8):

Cici’s Pizza - Moms get free buffet with coupon and adult or kid buffet purchase.
TCBY – Participating locations give moms a free 6 oz or small cup of yogurt. No coupon necessary.
Wienerschnitzelfree chili dog, small soda and small fries for moms on May 8.
McAlister’s – all moms get free dessert at participating locations.
Denny’s – moms get free dessert with coupon and purchase of two entrees. (Valid all weekend)
Hooters – Moms get choice of free entree: 10 traditional wings, 10 boneless wings, Hooters Burger, Buffalo Chicken Salad or Buffalo Chicken Sandwich with purchase of a drink.
Schlotzsky’s – at participating locations, moms get a free entree with this coupon and purchase of another entree of equal or greater value.
Piada Italian Street Food – (Frisco and Fort Worth) – bring in a handmade card for Mom and she gets a free meal.

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Free 8×10 at Walgreens

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Through tonight, May 6, Walgreens Photo is offering a free 8×10 enlargement to folks who order online. Enter the code FREEGIFTPIC at checkout to get the discount. Great deal!

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Free Item from Shutterfly, Today Only

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150x150 logoToday only, May 5, you can receive a free item of your choice from Shutterfly! Choose from a 16×20 print, photo magnet, pet tag or set of address labels. Use the code MAYCHOICE at checkout to receive your discount! A small shipping fee still applies. I will be using this one to add to a gift I am working on!

See the offer here and pick your gift before the end of the day!

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Free Breakfast Taco at Taco Cabana

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo is great, but the headaches that come the next day aren’t! You can make things better, though, by stopping by your local Taco Cabana on Friday, May 6 for their Seis de Mayo celebration. During breakfast hours, you can present a coupon to receive a free breakfast taco, no additional purchase necessary. The coupon will be available for download on TC’s Facebook page or their Twitter account.

Find your local Taco Cabana here.

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