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If you're home this week, AroundTownKids has compiled a list of over 50 FAMILY SPRING BREAK EVENTS happening in the Dallas Fort Worth area.  Our list includes Family Friendly Events in Dallas, Fort Worth, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Allen, Garland, Grapevine, Irving etc. Get out and enjoy some nice weather or catch a show!

  **Check out our Things to Do Section for a list of more places to go, museums to visit, parks to explore etc!

***If you're looking for SPRING BREAK CAMPS for McKinney TX, they are included on a separate page.

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Allen - Spring Break Events
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Grapevine - Spring Break Events
Hurst - Spring Break Events
Lewisville - Spring Break Events
McKinney - Spring Break Events
Plano - Spring Break Events

Allen - Spring Break Events

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Allen Library Celebration Week

Location:Allen Public Library
Address:300 North Allen Drive Allen, TX 75013  Click for Google Map
Cost:Free

Tuesday, March 11th at 7 pm watch the movie Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn.

Thursday, March 13th at 6:30-8pm enjoy Anime. Enjoy a night watching anime with a higher rating, eating Japanese snacks and exploring Japanese culture.

Friday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m.   The enchanting Celtic musical ensemble The Selkie Girls performs 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the Allen Public Library. Celebrating the musical traditions of Ireland and Scotland, this talented band features Alli Johnson (vocals, guitar), Jaycie DeVane (flute), Kimia Penton (vocals, violin), Dave Ervin (vocals, guitars), Joel Black (vocals, upright and electric bass) and Martin McCall (bodhran, percussion). 

Saturday, March 15th at 2-3:30 Lego Family Fun.

Allen's Public Library Movies Showing for Spring Break

Location:Allen Public Library
Address:300 North Allen Drive Allen, TX 75013 Click for Google Map

Family Movie:

Tuesday, March 11th showing Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn at 7:30






Arlington - Spring Break Events

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Spring Break at Six Flags

Location:Six Flags
Address:2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76010 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 8-16 and 20-23

The weather’s starting to heat up and so are the good times as Six Flags Over Texas launches the 2014 Spring Break celebration, March 8-16 and 20-23. So no matter when your school gives you some time off for good behavior, grab your friends and head to Six Flags for a first rate education in fun.

Spring Break Shows

Location:Planetarium at UT Arlington (in the Chemistry Physics Bldg)
Address:700 College St Arlington, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 10 - March 14

Extended Public Show Hours During Spring Break. We have extended our public show hours for spring break. Shows will be in addition to our regular public shows. Click the link for details.

Monday: 2pm - One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure; 3:30pm - Spacepark 360
Tuesday: 2pm - Molecularium; 3:30pm - Spacepark 360
Wednesday: 2pm - One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure; 3:30pm - Spacepark 360
Thursday: 2pm - Secret of the Cardboard Rocket; 3:30pm - Spacepark 360
Friday: 2pm - Back to the Moon for Good; 3:30pm - Spacepark 360



Beyond DFW - Spring Break Events

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2nd Saturday @ Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Location:Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
Address:6465 Refuge Road, Sherman TX 75092 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 10-14 @ starting at 10am most days
Cost:FREE

Families can do Guided Nature Walk on Harris Creek Trail, nature videos, tram tours and nature craft activities. Call Refuge, 903 786 2826, for tram reservations as seating is limited. Outdoor activities held, weather permitting.   

Frank Buck Zoo Frank Buck's Birthday $2 Day

Location:Frank Buck Zoo
Address:1000 W. California St., Gainesville, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 17th @ 10am-4pm daily, last ticket sold ay 3:30
Ages:All ages
Cost:$2 on March 17th only

We are celebrating with $2 admission for everyone for Frank Buck's Birthday!

Spring Break at Fossil Rim

Location:Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Address:2299 County Road 2008 Glen Rose, TX 76043 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 3 - 16, 2014
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$23.95/Adults; $17.95/Children (3-11); $20.95/Seniors (62+)

Avoid the crowds and feed our exotics early. Be in line by 9:00am and receive a free bag of feed with a value of $8.00. Greet our “wild” residents during breakfast. See how playful they are early in the morning, enjoy avoiding the Spring Break crowds. So be on time, no exceptions and one bag of feed per car. Relax and enjoy our “wilds”.

Texas Storytelling Festival

Location:City of Denton’s Civic Center
Address:321 E McKinney St Denton, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 6 - 9, 2014
Ages:All Ages
Cost:Free admission, some story tents may charge.

Everyone loves a good story. Join us for "Wit, Wisdom and Whimsey" at the 29th Annual Texas Storytelling Festival. You will hear stories that will bring laughter, wonder, and a deeper understanding of ourselves.

Trail Walk

Location:John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Address:655 Martin Lane Seagoville, Texas 75159 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 15 @ 10am - 11am
Cost:Free with $5 admission

Join us for a trail walk on the newly opened Bunker's Pond Trail. 



Dallas - Spring Break Events

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Annual Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day Parade

Location:Greenville Avenue- Dallas, Tx
Date/Hours:Sat March 15 @ 11am

Event Activities: Greenville Ave. merchants and other area organizations create and provide over 100 floats for the parade. Elaborate, colorful, creative and clever all with St. Patrick's Day color and theme. Bring the whole family! The Post Parade is on Greenville and University at Energy Square across the street from Desperados.

Arts District Spring Block Party

Location:One Arts Plaza
Address:Dallas, TX
Date/Hours:March 14 @ 6pm - midnight
Ages:All Ages
Cost:Free

We’re celebrating spring break by closing down Flora and Harwood Streets and throwing a block party! Join us from 6:00 pm until midnight as we collaborate with the Dallas Museum of Art, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Nasher Sculpture Center to host this free family event. Grab dinner or dessert from gourmet food trucks lining the streets as you enjoy all three museums and participate in special activities, live concerts, guided tours, films, and more!

Dallas Blooms

Location:Dallas Arboretum
Address:8525 Garland Rd, Dallas TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Runs through April 6th
Ages:All Ages

      
Now in its 30th year, the annual Dallas Blooms festival offers one of the most spectacular floral displays in the world featuring over 500,000 blooming spring bulbs.

Dogwood Canyon’s Spring Break BioBlitz Week

Location:Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center
Address:1206 W FM 1382 Cedar Hill, TX 75104 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 10 - 14 @ 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm
Cost:Free with regular admission

  Looking for something fun and educational for you kids over spring break? Join us at Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center as we become scientist for an hour and fun, fast ecological surveys. We will look at and discover bugs, birds, and plants found at Dogwood Canyon!  

Perot Museum Open Late for Spring Break

Location:Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Address:2201 N. Field Street, Dallas TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 8 - 15, 2014
Ages:All Ages

We expect a steady stream of science enthusiasts for spring break so get your tickets now! We're staying open late (til 7pm) all week!

Special Spring Break Midnight at the Nasher

Location:Nasher Sculpture Center
Address:2001 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 14 @ 7pm - midnight
Ages:All Ages
Cost:Free

Join us for a special Spring Break ‘til Midnight and Block Party in the Dallas Arts District.
Enjoy specialty picnic baskets and grab and go snacks from the Nasher Café by Wolfgang Puck, progressive tours, social media scavenger hunts, and an evening of family friendly entertainment in the Nasher Garden.

Spring Break at the Dallas Museum of Art

Location:Dallas Museum of Art
Address:1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 11 - 14 @ 11am

Enjoy a fun-filled week of art-making activities, family tours, story times, and gallery activities for families.

Click the link to see the schedule.

Spring Break Safari Week at Texas Discovery Gardens

Location:Texas Discovery Garden
Address:3601 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd; Dallas, TX 75210  Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 10 - 14 @ 11am - 3pm
Ages:Ages targeted are 3 to 12; all ages welcome.
Cost:$8/adults; $6/seniors 60+; $4/children 3-11

Get out of the house and into the gardens with your family during spring break. Enjoy discovery themed family friendly activities. Click the link to view daily activities.

Spring Fling at Dallas Heritage Village

Location:Dallas Heritage Village
Address:1515 South Harwood Street Dallas, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 11-14 @ 10am - 4pm
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$9/Adults; $5/Kids 5-12 yrs; $7/Seniors

We invite you – our neighbors—to recycle and reuse and come participate in the fun and to help us create urban folk art. Bring old or new items to add to the installations at the Village and help us establish our collective identity in downtown Dallas today! This year’s Spring Fling is about the process of working together! Examples of art projects during the week: a giant loom, a 3D sculpture, mural and sidewalk paintings with local artists assisting. 



Fort Worth - Spring Break Events

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Cowtown Goes Green

Location:Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Address:130 East Exchange Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76164  Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 15 @ 1pm - 4pm
Ages:All Ages
Cost:FREE

The city’s largest and most family friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration.  Free activities for kids including pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, games and contests with Radio Disney, live music, gunfights, and our own special Western/Irish themed Cowtown Goes Green parade follows the 4pm cattle drive and is a green culmination of local businesses, horseback riding clubs, radio stations and more traveling down Exchange Avenue.

Fort Worth Zoo Safari Shuttle

Address:The Safari Shuttle’s route is from the ITC at 1001 Jones Street in downtown Fort Worth to Colonial Parkway, just a short walk from the Zoo’s main entrance
Date/Hours:March 8 - March 16 - every 30 minutes from 9:30am - 6pm
Cost:Round-trip cost: Use any Regional Day or Monthly Pass, the T/TRE 1 Zone, Local Passes (Day or Monthl

Safari Shuttle to the Fort Worth Zoo-The nationally acclaimed Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide and the No. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by Zagat survey

ITC To ZOO - 9:30am, 1st trip
ZOO To ITC - 10:00am, 1st trip
Every 30 minutes until
ITC To ZOO - 5:30pm, last trip
ZOO To ITC - 6:00pm, last trip

Free Art Week

Location:Amon Carter Museum
Address:3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 11 - 14 @ 10:30am - 12pm
Ages:All Ages
Cost:Admission is free for everyone this week!

Bring the whole family for art exploration and art-making featuring the four seasons! Join us on this week to discover works of art related to the seasons. Refreshments are provided. No reservations are required.

Half Price Wednesdays at the Zoo

Location:Fort Worth Zoo
Address:1989 Colonial Parkway Fort Worth, TX 76110-6640 Click for Google Map
Ages:All Ages
Cost:WEDNESDAYS HALF PRICE! REGULAR PRICES: $12/Adults; $9/Kids 3-11; 2 & under - Free

Every Wednesday year round is half price so join us at the zoo!

IMAX: Movies

Location:Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Omni Theatre
Address:1600 Gendy St. Fort Worth, TX 76107 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:see website for dates, pricing and details

Choose from: Forces of Nature, Rocky Mountain Express, Flying Monsters, or Mummies Secret of the Pharaohs.  It will feel like you are there!

IMAX:The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Location:Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Omni Theatre
Address:1600 Gendy St. Fort Worth, TX 76107 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:thru March 16, 2014

HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG - The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug.

         

Indiana Jones Adventures in Archaelogy

Location:Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Address:1600 Gendy St. Fort Worth, TX 76107 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:starting March 8th

    Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology, opening March 8, 2014, uses the Indiana Jones™ film series as both a starting point and a backdrop for an exciting and entertaining introduction to the real science of field archaeology. Showcasing items from four different collections, Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology is far more than a static display of movie props. Museum-goers learn how archaeology has changed from the mid-20th century, when Indy’s adventures took place, until the present day.

It's All Fun & Games

Location:Log Cabin Village
Address:2100 Log Cabin Village Lane Fort Worth, TX 76109 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 15 @ 1pm - 4pm
Ages:All Ages

It’s time for spring at the Village!  Cap off your spring break by playing with old-time toys and games, plowing the field...and more!

Kimbell Art Museum Free Spring Break Art Extravaganza

Location:Kimbell Art Museum
Address:3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76107-2792 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 11 - 14: Tues–Thurs @ 10am–3pm; Fri @ 12pm–4pm.
Cost:Free; Admission is required to enter the special exhibition

PRING BREAK ART EXTRAVAGANZA: Celebrate vacation time at the Kimbell! DROP IN for family time and free activities inspired by masterpieces on view. CREATE original artworks with clay, watercolors, and more. CONNECT with new friends and old favorites during family tours.

Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show

Location:Cowtown Coliseum
Address:121 E. Exchange Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76164 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 8 - 16 @ 2:30pm & 4:30pm
Ages:All Ages

The show features trick roping, trick shooting, trick riding, cowboy songs and an entertaining look at history. Wholesome entertainment for the entire family full of animals, spectacular performers with ropes, bullwhips, pistols and even a singing cowboy!  Showtimes are 2:30pm and 4:30pm.

Spring Break Activities @ Ft Worth Nature Center & Preserve

Location:Ft Worth Nature Center & Preserve
Address:9601 Fossil Ridge Road Fort Worth, TX 76131  Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 10-14th
Ages:All ages

We're having lots of activities for the week of spring break and the week-ends too! Join us for: Mon: Easy Butterfly Garden; Tues: Bison Feeding Hayride; Wed: Canoe Fest; Thurs: National Guard; Fri: Early Birds. During the weekends before and after Spring Break, we also have several scheduled programs, including Painting on Location, Canoe Tour, National Guard & Evergreen.  Click the link for details & pricing.



Frisco - Spring Break Events

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Dr Pepper Starcenter Frisco Public Skate

Location:Dr Pepper Arena - Stars Side
Address:2601 Avenue of the Stars Frisco, TX 75034 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 10th-14th 3:15-5:00pm; March 11th 6:45-8:00
Ages:All ages
Cost:$7/Adult, $6/youth, $3/skate rental

Come and skate at our Public skate times.

Frisco Heritage Museum

Location:Frisco Heritage Museum
Address:6455 Page Street, Frisco Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Wednesday through Saturday 10-5pm; Sundays 1-5pm
Ages:All Ages

The Heritage Center's buildings and structures will be open for public touring. This is being made possible with the generous help of volunteers from the Heritage Association of Frisco.

Gattitown Kids Eat Free on Wednesdays

Location:Gattitown
Address:3251 Preston Rd #1400 Frisco, TX 75034  Click for Google Map

Wednesdays, Kids eat free.  Each child gets in free per paying adult.

Half Price Game Day

Location:GattiTown
Address:3251 Preston Road, Frisco, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Tuesdays

Tuesdays are HALF PRICE GAME DAY - make your money go further!

Main Event Entertainment Spring Break Blast

Location:Main Event
Address:9375 Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034  Click for Google Map

All You Can Play Activities -
Bowling, Billiards, Laser Tag, Glow Golf & Rock Climbing (where applicable). $15.95/Person @ 9am - 4pm; $17.95/person @ 5pm - close

Moms Eat Free Mondays

Location:GattiTown
Address:3251 Preston Road, Frisco, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Mondays

It might be the kids spring break, moms, but who says you can't eat free? 

Spring Break Safety Classes at Safety Town

Location:Safety Town
Address:8601 Gary Burns Drive Frisco Tx 75034 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 10 - 14, 2014 @ 9am - 4pm
Ages:Elementary aged
Cost:Free

A variety of life safety courses will be offered daily at 9 AM, 10 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM during Spring Break. Register online STARTING FEB. 1st.  Daycares use 1PM time slot only.

Strikz Entertainment

Location:Strikz Spring Break Specials
Address:8789 Lebanon Rd. Frisco, TX 75034  Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 8-16, 2014

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! UNLIMITED BOWLING, LAZER TAG, AND SHOE RENTAL FOR $9.95 PER PERSON ALL ACCESS PASS! UNLIMITED BOWLING, LAZER TAG, AND BILLIARDS FOR ONLY $13.95 PER PERSON. VALID 10AM-5PM OR 5PM-CLOSE



Grapevine - Spring Break Events

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Dive Into Easter Fun at Sea Life Aquarium

Location:Sea Life Aquarium @ Grapevine Mills Mall
Address:3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway Grapevine, TX 76051 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Open 10am - 7:30pm Monday-Saturday; Sundays 10am-5:30pm

SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine invites you to come out and explore the depths of the oceans.  Teeming with life, the sea is filled with amazing creatures.  Enjoy this unique experience.          

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Location:LEGOLAND Discovery Center @ Grapevine Mills Mall
Address:3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine, Texas 76051 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:Open Daily; Mon.-Sat. opens at 10am; Sunday opens at 11 am

Lots of things to do with 4D cinema, Dallas MINILAND and LEGO rides!

Jump into over 2 million LEGO bricks under one roof at our Dallas kids attraction.

Spring Fling Spring Break Trains

Location:Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Address:709 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 10 - 14 @ 1pm
Cost:Adult tickets start at $20

Join the Grapevine Vintage Railroad for a week of fun aboard the train during Spring Break. The train will run each day Monday through Friday in addition to normally scheduled weekend runs March 10-14. There will be on board games and activities on the 1 p.m. trip to the Fort Worth Stockyards and on the 2:45 p.m. Trinity River Run during this special five day run.

Tales at Twilight

Location:Nash Farm
Address:626 Ball Street, Grapevine TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 15 @ 7pm-9pm
Cost:Free

Spend the evening with us. Presented by the Tarrant Area Guild of Storytellers, guests will hear stories from around the world. Bring a chair and blanket and refreshments if you like. The storytellers will speak from the yard of the Nash Farmhouse. 



Hurst - Spring Break Events

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Peter Pan Jr

Location:Artisan Center Theater
Address:418 E. Pipeline Rd. Hurst, TX 76053 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 11th-16th at 10 am

Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John. But when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook!

Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie’s enchanting play, Disney’s Peter Pan JR. is a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn’t grow up. The score includes new arrangements of classic Disney songs, such as “Following the Leader,” “You Can Fly,” “The Second Star to the Right” and “Yo Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Me.”

The Scarlet Pimpernel

Location:Artisan Center
Address:418 E. Pipeline Rd. Hurst, TX 76053 Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 7th, 8th, 10th 11th, 13th, 14th at 7:30

It is Paris, May of 1794, the bloody peak of the French Revolution, and the beautiful French actress, Marguerite St. Just, marries an Englishman, Sir Percival Blakeney.  Chauvelin, her former sweetheart and a high-ranking revolutionary official, is furious.  Before she leaves for England he blackmails her into giving him secret information that sends many to their death via guillotine.      

When Percy learns his bride was responsible for these deaths and is a possible spy, he puts up an emotional wall against her.  He then gathers his close friends together to become The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel and work through disguise and diversion to save the lives of as many innocents as they can.

THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL is a powerful and passionate story of love and heroism against a background of revolution.




Lewisville - Spring Break Events

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Kayak Power River Trip at Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area

Location:Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
Address:201 E. Jones St Lewisville, TX Click for Google Map
Date/Hours:March 15th at 9 am
Ages:All Ages

Registration required.
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Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area Spring Break Activities

Location:Lewisville
Address:201 E. Jones St., Lewisville, TX 75057 Click for Google Map

March 8, 7:30 a.m. Bird Walk. No registration is necessary. Contact 972-219-3930 or lisacole@unt.edu for details.
  • March 8, 10:00 a.m. Nature Walk. No registration is necessary. Contact 972-219-3930 or lisacole@unt.edu for details.
  • March 15, 12:00--3:00 p.m., Log House Open House. No registration required; contact 972-219-3930 or lisacole@unt.edu for details.
  • March 15, 9:00 a.m. Kayak Power River Trip. Registration required at www.kayakpower.com
  • Open House at the Minor-Porter Log House

    Location:Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
    Address:201 E. Jones St Lewisville, TX Click for Google Map
    Date/Hours:March 15 @ 12pm - 3pm
    Ages:All ages
    Cost:$5/person; children age 5 years and under free

    Completely restored and furnished with all the trappings of everyday frontier life, the log house gives visitors to LLELA a window on everyday life in Denton County in 1870. Interested visitors of all ages are welcome to arrive at any time during the open hours and tour at their own pace. Knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to guide visitors through the structures and answer questions in this informal tour.



    McKinney - Spring Break Events

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    2nd Saturday Bird Walk

    Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Address:1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX Click for Google Map
    Date/Hours:March 8 @ 8am - 9:30am
    Cost:Included in regular admission

    These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will be ample opportunities for participants to questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in the walk.

    Dr. Pepper Starcenter McKinney Public Skate

    Location:Dr Pepper StarCenter McKinney
    Address:6993 Stars Avenue McKinney TX 75070  Click for Google Map
    Ages:All ages
    Cost:$7/Adult; $6/youth, $3/skate rental

    Join us for our Public Ice Skating.  Monday-Friday, March 12th-16th 10-11:30 am. and Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 2-5:30pm.and Saturday, March 17th 12-4:00pm.

    Owl Prowl Night Hike at the Heard

    Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Address:1 Nature Place, McKinney TX  Click for Google Map
    Date/Hours:March 8, 2014 @ 6:30-9:15pm

    Bring the whole family to see a live owl presentation. Then, stay for a guided night hike on our sanctuary trails.

     If you've ever been on a hike and the sun set before you finished, you know that experiencing a trail at night can be a completely different experience from hiking during the day. Landmarks change, as can your sense of direction. Even if you've hiked a trail several times, it can feel completely unfamiliar.

     

    Spring Break Animal Encounter

    Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Address:1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 Click for Google Map
    Date/Hours:March 11 @ 1pm
    Cost:Adults: $10; Seniors 60+ & Children 3-12: $7; Members & Children 2 and Under: FREE

    Love animals? Heard staff will allow you to meet some of the Heard animal ambassadors in person. Included in regular admission. Also, enjoy $2 off child (ages 3-12) general admission - Monday, March 10- Friday, March 14 only.



    Plano - Spring Break Events

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    Davis Library Meet Officer Friendly

    Location:Davis Library
    Address:7501-B Independence PKWY Plano, TX 75025 Click for Google Map
    Date/Hours:March 14th at 3 pm
    Ages:All Ages
    Cost:Free

    Meet Officer Friendly, a Plano Police Officer, who will share lessons on 9-1-1 and stranger danger. 

      

    Heritage Farmstead Spring Staycation

    Location:Heritage Farmstead Museum
    Address:1900 West 15th Street Plano, TX 75025 Click for Google Map
    Date/Hours:March 11-14th @ 10am - 2pm

    Are you planning on staying at home for Spring Break?  From 10:00am-2:00pm visitors can enjoy a self guided tour of the property while enjoying many hands-on activities and a daily demonstration.

    Tuesday's theme is Leather-working featuring demonstrations from 10:30am-12:30pm.

    Plano's Haggard Library Spring Break Activities

    Location:Haggard Library
    Address:2501 Coit Road Plano, TX Click for Google Map
    Cost:Free

    Aladdin- March 11th at 3-4:30pm Bring a snack, pillow, blanket

    Digging up your Roots-March 14th at 3-4pm make a family tree, play games, and explore the past.
    For more spring break events at Haggard & other Plano libraries, please view our Plano calendar.              

    Plano's Harrington Library Spring Break Activities

    Location:Harrington Library
    Address:1501 18th St. Plano, TX Click for Google Map
    Cost:Free

    Mar 13 @ 2–3:30pm Library Legos – Get creative with lots of Legos!

    Mar 14 @ 2pm- Happy Pig Day- make masks, Elephant and Piggie Stories, and dance.


    For more spring break events at Harrington & other Plano libraries, please view our Plano calendar.

    Plano's Parr Library Spring Break Activities

    Location:Parr Library
    Address:6200 Windhaven Parkway Plano, TX Click for Google Map
    Cost:Free

    March 10th at 2 pm watch Turbo.  Feel free to bring a snack from home.


    For more spring break events at Parr & other Plano libraries, please view our Plano calendar.              

    Plano's Schimelpfenig Library Spring Break Activities

    Location:Schimelpfenig Library
    Address:5024 Custer Road Plano, TX Click for Google Map
    Cost:Free

    March 11th at 2-3:30pm Garden Party - Decorate a flower pot and plant a seed.


    For more spring break events at Schimelpfenig & other Plano libraries, please view our Plano calendar.              

    PSA StarCenter Public Ice Skating

    Location:PSA StarCenter
    Address:6500 Preston Meadow Plano, TX 75024
    Date/Hours:March 10th-14th 3:15-5pm
    Ages:All ages
    Cost:$7 adults, $6 youth, $3 skate rental

      Join us for Open Skate.