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5 Things to do in March & April

Touch-a-Truck Sensory Hour

Encourage your child’s obsession with all things that gowhen Explorium Denton Children's Museum hosts itsfourth annual Touch-a-Truck on Saturday, March 3, outsideDenton ISD’s C.H. Collins Stadium. Emergency, racing,construction and farm vehicles will be on display but with norunning engines, sirens or honking allowed from 9–10am. Thefleet of trucks, plus food trucks and kids’ activities, continuethrough 1pm. $2 suggested donation per person.
Denton, 940/595-4001;exploriumdenton.org

Miracle Eggstravaganza

After their baseball game on Sunday, March 25, meet the MiracleLeague of Southlake athletes on the outfield for more fun: thecity’s second annual egg hunt with sweet treats and balloon artisttwisting from 1–3pm for children with special needs. Bring yourEaster baskets to Texas Rangers Miracle League Field, designedwith flat, synthetic turf, at Bicentennial Park. Free admission. Photoswith the Easter Bunny include a free 4-by-6 print per family.
Southlake, 817/748-8019; experiencesouthlaketexas.com

Rally inthe Fort
Make the most of AutismAwareness Month bymeeting new friendsat the Hope Center forAutism’s fifth annualfamily-friendly day. Thenonprofit offers up performances,a sensory-focusedcraft for kidsand local servicesfrom 2–4pm onSunday, April 8, atCoyote Drive-In. FREE
Fort Worth, 817/560-1139;hopecenter4autism.org

Superheroes Day

On Saturday, April 14, go horseback riding and hang outwith some of your favorite superheroes at Love for Kids’annual All Kids Count, a resource fair and picnic for childrenwith special needs or chronic illnesses. The family fun day from11am–2pm at Circle R Ranch includes a petting zoo, bounce houses and carnivalgames, all for free. Register online to secure your family’s spot and choose yourevent T-shirt sizes.
Flower Mound, 214/426-5683; loveforkidsinc.org

Sensory-FriendlyFamily Fun

Two hours before theNasher SculptureCenter opens its gardenand galleries to the publicon Wednesday, April 18,the center welcomes kidswith sensory processingchallenges (and theirsiblings) for this first-everevent. Scavenger hunts,art making and activitytables with local partners(including the DallasArboretum, zoo, library)each expand on the day’stheme, It’s a MaterialWorld!, and occupationaltherapy students fromTexas Woman's Universitystaff the sensory quietroom downstairs. Freeadmission; registrationis requested.
Dallas, 214/242-5100;nashersculpturecenter.org