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Touch a Truck


Climb into the drivers’ seats of dump trucks, freight trucks, helicopters and animal rescue vehicles outside Birdville Stadium. All proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Global Cardboard Challenge

Meet at Explorium Denton to join the Global Cardboard Challenge, a global campaign inspired by the short film about a 9-year-old who spent his summer building a cardboard arcade.

Superhero Training Academy

Make your own superhero costumes, practice superhero skills and protect Southlake from evildoers. Designed for ages 3–6 and held at Southlake’s Bicentennial Park.

Uptown Kiddo’s Carnival

The third annual Uptown Kiddo’s Carnival is a free family-friendly event in Griggs Park with carnival games, train rides, magic, music, face painting, balloon artists and food.

Back 2 School Bash

Get the kiddos excited for school than a Back 2 School Bash at select Play Street Museum locations, each with its own unique theme and activities.

Special Needs Swim Time

Take advantage of the warm evening water on Saturday, August 4 when the nonprofit Special Ones Network offers free admission for family of kids with special needs at Surf and Swim, the wave pool and splash pad at Garland’s Audubon Park.

Fancy Nancy Disney Junior Play Date

Ooh-la-la! Join spectacular family fun and creative activities based on the new Disney Junior series. Firewheel Town Center hosts a Fancy Nancy-themed Disney Junior Play Date on Saturday, August 11 from 12–2pm in the Park.

Back to School Ridgmar Mall Kids’ Club

Enjoy Back to School-themed activities plus face painting, balloon artist, giveaways and more. All Kids Club events are held on a special Thursday each month from 11am-12pm, on the lower level across from SeaQuest.

Lucky Duck Kids Club—Happy Happy Birthday

Lucky Duck Kids Club is a family-friendly activity series designed for children ages 2-6. Join educational, hands-on activities on The Green on the third Thursday of the month.

K-9 Kerplunk Dog Swim

Plano brings back K-9 Kerplunk Dog Swim for the final dog days of summer. Let your dog take a dip in the outdoor pool at Oak Point Recreation Center.

Paws in the Pool

The Frisco Water Park is going to the dogs during Paws in the Pool. After the water park closes to humans for the summer, the Lagoon Pool, squirt station and Lazy River open up for some doggone fun.

All-Abilities Playground Ribbon Cutting

Join officials for the ribbon cutting on Thursday morning when Dallas Park and Recreation debuts new all-abilities playground equipment at Flag Pole Hill at White Rock Lake.