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Web Extra: Spring/Summer Activities and Events

May 18, 2015 05:06PM ● By Kevin
Looking to enjoy your spring and summer while simply staying in the good old Metroplex? We have a plethora of upcoming events and activities in which you can partake! We've compiled the 2015 Spring/Summer Staycation Guide for your pleasure. Enjoy, and let us know what you'll be doing this summer in the comments below.


Dance Academy of Mansfield Summer 2015 Dance Camps


Dance camps available for several age groups and all skill levels.

A variety of classes ranging from ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, dance games, crafts and worship.

For more information on available summer camps visit the Dance Academy of Mansfield's website at:

YMCA of Arlington Summer Day Camp

Whether it's weekly Summer Camp for Teens, Summer Day Camp for school-aged children, Sports Camps or Half-Day Summer Camp for younger children, the YMCA can help you and your family have a fun, safe summer!

Stop by any of the three Arlington YMCA Family Centers to register today!

To learn more about available camps visit

Wild Adventures Summer Camp at the Dallas Zoo

Join the Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park for WILD ADVENTURES this summer! Become a paleontologist, mad scientist, or even a zookeeper. Each camp is jam-packed with exciting and educational tours, games, arts and crafts, and up-close animal encounters. Choose from a variety of week-long or single day camps. Visit for details on camps or call 469-554-7300. 

See below for a cool video on Dallas Zoo's summer camps.

Performing Arts Camps at Music Place Mansfield


Choose from a variety of weekly music and acting camps such as OnCamera Camp, Pop Stars, Broadway Live and more designed to inspire and foster creativity. Camps available for various age groups from beginner through advanced in singing, piano, guitar, drums, acting and more. Visit or call 817-473-2822 for more information and to enroll.


The Sandlot -- Movie Classic - start May 18 2015 0630PM

The Sandlot -- Movie Classic - start: May 18, 2015 06:30PM

Bring the family and enjoy the family favorite The Sandlot on the BIG SCREEN inside the historic Farr Best Theater. Tickets are only $2 each (cash at the door, general admission), and th... Read More » 


Frank Bowling: Map Paintings - start: Now - Aug 02, 2015 11:00AM

Abstract painter Frank Bowling is a true legend in his craft.Celebrated not only for his talent, Bowling has also been an advocate for African American artists. View the Dallas Museum of ... Read More » 


Like Father Like Son Edward  Brett Weston  - start Feb 21 2015 1100AM

Like Father, Like Son: Edward & Brett Weston - start: Now - Aug. 23, 2015 11:00AM

Two photography visions, one common background. Throughout their lives, both Edward Weston and his son, Brett, masterfully captured images of the world they saw through abstract photograp... Read More » 


Inca: Conquests of the Andes - start: Now - Nov. 15, 2015 11:00AM

As the Inca Empire developed in the early 15th and 16th centuries, its dynamic nature became apparent. Political expansions and foreign empires helped transform the Andean coast and highl... Read More » 


Chopped North Texas Culinary Event - start May 20 2015 0730AM

Chopped North Texas Culinary Event - start: May 20, 2015 07:30AM

MISD is proud to be hosting the Chopped North Texas Culinary Competition at The Center for the Performing Arts on May 20, 2015 at 7:30 am - 2:00 pm. Sixteen high school culinary teams fro... Read More » 


Furniture Painting 101 - start May 20 2015 0630PM

Furniture Painting 101 - start: May 20, 2015 06:30PM, & May 23, 2015 10:30AM

Do you have an old piece of furniture that needs new life? Want to paint it but don't know where to start? Join us for this 2-hour workshop on proper techniques for prepping, repainting, ... Read More » 


SOLUNA: International Music and Arts Festival - start: Now - May 24, 2015 05:30PM

For nearly the entire month of May, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra has planned an artistic blitz of sorts for its inaugural music and arts festival. Expect music from both the full orchest... Read More » 


Texas General Store  Grapevine Springs Winery SipShop - start May 21 2015 0600PM

Texas General Store / Grapevine Springs Winery Sip&Shop - start: May 21, 2015 06:00PM

The Texas General Store and Grapevine Springs Winery come together for the best pairing of all: Wine and Shopping! Sample wine and snacks while shopping and learning from our guest speak... Read More » 


Time is Running Out to Buy Tickets for Fantasy in Sand in Arlington - May 22 - Aug 23, 2015

For the first time ever, this event comes to the U.S. All Tickets for Fantasy in Sand Featuring the Wonderful Wizard of Oz Available at Child’s Price for a Limited Time. Specially Priced ... Read More » 


Scarborough Renaissance Fair - start Apr 04 2015 1000AM

Scarborough Renaissance Fair - start: Now - May 24, 2015 10:00AM

Waxahachie. Since 1981, fans of the Scarborough Renaissance Fair have been flocking south each spring to take in the sights, sounds and flavors that can only be found within this re-creat... Read More » 


SPRING FAMILY FLING - Mother Son Ball - start: May 23, 2015 04:00PM

Mothers, get your Prince Charmings-in-training ready for the ball! Join us for an exciting evening of celebrating the mother-son bond. Enjoy an amazing venue, delectable hors d'ouevres,... Read More » 


SPRING FAMILY FLING - Father Daughter Dance - start: May 23, 2015 07:00PM

Fathers, get your princesses ready for the ball! Join us for an exciting evening of celebrating the father-daughter bond. Enjoy an amazing venue, delectable hors d'ouevres, a keepsake pho... Read More » 

Mansfield Farmers Market 2015 - start May 16 2015 0800AM

Mansfield Farmers Market 2015 - start: Now - Oct 17, 2015 08:00AM

The Mansfield Farmers Market opens this Saturday at 8am! Come see your favorite vendors and check out the new ones. Come early for the best selection of farm-fresh produce, handmade bre... Read More » 


On Broadway  - start May 29 2015 0730PM

On Broadway! - start: May 29 - 31, 2015 07:30PM

Be there for the epic conclusion of the 2014/2015 Dallas Symphony Pops Series, showcasing the incredible voice of two-time Grammy Award winner Sylvia McNair. Making fine use of her sopran... Read More » 

First Methodist Mansfield Vacation Bible Camp - start Jun 15 2015 0900AM

First Methodist Mansfield Vacation Bible Camp - start: Jun 15 - 18, 2015 09:00AM

Vacation Bible Camp is for age 4 through 4th grade and special needs. This year there will once again be a morning session, 9:00 a.m. to noon, or an evening session, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Throug... Read More » 


Dallas Zoo's Summer Camp is a Wild Time!

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