Bring your grandkids and release the inner builder in both of you at BrickUniverse Plano, the ultimate LEGO lover’s paradise. Experience hands-on LEGO attractions and activities built to inspire, educate and entertain. This family-friendly event will have tons of amazing LEGO creations, building zones, guest speakers and vendors. Buy your tickets in advance to avoid long lines and sellouts.
Where: Plano Centre – 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano
When: Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cost: $15.00 – Children 2 and younger, FREE
Texas Heritage Festival
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary invites you to mosey on over gallop
to the Texas Heritage Festival. Enjoy toe-tappin’ Western music, local artisans, historical demonstrations, and interactive children’s activities. Rustle up some tasty Texas grub and meet the friendly wildlife ambassadors.
Where: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife – 1 Nature Place, McKinney
When: Saturday, June 4 – 10am – 3pm
Cost: Adults, $9, Senior’s, 60 + and Children ages 3-12, $6–Children 3 and under, FREE Phone: 972.562.5566
Your grandkids will be tickled Pink… for Pinkalicious at Dallas Children’s Theatre.
When Pinkalicious doesn’t heed her parent’s advice and indulges in too many pink goodies, she has to make some healthy choices to fight off a bad case of Pinkitis. This popular book pops off the stage in this high-energy musical treat.
Where: Dallas Children’s Theater – 5938 Skillman St. Dallas
When: June 16 – Jul 17
Cost: Tickets start at $15
Path To The Presidency
Take your grandkids to the George Bush Presidential Center and step into a candidate’s shoes at this special exhibit that gives you a fun, interactive peek into past presidential campaigns. Pose for your own campaign poster and deliver your acceptance speech using a teleprompter. This entertaining exhibit brings historic campaigns to life with artifacts, documents, photos and videos.
Where: George W. Bush Presidential Center – 2943 SMU Blvd. Dallas
When: Through Oct. 9
Cost: Adults, $17, ages 13-17, $15 ages 5-12, $11
Elements of (Non) Fiction: Paintings by Gale Gibbs and Diane Walker-Gladney
Experience the artwork of Gale Gibbs and Diane Walker-Gladney as they explore memory, dreams and storytelling through figurative and abstract imagery.
Where: Irving Arts Center – 3333 North MacArthur Blvd., Irving
When: Through June 26
Web: www.irvingartscenter.com for gallery hours
Reunion Tower – GeO-Deck & Big D Trolley Tours
Treat yourself and your grandkids to an exciting day in Big D! Enjoy the view on the GeO-Deck and a trolley ride. Start at the TOP and then explore the city of Dallas. Trolley tickets must be used on the same day as your visit to the GeO-Deck.
Where: Reunion Tower – 300 Reunion Blvd. Dallas
When: Any day the weather is appealing
Cost: $27-$35 per person. Cost determined by trolley tour. Purchase your tickets at Reunion Tower ticket booth or online.