Frugal & Fun Fort Worth Weekend Events (Mar. 25-27) ~ FREE FW Gallery Night, FREE Family Movie, FREE Classes & More Family Fun!

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This weekend’s highlights include:

  • FREE Fort Worth’s 2011 Spring Gallery Night ~ A visual arts open house with lots of participating art galleries, museums, and more!
  •  FREE Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Movie ~ Enjoy a fun afternoon with the kids at the beautiful Central Library.
  • FREE Disney Tangled Kids Event ~ Tangled movie theme activities for kids, hosted at the Disney Store.
  • FREE Williams Sonoma Cooking Class ~ Get fresh ideas for cooking new dishes at home. This weeks demo highlights cooking with grains and legumes.
  • FREE Michael’s Scrapbook Demo and Make-it Take-it Craft Event ~ Learn how to preserve your memories with a stylish scrapbook shadow box.


:: FREE! Fort Worth’s Spring Gallery Night ~ 2011
    Saturday, March 26, 2011

Ft. Worth’s Annual Spring Gallery Night is a FREE open-house event celebrating the visual arts and the community’s cultural richness in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Take a stroll through participating galleries and museums, plus mingle with the many artists featured during this community event. Many locations are hosting live music and light h’ors d’oeuvres.

 Details, details
: Download the 2011 Spring Gallery Night program and map
 here to get more info on all participating locations. Hosted by the
Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association (more info at
When: Saturday, March 26, 2011 ~ Event times vary by venue.
Go here to find the schedule for each location.
Go here to print out a map of each participating venue.
Most events are FREE.


:: FREE! Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Family Movie
    Saturday, March 26, 2011


Join the Fort Worth Central Library and other families for a free screening
of the film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs on Saturday, March 26th.

About the movie:  Based on the book by Judi Barrett, this animated adventure follows a young scientist who comes up with a way to solve world hunger, only to see things go awry as food comes raining down from the skies.  Rated PG; 90 minutes.

Details, details
What: For more information, go here.
When: Saturday, March 26, 2011 ~ 2:00PM
Where: In the Discovery Theater of the Fort Worth Central Library.
You can park on the street or in the 3rd St. & Taylor Parking Garage.
The parking garage and parking meters are FREE on weekends.
Cost: FREE, no ticket required.  


:: Tangled Adventure at Disney Store!
Saturday, March 26, 2011

You’re Invited to a Tangled Adventure at the Disney Store! Let your hair down and get tangled up in a fun, exciting adventure including a FREE activity sheet, games and fun!  Minimum age for participation is 3 years.  While supplies last.

Details, details
What: To find out more about this Disney event, click here.
Where:  Click here to get directions to your closest store.
When: Saturday, March 26, 2011
Cost: FREE


:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
& Get 10% OFF Your In-store Purchase!
    Sunday, March 27, 2011


Take the mystery out of cooking grains and legumes with this FREE techniques class from Williams Sonoma. They will share great ideas for cooking these nutritional powerhouses. Plus, if you attend this class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.

Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What: For more information, click here. See the March schedule
for Williams-Sonoma Cooking classes and demonstrations, here.
When: Sunday, March 27, 2011. Note: 1 hour class times vary
from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Click here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.


:: FREE Michael’s Scrapbooking Craft Event for Adults
    Saturday, March 26, 2011


Michaels is hosting a FREE Shawdowbox “Make-it take-it” scrapbook craft event.  While this event is FREE, you should probably show up early to insure you have supplies, as they are limited.

Details, details
For more information, click here.
When: Saturday, March 26th ~ 10:00AM-Noon
Where: All Michael’s Craft Stores. Go here to find a store near you.
Cost: FREE

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