April 1-3 FREE And Cheap Things To Do Around Fort Worth This Weekend


This weekend’s FREE & Cheap Fort Worth area entertainment roundup includes:

  • FREE Friday on the Green Outdoor Concert
  • FREE Community Family Easter Egg Hunts 
  • FREE Animal Exploration Program at River Legacy
  • FREE Museum Admission at Fort Worth
    Science and History Museum & Perot Museum
  • FREE Town Hall Coffee with Mayor Betsy Price
  • FREE First Saturday Family Fun Day at
    Nasher Sculpture Center (In Dallas)
  • FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Kids Woodworking Workshop at Home Depot
  • FREE Family Easter Event at Bass Pro in Grapevine

:: FREE Friday On The Green Outdoor Concert
Friday, April 3, 2015

Enjoy a fun evening with your family and friends at Friday on the Green, a FREE monthly live music series sponsored by Fort Worth South. Bring your blankets and chairs (and even Fido if you want), and enjoy an evening of live music from great bands in a relaxing setting. Pssst…no outside food or drinks are allowed.

Details, Details
What: Fort Worth South, Inc. (FWSI) is the non-profit org behind Friday on the Green. Get more info here.
When: Friday, April 3, 2015 ~ 7:00-10:00PM
Where: Head to Magnolia Green Park ~ 1201 Lipscomb Street, between Magnolia and Rosedale.  FREE Parking Garage at 1201 Alston Ave.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Family Fun Easter Egg Hunts Around the Community
Saturday, April 4, 2015

There are lots of terrific (and FREE) Easter Egg Hunts sponsored throughout the metroplex this weekend.  Here is a roundup of  local family favorites:

• North Richland Hills, Eggstravaganza:  This fun family event will include an egg hunt, food, prizes, candy, bounce houses, games, a petting zoo and more!  There will be 5 different egg hunts scheduled by age group. Learn more here.
Saturday, April 4, 2:00pm – 4:00pm on the Front Lawn of North Richland Hills Baptist Church, 6955 Boulevard 26,  North Richland Hills.

Fort Worth Stockyards Station Hosts a Texas Sized Easter Celebration & Egg Hunt ~ Texas-style!  Easter egg hunt for all ages through 12 begins at noon, and afterwards there will be an Easter bunny, face painting, a balloon animal maker and more fun for the family. Learn more here.
Saturday, April 4, Starts at 12:00  on the lawn of the Historic Livestock Exchange Building and Fort Worth Stock Yards Visitors Center, 130 E. Exchange Avenue Fort Worth Texas

• Fort Worth Community Centers: Fort Worth Community Centers have planned some fun Easter activities for this weekend including Easter egg hunts, bounce houses, crafts egg decorating.  Learn more here. Activities and event times vary by community center.

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:: FREE Animal Exploration Program at River Legacy
Living Science Center in Arlington
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Discover the habits and adaptations of one of our native animals during a live animal observation with a River Legacy Naturalist at River Legacy Living Science Center. Space is limited, please RSVP to 817.860.6752

Details, details
What:
 To find out more about the FREE  program, go here.
Where: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard (at the intersection of N. Cooper Street and Green Oaks) in Arlington.
When: Saturday, April 4, 2015 ~ 2:00 pm
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated and space is limited.

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:: Bank of America Cardholders: Take advantage of FREE
ADMISSION to the Fort Worth Museum of Science &
History and the Perot Museum in Dallas

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Bank of America’s 2015 national program, Museums On Us offers FREE admission, the first full weekend of every month, to 150+ participating museums throughout the country. In DFW, this FREE Admission program takes place this weekend at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and in Dallas at The Perot Museum of Nature & Science.

Details, details
What:
To learn more about the Museums On Us program, go here.
How: Show a photo ID and any Bank of America Card to get FREE admission for each Bank of America Card Holder.
Where: The Fort Worth Science & History Museum is located at 1600 Gendy St. (corner of Montgomery and Burnett Tandy). The Perot Museum can be found at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas.
When: Saturday, April 4, 2015
Cost: FREE to Bank of America Cardholders

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:: FREE District 6 Town Hall Coffee with Mayor Betsy Price
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Mayor Betsy is teaming up with city council members to host community coffees throughout Fort Worth. Stop in to talk to Mayor Betsy and your council member about what is important to you in your neighborhood and around town.  Free coffee will be provided ~ enjoy a cup while talking to your city leaders!

Details, details
What: Learn more about Town Halls for All here.
Where:
WJ Turner Elementary School Auditorium,
3000 NW 26th St.
When: Saturday, April 4, 2015 ~ 10:00am
Cost: FREE!

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:: Take an “Art-Full” Trek to Dallas to the Nasher Sculpture
Center’s First Saturdays Family Fun Day.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays
Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays    Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays    Nasher Sculpture Center, First Saturdays

The Nasher Sculpture Center and Target present First Saturdays for families ~ bring the kids and enjoy free admission and fun family programming on the first Saturday of every month. Target First Saturdays are designed especially for children in preschool to elementary school and feature a lineup of activities that encourage creative thought through a monthly “Big Idea.” Children can engage in art projects and experience creativity in action through scavenger hunts, performances, storytime and more.

Details, details
What:
For details, including a complete schedule, click here.
When:
Saturday, April 4 ~ FREE admission: 10 am – 5 pm
FREE Family activities from 10 am – 2 pm
Where: For directions to Nasher Sculpture Center, click here.
Cost:
FREE

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, April 4, 2015

The Kimbell Art Museum ~ Fort Worth Art Program

The Kimbell Kids drop-in program introduces children (ages 12 and under) and their adult companions to fun and inspiring ways to enjoy art together. Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project. Sign up at the entrance to the education studios in the Renzo Piano Pavilion one hour before the program. Do note that you may want to arrive early to sign up as space is very limited.

Details, Details
What: For more information, visit the the Kimbell’s event site.
When: Saturday, April 4, 2015 ~ 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum ~  3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Home Depot ~ Kids Woodworking Skills Workshop
Saturday, April 4, 2015

This Saturday, bring your child to Home Depot’s Kids Workshop to help them learn a new woodworking skill and build their very own spring planter to take home. Each Kids Workshop participant will receive a kid-sized orange apron (similar to a Home Depot associate apron) and an achievement pin. All workshops are free, but you should probably show up early to insure you have a kit for your little ones.  For ages 5-12.

Details, details
What:
Get more information about the workshop, here.
When: Saturday, April 4, 2015 ~ 9:00 am to Noon
Where: Home Depot Home Improvement Stores.
To find a participating location, click here.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Easter Egg Hunt & Family Event at Bass Pro
Through April 5, 2015

Pop over to Bass Pro for a FREE Easter family event including a free photo with the Easter Bunny, an Easter Egg hunt for ages 2-10, crafts for the kids and more fun!

Details, details
What: For more info about Bass Pro’s Easter event, click here
When: Through April 5, 2015 ~ Go here for event schedule.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine
Cost: FREE!

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