Cool Summer Movies for the Whole Family

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As the summer heat rises, the perfect place to be is at a cool movie theater.

This summer, some of our favorite local movie theaters are featuring family-friendly summer movies to keep you and the kiddos entertained. From classic animated movies like The Jungle Book to popular movies for all ages like Enchanted and Jurassic Park, you love these summer movie series.

Alamo Kids Camp

Kid’s Movie Camp at the Alamo

Kid’s Movie Camp at the Alamo Drafthouse is fun for the whole family. Experience your favorite family-friendly movies on the big screen.

General admission for Kids Camp is $5 for children and adults. The weekly movie selection will include recent animated favorites and timeless classics. Get tickets your tickets and Season Pass unlimited movies subscription online.

*Most Kids Camp screenings are recommended for ages 3 and up

June 24 Hotel Transylvania

July 1 Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure & The Mithcell’s vs. The Machines

July 8 Sing

July 15 Sing 2

Studio Movie Grill

The Studio Movie Grill Children’s Summer Series continues through August 11. The first showtime of the day is every Monday-Thursday. The $6 admission includes a small popcorn and kid’s size drink.

June 20 – 23 Kung Fu Panda

June 27 – 30 The Croods: A New Age

July 5 – 7 Shrek

July 11 – 14 How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World

July 18 – 21 The Boss Baby: Family Business

July 25 – 28 Despicable Me

August 1 – 4 Sing 2

Summer Movie Series

Downtown Grapevine – Palace Theater

Visit historic downtown Grapevine’s Palace Theater this summer at 10 am on Tuesdays. and Wednesdays, now through August 3. General Admission Tickets are $4.

June 21 The Jungle Book (1967)

June 22 Enchanted

June 24 Jurassic Park (1993)

June 28 The Sandlot

June 29. Dr. Dolittle

July 1. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

July 5 An American Tale

July 6 Little Rascals (1994)

July 8 Jaws (1975)

And don’t forget to bring a same-day receipt from any restaurant in Grapevine to receive a free small popcorn.

Stay tuned for more news about summer movie events happening in and around the DFW area. Follow @BigDConcierge on Twitter – #DFWSummerMovieFun for updates

Trolls LIVE! Tour Coming Soon to Grand Prairie

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Get ready for a hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and all their Trolls friends come to life on stage in Trolls LIVE! 

Jam-packed with epic music, glitter, humor, and happiness, Trolls LIVE! will visit Texas Trust CU Theatre, on June 4th and 5th for four Trolls-tastic performances.

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5 Festive and Fun Family-Friendly Holiday Events

Dallas/Fort Worth has many festive ways for you and your family to celebrate holidays. From family favorites like the Trains of NorthPark and events in Grapevine, The Christmas Capital of Texas to the cuddly bear Paddington at the Dallas Children’s Theater.

The DFW area is filled with the bright and beautiful sights and sounds of the season. Stay up to date with the latest news about all of the more holiday events and attractions in North Texas. Follow Concierge Connection on Twitter: @BigDConcierge  #DFWHolidayEvents🎅🏼

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Spring Break Camp at the Museum of Nature & Science

Monday, March 14 – Friday, March 18 9:30am – 3:00pm
Before and after care available.

While school is out, discovery is in this Spring Break at the Museum of Nature & Science. Explore a different topic every day, try your hand at clever crafts, and expect the unexpected with amazing activities!

Monday: Dino Detectives

Grab a shovel and magnifying glass – it’s a chance for budding scientists to discover dinosaurs! Walk in the footsteps of giant dinosaurs, learn the differences between dinosaur scales and feathers and help paleontologists dig for clues!

Tuesday: ABC’s of Wizardry

Forget what you’ve learned about wizardry in books, movies and television–and learn the “magic”of science! Concoct potions, experiment with chemistry, and explore flying machines. These wizardry activities are sure to set minds in motion!

Wednesday: Crass Critters

They’re slimy, slobbery and smelly – lots of animals and insects are gross! But fun activities and investigations reveal why there’s so much more to these crass critters.

Thursday: Mysterious Mummies

Unwrap the secrets of this ancient world. There’s plenty of science behind the engineering of pyramids and mummification. And,once those ancient hieroglyphics are decoded, the Egyptian secrets will be revealed!

Friday: Camp Castaway

Dive in and discover life in the ocean. Explore ocean dwellers that live near the surface and in the mysterious deep. Hoist the sail and man the deck by building ship replicas, then learn the swashbuckling stories about famous pirates!

Monday: Paleo Primer

Get the real dirt on fossils! Explore the ice age and how DNA plays a part in identifying dinosaurs. Learn how prehistoric plants have left their mark on the world. Discover the fossils of both while learning about amazing advancements in paleontology.

Tuesday: Academy of Wizardry

Wizardry is magical myth,but there is a lot of science behind all the hocus pocus. Explore DaVinci’s flight discoveries by building flying machines. Mix potions, play mathematical games and learn to “fly” with concepts of levitation and invisibility.

Wednesday: What’s Your‘ology’?

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” There are so many amazing answers to that common question, and science is a fascinating field with many career potentials. Go behind the scenes and learn your‘ology’through the exploration of zoology, biology, geology and paleontology.

Thursday: Survivor Science

School and life in general can be tough, but imagine life in the wild! Learn survival tips like map reading and compass skills, find out how to stay hydrated and build shelters.

Friday: Junkyard Science

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. See how commonly discarded items can create energy, power machines and even make music!

For more detailed program information, visit! Online registration.