|Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close with our ancient human ancestors. Uncover traits we share and those that make us different. Along the way, you’ll encounter stories from the scientists of these expeditions and questions that inspire paleoanthropologists in the field that will help you reflect on what it means to be human. www.origins.perotmuseum.org
|Speechless: Different by Design | 8:45 pm|
Explore the many ways in which we connect to the world around us through our senses in speechless: different by design, an exhibition of multisensory, interactive, and immersive experiences for visitors of all backgrounds and abilities. Created in collaboration with designers, scholars, and scientists, speechless presents unique opportunities for discovering new perspectives through communications beyond speech and words. Requires a $16 ticket with discounts for seniors, students, and military. DMA Members and children 11 and under are free. Through Mar. 22. 1717 N Harwood St, Dallas https://dma.org/speechless
|Nature’s Art – the Mineral Beauty of China | All Day|
Collecting rocks and stone carvings has been popular in China for thousands of years. The country’s abundant mineral resources were historically used for industrial purposes only until the mid-1980’s. Marvel at breathtaking specimens including a metallic masterpiece of stibnite, feet-shaped azurite and malachite, a mountainous fluorite covered in snow-like calcite and much more. This special exhibit is included with General Admission. www.perotmuseum.org
|Dallas Blooms—Sounds of Spring | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
With more than 100 varieties of spring bulbs and over 500,000 blooms bursting with color, the Dallas Arboretum announces “Sounds of Spring” as this year’s Dallas Blooms theme. Go online to check out the full schedule of activities and family fun all season. Free with general admission. www.dallasarboretum.org
|Scale Tales | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm|
Get an up-close and personal look at reptiles and exotic animals during SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium’s new interactive show Scale Tales, which gives guests the opportunity to get an up close and personal look at the aquarium’s reptiles and exotic animals that include a bearded dragon, blue tongue skink, ball python and more. Scale Tales is included in the price of admission. Online pricing from $17.99 for adults, from $14.99 for children 3–12 years and free for 2 and younger. Through March 31.
|FIRST FRIDAY - SILLY SNAKES! | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm|
Join us for First Friday at the Historical Park. Enjoy monthly themed crafts, coloring, activities, and a snack, with this month’s theme involving creepy crawly snakes! $3 per child. For ages 3-6.
|First Friday on the Farm | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm|
Each month, this program presents a different theme that highlights the heritage skills that you could use to enrich your life today. Registration is required and space is limited. This month’s theme: Kites! Build a 19th century paper kite. Open to adults and to kids age 3 and older. $3 per person.
|Fun Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm|
Meet at the Sci-Tech inside the Frisco Discovery Center every Friday for some amazing drop-in activities from 10am to noon. Different theme each week. Today’s theme: Dinomania! Bring your favorite dinosaur to make tracks all around our volcano. See this demonstration produce a chemical reaction. Free with the price of admission: $10 for general admission for adults and children ages 3 and up; $8.50 seniors/military/teachers; $8.50 per person for groups of 10 or more; free for members. Frisco https://mindstretchingfun.org
|Kinder-Gras | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm|
Children ages 3-5 are invited to let the good times roll at this Mardi Gras-themed event. Activities will include games, a mask craft and food. Cost is $5 per child. Please register in advance.
|The 41st Annual Dallas Home & Garden Show | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm|
|North Texas Irish Festival | 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm|
In its 38th year, the North Texas Irish Festival is full of amazing music, dance, and cultural talent to celebrate the rich tradition of Irish and Celtic culture. Admission is free on Friday. http://ntif.org/
|North Texas Irish Festival | 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm|
In its 38th year, the North Texas Irish Festival is full of amazing music, dance, and cultural talent to celebrate the rich tradition of Irish and Celtic culture. Admission is free on Friday from 6–7pm; $10 after. See website for more information. Through March 8.
|Irving’s Got Talent | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm|
Join us for an evening of entertainment as Irving’s best musicians, dancers and performers take the stage in our annual teen talent competition. Judges will select winners in a variety of categories, while audience members can text their vote for best performance of the night. Refreshments will be served. Open to the public; all ages are welcome. Free admission.
|Spring Fling | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm|
Start off the spring break right by joining friends for food, games, dancing, DJ and much more. Hang out and have a great time! For ages 13-17. Free with IPAR card. www.cityofirving.org
|Rinaldo | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm|
Please join the American Baroque Opera Co. for their third season, entitled ‘The Hero’s Journey’. This season the American Baroque Opera is excited to present a collaboration with Ballet Dallas to present Handel’s audience favorite Rinaldo. Tickets are $45. www.irvingartscenter.com
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