|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.
|Dallas Farmers Market | All Day|
visit the food hall and artisanal vendor market. www.dallasfarmersmarket.org
|Maker Lab Spring Break Edition | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm|
Bring your child for some makerspace fun to help spark the imagination. For ages 5+. www.cityofcarrollton.com
|Spring Break Family Activities at the Science Center | 11:30 am - 4:30 pm|
Get an up-close look and learn about different animals found in Texas during an animal investigation followed by a related craft. Animal presentations will begin at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Cost is $2 per person/2 and under free. Tickets will be available to purchase at 10:30 am the day of the event. Tickets must be purchased in-person at the Science Center. Spring Break Activity is included with purchase of Discovery Room admission.
Tuesday -Aquatic Adventures
Wednesday – Spring Has Sprung! (spring plants)
Thursday – Radical Reptiles
Friday – Creepy Crawlers
|Alice in Wonderland Jr. | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm|
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. is a fast-paced take on the classic tale. Plus, following select performances, join the Alice and the Mad Hatter for a Mad Hatter Tea Party. See website for more information. Tickets to the performance and tea party sold separately. Tickets from $8. Through March 14. www.artisanct.com/shows—childrens-theater
|All About Animals: Passport to Discovery | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm|
Get ready to travel the world and discover its inhabitants from multiple continents and ecosystems where there is a surprise at every stop. Learn how your favorite animals have adapted to life in the wild world that supports them. Bring your imagination, your passport, and your passion for adventure! For all ages. www.cityofirving.org
|Super Sweet Spring Break Activities | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm|
While school is out for break the library will have activities planned for elementary school age children 6–12 years. A different activity is planned each day. See website for more information. Free admission. Through Mar. 13.
|More than Emojis: Write to Get Ahead | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm|
To get ahead, teens need to be able to write effectively. This workshop will help teens learn and practice effective email writing. Presented by the Director of Business Communication Programs at University of Texas at Dallas. Grades 6-12. Free.
|Bowl and Bite Mondays at Pinstack | 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm|
Come to Pinstack each Monday guests can enjoy 1/2 price appetizers and other specials. Monday motivation at its best. https://pinstackbowl.com
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