|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
|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
|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.
|Andretti Indoor Karting & Games | 10:00 am - 12:00 am|
10am-12am Come experience Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, bringing high-speed electric super karts, bowling, VR gaming, arcade games, a ropes course, unique dining, legendary event space and much more. Andretti Indoor Karting and Games offers nearly 100,000 square feet of nonstop action and excitement. It’s a pay-as-you-go facility with no general admission fee. Fun for kids and adults of all ages. https://andrettikarting.com/thecolony
|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
|Beer Glass Help-Create at Vetro Glassblowing Studio | 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
Join us for St. Patrick’s Day – Hot Glass, Cold Brew! Help create your own beer glass then partake in some fine ales. Additional date is March 14. $75/beer glass. Reservations required. VetroArtGlass.com.
|Spring Break Steam Fair | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm|
The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Fair will provide hands-on experiments from a variety of businesses. For ages 5-12. www.cityofcarrollton.com
|The Tap Pack | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm|
Come see The Tap Pack, an elegant and entertaining nod to the Rat Pack era featuring high energy performances of mind-blowing tap dancing, smooth vocals, a swinging live jazz band and witty on-stage banter. The five-member male Australian cast wins the audience from the first downbeat and the pace of their amazing performances never slows. Tickets from $21.50. www.irvingartscenter.com
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