Around Cowtown :: Family Friendly Events {September 2020}

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Around Cowtown September 2020 is a listing of family friendly events in Fort Worth.September means pumpkin spice lattes, cooler-for-Texas weather, and transitions back-to-school. Take some breaks from the hustle and fill your free time with family-friendly fun that’s happening #AroundCowtown. 

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On-Going Virtual Events

Virtual Story Times // North Richland Hills Library hosts virtual story times every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. on its Facebook page. After the reading, the video will be available on its YouTube channel and the library’s website

Virtual Relaxation Session with Karma Yoga // Karma Yoga in Denton, TX is hosting a FREE deep relaxation virtual zoom every Tuesday from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. in September. Let go of stress and get your zen on at this relaxing event. Check out Karma Yoga’s Facebook page for more details. 

Facebook Live: Craft Time with Miranda // Miranda with the Richland Hills Public Library will be hosting a fun craft time every Friday afternoon in September from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. Learn more here

KERA At-Home Learning // At kera.org/learn, parents, teachers, and caregivers will find services they can use to “turn every home into a classroom.” They’ll also find an educational TV schedule, digital media collections, and curated tips and tools for teachers.

Museum and Zoo Virtual Tours // Scroll through this list of iconic museums and zoos around the world, and take a tour without leaving your home!

Virtual Nurturing Parent Group // Hosted by My Health My Resources of Tarrant County, the virtual nurturing parent group is “a family-centered trauma-informed initiative designed to build nurturing parenting skills as an alternative to other forms of parenting and child-rearing practices. This is a great group for any and all parents wanting to learn about parenting for any child.” Meetings happen every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Learn more here.

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame // Need activities to keep your young cowgirls and cowboys busy? Take advantage of this free online resources and activities!

Royally Fun Parties // Book an online party to connect a birthday girl with her friends and her favorite character, or have a princess give your little one a call to brighten her day! Virtual services include phone calls, video calls, video messages, and virtual parties. 

Storyline Online // Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White, and dozens more. Visit Storyline Online for more information.  

The Kimbell Art Museum’s Kimbell At Home program // Experience the Kimbell from Home. Explore the collection, download family art activities, and take an audio tour.

Virtual Wednesday Walks // Join the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge for a virtual walk on the trails. Every Wednesday, it will pick a trail, hike, and see what is along the trail in the form of plants and animals. This is a great way to catch up and for you to see what is available on the trails. It will continue these virtual walks while it is closed for the public. Hike starts at 10:00 a.m. and the end time is not definitive. Typical hike will be an hour at the most. Visit its Facebook event page for more information.

Scheduled In-Person & Virtual Events

September 1 – 7 {In-person}

Dallas Arboretum Summer of Sculptures // The Dallas Arboretum is debuting a true-to-life sculpture exhibit that showcases familiar and relatable scenes through realistic sculptures created by artist Seward Johnson. This exhibit can be seen by all now until September 7.

September 9 {Virtual}

Virtual Homeschool at the Carter: Paper and Process // Explore works of art on paper via Zoom with Amon Cart Museum of American Art experts. This free event for homeschool families happens September 9 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Register here

September 12 {In-person}

Dallas Arboretum’s Quinceañera Fashion Show // This event is free with garden admission and starts at 10:00 a.m. Along with the much anticipated fashion show, attendees can expect food, cooking demonstrations, vendors, and more! 

September 12 {Virtual}

Virtual W.A.T.E.R. Festival // River Legacy Living Science Center is hosting the VIRTUAL W.A.T.E.R. (Water Awareness Through Education & Recreation) Festival to celebrate the wonderful resource of water with a variety of virtual experiences, crafts, and demonstrations during this FREE virtual festival! 

September 25 {Virtual}

Virtual Fall Plant Sale // Join the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for its virtual fall plant sale starting September 26 and ending September 29! Learn more here

What did we miss? What virtual activities and events do you want to share with Fort Worth Moms readers? Let us know at [email protected].

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