Around Cowtown: Family-Friendly Events July 2017

Happy July everyone! Smells of chlorine from the pool, and burgers and hotdogs on the grill fill the air. This month comes the day when beautiful red, white, and blue fireworks fill the air. You can find all the best Fourth of July events in our “Guide to Fourth of July in Tarrant County.” It seems as though a lot of organizations are regrouping this month, but don’t fret, if you need more ideas than this post holds, you can check out our other posts on splash pads, VBS, swim lessons, and even tips for a “lazy mom” summer. And check out what’s happening in July across the county . . . 

Around Cowtown July 2017, family friendly events in Fort Worth and Tarrant CountyJuly 2-30

Cowtown Coliseum’s – Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show!! — Every Sunday at 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. // Round up your kids and enjoy a reenactment of the original Pawnee Bill’s Wild West show! Fun for the entire family featuring animals, spectacular performers with ropes, bullwhips, pistols, and even a singing cowboy.

July 20-23

2017 DFW Boat Expo — Thursday & Friday 3:00-8:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. // The DFW Summer Boat Expo has come to Dallas Market Hall. Bring the family down to see more than 450 different models of watercraft. Click on the link to get your tickets. 

July 1

Animal Exploration — 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. // Discover the habits and adaptations of a native animal during a live animal observation with a River Legacy Naturalist.  

July 11

Backyard Composting — 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. // Teach your young kids about the importance of keeping the Earth green through composting at the River Legacy Living Science Center. 

Nature Walk — 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. // Explore the nature trails surrounding the River Legacy Living Science Center on a guided Nature Walk.

July 15 

Saturday Storytime — 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. // Come to the River Legacy Living Science Center to hear a story read by a librarian from one of the Arlington Public Libraries. Stay after the reading for a fun craft or activity!



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