Its a double dose of events this Wednesday with a special "End of the School Year" edition of Seen & Heard. School is out for everyone 18 and younger tomorrow and there's lots going on. Go get into some archery practice, get started on some summer reading, jump into a pool, or grab some ice cream scoops. All of it is below!
Thursday, June 4th
Ice Cream Social | Beth Marie’s-Square and Unicorn Lake | $ | 3-6pm
Celebrate the last day of school by enjoying a scoop or two at BOTH Beth Marie’s locations. Be sure to mention EUREKA 2 when you pay, and they’ll donate 10% of the afternoon’s sales! We ALL scream for that.
Free Skate Family Fun Health Night | Lone Star Event Center | Free | 5:30-8:30pm
Continue the last-day celebration at the skating rink, with free snacks, tacos, and drinks, and unlimited skating! This program is made possible by the good folks at Lone Star and Health Services of North Texas.
Friday, June 5th
Summer Reading Club Kickoff | Denton Public Library | Free | 11am, 1:30pm, 4pm
Sign up for the summer reading program with a chuckle as comedian and magician Todd McKinney presents a family-friendly show at all three library branches. This program is free, but get there early to secure a spot.
Early Childhood Music | UNT College of Music | $75 and up | Various class times
Would your young child love to take a music and movement class? Sign up for one of several options through the UNT College of Music. Classes cover ages 0-5 years, and are taught by masters and doctoral students. There will be two 5-week sessions this summer. You and your little one will bond over familiar tunes and new stories while learning principles of rhythm through chants and melodies. This event is also happening on Saturday.
Saturday, June 6th
National Trails Day | Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center | Free | 8:30-2
Celebrate National Trails Day with an amazing day filled with archery, geocaching, butterflies, and more. Sign up for the Coyote Fun Run or just come hang out and enjoy the great outdoors. Where else are ya gonna find food trucks and a live raptor show in the same place?
Community Market Adventures | Denton Community Market | Free | 9am-1pm
Miss the Summer Reading Club kickoff event? Don’t worry-the library crew will be at the Market on Saturday! They’ll have carnival games and prizes, too. And we hear it’s going to be sunny and dry….
Southridge Pool Splash Day | Southridge Recreation Club | Free | 11-2
Southsiders will love having a chance to check out the Southridge Pool before joining. There are two pools and a cabana, as well as a playground. Come by for refreshments, swimming, and socializing with all your favorite Southies.
Anyah Martinez is the mother of three busy boys and the founder of Explorium Denton, an emerging children's museum taking shape in Denton.