February 18, 2010

"DON'T FORGET TO FEED ME" DRIVE: Show some love to our furry friends with your donation of canned or dry pet food, pellets and seed, which can be dropped off at participating Petco and other Tarrant County locations. The drive is part of Tarrant Area Food Bank's pet food initiative
Good to know: Credit card donations to Don't Forget to Feed Me may be made online, via the Tarrant Area Food Bank, http://www.tafb.org/, or by phone at 817-332-9177. Checks made out to Tarrant Area Food Bank Pet Food Initiative are also gladly accepted and should be mailed to: Tarrant Area Food Bank, 2600 Cullen Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Recommended ages: All
When: Through February 27
Where: For a list of drop-off locations, go to http://www.dontforgettofeedme.org/donations.htm
Info: http://www.dontforgettofeedme.org/index.html

Snake Feedings: Watch the River Legacy Naturalists feed the snakes on display at the Living Science Center. Stay after for a brief Q&A with the Naturalist.
Good to know: This event is every Friday.
Recommended ages: All
When: 4 p.m., Friday, February 19
Where: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard, Arlington
Info: 817-860-6752, http://www.riverlegacy.org/
Cost: FREE!

Lunar New Year "Tet-In-DFW" Festival: The Vietnamese New Year “TET” Festival, presented by the Vietnamese American community of Dallas/Ft. Worth, will showcase a wide range of professional and community performing artists, business and corporate displays, traditional and non-traditional activities, talent competitions, food fair, art dealers and more.
Good to know: Observed for more than 4,000 years, the Lunar New Year festival is a time to give thanks, ask for blessings to come, to put the past behind and to get ready to start anew.
Recommended ages: All
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, February 20; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, February 21
Where: Traders Village Grand Prairie, 2602 Mayfield Road (Off Highway 360), Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Info: 972-647-2331, http://www.tradersvillage.com/en/grandprairie/event&e=81&t=Lunar-New-Year-Tet-In-DFW-Festival
Cost: FREE! ($3 for parking)

Family Festival: Look, Listen, Learn at the Kimbell Art Museum: Picasso painted guitars. Mondrian loved jazz. Children can discover how music and musical instruments inspired great artists and explore your own creative connections between music and art. Kids can also participate in hands-on activities and film programs, as well as watch performances by guest artists.
Good to know: No reservations necessary. Admission to the special exhibition "From the Private Collections of Texas: European Art, Ancient to Modern" is free on this day.
Recommended ages: All
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, February 20, 2010
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2792
Info: 817-332-8451, https://www.kimbellart.org/index.aspx
Cost: FREE!

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