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Aug. 1 For the second year, join Dallas Love Field, the Frontiers Of Flight Museum and Dallas City of Learning in Turn Up! at Dallas Love Field, a unique event for the entire family. Besides FREE admission to the great Frontiers of Flight Museum, families will be able to enjoy these and many other activities from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.:
  • Exploring a Frontier Flyer airplane and other open cockpits
  • Viewing a living history performance of prominent people in aviation history
  • Experimenting with wind tubes
  • Touring the new terminal at Dallas Love Field
  • Checking out the largest snow removal trucks
  • Discovering other airport equipment and machines that keep the airport running
  • Learning more about the people who keep the airport and runways open
  • Checking out an operating Airport Rescue Fire-Fighter Truck (ARFF)
  • Sampling food from the concessionaries that serve airport passengers
The Frontiers Of Flight Museum is located at 6911 Lemmon Ave. Information: www.facebook.com/DallasCityofLearning.

Through Aug. 16 The WaterTower Theatre presents Sweet Charity. The musical Sweet Charity is a warm, touching and humorous look at the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine, a dancer at the seedy Fan-Dango Ballroom, as she repeatedly gives her heart, and her savings, to the wrong man. Adapted from Nights of Cabiria, a film by Federico Fellini, the musical Sweet Charity includes hits such as "Hey, Big Spender," "Rhythm of Life," and "If My Friends Could See Me Now." Performances are at the Addison Theatre Centre, 15650 Addison Rd. Information: www.watertowertheatre.org.

Motown The Musical July 28-Aug. 16 Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown The Musical is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever. The show charts Motown Founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more. Featuring all the classics you love, Motown The Musical tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Performances are at the Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St., located in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Information: www.attpac.org.

July 29-Aug. 9 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents LEGENDS. Behold the living legends! In an all-new show, experience epic family fun as legendary circus artists from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and the mysterious visions that have only existed in your imagination until now: the Unicorn, Pegasus and Woolly the Mammoth! Join us for an unforgettable family night of legendary proportions at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS. Free to all ticketholders, the All Access Pre-show starts an hour before the show. Meet the performers of The Greatest Show On Earth® , get autographs, take photos and enter to win a one-of-a-kind Pachyderm Painting. The American Airlines Center is located at 2500 Victory Ave. Information: www.americanairlinescenter.com.



Aug. 1 Grab your friends and family for a day of fun with the FC Dallas Scavenger Hunt presented by DART. Race up and down the DART Rail System in search of scavenger hunt destinations while competing for awesome FC Dallas prizes. Team check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. at Wild Salsa located at 1800 Main St. Check out the details and register: fcdallas.com.

Target First SaturdaysAug. 1 Target First Saturdays at the Nasher Sculpture Center presents child-friendly programming from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and free admission for all until 5 p.m. Each month, families have the opportunity to focus on a "Big Idea," through a hands-on craft, take-home activity and a scavenger hunt. Discover and discuss each month's Big Idea on an interactive tour for the whole family. Exercise your detective skills to search the Nasher for art related to the month's Big Idea, and complete the hunt for a special prize. Express yourself by creating unique artworks connected to the month's Big Idea. Share in the joy of reading with storytellers from the Dallas Public Library. Join in the fun with an exciting, NasherKids Live! performance for families and young children. Live artist demos let you see how sculpture is made and feel the materials artists use at our live artist demos. Enjoy yoga with YogaSport among masterpieces of modern sculpture in the beautiful Nasher Garden. And when you're hungry, treat your little ones to kid-friendly NasherKids cuisine at Nasher Cafe.
Aug. 1 Big Idea: Old and New, Art Project: Past and Future Puppets
The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora St. nashersculpturecenter.org.

Aug. 1 Join 105.3 The FAN at the Third Annual Sausage Fest at Main Street Garden, 1902 Main St. Nothing spells summer fun quite like the smell of sausage on the grill, a frosty beverage in hand and some good ol' fashioned rock n 'roll for your ears. This year's summer bash comes equipped with some of your favorite activities including sausage games with prizes, bikini bull riding, a celebrity squirrel and the 105.3 The FAN Host's in the dunk tank! Be sure to come on out to listen to DJ Melissa Richey spinning and live main stage music by Velcro Pygmies. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. Sausage Fest is a 21+ event. Information: dfw.cbslocal.com.

Aug. 1 Pack a picnic and gather up your family and friends for Addison's annual Summer Series. Spend your Saturday nights in August enjoying a family-friendly, classic 80s movie -- all of this under a blanket of beautiful North Texas stars in Addison's Beckert Park, 5044 Addison Circle. Movies will begin when it is dark enough, close to 8:30 p.m. Coming up this Saturday night is Top Gun. Information: addisontexas.net.

Aug. 1 Saturday evenings will once again be rockin' at the Dallas Zoo this summer, when the Safari Nights concert series features live music from original songwriters and tribute bands, extended hours and a chance to mingle with some of the Zoo's wildest stars. This Saturday, enjoy the music of The O's. Guests can embrace a blend of nature and live music on shady Cat Green. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the show, or reserve a six-person cabana! Get close to stars of the Zoo’s Animal Adventures outreach program and catch a special presentation of DinoSOAR, presented by Kimberly-Clark, the dynamic, interactive wildlife show featuring birds and mammals from all over the world. The concerts, which start at 7:00 p.m., will bring music to Texas' largest zoo until 9 p.m. Food will be available for purchase, along with soft drinks, cold craft beer and wine. The Dallas Zoo is located at 650 South R.L. Thornton Frwy. Information: dallaszoo.com.

Aug. 2 The Texas Theatre along with the Oak Cliff Cultural Center is proud to present The Class of 1985. They are bringing back fun-filled movie classics to the big screen such as Pee Wee's Big Adventure and Return to Oz. All films will be shown on Sunday afternoons at the Texas Theatre and are free to attend. This Sunday, enjoy Pee Wee's Big Adventure in 35mm at 3:00 p.m. The Texas Theatre is located at 231 W. Jefferson Blvd. Information: www.thetexastheatre.com.

Fort Worth:

Safari Shuttle Saturdays through September 5 The T's Safari Shuttle bus will run from The T's downtown Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC) to the Fort Worth Zoo Saturdays from May 23 through September 5.

Trolley Boarding Times
The Safari Shuttle leaves on the hour and 1/2 hour from the ITC Station at 1001 Jones St., downtown Fort Worth. Board the shuttle to the zoo at Bus Bay A at the ITC. Returning to the ITC Station is simple - board where you got off. Return trips from the Zoo board every 30 minutes.

ITC Station To Fort Worth Zoo: first trip is 9:30 a.m., last trip is 6:30 p.m.
Fort Worth Zoo to ITC Station: first trip is 10:00 a.m., last trip is 7:00 p.m.
Shuttles operate every 30 minutes until the last trip of the day.

Fort Worth Zoo visitors arriving from Dallas and the Mid-Cities by the TRE may ride the Safari Shuttle from the ITC free of charge by using their TRE Regional day pass or with a valid weekly, monthly or annual regional pass.

Information: 817-215-8600 or www.the-t.com.

Denton:

Denton Community Market Saturdays Apr. Through Nov. Denton Community Market takes place Saturdays through November near downtown Denton. Experience a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! The market is held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is located at Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. Information: dentonmarket.org.


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