It’s almost the weekend, moms!  There are lots of great things happening in the area, especially on Saturday.  For a complete list of events check the PAM Calendar, and if you need more ideas visit the Stuff To Do page.  Here are five great family-friendly options for the weekend:


Celebrate Freedom
SouthFork Ranch, Parker
Saturday 10am-11pm
music from Christian artists, fireworks, children’s entertainment, rides and exhibits. No alcohol permitted on the premises.  No coolers or food allowed to be brought in. Free.

Boocoos the Clown
Harrington Library, Plano
Saturday 3pm
A one-man circus featuring juggling, plate spinning and balancing tricks, balloon twisting, and much more! All Ages

Market Street Allen USA
Celebration Park, Allen
Saturday 4-10:30pm
Jurassic Zone (animatronic dinos), Kid Zone (inflatables, games, rides, crafts), Sports Zone (bounce houses, speed drills and inflatable competitions), Teen Zone (live DJ offering karaoke and dance offs, selfie station, gaming bus), military vehicles on display, live music, food Fireworks Finale at 10:05pm shuttles from Allen High School. Free admission.

Warren Sports Complex Pavilion, Frisco
Saturday 7-11pm
Bounce houses (open until sunset, when the movie starts), free movie – Paddington

Winspear Opera House, Dallas
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Since its Broadway premier in 1977, Annie has delighted audiences worldwide and its a particular favourite of children who love Annie’s cheeky demeanour and her bubbly outlook. This brand new national tour sees talented nine-year old actress Issie Swickle taking on the title role. Suitable for all ages, two hours with one 15 minute intermission.