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Monday, July 15: Gelato and Convo (10 am- 12 pm) A twist on their normal Coffee and Convo. Join Sheppard Spouses’ Club at Odd Duck Coffee House for Gelato and Convo + coffee! For Military Spouses in surrounding area! FREE to attend! Children welcome! More Info: CLICK Wednesday, July 17: Zavala Dancers (2 – 3 pm)…

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Know your budget  With $5,000 you can spring for a fresh coat of paint, some modern accessories, a new faucet and an updated light fixture.  With $15,000, you can also buy a new appliance and replace your countertops and cabinets. If you’re planning on spending more, you can possibly redo your entire kitchen. Choose your…

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Talking to your kids about money is good. It’s important. If you’ve taught them enough so that they feel comfortable saving, investing and spending their money wisely, you’ve done an awesome job as a parent. Good for you. But there’s a limit, and kids are still kids. They should never be included in the family…

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Tuesday, July 9: Chick-Fil-A Cow Appreciation Day (6:30 am – 7 pm) Cow Appreciation Day is the one day of the year when it’s okay to dress udderly crazy in exchange for free food. Here’s how it works: Make or buy your cow costume (or any sort of cow apparel, really). Wear your cow costume…

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Sunday, July 7 – 11: In The Wild (6 – 9 pm) Faith Baptist Church, Iowa Park Ages 4 – completed 6th grade welcome! More Info: CLICK Monday, July 8 – 11: Vacation Bible School (9 – 11:50 am) St. Benedict Orthodox Church, Wichita Falls Please contact as soon as possible to enroll your children! Ages…

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Youth ArtZeum: “Small Wonders: Insects and Art” (Recurring) ArtZeum is a FREE annual interactive children’s arts exhibit at The Kemp art museum downtown. It is open seven days a week from 9 am – 5 pm, now through August 11. The exhibit includes multiple interconnected stations where kids can learn about the arts through play…

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It can be a daunting task to teach your child about saving money, especially in this teetering economy that we’re in right now. Here are six easy ways to teach your kids about saving money: 1. Make it fun for them to learn about money. Games like Monopoly help teach kids about money and spending while making…

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Tuesday, June 25: Kid’s Cafe with CrashWorks (9:30 – 10:30 am) Crashworks is taking over Frank & Joe’s for Tuesday Kid’s Cafes! This is going to be so much fun for your kids and we are so excited to have the pros take over! This week, we will have “Coffee Science” kids activities! How perfect…

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Giving With Gratitude

We all start out in life as consummate takers. Can you train your children to find the beauty in giving and doing for others?  Try picking a month to focus on gratitude as a goal: Teach your children how giving benefits the giver as much as the receiver.  Pointers to cover: How giving makes the…

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Monday, June 17: Mom Day Monday at Odd Duck Coffee (10 am – noon) You’ve been waiting too long, we know, we have too! Trust us, we have missed all of the cute ducklings running around here. The wait is over because Mom Day Mondays are back for the summer! River Bend Nature Center will…

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