Upcoming Events: February 1-February 6

Please remember to always double check that events have not been cancelled or changed before leaving. This page is not updated with cancellations/rescheduled events.

 

Tuesday, February 2, 10:30 am

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME AT WICHITA FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Preschool Storytime is designed for children ages 3 years to 5 years. This storytime focuses on picture books, rhymes and movement activities.

 

Wednesday, February 3, 10:30am

TODDLER TIME AT WICHITA FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Toddler Time is designed for toddlers ages 14 months to 35 months. During this program, we read short books, learn fingerplays, and action rhymes.

 

Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AT THE WICHITA THEATRE
Price: ADULTS: $24.00 – $22.0 $0 – $21.00 CHILDREN, 12 AND UNDER:12.00 – $11.00 STUDENTS: $17.00 with ID

Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle, a beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village. When her father is imprisoned in a mysterious castle, Belle’s attempt to rescue him leads to her capture by the Beast, a grisly and fearsome monster, who was long ago trapped in his gruesome form by an enchantress. The only way for the Beast to become human once again is if he learns to love and be loved in return. There is a time limit, too: once a magical rose loses all of its petals, all hope will be lost and he will stay a Beast forever. The Beast’s enchanted household–populated by such beloved characters as Mrs. Potts, Lumiere, Cogsworth, and Chip–watch anxiously as Belle and the Beast grow to understand and befriend one another. Their feelings grow ever deeper as the clock ticks and petals continue to fall off the enchanted rose–will they confess their love for one another before it is too late?

SHOWTIMES

Friday February 5, 2016 – 7:30PM
Saturday February 6, 2016 – 2:00PM
Saturday February 6, 2016 – 7:30PM
Friday February 12, 2016 – 7:30PM
Saturday February 13, 2016 – 2:00PM
Saturday February 13, 2016 – 7:30PM
Friday February 19, 2016 – 7:30PM
Saturday February 20, 2016 – 2:00PM
Saturday February 20, 2016 – 7:30PM
Friday February 26, 2016 – 7:30PM
Saturday February 27, 2016 – 2:00PM
Saturday February 27, 2016 – 7:30PM

Buy tickets here.

 

Saturday, February 6, 9am-12pm

HOME DEPOT VALENTINES MAILBOX WORKSHOP
*Free*

-Join our hands-on workshop and build a wooden Valentines mailbox to hold all your child?s valentine cards from their favorite friends. After the mailbox is built, your child can personalize their project with paint.

-All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.

-Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.

Register here.

 

Saturday, February 6, 8am-5pm

Say What! Action Summit
*Free!

2016 Wichita Falls Action Summit is a leadership training opportunity for teens across the county. The Summit is HOSTED by the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Tobacco Prevention & Control Coalition, in partnership with the Texas School Safety Center!

The Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) will conduct this Say What! Texas Tobacco-Free Action Summit to empower school- and community-based organizations to invest in youth.

Each Say What! Summit utilizes service learning to train Middle School and HIGH SCHOOL students in effective tobacco prevention ACTIVITIESaimed at reducing the harmful effects of tobacco use in Texas. After receiving training in the morning, all student and adult participants will take part in a local Community Action Event and help make a difference that same day!

Funding for Say What! Texas Tobacco-Free Summits comes from the Texas Department of State Health Services and allows TxSSC to offer these elite training services FREE OF CHARGE. We cover registration fees, training materials, and meals. And all you have to do is GET THERE!!!

Register here.

Watch the Say What! Action Summit video!

Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
1000 5th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

 

Now through February 14

WFPL Winter Reading Program

Wichita Falls Public Library winter reading program is fun for all ages! Kids (and parents!), read 3 books and answer a few questions about them to win a prize in the Youth Winter Reading Program! The prize the youth program is a winter-themed bag of goodies and a book. We’ll also have some random drawings!

Register here.

 

Saturday, February 6, 9am-3pm

KFDX WOMEN’S EXPO
$3

The 27th annual KFDX Women’s Expo is a great opportunity to grab your girlfriends and make a day of it! Take advantage of free health screenings, educational information and of course, a little shopping! Vendors will fill the Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall with everything from jewelry and clothing to financial and educational information.

Women’s Expo will take place at the MPEC Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall A. Free, convenient parking for this event is located on the South side of the building on 5th Street.

For vendor and general information, please contact Jonell Davis at 940.691.0003 or email Jonell@kfdx.com

 

Now through February 29

BLACK HISTORY MONTH AT THE NORTH TEXAS MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
*Free*

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and our exhibit this year will be extensive and varied.

The focus will be on local history and will include the following: the story of Willie Faye Battle–who was part of one of the landmark national desegregation cases, athletics, military, and rarely seen photos of the Eastside community.

Main Museum: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Admission is FREE!

Group tours are available. Contact the Museum for more info.
(We love school tours!)

Museum of North Texas History
720 Indiana
wichita Falls, TX 76301

940-322-7628

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