This Week’s Event Highlights: May 15-21

May 16 – 18: Dallas Zoo Animal Show

The Dallas Zoo is coming to River Bend Nature Center May 16th, 17th, and 18th! There will be two animal shows each day at 10 am and 11:15 am. This 45-minute interactive program features animals from around the world! This program is open to schools and the public. Groups of 10 or more must call to reserve their spot. Don’t miss your chance to see these exotic animals up close and personal! Admission is $5 per person, and babies age 1 and under are FREE! Call 767-0843, or follow us on Facebook for more information.

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Tuesday, May 16: MOMS Meeting

Join us 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Wichita Falls Birth and Wellness Center for peer discussion and support surrounding Maternal Mental Health! This meeting we’ll be celebrating MOMS 1 year anniversary and Mental Health Awareness month with a raffle!

Bring yourself = 1 ticket
Bring a friend = 1 extra ticket
Share the event with your facebook friends = 2 extra tickets

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Tuesday, May 16: Bundles for Babies at SAFB

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Friday, May 19: Wrestling Under The Stars II

Live, family-friendly, high flying action Indy Wrestling Stars from across the United States, 7 to 9 pm at the Downtown Wichita Falls Farmers Market.  Night of action benefits the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum 16th Annual Hall of Fame Induction weekend.  Tickets available at the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum or by following ticket link.

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Friday, May 19: Wichita Falls Autism Awareness Fundraiser at Chuck E. Cheese

From 3 to 9 pm on Friday, Chuck E. Cheese will donate 15% of all sales generated by our supporters to Wichita Falls Autism Awareness!!

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Saturday, May 20: Kayak 101 at Lake Wichita

KAYAK 101 is scheduled for a morning class, from 9 am to noon, on Lake Wichita in Wichita Falls. It’s gonna be a gorgeous day for FUN SCHOOL. Enroll in Kayak 101 to learn the proper technique with 6 different strokes. Learn about kayak styles and nomenclature; paddles and how to hold and use them; PFDs . . . your lifesaver! Water temp permitting, we will also learn the Buddy Assisted Rescue. This is a jam packed 3 hours of FUN SCHOOL!

ALL EQUIPMENT – kayaks, paddles, PFDs are provided by Kayak Academy of Wichita Falls.

Make your reservation and $75 payment thruwww.kayakacademyofwf.com. See the map on website for the location. Seating is limited to 8 students. Class is taught by ACA Certified Kayak instructor Ruth Martin Ward. 2 SEATS SOLD FOR THE A.M. CLASS!! 6 SEATS REMAIN

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Saturday, May 20: Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Join the Wichita Falls Public Library for cake & balloons as we kick off this year’s Summer Reading with a party! We’ll have a jump rope contest, sidewalk art, GIANT JENGA, and blanket forts set up if you want a cozy spot to get a jump on your summer reading. This is also the first day of open registration for the summer reading challenge – visit http://wfpl.readsquared.com/ to sign up. Please ask a staff member for assistance if you need help. PLUS – Everyone who registers on May 20th will be entered for a chance to win free passes to Castaway Cove!!

This is an ALL AGES event. We hope to see you there!!

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