August is Family Fun Month and there's plenty of family fun to be had in Fort Worth. Don't let the hot temperatures keep you from enjoying the last few weeks of summer. Check out these 6 events occurring throughout the month:
1.) Sundance Square Movie Night: August 5th & 12th
Load up your picnic blankets and chairs and enjoy the last two movies of this summer series. Tangled will be shown August 5 and Toy Story August 12. Movies begin at dusk, games and entertainment around 7:30PM.
2.) Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus: August 12 - 16, 2015
The Ringling Brothers Circus promises to be fun for the whole family with thrilling performances. Included in the price of admission is the All-Access Pre-Show Party that happens one hour before the show starts. During the Pre-Show, children get access to the arena floor for autographs from the circus stars and a chance to learn acrobatic skills and juggling. Performance occurs at Fort Worth Convention Center.
3.) Friday on the Green: August 14, 2015 7-10PM
Magnolia Green (located on Lipscomb between Magnolia and Rosedale)
This free family-friendly monthly concert series is like a big picnic. Bring your blankets or chairs and take in musical performances by Oil Boom, Animal Spirit and Trai Bo. Pets are also welcome. No outside food is allowed since there's plenty of food and drink options that include Holy Smokes BBQ, TacoHeads and Melt Ice Creams.
4.) Reel Adventures in Sci-Fi: August 14, 2015 6PM
Engage in sci-fi meets science activities such as learning about light painting, launching stomp rockets, making mini light sabers or using Jedi science. Dress up as your favorite sci-fi character and mingle with members of the Star Wars 501st Legion. After the Museum activities, you have the option of viewing Star Trek on the giant IMAX screen at the Omni Theater.
5.) Chalk Art Festival: August 15, 2015 10AM - 6PM
Stop by the West 7th area to view elaborate Chalk Art pieces as artists spend the day creating large scale murals. Look for the Children's Art area and take in some live music while you're there.
6.) Star Party: August 22, 2015 Dusk - 10:30PM
Enjoy the Texas night sky with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History's Noble Planetarium staff and members of the Fort Worth Astronomical Society. This free event gives you access to high powered telescopes and astronomy buffs to guide your viewing of the stars.