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Kickstart 2014 with Family Friendly Fun in North Texas!

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Kid Friendly Fun and Family Activities, Services and Programs in the DFW / North Texas Area

 North Texas Kids Magazine knows how busy parents can get so we’ve put together a handy guide to kids activities and family friendly fun, services and programs in North Texas.  Want to List Your Program or Service in one of our special feature guides? Contact info@northtexaskids.com

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Dance / Performing Arts / Music     Educational / Tutoring

Food & Beverage     Gymnastics / Trampoline Parks

Health & Beauty     Legal / Business Services

Nature / Outdoors     Photography

Schools / Child Care     Sports Activities     Technology

 

DANCE/PERFORMING ARTS/MUSIC

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Epicenter for the Arts - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureEpicenter for the Arts

2100 Greenbriar Dr.  Suite 150
Southlake, Texas 76092
info@epiarts.com
www.epiarts.com
www.facebook.com/EpiArts?fref=ts
twitter.com/epiarts
817-778-8828

Epicenter for the Arts is the newest performing artist training facility in DFW! We offer classes in DANCE, MUSIC, ACTING and ART for ages 3-adult! Epicenter’s mission and philosophy pursues excellence on every level for every student.  Epicenter is home to Dance Revolution Tour and Ingredients Dance Company!

 

Frisco Dance Force - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

Frisco Dance Force

3221 Preston Rd. #3  Frisco, TX. 75034
972-712-6829
www.friscodanceforce.com or
www.prosperdanceforce.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Frisco-Dance-Force/141048665911201

Frisco Dance Force is one of the original dance studios in Frisco! Over a decade in business, we continue to offer classes to all ages and levels in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Dance Teams, and Adult Dance. Call us or our Prosper studio today!

 

Gymboree Play & Music(Southlake) - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

Gymboree Play & Music

of Southlake

2960 E. Southlake Blvd. Suite 170
Southlake, TX 76092
817-421-9300
southlaketx@gymboreeclasses.com
gymboreeclasses.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Gymboree-Play-Music-of-Southlake/651768891504223

We are the global leader in classes for kids, with over 30 years experience in offering developmentally appropriate classes for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We offer Play classes, Music classes or Art classes in a kid-friendly setting to help your child grow!

EDUCATIONAL/TUTORING

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Explore Horizons Tutoring - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureExplore Horizons Tutoring

469-420-9550
www.explorelearning.co.uk
www-explore-horizons.com – coming soon!
www.facebook.com/explorehorizonstutors

New to DFW, Explore Horizons Tutoring and Enrichment Centers provide math, reading and writing support for children of all abilities in grades pre-k to 8. Explore Horizons helps children gain confidence, make academic progress, enjoy learning and develop the self-motivation to become successful life long learners. Coming soon to Colleyville and Alliance!

 

Education, Travel, Culture - North Texas Kids Kick-Start 2014 FeatureEducation, Travel & Culture

Visit us at www.edutrav.org
Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/edutrav
For more information, please contact: Amy Larison
amylarison89@yahoo.com
214-458-1928

Become part of a cultural exchange and welcome an international student to your home this school year! Students are ages 15-18 and are looking for a loving host family to share their experience in the U.S. Share your home. Share your heart. Share your culture.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

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Angela's at the Crosswalk - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureAngela’s at the Crosswalk

1010 E. 15th Street, Downtown Plano, 75074
972-633-9500
www.angelascrosswalk.com

You deserve a Mom’s Night Out! Angela’s features a full service bar with a great beer, wine and cocktail selection.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR NTK READERS: Invite your friends to join you at the Crosswalk and we’ll treat you to a FREE appetizer. Just mention that you saw this write up on North Texas Kids. Reservations can be made on our website. Exp. Feb 2014
The Pampered Chef - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

The Pampered Chef

Sally Gray, Independent Director
sally.gray27@gmail.com
972-618-4831 (office)
972-342-3267 (cell)
www.pamperedchef.biz/sallygray
https://www.facebook.com/sally.t.gray

Looking for a simple, fun and fresh way to raise money for your child’s team or organization? Say goodbye to traditional fund-raisers and hello to the unique Pampered Chef Fundraiser.

January is FULL of free products when you gather friends together for a fun party! DOUBLE FREE Product Value, Half-off products, 60% off Host Specials. Fun, friends and FREE when you host a January Party – contact me TODAY!

 

Premier Wines- North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

Premier Wines

www.premierwines.org
Email us: ultimateclasses@aol.com
214-473-9494

Are you looking to help your child’s school? Premier Wines helps non-profit organizations with donations and fundraising. Certificates are donated to the organization and then sold or used during their fundraising events. The organization keeps 100% of the profits. Non-profits can also host a free wine tasting for 30 people or less. Contact us today so we can create a fundraising effort that will work for your organization.

GYMNASTICS/TRAMPOLINE PARKS

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Flight Deck Trampoline Park - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureFlight Deck Trampoline Park

www.fdtp.com
www.facebook.com/flightdeckpark
https://twitter.com/FlightDeckPark

Flight Deck Trampoline Park is Fort Worth’s HOTTEST destination for family fun! Take flight on our MASSIVE indoor court of connected trampolines for an unforgettable adventure. Featuring Dodgeball, Dunk Lanes, Foam Pit, Cool Zone and more. Flight Deck is also perfect for your child’s next birthday party!

HEALTH & BEAUTY

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Achieve Beyond - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureAchieve Beyond

Pediatric Therapy Services

190 Civic Circle, Suite 250
Lewisville, Texas 75067
www.achievebeyondusa.com
http://www.facebook.com/achievebeyondusa

Achieve Beyond provides Clinic and Home Health Services. We accept Medicaid, Commercial Insurances and private pay.  Achieve Beyond is dedicated to providing quality evaluations and therapeutic services to children ages birth to 21. Our team of highly qualified professionals include Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapists.

 

It Works! - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureIt Works!

Erin Luhring, Distributor
817-715-9132
luhring5@ymail.com
http://erinnachelle.myitworks.com/

HAVE YOU TRIED THAT CRAZY WRAP THING?

Tightens, Tones and Firms in as little as 45 minutes; reduces the appearance of cellulite; gives you fast & lasting results from a botanically based formula. It’s Easy … It’s Affordable … It’s Fun

SPECIAL OFFER FOR NTK READERS:

Buy a box of 4 wraps for $59! Just tell Erin that you saw this listing on www.northtexaskids.com

 

Kids Therapy Zone - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

Kidz Therapy Zone

1101 Central Expressway South – Suite 185   Allen, TX 75013
frontdesk@kidztherapyzone.com
214-509-6961
Fax: 214-382-0943
http://www.kidztherapyzone.com/index.html
https://www.facebook.com/pages/KIDZ-Therapy-Zone/150561638375400

Kidz Therapy Zone provides Sensory Integration, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy ,Physical Therapy, Social Groups, Listening Program, Autism , Torticollis, Feeding for newborn to eighteen years old. We have moved to a brand new facility with one of the largest gyms in North Texas. After school hours available. Most insurances accepted.

 

The Medical Center of Plano - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureThe Medical Center

of Plano

www.themedicalcenterofplano.com
Follow us on Facebook

The Medical Center of Plano provides healthy living classes and programs for kids, including Safe Sitter classes, Girl Scout tours, Siblings classes, Pre and post natal yoga, and Spirit Girl – a special monthly program for moms and pre-teen daughters.  Learn more at www.themedicalcenterofplano.com

 

PeopleFirst Pharmacyu - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeaturePeopleFirst Pharmacy

Carrollton Location
2501 E Hebron Pkwy Carrollton, TX 75010
972-300-4130
Flower Mound Location
4001 Long Prairie Road Flower Mound, TX 75028
972-478-0068
http://www.peoplefirstpharmacy.com/
https://www.facebook.com/PeopleFirstPharmacy

PeopleFirst Pharmacy is the largest independently owned pharmacy in North Texas; we specialize in compounding prescriptions, immunizations, medication disposal, compliance packaging, assisted living prescriptions and prescription delivery/mail for our customers. Our mission is to provide accurate, prompt and reliable pharmacy services.  We are here to care for our patients and community by helping everyone stay healthy and feel better.

 

Tangles and Knots - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

Tangles and Knots

Inside BellaSuites at Firewheel Mall in Garland
214-862-2780
Ewawilliams1968@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/tanglesandknots
Twitter.com/1haircut2013

We are two dynamic women who create a fun atmosphere for children getting their first or fortieth haircut.  At Tangles and Knots we have lots of patience and welcome corrective haircuts and we love our little people with unique needs. Haircuts for children of all ages.

 

Young Living Essential Oils - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureYoung Living

Essential Oils

Heather Gall
940-300-1986
ugotgall4@gmail.com
www.9forjoy.com
www.facebook.com/vitalwellness4u

I empower people to live a life of wellness, purpose and abundance through education on these natural health solutions. I also offer Zyto Compass bio-communication scans to help assess the bodies supplemental needs. Looking forward to helping you with your health and wealth goals!

LEGAL/BUSINESS SERVICES

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CoAdvantage - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureCoAdvantage

Leanne Moye
Business Consultant
D: 817.508.7432
C: 904.200.1753
F: 817.508.7547
www.coadvantage.com
lmoye@coadvantage.com
www.linkedin.com/pub/leanne-moye/24/6b9/b1

CoAdvantage offers customized HR solutions. Spending too much time managing HR can hold back business; not spending enough can put a company at risk. Streamline outsourced vendors, reduce tax administration, manage administrative tasks, get large group benefits while building a competitive and profitable business. We work with small to medium sized businesses and provide anything from payroll, benefits, worker’s comp, wealth planning, time and labor.

 

Legal Shield - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

Legal Shield

Pam Widom
469-855-1445
www.pwidom.legalshieldassociate.com
pwidom@legalshieldassociate.com

LegalShield gives you & your family the ability to speak with an experienced attorney about any matter without having to worry about high hourly costs. For one low monthly fee ($20.00) you get unlimited advice and more, about any issue important to you & your family.

Childrens Identity Theft has surpassed Adult Identity Theft. Let me show you how to protect yourself and your family for pennies a day. Don’t mess with my kids or grandkids. We will RESTORE you back to how you were if you are victimized. Ask me how.

NATURE/OUTDOORS

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River Legacy - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

River Legacy

Living Science Center

703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76006
817-860-6752
www.riverlegacy.org
www.facebook.com/riverlegacyparks
www.twitter.com/rlsciencecenter

River Legacy Living Science Center features live native animal exhibits, self-exploration stations, a gift shop, and more. Saturday public programs include animal explorations, nature walks, story times and adult workshops. The nature center also offers environmental education classes, including a preschool program and Summer Classes.

PHOTOGRAPHY

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AlleeOops Photography - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureAlleeOops Photography

Janelle Twyford-Silvis
972-679-5742
http://www.alleeoops.com/
http://www.facebook.com/alleeoopsphotoography
jtwyford@alleeoops.com

Photographing weddings, reunions, sr. photos, etc. From the board room to the dance floor, from the crib to the graduation platform, when life events happen, AlleeOops Photography ensures you relive those moments through artful images. Voted Readers’ Choice Photographer 2011, 2012 and 2013.

 

Photography by Misty - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeaturePhotography by Misty

Misty Hoyt, owner/photographer
214-235-3239
Misty@PhotographyByMisty.com
http://www.PhotographyByMisty.com
http://www.FaceBook.com/PhotographyByMisty.co
http://www.pinterest.com/PhotosByMisty

First as a journalist and now as a photographer, Misty has discovered that there is an inside as well as the outside beauty in all people. Business profile, HS senior, family, individual, baby, maternity and pet portraits.

SCHOOLS/CHILD CARE

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Kids 'R' Kids DFW - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

Kids ‘R’ Kids

www.dfwkidsrkids.com

Allen: 611 E. Bethany Drive (972) 727-9900 www.krkallentx.com
Allen: 1223 North Alma Drive (214) 667-7777 www.kidsrkidsallen.com
Arlington: 600 Debbie Lane (817) 539-7665 www.kidsrkids54tx.com
Carrollton: 4516 Maumee Drive (972) 939-5437 www.kidsrkidscastlehills.com
Flower Mound: 1230 Flower Mound Road (972) 691-2634 www.krkflowermound.com
Frisco: 5365 Lebanon Road (469) 287-3185 www.krkwestfrisco.com
Frisco: 9155 Preston Vineyard Drive (972) 377-3700 www.kidsrkidsfrisco.com
Frisco: 2660 Main Street (972) 712-7332 www.krkwestfrisco.com
Frisco: 7040 Independence Parkway (214) 620-6657 www.kidsrkidspreschool.com
Irving: 2990 Regent Boulevard (972) 831-0010 www.krklascolinas.com
Keller: 4117 Keller Hicks Road (817) 337-0010 www.krkkeller.com
McKinney: 2910 Eldorado Parkway (972) 540-1600 www.kidsrkidsmckinney.com
McKinney: 9070 Westridge Blvd. (972) 346-3000 www.kidsrkids38tx.com
Richardson: 3521 Northstar Road (972) 235-5437 www.krkrichardson.com

NOW ENROLLING!

Kids ‘R’ Kids offers educational excellence and a safe, nurturing educational environment for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years! Our AdvancED Curriculum along with highly qualified teachers, creative educational programs and state-of-the-art facilities make us stand high above our competitors. Come by for a tour anytime!

 

Prestonwood Christian Academy - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Feature

Prestonwood Christian Academy

rbergeron@prestonwoodchristian.org
www.prestonwoodchristian.org/Summers

With over 100 camps and courses for children in PreK through grade 12, including Academics, Arts and Athletics, Summers at Prestonwood has something for everyone! Summers at Prestonwood runs from June 9-August 2. Register Before May 26, 2014 to receive Early Bird pricing.

 

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

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i9 sports - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special Featurei9 Sports

Website www.i9sports.com
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/i9sports
Twitter https://twitter.com/i9sports

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3N6Pd2q7ts&list=UUJEFLuh50bUNX1AxztriolA&index=7&feature=plcp

i9 Sports Spring Basketball League are now open throughout the DFW metroplex for registrations.

  • No Fundraisers of any kind!
  • No Mandatory Volunteering!
  • No Tryouts! No Drafts! Everyone Plays – Every Game!
  • No Parental Politics, No Bureaucracy, or “Board of Director” nonsense!
  • Practice is conveniently scheduled prior to the game.
  • All Coaches are subject to a background check and are certified.
  • Our Leagues promote having fun, playing safe, and getting active in a healthy competitive environment while rewarding the value of good sportsmanship, leadership, and teamwork skills.

 

Vision Martial Arts - North Texas Kids - Kickstart 2014 Special FeatureVision Martial Arts Center

Contact: Diane Stewart
dstewart@vmacplano.com
972-758-8622
www.vmacplano.com
https://www.facebook.com/vmacplano
www.twitter.com/vmacplano
Instagram: Visionmac

When selecting a martial arts school you want the very best. Vision Martial Arts Center has been the premiere martial arts school in Plano since 1995. What separates us from other schools is experience, integrity and passion for teaching. Offering daily classes in several areas for all ages, private lessons, & summer camps.

TECHNOLOGY

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Ahni & Zoe - North Texas Kids Kick-Start 2014 FeatureAhni & Zoe

Georgette Lopez-Aguado – Unit Leader
www.ahniandzoe.com/georgette
www.inawinkapp.com
www.facebook.com/clickcropcrew
817-924-5584

Say hello to an entire lineup of fast, simple solutions that get your favorite family pics off your phone, out of your computer, released from your camera and into your life. Say hello to Ahni & Zoe. Host / Join / Shop

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