Deciding how best to spend the weekend? Keep an eye out for these Grapevine events.
1. First responders and military service members can visit Legoland Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth and Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium for free
Active and retired public law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses and military service members who show a valid badge, ID card or pay stub from their department or organization will receive free admission to Legoland Discovery Center and Sea Life Grapevine from January 1-31. Friends and family members can purchase additional tickets for $10, plus tax.
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. – last admission two hours prior to closing. Free. 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine. Legoland: 469-444-3050. Sea Life: 877-819-7677. www.visitsealife.com/grapevine. dallasfw.legolanddiscoverycenter.com
2. Nash Farm hosts its first First Friday at the Farm
Each month, this program presents a different theme that highlights the heritage skills that participants could use to enrich their lives today. This month will feature an educational guide to making chicken noodle soup on a wood-fired stove to help stay warm during the winter months.
10 a.m.-noon. Registration is required and space is limited. Admission is $3. Nash Farm, 626 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-410-3558. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/first-friday-at-the-farm-chicken-noodle-soup/20647/
3. Classic film shown at Grapevine’s Palace Theatre
This January guests can view classic movies on the big screen at Grapevine’s Palace Theatre at the Palace Arts Center. This Friday will feature “Goldfinger,” a James Bond film.
7:30 p.m. Admission is $6 per person. 300 S. Main St., Grapevine. 817-410-3100. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/palace-theatre
4. TECH Truck to make pit stop at Grapevine library
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science will bring its TECH Truck – a mobile discovery lab to help youth engage in hands-on, maker-based science, technology, engineering art and math experiences – to the Grapevine Public Library. Experiences from the truck include solving design challenges, utilizing technology to solve problems, exploring 3-D printing, laser cutters other technologies and more.
3:30-5:30 p.m. Free. Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine. 817-410-3405. www.grapevinetexas.gov/1240/library