Things to do in Arlington this Week


Texas Rangers Fan Fest

Globe Life Park in Arlington

January 24

Spring Training and the Boys of Summer are just around the corner! Get ready with another season of MLB action with Texas Rangers Fan Fest. Event includes:

  • Autograph sessions by current and former players
  • Rangers Q&A sessions (Featuring new Rangers Manager Jeff Banister)
  • Photo Opportunities with current and former players
  • Run the bases and bullpen toss (weather permitting) and free play in the Rangers Kid’s Zone
  • Free tours of the Rangers clubhouse and dugout
  • Rangers Baseball Foundation Sale
  • Food and beverages on sale at The Short Stop Grill, Captain Morgan Club, and other Ballpark concession stands
  • Merchandise on sale at Ballpark Gift Shop locations

Star Party

O.S. Gray Natural Area

January 24

The Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area invite you to join in for a Star Party in the Park. Come try out a variety of telescopes and look at visible planets, constellations, stars, and chat with our brilliant astronomers from the Fort Worth Astronomical Society. There will be s’mores, hot chocolate and hot dogs. Bring your lawn chair and flashlight; wear your warm coat and gloves and come join in the star gazing! Saturday, January 24, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm.

Valentine’s Art Workshop – Register now!

February 14


Art Smart Art School is accepting registration for the Valentine’s Day workshop on February 14, 10am-3pm.  Art Smart workshops are five fun-filled hours of drawing, painting, clay sculpture, crafts, games, cookie decorating and more!


Round1 Bowling & Amusement

The Parks at Arlington

The Parks Mall at Arlington is pleased to announce the opening of Round 1 Entertainment! This state-of-the-art facility offers fun the whole family can enjoy! Inside Round 1, you’ll find bowling alleys, fully equipped karaoke booths, billiards, ping pong tables, top-of-the-line arcade games, and darts! Everyone can enjoy endless entertainment and excitement! This is a fun place for kids of all ages located lower level by The ICE!


Melinda Wood Allen: Not an Ingénue

Theatre Arlington

Sunday, January 25

Wednesday, January 28

A truly original cabaret show by an award-winning performer with a voice that Wayne Lee Gay called, “Pure Confection, ” and the Fort Worth Weekly refers to as, “at once big and crystalline, boisterous and precise,“ with songs from some of the best of musical theater, interspersed with humorous narrative about art, life, dreams, self-acceptance and coming home. Dallas Observer considers her “A dynamite vocalist”.



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