Family-Friendly Events Continue throughout July
A.H. Meadows Library will present a free, pop-up craft event on Wednesday, July 21 and Thursday, July 22, 10 to 11 a.m. at 922 S. 9th Street (inside Midlothian High School). Recommended for children in 4th grade and younger, the event will feature this summer’s reading program theme,” Tails and Tales. Attendance at this event is limited to 40 per day and is being held two consecutive days to accommodate as many children as possible. To register, visit www.midlothian.tx.us/Activities. For questions call the Library at 469-856-5211.
“Sonic the Hedgehog” will be the featured Movie in the Park on Saturday, July 17. Sponsored by Methodist Midlothian Medical Center, Movies in the Park are held at Hawkins Spring Park, 1498 FM 1387. The free event opens at 7:30 p.m. and movies start at dark. Come early to get in on the free prize drawing. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. The concession stand will be open for snacks. In case of rain, the movie will be rescheduled for the following Saturday (July 24). Support for these events is also provided by Marco's Pizza and Higginbotham Brothers Ace Hardware Store.
The 3rd Annual Parktopia on Friday, July 23, 5 to 9 p.m., celebrates National Parks and Recreation Month. To be held at Community Park, 3601 S. 14th Street, the event will offer an evening of outdoor, family fun and games, including Giant Jenga®, Frisbee®, hula hoop, soccer, sidewalk chalk, kite-flying, jump rope, jacks, face painting, football, cornhole, tic-tac-toe, four square, hopscotch, can slam, ring toss, chess, and more! In-n-Out Burger will provide free burger box dinners, while supply lasts. Thanks also to Methodist Midlothian Medical Center and Marco’s Pizza for sponsoring this year’s family fun night at the park.
The Midlothian Market is an open-air market, featuring food and craft vendors. It is held at Midlothian’s Heritage Park, 234 N. 8th Street, on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through December 18. To learn more about becoming a vendor, email firstname.lastname@example.org.