Ten-year-old starts nonprofit that sends North Texas kids to robotics camp

July 30, 2012 – Robots 4 Everyone, an organization that sends at-risk kids and kids from low-income families to robotics camp, will be hosting its first camp at the Boys & Girls Club of Collin County, McKinney Branch, August 6-10.  What makes this unique is that the organization is completely run by Jackson Young, a […]

Rock the Inn with Emerald City Band to help the homeless

Rock the Inn with Emerald City Band to help the homeless

Enjoy the Emerald City Band Live from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, April 27 to “party with a purpose” at the Cotton Mill, 610 Elm St. in McKinney, to benefit the Samaritan Inn, the largest residential homeless program in Collin County. Sponsored by Whole Foods Market, the event includes fantastic food, full selection of cocktails, […]

North Texas Kids, Sci-Tech Discovery Center present Family Field Day

Grab the family for some good, old-fashioned fun this spring. North Texas Kids Magazine and Sci-Tech Discovery Center are presenting a Free Family Field Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Saturday, April 21 at the Frisco Discovery Center, located at 8004 North Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034. This fun-filled event will feature some field day favorites […]

‘I’m ready for my close-up’ big cat photo shoot

‘I’m ready for my close-up’ big cat photo shoot

In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center is taking appointments for about 15 photographers to participate in a Big Cat Photo Shoot from 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 18 at the sanctuary, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie.  The cost is $100 per photographer. This event is by appointment only. Email Lynne Travis […]

In-Sync’s safety measures help protect public, exotic cats

In-Sync’s safety measures help protect public, exotic cats

(Wylie) Some time yesterday, the owner of a private zoo in Zanesville, Ohio is believed to have willfully released wild, dangerous animals into his community just prior to his death (presumed suicide).  The animals included bears, tigers, lions, wolves, and other dangerous animals.  At the time of this writing, most of the animals have been […]

Blaze of Glory, Bon Jovi Experience, to rock Sambuca

(Plano) For the first time in more than two years, Blaze of Glory, the Bon Jovi Experience, will perform live for fans in the Collin County area. See the Dallas-based Bon Jovi tribute band beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Sambuca 360, at The Shops at Legacy, 7200 Bishop Road in Plano. Come […]