Explore JungleTrek, a new family adventure center now open in Rockwall

Explore JungleTrek, a new family adventure center now open in Rockwall

Swing from vines, climb the rock wall, glide through a canopy (ROCKWALL, TX – June 10, 2020) Do you remember riding a bike for the first time without training wheels? Or mustering up enough courage to jump into the deep end when learning to swim? There’s no doubt that reaching such milestones can help a […]

Governor Abbott, HHSC announce $3 Million for family and domestic violence prevention services

Governor Abbott, HHSC announce $3 Million for family and domestic violence prevention services

  AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received more than $3 million in federal funding to provide shelter and services to survivors of family and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. This federal funding will support the 78 HHSC-funded local family violence centers that provide […]

Monarch butterfly event Feb. 29 at Rockwall County Library

Monarch butterfly event Feb. 29 at Rockwall County Library

Join the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Rockwall County Library, 1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane, for a Monarch butterfly family event that includes a short presentation and family gardening activity to help you feed monarchs at your home! Registration is required. Register in person at […]

FUMC Heath to host free Family Fall Festival Oct 26

(HEATH, TX – Oct. 10, 2019) The community is welcome as the First United Methodist Church Heath, located at 140 Smirl Drive, hosts a free Family Fall Festival from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.  Festivities will include a hay ride, petting zoo, face painting, bounce house, games, balloon animals, and of course- food […]

Frisco YMCA jump starts Annual Campaign at local raceway

Frisco YMCA jump starts Annual Campaign at local raceway

A little over half way to go to the finish line! (FRISCO, TX — February 6, 2018) The Frisco Family YMCA kicked off its Annual Campaign at The Pole Position Indoor Go Karting Raceway on January 25, 2018, announcing its fundraising goal of $139,000. As part of its promise to put Christian values into practice […]

Frisco YMCA welcomes summer STEM robotics coding program

(Frisco, TX—July 8, 2016) The Frisco Family YMCA is hosting a STEM Summer Camp for K-6th grades. Kids interested in robotics, coding and game design will be taught the Harvard/MIT Creative Coding Method to: design video games like Pong, PacMan and Shark Attack, code animations and interactive musical stories, and program robots for moves, mazes […]

Local family competing on Family Feud

Local family competing on Family Feud

UPDATE (Jan. 6, 2016)Look for this Rockwall family on Family Feud on Jan. 26 and 27! We first shared their story back in June when they learned they would be contestants (original story below). Air times on KDFI in Dallas are 3 p.m. on Jan. 26 and 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 27.  ROCKWALL,TX. (June 24, 2015) One […]

Movies at Pecan Grove Park in Rowlett

ROWLETT, TX(July 8, 2015) “Movies at Pecan Grove Park” will be taking place at Pecan Grove Park on Fridays this September. As part of the Downtown Event Series, Movies at Pecan Grove Park will take place on September 4th, 11th and 18th behind the Rowlett Community Centre located at 5300 Main Street. Open seating is […]

Hawaiian Falls Heroes Week begins July 5

Active duty military, veterans and first responders to receive free admission at all 7 water parks  (June 30, 2015) Hawaiian Falls Waterparks will honor active duty military members, veterans and first responders with Heroes Week July 5 – 10 at all seven Texas water parks and adventure parks. The Heroes, including military, firefighters, police and […]

Local family selected to appear on game show

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 24, 2015) One Rockwall family will soon have a chance to test their brainpower on screen. After applying to appear on Family Feud over five months ago, Marjorie Bradford said she and her family received word that they made it on the show. The family will be flown to Atlanta, Georgia on July […]

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