On Earth and in Heaven—Hooray for Fatherhood

On Earth and in Heaven—Hooray for Fatherhood

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 10, 2019) He’s been known to pull out a thick leather belt to warn misbehaving grandchildren. The kids, wide-eyed and open-mouthed, freeze in place for a few seconds before breaking into relieved smiles as they realize that Grandpa is “all bark and no bite.” But their parents—back in the day—did feel […]

Hops: The Magical Beer Flower

Hops: The Magical Beer Flower

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 29, 2019) We all know someone who is a self-professed “Hop Head” – not to be mistaken with “Pot Head.”  While this plant is a cousin to Cannabis, it does not contain any THC. So what is the deal with this magical beer ingredient?  Hops are flowers from the plant Humulus […]

Dodie’s at The Harbor celebrates Father’s Day with featured entrees

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2018) This Father’s Day, Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor is honoring and celebrating dads everywhere. Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17, come enjoy their featured entrees for Dad’s Day – Shrimp Brochettes or Hand Cut Blackened Ribeye. Six large gulf shrimp stuffed with sliced jalapeno and pepper jack cheese […]

JER Chilton YMCA selects annual father of the year

JER Chilton YMCA selects annual father of the year

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 17, 2017) So many fathers make such a big impact on the people in their lives that it’s strange to think that Father’s Day was not always celebrated. However, the tradition was not started until 1910, when Sonora Louise Smart Dodd decided to create a day to honor her father, William […]

Dads, Granddads free Father’s Day week at all Hawaiian Falls Waterparks

Dads, Granddads free Father’s Day week at all Hawaiian Falls Waterparks

(June 17, 2016) Hawaiian Falls is inviting all Dads and Granddads to come play with the family for free all Father’s Day week at any of its six Texas water parks. Dad and/or Granddad can get in free Sunday June 19 thru Friday June 24 when accompanied by a child with a Big Kahuna day […]

Hawaiian Falls invites Dads, Grandads to play with the family all Father’s Day week

(June 15, 2015) Hawaiian Falls is inviting all Dads and Granddads to come play with the family all Father’s Day week at any of its seven Texas water parks. Dad and/or Granddad can get in free Sunday June 21 thru Friday June 26 when accompanied by a child with a day ticket or season pass […]

Dads, Granddads free at Hawaiian Falls on Father’s Day weekend

(June 13, 2014) Hawaiian Falls is inviting all Dads and Granddads to come play with the family this Father’s Day weekend at any of its seven Texas water parks. Dad and/or Granddad can get in free Saturday June 14 and Sunday June 15 when accompanied by a child with a day ticket or season pass […]

Dallas Race Week underway at Lake Ray Hubbard

Dallas Race Week underway at Lake Ray Hubbard

Chance to win a Royal Caribbean Cruise for Two (Rockwall-June 15, 2013) For hundreds of sailors and spectators, a long-standing Father’s Day tradition will continue when Dallas Race Week launches Sunday, June 16 on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall. Six days of racing action, beautiful sunsets, and pre- and post-race parties will be topped off with […]

Dads get in FREE on Father’s Day at Wet Zone

(ROWLETT) May 27, 2013 – Dads get in FREE with one paid child’s ticket on Father’s Day, June 16, at Wet Zone Family Waterpark in Rowlett. There will be games, contests and fun activities for dads and their children. (No coupons or other discounts will apply). For tickets, hours of operation and other park information, […]

Dallas Race Week sets sail on Dad’s Day

Dallas Race Week sets sail on Dad’s Day

Chance to win a Royal Caribbean Cruise for Two (LAKE RAY HUBBARD-May 27, 2013) For hundreds of sailors and spectators, a long-standing Father’s Day tradition will continue when Dallas Race Week launches Sunday, June 16 on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall. Six days of racing action, beautiful sunsets, and pre- and post-race parties will be topped […]