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 […]

Sailing program teaches kids nautical know-how

Open House Feb. 21 at Rush Creek Yacht Club ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Feb. 2, 2014) Rush Creek Yacht Club invites kids from around Lake Ray Hubbard to come enjoy free food, drinks and sailboat rides during its Youth Sailing Open House on from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. Taking place at the RCYC […]

Owning our emotions

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 28, 2014) Victor Frankl in Man’s Search for Meaning writes about our freedom residing in the space between stimulus and response. Your child hits you.  Your freedom lies in the space of time between being hit, the stimulus, and your response to being hit.  That moment contains your power to choose how […]

Summer adventures create memories of a lifetime

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 27, 2014) Dad shook me at 5am but I was already up; sleep being no match for excitement. I was pretty young, around six, when we went fishing, real fishing, for the first time. Until then, wetting a hook occurred in the trout tank at the Mid-South Boating Show. I had no idea […]

Rockwall Kiwanis Club makes a difference

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (June 26, 2014) The Kiwanis Club is an international group dedicated to serving children. The local Rockwall County Kiwanis Club may be a smaller sized club, but they are making a large impact on the local children. Currently, their biggest project is “Food for Kids”. Started just over one year ago, the […]

Temperatures in parked cars can be deadly

ROCKWALL, TX (June 25, 2014) Summer is here and the heat is rising. The Rockwall Police Department and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would like to remind everyone to be mindful of your children and avoid leaving them alone in your vehicle. It does not take long for a child to die of a […]

The heart of relationships: effective communication

June 25, 2014- To know who our children really are, we need to observe our children at work and play.  J Krishnamurti, the Indian philosopher, wrote that the highest form of human intelligence is observing without evaluating. The more I observe the more I understand Krishnamurti.  Observation and evaluation serve us best as separate activities.  […]

Add a little drama

May 27, 2013 – Summer is just about upon us and ideas for vacation fun can start to run low after a couple of weeks. One of our perennial favorites for serious merriment is the drama box. Our drama box began with remnants of Halloween costumes, old dress shoes (cowboy boots and red sparkle heels!), […]

Rowlett Lions support Texas Lions Camp for kids with physical, mental challenges

(ROWLETT-January 12, 2013) The Rowlett Lions Club recently provided $60,000 to the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas. The Texas Lions Camp is a residential camping facility for children with physical disabilities, type 1 diabetes and cancer. The Camp is located in Kerrville on over 500 acres in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, and is designed […]

Kids get in free at Hawaiian Falls August 2012

August 2012…Throughout August 2012, get a free kids ticket when you buy an adult ticket Last year August 2012, Kids got in free at any of the five Hawaiian Falls waterparks with the purchase of a $25.99 Big Kahuna ticket and a “Kids Free” coupon, which can be downloaded at Anyone 18 years of […]