Spring Break for most Texas schools and universities is right around the corner. If you're looking to save a little for next year and stick to a staycation this Spring holiday, look no further than right here in Downtown Denton.  Read on for fun, family-friendly activities to enjoy all week long with the help of our Denton Main Street Association members. 

Week-Long Camps

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All-Day Spring Break Camps

Explore your options! Three camp locations, registration by the day, and unique themes with daily field trips kids ❤! Hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Camp Location Options:
Denia Rec Center, 1001 Parvin St.
Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St.
MLK Jr. Rec Center, 1300 Wilson St.

To explore camp themes and field trips by the day and/or to register online, visit: http://bit.ly/2nTF6oc

For more information, call (940) 349-7275.

ParksnRecGolfCamp

Jr. Golf Academy Spring Break Camp

Taught by the best golf professionals in town at North Lakes Driving Range. This camp will teach kids, ages 6 and older, the fundamentals and techniques necessary for any golfer. The fee includes snacks, drinks, and a T-shirt. 

March 12-15 | Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon
register here: http://bit.ly/2FZpc3f
OR
March 12-15 | Monday-Thursday, 1-4 p.m.
register here: http://bit.ly/2FZpc3f


GDACSpringBreak

Spring Break Camp - Greater Denton Arts Council 

Creativity and spring are in bloom at the Greater Denton Arts Council! This year we will explore our emotions and how to portray them through drawing, painting, clay, music and dance. Campers will use our exhibitions and outdoor space as inspiration for their personally reflective artful creations. On the last day of camp, parents and friends are invited to view the collection of creative expressions produced throughout the week.

Ages 6-10
$150 Public; $140 Member

All supplies provided. For more information, contact education@dentonarts.com


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SCRAP Spring Break Camp - SCRAP Denton 

Days vary. See links below for details. 

This Spring Break, Camp SCRAP is exploring the Wild World of Creatures and Critters! Kids ages 6-12 will create animals, insects, and habitats from reused materials found at SCRAP. Cooperative learning games, instructor-led projects, as well as free creation time will help build students’ confidence in themselves as they make and create quality projects from unconventional materials. Let your creativity come to life at Camp SCRAP! Register online today!


Arts, Crafts & More

Crochet Critters Workshop* - SCRAP Denton

March 10th, 2018 

This Spring Break, Camp SCRAP is exploring the Wild World of Creatures and Critters! Kids ages 6-12 will create animals, insects, and habitats from reused materials found at SCRAP. Cooperative learning games, instructor-led projects, as well as free creation time will help build students’ confidence in themselves as they make and create quality projects from unconventional materials. Let your creativity come to life at Camp SCRAP! Register online today!

 

Make a Zine Workshop* - SCRAP Denton 

March 11th, 2018 

Take your collage skills to the next level and learn how to make a 'zine. Donna Joy will share paper collage techniques that include paint, colored pencils, stamps, pastels, and ephemera. Unleash your creativity on paper and personalize a story of your own making! Register here. 

*This workshop is 18+. See member business for details.

 


Beginning Watercolor Workshop - Wildflower Art Studio 

March 16th, 2018 

It's the art of Watercolor... made Simple. Geared toward beginners, students will learn basic watercolor techniques. Plan to take home a frame-worthy work of (your own) art.

This class is taught by Emile of Wildflower Art Studio. Click here to sign up.  

Kids Workshop: Spring Break Art Party - Wildflower Art Studio 

March 17th, 2018

Come join the fun as we explore a variety of new painting techniques.

Space is limited. Students will be divided into groups according to age and skill-level. Projects are appropriate for K-6th Grade. Click here for registration.


Live Music & Entertainment

March 12th: DFW Pug Rescue’s Yappy Hour - Oak St. Drafthouse 

Join us for Yappy Hour with DFW Pug Rescue on March 12th from 6-10pm at Oak St. Drafthouse. 10% of all proceeds from the evening will go to DFW Pug Rescue to assist with the care of pugs in their rescue. A local baker will have special pup treats available for a small donation. 

All friendly dogs are welcome to join, so start your week off right and come say hello, and have a drink with us! RSVP here.   

March 13th: Salsa Night at Mulberry Cantina**

Be ready for a fun night of dancing, learn new dance moves & meet new people. Come experience it for yourself and bring people with you as well. Dj Aybee & guest DJ Evo will be providing the hottest tunes! Salsa • Bachata• Merengue • & More. RSVP here. 
*Bachata introductory class starting at 830pm then dancing all night. No cover! 

**This event is for 21+ up only. See member business for details. 

March 14th: Sol Kitchen at Harvest House

Join Sol Kitchen as they serve us up a generous portion of the stankiest funk in town! Wash it all down with a $3 Wednesday craft beer. The Pickled Carrot will be our to keep you fed. RSVP here. 

March 15th: A Night of Hip Hop at The Abbey 

DTXDNB Entertainment & Off The Grid Records - A night of Hip Hop. Enjoy local hip hop artists alongside SXSW-bound artists in town for an evening of music, dancing, and fun. This show is free, but 21+.

March 16th: Frank Buck Zoo at the Welcome Center 

Some friends from Frank Buck Zoo will be in the Discover DentonWelcome Center starting at 6:30 pm with a show and tell about the zoo animals! Head out and interact some neat animals, exhibits and hear all about them live on DentonRadio.com!

The Frank Buck Zoo, founded in 1954, was named Best Little Zoo in Texas! It attracts 85,000 visitors to Gainesville annually and is acredited by the Zoological Association of America (ZAA).

Like what you see and want to pay them a visit? The zoo is open daily except Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day. Current hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. RSVP here. 

March 17th: Thin Line Fest Presents at Andy's Bar 

Catch an evening of local music presented by MSA member nonprofit Thin Line Fest at MSA member venue Andy's Bar. Doors are at 9 pm, available for 21+ guests only. RSVP here.

Looking for more fun events and things to do in Downtown Denton? Check out our Facebook Page Events section, where you'll find tons and tons of events hosted by our DMSA members.