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Weekend Top 5

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  There is so much fun planned this weekend!  Here are our picks for family fun in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Star Party! - Friday Kid's Construction Expo at Lucky Ladd Farms  - Saturday  Opening day for Boro Beach - Saturday Musician's Corner & Kidsville  - Saturday  Kid's Ultimate Fitness Challenge - Sunday Need more choices?  Take a look at our entire calendar! … [Read more...]

Dinosaur World

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  We were not exactly excited about our trip to Dinosaur World.  I had five girls with me from age 10 to 15.  None of us are particularly big fans of dinosaurs.  But guess what happened? WE LOVED THIS PLACE!!! (Click on the photos to see the full gallery) Dinosaur World has three locations.  We visited the one located in Cave City, KY.  When you enter, there is a large gravel lot in front of the admission building so parking is no problem.  Once inside, you can purchase … [Read more...]

Watch Macy’s Crown the next American Grilling Guru

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Summer is upon us and its time to fire up the grill! My family is definitely ready to enjoy some great backyard burgers and lucky for us, Nashville gets some extra inspiration this year. Macy's is in search of the 2015 Great American Grilling Guru. Backyard connoisseurs from all over the country were invited to submit their best grilling recipe from April 14 to May 2nd. The top 6 grill masters were selected by Macy's Culinary Council and will be competing for the title right here in Nashville … [Read more...]

Williamson County Pools

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  Brentwood Williamson County Indoor Sports Complex (Map) Indoor 50-meter Olympic competition/training pool with attached shallow water lap/teaching pool. Hours:  Monday - Friday  5AM - 9PM Saturday 7AM - 6PM Sunday  1PM - 6PM Cost :  $3 per visit (Multi visit passes available)   Spring Hill Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill (Map) Indoor 25-yard, 6 lane pool Hours and schedule for the indoor pool can be found at this link.  Outdoor 6,000 sq. … [Read more...]

Pools, Beaches and Splash Pads – Wilson County

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Mount Juliet Cedar Creek Recreation Area (Map) Sandy beach with swimming area Lots of picnic spots Daily Use Fee - $4 per carload   Ava's Splash Pad @ Charlie Daniels Park (Map) Opens May 26, 2015 Hours: Monday-Saturday 11AM - 6PM Sunday 2PM - 4PM Cost : Free   Lebanon Jimmy Floyd Center (Map) Indoor Pool Hours :  Monday - Friday  6AM - 9PM Saturday  6AM - 7PM Sunday 1PM - 5PM Outdoor Pool - (Open Memorial Day - Labor Day) Monday … [Read more...]

Sumner County Pools and Beaches

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  Gallatin Gallatin Civic Center (Map) Indoor Pool with lap swim as well as a shallow area for free play Whirlpool spa and sauna are available to people 16 and over Hours: Monday - Thursday 5 AM to 7:30PM Friday 5 AM to 5:30 PM Saturday  6 AM to 5:30PM Sunday  Noon to 5:30 PM Cost: $4 Gallatin resident  - $5 non-resident Outdoor Pool (Map) Opens for the season May 23, 2015 Hours :  Monday - Saturday  10AM - 5PM Sunday  12PM - 5PM Cost : … [Read more...]

Carmike Summer Kid Series 2015

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  Every Thursday at 10AM from June 4 - August 6 see a movie at participating Carmike Cinemas. Admission is $4 and includes popcorn and a Coke Product. Participating Locations : Franklin Thoroughbred 20 (Map) Wynnsong 16 Murfreesboro (Map) Bellevue 8 (Map) Cinema 1 Springfield (Map)   Movie Schedule June 4 - Rise of the Guardians (PG) June 11 - How To Train Your Dragon 2 (PG) June 18 - Monsters vs Aliens (PG)   June 25 - The … [Read more...]