I’ve lived in Las Vegas consistently for 14 years now and back and forth before then. In my twenties I was constantly out, driving, taking my girls to the park, discovering different malls, driving everywhere. Now, well I hate to admit it, but I’m a home-body. I write a lot and I’m cooped up in my office for most of the day. So I’ve decided to take out my eight year old more often. We’ve begun to go out and watch the free movies at Town Square and The District. Every thursday at Town Square they show free kids movies out on the lawn. We got there around 7:00pm and most of the lawn was taken, so if you’re planning on going go earlier than 7:00pm. The movie begins at dusk, so around 7:30pm ish’ if you’d like your children to partake in the play ground, bring good shoes, and maybe even a swim suit for them and towels. They have a wet area and a tree house and more. The grass is fake and it’s hard, so bring a thick blanket. All in all it was fun, it was our first time and now we know, get their early, bring a thick blanket and pillows, towels, swimsuit if it’s hot enough and pack a small cooler with drinks and snacks. The movie ended around 10:00pm.
Yesterday, we went to The District for the free movie show. Now, for me that was much more enjoyable. It was smaller, not so crowded and the grass is real. There are free Carousel rides and free popcorn until 8:30pm Whole Foods is next door so we just went there and got some snacks and brought our bag from Whole Foods, our blankets and water it was very relaxing and pleasant. We got there a little after 6:00pm and we had a great spot, time to ride the carousel and time to get some snacks at Whole Foods. The District free movie shows are every Friday and sometimes on Saturdays.
Last week, we went to Bonnie Springs. It was $5.00 per person to get into the petting zoo. They had donkey’s, goats, sheep, pigs, roosters, and deer roaming the zoo. Bring plenty of quarters with you if you want to feed the animals, they have stands with food and you can put in a quarter and get some food. The animals, freely come to you and take the food from your hand. The deer kept trying to eat my husbands’ shirt, so that was funny. We also met, what we think is Bonnie. She was an elderly woman with bags of food for the animals. They all crowded around her as soon as she entered. They also have lamas, rams, lynx cats, wolves, a bull long horn, peacocks, ravens and more that are in fences. The old town part was in construction. We didn’t eat at the restaurant so I’m not sure how that is. I”m hoping to take the girls to Siegfried and Roy’s animal habitat next week, Fremont street experience and the Tournament of kings show. I’ll let you know how that turns out.
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