Check out these fun family activities happening this week in central Texas!

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So it's the 2nd day of spring break and the kids are already driving you crazy at home? Luckily, we've rounded up some fun family activities happening in central Texas this week! Check out the top 10 things to do during spring break that will keep you AND the kids happy!

 

TAKE A TRIP TO THE CAMERON PARK ZOO

How cool is it that you can see your favorite exotic animals right here in Central Texas? The Cameron Park Zoo is located in Waco, where you can see lions, tigers, monkeys, and more!

 

EXPLORE YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY

Most of the Libraries in Central Texas have special events during spring break! The Harker Heights Library has daily events every day this week at 2pm, along with Thursday Family Fun Night at 6pm!

 

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AN OPEN GYM

Extreme Cheer-Tumble has open gyms this week in both Belton and Killeen, complete with pizza and everything! Let the kids run off all their extra energy in the afternoons or on friday evenings!

 

CHECK OUT THE LOCAL PARKS

Central Texas has a ton of fun parks that both the kids and adults can enjoy! Check out all the parks Belton and Temple have to offer!

 

TAKE A TRIP TO THE SCIENCE THEATER

Get in touch with your inner scientist at the Mayborn Science Theater in Killeen! With a recent million dollar upgrade, you've never seen anything like the amazing lazer shows and motion pictures shown on their huge dome screen!

 

ENJOY A FULL DAY OF FUN AT KITES FOR KIDS DAY

Variety Peaceable Kingdom is a non profit organization that helps the families of children with special needs. They'll be hostinga FREE Kites for Kids Saturday, March 15th from 1-4 pm, with activities such as air hockey, ropes courses, theater in the woods, mini golf and more!

 

VISIT THE TEXAS RANGER HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM

As if the Texas Ranger Museum wasn't cool enough already, they'll have special western activities during the week of spring break! Check them out online here.

 

HAVE A FAMILY FUN DAY AT SPARE TIME TEXAS

Check out the spring break special from 9am-1pm every day this week at Spare Time Texas in Temple. You can go bowling, play lazertag, and video games all morning!

 

TAKE IN A BASEBALL GAME

Take advantage of your free time by taking in a Baylor baseball game! (You can also hear our own Jamie Garrett announcing the game!) See the schedule here.

 

VISIT THE DR PEPPER MUSEUM

If you're a Dr Pepper fanatic like I am, you'll LOVE the official museum. Check out their website for a discount  on tickets coupon here.