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October 26th: Fall Family Fun Festival

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The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the annual Fall Family Fun Festival on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Glass Recreation Center located at 501 W. 32nd Street. This free event is designed for children ages 2 to 12 and will include: Entertainment Games Bounce houses Clowns Professional face painters Costume contest (starts at 6:30 p.m.) More! All attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. Concessions will be available for a small fee. The Glass Recreation Center is seeking new corporate sponsors and vendors as well as entertainment for this event. To learn…

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Fall Fun at Tyler State Park: Zombie Apocalypse Hike, Family Fishing, and More!

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Tyler State Park is launching a series of classes that are open to all ages of park visitors and geared toward nature enthusiasts. Tyler State Park is located at Hwy 14 north of Tyler. The fall education lineup is intended to help people reconnect with the outdoors with all sessions offered on park grounds, 789 Park Rd. 16. Day passes are $6 for adults; children 12 and younger get in free. For directions and additional class info, call (903)597-5338 or email boyd.sanders@tpwd.texas.gov. For camping fees and availability, go to tpwd.texas.gov and select “Tyler State Park.” Classes include: October…

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October 21st: “The Man Who Knew Too Much” at Movies in the Park

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Cooler fall temperatures mean the return of the Tyler Parks and Recreation’s popular Movies in the Park series. This season marks the thirteenth year for the outdoor film series, recognized locally as a budget-wise, family-friendly way to enjoy pleasant fall evenings in Bergfeld Park at the newly reconstructed amphitheater and Centene Stage. The last film of the season is: Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. – “The Man Who Knew Too Much” The classic Alfred Hitchcock film featuring Jimmy Stewart and Doris Day where American vacationers get caught up in an assassination plot. This movie is part of the Rose Festival Arts and Crafts Fair…

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This Month at the Library: American Girl Club, Family Movies, and Teen Tuesdays

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The Tyler Library will host many exciting summer events. The Tyler Library is located at 201 S. College, Downtown Tyler. Most events are free. The Library is open Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, and Sunday 1-5pm. For more info call (903)593-7323 or go to tylerlibrary.com. Children Storytimes All storytimes will be in Taylor Auditorium. Leeme un Cuento/Read to Me Storytime (children 3-6) is on Mondays at 10:30am. Lap & Play Time (babies up to 18 months) features stories, songs, and playtime with developmental toys at 9:30am. Toddler Explore Storytime (children under age 3) is on Wednesdays at…

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Fall Fun in East Texas: There’s More to See Than Just Pretty Leaves

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Everything’s coming up pumpkins - including lots of family fun in East Texas. Here are a few great ways to experience fall, East Texas style. Yesterland Farm It’s Fall Festival time at Yesterland Farms! From their website, “We’ll be stacking up the pumpkins, firing up the Hawg Wild Grill, and getting our campfires set for visitors to enjoy as fall comes to YesterLand Farm in Canton, Texas this year. With 30 plus activities and attractions, from Apple Cannons to Zombies, plus a 3-acre Corn Maze - there’s something for everyone in the family. Bring kids and cameras to…

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