Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintBy now summer vacation is in full swing. The family has slept in, visited the pool and celebrated the Fourth. If your kids are like mine it is getting harder and harder to drag them away from the TV and video games. Desert Strike Lanes Bowling Center understands this dilemma and has a solution: […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintIf you didn’t get a chance to see “The Lion King” while they were in town, don’t fret there is still a chance to experience Broadway in El Paso. EPISD’s Annual Summer Musical program will present “Hairspray the Musical” at the historic El Paso High Theatre July 18-21. This show features the talents of […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintIn the El Paso desert climate, it may be hard to believe that just a few miles down the road is the Ramirez Pecan Farm. This farm is owned and operated by a local family with strong ties to the military community. They will be hosting a Country Cool Down to help families beat […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrint The days are getting longer as summer settles in, and the last thing anyone wants to be reminded of is school. I know, I know, no one wants to think about preparing for a new school year, but ignoring it won’t make it go away! For many military families, the school year brings […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintA trip to the zoo is a marvelous way to spend a summer day, except when it is over 100 degrees outside! Don’t cancel your zoo plans just yet, The El Paso Zoo offers a cooler alternative, Zoo After Howlers. This event allows guests to visit the animals in the evening when the temps […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintDo you believe we are truly alone in the universe? Whether you are convinced the government is covering up UFO evidence or just mildly entertained by the idea, Roswell’s Annual UFO Festival is a perfect place to spend a few days. http://www.ufofestivalroswell.com/event/2017-ufo-festival/ I am sure everyone has heard about the unidentified flying object which crashed near […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrint2018 marks the 242nd celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Are you still searching for ways to celebrate? Pop Goes the Fort at Ft Bliss and Old Mesilla are both hosting 4th of July events full of food, fun, and fireworks but here are a couple more options: Already have plans […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintOne of the best places to celebrate Fourth of July is on a military installation. It is filled with patriotism surrounding by the men and woman who protect the freedom America was founded upon. Pop Goes the Fort is an annual Fourth of July celebration at Ft Bliss http://www.epso.org/events_detail.sstg?event_id=73 . The celebration begins at 4:30pm […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintFt Bliss’s location, the most southwestern point of Texas, can feel like the middle of nowhere. However, if visitors explore the surrounding areas they will find quite a few little towns which are precious and quaint. One of my favorites is Old Mesilla, NM. https://www.newmexico.org/places-to-go/regions-cities/southwest/old-mesilla/ If you haven’t taken a trip to Old Mesilla, Fourth […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintThe Ysleta Mission Festival is a perfect example of the culture and history which El Paso was built upon. This three-day festival has been taking place every July for nearly one hundred years at one of the oldest living missions in the country. How is that for a history lesson! The Ysleta Mission Festival […]