July 2015 Around Town

Shoot Smart Summer League

DFW’s premier indoor shooting range is hosting a summer shooting league for kids aged 8 to 15. Kids with all levels of shooting experience are welcome to join. All shooters will use a .22 caliber pistol and if you don’t have one, the range can provide one. The shooters will need a maximum of 50 rounds per week for 6 weeks. The course is $89.99/person and includes the New Shooter Clinic (a $65 value) specifically redesigned for kids, lane and gun rental, targets and fun prizes. Ammo is not included; however it will be available for sale at each range. The league will be at the Alliance location on July 12 and at the Grand Prairie location on July 19. For more information, go to ShootSmart.com and click on the “Learn” tab.

Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon

Bowlathons are a time-honored tradition in Junior Achievement. For over 30 years, JA of the Chisholm Trail has hosted a variety of bowling events with themes ranging from the Wild West to Disco Fever. Each year the bowl-a-thons provide companies and families a fun day to gather together raising money for the educational programs. The theme this year is Sportspalooza, all things sports. There are contests on the day of the event such as lane decoration, best dressed, trivia and more The Summer Fun Bowl-a-thon at Cityview Lanes in Fort Worth is on Saturday, August 1, and is open to any company that wants to be involved. As the coordinator, you would help your company coordinate bowling teams of five people and raise funds for Junior Achievement through pledges and donations. For more information, call 817.731.0838.

Shop Haute Loves
West Fort Worth

Shop Haute Wheels, Texas’ latest mobile fashion boutique, is bringing the runway to the roadway for the citizens of West Fort Worth. The retirement community shuttle bus turned catch-it-if-you-can boutique on wheels, travels to local bars, restaurants, office buildings and more, taking the hassle out of having to go out of your way to shop. For the ultimate convenience, Shop Haute Wheels offers private parties and will even reward event hostesses with shopping gift cards worth 10 percent of the total sales from any booked events.

The owners’ constant interaction with customers from all around the community allows them to understand exactly what the lovely people of Fort Worth are looking for and curate inventory accordingly. The store stocks laid-back basics in addition to dresses, shorts, tops, cover-ups and rompers to cater to Fort Worth’s western-chic style. Best of all, because the overhead costs of running a mobile boutique are significantly lower than the brick and mortar alternative, Shop Haute Wheels is able to offer customers lower prices, with every item in-store pricing in at $100 or under.

For a schedule of upcoming events, visit Shop-Haute-Wheels.myshopify.com.

Monkey and Dog Books

Find Waldo Local is a scavenger hunt hosted by Monkey and Dog Books with participating local Fort Worth merchants. In July 2015, Waldo spotters, young and old, are eligible for prizes throughout the month. The hunt will culminate with a grand ceremony held at Monkey and Dog Books. 3637 West Vickery Blvd, (Inside Feastivities), Fort Worth, TX 76107. MonkeyandDogBooks.com

Art at Archie’s Gardenland

Join us Saturday, July 18th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to create a garden-inspired craft with local artist and Ridglea Hills Elementary School art teacher Angela Lendzioszek. For more info 
call 817.737.6614.

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to 
End Alzheimer’s®

The world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and seven locations in the North Central Texas region alone, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.

More than 2,500 walkers are expected to participate in the 2015 Fort Worth Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which will be held on Saturday, October 24, at Trinity Park with a goal to raise $315,000.

For more information or to sign up for the Walk go to ACT.Alz.org/fortworth.  Be sure to join us for our Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kick-Off Party at the Stayton at Museum Way on Thursday, August 13, from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

For questions or to RSVP for the kick-off party, please call Ashley Powell 817.336.4949 or email apowell@alz.org.


Cucina Italiana’s spacious covered patio is now dog-friendly. To celebrate, BRAVO! is offering a special doggie menu, including: salmon with mixed vegetables, chicken with brown rice, chicken with faro salad and peanut butter and banana ice cream. The menu is available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and upon request during restaurant hours. BRAVO! Cucina Italiana is located at 3010 S Hulen St.

The store is getting in all their local home grown produce: blackberries, squash, peaches, etc. More arriving daily. All the grilling goodies such as prime steaks and k-bobs in the market and lots of fresh salads made from our local produce in the deli. Roy Pope Grocery 2300 Merrick, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 817.732.2863

Lisa McConnell Design Studio

The Studio is pleased to announce that Branden Smith has joined LMDS as master jeweler. Branden will be working with Lisa in all aspects and duties of the jewelry business. He comes to LMDS with more than 17 years experience, having worked for Charles Cohen Jewelers for several years, and the last 14 years at Cox’s Fine Jewelry in Arlington. Brandon is a graduate of Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology in Paris, Texas.

Come celebrate Branden’s new adventure every Wednesday in July. Mention you read this in West FW Lifestyle and receive 15 percent off all repairs, custom jewelry and sales for the entire month of July.  Lisa McConnell, 3913 Camp Bowie Blvd, 817.732.4440 3913

Wilco Realtors

Wilco Realtors is excited to announce the addition of four new agents that have joined their brokerage.  Mirna and Jason Smith, residents of Mansfield, Texas, bring experience in lending, new home sales and existing home sales.  Nick Rockwell, a recent graduate of OSU, offers the beginnings of an energetic and youthful approach to real estate.  Nick’s emphasis is on commercial property management and residential and commercial sales.  Suzanne Bowen joined Wilco during the month of June, she is reviving a successful past career in real estate and brings fresh excitement to the market. They have moved into their new offices located in the heart of Arlington Heights 3500 Hulen and 11875 Camp Bowie Blvd W. near the new Walsh Ranch development, Lost Creek and Chapel Creek. Make sure you stop by and say hello!