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Reading With You May 28

Reading With You Summer Reading List

Our stations are proud to once again partner with Reading Partners North Texas and the Alice J. Puente Reading Initiative for this important program to encourage young students to continue their learn...

  • COVID-19 Apr 17

    COVID-19: Jobs Available for Workers Impacted by Coronavirus

    The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) is connecting workers displaced by the COVID-19 crisis to thousands of available jobs in the Dallas Region. Emmitt Smith, NFL Hall-of-Famer and all-time leading rusher and DRC board member, will serve as the chief spokesman for the DRC’s “Connecting Displaced Workers to Jobs” platform. The online portal can be acce...
  • Heard Museum Jun 4

    Native Texas Butterfly House and Garden at Heard Museum Now Open

    Now through October 4, visitors to the outdoor Native Texas Butterfly House and Garden at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will have the opportunity to walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators. Guests will be able to view butterflies up close while learning about their life stages and m...
  • education May 28

    3 Tips to Help Your Child Read Better

    When students fail to read during summer months, it can negatively impact their learning when they return to school in the fall. Educators often call this “summer slide.”

  • Clear the Shelters Apr 6

    COVID-19: Clear The Shelters

    NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are committed to help our local shelters find homes for our furry friends. During this unprecedented health crisis due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, our Clear the Shelters partners have been overwhelmed with animals needing homes – forever homes and foster homes. If you are interested in fostering an animal, please visit...
  • The Warren Center Apr 28

    The Warren Center: Virtual Therapy Sessions

    The Warren Center, for children with developmental differences is offering virtual therapy sessions.  The Warren Center is a nonprofit organization providing therapy services to children impacted by developmental delays and disabilities. On average, the agency serves over 1200 children every week and provides critical resources to their family...
  • Girls Inc. Apr 21

    COVID-19: Girls Inc. of Tarrant County Needs Your Support

    NBC 5 encourages you to help Girls Inc., especially during this crisis, provide girls ongoing social and emotional support, life-changing programs and resources to help meet the immediate needs of their families.  Ways you can help! Make a monetary donation to support Girls Inc. programs at Purchase items fr...
  • SNAP May 20

    Double Up Food Bucks Program at Cowtown Farmers Market Enables SNAP Recipients to Stretch Their Food Dollars.

    Looking for healthy, fresh-from-the-farm produce for the family table this summer? Cowtown Farmers Market is the place to shop, and now local families that are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits can stretch their food dollars even further with the new Double Up Food Bucks initiative.  Area resident...
  • Perot Museum Apr 20

    DIY Scrappy Garden Presented by The Perot Museum

    Did you know you can easily regrow some of your vegetables, just by using kitchen scraps? Here’s how you can get started, using the base of a bunch of celery and some seeds from a bell pepper. You will need: • An empty container like a small pot or plastic cup • Potting soil • A few bell pepper seeds…

  • Reading With You Mar 25

    Reading With You

    Join NBC 5’s Laura Harris, Reading Partners North Texas and the Alice J. Puente Reading Initiative Fund as we continue to encourage young viewers to read and be successful. Reading With You is a yearlong campaign. Each month, we focus on a theme and Reading Partners North Texas provides book titles to match the theme. To find this month’s...
  • COVID-19 Mar 19

    Community Events Cancelled Or Rescheduled

    NBC 5 would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generous support of the important events and programs we promote in our community. As a result of COVID-19 concerns, the following organizations have cancelled or rescheduled events that NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 have promoted. Their decisions were not made lightly. They were made in the ...
  • autism Jan 13

    Metrocare's Center for Children With Autism

    Discussing Metrocare’s recently re-opened Center for Children with Autism in Desoto as well as some of the services available with Tate Ringer, Chief Strategy Officer at Metrocare, and Selena Milles, Metrocare’s Program Director. For more information, visit

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 27, 2019

    The Warren Center

    Discussing the impact The Warren Center has on children with developmental differences and their mission to focus on early childhood intervention with Amy Spawn, the CEO of The Warren Center. To learn more, visit

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 15, 2019

    The Warren Center

    Discussing the impact The Warren Center has on children with developmental differences and their mission to focus on early childhood intervention with Bill Warren, the President of The Warren Center’s Board of Trustees, and Beverly Warren, the founding chair of The Warren Center’s Advisory Council. To learn more, visit
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