The weekend is finally here so gather the family to enjoy a few things happening in the area. Make it a good one, and TGIF!

1. Stephenville Public Library story time

If you’re looking for some fun for the kiddos this morning get on over to the Stephenville Public Library at 10:30 a.m. for story time. Story time is held every Friday morning and is geared towards ages three and older. For more information call the SPL at 254-918-1240.

2. Morgan Mill Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off

Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy a frozen treat at the annual Morgan Mill Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Morgan Mill Community Center. Admission is $15 for adults, $6 for kids 12 and under, and includes a BBQ sandwich, chips, drink and all the homemade ice cream you can eat. All proceeds will benefit Harmony 592, Lingleville 752 and Clairette 1052 Masonic Lodges. For more information visit

Take a trip to Splashville

3. Splashville will only be open through the end of August so get in as many trips as possible during the peak heat months of summer! The waterpark is open 2-7 p.m. Mondays, 12-7 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. on Sundays. For more information on policies, features and pricing visit the Splashville Facebook page.