Friday N.I.T.E Friends

Location: Custer Road United Methodist Church,6601 Custer Road, Plano TX 75023
Contact: 972-618-3450
Notes: Staff available for the medically fragile.Waiting list.

Kids’ Night Out

Location: Plano Parks and Recreation Resurrection Lutheran Church, Independence and Park in Plano.
Time: 2nd Friday of each month, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30p.m.
Contact: For reservations 972-941-7327.

Night Owls

Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas
Time: 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Contact: Reservations: 214-523-2284
Email: Kim Cavender
Notes: Reservations required. Waiting list.

Night Lights

Location: Lover’s Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road, Dallas
Time:1st Friday of each month 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Contact: Sherry Bryant or Ellen Rich at 214-706-9517
Email: to apply
Notes: Staff available for the medically fragile. Waiting list


Location: Murphy Road Baptist Church, 411 S Murphy Road, Murphy TX 75094
Time: The first Friday of the month from April to June  5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Contact: 972-467-2191
Email: Cari Downie at or Angela Sands at
Notes: Siblings are welcome. Wylie Life Skills teachers and volunteers lead children in arts, crafts, storytelling, games and play activities while parents are free to play on their own. Parents need to register their children by the Wednesday before each Friday event. Registration forms are available from Murphy Road Baptist Church.. Parents can also reserve spaces for their children by calling the number listed

Saturday Night Alive (Parent Night Out)

Location: Respite Ministry of First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Yellowjacket Lane, Rockwall, 972-771-5500
Time: 1st Saturday of each month from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Contact: Lauri Ritter 972-722-5179
Notes: For children with an identified special need (ages 6 months to 21 years) and their siblings (ages 6 months to 13 years.) Trained volunteers, nurses available as requested for medically fragile children, there is a waiting list if full for the month.  Reservations by Wednesday of the week of the event.

Friday Night Fun (Parent Night Out)

Location: Respite Ministry of Lake Pointe Church, 701 E. Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX
Time: 3rd Friday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Contact: Cary Scheurer 214-505-3532
Notes: For children with special needs and their siblings 6 months to 13 years old.

Parents Day Out

Location: Respite Ministry of First Baptist Church, Recreation Outreach Center, 100 W. Brin Street, Terrell
Contact: 972-524-1800
Notes: JOY Ministry team periodically hosts respite care so parents can have time to themselves. The care is for children with special needs and their siblings, Medical nurses are available.

Adventure Camp at Lake Pointe Church

Notes: Adventure Camp for children and young adults with special needs (5-21 years)

Fun Zone

Location: Stone Briar Community Church 4801 Legendary Drive Frisco
Contact: Meaghan Wall 469-252-5348

Harvey’s Kids

Location: Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, Josey and Frankfurt, Carrollton
Contact: Jana Jones 972-492-2432