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Posted 12:00am on Thursday, Aug. 07, 2014

Jumpin’ for joy

The Arlington Early Childhood PTA invites moms with kids age 5 and younger to attend its Jump Into the New Year event Thursday. Held at Pump It Up in Arlington, the event gives non-members a chance to learn more about the group while enjoying refreshments and jumping time. The event is 9:40-11:40 a.m., and it is free. 1120 Eden Road, Arlington, www.aecpta.org.

Going once, going twice

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center hosts a two-day sale of early Texas art Friday and Saturday. Sponsored by Heritage Auctions, it features a preview reception 5-8 p.m. Friday and a panel discussion on “Early Texas Art in a National Context,” facilitated by the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Sale hours are 5-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Although the discussion is free, reservations must be made by calling 214-329-9818 or visiting www.texasartcollector.com. The museum is at 1300 Gendy St., Fort Worth. 817-738-1938; www.fwcac.com

— Courtney Ortega

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