We’re 10 days out from the BIG DAY and tomorrow’s the last day of school ’til 2017! Maximize your merriment in Frisco with Santa appearances, Toys for Troops, Cirque Musica, and tons of other Holiday Season events coming this week!
Featured This Week: Santa Comes to 4th Street – CANCELLED
This event has been CANCELLED due to the impending weather on Sunday… (read more!)
Thursday, December 15
“Operation Once in a Lifetime Toys for Troops Toy & Clothing Drive at Frisco Square” – ONLY 4 MORE DAYS!!! Frisco Square is proud to partner again with Operation Once in a Lifetime (OOIAL), a military non-profit group that helps make the dreams of U.S. Soldiers and their families come true. During the holiday season, OOIAL Toys for Troops drive helps military families provide a good Christmas for their children. The Toys for Troops Drive will run now through December 19, 2016 in Frisco Square. Soldiers in uniform will pick up from all Frisco Square donation locations on December 20, 2016. Donate new, unwrapped toy or clothing items at the following Drop Locations in Frisco Square:
- barre3 – during business hours
- The Boulevard at Frisco Square – drop off during regular business hours
- The COOP – drop off during regular business hours
- Frisco Square Management Office – 8am – 5pm Mon – Fri
- Next Step Dance Performing Arts Center – drop off during regular business hours
- The Plaza at Frisco Square – drop off during regular business hours
- POParella’s Gourmet Popcorn & Treats – drop off during regular business hours
- The Roots Bar – drop off during regular business hours
- Sweet Tooth Dental Loft – drop off during regular business hours
- Skate the Square Outdoor Ice Rink – (corner of Main Street and Coleman Blvd)
Friday, December 16
“Texas Legends vs Westchester Knicks” – It’s “Assist the Officer Night” presented by Texas811. Assist the Officer is a non-profit that supports police men and women who have been seriously injured in the line of duty. During the police shootings in Dallas this past July, a longtime member of the Legends Family was seriously injured in the line of duty – and on Friday night we will be honoring this true Texas Legend – Officer Misty McBride. Tipoff at 7:30pm in Dr. Pepper Arena.
Saturday, December 17
“Christmas in the Square” Special Event Night” – From 5pm to 10pm, experience all of Christmas in the Square plus Skate the Square AND parachuting Santa, train rides, inner-tubing snow slide, horse-drawn carriages, and an interactive snow play area, plus snow flurries every 15 minutes!
“Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular” – The Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular is a fun filled holiday entertainment event for the entire family. The perfect celebration for the holidays as the cast of Cirque Musica performs incredible feats of strength, skill, and grace to great Holiday music favorites performed by a live symphony.
“Frisco School of Performing Arts Celebration of Arts Variety Show” – Acting, Art, Dance and Musical Theatre come together to perform and display art inspired by three musicals. From 2pm to 6pm, his Grand gala show is presented in our performing arts auditorium with professional lighting, sound, video and art gallery.
“Frisco Chorale & Plano Symphony Orchestra” – The Frisco Chorale joins with the Plano Civic Chorus in a Christmas Concert with the Plano Symphony Orchestra at Frisco High School. Performance is at 4:00 PM.
Sunday, December 18
“Cookies & Cider With Santa at Frisco Heritage Center 3rd Sunday Open House” – The December Third Sunday Open House event at the Frisco Heritage Center will feature a visit with Santa, children’s holiday crafts, and cider and cookies all in the Smith-Muse Farm House (the white house with wrap-around porch). The event is December 18 from 1-4 p.m. at the center, located at 6499 Page Street. The blacksmiths will also be doing demonstrations in the blacksmith shop. Great time to do some last minute shopping in the museum gift store, as well. The event is free and open to the public.
Monday, December 19
“Family Movie Night: The Polar Express” – For all ages at the Frisco Public Library, 2nd floor, Children’s Program Room, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Gather the family, blankets, and pillows for a holiday movie and treats.
Tuesday, December 20
“Minecraft Engineering Workshops” – Play-Well TEKnologies, a project-based programs that teaches principles and methods of engineering to children utilizing LEGO®, will host two Minecraft Engineering Camps at the National Videogame Museum on December 20th.
“Winter Bricks n’ Art Camp – Bricks 4 Kidz” – Join Bricks 4 Kids for an awesome day of LEGO® brick building along with arts and crafts. Students will exercise pre-engineering skills by building fun technic models as well as creativity with regular brick models and mosaics. Kids, bring a peanut-free lunch and a water bottle and let your mom and dad go enjoy a day off or holiday shopping.
“Milk and Cookies with Santa at The COOP” – The COOP will be hosting our 2nd Annual Milk and Cookies with Santa on Tuesday, December 20th. This year we will have two sessions for you to choose from for your little ones. Our morning session will be from 10:00 – 12:30 and our afternoon session will be from 2:00 – 4:30. It will be a fun filled time with Santa mingling with the kiddos, milk and cookies for everyone and a picture with Santa. We are hoping to have a profession photographer with a festive background for pictures with Santa. Price is $30 per child and includes the following: Complimentary picture with Santa, Milk & Cookies, Holiday Crafts, Storytime, and Playtime! Reservations/pre payment are required. Spots are limited per session. Give us a call at 972-668-1100 to make your reservation!
“Frisco City Council Meeting” – The Frisco City Council typically meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month inside the City Council Chamber at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. Citizens are welcome to attend the open meeting, which generally begins at 6:30 p.m.
Citizens’ input is heard at approximately 7:30 p.m. Can’t join us at City Hall? Watch meetings live! Select “video” next to the listing for the current meeting date at the above link.
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Deals & Discounts
Soccer Parenting Virtual Summit: Get your Free Pass to the virtual summit happening the weekend of December 2nd. If you have a child that plays soccer at any level, don’t miss this online event. If you can’t make it that weekend, there are opportunities to get lifetime access all of the content plus get several bonuses.
PogoPass: Get a $124.95 PogoPass for ONLY $49.98 when you use code: FRISCO. You’ll have access to some of the most fun venues around town this summer including the Frisco RoughRiders, Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Fort Worth Zoo, Texas Discovery Gardens, and many, many more!
GET READY FOR:
- “2016 Texas Legends Winter Basketball Camp” – On December 27, 28, and 29, come join the Texas Legends for exciting basketball action at this winter’s coolest youth basketball camp. Your child will learn a variety of skills and drills from the Texas Legends star-studded coaching staff including visits from celebrity guests and complimentary camp gifts. Sign up NOW!
- “Entrepreneur SUMMIT” – On March 29th and 30th, 2017, an event for entrepreneurs looking for their next level of success. Join us for a day of proven business growth strategies, innovative ideas, and leadership development from some of today’s top entrepreneurs like Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec. Network with top entrepreneurs and walk away with advice, solutions, fresh perspectives, and relationships that will take your business to the next level.
Tickets Details: $149 Early Bird Admission (Ends 1/8 – Price goes to $249) to the All Day Event on 3/30 (Lunch Included).
$249 Early Bird VIP Admission (Ends 1/8 – Price goes to $349) – VIP Happy Hour on 3/29 + All Day Event on 3/30 (Lunch Included).
Details and Schedule of Event: March 29th – Small Group Intensives (Additional purchase required) & VIP Happy Hour/Book Signing. March 30th – General Admission Ticket to All Day Event, Including Lunch.