This coming week we’ve got RoughRiders baseball, a Super Fun Friday night, live music, or TONS of activities going on at the library! And if you’ve got a kid in sports, you need to be at “CHALK TALK” this Saturday at the Discovery Center.
Featured this week: Nerdvana
Nervdana is a coffee shop concept dreamt up by the creative minds of Kristy Pitchford and Executive Chef Mike Junio. “We wanted a place that not only people could come to get coffee, but a place for gamers, nerds and people to relax, play some of our table top games and just feel at home.”
Thursday, July 21
“Nat’l Videogame Museum hosts Pokemon GO Lure Fest” – The National Videogame Museum (NVM)in Frisco will host a “Pokémon GO Lure Fest” from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Beat the Texas heat and come catch multiple Pokémon from our lure, enjoy giveaways every half an hour (beginning at 10:30 a.m.), meet with gaming experts and fans, as well as get access to the entire museum.
Friday, July 22
“SEASCAPES: The Exhibition” – Join us at 7pm in Gallery8680 for the opening and artist reception for SEASCAPES. The exhibit will run from July 22nd to Sunday, August 14th. Gallery8680, 8680 Main Street, Suite 1E, Frisco 75034
“The Rumble Kings at Rock 101 Grill” – The Rumble Kings are hands down one of the most entertaining bands in Texas. Over the years the band has gelled into a true Rock & Roll show. Their huge sound & powerful performances are truly amazing. From 9pm, at Rock 101 Grill, 2833 Eldorado Pkwy., Little Elm, 75033
“WaterWise Brown Bag Workshop Series Shade Gardening” – Bring your lunch, and from 12noon to 1pm learn more about landscaping that’s “made in the shade” this summer! This free WaterWise Workshop offered in partnership with the Texas A&M AgriLife Exension Center will offer information about creative ways of dealing with shade challenges in your yard. Register for this free brown bag workshop. For questions about upcoming workshops or events, please email WaterWise. City of Frisco, Public Works Facility, 11300 Research Road, Frisco, Texas 75033.
“Super Friday Fun Night” – Kids night out at the FAC! Start off in the Zone playing air hockey, billiards, and foosball during check-in. Next, head to the Indoor Aquatic Center for swimming in the lazy river, play pool, and slide down ‘Big Blue’ (must be 48′ to ride). End the night with a pizza dinner and fun, active and cooperative games in our studios and gym. Bring your friends and join us for Super Friday Fun Nights! Drop off in Zone. Guardian must come into FAC with participant to sign a waiver on first visit. Bring bathing suit and towel.
“Back-to-School Immunization Clinic” – Frisco ISD will host an immunization clinic in conjunction with registration for new K-12 students. This opportunity is available to any student missing required immunizations for the 2016-17 school year. From 8:30am to 2:30pm at Vandeventer Middle School, 6075 Independence Parkway, Frisco, TX 75035.
Saturday, July 23
“CHALK TALK” SESSION IN FRISCO TO COVER CONCUSSIONS AND SAFETY – At 6 p.m., right before students head back to school, football practice and other sports trainings, Sci-Tech Discovery Center has brought their ‘mind stretching fun’ to an important and informational free speaker series for families with “Chalk Talk.” The session on Saturday, July 23 concludes the series with a frank talk about concussions beginning at 6 p.m. Children registered will engage in STEM related, hands-on activities led by the Sci-Tech staff while the parents enjoy an interactive conversation including vital information for all parents, coaches and athletes, led by FOX4’s Sports Director Mike Doocy. This session is FREE, but space is limited. RESERVE YOUR SEATS TODAY!
“MEDITATION AND HEALING MUSIC CONCERT” – The Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple in Frisco cordially invites you to a Meditation and Healing Music Concert at 6:30pm as part of the Temple’s Anniversary celebration. This concert will feature HH Sri Swamiji who has played in renowned concert halls around the world including the Lincoln Center, Royal Albert Hall, and the Sydney Opera House. The concert is free and open to the public! Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple, 12030 Independence Parkway, Frisco.
“Frisco Rotary FARMERS MARKET” – The Farmers Market is back in downtown Frisco with a new location! On 4th Street between Main and Elm, the Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8am to 1pm or Sell Out. A bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables creates a colorful welcome to those who appreciate the “buy fresh, buy local” idea. Seasonal fruits create a spectacular palette! The freshest vegetables in North Dallas will excite your culinary talents! Also available are pasture fed beef, pork, lamb, and the freshest eggs you’ll find. Buy pasta, nuts, cheesecake, muffins, gourmet items, and honey – all fresh! Check out the vendors page for information on all the vendors. Be sure to come by every Saturday starting in May for the best produce and homemade goods in Frisco.
Monday, July 25
“Slick Juggling” – The Frisco Public Library will host juggling extraordinaire, David Slick, as part of the Monday Mindstretcher summer events for grades K-5 and their families. Events will be held at 9:30am, 11:00am, 2:30pm, and 4:00pm in the 1st floor Council Chambers. No ticket is required, however space is limited. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each performance. Frisco Public Library, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.
“Texas Legends Youth Summer Basketball Camp” – Come join us for the 2016 Texas Legends Youth Summer Camp! This 4-day camp is for boys and girls between ages 6-14 who are looking to improve their game, compete in fun camp contests, and interact with the most fan-friendly team in DFW. The Texas Legends! With four great weeks to pick from, everyone can find a week to get a great camp experience or can attend all four sessions! GUESTS TO INCLUDE: DONNIE NELSON, DUNKER, TEXAS LEGENDS PLAYERS & PERSONNEL. There are 3 sessions to pick from in July and August. AGES 6-14, BOYS & GIRLS
July 25-28 – Bent Tree Bible Church
August 8-11 – Bent Tree Bible Church
Tuesday, July 26
“CraftPalooza” – Teens, get your craft on at the Frisco Public Library! From 3-4pm, bring your creativity and get ready to create a variety of crafts. For grades 6-12 in the 1st floor Teen Room. Frisco Public Library, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.
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Deals & Discounts
PogoPass: Get a $124.95 PogoPass for $49.98 when you use code: FRISCO. Get 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:
“Aladdin KIDS” – When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie’s magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more are here in Disney’s Aladdin KIDS, a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love. Frisco Youth Theatre, Black Box Theater, in Frisco. July 28th to 30th. Tickets are $10-$12
“FRISCO’S GOT TALENT!” – Entry deadling on July 31st, hosted by the Frisco Youth Theatre. YouTube video submissions for live showcase. Frisco residents and FISD students are invited to enter a community-wide performing arts competition. This is an opportunity to showcase the amazing talent of Frisco students while recognizing their hard work and encouraging them to continue to develop their talent. Final performances to be held on August 27th and 28th. (link to LsFrisco press release!)
“Dive-In Movies” – On Friday, August 5th, see “The Good Dinosaur” by floating in the pool and lazy river while you watch a movie under the stars at the Frisco Water Park. Friday night family fun can’t get better than this! Frisco Water Park at the FAC. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Gate opens at 8:00 p.m. $8 per person; children under 2 are free, but must have a ticket for entry. Under 2 tickets are limited and must be picked up at the Frisco Athletic Center. Water features will remain on until the movie starts at sunset. Concessions stand will be open.
“Driving Miss Daisy” – Tickets are on sale for the production of DRIVING MISS DAISY, A PULITZER PRIZE WINNING PLAY BY ALFRED UHRY. Play will be performed August 5th through the 21st. Directed by Evelyn Davis. Starring Fradonna Griffin, Jerry Barrax and Shane Beeson. Performed in the Black Box Theater in the Frisco Discovery Center. A warm hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging. crothety white Southern lady and a proud, soft spoken black man.