Coming this week, you can learn new cooking skills, explore some opportunities for volunteerism, root for @RidersBaseball, and shop for fresh food at the Farmers’ Market. But, most importantly, make time to create some new memories with Dad… Wishing everyone a HAPPY FATHER’S DAY, Frisco!
Featured this week:
EnFuego Cigar and Tobacco Shop: I grew up with a dad who loves to smoke cigars so on this Fathers Day weekend we’re giving a shout out to En Fuego, a great little cigar lounge and very “Dad” kinda place. You can visit En Fuego in Frisco Square, on the south east corner facing the George Puerfoy Municipal Center and right next to eSpiritu.
Keep up with what’s happening in Frisco:
Friday, June 19
“Dive-In Movie (Dolphin Tale 2)” – At 8pm in Frisco Athletic Center Outdoor Aquatic Center, 5828 Nancy Jane Lane. Float in the pool and lazy river while you watch a movie under the stars at our Outdoor Aquatic Center. Friday night family fun can’t get better than this! $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.
“FATHER’S DAY FUN WITH DAD, Williams-Sonoma Complimentary Cooking Classes (Junior)” – Kids will discover some great gifts for Dad. The cooking class covers how to use everything from the latest kitchen gadgets to a favorite ice-cream maker for frozen desserts. Kids will learn to create a delicious treat for Dad and the rest of the family to enjoy. Suitable for ages 5 to 13. No charge to attend. Junior Chefs, Williams-Sonoma presents some fun, Friday night classes sure to entertain and instruct.
Saturday, June 20
“Junior League of Collin County Membership Open” – CALLING WOMEN INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERISM, LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY, the Junior League of Collin County is holding membership information sessions. From 10 to 11:30am, at Junior league of Collin County Headquarters, 5808 Coit Road Ste. 301, Plano, Texas 75093. Each year, women from across the Collin County area embark on a journey to serve their communities and develop their own leadership potential through the Junior League of Collin County. At the heart of the Junior League of Collin County’s mission is volunteerism. Comprised of nearly 1,000 women dedicated to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, the Junior League of Collin County strives to have its mission serve as inspiration to others to embrace volunteerism and community impact. Questions regarding membership may be sent to: MembershipInfo@jlcollincounty.org and you must RSVP to attend.
“INDOOR-OUTDOOR PIZZA, Williams-Sonoma Complimentary Cooking Classes” – At 9:30 a.m., hether cooked on a backyard grill or baked in the oven, pizzas are a delicious way to showcase summer produce. The class offers the how-tos to make classic pizza dough and a gluten-free variation, along with two seasonal pizzas, one savory and one sweet. Participants enjoy 10% savings on select same-day store purchases. Individuals who wish to attend are asked to make a reservation by the Thursday before the Saturday class. For reservations, call (972) 712-9455 or stop by Williams-Sonoma, located on the lower level near the main entrance to Stonebriar mall.
“Music in the Square” – Every Saturday evening in June, join us on the Simpson Plaza lawn, in front of City Hall for Frisco Square’s featured summer event, MUSIC IN THE SQUARE. Bring friends and family, grab a picnic, some blankets or chairs, and under the nighttime stars, enjoy listening to a unique line-up of talented musicians between 7:30 and 9:00 PM. Admission is free.
“2015 Frisco Farmers Market” – Starting at 8am in Frisco Square, 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, seafood, cheesecake, muffins, gourmet items, and honey—all fresh!
Sunday, June 21
“Frisco RoughRiders vs. Midland Rockhounds” – First pitch at 6:05pm in Dr Pepper Ballpark. RoughRiders same day tickets are available for purchase up to 90 minutes after 1st pitch on game day. Please contact the Frisco RoughRiders at 972.334.1900 with any questions.
Monday, June 22
“13th Annual Mayor’s Golf Classic Benefiting Frisco Family Services” – A great day of golf, food and fun awaits golfers of all levels as Frisco Family Services hosts the 13th Annual Mayor’s Golf Classic at the Stonebriar Country Club Country Club Course on June 22 at 9 a.m. The Mayor’s Golf Classic includes: Awards and special recognition for the top 3 teams; Prizes for putting challenge, longest drive and closest to the pin; Breakfast and an awards luncheon, and more! Location: Stonebriar Country Club, Club Course, 5050 Country Club Drive Frisco, Texas. Time: 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast; 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start; 1:30 p.m. Awards and Lunch
“Frisco RoughRiders vs. Midland Rockhounds” – First pitch at 7:05pm in Dr Pepper Ballpark. RoughRiders same day tickets are available for purchase up to 90 minutes after 1st pitch on game day. Please contact the Frisco RoughRiders at 972.334.1900 with any questions.
Tuesday, June 23
“Children’s Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids” – Every Tuesday in June at 11 a.m., Pottery Barn Kids at Stonebriar mall invites kids to stop in for Story Time. At their first Story Time, children will receive an official Book Club Card. The Card is stamped for each attendance. When the Card has five stamps, the child will receive a special gift. Story Time is presented compliments of Pottery Barn Kids and reservations are not required. A parent/caregiver is required to remain. Pottery Barn Kids is on the upper level near the Food Court.
“Frisco RoughRiders vs. Midland Rockhounds” – First pitch at 7:05pm in Dr Pepper Ballpark. RoughRiders same day tickets are available for purchase up to 90 minutes after 1st pitch on game day. Please contact the Frisco RoughRiders at 972.334.1900 with any questions. Wednesday, June 24
“Frisco RoughRiders vs. Midland Rockhounds” – First pitch at 11:05am in Dr Pepper Ballpark. RoughRiders same day tickets are available for purchase up to 90 minutes after 1st pitch on game day. Please contact the Frisco RoughRiders at 972.334.1900 with any questions.
GET READY FOR:
“Dirk Nowitzki Celebrity Baseball Game“ – On Saturday, June 27th @ 6:00pm in Dr Pepper Ballpark, it all starts with the Heroes Special Olympics All-Star Softball Game at 4:45 p.m. Then, the nine-inning game pitting two teams of celebrity players and amateurs start at 6:30 p.m. The finale will be a fireworks show presented by Baylor Medical Center at Frisco. The lineups include: Charles Barkley (NBA Hall of Famer and TV analyst), Dallas Cowboys players Dez Bryant, Cole Beasley, Terrance Williams, J. J. Wilcox, Jack Crawford and Tyron Smith; Mavericks players Monta Ellis, Devin Harris, Charlie Villanueva and Chandler Parsons; former Mavericks forward Brian Cardinal and pop singer Ryan Cabrera.
“Park-A-Palooza” – On Saturday, June 27th, from 7-11pm in Warren Sports Complex, bring your lawn chairs and blankets, pack your picnic, and watch the PG-rated movie Paddington in the park with family and friends. At this FREE event, kids can work off their energy in the bounce houses before the movie begins at sunset.