We’ve got a sports Celebrity Baseball Game, a state of Frisco luncheon, Park-A-Palooza, story-time, and you and your kids can learn new cooking skills. Lots of events where you can be indoors or outside in Frisco!
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It’s the last week for Music In the Square. We’ll be rounding it out with music from country singer Justin Mason on the green in Frisco Square. Whether you’ve hit them all or yet to make it to one, don’t miss this weekends concert and your last chance in 2015 to hear great music in a fun, family-friendly, outdoor environment.
Keep up with what’s happening in Frisco:
Thursday, June 25
“State of the City Luncheon – A Conversation with George Purefoy” – From 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM in Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel, Conference Center & Spa, 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, this year’s State of the City Luncheon will feature Frisco’s very own long-time City Manager, George Purefoy. This will a rare opportunity to review the vision, current state and future of Frisco. Attendees will also hear updates from Mayor Maher Maso and FEDC President, Jim Gandy. We will complete the luncheon honoring the Leadership Frisco Class XVIII as they graduate! This is an exciting time for Leadership Frisco – Come Learn More about Leadership Frisco and celebrate with LF Class XVIII!
“The Wizard of Oz – Young Performers Edition” – Students ages 7-18 will have worked on every aspect of producing “Wizard of Oz” as part of their two-week theatre camp. See one of the five performances: Thursday, June 25 at 7:15pm; Friday, June 26 at 7:15pm; Saturday, June 27 at 11:15am and 2:15pm; Sunday, June 28 at 2:15pm. Tickets are $10 at the door. Questions? Contact Frisco Youth Theatre at 972-422-2575
Friday, June 26
“CCBA Hosts Annual Mayoral Summit” – The Collin County Business Alliance (CCBA) will host its annual Mayoral Summit featuring keynote speaker William D. Eggers, author of The Solution Revolution, a six-person mayoral panel discussion and business-government round tables. CCBA brings together a unique platform for elected officials and local government representatives from across the region to discuss priorities and solutions to challenges facing the growth and prosperity of Collin County. The panel will include: Stephen Terrell, Allen; Maher Maso, Frisco; Brian Loughmiller, McKinney; Harry LaRosiliere, Plano; Paul Voelker, Richardson; and Eric Hogue, Wylie. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. and the summit begins at 10:00 a.m. with opening remarks and roundtable sessions focused on discussions about providing transportation and water infrastructure as well as preparing the business and community leaders of tomorrow. The keynote and mayoral panel begin at 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and will be held at the Capital One Conference Center in Plano located at 8036 Dominion Parkway. Lunch will be provided and a complimentary signed copy of The Solution Revolution will be available after the program.
“FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo” – Match starts at 8pm, with gates opening 60 minutes prior to match time. Children two years or older must have a ticket for admittance. Children under two must sit on a parent or guardian’s lap.
“AMERICAN GIRL EVENT: BAKING WITH GRACE” – At this Williams Sonoma Junior Cooking Class, guests are invited to join Williams-Sonoma and American Girl® for a hands-on baking class inspired by Grace™ – the 2015 Girl of the Year™. Each student will learn Grace’s favorite French Madeleine recipe, then finish the pastries with dark chocolate, white chocolate and a few other toppings. The class will also make and decorate sugar cookies from scratch. Each child will take home a special American Girl® goodie bag. Suitable for ages 8 to 12. Class is $30 per child. Call Williams-Sonoma at (972) 712-9455 to register. Class limited to 12 students. Reservations are required at (972) 712-9455 or stop by Williams-Sonoma, located on the lower level near the main entrance to Stonebriar mall. An adult must remain with the child during the classes. 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.
Saturday, June 27
“Dirk Nowitzki Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game” – 4:45 p.m. – The Heroes Special Olympics All-Star Softball Game; 6:30 p.m. – DIRK NOWITZKI’S 2015 HEROES CELEBRITY BASEBALL GAME and FIREWORKS FINALE presented by Baylor Medical Center at Frisco. From Mavericks to Cowboys and more, famous faces will include Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks MVP and 2011 NBA champion), Charles Barkley (NBA Hall of Famer and TV analyst), Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys wide receiver), Cole Beasley (Dallas Cowboys wide receiver), Terrance Williams (Dallas Cowboys wide receiver), J. J. Wilcox (Dallas Cowboys safety), Jack Crawford (Dallas Cowboys defensive end), Tyron Smith (Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle), Brian Cardinal (former Dallas Mavericks forward and 2011 NBA champion), Monta Ellis (Dallas Mavericks guard), Devin Harris (Dallas Mavericks guard), Charlie Villanueva (Dallas Mavericks forward), Ryan Cabrera (pop/rock singer and Dallas native) plus more names to come. Chandler Parsons (Dallas Mavericks forward) will be a team manager. Note: Roster subject to change.
Tickets are on sale now for $8, $12, $16 and $19 at Ticketmaster (800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com) or at the Dr Pepper Ballpark Box Office during office hours. Will call will open at 10 a.m. on June 27. Tickets also will be available at the door. Last year’s event was a sell-out, so advance purchase is recommended.
“Park-A-Palooza” – 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.
“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!
“Night of Improv by the Frisco Improv Players” – At 8pm in Black Box Theater, watch Frisco Community Theatre’s recently formed improv troop in a CLEAN, interactive improv performance. All tickets $12. For details and to purchase tickets, http://friscoimprovplayers.com/
“FOURTH OF JULY COOKOUT – Williams Sonoma Complimentary Cooking Class” – A red, white and blue motif pairs perfectly with a menu of all-American foods cooked on the grill and ultra-creative desserts in star-spangled colors. The menu is wonderful for sharing with family and friends. 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.
Tuesday, June 30
“Children’s Story Time – Pottery Barn Kids, Stonebriar” – Children invited for Story Time every Tuesday in June at 11 a.m. The cool, out-of-the-sun sessions are set for June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. 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.
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Frisco Freedom Fest: July 3 & 4. It’s a 2 day celebration of our nations independence with loads of attractions, sports, a 5k run, live music, food, and of course, fireworks!