This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday, April 9, 2018

Spring in Frisco means… the Frisco StrEATs Food Truck and Music Festival! Before you head out for your food truck fix, however, you can meet the Mayor for coffee, adopt-a-pet, or go for a walk or run at the Texas Big Star Half Marathon and 5K… all This Week in Frisco!

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Monday, April 9

Kids and Family

Frisco ISD School Board Meeting: A regular meeting of the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Frisco ISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive. The Board will immediately go into closed session and resume open meeting at 7:30 p.m. for regular business.

Sports and Entertainment

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05pm, the Frisco RoughRiders host the Springfield Cardinals at Dr Pepper Ballpark.

Tuesday, April 10


Collin College screening of “Miss Representation”: 6:30pm-8:30pm, free and open to the public at Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center. Preview of a film focusing on the under-representation and disparaging portrayals of women in positions of power by the media. Hosted by The Dignity Initiative, the event will include a panel discussion following the film screening.

Sports and Entertainment

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05pm, the Frisco RoughRiders host the Springfield Cardinals at Dr Pepper Ballpark.

Shopping and Services

$2 Tuesdays in Frisco Square:

**Offers good at participating locations and may change without notice. All offers exclude sales tax. Sales tax will be included where applicable.**

Wednesday, April 11

Business and Entrepreneurship

Leadership Arts Institute Mixer at Seasons 52: 5:30pm-7:30pm. Learn more about Leadership Arts Institute, a program of the Business Council for the Arts, and hear from Executive Director Katherine Wagner at Seasons 52 in the Shops of Legacy.

Kids and Family

Just for Juniors: College Admission 101: 6:30pm-8:00pm. A presentation for Frisco ISD high school juniors and their families. An overview of the college application process as well as tips and strategies from the perspective of college admissions representatives. A guest panel will consist of representatives from several colleges and universities.

Sports and Entertainment

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05pm, the Frisco RoughRiders host the Springfield Cardinals at Dr Pepper Ballpark.

Live Music

Eight | 11 Place: Sebastian Valenzuela duo, 6:00pm-9:30pm.

Thursday, April 12

Shopping and Services

The Heritage Table First Anniversary Wine Dinner: 7:00pm-Midnight. Celebrate the first year of The Heritage Table, featuring a five-course paired dinner with Pasqua winery as well as Alessandro Pasqua, who will be there to discuss each wine course along with Heritage Table Chef Andrew Lay.

Live Music

The Common Table: Daniel Markham performs, 9:00pm-Midnight.

Frisco Rail Yard: The Gibbonses, 6:00pm.

Eight | 11 Place: Shelly Ballenger, 6:00pm-9:30pm.

Friday, April 13


Coffee with the Mayor: 8:00am-9:00am, McCallum Room 4th Floor, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. The April topic is School Safety.

Frisco Veterans Social Hour: 6:00pm-8:00pm on the 2nd floor deck of City Works restaurant at The Star in Frisco. Hosted by Frisco Veterans with Mayor Jeff Cheney. Please RVSP to the Mayor’s event page.


TGIF Wine and Painting Party: Enjoy painting with a professional artist from your world-class Frisco Fine Art. This is an adults only, over 21, BYOB art class for date night, girls night out, with colleagues, or any occasion you want to celebrate. Every Friday, 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Main Classroom.

Kids and Family

Parents Night Out: April 13-14, 4:oopm-10:00pm. Enjoy a romantic date night with help from Jungle Joe’s! The kids will have a blast on our play structure while you enjoy some well-deserved relaxation time!

Live Music

The Reservoir: Rockaholics perform at 9:00pm.

Frisco Rail Yard: 3 Drunk Monkeys perform, 6:30pm.

Bonnie Ruth’s Neighborhood Bistro: Live Music every Friday.

Eight | 11 Place: Sebastian Valenzuela, 6:00pm-10:00pm.

Saturday, April 14


Realistic Eyes Workshop: 4:00pm-6:00pm at Frisco Fine Art with Director of Education Zahra Jahanyfard. Intermediate/advanced workshop, no minimum age requirement.

Frisco Improv Players: 8:00pm-9:30pm at Frisco Discovery Center. Frisco Improv Players is an improvisational comedy troupe specializing in clean, interactive comedic performances.

Kids and Family

Student and Parent Empowerment Program: For students in grades K-12 and their parents, a monthly program designed to help families improve relationships, build communication and become better parents and students. 9:00am-12:00pm at the Student Opportunity Center, 6928 Maple Street.

Cowboys Football Academy-Big Man Clinic: 9:30am, April 14-15 at The Star in Frisco, for boys in 7th-12th grade. The Dallas Cowboys Football Academy’s Big Man Camp is a competitive 2-day camp coached by former NFL players and coaches to help athletes improve their offensive and defensive lineman skills.

Parents Night Out: April 13-14, 4:oopm-10:00pm. Enjoy a romantic date night with help from Jungle Joe’s! The kids will have a blast on our play structure while you enjoy some well-deserved relaxation time!

Health and Fitness

Texas Big Star Half-Marathon and 5K: Half-marathon, 5K, and 1 mile fun run/walk benefitting North Texas Community Giving Foundation. Run, walk, volunteer, or simply come out and cheer on the participants! Start/Finish is at Collin College Preston Ridge campus.

The Road to BuildaBEAST 2018: 8:00am, the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue are bringing the hottest dance workshop tour, IMMABEAST, to The Star in Frisco. Get ready to have a one-of-a-kind experience with some of the most sought after choreographers in the country! Registration is now open for all ages.


7th Annual Frisco StrEATS Food Truck and Music Festival: 12:00pm – 7:00pm, a free, family-friendly event featuring some of DFW’s most popular gourmet food trucks, quality live music and a large number of vendor booths. Enjoy great food, trendy melodies and a beer garden offering beer and wine for purchase.

Mazie’s Mission 6th Annual Adopt-a-Thon: 10:00am-6:00pm in Frisco Square. Mazie’s Mission may be able to introduce you to the next member of your family!

Live Music

Eight | 11 Place: Trey Allen Band, 6:00pm-10:00pm.

The Common Table: A Taste of Herb performs, 10:00pm-1:00am.

The Reservoir: Le Freak performs at 9:00pm-12:00am.

Frisco Rail Yard:  Radio Love Bus performs, 6:30pm.

Sunday, April 15


3rd Annual Claws for Paws at the Frisco Crawfish Festival: Enjoy spicy crawfish with all the fixins’ at The Reservoir, 9305 Preston Road, with proceeds from the event benefitting local animal rescue group Habitat4Paws. Rounding out the party will be live music, a bounce house for the kiddos, and adorable pets available for adoption.

Live Music

Frisco Rail Yard:  Matt Brooks performs, 1:00pm.

What MOVES You?

4670 Liam Drive, Frisco TX 75034

Perfect location, wonderful open floorplan, ideal for entertaining! Stacked formals, study with French doors off grand entry with elegant curving staircase. Plantation shutters, tray and vaulted ceilings, gorgeous millwork, decorative niches, built-ins thru out. Kitchen w abundant cabinets, granite, huge island-breakfast bar open to… (find out more!)

12454 Jack Pine Court, Frisco TX 75035

Lovely curb appeal, bright & open floorplan, soaring & vaulted ceilings, hardwoods, iron balusters, and arched entries on quiet cul-de-sac! Impressive 2-story entry leads to study with French doors & stacked formals. Gourmet kitchen boasts abundant cabinetry, gorgeous granite, island, butler’s pantry, nook with… (find out more!)

5701 Travis Drive, Frisco TX 75034

Stunning curb appeal with tons of upgrades nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac lot! Beautiful details like iron spindles, plantation shutters, vaulted ceilings, niches, crown molding throughout. Impressive entry with soaring ceiling, curving staircase leads to game room with fireplace flanked by… (find out more!)

2650 Rolling Meadow Road, Frisco TX 75034

Beautiful Estate Series home perfect for active adults looking for resort-style amenities! Home features sprawling golf course views and has a bright, open floorplan with gorgeous hardwoods, tray ceilings, spacious rooms, flexible study with… (find out more!)

5783 Summer Star Lane, Frisco TX 75034

Exquisite custom Energy Star Certified Shaddock home features the ultimate in craftsmanship, wonderful open floorplan, breathtaking curb appeal, 3-car garage, hardwoods, soaring ceilings, high-end finishes throughout. Dramatic 2-story entry with… (find out more!)

2812 N. Hall Street, Dallas TX 75204

Stunning townhome in Uptown, Dallas’ most walkable live-work-play community! This home’s flexible floorplan boasts beautiful details like hardwoods, recessed lighting, crown molding, built-ins, niches, plantation shutters throughout. Bright, open 2nd floor features an eat-in gourmet kitchen with… (find out more!)



Deals & Discounts

  • BEYOND Studios: Get your first week FREE for new clients with promo code “FRIENDS”
  • Sweets On A Stick:  It’s time for April cookie and cake pop classes! Spring Cookie Class – April 20th, 7pm – 9pm;  Spring Cake Pop Class – April 29th, 1pm – 3pm.
  • Bonnie RuthsMonday Burger Special – ½ lb Angus Burger with Pomme Frites for $6.50 and Happy Hour all evening! Tuesday: with every Entrée receive a free dessert. Enjoy “Wine down Wednesday” with 1/2 off select bottles of wine, and live music on Fridays!
  • Plush DentistryFree Whitening for new PPO patients ($150 value)
  • Growing IQ: Parents – get a FREE trial class and 20% discount when parents mention “Lifestyle Frisco” during registration. Use this link to register for the free trial class:
  • Oasis Accents: Buy selected pillows at Oasis Accents and receive 25% off during the month of April. Transform your living space for spring by simply adding a beautiful new texture or pop of color.
  • DeVance Electronic Lifestyle: In April, receive special pricing on our Limited Edition Pro-Ject Essential III Sgt. Pepper’s Turntables – Currently $399 (Retails $499!)
  • SkinBasix: Get a free lip or chin wax with the purchase of a brow wax (offer cannot be combined with other discounts). Offer expires April 30th. Call SkinBasix today 972-217-4580 or schedule online.
  • RenueRX Pharmacy: 10% off dietary supplements all month long.
  • First Defense Solutions: In observance of National Public Health Week, First Defense Solutions is offering a 20% discount on training courses for all schools (K-college) and healthcare industry companies. Training can be booked any time in 2018 with deposit paid in April.
  • The Flying Locksmiths: Free estimate for your security needs + 20% off your service call all during March!
  • Anderson Insurance Agency: Book your personal and commercial insurance policies review appointment today and receive a FREE thank you gift!
  • Decluttered Spaces: “Purposeful Plan” – 2-hour consultation $50 / “Creating Calm” – 1-hour consultation and 2 hours organizing $120 / “Full Harmony” 2-hour consultation and 4 hours of organizing $230
  • UP Inspired Kitchen: Barista’s Choice for March – HONEY LAVENDER LATTE! It might seem a little strange to combine fresh flowers with a sweet creamy beverage, but once you try it, you’ll get it! Lavender has been used for centuries for its incredible calming benefits. Mainly used for calming stress and anxiety, lavender has created quite a name for itself. Plus, our gluten-free items on our menu just got “sweeter” with pumpkin and blueberry muffins, cookies, and cake pops! Finally, ask about our secret WHOLE 30 menu!
  • Vitality Bowls: April showers bring our Spring Bowl.  Our April bowl of the month, the Spring Bowl, includes Acerola blended with Coconut Milk, Peaches, Mango, and Bananas. All this healthy goodness is topped with Hemp/Flax Seed Granola, Strawberries, Blueberries, Bee Pollen, and Honey.
  • Jungle Joe’s: “$2 Tuesday’s” – Every Tuesday through the month of April admission is only $2 for all children. Open 10am – 2pm.  “Joe’s Food Package” – purchase $50 worth of food at Joe’s Cafe for only $30. Entire balance must be used before May 31st.
  • Transworld Business Advisors: If you have ever considered selling your business in the month of April, you can schedule a FREE consultation with Tiffany Swartz of Transworld Business Advisors!
  • Monat Anti-Aging Hair Care: All VIPs who have a qualifying “Flexship” shipping this month will be entered into a drawing for a luxurious Royal Caribbean Cruise AND airfare! 5 winners (with choice of a guest) in the USA will be selected!
  • Two Men And A Truck offers lower rates Monday – Wednesday.
  • FriscoRX Pharmacy: Get your seasonal flu shot. Usually $0 with insurance and only $28.99 cash price at FriscoRX. Should you need it, they have Tamiflu in stock!



  • Frisco Chamber of Commerce Municipal Election Forum: Monday, April 16, 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Grace Church Frisco. Municipal Election Day is May 5, 2018.
  • Duckhorn Wine Dinner: April 18, 6:30pm. Silver Fox Frisco invites you to a 5-course dinner with wine pairings from Duckhorn Wine Company. Special guest and Paraduxx winemaker, Don Laborde will join the table for dinner and discussion.
  • Frisco Arts Happy Hour: Thursday, April 19, 5:30-7:30pm. Looking to connect with the growing Frisco Arts community? Join us Frisco Arts for Happy Hour at Bonnie Ruth’s in the Shops of Starwood. Light appetizers, desserts, a few door prizes, and a sneak peek at what’s to come in 2018!
  • Frisco Women’s League Mother and Daughter Tea: Saturday, April 21 at the Omni Frisco Hotel.
  • TangoTab’s Feed the City Frisco: Saturday, April 21, 8:30am-10:30am at City Works at The Star in Frisco, volunteers make meals for those in need! Free event open to all ages.
  • Frisco Arts’ Red Carpet Concert Series: May 2, the 2nd Red Carpet Concert Series event, “Broadway and Beyond,” hosted by the Lincoln Experience Center at The Star in Frisco. This new quarterly event offers up-close performances by world-class musicians alongside select visual artists.
  • Sweat, Sip, and Shop for Frisco FastPacs: May 5, 11:30am-12:30pm at BEYOND Studios. All fitness levels welcome for a 50-minute full body Pilates Reform workout. Afterwards, enjoy Cinco de Mayo brunch bites and shop our studio retail. BEYOND will donate 100% of the class fee + 20% of retail sales to Frisco Fastpacs.
  • Mayor’s Business Round Table: May 9, 11:30am-1:00pm at Verona Villa. A regularly scheduled outreach event by Mayor Jeff Cheney for the citizens of Frisco.