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This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday, August 13, 2018

“You’re off to great places, today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss

We’re going back to school this week, Frisco, so be sure to mind those lower speed limits! Celebrate the new year with an FISD Education Celebration, Concert, and Esports tournament at LaunchPad City! Prepare to Chunk Your Junk and head out to discover Frisco at the Mission Day Ingress event! All of this and more… This Week in Frisco!

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Monday, August 13

Kids and Family

Momma Meet UP – PJs and Pancakes: 8:00 am – 11:00 am at UP Inspired Kitchen. Their playhouse on the patio is a beautiful place for moms to MEET UP and share quality time with each other and their littles.

Community

Frisco ISD School Board Meeting: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm in the Frisco ISD Administration Board Room, 5515 Ohio Drive. Attend the open portion of the meeting, or view it online.


Tuesday, August 14

Restaurants

Treasured Tuesdays at UP Inspired Kitchen: Every Tuesday in August UP will donate 20% of sales to Treasured Vessels Foundation when you say “Treasured” at check out. Meet friends for coffee, breakfast, brunch or lunch and support an incredible cause.

Business and Entrepreneurship

WEB – Women Enhancing Business: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Longo Toyota of Prosper. WEB is the women’s division of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce with a mission to provide female business owners, managers, and employees the opportunity to meet, advise, support, mentor, network and encourage one another.

Sports

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05 pm at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The Frisco RoughRiders vs. Arkansas.


Wednesday, August 15

Sports

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05 pm at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The Frisco RoughRiders vs. Arkansas.


Thursday, August 16

First day of school for Frisco ISD students!

Arts

The Art of Watercolor: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Lincoln Experience Center. Discover your inner artist and paint your very own watercolor masterpiece with step-by-step instruction from artist, painter, and professor, Jennifer Siebert. Enjoy a glass of rosé or white wine with a tasty sampling of light bites and sweet treats.

Sports

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05 pm at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The Frisco RoughRiders vs. Arkansas. Bonus: Party @ The Yard


Friday, August 17

Arts

Theatre Frisco: Man of La Mancha: August 3-19 at Frisco Discovery Center. The original 1965 Broadway production based on Cervantes’ epic 17th-century novel, Don Quixote, is a remarkable, poignant, moving musical that was one of the first shows to musicalize a piece of historical literature.

Wine, Bites & Friends: 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Frisco Fine Art in The Rail District. Happy times start here! Start your weekend at the gallery for sips, bites, great art, and new friends.

thegallery8680 – NORTH 2018: 7:00 pm, thegallery8680 will open its doors for NORTH 2018, Above the 49th Parallel.

Sports

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05 pm at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The Frisco RoughRiders vs. NW Arkansas. Bonus: Star Wars Night. Meet Star Wars characters throughout the evening and enjoy intergalactic battles between innings! Also, Fireworks Friday.


Saturday, August 18

Shopping and Services

Frisco Rotary Farmer’s Market: 8:00am-Noon every Saturday from April 21, 2018 through October 27, 2018 for farm fresh produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, preserves, handcrafted items and more.

Community

Chunk Your Junk: 8:00 am – Noon at the Environmental Collection Center, 6616 Walnut Street. For Frisco residents only. Driver’s license and city water bill with matching address is required to drop off all items. Large crowds are expected, so please come early

Mission Day Ingress: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Event begins with a meet and greet at @Nerdvana. Agents, it’s time to discover Frisco. In collaboration with Ingress volunteer agents, organizers will provide you with 18 high-quality missions to explore the city on foot together.

Kids and Family

Rockstar Martial Arts Open House: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Now with 3 locations in Frisco, Rockstar Martial Arts invites you to their Annual Open House and Grand Opening of their brand new World Class Training Center! Complimentary classes and one day Grand Opening Specials.

Frisco ISD Education Celebration, Concert & eSports Tournament: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at LaunchPad City. Hosted by 2018 American Idol Top 24 Finalist, Ron Bultongez, parents and students are invited to celebrate the beginning of a new school year in Frisco. An amazing line up of performers that include top artists from the past season of American Idol, local artist and Frisco ISD high school senior, Sophia Annello, and others. Also, an interactive esports tournament with popular titles like Fortnite and Dragon Ball Z. Free to attend, but limited space available, so please register early.

Health and Fitness

Camp Gladiator: Stadium Takeover: 5:00 pm. Camp Gladiator will host a once-in-a-decade, free stadium dash at the Ford Center at The Star.

Arts

Theatre Frisco: Man of La Mancha: August 3-19 at Frisco Discovery Center. The original 1965 Broadway production based on Cervantes’ epic 17th-century novel, Don Quixote, is a remarkable, poignant, moving musical that was one of the first shows to musicalize a piece of historical literature.

Sports

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05 pm at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The Frisco RoughRiders vs. NW Arkansas. Bonus: Back to School Night Featuring Peyton List, aka Emma Ross From Disney Channel’s Jessie and Bunk’d. The first 1,000 kids through the gates will get a head start on the new school year with a FREE Riders backpack.

FC Dallas: 7:00 pm at Toyota Stadium. FC Dallas versus Minnesota United.


Sunday, August 19

Arts

Theatre Frisco: Man of La Mancha: August 3-19 at Frisco Discovery Center. The original 1965 Broadway production based on Cervantes’ epic 17th-century novel, Don Quixote, is a remarkable, poignant, moving musical that was one of the first shows to musicalize a piece of historical literature.

Sports

Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05 pm at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The Frisco RoughRiders vs. NW Arkansas. Bonus: Post-game fireworks.


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Deals & Discounts


GET READY FOR:

Dallas Cowboys Preseason Training Camp at The Star: August 20-28. Training Camp kicks off with an Opening Ceremony on Monday, August 20 at 5:30 pm with the first of five practices open to the public. Training camp dates at The Star include August 20-21, August 23-24, and August 28th. In addition, the Back To Football event will take place throughout The Star campus, with live music, family-friendly games, and more.

Mayor’s Business Round Table: August 22, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Omni Hotel Frisco. A regularly scheduled outreach event by Mayor Jeff Cheney for the citizens of Frisco.

Vitality Bowls’ One Year Anniversary: September 15. Celebrate one year of vitamin-packed acai bowls, nutritious smoothies, and other healthy bites at Vitality Bowls in Frisco! Stay tuned for more details.

HeartStories GNO – Staying Alive: September 6. 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Crest Infiniti. Gather the girls for a groovy girl’s night out that could seriously save your life.

Frisco Fine Art Fall Camp: Every Saturday in September, 9:30 am – 11:30 am for grades K-12.

Frisco Parks and Rec Mother Son Dance: September 22. There’s a party in the galaxy! This year’s annual Mother Son Dance is going to be ‘Out of this World!’ Tickets on sale now. Come dressed as your favorite spaceman or sci-fi character if you like.