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This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday, August 6, 2018

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Monday, August 6

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.


Tuesday, August 7

Community

Frisco City Council Meeting: 6:30 – 9:00 pm at City Council Chambers George A. Purefoy Municipal Center. FTVN broadcasts City Council meetings live from City Council Chambers. Live meeting coverage begins at 5:00 pm.


Wednesday, August 8

Arts

Frisco Arts Happy Hour: 5:30 – 7;30 pm at Zaytina at The Star. Frisco Arts members will enjoy complimentary appetizers and cash bar while mingling with the arts community. Please RSVP to Barbara@friscoarts.org.

Restaurants

Freshii Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: 10:00 am, Freshii at The Star. Celebrate Frisco’s newest spot for delicious and FRESH food.


Thursday, August 9

Community

Get to Know Frisco Mixer: 5:30 – 7:30 pm at City Works, hosted by Melanie Nance. New to the Frisco area? Attend this monthly social to meet fellow transplants and Frisco residents and get to know our great and growing city! Consider it your resource for all things Frisco from referrals for doctors, ideas for a night out and more! A great way to meet some new friends in your new hometown! Welcome to Frisco! Bonus: Bring an out of state ID or proof you’re new to the area and be entered into a drawing for prizes.


Friday, August 10

Community

Coffee with the Mayor: 8:00 am – 9:00 am, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034. McCallum Room, 4th Floor. A monthly opportunity for coffee and conversation with Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney.

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.

Artist’s Showcase – Sweet Steel: 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Lincoln Experience Center at The Star. Dallas-based band, Sweet Steel, will be performing live on Center Stage. Breathe deep and relax into the beachy, island-sounds of Caribbean steel drum music and enjoy a curated selection of tropical light bites and select drinks.

Restaurants

Martini Madness at Bonnie Ruth’s: 3:00 pm until closing, enjoy $3 orange mango flirtinis, classic vodka martinis, appletinis, mexitinis, and more! Live music starts at 7:00 pm.


Saturday, August 11

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.

Eight| 11 Place Two Year Anniversary Celebration: 6:00 pm at Eight | 11 Place in The Rail District. Raffles, a customer appreciation Champagne toast and live music with Sebastian all night! Book your tables now!

Community

Roll with the Council: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Join Mayor Jeff Cheney and members of the Frisco City Council for ‘Roll with the Council’, an on-street bike ride at a conversation pace.

Grow a Reader – Early Literacy Day 2018: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, City Council Chambers, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. Earn up to 6 hours of CPE credit at this full day of FREE presentations for childcare professionals, parents, and caregivers of young children. See the full list of presentation topics here.

Burning Boards Skateboard Competition: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Competitors and spectators are invited to the first competition at Frisco Skate Park. Music, food trucks, and industry vendors! Free registration onsite at 5pm for 12 and under, Open, and Legends (35+). Skateboards only, no scooters or bikes. Sponsored by The Point Skate Shop

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.

Entertainment

Frisco Improv Players: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm. An improvisational comedy troupe based in Frisco that specializes in clean, interactive, game-based comedic performances, similar to those seen on the syndicated television show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”


Sunday, August 12

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.


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Deals & Discounts


GET READY FOR:

First Day of School in Frisco ISD: August 16, Students return for the first day of the 2018-19 school year.

Camp Gladiator: Stadium Takeover: August 18, 5:00 pm. Camp Gladiator will host a once-in-a-decade, free stadium dash at Ford Center.

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.