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This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday, February 19, 2018

Don’t let the weather forecast keep you from getting out and enjoying the week’s activities! Join Mayor Jeff Cheney for the third Mayor’s Business Round Table, foster your creativity at Frisco Fine Art, and break out your formal wear for the Casino Royal 007 Night Benefitting Project Relo…all This Week in Frisco!

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Monday, February 19

Kids and Family

FISD School Holiday: Classes are not in session on Monday, February 19th for the President’s Day holiday.

Jungle Joe’s: Parents, bring the kids to play on their day off from school. They can play, while you can enjoy free wifi to get some work done. The whole family will enjoy the healthy menu items from the Jungle Joe’s Cafe.

In the Community 

Adopt-a-Street Cleanup: 2:00pm-4:00pm. Join Teens4Green and help keep our Frisco Community Clean and Green by removing litter from the environment! Multiply your impact and invite your friends – litter cleanup is an excellent networking opportunity! Meet in the Early Childhood Education Parking lot – at the corner of Kings Ridge and Hutson Drive.

 


Tuesday, February 20

Arts

Self Study, Figure Drawing with Live Model: 6:00pm-8:00pm, every month at Frisco Fine Art. The figure drawing self-study events allow you to work on your skills with the assistance of Instructor Zahra Jahanyfard. The live model gives you the opportunity to draw, and if you need assistance, look up and have an instructor present. $20

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, February 21

Business and Entrepreneurship

Mayor’s Business Round Table: The Frisco business community is invited to attend the third Mayor’s Business Round Table, “Smart City, Healthy City,” 12:00pm-1:15pm, at the Dr. Pepper Arena, hosted by Careington International. The program will begin promptly at noon and complimentary lunch will be served at 1:15pm. Please RSVP here.

Kids and Family

Frisco ISD School Finance Night: Tax season is upon us and the District wants you to take a look beyond your tax bill and understand what that number really means to Frisco ISD. Join CFO Kimberly Pickens in a discussion about where your tax money goes. You may be surprised. All parents, staff and community members welcome. You are encouraged to attend the event for your high school feeder pattern but may attend any of the others scheduled across the District. The presentation will be identical at each event. The February 21st meeting will be held from 6:30 – 7:30 PM at Nelson Middle School, 10100 Independence Parkway.

Sports and Entertainment

Texas Legends: 7:00pm at Dr Pepper Arena, the Texas Legends take on the Austin Spurs.

Live Music

Eight|11 Place: Enjoy fire pits on the patio with musician Kyle Echols, 6:00pm-9:30pm.

 


Thursday, February 22

Philanthropy

Casino Royal 007 Night Benefitting Project Relo: On February 22nd, Project Relo will be bringing BOND (yes, as in James Bond) to Frisco at Verona Villa for an evening of poker and partying in “dress to impress” black-tie attire. Tickets are $100 per person to attend and $200 per person to play poker. This high-class event contains all the glitz and glamour required to make this one fantastic night of fun for a cause. Watch this video interview with Casey McEuin, President and Executive Director of Project RELO.

Shopping and Services

Kenny’s Burger Joint Frisco: Kenny’s is celebrating National Margarita Day with $5 house margaritas ALL DAY LONG!

Kids and Family

Frisco ISD School Finance Night: Tax season is upon us and the District wants you to take a look beyond your tax bill and understand what that number really means to Frisco ISD. Join CFO Kimberly Pickens in a discussion about where your tax money goes. You may be surprised. All parents, staff and community members welcome. You are encouraged to attend the event for your high school feeder pattern but may attend any of the others scheduled across the District. The presentation will be identical at each event. The February 22nd meeting will be held from 6:30 – 7:30 PM at Frisco High School, 6401 Parkwood Blvd.

Live Music

Eight|11 Place: Enjoy fire pits on the patio with musician Shelby Ballenger, 6:00pm-9:30pm.

The Common Table: Two of DFW’s best songwriters, Taylor Young and Nicholas Altobelli, come together for one amazing night of music and storytelling, 9:00pm-12:00am.

 


Friday, February 23

Arts

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

Theatre Frisco: 8:00pm. The 2018 season opened with the classic romantic musical, I Do! I Do!. The story follows newlyweds Michael and Agnes starting on their wedding day and explores their life together over the next 50 years until they finally sell their home to the next pair of newlyweds. For tickets and showtimes, visit their website.

Sports and Entertainment

Texas Legends: 7:30pm at Dr Pepper Arena, the Texas Legends take on the Northern Arizona Suns.

Live Music

Eight|11 Place: Enjoy fire pits on the patio with musician Trey Allen, 6:30pm-10:00pm.

The Reservoir: The Walton Stout Band performs, 9:00pm, no cover charge.

 


Saturday, February 24

Arts

Still Life Drawing Workshop: 2:00pm-4:00pm at Frisco Fine Art, International Artist Abebe Zelewelew leads a Saturday morning workshop every other week for those wanting to raise their skill level in still life drawing. Classes are limited to 8.

Live Music Showcase Presented by Frisco Arts and Melody of Hope: 6:30pm-8:30pm. This pop-up live music showcase will provide an opportunity for emerging artists and musicians to gain experience and showcase their talent. If you are an artist interested in performing please sign up at melodyofhope.org. All genres welcome! Enjoy desserts and wine while supporting the arts! $10 donation per person at the door. Valet parking available. RSVP to Barbara@friscoarts.org by February 20th!

Theatre Frisco: 2:30pm and 8:00pm showtimes. The 2018 season opened with the classic romantic musical, I Do! I Do!. The story follows newlyweds Michael and Agnes starting on their wedding day and explores their life together over the next 50 years until they finally sell their home to the next pair of newlyweds. For tickets and showtimes, visit their website.

Sports and Entertainment

Texas Legends: 7:30pm at Dr Pepper Arena, the Texas Legends take on the Salt Lake City Stars.

Live Music

Eight|11 Place: Enjoy fire pits on the patio with musician Mackenzie Sanders, 6:30pm-10:00pm.

The Common Table: The Venetian Sailors perform 10:00pm-1:00am.

The Reservoir: Michael Hix and the Holla perform at 9:00pm, no cover charge.

 


Sunday, February 25

Arts

Artist Speaks with Milessa Murphy Stewart 2:00pm-4:00pm. Artist Speaks is a unique way to hear the stories of artists from Frisco Fine Art from their personal point of view. Share this unique chance to peer into the artists’ creativity and techniques and hear their stories on their inspirations and the personality of the piece as it makes its way to the canvas. Most artists work alone in their studios, and this is chance for you to personally engage with Milessa Murphy Stewart. The afternoon begins with a Meet and Greet with the featured artist, then follows an artist interview where you will hear directly from her.

Theatre Frisco: 2:30pm. The 2018 season opened with the classic romantic musical, I Do! I Do!. The story follows newlyweds Michael and Agnes starting on their wedding day and explores their life together over the next 50 years until they finally sell their home to the next pair of newlyweds. For tickets and showtimes, visit their website.

Health and Fitness

BEYOND Studios: Free BEYOND Pilates Reformer Class, 3:00pm-3:50pm. Athleta Stonebriar’s February Studio of the Month, this is your final chance to try BEYOND for free with Athleta – this time at their Frisco studio. The class is their signature REFORM class, a 50-minute full body workout to beat-dropping music on our custom Pilates reformers. Grip socks are required and sold in the studio. Space is very limited, RSVP required; use the EventBrite link to reserve your spot. Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign waiver.

 


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