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This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday January 15, 2018

Bundle up, Frisco, and head out to experience an interactive and educational Martin Luther King, Jr. exhibit at the Frisco Public Library, open to all ages. We also have two Texas Legends games, multiple theater productions and several engaging events happening at our local art galleries… all This Week in Frisco!

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Monday, January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Kids & Family

Martin Luther King, Jr. Exhibit – From 11am-7:00pm at the Frisco Public Library, this free event is open to all ages. Visit the 2nd floor Children’s Program room to experience the history and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an interactive exhibit.

MLK Day Open Jump at Pump It Up – From 12pm to 4pm, children ages 2-10 are only $8/child and parents are free! Fun for kids on their day out of school! No reservations are necessary, must participants must wear socks, and parents must remain on-site. Glow Jump will be in effect from 12pm – 2pp, with Buddy Bounce running 2pm – 4pm.

Little Humans Big Fun – Frisco’s newest indoor play space has open play hours on MLK Jr Day! Open 9:00am-5:30pm. Little Humans Big Fun is an interactive and engaging indoor play area for children ages 18 months-8 years featuring STEAM-powered activities. It’s the perfect destination to unleash your child’s boundless imagination while recharging YOUR batteries!

 


Tuesday, January 16

Kids & Family

Town Hall on Frisco ISD – On Tuesday, January 16th, join Frisco Chamber Governmental Affairs as they hold a discussion with Frisco ISD Superintendent Dr. Mike Waldrip and Board of Trustee’s President John Classe. Public school funding, workforce development, and the future of a fast-growing ISD are the topics of discussion. If you have questions about Frisco ISD, this is the place to have them answered at the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, 6843 Main Street. Free and open to the public.

Entertainment

Texas Legends:  The Texas Legends take on the Memphis Hustle at 7:00pm at Dr. Pepper Arena.

Shopping & Dining

$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, January 17

Community

Heritage Association 20th Anniversary Year Kickoff – On January 17th, join the Heritage Association of Frisco as they kick off their 20th anniversary year from 6:30 to 8:00pm at Frisco Fine Art. Guests will hear a recap of the past 20 years and plans for this coming year while enjoying light bites and select drinks. As a special treat, local artist Zahra Jahanyfard will unveil an original portrait in tribute to the late Pete Hosp, who served on Frisco city council, FISD school board, and several boards and committees for city development and youth services, as well as a former director of the Frisco Heritage Museum. The event is free and all are welcome to attend. Frisco Fine Art is located at 7227 Main Street.

Entertainment

Karaoke at The Frisco Bar –  Grab the mic and give it your best shot! Karaoke from 8:00pm-Midnight, in addition to their “Whiskey Wednesday” specials.

Frisco Improv Players – From 8:00pm-9:30pm at The Frisco Discovery Center.

 


Thursday, January 18

Arts

New Year Networking at Frisco Fine Art – From 6:00pm-9:00pm. Make the new year count! Expand your business, make new friends, surround yourself with productive and positive people that will help you grow personally and professionally. Networking, music, art, and cocktails. This is a free event. The event starts at 6:00pm but as most of our networking meetings go.. we will most likely end up dancing the night away. Success is a balance, right? Work hard, play hard. Come meet new people and kick off the new year with new friends and new opportunities. Advanced registration is required to manage headcount, and space is filling up quickly.


Friday, January 19

Health & Fitness

BEYOND Studios Grand Opening Weekend – BEYOND Studios Frisco is the first Collin County location of Dallas’ premiere boutique Pilates-fusion workouts. Friday, January 19-Saturday, Jan 20, you’re invited to celebrate their official grand opening! On Friday the 19th, it’s “Free Class Friday for Frisco” with 6:00am, 7:00am, 8:30am and Noon classes available. At 9:30 you can “Sweat for Frisco Fastpacs” (register, and 100% goes to Frisco Fastpacs). At 11:00am, the celebration continues with a Frisco Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and studio tours. Saturday, January 20, you can “Sweat for Frisco Arts” at 11:30am. Register, and 100% goes to Frisco Arts.

Kids & Family

Read to Rover: The Frisco Public Library invites kids in 1st-5th grade to grab a book and practice reading aloud while reading to man’s best friend! This free event fosters confidence in reading, and is from 3:00pm-4:00pm on the 2nd floor, in the Children’s Program Room.

Arts

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Through Sunday, January 21st, Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Frisco Youth Theatre at Frisco Discovery Center.

Vino Meets Van Gogh – At Frisco Fine Art Gallery, from 6:30pm8:30pm, this is an adults only, over 21, BYOB art class for date night, girls night out, or any occasion you want to celebrate on a Friday. Enjoy painting with a professional artist for only $25!

50 Years of Art and LoveOn Friday, January 19th, from 7:00pm-9:00pm at thegallery8680. Enjoy a collection of artwork, photography, and sculpture that has been collected by Peggy Nichols over a span of fifty years. All pieces are for sale.

Shopping & Dining

Reverse Happy Hour at @Nerdvana Food+Spirits – Get your nerd on, play some video games and enjoy half off all pints of beer, single liquor cocktails, and wine by the glass! Friday and Saturdays from 10pm to 12am.

Sports & Entertainment

Texas Legends: The Texas Legends take on the Grand Rapids Drive at 7:30pm at Dr. Pepper Arena.

 


Saturday, January 20

Health & Fitness

BEYOND Studios Grand Opening Weekend – BEYOND Studios Frisco is the first Collin County location of Dallas’ premiere boutique Pilates-fusion workouts. Friday, January 19-Saturday, Jan 20, you’re invited to celebrate their official grand opening! On Friday the 19th, it’s “Free Class Friday for Frisco” with 6:00am, 7:00am, 8:30am and Noon classes available. At 9:30 you can “Sweat for Frisco Fastpacs” (register, and 100% goes to Frisco Fastpacs). At 11:00am, the celebration continues with a Frisco Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and studio tours. Saturday, January 20, you can “Sweat for Frisco Arts” at 11:30am. Register, and 100% goes to Frisco Arts.

Shopping & Dining

Reverse Happy Hour at @Nerdvana Food+Spirits – Get half off all pints of beer, single liquor cocktails, and wine by the glass! Friday and Saturdays from 10:00pm to 12:00am.

Arts

Artist Workshop: Intermediate Watercolor Techniques – Frisco Fine Art Education Director, Zahra Jahanyfard is proud to announce Intermediate Watercolor Techniques with Artist Lindy Ballew. Supplies are included! A perfect time to raise your level of watercolor mastery. Hosted in the Frisco Fine Art World Class Art Gallery classroom. $65
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Through Sunday, January 21st, Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Frisco Youth Theatre at Frisco Discovery Center.

Kids and Family

Harmony After the Holidays – On Saturday, January 20, 9am-12pm, the Frisco ISD Student and Parent Empowerment program continues their monthly series of seminars open to students in grades K-12 with their parents or guardians. Each month features a new topic and presenter to enrich the lives of children and give parents a toolbox for helping their kids navigate their school years and beyond. January’s program, Harmony After the Holidays, will explore the way your family functions, the family’s values, and discuss and assess any areas for improvement. The program meets one Saturday a month from 9 a.m. to noon at the Student Opportunity Center, 6928 Maple Street in Frisco.

Wakeland Wolverine Theatre Presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – The talented students of Wakeland High School’s Wolverine Theatre Department are proud to present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! There are three shows remaining: Jan. 20 at 2:00*Jan. 20 at 7:00, and January 21 at 2:00. Tickets are available online at tickets.friscoisd.org.

*On January 20 at 2pm, while open to anyone to attend, the performance will be a unique experience specifically designed to cater to the needs of the Autism community. Lighting levels will be adjusted, sound levels and orchestra levels minimized and house lights will remain dimly lit for the entire production. Their goal for this performance is to create an experience for parents to bring their children who are not always able to attend theatrical style events as they may be louder or distracting to those around them. Tickets are available online at tickets.friscoisd.org. Please e-mail or call Jonette Dalfonzo with any questions. dalfonzj@friscoisd.org. 469-633-5736.

Sports & Entertainment

Texas Legends: The Texas Legends take on the Rio Grande Valley Vipers at 7:30pm at Dr. Pepper Arena.

 


Sunday, January 21

Arts

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Through Sunday, January 21st, Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Frisco Youth Theatre at Frisco Discovery Center.

 


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