Written by Staff
April 13 8 a.m.
Celebrate the Revitalization of Old Town Coppell
The Farmer’s Market had Bethel Rd. will be bustling with historical re-enactors, live music, food, games, crafts, dancing and much more.
April 13 8:30 p.m.
The Irving Symphony Orchestra Presents
Visit the Irving Arts Center for a Romantic Extravaganza, a performance of two of the most romantic piano concertos ever written. The orchestra will present two Rachmaninoff piano concertos performed by two internationally acclaimed pianists. Irving Arts Center box office: 972-252-ARTS.
April 13 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sweets for People
Support the work of the no-kill DFW Humane Society by helping with their garage and bake sales. Donate items all week and shop on Saturday at the Irving Animal Care Campus!
April 13 10 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Discover Islam Course
Come and learn about the most asked and talked about topics in Islam, including Understanding Islam, Prophet Muhammad, Jesus and Mary in Islam, Women in Islam, The Qur'an, & Shariah Law, just to name a few. Please call 972-972-812-2230, ext. 1005 to RSVP.
April 13 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Residential Green Cleaning Class
Keep Coppell Beautiful is offering a class about implementing a green program in your own home that can reduce the negative effect your cleaning and sanitary operations have on the environment. Come learn about the environmental and health benefits of green cleaning in your home! The free event will be at the Cozby Library and requires no registration.
April 13 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Document Shredding Opportunity
Irving residents are invited to a free shredding event at the drop-off recycling center located at 3000 Rock Island Road. Participants will be limited to two boxes per visit and proof of Irving residency may be required. City-sponsored shredding events provide residents with an opportunity to have sensitive documents properly destroyed at no cost. For more information, call (972) 721-8059.
April 13 2-3:30 p.m.
The City and The Man presents Tracy Hoffman
The 6th Annual Celebrating Irving activities continue with a special at the Central Library. Guest speaker Tracy Hoffman, Ph.D. Dr. Hoffman is currently working on an article about Irving’s relationship with Mary Shelley and a book project titled Searching for Madam Bradley: African-American Women of the Oklahoma Territory, a study based on a female character in Irving’s Tour on the Prairies. For more information, call 972-252-3838.
April 15 6:15 p.m.
Heritage Crossing Business Alliance Meeting
Come to the Chamber Information Center (Community Building), 135 S. Jefferson Street to the results of the University of Dallas students’ analysis and promotional plan proposals. We will also discuss the upcoming Spring Spectacular event and other marketing plans.
April 15 7 p.m.
Irving Silvertones Concert
Come down to the Heritage Senior Center for an evening whose free program will include a variety of sacred, classic, pops and patriotic music featuring Amy Stevenson, the popular Bass Hall performer!
April 16 6-9 p.m.
7th Annual Purse Auction
The annual purse auction is the major event for the Irving International Women’s Consortium and has become one of the premier events to attend each year! Purses that are new or gently used are donated by local women as well as celebrities and all the proceeds go to fund scholarships for women of other countries seeking certification for their degrees here in the U.S.A.
April 18 7 a.m.-12 p.m., 3-7 p.m.
Red Cross Blood Drive
Volunteers are the backbone of the American Red Cross. In the hour it takes to give blood, donors can help save the lives of up to three patients. Make the difference. Victory Place at Coppell, 550 N. Denton Tap Road in Coppell.
2nd Annual Earth Day Eco-Film Fest
This year’s Earth Day Eco-Film Fest will feature a collection of some of the most dynamic, interesting and thought-provoking eco-conscious documentaries and movies available. More than 40 movies will be shown in six venues to provide attendees with an opportunity to see films that focus on issues such as food, water, natural resources and everyday people with a vision of making a difference. For more information call (972) 742-2296.
April 19 5-7 p.m.
9th Annual Fish Fry
Past guests have put their “seal of approval” on this delicious meal and fun evening hosted by the Heritage Senor Center at Heritage Park. The event will include a silent auction of cakes as well. Fish fry tickets are $12.50 in advance or $15 at the gate. For more information, call 972-252-3838.