Written by Staff
July 20, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vacations, activities and holidays contribute to a decrease in donations during the summer, but patients don’t get a break from needing blood. The Red Cross will be at the Valley Ranch Master Association, come and donate.
Russian Festival of Nations
July 20, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join the William T. Cozby Public Library as we celebrate the culture of Russia! Taste the food and create your own art while learning about the history and culture of this mysterious nation. Call 972-304-3658 for more information.
DFW All-Stars Concert
July 20, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Join Sean Mitchell Productions and The DFW All-Stars as they honor every branch of the U.S. military and first responders during this very special month in our country’s history. This concert event is stacked full of special guest appearances and two very special guest artists, Benita Arterberry & Marielle Wyatt! Call the Box Office at 855-823-5550.
Parent Training Mini-Workshop
July 20, 2013, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Brent Woodall Foundation for Exceptional Children presents the opportunity to learn how to write appropriate goals in your child's Individualized Education Plan (IEP). We will also discuss how to advocate for your child in an ARD meeting. Parents should feel free to bring their IEPs to ask questions. $10 for one; $15 for two. Register at woodallkids.org/event-registration.
Ice Cream Sunday
July 21, Noon to 3 p.m.
The Kimbell Art Museum’s west portico to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. Visitors will enjoy an afternoon escape from the Texas heat to explore the galleries and savor a free scoop of ice cream. Docent-guided tours for families and screenings of children's films will take place throughout the event.
Coppell School Board Meeting
The CISD board meeting has been changed from July 22 to July 29. It will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Cirque Sensation Camp
July 22 to 26, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This multi-Arts Camp for kids ages six to 12 features classes in wire sculpture, printmaking, painted banners, creative writing, and aerial arts. The course will feature instructor, Alora Scavella, from the Lone Star Circus School. $198
July 22 to 26, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This Cirque Sensation camp is geared for teenagers ages 13 to 16. Art topics include altered book sculptures, wax encaustic, Polaroid film transfer and paper marbling. $99 half-day; $198 full-day.
Rape Aggression Defense Class
July 22 to 25, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Irving PAL has scheduled a 4-day Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) class open to all females 12 years and older. The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. Call Officer Jill Smith at 972-721-2544 for more information.
July 23, 7:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
The Islamic Center of Irving invites you to join them for a special Ramadan Dinner at Islamic Center of Irving. The attire is business casual, and you are welcome to bring any guests. Please call 972-812-2230, ext, 1005 with any questions or to RSVP.
Sounds of Mexico
July 26, 7:30 p.m.
The Greater Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Sister City program invites you to the Irving Arts Center for a concert featuring a celebration of the music of Mexico. $8.00 to $10.00.
Bells Are Ringing
July 26 to August 10, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Join MainStage Irving Las Colinas at the Irving Arts Center for this classic musical about a switchboard operator's relationship with a colorful variety of clients. $16-$23.
Through August 8
The North Lake College Hawaiian Field Studies (HFS) Photography Exhibition is currently on display in the Central Campus Gallery. Comprised of 60 digital images by approximately 30 North Lake students, the show features work from the 2013 HFS trip to islands of Oahu, Kauai and Hawaii.