Written by Staff
Empty the Shelter
August 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Would you like a new pet? Animal Services is hosting the Empty the Shelter at the Irving Animal Care Campus. Adoption fees are only $25 for any pet. For more information, call (972) 721-2256.
Family Movie Matinee
August 17, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Come to Irving’s Valley Ranch Library for a screening of Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker, the action-packed film about a high school student who turns super spy in order to save England.
For more information, call (972) 721-4669.
August 17, 8 p.m.
The Charity Through Art Foundation presents a Bengali dance program at the Irving Arts Center. Don’t miss the opportunity to beat the heat and catch a stellar performance at the same time.
The Best of Elvis!
August 18, 4 p.m.
Experience the electrifying music of Elvis Presley performed by two of the world’s finest tribute artists, Kraig Parker and Ben Portsmouth, 2012 winner of Memphis’ Ultimate Elvis competition. For tickets or more information, call 972-252-2787. $25-$50.
Using the Internet Safely for Seniors
August 19, 6 p.m.
Sponsored by the National African American Women’s Leadership Institute, Ms. Funmi Akentimi will give tips on how seniors can avoid scams and problems when using the internet. The workshop is open to seniors aged 50 and older. You can register by calling 972 721-2496.
August 20, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Bring your popcorn down to Central Library for the tale of a solitary drone repairman working on war-ravaged planet Earth becomes humanity's last hope for survival in this ambitious science fiction epic.
Back to School Party with Ms. Maria!
August 21, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bring your pre-k tykes through second graders to the Central Library to celebrate "Back to School" with a live performance with Ms. Maria! Be ready to laugh and learn as she entertains with upbeat music, puppets and games. Kids will decorate their own school folders and enjoy refreshments.
August 22-23, 8:45 a.m to 5 p.m.