Written by Staff
July 13, 10 a.m.
Market to Kitchen Series
The Coppell Farmers Market summer chef demonstration series Market to Kitchen is well underway. This installment features Chef Jeff Bekavac, a chef with deep roots in the local in Coppell. Bekavac is currently the Director of Kitchen Operations for Neighborhood Services group in Dallas.
July 13, 10 a.m. to Noon
Operation Kindness Open House
Operation Kindness is holding a homecoming event on its campus for its "furry alumni" -- dogs and cats adopted from the no-kill shelter -- and the families who adopted them. Anyone interested in learning more about Operation Kindness should stop by and enjoy complimentary hot dogs and cake, free pet caricatures, behind-the-scenes tours and more at 3201 Earhart Drive in Carrollton.
July 13, 11 a.m.
Organ and tissue donor honor service
Rolling Oaks Memorial Center, along with Restland Coppell Chapel and Transplant Services Center/UT Southwestern Medical Center will honor donor families and recipients with a special service and butterfly release. Call 972-745-1638, for more information.
July 13, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Lively Pointe Youth Center and ICT MainStage invite kids 13-17 to visit the Lively Pointe recreation center and use improvisation and imagination to create a character and a costume and weave them into a story. Free. Advanced registration is required. Call 972-721-8090, for information.
July 13, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Free Museum Tours July 13
The Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center museums are open for free, self-guided tours. These museums give visitors insight into the African-American experience in American history and life in Bear Creek, one of Dallas County’s oldest African-American communities. Tours of the Center can also be scheduled by contacting (972) 721-2501.
July 13, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Chillin’ at the Pavilion
Swing to the sounds of Count Basie and Duke Ellington, and enjoy Langston Hughes poetry at the Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center. Free.
June 13, 7 p.m.
Irving Black Arts Council presents an evening of short films produced by African-Americans. Movie goers will have a chance to vote on their favorites and talk with the filmmakers following the screening at the Irving Arts Center. $10 in advance; $15 at the door
July 15-22, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cirque Sensation Camp: "Popcorn, Peanuts & Picasso"
This multi-Arts Camp for kids ages 6-12 includes drawing, collage, papier mâché, intro to gymnastics-part 2, and percussion. $198.