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Lewisville Memorial Day Observance Scheduled for May 25th - 8:30 a.m.

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/5/21 23:11:55 (116 reads)

Open in new windowMemorial Day is a time to remember the fallen heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our Republic. It should be more meaningful than just a time for mattress sales and barbecuing.

For years, we have held an informal observance at the Veterans Memorial in front of Lewisville City Hall. Again this year, we would like to invite anyone who is interested to join us at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning, May 25th.

There's no agenda, and nothing formal about it. We'll just gather around for some silent prayer and reflection, and if anyone would like to say a quick prayer or few words in gratitude to the fallen, or offer any thoughts, they're welcome to do so. You can recite a poem if you'd like, or tell a story of someone in your family, or someone you served with. If you prefer to just listen and soak it in, that's fine too; nobody will put you on the spot.

But this is not about speeches, and there is nothing political about it. It's just fellow Americans taking some time to stand together in unity and take time to honor those who have given their lives for us.

Where: In front of Lewisville City Hall, 151 West Church Street by the Veterans Memorial
When: Monday, May 25th, 8:30 a.m. (Stay as long as you want; I'll probably leave by 9:00)
Who: Anyone is invited.
What: Informal remembrance of our fighting men and women who have died in service of our country.

In years past, we have ended up having a group go eat breakfast together afterwards. If you would like to make time with that, we'd love to have you join us for that too.

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Lewisville Civic Chorale Presents Bach's Lunch May 31st

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/5/20 21:14:40 (121 reads)


Open in new windowThe Lewisville Civic Chorale cordially invites you to their next concert: "Bach's Lunch: Music Scattered around Anna and Johann's Kitchen Table". Artistic Director Lewis Worthington and the Chorale will perform music by JS Bach, Hildegard, Josquin, Binchois, Hassler, Palestrina, Victoria, Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Purcell, Handel, and some surprises along the way.

The concert is Sunday, May 31, 2015, 3:00 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 602 N. Old Orchard Ln., Lewisville, TX 75077 (corner of Old Orchard Ln. and College). Ticket prices are: Adults $15, Family $30, Senior Citizen $10, Student $5. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lewisvillecivicchorale.com, or at the door.

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Max Baca & Los TexManiacs Play Lewisville May 23

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Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/5/15 21:20:00 (193 reads)

Open in new windowGrammy-winning Max Baca & Los TexManiacs will take the stage Saturday, May 23, at 8 p.m., as the fifth act of the fifth annual Texas Tunes concert series.

The show will be held in the Performance Hall of the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors age 60 and older or children age 12 and younger, and can be purchased at MCLGrand.tix.com.

Lewisville residents are able to purchase single-show tickets for $10 each, either in advance at City Hall or on the performance date at the MCL Grand box office. Discount tickets are not available online. Current driver’s license or utility bill will be required to verify residency.

Founded by Max Baca (bajo sexton, vocals), the TexManiacs (texmaniacs.com) are a product of his wide-ranging experience touring and recording with everyone from his father’s family conjunto, Flaco Jinenez, the original Texas Tornados, Los Super Seven and even the Rolling Stones. Max and the band were awarded a Grammy for their album Borders Y Bailes (Smithsonian Folkways) in 2009.

Here's a video of Los Texmaniacs playing the Library of Congress. Fast-forward to 6:39 or so for the music.


Note: There is room in the performance hall, and dancing in front of the stage is encouraged!

The Texas Tunes series features performers from music halls and festivals throughout the state who present great music in a variety of genres, but all with that unique Texas flair that has made the state a hotbed for fans of live music.

The last of the 2015 Texas Tunes performances will be Colin Gilmore on June 13.

Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater is the premier public arts facility in Southern Denton County. The 40,000-square-foot facility features a 296-seat proscenium theater, black box theater, dance recital hall, art gallery, five art classrooms and a large courtyard. Medical Center of Lewisville has a multi-year agreement with the city for naming rights at the center.

To reach MCL Grand from Interstate 35E, take exit 452 and proceed east on Main Street to Charles Street. MCL Grand will be on the left. Free public parking is available along Main and Church streets, or at Lewisville City Hall across Church Street from the center.

For details about upcoming events, please visit MCLGrand.com or call 972.219.8446.

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Updated: Keep Tradition Alive Jam Session set for May 8

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Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/5/8 7:00:00 (982 reads)

Update 5/8/2015 - 12:00 p.m.:
The City of Lewisville has rescheduled the performances for 30 minutes earlier due to possible severe weather tonight. The jam session will begin at 6:30, and the Killdares will play at 7:15. In the event of severe weather, attendees will be escorted into Lewisville City Hall for shelter. Bring umbrellas and chairs.

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Open in new windowOpen in new windowOpen in new windowHundreds of firefighter bagpipers, drummers and honor guard members from across the country are expected to participate in the annual KTA Jam Session scheduled for Friday, May 8, on the steps of Lewisville City Hall, 151 W. Church Street.

The free event, which has become a community favorite drawing more than 1,000 spectators, will include a series of performances and presentations by participants and instructors at the Keeping Tradition Alive Symposium being held that week at the Lewisville Convention Center.

Also performing that evening will be The Killdares, a Celtic-themed rock band that has quickly become a Lewisville favorite at the KTA Jam Session and the free Sounds of Lewisville summer concert series.

Keep Tradition Alive is one of the premier training events for firefighter bagpipe and drum corps members across the country, and also includes classes for public safety honor guards conducted by the National Honor Guard Academy. It was started by Lewisville Fire Department in 2008 and is held each May at the Lewisville Convention Center. The public Jam Session held in conjunction with the symposium has become a popular regional activity for participants and spectators.

The two-day symposium will feature highly regarded teachers, headed by lead pipe instructor Don Shannon and lead drum instructor Andrew Hoinacki. Shannon is a native of Northern Ireland and has been playing the bagpipes for more than 40 years, including performances for the British Royal Family. Hoinacki started drumming at age 6 and has a distinguished performance and competition history.

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Keep Lewisville Beautiful Benefit Night at BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

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Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/5/6 13:40:00 (201 reads)

Open in new windowWhat'cha making for dinner tonight? Not sure? Why not take the opportunity and enjoy some delicious food at BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse while giving back to your community?

Help support Keep Lewisville Beautiful by dining at BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse in Lewisville tonight. Great food and a great cause!


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Upcoming Events Around Lewisville and the Surrounding Area

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 Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/4/30 22:30:00 (989 reads)

Open in new windowAs always, there are many arts and leisure events and educational opportunities coming up in Lewisville and the surrounding cities. Here are some selected events that you may find interesting.

Open in new windowThrough May 2nd: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at MCL Blackbox
Our Productions Theatre Co. will present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater black box, 100 N. Charles Street, April 30 through May 2. The Thursday and Friday shows will be at 7:30 p.m., and the Saturday shows will begin at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased for $25, with discounts for seniors, students, children and groups of 10 or more, on the website or by calling 972.724.2147.

MCL Grand, located at 100 N. Charles Street, between Main and Church streets, opened in January 2011. The 40,000-square-foot facility features a 296-seat proscenium theater, black box theater, dance recital hall, art gallery, five art classrooms and a large courtyard. Medical Center of Lewisville has a multi-year agreement with the city for naming rights at the center.

Open in new windowThrough May 5th: Early Voting Underway in Local Elections
Lewisville residents will vote for a Mayor and seats 2 and 5 of the City Council. Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees places 1 and 2 are also up for election. Lewisville residents of Denton County vote at Lewisville Municipal Annex, 1197 West Main Street. Dallas County voters will vote at Coppell Town Center, 255 Parkway Blvd in Coppell. For more information...

Open in new windowMay 1st - 17th: GLCT's production of The Understudy
Greater Lewisville Community Theatre announces the opening of The Understudy, directed by Ashley H. White. Run dates for this comedy are May 1-17, with performances Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m., at 160 W. Main Street.

Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for 65 and over or 18 and under. Call for reservations at 972.221.SHOW (7469). Additional information is available here.

Friday, May 1st: First Friday Dance, Featuring Doc Gibbs
Lewisville Senior Activity Center’s First Friday Dance will be held May 1, 7-9:30 p.m., at the center, 1950 S. Valley Parkway. Free dance lessons start at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door. Refreshments are provided. Music guest for May will be Doc Gibbs.

Open in new windowFriday, May 1st: Twilight Kayaking Tour on McWhorter Creek - LLELA
8:00 p.m. Prior kayaking experience is required, ages 16 years and up. Paddlers receive only a brief introduction to kayaking on dry land before pushing off into the water. All equipment is provided. Don’t delay in registering; these trips will fill up quickly. $25/paddler. Registration is required at 972.219.3930 or lisa.cole@unt.edu

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd: Seussical the Musical
The Acting Studio will present Seussical the Musical from May 1-3 at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street. Showtimes are May 1 at 7 p.m., May 2 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and May 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at ActingStudioTX.com. Prices are $16-18.

The charming show, a former Broadway favorite, take a musical stroll through many treasured stories from the imagination of legendary children’s author Dr. Seuss.

Open in new windowThursday, May 7th: Joe Avezzano Memorial Benefit Concert
Hat Tricks in Lewisville will be remembering former owner and former Dallas Cowboys Special Teams Coach Joe Avezzano with a benefit concert that Joe's son Tony says will raise money for the Texas Special Olympics. They have so far announced performances by Jaret Reddick, Deryl Dodd, AJ Vallejo, Kendall Beard, Steve Helms, and Justin Ross. For more information, visit the Hat Tricks website.

Friday, May 8th: Women Leading Business - Conference & Expo
The 7th annual Denton County Women Leading Business Conference and Expo is held from 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the MCL Grand Theater. For more information, visit the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Open in new windowFriday, May 8th: Keeping Tradition Alive - Pipes and Drums Jam
Hundreds of firefighter bagpipers, drummers and honor guard members from across the country are expected to participate in the annual KTA Jam Session scheduled for Friday, May 8, 7 p.m. on the steps of Lewisville City Hall, 151 W. Church Street.

The free event, which has become a community favorite drawing more than 1,000 spectators, will include a series of performances and presentations by participants and instructors at the Keeping Tradition Alive Symposium being held that week at the Lewisville Convention Center.

Also performing that evening will be The Killdares, a Celtic-themed rock band that has quickly become a Lewisville favorite at the KTA Jam Session and the free Sounds of Lewisville summer concert series.

More information...

Open in new windowSaturday, May 9th: Local Elections
Lewisville residents will vote for a Mayor and seats 2 and 5 of the City Council. Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees places 1 and 2 are also up for election. Lewisville residents of Denton County vote at Lewisville Municipal Annex, 1197 West Main Street. Dallas County voters will vote at Coppell Town Center, 255 Parkway Blvd in Coppell. More information...

Open in new windowSaturday, May 9th: Chalk This Way Festival
The fifth annual “Chalk This Way” is being held in Old Town Lewisvile by Lakeside Arts Foundation. Festival hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Planned activities include professional chalk artists, amateur sidewalk chalk competitions, a children’s gallery for on-site chalk creations, arts and crafts vendors, festival food, sidewalk games, and live entertainment. Entry to the festival is free, although participating in some activities will carry a nominal charge.

Schedule of performances and events:
9 a.m.: Kim Bold
10:30 a.m.: The Septien Group
11:00 a.m.: Paws on Parade
12:30 p.m.: Dynasty Dance Academy
1 p.m.: David Gallegos Band
2:45 p.m.: Chin Woo Dragon Lion Dance Group
4 p.m.: Awards Ceremony

More information...

Open in new windowSaturday, May 9th: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
The City of Lewisville operates a household hazardous waste collection center that provides residents with a convenient, safe and environmentally sound way to get rid of waste materials that should not be put into the landfill.

The Residential Convenience Center, 330 W. Jones Street, will be open Saturday, May 9th, from 9 a.m. until noon, to accept materials from Lewisville residents, who must provide a driver’s license for proof of residency.
More information...

Open in new windowSaturday, May 16th: Neighborhood Cleanup Day - Free Dumpsters
City of Lewisville will hold a special collection day in local neighborhoods on Saturday, May 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents are urged to clean out their garages and attics, spiff up their yards and bring their waste materials to the nearest drop-off location.

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Open in new windowTuesday, May 19th: Concert Bells Spring Concert at Lewisville Library
At 7 p.m. the Concert Bells of Fort Worth will perform their free Spring Concert at the Lewisville Public Library. Bring your friends and family for a great evening of beautiful music.


Saturday, May 23rd: Max Baca & Los TexManiacs
Grammy-winning Max Baca & Los TexManiacs will take the stage Saturday, May 23, at 8 p.m., as the fifth act of the fifth annual Texas Tunes concert series.

The show will be held in the Performance Hall of the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors age 60 and older or children age 12 and younger, and can be purchased at MCLGrand.tix.com.

Open in new windowMonday, May 25th: Memorial Day Observance
Join us at the Veterans Memorial in front of Lewisville City Hall at 8:30 a.m. for a brief and informal observance of Memorial Day. Bring a poem, say a prayer, or say a few words about someone who gave all for their country.

Open in new windowSunday, May 31st: Free Vision Screenings by Lewisville Lions Club
The Lewisville LIONS conduct monthly vision screening at the Lewisville Public library the last Sunday of each month from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The club uses a Welch Allyn SPOT device to screen people's vision to recommend whether they should visit an eye care professional. They can conduct screenings for children as young as 6 months.

For more information visit the Lewisville Lions Club website.

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Keep Lewisville Beautiful Spring Cleanup Set for April 25th, 2015

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/4/23 22:00:00 (1126 reads)

Those of you who have followed The Lewisville Texan Journal for a year or two know that keeping Lewisville clean and beautiful is one of our pet issues. For years now, we have fielded cleanup teams for Spring Cleanup. We hope you'll join us this year. Read on for the details on the cleanup, then join us again at the bottom to see how you can be on the LTJ cleanup team.

Open in new windowOpen in new windowKeep Lewisville Beautiful is partnering with the City of Lewisville to host its 29th annual citywide cleanup on Saturday April 25th, 2015. An environmental expo will also be held onsite. This FREE Earth Day event will be held in conjunction with Keep America Beautiful Great America Clean Up activities. Volunteers are needed for cleanup teams and on site help. Sign in and registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Residential Convenience Center parking lot (330 Jones Street). Clean Up is from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Clean up supplies, free lunch, KLB t-shirts, door prizes and FUN will be provided. Last year, 686 volunteers showed community spirit by working hard and picking up 9.8 tons of litter off of Lewisville streets, parks, and creeks. With your help, we can pick up even more and help beautify our great city. All ages are welcome! Register online today at the Keep Lewisville Beautiful website.

Current event donors and sponsors include: City of Lewisville, Waste Management, Republic Waste Services, Dale Downing CPA, DATCU, Texas New Mexico Power Company, Lone Star Storage, Bahama Bucks, Dallas Zoo, LLELA, Blue Bell, Hyena Comedy Club, Lewisville Lake Symphony, Texas Rangers Ball Club, La Hacienda Ranch, Spaghetti Warehouse, Joe’s Crab Shack, Market Street, UTRWD, Lewisville Lions Club, Lewisville Police Department, Army Corps of Engineers, LISDOLA, Keep America Beautiful, and Keep Texas Beautiful. If your business would like to donate a door prize or help sponsor this event, please contact the KLB office.

For more information, to sign up or to donate funds to Keep Lewisville Beautiful email info@keeplewisvillebeautiful.org, call 972-538-5949 or fax information to 866-727-8526. Please include number of people anticipated in your group. T-shirts are on a first come, first served basis.

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Chalk This Way Festival Set for May 9th in Old Town

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Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/4/20 7:40:00 (770 reads)

Open in new windowThe colorful fun of the “Chalk This Way” free family festival returns to the heart of historic Old Town Lewisville for its 2015 event, to be held Saturday, May 9, in and around the city-owned Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater.

Festival hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Planned activities include professional chalk artists, amateur sidewalk chalk competitions, a children’s gallery for on-site chalk creations, arts and crafts vendors, festival food, sidewalk games, and live entertainment. Entry to the festival is free, although participating in some activities will carry a nominal charge.

New to the festival this year is the Paws on Parade pet parade, presented by Lewisville Animal Services and starting at 11 a.m. Pet owners can show off their furry companions dressed in their most fashionable outfits during the two-block parade on Church Street. Participants can pre-register by contacting the Lewisville Animal Shelter, or register the day of the event at the Animal Services tent.

The fifth annual “Chalk This Way” is being held by Lakeside Arts Foundation in partnership with Greater Lewisville Arts Alliance, City of Lewisville, and Lewisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Sponsors include Just Brakes, Credit Union of Texas, and Lewisville Morning Rotary Club.

Schedule of performances and events:

    9 a.m.:     Kim Bold                                             
10:30 a.m.: The Septien Group
11:00 a.m.: Paws on Parade
12:30 p.m.: Dynasty Dance Academy
1 p.m.: David Gallegos Band
2:45 p.m.: Chin Woo Dragon Lion Dance Group
4 p.m.: Awards Ceremony

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Upcoming Events Around Lewisville and the Surrounding Area

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Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/4/17 7:10:00 (501 reads)

Open in new windowAs always, there are many arts and leisure events and educational opportunities coming up in Lewisville and the surrounding cities. Here are some selected events that you may find interesting.

Open in new windowFriday, April 17th: Lewisville Lake Symphony Performance
Pavel Gintov, winner of the 1st Takamatsu International Piano Competition, will perform with the Lewisville Lake Symphony on Friday, April 17, at 7:30 pm, in the final concert of the 2014-15 Symphony Series. He will play Shostakovich’s Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings, a performance that also features Bert Truax on trumpet.

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Saturday, April 18th: Activities at LLELA: Log House, Campfire, Kayaking
Open House at the Minor-Porter Log House: Noon-3 p.m. Completely restored and furnished with all the trappings of everyday frontier life, the log house gives visitors a window on life in Denton County in 1870. Interested visitors of all ages are welcome to arrive at any time during the open hours and tour at their own pace. Knowledgeable volunteers will guide visitors through the structures and answer questions in this informal tour. Cost: regular admission ($5/person; children age 5 years and under free).

Gather Around Our Campfire: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Meet at a cozy campfire for traditional campfire fun, which may include stories, songs and of course toasted marshmallows. This is LLELA Nature Preserve’s last campfire event until fall, so don’t miss out! Cost is $10/person or $30/family. Registration is required at 972.219.3930 or Erin.Taylor@unt.edu.

Kayaking Tour on McWhorter Creek: 4-6 p.m.; April 19, 2-4 p.m. All skill levels are welcome; paddlers receive an introduction to kayaking on dry land before pushing off into the water. All equipment is provided. Don’t delay in registering; these trips fill up quickly. Cost is $20/paddler. Tour is for ages 7 and up. Registration is required at 972.219.3930 or lisa.cole@unt.edu.

Wednesday, April 22nd: Neighbors Leading Neighbors Kickoff Meeting
The City of Lewisville is launching a program to create points of contact between neighborhoods and the city, so that information can be shared, and efforts can be coordinated to revitalize and improve neighborhoods. A kickoff meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the MCL Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. More information...

Thursday, April 23rd: Lewisville City Council Candidate Forum
The Clubs and Residents of Castle Hills are sponsoring a candidate forum at 7 p.m. at the Kim Ortiz Photography Studio - 2520 King Arthur Blvd. (Located in the Castle Hills Village Shops) All of the Mayoral candidates, and many of the at-large candidates, have confirmed they will attend. Come out to Castle Hills and meet your city council and mayoral candidates!

Friday, April 24th: Senior Activity Center Health Fair
The annual Lewisville Senior Activity Center Health Fair will be held Friday, April 24, at the center, 1950-A South Valley Parkway.

At 8 a.m., a Fun Walk around Memorial Park begins, with five stations along the path. At each station, walkers will receive one playing card. At the end of the walk, the person with the best poker hand wins a prize. Participants will receive a free t-shirt while supplies last.

The fair opens at 8:30 a.m., featuring education, prevention, early detection and local resources from nearly 80 vendors in all fields relating to senior citizens. A sandwich lunch will be provided to the first 300 guests at 11:30 a.m.

At noon, Aaron A. Kaplan, a symphonic film composer, orchestrator, pianist and songwriter, will be the keynote speaker. His music can be heard on radio, television and film, and his musical portraits continue to be widely acclaimed.

Prize drawings will begin at 12:30 p.m. Winners need not be present in order to win door prizes but must be present to win a grand prize. A silent auction will be held by Associates of the Lewisville Senior Activity Center to raise money for various senior-related projects.

Open in new windowFriday, April 24th: LakeCities Ballet’s “Music in Motion” at MCL Grand
LakeCities Ballet Theatre will present its spring 2015 performance, “Music in Motion,” on Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, starting at 7:30 p.m. both nights, at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street.

Ticket prices are $17 and can be purchased at lakecitiesballet.org or ticketriver.com. A free pre-performance workshop will be held Saturday at 6 p.m., which will introduce children to dance. The workshop is free to children with a ticket to the performance, but reservations to guild@lakecitiesballet.org are highly recommended, as space is limited.

Open in new windowSaturday, April 25th: Keep Lewisville Beautiful - Spring Cleanup
Keep Lewisville Beautiful is partnering with the City of Lewisville to host its 29th annual citywide cleanup on Saturday April 25th, 2015. An environmental expo will also be held onsite. This FREE Earth Day event will be held in conjunction with Keep America Beautiful Great America Clean Up activities. Volunteers are needed for cleanup teams and on site help. Sign in and registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Residential Convenience Center parking lot (330 Jones Street). Clean Up is from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Clean up supplies, free lunch, KLB t-shirts, door prizes and FUN will be provided. More info...

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Upcoming Events Around Lewisville and the Surrounding Area

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/4/10 6:20:00 (865 reads)

Open in new windowAs always, there are many arts and leisure events and educational opportunities coming up in Lewisville and the surrounding cities. Here are some selected events that you may find interesting.

Friday, April 10th: Twilight Kayaking Tour on McWhorter Creek
8-10 p.m. at LLELA. Prior kayaking experience required, ages 16 years and up. Paddlers receive only a brief introduction to kayaking on dry land before pushing off into the water. All equipment is provided. Don’t delay in registering; this trip will fill up quickly. Cost is $25/paddler. Registration is required at 972.219.3930 or lisa.cole@unt.edu

Open in new windowSaturday, April 11th: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
The City of Lewisville operates a household hazardous waste collection center that provides residents with a convenient, safe and environmentally sound way to get rid of waste materials that should not be put into the landfill.

The Residential Convenience Center, 330 W. Jones Street, will be open Saturday, April 11th, from 9 a.m. until noon, to accept materials from Lewisville residents, who must provide a driver’s license for proof of residency.
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Saturday, April 11th: 7:30 a.m. - 12 noon: North Texas Service Academies Forum
Students interested in attending one of the US military service academies should attend this free forum at Lewisville High School to learn more about requirements for admission, and the selection process. More info...

Saturday, April 11th: Night Hike at LLELA
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. LLELA - Join trail guides as they lead a moonlit stroll through the woods and across the prairie. Howling coyotes, hooting owls, and other nocturnal sounds will provide an out-of-the-ordinary hiking experience. Registration is required at 972.219.3930 or lisa.cole@unt.edu. There is a $5 program fee for the night hike, in addition to the regular gate fee of $5/person.

Open in new windowFriday, April 17th: Lewisville Lake Symphony Performance
Pavel Gintov, winner of the 1st Takamatsu International Piano Competition, will perform with the Lewisville Lake Symphony on Friday, April 17, at 7:30 pm, in the final concert of the 2014-15 Symphony Series. He will play Shostakovich’s Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings, a performance that also features Bert Truax on trumpet.

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