Things to do in the month of January in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

The Jan. 21 event includes honoring Dr. King, entertainment and a keynote speaker.

The Jan. 21 event includes honoring Dr. King, entertainment and a keynote speaker.

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of January


Kickstart 2019 health and wellness goals at MCL
Medical City Lewisville hosts a brunch and learn event to help people kickstart their 2019 health and wellness goals. The morning features raffles, prizes and health discussions from a wide range of health experts who will share their advice on how weight and nutrition affects other aspects of a person’s well-being.

10 a.m. Free.
Medical City Lewisville, 500 W. Main St., Lewisville


Red River Songwriters return to the MCL Grand
The Red River Songwriters return to the MCL Grand for another Black Box Songwriter Series performance featuring Walt Wilkins, Susan Gibson, Drew Kennedy, Kelley Mickwee and Josh Grider. The concert series features singers and songwriters in an intimate listening room.

7:30 p.m. $15.
MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8446.


Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s life
The event includes honoring Dr. King, entertainment and a keynote speaker. The theme for this year is “Loving the Diversity in Our World.” The winners of the MLK essay and art contests for North Texas students are announced at the event.

6:30 p.m. Free.
Marcus High School auditorium, 5707 Morriss Road, Flower Mound. 972-410-3682.


Local rotary hosts Vine and Dine fundraiser
The 13th annual fundraiser features music, food and a wine stroll with proceeds raised to benefit charities and civic service projects of Flower Mound Rotary and Rotary International. The “speak-easy” event also features game tables.

7 p.m. $100.
Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Flower Mound, 4330 Courtyard Way, Flower Mound.


Rainbow trout to be stocked in the Elm Fork
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department stocks rainbow trout in the Elm Fork below Lewisville Dam at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area most winters.

This season it is scheduled for two stocking events:
Wednesday, January 9 and Wednesday, January 30.
A total of 3,000 fish are expected to be received. The time the fish will be delivered is not known. A fishing license is required at LLELA for anglers age 17 and older.

By Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.