Paws in the Pool, TEDxFrisco and more September events in Frisco

Cool off with the family dog on Sept. 18 at the Paws in the Pool event at Frisco Water Park. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Cool off with the family dog on Sept. 18 at the Paws in the Pool event at Frisco Water Park. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

Cool off with the family dog on Sept. 18 at the Paws in the Pool event at Frisco Water Park. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

Frisco has several local events that are happening in September.

Sept. 11 | Pay tribute on 9/11

The city of Frisco and the Frisco Garden Club will host a remembrance ceremony for those lost in 9/11 on its 20th anniversary. The ceremony will be held at Freedom Meadow in Warren Sports Complex. 6 p.m. Free. 7599 Eldorado Parkway, Frisco.

www.friscogardenclub.org

Sept. 11 | Prepare for parenthood


Frisco Women's Health will go over the fundamentals of natural birth. Four hours of education will cover comfort measures, and attendees will receive a student journal and meditation tracks.

1-5 p.m. $125. 972-668-8300. 5680 Frisco Square Blvd., Ste. 2700, Frisco. www.friscowomenshealth.com

Sept. 12 | Learn about flowers

Discover the benefits of perennials at Play Frisco’s Native Perennials Brown Bag Workshop. This event at The Grove at Frisco Commons will explore how native perennials are adapted to local conditions compared to nonnative plants. Tips on best practices for perennials will be shared. Noon. Free. 972-292-6550. 8300 McKinney Road, Frisco. https://tinyurl.com/8wuuz5cw

Sept. 17 | Enjoy music in council chambers

The Texas Saxophone Quartet will perform in the Frisco City Council chambers at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center. Part of the Music in the Chamber Series, the event will comprise four musicians shifting between both classical and jazz tunes. 8 p.m. $10 (residents), $15 (nonresidents). 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. 972-292-6652. www.friscotexas.gov/1491/music-in-the-chamber

Sept. 17 | Hear a TED Talk

See Tashara Parker, an award-winning anchor and reporter at WFAA-TV Channel 8, among a group of speakers in this TEDxFrisco event. Her “Bun Ministry” movement celebrates all things natural hair, which evolved after she wore a natural bun on air in October. $100 (general admission). The address will be shared with ticketholders. https://tinyurl.com/u9zuku3d

Sept. 18 | Shop at The Star

Flea Style Market at The Star will feature a curated mix of fashion, jewelry, home decor and more in an outdoor market across from the Flea Style boutique store. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free to attend. 972-292-9510. 6765 Winning Drive, Ste. 830, Frisco. https://fleastyle.com/market-at-the-star

Sept. 18 | Paddle with Puppies

Cool off with the family dog at the Paws in the Pool event at Frisco Water Park. Collin County Animal Shelter will attend the event and offer free pet adoptions. 9:30 a.m. (small and medium dogs), 11:30 a.m. (large dogs). $8 (per person and pet). 972-292-6500. 5828 Nancy Jane Lane, Frisco. www.friscotexas.gov/1398/paws-in-the-pool
By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.


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