March 25: Engage with neighbors
Lewisville’s Nothing But N.E.T. event will educate residents on community engagement opportunities. The event, which is hosted by the Neighborhood Engagement Task Force, is designed to help residents learn ways to engage with their neighbors, learn about city programs to help enhance and revitalize their homes and neighborhoods, and learn how to create a personal and neighborhood emergency preparedness plan. Several city departments, such as police, fire, community relations and tourism, and neighborhood services will be at the event. Free food and prizes will also be offered. 469-635-5300. http://bit.ly/3Swt5TK.
- 1-5 p.m.
- Thrive, 1950 S. Valley Parkway, Lewisville.
March 27: Make a mosaic
The Cozby Library will bring in a guest instructor to show attendees how to create a decorative mosaic stepping stone out of materials that can be found at craft and hardware stores. The materials may stain clothing; participants are encouraged to dress accordingly or bring something to cover their clothing. Projects can be taken home. The event is open to adults age 18 and older. Registration is required. 972-304-3658. www.cozbylibrary.librarymarket.com/event/craft-casual-mosaic-stepping-stone.
- 6-7:30 p.m.
- Cozby Library and Community Commons, 177 N. Heartz Drive.
April 1: See dogs strut
The Coppell Arts Center Foundation is rolling out the red carpet for a dog fashion show and adoption event. Attendees can register their pet to participate in the fashion show or adopt a pet on-site. Awards will be given for best matching dog and owner costume, most creative costume and best accessorized pooch. Registration is required for those interested in placing their dog in the show. The event will also feature local pet-related vendors, family photo opportunities and more. 972-304-7047. www.coppellartscenter.org/events/detail/dog-days-2023.
- The event begins at 9 a.m.
- Free (admission).
- Coppell Arts Center, 505 Travis St., Coppell.
April 7 through 8: See a play
Our Productions Theatre Co. brings “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” to Lewisville. The production explores life’s great questions and celebrates the joy of friendship with the entire Peanuts gang in this family musical, according to the event description. The musical is suitable for all audiences. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC. 972-219-8446. www.ourproductionstheatreco.org.
- 7:30 p.m. (April 7)
- 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. (April 8).
- Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8446.
April 7 through 23: Go on an adventure with Tom Sawyer
Theatre Coppell presents “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” based on the book by Mark Twain and adapted for the stage by Robert Batson. Written in 1876, the book tells the story of a boy growing up along the Mississippi River. All of the major adventures of Tom and his friends are brought to the stage in the adaptation, according to the play’s description. 972-304-7047. www.coppellartscenter.org/events/detail/theatre-coppell-the-adventures-of-tom-sawyer.
- Show times vary.
- $22 plus fees for adults, $19 plus fees for senior citizens and students.
- Coppell Arts Center, 505 Travis St., Coppell.
April 15: Learn how to save
A panel of representatives from the Texas Water Development board and Coppell will put the issues of water consumption and conservation in perspective from state, municipal and residential levels. Attendees will learn where their tap water comes from and how they can save money by monitoring water consumption. 972-304-3658. https://cozbylibrary.librarymarket.com/event/how-lower-your-water-bill.
- 2-3 p.m.
- Cozby Library and Community Commons, 177 N. Heartz Drive, Coppell.
April 22: Celebrate Earth
Coppell’s Earthfest celebrates the city’s commitment to the environment through educational activities and entertainment. Attendees can explore Coppell Nature Park and learn how to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. The event will feature a variety of crafts and interactive demonstrations at various vendor booths. Other activities include a ladybug release at the Biodiversity Education Center’s Pollinator Garden, a plant sale and a sustainability-themed skit performed by Local Girl Scout Troop No. 7926. Document shredding will also be offered at the Coppell Service Center from 8 a.m.-noon. 972-304-3581. www.coppelltx.gov/929/Earthfestfeatured event.
- 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Biodiversity Education Center, 367 Freeport Parkway, Coppell.
April 22: Celebrate Spring at ColorPalooza
Lewisville’s ColorPalooza returns to Old Town on April 22. The annual outdoor festival celebrates springtime by showcasing the cultural, artistic and eco-friendly spirit of Lewisville. Some of the planned activities and events include sidewalk chalk art, tie-dye stations, live music and cultural performances, an artisan market, and more. The live entertainment lineup features a string quartet, a Disney-themed concert, an African drum and dance ensemble, and more. 972-219-3401. http://bit.ly/3Zi6NqK.
- 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Price varies by activity.
- Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St., Lewisville.