Looking for something fun to do in your community? Check out these spring events in Lewisville and Coppell.

April 29: Make a poetry collage

Participants will create a collage work of art using magazine papers, fabrics, objects and words of poetry. The workshop will be led by Yoonsoo Nam, a local artist and poet laureate. Nam is a contemporary abstract artist and a poet who delivers messages through creative paintings and poems inspired by pure love, according to the event description. All supplies will be provided, but participants can bring printouts of their own poetry to use in the collage. The workshop is open to those age 7 and up; children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult, according to workshop officials. http://bit.ly/3ZlwG8J. 972-219-8446.

  • 3-4:30 p.m.

  • $10.

  • Lewisville Grand Theater. 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville.

April 29: Find volunteer opportunities

Citizens needing volunteer hours can find opportunities at this fair. Local organizations from the Dallas-Fort Worth area looking for teen and adult volunteers will be at the fair to help attendees find ways to give back to the community. 972-304-3658. https://cozbylibrary.librarymarket.com/event/volunteer-fair-1

  • 2-4 p.m.

  • Free.

  • Cozby Library and Community Commons. 177 N. Heartz Drive, Coppell.

May 2: See a community concert

The Cliburn in the Community concert will feature Jiwon Yang, winner of the 2019 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, per city officials. Cliburn in the Community provides a live classical music performance through partnerships with local venues and organizations, according to the event description. Registration prior to the event is encouraged. 972-219-8446. http://bit.ly/3M2xFYy.

  • 7:30 p.m.

  • Free.

  • Lewisville Grand Theater. 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville.

May 5: Celebrate Old Town Coppell’s anniversary

Coppell Community Experiences will host a celebration of Old Town Coppell’s anniversary. The event will feature a concert and food trucks from different vendors. http://www.coppelltx.gov/930/old-town-anniversary.

  • 7-9 p.m.

  • Free.

  • Old Town Coppell 768 W. Main St., Coppell

May 19: Go to a gala

The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 60th anniversary at its annual awards gala. The gala is a celebration to honor people and local businesses that contribute to the chamber’s success. The theme is “groovy,” and attendees are encouraged to dress in 1960s attire. 972-436-9571. https://business.lewisvillechamber.org/events/details/annual-awards-gala-29614?calendarMonth=2023-05-01

  • 6-10 p.m.

  • $100 (individual), $1,000 (table of nine).

  • Wayne Ferguson Plaza. 150 W. Church St., Lewisville.

May 20: Read more books

Readers are invited to participate in Cozby Library and Community Commons’ summer reading challenge. The kickoff event will feature games, treats and more. Participants can pick up a reading log at the event that can be used to earn prizes. Those unable to attend can pick up a reading log at the library. The event ​​will be moved to the library meeting room if inclement weather occurs. Readers of all ages are invited to participate.

https://cozbylibrary.librarymarket.com/event/summer-reading-kick-0. 972-304-3658.

  • 10 a.m.-noon.

  • Free.

  • Town Center Plaza. 255 Parkway Blvd., Coppell.

May 20: Learn about UFOs

People who are curious about the re-emergence of UFOs can learn more about them at this lecture. The lecture will explore the most compelling UFO cases and see what revelations may emerge in the upcoming years via new government reports, scientific studies and a United Nations UFO conference. Independent researcher Neil Pinto will lead the class. He holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from The University of Texas and a master’s degree in systems engineering from the University of Denver.

  • 2-3:30 p.m.

  • Free.

  • Lewisville Public Library. 1197 W. Main St., Lewisville.