Here's 10 upcoming events in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

(Courtesy Denton County Master Gardeners Association)
(Courtesy Denton County Master Gardeners Association)

(Courtesy Denton County Master Gardeners Association)

Feb. 5-22 One Human Family: A Better Vision for 2020 and Beyond Exhibit

People can visit the One Human Family: A Better Vision for 2020 and Beyond Exhibit, where artwork and photography from fourth- through 12th-grade students will be displayed. The exhibit will be hosted by the Committee to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which awarded the three winning students more than $5,000 in total. The gallery is open to the public each week from Tuesday through Saturday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Medical City of Lewisville Grand North Corridor Gallery, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8446.

Feb. 7 Daddy Daughter Dance

RockPointe Church of Flower Mound will host its annual Daddy Daughter Dance. Fathers, grandfathers, uncles and father figures are welcome to attend with their daughters to enjoy a night of dinner, dancing, crafts, games and a photo booth. Those interested in attending should register online. 6-9 p.m. $55 (dad and daughter; extra $10 for each additional daughter). Circle R Ranch, 5901 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound. 469-322-0313.

Feb. 10 Spring Gardening series: The Ease of Effective Hardscaping

Flower Mound Public Library will host a gardening session about the possibilities of hardscaping—the incorporation of manmade features in landscape architecture. Denton County Master Gardeners will serve as the educators at the session. 7 p.m. Free. Flower Mound Town Library, 3030 Broadmoor Lane, Flower Mound. 972-874-6165.

Feb. 12 Music Bingo at the Brass Tap

The Brass Tap will host an action-packed evening filled with music and more. The event will include a game of Music Bingo, which will combine tunes from various decades with the classic game. Winners of Music Bingo will receive prizes. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Brass Tap, 4151 Waller Creek, Ste. 130, Highland Village. 972-317-3227.

Feb. 15 Weather Merit Badge Workshop

Anyone with an interest in the weather can attend a weather merit badge workshop taught by professionals as part of the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area’s outdoor enrichment class series. Attendees must be between ages 10-17 to participate. Preregistration is required and can be done online or by phone. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with entry ($5 per car). Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, 201 E. Jones St., Lewisville. 972-219-3550.

Feb. 16 Game Day at the Library

Swing by the Crawford Meeting Room in the Lewisville Public Library for a monthly game day. Attendees will spend the afternoon playing games, such as Splendor, Pandemic, Telestrations, Forbidden Island and more. The event is for adults age 18 and up. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St., Lewisville. 972-219-3570.

Feb. 23 Silver Hearts Gala

Meals on Wheels of Denton County will host its first Silver Hearts Gala, where guests can enjoy dinner, drinks and win auction and raffle prizes for a cause. There will be more than 150 prize baskets. All of the money raised at the gala will benefit seniors, veterans and people with disabilities in Denton County. 4-8 p.m. $50 (general admission); $400 (table for 10). Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Flower Mound, 4330 Courtyard Way, Flower Mound. 940-382-2224.•/e/silver-hearts-gala-tickets-85827296755

Feb. 28 Acoustic Jam Session

The Visual Art League of Lewisville hosts a weekly acoustic jam and song circle at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater Center for the Creative Arts. The session offers attendees a space to enjoy or play songs and acoustic music of any genre on a variety of instruments. Musicians, artists and listeners are welcome. 7-10 p.m. Free. 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville.

Feb. 29 Flower Mound Farmers Market

The Flower Mound Farmers Market features a wide range of vendors who sell fresh produce, meat, eggs, honey, bread, jam and more. Attendees can sample products like pastries, pies, cookies and candies. The event is run every month by Four Seasons Markets. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Parker Square, 1500 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound. 972-884-0680.

March 1 Container Gardening

Those who do not have a yard but are interested in planting a garden can attend an event hosted by the Denton County Master Gardeners to learn more about container gardening. No registration is required, but space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 2-3 p.m. Free. Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St., Lewisville. 972-219-3570


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