Here's 10 things to do in March and April in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

The Lewisville Adoption Center and the city of Lewisville will host their annual Paws in the Park event March 28. (Courtesy Lewisville Adoption Center)
The Lewisville Adoption Center and the city of Lewisville will host their annual Paws in the Park event March 28. (Courtesy Lewisville Adoption Center)

The Lewisville Adoption Center and the city of Lewisville will host their annual Paws in the Park event March 28. (Courtesy Lewisville Adoption Center)

March 4: Lewisville ISD Community Learning Event

The city of Lewisville and Lewisville ISD will host a community learning event at which Shayla Rivera, an aerospace engineer and former rocket scientist, will give a talk focused on exploring different perspectives and celebrating diversity. Lunch will be served at the event. Free (reservations required). 11 a.m. Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8446. www.mclgrand.com

March 7: Ride for a Reason

Those interested in exercising for a cause can participate in Ride for a Reason, a fundraiser benefiting St. Jude’s hospital. Participants can register to ride solo or with a team to cycle indoors for 1-4 hours. The longer the participants ride, the more money they raise for the fundraiser. Although the event will be hosted at Lifetime Fitness, nonmembers can still participate. Online registration is required. Price varies depending on donations. 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Lifetime Fitness, 3100 Churchill Drive, Flower Mound. 972-355-5000. https://fundraising.stjude.org/site/TR?fr_id=119538&pg=entry

March 14: St. Paddy’s Texas Style


St. Paddy’s Texas Style is an all day event for Lewisville residents to come to Old Town to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. The event will include live entertainment, carnival activities for children, a zip line, bounce houses, face painting and more. Attendees will have the chance to watch live musical performances and an Irish dance performance at Wayne Ferguson Plaza. Pets on leashes are allowed at the event, and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to use throughout the day. Free. Noon-7:30 p.m. Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St., Lewisville. 972-219-3400. www.cityoflewisville.com/home/components/calendar/event/36974/485

March 21: Lewisville Yellow Jackets game

Those looking for something to do can spend an afternoon watching the Lewisville Yellow Jackets play a basketball game against the Tampa Bay Titans. The Lewisville Yellow Jackets, which are part of The Basketball League, are the city’s first-ever professional basketball team. The team was created by the Lewisville nonprofit Creating Young Minds, which focuses on mentoring and developing young men both academically and athletically. 3 p.m. $15. Macedonia C.A.R.E. Center, 416 McKenzie St., Lewisville. 206-714-1474. www.visitlewisville.com/home/components/calendar/event/39182/974?npage=3

March 21: Texas Tunes: Sunny Sweeney

Country music lovers can go out and attend a concert by Texas country artist Sunny Sweeney. Sweeney is known not only for her singing but also for her songwriting. Her debut album, "Heartbreaker's Hall of Fame," was released in 2006. 8 p.m. $15 (in-person for Lewisville residents with proof of address), $20 (tier 2 tickets), $30 (tier 1 tickets). Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8446. www.visitlewisville.com/home/components/calendar/event/37069/974?npage=3

March 28: Paws in the Park

The Lewisville Adoption Center and the city of Lewisville will host their annual Paws in the Park event. The event will include weiner-dog races, food trucks, adoptions, K9 demonstrations, drawings by caricature artists, bounce houses, low-cost pet vaccinations, face painting and more. 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Free. Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park, 1301 S. Railroad St., Lewisville. 972-219-3478. www.facebook.com/events/s/paws-in-the-park-2020/600072767232672/

April 3: Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Greater Lewisville Community Theatre will put on a production of "Laughter on the 23rd Floor." Directed by Kevin Fuld, the show is a comic drama about an inside look at what it was like to be a TV comedy writer in 1950s America with all of the political and social undercurrents of the McCarthy era. 8 p.m. $20-$25 (depending on seat). Greater Lewisville Community Theatre, 160 W. Main St., Lewisville. 972-221-7469. www.glct.org/show4

April 4: Easter Egg Scramble

The town of Flower Mound will host its 37th annual Easter Egg Scramble. There will be candy available for the attendees, and the celebration will include an Easter egg hunt and other activities for children. The Easter Bunny is expected to make an appearance. Free. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jack’s Hilltop Park, 4975 Timber Creek Road, Flower Mound. 972-874-7275. www.flower-mound.com/112/special-events

April 4: Easter Egg Hunt

Families can bring their children to Unity Park in Highland Village to participate in the city’s annual Easter egg hunt, which will include special prize eggs. Children will also get the chance to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. The event will include face painting, activities for children and a bounce house. There will be separate egg hunts according to age groups, including toddlers/3-year-olds; ages 4-6; and ages 7-10. 10 a.m. Free. Unity Park, 2200 Briarhill Blvd, Highland Village. 972-317-7430. www.highlandvillage.org/480/easter-egg-hunt

April 4: Steak & Stetson

Steak & Stetson is an event where attendees can mingle with community leaders, eat a steak dinner, play casino games, watch live entertainment, participate in live and silent auctions and dance until midnight. The country-themed event is hosted by and will benefit the Special Olympics of Texas. Those looking to attend must RSVP online or by email to dhill@sotx.org on or before March 17. 6-11 p.m. $150 (individual ticket); $1,200 (table of eight). Circle R Ranch, 5901 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound. 817-739-7629. www.sotx.org/event-detail/steak-stetson-12833193


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