Looking attend some events in Richardson? From flying cars to classic comedy, there are activities for residents of all ages to enjoy. Use the to-do list below to mark your calendar for these upcoming events and activities in your community.

January events

Jan. 31 | Find out about flying cars

The Richardson Public Library is hosting another installment of its Lunchtime Lecture series focused on the story of flying cars. A presentation from Vernon Porter in the Basement Program Room will walk residents through the history of the concept and provide details on his own effort to build a flying vehicle.February events

Feb. 6-11 | Take care of your wellness

The city of Richardson and the Charles W. Eisemann Center are hosting a weeklong mental wellness symposium. Called “Access+Inclusion 23: A Road Toward Mental Wellness,” the multivenue event will include panel discussions for first responders and symposiums with local experts on Feb. 8 as well as two sensory-inclusive performances by Kevin Spencer, a magician and educator, on Feb. 11. This event was created to raise awareness and open a dialogue about mental health and wellness.
  • Feb. 8, 8:30-10:30 am; 2:30-5 p.m. | Feb. 11, 11 a.m.; 2 p.m.
  • Free. Registration requested through the Eisemann Center Ticket Office.
  • 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson.
  • 972-744-4650. www.eisemanncenter.com/events-tickets.
Feb. 8 | Check in on your heart health

In honor of American Heart Month, the Methodist Richardson Medical Center is hosting a “heart smart” event at its campus. At the event, residents can hear from Richardson police and fire department leaders as well as those from the medical center about the latest heart health-related technologies and heart disease interventions. Visitors can also enter in a chance to win an Apple Watch and a KardiaMobile device.
  • 4-5 p.m.
  • Free.
  • Methodist Richardson Medical Center, 2831 E. President George Bush Tollway, Richardson.
  • https://bit.ly/3kE0yyp.
Feb. 10-19 | Catch a musical

The Repertory Company Theatre puts on a musical adaptation of a Hollywood film with “Ghost the Musical.” Based on the plot of the 1990 Bruce Joel Rubin film, the musical follows the story of a couple whose connection continues even after the untimely death of one of them.
  • 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sundays).
  • $32 (adults), $18 (teens).
  • New Driegert Theatre, 770 N. Coit Road, Richardson.
  • 972-690-5029. www.rcttheatre.com.
Feb. 10-26 | Watch a classic comedy

The Richardson Theatre Centre puts on a production of the female version of the Neil Simon comedy “The Odd Couple.” The play follows clashing personalities of friends Florence Unger and Olive Madison after Madison moves in with Unger to take care of her after a divorce.Feb. 14 | Take a tour of the solar system

NASA Solar System Ambassador Michelle Wilde will talk about how solar systems form and the components that make them up—from planets and asteroids to stars and moons—at the Richardson Public Library’s Basement Program Room. The event is intended for students in grades 3-8 and includes the opportunity to win handouts and other prizes.Feb. 19 | Share in some Texas pride

The Richardson Community Band is putting on its “Made in Texas” performance. Meant to celebrate its 50th anniversary, the performance includes works commissioned from Texas composer David Lovrien, along with other Lone Star classics.Want to add an event to the calendar? Find more or submit Richardson events at https://communityimpact.com/event-calendar/add-an-event/. Event organizers can submit local events online to be considered for the print edition. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.