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April 22 | Come to a crawfish boil

For the 11th year in a row, the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany is hosting its annual Epiphany Crawfish Boil April 22. In addition to all-you-can-eat crawfish, barbecue and more, there will also be live music. In addition, there will also be kid-centric activities throughout the day, including a petting zoo, balloon twisting and face painting.
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • $30 (advanced purchase), $35 (ticket at the door).
  • Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 421 Custer Road, Richardson
  • 972-690-0095. [email protected].
April 1 | Solve a murder mystery

The Richardson Adult Literacy Center is hosting a murder mystery comedy fundraiser to help adults in the community learn English and workplace skills. Called “Ocean’s 150: When Heist Leads to Murder,” the event’s description says it will be an “unforgettable evening of suspense and intrigue.” In addition to the murder mystery, the event will include a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and drinks.April 7-16 | Sing along to show tunes

The Repertory Company Theatre is putting on a series of performances of the Tony Award-winning musical “Monty Python’s Spamalot.” Adapted from the British classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” the musical follows the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table with a few comedic twists and turns along the way.
  • 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.).
  • $35 (adults), $30 (seniors).
  • Courtyard Theater, 1509 H. Ave., Plano.
  • 972-941-5613. www.rcttheatre.com/shows.html.
April 15 | Glimpse into the past

As part of the city’s ongoing 150th anniversary celebration, the Richardson Public Library is hosting a historical photo scanning event in its Basement Training Room and Studio RPL. Patrons are invited to bring historic photos—from street views and people to events and buildings—to be scanned and added to the city’s Local History collection. Attendees will also receive a digital copy of their photographs.April 16 | Dance the day away

The Charles W. Eisemann Center is hosting John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party. Presented by Diamond Horse Productions, the musical event is meant to be a recreation of Buddy Holly’s, Ritchie Valens’ and the Big Bopper’s final tour. Endorsed by the musicians’ estates, the performance includes two hours of ‘50s-era hits, including “Peggy Sue” and “La Bamba,” according to the event’s description.April 22 | Rock out at a night market

As part of its CityLine LIVE series of outdoor concerts, which run from April 7-May 27, CityLine Plaza is hosting rock musician Griffin Holtby on April 22. The musician’s website describes his sound as “blues-influenced power rock with an outlaw edge.” While Holtby is performing, The Boho Market will be holding its CityLine Night Market, which features more than 45 booths from local vendors selling handmade goods and vintage finds.April 29 | Grow your green thumb

CityLine Plaza is hosting a plant-and-sip class for beginners. Throughout the 1.5-hour course, attendees will receive step-by-step instructions for arranging succulent plants in their own spring-themed containers. The class also includes information on succulent care and using the plants as decorations in the home. While the event is BYOB, materials for the succulent containers will be provided. Large groups are advised to arrive early.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.

Editors note: This article has been updated to include the correct ticket price for the annual Epiphany Crawfish Boil of $30-$35.