Looking to have some local fun this summer? Check out Community Impact's June to-do list for a variety of upcoming Richardson events.

June events

June 16-25 | Watch a Broadway musical

The Repertory Company Theatre will be holding several performances of “Footloose, the Musical” in mid- to late June. “Footloose” is a Broadway musical based on the Oscar- and Grammy-nominated film about a town where no one is allowed to dance, according to the event’s description. This show is part of the theater’s Summer Musical Series, which also includes performances of “Brigadoon” and “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office.
  • Showtimes vary.
  • $18-$32.
  • Repertory Company Theatre, 770 N. Coit Road, Richardson.
  • 972-690-5029. www.rcttheatre.com.
June 16-July 16 | Learn Richardson history with a local play

The Core Theatre will host a historical play about the city’s legacy throughout June in honor of Richardson’s 150th anniversary. The show, which was written by Core Theatre founder James Hansen Prince, explores the people and relationships that helped build Richardson into one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas, according to the event’s description.
  • Showtimes vary.
  • $15-$25.
  • The Core Theatre, 518 West Arapaho Road, Ste. 115, Richardson.
  • 214-930-5338. www.thecoretheatre.org
June 17 | Listen to a Beatles tribute band

The Charles W. Eisemann Center will host a concert from Beatles tribute band the Liverpool Legends. The musical act is composed of four musicians/actors who were put together by Louise Harrison, sister of the late George Harrison, to honor her brother’s legacy. This internationally acclaimed group has sold out performances around the world. Tickets can be purchased online.June 21 | Craft some cocktails

The Tricky Fish seafood restaurant in Richardson’s CityLine development will host a cocktail class June 21. The class will teach participants how to make two of the restaurant’s signature Woodford Reserve cocktails, alongside a variety of seafood bites from the Tricky Fish menu. Space is limited, with participants advised to register for the event online.June 23 | See a Tony Award-winning performer

Chita Rivera, accompanied by her longtime trio, will be performing a concert event as part of the Eisemann Center Presents series for one night only. The Tony Award-winning actress and singer will perform hits from her Broadway career, including songs from “West Side Story” and “Bye Bye Birdie.” The concert will also feature a tribute to composers John Kander, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and others. Tickets can be purchased online.June 24 | Celebrate the city’s 150th anniversary

Richardson will celebrate its anniversary June 24 with a time capsule burial and live music in the Main Street Plaza. Other activities include recruiting booths from local organizations and kids activities, including bounce houses, water games, and a touch-a-truck event.
  • 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
  • Free (admission).
  • Main Street Plaza, 105 S. Interurban St., Richardson
  • www.richardson150th.com.
June 30 | Catch a classic kids film

Throughout June, the Richardson public library will be screening movies on Friday nights as part of the Family Film Fridays series. Movies include classic G and PG movies, including a showing of ‘80s animated movie “An American Tail” on June 30. All ages are welcome, but parents must accompany children.