10 things to do in the months of May and June in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

Your ultimate local guide for events and more in the months of May and June.
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May 09


Lewisville Speaker Series Features Tom Luce


Lewisville hosts Tom Luce, founder of Texas 2036, as part of the Lewisville Talks-City Speaker Series. In 2016, Luce founded Texas 2036 amid concern that without careful planning regarding the future, the opportunities Texas offers may no longer exist. Texas 2036 uses data, research and expertise to enable Texans to make informed decisions. 7 p.m. $5 (student tickets), $10 (Lewisville residents), $15 (non-Lewisville residents). MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8446. www.cityoflewisville.com





May 10


Watch ‘Incredibles 2’ at Doubletree Ranch Park


Grab lawn chairs and blankets for Highland Village’s Movies at the Park event. There is no entry fee, and the movie begins at dark, which is approximately 8:15 p.m. Shaved ice is available for purchase on-site courtesy of Kona Ice. Splash pad hours are extended for the event. Doubletree Ranch Park, 310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village. 972-317-7430. www.highlandvillage.org






May 17


Health fair to be held at Medical City Lewisville


The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce partners with Medical City Lewisville to host a community health fair. 3-5 p.m. Free. Medical City Lewisville’s 2nd floor community room, 500 W. Main St., Lewisville. 972-436-9571.
www.lewisvillechamber.org






 

May 19


Celebrate Lewisville Civic Chorale’s anniversary 


The chorale presents its 20th anniversary celebration. Founded in 1997 as the Musical Feast Choral Society of Greater Lewisville, the organization performs many genres of choral music, from the Middle Ages to present day. 3 p.m. Free (18 and younger), $10 (seniors), $15 (19 and older). The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 602 N. Old Orchard Lane, Lewisville. 214-513-8971.
https://lewisvillecivicchorale.com






May 19


Raise funds for Flower Mound Orchestra


The 19th annual dinner and wine fundraiser features live music by the Flower Mound Community Orchestra musicians and a silent auction. Executive Chef Morris Salerno prepares a six-course dinner for all guests; wine is included. There are also door prizes. 6 p.m. $85. Bistecca Steakhouse, 2300 Highland Village Road, Highland Village. http://fmco.org/fmco-annual-fundraiser-dinner-reservations






May 27


Honor fallen heroes with a Memorial Day ceremony


The town of Flower Mound invites the community to join together to remember fallen service members. The ceremony features keynote speakers from military and local leaders, a color guard, patriotic music and bagpipers. The town is also asking residents to submit a picture and bio of a fallen hero to be added to a special wall of honor and recognized during the event. 9 a.m. Free. Flower Mound Senior Center, 2701 W. Windsor Drive, Flower Mound. 972-874-6000.
www.flower-mound.com







May 27


Celebrate Memorial Day at the Waterpark


Join Flower Mound Parks and Recreation staff at the Community Activity Center to celebrate Memorial Day at the CAC Outdoor Waterpark. Activities and games are spread throughout the day to encourage participation from patrons of all ages and abilities. 1-5 p.m. Activities are free with paid admission. Community Activity Center, 1200 Gerault Road, Flower Mound. 972-874-6300. www.flower-mound.com





June 01


Celebrate summer at a Highland Village park


Highland Village kicks off the beginning of summer with an all-day celebration. The morning events include a 1K/5K walk/run, a family fish out and an Arbor Day proclamation along with the giving away of Texas native redbud trees. Evening events include music, food, drinks, kids activities and a fireworks display. 7:30 a.m. (1K starts), 6:30 p.m. (concert starts). Unity Park, 2220 Briarhill Blvd., Highland Village. 972-317-7430.
www.highlandvillage.org






June 01


Go see traditional Charreada activities


Fiesta Charra is a demonstration of traditional Charreada activities including traditional dress and horsemanship performances based on the animal husbandry practices in the haciendas of old Mexico. The event also includes live music. 3-10 p.m. Free (admission), $5 (parking on arena grass off Mill Street), free shuttle service available. Lewisville Rodeo Arena, 101 Parkway Drive, Lewisville.
214-929-3447. www.cityoflewisville.com






June 08
Compete in field day inspired games


Mother and son duos compete in field day inspired games. The day concludes with a “Rock of Ages” themed dance. Guests are encouraged to dress as rock stars. 11 a.m. $7 (per person). Frederick P. Herring Recreation Center, 191 Civic Circle Drive, Lewisville. 972-219-3560.
www.cityoflewisville.com


By Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.


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