10 things to do in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village in September

Cross Timbers Rotary Club is set to host its annual Duck Derby fundraiser Sept. 21.

Cross Timbers Rotary Club is set to host its annual Duck Derby fundraiser Sept. 21.

Here are 10 things to do in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village in September.

September 5

Eat lunch and play bingo
Highland Village hosts a monthly lunch from Meals on Wheels for seniors followed by a game of bingo at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center. Seniors are encouraged to bring prizes for bingo.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Free.
948B Highland Village Road, Highland Village.

September 6

Attend the Women's Innovation Network Imagine Conference
The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Women’s Innovation Network Imagine Conference, featuring a panel of local and regional women business executives. Linda Rutherford, senior vice president and chief communications officer of Southwest Airlines, will deliver the keynote speech at the event.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. $40 (members), $50 (non-members).
4330 Courtyard Way, Flower Mound. 972-436-9571.

September 13

Go on a guided kayak tour
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area will host a guided kayak tour for individuals of all skill levels age 7 and up. The tour will be guided by LLELA instructors, who will teach an introduction to kayaking and water safety basics. Equipment will be provided. The tour will take kayakers on either McWhorter Creek or Beaver Pond. 4-6 p.m. $25 per person plus $5 entry fee per vehicle. Online registration required by Sept. 12.
201 E. Jones St., Lewisville. 972-219-3550. www.llela.org/home/components/calendar/event/35056/1500?curm=9&cury=2019

September 17

Learn more about college
Flower Mound Public Library will host a presentation on college basics—from choosing which institution to attend to how to make a college application stand out from the rest. Both students and parents are invited to attend. Register by phone or email fmpl@flowermound.com.
7-8:30 p.m. Free.
3030 Broadmoor Lane, Flower Mound.

September 20

Listen to acoustic music
Visual Art League of Lewisville hosts a weekly acoustic jam and song circle at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater Center for the Creative Arts. The session consists of acoustic music and singing performances by locals inside of the center’s gallery. Musicians, artists and listeners are welcome.
7-10 p.m. Free.
100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. http://visualartleague.org

September 21

Watch a duck derby
Cross Timbers Rotary Club is set to host its annual Duck Derby fundraiser. Attendees may pay to “adopt a duck.” At the derby, 10,000 or more rubber ducks will be released down the River Walk, and the owners of the first three ducks to cross the finish line will win prizes. All proceeds from the event will support the rotary club and its partnering agencies.
1 p.m. Duck adoptions start at $5. The River Walk at Central Park, Flower Mound. www.duckrace.com/crosstimbers

September 21

Get a free women’s health screening and breakfast
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital hosts actress Tracey Gold to speak about her story. There will also be a physician panel to answer questions about your health. There will be complimentary breakfast, heart rhythm screening, blood pressure and cholesterol checks.
7:30-11:30 a.m. Free.
The Courtyard Marriott Flower Mound, 4330 Courtyard Way, Flower Mound.

September 24

Enjoy an adult craft night
Lewisville Public Library will host its monthly adult craft night in September. Attendees will get to make crafts and take them home. All supplies will be provided. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Tickets will be available at The Hive service desk in the library 30 minutes before the event starts. Crafters must be age 18 or older.
7-8 p.m. Free.
1197 W. Main St., Lewisville.

September 27 - 28

Celebrate history at a Western festival in Old Town Lewisville
Lewisville Western Days Festival will feature a variety of family-friendly, Western-themed activities, five stages of live music, attractions, food, shopping and entertainment. 5-11:30 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. (Sat.). Free before 7 p.m. with a ticket; $10 after 7 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville.
972-219-3401. www.cityoflewisville.com/about-us/city-departments/community-relations-tourism/special-events-festivals/western-days-festival

September 29

Enjoy a splash
The Splash Pad in Doubletree Ranch Park offers visitors a chance to take a break from the heat and enjoy some outdoor recreation. The pad includes 15 water features served by 66 spray features and one waterfall. The splash pad is fueled by recycled and treated water.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free.
310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village.
972-317-7430. www.highlandvillage.org/calendar

By Anna Herod
Anna Herod covers local government, education, business and the environment as the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. In the past, Anna served as the reporter for Community Impact's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle paper. Her bylines have appeared in the Austin American-Statesman, Hays Free Press and The Burleson Star. She is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


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