Final showings at Plano Children’s Theatre, plus 3 other things to know this week in Plano: Oct. 31-Nov. 4


A send-off production of Young Frankenstein and a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho come just in time for Halloween. Read more about what is happening this week in the Plano community below.

1. Final screening of Angelika Cilm Center’s Hitchcocktober series

As the last showing of the Angelika Film Center’s Hitchcocktober, a series of screenings of Alfred Hitchcock’s films, the theater will show Psycho at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at 7205 Bishop Road, Ste. E-6, Plano. Tickets are $10. Children under the age of 17 are required to accompanied by an adult.

2. Final performance at the Plano Children’s Theatre’s Custer Road stage

The Plano Children’s Theatre will perform its last three shows Thursday through Saturday before shuttering the doors of its main stage at 1301 Custer Road, Ste. 706, Plano. The theater is slated to open a new location at the Shops at Willow Bend in early November. Performers will put on Young Frankenstein starting at 7:15 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with an additional showing at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday. The show is recommended for viewers ages 13 and up. 972-422-2575. Find out more about the show here.

Participants run at one of Living For Zachary’s HeartBeats runs. (via Courtesy Living for Zachary)

3. HeartBeats run to raise awareness about youth heart condition

Living for Zachary, a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness about a youth heart condition, will hold its ninth annual run in Plano on Saturday at Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. Runners can register for either a 10K, 5K or 1-mile run.

4. Residents convene to improve their neighborhoods

Plano residents will have the opportunity to gather and discuss how they can best strengthen their communities. Topics will include discussions about the Nextdoor social media platform and sustainability initiatives. The free event will be held Saturday at the Oak Point Park Nature & Retreat Center, 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano.

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Gavin Pugh
Gavin got his chops as a reporter when he was editor-in-chief of the Baylor Lariat. He graduated with a degree in journalism from Baylor University and has since come on board as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano edition. His beat includes transportation, Plano ISD and municipal government.
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