5 things to know in Frisco this week, Dec. 5-9

The Christmas in the Square Light & Music Show Extravaganza continues in Frisco this week.

The Christmas in the Square Light & Music Show Extravaganza continues in Frisco this week.

Frisco City Council will meet, and holiday events continue in Frisco this week.

Christmas in the Square Light & Music Show Extravaganza 


The largest holiday light and music show in North Texas is taking place in Frisco Square. Other festivities going on throughout the week include Skate the Square, Christmas tree sale lot, carriage rides and a toy drive. Festivities will run from 6-10 p.m. each night at Frisco Square, 8874 Coleman Blvd., Frisco. 469-633-1721

Filing for Frisco City Council seat continues


Residents can still file for the Place 1 seat on City Council. The seat is an unexpired term that will be up for election again in 2018. Filing ends Dec. 19, and election day will be Feb. 18.

To be eligible to file for City Council, a person must be at least age 18, be a resident of the county and a U.S. citizen, not be convicted of a felony and not be declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law. Applications can be accessed online or picked up at the city secretary’s office at 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.

Frisco City Council regular meeting


Frisco City Council will meet Tuesday for its regular council meeting. During the meeting, a public hearing will be held for a issuing specific-use permit for a Residence Inn Hotel at the southwest corner of John Hickman Parkway and Frisco Green Avenue. The hotel would be a “dual-brand” hotel concept, which is one mid-rise hotel structure that houses two different company brands. The dual-brand hotel would include a traditional full-service hotel and an extended-stay component. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Frisco City Hall, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco.

Senior citizen holiday luncheon


This annual event honors senior citizens for their role in building a tradition of excellence at Frisco ISD. Lunch includes turkey and trimmings, and FISD students will perform holiday music throughout the event. The free event will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Lebanon Trail High School, 5151 Ohio Drive. To RSVP, call 469-633-6060. www.friscoisd.org

Santa Claus is coming to town


Frisco Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram will host a Christmas-filled evening with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and the Frisco police and fire departments. Families can participate in various activities, such as arts and crafts or cookie decorating. The free event will be from 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Frisco Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, 9640 SH 121, Frisco. 469-291-0799. www.friscochryslerjeepdodgeram.com
By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.


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