Art exhibit, fishing and pet adoptions: 7 things to do in Frisco this weekend, Feb.10-12

Frisco Public Library will hold several reading event for kids this weekend.

Frisco Public Library will hold several reading event for kids this weekend.

Friday

1.Red|2017

Frisco gallery thegallery8680 will host Red|2017. The show occurs every year and incorporates artwork from a diverse group of artists with their original interpretation of the color red. Tonight the artists will be present to talk about their work and their process. The free event will be open from 7-9 p.m. at 8690 Main St., Frisco. 214-585-8175. www.thegallery8680.com

Saturday

2. Trick-A-Trout

The city of Frisco Parks and Recreation Department hosts its annual event in which first-time anglers try the sport of fishing. About 3,000 rainbow trout are released in the Frisco Commons pond, located north of the main pavilion. Children through age 16 are allowed to fish. Children are expected to bring their own fishing gear and bait as well as their own drinks and snacks. This free event will be from 8-11 a.m. at Frisco Commons, 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco. 972-292-6500. www.friscofun.org

3. Chunk Your Junk

The city of Frisco is hosting its quarterly Chunk Your Junk event from 8 a.m.-noon at the Environmental Collection Center, 6616 Walnut St. This free event is for Frisco residents only, and participants need to bring a driver’s license and city water bill with matching address to drop off all items. Because of time constraints, residents must be in line by 11:30 a.m. to receive service. http://friscotexas.gov/1170/Chunk-Your-Junk

4. Sensory Story Time

Families with children age 8 or younger can participate in a family story time at the Frisco Public Library geared toward children who are on the autism spectrum or are sensitive to sensory overload. The free event will be from 10-10:25 a.m. at 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. 972-292-5669. www.friscolibrary.com

5. Winter Walking Tours-Museum of the American Railroad

Guided walking tours of the museum continue this weekend. Site tours are entirely outdoors and involve walking and some climbing. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and will originate at the Frisco Heritage Museum.

Tours will run at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tours cost $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-12. Tours will be at the museum at 6455 Page St., Frisco. 214-428-0101. www.museumoftheamericanrailroad.org

6. Read To Rover-grades 1-5

Children in grades 1-5 can practice reading aloud with a therapeutic pet. Space is limited, and a free ticket is required. Tickets will be released on the second floor 30 minutes before the class begins. Students must be present to receive a ticket. The event will take place from 3-4 p.m at the Frisco Public Library, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. 972-292-5669. www.friscolibrary.com

Saturday and Sunday

7. Adopt a Pet-Cats

Potential adopters will have an opportunity to meet cats that are ready to be adopted from noon-4 p.m. at Petsmart at 3333 Preston Road, Frisco. www.friscohumanesociety.com/announcements-1
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.