Mardi Gras, Theatre Frisco and therapy dogs: 6 things to do this weekend in Frisco, Feb. 24

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StandUpLD Celebration Day

StandUpLD Celebration Day is an annual day to celebrate students with learning differences and their families. The day includes programs for students from kindergarten to college and workshops for parents and educators. Tickets are $10-$37. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dr. Pepper Ballpark, 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco

Mardi Gras 2017

Frisco Rail Yard will be hosting a Mardi Gras celebration that includes hurricane drinks, live music and crawfish. This free event will begin at 11 a.m. at Frisco Rail Yard, 9040 First Street, Frisco

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

Therapy Pals for Students with Special Needs

Children in grades kindergarten through sixth with special needs and their families are invited to visit, play and read with a specially trained Therapy Pals dog from 3-4 p.m. Event is free at the Frisco Public Library, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd

Theatre Frisco presents “Broadway Bound”

“Broadway Bound” is the conclusion to Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical Eugene trilogy. Eugene and his brother Stanley are trying to break into the world of professional comedy writing, while coping with their parents’ messy split.

Tickets range from $12-$20. 8-10 p.m. Frisco Black Box Theatre, 8004 Dallas Parkway, Frisco

Mardi Gras/Casino Night

The St. Francis of Assisi Frisco Knights of Columbus Council 12480 will be hosting a Mardi Gras/casino night party. Proceeds from the night will benefit all of the Knights’ charitable funds in the local community and within the parish. Tickets range from $40-$70. Doors will open at 6 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi Parish Center, 8000 Eldorado Parkway, Frisco
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.