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August Event Guide

​The following events are happening in and around Coppell during the month of August. If you are a non-profit organization and would like your event to appear in the monthly city event calendar, please email the Communications Department at news@coppelltx.gov.​

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

July 31 – August 4  |   9:00 am – 12:00 pm   |   Createria Studios

Spend the week rehearsing a murder mystery script with a professional director- then perform at a local restaurant! Ages 7-13

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Musical Theatre Workshop

July 31 – August 4  |   1:00 – 4:00 pm   |   Createria Studios

During this week, campers work on basic acting skills, singing, choreography, costuming, set design and stage makeup! All necessary tools for the actor's toolbox! Ages 7-13

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Fall Softball Registration

August 1

CGSA uses a calendar year (i.e. 1/1 to 12/31) as cut-off for age divisions.

CGSA provides uniform jersey only for players. CGSA will provide head coaches a matching shirt. Parents and assistant coaches may order a matching shirt during registration. For additional information go to: http://www.coppellgirlssoftball.com/home

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Coppell Youth Soccer Association – Player Development Program Registration

August 1

Give your child the opportunity to succeed at the highest level! Our International coaches are coming to you to offer professionally ran practices and sessions that are focused on developing your players individual techniques and skills needed to reach the next level.

All our practices are taken from our Developmental Curriculum that has been designed by soccer experts from around the world as we highlight the skills and needs for each Academy Phase of Development! The Program begins in September at Wagon Wheel Park with Wednesday and Friday options available. Sign up at https://challenger.configio.com/ShoppingCart.aspx?com=orglandingpage&org=3041 starting in August.

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Coppell Lariettes - Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Sales

August 1 - September 8

The 28th Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be hosted on Friday, September 8th before the 1st home Cowboy Football game. Get your tickets early for the event, tickets go on sale in August, contact a Lariette to purchase your dinner and raffle tickets.

 

The dinner will be catered by Bistecca and the generosity of Chef Morris Salerno.

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Coppell Education Foundation Night at J. Macklin's

August 1  |   5:00 – 10:00 pm   |   J. Macklin's Grill

The first Tuesday of each month is Coppell Education Foundation Night at J. Macklin's. From 5 pm until close, 15% of all sales will be donated to the Foundation.

The Coppell Education Foundation is the leading non-profit organization in our community supporting Coppell ISD.  Help them in their mission to generate and distribute resources to the school district for educational, motivational and innovative programs needed to meet the district's mission of excellence in education.

Be sure to eat at J. Macklin's on Tuesday's.

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

August 2  |   6:30 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Sahaja Yoga helps one experience a calm state and reap the benefits with these guided meditation sessions. All ages are welcome to attend.

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Movie Time

August 3  |   3:00 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Enjoy popcorn and a movie every Thursday afternoon. Movies are subject to change without notice. Please call 972-304-3658 for movie titles and ratings. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Splish Splash Storytime

August 4  |   11:00 am   |  CORE

A special storytime at the pool! The CORE and the Cozby Library are partnering again this summer to offer Splish Splash Storytime, in conjunction with Tot Swim. Meet at the pool for stories, songs, splashing, and fun! Storytime is free and will take place in the outdoor pool. Those who wish to stay and swim can do so until 12:45 pm. If you would like to stay and swim after 12:45 pm, you will need to have a CORE membership, punch pass, or pay the regular day pass rate.  For parents and children up to age 8. The CORE is located at 234 E. Parkway Blvd.

 

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Coppell Community Chorale – CCC's Season Kickoff Event

August 5  |   5:00 pm   |   Coppell Center for the Arts

Social and Sing-A-Long 5:00 – 6:30 pm, join us for food and fellowship followed by a sing-a-long of a selection of songs we will perform during the 2017-18 season.

Member Spotlight Night 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Current Chorale members showcase their musical talents in a fun-filled evening of solos, duets and more.

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Some Assembly Required

August 7  |   6:30 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join us for an evening of casual crafting! All supplies provided by the library. Adults 18 and older. Sign up is required, please call 972-304-3658 or email CozbyPrograms@coppelltx.gov

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Coppell Lions Club – Regular Club Meeting

August 7  |   7:00 pm   |   First United Methodist Church- North entry

Speaker: Lion Bill Hooten - "Lion Project for Canine Companions for Independence"

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Disney on Broadway: The Lion King

August 7 - 11  |   9:00 – 11:00 am   |   Createria Studios

During this week, campers work on basic acting skills, singing, choreography, costuming, set design and stage makeup! All necessary tools for the actor's toolbox! Ages 4-7

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Makin' Movies: Who Dunnit?

August 7 - 11  |   1:00 – 4:00 pm   |   Createria Studios

Campers make their own movie in the "murder mystery genre" with costumes, makeup, and direction from a director. Throughout the week, campers will conceptualize, storyboard, shoot, edit, and star in a Who Dunnit movie. Ages 7-13

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Coppell Women's Club – Welcome Back Coffee

August 9  |   10:00 am – 12:00 pm  |   North Lake College

 

All are welcome - join us!  Enjoy complimentary refreshments, meet other local women and learn about our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) which will be showcasing their activities at this meeting.

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Open Mic Night

August 9  |   7:00 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

All forms of expression welcome!* Sign up to reserve your performance spot today by stopping by the Information Desk or email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov. Bring your friends to perform or cheer you on! All ages welcome!

*Any performance must be appropriate for all ages.

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Movie Time

August 10  |   3:00 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Enjoy popcorn and a movie every Thursday afternoon. Movies are subject to change without notice. Please call 972-304-3658 for movie titles and ratings. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Coppell Youth Cheer - Parent Information Meeting

August 10  |   7:00 – 8:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Coppell Youth Cheer Association is holding a Parent Information meeting at the Coppell Library. The parents meeting will provide an overview and set expectations for the season.

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Splish Splash Storytime

August 11  |   11:00 am   |  CORE

A special storytime at the pool! The CORE and the Cozby Library are partnering again this summer to offer Splish Splash Storytime, in conjunction with Tot Swim. Meet at the pool for stories, songs, splashing, and fun! Storytime is free and will take place in the outdoor pool. Those who wish to stay and swim can do so until 12:45 pm. If you would like to stay and swim after 12:45 pm, you will need to have a CORE membership, punch pass, or pay the regular day pass rate.  For parents and children up to age 8. The CORE is located at 234 E. Parkway Blvd.

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Farm to Table Dinner

August 12  |   7:30 am   |   Coppell Farmers Market

If you're a supporter of local agriculture and good food you won't want to miss our annual Farm to Table Dinner! Save the date for a Fall Season dinner, scheduled for Saturday, October 14th. Tickets to this special event will go on sale this Saturday August 12th. Arrive as early as 7:30am because tickets sell out quickly! Our market accepts SNAP Benefits and the proceeds from this dinner allow us to offer a dollar matching program to users.

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National Farmers Market Week

August 12  |   10:00 am   |   Coppell Farmers Market

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week with the Coppell Farmers Market! Free t-shirts and iced coffee to customers while supplies last, and a very special panel discussion moderated by CFM founder, sought-after community organizer, and blog author: Amanda Vanhoozier. Local Food and Farming Panel discussion to kick off at 10am.

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Open House

August 12  |   10:00 am – 12:00 pm   |   Heritage Park

The tour will include the Kirkland House and the Minyards Grocery. Sponsored by the Coppell Historical Society.

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Coppell Youth Cheer – Cheer Camp

August 12  |   10:00 am – 1:00 pm   |   Coppell High School

Coppell Youth Cheer Association will be holding a Cheer Camp.

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Coppell Lions Club – SPOT Vision Screening

August 12  |   12:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

For children 6 months to 5 years old and any child with special needs. Lions Club members will conduct a preliminary screening on the children's eyes for various visual impairments. No prescriptions will be issued. A signed and completed waiver form is required with each child.

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There Goes the Sun

August 12  |   2:00 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Create a Solar Eclipse viewer to safely view the partial eclipse! We will make a pin-hole viewer that you can take home to view the solar eclipse. Remember: Looking directly at the sun, even during a partial eclipse can cause serious eye damage. The Solar Eclipse is Monday, August 21. The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Coppell. A partial solar eclipse will be visible starting at 11:40 am with the maximum coverage visible at 1:09 pm. The eclipse will end at 2:39 pm.

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Coppell Community Chorale – Rehearsales for 2017-18

August 14  |   7:00 pm   |   Coppell Center for the Arts

You must be 14 years old or older and able to carry a tune.  New singers may join us during the first three rehearsals of each semester.  All are welcome at CCC.  No auditions are required.

Member dues are $75 per season or $150 annually.  Dues are payable at the beginning of each season. For more information go to: http://www.coppellcommunitychorale.com/

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15 Minute Musical: Beauty and the Beast

August 14 - 18  |   9:00 – 12:00 pm   |   Createria Studios

Spend the week learning songs, choreography, and acting out scenes from this popular Broadway musical and recent release motion picture! A short production will be performed for family and friends on the last day of camp. Ages 7-13

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Ready for your Closeup? Acting for TV/Film

August 14 - 18  |   1:00 – 3:00 pm   |   Createria Studios

Learn skills necessary to audition for TV/Film projects including slating, interviewing, reading from teleprompter, and more. Additionally, each camper will participate in their own professional photo shoot. Ages 7-13

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

August 16  |   6:30 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Sahaja Yoga helps one experience a calm state and reap the benefits with these guided meditation sessions. All ages are welcome to attend.

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Vanities

August 18 – 20  |   Friday and Saturday 8:00 pm  Sunday 2:30 pm   |   Theatre Coppell

This bittersweet comedy is a snapshot of the lives of three Texas girls. Joanne, Kathy, and Mary who are aggressively vivacious cheerleaders. Five years later in their college sorority house, they are confronting their futures with nervous jauntiness. As adults, they reunite briefly in New York. Time has changed their friendships, which once were as well coordinated as sweater sets. Old time banter rings false. Their attempts at honest conversation only show they can no longer afford to have very much in common.

Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm. Reservations are available at TheatreCoppell.com or by calling 972-745-7719.

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Coppell Lions Club – Regular Club Meeting

August 21  |   7:00 pm   |   First United Methodist Church- North entry

Speaker: Tracy Eubanks-Metrocrest Services

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Girls Softball – Fall 2017

August 21 – November 1

CGSA uses a calendar year (i.e. 1/1 to 12/31) as cut-off for age divisions.

CGSA provides uniform jersey only for players. CGSA will provide head coaches a matching shirt. Parents and assistant coaches may order a matching shirt during registration. For additional information go to: http://www.coppellgirlssoftball.com/home

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

August 23  |   6:30 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Sahaja Yoga helps one experience a calm state and reap the benefits with these guided meditation sessions. All ages are welcome to attend.

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Vanities

August 25 – 27  |   Friday and Saturday 8:00 pm  Sunday 2:30 pm   |   Theatre Coppell

This bittersweet comedy is a snapshot of the lives of three Texas girls. Joanne, Kathy, and Mary who are aggressively vivacious cheerleaders. Five years later in their college sorority house, they are confronting their futures with nervous jauntiness. As adults, they reunite briefly in New York. Time has changed their friendships, which once were as well coordinated as sweater sets. Old time banter rings false. Their attempts at honest conversation only show they can no longer afford to have very much in common.

Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm. Reservations are available at TheatreCoppell.com or by calling 972-745-7719.

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Coppell Lions Club – Game Day for Everyone

August 26  |   1:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join the Coppell Lions Club for an afternoon of gaming fun! Stop by the Library to play games converted for use by seeing, visually impaired, and blind players suitable for ages 3 and up and adapted for all levels of braille use. These games are available at the library to checkout all year-round from the Coppell Lions Club Game Shelf for Blind and Visually Impaired Players.

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Teen Craft Night

August 28  |   6:30 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Not your grandmother's crafting group! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity. For teens in grades 6-12. Sign up is required, please email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or call 972.304.3658.

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

August 30  |   6:30 pm   |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Sahaja Yoga helps one experience a calm state and reap the benefits with these guided meditation sessions. All ages are welcome to attend.

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FCNP Guest Lecture – Animal Adventures

September 16  |   10:00 am – 12:00 pm   |  Biodiversity Education Center

Brought to the Biodiversity Education Center by the Dallas Zoo, this interactive program features animals from around the world. The Dallas Zoo is home to over 400 species and more than 2,000 animals. Family-oriented and designed to enhance school curriculum this program features six to eight educational animals including a variety of birds, mammals, and reptiles! Admission is free.

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