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August Event Guide

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Starting August 1

Registration for Girls Who Code, the Human Library and The League of Extraordinary Teens starts August 1. Visit the library for more information on these programs.


Registration Open for Junior Master Naturalist: Explore the True Nature of Texas

September - May  |  Biodiversity Education Center at Coppell Nature Park
  
The Junior Master Naturalist program includes seven courses that introduce different aspects of the environment. Each course consists of one classroom lesson followed by a field trip practicum. Classes take place at the Biodiversity Education Center, where students explore foundational concepts through engaging activities. Each field trip is hosted at various conservation sites throughout North Texas. These practicums give students the opportunity to apply the concepts they learned in class, develop skills and experience wildlife first-hand.

Register to join the first cohort of Junior Master Naturalists at coppellactivities.com. The cost is $115 for Coppell residents and $125 for non-residents. Space is limited.


Lunch and Learn – Avoiding Scams

August 1  |  11:30 am  |  Senior and Community Center

In this class presented by Metrocrest Services, attendees will develop a basic understanding of the types of scams targeting seniors and how you can protect yourself from becoming a victim. Registration is required.


Movie Time

August 2  |  3 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Enjoy popcorn and a movie every Thursday afternoon. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Note: Movies are subject to change without notice.


Short Shorts

August 2  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Who reads short shorts? We do! We will read from a selection of short stories and then briefly discuss them. For adults 18 and older.


Wire Wrap Tree of Life

August 2 - 3 |  1 pm  |  Senior and Community Center

The symbolism around the “tree of life” is widespread throughout history. In August, we wire wrap our own Tree of Life in all its beauty and charm. Please note: we will be working with small gauge wire and small stone chips. Registration required as class size is limited. All materials provided. Students must attend the first class to reserve your materials.


Board of Adjustment Meeting

August 2  |  7 – 8 pm  |  Town Center, Council Chambers

The Board of Adjustment was created for the purpose of interpreting or modifying zoning regulations in particular cases as circumstances may require in accordance with state law and local ordinances.

Agenda will be posted here 72 hours prior to the meeting.  


Splish Splash Storytime

August 3  |  11 am  |  The CORE

The CORE and the Cozby Library are partnering again 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. This event is for parents and children up to age 8.

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. 


Coppell Farmers Market

August 4  |  8 am – Noon  |  Old Town Coppell

Peruse the market from local farms. Shop for seasonal fruits and veggies, freshly baked artisan bread and pasture-raised meat and eggs. There is also a weekly activity in the CFM Learning Garden where kiddos can learn where their food comes from.


Coppell ISD New Employee Breakfast

August 6  |  7:30 – 9:30 am  |  Coppell Middle School North

Help us welcome the new teachers at Coppell ISD and Universal Academy at the New Teachers Breakfast.
  
Please contact the Coppell Chamber of Commerce if you have questions about sponsorships or donations to the teachers.


Musical Monday

August 6  |  2 pm  |  Senior and Community Center

Come, sit back and enjoy the sounds of local artists as they entertain you with music.


Some Assembly Required

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

Join us for an evening of casual crafting! In August, we are making back-to-school bouquets. All supplies provided by the library. Sign-up is required; please email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov, stop by the front desk or call 972-304-3658. For adults 18 and older.


Coppell Lions Club Meeting

August 6  |  7 – 9 pm  |  First United Methodist Church Rotunda

The Coppell Lions Club meets every 1st and 3rd Monday. Each meeting includes the discussion of current and planned activities, as well as frequent guest speakers that discuss issues in and around Coppell, North Texas and Texas as a whole.

Meetings are open to anyone that would like to attend. You can contact the club and arrange for a member to sponsor you into the meeting.

The business portion of the meeting starts at 7 pm, but you may come for dinner at 6:30 pm if you have signed up for a meal (meals are $10 and must be reserved).


Therapeutic Horticulture

August 7  |  10 am  |  Senior and Community Center

This is an indoor, hands-on activity where participants assemble small horticulture projects. Space is limited to 12 participants. Please, sign-up early. The $12 per class

Moss Wall Art - Add some greenery indoors without having to water! Incorporate the latest biophilic trend into your home's interior with framed wall art using preserved moss.


Coppell Women’s Club

August 8  |  10:30 am - Noon  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

It’s a new year with the Coppell Women’s Club. Join us for our Welcome Back Coffee and Special Interest Group (SIG) Showcase on August 8. Reconnect and enjoy complimentary refreshments while you browse the SIG offerings for the new Club Year. This is a great opportunity for guests to learn about the club.  All are welcome!


Government Affairs Luncheon

August 8  |  11:30 am  – 1 pm  |  Town Center

The Coppell Chamber of Commerce welcomes Chris Wallace, IOM, CCE, President/CEO of the North Texas Commission (NTC), at the next Government Affairs Luncheon on August 8. He will speak on the trade wars and the impact it has on Texas businesses, and especially the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), as well as NTC's plan for the upcoming legislative session.


Open Mic Night

August 8  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Sign up to reserve your performance spot today at the front desk or email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov. Bring your friends to perform or cheer you on! All ages welcome!

All forms of expression welcome, but any performance must be appropriate for all ages.


Parks and Recreation Board Meeting

August 9  |   6 – 8 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

This will be a joint meeting between the Park Board, Library Board and the City Council. 

Agendas are posted here  72 hours prior to the meeting.  


Movie Time

August 9  |  3 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Enjoy popcorn and a movie every Thursday afternoon. Movies are subject to change without notice. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.


Ice Cream Social

August 10  |  11:30 am  |  Senior and Community Center

Has the heat got you down? Do you have the summertime blues? Cool off at the Coppell Senior Center with a sweet ice cream social! Enjoy the company of your neighbors and let your troubles melt away! Registration is required.


Coppell Farmers Market

August 11  |  8 am – Noon  |  Old Town Coppell

Peruse the market from local farms. Shop for seasonal fruits and veggies, freshly baked artisan bread, and pasture-raised meat and eggs. There is also a weekly activity in the CFM Learning Garden where kiddos can learn where their food comes from.


CPR-AED CLASS

August 11  |   9 am – Noon  |  Life Safety Park

This is a three-hour, instructor-led course that teaches critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until medical personnel arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid, choking relief and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children and infants. 

This class is free, and registration for this class is required here.


Historical Society Open House

August 11  |  10 am – Noon  |  Heritage Park, Old Town Coppell

Open house tours for the Kirkland House and Minyard Store.


SPOT Screening

August 11  |  Noon  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

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


Coppell Community Chorale – Season Kickoff Saturday

August 11  |  5 pm  |  The Coppell Center for the Arts

Prospective members can join in for food, fellowship and a sing-a-long of songs selected for the 2018-2019 season. There will be a social and sing-a-long from 5 – 6 pm and current chorale members will showcase their talents with solos, duets and small ensembles from 7 – 8:30 pm.


Page Turners

August 13  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join us for an evening of discussing books! In August we are discussing Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. For adults 18 and older.


Vision 2040 Engagement Sessions

Monday, August 13 | 3 – 4:30 pm and 7 – 8:30 pm | Cozby Library and Community Commons

The Vision 2040 initiative is now moving out into the City of Coppell for wider community engagement. This initiative is a large-scale community visioning project that will ultimately create the Vision 2040 Strategic Plan. As a part of this effort, residents are invited to attend engagement sessions to discuss future preferences for the year 2040, provide input around critical issues facing Coppell and will take the Vision 2040 survey.


Coppell Community Chorale – First Fall Rehearsal

August 13  |  7 – 9 pm  |  The Coppell Center for the Arts 

All are welcome to joi n, but 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. 

If you can’t join us on the August 13, feel free to attend the next rehearsal on August 20.


Vision 2040 Engagement Sessions

Monday, August 13  |  3 – 4:30 pm and 7 – 8:30 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons 
The Vision 2040 initiative is now moving out into the City of Coppell for wider community engagement. This initiative is a large-scale community visioning project that will ultimately create the Vision 2040 Strategic Plan. As a part of this effort, residents are invited to attend engagement sessions to discuss future preferences for the year 2040, provide input around critical issues facing Coppell and will take the Vision 2040 survey. 


CISD School Starts

August 15 

School begins early this year with CISD beginning Wednesday, August 15, and Universal Academy starting Monday, August 20. School start times for CISD are 7:40 am for elementary schools, 8:10 am for middle schools and 8:50 am for CHS, New Tech and the new 9th grade campus.


Connections Breakfast

August 14  |  11:30 am – 1 pm  |  Four Points by Sheraton

Connections Luncheons are a great way to meet, mingle and network with area business leaders. Register now and your lunch is just $15 presale and $20 at the door.


Vision 2040 Engagement Sessions

Wednesday, August 15 | 11 am – 12:30 pm and 6 – 7:30 pm | Life Safety Park 

The Vision 2040 initiative is now moving out into the City of Coppell for wider community engagement. This initiative is a large-scale community visioning project that will ultimately create the Vision 2040 Strategic Plan. As a part of this effort, residents are invited to attend engagement sessions to discuss future preferences for the year 2040, provide input around critical issues facing Coppell and will take the Vision 2040 survey. 


City Council Meeting

August 14  |  5:30 – 11 pm  | Coppell Town Center

City Council meetings are regularly held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7:30 pm (with the exception of June, November and December, where there are no meetings on the 4th Tuesday). Special meetings are held as needed. Council Agendas are available 72 hours prior to a meeting. Click here to view the Council Meeting live on CiTV .


Lunch and Learn – Medicare Plans

August 15  |  11:30 am  |  Senior and Community Center

Learn everything you wanted to know about Medicare and didn't get the chance to ask! There will be a discussion on the different types of plans for Medicare supplements and the difference between Medicare Advantage Plans, including Part D. Everyone in attendance will receive a copy of "Solving the Puzzle of Medicare”. This event is presented by Texas Financial & Health Awareness. Registration is required.


Vision 2040 Engagement Sessions

Thursday, August 16 | 1:30 – 3 pm and 5:30 – 7 pm | The CORE 

The Vision 2040 initiative is now moving out into the City of Coppell for wider community engagement. This initiative is a large-scale community visioning project that will ultimately create the Vision 2040 Strategic Plan. As a part of this effort, residents are invited to attend engagement sessions to discuss future preferences for the year 2040, provide input around critical issues facing Coppell and will take the Vision 2040 survey. (Child Watch service provided at this location.)


2018 Universal Academy New Employee Breakfast

August 16  |  7:30 – 9:30 am  |  Universal Academy

Help us welcome the new teachers at Coppell ISD and Universal Academy at the New Teachers Breakfast.
  
Please contact the Coppell Chamber of Commerce if you have questions about sponsorships or donations to the teachers.


Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

August 16  |  6 – 11 pm  |  Town Center

The Agenda/ Packet is available for download the Friday evening prior to the meeting date.


National Night Out Golf Tournament

August 17  |  8 am – Noon  |  Cowboy’s Golf Club, 1600 Fairway Dr., Grapevine

To help raise money for the National Night Out program, the Coppell Police Department is sponsoring the 23rd annual National Night Out Golf Tournament, which brings together the Police Department, community leaders, business owners and golf enthusiasts. 

The individual entry fee is $150 per person. Registration includes green fees, cart/range balls, breakfast before the tournament and lunch after the tournament. There will also be the chance to win great door prizes and raffle prizes! The deadline to register is July 13, so don't delay.

For more information, to inquire about sponsorships or to register, contact Officer Paul Gonzales at 972-304-3625 or pgonzales@coppelltx.gov.  


Theatre Coppell Presents Reel Men, the Fitzhugh Brothers

August 17 - 19  |  Friday and Saturday 8 pm and Sunday 2:30 pm |  Theatre Coppell

Three grown brothers hope to mend their relationships with each other and decide the best way is to go on a fishing trip together. The outcome is both funny and touching. Theatre Coppell audiences will remember this original show from a limited run last season. Its popularity has prompted a return as a major part of our season.

Reservations are available at TheatreCoppell.com or by calling 972-745-7719.


Coppell Farmers Market

August 18  |  8 am – Noon  |  Old Town Coppell

Peruse the market from local farms. Shop for seasonal fruits and veggies, freshly baked artisan bread, and pasture-raised meat and eggs. There is also a weekly activity in the CFM Learning Garden where kiddos can learn where their food comes from.


Upcycle Saturday Splendor You. Renew.

August 18 |  10 am  |  Senior and Community Center

Have a T-shirt that you don't wear anymore and is taking up space in the closet? Bring it! We will repurpose an XL (for a medium-sized fit) or an XXL (for a large-sized fit) T-shirt into a "one shoulder Saturday nightshirt". No sewing necessary!


Clear the Shelters

August 18  |  9 am – 5 pm  | Coppell Animal Services

NBC and Telemundo stations around the country will team up with hundreds of shelters, including Coppell Animal Services, on Aug. 18 for the fourth annual Clear the Shelters animal adoption drive. All adoptions fees are waived.

For more information, call Animal Services at 972-304-3515.


Coppell Baseball Association – Practices Begin

August 20

Fall season practice begins August 20. For more information visit coppellbaseball.org.


Listen and Learn – Healthy Living, Brain and Body

August 20  |  10 am  |  Senior and Community Center

Learn about factors that may lead to better brain health. This event is presented by Alzheimer's Association. Registration is required.


Got Books?

August 20  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Find your next read at our book club, where everyone shares some of their favorite books. For adults 18 and older.


Coppell Lions Club Meeting

August 20  |  7 – 9 pm  |  First United Methodist Church Rotunda

The Coppell Lions Club meets every 1st and 3rd Monday. Each meeting includes the discussion of current and planned activities, as well as frequent guest speakers that discuss issues in and around Coppell, North Texas and Texas as a whole.

Meetings are open to anyone that would like to attend. You can contact the club and arrange for a member to sponsor you into the meeting.

The business portion of the meeting starts at 7 pm, but you may come for dinner at 6:30 pm if you have signed up for a meal (meals are $10 and must be reserved.)


Cozby Gamers

August 21  |  3 – 4:30 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Calling all fifth graders! This program is specifically for you! Cozby Gamers is back in August. Join us twice a month for games and activities. For grades 5-12.


Dog Days of Summer

August 22  |  Noon  |  Senior and Community Center

Enjoy the "dog days of summer" at the Coppell Senior Center with a hot dog lunch! Visit with friends and neighbors during our hot dog roast, complete with a bag of chips, cookie and a cold refreshing glass of iced tea! Registration is required. Cost: $4.


Coppell Chamber Community Luncheon

August 24  |  11:30 am – 1 pm  |  Coppell Senior & Community Center

Identity Theft has become a problem that we routinely account for in our daily lives. Judge Steve Seider will provide us with real-life examples from business owners, the risk factors, the potential costs and possible counter-measures to help safeguard your company and your business. The information and expertise that Judge Seider has gleaned from actual cases in his court are invaluable.

Single tickets to the luncheon are $25 if purchased in advance. Tickets are $30 at the door and registration is necessary to attend.


Coppell Youth Soccer Cup

August 24 - 26  |  Wagon Wheel and Andy Brown West Soccer Complexes

The 2018 Youth Soccer Cup will be held August 24th through the 26th! Coppell Soccer Association & Tournament Central invite you to come and be a part of the 2018 Coppell Cup being held at the beautiful Wagon Wheel and Andy Brown West soccer complexes in Coppell, Texas. This tournament will be a great season opener to get your team ready for the fall season.  Come out and have some pre-season fun with your Tournament Family!


Theatre Coppell Presents Reel Men, the Fitzhugh Brothers

August 24 - 26  |  Friday and Saturday 8 pm and Sunday 2:30 pm |  Center for the Arts

Three grown brothers hope to mend their relationships with each other and decide the best way is to go on a fishing trip together. The outcome is both funny and touching. Theatre Coppell audiences will remember this original show from a limited run last season. Its popularity has prompted a return as a major part of our season.

Reservations are available at TheatreCoppell.com or by calling 972-745-7719.


Coppell Farmers Market

August 25  |  8 am – Noon  |  Old Town Coppell

Peruse the market from local farms. Shop for seasonal fruits and veggies, freshly baked artisan bread, and pasture-raised meat and eggs. There is also a weekly activity in the CFM Learning Garden where kiddos can learn where their food comes from.


Tea Time

August 26  |  2 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join us for tea while we listen to the Dallas Jazz Trio. Registration is required and start on August 1. To sign up, please email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or call 972-304-3658. For adults 18 and older.


Connections Breakfast

August 28  |  8 – 9 am  |  Hard Eight BBQ

Set your alarm early and join the Coppell Chamber of Commerce for our Connections Breakfast on Tuesday, August 28, from 8-9

Connections Breakfasts are a great way to meet Chamber members, business leaders, and Chamber staff. All breakfasts are free and it is the only time Hard Eight BBQ serves breakfast.


City Council Meeting

August 28  |  5:30 – 11 pm  | Coppell Town Center

City Council meetings are regularly held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7:30 pm (with the exception of June, November and December, where there are no meetings on the 4th Tuesday).  The meetings take place in the Council Chambers located on the 1st floor of Town Center, 255 Parkway Blvd. Special meetings are held as needed. Council Agendas are available 72 hours prior to a meeting. Click here to view the Council Meeting live on CiTV .


Theatre Coppell Presents Reel Men, the Fitzhugh Brothers

August 31 – September 2  |  Friday and Saturday 8 pm, and Sunday 2:30 pm  |  Theatre Coppell

Three grown brothers hope to mend their relationships with each other and decide the best way is to go on a fishing trip together. The outcome is both funny and touching. Theatre Coppell audiences will remember this original show from a limited run last season. Its popularity has prompted a return as a major part of our season.

Reservations are available at TheatreCoppell.com or by calling 972-745-7719.

 

COMING SOON

Walk with a Doc

September 8  |  8:30 – 10 am  |  260 Parkway Blvd

Woven Health Clinic is hosting this free community event focused on promoting cardiovascular health with a chance to connect with local physicians!


Friends of Coppell Nature Park Guest Lecture Series – Animal Adventures

September 15  |  10 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center at Coppell Nature Park

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.


Fall Frolic

October 6  |  11 am – 1:30 pm  |  Biodiversity Education Center at Coppell Nature Park

Join the Friends of the Coppell Nature Park and Keep Coppell Beautiful for our annual Fall Frolic at the Biodiversity Education Center! This day of outdoor autumn fun will include a wide variety of activities on our trails.  Pack a picnic and bring the whole family down to play while exploring the many ways that native plants and animals can support a healthy ecosystem.