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March Event Guide

March Events

Connect ions Happy Hour

March 1   |   5:30 – 7:00 pm   |   Sports Garden DFW

Join the Coppell Chamber of Commerce at The Sports Garden DFW for the monthly Connections Happy Hour. Come and connect, mingle, and enjoy appetizers and drink specials while enjoying the newly-renovated Sports Garden.  

Contact the Coppell Chamber at 972-393-2829 for more information. 

Short Shorts

March 1  |   7:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Who reads short shorts? We do! Join our newest adult reading club where we will read from a selection of short stories and then briefly discuss them. For adults 18 and older.

Tech Tutorials for Seniors

March 3  |   10:30 am – 12:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

This series of tutorials presented by Tom Kelly, a retired university professor, will help you the basics of using Android and Apple devices, including help with managing settings. This six-week course will guide seniors toward setting up, maintaining, and getting the most out of their smart devices. Participants will learn about apps, video chatting, texting, and more.

Sign-up is required. To sign up, call 972-304-3658 or email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov.
Recommended for adults 50 and older.

Some Assembly Required

March 5  |   6:30 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join us for an evening of casual crafting! In March we will be learning about Life Hacks based on our Coppell Reads selection, The Martian. All supplies provided by the library. For adults 18 and older.

Sign-up is required. To sign up, call 972-304-3658 or email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov.

Teddy Bear Sleepover

March 6 – 8  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Treat your stuffed animal to an adventure at the library! Bring your stuffie with you to Storytime for stories and songs, then leave them for an overnight stay at the library. See what fun and mischief the stuffed animals had during the night when you pick them up the next day during regular library hours.

Coppell Women's Club

March 7  |   10:30 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

The guest speaker is our own mayor and Women's Club member, Karen Hunt. Refreshments and social time will begin at 10:30 am, and the program will begin at 11 am. All Coppell women are invited.

Lego Club

March 7  |   3:30 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Come build with LEGOs! Use the library's blocks to create a design to show your friends! For kids in grades K-5.

Morning Mingle

March 8  |   8:00 – 9:00 am   |   ZenZero Kitchen

Wake up early and bring your business cards to the next Coppell Chamber of Commerce Morning Mingle. Coffee and snacks will be provided by Zenzero.
The Morning Mingle is a great opportunity to meet Coppell Chamber members, business leaders, and Chamber staff in an informal setting while enjoying great coffee and snacks.
Contact the Coppel Chamber for more information.

Mars Survival

March 8  |   7:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Could you survive on Mars? Your spaceship crashes and is badly damaged. Which items do you take with you to make it to the landing site? Undergo "Martian Training" in which you will compare and contrast the physical characteristics of Earth and Mars. At the end, you will see how well you would have survived the crash based on what supplies you chose. For adults 18 and older.

Library Board Meeting

March 8  |   7:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

The Library Board serves as an Advisory Board to the City Council. The Board is primarily responsible for making informed recommendations regarding library services and programs and for being a citizen interface to library staff. Meetings are open to the public. Agenda is available 72 hours prior to the meeting.

Historical Society Open House

March 10  |   10:00 am – 12:00 pm   |   Heritage Park, Old Town Coppell

Check out the historical Kirkland House and Minyard Store during the Historical Society's first open house of 2018.

Historical Society Meeting

March 10  |   1:00 pm   |   Heritage Park, Old Town Coppell

Spring Break at Hogwarts

March 10 - 17  |   2:00 – 4:30 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join us at Hogwarts for Harry Potter movies and popcorn each afternoon. Some movies rated PG-13. All ages welcome.

Saturday, March 10: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Sunday, March 11: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Monday, March 12: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Tuesday, March 13: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Thursday, March 15: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Friday, March 16: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I
Saturday, March 17: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II

Page Turners

March 12  |   7:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join us for an evening of book discussion! In March, we will discuss Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. For adults 18 and older.

Fantastic Beasts of Harry Potter

March 14   |   3:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Attend a Hogwarts Care of Magical Creatures class and meet some fantastic beasts. Presented by All About Animals. All ages welcome.

Open Mic Night

March 14  |   7:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

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

*All performances must be appropriate for all ages.

Hogwarts at Night

March 15   |   6:30 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

We'll watch Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, enjoy treats from the Honeydukes Express, and create some Harry Potter crafts. Movie is rated PG-13. For teens in grades 6-12.

Friends of the Coppell Nature Park Guest Lecture – Geology & Fossils of CNP

March 17   |   10:00 am – 12:00 pm   |   Biodiversity Education Center

Dr. David Goodner, geology instructor at North Lake College, is returning to the Biodiversity Education Center podium to present his thoughtful presentation and hands-on tour of the Coppell Nature Park to describe the geology of our area and the fossils that comprise our specific archeological history. Dr. Goodner's presentations have been a big success within numerous CISD classrooms as well. This is a must-see presentation and is very popular with students and adults. Admission is free.

Got Books?

March 19   |   7:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Find your next read at our book club, where everyone shares some of their favorite books.

STEAM

March 21   |   3:30 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities! Kids in grades K-5 are invited to challenge their brains to think critically and creatively.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

March 21  |   6:30 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Sahaja Yoga Meditation's simple – yet unique – method helps you calms the mind, even in this fast-paced life. These guided meditation sessions are presented by DFW Meditation. All ages welcome.

Assistance League Coppell Meeting

March 22  |   9:30 am   |   Valley Ranch Baptist Church

Assistance League of Coppell meets during the school year, usually on the 3rd Thursday of the month. This month's speaker will be Coppell Police Office Paul Gonzalez. Join us for coffee at 9:30 am. The meeting begins at 10 am.

Plan for Summer Expo

March 24  |   10:00 am – 1:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Need ideas for great camps and programs for the summer? Visit the free Plan for Summer Expo and get more information on all the great camps, programs, and activities you need to get through the hot Texas summer. 

The event is family focused, and we are encouraging demonstration of summer fun activities for kids, adults and the entire family. The Expo is hosted by the Coppell Chamber of Commerce Education Program and sponsored by Coppell Taekwondo Academy.

Friends of the Library Meeting

March 26  |   7:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join the Friends of the Library to find ways to give back to your library and community! Visit coppellfriends.org to learn how to become a member!

Coppell Chamber Connections Breakfast

March 27  |   8:00 am   |   Hard Eight BBQ

Set your alarm early and join the Coppell Chamber of Commerce at its Connections Breakfast. Bring your business cards, co-workers, and friends to this great networking event

You will have the chance to meet and mingle with Chamber members, Chamber staff, and business leaders. Want to win a cash prize? Make sure to put $1, and your business card, into a drawing for a cash prize.

Contact the Coppell Chamber of Commerce at 972-393-2829 for more information.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

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

Sahaja Yoga Meditation's simple – yet unique – method helps you calms the mind, even in this fast-paced life. These guided meditation sessions are presented by DFW Meditation. All ages welcome.

Creating a Community for Diabetes

March 29  |   7:00 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Is your family touched by diabetes? Would you like to connect with others who face similar challenges? Join Patricia Daiker, Registered Nurse and Diabetes Coach, for this interactive workshop to learn about the latest tips, trends, and treatments for people with diabetes. The group will conduct a brainstorming session to establish a support group in Coppell. All ages are welcome.

Grief Bridge Workshop

March 31  |   10:00 am – 4:00 pm   |   Generate Life Church

Grief Topic: TRANSFORMATION: How to Transform your Grief to honor your child's life!

Since May 2015, the Gen erate Life Church has hosted a Grief Bridge Workshop for parents whose child, children or grandchildren have gone on before them.

Come and spend time with the people who really understand your journey!

God's Word on Grief, Worship Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Forgiveness Therapy, Expressive Therapy

Let's help each other cross the bridge from Heartbreak to Hope, while taking our children forward with us, into the future, making new memories and new traditions. We end with a candle lighting ceremony and a butterfly release. Butterflies are $15 each and include a certificate with your child's name. A video will be posted of your butterfly's release.

Five Butterfly Scholarships are available on a first come basis for parents who cannot afford a butterfly. You must be present to receive the scholarship. If Generate Life Church does not already have a picture of your child, or you wish to change pictures in the ceremony presentations, email griefbridge@yahoo.com.

EGGstravaganza

March 31  |   10:00 am - Noon  |   Andrew Brown Park East

With the help of Girl Scout Service Unit 112, more than 30,000 eggs will be up for grabs during the annual EGGstravaganza! Plan to arrive early and enjoy some fun activities, including: photos with the bunny, face painting, balloon artists and a craft booth hosted by the Coppell Arts Council. There will also be lots of inflatables, including a mini zip line and a 60-foot obstacle course. 

Egg Hunt Times:
9:30 am, Sensory Friendly Egg Hunt
10:30 am, Ages 0-6
11 am, Ages 7-10 

Egg hunts will start promptly at their designated times. For more information, visit coppelltx.gov/eggstravaganza .

Save the Date!  Taylor's Gift 7th Annual Sporting Clays Tournament

April 27   |   9:00 am – 1:30 pm   |   Elm Fork Shooting Sports - 10751 Luna Road, Dallas, TX 75220

Outlive yourself: Regift Life, Renew Health, Restore Families

The Sporting Clay Tournament is one of our most popular events – you won't want to miss it!

Sporting Clays is a form of clay pigeon shooting, often described as "golf with a shotgun." A typical course includes from 10 to 15 different shooting stations laid out over natural terrain. This is the perfect excuse to get out of the office and support a great cause.

Proceeds raised at this event will help our mission and support our Legacy Gift program.

Save the Date! Taylor's Gift 4th Annual Outlive Yourself Awards

September 18   |   6:00 pm   |   3015 at Trinity Groves - 3015 Gulden Lane - Dallas, TX 75202

The Outlive Yourself Awards is an opportunity to celebrate incredible individuals who have made an extraordinary impact in their community and truly embody the Outlive Yourself spirit by giving back to others. The event was launched in 2015, and it is a special night that seeks to celebrate the lives and actions of inspiring individuals while also supporting the mission and work of Taylor's Gift Foundation.

Proceeds raised at this event will help our mission and support our Legacy Gift program.