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May Event Guide

The following events are happening in and around Coppell during the month of May. 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.​​


Screen-Free Week
May 1-7  |  
Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
The Cozby Library and Community Commons will join thousands of schools, libraries, and community groups nationwide in a coordinated effort to encourage millions of Americans to turn off televisions, smartphones, tablets, and gaming consoles for seven days and turn on the world around them. Screen-Free Week is a chance for children and adults to read, play, think, create, be more physically active, and to spend more time with friends and family.
May 1-7, 2017, the Cozby Library will distribute bingo cards for Screen-Free Week. Any child or parent may return a bingo card with five activities marked in a row to the library May 8-21 for a free keychain to keep as a prize.
Screen-Free Week (formerly TV-Turnoff) is coordinated by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, a national advocacy organization devoted to reducing the impact of commercialism on children. Since the Week’s founding in 1994, it has been celebrated by millions of children and their families worldwide. For more information, visit www.screenfree.org.

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Coppell Youth Cheer Association Registration
May 1 – July 17  |  
Online Registration
 
K-6th grade welcome. No prior experience required. Register at www.coppellcheer.com. Register early and save!

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Some Assembly Required
May 1  |   6:30 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Join The Cozby Library and Community Commons for an evening of casual crafting! All supplies provided by the library. Adults 18 and up. Sign up is required, please email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or call 972.304.3658

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Coppell Lions Club Meeting
May 1  |   7:00 – 9:00 pm   |   
First United Methodist Church Rotunda
 
Lions Club is the largest international service organization in the world and is always looking for a few good new members to get involved with serving others in Coppell. Each meeting is a chance to get to know some very interesting people. Often, an entertaining and educational program is scheduled. Dinner is served.

Lions have FUN as they work together to better their community and help people around the globe. They need YOU to join them in fulfilling their motto, “We Serve”!  Attend a club meeting and see what Lionism is all about.

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Game Day for Everyone!!!
May 6  |   1:00 – 5:00 pm   |   
Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Dedication of the Coppell Lions Club Game Shelf for Blind and Visually Impaired Players. Games converted for use by seeing, visually impaired, and blind players. Games for ages three years to adult. Games for all levels of braille use! Everyone come have fun and play games.
 
Information on how to borrow games from the Coppell Library, even if you don’t live in Coppell will be included.  

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Coppell Community Chorale Spring  Concert
May 6
  |  3:00 pm and 7:00 pm  |  Coppell Center or the Arts

Tickets are now on sale for the Coppell Community Chorale’s Spring concert “My Favorite Things.” This is the final concert of the Chorale’s 30th year celebration and features CCC members’ song selections that are beloved familiar tunes paired with favorites that members have always wanted to have a chance to sing. “My Favorite Things”  is a collection of songs ranging from Broadway tunes, to Led Zeppelin,  the Beach Boys, all the way to the Beatles and Pentatonix.  The varied musical interests of the Chorale and its Director, Joshua Brown are well displayed in this Spring concert.
 
Tickets are $10 for Adults 12 and older and $5 for 3-12.   Buy tickets online at www.coppellcommunitychorale.com or from your favorite chorale member. 

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Jump, Tumble, Play Night
May 6  |   5:30 – 9:00 pm
  |   Texas Dreams Gymnastics
 
Coppell Youth Cheer Association to host annual “Jump, Tumble, Play Night” held at Texas Dreams Gymnastics ($25 includes t-shirt, pizza and lot of fun!!)

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Coppell Community Chorale Spring Concert
May 7
  |  3:00 pm  |  Coppell Center or the Arts

Tickets are now on sale for the Coppell Community Chorale’s Spring concert “My Favorite Things.” This is the final concert of the Chorale’s 30th year celebration and features CCC members’ song selections that are beloved familiar tunes paired with favorites that members have always wanted to have a chance to sing. “My Favorite Things”  is a collection of songs ranging from Broadway tunes, to Led Zeppelin,  the Beach Boys, all the way to the Beatles and Pentatonix.  The varied musical interests of the Chorale and its Director, Joshua Brown are well displayed in this Spring concert.
 
Tickets are $10 for Adults 12 and older and $5 for 3-12.   Buy tickets online at www.coppellcommunitychorale.com or from your favorite chorale member. 

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Morning Mingle and Coffee Chat
May 3
  |  7:30 – 9:30 am  |  Chamber Office

Grab a cup of "Joe" and a Danish, to start your morning off.
Visit with the Chamber Staff, ask questions, or visit with other chamber members.
Helping to set your day off with a smile.

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation
May 3  |   7:00 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Sahaja Yoga Meditation quenches that thirst and with its simple yet unique method, helps one experience that state and reap the benefits thereof even in this fast paced life. The sessions are guided meditation. All ages are welcome to attend these guided meditation sessions at the Cozby Library and Community Commons. All classes are free. 

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STREAM
May 4  |   3:30 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities at The Cozby Library! Kids in grades K-5 are invited to challenge your brain to think critically and creatively.

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Concert on the Lawn
May 5  |   7:00 – 9:00 pm   |   
The Square at Old Town Coppell
 
Celebrate Old Town Coppell’s 3rd anniversary with music from Time Machine! Time Machine covers the hits of the last four decades in pop, funk, rap, rock, and country. You’ll also have the opportunity to sing on stage with the band for a set of Rockstar Karaoke! Whether you like to watch, dance, or sing along, you will be entertained! Pack some snacks or check out a nearby restaurant and enjoy a fun night out in Old Town!

Bring the kids and let them splash in the Main Street Interactive Fountain or play on the playground! Complimentary popcorn will be provided by Coppell Parks and Recreation.

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CHS Cheer Cash Wash Fundraise
May 6  |   10:00 am – 1:00 pm 
 |  Varsity at 7-11 on Denton Tap and JV at McDonalds on MacArthur
 
CHS Cheer will be raising money to help the team! Come out and support your cheerleaders. 

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Page Turners
May 8  |   7:00 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell - Join The Cozby Library for an evening of discussing books! Place a copy of the next book selection on hold at the Information Desk. Adults 18 and up.

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation
May 9  |   10:30 am
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Sahaja Yoga Meditation quenches that thirst and with its simple yet unique method, helps one experience that state and reap the benefits thereof even in this fast paced life. The sessions are guided meditation. All ages are welcome to attend these guided meditation sessions at the Cozby Library and Community Commons. All classes are free. 

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Dream Scholarship Happy Hour Kickoff 
May 9  |   5:30 – 7:00 pm   |   
Four Points by Sheraton
 
Powering U and AK2 Sports will have a Dream Scholarships Happy Hour Kick-off Event  

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Open Mic Night
May 10  |   7:00 – 9:00 pm   |   
Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Calling all musicians, writers, poets, dancers, comedians, and more! Sign up starts at 6 pm at the Information Desk. You may perform a maximum of 5 minutes. This program is open to all ages and any content must be appropriate for everyone. Microphone will be provided. Bring your friends to perform or cheer you on!

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STREAM
May 11  |   3:30 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities at The Cozby Library! Kids in grades K-5 are invited to challenge your brain to think critically and creatively.

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Mega Market
May 11  |   4:00 – 7:00 pm   |   
ProSource – 989 W. Sandy Lake, Suite 100
 
Mega Market - Speed Dating for Businesses.Network with 50-60 businesses; where you present your 90 second "pitch" about your business/products/services rotating from table to table. Door Prize Drawings. Social Networking with light appetizers and beverages after. Only two like businesses can participate, limited space Available, must contact our office to register. 972-393-2829 or contact Christine@christine@coppellchamber.org

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CHEF DEMO
May 13  |   10:00 am 
  |   Greenspace next to Market Pavilion
 
Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Ayurvedic Practitioner. Sapna integrates western nutritional science with ancient wisdom of Ayurveda to provide practical health and wellness offerings for modern well-being. The chef demonstration will begin at 10:00am and will take place in the greenspace next to the market pavilion, beneath the cover of blue Coppell Farmers Market canopies.
http://www.naivedhya.com/connect   and   https://www.facebook.com/Naivedhya/

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CozbyCon
May 13  |   12:00 – 4:00 pm   |   
Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Come to the library's 7th annual comic book/anime convention, CozbyCon! Put on your best cosplay outfit to make crafts, shop, play games, view CozbyCon art contest entries, and enter for a chance to win door prizes.

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Got Books?
May 15  |   7:00 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Find your next read at our book club, where everyone shares some of their favorite books. Adults 18 and up.

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Coppell Lions Club Meeting
May 15  |   7:00 – 9:00 pm   |   
First United Methodist Church Rotunda
 
Lions Club is the largest international service organization in the world and is always looking for a few good new members to get involved with serving others in Coppell. Each meeting is a chance to get to know some very interesting people. Often, an entertaining and educational program is scheduled. Dinner is served.

Lions have FUN as they work together to better their community and help people around the globe. They need YOU to join them in fulfilling their motto, “We Serve”!  Attend a club meeting and see what Lionism is all about.

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Gov't Affairs Speaker Forum
May 16  |   12:00 - 1:00 pm   |   The Chamber Office, 708 Main St, Coppell, TX 75019
The Governmental Affairs Committee has historically taken on the role of educator in the political arena by providing monthly round-table discussions on issues of importance to the business community. Governmental Affairs hosts the Annual State of the City Address, Candidate Forum as well as other events throughout the year. Open to the public, but please RSVP if you would like them to provide you lunch for $10.

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The Assistance League Coppell - Annual Spring Luncheon
May 18  |   9:30 am
  |   Dodie’s Cajun Grill
 
This luncheon will be highlighted with recognition of this year's Board of Directors, Chairmen, and members who have gone above and beyond.  The new Board of Directors will be installed and new Chairmen introduced.  ALC will be presenting an Operation School Bell Award to representatives of the Young Men’s Service League for their assistance with this project.  As of the end of April ALC clothed 158 children in CISD which was up 38 over the previous school year.  ALC thanks YMSL for their continued support of this project. The event will be topped with ALC awarding three scholarships to outstanding Coppell students.

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STREAM
May 18  |   3:30 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities at The Cozby Library! Kids in grades K-5 are invited to challenge your brain to think critically and creatively.

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Random Fandom
May 18  |   6:30 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Ghostbusters - Geek out with crafts and snacks based on the show we watch. For teens in grades 6 - 12. Some movies rated PG-13. Have a theme idea for Random Fandom? Let us know at the next gathering and get on the email list for reminders!

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Craft Market
May 20  |   8:00 am – 12:00 pm 
  |   Coppell Farmers Market
 
This year’s spring craft market has been curated by the Coppell Arts Council and will be hosted at the Coppell Farmers Market on Saturday, May 20th, 8am-noon.  More than 30 local artisans and makers will sell their handmade goods.https://www.facebook.com/CoppellArtsCouncil/

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation
May 20  |   10:30 am
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Sahaja Yoga Meditation quenches that thirst and with its simple yet unique method, helps one experience that state and reap the benefits thereof even in this fast paced life. The sessions are guided meditation. All ages are welcome to attend these guided meditation sessions at the Cozby Library and Community Commons. All classes are free. 

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Mom’s vs Mom’s Coppell Powder Puff Game
May 20  |   6:00 pm
  |   Coppell Middle School West-Lesley Field
 
8th annual Mom’s vs. Mom’s Coppell Powder Puff Game held at Coppell Middle School West-Lesley Field at 6pm.  Details and online auction at www.coppellcheer.com.

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Teen Craft Night
May 22  |   6:30 – 8:00 pm   |   
Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Not your grandmother's crafting group! They 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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Teen Volunteer Fair
May 23  |   6:30 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Need volunteer hours? Local organizations (excluding the library) looking for teen volunteers will be at the library to discuss their opportunities.

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation
May 24  |   7:00 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Sahaja Yoga Meditation quenches that thirst and with its simple yet unique method, helps one experience that state and reap the benefits thereof even in this fast paced life. The sessions are guided meditation. All ages are welcome to attend these guided meditation sessions at the Cozby Library and Community Commons. All classes are free. 

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STREAM
May 25  |   3:30 pm
  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons
 
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities at The Cozby Library! Kids in grades K-5 are invited to challenge your brain to think critically and creatively.

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Meals for People in Need – The Coppell Community and The Door Church Unite with Numana
May 26  |   5:00 pm
  |   Old Town Pavilion – Coppell Square
 
Starting at 5:30 pm., members of the Coppell community are welcome to join in the food-packaging event. With a goal to box over 25,000 meals, at least 140 volunteers are needed to participate. Once the food packaging event wraps up around 6:30 PM, there will be live music and food trucks in the Old Town neighborhood for a family friendly evening.
 
Please contact Jessie Stansberry (jessie.stansberry@yahoo.com) for more details on volunteering and participating in this event.
 
They are also selling t-shirts to fund-raise for the event - each $20 t-shirt provides 40 meals to the event: https://pour-yourself-out-for-the-hungry.myshopify.com/admin/themes

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