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November Event Guide

If you are a non-profit organization and would like to add your event to the monthly Event Guide, email news@coppelltx.gov for details.

Second Annual Vintage Granny Square Crochet Tree

November 1 - 29  |  1 pm  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Last Christmas, the Material Girls donated 36 handmade trees to seniors in need of some holiday cheer! Please bring your crochet knowledge and join us for an altruistic feast for the soul. Registration is required as class size is limited. All materials provided. You must attend the first class to reserve your materials.


Standardized Study

November 1  |  6 – 8 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Tired of studying for the ACT or SAT at home or a coffee shop? Join us at Standardized Study, a self-driven study session specifically for students studying for the ACT and SAT. Attendees will have access to recent ACT and SAT study books. You can choose to work independently or with other attendees. This is a self-guided study session, and the library will not have an ACT/SAT tutor on site. This event is free and does not require registration.


Comanche Stories

November 1  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

November is Native American Heritage Month. Lance Tahmahkera, the great-great grandson of Comanche Chief Quanah Parker, will discuss Comanche history, culture and life on the plains. Tahmahkera will bring heirlooms such as buckskin clothing, beadwork, regalia and more. This program is designed for older teens and adults. This event is free and does not require registration.


Short Shorts

November 1  |  7 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. This event is free and does not require registration.


Your Road to Retirement – Part 1

November 3  |  10 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

If you are getting ready to retire or are already enjoying your golden years, this workshop will help you either pave the way to retirement or fill in potholes on your golden road. Presentation by The Veteran Financial & Tax Service. Registration is required.


Employment – Immigration Law

November 3  |  2 pm  |  The Lighthouse Church

This is a free event, and everyone is welcome! Registration is required. Reserve your seat online at www.tlcdallas.org.


Snack and Chat – All About Ears

November 5  |  10 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Come and learn the latest in ear health, hearing aids and communication tips. Presentation by Heard It Through the Grapevine Audiology. Registration is required.


Some Assembly Required

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

Join us for an evening of casual crafting! In November we are making a fall tablescape. All supplies provided by the library. Sign up is required. Please call 972-304-3658 or email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov to register. For adults 18 and older. This event is free.


Eucalyptus Swags

November 6  |  10 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Assemble a long-lasting swag using eucalyptus greens, harvest flowers and other seasonal
embellishments.


Retro Games and Rubik’s Cubes

November 6  |  4 – 6 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

All ages welcome to play retro games with your friends and family. This event is free and does not require registration.


Diwali Family Fun Night

November 6  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Celebrate Diwali at the Library! Please join us for crafts, stories and more to celebrate the Festival of Lights. All ages welcome. This event is free and does not require registration.


Coppell Women’s Club General Meeting

November 7  |  10:30 am  – Noon  |  Theater Coppell

Join us for a special program featuring a performance by the Dallas Police Choir, performing a selection of patriotic and inspirational music. This choir has performed at locations such as Myerson Symphony Hall and the Mall in Washington DC.  There is no charge for this special event at and all are welcome. Refreshments begin at 10:30 am; the program begins at 11 am.


Veterans Day Lunch

November 7  |  11:30 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Join us as we say “thank you” and honor all veterans in this special tribute. Participants are encouraged to wear patriotic attire or uniforms. Please bring military items, including pictures, uniforms and memorabilia to be put on display. Entertainment by New Horizon Swing Band. Registration is required by October 29.


Lego Club

November 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.  This event is free and does not require registration.


Cooking with Cranberries

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

Come learn all about the tiny, mighty, extraordinary cranberry! The benefits of this superfruit go beyond bladder health to support the gut, heart, immune system and blood sugar stability–perfect for the season of indulging. Presented by Natural Grocers. For adults 18 and older. This event is free and does not require registration.


CPR/AED Class

November 8  |  6 – 9 pm  |  Life Safety Park

CPR AED is an instructor-led course that teaches adults critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency situation until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid, choking relief, and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children and infants.  Please register at lifesafetypark.org.


Texas and The Great War: 100 Years

November 8  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

How did the First World War change Texas? Jim Hodgson, Executive Director or the Fort Worth Aviation Museum, will discuss the social, economic and cultural changes that took place in Texas as a direct result of the First World War. This program is designed for older teens and adults. This event is free and does not require registration.


Your Road to Retirement – Part 2

November 10  |  10 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

This workshop will include income analysis, short-term and long-term investments, Social Security, taxes, long-term care alternatives and estate planning. It will also cover the financial struggle between the securities industry and insurance companies. Presentation by The Veteran Financial & Tax Service. Registration is required.


Game Day for Everyone

November 10  |  10 am – 4 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Play games converted for use by seeing, visually impaired and blind players. Suitable for ages 3 - adult and all levels of braille use! This event is free and does not require registration.


SPOT Screening

November 10  |  11:30 am  |  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 6 months to 5 years old and any child with special needs. This event is free and does not require registration. Note: Prescriptions will not be issued.


Coppell Youth Soccer Association – Spring Soccer Registration

November 12 

Spring Soccer Registration opens on November 12. Make sure to register!


Test Your Knowledge of Medicare

November 12  |  10 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Are you ready for Medicare Jeopardy? Test what you have learned in past Medicare seminars on Medicare supplements, prescription drug plans, and more. Presentation by Blue Cross Blue Shield. Registration is
required.


Page Turners

November 12  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join us for an evening of discussing books! This month we are discussing Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. Place a copy of the next book selection on hold at the front desk. For adults 18 and older. This event is free and does not require registration.


Coppell Panhellenic Hosts Meeting

November 13  |  6:30 pm  |  Sloan & Williams Winery

All National Panhellenic Conference sorority alumnae are invited to attend our November meeting being held on November 13 at the Sloan & Williams Winery, 401 S Main St. in Grapevine. Join us for a sisterhood social to lead us into the holiday season. Feel free to bring a friend!

Our philanthropy this year is isupportthegirls.org which provides feminine hygiene products and new and gently used bras for homeless women and girls. Please bring any gently used or new bras you may have taking up space in your dresser drawers to show your support.

Future CAPA meetings will be held in the evening on the second Tuesday of February 2019. For more information, refer to www.coppellsororities.com or email coppellsororities@gmail.com.


Government Affairs Luncheon

November 14  |  11:30 am  – 1 pm  |  Coppell Town Center

Meetings are the second Wednesday of each of the month at 11:30 am. Lunch is included in your membership, but you must RSVP to be included in the head count for lunch. Non-members are welcomed as a guest.


Tea and Walking Tour - McKinney

November 15  |  10:15 am – 3 pm  |  McKinney’s Chestnut Square Village

Enjoy a fresh lunch, a mini vintage fashion show and a walking tour of the historic homes in McKinney’s Chestnut Square Village. Walking intensive. Register by October 29. Cost: $20


Teen Nite Tonight

November 15  |  6 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Every month we will have different crafts, activities, and snacks based off a favorite TV show or movie. For teens in grades 6 - 12. This event is free and does not require registration. This month’s theme is Wreck it Ralph Candy Cars!


Adoption and Foster Care 101

November 15  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Fostering and/or adopting a child can be challenging. This informational session will provide an overview of the fostering/adoption process in partnership with ACH Child and Family Services. For adults 18 and older. This event is free and does not require registration.


Coppell Chamber Veteran’s Luncheon

November 16  |  11:30 am  – 1 pm  |  Hackberry Creek Country Club

The Coppell Chamber of Commerce is honored to salute veterans at the annual Veteran’s Luncheon. Please contact the Chamber for ticket and sponsorship information.


Big Book Sale

November 16  |  4 - 7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Stop by the Library Meeting Room to purchase gently used DVDs, books, magazines, and audiobooks to help support your library! On Friday, November 16 from 4 - 7 pm admission is $10 or FREE for Friends of the Coppell Library members!


2018 Artisan Craft Market

November 17  |  9 am – 12 pm  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

The 2018 Artisan Craft Market is an excellent place to start your Christmas shopping or find that special gift! Enjoy free popcorn while you shop from 10 am to noon. Kiddy Krafts will be held from 9:30-11:30 am for $2 per child. Get more information about becoming a vendor at the front desk.


Car Fit

November 17  |  9 am – 12 pm  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

AAA will conduct a free 20-minute vehicle check-up in the Senior Center parking lot.


Board Game Trinket Boxes

November 17  |  10 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Bring your old board games like Monopoly, Sorry and more, and we create a small box perfect for trinkets, treasures or a perfect gift box for the special gamer in your life.


Upcycle Saturday Splendor

November 17  |  10 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

One Saturday morning a month, we will transform “yesterday’s treasures” into “today’s trends”. Bring
the upcycle item of the month from home, then we will repurpose it together. Registration is required
as class size is limited. Class starts promptly at 10 a.m.


Big Book Sale

November 17  |  10 am - 3 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Stop by the Library Meeting Room to purchase gently used DVDs, books, magazines, and audiobooks to help support your library! On Saturday, November 17, admission is free for everyone.


Friends of Coppell Nature Park Presents Raptors of North Texas

November 17  |  10 am - 12 pm  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Erich Neupert, Executive Director of the Black Land Prairie Raptor Center, will return to the Biodiversity Education Center to discuss and demonstrate these great birds. He will have live birds to illustrate the characteristics and exceptional hunting abilities of these raptors. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind presentation. Admission is free.


Cooking Class with Brulee Chef Services

November 17  |  11 am – 1 pm  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Join Toni and Debra for a hands-on cooking class featuring fresh, whole food. You will help prepare lunch and then enjoy the fruits of your labor. Space is limited to 12 people and registration is required. Cost: $35 per person/per class.


Big Book Sale

November 18  |  1 - 4 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Stop by the Library Meeting Room to purchase gently used DVDs, books, magazines, and audiobooks to help support your library! On Sunday, November 18, stop by for the "fire sale" where all books must go. Fill a bag for just $10!


Thanksgiving Lunch

November 19  |  11:30 am  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Join us for our annual celebration of Thanksgiving. We’ll have all of the Thanksgiving favorites provided by Mama’s Daughters’ Diner. Registration is required by November 9.


Got Books?

November 19  |  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. This event is free and does not require registration.


Supper Club

November 20  |  5 – 9 pm  |  JD’s BBQ & Grill - Dallas

JD’s BBQ & Grill is a family restaurant in a casual dining space, offering delicious southern-style barbecue and grilled items. Their unique, smoker-free take on Dallas BBQ focuses on the taste and textures of the meats, combined with their famous homemade barbecue sauce. Register by November 12. Cost: $3


November’s Potluck and Birthday Celebration

November 21  |  9:30 am – Noon  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Come enjoy our November breakfast potluck and birthday celebration. Those with birthdays in November will have a chance for a gift card. Registration not required.


Cranium Cardio

November 26  |  1 pm  |  Grapevine Springs Senior and Community Center

Fitness isn’t just about squats, lunges and cardio – it’s also about staying mentally nimble. Join us as we
engage the brain in thinking tasks to help build brain connections. Think of it as “cranium cardio”. Remember more, concentrate better and think sharper, while having fun in the process!


Connections Breakfast

November 27  |  8 – 9 am  |  Hard Eight BBQ

Connect with the early birds of the business world! Connections Breakfasts are a perfect way to build relationships with other Chamber members, business leaders, and Chamber staff. Breakfast is included with your membership and provided by Hard Eight BBQ especially for the Coppell Chamber of Commerce. Guests are welcome to join us.


Portuguese Storytime

November 27  |  10:15 am  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

All ages are welcome to sing songs and listen to stories in Portuguese! This event is free and does not require registration.


Lunch Mob

November 28  |  11:30 am  |  Corky’s Gaming Bistro

Join the Coppell Chamber of Commerce as we "mob" Corky’s Gaming Bistro at our Lunch Mob on November 28. Network, mingle and enjoy the awesome food.     

Coming Soon

Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting

December 1  |  6:30 pm  |  Town Center Plaza, 255 Parkway Blvd.
Don't miss Coppell's annual kick-off to the holidays! Head to Town Center for fun winter activities, live music, giveaways and our annual tree lighting! Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy holiday treats and more!