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September Event Guide

Coppell Women’s Club General Meeting
September 5  |  10:30 am – Noon  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Come join us as the Coppell Women's Club as they welcome their first speaker of the new club year: Tasnim McCormick Benhalim, Founder & Chief Learning Officer of Diversity Wealth. Tasnim and her team have been working closely with the City of Coppell since 2014. She will share information on the City of Coppell’s new initiative, Allies in Community™, a multi-year project whose mission is to build relationships through common ground, foster a deep sense of belonging in the community, and enhance residents’ active engagement.  All are welcome to attend.  Refreshments at 10:30 am, program starts at 11 am.


Lego Club
September 5  |  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.


Sahaja Yoga Meditation
September 5  |  6:30 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Sahaja Yoga Meditation calms the mind with its simple yet unique method that helps one experience that state and reap the benefits, even in this fast-paced life. These guided meditation sessions are presented by DFW Meditation. All ages welcome.


Back to Home School Party
September 6  |  10 am  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Kick off the school year at the library! Come network with other homeschool families and learn what resources the library has to offer. Kids will learn library skills, too!


Cozby Gamers
September 6  |  3 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Calling all 5th graders, this program is specifically for you! Join us for games and activities.


Read to a Teen
September 6  |  5 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend! Independent readers in grades 1 – 5 are invited to read to a teen.


Standardized Study
September 6  |  6 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, is a self-guided study session geared towards high school students who will soon take the ACT/SAT. Attendees can choose to work independently or with other attendees and will have access to recent ACT and SAT study books. Please note that an ACT/SAT tutor will not be on site.


Short Shorts
September 6  |  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.


Girls Who Code
September 7  |  4:30 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Learn to code at the Library! Coding classes through the nationally renowned Girls Who Code program will be held on Fridays from 4:30-5:30 pm through November 16. This program is open to everyone in grades 6–12. Participants must bring their own laptop. Space is limited, so sign-up is required. To register, email cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov, call 972-304-3658 or stop by the library.


Historical Society Open House
September 8  |  10 am – Noon  |  Heritage Park, Old Town Coppell

Open hour tours for the Kirkland House and Minyard Store.


DIY Raised Bed Garden
September 8  |  11 am  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Join Keep Coppell Beautiful September 8 for a do-it-yourself class and make a raised garden bed to take home. Having a raised garden bed is a terrific way to grow small plots of flowers or vegetables without the clutter of many containers throughout your yard. This type of bed can provide better control of the soil quality and allows for an easy removal of weeds. Registration and pre-payment are required for this class. To register, visit coppellactivities.com today!


Historical Society Meeting
September 8  |  1 pm  |  Heritage Park, Old Town Coppell

The Coppell Historical Society’s mission is to discover, preserve, champion and communicate Coppell’s rich heritage for present and future generations. Find out how you can play a part in this mission by joining and/or donating today.


Fall Music Series
September 8  |  7 pm  |  The Square at Old Town Coppell

Enjoy a night of music with the band Live5 in Old Town under the stars! Bring your blanket or chairs and grab a bite to eat from local food trucks. Complimentary popcorn will be available courtesy of Coppell Parks and Recreation!


Coppell Baseball Association – Season Begins
September 8 

September 8th kicks off the new season of baseball! Keep up with the Coppell Baseball Association and show your support.


Vision 2040 Engagement Sessions
September 10  |  2 - 3:30 pm  |  Coppell Senior and Community Center

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.


Page Turners
September 10  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join us for an evening of discussing books! In August, we are discussing A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley. For adults 18 and older.


Patriot Day
September 11  |  8:30 am  |  Town Center

Please join the City of Coppell on the steps of Coppell Town Center for the annual Patriot Day ceremony honoring those injured or killed during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.


Vision 2040 Engagement Sessions
September 11  |  4 - 5:30 pm or 6 - 7:30 pm |  Biodiversity Education Center

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 Alumnae Panhellenic Association Salad Social

September 11  |  7 pm  |  722 Penfolds Lane, Coppell

Coppell Alumnae Panhellenic Association (CAPA) begins its 28th year with its annual Salad Social.  All National Panhellenic Conference sorority alumnae are invited to attend and bring a salad to the event on Tuesday, September 11. Recent college graduates are especially encouraged to come. Membership dues will be collected, and collegiate sorority recruitment results will also be discussed. The guest speaker will be Graciela Whitley, DFW Affiliate Director of isupportthegirls.org.

For more information, visit www.coppellsororities.com or email coppellsororities@gmail.com


City Council Meeting
September 11  |  7:30 pm  |  Town Center

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.


Vision 2040 Engagement Sessions
September 12  |  10 - 11:30 am  |  Coppell Senior and Community Center

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.


Open Mic Night
September 12  |  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.


Assistance League – Welcome Coffee
September 13  |  10 am – Noon  |  137 Natches Trace

We welcome this time to meet you and share how we support our community. Come on out!


Library Board Meeting
September 13  |  7 pm  |  Town Center

Library Board meetings are regularly held on the second Thursday of each month at 7 pm. Library Board  Agendas are available 72 hours prior to a meeting.  


CPR/AED Class
September 13  |  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 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.  Please register at LifeSafetyPark.org.


Puppies with a Purpose
September 13  |  7 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Ever wondered how service dogs are trained? If you want to help make a difference in the life of a person with a disability, meet the puppies of Canine Companions for Independence and their trainers for an information session on volunteer puppy raising!


Friends of Coppell Nature Park Guest Lecture Series – Animal Adventures
September 15  |  10 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center at Coppell Nature Park

This interactive program features animals from around the world from the Dallas Zoo, 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.


Vision 2040 Engagement Sessions
September 15   |  10 - 11:30 am or Noon - 1:30 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.


Human Library
September 15  |  10 am  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Do you want to get to know the people in your community better? We have gathered human “books” to be checked out by “readers” for 30-minute conversations. Readers will have the opportunity to talk to people in our community who are willing to share some of their life experiences that have been influenced by their occupation, their ethnicity, their religion/ideology, their social status, or by a disability. Register to check out a "book" by emailing cozbyprograms@coppelltx.gov or calling 972-304-3658.


Sima Ballet Folklorico
September 15  |  2 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a performance by SIMA Ballet Folklorico. Enjoy the bright costumes and traditional Mexican music and dance. All ages welcome to attend.


Fall Music Series
September 15  |  7 pm  |  The Square at Old Town Coppell

Enjoy a night of music from The Bodarks in Old Town under the stars! Bring your blanket or chairs and grab a bite to eat from local food trucks. Complimentary popcorn will be available courtesy of Coppell Parks and Recreation!


Got Books?
September 17  |  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.


STEAM
September 19  |  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 your brain to think critically and creatively.


Sahaja Yoga Meditation
September 19  |  6:30 pm  |  Cozby Library and Community Commons

Sahaja Yoga Meditation calms the mind with its simple yet unique method that helps one experience that state and reap the benefits, even in this fast-paced life. These guided meditation sessions are presented by DFW Meditation. All ages welcome.


Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting
September 20  |  6 pm  |  Town Center

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


City Council Meeting
September 25  |  7:30 pm  |  Town Center

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.


Sketch Trek
September 27 - 30  |  9 am  |  Createria Studios

Develop your sketchbook/journaling practice, habits and skills with a four-day workshop with instructor Janet Takahashi! You'll take your sketchbook everywhere, capture your savored moments in pictures and words and have fun!

Class time includes in the field studies of nature, people and architecture in Old Town, Coppell, TX. Saturday class in the morning will spend in-the-field time at the Farmers Market. Sunday class will work on techniques to make your sketchbook sing!

There are four different modules over four days. Take one or any combination of the courses. For more information go to https://tinyurl.com/yb88n9h7.