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Library

  1. Craft Casual: Book Hedgehog (In-Person)

    July 26, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    Learn to make a simple craft in a relaxed setting. All supplies provided by the library. This month we will make cute hedgehogs using discarded books. You can use this technique on your own to make even more creative designs. Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration opens on Thursday, July 1. This program is for adults 18 and up.

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  2. Brain Games

    July 27, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    Play games, complete puzzles, and build LEGOs! Every week is something different. Challenge your brain to think critically and creatively. Intended for children going into grades K-5. Registration is required and will open a week in advance. Please register each attendee, adult and children.

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  3. Outdoor Storytime (In-Person)

    July 28, 2021, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Amphitheater

    Grab a blanket and join us for storytime outdoors in Town Center Plaza! We will sing, dance, and enjoy stories. Please stay together with your group and maintain social distancing from others. Masks are encouraged. All ages welcome. Town Center Plaza is located behind the library. In the event of adverse weather, storytime will be canceled.

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  4. Indoor Storytime

    July 28, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cozby Library & Community Commons

    All ages are welcome at Storytime, which incorporates stories, songs, rhymes, and more into a fun and interactive experience. Registration is required and will open a week in advance. Please register each attendee, adult and children.

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  5. Hang Teen

    July 29, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library Teen Room

    We'll have board games, card games, and a craft available in the Teen Room. Previously listed as virtual, this program is now an in-person program. For teens entering grades 6 - 12. Registration is required.

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  6. Summer Reading Closing Party

    July 31, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    It's not a party until the popsicles come out! Celebrate the end of summer reading at the library with Paletas, face painting, and more fun! This is a free, come and go event, so stop by anytime between 11 and noon. All ages are welcome.

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Life Safety Park

  1. Tornado Town

    July 26, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Life Safety Park

    About: This course is designed to teach 4th-6th graders about severe weather awareness and emergency preparedness. The classroom portion will be interactive with online quizzes and participation, so a smartphone or tablet device is recommended. After the classroom lesson, students will get to participate in a scavenger hunt around Safety Town to create their own emergency kit during a mock emergency situation! Topics include:
    - Common North Texas weather hazards
    - Difference between a weather 'Watch' and 'Warning'
    - Sources of getting emergency information
    - Preparedness planning

    Cost: Free!

    Requirements: Children enrolled in this class should be in 4th - 6th Grade ONLY.

    Other Things to Know:
    - Registration required, see link for details.
    - See course page for COVID-19 precautions and updates.

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  2. Bike Rodeo

    July 26, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Life Safety Park

    About: Students in this class will learn about basic bicycle and pedestrian safety skills, such as understanding when and where it is safe to cross a street. Safety rules discussed for when students ride bikes will include responsible helmet wear and bike riding etiquette. After the classroom presentation, students will be given time to practice their learned skills around Safety Town.
    Please note: this class is intended for children who already know how to ride a bike and can ride without adult assistance. Life Safety Park has a limited number of bicycles with training wheels, and bikes sizes may not be appropriate for all children and/or abilities.

    Cost: Free!

    Requirements: Children enrolled in this class should be in 3rd thru 5th Grade ONLY.

    Other Things to Know:
    - Registration required; see event link for info.
    - See event page for COVID-19 precautions and updates.

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  3. Beep, Beep: Jeeps!

    July 28, 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Life Safety Park

    About: Students in this class will learn about basic motor vehicle and pedestrian safety skills, such as understanding when and where it is safe to cross a street. Safety rules discussed for when students ride in motor vehicles will include responsible seat belt and booster seat use. After the classroom presentation, students will be given time to practice their learned skills around Safety Town.

    Cost: Free!

    Requirements: Children enrolled in this class should be in Kindergarten or 1st Grade ONLY.

    Other Things to Know:
    - Registration required, see link for details.
    - See course page for COVID-19 precautions and updates.

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  4. Police Officer Show-And-Tell

    July 28, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Life Safety Park

    About: Together with a police officer, students will read a safety book aloud, while discussing the topics described in the book along the way. Students will then walk to the Safety Town Fire Station to learn about police officers as community helpers. He/She will don and describe their police gear, and even let students get hands on with some of the equipment.

    Cost: Free!

    Requirements: Children enrolled in this class should be in Pre-Kindergarten ONLY.

    Other Things to Know:
    - Registration required; see event link for info.
    - See event page for COVID-19 precautions and updates.

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  5. Jr. Fire Academy

    July 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Life Safety Park

    About: Does your child constantly tell you that he/she wants to be a firefighter when they grow up? Then this class is the perfect way to introduce them to what it takes to be a firefighter. Students will learn how to be ambassadors of fire safety by learning about the tools of prevention - smoke alarms, home escape plans, and fire extinguishers. That knowledge will then be put to the test in our Safety House. Once they've successfully mastered their fire safety skills, students will head to our Safety Town Fire Station to visit with a firefighter and learn about firefighting equipment.

    Cost: Free!

    Requirements: Children enrolled in this class should be in 2nd-3rd Grade ONLY.

    Other Things to Know:
    - Registration required; see event link for info.
    - See event page for COVID-19 precautions and updates.

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  6. Beep, Beep: Jeeps!

    July 30, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Life Safety Park

    About: Students in this class will learn about basic motor vehicle and pedestrian safety skills, such as understanding when and where it is safe to cross a street. Safety rules discussed for when students ride in motor vehicles will include responsible seat belt and booster seat use. After the classroom presentation, students will be given time to practice their learned skills around Safety Town.

    Cost: Free!

    Requirements: Children enrolled in this class should be in Kindergarten or 1st Grade ONLY.

    Other Things to Know:
    - Registration required, see link for details.
    - See course page for COVID-19 precautions and updates.

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Parks and Recreation

  1. Cranium Cardio

    July 26, 2021, 1:00 PM @ Coppell Senior & 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! This program will be on Zoom and in person at the Senior Center.

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  2. EcoExplorer

    July 27, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Biodiversity Education Center

    The EcoExplorer program is venturing outdoors. Activity Kits will be available for pick up at the office window during visitor hours. Kits contain instructions and materials to complete learning activities throughout the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Themes change weekly and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page. Limit one kit per child. Take your trail experience up a notch! Visit coppellactivities.com and search 'Adventure Packs' for information on how to purchase these new packs and enhance your learning on the trail! Supplies are limited.

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  3. Art in Nature Trail Day

    July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Biodiversity Education Center

    Nature is a source of inspiration to artists of all types. Explore the various ways experiences in nature can be expressed through drawing, writing and drama. Discover your inner artist by practicing each of these mediums. Trail Days are designed for families and youth ages 3-14. Drop-in during open hours to learn about a theme in nature by exploring various activity stations on the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Maps are provided. Please arrive with enough time to complete activities before the close time.

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  4. EcoExplorer

    July 29, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Biodiversity Education Center

    The EcoExplorer program is venturing outdoors. Activity Kits will be available for pick up at the office window during visitor hours. Kits contain instructions and materials to complete learning activities throughout the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Themes change weekly and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page. Limit one kit per child. Take your trail experience up a notch! Visit coppellactivities.com and search 'Adventure Packs' for information on how to purchase these new packs and enhance your learning on the trail! Supplies are limited.

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  5. Boredom Busters

    July 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Coppell Senior & Community Center

    Are you missing crossword puzzles? Do you miss doing Sudoku and word searches? Come on over to the Coppell Senior Center on the last Friday of every month and pick up a boredom buster brainfit packet with some crosswords, Sudoku puzzles and more. Intended for adults ages 50+.

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  6. Coppell Farmers Market

    July 31, 2021, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Old Town Pavilion

    The Coppell Farmers Market is the best unique, small market in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Vendors feature grass-fed meats and poultry, organic eggs, artisan breads, honey, and other specialty products. Come out to the Farmers Market to find local healthy food, develop a relationship with those providing your food, meet up with friends and neighbors, and be a part of the local movement.

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  7. EcoExplorer

    July 31, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Biodiversity Education Center

    The EcoExplorer program is venturing outdoors. Activity Kits will be available for pick up at the office window during visitor hours. Kits contain instructions and materials to complete learning activities throughout the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Themes change weekly and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page. Limit one kit per child. Take your trail experience up a notch! Visit coppellactivities.com and search 'Adventure Packs' for information on how to purchase these new packs and enhance your learning on the trail! Supplies are limited.

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Public Meetings

  1. City Council Meeting

    July 27, 2021, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Held Virtually

    City Council meetings are regularly held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7:30 pm, unless otherwise specified. Special meetings are held as needed. At this time, meeting are being held virtually.

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  2. Budget Workshop

    July 29, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Please join City Council and Staff as they complete a final review of the Fiscal Year 2022 proposed budget. The full-length proposed budget will be available online by August 5. This event will be available both in-person at Town Center, 255 Parkway Blvd., and streamed live on our website under Live Meetings and Archives (https://www.coppelltx.gov/570/Live-Meetings-Video-Archives).

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