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Spark Some Fun with Grand Prairie Events in July
Posted Date: 7/7/2014 12:00 PM

NEWS RELEASE July 7, 2014

CONTACT: Cami McKillop 972-237-8108, cmckillop@gptx.org

SPARK SOME FUN WITH GRAND PRAIRIE EVENTS IN JULY

Monday, July 7
Mama’s Party
Local theater performers, cabaret singers and others sing show tunes
7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main
$5 entry fee goes to charity
For information, call 972-237-8786 or visit www.uptowntheatergp.com  

Tuesday, July 8
Cornerstone Ceremony for New Fire Station #1
3 p.m., 510 W. Main St.
For information, call 972-237-8108

Thursday, July 10
Genealogical Society Annual Antless Picnic/ Monthly Meeting
6:30 – 8:30 Memorial Library, 901 Conover

Thursday, July 10-Saturday, July 12
Thoroughbred Horse Racing
6:35 p.m., Lone Star Park, 1000 Lone Star Parkway
972-263-RACE, www.lonestarpark.com  

Friday, July 11
Hall of Fame Golf Classic
7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Prairie Lakes Golf Course, 3202 SE 14th St.
Proceeds go to scholarships for Parks, Art, and Recreation employees to attend college. To play or be a sponsor, contact Danny Boykin, 972-237-8084 or dboykin@gptx.org  

Friday, July 11
The Roy Orbison Experience – Presented by Texas Family Musicals
7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Saturday, July 12
Purple Martin Landlords of North Texas Annual Marty Party
5 p.m., Public Works Training Facility, 620 Small Hill
For more information, call 972-641-2981, 817-308-6776 or www.PurpleMartinLandlordsofNorthTexas.com  

Saturday, July 12
The Roy Orbison Experience – Presented by Texas Family Musicals
2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Saturday, July 12
New Edition with special guest Joe
7:30 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Saturday, July 12
Farmers Market
Featuring the Main Street Freeze Out – Homemade ice cream contest
8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Market Square, 120 W. Main St.
For more information, call 972-237-4599 or visit www.gptx.org/farmersmarket  

Sunday, July 13
The Roy Orbison Experience – Presented by Texas Family Musicals
2:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Monday, July 14
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
Volunteers available to assist with research
1-3 p.m., Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Dr.
www.gpgstx.org  

Monday, July 14
Mama’s Party
Local theater performers, cabaret singers and others sing show tunes
7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main
$5 entry fee goes to charity
For information, call 972-237-8786 or visit www.uptowntheatergp.com  

Tuesday, July 15
City Council Meeting
6:30 p.m., City Hall – City Council Chambers, 317 College St.
972-237-8035

Tuesday, July 15
Act Two – Texas Debut, benefiting Kidd’s Kids charity
8 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
Information: www.facebook.com/acttwolive  
Tickets: www.stubmatic.com  

Tuesday, July 15- Thursday, July 17
AirHogs v. Wichita
7:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Thursday, July 17
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
Volunteers available to assist with research
6:30-8:30 p.m., Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Dr.
www.gpgstx.org  

Friday, July 18- Sunday, July 19
AirHogs v. Quebec
7:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Saturday, July 19-20
The Roy Orbison Experience Featuring Chris Trimboli
2:30, 7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Saturday, July 19
Farmers Market
8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Market Square, 120 W. Main St.
For more information, call 972-237-4599 or visit www.gptx.org/farmersmarket

Sunday, July 20
AirHogs v. Quebec
2:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Sunday, July 20
The Roy Orbison Experience Revisited Featuring Chris Trimboli
2:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Monday, July 21
Mama’s Party
Local theater performers, cabaret singers and others sing show tunes
7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main
$5 entry fee goes to charity
For information, call 972-237-8786 or visit www.uptowntheatergp.com  

Wednesday, July 23
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
Volunteers available to assist with research
10 a.m.-noon, Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Dr.
www.gpgstx.org  

Friday, July 25
The Night the Music Died- Presented by Texas Family Musicals
7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Saturday, July 26
The Night the Music Died- Presented by Texas Family Musicals
2:30p.m., 7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Saturday, July 26
Farmers Market
Featuring Mrs. Ruthe’s Fig and Fudge Fest
All figs purchased will benefit Lifeline Shelter. The festival will include a fig preserve and fudge contest and tasting and a chef cooking demonstration.
8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Market Square, 120 W. Main St.
For more information, call 972-237-4599 or visit www.gptx.org/farmersmarket  

Saturday, July 26
Dalworth Recreation Center’s Grand Re-Opening
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Dalworth Recreation Center, 2012 Spikes St.
Grand opening, class demonstrations, facility tours
For more information, call 972-264-7670

Saturday, July 26-Sunday, July 27
Nelson Mandela Tribute World Music Festival
Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake, 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway
World music, good, arts & crafts
Parking: $10 per day
For more information, visit www.dallasmandelafest.com  

Sunday, July 27
The Night the Music Died- Presented by Texas Family Musicals
2:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Sunday, July 27
Austin Mahone with The Vamps and Fifth Harmony
7 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com, www.verizontheatre.com  

Tuesday, July 29
American Idol Live! 2014 Tour
7:30 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

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