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New! August 2014 Upcoming Events
Posted Date: 8/1/2014 10:15 AM
NEWS RELEASE August 1, 2014

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

GRAND PRAIRIE UPCOMING EVENTS
August 1-31, 2014


Friday, August 1
Aladdin, Jr. – Grand Prairie Arts Council
7:00 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main
Tickets: 972-237-8786

Saturday, August 2
Aladdin, Jr. – Grand Prairie Arts Council
2:00 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main
Tickets: 972-237-8786

Saturday, August 2
Farmers Market: Bee Keeping Class
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, August 3
AirHogs v. Laredo
6:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Monday, August 4-Wednesday, August 6
AirHogs v. Laredo
7:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Monday, August 4
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, August 5
City Council Meeting
6:30 p.m., City Hall – City Council Chambers, 317 College St.
972-237-8035

Wednesday, August 6
Tech Café
10 a.m.-noon, all library branches
Enjoy refreshments while library staff answer your questions about ebooks, emagazines and more. Bring your own wireless device (ereader, tablet, laptop or phone) and enjoy coffee and cookies while library staff answer your questions.
For more info., visit www.gptx.org/library  

Wednesday, August 6
Yes
8 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Thursday, August 7
Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
6:30-8:30 p.m., Memorial Library, 901 Conover
Topic: Rats in the Family Tree

Thursday, August 7-Saturday, August 9
AirHogs v. Amarillo
7:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Friday, August 8
Who Wrote the Book of Love- Presented by Texas Family Musicals
7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Saturday, August 9
Farmers Market: Restaurant Showcase: Mike’s Barbecue
8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Market Square, 120 W. Main St.
For more information, call 972-237-4599 or visit www.gptx.org/farmersmarke t

Saturday, August 9
Who Wrote the Book of Love- 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, August 9
The Whispers with Freddie Jackson, Dazz Band
7:30 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Sunday, August 10
AirHogs v. Amarillo
2:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Sunday, August 10
Who Wrote the Book of Love- Presented by Texas Family Musicals
7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Monday, August 11
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, August 11
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

Friday, August 15
Cab Calloway Story- Presented by Texas Family Musicals
7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Saturday, August 16
Cab Calloway Story- 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, August 16
Housing and Neighborhood Services Homeownership Fair
8 a.m.-2 p.m., Ruthe Jackson Center, 3113 S. Carrier Parkway
For more information, call Darwin Wade 972-237-8173

Saturday, August 16
Farmers Market: Farmers Market Week, goody bags
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, August 17
Cab Calloway Story- Presented by Texas Family Musicals
2:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
972-905-4555, www.texasfamilymusicals.com  

Monday, August 18- Wednesday, August 20
AirHogs v. Laredo
7:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Monday, August 18
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, August 19
City Council Meeting
6:30 p.m., City Hall – City Council Chambers, 317 College St.
972-237-8035

Thursday, August 21
Senior Arts Show
6:00 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
For information, call 972-237-8786 or visit www.uptowntheatergp.com  

Saturday, August 23
Farmers Market- Hatch Chile Fest, cooking demo
Live music, food and more!
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  

Monday, August 25
First day of school – all public schools

Monday, August 25- Wednesday August 27
AirHogs v. Wichita
7:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com

Friday, August 19- Monday, September 1
AirHogs v. Amarillo
QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Thursday, August 21
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  

Thursday, August 21
Hillsong Worship
7 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Friday, August 22
Marco Antonio Solis
8 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Saturday, August 23
Back to School Celebration and Health Fair
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Dalworth Recreation Center, 2012 Spikes ST.
Health screenings, games bounce houses, snacks, free school supplies for children

Tuesday, August 26
An Evening with Crosby Stills & Nash
7:30 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Tuesday, August 26
5th Annual Community Health & Wellness Fair
9 a.m.-1p.m., Dalworth Recreation Center, 2012 Spikes St.

Wednesday, August 27
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, August 29-Saturday, August 30
AirHogs v. Amarillo
7:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Saturday, August 30
Farmers Market: Craft Day
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, August 31
AirHogs v. Amarillo
2:05 p.m., QuikTrip Park, 1600 Lone Star Parkway
972-504-9383, www.airhogsbaseball.com  

Sunday, August 31
Mansour
7 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

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