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Grand Prairie Upcoming Events
Posted Date: 11/26/2013 9:30 AM


CONTACT: Cami McKillop 972-237-8108, cmckillop@gptx.org November 25, 2013


GRAND PRAIRIE UPCOMING EVENTS
November 25 - December 22, 2013

Monday, November 25-Friday, November 29
GPISD, Mansfield ISD, Midlothian ISD school holiday

Wednesday, November 27-Friday, November 29
AISD school holiday

Thursday, November 28-Friday, November 29
City holiday, administrative offices closed

Thursday, November 28 – Saturday, November 30
Prairie Lights Drive Thru Holiday Light Park
6-10 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$30 per carload
972-237-GLOW or www.PrairieLights.org  

Friday, November 29
Alejandro Fernandez
8 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Saturday, November 30
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
7 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Sunday, December 1 – Thursday, December 5
Prairie Lights Drive Thru Holiday Light Park
6-9 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$20 per carload
972-237-GLOW or www.PrairieLights.org  

Wednesday, December 4
Donny & Marie
8 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Thursday, December 5
Learn More About Volunteer Opportunities in Grand Prairie Tourism
Available for ages 18 and older
1-2 p.m, The Summit, 2975 Esplanade
Free popcorn will be served
For more information, call 972-595-5402 or email: craymond@gptx.org  

Thursday, December 5
Holiday Tree Lighting
Featuring GPISD elementary school entertainment, middle school carolers and high school choirs
6-7 p.m., City Hall Campus, 317 College St.

Thursday, December 5
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society Annual Christmas Party
6:30-9 p.m., Main Library, 901 Conover Drive
www.gpgstx.org 

Thursday, December 5
How the EDGE Stole Christmas
Featuring Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Blue October, Capital Cities, Panic! At the Disco, New Politics
5 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Thursday, December 5
Power Communicators Toastmaster Meeting
7 p.m., Horizon Bay Vibrant Retirement Living Center, 355 W. Westchester Parkway
972-262-8164, email: powercommunicators@gmail.com  or visit http://4538.toastmastersclubs.org  

Friday, December 6-Saturday, December 7
Prairie Lights Drive Thru Holiday Light Park
6-10 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$30 per carload
972-237-GLOW or www.PrairieLights.org  

Friday, December 6
A Christmas Celebration – The Story Tour
Featuring Casting Crowns, Steven Curtis Chapman, Matthew West, Natalie Grant, Nichole Nordeman, Selah, Rawsrvnt, and Pastor Randy Frazee
7:30 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Friday, December 6 – Saturday, December 7
Annie – Presented by the Grand Prairie Arts Council
8 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
Tickets: uptowntheatergp.com, 972-237-UPTN
For additional information: 972-642-ARTS or www.artsgp.org  

Saturday, December 7
Farmers Market – Holiday Market and Empty Bowls event
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Market Square, 120 W. Main
www.gptx.org/farmersmarket  

Saturday, December 7
Historic Copeland Home Open House
10 a.m.-2 p.m., 125 SW Dallas St.
Free tours of the 100-year-old home and refreshments.

Saturday, December 7
A Very Awesome Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Holiday Show
2 p.m., 6 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Saturday, December 7
Candle Light Memorial Service
5 p.m., Grand Prairie Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum, 3001 S. Belt Line Road
Meet and greet at 5 p.m., candle light service begins at 5:30 p.m.
Refreshments will be served.
RSVP to Laura Gomez at lgomez@gptx.org or call 972-237-3001

Saturday, December 7
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Holiday Bazaar
Photos with St. Nicholas, craft and direct sale vendors, raffle benefiting the Grand Prairie Food and Clothing Co-op
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4729 S. Carrier Parkway
972-642-5683 or www.churchonthecorner.org  

Sunday, December 8
Annie – Presented by the Grand Prairie Arts Council
2 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
Tickets: www.uptowntheatergp.com, 972-237-UPTN
For additional information: 972-642-ARTS or www.artsgp.org  

Sunday, December 8
Jaheim with special guest Chrisette Michele
7:30 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Sunday, December 8-Thursday, December 12
Prairie Lights Drive Thru Holiday Light Park
6-9 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$20 per carload
972-237-GLOW or www.PrairieLights.org  

Tuesday, December 10
City Council
6:30 p.m., City Hall, 317 College St.
972-237-8035

Tuesday, December 10
UNIDOS
Community outreach program designed to provide assistance to Spanish-speaking residents.
7 p.m., Charles V. England Public Safety Training Complex, 310 College St.
972-237-8790

Wednesday, December 11
Commission on Aging Meeting
10:30 a.m., The Summit, 2975 Esplanade
972-237-4141, www.gptx.org/boards  

Thursday, December 12
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1013 Meeting
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Veterans Event Center, 925 Conover Dr.
For membership information, call James McDaniel 469-544-4966 or Chuck Kinsey at 972-623-2523
http://vietnamvetsofgp.org  

Friday, December 13- Saturday, December 14
Prairie Lights Drive Thru Holiday Light Park
6-10 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$30 per carload
972-237-GLOW or www.PrairieLights.org  

Friday, December 13
Helping Us Help Her (HUHH) Appreciation Gala
Ruthe Jackson Center, 3113 S. Carrier Parkway

Friday, December 13 – Saturday, December 14
Annie – Presented by the Grand Prairie Arts Council
8 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
Tickets: www.uptowntheatergp.com, 972-237-UPTN
For additional information: 972-642-ARTS or www.artsgp.org  

Saturday, December 14
Farmers Market – Holiday Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Market Square, 120 W. Main
www.gptx.org/farmersmarket  

Saturday, December 14
Grand Prairie Arts Council Annual Shining Star Ruthe Awards
Uptown Theater – Art Gallery Lobby

Saturday, December 14
Prairie Paws Pet Adoptions at Petco
11 a.m.-4 p.m., 5236 S. State Highway 360
972-237-8575 or 972-660-8844

Sunday, December 15
Annie – Presented by the Grand Prairie Arts Council
2 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
Tickets: www.uptowntheatergp.com, 972-237-UPTN
For additional information: 972-642-ARTS or www.artsgp.org  

Sunday, December 15 – Thursday, December 19
Prairie Lights Drive Thru Holiday Light Park
6-9 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$20 per carload
972-237-GLOW or www.PrairieLights.org  

Thursday, December 19
Power Communicators Toastmaster Meeting
7 p.m., Horizon Bay Vibrant Retirement Living Center, 355 W. Westchester Parkway
972-262-8164, email: powercommunicators@gmail.com or visit http://4538.toastmastersclubs.org  

Friday, December 20-Saturday, December 21
Prairie Lights Drive Thru Holiday Light Park
6-10 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$30 per carload
972-237-GLOW or www.PrairieLights.org  

Saturday, December 21
Farmers Market – Holiday Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Market Square, 120 W. Main
www.gptx.org/farmersmarket  

Saturday, December 21
Roy Rogers Christmas Special
Presented by Texas Family Musicals
2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
Tickets: www.uptowntheatergp.com, 972-237-UPTN

Sunday, December 22
Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
Presented by Texas Family Musicals
2 p.m., Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.
Tickets: uptowntheatergp.com , 972-237-UPTN

Sunday, December 22-Tuesday, December 24
Prairie Lights Drive Thru Holiday Light Park
6-9 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$20 per carload
972-237-GLOW or www.PrairieLights.org