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City of Coppell Event Spotlight

Posted on: August 31, 2023

September Event Guide

2023 September Event Guide web

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City of Coppell Events

The City and its departments host a variety of family-friendly events each month from festivals and concerts to storytimes and workshops. Visit the City of Coppell’s online calendar for a list of this month’s offerings. 


EcoExplorer

September 2 - 28   |   9 am – Noon Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday   |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you’re there, learn about the local environment through self-guided activities and interactive resources. Then, take what you learn out on the trails to become true EcoExplorers! * Please note that EcoExplorer days have changed effective September 1, 2023. 

 

Coppell Historical Society – Kirkland House Tours

August 30 – September 1  |   Wednesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm and Saturday 10 am – 1 pm   |   Kirkland House

Built in 1904, the Kirkland House was the family home of John M. And Edna Jeanette Kirkland and their children Hubert, Lois, Sallie, Jewel (Jack), Stringfellow, Louise, Carroll and one who died in infancy. It was moved from its original location 474 feet due west and restored in 2011 by The Jean and Price Daniel Foundation, the Coppell Historical Society, and the City of Coppell.

 

FCNP Guided Hike: Nature Photography

September 2  |   9 - 10 am   |   Biodiversity Education Center – Coppell Nature Park

Join the Friends of Coppell Nature Park for a guided hike to discover the wonders of the local ecosystem. The hike will be led by Brennan Fruge, Digital Art and Photography instructor at Coppell High School. Bring your professional camera and lenses if you have them. The tips and techniques shared by Mr. Fruge will be easier to try out on a professional camera than on a phone camera. Participants should wear protective clothing and bring a water bottle. Registration is required for each participant. Children must be supervised by an adult caregiver.

 

Saturday Make & Take Crafts

September 2  |   9 am – Noon   |   The Mr. Cooper Group Lobby Gallery

How about a fun, creative start to your weekend? Bring your family to the Coppell Arts Center located in Old Town Coppell one Saturday each month for free make-and-take craft workshops.  Stop by anytime between 9 am to 12 pm to create your craft. Kids will receive a do-it-yourself craft kit that they can assemble and customize at art stations inside the Coppell Arts Center. A parent must accompany all children at all times.

 

Exploring Nature Series: Budding Curiosity – Observing Nature

September 6 | 10 am | Biodiversity Education Center

Naturalists use tools to make observations about the environment. One of those tools is the monocular. Using properties of light and refraction, we will create a monocular and then put it to practical use on a hike. Adults are encouraged to actively participate with their children as we enjoy learning together. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited and registration required for each participant. For ages 4 – 9. 

  

Coppell Historical Society – Kirkland House Tours

September 6 - 9  |   Wednesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm and Saturday 10 am – 1 pm   |   Kirkland House

Built in 1904, the Kirkland House was the family home of John M. And Edna Jeanette Kirkland and their children Hubert, Lois, Sallie, Jewel (Jack), Stringfellow, Louise, Carroll and one who died in infancy. It was moved from its original location 474 feet due west and restored in 2011 by The Jean and Price Daniel Foundation, the Coppell Historical Society, and the City of Coppell.

 

Nature and Forest Bathing

September 9 | 9 – 11 am | Biodiversity Education Center

Join Laurance Turcios, certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy for a beautiful and inspirational program. Forest Therapy is a relational practice that brings people into deeper intimacy with natural places. Registration is required. Due to the specialization of this class, enrollment is limited. For ages 18+.

 

Grand Opening Housewarming Party & Ribbon Cutting – Metrocrest Services

September 12  |   4 – 6 pm   |   Metrocrest Services - 1145 North Josey Lane, Carrollton

Join Metrocrest Services as they celebrate the official opening of their new home! Located in the heart of community need, Metrocrest Services provides hope through programs that lead to self-sufficiency and foster independence. Remarks from CEO Tracy Eubanks and joint ribbon cutting with the Coppell, Farmers Branch, and Metrocrest Chambers will be at 4:30 pm. Light refreshments and building tours will be provided. Housewarming monetary gifts and hygiene items for the Food Pantry are welcome. Please RSVP

 

Financial Workshop – Manage Your Cash Flow Effectively

September 13  |   11 am - Noon   |   Metrocrest Services - 1145 North Josey Lane, Carrollton

Keisha Allen, Financial Wellness Leader Assistant VicePresident at Truist, will be leading participants through the workshop. Keisha is a motivating and collaborative leader with a vast amount of experience in the Retail and Financial Services industry. Her experience includes: Retail banking, Home Equity, Mortgage Operations/Originations and Financial Wellness. Over the years, Keisha has utilized her training and coaching techniques to create platforms to inform members in the community on topics such as budgeting, saving, home ownership and entrepreneurship. Her passion for helping others ultimately lead her to her current role as a Financial Wellness Leader with Truist. In her current role, she’s able to live out her passion for coaching, training, motivating and inspiring others by helping members in the community accomplish their best with financial literacy. Please RSVP.

 

Coppell Historical Society – Kirkland House Tours

September 13 - 16  |   Wednesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm and Saturday 10 am – 1 pm   |   Kirkland House

Built in 1904, the Kirkland House was the family home of John M. And Edna Jeanette Kirkland and their children Hubert, Lois, Sallie, Jewel (Jack), Stringfellow, Louise, Carroll and one who died in infancy. It was moved from its original location 474 feet due west and restored in 2011 by The Jean and Price Daniel Foundation, the Coppell Historical Society, and the City of Coppell.

 

Exploring Nature Series: Blooming Curiosity

September 20 | 9 am – Noon | Biodiversity Education Center

The Blooming Curiosity series is a drop-off program that expands the learner’s perception of nature by considering local wildlife in the context of its environment through indoor learning stations and field-based discoveries in Coppell Nature Park. September’s theme is Becoming a Naturalist. Registration is required. For ages 9 -12.

 

Metrocrest Community Job Fair

September 20  |   3 – 6 pm   |   Carrolton Public Library – 1700 Keller Springs Rd

Metrocrest Services and the Carrollton Public Library have partnered to bring together employer and employee in the annual Metrocrest Community Job Fair, sponsored by Dallas College. At the job fair, a variety of employers from the following industries will be present: Home Health, Light Industrial Work (temp-to-hire and direct hire), Hospitality, Insurance and Supply Chain Management. Please RSVP

 

September Paint & Sip: Fungus Among Us

September 20  |   6 pm   |   Coppell Arts Center – Reception Hall

Who could use a night out with friends right now? Paint & Sips are a fun way to create memories and masterpieces. Bring your friends or significant other to wine up and then wind down during one of their two-hour painting classes. Purchase one $30 ticket per person.

 

Coppell Historical Society – Kirkland House Tours

September 20 - 23  |   Wednesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm and Saturday 10 am – 1 pm   |   Kirkland House

Built in 1904, the Kirkland House was the family home of John M. And Edna Jeanette Kirkland and their children Hubert, Lois, Sallie, Jewel (Jack), Stringfellow, Louise, Carroll and one who died in infancy. It was moved from its original location 474 feet due west and restored in 2011 by The Jean and Price Daniel Foundation, the Coppell Historical Society, and the City of Coppell.

 

Art, Sip & Stroll

September 22 | 6 pm | Coppell Senior & Community Center

Join Coppell Arts Council for their annual fundraiser, Art, Sip and Stroll! The event will begin at the Coppell Senior and Community Center, and from there you will stroll through Old Town with a glass of wine or cold beverage while enjoying public art, art exhibits, musical performances and tasty food truck offerings. A headline performance at the Coppell Arts Center Grove will wrap up the evening festivities. Learn more and purchase tickets. 

 

Coppell Historical Society – Kirkland House Tours

September 27 - 30  |   Wednesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm and Saturday 10 am – 1 pm   |   Kirkland House

Built in 1904, the Kirkland House was the family home of John M. And Edna Jeanette Kirkland and their children Hubert, Lois, Sallie, Jewel (Jack), Stringfellow, Louise, Carroll and one who died in infancy. It was moved from its original location 474 feet due west and restored in 2011 by The Jean and Price Daniel Foundation, the Coppell Historical Society, and the City of Coppell.

 

Theatre Coppell – The Mouse Trap

September 29 – October 1  |  Friday and Saturday 8 pm; Sunday 2:30 pm  |  Coppell Arts Center

The Mousetrap is a murder mystery play by Agatha Christie. As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at a remote countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst! One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts. A "Whodunit", the play has a twist ending, which the audience are traditionally asked not to reveal after leaving the theatre. Purchase tickets. 

  

Community Picnic & Resource Fair

September 30  |   10 am – 2 pm   |   Metrocrest Services - 1145 North Josey Lane, Carrollton

The Community Picnic is a family-friendly celebration of the Grand Opening of Metrocrest Services’ new home. We’ll have hot dogs, a variety of activities for children, and information on community resources available to individuals and families in our community. Admission is free and open to the public!

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