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City of Coppell Event Spotlight

Posted on: May 31, 2022

June Event Guide

Kids with nets by a stream

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Coppell Youth Soccer Association

Youth recreational and Adult Co-Ed Registration is now open online!

  

Summer Reading Challenge

May 21 – July 31  |   Library and Community Commons

It’s easy to participate in the Summer Reading Challenge! Pick up a reading log at the library. Each day you read (or are read to) for 20 minutes, color in a box on the reading log. Fill out the entry slips and return them to the library to win a FREE book and to be entered into the grand prize drawing. The first day to log your reading is Saturday, May 21. The last day to log your reading is Sunday, July 31.

 

Bookmark Contest

June 1 - 30  |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Cozby Library and Community Commons wants to see your bookmark designs! Pick up a form to create an original design about summer in Coppell and return it to the library by June 30. The winning bookmarks will be printed and distributed at the library.

 

Wild By Nature — Creativity in Nature

June 1  |   10 am – Noon  |  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. This program is designed for families and youth ages 3-14. Drop in during open hours to explore interactive learning stations inside the Biodiversity Education Center or on the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Please arrive with enough time to complete activities before the close time. This program is FREE of charge and registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Splish Splash Bash: Water/Heat Safety

June 1  |   9:30 – 11 am   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach K-5th graders about how to be safe in the summer sun and when finding relief in the water. Topics will include general water and pool safety practices, open water safety (life jackets), and heat safety. To cap off the class with some fun, students will then be treated to a water balloon fight out on Safety Town!

 

Preschool Storytime

June 1  |   10:15 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

This storytime is designed for 3-to 5-year-olds. This fun and interactive program combines activities such as read-aloud stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. It introduces children to listening skills, the library, and the joy of reading. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 15 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Crash Course: Basic First Aid

June 1  |   1 – 3 pm   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach 6th-9th graders about basic first aid ailments and treatments, with hands-on exercises. After the classroom lesson, students will be given scenarios to test their learned knowledge around Safety Town! A great intro course for boy/girl scouts and babysitters.

 

EcoExplorer

June 2  |  9 am – Noon   |  Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Outdoor Adventure Series — Streamside Scientist

June 3  |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Explore an aquatic habitat and assess its health using Coppell Nature Park as an outdoor laboratory! Practice the scientific method, measure physical and chemical properties of water, and conduct a biological survey. Participants are asked to wear appropriate outdoor clothing including close-toed shoes that can get wet and bring a water bottle. Space is limited and registration is required.

  

Splish Splash Storytime

June 3  |   9 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

A special storytime at the pool! The CORE and the Cozby Library are partnering again this summer to offer Splish Splash Storytime, in conjunction with Tot Swim. Meet at the pool for stories, songs, splashing, and fun! Storytime is free and will take place in the outdoor pool. Those who wish to stay and swim can do so until 10:45 am. If you would like to stay and swim after 10:45 am, you will need to have a CORE membership, punch pass, or pay the regular day pass rate. For parents and children up to age 8. The CORE is located at 234 E. Parkway Blvd.

 

Firefighter Show-And-Tell

June 3  |   10 – 11 am   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach Pre-K children about basic fire safety topics as they read a fire safety-themed children's book together. Students will then visit with a firefighter inside our fire station to learn about his/her role as a community helper.

 

Bike Safety Rodeo

June 3  |   1 – 2:30 pm   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach 3rd-5th graders about basic bicycle and pedestrian safety skills, such as understanding when and where it is safe to cross a street. After the classroom presentation, students will be given time to practice their learned skills around Safety Town.

 

EcoExplorer

June 2  |  9 am – Noon   |  Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Coppell Farmers Market

June 4  |   8 am – Noon   |   Old Town Coppell

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. Open 8 am - Noon the second and fourth Saturday of the month January-March. Check out Coppell Farmers Market online for more information. 

 

Coppell Historical Society – Open House

June 4  |   10 am – Noon   |   Kirkland House

Kirkland House and the Minyard Store at Coppell Heritage Park are open to the public on Saturdays o most months from 10 am to Noon. The Old Minyard Store will have old-fashioned candy and postcards of historic Coppell for sale.

 

Nature’s Workshop — Butterfly Garden

June 6  |   10 – 11 am  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Butterflies are important pollinators, and they are beautiful for children (and adults!) to observe. Raising a butterfly friendly garden is fun, great for the environment, and educational. Here’s a great way to jump start your garden, even before spring arrives! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited and registration is required

 

Toddler Time

June 6  |   10:15 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Storytime for 1-and 2-year-olds with their adult caregiver. Short stories, music, rhymes, and movement activities are incorporated in this action-packed program that engages toddlers in language-based activities. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 15 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Baby and Me Storytime

June 6  |   11 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Babies from birth to crawling will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and share books together in this one-on-one lap sit program. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 30 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Absolutely Fabulous Magic Class

June 6  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons 

The Absolutely Fabulous Magic Class is a wonderful alternative to a magic show. Teens will have enormous fun watching James perform some of the amazing magic tricks that he has used to entertain and baffle audiences around the world! After performing each trick, James teaches how it’s done! In addition to showing how the trick is done, James also teaches the children important performing information, such as incorporating stories and humor into the routines. For teens entering grades 6 - 12. Registration is required

  

Metal Foil Art Workshop

June 6  |   6 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Learn how to use metal foils and acrylic paints to make a beautiful work of art on canvas. All materials will be provided. This workshop is open to adults age 18 and up. Registration is required.

 

Coppell Lions Club General Board Meeting

June 6  |   7 pm   |   First United Methodist Church – Rotunda 

Each meeting includes the discussion of current and planned activities, as well as frequent guest speakers who discuss issues in and around Coppell, North Texas and Texas as a whole. Meetings are open to anyone that would like to attend. You can contact the club and arrange for a member to sponsor you into the meeting.

 

EcoExplorer

June 7  |  9 am – Noon   |  Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

James Wand

June 7  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join Cozby Library and Community Commons for a special magic show by James Wand. Only children going into grades K-5 will be admitted. Parents and younger siblings are invited to wait in the Commons area or play in the Toddler Zone.

 

Wild By Nature — Backyard Bugs 

June 8  |   10 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Discover the unique characteristics of insects and their important roles in the ecosystem. Encounter the different types of insects that live in Coppell Nature Park. Learn why insect populations declining and how YOU can help. This program is designed for families and youth ages 3-14. Drop in during open hours to explore interactive learning stations inside the Biodiversity Education Center or on the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Please arrive with enough time to complete activities before the close time. This program is FREE of charge and registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

 

Preschool Storytime

June 8  |   10:15 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

This storytime is designed for 3-to 5-year-olds. This fun and interactive program combines activities such as read-aloud stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. It introduces children to listening skills, the library, and the joy of reading. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 15 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Boredom Busters

June 8  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join Cozby Library and Community Commons for games, puzzles, Lego building, engineering challenges, and more. Every Wednesday will be a different adventure. Intended for children going into grades K-5. Younger siblings welcome to attend with adults.

 

EcoExplorer

June 9  |  9 am – Noon   |  Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Writing Letters to Friends and Family

June 9  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons 

The CHS Pen Pal club invites elementary students to learn how to write a letter! During this program, attendees will learn how to introduce themselves in a letter, write to friends or family members, and common themes or reasons for writing a letter (important holidays, big events). Intended for kids entering 2nd - 5th grade.

  

Coppell Writer’s Group

June 9  |   7 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Seeking inspiration and support for your writing practice? Bring your notebook and pen and join the Coppell Writer’s Group discussions on all things writing! They share tips and tricks from a wide variety of sources and offer optional writing prompts, timed exercises, and chances to share your writing in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Facilitated by Amanda Kennedy.

  

Splish Splash Storytime

June 10  |   9 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

A special storytime at the pool! The CORE and the Cozby Library are partnering again this summer to offer Splish Splash Storytime, in conjunction with Tot Swim. Meet at the pool for stories, songs, splashing, and fun! Storytime is free and will take place in the outdoor pool. Those who wish to stay and swim can do so until 10:45 am. If you would like to stay and swim after 10:45 am, you will need to have a CORE membership, punch pass, or pay the regular day pass rate. For parents and children up to age 8. The CORE is located at 234 E. Parkway Blvd.

 

Outdoor Adventure Series — Insect Investigators

June 10  |   9 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Become an entomologist! Discover the unique characteristics of insects and their important roles in the ecosystem. Encounter the different types of insects that live in Coppell Nature Park. Learn why insect populations are declining and how YOU can help. Participants are asked to wear appropriate outdoor clothing including close-toed shoes that can get wet and bring a water bottle. Class size is limited to 15. Registration is required

 

Diverse Book Club

June 10  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

The Diverse Book Club is a teen-led group that creates a space where peers can discuss books that feature diverse experiences. The group is led by a New Tech High senior. It’s recommended for teens in grades 9 - 12. Registration is required.  

 

Coppell Farmers Market

June 11  |   8 am – Noon   |   Old Town Coppell

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. Open 8 am - Noon the second and fourth Saturday of the month January-March. Check out Coppell Farmers Market online for more information. 

 

EcoExplorer

June 11   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Adult CPR-AED

June 11  |   9 am – Noon   |   Life Safety Park

CPR AED is an instructor-led course that teaches critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency situation until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid, choking relief, and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

 

Coppell Historical Society – Open House

June 11  |   10 am – Noon   |   Kirkland House

Kirkland House and the Minyard Store at Coppell Heritage Park are open to the public on Saturdays of most months from 10 am to noon. The Old Minyard Store will have old-fashioned candy and postcards of historic Coppell for sale.

 

FCNP Urban Coyotes and Bobcats

June 11  |   10 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Join Rachel Richter, Urban Biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife in DFW, for a presentation providing an overview of coyotes and bobcats including their biology, common behaviors, and how to prevent them from becoming a nuisance in urban areas. This program is hosted by the Friends of Coppell Nature Park and Coppell Animal Services FREE of charge. Registration is required.

 

Second Saturday Family Storytime

June 11  |   11 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

All ages are welcome at Second Saturday Family Storytime, which incorporates stories, songs, rhymes, and more into a fun and interactive experience for the whole family. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 30 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Briefcase Blues

June 11  |   7:30 pm  |  Coppell Arts Center

A tribute to the Blues Brothers complete with an eight piece band with a horn section! Tickets are $25 and available at Coppell Arts Center

 

Splish Splash Bash: Water/Heat Safety

June 13  |   9:30 – 11 am   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach K-5th graders about how to be safe in the summer sun and when finding relief in the water. Topics will include general water and pool safety practices, open water safety (life jackets), and heat safety. To cap off the class with some fun, students will then be treated to a water balloon fight out on Safety Town!

 

Nature’s Workshop — Track Identifier

June 13  |   10 – 11 am  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Create an Animal Track Identifier to figure out which animal left their footprints behind! Take your craft home and frame the tracks you find out in nature. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited and registration is required. 

  

Toddler Time

June 13  |   10:15 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Storytime for 1-and 2-year-olds with their adult caregiver. Short stories, music, rhymes, and movement activities are incorporated in this action-packed program that engages toddlers in language-based activities. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 15 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Baby and Me Storytime

June 13  |   11 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons 

Babies from birth to crawling will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and share books together in this one-on-one lap sit program. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 30 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Beep, Beep: Jeeps!

June 13  |   1 – 2:30 pm   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach K-1st graders about basic motor vehicle and pedestrian safety topics. Students will be given time to drive jeeps and practice safe pedestrian skills around the outdoor Safety Town.

 

Teen Crafternoon

June 13  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join Cozby Library and Community Commons for a craft led by Teresa Mungo, a Coppell resident & crafter extraordinaire. For teens entering grades 6 - 12.

 

Crochet Hook Up

June 13  |   6:30 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

This is an opportunity for crocheters (or knitters!) of any skill level to get together and socialize. Bring your work and hang out, or get some tips from others if you are struggling with a particular skill. For adults 18 and older.

 

Coppell Lions Club Board Meeting

June 13   |   7 pm   |  Online - Zoom

Each meeting includes the discussion of current and planned activities, as well as frequent guest speakers who discuss issues in and around Coppell, North Texas and Texas as a whole. Meetings are open to anyone that would like to attend. You can contact the club and arrange for a member to sponsor you into the meeting.

 

EcoExplorer

June 14   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Craft-Tastic

June 14  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Craft with Cozby Library and Community Commons! Come create some fantastic crafts. Supplies provided by the library. Intended for children going into grades K-5. Younger siblings welcome to attend with adults.

 

Coppell Lions Club Annual Awards Banquet and Installation of 2022 – 2023 Officers

June 14   |   6 – 9 pm   |   Coppell Senior Center 

Please join us for our Annual Year End Awards Banquet. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Tracy Eubank of Metrocrest Services. There is no cost for Coppell Lions to attend this event. The cost for guests is $30/person. Please RSVP before June 6 to Lion Alice Decker.

 

Wild By Nature — Nature’s Master Minds

June 15  |   10 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center 

Discover the amazing ways wildlife adapts to survive in the environment. Learn about different body structures and seemingly strange behaviors of plants and animals. Explore the different materials, designs, and techniques animals use to build structures and how these inspire human invention. This program is designed for families and youth ages 3-14. Drop in during open hours to explore interactive learning stations inside the Biodiversity Education Center or on the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Please arrive with enough time to complete activities before the close time. This program is FREE of charge and registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

 

Preschool Storytime

June 15  |   10:15 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

This storytime is designed for 3-to 5-year-olds. This fun and interactive program combines activities such as read-aloud stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. It introduces children to listening skills, the library, and the joy of reading. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 15 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Boredom Busters

June 15  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join Cozby Library and Community Commons for games, puzzles, Lego building, engineering challenges, and more. Every Wednesday will be a different adventure. Intended for children going into grades K-5. Younger siblings welcome to attend with adults.

 

EcoExplorer

June 16   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Paint & Sip with Createria Studios

June 15   |  6 – 8 pm  |   Coppell Arts Center

Who could use a night out with friends right now? Paint & Sips are a fun way to create memories and masterpieces. Please bring your friends or significant other to wine up and then wind down during one of our two-hour painting classes. We’ll provide all the painting supplies so you can enjoy a stress-free evening with your instructor Kate Shema of Createria Studios. As for the sip part of the event, a selection of beer and wine will be available for purchase at the bar. Other than water, outside beverages are not permitted. Participants will individually work on the same theme. No experience necessary. Tickets are $30 at Coppell Arts Center

 

Adulting: Finances

June 16  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

It’s never too early to start thinking about your finances! Whether you’re working your first part-time job, starting a budget, or about to graduate college, this program is for you! Join Jack Carpenter from Edward Jones for financial information geared towards high school students and new adults (18-25).

 

Beep, Beep: Jeeps!

June 17  |   9 – 10:30 am   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach K-1st graders about basic motor vehicle and pedestrian safety topics. Students will be given time to drive jeeps and practice safe pedestrian skills around the outdoor Safety Town.

 

Splish Splash Storytime

June 17  |   9 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

A special storytime at the pool! The CORE and the Cozby Library are partnering again this summer to offer Splish Splash Storytime, in conjunction with Tot Swim. Meet at the pool for stories, songs, splashing, and fun! Storytime is free and will take place in the outdoor pool. Those who wish to stay and swim can do so until 10:45 am. If you would like to stay and swim after 10:45 am, you will need to have a CORE membership, punch pass, or pay the regular day pass rate. For parents and children up to age 8. The CORE is located at 234 E. Parkway Blvd.

 

Outdoor Adventure Series — Nature Navigators

June 17  |   9 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center

The wild animals in Coppell Nature Park are rarely seen. So, how do we know they live here? Become a wildlife biologist by developing your tracking skills and examining and interpreting the indirect evidence animals leave behind. Participants are asked to wear appropriate outdoor clothing including close-toed shoes that can get wet and bring a water bottle. Class size is limited to 15. Registration is required.

 

Bike Safety Rodeo

June 17  |   1 – 2:30 pm   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach 3rd-5th graders about basic bicycle and pedestrian safety skills, such as understanding when and where it is safe to cross a street. After the classroom presentation, students will be given time to practice their learned skills around Safety Town.

 

Coppell Farmers Market

June 18  |   8 am – Noon   |   Old Town Coppell

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. Open 8 am - Noon the second and fourth Saturday of the month January-March. Check out Coppell Farmers Market online for more information. 

  

EcoExplorer

June 18   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Coppell Historical Society – Open House

June 18  |   10 am – Noon   |   Kirkland House

Kirkland House and the Minyard Store at Coppell Heritage Park are open to the public on Saturdays of most months from 10 am to noon. The Old Minyard Store will have old-fashioned candy and postcards of historic Coppell for sale.

 

EcoExplorer

June 21   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

KidsNotes

June 21  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra for a program filled with storytime, performances by a professional musician, interactive games, and an instrument petting zoo! Early exposure to music and the arts is crucial to developing the creative spark in youth. Intended for children Pre-K - 5th grade.

 

Tornado Town

June 22  |   9 – 11 am   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach 4th-6th graders about severe weather and emergency preparedness. 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!

 

Wild By Nature — Soil Detectives

June 22  |  10 am – Noon |   Biodiversity Education Center

Get your hands dirty as you learn about the components of healthy soil and how soil is made. Explore different types of soil at Coppell Nature Park while learning the importance of soil conservation. Use forensic knowledge of soils to solve a crime! This program is designed for families and youth ages 3-14. Drop in during open hours to explore interactive learning stations inside the Biodiversity Education Center or on the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Please arrive with enough time to complete activities before the close time. This program is FREE of charge and registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

  

Preschool Storytime

June 22  |   10:15 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

This storytime is designed for 3-to 5-year-olds. This fun and interactive program combines activities such as read-aloud stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. It introduces children to listening skills, the library, and the joy of reading. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 15 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Crash Course: Basic First Aid

June 22  |   1 – 3 pm   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach 6th-9th graders about basic first aid ailments and treatments, with hands-on exercises. After the classroom lesson, students will be given scenarios to test their learned knowledge around Safety Town! A great intro course for boy/girl scouts and babysitters.

 

Boredom Busters

June 22  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Join Cozby Library and Community Commons for games, puzzles, Lego building, engineering challenges, and more. Every Wednesday will be a different adventure. Intended for children going into grades K-5. Younger siblings welcome to attend with adults.

 

EcoExplorer

June 23   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Writing Letters to Friends and Family

June 23  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

The CHS Pen Pal club invites elementary students to learn how to write a letter! During this program, attendees will learn how to introduce themselves in a letter, write to friends or family members, and common themes or reasons for writing a letter (important holidays, big events). Intended for kids entering 2nd - 5th grade.

 

Coppell Writer’s Group

June 23  |   7 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Seeking inspiration and support for your writing practice? Bring your notebook and pen and join our discussions on all things writing! We share tips and tricks from a wide variety of sources and offer optional writing prompts, timed exercises, and chances to share your writing in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Facilitated by Amanda Kennedy.

 

104th Lions Club International Conventions

June 24 - 28   |   Montreal, Canada

The Lions Club is excited for you to join them in beautiful Montréal at LCICon 2022! Lions and Leos can reunite with each other and experience the plenary sessions, service activities, entertainment and much more. More information is available on the Lions Club website.   

 

Splish Splash Storytime

June 24  |   9 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

A special storytime at the pool! The CORE and the Cozby Library are partnering again this summer to offer Splish Splash Storytime, in conjunction with Tot Swim. Meet at the pool for stories, songs, splashing, and fun! Storytime is free and will take place in the outdoor pool. Those who wish to stay and swim can do so until 10:45 am. If you would like to stay and swim after 10:45 am, you will need to have a CORE membership, punch pass, or pay the regular day pass rate. For parents and children up to age 8. The CORE is located at 234 E. Parkway Blvd.

 

Outdoor Adventure Series — Go Solar!

June 24  |   9 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Join us for this STEM based adventure build and explore solar cars. Learn how the construction of the BEC facilitates many sustainable design features promoting use of renewable resources. Participants are asked to wear appropriate outdoor clothing including close-toed shoes that can get wet and bring a water bottle. Register online

 

Police Officer Show-And-Tell

June 24  |   10 – 11 am   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to introduce Pre-K children to police topics. Students will learn about stranger danger, and appropriate reasons to call 9-1-1. Students will then visit with a police officer inside our fire station to learn about his/her role as a community helper.

 

Basic Jr. Fire Academy

June 24  |   1 – 3 pm   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach 2nd-3rd graders about intermediate fire safety and fire operations. They'll get to be a junior firefighter for a day by going through our LSP Fire Academy!

 

Coppell Farmers Market

June 25  |   8 am – Noon   |   Old Town Coppell

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. Open 8 am - Noon the second and fourth Saturday of the month January-March. Check out Coppell Farmers Market online for more information. 

 

EcoExplorer

June 25   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Coppell Historical Society – Open House

June 25  |   10 am – Noon   |   Kirkland House

Kirkland House and the Minyard Store at Coppell Heritage Park are open to the public on Saturdays of most months from 10 am to noon. The Old Minyard Store will have old-fashioned candy and postcards of historic Coppell for sale.

 

Coppell Historical Society Tie Dye Workshop

June 25  |   1 – 2:30 pm  |  Heritage Park

Participants ages 6-12 will dye provided bandanas and any other white garment they would like to experiment on. Though popularized in modern times by the counterculture movements of the 1960’s, tie-dyeing has a very ancient origin! All supplies will be provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring extra white garments. Cost per student is $25. Tickets are available online

 

Coppell Community Orchestra Presents: Summer Chamber Classics

June 26  |   3 pm  |  Coppell Arts Center

Coppell Community Orchestra presents Summer Chamber Classics, in partnership with Prime Music Institute. This concert features incredible world-class musicians who are coming together for a rare one-time performance just for Coppell & to support the Coppell Community Orchestra. Featured Musicians: Dr. Yinhui “Stacy”, Dr. Monica Rodriguez, Emmanuel Kwok, Seowon Lee, and Francis Ku. All proceeds for this event will go toward supporting our Coppell Community Orchestra. Tickets are available at Coppell Arts Center.

 

Bike Safety Rodeo

June 27  |   9 – 10:30 am   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach 3rd-5th graders about basic bicycle and pedestrian safety skills, such as understanding when and where it is safe to cross a street. After the classroom presentation, students will be given time to practice their learned skills around Safety Town.

 

Nature’s Workshop — Birds

June 27  |   10 – 11 am  |  Biodiversity Education Center

Did you know Hummingbirds weigh less than a penny? Did you know a Bald Eagle can grasp its prey with its talons and fly away with it? Those two divergent facts summarize why the study of birds is so fascinating. Create a bird wheel to learn interesting facts about 12 different birds! Expand your passion for learning about nature by creating a craft. Join us at the BEC as we enjoy a mini educational lesson and create a craft you can take home. Registration required for each participant. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Toddler Time

June 27  |   10:15 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Storytime for 1-and 2-year-olds with their adult caregiver. Short stories, music, rhymes, and movement activities are incorporated in this action-packed program that engages toddlers in language-based activities. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 15 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Baby and Me Storytime

June 27  |   11 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Babies from birth to crawling will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and share books together in this one-on-one lap sit program. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 30 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Firefighter Show-And-Tell

June 27  |   1 – 2 pm   |   Life Safety Park 

This course is designed to teach Pre-K children about basic fire safety topics as they read a fire safety-themed children's book together. Students will then visit with a firefighter inside our fire station to learn about his/her role as a community helper.

 

Teen Drumming Workshop

June 27  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Rhythm Path’s drumming program is a unique program in which every student will have their own authentic West African djembe drum to play. Attendees will work as a team to accomplish the goal of making rhythms together! Teens will learn about the music and instruments of West Africa, learn various drum rhythms, and play songs together. For teens entering grades 6 - 12.

 

Adult West African Drumming Workshop

June 27  |   6 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Rhythm Path’s drumming program is a unique experience in which every participant will have their own authentic West African djembe drum to play. Attendees will work as a team to accomplish the goal of making rhythms together and will learn about the music and instruments of West Africa. For adults age 18 and older only.

 

EcoExplorer

June 28   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Magic Tree House Party

June 28  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Get whisked away through time at our Magic Tree House Party as we celebrate this great series by Mary Pope Osborne! Go on an adventure with us through games, crafts, and activities inspired by the books. Where will the magic tree house take you? Intended for children going into grades K-5. Younger siblings welcome to attend with adults.

 

Beep, Beep: Jeeps!

June 29  |   9 – 10:30 am   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to teach K-1st graders about basic motor vehicle and pedestrian safety topics. Students will be given time to drive jeeps and practice safe pedestrian skills around the outdoor Safety Town.

 

Wild By Nature – Winging It

June 29  |   10 am – Noon  |  Biodiversity Education Center 

Fly down to the Biodiversity Education Center to learn about birds. Explore their unique characteristics and adaptations, meet some residents of Coppell Nature Park, and experience the challenges of a migration journey. Discover how YOU can help birds by protecting and creating their habitat. This program is designed for families and youth ages 3-14. Drop in during open hours to explore interactive learning stations inside the Biodiversity Education Center or on the trails of Coppell Nature Park. Please arrive with enough time to complete activities before the close time. This program is FREE of charge and registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Preschool Storytime

June 29  |   10:15 am   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

This storytime is designed for 3-to 5-year-olds. This fun and interactive program combines activities such as read-aloud stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. It introduces children to listening skills, the library, and the joy of reading. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available at the front desk, 15 minutes before the start of the storytime.

 

Police Officer Show-And-Tell

June 29  |   1 – 2 pm   |   Life Safety Park

This course is designed to introduce Pre-K children to police topics. Students will learn about stranger danger, and appropriate reasons to call 9-1-1. Students will then visit with a police officer inside our fire station to learn about his/her role as a community helper.

 

EcoExplorer

June 30   |  9 am – Noon  |   Biodiversity Education Center

Drop in during visiting hours to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, 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! Themes last two weeks and will be posted on the BEC Facebook page.

 

Adulting: College 101

June 30  |   2 pm   |   Cozby Library and Community Commons

Learn from current UNT students about how to get involved on campus. Starting college can be stressful, but making connections on campus through dorms, student organizations, and activities helps students alleviate stress, make new friends, and provide time away from schoolwork to build balanced and enjoyable lives. This program is best suited for incoming seniors, recent high school graduates, and new adults (18-25) who are about to start college.

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Posted on: June 21, 2022