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Fireworks on Main – Rowlett

Rowlett Parks and Recreation will host a Fourth of July celebration from 6 to 10 p.m., 5300 Main St. Enjoy a cornhole tournament, laser tag, live music, children’s area, food trucks, and arts and crafts vendors.

  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Live Performance by the Georgia Satellites performing 90 minutes of their greatest hits 8:00pm – 9:30pm!
  • 16 minute firework display
  • Live music, children’s area, outdoor laser tag, bounce houses, face painting, vendor booths, Fireworks Display after The Georgia Satellites performance
  • 5300 Main Street
  • An ATM will be available on site

Parking information

Parking will be available at the Rowlett High School Parking lot, the DART station, and Herfurth Park. We ask that anybody attending the event please utilize these parking areas. The Rowlett Community Centre parking lot will only be open to VIP and Handicap Accessible Parking. Shuttle transportation will be available at the DART station, Coyle Middle School, and Herfurth Park. These shuttles will run from 5:00pm to 11:00 pm and will drop attendees off at Rowlett High School.

Information: https://www.ci.rowlett.tx.us/780/Fireworks-on-Main

Rowlett Reviews

Rowlett Reviews regularly scheduled monthly meeting will be held Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  Those attending will go away knowing they have been royally entertained by the ever popular and inimitable Rose-Mary Rumbley .  Rose-Mary is a native Texan, graduate of UNT with a major in Speech and Theater and a PhD in Communications.   A little known fact about Rose-Mary:  She donated her personal collection of books and scripts to Dallas Baptist University where we may visit the Rumbley Room on the first floor of the Collins Learning Center.

Refreshments are served at 9:30 a. m. with our meeting beginning at 10:00.  Meetings are held at First Christian Church, 7301 Miller Road, Rowlett, Texas.  Enjoy a variety of Valentine treats (just a few days late) while being entertained by our ‘Speaker’s Choice’ from her wide repertoire of material.

For further information, please contact Debbie Leeuw at 214.535.9238 or Brenda Langley at 972.240.7612.

Rowlett Freedom 5K on Main

The City of Rowlett will hold its annual Rowlett Freedom 5K on Main event on Tuesday, July 4. A 1-Mile Fun Run will begin at 7:05 a.m., followed by the 5K at 7:30 a.m. Awards will be given to the Top Overall Male and Female and Top Masters Male and Female for each age group.

A portion of proceeds from the race will be donated to Life Message, a local non-profit charity that feeds thousands of people every month.

To register now simply go to http://rowlett5k.com. Race day registration will begin at 6am and will close promptly at 6:45am.

Leadership Rowlett Class of 26 Prayer Breakfast

Join the Leadership Rowlett Class of 26 as they gather with others in the community to pray for the nation and community.  The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. Every President since 1952 has signed a National Day of Prayer proclamation.

This year’s prayer breakfast will be catered by Angel’s Creations.

Rowlett Kid Fish

The Rowlett Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the “Rowlett Kid Fish” on Saturday, April 29th at the Community Park pond located in the Waterview subdivision at 8500 St. Andrews. The event will begin at 9:00am.

Community Park will be generously stocked with 500 pounds of adult catfish prior to the event and prizes and trophies will be awarded to the winners in three age groups.

  • 0-4 years old
  • 5-9 years old
  • 10-14 years old

Kid Fish is free of charge and rewards will be given out to “first fish caught” and “biggest fish” in each age group.

  • First fish caught
  • Biggest fish

Event Sponsors: Local sponsors include Toyota of Rockwall, Mathnasium of Rowlett, Baylor, Scott, and White, Chick-Fil-A, First Rowlett Methodist Church, Main Street Dental, Rowlett Dental Kids, Congressman Pete Sessions, Waste Management, and Jason’s Deli. To become a sponsor please contact Robert Searle at rsearle@rowlett.com.

Rowlett Main Street Festival: The North Pole

The City of Rowlett Parks and Recreation Department and the Rowlett Noon Exchange Club invite everyone to the FREE Main Street Festival: The North Pole on Thursday, December 8 in Pecan Grove Park, 5300 Main Street.

There will be music from carolers as well as the Lakeshore Symphonic Winds and a host of exciting activities that include photos with Santa, children’s activities, desert trucks, a spectacular light trail, and, for the first time… the trail of trees. Do not forget this year will feature a special surprise that you’ll only get to see if you stop by and witness the fun for yourself.

Parking will be available in the Rowlett High School parking lot. For more information call 972-412-6170.

EVENT SCHEDULE 

5:30pm              Santa’s Workshop
Snow Play Area opens
Caroler’s Perform

5:45pm              The official lighting of the City of Rowlett Christmas Tree and lighting of the                                 Pecan Grove Trail

6:00pm              Santa Pictures on the Coyle House front porch

6:30pm              Special Entertainment by Jill Beam

7:00pm              Event concludes and activities close

Free admission and parking. The Holiday Parade will go down Main Street towards Rowlett High School and conclude by going through the high school parking lot. The choir performances, live music, and entertainment will occur at Pecan Grove Park, behind the Rowlett Community Centre located at 5300 Main Street. Parking will be available in the Rowlett High School Parking lot for the event.

Handicap accessible parking will be located in the Rowlett Community Centre parking lot located at 5300 Main Street.

Event Sponsors: Baylor, Scott and White Medical Center, Chick-Fil-A, Jason’s Deli, Waste Management, Mathnasium of Rowlett, First Rowlett United Methodist, Toyota of Rockwall, DART (official transportation provider of Main Street Fest), and Main Street Dental. To become a sponsor, contact Robert Searle at .

Camp Fear

Rowlett’s family Halloween campout, “Camp Fear”, is making its return again this year. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28th and will run until 9:00 a.m. the next morning. This is the perfect opportunity for families to spend time together while enjoying the amenities of Pecan Grove Park, where the event will take place. Families are required to register in person at the Rowlett Community Centre, located at 5300 Main Street, Rowlett, TX 75088.

The fee per family is $65 if registered by October 7th. The fee will increase to $75 per family after October 7th. The registration deadline is October 21st. Camp Fear will consist of several family activities including family games, tent trick or treating, haunted trail ride, spooky storytelling, s’mores and several contests. Dinner and breakfast are included in the program fee. This is a family event, but some of the entertainment is designed for ages 10 years and up.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Robert Searle at rsearle@rowlett.com

Rowlett’s Movies in Pecan Grove Park

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 See Hotel Transylvanian 2 at dusk as part of Rowlett’s Downtown Event Series, Movies at Pecan Grove Park. Open seating is available at 6:30 p.m. behind the Rowlett Community Centre located at 5300 Main St. A juggler will be part of the family fun.

There will also be face painting, music, and other children activities. Popcorn, snow cones, and other snacks will be provided free of charge by local businesses and churches. This is a family event and participants are encouraged to bring a picnic basket as well as a blanket to sit on during the movie.

Event Sponsors: Baylor Scott and White Medical Center, Advanced Auto Parts, Harmony Luxury Apartments, Gamepad MVPS, Chick-fil-A, First Rowlett United Methodist Church Main Street Dental Care, Green Mountain Energy, Mathnasium of Rowlett, Jason’s Deli, Bounce N’ More, Waste Management, Pillar Income Asset Management. To become a sponsor, contact Robert Searle at rsearle@rowlett.com.

Movies at Rowlett’s Pecan Grove Park

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 See The Good Dinosaurs at dusk as part of Rowlett’s Downtown Event Series, Movies at Pecan Grove Park. Open seating is available at 6:30 p.m. behind the Rowlett Community Centre located at 5300 Main St. A magician will be part of the family fun.

There will also be face painting, music, and other children activities. Popcorn, snow cones, and other snacks will be provided free of charge by local businesses and churches. This is a family event and participants are encouraged to bring a picnic basket as well as a blanket to sit on during the movie.

Event Sponsors: Baylor Scott and White Medical Center, Advanced Auto Parts, Harmony Luxury Apartments, Gamepad MVPS, Chick-fil-A, First Rowlett United Methodist Church Main Street Dental Care, Green Mountain Energy, Mathnasium of Rowlett, Jason’s Deli, Bounce N’ More, Waste Management, Pillar Income Asset Management. To become a sponsor, contact Robert Searle at rsearle@rowlett.com

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 See Hotel Transylvanian 2. A juggler will be part of the family fun.

Movies at Rowlett’s Pecan Grove Park

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 See The Minions at dusk as part of Rowlett’s Downtown Event Series, Movies at Pecan Grove Park. Open seating is available at 6:30 p.m. behind the Rowlett Community Centre located at 5300 Main St. Enjoy caricature drawings and family fun.

There will also be face painting, music, and other children activities. Popcorn, snow cones, and other snacks will be provided free of charge by local businesses and churches. This is a family event and participants are encouraged to bring a picnic basket as well as a blanket to sit on during the movie.

Event Sponsors: Baylor Scott and White Medical Center, Advanced Auto Parts, Harmony Luxury Apartments, Gamepad MVPS, Chick-fil-A, First Rowlett United Methodist Church Main Street Dental Care, Green Mountain Energy, Mathnasium of Rowlett, Jason’s Deli, Bounce N’ More, Waste Management, Pillar Income Asset Management. To become a sponsor, contact Robert Searle at rsearle@rowlett.com

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 See The Good Dinosaur.  A magician will be part of the family fun.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 See Hotel Transylvanian 2. A juggler will be part of the family fun.

 

Kids Kingdom Playground Grand Opening

Join friends and neighbors for the highly anticipated opening of the Kids Kingdom Playground located at Pecan Grove Park, 5300 Main Street on Saturday, July 9 at 10:00am. This state of the art, 22,000 square foot, community-inspired playground features something for children of all ages and abilities.

Featured play structures in the tot lot (ages 2-5) include:

– Mini Apollo (ADA compliant)
– Dish Swing (ADA compliant)
– Giant Dinosaur Climbing structure Train
– Taco Playhouse
Featured play structures in the school-aged area (ages 5-12) include:

– Accessible castle structure, including transfer stations at slides and play features
– Dish Swing (ADA compliant)
– Monkey bars
– Giant bouncy spider
– Rock wall for climbing
– Miles the Dinosaur with sand for digging
– 100’ Zip line