Basic Art Workshop for adults, older teens

(Rockwall) Beginning and aspiring artists age 15 and up may develop their knowledge and skill during the Basic Art Workshop for Adults at ArtVentures Studio, located at 507 N. Goliad St. in Rockwall. ArtVentures owner and instructor Joetta Currie will lead the comprehensive, basic drawing and painting class, helping to increase students’ visual perception and understanding […]

‘Flora, Fauna, and Fabulous Footwear’ on display

‘Flora, Fauna, and Fabulous Footwear’ on display

(Lewisville) “A Walk on the Wild Side: Flora, Fauna and Fabulous Footwear,” an exhibition of nature photography by Lynne Richards and photos of striking shoes in unexpected places by Owen Richards, are on display in the Gallery at MCL Grand through Saturday, Sept. 17. The gallery is located inside the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, […]

Prepare a place for your child

“Pretend that you just found out that you’ll have to be in a wheelchair for a year, possibly longer.  What adjustment would you have to make to your home to accommodate this change? ” the instructor asked us. “ This week, crawl around your house, through every room, and make a list of changes that you would make.  That’s […]

‘Leads Over Lunch’ networking opportunity Sept. 15

(Addison/Dallas)Leads Over Lunch, a networking series sponsored by the Dallas Business Journal, is designed to help you expand your business network in one short hour. The next event is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House, 5001 Beltline Road in Addison. The round-table set-up includes a luncheon […]

Meet Coby, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Coby, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(Rockwall) Those eyes! Coby is as handsome as they come. No one is sure what happened to him before he came to the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center, but he must have led a difficult life. He’s a little timid, but a patient and loving touch soon brings him out of his shell. Coby is currently […]

Public hearing on Lewisville budget Aug. 29

(Lewisville) Lewisville City Council will host a public hearing on the upcoming budget for the 2011-12 fiscal year at 7 p.m.  Monday, Aug. 29 at the Lewisville City Hall Council Chambers, 151 W. Church St. The proposed budget calls for a property tax rate of 0.44021, which is unchanged from the current year, and a 0.65 […]

Speaker to address effects of education cuts on Garland ISD

Cindy Castaneda  (Garland/Rowlett) Dr. Cindy Castaneda, Garland ISD board trustee, Place 4, will address the Rowlett Democratic Club at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at Dos Charros Restaurant, 5203 Rowlett Road. Castaneda, a government professor at Eastfield College, has a Ph.D. in higher education from the University of North Texas. She previously served as executive […]

MCL Grand to welcomeTexas Smooth Groove Tour

(Lewisville) Texas Smooth Groove Tour will visit Lewisville Friday, Sept. 2, for an evening of elegance and smooth jazz at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater. Featured performers are Tom Braxton, Fingerprints, and Mark Harper. The show will be hosted by Lynn Briggs, formerly of the Oasis. The show will start at 7 p.m. […]

Eisemann volunteer gives back through Patriot Paws

Eisemann volunteer gives back through Patriot Paws

(Richardson) While the Charles W. Eisemann Center serves as a performing arts and corporate event venue in Richardson, Texas, it is also home to a necessary and well-established volunteer program. “The people who volunteer at the Eisemann are incredible – retirees with significant careers; people with jobs who want to serve; students with a desire […]

Timely treats from Brendals Bakery & Cupcake Couture

(Rowlett) At Brendals Bakery & Cupcake Couture in Rowlett, they specialize in baking special creations for special occasions – everything from anniversaries, birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, Quinciñeras, retirement parties, wedding cakes, groom’s cakes – and anytime there’s a reason to celebrate. “It is an honor and privilege to create a centerpiece for your special […]