‘For the Glory of the King’ at The Heights Baptist Church

‘For the Glory of the King’ at The Heights Baptist Church

(Richardson) The Heights Children’s Choir presented “For the Glory of the King,” a mutli-faceted Christmas program Dec. 4, featuring song, dance, drama, puppets and much more. The Heights Children’s Choir winter program “For the Glory of the King” was not your usual bag of Christmas carols and a cute manger scene. The lively production included […]

3 Redneck Tenors present ‘Christmas Spec-tac-yule-ar’

The critically acclaimed 3 Redneck Tenors will bring their wildly popular holiday celebration, “Christmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR,” to the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater for five shows Dec. 19-22. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. each night, plus a 2 p.m. matinee on Dec. 21. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors, $15 for […]

Wylie dancers march in Children’s Christmas Parade

Wylie dancers march in Children’s Christmas Parade

Enjoy these images captured by Blue Ribbon News and other contributors during the Children’s Medical Center Christmas Parade, presented by Capital One Bank and Pizza Hut on Dec. 3 in downtown Dallas. The Wylie East Sapphires and the Wylie High Pacesetters joined together to march with the Rowdy and the Dallas Cowboys float. Sapphires director […]

Y Challenge connects people, transforms lives

Y Challenge connects people, transforms lives

(Rockwall County) The holidays can be a stressful time for almost everyone.  The Rockwall County Family YMCA recently hosted a Transformation Challenge, which helped participants get fit, healthy and ready for the holidays.  Many great participants signed up, both from our Y membership and from our staff.  One way that the YMCA is different is the sense of community […]

Part I: How to buy a telescope…

Part I: How to buy a telescope…

…and not be disappointed. Part I: The Mount Hopefully if you are one of those special people with a newfound interest in amateur astronomy and have gotten this far, you know the Golden Rule of Telescope Purchase.  For those of you starting here, the Golden Rule is: DO NOT BUY A TELESCOPE AT A DEPARTMENT […]

Outdoor ice rink open for skating at Frisco Square

Outdoor ice rink open for skating at Frisco Square

The Lights On Ice Outdoor Ice Rink at Frisco Square is open for skating through Jan. 8, 2012. This real ice skating rink is 50’ x 85’; located at the southwest corner of Main St. and Coleman Blvd. across from Pizza Hut Park in Frisco. This daily event is in addition to the already popular, […]

Kaufman celebrates season with tree lighting, parade

The City of Kaufman will host its annual Christmas tree lighting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 at the City Courtyard, located next to City Hall. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate as a choir from Helen Edwards sings. Santa is expected to make an appearance.  The city’s first-ever lighted Christmas Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. […]

55-foot blue spruce goes up in downtown Fort Worth

55-foot blue spruce goes up in downtown Fort Worth

Tree decorating underway, parade and tree lighting the day after Thanksgiving It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas now that Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price hoisted a 55-foot blue spruce tree from a flatbed truck and placed the Christmas tree into position at the corner of Main and 3rd street in Sundance Square on […]

Full line-up of festivities planned for Holiday at the Hall, Dec. 3

(Lewisville) Lewisville will kick off the Christmas season with its annual “Holiday at the Hall” celebration on Saturday, Dec. 3, in Old Town Lewisville. Many of the activities will be held in and around the new Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater at 100 N. Charles St. Breakfast with Santa The day will kick off […]

Enter your club, business in ‘Silver Christmas’ parade

(Rowlett) The Rowlett Exchange Club encourages everyone to take part in its 25th Annual Christmas Parade, a charity fundraiser that features ‘A Silver Christmas’ theme for 2011. The parade, which will travel down Main St. in Rowlett on Nov. 19, enables the Exchange Club to continue its programs in Americanism, community service, youth and child abuse prevention. Register […]