November 16, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Chase Oaks Church Parking Lot
Texas Recycles Day is an annual event held by the City of Plano that allows residents to drive through, drop off and donate household items to our community and local non-profit organizations. Learn more at plano.gov/TRD.
November 9, 2019 - November 16, 2019
Plano Flags of Honor
November 9-16, 2019
Oak Point Park
1,000 reason to say Thank You!
Honor a Hero: You’re invited to share the story and a photo of a veteran or first responder, living or deceased. Each of the flags will have a card attached telling one of these stories, in a tribute to veterans and first responders.
Be Moved: Spend an hour or two at Oak Point Park during this 7-day event. In addition to a full schedule of events, from a SWAT tank to guest speakers, you will be moved as you wander the field of flags and read some of the 1,000 stories of the brave women and men who sacrifice for our freedom and safety.
Learn more and submit your story at planoflagsofhonor.org
November 8, 2019, 8:00 AM - November 17, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Amphitheater at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve
Head to Oak Point Park November 9-16 to experience the Plano Flags of Honor.
You'll discover a field of more than 1,000 3' x 5' American Flags, expressing our region's gratitude to our veterans and first responders. Each flag tells the story of heroes whose lives were devoted in service to others, many of whom made the ultimate sacrifice. You will hear the haunting sound of TAPS at dusk each day and experience the reverence of walking the field at night when the flags seem to reach out and tell their own stories.
Do you know a veteran or first responder you want honored at this event? Submit a Story and Picture to Honor a Veteran or First Responder: https://www.planoflagsofhonor.org/honor_a_veteran_or_first_responder
This event is funded in part by the City of Plano.
November 16, 2019, 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM @ Courtyard Theater
Presented by Plano Children's Theater. The Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace!
November 16, 2019, 3:45 PM - 9:00 PM @ Amphitheater at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve
The NextGen5K, 10K and Fun Run is a charity fundraiser supporting Daughters of Our Living Lord & Savior.The DOLLS NextGen 5K, 10K run and 1-mile Fun Run starts and finishes at the Oak Point Amphitheater. The 5K run takes you on the scenic and relaxing Oak Point Nature Preserve Trail.
November 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cox Playhouse
Erika Renee Land’s PTSD and ME is a 90-minute one-woman show of head-bopping rhythms and palpable poetry. The story is about Land’s personal life, military experiences, and her struggles with PTSD. Patrons will leave the raw performance both thoroughly entertained and with a better understanding of the various symptoms manifested by PTSD.
Erika Land is a 21st century War Poet, one of the only Cover Poets in the United States, an author, motivational speaker and more. She has published five books, written academic commentaries and performs nationwide at various venues.
10% of the proceeds from each show will be donated to local organizations that assist homeless veterans.
November 16, 2019, 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM @ Courtyard Theater
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