Events

Good Life Family will showcase events and activities that make a difference in the lives of our community or celebrate good times between our families and friends.

If you have any event you wish to promote, send it to us at email@goodlifefamilymag.com.
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ROCK THE BLOCK:  5k, 10k, FUN RUN

WHEN: Saturday, May 27, 2017, Beginning At 7:30 AM

WHERE: The Amphitheater at Oak Point Park, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway Plano, TX 75074

WHAT: Rock The Block is a fun run hosted by the Jim Utley Foundation with Mercedes Benz of Plano as a presenting sponsor this year. The fun run benefits the Jim Utley Foundation, which is a wonderful organization helping and educating kids to live a drug free life.

COST: $25.00-$120.00
WEBSITE: To register, donate, or volunteer, view this link. www.donteventryit.org

 

DALLAS CAREER FESTIVAL

WHEN: Thursday, June 8, 2017, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Doubletree by Hilton, 2015 Market Center Blvd Dallas, TX75207

WHAT: Open the doors of opportunity when you meet and interview with the top hiring companies in Dallas. This career fair will allow you to learn about the businesses that are hiring and what their hiring needs are. Tired of sending your resume over the web to get no responses back? Put a face with a name and make a great first impression. Register today, and you could get hired live at our next career fair in Dallas.

COST: FREE
WEBSITE: www.eventbrite.com

 

PROS FOR PAWS 5K

WHEN: Saturday, June 10, 2017, Beginning at 8:30 a.m. WHERE: Frisco Commons, 8000 McKinney Rd. Frisco, TX 75034

WHAT: Pros for Paws invites you to our 2nd Annual Benefit 5K in Frisco, TX! Pros for Paws (Professionals for Paws) is a non-profit public charity organization 501(c)(3) that works to be the bridge between local animal shelters (DFW area) and professionals of all industries to help animals in need.

COST: $20.00-$35.00

WEBSITE: secure.getmeregistered.com

 

8TH ANNUAL NATURAL HEALTH FEST 

WHEN: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Richardson Civic Center, 411 W Arapaho Rd Richardson, TX

WHAT: You probably don’t want to live to be 100, but you also don’t want to die in your prime. Health Fest will get your health back on track without resorting to fad diets, pills and surgeries. Here, a team of professionals will help you get your transformation underway by teaching you the natural way to get healthy again. That means eating organic and nutritionally sound food, engaging in regular physical exercise, acupuncture and holistic medicine, among many others.

COST: Tickets are sold online for $10.00 or at the door for $15.00+

WEBSITE:  www.naturalhealthfest.com

 

TEEN GIRLS EMPOWERMENT SUMMER CAMP

WHEN: June 19-22 OR July 10-13, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Yeager Office Suites, 2770 Main Street Frisco, TX 75034

WHAT: Are you looking for something enriching and motivating for your girls to do this summer besides play video games, watch TV and talk on the phone? Send them to Precious Priceless Powerful Teen Girls Camp. Teens will work to: Increase Self-Confidence & Self-Esteem, Navigate and Analyze Good vs. Bad Friendships/Relationships, Develop a Self Image Validation Mindset, Understand Different Communication Styles, and Learn Strategies for Decision- Making.

COST: $195.00 per student register

WEBSITE: www.kimberlytwebb.com

 

THE CREATE SHOWCASE 2017 

WHEN: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 5:00–9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Plano Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Avenue, Plano TX 75074

WHAT: Join us at the 2017 Create Showcase! Get your tickets today for a night of food & entertainment as we celebrate our visual and performing artists. The My Possibilities Create Program provides adults with cognitive disabilities the opportunity to express themselves and showcase their talents as professional

artists in the community. COST: $25.00

WEBSITE: Purchase tickets here www.mypossibilites.org

 

PLANO CAREER FAIR 2017 LIVE JOB HIRING

WHEN: Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Comfort Inn & Suites 700 Central Parkway East Plano, TX 75074

WHAT: Ready for a new career? National Career Fairs is under new ownership and we are driving employers and future employees together faster then ever before. Now Is the Time, Start or Advance Your Career Today!

COST: FREE
WEBSITE: www.eventbrite.com

 

GATEWAY TO OPPORTUNITY LUNCHEON
WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2017, Times to Be Announced WHERE: Omni Dallas Hotel

WHAT: The Gateway to Opportunity Luncheon is hosted by the Family Gateway organization and will feature key note speaker, Laura W. Bush, the first lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009. The event will take place at the Omni Dallas Hotel and all benefits will go to Family Gateway, a nonprofit that empowers children and families affected by homelessness.

COST: $300+

WEBSITE: For ticket and sponsor information, please visit the link. www.familygateway.ejoinme.org

 

ART WALK AT HALL PARK

WHEN:  Monday – Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday, 9:00am to noon

WHERE:  The Texas Sculpture Garden at Hall Park, 6801 Gaylord Pkwy., Frisco

WHAT:  A collection of 40 contemporary works by some of the state’s most important artists. Recognized as the largest collection of its kind ever assembled and made available to the public.

COST: Free

CONTACT:  Visit www.texassculpturegarden.org

 

PET ADOPTIONS AT WATTERS CREEK

WHEN: Saturdays Throughout the Year (Nearly Every Weekend)

WHERE:  Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm

WHAT: Find your forever friend at Watters Creek Pet Adoptions. Pet Adoptions nearly every week from DFW Lab Rescue, Legacy Humane Society, and League of Animal Protectors.

Website: www.watterscreek.com

Legacy Live

When: April 1- June 30, 2017, Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Shops at Legacy Shopping Center

What: Grab a seat on one of our patios or shop exclusive retail while you enjoy live music from strolling musicians at The Shops at Legacy! Make sure you tag your photo on Instagram or Facebook with #LegacyLive to share your visits! View the live schedule in the website below.

Cost: Free Admission

Website: www.shopsatlegacy.com

 

16th ANNUAL BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL

presented by the Greater Plano Kiwanis Club

When: Saturday, May 6-Sunday, June 4
Monday-Saturday, 10 AM-9 PM
Sunday, Noon-6 PM

Where: Grand Court | The Shops at Willow Bend
6121 W. Park Blvd, Plano

What: North Dallas residents are invited to a hands-on experience with more than 150 butterflies at The Greater Plano Kiwanis Club 16th Annual Butterfly Festival – an opportunity like no other in the area.

FOR TICKETS AND DETAILS visit adoptabutterly.com

 

The CAF AirPower History Tour will feature hands on, interactive exhibits and activities including flight simulators inside an authentic C-47 cockpit and trainer airplane. World War II re-enactors will be on the ramp with jeeps and military vehicles giving it a real 1940s airbase feel. Visitors can spend time in the veterans area where soldiers from World War II will relate unforgettable, first-hand history lessons.
The requested donation for ramp access is $15 for adults and $5 for children age 11‐17. Children age 10 and under are free. Airplanes will be on static display and available for rides. Advance ride reservations are encouraged. Aircraft ride prices range from $75 to $1,795.  Ride reservations and additional information can be found at AirPowerTour.org.

 

34th Annual Southwest Open Chili Championship & North of The Brazos Cook-off

When: May 27-28, 2017

Where: Choctaw Casinos & Resorts

What: The 34TH Annual Southwest Open Chili Championship will be hosted by the Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, OK. on Saturday May 27, 2017. The cook-off will be held at the Choctaw/KOA RV Park on the grounds of the Choctaw Casino & Resort. The Casino is located just across the Texas/Oklahoma border, North of Dallas/Ft Worth area on U.S Hwy 75.

Cost: Pricing information varies and can be found on the website link below.

Website: ww.choctawcasinos.com