April 2017 Around Town

2nd Annual Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K

The North Texas Community Giving Foundation (NTCGF) and The Tug McGraw Foundation along with lead sponsor Baylor, Scott & White Medical Center Frisco is pleased to be a part of the 2nd annual Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K starting at The Collin College Campus on April 15. “Baylor, Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco is honored to be the 2017 title sponsor of the Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K,” Baylor, Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco CEO Bill Keaton said. “Promoting community health and wellness is central to our mission at Baylor and this event is no exception. We encourage friends and neighbors to get out, run, and strive for a healthy 2017,” he added. For registration contact 972.370.3103.

Frisco Rotary Farmer’s Market Is Just Around The Corner!

Shop and eat like the locals do and pay a visit to the Frisco Farmers’ Market, located on 4th Street in Historic Downtown Frisco, just between Main and Elm Streets. Started in 2007, the Frisco Farmers’ Market continues to grow in popularity. The market was founded by the Frisco Noon Lions Club for the benefit of the community and today, is managed by the Rotary Club of Frisco. Local growers offer juicy melons, peaches, vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh corn on the cob and much more. Also offered are baked breads, meat from local ranchers, honey and arts and crafts

The market allows consumers to have access to locally grown, farm fresh produce, enables farmers the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with their customers, and cultivate consumer loyalty with the farmers who grow the produce. Take this opportunity to experience a part of Frisco’s local community! 4th Street between Main and Elm Streets, Open each Saturday, May through October, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m

Cast your Ballots for Our New Frisco Mayor

On Saturday, May 6, a General Election will be held to fill the positions of Place 5 and Place 6 on the Frisco City Council, as well as to fill the position of Mayor of Frisco. We encourage everyone to complete your civic duty and support your community’s leaders by voting that first Saturday in May. Mark your calendar!

Hollyhock Community in Frisco Unveils Mark Baltes’ Kinetic Dandelion Sculpture

When you drive up to Frisco’s newest sprawling community, Hollyhock, you will be welcomed by a beautiful metal kinetic dandelion sculpture. The artist, Mark Baltes unveiled his masterpiece on Friday, February 10th.