Frisco Uncorked April 6
The inaugural Frisco Uncorked presented by O’Neil Wysocki Family Law is an afternoon of free fun for everyone featuring four bands, delicious food from local restaurants, wine tastings, shopping, a play zone for kids and the must-see grape stomping competition. The event will be held on April 6 from 12–5 p.m. at Frisco Square.
The stage will be rockin’ with non-stop entertainment Presented by Trinity Falls. The lineup includes music by the Warehouse Band, Gun Powder and Lead, Hannah Kirby and the High Definition Band. Steak sliders; brick-oven pizza; Asian cuisine; unique desserts; and an assortment of beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages are just a few of the delicious bites and sips local restaurants and food trucks will have available for purchase all afternoon. The event will feature 100 varieties of wine from around the world. Each purchase includes a signature event wine glass, and a portion of the wine tasting event proceeds will benefit the Frisco Arts. For more information, visit FriscoUncorked.com.
Communities Foundation of Texas Opens New Office in Frisco
Communities Foundation of Texas has opened its new office in Collin County, located in Frisco’s Hall Park (2401 Internet Blvd., Suite 101). The office extends CFT’s far-reaching history of service in North Texas, dating back to 1953. Since 2006, CFT has awarded more than 4,000 grants to 923 nonprofits in Collin County totaling more than $51 million.
“Communities Foundation of Texas has been serving donors and nonprofits in Collin County for many years, and this new office will allow the Foundation to more easily meet the needs of those living and working in this burgeoning area,” said CFT President and CEO Dave Scullin, who has resided in Collin County for more than 30 years.
CFT has established a Fund for Collin County to provide dedicated charitable resources to meet community needs now and in the future. The Fund, starting at $500,000, has now grown to more than $1 million. To learn more about CFT’s work, or to donate to the Fund for Collin County, contact Sarah Beeks Higdon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214.750.4247 or visit CFTexas.org/CollinCountyFund.
Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County Gala April 6
Hosted by Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County, Gala 2019 – Texas Sized Fun, is one of the most premier events held in Collin County. It is the largest event of the year and raises funds to provide services to children who have been neglected and abused. The Gala features a gourmet meal, live and silent auctions and an unforgettable performance from four-time Grammy nominee Joe Nichols. Get involved by becoming a sponsor, donating an auction item, purchasing tickets or purchasing Lexus car raffle tickets. For more information, visit CACCollinCounty.org/gala. The event will be held April 6, at 6 p.m. at Ford Center at the Star.
Frisco ISD Receives Accreditation for Dyslexia Training Center
Frisco ISD is the first public school in the nation to receive accreditation for the Dyslexia Training Center and can now independently train new Certified Academic Language Therapists. The training center is accredited by International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC). There are now more than 1,000 students who are currently served by the District Dyslexia program. With the training center, FISD will be able to better support the community and benefit the shortage of dyslexia therapists. Frisco ISD leads the nation in dyslexia accreditation and will continue to participate in research related to the dyslexia program. For more information, visit FriscoISD.org.
CUT! by Cinemark Is Now Open
Bored on the weekends? Head over to CUT! to enjoy great food and drinks while having a relaxing night at the movies. The menu includes chef-crafted entrees, craft cocktails and oven-fired pizzas. CUT! by Cinemark, which opened in March, is a restaurant, bar and movie theater all in one. At CUT! you will have the best dine-in movie theater experience; all you need to do is place an order from your seat, the bar or lounge and a server will bring it over to you. 6969 U.S. Highway 380, Frisco