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September 1, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
"Increscent" is the first show created and curated by the members of the Visual Arts League of Allen (VALA). This exhibit will showcase the wide variety of art, in various media, created by members of the growing VALA artist community.
September 2, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lowe's Home Improvement
UPDATE: Due to the response efforts of many exhibitors to Hurricane Harvey, the Allen Preparedness Expo has been cancelled.
In the spirit of National Preparedness Month, Allen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will host its annual Allen Preparedness Expo, a community education and outreach opportunity for local disaster preparedness and response-oriented organizations. There will be a variety of booths set up to provide disaster/response related information and giveaways.
September 2, 2017, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 3, 2017 - September 4, 2017 @ Allen Public Library
The Library will be closed Sunday, September 3 and Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. For your convenience, no materials are due while the library is closed. We will reopen Tuesday, September 5 at 10 a.m.
September 4, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Allen Civic Plaza
Spend the evening with family and friends over a picnic dinner at Allen Civic Plaza, enjoying live music.
September 6, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
Are you affected by someone else's addiction? Nar-Anon offers hope. Nar-Anon Family Groups is a worldwide fellowship and twelve-step program offering help by sharing experience, strength and hope. The groups meet weekly to help relatives and friends of the addict avoid both rejection and over-protectiveness. Like alcoholism, drug dependence is considered to be a "family disease" and family members are encouraged to attend Nar-Anon meetings as soon as a drug problem is suspected.
September 7, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Collin County Courthouse
Hear from prosecutors, detectives, judges and law enforcement officials as they explain how a case develops, from arrest to trial and subsequent appeal.
September 8, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
Allen Arts Alliance Blue House Too presents David J. Stana’s photography of America’s National Parks.
September 8, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Allen Senior Recreation Center
SNAP your fingers and shuffle your feet at this Special Needs and Adapted Program!
September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Museum
Enjoy historical photos along with permanent displays on the Houston & Texas Central Railroad, Ebenezer Allen, Sam Bass and Allen Heritage Village. Tours are also available by appointment.
September 9, 2017, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 9, 2017, 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices
Gather your team for the Allen 5-Star Competition!
September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 13, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 13, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
September 14, 2017, 6:00 AM
North Texas Giving Day is Communities Foundation of Texas' annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits, including dozens of organizations based in Allen.
September 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 14, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Dallas Morning News's Watchdog columnist Dave Lieber discusses the array of scams forced on consumers.
September 15, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 15, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Bethany Lakes Park
Join VFW Post 2195 to honor American troops during POW/MIA Recognition Day. Gather at the Veterans Memorial at Bethany Lakes Park for a performance by the Allen High School JROTC, a presentation of this year's book selections to the Allen ISD and Lovejoy ISD libraries, a short talk by the author of one of the books and a playing of "Taps."
September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Collin County Higher Education Center
Join the City of Allen and surrounding cities for this free gardening seminar.
September 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Village
The Allen Heritage Guild invites you to step back in time to visit the restored Wetsel and Lynge Houses located at Allen Heritage Village. Hear from members of the Allen Heritage Guild and see how residents lived in different time periods.
September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 16, 2017, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Allen Parks Foundation is hosting its 2017 Annual Fundraiser, the ultimate "Tailgate Throwdown" on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Visit allenparksfoundation.org for additional details.
September 16, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Enjoy the folk music and dance of Bangladesh with Shahmeen Khan, Shazreh Ahmed, and Rimi Ahmed.
September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Allen Senior Recreation Center
Celebrate fall with a day of fun for the entire family!
September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 20, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 20, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
September 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 21, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Dr. Thomas Allen discusses the life and legacy of one of WWI's most famous heroes, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker.
September 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 22, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
The Wanda King Blues Revue Band and Texas Blues Revue Band pay tribute to Freddie King and his music.
September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Museum
September 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Allen Senior Recreation Center
The Educator Expo gives educators a chance to network & discover educational programs designed to enhance curricula. Teachers, home school groups, scout leaders, and PTA members are invited to attend.
The event is free. Attendees are asked to register by Sept. 24 for extra chances in the prize drawings. Attendees can also register at the door on the day of the event.
Schedule of Events
4 PM - 6 PM Event - Come and Go
4:30 PM - Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Scott Niven, AISD Superintendent of Schools
September 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 27, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Conference Room
Visit Congressman Sam Johnson during his mobile office hours at Allen City Hall. The Congressman hosts these throughout the district once per month. Constituents can come and get assistance with federal agencies from a staffer from Congressman Johnson’s office.
September 27, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
September 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
September 29, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne perform a blend of folk and jazz steeped in their Texas roots.
September 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Blue House Too