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  1. Calendar Overlay City Meeting Notices (5)
  2. Calendar Overlay Library Adult Programs (4)
  3. Calendar Overlay Library Children Programs (10)
  4. Calendar Overlay Library Teen Programs (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay On Stage @ APL (6)
  6. Calendar Overlay Parks & Recreation - Main (5)
  7. Calendar Overlay Programs and Community Events (1)
  8. Calendar Overlay Teen Court (1)

City Meeting Notices

  1. Economic Development Corporation - Canceled

    October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Allen Economic Development Corporation Office

    The October meeting date has been moved to Wednesday, October 23.

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  2. Community Development Corporation

    October 21, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Conference Room

    The Board meets in the Council Conference Room located on the 1st floor of Allen City Hall.

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  3. City Council Workshop

    October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Conference Room

    The Workshop is held in the Council Conference Room in Allen City Hall.

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  4. City Council Regular

    October 22, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Chambers

    The Regular Meeting is held in the Council Chambers in Allen City Hall.

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  5. Economic Development Corporation

    October 23, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Allen Economic Development Corporation Office

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Library Adult Programs

  1. Cork Ornaments

    October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room

    Get ready for the holidays by making ornaments from corks. Choose from several designs or create your own. Corks, ribbons, bling and other supplies provided. Ages 16+

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  2. Ladies Night Out

    October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room

    The Ladies Night Out Book Club meets six times a year to discuss a variety of titles and to share our most recent favorite reads. Ages 18+ October's Selection is: "Where the Crawdad's Sing" by Delia Owens.

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  3. Trivia Night @ Nine Band Brewing Co.

    October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Off site at Nine Band Brewing Co.

    Team up with your friends to compete for first place at Allen’s own brewery – test your knowledge of beer, literature, history, science and more! Please keep teams to six or fewer members. The tap room has draft beer for purchase; the Library does not provide alcohol. Ages 21+

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  4. The Arts @ APL: Walls of Clay Paint Your Own Coffee Mug

    October 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room

    Join us as artists from Walls of Clay teach you how to paint a 16-oz clay mug. After they take the mugs to their workshop to glaze and fire them, you can pick up your mug two weeks after program. All supplies provided. Limited to 24 Ages 18+

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Library Children Programs

  1. An Afternoon with Artists

    October 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For homeschool families in the Children’s Program Room. Learn about some famous artists and their iconic works of art before making your own masterpieces inspired by what you see!

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  2. Preschool Play Date

    October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For ages 4 – 5 with their caregivers in the Children’s Program Room. Enjoy a variety of hands-on learning activities focusing on kindergarten-readiness skills.

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  3. Stamp Art

    October 19, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For families in the Children’s Program Room. Use different objects to create a work of art!

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  4. ArtSparks

    October 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For homeschool families in the Children’s Program Room. ArtSparks is an art appreciation and visual literacy program designed by the Allen Arts Alliance. ArtSparks gives children the opportunity to interact with and explore great works of art, participate in engaging discussion, and reinforce concepts with hands-on activities. At the end of each event, students take home a craft.

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  5. LEGO WeDo

    October 23, 2019, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For grades 4 - 6 in the Children’s Program Room. Build and code a LEGO WeDo race car! Limited to 24. A free ticket is required to attend. Free tickets will be available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the program starts. This program is sponsored by Shubha and Vatsa Ramanathan in memory of Mr. S. Ramanathan.

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  6. Nocturnal Animals

    October 24, 2019, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For grades K - 3 in the Children’s Program Room. Explore things that go bump in the night as we learn about nocturnal creatures!

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  7. Trick-or-Treat Story Time

    October 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium

    For ages 2 and up with their families in the Auditorium. Enjoy a Halloween themed story time, show off your costume, and trick or treat for some small goodies!

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  8. Pumpkin Party

    October 28, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For grades K - 3 in the Children’s Program Room. Celebrate autumn and Halloween at the library with pumpkin-themed crafts and games!

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  9. Grossology

    October 29, 2019, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For grades 4 - 6 in the Children’s Program Room. Try your hand at some gross experiments and make some slime to take home.

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  10. Environmental Science

    October 30, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For homeschool families in the Children’s Program Room. Explore the world around us with PBS Kids PLUM Landing.

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Library Teen Programs

  1. Games and Grub

    October 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Children's Program Room

    For grades 7 - 12 in the Children’s Program Room. Grab your friends and join us for epic Dungeons and Dragons adventures. No experience necessary! We will also have awesome board games and decks of Magic cards. Oh, and did we mention there will be food?

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On Stage @ APL

  1. T-Bone Whacks & Caviar Snacks: Cooking with Two Texans in Siberia & the Russian Far East

    October 17, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium

    Join Sharon and Tom Hudgins for a discussion about their new book, "T-Bone Whacks & Caviar Snacks: Cooking with Two Texans in Siberia & the Russian Far East." Following the program, the audience is invited to sample Russian desserts from the cookbook. Books will be available for signing.

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  2. Dallas Hua Yun Chinese Orchestra

    October 18, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium

    Enjoy traditional Chinese music. The Orchestra is under the direction of James Wang. Sophia Liu will be a guest soloist.

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  3. ALLen Reads presents award-winning Bryan Mealer

    October 19, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium

    ALLen Reads features Bryan Mealer, a contributor to the New York Time Bestseller "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind," written with author William Kamkwamba. The book has been translated into more than a dozen languages,.

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  4. ALLen Reads movie: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    October 22, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium

    Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. Staring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maxwell Simba, and Felix Lemburo. Rated TV-PG; 113 minutes

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  5. Flamenco Fever

    October 26, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium

    Enjoy a performance by Flamenco Fever's three musicians and four dancers.

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  6. When Spirits Sat for the Camera

    October 31, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium

    Learn more about the historical roots of spirit photography from Jack and Beverly Wilgus.

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Parks & Recreation - Main

  1. Pumpkin Splash Patch

    October 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

    Come to Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium and pick your Halloween pumpkin from our floating pumpkin patch.

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  2. Arbor Day Celebration

    October 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Glendover Park

    Join the City of Allen for the annual Arbor Day Celebration!

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  3. Halloween Skate

    October 26, 2019, 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM @ Allen Community Ice Rink at Allen Event Center

    Get in the spirit of Halloween at Allen Community Ice Rink's Halloween Skate.

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  4. Trunk Or Treat Drive-In Movie

    October 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Bethany Lakes Park

    Decorate your vehicle and bring your favorite candy to pass out at the Trunk or Treat Drive-In Movie.

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  5. Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash

    October 27, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Bethany Lakes Park

    Dress up your dog and join the fun at Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash!

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Programs and Community Events

  1. Allen Heritage Center Open to Public

    October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Center

    Come view the historical photographs and exhibits associated with the development of Allen, Texas.

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Teen Court

  1. Teen Court

    October 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Municipal Court

    Allen's Teen Court program allows teens to serve as defense and prosecuting attorneys, bailiffs, jurors and clerks. Participants gain community service hours, can receive letters of recommendation for colleges and scholarships, develop strong interpersonal skills and experience court procedures and the legal system firsthand.

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