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Lewisville Calendar of Events: June 11-17

June 11

8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

LLELA, 201 E. Jones St.

Summer camp

LLELA summer camps are for children entering second through seventh grade. There are two simultaneous camps per week for grades second through fourth and fifth through seventh.

All day

Lewisville Lake Park, 600 Sandy Beach Road

Pro Watercross National Tour

Lewisville will host the Pro Watercross Tour National Tour on Lewisville Lake June 10-11. The annual tour visits lakes and beaches across the country each summer. It is the featured national tour for personal watercraft racing, combining the finest professional and amateur athletes in the United States and internationally for extreme racing on challenging closed courses. Tour events draw thousands of spectators on site, plus millions more for television and online video broadcasts.

For information on the Pro Watercross Tour visit prowatercross.com. Lewisville-area lodging, dining and entertainment information is available at visitLewisville.com.

2 to 3 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Book club

The Sunday Readers Book Club will discuss “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles.

June 12

10:30 a.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Preschool time

The library will host free early literacy classes for preschoolers ages 3 to 6 years old. Classes will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and at 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays. Activities will include stories, songs, finger plays and movement. The theme for the day is reinforced through a take-home activity. A ticket is required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the youth services desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

11:15 a.m. to noon

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Mother Goose time

The library will host free early literacy classes for infants up to 15 months old. Classes will be held at 11:15 a.m. Mondays, 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11:15 a.m. Thursdays. The lap-sit class is designed to encourage one-on-one interaction between adult and child. A ticket is required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the youth services desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class. There will also be a 20-minute free play at the end of each Mother Goose Time.

3 to 4 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Gardening with Grandkids part I

Grandparents and caregivers will learn how to engage their grandchildren in the gardening growing process. No registration required for Part I. This first part is designed for grandparents and caregivers. Attendees at Part I be allowed priority registration for Part II.

6:30 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W Main St.

Monday madness

For children entering grades kindergarten through fifth grade. Free weekly events feature different performers. No registration is required.

June 12 – Whirled on a String

June 19 – Juggler David Slick

June 26 – Ballet Folklorico

July 3 – Fossil Rim presents The Lorax

July 10 – Sci-Tech Discovery Center

July 17 – Brett Roberts Bubble Show

July 24 – Critterman

June 13

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St.

Urban Texas exhibit

The Visual Art League of Lewisville exhibit “Urban Texas” exhibit will be on display through June 17 in the main art gallery.

The exhibit is the annual juried show by Visual Art League of Lewisville members. The exhibit will include pieces with a Texas theme.

Admission is free and the gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and during public performances at MCL Grand.

10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Toddler time

The library will host free early literacy classes for toddlers ages 15 to 36 months at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays and at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Classes are designed for walkers, each weekly theme is reinforced through an age-appropriate take-home activity. A ticket is required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the youth services desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

10:30 to 1 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

ESL classes for adults

Free English as a Second Language classes for adults are now being offered at the Lewisville Public Library Tuesdays and Thursdays. The classes are provided by Denton ISD Adult Education and Literacy and funded by the Texas Workforce Commission. Registration is required. Call Denton ISD at 972-350-3481.

4 to 8 p.m.

Lewisville City Hall, 151 W. Church St.

Lewisville Farmers Market

The city of Lewisville is partnering with Four Seasons Markets to bring the Lewisville Farmers Market to Old Town. The venture will begin Thursday, April 27 and continue every Thursday from 3-7 p.m. in the east parking lot of City Hall through November.

For information visit fourseasonsmarkets.com.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Robotics camp

Sign up for one of the four-week robotics camps and discover how to build a working robot from beginning to end. Each lesson builds on the previous class, so participants must register for all four courses. Children may only sign up for one four-week session. Registration opens two weeks before each session begins. To register call 972-219-3577 or visit the youth services desk. The first session is June 13, 20 and 27. It is open to children ages 9 to 12 years old.

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Irish Gaelic lessons

The DFW Gaelic League provides free classes for anyone interested in learning Irish Gaelic. The group meets every Tuesday in the small conference room. Beginners of any skill level are welcome. The program is for teenagers at least 15 years old and adults.

7 to 9 p.m.

Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St.

Sounds of Lewisville concert

Dirty Little Freaks, the Greatest P!NK Tribute will play the 2017 Sounds of Lewisville Concert Series.

The popular Sounds of Lewisville concert series, a free family favorite since 1991, returns with a series of eight shows this summer in Wayne Ferguson Plaza in the heart of historic Old Town Lewisville. Concerts take place every Tuesday night in June and July. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for their comfort. Outside food and drink are allowed, and food trucks will also be onsite. Well-behaved pets on a leash are allowed at all shows.

For information call 972-219-3401.

June 14

6 to 8 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W Main St.

Home buyers seminar

Thinking about buying a home in Lewisville? This session of the home buyers informational seminar will focus on credit. Email Garrett Forsythe at gforsythe@mfsus.com to RSVP.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W Main St.

Computer training class

The Lewisville Public Library offers free computer training classes. The introductory class on Microsoft Excel is designed for students with limited to no experience using the program. Learn how to create and organize spreadsheets, enter and reorganize data, apply simple formulas and modify the look of spreadsheets. Class is open to teens and adults. Students need to have basic computer knowledge such as how to use a mouse to point, click and drag objects, and how to use a keyboard. Class attendance is on a first-come, first-serve basis. No registration is required. Attendees must bring their Lewisville library card. The class is open to teens and adults.

June 15

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hedrick House, 1407 Creekview Drive

Swimming pool operator course

The city of Lewisville is offering a Swimming Pool Operator Course for all public and private pool operators. Courses will be taught by a certified instructor from the National Swimming Pool Foundation.

Pre-registration is required. To register, go to the health services page on cityoflewisville.com, and look for the “Sign Up for Pool Education Course” hyperlink. Pool operators will need to provide their full name, home address, contact phone number, contact email, and preferred class date. Pre-registration must be done by Monday, June 12.

The course fee is $100 per attendee. Cash or check payments will be accepted on the day of the class only. Pre-payment of course fees will not be accepted. A course manual and certificate of completion will be provided to attendees. Manuals will be available in English and Spanish. No test will be given. Certifications are valid for two years from date of issuance.

11:15 a.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Bilingual preschool time

The library is introducing a new line of Spanish programming. The bilingual preschool story time includes reading, writing, singing, talking, playing and more for children ages 3-6 and their families. A free ticket is required for entry, and tickets are handed out 30 minutes before class starts on a first-come first-served basis.

3 to 6 p.m.

Valley Ridge Apartments, 1000 Valley Ridge Boulevard

MARTY

MARTY – the city’s mobile city hall – will be on site for residents. A community liaison along with representatives from the police department will be in attendance.

MARTY stands for Mobilizing Area Resources To Your Neighborhood. The main purposes of MARTY are to increase civic and community engagement, encourage more participation by residents and educate residents on city services.

During each date that MARTY is scheduled to be out in the community varying services will be available along with representatives from city departments to answer questions and assist residents.

For information on MARTY and the next community outreach date visit cityoflewisville.com/residents-info/marty.

4 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Summer fun club

Librarians will host a different activity each week for children entering first through third grades. Activities could include games, crafts or experiments. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Youth Services Desk, 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

6 to 8 p.m.

MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St.

Garden secrets class

Keep Lewisville Beautiful will hold a class on gardening for wildlife. Discover ways to attract and provide urban habitat for butterflies, song birds, hummingbirds, bees and other animals that bring landscape to life with activity. Call 972-538-5949 reserve a spot. RSVP is required.

For information email info@keeplewisvillebeautiful.org.

7 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Totally teen Thursdays

For teens entering grades six through 12. Each week is a different activity.

June 15 – Teen Advisory Group

June 22 – Make Some Art

June 29 – Teen Trivia

July 6 – Game Night

July 13 – Craft Attack

July 20 – Teen Advisory Group

July 27 – Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament

Registration is required. Visit the youth services desk or call 972-219-3577 to sign up.

June 16

11:30 a.m.

Senior Activity Center, 1950 S. Valley Parkway

Father’s Day luncheon

The cost is $3 per person. Bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share. Register by Tuesday, June 13.

2 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Friday family matinee

Bring the whole family and enjoy a child-friendly film at the library! No registration required.

June 16 – The Secret Life of Pets

June 23 – The Jungle Book

June 30 – Sing

July 7- Pete’s Dragon

July 14 – Storks

July 21 – The BFG

July 28 – Finding Dory

7 p.m.

MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St.

Acoustic jam session

The Visual Art League of Lewisville hosts free weekly acoustic jam sessions every Friday. All acoustic instruments and levels are welcome. All music genres are welcome.

For information visit visualartleague.org.

June 17

11:15 a.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Family story time

A story time for all ages to share stories, songs, finger plays and movement reinforcing early literacy skills. Ticket is required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the youth services desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Sustainable living class

Residents will learn what to do to create a more sustainable home and lifestyle with Tim Yatko, Lewisville’s sustainability specialist.

Noon to 3 p.m.

LLELA, 201 E. Jones St.

Saturday at the cabin

Step back in time and visit the historic Minor-Porter log house. Visitors of all ages are welcome to arrive at any time during the open house. Visitors will get a feel for pioneer life as they tour the log home, smoke house, barn, dugout and homestead grounds. The tour is free with the $5 per vehicle entrance fee to LLELA.

3 to 4 p.m.

The Perc Coffeehouse, 115 West Main St.

Robot overlords

The book club is for readers of science fiction, fantasy, horror and graphic novels. Each month has a different theme, and readers will be allowed to select a book that goes along with that theme. Librarians will bring a list of suggested titles to the meetings. Join at any time.

June’s theme is “Gods and Myths.” Attendees will have the opportunity to talk to Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, whose short story “The Orangery” is a 2016 Nebula Award nominee.

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