Lewisville calendar of events: Oct. 15-21

Oct. 15

6 to 9 p.m.

Shared table event

Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St.

Main & Mill Business Association will host the “shared table” event. Shared Table is an outdoor dining experience in Historic Downtown Lewisville that showcases the best of Downtown Lewisville restaurants with entertainment provided by Radu, The Violin Guy.

Tickets are $100 and will benefit the Old Town Art beautification program.

For information contact Caroline Berend at ceberend@aol.com and visit mainandmillassociation.com.

Oct. 16

10:30 a.m.

Preschool time

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

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.

Mother Goose Time

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

For infants, ages 0-15 months. The lap-sit class is designed to encourage one-on-one interaction between adult and child. The class is offered at 11:15 a.m. Mondays and 1:30 p.m. Thursdays. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the youth services desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

2:30 to 4 p.m.

Microsoft Excel Basics

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

For adults and teens ages 15 and up. Designed for students with limited to no experience with Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to navigate PowerPoint, create a new presentation, choose a slide type, add content, insert images and objects, re-arrange slides, present your slideshow and more. Registration is required. Call 972-219-3779 to register.

6 to 8:30 p.m.

GED classes for adults

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Free Adult Secondary Education (aka GED) classes for adults will be offered at the Lewisville Library starting September 2017. The classes are designed to prepare eligible adults who lack a high school diploma to take the GED high school equivalency exam. The GED classes will be provided by Denton ISD Adult Education and Literacy, and funded by the Texas Workforce Commission. Space is limited. Registration is required. To register, call Denton ISD at 972-350-3481.

7 p.m.

City council meeting

Lewisville City Hall, 151 W. Church St.

The Lewisville City Council will have its regular meeting on Monday.

Oct. 17

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Artist’s Choice exhibit

MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St.

The Visual Art League of Lewisville presents “Artist’s Choice” an exhibition of new art pieces by members of the Visual Art League of Lewisville. The exhibit will be on display now through Oct. 28.

10:30 to 1 p.m.

ESL classes for adults

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

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.

10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Toddler time

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

The library will host free early literacy classes for toddlers ages 15 to 36 months at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and at 10:30 and 11:15 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.

1:30 p.m.

Bilingual Mother Goose Time

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

For infants, ages 0-15 months. The dual-language lap-sit class is designed to encourage one-on-one interaction between adult and child. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the youth services desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

2 p.m.

Mystery book club

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

The Booked for Murder Mystery Book Club will discuss “The Woman in Cabin 10” by Ruth Ware. The club meets the third Tuesday of the month.

6 p.m.

Leche y galletas

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Families can drop in for a short story time in Spanish followed by a period of family reading enjoyed with cookies and milk. A free ticket is required to attend. Tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes prior to the program.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W Main St.

Designed for students with some experience using Microsoft PowerPoint, and who have mastered the skills covered in the Microsoft PowerPoint basics class. For adults and teens ages 15 and up. Learn how to organize and hide slides, insert slide numbers, create a graphic hyperlink, add slide animation and transitions, embed a video clip, set slideshow timing and more. Registration is required. Call 972-219-3779 to register.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Rocktober: Rathmore

Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St.

Rathmore, a Celtic rock band, will perform the second show of the Rocktober concert series. Concerts take place Tuesday nights. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for their comfort. Food and drinks will be sold on-site. Well-behaved pets on a leash are allowed at all shows.

For information call 972-219-3401.

Oct. 18

10:30 a.m.

Spanish toddler time

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

The library will host free early literacy classes for toddlers ages 15 to 36 months. Designed for walkers, the Spanish-language story time focuses on early literacy skills through stories, songs, movement and finger plays. 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.

Spanish preschool time

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

The library will host free early literacy classes for preschoolers ages 3 to 6 years old. Share stories, songs, finger plays, movement designed especially for Spanish-speaking families. 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.

1:30 p.m.

Spanish Mother Goose time

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

For infants, ages 0-15 months. The Spanish-language lap-sit class is designed to encourage one-on-one interaction between adult and child. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the youth services desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

2 to 3 p.m.

Learning to invest

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Learn how to develop an investing strategy, about the impact of asset allocation and the influence of inflation on long-term goals. Registration is required.

6 p.m.

Old Town

Homecoming parade

The Lewisville High School homecoming parade will travel east on Main Street to Mill Street, head north on Mill and then west on Church Street ending at Church and Charles.

6 p.m.

Yoga in the Plaza

Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St.

Blue Anjou Yoga Studios is holding a weekly “Yoga in the Plaza” event, every Wednesday. The weekly classes are free and open to all yoga levels. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat or blanket, towel and water.

For information visit blueanjou.com or call Lisa Nicholson at 469-645-8555 or email lisa@blueanjou.com.

Oct. 19

4 to 5 p.m.

S.T.E.A.M. class

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W Main St.

Prime Explorations for children ages 6-8 is held weekly. S.T.E.A.M. classes incorporate age-appropriate science, technology, engineering, arts and math activities. Space is limited. A free ticket is required to attend. Tickets are distributed from the youth services desk on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 30 minutes before the class start time.

7 p.m.

Citizen Police Academy

Lewisville Police Department, 1187 W. Main St.

The 40th Citizen Police Academy will be held now through Nov. 2. Most classes are held on Thursday evenings.

7 to 8 p.m.

Teen advisory group

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

Teenagers in grades six through 12th are invited to join the group the third Thursday of each month. Help create the ideal teen experience. Develop leadership skills, learn to work as a team and earn community service hours too. Pick up an application at the Youth Services Desk.

For information call 972-219-3577.

All day

Special needs dance

Memorial Park Recreation Center, 1950 S. Valley Parkway

Memorial Park Recreation Center basketball courts will be closed all day. The building will close to the public at 6 p.m.

10 a.m.

Texas walks

Texas Walks is a campaign that takes place on Oct. 20 with a statewide walk. Participants choose to walk for 10 minutes, at 10 a.m. Sign up at itstimetexas.org/texaswalks.

7 p.m.

Acoustic jam session

MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St.

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.

Oct. 21

8 a.m.

Battle of the Badges

Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park, 1301 S. Railroad St.

Lewisville Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association will host the 15th annual Battle of the Badges softball tournament featuring police and fire teams from across North Texas. Admission is free. Event T-shirts will be available for purchase.

For information email lcpaaa@yahoo.com.

9 a.m. to noon

Boy Scout badge workshop

LLELA, 201 E. Jones St.

The class is designed to accomplish objectives related to a Boy Scout badge, but members of other youth organizations or children interested in the topics are welcome to enroll. It is usually impossible to accomplish all objectives related to a badge in only a few hours, but LLELA staff will include as much as possible in a series of hands-on, engaging activities. The cost is $10 per scout. Registration is required by 11a.m. the Friday before the activity.

For information call 469-635-5481 or visit bit.ly/CoLRegistration to register.

11:15 a.m.

Family story time

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

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.

Noon to 3 p.m.

Saturday at the cabin

LLELA, 201 E. Jones St.

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.

1 p.m.

Flag retirement ceremony

Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St.

The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club invites the greater Lewisville community to honor the U.S. flag during a flag retirement ceremony. Learn how to properly, honor, display, store and retire the flag.

For information visit lewisvillemorningrotary.com.

2 to 4 p.m.

Free math tutoring

Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St.

For students in grades first through 12. Free math tutoring is provided by Intellichoice. For information visit intellichoice.org/sign-up. All spots filled passed on scores form a diagnostic test administered by Intellichoice.

3 to 4 p.m.

Robot overlords

Sukoon Coffee and Ice Cream, 1288 W. Main St.

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.

October’s theme is ghosts.

4 to 8 p.m.

Fall festival

Castle Hills Village Shops and Plaza, 2540 King Arthur Blvd.

The family friendly event will feature two sets of horse drawn hayrides that will take a brisk stroll around the plaza. Children can also enjoy bounce houses, carnival games, a pumpkin patch, face painters, balloon artists, a photo booth, a petting zoo and more.

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