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May 1, 2017, 7:00 AM - May 2, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Community Room at the Allen Municipal Court Facility
May 3, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
The exhibit explores the familiar subject of the human face, and takes it to unexpected places, through application of color and the manipulation of mediums, creating both recognizable subjects and completely abstract interpretations.
Ms. Fruehan is best known for her distinctive bold faces conveyed through various mediums including oils, acrylics and resins applied to canvas, wood and Lucite. She is primarily self-taught, and her work lends itself to a synthesis of Neo-Expressionism and Pop Art, frequently altering a recognizable subject into something unique by utilizing vivid colors, or by completely distorting the form into an abstract interpretation.
May 4, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
May 5, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Blue House Too
May 5, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
Two cops! Three crooks! Eight doors! Go!
In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there is some confusion as to who is in which room, who is being videotaped, who took the money, who hired a Scottish hit man, and why the accountant cannot keep her clothes on.
May 5, 2017, All Day @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
The Library will be closed on Friday, May 5 for staff training. To better serve you, no materials will be due during this time. We will reopen on Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m.
May 5, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Allen Senior Recreation Center
Join Allen Senior Recreation Center for their 12th Annual Health and Wellness Fair.
May 6, 2017, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room at the Allen Municipal Court Facility
May 6, 2017, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Blue House Too
May 6, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 6, 2017, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Bethany Lakes Park
Here fishy, fishy! Don't miss the Youth Fishing Derby.
May 6, 2017, 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM @ Allen Community Ice Rink at Allen Event Center
Allen Community Ice Rink's Frozen Pool Party Open Skate has been canceled.
May 6, 2017, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Saturday Night Rec-N-Roll is back at Joe Farmer Recreation Center, providing a fun, safe, social program for students in grades 3-6.
May 7, 2017, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Blue House Too
May 7, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 11, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 11, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Dr. Jann Mackey shares the secrets and mysteries of Highclere Castle, better known as "Downton Abbey," as well as how the plot of the popular PBS Masterpiece series echoes the real history of the castle and the Carnarvon family. Dr. Mackey's lecture "The Real Downton Abbey: Inside Highclere Castle" focuses on the art, architecture, and history of Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England. She also shares the history of the Carnarvon family, who has owned the estate for centuries.
May 12, 2017, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Watters Creek
The Allen Arts Festival, organized by the Allen Arts Alliance returns every year to Watter's Creek in Allen, Texas during the second full weekend in May. The festival features an outstanding group of juried artists, local and regional, showcasing original art in different media categories. Live entertainment, children's art activities, and much more is offered throughout the weekend.
May 12, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 12, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Beatlemania64 presents a live multimedia musical journey through the life and times of the world's most celebrated band, The Beatles. The cover band performs hits from the vast anthology of Beatles classics.
May 12, 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!
May 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Watters Creek
May 13, 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.
May 13, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 14, 2017, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Watters Creek
May 14, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Moms receive free admission with a purchase of a child's admission on Mother's Day.
May 18, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 19, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 20, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 20, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Municipal Service Center
Join us and tour the Municipal Service Center as we celebrate the men and women who provide vital services to our City! The entire family is encouraged to attend this fun and educational open house that will showcase service equipment and vehicles. Come sit in the driver's seat and experience first-hand how large trucks and equipment are used in the community!
May 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Joe Farmer Recreation Center
May 21, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
May 26, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
Typically on the 13-and-over-side of a PG-13 rating, the Dark Night Play House is a fun, cheap night out with your buddies, girlfriends, sweetheart or anyone with an extra Hamilton in their pocket. Everyone plays an important part in the Dark Night mayhem and has the ultimate chance to go home with a prize – like one of those sippy cups for adults shaped like a wine glass! There will be all new sketches, improvs, artwork, dances, music and fun. Wherever we are you won’t want to miss it!
May 26, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Pay tribute to America's fallen soldiers. Iwo Jima survivor Clyde Jackson shares his memories as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. The Allen Community Band performs "American Celebration," arranged by Robert W. Smith, "Washington Post March" by John Philip Sousa, and "Hymn of Freedom" from "Symphony #1" by Johannes Brahms as well as various other selections.
May 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Museum
May 28, 2017 - May 29, 2017, All Day @ Allen Public Library
The Library will be closed Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. For you convenience, no materials will be due while the library is closed. We will reopen Tuesday, May 30 at 10 a.m.