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October 1, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Various Locations
Officers from the Allen Police Department will be visiting residents in neighborhoods throughout the City of Allen for the 36th annual National Night Out (NNO) against crime on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.
October 2, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ St. Jude Catholic Church
The career advancement workshop being offered by the St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry provides a proven road map with specific tools for getting a promotion and raise in salary. Titled "Be Mission Critical: Own Your Dream Career," this workshop enable participants to learn how to land higher level jobs and gain promotions.
October 3, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Allen Senior Recreation Center
The plans for the new Exchange Parkway Recreation Center are starting to take shape!
October 3, 2019, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Allen Premium Outlets
October 6, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
On October 6 at 3 p.m., join the Allen Philharmonic at the Allen Public Library for a free concert that is certain to delight kids of all ages! In partnership with the ALLen Reads One Book program, we will share an hour of music all about science, invention, and technology. Based on themes from the book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, highlights of the program will include a musical typewriter, a piece that makes the orchestra sound just like a train, and an exploration of how composers actually cobble together ideas to create a new piece of music. Pre-Concert Activities begin at 2 p.m.
Silvestri /Moore’s Main Theme from The Avengers
Telemann’s Don Quixote Suite Attacking the Windmills
Florence Price’s Ethiopia’s Shadow, 2nd Movement
Schubert Symphony No. 5, 1st Movement
Smith’s The Locomotive Chase
Anderson’s The Typewriter
October 8, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Explore the career and film highlights of one of the most influential directors in the history of motion pictures, Sir Alfred Hitchcock. Movie expert Clyde Ponder discusses how Hitchcock’s suspenseful films and television programs drew large audiences and won critical acclaim over a long and tremendously productive career, spanning from the Silent Era to the 1970s.
Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult
October 9, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ St. Jude Catholic Church
October 10, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Vicki Tongate, author of "Another Year Finds Me in Texas: The Civil War Diary of Lucy Pier Stevens," discusses Lucy's life in Texas.
October 11, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Treat yourself to the Latinoamericano sound of the Grammy Award-winning Los Aztex.
October 11, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Allen Senior Recreation Center
SNAP your fingers and shuffle your feet at this Special Needs and Adapted Program!
October 12, 2019, 3:00 PM - October 13, 2019, 9:00 AM @ Bethany Lakes Park
Families are invited to camp out under the stars and enjoy an evening full of nighttime fun with camp traditions.
October 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ The Show Barn at Myers Park & Event Center
Collin County Master Gardeners have carefully curated a collection of drought tolerant, locally grown perennials, ferns, shrubs, grasses, ground covers and annuals that will perform well in your North Texas gardens.
October 12, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Center
Come view the historical photographs and exhibits associated with the development of Allen, Texas.
October 12, 2019, 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Courtyard by Marriott Allen
October 15, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Allen Police Training Facility
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.
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.
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,.
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.
October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Village
October 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Village
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
October 26, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Enjoy a performance by Flamenco Fever's three musicians and four dancers.
October 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Glendover Park
Join the City of Allen for the annual Arbor Day Celebration!
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.
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.
October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Center
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!
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.