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September 1, 2019 - September 2, 2019 @ Allen Public Library
The Library will be closed Sunday, September 1 and Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day. For your convenience, no materials are due while the Library is closed. We will reopen Tuesday, September 3 at 10 a.m.
September 1, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Allen Civic Plaza
What could be better after a long day than spending the evening with family and friends over a picnic dinner in Allen Civic Plaza while enjoying live music filtering through the evening air?
September 4, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Join us for a lively discussion! We offer a relaxed environment where you can share the joy of reading. New members always welcome.
September's selection is "Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman.
September 5, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Small lifestyle changes can make a big impact on your health. Audrey Moore of Cigna HealthSpring shares basic tips to plan nutritious meals and add spice to your life. Ages 18+
September 6, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre
Dark Night Players bring you random acts of theatre with each new Dark Night Play House. Acts typically have a PG-13 rating. In addition, audience members will have the chance to win prizes throughout the night.
September 7, 2019, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Is your child a daydreamer, problem solver or future engineer?
September 10, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Join Dr. Michael Wilson, of the University of Texas at Dallas, for an exploration of life among the different social classes in Victorian England. Learn about the emergence of the middle class, living conditions among the poor, and the practice of "slumming," where touring working class neighborhoods emerged as a form of entertainment for upper- and middle- class residents.
Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult
September 11, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Work on your latest knitting, crochet, or other fiber crafty project in the company of other fiber crafters.
Ages 18+; no childcare provided
September 11, 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.
September 12, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Join Paula Paschal, a retired schoolteacher, as she discusses the life and legacy of George Custer's widow, Elizabeth "Libbie" Bacon Custer.
September 13, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Shake Anderson performs.
September 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Allen Senior Recreation Center
Celebrate fall with a day of fun for the entire family!
September 14, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Can't get enough basketball at Joe Farmer Recreation Center?
September 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lowe's Home Improvement
September 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Center
Come view the historical photographs and exhibits associated with the development of Allen, Texas.
September 15, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Mayan dance group Grupo Pakal performs.
September 17, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Are you or someone you know turning 65? Independent Insurance Consultant Jay Lamb explains available options and the difference between basic Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Supplemental programs. Find out what's required, avoid penalties and discover what's right for you.
September 18, 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 participants have chosen by voting, and to share our most recent favorite reads.
September's selection is: "Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen" by Sarah Bird.
September 18, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ St. Jude Catholic Church
September 19, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Bobbie Wygant shares stories about her experiences of her more than 70 year career as KXAS-TV Channel 5 arts and entertainment reporter. She will also discuss her book "Talking to the Stars: Bobbie Wygant's Seventy Years in Television."
September 20, 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!
September 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Allen Public Safety Training Facility
Learn how to perform CPR on adults, children and infants in this free class led by Allen Fire Department. Participants will experience interactive videos and hands-on training created by the American Heart Association. This Family and Friends CPR class is meant to empower citizens to save the life of a friend, family member or stranger; it does NOT provide official CPR Certification. Classes are free, but participants must register. Open to ages 10 and up. (Parent/guardian must accompany students under age 00.)
September 21, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Watters Creek Convention Center
A benefit featuring That 70’s Band & April First Band
Wear your Party Clothes and Dancing Shoes.
Help Mayor Terrell celebrate and support the life-changing work of Allen Community Outreach, a provider of free social services in Collin County.
September 24, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Join Emily Plagens and Greg Wirt and experience Oktoberfest in Germany. Start your tour in Munich, at the largest folk festival in the world, see picturesque Neuschwanstein Castle, tour the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial, and visit the Munich Residenz Museum, the former home of the Wittelsbach monarchs of Bavaria. German snacks available to sample.
Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult
September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Allen Public Library
1st Floor Meeting Room
Back by popular demand! Create your own stained-glass art using a piece of plexiglass, mod podge and glass paint. All supplies provided.
Limited to 30.
September 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ St. Jude Catholic Church
September 27, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Mathew Bell and the Next of Kin perform.
September 28, 2019, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Sell those items you were thinking of throwing away or discover a variety of treasures at bargain prices!
September 28, 2019, 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM @ Allen Community Ice Rink at Allen Event Center
Join Allen Community Ice Rink as we host our Faith and Family Skate.
September 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Cardboard boat races are coming to Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium.
September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Allen Heritage Center