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August 6, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Allen Public Library
Starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Harry Connick Jr., a story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap. 113 minutes.
August 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Film adaptation of the classic novel "Black Beauty" by Anna Sewell. Starring Sean Bean and David Thewlis, the fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
August 16, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Skip Hollandsworth, author of "The Midnight Assassin," discusses the 1885 serial murders in Austin, Texas.
August 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Offsite at Nine Band Brewing Co.
Still remember the word that ousted you from the Spelling Bee back in grade school? Weary of winning every Words with Friends game? Join us for an epic logomachy at our Adult Spelling Bee. If you can’t conquer your ortographobia (fear of spelling mistakes) then come to cheer on your friends!
The tap room has draft beer for purchase; the Library will not be providing alcohol.
Free; no registration
August 23, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Baseball historian C. Paul Rogers III discusses his book "The Whiz Kids Take the Pennant: The 1950 Philadelphia Phillies." Arrive early to listen to old fashioned baseball organ music.
August 24, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Hear the Dallas Banjo Band perform a variety of musical genres -- from Dixieland to blues and rag time.
August 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Le Theatre de Marionette's family-friendly "Silly Strings" is a fast-paced variety show highlighting some of the wonder an magic of marionette puppetry. The show lasts 30 minutes followed by hands-on experience with the puppets! Free tickets available at the Auditorium 30 minutes prior to the program.
August 30, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Join us for a viewing of the documentary, "Denison Dam - Taming the Raging Red," and watch the construction footage of the dam as it was being built.
August 31, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Allen native Ken Byler shares Diamond Bill's story and the history of Texas anthems.