Back 2 School

Back 2 School Bash

Date: Tuesday, August 9

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

5151 North Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: FREE for residents / $3 for non-residents

Join us for this fun filled evening complete with free school supplies, mascot dance off and lots of helpful information for the upcoming school year. Registration is required and space is limited to the first 500 children ages 5-12. Register at The Colony Recreation Center. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


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Summer Cinema Clubhouse "Zootopia"

Date: Friday, August 12

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

5151 North Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: FREE

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center starting at 10:00 a.m. The doors open at 9:00 a.m., so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


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Jazzed About the Library Benefit

Date: Saturday, August 13

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Cascades Convention Center

5909 Stone Creek Dr., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: Advance tickets: $12 individual / $20 couple / $24 family

The Jazzed About the Library Benefit presented by Friends of The Colony Public Library, supports the diverse programs of The Colony Public Library. This family-friendly event includes live entertainment by The Texas Gypsies and magic by Brett Roberts as well as kid’s activities, photo booth, silent auctions, door prizes, speakeasy cash bar, casino tables, meet and greet with local authors and food by local restaurants. To purchase advanced tickets, please visit: thecolonypl.org.


The Good Dino

Topgolf KidZone Drive 'N Movies "The Good Dinosaur"

Date: Tuesday, August 16

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Topgolf

3760 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: FREE with bay rental

A family favorite pastime is about to take on a reel new meaning at Topgolf! Park yourselves in a hitting bay, and catch a family friendly flick on your bay TV while you play Topgolf and enjoy dinner.For more information, please contact Topgolf.


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Movies in the Park

Date: Friday, September 9

Time: 7:45 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: FREE

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


Bow Wow Luau

Bow-Wow Luau

Date: Sunday, September 18

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Hawaiian Falls Water Park

4400 Paige Rd., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: TBD

Calling all dog lovers! This one-of-a-kind event is returning for another great year at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. Dive in with your best canine friend and enjoy doggie swims, contests, games, and prizes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Colony Animal Shelter Injured Animal Fund. Concessions will be available for purchase. Limit two dogs per owner. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


Adventure Night

Mother and Son Adventure Night

Date: Saturday, September 24

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Lions Club Park

4800 Nash Dr., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: TBD

New in 2016 the Mother and Son Adventure Night will feature great outdoor activities such as fishing, archery, camping skills, horseshoes, cookout, campfire, games and other fun activities. Registration begins August 8 at The Colony Recreation Center.  For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


Grandscape Alz Walk

2016 Grandscape Walk to End Alzheimer's

Date: Saturday, October 1

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Grandscape

5600 Nebraska Furniture Mart Dr., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: Varies

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions! For more information, to volunteer or register, please click here.


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Movies in the Park

Date: Friday, October 7

Time: 7:15 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: FREE

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


Family Fright Night

Date: Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 16

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: TBD

Don't miss the annual Family Fright Night family Halloween camp-out at Stewart Creek Park. Join us for a haunted trail, tent trick or treating, costume and scream contests, scary movie, hayride, campfire, s'mores and great food. This event has limited enrollment and fills quickly, so don't delay. Registration begins October 1. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


The Colony Half Marathon 2016

The Colony Half Marathon

Date: Saturday, October 22

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: Varies

The city of The Colony and The Colony Roadrunners Club proudly invite you to participate in The Colony Half Marathon. Begin your Fall race season with this annual 13.1 mile course along the picturesque Shoreline Trail and beautiful Lewisville Lake in The Colony, Texas. Participants will enjoy a gently undulating, crushed granite trail in a tranquil and natural setting that promises a memorable race experience for all. For registration and more information, please visit: www.thecolonyhalf.com.


American Hero Run

American Hero Run

Date: Saturday, November 5

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: Varies

The American Hero Run - 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run is a family event for all ages! The chip-timed race features free parking, special event t-shirt for all entrants and names announced at finish line. Proceeds benefiting the American Legion Post 21 will go toward assisting local veterans in need, Boys State Sponsorships, Oratorical Contest Sponsorships and The Colony High School JROTC Drill Meet Sponsorship. After the event, join us at the Five Star Complex for an amazing fireworks show, concert, car show, carnival and great food! For more information and to register, please visit www.americanherorun.com.


American Heroes

American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans Festival & Fireworks

Date: Saturday, November 5

Time: Dependent Upon Activity

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: FREE Admission

The City of The Colony and American Legion Post 21 is once again proud to celebrate and honor all the men and women who are currently serving or have served our country at this all-day festival. Activities include a fun run/walk, car/bike/truck show, family entertainment, great food, live music, silent auction, patriotic Veterans ceremonies and an incredible fireworks show. For more information and specific activity start times, please visit www.SaluteAmericanHeroes.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106. #American Heroes


Holiday in the Park | Parade of Lights | Baking Contest

Date: Saturday, December 3

Time: Dependent Upon Activity

Location: Dependent Upon Activity

Cost: Free

This annual event, presented by The Colony Parks and Recreation Department, will make its way through town with a bang. All-day activities include: pictures with Santa from noon to 2:00 p.m. at The Colony Public Library, 6800 Main St. ($2 per photo); Parade of Lights at 5:45 p.m. (route begins at Peters Colony Elementary parking lot and proceeds west on Nash to Blair Oaks and then south to The Five Star Complex); Holiday In The Park at 6:00 p.m. at Perryman Park, 4930 S. Colony Blvd. Holiday in the Park will feature festive holiday music and performances, a holiday craft station and a holiday baking contest. Saturday will also kickoff The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at Central Fire Station. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


The Colony Christmas Spectacular

Date: Saturday, December 3 – January 1

Time: Sunset - 10:00 p.m.

Location: Central Fire Station

4900 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056

Cost: FREE

The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show is choreographed to music and can be seen every evening in December starting on December 5 through January 1 from sunset to 10:00 p.m. Tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy the music. For more information, please contact The Colony Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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