Collin County Happenings

by Jan Richey | April 8, 2013



Collin County Happenings 

SNAP Dance – 50’s Sock Hop
Friday, April 12
Allen Recreation Hall
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Come SNAP your fingers and shuffle your feet at our Special Needs Adapted Program! Dances feature live music, a fun and creative theme, snacks and a commemorative photo that is mailed to each participant’s home! Each dance takes place the second Friday of every month. Register early, the fee increases to $15 at 5 p.m. the Wednesday prior to each dance.

Trinkets to Treasures – Rummage Sale
Saturday, April 13
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Plano Centre
Collin County’s largest rummage sale! All proceeds benefit the charitable projects and programs of the Junior League of Collin County. For more information, go to or call (972) 769-1142.

Arts in Bloom 2013
Saturday, April 13
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Historic Downtown McKinney
Local and regional artists come out to play in Downtown McKinney on Saturday, April 13, 2013. McKinney Main Street invites you to experience art in all forms as creative fortes blossom throughout the Historic District. This all-day event is a perfect opportunity to experience the magic of the McKinney historic shopping district during the spring season with art, music, food and much, much more.

Skating with the Stars
Saturday, April 13
Noon – 2 p.m.

Dr Pepper StarCenter McKinney at Craig Ranch
This family-friendly event will feature two hours of free public skating, a bounce house, games for kids, figure skating exhibitions and a full-sized street hockey rink for kids to play hockey on. The event is free for all and is co-sponsored by the Dallas Stars, who will have their mobile unit promotional team on hand to run the activities.

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