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Dallas Area Events: See What's Coming Up This Weekend

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DALLAS, TX — Looking for things to do in the Dallas area this weekend? Below, we’ve included some of this week’s top events from Dallas. Here's a roundup of local events coming up in the area this weekend.

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Here are a few events happening this weekend in and around Dallas:

Teen Interactive Movie - Elf - Haltom City Library

Movie Matinee: A Muppet Christmas Carol

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Grapevine Public Library - Children's Programs
  • What: Event listing from Grapevine Public Library - Children's Programs: Thursday and December 16 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PMhttp://www.grapevinetexas.gov/calendar.aspx?EID=9721 This event was originally posted on a public calendar and distributed by Burbio. Please confirm event deta... Learn More

Gift Wrapping - Benbrook Public Library

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Benbrook Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Benbrook Public Library: Thursday and December 16 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PMWrap your holiday gifts away from prying eyes at the library! This event was originally posted on a public calendar and distributed by Burbio. Please confirm event details with the h... Learn More

LCMS: Boys Basketball Vs. Forte - Home

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Lake Worth ISD
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Christmas Storytime - White Settlement Recreation

Girls Soccer - All teams @ South Hills HS

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 4:45 p.m.
  • Where: Birdville High School
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IMMS G Basketball vs. Springtown (7B/A & 8B/A)

Winterfest: Book Garlands for Teens - Irving Public Library Teens

IMMS Boys Basketball vs. Springtown (7B / 7A)

IMMS Boys Basketball vs. Springtown (8B / 8A)

LCMS Girls Basketball: Vs Forte - Away

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Lake Worth ISD
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BN Swimming & Diving - NISD JV Meet - Byron Nelson H S

YWLA Basketball Black Team vs Truman**

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Young Women's Leadership Academy at Arnold
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BHS Academic Letter Jacket Ceremony (Events)

Twilight Virtual Trivia - Farmers Branch Manske Public Library

CTHS Gymnastics Varsity (F) vs LD Bell HS

VIPS Monthly Meeting - Watauga Police Department

AVC Music 5th Grade Spectacular - Castleberry ISD

Wrestling Tri vs. De Soto and Dallas Pinkston (SENIOR Night)

BBBS Mentor 2.0 Event - Collegiate Academy

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Collegiate Academy
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Adult Book Club - Ridgewood Branch Library

It's A Wrap! Holiday Edition - Desoto Public Library - Programs for Adults

Superintendent Profile Development Session - Parents/PTA

An Evening With! Jerrie Marcus & Michael Granberry

Elf Jr. | The Musical - Kennedale High School

LC Band Winter Concert - Lakeview Centennial H S

Concert at the Recreation Center (Concert Bells of Fort Worth)

There's Still My Joy - Texas Center for Arts + Academics

silent Sky Theater Production - Hillcrest High School

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Hillcrest High School
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Heritage Book Club: Readers Choice - Irving Public Library Adults

Circo Metropolis Holiday Circus

  • When: Thursday, December 16th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Samuell-Grand Park, 6200 East Grand Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75201, United States
  • What: Winter is coming and Laughter League, in collaboration with Shakespeare Dallas, will ring in the holidays by gathering a band of merry circus artists together to celebrate this most joyous time of year. Hosted by the zany and dynamic clown duo Slappy and Monday, Circo Metropol... Learn More

Poetry Smash #3 - The Black Academy of Arts and Letters

End of C2 - S Garland H S

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: S Garland H S
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CHHS: Teacher Work Day - Cedar Hill High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Cedar Hill High School
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End of the 2nd Term - Wylie ISD

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Wylie ISD
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End of 2nd Nine Weeks - Dubiski Career High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Dubiski Career High School
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Varsity Boys/Girls Wrestling In Santa Slam Duals @Coppell HS

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: South Grand Prairie High School
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End of 2nd Quarter - Berkner H S

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Berkner H S
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Girls Basketball BYE - Grand Prairie High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Grand Prairie High School
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End of Second Nine Weeks - Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District
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End of Semester/End of Second Nine-Week Grading Cycle

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Aledo High School
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End of Fall Semester - Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School
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Wrestling (B) Var @ Christmas Open

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lamar H S
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End of 2nd 9 Weeks - Azle High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Azle High School
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Boys Basketball vs Saginaw @ BISD Coliseum (V@7:30--JV@6--9A@4:30)

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Haltom High School
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Semester 1 Exams (Even Periods – 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8th)

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Kennedale High School
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End of 2nd 9-Weeks - Fossil Ridge HS

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Fossil Ridge HS
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DHJ Freshman Friday Funday - Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School
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Wrestling Varsity Boys @ St. Mark's Invitational @ Dallas St. Mark's @ 4

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Haltom High School
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DHJ Boys Basketball vs. Venus (See DHJ Boys Basketball page for details)

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School
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End of 2nd Nine Weeks/Semester 1 - Kennedale High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Kennedale High School
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Semester Exams--Periods 3 & 4 - Richland High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Richland High School
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OnRamps Rhetoric Pull-Out - Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School
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Mustang Wrestling BV @ Cabot HS, Arkansas

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Grapevine High School
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Holiday Break - Lamar H S

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lamar H S
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Soccer Girls @ Frisco Centennial HS (JV@5:30 & V@7)

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Haltom High School
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DHJ Girls Soccer vs Azle (See Athletics Page for Complete Schedule Details)

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School
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Student/Staff Holiday - Turning Point Secondary School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Turning Point Secondary School
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PD: Teacher Professional Development

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lake Worth High School
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Girls Basketball @ North Crowley HS (V@6:30--JV@5--9th@5)

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Haltom High School
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CAMPUS-WIDE MORNING SESSION ONLY - Everman Academy High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 7:50 a.m.
  • Where: Everman Academy High School
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Teacher Work Day/Student Holiday - Aledo High School

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Aledo High School
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SHS Wrestling JV vs Texan Tap Out - Saginaw High School

CTHS Wrestling JV (M) vs Northwest JV Tournament

End of Term 2 - Bridges Accelerated Learning Center

  • When: Friday, December 17th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bridges Accelerated Learning Center
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1st and 8th ACP - Hillcrest High School

  • When:Friday, December 17th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Hillcrest High School
  • What: Event listing from Hillcrest High School: Friday, December 17 from 9:00 AM to 1:50 PM9:001st period/9:00-11:208th period/11:25-1:501:50 This event was originally posted on a public calendar and distributed by Burbio. Please confirm event details with the host before atte... Learn More
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    1st and 8th ACP - Hillcrest High School

    • When: Friday, December 17th at 9:00 a.m.
    • Where: Hillcrest High School
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    BN Boys JV Wrestling @ Texan Tap-out Tournament

    Story Time at the Highland Park Library

    Art Cart: Make Your Own Christmas Cards

    Wrap it Up! - Haltom City Library

    Music, Movement, and Me - Benbrook Public Library

    The A, B, C, D's of Medicare - Rowlett Public Library

    FREE Christmas Lunch for Seniors - Burleson Senior Activity Center

    The FRIENDS Experience

    • When: Friday, December 17th at 12:00 p.m.
    • Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
    • What: After successful runs in New York, Chicago and Atlanta, the wildly popular FRIENDS Experience, originally created for the show’s 25th anniversary, is heading to the Lone Star State! From Nov. 4 through Jan. 17, fans can celebrate their favorite FRIENDS characters and revisit s... Learn More

    Meadows Museum Gallery Talk: Diversity in Pictures: Prints and Photographs of Mexico from the DeGoly...

    Boys Basketball at Eaton - Birdville High School

    • When: Friday, December 17th at 1:00 p.m.
    • Where: Birdville High School
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    Check out all the local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the Dallas Patch community calendar.

    Editor's note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to content@patch.com with any questions or other feedback about this article.

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