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May 31, 2024

Cricket Watch Parties at EpicCentral

Watch the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Grand Prairie at EpicCentral, 2961 State Highway 161. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. For more information, visit gptx.org/iccworldcup

Friday, May 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m. – ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Kickoff Party

Saturday, June 1, 7:30 p.m. – United States vs. Canada

Tuesday, June 4, 10:30 a.m.- Netherlands vs. Nepal

Thursday, June 6, 10:30 a.m. – United States vs. Pakistan

Friday, June 7, 7:30 p.m. – Sri Lanka vs. Bangladesh

Sunday, June 9, 9:30 a.m. – India vs. Pakistan

Friday, June 29, 9:30 a.m. – Finals

Celebrate Juneteenth

Thursday, June 13, 6-8 p.m.

Juneteenth Volleyball Classic

Dalworth Recreation Center, 2012 Spikes St.

Friday, June 14, 6-7 p.m.

Tyre Park, 2327 Tyre St.

Kick off the weekend with a free event featuring vendors, music, activities and a cookout.

Saturday, June 14, 6-10 p.m.

Block Party at EpicCentral, 2961 SH 161

Music, entertainment, food and more.

Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (lineup at 9 a.m.)

Parade begins at City Hall, 300 W. Main St. and travels to the Dalworth community ending at Tyre Park. Enjoy free food, vendors, entertainment for the kids and free swimming.

For more information, stop by the Dalworth Recreation Center, 2012 Spikes St., or visit GrandFunGP.com

Heroes on the Run 5K and Fun Run

Saturday, June 1, 7 a.m.

EpicCentral, 2961 State Highway 161

This family event helps Grand Prairie Santa Cop be prepared for the holiday season.

Registration and event info.

Cyclin’ with the Mayor

Lone Star/Campion Trail Ride

Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m.

Action Skate Park, 1002 Lone Star Parkway

Join Mayor Ron Jensen for a 5-mile bike ride. Riders of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to join the casual ride.

Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St.

Shop the Farmers Market downtown for locally grown fruits and vegetables, plants tamales, baked goods, salsas, dips, relishes, eggs, honey, chips, soaps, candles and more. gptx.org/farmersmarket

Adopt-a-Stream Mountain Creek Lake Clean Up

Saturday, June 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

This is a water-based cleanup. Paddlers may bring their own kayak, canoe, etc.

Registration required

Volunteer for City Boards and Commissions

Applications are now being accepted for appointments to city boards and commissions. Volunteer members of boards and commissions act in an advisory capacity to the City Council on issues such as housing, parks, development, public health, and aging. Apply online at gptx.org/boardsandcommissions by June 3, 2024. For more information, call 972-237-8039 or email GPCitySecretary@gptx.org

Summer Library Programs

Enjoy exciting programs at Grand Prairie libraries this summer:

Friday, June 7 – Adventure of the Lost Treasure

Science Heroes take us on a treasure-hunting adventure deep within the jungle. Don’t miss this exciting and interactive STEM adventure.

10:30 a.m. – Warmack Library, 760 Graham St.

1 p.m. – Main Library, 901 Conover Dr.

3:30 p.m. – Shotwell Library, 2750 Graham St.

Friday, June 14 – Petting Zoo

Visit this traveling barn and pet dozens of animals outdoors. Bring your water bottle to stay hydrated.

10:30 a.m. – Warmack Library, 760 Graham St.

1 p.m. – Main Library, 901 Conover Dr.

3:30 p.m. – Shotwell Library, 2750 Graham S

Uptown Theater

Enjoy spectacular shows at Grand Prairie’s Uptown Theater, 120 W. Main St. For tickets and information, call 972-237-8786 or visit uptowntheatergp.com.

A Walk Down Memory Lane

Explore the fashions of the 1930s, 1950s, 1970s and 1990s and discuss the history of Grand Prairie

Thursday, June 6, 6:30 p.m.

Free event

The Producers

Presented by the Grand Prairie Arts Council

June 21-23 and June 28-30

Mel Brooks’ 2001 musical filled with crowd-pleasing musical numbers.

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