Richardson | June 2022


June & July events




The city of Richardson is holding its annual Family 4th Celebration at 6 p.m. at Breckinridge Park. Open to the entire community, attendees are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy children’s activities, concessions, a patriotic musical salute and more. The reworks show is estimated to start at 9:30 p.m. Free. 3555 Brand Road, Richardson. 972-744-4100. parks-recreation/community-events/family-4th-celebration (Courtesy city of Richardson)

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The Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson. 972-744-4650. 08 THROUGH 24 ENJOY A NEIL SIMON COMEDY The Richardson Theatre Centre is performing the comedy “A Plaza Suite” at its main venue during the month of July. The Neil Simon comedy play is a series of three one-acts set in the Plaza Hotel that deal with rekindling a dying marriage, a lm producer trying to woo his childhood sweetheart and desperation on wedding day, according to the event’s description. Tickets are available for purchased online or at the theater’s box oce. Showtimes vary. $20-$25. Richardson Theatre Centre, 518 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 113, Richardson. 972-699-1130. 09 LEARN ABOUT SPACE The Richardson Public Library is hosting an in-depth discussion with NASA Solar System Ambassador Michelle Wilde about the Artemis Mission program. Those in attendance are able to learn about the moon, the advanced rocket that will be used and NASA’s plans to build an outpost orbiting the moon, according to the event’s description. Prizes will also be presented by Wilde. 2 p.m. Free. 900 Civic Center Drive, Richardson. 972-744-4350. CityLine Market is hosting a class with Simply Organic Soap to help residents create their own signature bath salts and salt scrubs. Those who attend will get to take home 4 ounces of bath salts and a 4-ounce jar of salt scrub infused with essential oils, according to the event description. Tickets are available for purchase online. 10-11 a.m. $45. CityLine Plaza, 1150 State St., Richardson. departments/public-library 23 CREATE YOUR OWN BATH SALTS

COMPILED BY JACKSON KING JUNE 30 ROCK OUT TO THE LORDS OF 52ND STREET The Lords of 52nd Street will be performing at the Eisemann Center on June 30. According to the event’s description, The Lords of 52nd Street aided in the creation of several Billy Joel hits, including “Turnstiles,” “The Stranger,” “52nd Street,” “Glass Houses” and “Songs in the Attic.” Tickets can be purchased online. 8 p.m. $39-$56. 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson. 972- 744-4650. events-tickets JULY 01 THROUGH 3 PAINT FREEDOM RINGING Painting with a Twist in Richardson is holding eight classes during the holiday weekend, including a “Let Freedom Ring” class July 2. These arts classes oer a variety of painting lessons for large groups with adult options available. Tickets are available for purchases online. Times vary. $39-$60. Arapaho Village Shopping Center, 819 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson. 469-802-6333. richardson 06 THROUGH 21 EXPERIENCE A COMEDY PLAY “The Secret Comedy of Women” is performing throughout July at Richardson’s Charles W. Eisemann Center. According to the event’s description, the variety show features sketches and improvisation along with other comedic vignettes, all focusing on womanhood. The play’s website said the show also features improv, sketch comedy, audience participation, multimedia elements, characters and nonction memoirs. Tickets are available to be purchased online. Showtimes vary. $39-$65.

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