Around Garland: 5/5-5/18

Now until May 12

Nunnsense at Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St. Sister Julia, the cook of the Little Sisters of Hoboken, accidentally poisoned 52 of her fellow sisters. How will she raise money for all the burials? Put on a musical! Dates and times vary. Check the Box office 972-205-2790. 

May 3-5

Cabo De Mayo at Bar Louie in Firewheel Town Center 340 Coneflower Dr. Garland. 11 am. Celebrate Cinco De Mayo all weekend long at our place Cabo style! -Sammy and Louie at Bar Louie Firewheel Town Center for our Cabo De Mayo Weekend featuring Sammy Hagar’s Santo Mezquila all weekend May 3rd – 5th. Rockin’ specials all weekend long including 2 Tacos for $5 featuring our NEW Louie’s Philly Cheesesteak taco and Sammy’s Red Rockin’ Buffalo Chicken Taco. So what are you waiting for? Let’s taco bout a revolution!

May 5

Cinco De Mayo Fest in Downtown Garland The Millhouse Pizzeria and Stage 532 Main St. 11 am-4 pm. Come celebrate history, culture and fun at the Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival in Downtown Garland, TX! *Performing Live* Jay Perez, Los Desperadoz, Quimikoz Del Son Conjunto Anhelo and more. GISD Mariachi Ballet Folklorico. Beer/tacos/vendors

Pearls of Promise Debutante Cotillion Host: Lambda Upsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority at Slate at II Creeks 2701 Custer Pkwy. Richardson, 6pm-9pm. Tickets: www.sgrhoplans.orgThe Pearls of Promise Debutante Program is a major component of the Lambda Upsilon Sigma Rhoer Club, an affiliate of Sigma Gamma Rho for young ladies between the ages of 12 and 18. Established in 1939, the Rhoer Club was the vision of Sigma Gamma Rho Founder, Mary Lou Allison Little who had a passion for youth and the development of their full potential. Through the Rhoer Club, Sigma Gamma Rho provides training and guidance in education, community service, vocation, fine arts, and social affairs. The program also provides the young women with the energy, support, commitment, and encouragement of members of Sigma Gamma Rho to help them develop and succeed in their life’s endeavors. The Pearls of Promise Debutante Program is an honors recognition program for exceptional young women who excel academically, serve as role models to their peers, and are future leaders of our community. It presents to college admissions officers and future employers that the applicant is active as a leader in her school and community, and is a highly respected individual who is committed to programs which serve others. Debutantes also develop a connection with a select group of women who are proven high achievers and invaluable resources for life.

May 7

2019 Celebration of Hope Host: Hope Clinic of Garland at The Atrium 300 N. 5th St. Garland. 7 am-9 am. Tickets: www.hopeclinic.garland.orgCome join us for this special celebration of all that God has done in and through Hope Clinic and its donors. For table reservations and ticket information, email Jenny Clements, Development Assistant: 2019 Ramadan Dinner with the Richardson Community at Dialogue Institute 1416 E. Collins Blvd. 7:30-9:30. RSVP Tickets:

We are excited to invite the Richardson community to join us at Dialogue Institute Dallas for a special Ramadan Dinner on Tuesday, May 7th at 7:30 pm. The evening will start with a welcome and followed by a Ramadan presentation. Tasty home cooked meals will be served at the dinner. Fast-breaking time is at 8:14 PM sharp and the evening will end after dinner. Make this a memorable night and break bread together in the holy month of Ramadan!

May 8

Relator Attraction Factor Host T’neshela Jones at Anamia’s Tex Mex 3408 Preston Rd. Plano 1 pm-3 pm. Tickets:  What you will learn is my “Realtor Avatar 2020 Method” is to attract your Ideal Clientele without buying leads. In #RAA2020 you will learn how to: 

  • Organically grow your business without buying leads.
  • Define your Niche, target client and market.
  • Organically attract and convert those hot leads.
  • Leverage your influence through social and other media platforms.

This Class is for Agents that are tired of attracting clients that aren’t prepared and want you to perform a miracle, not meeting your monthly or annually closing goals, phone not ringing regularly with new leads, feeling invisible in a sea of New Agents, or feeling like you aren’t growing as a Premier Realtor.

May 10

Food Truck Friday at Firewheel Town Center 245 Cedar Sage Dr. Garland. 5 pm-8 pm. Food Truck Fridays are back for the third year in a row and this year we are bringing back fan favorites alongside some new choices of cuisine! 
We are still looking for a musical act for our June 7th Food Truck Friday. If you are interested please email Stephen Richardson at

Participating Trucks:
Cousin’s Maine Lobster
Elite BBQ & Catering
Nosh Box Eatery
Penguin Perry’s
Ragin’ Casian
Yummy Pizza
TCB Italian Ice
Chicago’s Taste & More
Rick’s Smokehouse BBQ

May 12

The Farmer’s Market at Firewheel Town Center. 245 Cedar Sage Dr. Garland.  Sat & Sun. 10 am – 5 pm.
The Farmer’s Market has local produce, beef, pork, jelly, baked goods, and many more other artisan products. Come by and do your weekly shopping and support a family business and receive great products in return.

May 16 & 23

Jazz in The Square at Downtown Square Garland 502 W. State St. 7 pm. FREE- 2 Night Event: Thursday night – May 16 & 23 Music, Arts & Coffee – Downtown Garland Square

**May 16: Garland High School & Sachse High School – Jazz Ensembles
**May 23: Texas Instruments Jazz Band

Experience a laid back, relaxing evening in beautiful Downtown Garland while soaking in the soothing sounds of Jazz. There is no admission fee. You don’t want to miss it! Come on out to this free event, fun for the whole family! Bring your chairs and blankets for this cool jazz series in the square. 

Contact Information
Special Events 
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts 
634 Apollo Road 
Garland, TX 75040