2017 Hope Rising Events

2017 is going to be a great year!  We have a number of exciting events scheduled, so mark your calendar now and make plans to join us.

January 29 (3-5 pm), February 4 (3-5 pm) and February 9 (7-9 pm) — Flashmob Practice

Dancer Strong Academy, 192 Industrial Blvd. #103, McKinney, TX 75069

Thursday, February 2 — Tutu Making Party

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Parish Hall (400 N. College St., McKinney, TX  75069), 7-9 pm

Saturday, February 11 — One Billion Rising Flashmob

South lawn of the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney, TX 75069, 4 pm

Friday, February 17 — Connections Band Benefit Concert

First United Methodist Church of McKinney, Dyer Hall, 315 N Church St, McKinney, Texas 75069. Silent auction:  6 pm. Concert:  7 pm

Thursday, March 30 — Open Artistic Call to Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence 

Orison’s Art and Framing, 110 East Louisiana St., McKinney, TX 75069. Deadline: 4 pm (limited to first 60 submissions).

Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9 — McKinney Arts in Bloom and Hope Rising Art Exhibit

Historic Downtown McKinney, 111 N. Tennessee St. McKinney, TX

Tuesday, July 4 — McKinney Red, Hot and Boom 4th of July Parade

March with us in downtown McKinney during the hometown parade

Saturday, September 9 — smallCon Conference

Addison Conference and Theatre Center, 15650 ADDISON RD, Addison, TX, 9 am – 6 pm

Thursday, September 14 — North Texas Giving Day

Historic Downtown McKinney and Online Event, 6 am – midnight central time

Friday, October 27 — Aware, a Rockin’ Evening of Music

Tupps Brewery,  721 Anderson Street, McKinney, TX from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm