This Week in Allen
          February 6-13   

Blue House Too
Art Space @ 934 Watters Creek Blvd
Hours: Wed - Fri: 5-9 pm;  Saturdays: 1-9 pm; and Sundays: 1-6 pm

Come Together: Celebrating Black History Month
Friday, February 2 to Sunday, February 25
Free Event

Come Together, an exhibit and interactive art program celebrating Black History Month features the work of six North Texas artists, winners of the MLK Student Art Contests in Allen and Plano ISD, as well as an exhibit of photographs from rallies and marches with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., throughout the south, during the 1960s.Visitors can take part in an interactive art project, creating a woven work symbolic of coming together. Learn More

Yoga with OMies for Love
Saturday, February 10 @ 10 am
$25 fee (100% will be donated)

Come join the Omies for Love, a 90 minute Chakra based yoga class. All of the proceeds from this fundraiser event will benefit Hanuman Homies, a yoga outreach program to children who have suffered abuse or neglect.

Your ticket will give you entry to the yoga class, 5 raffle tickets for opportunity to win a variety of prizes, and a swag bag filled with gifts and treats.

Learn More and Register


Allen ISD Secondary Art Show - a juried competition  
Exhibit open until Friday, February 23
@ Allen High School, PAC Visual Arts Gallery
Free Event

Come to view artwork by Allen ISD secondary art students in grades 9-12 at Allen High School PAC Visual Arts Gallery .

Allen Heritage Guild
 
Ron Siebler to speak at the meeting
Wednesday, February 7 @ 6:30 pm
@ Allen Heritage Guild Depot, 100 East Main St.
Free Event - open to the public

Come to hear Ron Siebler, residential remodeler, historic preservationist, and blacksmith, currently involved in restoring the yellow farmhouse at Allen Heritage Village. His passion for old structures, machines, and historic preservation dates back to 1984 when he was involved with the first restoration of the Denton County Courthouse on the square Learn More

Depot Museum at 100 East Main St
Open on Saturday, February 10 @ 10 am - 2 pm
Free Event

The Allen Heritage Guild maintains the Depot Museum as a repository of historic materials associated with the development of Allen. The public is invited to see and use the printed materials while visiting the museum .   Learn More

"Celebrating" Black History Month
Sunday, February 11 @ 2pm
@St. Mary Church in Allen Heritage Village, 402 East St. Mary Drive
Free Event

Come hear stories of Allen and celebrate the achievements of local African-Americans with Speakers Joyce Turner, Founder of Fellowship Christian Center Church of Plano and its Pastor Dr. W. L. Stafford, Sr., and Vincent Turner, long time Allen resident .   Learn More

Friends of the Allen Public Library presents:
Stagecoach Mary
Saturday, February 10 @ 3 pm
@ Allen Public Library Auditorium
Free Event

Learn more about "Stagecoach Mary" Fields, the first African American woman star route mail carrier in the United States from Lee Reed, President of the Texas Buffalo Association. Born a slave but freed in 1865, "Stagecoach Mary" met trains with mail, then drove her stagecoach over rocky, rough roads through frigid weather.
 

Upcoming Events

ArtSparks, Thursday, February 15, 10am at Whole Foods Market

Kiwanis Wine Tasting - Scholarship Fundraiser, Thursday, February 22 at Blue House Too
 
Sam Bass Railroad History Day, Saturday, February 24 at Allen Heritage Guild
 
Art and Yoga, Saturday, February 24 at Blue House Too

Check out all the Spring Programs and Events at www.allenartsalliance.org


Regular Events - open to public

How to Support Us

Please select the Allen Arts Alliance as your charitable organization the next time you shop using this popular retail site, Amazon. Their giving program, Amazon Smile, lets us earn 0.5% from eligible purchases made through Amazon. Your donation will help us grow the many art programs we provide to our community throughout the year!

Donations in any amount are always appreciated and used to nurture arts, culture, heritage and enrichment programs in our community!
If your teen needs service hours, or you or your family wants to reach out to the community through the arts, email us at office@allenartsalliance.org.