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May 10

Booked on Fridays

Adults 18 and up invited to bring a lunch or snack to enjoy good reads and conversation. Copies of May's featured book, "An American Marriage," by Tayari Jones, available...
12:00pm
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Apr 15

(Sub)Urban Homesteading

Homesteading is the art of becoming self-sufficient on a property. This talk will cover the unique challenges and opportunities that suburban homesteading can bring, with specific focuses on keeping...
8:00am
Other
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May 5

Wylie 500 Pedal Car Races

Kids age 2 - 5 are invited to choose a pedal car provided by Wylie merchants and race 500 inches down Ballard Avenue in heats of six. Winners will...
1:00pm
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Mar 14

K-Pop Prom Comes to Wylie’s Smith Library

Do you secretly do BTS routines in front of your bedroom mirror? Do you already have tickets for Blackpink's world tour? Is your favorite cake Red Velvet? If so,...
3:00pm
Music
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Feb 18

Teen/Tween Poetry Cafe

Wylie's Smith Library invites creative kids in grades 4 - 12 to read their original poetry at showcase (not a competition). Hosted by SPL Teen Library Council, audience members...
5:00pm
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Feb 14

Teen Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

Sixth- through 12th-graders feeling lukewarm about Valentine's Day are invited to Wylie's Smith Library for an Anti-Valentine's Day Party, 6 to 7 p.m., Feb. 14. Jaded V-Day ex-pats will...
6:00pm
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Feb 6

Bandan Koro – Theater & History

Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble presents theatrical selections of traditionally based West African percussion and dance, along with presentations of traditional folklore by way of the "griot,"...
6:30pm
Music
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Jan 26

Black Light Zumba Dance Party

Join the party as over 100 people take over the Wylie Rec gym, moving and glowing under black lights. Wear neon-colored or white clothing. Glow bracelets and neon air...
8:30pm
Music
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Dec 5

LEGO League

Kids in grades 1 - 4 are invited to show off their creativity and build around a different theme every month using the library's LEGO sets. Cooperation and building...
3:30pm
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Dec 1

Festival of Lights Tree Lighting

City of Wylie invites everyone to usher in the holiday season with the Festival of Lights Tree Lighting in Olde City Park. Bring the family to enjoy a visit...
5:00pm
Music
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Dec 2

Wylie’s P.O.L.I.C.E. Club Tourney Rescheduled

Wylie's P.O.L.I.C.E. Club (Practice of Leadership, Integrity, and Character Education) is hosting its second annual co-ed, slow-pitch softball tournament fundraiser Sunday, Dec. 2. The event was originally scheduled for...
9:00am
Sports
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Dec 8

Donuts with Santa

Wylie Parks and Rec hosts a kid-friendly breakfast with the jolly old elf and his team of helpers. Kids age 1 - 10 will enjoy crafts, treats, themed activities,...
8:30am
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Nov 30

P.O.L.I.C.E. Club Parents’ Night Out

The Wylie Practice of Leadership, Integrity, and Character Education Club is hosting its fourth annual Parents' Night Out. Parents are invited to drop their kindergarten through sixth-grade youngsters at...
6:00pm
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Dec 1

Wylie Arts Festival

Shop at over 140 vendors of fine art and handmade crafts, listen to sounds of the season, enjoy festive fair food. Kids' activities include inflatables, petting zoo, barrel train,...
10:00am
Retail / Shopping
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Oct 25

Night of Wonder

City of Wylie presents the fourth annual family-fun magic show, Night of Wonder, featuring award-winning illusionist, Trigg Watson. Trigg was the highest-scoring American magician at the World Magic Contest...
7:00pm
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Oct 23

Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Fall Fundraiser Costume Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Library support group, will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. The $1 entry fee per...
5:30pm
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Nov 4

P.O.L.I.C.E. Club Co-Ed, Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament

Wylie's P.O.L.I.C.E. (Practice of Leadership, Integrity, and Character Education) Club hosts the second annual co-ed, slow-pitch, double-elimination softball tournament fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit community members in need. Maximum 16...
9:00am
Sports
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Oct 25

Boo on Ballard

More than 3,500 people will dress in costume and head for historic downtown Wylie for Boo on Ballard, a free trick-or-treat event. Kids collect treats from local merchants in...
6:00pm
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Nov 30

KCS Holiday Express

Six-car Christmas train, KCS Holiday Express, pulled by restored Southern Belle passenger train, stops in Wylie so kids can tour cars and visit with Santa. Included are a smiling...
4:00pm
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Oct 22

‘I Want to Write a Novel. Now What?’

Author Rebecca Adler, who writes the Taste of Texas cozy culinary mysteries, discusses first steps to writing a novel, including developing story ideas, genres and subgenres, identifying writing styles,...
6:30pm
Education
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Oct 13

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein — An Interactive Adventure

Sleuths age 18 and up are invited to help Mary Shelley complete her classic novel in this immersive experience. Solve puzzles and follow clues to bring her characters to...
6:00pm
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