Treasure Island Reimagined! at the Dallas Children’s Theater

Treasure Island Reimagined!

Adapted for the stage by Katy Tye, Jeffrey Colangelo,
and Robyn Flatt
Based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson
September 23 – October 21, 2018
Ages 7 and up

Hoist your sails and get ready to see the world premiere of TREASURE ISLAND Reimagined!

Friendship, betrayal, and adventure are front and center in this bold world premiere! And Jim Hawkins, Ben Gunn, and Long John Silver will do just about anything to be the first to claim the buried treasure.

From the moment you enter the theater, you’ll find yourself in the middle of the action. Step into a world of dramatic sword fights, thrilling acrobatics, and magical shadow puppetry as Dallas Children’s Theater, Prism Movement Theatre, Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts, and Lone Star Circus® come together to present a wildly original version of this iconic tale.

Grab your costume and come aboard our ship. Your help is needed to decide who gets to take home the gold!

Don’t miss the Treasure Island Reimagined! PLAY AND PARTY!

North Texas Giving Day is September 20th

Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower everyone to give back to their community by supporting local nonprofits and causes they care about.

Whether you’re a new donor looking for a way to create change in your community or a super supporter who would like to help fundraise on your favorite organization’s behalf, there’s a place for everyone to get involved during #NTxGivingDay! You can
give back by donating or volunteering and businesses can spread the word about their favorite participating nonprofit.

Celebrate North Texas Giving Day on September 20!

The North Texas community is so generous, and the Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is the perfect day to help our neighbors and invest in our local nonprofits. I’m happy to serve as the inaugural Honorary Chair of North Texas Giving Day. Please join me in supporting your favorite North Texas charities on September 20th.”
– Laura Bush, Former First Lady

North Texas Giving Day helps to build awareness and support for local nonprofits, such as schools, arts, and cultural organizations and more.   In 2017, $39 million was raised through more than 137,000 gifts benefiting 2,723 local nonprofit, bringing the nine-year total to $195 million for our community. North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation.

Attend a Communities Foundation of Texas Event

Did you know that there will be events all over the North Texas region for #NTxGivingDay?

Grab a friend and come to celebrate with the nonprofit community! This is a great way to meet the local nonprofits in your community and find out how you can get involved.

Sunday, September 16Time: 1pm-4pm
NorthPark Center (8687 N Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75225)

Fort Worth

Wednesday, September 19
Shipping & Receiving Bar (201 South Calhoun Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104)


Hosted by: Greater Denton Art Council
Thursday, September 20Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Denton Courthouse Lawn (110 W. Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201)

Collin County

Hosted by: McKinney Helping Hands
Thursday, September 20
Finch Park (301 W. Standifer Street, McKinney, TX 75069)


Hosted by: The Heritage Farmstead Museum
Thursday, September 20
The Heritage Farmstead Museum (1900 W. 15th Street, Plano, Tx 75075)

Arlington GIVES! Concert

Hosted by: Arlington Tomorrow Foundation and Communities Foundation of Texas
Thursday, September 20
Location: Levitt Pavilion (100 W Abram Street, Arlington, TX 76010)

Volunteer Opportunites

During scheduled giving, September 10 through September 19, North Texas Giving Day will be hosting volunteer events. Donors will have the opportunity volunteer at some of their favorite nonprofits throughout the North Texas region. Click here for a list of events.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival Celebrates 38th Season

This year, Scarborough Renaissance Festival will showcase more than a dozen new stage and lane shows, a new Royal court, and many incredible new artisans and their amazing artistic creations as they kick off their 38th season.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival is interactive fun for everyone, 16th Century Style that will run every Saturday & Sunday (and Memorial Day Monday) for eight consecutive weekends through May 28, 2018. [Read more…]