october

Ensure Your Halloween Is Full of Treats: Ten Tips for A Safe Halloween

Halloween should be a day remembered for the fun that it provides people of all ages, not an incident that lands a child or adult in the hospital or injured. Here are ten safety tips to make sure you have a great Halloween: Only eat treats that are in factory-wrapped packages and have been inspected by a parent.  Add reflection tape to your child's bag and try to incorporate it, or reflective gear into his costume. Stay on well-light streets and only go to homes which have porch lights. Don't enter homes or cars of unfamiliar people. Wear Read Full Post

Plano Spooky Symphony on October 27

For families with children who do not seem to have much of an appreciation for classical music, there will be a great opportunity to experience some outstanding musical performances that people from all ages will be sure to enjoy. The Spooky Symphony concert is set to take place at 3:00 p.m. on October 27, 2013 at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in Plano. You’ll have fun listening to the Plano Symphony Orchestra as it plays music from Harry Potter and Star Wars movies, as well as a number of Halloween favorites. All attendees are invited to wear a Halloween costume. Before the concert, Read Full Post

Fire Safety Tips For Your Home

There are quite a few ways you can help protect your home from fire. Since fire prevention week is in October, now is a good time to make plans to keep yourself and your family safe. For example, don't leave your space heaters unattended. You want to make sure you're careful with them and with your electrical cords. Check them out before use, to make sure they aren't frayed or damaged. In addition, cook with care. A large number of fires are started every year from cooking that is left unattended or gets out of hand. You can protect yourself even further by buying LED flameless candles, Read Full Post

Downtown Plano Feast-ival is Scheduled for October 26th

Looking for a high energy event with music, food, athletic activities, and fun for the entire family? Mark October 26th on your calendar. That is the date for the Downtown Plano Feast-ival that will take place from 10am until 8pm. The Feast-ival features a variety of Halloween oriented activities including the second annual Great Pumpkin Race and the Pumpkin Vintage Car Show. One of the main draws of the Feast-ival is the amount a local and regional up-and-coming music acts that will take the stage. There is the Living for Zachary’s IncREDible 5k HeartRun, a Fire Truck Pull, Kids Read Full Post