Three Things to Know This Week (Sept. 5-10)

  1. The first of THREE special events in The Colony this week happens Friday, Sept. 8, at The Colony Five Star Complex as Movies in the Park returns! Grab the lawn BatmanLegoMoviechairs and blankets and come on out for a FREE showing of The Lego Batman Movie (Rated PG). Gates open at 7 p.m., movie starts at 8 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase. For more information, call Parks & Recreation at 972-625-1106.

  2. The annual Bow Wow Luau supporting The Colony Animal Services Injured Animal Fund is scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark, 4400 Paige Road. Concessions will be available for purchase. Limit two dogs per owner. Purchase your tickets online in advance and save $4. Day-of-event tickets are available for $20 per person. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

  3. Did you know that the Carson & Barnes Circus will be debuting its “CircusSaurus” DSC05963show in The Colony this weekend, Sept. 9-10, at The Colony Five Star Complex? There are four shows, at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Discount tickets are available through Friday, Sept. 8, at The Colony Recreation Center, 5151 North Colony Blvd., for $12/adult (includes admission for one child). Child tickets can also be purchased for $6/child (for ages 2 – 11). You can also purchase tickets online at, or at the box office on the performance dates. For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.