Is your daughter going to a Daddy-Daughter Dance next month? Make the occasion extra special with an up-do/style plus complimentary mini-mani and make-up from Sharkey’s Cuts of Kids! This offer is good for both their Stonebriar (3411 Preston Road, Frisco) and North Frisco (11955 Dallas Pkwy) locations. Tell them you read about this on Plano Area Moms and you’ll get all this for just $35. Call 214-387-8200 or visit their website to book your appointment. Sharkey’s offers friendly stylists, a clean and safe environment and lots of ways to keep your child engaged and happy including salon seats that are police, Barbie, Buzz Lightyear, and race cars plus cartoons and Netflix! Your kids will have a great appointment and you’ll love the results.

Foundation For C.H.O.I.C.E. is is holding a Wine Tasting & Silent Auction at Season’s 52 on March 21st. Tickets are $25 per person. Foundation for CHOICE (Consider How One Individual Changes Everything) is a non-profit organization that focuses on mentoring hand-picked, at-risk DFW-area students for life after high school including college scholarships.  Learn more on their website.

Do you know of an outstanding community volunteer or organization in Collin County that deserves recognition? The Junior League of Collin County is currently taking nominations for their Excellence in Volunteer Service awards. Nominations are due Friday, February 5th.

January is National Skating Month! Enjoy a free public skating session and register your 5-14 year old for a Try Hockey for Free program at the StarCenters in Plano, McKinney or Farmers Branch.

Prestonwood Christian Academy (PCA) opened a new 18,000-square foot, $5.7 million Student Life Center this month. The building will serve as the chapel and cafeteria for more than 600 seventh through twelfth grade students.


The new Kroger at Park and Preston is open - with a Starbucks!

The new Kroger at Park and Preston is open – with a Starbucks!

Business News

  • Happy first birthday Pinstack! Visit their website for anniversary week specials January 25th-31st.
  • The owners of Whiskey Cake and Mexican Sugar are opening a wine bar this summer called Sixty Vines, in what used to be Abuelo’s (by Whiskey Cake).
  • play street museum McKinney is now open at 3851 S Stonebridge Dr. This location has a farm theme.
  • Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House will open in 2017 at the Legacy West development.
  • HUB Streat Food Port is expected to open in mid- to late spring  at the southwest corner of 14th Street and M Avenue in Plano.
  • Kohl’s in East Plano is closing mid-February. Readers reported 70% off bras but no other discounts at the moment.