As a Texas-based company, we want to stay involved in the Texas communities that we service. We reach out to nonprofit organizations and schools, as well as civic and neighborhood groups to sponsor and participate in local initiatives. Over the years we have sponsored festivals, partnerships in education, youth activities, neighborhood cleanups, fun runs, food drives, health forums and many more events.
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Movies in the Park Series - 90's Throwbacks!
Our friends at the Austin Parks Foundation are hosting free events throughout the Summer to keep you both fit and entertained! Movies in the Park is a series of free films, this year they’re screening an all 1992 series of films. Enjoy a host of family-friendly 90’s throwbacks in parks all over Austin! Fitness in the Park offers a variety of free classes including yoga, zumba, boot camps and much more. All classes are led by certified instructors and are offered in parks throughout the city. For more information visit www.austinparks.org
Official July Fourth Celebration / FREE
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 8am - 9:30pm
On Tuesday July 4th, 2017, bring the entire family to Woodlawn Lake Park and join us for the biggest and best party in town celebrating our nation’s birth and our freedom. Families are invited to participate in a fun-filled day of games, food and musical entertainment. For more information click here!
Movies in Your Park!
Join us every Tuesday during June and July (with the exception of July 4) at San Marcos Plaza Park for a FREE movie under the stars. The movie will begin at sunset (approximately 8:45 PM) and pre-movie activities will be hosted by THRC San Marcos and Angel Drops one hour prior. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and come out early to claim your spot! Concessions will be available for purchase. Grande is a sponsor of this movie series, and proudly supports the continued efforts of the San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department! For more information click here!
Great Outdoor Expo - June 23rd - 25th
Silver Spur Trade Shows will host the 8th Annual Great Outdoors Expo, featuring a huge variety of vendors in the fishing, hunting, camping, and general outdoor fields. There’s something for everyone, so you better not miss it!
ECF Community Center
Grande Cares has awarded $2,800.00 to the ECF COMMUNITY CENTER, to go towards their “After School Tutoring” Program. The mission of the ECF Community Center is to enhance every child with academic improvement and promote community involvement through our one-on-one special tutoring program. Through small group settings, unique teaching techniques, and trained, college degree-holding tutors, teachers, and interns, the center helps students increase their self-esteem, and promote a positive future through education.
The Grande Cares grant will help to fund this program, where each child will be offered three hours of tutoring with homework, software programs in their computer lab room, STAAR preparation, and will also receive a hot dinner meal — 100% free! Grande Cares is very proud to support the efforts of the ECF Community Center and the positive impact they’ve made in their community. For more information click here!
Movie In The Park Summer Series In Robinson - Friday, July 7th
Grab your family and friends, and join us for this free family friendly event the first Friday in June, July, and August in Peplow Park for the Grande Communications© Movie Night in Robinson. Enjoy the fresh summer breeze as we inflate a giant outdoor movie screen and inflatables. Bring a picnic or purchase concessions including fresh popped corn from Off the Cobb, snow cones from the Sno Zone, and pizza from Fat Boys Pizza.
All movies begin at dusk (approximately 15 minutes after sunset) July 7th: Free Your Imagination this Summer with the movie Pete’s Dragon August 4th: Sing Back to School with the movie Sing For the June Movie in the Park we will provide water slides so please be sure to bring towels and sunscreen. Bring your lawn chair, blanket, and picnic and enjoy a summer of outdoor fun brought to you by our series sponsor Grande Communications, produced by the City of Robinson. Also, don't forget the bug spray. For the June Movie in the Park we will provide water slides so please be sure to bring towels and sunscreen. Peplow Park is located at 201 Peplow Drive, right next to Brookshire’s off Hwy 77.
For more information regarding Grande Communications© Movie Nights in Robinson, or any other city event, please call 254.662.1415.
Congratulations to our 2017 Grande Employee Memorial Scholarship (GEMS) winners: Senior Zhixuan Huang from Centennial High School in Frisco and senior Jacob Springer from Lone Star High School in Frisco each receives a $500 scholarship from GEMS