The Friends of the University Park Public Library
Programs and Events ~ 2017
The Importance of Being Ernest Hemingway
November 17, 2017
A speaking engagement with the ever-popular Dr. Elliot Engel. A scholar, performer, and storyteller, his infectious enthusiasm and radiant wit create an imaginative and delightful presentation.
Program starts at 7 p.m. Check-in and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. @ University Park Methodist Church - 4024 Caruth Blvd.
Register and pay online
or mail check made out to
"Friends of the UPPL" with your name, email, and number of guests to:
Friends of the UPPL
3419 Westminster, Suite 335-G
Dallas, TX 75205
Splash Bash - Friday, May 26
Bring the entire family to a private pool party at the Holmes Aquatic Center to benefit UP Public Library.
Here’s your chance to get a jump on pool season, spend time with family and friends and benefit your neighborhood library. Come to the Friends’ 3rd annual Splash Bash! On Friday, May 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. enjoy a cookout dinner with hamburgers and hot dogs, music, the main pool and diving boards, the water slide and sprayground. Lifeguards will be on duty.
Reserve your spot and get a discount price when you join the 2017 Friends of the UPPL. Tickets are $50 for a Friends-member family pass, $75 for a non-member family pass and $15 for individuals. Register online or mail a check, with the number in your group and an email address, to Friends of UPPL, 3419 Westminster, Suite 335-G, Dallas, TX 75205.
Once on the site, click on the Special Events tab to reserve your tickets. If they are available, tickets at the gate will be $15 per person for those age 3 and up. Please note, the rainout date for this event is Friday, August 25.
Generously underwritten by:
Hometown Heroes Sports Talk - Thursday, February 9 - 7 p.m.
Highland Park High School - Palmer Auditorium
All-Star Panel Lineup includes:
- Former Texas Ranger player, general manager, and current broadcaster
- Former All-Star goalie for the Dallas Stars and NHL Network analyst
- SMU Head Football Coach
- HPHS graduate and Kansas City Royals pitcher
Online Tickets -
$20 for adults and $10 for students
At the door - $25 for adults and $12 for students
Benefiting the Friends of the University Park Public Library
Preferred seating for current 2017 Friends members. Get your tickets now, seats are limited.
Underwritten by - Allie Beth Allman & Associates