Calendar

Aug
6
Sat
Free Parent Coaching! @ TSUF Operations Office
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

TSUF PE HandDo you have a parenting issue you’re struggling with?

We want to help!
Come in for free expert advice! 

 

Power UP! Your Parenting:
Connect for FREE one-on-one time with our amazing TSUF Certified Parent Educator, Cynthia Garrison, MS, CFLE, CAMS

Summer can be a stressful time for parents! So… This Side UP! Family is offering FREE 30 minute POWER UP! COACHING SESSIONS at our East Plano Operations Office on the following dates and times.

  • Tuesday evenings on 7/12 and 7/19 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Sat 8/6 from 10am-noon

Each child is different and each parent is unique. Share your struggles or questions and our Certified Parenting Coach will help you strategize a results-based approach to initiate in your home immediately!

First-come, first serve. Helpful resources provided during session, too! Spots are limited so only sign up if you are committed to keeping your appointment!

Click HERE to reserve your 30 minute session!

Aug
13
Sat
Back to School Single Parent/Kids FREE Clothing Giveaway @ Plano Bible Chapel
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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The Single Side UP! program of This Side UP! Family hosts a Free Single Parent/Kids Clothing Giveaway twice a year.  

Single Parents – this is for YOU and YOUR FAMILY!  

Get ready for the change of season and receive the blessing of great clothes donated by our loving community!


Clothing Giveaway Location:
Plano Bible Chapel
1900 Shiloh Rd, Plano, TX 75074Plano Bible Chapel

Come to the Fellowship Hall Building on the south end of campus.  Enter from Shiloh Road onto Blossom Trail to enter the south parking lot.

Get ready for the change of season and receive the blessing of great clothes donated by our loving community!

WE NEED GENTLY USED OR NEW CLOTHING DONATIONS!
WE ARE ONLY COLLECTING CLOTHING DONATIONS; PLEASE DO NOT DONATE NON-CLOTHING ITEMS.

Drop-off locations for clothing donations only; drop off during business hours only please:
AMA Black Belt Academy
2035 W McDermott, Suite 450
Allen 75013

Aqua~Fit Swim & Fitness Family Wellness Center
1400 Summit Ave, Suite D2
Plano 75074

Dubs Tea & Water
3100 Independence Pkwy, Suite 100
Plano 75075

Infinite Bounds
1901 Preston Park Blvd
Plano 75093

LegacyChurch
4501 Legacy Drive
Plano 75024

Plano Bible Chapel
1900 Shiloh Road
Plano 75074

This Side UP! Family Ops Office
1201 E. 15th Street, Suite 202
Plano 75074

 

 

Aug
20
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night @ Saigling Elementary
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Round LogoBACK TO SCHOOL FAMILY LAUGH NIGHT! 

The Understudies serve up heaping portions of laughter – improv style!

 

If you’re hungry for some family-friendly fun and a great way to conclude your Summer… see you at FAMILY LAUGH NIGHT!

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The Understudies is a hilarious Improv group trained and sponsored by Fish Sticks. Kids and adults will enjoy this fun night of laughter and fun together! We will also have an open mic joke sharing time for the kids to share their fave joke!

We’ll have family fun and send you home with a family connection tool to continue building on the family value of the month in your home!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Saigling Elementary
3600 Matterhorn Drive, Plano, TX 75075

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Sep
10
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Round LogoSaturday Night Thrive

Save the Date!

Program details coming soon!

 

We’ll have family fun and send you home with a family connection tool to continue building on the family value of the month in your home!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Details Coming Soon!

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Sep
17
Sat
I Date My Spouse @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

IDMSI DATE MY SPOUSE!

FREE Dinner for 2 Gift Card. Childcare. Talk Time Card to enrich your relationship! (I Date My Spouse Gift Card quantities ARE first come, first serve when signing up for childcare.)

I Date My Spouse Childcare is open to all parents and kids!!!  Kids… ages 0 through 13 years.

Space is limited in the 0-pre-K rooms, so sign up early to ensure your spot.   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!

Registration link coming soon!

We get to have a blast with your kids while you enjoy a much-needed, purposeful Night Out!

Single Side Up! Meeting (September) @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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This Month’s Topic – Starting a Side Business

Single parenting has many challenges. Connecting with other single parents is important to both your parenting success & your personal well-being!  From group meetings to nights out on your own to clothing giveaways and more, SSU is here to equip and encourage you on your single parenting journey!!!

This month’s Single Side UP! meeting is held at Chase Oaks Family Center.  Childcare is provided onsite as space is available.  REGISTRATION for childcare starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!  Childcare pre-registration is REQUIRED to ensure space for your child.

Registration link is coming soon! 

Sep
20
Tue
Parenting POWER HOUR Series!! @ Haggard Public Library
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Parenting EdThis Side UP! Family has partnered with Plano Public Library System to bring an
invaluable, empowering 

Parenting POWER HOUR Series
Fall 2016!!


This Side UP! Family and the Plano Public Library system are partnering up once again to bring you informative panel-style discussions with amazing Parenting Experts who will equip and empower parents of Elementary through High School Age Kids on the following topics:

9/20 – Avoid Helicopter Homeworking & Build Great Study Habits
10/18 – Drugs, Drinking and Other Current Trends
11/15 – Boundary Battles and Control Issues
12/13 – Social Media 101 and How to Connect via Technology

POWER HOURS are FREE to the community.   Water and Light Snacks Provided.   (We’ll send you home with additional resources on each particular parenting topic, too.)

Following each Power Hour, there will be FREE 30-minute Parent Coaching Sessions from 7:45-8:45 pm.   Click HERE to reserve your 30 minute coaching session for 9/20!

Hosted in partnership with Plano Public Library System.

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Sep
22
Thu
North Texas Giving Day – Support This Side UP! Family
Sep 22 @ 6:00 am – 11:59 pm

North Texas Giving Day – an online fundraising event that has pumped more than $60 million into North Texas since 2009. Your gift of $25 or more will receive bonus funds through Communities Foundation of Texas on this day only!

Get up and Give and support This Side UP! Family, 
September 22th from 6am to midnight!

Click HERE to donate on the This Side UP! Family Donor page!

 

 

Oct
8
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Round LogoSaturday Night Thrive

Save the Date!

Program details coming soon!

 

We’ll have family fun and send you home with a family connection tool to continue building on the family value of the month in your home!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Details Coming Soon!

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Oct
15
Sat
I Date My Spouse @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

IDMSI DATE MY SPOUSE!

FREE Dinner for 2 Gift Card. Childcare. Talk Time Card to enrich your relationship! (I Date My Spouse Gift Card quantities ARE first come, first serve when signing up for childcare.)

I Date My Spouse Childcare is open to all parents and kids!!!  Kids… ages 0 through 13 years.

Space is limited in the 0-pre-K rooms, so sign up early to ensure your spot.   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!

Registration link coming soon!

We get to have a blast with your kids while you enjoy a much-needed, purposeful Night Out!

Single Parent’s Night Out @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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There is no Single Side UP! Meeting this month, however we want to provide childcare for you to have your own night out.

REGISTRATION for childcare starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!  Space is limited in all our rooms, so sign up early!  Childcare pre-registration is REQUIRED to ensure space for your child.

Registration link is coming soon! 

Oct
21
Fri
At-Home FAMILY CONNECTION TIME CHALLENGE
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – Oct 24 @ 12:00 am

Round LogoFAMILY CONNECTION TIME CHALLENGE

Save the Date!
Program details coming soon!

 

The At-Home Family Challenge is always EASY to enter and you could WIN A GREAT PRIZE FOR YOUR FAMILY!  All entries will be submitted for a Family FUNnection basket with movie tickets, board game, and more!

Specific details coming soon!  Challenge runs from Friday – through Sunday at midnight!

Nov
12
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Round LogoSaturday Night Thrive

Save the Date!

Program details coming soon!

 

We’ll have family fun and send you home with a family connection tool to continue building on the family value of the month in your home!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Details Coming Soon!

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Nov
19
Sat
I Date My Spouse @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

IDMSI DATE MY SPOUSE!

FREE Dinner for 2 Gift Card. Childcare. Talk Time Card to enrich your relationship! (I Date My Spouse Gift Card quantities ARE first come, first serve when signing up for childcare.)

I Date My Spouse Childcare is open to all parents and kids!!!  Kids… ages 0 through 13 years.

Space is limited in the 0-pre-K rooms, so sign up early to ensure your spot.   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!

Registration link coming soon!

We get to have a blast with your kids while you enjoy a much-needed, purposeful Night Out!

Single Side Up! Meeting (November) @ Chase Oaks Church Family Center
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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This Month’s Topic – Ask a Lawyer

Single parenting has many challenges. Connecting with other single parents is important to both your parenting success & your personal well-being!  From group meetings to nights out on your own to clothing giveaways and more, SSU is here to equip and encourage you on your single parenting journey!!!

This month’s Single Side UP! meeting is held at Chase Oaks Family Center.   Childcare is provided onsite as space is available.  REGISTRATION for childcare starts at 12:01am on the first of each month!  Childcare pre-registration is REQUIRED to ensure space for your child.

Registration link is coming soon! 

Dec
10
Sat
FREE Family Connection Night
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Round LogoSaturday Night Thrive

Save the Date!

Program details coming soon!

 

We’ll have family fun and send you home with a family connection tool to continue building on the family value of the month in your home!

Bring your own dinner or snacks (optional).

Host Location:
Details Coming Soon!

Find us at various terrific community locations each month!

Taking families SURVIVING to THRIVING!