Zumbathon 2022

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Zumbathon 2022 benefitting PlayGrand Adventures Park

Saturday, September 24
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Cost: (Individual and team pricing) $12.50 – $90


Grand Prairie Host Lions Club is partnering with PlayGrand Adventures Foundation for a Zumbathon fundraiser to raise money for additional playground equipment and other service activities in the community. PlayGrand Adventure park provides play areas and equipment for children with special needs. Come join is and get moving to stay fit and raise funds. Tickets are $12.50 a person, or $35 for a team of 4 or $90 for a team of 12. All proceeds go back into the community we serve!

Join in for the fun, or you can just make a donation to help support the children by purchasing a ticket and selecting the donations option.
Sponsored in part by Lions Club District 2-X1 Charities.

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August 2022 Court Closures

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August 2022 Court Closures

Please make note of the following closures of The Epic multi-purpose court in August 2022.

  • Saturday, August 6: The basketball & multi-purpose courts will be closed all day for the IKF Muay Thai Tournament. For information regarding the tournament, click here
  • Friday, August 26: The multi-purpose court will close at 1:00 p.m. in preperation for the GoodVibes Weightlifting Meet.
  • Saturday, August 27: The multi-purpose court will be closed all day for the GoodVibes Weightlifting Meet. For information or to register for the meet, click here.

Please note, this is a blog post. To view the open gym schedule please visit the open gym webpage. 

Upcoming in The Epic Culinary Kitchen

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  • August 2 – Culinary Exhibition: Bread Pudding
  • August 5 – 30-Minute Meals with Epic Fitness
  • August 8 – Culinary Exhibition: Kolaches
  • August 12 – 30-Minute Meals with Epic Fitness
  • August 16 – Culinary Exhibition: Alfajores
  • August 20 – Culinary Class: Knafeh
  • August 23 – Culinary Class: Matcha Chocolates
  • August 26 – Culinary Exhibition: Gulab Jamun
  • August 31 – Culinary Exhibition: Apple Strudel

Please note this is a blog post and only reflects the August 2022 classes. To learn more about The Epic’s current culinary offerings please visit the culinary webpage.

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94.9 KLTY Remote at The Epic

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Join KLTY’s own, Starlene Stringer at The Epic!
Saturday, July 9
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Epic, 2960 Epic Place, Grand Prairie
Meet Starlene and TeamKLTY, there will be games with prizes AND specials on memberships! The Epic in Grand Prairie offers families theatre and arts, fitness center, aquatics, parents night out, culinary and youth camps and so much more!
Brave Combo Band

Epic Fridays: Brave Combo – August 5

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Epic Fridays: Brave Combo
Friday, August 5, 2022
Doors 6:30pm | Showtime 7:30pm
The Epic Theater – 2960 Epic Place
Performing LIVE for one night only at The Epic Theater, Brave Combo! Space is limited, so grab your tickets NOW!!!!
$15 in advance
$20 at the door


Hometown: Denton, Texas
Started: 1979
Genres: Polka, World, Rock
Trying to describe Brave Combo’s music requires a pretty extensive vocabulary – at least when it comes to musical styles. For more than 40 years the Denton, Texas based quintet has perfected a world music mix that includes salsa, meringue, rock, cumbia, conjunto, polka, zydeco, classical, cha cha, the blues and more. They are America’s Premier Dance band and a rollicking, rocking, rhythmic global journey — offering what one critic recently wrote, “Even if you come for the party, you’ll leave with something of a musical education.”
Brave Combo’s catalog of recordings range from Japanese pop to Latin American dance tunes, to the orchestral classics to rock and roll at its finest. The band has recorded with the late Tiny Tim, and were the band Talking Head’s David Byrne chose for his wedding reception. From festivals and fairs of all varieties across the globe, rock clubs big and small, colleges, roadhouses, dances, cultural centers (including the annual Midsummer Night’s Swing at Lincoln Center in New York City) Brave Combo has charmed countless listeners and won avid devotees. The band has won two Grammy Awards and been nominated for their work 7 times.
Brave Combo’s vivid music can be heard in the films David Byrne’s True Stories, Clive Barker’s Lord of Illusions, Late Bloomers, Fools Rush In, Envy, The Academy award winning The Personals. They appeared at Oktoberfest in the beloved American burg of Springfield on an episode of “The Simpsons” and in 2008 Brave Combo provided the musical score for PBS’s first ever animated series, “As the Wrench Turns” which resulted in an “Annie” nomination from the International Animated Film Society. Their music has also been featured on ABC’s hit series “Ugly Betty”, and Fox Television’s “Bakersfield P.D.” They have also contributed original music for ESPN and The Big Ten network.

Councilman Ezeonu’s Epic Showdown 2022

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Councilman Ezeonu’s Epic Showdown 2022

Join in the fun Saturday, July 9 as the The Epic hosts Councilman Ezeonu’s Epic Showdown 2022.
  • Epic Showdown features an exhibition basketball game between Team Epic and the Grand Prairie Police Department.
  • Catch Mavs Man and Champ!
  • This FREE Community Event takes place during July Parks & Recreation month!
  • Enjoy food, giveaways, and prizes!
Doors – 6:00 p.m.
Tip Off – 6:30 p.m.

The Epic Open Interviews – June 1, 2022

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The Epic will be hosting Open Interviews for Part-Time & Seasonal Positions on Wednesday, June 1 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for the following positions:

  • PT-Custodian

  • PT-Operator Courtesy Cart Services

  • PT-Guest Services Leader

  • PT-Guest Services Attendant

  • PT-Fine Arts & Culinary Program Rental Attendant

  • PT- Rec Aide for Culinary Arts & Programs

Please try to apply prior to arriving at www.gptx.org/jobs

Receive EPIC Email Updates

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The Epic Email Opt-In

Please note The Epic will be disabling the feature that sends emails following new blog posts (like this one). We encourage you to opt-in to our email list to receive the latest news from The Epic in your inbox. Choose the categories of  The Epic that interest you!

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Celebrate National Pickleball Month with The Epic

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Celebrate National Pickleball Month with Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department!

The USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) has named April “National Pickleball Month” to help promote the fastest growing sport in America.

Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation will celebrate “National Pickleball Month” with activities and programs at facilities across Grand Prairie.

Beginners Clinic hosted by Chicken N’ Pickle Coaches
Tuesday, April 12
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Epic Members- all ages

“Bring a Friend to Play Pickleball Day” 
Friday April 15
The Epic members will be able to bring a friend/guest with them to enjoy a day of pickleball at The Epic. Epic Members – all ages


The Epic Culinary Kitchen New Partner – Sprouts Farmers Market Grand Prairie

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Join The Epic as we welcome our culinary partners Sprouts Farmers Market to the neighborhood.
Stop by The Epic booth at the Sprouts Farmers Market Grand Opening
March 18 – 20 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
2500 S Carrier Pkwy
  • Meet The Epic Culinary Specialist Haley Pierce Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Culinary Class Giveaway – First 100 customers at the Sprouts Grand Opening event showing the Epic’s email/social post at The Epic booth will be given a Culinary class voucher for The Epic valued up to $25.
  • The Epic membership giveaway brought to you by Sprouts Farmers Market Grand Prairie. – Show your Sprouts Farmers Market Grand Prairie receipt at The Epic Guest Services desk to be entered to win a 3-month family membership