FRONT PORCH SALE @ Hopkins Senior Center

The annual Front Porch Sale sponsored by the Share & Care Site Council takes place this  Friday, April 21, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the D.L. Hopkins, Jr., Senior Center located at 206 James Collins Boulevard, Duncanville, TX  75116.  Be sure to support the seniors with your donations or purchases.

Donations of household goods are welcome beginning Monday, April 17th through Wednesday, April 19th.

For further information call 972-780-5073.


Rice Pot Express

Hungry? Stomach Growling?

The seniors from the D.L. Hopkins, Jr. Senior Center will be taking a dinner trip to the Rice Pot Express on Main Street.  Fairly new to the area, they offer a variety of delicious Asian cuisine. Go with them and see for yourself what it’s all about.

Rice Pot Menu

Membership is required.  Not a member?  Call 972-780-5073 and they will be glad to tell you how to join.



The Oasis at Joe Pool Lake and Prairie Lights

The seniors of D.L. Hopkins Jr., Senior Center invite you to join them in a trip to The Oasis at Joe Pool Lake for dinner and then to be dazzled by all the lights of Prairie Lights.

The Oasis at Joe Pool Lake

Per the Oasis’ website: The Oasis at Joe Pool Lake is a popular gathering place and a favorite of locals that go to enjoy the food, nightlife. Offering one of the greatest views of Joe Pool Lake and the surrounding area for your dining and entertainment pleasure. The restaurant features great food, great cocktails and great entertainment. You can arrive at the Oasis by land or via the lake. If you are boating, there are courtesy slips that line the outside deck and plenty of parking for car goers.

The restaurant offers amazing fresh fish, oysters and catfish. A variety of seafood, steaks, and chicken. Delicious salads, sandwiches, and a large selection of great appetizers and a famous variety of signature cocktails.

The building itself is lined with windows so even if you decide to eat a meal inside you can still enjoy looking out over Lake Joe Pool. The outside patio also offers a comfortable place to spend time with your family or friends with live entertainment all summer long.

Prairie Lights

Welcome to Prairie Lights

Prairie Lights is the premier holiday light park in Texas located at Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Holiday Village

Half way through the drive, get out of your car to play in Holiday Village. Under a GIANT tent enjoy pictures with Santa, concessions, a gift shop and our 2 lighted attractions.

Concessions sold include hot cocoa, apple cider, coffee, and a variety of seasonal food like funnel cakes, kettle corn and more. For an additional charge have your picture taken with Santa or get tickets to the Cosmic Holiday, an indoor Holiday laser show, and the Holiday Magic Walk-Through Lighted Forest.