ColleyvilleApril 17. “How to Avoid Being Financially Scammed,” 10:30 a.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road. David Rhodes, CFP, MBA, president of Rhodes Financial Group, discusses how and why seniors are easily targeted, warning signs and how to avoid being scammed. Reservations are not required. For information call 817-503-1195. April 19-20. Friends of the Colleyville Public Library holds its Bargain Book Sale at the library, 110 Main St. Friends members only, 3-5 p.m. April 19. General public, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 20. Sale includes books, CDs, videos and DVDs. Donations being accepted. Proceeds benefit the Colleyville Public Library. For information including donations call 817-503-1150 or go online to FriendsColleyvilleLibrary.org. April 20. Spring Clean Sweep, 9-11 a.m., or until containers are full. Services located at Colleyville Heritage High School, 5401 Heritage Ave., on a first-come, first-served basis. Includes free bulk trash drop-off, Crud Cruiser hazardous waste disposal, electronic recycling and document shredding. Only the first 50 vehicles are guaranteed Crud Cruiser access. Driver’s license or recent water bill required as proof of residency. For information go online to www.colleyville.com/cleansweep.html. To volunteer for a concurrent citywide cleanup effort with Keep Colleyville Beautiful, meet at McPherson Park, 240 W. McDonwell School Rd. at 8:30 a.m. April 20. Tarrant County Master Gardener LaVonne Nowlin presets a program on drought tolerant landscaping, 1:30 p.m., at the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St. Learn how to select and plant perennials that will live through the summer. For information call Erica Gill at 817-503-1155 or email email@example.com. April 20. Spring Tea Party — Upcycling, Recycling and Enjoying Vintage: An Outdoor Fair and Tea Party featuring local artists and businesses, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Vintage Tex, 5005 Colleyville Blvd. Features live music, complimentary food and beverages, complimentary vintage-style portraits. For more information go online to www.springteaparty.com. April 20. The Colleyville Baseball Association hosts Spring Festival, all day, at Colleyville City Park, 5200 Bransford Rd. Youth baseball games, face painting, bounce houses, food and more. Food tickets available at the concession stand during evening games at Colleyville Park for $5 per person. Ribbon cutting at the new batting cages with Mayor Kelly and other city officials at noon.Grapevine April 18. Golf Course Advisory Board meets, 5-9 p.m., at the Concourse Building, 3800 Fairway Dr. For information call 817-410-2802 or go online to www.grapevinetexas.gov/index.aspx?nid=552. April 18. Grapeine Convention and Visitors Bureau Board meets, 8-9:30 a.m., at the Convention and Visitors Bureau Headquarters’ Grand Hall, 636 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-8136. April 19. Skipping Stone Studio Gallery Night, 6 p.m., benefitting Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange, at 585 A Commerce St. in Southlake. Features paintings, sculpture, wall art, pottery and more, with valet parking, hors d’oeuvres, wine and live music. All proceeds benefit GRACE. Limited number of tickets available in advance for $20 online at www.artgallerynightforgrace.skippingstonestudio.com/#/event-and-tickets. Preview the artwork at www.artgallerynightforgrace.skippingstonestudio.com. April 19-21. All Aboard For Day Out With Thomas™ on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St., 25-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, Thomas & Friends™-themed entertainment, storytelling, live music, building with Mega Bloks®, temporary tattoos of Island of Sodor friends and an Imagination Station with arts and crafts and more. Children can meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor. Trains depart every 45 minutes beginning at 9 a.m. The last train departs at 5:15 p.m. Tickets on Fridays are $17 per person, ages 24 months and up. Saturdays and Sundays, tickets are $20 per person. Children under 24 months are free but must sit in a parent’s lap. Advanced purchase is recommended; tickets can be purchased from www.TicketWeb.com or by calling 866-468-7630. For more information call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-457-6338 or 817-410-3185 or go online to www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com. April 20. CBS 11 hosts an Education Expo, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Grapevine Mills, 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy. More than 40 colleges, universities and trade schools will have representatives available to answer questions pertaining to tuition, housing, meal plans, curriculum requirements, application deadlines and more. Free and open to the public. April 20. TEEN Explorers Around the World continues, 2-3 p.m. in the program room of the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Third week of the six-week series features a West African Groit Storyteller. Free. For information call 817-410-3405, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to www.facebook.com/GrapevineLibraryTeenZone. April 20. Chess Club/Game Days, with chess and other board games available to play, 1-2:30 p.m., at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Free. For information call 817-410-3405 or email email@example.com. April 21. Quilt Chat, with a variety of topics for beginners to advanced, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the program room at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. For information call 817-410-3404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. April 24. Historic Preservation Commission meetings, 6-7:30 p.m., in the 2nd floor boardroom of the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau Headquarters, 636 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-3197 or email email@example.com. Ongoing. The city of Grapevine is accepting applications for citizens willing to volunteer their time, energy and expertise as members of various city boards and commissions. Applications are due by April 19 and can be submitted to the city secretary in person at 200 South Main Street, First Floor, by fax at 817-410-3004 or through the city’s website at www.grapevinetexas.gov. A separate application form should be completed for each board for which the applicant wishes to be considered. The advisory boards are Animal Shelter Advisory Board, Board of Zoning Adjustment, Building Board of Appeals, Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board, Golf Course Advisory Board, Heritage Foundation Advisory Board, Historic Preservation Commission, Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, Library Board, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Planning and Zoning Commission and Senior Citizens Advisory Board. Applications are available online at www.grapevinetexas.gov and in the city secretary’s office. Ongoing. New C Division Senior Softball team forming in the Southlake/ Grapevine/Trophy Club/Keller area. Men 64 and up and women 39 and up with previous experience are welcome. Play is Tuesday and Thursday mornings, April-October. Contact Jim Thomas at 817-491-9238 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Ongoing. Grapevine Newcomers Club meets: April 17 for Coffee Break, 9:30 a.m. at Central Market, 1425 E. Southlake Blvd. in Southlake; April 17 for Bunco, 6:30 p.m. at a member’s home; April 18 for Book Club, 10 a.m. at a member’s home. For more information call Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com.Southlake April 17. Southlake Youth Action Commission meets, 4-5 p.m., at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8337 or email email@example.com. Go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?nid=262 April 17. Southlake Business Council meets, 5-6:30 p.m., in the 3rd floor training rooms C and D at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8015. April 18. The Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods standing committee meets, 6-8 p.m., third floor training rooms at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org. April 18. Planning and Zoning Commission meets, 6:30-11 p.m., in the council chambers in Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8621. April 19. Southlake Chamber Book Club, monthly book club for area professionals, meets, 9-10 a.m., in Ste. 130 at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. Free. For information call 817-748-8243, email email@example.com or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93. April 19. Watermere Book Talks meets at 9 a.m. at the Clubhouse and at 10 a.m. at The Isle of Watermere, Watermere Drive. Free. For information call 817-748-8243, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93. April 19. Southlake Senior Center hosts a trip to Ennis to see the Bluebonnet Trails, sponsored by Ennis Harden Club. Bus departs the Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Dr., at 5 p.m. Cost for the bus is $7. Bring money for lunch. For information call 817-748-8315, email email@example.com or go online to www.southlakeseniorcenter.com . April 20. Youth Fishing Day, sponsored by city of Southlake and Texas Junior Anglers at Bob Jones Park, 3901 N. White Chapel Blvd., noon to 4 p.m. Pond is stocked with adult-sized channel catfish. Children will receive goody bags and will be divided into age groups, with trophies awarded for the two largest fish in each age group. Fishing equipment provided by Texas Junior Anglers. Anyone over age 16 must have a fishing license. For information call 817-748-8019, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to www.SouthlakeParksandRec.com. April 20-21. Spring Family Campout is 4 p.m.-9 a.m. in Bob Jones Park, 3901 White Chapel Blvd. Includes cooking out, roasting marshmallows, fireside stories, nature hikes, family relay races, a treasure hunt, Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning breakfast. Cost is $25 per campsite for two campers, $10 for each additional camper per campsite. For information call 817-748-8019 or email email@example.com. Register online at https://activenet011.active.com/southlake/. April 22. Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods hosts a city-wide meeting to obtain feedback on the proposed Water Impact Analysis Ordinance No. 1062 relating to new development and its water consumption in the city, 6-7 p.m. in the third floor training rooms of Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to www.SouthlakeSPIN.org. April 23. Southlake Arts Council meets, 6-7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8384. April 23. Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods holds a board of trustees candidate forum, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the city council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. Candidates will speak briefly about their platforms and those attending will have a chance to ask questions. For information email email@example.com or go online to www.SouthlakeSPIN.org. April 23. Southlake Senior Center hosts a trip to Billy Caraway Auction House in Sanger. Bus leaves the Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Dr., at 5 p.m. Cost for the bus is $7. Bring money for concessions or auction purchases. For information call 817-748-8315, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to www.SouthlakeSeniorCenter.com. April 24. Library Board meets, 6-8 p.m., at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8384. Send calendar information to msabota@star-telegram. com. Deadline is noon Wednesday for the following week. Include date and contact information. All items are subject to editing and are published on a space available basis.