Community Calendar

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April 24

Story Time

Ages 3-6 will want to head to the Mansfield Public Library, 104 S. Wisteria St., for Listener’s Story Time at 10:30 a.m. This week’s theme is Cowboys and Cowgirls. Free.

April 25

Bilingual story time

All ages are invited to bilingual story time at the Mansfield Public Library, 104 S. Wisteria St., at 10:30 a.m. Stories will be in English and Spanish. Free.

Boots & Bistro

The Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association presents the second annual Boots & Bistro from 5-9 p.m. at Aristide Event Center, 570 N. Walnut Creek Drive. Food, live music and more are planned. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Ages 8 and younger are free. Proceeds benefit the Mansfield Pipe and Drums, honor guard and fire clowns. Go to http://www.mansfieldtxcfaaa.orgto order tickets.

April 26

Yellow Rose Charity Fest

Pull on your Levis and Lace for the Mansfield Women’s Club’s Yellow Rose Charity Fest from 6:30-11 p.m. at Classic Oak Ranch in Mansfield. Tickets are $50 to the fund-raiser. Make checks payable to Mansfield Women’s Club and mail to P.O. Box 1212, Mansfield, Texas 76063.

April 27

Free movie

Bring the kids to A Night on the Town at 6 p.m. at Town Park, 500 N. Main St. Watch "The Lorax" and go on a scavenger hunt. Call (817) 453-5420 for more information. Free!

Live music

Hear Paula Nelson, daughter of legendary country singer Willie Nelson, at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $15-$20. For more information, go to www.farrbest.com.

Dance music

Check out the Western Kountry Klub, featuring the Will Taylor Band, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. The historic Texas honky tonk welcomes families, couples and singles. BYOB. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The Western Kountry Klub is located on U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian at the Lakeview Road exit. For more information, go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

End-of-life seminar

St. John Lutheran Church will host a free seminar to discuss advance care planning for quality end of life from 8 a.m.-noon at the church, 1218 E. Debbie Lane. Registration deadline is April 19. For more information or to register, go to www.coalitionqec.org, e-mail info@coalitionqec.org or call (817) 247-1776.

April 29

Superintendent search forum

The Mansfield school board is looking for input from the community on the selection of a new superintendent. A forum will be held from 7-9 p.m. at Alice Ponder Elementary School, 102 Pleasant Ridge Drive. The public is invited.

April 30

Superintendent search forum

The Mansfield school board is looking for input from the community on the selection of a new superintendent. A forum will be held from 7-9 p.m. at Danny Jones Middle School, 4500 E. Broad St. The public is invited.

Story Time for Tots

Babies to age 3 will enjoy Story Time for Tots at the Mansfield Public Library, 104 S. Wisteria St., at 10:30 a.m. The program will include stories, rhymes and songs. Free.

May 4

Night on the Town

Bring the kids to A Night on the Town at 6 p.m. at Town Park, 500 N. Main St. Stretch your legs in the tye-dyes and tutus fun run, then listen to a band in the amphitheater. Call (817) 453-5420 for more information. Free!

Live music

Hear Patsy Cline tribute artist Lisa Layne at 7 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$20. For more information, go to www.farrbest.com.

May 5

Cinco de Mayo

May 7

Dance music

Boot scoot in a historic dance at to the music of Mack and Dyan Band from 7-9 p.m. at the Western Kountry Klub, located on U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian at the Lakeview Road exit. Admission is $5. BYOB and smoke free. All ages are welcome. For more information, go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

May 9

Diabetes education

Find out what you need to know about your eyes if you have diabetes during a free class from 7-8 p.m. at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, 2700 E. Broad St. The class will meet in Classroom C by the cafeteria. For more information, call (817) 704-7781 or e-mail gailbubel@mhd.com.

May 10

Live music

Go see Mansfield’s favorite musical duo, Scott & Steve, from 6-10 p.m. at Steven’s Garden & Grill, 223 Depot St.

May 11

Night on the Town

Bring the kids to A Night on the Town at 6 p.m. at Town Park, 500 N. Main St. Watch "Troop Beverly Hills" and enjoy Mother’s Day Fun! Call (817) 453-5420 for more information. Free!

Live music

Hear Mansfield’s own Josh Weathers at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$22. For more information, go to www.farrbest.com.

Election

Elections for the City Council school district members will be held.

May 12

Mothers Day

May 13

City Council meeting

The Mansfield City Council will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 1200 E. Broad St. Meetings are open to the public. The meetings are also broadcast on Charter Communications channel 27. For more information, call (817) 276-4200.

May 14

School board

The Mansfield school board will have a called board meeting/work session at 7 p.m. in the Mansfield ISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane. The meeting is open to the public.

May 18

Night on the Town

Bring the kids to A Night on the Town at 6 p.m. at Town Park, 500 N. Main St. See a dance performance and enjoy a band. Call (817) 453-5420 for more information. Free!

Live music

Head back to the 50s and 60s with the all-female group Shake, Rattle & Roll at 4 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$22. For more information, go to www.farrbest.com.

Hazardous waste collection

City Hall will begin accepting hazardous waste at 9 a.m. and continue until noon or when the trailer is full. Electronics will be accepted for recycling. City Hall is located at 1200 E. Broad St. Proof of residency is required.

May 21

Dance music

Boot scoot in a historic dance at to the music of Mack and Dyan Band from 7-9 p.m. at the Western Kountry Klub, located on U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian at the Lakeview Road exit. Admission is $5. BYOB and smoke free. All ages are welcome. For more information, go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

May 24

Campout in the city

The Mansfield Recreation Department invites residents to camp out at the Mansfield Sports Complex from 7 p.m.-9 a.m. Cost is $7 per person or $5 with a MAC card. Last day to register is May 23. Participants must bring own camping gear. Call (817) 453-5420 for more information.

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