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May 1. The City of Colleyville will test its emergency sirens at 1 p.m. For information call 817-503-1000.

May 2. Colleyville Citizen’s Fire Academy holds graduation at 7 p.m. at the Central Fire Station, 5209 Colleyville Blvd. For information call 817-503-1400.

May 4. Ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremonies for Which Way Pizza, inside Jump Street at 5615 Colleyville Blvd., will be held 10-11 a.m. For information call 817-428-4387.

May 4. Colleyville Fire Department holds an open house at the Central Fire Station, 5209 Colleyville Boulevard, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For information call 817-503-1400.

May 5. Colleyville Garden Club presents its 20th annual Promenade Garden Tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring some of the most innovative gardens in the area. Tickets are $12 in advance; $15 the day of the tour. Ticket outlets are at Foreman’s and Market Street in Colleyville, Blooming Colors and Marshall Grain in Grapevine, Calloway’s in Hurst and Southlake, and Weston Gardens in Bloom in Fort Worth. For information go to

May 5. Final day to register for Colleyville Fire Department’s two Fire Rescue Camps is May 5. The camps, only for children ages 9 to 13, are June 10-14 and June 17-21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Colleyville Central Fire Station, 5209 Colleyville Blvd. Colleyville residents are given first priority. Cost is $125 and includes lunch at the fire station; registration is required. For more information call 817-503-1400.

May 7. The Colleyville City Council holds its pre-council meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room at City Hall, 100 Main St., followed by the council meeting in the Council Chambers, also at City Hall, at 7:30 p.m. For information call 817-503-1000.

May 8. The Colleyville Employee Picnic is held, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at McPherson Park, 240 West McDonwell School Road. For information call 817-503-1000.


May 3. Nash Farm’s First Fridays at the Farm series continues with “Farm Fun,” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nash Farm workers teach participants skills, methods and recipes and other life skills necessary to operate a turn-of-the-century farm. Fee is $3 per person. To register or for more information go online to

May 4. TEEN Explorers Around the World meets for the fifth week of a six-week series, 2-3 p.m., in the Program Room of the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Topic for the week is Henna Body Art. Free. For information call 817-410-3405, email or go online to

May 4. Chess Club/Game Days with chess and other board games available to play, 1-2:30 p.m., at Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Free. Call 817-410-3405 or email

May 6. Grapevine Board of Zoning Adjustments meets, 6-10 p.m., in the second floor council chambers at City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-3182.

May 7. Grapevine City Council meets, 7:30 p.m., at City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information, call 817-410-3182, email or go online to

Ongoing. Cross Timbers Middle School presents “Guys and Dolls, Jr.,” 7 p.m. nightly, May 9-11, at Grapevine High School Auditorium, 3223 Mustang Dr. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students and children.

Ongoing. Early Voting for general and special city and school board elections is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., through May 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5, and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 6-7, all at the Grapevine Community Activities Center, 1175 Municipal Way.


May 1. The Southlake Youth Action Commission meets 4-5 p.m. at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8337 or email

May 1. The city of Southlake, Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation of Miracle League of Southlake will break ground on Bicentennial Park and Texas Rangers Miracle League Field, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the park, 450 W. Southlake Blvd. The event is free and open to the public. Improvements will include a new playground, Texas Rangers Miracle League Baseball Field, new concession/restroom facility, enhancement to the original baseball 4-plex, park boulevard connection to White Chapel Boulevard, a new park maintenance facility, parking, trails, enhanced landscape and irrigation improvements including an additional new water well. For information call 817-748-8019.

May 4. Metroport and Southlake Rotary present WineDiscovery, 7-10 p.m., at Trophy Club Country Club, 500 Trophy Club Dr. Features fine wines, food, music, celebrities, silent and live auctions and more. Tickets are limited, and are available at for $75 each, two for $140 and 10 for $650. Proceeds benefit scholarships for local students, other local charities and hands-on support for projects in Mexico and Nicaragua. To become a sponsor contact Milan Georgia by phone at 817-239-1047 or by email at, or talk to any member of the Metroport or Southlake Rotary Club.

May 7. Southlake Parks Development Corporation meets, 4:30-5:30 p.m., in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8021.

May 7. Southlake City Council meets, 5:30-11 p.m., in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. The work session begins at 5:30 p.m. and is immediately followed by regular session. For information call 817-748-8015.

May 8. Southlake Kiwanis Club meets at Trophy Club Country Club, 500 Trophy Club Dr., with buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. and meeting at noon. For information call 817-807-2933.

Ongoing, Active Meditation Class, taught by Pat Dorraj, 6-7:15 p.m. every Wednesday, at the Bob Jones Nature Center, 355 E Bob Jones Rd., as part of the center’s eco-therapy class series. Cost is $15. Participants should bring a mat or cushion and dress comfortably in layers. Practice will be outdoors. For information call 817-491-6333.

Ongoing. The City of Southlake is accepting applications from city residents interested in being on city boards and commissions related to park facilities, zoning cases and commercial or residential development. Each appointment is for a two-year term, and the mayor and council will make appointments on June 18. Applications are available at the city’s website, To apply, complete an application and e-mail it to or fax it to the city secretary’s office at 817-748-8270.


May 4-5. DFW Writers’ Workshop 2013 Conference will be held at the Hurst Convention Center, with more than 18 agents and editors in attendance. Keynote speakers will be Deborah Crombie, bestselling author of the Duncan Kinkaid/Gemma James mystery series; Mike Capuzzo, Pulitzer Prize nominee and bestselling nonfiction author of “The Murder Room” and “Close to Shore;” and David Corbett, author of contemporary fiction and the non-fiction writing book “The Art of Character.” Includes more than 50 classes and workshops on the craft and business of writing. For more information go online to or email Katy Roberts at

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