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Colleyville

Aug. 2. Summer reading finale event, 6-8:30 p.m., in front of the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St., next to City Hall. Includes a live DJ, children’s arts and crafts, face painting, balloons, carnival games, a petting zoo, bounce houses, inflatable rides and special guests. The event is free and open to all ages. No pre-registration required. For information call 817-503-1154.

Ongoing. Adventures in Art Camp, daily at 9 a.m., Aug. 5-8, at McPherson Park Rock House, 240 W. McDonwell School Road. For information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing. Challenger British Soccer Camp at the Pleasant Run Soccer Complex, 6501 Pleasant Run, Aug. 5-9. Registration required. Times and rates vary according to age. For information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing. Tiny Tots (Quick Start) Tennis Camp Sessions, daily at 8:45 a.m., Aug. 5-8, at City Park Tennis Courts, 5205 Bransford Road. Registration required. For information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing. Junior Beginner Tennis (elementary), 9:30 a.m. daily, Aug. 5-8, at City Park Tennis Courts, 5205 Bransford Road. Registration required. For information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing. Junior Beginner Tennis (middle school), 9:30 a.m. daily, Aug. 5-8, at City Park Tennis Courts, 5205 Bransford Road. For information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing. Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Tennis, 11 a.m. daily, Aug. 5-8, at City Park Tennis Courts, 5205 Bransford Road. For information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing. LEGO Engineering Fundamentals Camp for ages 8-12, 1 p.m., through Aug 2. Registration required. McPherson Park Rock House, 240 W. McDonwell School Road. For information call 817-503-1195.

Ongoing. LEGO Pre-Engineering Fundamentals Camp for ages 5-11, registration required, 9 a.m., through Aug. 2, McPherson Park Rock House, 240 W. McDonwell School Road. For Information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing. The Colleyville City Council is accepting applications through Aug. 30, for the following boards, commissions, and committees: Colleyville Economic Development Corporation, Historical Preservation Committee, Library Board, Metroport Teen Court Advisory Board, Planning and Zoning Commission, Senior Center Advisory Committee and Zoning Board of Adjustment. Applications are available through the city secretary’s office and online at www.colleyville.com. Completed applications should be submitted to the city secretary via email to ashelley@colleyville.com or to cloven@colleyville.com, by fax to 817-503-1139, or by mail to: City of Colleyville, City Secretary, 100 Main Street, Colleyville, Texas 76034. For information call 817-503-1130.

Grapevine

July 31. Grapevine Public Library hosts “Raptors of Texas: Birds of Prey,” 2 -2:45 p.m., for children ages 5 and up who are able to attend without an adult. Each child must be brought by someone with a current Grapevine Library card. Free. For information call 817-410-3405 or email children@grapevinetexas.gov.

Aug. 1. Grapevine Public Library presents “Whirled on a String” with Valerie Oliver, a program on yo-yos and spin tops for youth sixth grade and up, 2-3 p.m., in the library’s program room, 1201 Municipal Way. Free. For information call 817-410-3405 or email teen@grapevinetexas.gov.

Aug. 2. Nash Farm continues its First Fridays at the Farm series, a monthly family-friendly series of educational experiences designed to teach life skills that were important to a Texas farm in the 19th century. The topic for August is “Cotton.” Session is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fee is $3 per person. For information call 817-410-3558.

Aug. 3. STARS Theater Company holds youth auditions at First United Methodist Church Grapevine – Heritage Campus, 4344 Heritage Ave., for the 2013 Youth Repertory Company’s winter season. Students ages 8 to 12 audition for The Ever After from 9 a.m. to noon (performances in 2014). Teens audition for “The Nifty Fifties” from 12:30-4:30 p.m. (performances in 2014). Both are musical comedies; scripts and music provided and all roles are available for young people. Tuition for STARS Youth Repertory Company is $85. Rehearsals are the first and third Saturdays of each month. For information call 817-925-1430 or go online to www.STARSTheater.org.

Aug. 5. Grapevine Senior Activities Center, 421 Church St., offers free computer classes for seniors 55 and older, to include keyboarding (typing), Windows 7 fundamentals, email, “Digital Camera: Getting Started,” slide show maker, word, Quicken and surfing. Space is limited, so register early. Walk in registration is Aug. 5, 9 a.m.–noon; call-in registration is 1-2 p.m., both on a first-come basis. Classes start Aug. 12. For information call 817-410-3465 or go online to www.playgrapevine.com.

Aug. 5. The 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 Connie Cook at 817-410-3158.

Aug. 6. Grapevine City Council meets, 7:30 p.m., council chambers at City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-3182 or email abaker@grapevinetexas.gov.

Aug. 7. Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, presents Le Theatre de Marionette: Hansel & Gretel, 2 p.m. To attend, children must be ages 5-plus, and someone must show a current Grapevine Library card, and the child must be able to attend without an adult. For information call 817-410-3405.

Ongoing. SummerBlast Fireworks Show each Friday at 9:30 p.m., can be seen from the rooftop of the Gaylord Texan Resort parking garage and at parks throughout Grapevine. Admission to Oak Grove Park is free. Admission to Meadomere and Rockledge parks on Friday nights is $5. Synchronized music for each show can be downloaded to mp3 players at www.grapevinetexasusa.com/summer/2013Fireworks1.mp3. For information go online to G rapevinetexasusa.com/summer.

Ongoing. Grapevine’s Palace Theatre’s Le Theatre de Martionette’s adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid. There will be carved marionettes and the underwater kingdom. Palace Arts Theatre, 300 S. Main St. Shows are scheduled through Aug. 14 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Weekday admission is $10 for adults and $8 for children. Weekend admission is $12 for adults and $10 for children. For information call 469-442-1919.

Southlake

July 31. Parks and Recreation Month: Don’t Stop the Fun, The Fall 2013 Southlake Scene. All day. For Information call 817-748-8019, email parksandrec@ci.southlake.tx.us, go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?nid=515 or tweet @SLParksandRec using hashtag #ParkRecLuv.

Aug. 2. Bob Jones Nature Center Brown Bag Book Club continues its discussion, from noon to 1 p.m. at 355 Bob Jones Road., of Your Brain on Nature: The Science of Nature’s Influence on your Health, Happiness and Vitality by Eva M. Selhub and Alan C. Logan, about the “mentally rejuvenating and uplifting power of nature” and the science behind mankind’s connection with nature. Participants are encouraged to keep a journal. The book is available as a Kindle edition or with the Kindle application on e-readers or PCs. Discussing chapters two and three this week. Free for members, a small donation for non-members. For information call 817-491-6333.

Aug. 5. Southlake Parks Development Corporation and Parks Board hold a joint meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., in the third floor training rooms, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8021.

Aug. 5-8. Carroll High School Varsity and Junior Varsity Cheerleaders hold their 2013 Summer Cheer Clinic, for ages K-6th grade, inside Carroll High School, 800 N. White Chapel Blvd., 9 a.m. to noon daily. Cost is $100 for pre-registration, $110 for walk-ups. Campers receive a free t-shirt and snacks, and will perform a show-off for family members on the final day. For more information and to register, go online to www.carrolldragoncheer.com.

Aug. 6. Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1 Board meets, 5:15-5:30 p.m., immediately prior to the city council meeting, in the council chambers in Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call Caroline Eckel at 817-748-8029 or email her at ceckel@ci.southlake.tx.us.

Aug.6. Southlake City Council meets, 5:30-11 p.m., with a work session at 5:30 p.m. immediately followed by regular session, in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8015.

Ongoing. Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Dr., offers beginner dance lessons taught by Ernie and Diane Meyer, 4-6 p.m. every Thursday. Free. Call or visit the Senior Center to sign up. For information call 817-748-8315, email gcruz@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.SouthlakeSeniorCenter.com.

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 Road., 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.

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