Keller and area community events

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Keller

Sept. 6 - New User Computer Class, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Keller Senior Activities Center, 660 Johnson Rd. Learn the basics: practicing on keyboard and mouse; operating Windows operating system. For more information contact the Keller Senior Activities Center, 817-743-4370 or seniorcenter@cityofkeller.com.

Sept. 7 - Doggie Dunk at the Keller Pointe outdoor pool, 405 Rufe Snow Dr., from 9 to 10:30 a.m. for dogs 30 pounds or less and 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for larger dogs. Cost is $5 per dog in advance or $10 at the event. For more information, call 817-743-4386 or email thekellerpointe@cityofkeller.com.

Sept. 7 - The Keller Writers' Association will meet 12:15 - 2:15 p.m. (the first Saturday of each month) in the Keller Library's meeting room. Contact Tom Bulkowski, the group's president, tbul@hotmail.com for more info.

Sept. 21- 14th Annual Run In the Dark held by Community Storehouse, Fort Worth Alliance Airport; 4 p.m. on-site registration; 7:30 p.m., 1-mile fun run; 7:45 p.m., 5-kilometer run/walk. Get more information at http://www.runinthedarkdfw.com/our-cause.

Ongoing-Keller Garden Club, meets second Thursday monthly September through May; 9:30 a.m., refreshments and socializing; 10 a.m., program, Flower Shop at Landscape Systems Garden Center, 1823 Keller Pkwy. Programs include speakers and field trips. Group welcomes all levels of gardening expertise. For more information contact Gail McEnroe, 817-337-9948.

Ongoing through October - Keller Farmers Market offers fresh produce and other foods and items from local farmers and vendors selling meats, eggs, wine, tamales, baked goods from 8 a.m. to noon at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy.

Other items available are artisan bread, chips, salsa, pasta, pickles, jellies and jams. Honey, fertilizer, sprouts, desserts, prepared foods, coffee, pet products and crafts are also for sale at the market. Vendors at the market sell only Texas-made products and original art items. For information, go to www.kellerfarmersmarket.com.

Haslet

Ongoing - Haslet Farmer's Market is open 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the Haslet Community Park. About 20 vendors participate, including local producers of pecans, blueberries, and free-range eggs. Shoppers can also browse a variety of items such as organic olive oil, jams and jellies and an assortment of arts and crafts.

For vendor opportunities contact: Elizabeth Goodson at 817-886-3993 or www.hasletfarmersmarket.com.

Ongoing - Preschool Storytime each Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Haslet Public Library, 100 Gammil St. Call 439-4278 for information.

Roanoke

Ongoing through October- Roanoke farmers market is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon at Austin Street Plaza, 221 N. Oak St. Enjoy fresh produce from area farmers at this quaint, produce-only market in historic, downtown Roanoke. For information contact Kraig Copp, Roanoke Fresh Produce Farmer's market manager at 940-391-3360.

Ongoing - Roanoke Knit and Needle Knot for those who knit, crochet, embroider or do other needle art, meets each Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Roanoke Public Library, 312 S. Walnut St. For information call 817-491-2691.

Ongoing - Senior Crafts Day every Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Roanoke Senior Center, 312 S. Walnut St. For information call 817-491-6060.

Trophy Club

Oct. 6 -The Trophy Club Women’s Club Gardeners’ 2013 Garden Tour: “Behind The Garden Gate – Fall Into The Season;” 1-4:30 p.m. Tour features colorful Fall gardens of five Trophy Club homes, as well as Trophy Club Park.

Seasonal refreshments will be served, and there will be a raffle and silent auction. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door and $5 for children under 12. Tickets will be on sale starting Sept. 15 at Tom Thumb in Trophy Club or by contacting Teri Nickells at terinickells@gmail.com.

Sept. 21 - Town of Trophy Club PetFest, 9 a.m. to noon., Freedom Park, 2675 Trophy Park Drive. The fifth annual PetFest will feature vendors selling pet-related merchandise and services. There will be dogs available for adoption. Community Pet Outreach will offer low cost vaccinations, microchipping and heartwork mtesting. for more information go to www.tcparks.org.

KISD

Sept. 7 - Keller High School Band, 11th Annual March-A-Thon 8 a.m. to noon. For route information please visit www.indianband.org. For a front yard concert please email kellerbandmarchathon@gmail.com.

Northwest ISD

Oct. 19 - NHS Fall Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Northwest High School, 2301 Texans Blvd, Justin. Admission is a canned food donation. Some of the items for sale will be painted glassware, vintage decor, Shabby-Chic furniture, harvest and holiday decorations, handbags, children's clothing, spirit wear and mums for Homecoming. Coffee and danish will be for sale in the morning and lunch in the afternoon.

Vendor booths are also available. For information contact event coordinators: Julia Fortune, at julia_fortune@yahoo.com, 940-230-6099; Melinda Cloud, at mcloud1985@verizon.net, 940-595-6451; Deborah Christenson,SPARKY3483@sbcglobal.net, 817-726-1075.

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