Community Calendar

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Colleyville

Sept. 4. The city of Colleyville tests its emergency sirens at 1 p.m. For information call 817-503-1000.

Sept. 9. Registration for Colleyville Public Library’s story times and chess club opens at 10 a.m. at the library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1150.

Sept. 11. Colleyville Senior Center hosts a game to the Texas Rangers baseball game, leaving at 11:30 a.m. from the senior center, 2512 Glade Rd. For information call 817-503-1195.

Sept. 9. Colleyville Planning and Zoning Commission meets for a pre-commission meeting at 6:15 p.m. in the executive conference room and at 7 p.m. for the commission meeting in the council chambers, both at City Hall, 100 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.

Sept. 10. Colleyville Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall, 100 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.

Ongoing. The Colleyville Historical Preservation Committee is accepting nominations through Sept. 30 for the Colleyville Hometown Hero award program, recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions and sacrifices for the betterment of the Colleyville community. A Hometown Hero nominee must have demonstrated one or more of the following traits: service to the community, a long-term commitment to Colleyville and leadership in service to the community. Nominees must have contributed their talents and acts of goodwill without personal or monetary gain. For more information call 817-503-1120.

Grapevine

Sept. 5. Grapevine Newcomers Club meets at 11 a.m. for a general meeting at St. Laurence Church, 519 N. Kimball Ave. in Southlake. The club meets at 2 p.m. at a member’s home for a canasta marathon. For information call Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com.

Sept. 6. Grapevine Newcomers Club meets at 9:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, 2140 E. Southlake Blvd., in Southlake. The club meets at 7 p.m. at a member’s home for couples’ bridge. For information call Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com.

Sept. 6. Nash Farm’s First Fridays at the Farm series continues with a program on “Craftmanship,” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the farm, 626 Ball St. Cost is $3 per person. For information call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817-410-3185.

Sept. 7. Grapevine’s 5th annual Doggie Dive-In, a pool party for dogs, is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pleasant Glade Pool, 1805 Hall Johnson Rd. Chlorine levels are dropped to a safe level for dogs in both the kiddie pool and the large pool, with a swimsuit competition, a swimming contest, a distance diving contest and more. Cost is $5 per dog with a two dog per person limit. Space is limited and advance registration is suggested. Proof of vaccination is required. For information call 817-410-3470.

Sept. 9. Grapevine Building Board of Appeals meets, 6-10 p.m. in the second floor council chambers at City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-3158 or email ccook@grapevinetexas.gov.

Sept. 9. Grapevine Namedroppers, an informal group of genealogists, meets 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in the program room at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Tresa Tatyrek will speak on familysearch.org. For information call 817-410-3429 or email genealogy@grapevinetexas.gov.

Sept. 9. Entwined Minds Book Club meets, 1-2 p.m., at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Free. For information, call 817-410-3404 or email estone@grapevinetexas.gov.

Sept. 9. Grapevine Newcomers Club meets at 9:30 a.m. at a member’s home to play Scrabble. For information call Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com.

Sept. 10. Grapevine City Council will hold a special called meeting at noon at City Hall, 200 S. Main St., to consider adoption of the proposed 2013-14 operating budget and tax rate. The proposed budget is available for inspection in person at City Hall and online at www.grapevinetexas.gov/index.aspx?nid=109. For information email garyl@grapevinetexas.gov.

Southlake

Sept. 4. Southlake Youth Action Commission meets, 4-5 p.m. at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8337, email abennett@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com.

Sept. 5. Southlake Planning and Zoning Commission meets, 6:30-11 p.m. in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8621

Sept. 5. Southlake Public Library hosts Family Movie Night, featuring a showing of Epic and light snacks, 6-8 p.m. at 1400 Main St., Ste. 130. Free. For information call 817-748-8243, email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93.

Sept. 6. Southlake Senior Center hosts a trip to the Adolphus Hotel, by way of the new Margaret Hunt Hull Bridge, for Adolphus Afternoon Tea. Register at the Senior Center. Trip is 1-5 p.m., leaving from the senior center at 307 Parkwood Dr. Cost is $5 for transportation plus $40 for the Afternoon Tea. For information call 817-748-8315 or go online to www.southlakeseniorcenter.com.

Sept. 7. Southlake’s “Crud Cruiser” hazardous household waste collection drive is 9-11 a.m. at Dragon Stadium, 1085 S. Kimball Ave. Crud Cruiser is free to Southlake residents and will operate on a first come, first served basis, but capacity is limited and once the Crud Cruiser is full the environmental collection center will be closed. Resident’s should bring their driver’s license or a utility bill as proof of residency. Accepted items are automotive fluids, batteries, cleaners, chemicals, cooking oil, lawn/garden/pool chemicals, light bulbs, medicines, paint and painting supplies. Items not accepted include ammunition and explosives, appliances and electronics, building materials, bulk trash and yard waste, butane/propane cylinders, medical waste, tires and asbestos/PCBs/radioactive items. For information call 817-748-8400

Sept. 8. A reception opening “Touches of Hope” art exhibit will be 3-4:30 p.m. in the lobby of Town Hall, 1400 Main St. Reception and exhibit are free. Exhibit will remain open through Oct. 31. For information call 817-748-8400.

Sept. 9. Metroport Teen Court Advisory Board meets, 5:45-6:30 p.m., at the Department of Public Safety Headquarters building, 600 State St. For information call 817-748-8346.

Sept. 9. Southlake Parks and Recreation Board meets, 6-8 p.m. at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8019.

Sept. 9. Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods No. 68 hosts a meeting at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed construction next to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake at East Southlake Boulevard and Central Avenue. SPIN No. 10 hosts a meeting at 7 p.m. to discuss proposed construction in the North Davis Business Park at 2110 Greenbriar Dr. Meetings are in the third floor training rooms at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information email Caroline Eckel at ceckel@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.SouthlakeSPIN.org.

Sept. 9. Career Transition Workshop, using creative and entertaining presentations to motivate and teach job seekers techniques to conduct a successful job search., will be held, 6:30-9 p.m., at Whites Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. Whites Chapel Blvd., in the Adult Education Building, Room (AE) 3204. There is no charge for the workshops. A workbook is available for a $20 donation to WCUMC. An audio recording of the sessions is also available for a $20 donation. For information call 682-365-6367 or email Bob Wyatt at rswassoc@aol.com.

Sept. 10. Southlake Senior Advisory Commission meets, 1-3 p.m., at the Senior Activity Center, 307 Parkwood Dr. For information call 817-748-8384.

Sept. 10. Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods Standing Committee meets, 6-8 p.m., in the third floor training rooms at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information email Alison Ortowski at aortowski@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.SouthlakeSPIN.org.

Sept. 10. Southlake Crime Control and Prevention District meets, 6:30-8 p.m., at the Department of Public Safety Headquarters, 600 State St. For information call 817-748-8114.

Sept. 10. Southlake 2030: Mobility Master Plan Committee meets, 5-8 p.m., to review and discuss the Final Draft Mobility Master Plan and the final draft recommendations within the plan, in the third floor training rooms at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8621 or go online to southlake2030@ci.southlake.tx.us.

Sept. 10. Ventriloquist Nancy Worcester performs during story time, 11 a.m. to noon, at the Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main St., Ste. 130. Free. For information call 817--748-8243 or email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us.

Ongoing. Registration is underway for Girls Scouts, open to all girls in kindergarten or older. An informational meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 South White’s Chapel Blvd. For information about how to join, e-mail southlakegirlscouts@gmail.com.

Ongoing. Southlake’s Parent’s Day Parent's Day Out Program for children ages 3-5 is held the first Friday of each month from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Pizza, juice boxes and a special treat are provided. Parents are not required to attend and children are supervised on a 1:5 ratio. Cost is $35. Register online at https://activenet011.active.com/southlake/ or in person at the Community Services Office, 1400 Main St, Suite 210. For more information call 817-748-8019 or go online to www.SouthlakeParksandRec.com.

Ongoing. Southlake Parks and Recreation’s Men’s Adult Softball 35 and Over season begins Sept. 9 and runs each Monday through Oct. 28 at Bob Jones Softball Complex, 3901 N. White Chapel Blvd. Cost is $300 per team, and each team must have 9-20 players to register. Referees and scorekeepers will be provided, but teams will be responsible for providing their own jerseys. Registration closes Aug. 30. Register online or in person at the Community Services offices, 1400 Main St., Ste. 210. For more information call 817-748-8019.

Regional

Sept. 5. The North Central Texas Council of Governments hosts a public meeting to discuss the Tarrant County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan, 1-2 p.m., in the Metroplex Conference Room at the NCTCOG offices, 616 Six Flags Dr. For information call 817-748-8400.

Ongoing. The Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce presents KellerFest 2013, a two-day family festival with food, arts and crafts, live music, a petting zoo, carnival rides, games and business booths, Sept. 27-28, at Texas Motor Speedway. Admission is free. Parking is $5. For more information go online to www.kellerfest.com.

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