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Colleyville

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

Sept. 12. The Colleyville Historical Preservation Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., in the CMO Conference Room at Colleyville City Hall, 100 Main St. For information, call 817-503-1000.

Sept. 13. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, hosts the Senior Health Fair, beginning at 9 a.m. For information, call 817-503-1195.

Sept. 16. Colleyville Police Department marks its 40th anniversary with a celebration at the Colleyville Justice Center, 5201 Riverwalk Drive, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities include a proclamation presentation, reception and tours of the Justice Center. Everyone in the Colleyville community is invited. For information, call 817-503-1200.

Sept. 16. Colleyville City Council meets for a Texas 26 work session, 6 p.m., in the Executive Conference Room at City Hall, 100 Main St. For information, call 817-503-1000.

Sept. 17. Colleyville City Council meets, with a pre-council meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room, followed by regular council meeting in the council chambers at 7:30 p.m., both at City Hall, 100 Main St. For information, call 918-503-1000.

Sept. 17. Colleyville Senior Center presents “Health Check – Physicians Mutual,” 10 a.m. at the center, 2512 Glade Road. For more information, call 817-503-1195.

Sept. 18. Colleyville Senior Center presents “Health Check – Dallas Nutrition Therapy,” 10 a.m. at the center, 2512 Glade Road. For more information, call 817-503-1195.

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. 14. DFW Machine Knitters Guild meets, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Grapevine Public Library Program Room, 1201 Municipal Way. For information, call 817-410-3400.

Sept. 17. Grapevine City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission meet, 7:30 p.m., at Grapevine City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-3182, email abaker@grapevinetexas.gov or go online to www.grapevinetexas.gov/index.aspx?NID=847.

Ongoing. Grapevine’s 29th Annual GrapeFest will be Sept. 12-15, with a variety of activities and events including a wine auction. Free admission all day Thursday, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m., and Friday until 5 p.m. Admission after 5 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors ages 62 and up and children ages 6-12. A weekend pass is $18, and souvenir pins are $23. For more information, call 817-410-3185 or go online to www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.

Ongoing. Grapevine Newcomers Club Ladies Lunch Out meets, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12, at Mimi’s Café, 1449 Texas 114 West. Gadabouts meet at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13 to carpool for a trip to the Texas Civil War Museum in Fort Worth. Pinochle at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at Red Robin Restaurant, 1701 William D. Tate Ave. Coffee Break at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 18 at Central Market, 1425 E. Southlake Blvd. Bunco at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at a member’s home. For information, call Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com.

Southlake

Sept. 12. An informational meeting about Girl Scouts troops in the Southlake area begins at 6:30 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, in the Bridge, 185 S. White Chapel Blvd. For information, email southlakegirlscouts@gmail.com.

Sept. 12. The Southlake Zoning Board of Adjustment meets, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information, call 817-748-8602.

Sept. 12. Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Drive, hosts a trip to GrapeFest in Grapevine, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is a $3 transportation fee plus money for food and other purchases. For information, call 817-748-8315 or go online to www.southlakeseniorcenter.com.

Sept. 12. Southlake Historical Society hosts “Farming the Land: Southlake’s Sandy Soil and Grapevine’s Black Land Prairie” at 6:30 p.m. in the Soil Conservation Building at 626 Ball Street in Grapevine. Bob Flanagan of Nash Farm will speak about past farmers’ experiences in the region. For information contact Connie Cooley at cecooley@verizon.net or 817-223-9606.

Sept. 13. Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Drive, hosts a trip to see the Dallas Senior Follies, a Ziegfeld Follies-style musical theater review featuring performers ages 55 and older, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Signup at the Senior Center. Cost is $5 for transportation, plus money for lunch and admission. Tickets range from $15-$50. For information, call 817-748-8315 or go online to www.southlakeseniorcenter.com.

Sept. 14. The Arts Council Northeast and the city of Southlake present a free concert by Southlake Community Band and Swing Band, as part of the MasterWorks Concert Series, from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Southlake Town Square. For information, call 817-748-8019.

Sept. 14. Southlake Tour De Metroplex — Altitude Jump for students in grades 4 through 6, leaves Durham Intermediate School, 801 Shady Oaks Drive, with early dropoff from 5-6 p.m. Buses leave at 6 p.m. for a tour of interesting places in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and return to the school at 10 p.m. Cost: $45 plus money for snacks. Register online at https://activenet011.active.com/southlake/ or in person at the Southlake Community Services Office, 1400 Main St., Suite 210. For more information ,call 817-748-8019 or go online to www.SouthlakeParksandRec.com.

Sept. 14. Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main St., presents R.E.A.D. to a Dog, giving children the opportunity to schedule one-on-one time with a certified therapy dog to practice their reading and communication skills. Children get 15 minutes with Malbec, a Portuguese Water Dog who is hypoallergenic. Register by calling the library at 817-748-8243.

Sept. 16. Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main St., hosts Family Arts time, 4-5 p.m. This month, teens and adults will learn beginning knitting from a professional instructor, while kids 12 and under can make their own scarecrow with library staff. Event is free, but teens and adults are encouraged to bring one skein of 100 percent cotton yarn in a color of their choice and Size 7 knitting needles. Children's supplies are provided. No registration is required. For information, call 817-748-8243, email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93.

Sept. 16. Career Transition Workshop holds a session on “Two Minute, Two Page Resumes,” 6:30-9 p.m., at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. White Chapel Blvd. First-time attendees are asked to arrive at 6 p.m. For more information, call 682-365-6367 or contact Bob Wyatt, CTW mentor, by phone at 817-485-5155 or by email at rswassoc@.com.

Sept. 17. Southlake City Council meets, 5:30-10 p.m., at Town Hall, 1200 Main St. For information, call 817-748-8015.

Sept. 18. Southlake Youth Action Commission meets, 4-5 p.m. at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information, call 817-748-8337 or email abennett@ci.southlake.tx.us.

Sept. 18. Southlake Business Council meets, 5-6:30 p.m. in third-floor training rooms C and D at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information, call 817-748-8015.

Sept. 18. Story time at the Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main St., from 11 a.m. to noon. Free. For information, call 817-748-8243, email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93.

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

Ongoing. Southlake’s 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.

Regional

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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