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Colleyville

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.

Sept. 19. Late Edition Book Club meets, 11 a.m., at the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1155.

Sept. 20. Meals on Wheels meets at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road., at 10 a.m. For information call 817-503-1195.

Sept. 20. Colleyville Planning and Zoning Pre-Commission meets at 6:15 p.m. in the executive conference room and the commission meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, both at City Hall, 100 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.

Sept. 21. Babysitter training with CPR training is offered at 9 a.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd. For information call 817-503-1180.

Sept. 23. Colleyville Cash Mob holds its 1-year anniversary at noon at a location still to be announced. For information go online to http://ColleyvilleCloseBuy.com.

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. 19. Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau board meets, 8-9:30 a.m., in the Grand Hall at the Convention and Visitors Bureau headquarters, 636 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-8136.

Sept. 21. TEEN series: Explore Martial Arts is 2-3 p.m. in the program room at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Instructor Jay McMeans demonstrates various martial arts as part of a series of Saturday afternoon programs for middle and high school aged students. Pre-teens also welcome. Free but space is limited so email teen@grapevinetexas.gov or call 817-410-3405 to reserve your spot.

Sept. 21. Grapevine Citywide Garage Sale, 7 a.m.-noon, at the Nash Rink, behind the Community Activities Center, 1175 Municipal Way. Features more than 50 non-commercial vendors. No entry fee to shoppers. Advanced registration required for sellers. Goodwill will be on site to accept donations at the end of the day. To reserve a spot or for more information contact David Mote by email at dmote@grapevinetexas.gov or call 817-410-3454.

Sept. 22. Quilt Chat meets, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in the program room at Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, with topics from beginners to advanced. For information call 817-410-3404 or email reference@grapevinetexas.gov.

Sept. 24. eBooks Seminar, on how to download eBooks and audiobooks for free to most devices including Kindle, Nook, iPad, tablets and most smartphones, from the Grapevine Public Library, 7-8 p.m., at the library, 1201 Municipal Way. Make sure your Overdrive app is updated and call the Reference Desk at 817-410-3404 for assistance. Free. For information email estone@grapevinetexas.gov.

Sept. 24. Grapevine Garden Club brings in Roger Sanderson, director of horticulture at Texas Discovery Gardens, to present a program on Drought Tolerant Gardening, with social time at 9:30 a.m. and program at 10 a.m. at the Stacy Furniture Community Room, 1900 S. Main St. Free. For information go online to www.grapvinegardenclub.org.

Sept. 24. The New Horizons, a group of Christians of all denominations who are 55 or older, of the Grapevine United Methodist Church, 422 Church St., will kick off its new season on Sept. 24 Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Leach Hall with dinner, catered by Willhoites and entertainment by bass vocalist Kelly Emery and his wife, Glenda, on the piano. Cost is $12 per person. For reservations call Nancy at 817-354-1881 or Betty at 817-488-0856 by noon Sept. 23.

Sept. 25. The Grapevine Historic Preservation Commission meets, 6-7 p.m., in the second floor boardroom of the Convention and Visitors Bureau Headquarters, 636 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-8136.

Ongoing. Grapevine Newcomers Club meets, Sept. 18, 9 a.m. for Coffee Break at Central Market, 1425 E. Southlake Blvd., at at 6:30 p.m. for Bunco at a member’s home. Sept. 19, Book Club at 10 a.m. at a member’s home. Sept. 21 Dining In at 6:30 p.m. at a member’s home. Sept. 23 Bridge AM at 9:30 a.m. at a member’s home. Sept. 24, Canasta at 10 a.m. at Red Robin Restaurant, 1701 William D. Tate Ave. For information Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648.

Southlake

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.

Sept. 19. 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. 19. Southlake Senior Center hosts Arabian Nights, featuring dinner, music and entertainment, 7 p.m. at the center, 307 Parkwood Dr. Free. Sign up at the senior center. For information call 817-748-8315 or email seniorcenter@ci.southlake.tx.us.

Sept. 20. Watermere Book Talks meets at 9 a.m. at the Clubhouse, and 10 a.m. at the Isle of Watermere, on Watermere Drive. Free. For information call 817-748-8243 or email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us.

Sept 23. Career Transition Workshops holds a workshop on “Communication Connection and Resume Review,” one of a series of events designed to motivate and job seekers and teach them techniques to conduct a successful job search, 6:30-9 p.m., at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. White’s Chapel Blvd., in the Adult Education Building, Room 3204. First-time attendees are asked to arrive at 6 p.m. For information call 682-365-6367 or contact CTW mentor Bob Wyatt by phone at 817-485-5155 or by email at rswassoc@aol.com.

Sept. 23. Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods meets, with SPIN 6 hosting a meeting to discuss proposed construction of a residential subdivision at W. Southlake Boulevard and N. Shady Oaks Dr. At 7 p.m., SPIN 9 hosts a meeting to discuss proposed residential development with 10 lots of a one-acre minimum on 18.5 acres. Meetings in the third floor training rooms at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information email ceckel@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.SouthlakeSPIN.org.

Sept. 25. Southlake Library Board meets, 6-8 p.m., at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8384.

Sept. 25. Southlake Kiwanis Club meets at Trophy Club Country Club, 500 Trophy Club Dr. Buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m., meeting at noon. For information call 817-807-2933.

Ongoing. Volunteers are needed for the 12th annual Oktoberfest Celebration, Oct. 4-6 in Southlake Town Square, presented by Texas Nissan of Grapevine and hosted by Southlake Chamber of Commerce. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day for both adults and teens for ticket booths, beer booths (must be over 21) and children’s areas and set up on Friday and Saturday. Southlake Chamber of Commerce will give away an iPad Mini courtesy of i5 webworks, a gaming system courtesy of GameStop, and an eReader. Each volunteer’s name will be entered into the drawing for each shift they work, so the more shifts you volunteer, the greater your chances to win. Winners will be announced at the conclusion of Oktoberfest. In addition, any company or organization that covers 10 or more volunteer shifts will receive on-site recognition and advertising opportunities. Carroll ISD students who volunteer will receive volunteer credit for the event, but volunteers under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult volunteer. Each volunteer will receive a free commemorative Oktoberfest T-shirt at the completion of their shift. For additional information or to register as a volunteer online, go to www.OktoberfestSouthlake.com.

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. For information and to register visit www.maxxedoutsports.com

Regional

Sept. 28 Colleyville-based Maxxed Out Sports hosts “Race for the Runaways Night foam run Fun 5K,” a night foam run from 5 p.m. to midnight at Cobb Park in Fort Worth. The event includes racing through obstacles covered in foam, live music and a bounce house. The event aims to raise money for charities including the Dallas Cream Center.

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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