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Colleyville

Sept. 26. Colleyville Exchange takes place, 7:45-8:45 a.m., on the second floor of the Colleyville Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1150.

Sept. 27. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road., hosts “Lunch and Learn: CASA of Tarrant County,” at 11:30 a.m. For information call 817-503-1195.

Sept. 28. Colleyville Senior Center hosts an Oklahoma Casino Trip , leaving at 9 a.m. from the senior center, 2512 Glade Road. For information call 817-503-1195.

Oct. 1. Texas Night Out, sponsored by Colleyville Police and Fire departments’ citizens academies alumni, brings together police and fire departments, homeowners’ associations, public safety vendors, social agencies, churches, local businesses and residents for a night of displays and events and demonstrations focused on neighborhood awareness and crime prevention. All activities take place, 6-9 p.m. at Colleyville City Park, 4301 Bedford Rod.

Oct. 2. Colleyville City Council meets for pre-council and executive session meetings at 5:30 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room on the third floor of City Hall, 100 Main St., and regular session at 7:30 p.m. in the third floor City Council Chambers. For information call 817-503-1000.

Oct. 2. The 1st Wednesday Genealogy Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd. For 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 demonstrated 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. 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.

Sept. 26. “Informance” by the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, featuring works inspired by the beauty of dance, 7-8 p.m., in the program room at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Free. For information call 817-410-3404 or email reference@grapevinetexas.gov.

Sept. 28. Educator, monarch watch volunteer and seasoned butterfly tag wrangler Jenny Singleton presents a program for children and adults on the monarch butterflies that appear in North Texas at the end of September, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Program Room at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. The presentation is supported by the Grapevine Garden Club. Free. For information call 817-410-3404 or email reference@grapevinetexas.gov.

Sept. 28. The TEEN series continues with “Explore a Day in Africa,” featuring music, dancing and stories with Elizabeth Kahura, 2-3 p.m., in the program room at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Directed at teens, but pre-teens are welcome. Free but space is limited so call or email or message the Grapevine Library Teen Zone Facebook page to reserve space. For information call 817-410-3405 or email teen@grapevinetexas.gov.

Sept. 30. Grapevine Senior Center holds free computer classes for anyone 55 or older, with walk-in registration from 9 a.m.-noon at the senior center, 421 Church St., and call-in registration from 1-2 p.m. at 817-410-8130. Classes for beginners include Windows fundamentals, email, etc., and classes for more experienced users include digital camera, Facebook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.

Oct. 1. Grapevine City Council meets, 7:30 p.m., at 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 Newcomers Club meets Sept. 26, 7 p.m. in a member’s home for Wine Tasters; Sept. 27, 1 p.m. in a member’s home for Travel Talk; and Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m. in a member’s home for Dining In. For information call Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com.

Southlake

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

Sept. 26. 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. 26. Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Dr., hosts an education seminar by Dr. Timothy F. Ragsdale on sinus disease, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free. No lunch provided. Sign-up at the Senior Center. Call 817-748-8315 or email seniorcenter@ci.southlake.tx.us, or go online to www.southlakeseniorcenter.com.

Sept. 27. Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Dr., hosts a trip to the Northeast Senior Jamboree in Grapevine, featuring the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, food, games and entertainment. From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., leaving from the Senior Center. Sign up at the center. Call is $3 for transportation. For information call 817-748-8315 or email seniorcenter@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.southlakeseniorcenter.com.

Sept. 28-29. Southlake Fall Family Campout takes place at Bob Jones Park Day Camp Area, 3901 N. White Chapel Blvd., from 4 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. Includes cooking out, roasting marshmallows and more. Children must pre-register with at least one adult. Campers must bring their own tent, sleeping gear and fishing equipment. Campers 16 and older need a fishing license. All ages welcome. Cost is $25 per campsite for two campers, plus $10 for each additional camper. Children 2 and under are free. For information call 817-748-8019.

Sept 30. Search Management and Networking Strategies presents a Career Transition Workshop, teaching job seekers techniques for being successful, on “Search Management and Networking Strategies,” 6:30-9 p.m., at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. White’s Chapel Blvd., in Room 3204 in the Adult Education Building. First-time attendees are asked to arrive at 6 p.m. The session is free but workshop materials are available for a $20 donation to the church. For information call the CTW information hotline at 682-365-6367 or contact Bob Wyatt by phone at 817-485-5155 or by email at rswassoc@aol.com.

Oct. 1. Southlake Parks Development Corporation meets, 4:30-5:30 p.m., prior to the city council meeting in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8021.

Oct. 1. Southlake City Council meets, 5:30-11 p.m., with a work session followed by regular session, in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8015.

Oct. 2. 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.

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 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. 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 his or her 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.

Grapevine High School

Sept. 28. Grapevine High School Fillies hold their annual Junior Dance Clinic for girls in kindergarten through eighth grade. The elementary (K-5) clinic will be held at Cross Timbers Middle School from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The 6-8 clinic will be held at Grapevine High School from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $40 per dancer for early registration and $45 at the door. A free T-shirt is included. Call Corinne Leuvano at 512-762-9589 or Dana Ernst at 817-690-8050 for information or send registration Information to Angie Pettite, 2206 Ryan Ridge, Grapevine, Texas 76051 or go online to www.ghsfillies.org.

Sept. 30. Grapevine High School Project Graduation holds a restaurant fundraiser from 11 a.m. to close at Chili’s Grapevine, Hwy. 114. Mention GHS Project Graduation 2013 and 10 percent of sales benefit GHS PG2014. Good for take-out or dine-in. Donations may also be mailed to GHS PG2014, P.O. Box 1492, Grapevine, Texas 76099.

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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