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Oct. 2. The First Wednesday Genealogy Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road. For information call 817-503-1195.

Oct. 2. Colleyville Garden Club meets with social hour at 9:30 a.m. and meeting at 10 a.m. at the Colleyville Center, 5301 Riverwalk Dr. Featured speaker is Kathy Anderson with Blooming Colors, discussing “Trees.” The meeting is open to the public. For information go online to

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. 3. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts the First Thursday Cookin’ Club for senior citizens, 10:30 a.m. For more information call 817-503-1195.

Oct. 4. Metroport Meals on Wheels meets at 10 a.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road. For information call 817-503-1195.

Oct. 4. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts the First Friday Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. For more information call 817-503-1195.

Oct. 7. The Grapevine-Colleyville Association of Retired School Employees meets at the Grapevine-Colleyville Professional Development and Education Center, 5800 Colleyville Blvd., with meet-and-greet at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Tracy Friday will speak about the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth. All retired school employees from any area district are invited. For information call Pam Jones at 817-577-2963.

Oct. 8. Colleyville Zoning Board of Adjustment meets, 7 p.m., in the city council chambers at Colleyville City Hall, 100 Main St. For information, call 817-503-1000.


Oct. 4-6. The Texas Coin Show is open daily Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St. Hours 2-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3.

Oct. 5. The Grapevine Art Dealers Association host its inaugural Fall Gallery Night, 2-8 p.m., in galleries on Main St. Galleries include A Touch of Paris, 202 W. Wall St., Great American West Gallery, 332 S. Main St., Giddens Fine Arts Gallery, 624 S. Main St., Tower Gallery, 636 S. Main St., Holder Dane Gallery and Art Studios, 701 S. Main St. and Vetro Glassblowing Studio and Gallery, 701 S. Main St. Complimentary food and beverages will be served at each gallery via progressive style, including wine and signature cocktails, 5-8 p.m. There will be live music at sunset at the Historic Cotton Belt Train Depot area. Admission is free. For information call Patricia Dane Bodnyk at 817-789-2334.

Oct. 5. TEEN series: Explore Mexican Tin Art, 2-3 p.m. in the program room at the Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way. Julianne Peck shows how to make tin ornaments typical of the folk art of Oaxaca, Mexico. The series is designed primarily for teens in middle and high school, but pre-teens are welcome. Admission is free but space is limited, so reserve space by calling 817-410-3405, emailing, or at the Grapevine Library Teen Zone Facebook page.

Oct. 5-6. Grapevine Mills is hosting the 2013 Simon GamePlay tour on Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, connecting fans to the hottest video games before they are officially launched and available in stores. Simon GamePlay will take place exclusively at 27 Simon properties around the country. The free event will run through November. Last year, more than 900,000 gamers across the country participated in SimonGamePlay. For information call 972-724-4900 or go to

Oct. 7. The Grapevine Board of Zoning Adjustments meets 6-10 p.m. in the second floor council chambers at city hall, 200 S. Main St. For information contact Connie Cook by phone at 817-410-3158 or email

Ongoing. The Grapevine Parks and Recreation Department’s Sunset Concert Series begins Oct. 5 and continues through the first three Saturday evenings in October, 7-9 p.m., at the Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park, 411 Ball St. Live music from a variety of genres. Light refreshments will be available for purchase or bring your own. No glass or pets allowed. Garden docents will be available to answer gardening questions and children’s gardening activities will also be available at the Ed and Edith Pewitt Educational Pavilion each evening during the concert series. Admission is free. For information call 817-410-3450.

Ongoing. The Texas Sculpture Association 2013 Membership Show continues through Oct. 31 at Tower Gallery, 636 S. Main St. Admission is free. For information go online to

Ongoing. Grapevine Farmers Market continues each Thursday-Saturday through Oct. 19 at the Town Square Gazebo, 325 S. Main St. Features locally-grown and other produce as well as a variety of Texas products including bell peppers, Texas pecans, olive oil, salsas, honey, tamales, pastas, herbs, nuts and grains. For information call 817-793-8634.

Ongoing. Friday Night Steam Train continues each Friday night through Oct. 18 at the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St., 7-9 p.m. Admission is $20. For information call 817-410-3579.

Ongoing. Grapevine Market continues each Thursday and Saturday through Oct. 19 in Liberty Park in Historic Downtown Grapevine. Open-air, European-style market featuring hand-made jewelry, home décor, antiques and more. For information contact the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-457-6338.


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

Oct. 3. The Southlake Planning and Zoning Commission meets, 6:30-11 p.m., in the council chambers in Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For more information call 817-748-8621.

Oct. 3. Apex Arts League presents Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s DSO on the Go performs at 7:30 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. White’s Chapel Blvd. Tickets are $19 and $29. For tickets and more information go online to

Oct. 4. Southlake Senior Activity Center, 307 Parkwood, sponsors a trip to the Empowering Seniors Health and Lifestyle EXPO. Bus leaves the center at 8:30 a.m. Admission is free but registration is required. Bus fee is $3 per person. For information call 817-748-8315, email or go online to

Oct. 4. Southlake Garden Club meets, 9:30 a.m. The program will be a cooking demonstration on easy tips for holiday entertaining. Anyone interested in attending can contact Karen Dawson by email at for details.

Oct. 4-6. The 12th Annual Southlake Oktoberfest is presented by Southlake Chamber of Commerce and Texas Nissan of Grapevine in Southlake Town Square. Features about 100 arts and crafts exhibitors, food vendors serving both German and American fare, a “Sports Zone” with a 9×16 foot television screen airing college and NFL games, a children’s area, street performers, beer, wine and live entertainment. There will also be a wiener dog race, with a costume parade. Admission and parking are free. For details call 817-481-8200 or go online to

Oct. 5. The Career Transition Workshop series continues with “ Seven Interviewing Tactics and Classy Answers/Questions,” 6:30-9 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. White’s Chapel Blvd., Room 324 in the Adult Education Building. The Career Transition Workshop is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers. There is no charge for the workshops. A workbook of job search materials is available for donation to WCUMC of $20, cash or check. An audio recording of the sessions is also available for a $20 donation. For information call the CTW information hotline at 682-365-6367 or contact Bob Wyatt, CTW mentor, by phone at 817-485-5155 or by email at

Oct. 8. Southlake Senior Advisory Commission meets, 1-3 p.m., at the Senior Activity Center, 307 Parkwood Dr. For information call 817-748-8384.

Oct. 8. The 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 or go online

Oct. 9. The Southlake Planning and Development Services Department hosts a citywide Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods ( SPIN) meeting on the Southlake 2030 Mobility Master Plan at 4 p.m. with an open house in the Town Hall foyer, 1400 Main St. Displays will be set up to provide information on the proposed plan and city staff will be available to answer questions. The open house is followed at 6:30 p.m. by a presentation in the council chambers concluding with a question-and-answer session. For information Caroline Eckel at or go online to

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. to 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 or in person at the Community Services Office, 1400 Main St, Suite 210. For more information call 817-748-8019 or go online to

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