Community Calendar

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Colleyville

Oct. 24. Colleyville Senior Center, 2513 Glade Road., hosts “ Fourth Thursday Catch a Matinee,” 12:30 p.m. For information call 817-503-1195.

Oct. 24. Keeping It Real Nonfiction Book Club, for ages 18 and up, meets, 11 a.m., at the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1155.

Oct. 25. Breakfast Brigade: Seniors Helping Seniors senior activity begins at 9 a.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2513 Glade Road. For information call 817-503-1195.

Grapevine

Oct. 24. La Buena Vida Vineyard launches its Book Club Series, 7 p.m. at the vineyard, 416 E. College St., with Colleyville author Kimberly Packard, reading from and speaking about her award-winning debut novel, Phoenix, a story of three people tied together by two crimes. Packard will sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase for $17.95. The event is free and open to the public. For information call 817-481-WINE.

Oct. 26. Cannon Elementary PTA holds a Fall Festival, noon to 3 p.m., at 1300 E. College St. Includes $1 food and treats, an obstacle course, a dunk tank, carnival games, prizes and kids crazy auction.

Oct. 26. Beginning Genealogy Workshop, presented 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Grapevine Public Library Program room, 1201 Municipal Way, by genealogy librarian Nancy Maxwell for anyone who wants to know how to start researching family history. Everyone attending will receive a free beginner’s packet. Free, but attendance is limited to 50 people and pre-registration is required. For information call 917-410-3429 or email genealogy@grapevinetexas.gov.

Oct. 26. Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, continues its TEEN series with this week’s program, Explore Banjo Music, with tales and songs from many cultures presented by self-taught banjo musician Dan Gibson. Free program is primarily for middle and high school ages but pre-teens are welcome. Space is limited so email teen@grapevinetexas.gov or call 817-410-3405 to reserve a spot.

Oct 26. GrapeYard Halloween theme park, with Grapevine’s wooded areas, trails, lake shoreline, campsites and amphitheater transformed into family-friendly Halloween attractions of various fright potential. Tickets must be obtained at the Community Activities Center, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine. Grapevine residents must register for their free tickets at playgrapevinereg.com or in person at the Community Activities Center. Non-Grapevine residents may purchase tickets for $10 per person at playgrapevinereg.com or in person at the Community Activities Center. All tickets must be picked up from the Community Activities Center prior to the event and presented at event gate for entry. Call 817-410-3450 for information.

Ongoing. Grapevine High School presents Grease is the Word, school version, presented with special arrangements by Samuel French, Inc., Oct 24, 26, 28 at 7 p.m. each night at the Madeline Henley Auditorium, 3223 Mustang Drive. Tickets are $10, $5 for children under $12. For tickets and information go online to wwwghsmustangstheatre.com.

Ongoing. Grapevine Newcomers Club meets, 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at a member’s home for Wine Tasters; 10:30 a.m. Oct. 25, to carpool to the Bush Library in Dallas. Meet at Wal-Mart, 4101 Hwy. 121 in Bedford; 1 p.m. Oct. 25 for Travel Talk in a member’s home; at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 for Octoberfest Dinner at a member’s home; 9:30 a.m. for Bridge AM at a member’s home. For more information call Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com.

Ongoing. The Grapevine Parks and Recreation Department’s Sunset Concert Series continues on 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 www.txsculpture.com.

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

Southlake

Oct. 23. Southlake Historical Society continues its Fall Speakers Series with “ Step Back in Time: A Tour of Historic Lonesome Dove Cemetery” at 6:30 p.m. at the cemetery, 2380 Lonesome Dove Road. Cherie Johnson will lead a walk through the cemetery that has burial sites dating to 1845. A presentation on dowsing, or divining, which is a technique used to find water and graves, by Faye Elder. Free. For information contact Connie Cooley by phone at 817-223-9606 or by email at cecooley@verizon.net, or go online to www.southlakehistory.org.

Oct. 24. Le Theatre de Marionette performs Pinocchio marionette show for young audiences, 11 a.m. to noon, at the Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main St., third floor. Recommended for ages 3 and up. No registration required. Free. For information call 817-748-8243, email: southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93.

Oct. 25. Southlake Senior Center hosts a trip to the Le Cordon Bleu Technique Restaurant, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bus leaves from and returns to the Senior Activity Center, 307 Parkwood Drive. Cost is $5 for the bus plus dinner ($30 and under). Registration is required. For information or to register call 817-748-8315, email: seniorcenter@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.SouthlakeSeniorCenter.com.

Oct. 26. Southlake Monster Mash is held, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Town Hall lobby, 1400 Main St. Includes dancing, games, snacks, door prizes and more. Kid-friendly costumes encouraged. All ages are welcome. Cost is $10; kids 2 and under are free, but pre-registration is required. For information call 817-748-8019 or go online to www.SouthlakeParksandRec.com.

Oct. 27. Whole Earth Provision in Southlake Town Square, 321 State St., continues its Saturday Housewarming series with the Birkenstock Wellness Fair at 1 p.m. with chair massages, reflexology and more. For information call 817-442-9132.

Oct. 30. Southlake Public Library presents “Creepy Science with Abnormal Aja,” 4-5 p.m., 1400 Main St., Ste. 130. Recommended for ages 4-12. Those in costume get a treat. 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. Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main St., hosts the Great Pumpkin Competition, through Oct. 25, with people invited to bring a self-decorated pumpkin to the library for a chance to earn a photo in Southlake Style magazine and a prize. Every kid age 12 and under who brings in a self-decorated pumpkin will receive a Halloween treat bag. Pumpkins should have a Halloween theme and be family-friendly. No professionals. Free. For more information, go online to Southlakelibrary.com, call 817-748-8243 or email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us.

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 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 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. 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.

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