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Keller

April 10 - Keller Public Arts Board hosts an Artists Reception for the calligraphers of “Calligraphy in North Texas,” from Kaligrafos and the Fort Worth Calligraphers Guild, 7-9 p.m., at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. Exhibit continues at Town Hall through April 25, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For information call 817-743-4000.

April 12 - Keller Parks and Recreation Department hosts the Tree-Mendous Egg Scramble, 9-11:30 a.m., at Bear Creek Park Pond, 400 Bear Creek Pkwy. Activities include bounce houses, a petting zoo, games, photos with the Easter Bunny under the pavilion and egg hunts by age groups. Free trees will be distributed while they last to celebrate Arbor Day. Egg hunts are 0-1 year, 9:30 a.m.; 2-3 years, 9:40 a.m.; 4-5 years, 9:50 a.m., 6-8 years, 10 a.m., 9-11 years, 10:10 a.m. Free. For information call 817-743-4050 or email parksandrec@cityofkeller.com.

April 15 - Certified Financial Planner Jean Keener presents “Investing in Retirement,” 6:30 p.m. at the Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd. Free. For information email jean@keenerfinancial.com.

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Haslet

April 12 - Carter Blood Drive at Wild West Fest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., with the Carter Bloodmobile on site at the event in Haslet Community Park, 301 1st St. Both walk-ups and reservations accepted. For information call 817-439-5931 or email kjones@haslet.org.

April 12 - Haslet Wild West Fest and Rodeo, a community-wide event, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. at Haslet Community Park, 301 1st St., with weiner dog races, live music, cornhole tournament, barbecue cook-off, vendors, food and more. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children. Parking is free. For information call 817-439-5931.

Roanoke

April 12 - Roanoke Farmers Market, in its second year, opens for the 2014 season, and will be open 8 a.m.-noon each Saturday through September. Offers fresh produce and more. For information check the Facebook page at Facebook.com/CityofRoanokeTexas or follow on Twitter @TXCityofRoanoke or call 817-491-2411.

April 12 - The annual Roanoke Bunny Hop and Hunt, with a fun run, a 5K and an Easter egg hunt, is 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Roanoke Soccer Complex, 505 Roanoke Rd. Includes games and bounce houses, free hot dogs, cotton candy and drinks, the 1-mile fun run at 8 a.m., the 5K at 10 a.m. and the Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Roanoke Park Board Scholarship Fund. Registration through race day is $30. For information call 817-837-9930.

Ongoing - Roanoke’s 2014 Summer Concert Series, Evenings on Oak Streets continues through September, 7-8 p.m, at Austin Street Plaza, 221 N. Oak St. Next in concert is April 10 featuring Texas music performers Lone Star Attitude. For information and the concert schedule, call 817-491-2411 or go online to www.roanoketexas.com.

Trophy Club

April 9 – Trophy Club Police and Fire departments and other area police and fire departments honor the recipients of the nation’s highest military award, the Congressional Medal of Honor, by escorting medal winners from DFW Airport to Gainsville. The Patriot Guard Motorcycle Riders and individual motorcyclists assist with the escort. The procession travels west on SH 114, and the public is invoted to line the highway to show respect and support. For details call 682-831-4600.

April 10 - Trophy Club Travelers host a trip to Main Street Arts Festival in Fort Worth for those ages 50 and over. Chartered bus leaves Trophy Club at 9:30 a.m and returns at 4:30 p.m. Registration is required. Tickets are $25 per bus seat. For information call 682-831-4603.

April 12 - Live Like Josh 3x3 Basketball Tournament is 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at Byron Nelson High School, 2775 Bobcat Boulevard. Benefits the Live Like Josh Foundation and its scholarship programs. For information or to register go online to http://leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=live_like_josh.

April 12 - Easter Eggstravaganza, a community-wide Easter egg hunt, is 9 a.m.-noon at Independence Park East, 501 Parkview Dr. Separate Easter egg hunt areas for each age group. For weather-related event updates go online to facebook.com/tcparksandrec. For information call 682-831-4603.

Westlake

April 10 - A free MasterWorks Concert, presented by Arts Council Northeast, the town of Westlake and Cassidy Turley and featuring Beatles tribute band Me and My Monkey, is 7-8 p.m., at Solana Village Circle Courtyard, 3 Village Circle, in the outdoor courtyard. For information call 817-430-1812

April 14 - Westlake Board of Trustees meets, 5-8 p.m., in the Town Council Chamber, 3 Village Circle, Ste. 202. For information call 817-430-1812.

April 24 - Arts Council Northeast, the town of Westlake and Cassidy Turley present Live 80, a high-energy party band covering the best 1980s music, in a free concert as part of the MasterWorks Concert Series, 7-8 p.m., at Solana Village Circle, Hwy. 114 at the Solana Blvd. exit. For information call 817-283-3406 or go online to www.artscouncilnortheast.org.

Miscellaneous

Ongoing - Texas Health Harris Methodist Alliance Hospial, 10864 Texas Health Trail in Fort Worth, hosts “A Matter of Balance,” a free fall prevention workshops for seniors, 9:30-11:30 a.m., each Wednesday through April 16. To register call 877-847-9355.

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