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April 24

Boots & Bistro

The Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association will host the third annual Boots & Bistro to benefit Mansfield Fire Rescue from 5-9 p.m. at Aristide Event Center, 570 N. Walnut Creek Drive. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Ages 8 and younger are free. Ticket includes food samplings from a variety of restaurants and vendors, plus live entertainment. Purchase tickets at mansfieldtxcfaaa.org or at Mansfield Chiropractic, 1071 Country Club Drive.

April 25

Arbor Day

Garage sale

The Western Kountry Klub will hold a garage sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Saturday to raise money for repairs and work on the historic dance hall. The Western Kountry Klub is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, off U.S. 287. For more information, go to www.westernkountryklub.com or call (817) 800-4585.

April 26

Live music

Hear the country/rock Whiskey Sisters perform at the historic Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St., at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16-$22. For more information, go to www.FarrBest.com.

Vision screening

Ben Barber Career Tech Academy will host a free vision health fair and screening from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 1120 W. Debbie Lane. Vision screenings and referrals will be provided for adults, glasses will be provided for qualified children. There will also be food, demonstrations and displays.

Dance music

Hear the Steve Story Band from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the historic Western Kountry Klub, 5728 Lakeview Drive, just off U.S. 287 south of Mansfield. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for age 15 and younger. BYOB; snack bar sells set-ups. For more information, go to www.westernkountryklub.com or call (817) 800-4585.

Karaoke Clean-up

Night on the Town will include Karaoke Clean-up from 6-9 p.m. at Town Park, 500 N. Main St. Residents are invited to sing karaoke, clean the park and play games. They can also get a picture with H2Owen and the KMB Sea Pickle Viking ship. Supplies are provided for the litter pick-up. Volunteers can pre-register by visiting www.mansfield-tx.gov and download the form or they can register at each event.

April 27

Nature program

Go Spring Bird Watching from 1-2 p.m. at the Oliver Nature Park. The program is $5 per child or $3 with a Mansfield Activities Center card. Registration required; go to olivernaturepark.com. Oliver Nature Park is located at 1650 Matlock Road.

April 29

City Council meeting

The Mansfield City Council will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 1200 E. Broad St. Meetings are open to the public. The meetings are also broadcast on Charter Communications channel 27. For more information, call (817) 276-4200.

May 2

Evening with the author

The Friends of the Mansfield Library will host Mansfield Reads’ Evening with the Author, starting at 6 p.m. at the library, 104 S. Wisteria St. Tayor Stevens, author of “The Informationist,” will be the featured speaker. Comments, question and answer session, book signing, appetizers and desserts are planned. Admission is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. Go to www.friendsofmansfieldlibrary.org to reserve a seat.

May 3

Live music

Enjoy indie rock singer Sean Russell at the historic Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St., at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. For more information, go to www.FarrBest.com.

Dance music

Hear the Justin Hunter Band from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the historic Western Kountry Klub, 5728 Lakeview Drive, just off U.S. 287 south of Mansfield. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for age 15 and younger. BYOB; snack bar sells set-ups. For more information, go to www.westernkountryklub.com or call (817) 800-4585.

Nature program

Check out the Wildflowers of Oliver Nature Park from 10-11 a.m. The program is $5 per child or $3 with a Mansfield Activities Center card. Registration required; go to olivernaturepark.com. Oliver Nature Park is located at 1650 Matlock Road.

May 5

Cinco de Mayo

May 6

Dance music

Check out the historic Western Kountry Klub and enjoy the Tuesday night dance from 7-9:30 p.m. Admission is $5; adults only. BYOB; snack bar sells set-ups. The dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Drive, just off U.S. 287 south of Mansfield. For more information, go to www.westernkountryklub.com or call (817) 800-4585.

Women’s workshop

Methodist Mansfield will host Me Time, a women’s healthy body, mind and spirit event, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Mansfield ISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane. Gourmet dinner, interactive hula hoop lessons, chair massages and meet and greet with physicians are planned. Admission is free, but space is limited. Register at 877-637-4297 or MethodistHealthSystem.org/MeTimeMansfield.

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