Community Calendar

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August 25

School starts

Classes in the Mansfield school district begin for the 2014-2015 school year.

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.

August 26

School board

The Mansfield school board will meet at 7 p.m. in the Mansfield ISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane. The meeting is open to the public.

Live music

Settle in for the open mic and special guests at Smoke ‘n’ Guitars from 7-9 p.m. at Big D Barbecue, 226 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

August 30

Farmers market

The Mansfield Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 Smith St. Check out locally-grown produce, jellies, local honey, soap, fresh bakery items, arts and crafts and more. Free parking.

Dance music

Put on your cowboy boots and head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to the Empty Pockets Band from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

Live music

Hear singer/songwriter Justin Petrea, starting at 6 p.m. at Big D Barbecue, 226 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

September 1

Labor Day

City offices and schools in the Mansfield district will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. Trash and recyclables will not be collected.

September 2

Live music

Settle in for the open mic and special guests at Smoke ‘n’ Guitars from 7-9 p.m. at Big D Barbecue, 226 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

Dance music

Put on your cowboy boots and head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance from 7-9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

Gardening class

Learn how to add color to your fall garden in a Texas Smartscape class from 6-8 p.m. at the Water Treatment Plant, 707 Pleasant Ridge Court (behind Worley Middle School). All classes are free to Mansfield residents. To register call 817-477-2248 or email water@mansfield-tx.gov. Seating is limited.

September 4

Gardening class

Find out how to plant a drought-tolerant landscape in a Texas Smartscape class from 6-8 p.m. at the Water Treatment Plant, 707 Pleasant Ridge Court (behind Worley Middle School). All classes are free to Mansfield residents. To register call 817-477-2248 or email water@mansfield-tx.gov. Seating is limited.

September 6

Farmers market

The Mansfield Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 Smith St. Check out locally-grown produce, jellies, local honey, soap, fresh bakery items, arts and crafts. Free parking.

Live music

Hear Texas blues and rock from Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat, starting at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$20 and available at www.farrbest.com.

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to Miss Leslie from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

September 8

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.

September 9

Live music

Settle in for the open mic and special guests at Smoke ‘n’ Guitars from 7-9 p.m. at Big D Barbecue, 226 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

Children’s choir

Jubilate Children’s Choir is open to students in the third through sixth grade grade. Meetings begin today and will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Building A, Room 130 at First United Methodist Church, 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive. There are no auditions or fees. Contact us at jubilatechildrenschoir@gmail.com for more information.

Gardening class

Find out how to garden efficiently with square-foot gardening in a Texas Smartscape class from 6-8 p.m. at the Water Treatment Plant, 707 Pleasant Ridge Court (behind Worley Middle School). All classes are free to Mansfield residents. To register call 817-477-2248 or email water@mansfield-tx.gov. Seating is limited.

September 11

Gardening class

Learn how to make compost in a Texas Smartscape class from 6-8 p.m. at the Water Treatment Plant, 707 Pleasant Ridge Court (behind Worley Middle School). All classes are free to Mansfield residents. To register call 817-477-2248 or email water@mansfield-tx.gov. Seating is limited.

September 13

Farmers market

The Mansfield Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 Smith St. Check out locally-grown produce, jellies, local honey, soap, bakery items, arts and crafts. Free parking.

Live music

Hear Mansfield’s favorite duo Scott & Steve perform at 6 p.m. at Steven’s Garden & Grill, 223 Depot St.

Wurst Fest

Get your oompah on from 5-10 p.m. in the annual Wurst Festival on Smith Street in downtown Mansfield. Live polka bands, bounce houses, dancing, weenie dog races, German food, frankfurter race, barrel-rolling race and a biergarden are planned. Admission is free. Cost to enter your pup in the weenie dog races is $10.

Scholarship golf tournament

The 7th annual Dr. Michael A. Evans Sr. Scholarship Golf Classic will be held at Mansfield National Golf Club, 3750 National Parkway. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. and shotgun start is at 8 a.m. Cost is $80 per person or $320 per team. For more information, go to www.tournevents.com/bbcman.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Life Time Fitness, 1551 Debbie Lane. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in Texas), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

Agri center dedication

The Mansfield school district will dedicate the Ron Whitson Agricultural Science Center at 6065 Retta Mansfield Road at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to the Will Taylor Band from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

September 16

Live music

Settle in for the open mic and special guests at Smoke ‘n’ Guitars from 7-9 p.m. at Big D Barbecue, 226 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

Dance music

Put on your cowboy boots and head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance from 7-9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

September 20

Farmers market

The Mansfield Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 Smith St. Check out locally-grown produce, jellies, local honey, soap, fresh bakery items, arts and crafts and more. Free parking.

Live music

Settle in for some blues with the Buddy Whittington Band, starting at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$20 and available at www.farrbest.com.

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to Dr. Honky Tonk from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

September 22

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.

September 23

School board

The Mansfield school board will meet at 7 p.m. in the Mansfield ISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane. The meeting is open to the public.

Live music

Settle in for the open mic and special guests at Smoke ‘n’ Guitars from 7-9 p.m. at Big D Barbecue, 226 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

September 26

Mansfield Shootout

The second annual Mansfield Shootout Sporting Clay Tournament is set for 9 a.m. at Alpine Shooting Range, 5482 Shelby Road in Fort Worth. Cost is $100 per shooter before Sept. 6 and $125 after Sept. 6, or $485 for a foursome before Sept. 6 and $500 for a foursome after Sept. 6. Proceeds benefit Trinity Habitat for Humanity’s Mansfield Build. Register at www.walnutridgechurch.com. For more info, go to www.mansfieldshootout.com.

September 27

Live music

Hear singer/songwriter David Tribble, starting at 7 p.m. at Big D Barbecue, 226 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

Farmers market

The Mansfield Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 Smith St. Check out locally-grown produce, jellies, local honey, soap, fresh bakery items, arts and crafts. Free parking.

Wisteria Street Market

Wisteria Street Market will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mansfield Activities Center, 106 S. Wisteria St. There will be vendors, face painter, silent auction, free make-and-take crafts, bounce house and food trucks. Applications will be accepted until Aug. 23 at 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to the Midtown Playboys Band from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

September 30

Live music

Settle in for the open mic and special guests at Smoke ‘n’ Guitars from 7-9 p.m. at Big D Barbecue, 226 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

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