April 2. City of Colleyville holds its monthly test of the emergency siren system, 1 p.m. For information call 817-503-1000.
April 2. The 1st Wednesday Genealogy Group meets, 10 a.m., at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd. For information call 817-503-1195.
April 4. The Colleyville Woman’s Club hosts its 29th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Benefit, “ Lunch with the Girlz,” at the Hurst Conference Center. Registration and silent auction begin at 9:30 a.m., seating opens at 11:30 a.m. with a live auction during the show. New this year is the Dine & Dash where attendees draw for vintage plates, each with a gift certificate to a local restaurant. Make reservations online at c-w-c.org.
April 4. Metroport Meals on Wheels serves lunch, 10 a.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road. For information call 817-503-1195.
April 4. Colleyville Senior Center hosts 1st Friday Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m., at the center, 2512 Glade Rd. For information call 817-503-1195.
April 5. Clean Sweep is held, 9-11 a.m., at Heritage High School, 5401 Heritage Ave., for Colleyville residents only with proof of residence. Includes bulk trash drop-off, the Crud Cruiser, electronics recycling, document shredding and tire disposal. For information call 817-503-1000.
April 7. Colleyville Center Subcommittee meets, 5 p.m., at the Colleyville Center, 56301 Riverwalk Dr. For information call 817-503-1330.
April 7. Colleyville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets, 6 p.m., on the second floor of the Colleyville Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.
April 8. The Colleyville Woman’s Club meets at the Colleyville Center. Social time begins at 9:30 a.m.; meeting at 10 a.m. The general public is invited to attend. The program will feature saxophonist David Carr Jr. For information call 817-358-1805.
April 8. Colleyville Zoning Board of Adjustment meets, 7 p.m., in the council chambers at City Hall, 100 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.
Ongoing. Registrations are being accepted for individuals and teams for the 5th Annual Run for Rescue Colleyville 5K/1 Mile Fun Run/Walk being held at 8 a.m. April 12 at First United Methodist Church of Colleyville, 1000 Church St. Online registrations can be submitted at www.run-time.com. Race packet pickup will be at Luke’s Locker Colleyville on April 10-11. Proceeds support missions at Helping Children Worldwide’s Child Rescue Center in Sierra Leone, Africa. For information email RunforRescueColleyville@gmail.com.
Ongoing. The American Association for Retired People offers free tax assistance every Tuesday through April 15, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m., and from 5-8 p.m., at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd. Appointments are required and reservations can be made through the Senior Center. For appointments or information call 817-503-1195.
April 5. Keep Grapevine Beautiful hosts EPIC Earth Day, a one-day event including a community clean-up, a variety of earth-friendly expo booths, demonstrations, live music and keynote speaker Chad Pregracke, recently named the 2013 CNN Hero of the Year. The event celebrates national Earth Day and is held in conjunction with Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at the gazebo on Main Street in downtown Grapevine. Free. For information call 817-410-3490 or go online to http://kgvb.org.
April 7. Grapevine Board of Zoning Adjustment meets, 6-10 p.m., in the second floor council chambers at City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-3158 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing. Grapevine Newcomers Club meets: April 4 for Coffee Break, 9:30 a.m., Starbucks Café in Tom Thumb, 1000 Keller Pkwy., Keller; April 4 for Couples Bridge, 7 p.m., in a member’s home; April 7 for Mah Jongg, 10 a.m., upstairs at Market Street, 5605 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville. For more information call Carol Schauf at 817-203-2442 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com.
Ongoing. Lynn McLain’s “ Track Chatter” series continues through April 6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, at Giddens Gallery of Fine Art, 624 S. Main St. The 17 paintings show is offered in anticipation of the NASCAR races April 3-6. Free. For information call 817-488-8600.
Ongoing. “ IPAT Eggs and Springtime — A Museum Exhibit” featuring China Painting presented by the Porcelain Artists and Teachers Association, continues through April 29, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays in the Grand Gallery, 636 S. Main St. For information go online to www.ipatinc.com.
Ongoing. “ Mail Call — A Smithsonian Exhibition,” a traveling version of the National Postal Museum’s permanent exhibition exploring the history of America’s military postal system, continues through April 15 at Tower Gallery, 636 S. Main St. Free. For information call 817-410-3185.
April 2. Southlake Youth Action Commission meets, 4-5 p.m., at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8337 or email email@example.com.
April 3. Grapevine Planning and Zoning Commission meets, 6:30-11 p.m. in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8621.
April 3. AARP Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation assistance, 3-6:45 p.m., at the Southlake Library, 1400 Main St., third floor. There is no age requirement. Free. For reservations or information call the Reference Desk at 817-748-8247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 4. Southlake Senior Activity Center hosts a trip to the Dogwood Trails Celebration in Palestine, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Bus leaves from and returns to the center, 307 Parkwood Dr. Cost is $7 plus money for lunch. For information call 817-748-8315.
April 8. Southlake Senior Advisory Commission meets, 1-3 p.m., at the Senior Activity Center, 307 Parkwood Dr. For information call 817-748-8384.
April 8. Southlake Crime Control and Prevention District meets, 6:30-8 p.m., at the Department of Public Safety Headquarters, 600 State St. For information call 817-748-8114.
April 9. Southlake Kiwanis Club meets, noon-1 p.m., at Trophy Club Country Club for a buffet lunch. For information call 817-807-2933.
Ongoing. Southlake Kiwanis Fun Run is May 17 at Dragon Stadium, 5K and 1K begin at 8 a.m., with registration starting at 7:15 a.m. For information call 817-807-2933.
Ongoing. Individuals interested in participating in Make a Difference Day, April 26, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1452 W. Southlake Blvd., can call the church office at 817-442-8983 or visit on a Sunday leading up to Make A Difference Day to register for the event in which church members and volunteers deploy to several areas around the community to help people in need and assist other charities. For more information call or go online to www.trinitysouthlake.org or www.facebook.com/trinitysouthlake.
Onging. The Southlake Cricket Club is currently seeking Southlake residents interested in becoming a participant with this prestigious team. Those interested in trying out should call Parvez Malik at 972-365-6299.
Ongoing. Texas Health Harris Methodist Alliance Hospital, 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. Space is limited. To register call 1-877-847-9355.
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