Keller Citizen

April 21, 2014

Community calendar

Keller and area events.


April 23 - MasterWorks Music Series, the city of Keller and the ARTS Council Northeast, present a free concert by Emerald City, 7-8 p.m. at Keller Town Hall Back Patio, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the foyer inside Keller Town Hall. For information call Keller Parks and Recreation, 817-743-4050 or email

April 24 - The Keller Development Corporation Board meets, 6 p.m., in the pre-council chamber at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. For information call 817-743-4130.

April 26 - Keller Police Department, 330 Rufe Snow Dr., hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Held once in spring and once in fall, the day offers participants a safe and legal disposal option for prescription and over-the-counter medications, including prescription controlled substances. For more information call Officer Jeff Stafford at 817-743-4533.

April 26 - Keller Fire Department hosts an Open House, 1-5 p.m., at Fire Station No. 4, 455 Keller-Smithfield Rd. South. Includes fire station tours, fire truck and ambulance tours, equipment displays and demonstrations, NEFDA Bomb unit display, Keller Community Emergency Response Team, fire extinguisher demonstrations, water hose spraying, bunker gear dress-up, safety brigade clowns, free popcorn and free drinks. For information call the Fire Administration Office at 817-743-4400.

April 26 - Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd., hosts the 4th Saturday Matinee free movie screening, 2 p.m., in the library meeting room. Popcorn is provided. For information including movie titles, call 817-743-4840 or email

April 28 - Keller Planning and Zoning Commission meets with commissioners’ briefing meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the pre-council chambers, and the regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, both at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. For information call 817-743-4000.

Ongoing - Calligraphy in North Texas, the city of Keller’s public art show for April, continues through April 25, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. Features Kaligraphos Group of the Dallas Calligraphy Society and the Fort Worth Calligraphers Guild. Free. For more information call 817-743-4000 or email

Ongoing - The Keller Writers Association meets the 1st Saturday of each month in the Keller Public Library’s meeting room, first door to the left, 12:15-2:15 p.m. For information email KWA President Judy Banko at

Ongoing - “Fit For Fun,” a free adult fitness class presented by Camp Gladiator Trainers incorporating fun and interactive fitness that gets the community moving. Classes are at Bear Creek Park in the field by the volleyball courts on Saturdays, 8-9 a.m. For information call 817-343-4650.

Ongoing - Keller Senior Activities Center at 660 Johnson Rd. offers Gentle Yoga on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-11am. Cost is $25.00 a month/$4.00 drop in. First class is free! All levels welcome, modifications made for those with limitations. Please bring your own mat. For more information contact the Keller Senior Activities Center at 817-743-4370 or

Ongoing - Keller Yard Waste Drop-Off Day is every first and third Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, 1792 Ottinger Rd. “Green” yard waste such as grass clippings, leaves, branches, stable matter and brush accepted. Free to Keller residents with proof of residency and lawn service companies with city permits. For information or to get a lawn service permit, call 817-743-4000 or email

Ongoing - Rotary Club of Keller meets at noon every Tuesday, Sky Creek Ranch, 600 Promontory Drive. We welcome anyone who lives or works in Keller. For more information please Visit

Ongoing - Keller Garden Club, meets second Thursday monthly September through May. Programs include speakers and field trips and the group welcomes all levels of gardening expertise. The regular meeting spot is being remodeled so for the next few months please contact Gail McEnroe, membership chair, at 817-337-9948 for meeting locations and times.

Ongoing - Gentle Yoga meets 10-11 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Keller Senior Activities Center, 660 Johnson Rd. Cost is $25 a month and $4 for drop-in. For more go to

Ongoing - Pinochle each Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-noon. Free at the Keller Senior Activities Center, 660 Johnson Rd. For more information call 817-743-4370 or email

Ongoing - Tabletop Gaming Club, featuring board games, card games, miniature games and role-playing games, 5 p.m., Tuesday, Story Room, Keller Library, 640 Johnson Rd. Club is for ages 12 to adult. For more information call 817-743-4840, or email

Ongoing - Toastmasters-Keller Communicators, 6:45 p.m., Thursdays, 1727 Keller Parkway, Prudential Worldwide Real Estate.

Ongoing - Keller Public Library Children’s Storytime, 10:15 a.m. to noon, Tuesday and Wednesday; Preschooler Storytime, 12:15 p.m., Baby Storytime, 1 p.m., Toddlers Storytime, 1:30 p.m. Saturday; Spanish Storytime, 11 a.m., Family Storytime, 6 p.m., Monday. Library Story Room, 640 Johnson Rd. Free. For information call Brenda Cody at 817-743-4843. or email


Ongoing - Haslet Yoga Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-8pm at the Haslet Community Center 105 Main Street, Haslet, TX. $5.00 per class, Please show up 15 minutes before class, bring your own mat. Please contact for more information.

Ongoing - Preschool Storytime each Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Haslet Public Library, 100 Gammil St. Call 439-4278 for information.

Ongoing - Haslet Senior Center luncheon, 11 a.m., Thursdays, Haslet Community Center, 105 Main St, $4 or bring a covered dish.


April 24 - The Roanoke Park Board meets, 6:30 p.m., at the Parks and Recreation Center, 501 Roanoke Rd. For information call 817-491-2411.

April 26 - Roanoke Police Department and the DEAS hosts the National Medication Take-Back Initiative, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Roanoke Police Department, 609 Dallas Dr., giving the public the chance to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications for destruction. The program is anonymous. Prescription and over-the-counter solid dosage medications, i.e. tablets and capsules accepted. Intra-venous solutions, injectables, and needles will not be accepted. Illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine are not a part of this initiative. For information call 817-491-8116 or email Commander J. Miller at

Ongoing - Roanoke Farmers Market is open each Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, at Austin Street Plaza, 221 N. Oak St. Will offer fresh produce and more. Find the latest information at or on Twitter using @TXCityofRoanoke, or call 817-491-2411.

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 24 featuring Shades of Gray. For information and the concert schedule, call 817-491-2411 or go online to

Ongoing - Roanoke Texas Toastmasters meet Mondays, 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m., at the Roanoke Public Library, 308 S Walnut St. For more information, call 817-657-0790 or go online to

Trophy Club

April 26 - The city of Trophy Club, the Trophy Club Parks and Recreation Department and Keep Trophy Club Wild Celebrate National Trails and Arbor Day with vendors, live animals, tree planting and more, at Trophy Club Park, 2885 Trophy Park Drive. Free T-Rex 10K at 8 a.m. at Trophy Garden Pavillion. Arbor Day event at 1:30 p.m., with free t-shirts while they last. Outdoor education sessions, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free horse ride, live birds of prey and reptile demonstrations, fly-fishing seminars, kayaking information, food trucks, kids activities and more. Register online for the Family Camp-Out at Check-in is 2 p.m., $7 per person. Dinner is at 6 p.m. For information call 682-831-4603.


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

April 26 - TD Auto Finance hosts 2014 Arbor Day in Westlake, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at the TD Auto Finance Campus, 2050 Roanoke Rd. Community members work together to pick up trash and place mulch around newly-planted trees on city-owned acreage to the south of the finance center. The town of Westlake will donate 8 trees and Metheny Landscaping will take down fencing, remove brush and plant the donated trees. Hots dogs and beverages will be provided and 30 trees (10-15 gallons) will be given away. For information call 817-490-5732 or email sherry lewis at

April 28 - Westlake Town Council meets, 5-8 p.m., in the Town Council Chamber at Town Hall, 3 Village

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