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May 14 - Keller Public Library hosts "Author in the Spotlight" featuring Alexandra Allred, author of Swingman, the story of the friendship between quadriplegic firefighter Capt. Marshall Allen and Allred, a former national athlete turned writer, and how they changed local and national policies and took on the good ol’ boys network at the U.S. Capitol. Capt. Allen will also attend. Time allowing, Allred will also discuss some of her other books, such as Damaged Goods. Free. For information call 817-743-4840 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 17 - Yard Waste Drop-Off Day is 8 a.m.-noon at the City Yard Waste Drop-Off Site, 1792 Ottinger Rd. Free to Keller residents with proof of residency and to lawn services with city permits. For information or to get a lawn service permit call 817-743-4000 or email email@example.com.
May 17 - Keller Folk Music Society meets, 1 p.m., in the program room in Keller Library Meeting Room, 640 Johnson Rd. Professional and non-professional musicians and their families to share songs, stories and talents with other local musicians. Free and no registration required. For information go online to www.meetup.com/kellerfolkmusicsociety.
May 17-18 - Keller Family Campout, 6 p.m.-9 a.m., at Bear Creek Park, 400 Bear Creek Pkwy. Cost is $5 per person; ages 2 and under are free. Registration deadline is May 14. Registration forms available online at www.cityofkeller.com. For more information call 817-743-4050, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax forms to 817-743-4193 or email to email@example.com.
May 17 - The 4th annual Fun Family Fit Day fundraiser for the Community Storehouse food bank takes place from 9-9:30 a.m. at Bear Creek Park, 400 Bear Creek Pkwy., next to the volleyball courts. The event features a fun and easy 20-minute workout for all ages. Fee is $10 per person or $40 per family; register by May 15 online at www.ittbootcamp.com. All participants will be entered into a drawing to win gift cards from Sprouts or Yogurtville. Those who can’t participate but would like to donate can donate online at www.ittbootcamp.com. For information call 817-233-4999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 19 - Keller Zoning Board of Adjustment meets, with work session/staff briefing at 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 7 p.m., at City Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. For information call 817-743-4000.
May 20 - Keller City Council meets, with pre-council meeting at 5 p.m. in the Pre-Council Meeting Room, followed by the regular council meeting at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. For information call 817-743-4000.
Ongoing - Toastmasters-Keller Communicators, 6:45 p.m., Thursdays, 1727 Keller Parkway, Prudential Worldwide Real Estate.
May 14 - Haslet Parks and Recreation Board meets, 7-10 p.m., at the Haslet Community Center, 7-10 p.m. For information call 817-439-5931.
May 17 - Haslet Fire Department’s Adult Fire Camp meets, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Haslet Fire Department, 1701 S. FM 156. Cost is $45. Registration information is online at www.hasletfiresupportgroup.org. For information call 817-313-3787 or email email@example.com.
May 17- Cross Timbers Cyclefest, presented by Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce and managed by The Racing Post, is 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at Texas Motor Speedway. Registration information is online at www.bikereg.com/23114.
May 19 - Haslet City Council meets, 7-10 p.m., at the Haslet Community Center, 105 Main St. For information call 817-439-5931.
May 19 - Roanoke Planning and Zoning Commission meets, 7 p.m., at Roanoke City Hall, 108 S. Oak St. For information call 817-491-2411.
May 17 - Trophy Club Community Clean-Up is 9-11 a.m., in the west parking lot at Byron Nelson High School, 2775 Bobcat Blvd. The House Hazardous Waste Recycling "Crud Mobile" will be located in the BNHS northwest parking lot. Open only to Trophy Club residents, and a current water bill is required as proof of residency. Dumpsters, electronics recycling, shredding will all be on site and all are free except electronics recycling. The Crud Cruiser is available until it’s full. For information call 682-831-4600.
May 17 - Keep Trophy Club Wild Inc. hosts an informal lecture on "A Talk About Texas Butterflies," 10a.m.-noon, in Trophy Club Park, 2885 Trophy Park Dr. Registration is $10 per person and includes a nature walk, weather permitting. For information and to register go online to www.tcparksandrec.org.
May 19 - Trophy Club Town Council meets, 7:30-10:30 p.m. in the boardroom of the Svore Municipal Building, 100 Municipal Dr. For information call 682-831—4600.
May 20 – Trophy Club Municipal Utilities District 1 meets, 7-8 p.m., in the boardroom at the Svore Municipal Building, 100 Municipal dr. Go online to www.tcmud.org for information or call 682-831-4600.
May 15 - Trophy Club Planning and Zoning Commission meets, 7-8 p.m., in the boardroom at the Svore Municipal Building, 100 Municipal Dr. For information call 682-831-4605.
May 19 - Westlake Town Council meets, 5-8 p.m., in the Council Chambers at Town Hall, 3 Village Circle. Ste. 202. For information call 817-490-5710.
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