05/05/2014 12:00 AM
05/02/2014 5:09 PM
Mother’s Day craft party
Preschoolers age 2-5 can make a craft and enjoy a tasty treat from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Mansfield Activities Center, 106 S. Wisteria St. Cost is $5 per child or $4 with a MAC card. Parents are free, but required to attend and participate. Spaces are limited; advance registration required. For more info, go to www.mansfieldparks.com.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. for City Council and school board elections.
Tennis play day
Ages 10 and younger can try their hands at tennis during Tennis Play Day at Apex Indoor Sports, 1741 Commerce Drive. Cost is $10. Hosted by Mansfield Area Tennis Association. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hear Tommy Alverson 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 $12 in advance or $15 at the door. BYOB; snack bar sells set-ups. For more information, go to www.westernkountryklub.com or call (817) 800-4585.
Check out Dragonflies and Damselflies: Nature Helicopters from 10-11 a.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.
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.
Hear alternative folk from Green Light Pistol 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.
Hear Billy Keeble & Texas Pride 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.
Flick & Float
Head to Hawaiian Falls water park for Flick & Float from 2-5 p.m. Watch “Teen Beach Movie” and check out the vendor booths. Concession booths will be open. Admission is free! The water park is located at 490 Heritage Parkway.
See the Mammals of Oliver Nature Park from 1-2 p.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.
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