03/10/2014 1:11 PM
03/10/2014 1:12 PM
March 11. Colleyville Woman’s Club at the Colleyville Center with social time at 9:30 a.m. and meeting at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Speaker is Steve Tapper, owner of Hewitt and Cowden Investigations and a licensed Texas Investigator, speaking on women’s safety. For information call 817-358-1805 or email email@example.com.
March 13. Colleyville Historical Preservation Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., in the CMO Conference Room on the third floor of city hall, 100 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.
March 13. The Colleyville Exchange begins at 7:45 a.m. on the second floor of the Colleyville Library. For information call 817-503-1000.
March 13. Books-n-Brunch Book Club meets, 11 a.m., at the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1155.
March 14. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts “Lunch and Learn: Medicare/Medicaid Q&A,” 11:30 a.m. For information call 817-503-1195.
March 17. Books-n-Bites Book Club meets, 4 p.m., at the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1154.
March 17. Home2Library Connection begins at 1 p.m. at the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St. Registration is required. For information call 817-503-1154.
March 18. Colleyville Teen Advisory Board meets, 5 p.m., at the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1155.
March 18. Colleyville City Council meets, with pre-council session at 5:30 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room and the council meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall, 100 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.
March 19. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts 3rd Wednesday Breakfast-in-a-Bag, 9:30 a.m. For information call 817-503-1195.
Ongoing. Grapevine Garden Club is accepting applications through April 1 for two $2,000 scholarships for students enrolled in the study of horticulture, floriculture, conservation, forestry, botany or other related fields. Applicants must be graduating seniors residing in Grapevine or enrolled in the Grapevine-Colleyville school district, or be college students who reside in Grapevine. Previous scholarship recipients may reapply. Criteria and applications are available online at www.grapevinegardenclub.org
Ongoing. UK Sports Week continues through March 14, 9 a.m. each day at McPherson Park, 240 W. McDonwell School Rd. For information call 817-503-1180.
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 supports 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.
March 13. In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Grapevine Public Library and Read Across America host “ Seussology 101” with the Cat in the Hat’s “Sister Cat” participating in a special tribute to Dr. Seuss at Family Storytime, 7-7:30 p.m. at the library, 1201 Municipal Way. All ages are welcome. For information call 817-410-3405.
March 16. Quilt Chat, for women dedicated to sharing quilting and sewing skills and knowledge for the advanced and the beginner, meets 2:30-5:30 p.m., and the Grapevine Public Library Program Room, 1201 Municipal Way. For information call 817-410-3404.
March 17. Entwined Minds Book Club meets, 1-2 p.m., in the Program Room of Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, to discuss “ The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman. Free. For information call 817-410-3404.
March 18. Grapevine City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission meet, 7:30 p.m., in the council chambers at City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 19. Grapevine Heritage Foundation Board of Directors meets, 4-5 p.m., at the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau, 636 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-3197.
March 19. Grapevine Police Department hosts a presentation by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on “ Living with Wildlife,” 5:30-7 p.m., at the Grapevine PD training room, 307 W. Dallas Rd. For information call 817-410-8127.
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.
March 12. Wildlife on the Move presents its Boas and Python Program for kids, 2-3 p.m., at the Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main St., third floor. Free. For information call 817-748-8243 or email email@example.com.
March 13. Southlake Zoning Board of Adjustment meets, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8602.
March 13. Brett Roberts brings his Electric Magic Show, great for ages 13 and under, to the Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main St., third floor, 11 a.m.-noon. Free. For information call 817-748-8243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 13. AARP Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation assistance, 3-6:45 p.m., at the Southlake Public Library, 1400 Main st., third floor. There is no age requirement. Reservations can be made by contacting the reference desk at 817-748-8247. Free. For information call 817-748-8243 or email email@example.com.
March 13. Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Dr., hosts Texas History Fun Day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., with lunch prepared by Southlake DPS and entertainment by Sonny Cates and The Texas Jammer. Grandchildren are welcome. Cost is $5 per member, $2 per grandchild. For information call 817-748-8315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 16. Southlake Senior Center hosts a trip to see “ I Love Lucy,” a new hit show adapted from the television show, at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, 2-5 p.m. Bus leaves the senior center, 307 Parkwood Dr. Cost is $35 for admission, $3 for transportation. For information call 817-748-8315 or email email@example.com.
March 17. Southlake Parks and Recreation Board meets, 6-8 p.m., at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8019.
March 17. Kids Craft: Leprechaun Photo Frame event for kids 12 and under, 4-5 p.m. at 1400 Main St., Ste. 130. Free. For information call 817-748-8243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 17. Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Rd., hosts St. Patrick’s Day Themed Bingo Night, 6-8 p.m. Free but registration is required. For information call 817-748-8315 or email email@example.com.
March 18. Southlake City Council meets, 5:30-11 p.m., with a work session followed by regular session, in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8015.
March 19. Southlake Youth Action Commission meets, 4-5 p.m., at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 19. Southlake Business Council meets, 5-6:30 p.m., in the third floor training rooms C and D, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8261.
Ongoing. Spring Break Camp Mania is presented by Southlake Parks and Recreation staff, through March 14, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, at Durham Intermediate School, 801 Shady Oaks. Before care offered 7:30-9 a.m., and aftercare, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Cost is $130. Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/southlake. For information call 817-748-8019 or email email@example.com.
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.
Send calendar information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is noon Wednesday for the following week. Include date and contact information. All items are subject to editing and are published on a space available basis.
Join the Discussion
Fort Worth Star-Telegram is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.