Sept. 10 - An Evening with the Artists Reception, 7-9 p.m., Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. Featuring Sara Miller, Kim Collins, Irma Ward and Carolyn Riegelman, Contact 817-743-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 10 - Intro to Word, 2-3 p.m., Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd. This class helps attendees understand the uses of a word processing application to create a variety of documents: letters, memos, newsletters, brochures, announcements, invitations, etc. No registration required. Contact 817-743-4840.
Sept. 12 - Doggie Dunk, The Keller Pointe, 405 Rufe Snow Dr. 9-10:30 a.m., dogs 30 pounds or smaller. 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., dogs over 30 pounds. Bring your favorite four-legged family member to enjoy the outdoor pool for the last day of summer.Dogs are invited to compete in swimsuit and retrieving contests. Admission: $5 per dog in advance, $10 per dog on Sept. 12 (space permitting). Contact 817-743-4386.
Sept. 12 - Keller Recycling Day for hazardous waste, electronic waste and shredding, is from 9 a.m.-noon at the Keller Municipal Service Center, 151 Bear Creek Pkwy. West. Traffic for the event will flow from Wall Price West to Chisholm Trail to Bear Creek Parkway. Entrance from Highway 377 and Bear Creek Parkway will not be permitted. A current Keller water bill or driver’s license must be presented as proof of residency.
Sept 12 – Keller High School Band 13th Annual March-A-Thon, 8 a.m.-noon. For route information please visit www.indianband.org. For a front yard concert or sponsorship, email email@example.com.
Sept. 14 - 11th Annual Brandon Phillips Memorial Golf Tournament, 8:30 a.m., registration begins at 7:30 a.m., Tour 18, 8718 Amen Corner, Flower Mound. Four-person scramble to benefit the Keller Firefighters Association Benevolence Fund and the Brandon Phillips Scholarship Fund. It is held in memory of the late Brandon Phillips, a 26-year-old firefighter who gave his life in the line of duty on March 30, 2005, leaving behind a wife and three children. Cost to enter is $400 per team or $100 per player. Sponsorships are also available. Register online at www.iaff3731.org.
Now through Oct. 20 - Heroes of History Genealogy Series, Tuesdays 6 p.m.., Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd. An interactive presentation of various principles and challenges of genealogy research. Everyone from the beginner to the expert will benefit from shared ideas and experiences. Registration is required for this six week course. Contact 817-743-4840.
Sept. 9 - Reading to Rover, 4-5 p.m., Haslet Public Library, 100 Gammill. Do you have a struggling or reluctant reader in your family? Do you have a child who just needs a bit more reading practice? Sign them up for a free 15-minute reading session with a certified listening dog. Grades 1-5. Registrations is required. Contact 817-439-4278.
Now through Oct. 24 - Haslet Farmers Market, Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, 2nd Street. Contact 817-886-3993.
Ongoing - Haslet Senior Center luncheon, 11 a.m., Thursdays, Haslet Community Center, 105 Main St. $4 or bring a covered dish.
Ongoing - Toddler Storytime, Wednesdays 10:30-11 a.m., 1-3 years, Haslet Public Library,100 Gammill. Contact 817-439-4278.
Ongoing - Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays 11:15-11:45 a.m., 3-5 years, Haslet Public Library,100 Gammill. Contact 817-439-4278.
Now through September 26 - Roanoke Farmers Market, Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, Austin Street Plaza, 221 N. Oak St. Contact Kraig Copp, 940-391-3360.
Ongoing - Bluebonnet Read Aloud, Tuesdays 1-3 p.m., Roanoke Public Library, 308 S. Walnut St. Contact 817-491-2691.
Ongoing - Knit and Needle Knot, 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Roanoke Public Library, 308 S. Walnut St. A social group of knitters. Contact 817-491-2691.
Ongoing - Inklings, relaxed writing group for ages 18 and up. All writers are welcome, published or unpublished. Meets each Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Roanoke Public Library, 308 S. Walnut. For information call 817-491-2691 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 http://ronaoketexas.toastmastersclubs.org.
Ongoing - Senior Crafts Day every Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Roanoke Senior Center, 312 S. Walnut St. For information call 817-491-6060.
Ongoing - Scribblers, a weekly creative writing group for ages 11-18, meets at Roanoke Public Library, 308 S. Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. Thursdays. Contact 817-491-2691.
Ongoing - Story Time at McDonald’s, Mondays, 10:45-11:15 a.m., McDonald’s on North Hwy. 377, sponsored by Roanoke Public Library. Contact 817-491-2691.
Ongoing - Bedtime Story Time, Tuesdays, 7-7:30 p.m., Roanoke Library, 308 S. Walnut. Contact 817-491-2691.
Ongoing - Story Time With Katy Kitten, Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m., Roanoke Library, 308 S. Walnut. Contact 817-491-2691.
Sept. 10 - College Planning Class, 10 a.m-noon, Fire Station Training Room, 295 Trophy Club Dr. Cost: $10 resident/$15 non-resident. Prepare your teen for college with this informational session on career choices, test taking, financial aid, and college majors. Contact 682-831-4600.
Sept. 12 - Bees and Pollination Class, 10 a.m.-noon, Trophy Gardens Pavilion. Bee pollinators are essential to our environment. Pollinators are essential for two-thirds of the world’s crop species. Participants will learn about the biology of bees and conservation practices to conserve pollinators. Register at tcparks.org.
Sept. 12 - College Diagnostic Testing Class, 10 a.m.-noon, Fire Station Training Room, 295 Trophy Club Dr.. Cost: $10 resident/$15 non-resident. This comprehensive three-hour exam made up of seven sections will present both SAT and ACT style questions. Contact 682-831-4600.
Sept. 12 - Momtography Class, 4-7 p.m., Fire Station Training Room, 295 Trophy Club Dr. Cost: $20 resident/$25 non-resident. In this class you will be covering the basics of how a camera works, a few tricks to get off auto, finding the best light, understanding of composition, and how to capture true emotion without the added “cheese.” The last half of class we will meet your kids at a local park to work on your best shot. Register at www.tcparks.org.
Oct. 17 – Westlake Classic Car Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the parking lot of Larry North Fitness at Solana, 2902 Sam School Rd. The free show benefits the Westlake Historical Preservation Society. and showcases original (or restored to near original) classic automobiles, trucks and pickups from 1909 to 1959, the Golden Era of the Automobile. Registration for each vehicle is $20. More information can be found at www.westlakeclassiccarshow.com.
Ongoing - Coffee and Conversation With the Mayor, 8-9:30 a.m., first Monday of every month (except September, which will be Sept. 14) in the Living Room, a beautifully appointed area inside the Marriott Solana hotel, located to the north of the front desk/registration area. Join the mayor for a cup of coffee or tea and visit about any and all things Westlake. Contact 817-490-5719.
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