Keller Citizen

Keller, Haslet, Roanoke, Trophy Club calendar


Dec. 9, 12, 14

Card recycling

Greeting card recycling into place mats and coasters. Drop off at Legacy at Bear Creek Assisted Living facility, 200 Keller Smithfield Rd. Contact 817-993-0757. Each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday,

1 p.m.

Dec. 11-14

Northwood Christmas Festival

Annual event features a hayride through 13 scenes from the life of Christ, a petting zoo, inflatables, food trucks and more at Northwood Church, 1870 Rufe Snow Dr. Admission is free but parking is $15 per vehicle at the event or $10 online. Contact Nightly

6:30 to 9:30.

Dec. 14

Lunch N Learn

Keller Senior Activities Center, 660 Johnson Rd. Enjoy a free lunch while learning helpful and interesting topics in this free event. Contact 817-743-4370, email, or visit Second Monday of each month,

11 a.m.-noon.


Dec. 9

Reading to Rover

Haslet Public Library, 100 Gammill St. 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. For grades 1-5. Registration is required. Call 817-439-4278. Second Wednesday of each month,

4-5 p.m.

Dec. 10

Haslet Senior Center

A luncheon for Haslet Seniors will be at the Haslet Community Center, 105 Main St. Admission is $4 or bring a covered dish. Contact 817-459-5931. Thursdays,

11 a.m.-noon.

Dec. 15

Readers Cafe

Haslet Public Library, 100 Gammill St. Join other book lovers to discuss what they've read over the past month and discover a new favorite read. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Contact 817-439-4278. Every third Tuesday,

2 p.m.


Dec. 12

Santa Cops

Roanoke Police Department will host Santa Cops at Walmart, 1228 N Hwy. 377. A wish tree with the Christmas wishes from disadvantaged Roanoke children will be on display. You can select a tag from the tree, purchase the item and return it to the Roanoke Police Officers and volunteers located at each entrance on this very same day. Santa Cops also accepts cash donations which can be brought to Walmart as well as the Roanoke Police Department. Call, 817-491-6052.

9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Dec. 12

Making Books

The Making Books - Book Arts Series - Book Binding will take place at the Roanoke Public Library, 308 S. Walnut St. Join in for some free intermediate book binding techniques as well as some general creative paper crafts, just in time for those last minute holiday presents. Call, 817-491-2691.

2-4 p.m.

Dec. 12

Interest Dinner

The Friends of the Roanoke Public Library Interest Dinner, Roanoke Public Library, 308 S. Walnut St. Free dinner and a discussion: What will take to form a non-profit organization to help the library achieve it's vision. Call 817-491-2691. Entry will be open from 6 p.m. until about 6:45, after which the library doors will be locked per our normal closure. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

6 p.m.

Dec. 14

Toastmasters meeting

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

Trophy Club

Dec. 11

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

Church at Trophy Lakes, 800 Trophy Club Dr. will host a gingerbread cookies decorating event. One gingerbread cookie kit contains everything you need to decorate your gingerbread cookie. Lite refreshments will be provided. $15 per cookie. Contact 682-831-4600.

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Dec. 12

Growing Up Wild

The Growing Up Wild Series: Birds will take place at Trophy Club Park, 2885 Trophy Park Dr. This interactive program will explore a new topic each month through a variety of crafts, stories, short walks and nature games. For ages 4-10, but parents are invited to stay and play. Light snacks and water are provided, and kids are invited to bring a lunch. Register at

9 a.m.-noon.

Keller ISD

Dec. 11-12

17th Annual Madrigal Gala and Dinner

Keller Middle School, 300 College Ave. Presented by the Choirs of Keller High School. This night of food, song, and festivity involves a dramatization of a character from the 14th Century. Tickets $25 for gals, $10 for performance. Contact 817-744-2900. Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. Procession Begins at

7 p.m.

Dec. 10-12

‘Guys and Dolls’ at TCHS

Timber Creek High School, 12350 Timberland Blvd., Fort Worth. TCHS Theatre presents the classic musical about gambling guys and their gals. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students. Contact

Nightly 7 p.m. plus 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday.

Dec. 12

Winter Wonderland Carnival hosted by NDHS Phoenix Theatre

Keller Learning Center, 250 N. College Ave. For pre-kindergarten through sixth-grade students. The Carnival will feature games, a snow machine, and a special appearance by Frozen's Elsa. Admission $5 per child and adults are free. Contact 817-744-4465.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Northwest ISD

Dec. 15

Byron Nelson High School Choir Concert

Byron Nelson High School, 2775 Bobcat Blvd., Trophy Club. Contact 817-698-5600.

7 p.m.

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