Keller Citizen

Community calendar for Keller, Roanoke, Haslet and Trophy Club

Fireworks will be part of many of the Fourth of July celebrations in area cities.
Fireworks will be part of many of the Fourth of July celebrations in area cities. Star-Telegram archives

Keller

June 29

Women’s Self Defense

American Defensive Arts Academy presents a class on women’s self defense for girls and women, ages 16 and up, at the Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd. To register or for more information call 817-743-4840 or email library@cityofkeller.com.

Wednesday, 6 p.m.

June 30

Keller Summer Nights

Keller Summer Nights series continues with a concert by The Inspiration Band followed by a screening of Star Wars, both at Keller Town Hall Amphitheater, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. Free. For information call 817-743-4000.

Thursday, concert at 7:15 p.m., movie at 9 p.m.

July 4

Bike Parade

Keller Police Department presents its first-ever Fourth of July Bike Parade, free for children ages 2-12, at Keller Town Hall, 110 Bear Creek Pkwy. Awards will be given out for best bike decorations in 3 age categories, based on most creative use of red, white and blue. For information and rules, call 817-743-4500.

Monday, registration at 9:30 a.m.

July 5

John Green Double Feature

Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd., presents a back-to-back double feature of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns, movies based on John Green’s two most popular novels, for teens ages 12-18. Both films are rated PG-13. No registration required and popcorn is provided. For more information call 817-743-4840.

Tuesday, 2 p.m.

July 12

Perot TECH Truck

Pert Museum’s TECH Truck visits Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd., giving children ages 12-18 opportunities for hands-on, maker-based science, technology, engineering, art and math experiments. For information call 817-743-4840.

Tuesday 2 p.m.

Haslet

July 1

Independence Day Celebration

The city of Haslet hosts its 15th Annual Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Celebration at Nance Field, 503 Schoolhouse Rd., featuring food vendors, a DJ, bounce houses, a parade and fireworks. Admission is free. For information call 817-439-5931, email events@haslet.org or visit Haslet.org.

Friday, parade at 7:30 p.m., fireworks after dark.

July 8

Perot Museum’s TECH Truck

Haslet Public Library’s Summer Reading Program continues with a visit from Perot Museum’s TECH Truck, giving teens ages 12-18 a chance to experience the wonders of technology, at the Haslet Community Center, 105 Main St. For information call 817-439-5931.

Friday, 3 p.m.

July 8

Movie in the Park

Haslet’s Movie in the Park series continues with a screening of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, at Nance Field, 503 Schoolhouse Rd. For information email events@haslet.org.

Friday, 8:30 p.m.

Roanoke

July 2

History, Customs, Manners

Roanoke Public Library, 308 S. Walnut St., presents The Scarborough Fair History, Customs and Manners Shows. Free. For information call 817-491-2691.

Saturday, 2 p.m.

July 3

Roanoke’s 3rd Rocks

Roanoke’s 3rd Rocks, the city’s annual Independence Day celebration, takes place at Roanoke Community Park, 201 Park Dr., with live music by Professor D, food, train rides, bounce houses, a rock climbing wall and more. Complimentary shuttles available at the park entrance. Admission is free; barbecue sandwich or hot dog meals with chips and a drink are available for $4 (cash only). For information call 817-491-2411.

Sunday, 6 p.m.

Trophy Club

July 4

Annual holiday festivities

The town of Trophy Club hosts its annual July 4th festivities, including a 5K and fun run at Byron Nelson High School, the Parade of Patriots starting and ending at BNHS, and a celebration and firework at Independence Park East, 501 Parkview Dr. For information call 682-831-4603.

Monday, 5K and Fun Run at 7:15 a.m., parade at 9:30 a.m., celebration and fireworks, 6 p.m.

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