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May 5Cinco de Mayo

Dance music

Put on your cowboy boots and head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to the Mack & Dyan Band from 7-9:30 p.m. Admission is $5; BYOB; adults only. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com

Girl Scouts

Find out how you can volunteer to be a Girl Scouts leader from 7-8 p.m. at Willie E Brown Elementary School, 1860 Cannon Drive. Contact Kriste Ryan, 682-422-9211, girlscoutsMISD@gmail.com.

May 6

Mental health support group

The Mansfield Police Department will host a support group for families and loved ones of people with mental illness at 7 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 1305 E. Broad St. Meetings are not for residents with mental illness. Free. RSVP to scott.rinehart@mansfieldtexas.gov; 817-276-4725

May 8Leadercast

Leadership Mansfield and Discover Historic Mansfield will host Leadercast from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. The live broadcast from Atlanta will include Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani. Tickets are $75. For more information about Leadercast, visit www.leadercast.com/location/2464. For local ticketing information, call 817-991-3182 or e-mail leadershipmansfieldtexas@gmail.com.

May 7Outdoor theater groundbreaking

Check out the groundbreaking for The Lot Downtown, an outdoor theater that will be built at 110 S. Main St. Board members and the city will break ground at 5 p.m., followed by live music and food.

May 9Live music

Check out the Texas-based Dave Millsap Band at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$22. www.farrbest.com

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to Mark Fields Band from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com.

Elections

Polls for Mansfield school board and City Council elections will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Go to www.mansfieldisd.org or www.mansfield-tx.gov for polling places.

Irrigation workshop

Find out how to do easy irrigation repairs and conserve water at a free workshop from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Bud Ervin Water Treatment Plant, 707 Pleasant Ridge Court. Build your own rain barrel, too. Register at water@mansfieldtexas.gov or 817-276-4250.

May 10Mother’s Day

May 11

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. (817) 276-4200

May 16Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to amon Gray from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com.

Farmers market

The Mansfield Farmer’s Market opens from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 Smith St. Produce, honey, crafts and plants will be offered. Admission is free.

Vendor market

Check out the Wisteria Street Market from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Mansfield Activities Center, 106 S. Wisteria St.

Pet day

Celebrate National Therapy Animal Day with Treats & Sweets Day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Westlake Ace Hardware, 2000 Matlock Road. pawswithpartners@yahoo.com

Meet and greet with police

The Mansfield Police Department will host a “Meet & Greet Your Police Department” from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at City Hall, 1200 E. Broad St. The event will feature police vehicles, SWAT, crime scene, traffic, crisis negotiations, Exploreres, criminal investigations, COPS, auto theft task force, K-9 demonstrations, crime prevention materials, giveaways for the kids, bounce houses, free Kona Ice. 817-276-4725.

Festival

Timberview High School Community Festival and 10th Year Anniversary will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the school, 7700 Texas 360.

May 18

Movie night

Slide in for “The Sandlot” at 6:30 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Admission is $2. www.farrbest.com

May 19Dance music

Put on your cowboy boots and head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to the Mack & Dyan Band from 7-9:30 p.m. Admission is $5; BYOB; adults only. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com

May 20Mental health support group

The Mansfield Police Department will host a support group for families and loved ones of people with mental illness at 7 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 1305 E. Broad St. Meetings are not for residents with mental illness. Free. RSVP to scott.rinehart@mansfieldtexas.gov; 817-276-4725

May 23

Free mulch

Bring your containers, trucks or trailers to load up on free mulch from 8:30 a.m.-noon at 24 N. Mitchell Road. Staff will be on-site to help load. www.MansfieldH2O.com

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to Ira Bradford from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com.

Farmers market

The Mansfield Farmer’s Market will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 Smith St. Produce, honey, crafts and plants will be offered. Admission is free.

May 25Memorial DaySchool holiday

Schools in the Mansfield district will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday.

May 26

School board

The Mansfield school board will meet at 7 p.m. in the Mansfield ISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane. The meeting is open to the public.

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. (817) 276-4200

May 30Live music

Check out Elvis T. Busboy and the Texas Blues Butchers at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$22. www.farrbest.com

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to Dr. Honky Tonk from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com.

Farmers market

The Mansfield Farmer’s Market will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 Smith St. Produce, honey, crafts and plants will be offered. Admission is free.

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