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November 17 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.

Girl Scouts

Volunteers and interested parents are invited to a VIP meeting from 7-8 p.m. at Willie Brown Elementary School, 1860 Cannon Drive. Contact Brandy Arntz, 682-422-9211, girlscoutsMISD@gmail.com.

November 18 Listeners Story Time

Ages 3-6 and their caregivers will enjoy Listeners Story Time from 10:30-11:15 a.m. at the Mansfield Public Library, 104 S. Wisteria St. Free.

November 19 Bilingual Story Time

Ages 3-6 Spanish and English speakers and their caregivers will enjoy Bilingual Story Time from 10:30-11:15 a.m. at the Mansfield Public Library, 104 S. Wisteria St. Free.

Daughters of the American Revolution

A preliminary meeting for new chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is at 7 p.m. at International Harvesting Food Bank, 150 S. 6th Ave. DAR honors our Revolutionary War patriots through historic preservation, education and patriotism. Contact Lorna Rankin at DARMansKenne@gmail.com.

November 20 Festival of Trees

The Mansfield Women’s Club will host the second annual Festival of Trees from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at St. Jude’s Catholic Church, 500 E. Dallas St. Admission is free. Trees will be for sale, with proceeds going to Harvesting International Food Bank.

Baby Story Time

Babies up to 18 months old and their caregivers will enjoy Baby Story Time from 10:30-11 a.m. at the Mansfield Public Library, 104 S. Wisteria St. Free.

Holly Days

Get your Christmas shopping done at Holly Days gift market from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, 2700 E. Broad St.

November 21 Festival of Trees

The Mansfield Women’s Club will host the second annual Festival of Trees from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at St. Jude’s Catholic Church, 500 E. Dallas St. Admission is free. Trees will be for sale, with proceeds going to Harvesting International Food Bank. Santa will visit from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. so bring your camera!

Miles for Meredith run

Go for a 5K or 1K run in the Miles for Meredith, starting at 8 a.m. at Mansfield High School, 3001 E. Broad St. Registration is at themeredithhatchfoundation.org.

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to music from Mark Fields from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com

Shred Day

Mansfield residents can get sensitive documents shredded from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the new Environmental Collection Center, 616 S. Wisteria St.

November 23 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. For more information, call 817-276-4200.

Early voting

Early voting begins today in the runoff election for Mansfield ISD school board Place 6. Go to mansfieldisd.org for voting hours and locations.

School holiday

Schools in the Mansfield district will be closed today through Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

November 26 Thanksgiving

Turkey Trot

Work off your dinner at the Mansfield Turkey Trot, starting at 7 a.m. at the Mansfield Activities Center, 106 S. Wisteria St. The 10k is $40, 5K is $25 and 1K is $15. Sign up at mansfieldturkeytrot.com.

November 28 Dance music

Put on your cowboy boots and dance to Country Night Live from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Western Kountry Klub. $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com

December 3 Shrek the Musical

Take the kids to see Shrek the Musical at 8 p.m. at Music Place Mansfield, 400 S. Main St. Admission is a new toy for Toys for Tots.

December 4 Hometown Holidays

Head to City Hall, 1200 E. Broad St., for Hometown Holidays from 5-9 p.m. There will be an outdoor skating rink, penquins from the Dallas Zoo, a performance by Mansfield Community Theatre, Holiday Market, visits with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, tree lighting and fireworks. Free.

Shrek the Musical

Take the kids to see Shrek the Musical at 8 p.m. at Music Place Mansfield, 400 S. Main St. Admission is a new toy for Toys for Tots.

December 5 Holiday Parade

Go to downtown Mansfield for the Hometown Holidays Parade, starting at 2:30 p.m. The parade starts at St. Jude Catholic Church, 500 E. Dallas St., turns onto Main Street, turns right on Oak Street, right on Smith Street, left on Broad Street, then right on Waxahachie Street back to the church. Free.

Shrek the Musical

Take the kids to see Shrek the Musical at noon in front of the Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce, 114 N. Main St. Admission is a new toy for Toys for Tots.

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to hear James Hand from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $12 adults, $6 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is at 5728 Lakeview Road. 817-800-4585; www.westernkountryklub.com

December 6 Holiday Home Tour

Check out five homes decorated for the holidays in the Mansfield Women’s Club’s annual Holiday Home Tour from 1-6 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Buy tickets at Tom Thumb, 980 N. U.S. 287, Poured, 1601 E. Debbie Lane, or The Cellar on Main, 131 N. Main St. Proceeds benefit local charities.

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