Mansfield Living

Community Calendar

December 22

Student holidays

Classes in the Mansfield school district will be out today until Jan. 6.

Polar Express

Wear your pajamas and head to the Farr Best Theater to watch “The Polar Express” at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $1. The theater is located at 109 N. Main St.

December 25Christmas

December 27

Dance music

Head to the Western Kountry Klub to dance to the Stephen Pride Band from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids; BYOB. The historic dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

December 31New Year’s Eve dance

The Western Kountry Klub will say good-by to 2014 with the Mack & Dyan Band and Will Taylor Band, starting at 8 p.m. Cost is $35 per person with catered dinner or $25 per person for the dance only. The historic dance hall is located at 5728 Lakeview Road, take the Lakeview exit off U.S. 287 between Mansfield and Midlothian. For more information, call (817) 800-4585 or go to www.westernkountryklub.com.

January 1New Year’s DayJanuary 3Celebrate Elvis’ birthday

Elvis tribute artist David Allen & The Fever Band will perform at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Admission is $21-$28. For more information, go to www.farrbest.com.

January 6School begins

Classes resume in the Mansfield school district.

January 16Early release

Classes in the Mansfield school district will let out early today.

January 18King celebration

Join Bethlehem Baptist Church to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. at 5 p.m. at the church, 1188 W. Broad St. Everyone is invited.

January 19Martin Luther King Jr. DaySchool’s out

Schools in the Mansfield district will be closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

January 20

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.

January 23Block party

First United Methodist will host a block party to welcome Alice Ponder Elementary back to the neighborhood from 6-7:30 p.m. at the church, 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

January 24Live music

Get the blues with Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch, starting at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best, 109 N. Main St. Admission is $16-$22. Go to www.farrbest.com for tickets or more information.

February 1School dedications

The Mansfield school district will dedicate two new schools, Alice Ponder Elementary, 102 Pleasant Ridge Drive, at 2 p.m., and J.L. Boren Elementary, 1400 Country Club Drive, at 3:45 p.m. The public is invited.

February 2Groundhog’s DayFebruary 7Live music

Country singer/songwriter Kelly Willis takes the stage at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $20-$30. Go to www.farrbest.com for tickets or more information.

February 14Valentine’s Day

February 16Presidents DaySchool’s out

Schools in the Mansfield district will be closed for Presidents Day.

February 18Ash WednesdayFebruary 21Live music

Rock ‘n’ roll with Johnnie Red & the Roosters, starting at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $15-$20. Go to www.farrbest.com for tickets or more information.

February 24

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.

February 27Early release

Classes in the Mansfield school district will let out early today.

March 2Texas Independence DayMarch 7Live music

Hear balladeer John Dosher, starting at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$22. Go to www.farrbest.com for tickets or more information.

March 8Daylight Saving Time begins

March 9Spring Break

Schools in the Mansfield district will be closed through March 13 for Spring Break.

March 14Pickle Parade

The fourth annual World’s Only St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade rolls down Main Street at 1 p.m.

March 17St. Patrick’s DayMarch 21Live music

Hear the Elizabeth Wills Band, starting at 8 p.m. at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$22. Go to www.farrbest.com for more information.

March 24

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.

March 29Palm Sunday

April 2Early release

Classes in the Mansfield school district will let out early.

April 3Good FridaySchool holiday

Schools in the Mansfield district will be closed.

April 4Passover begins

April 5

Easter

April 11Live music

Hear some blues, zydeco and Western swing with Big Gus and Swampadelic at 8 p.m. at Farr Best Theater, 109 N. Main St. Tickets are $16-$22. Go to www.farrbest.com for more information or tickets.

April 28

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.

May 5

Cinco de Mayo

May 10

Mother’s Day

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.

June 4School’s out

Today is the last day of school in the Mansfield district.

June 14

Flag Day

June 18

Ramadan begins

June 19

Juneteenth

June 21

Father’s Day

June 23

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.

July 4

Independence Day

July 28

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.

September 7

Labor Day

September 23

Yom Kippur

October 31

Halloween

November 1

Daylight Saving Time ends

November 11

Veterans Day

November 28

Thanksgiving

December 7

Hannukkah begins

December 25

Christmas

December 31

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