Northeast Tarrant

H-E-B happenings: Greek fest, closed dog parks and fabulous Thunderbirds

The Thunderbirds will once again be the featured performers at the Alliance Air Show.
The Thunderbirds will once again be the featured performers at the Alliance Air Show. Star-Telegram archives

Greek festival is this weekend at Euless church

One of the most popular festivals in Northeast Tarrant County is Friday through Sunday in Euless.

The 25th Mid-Cities Greek Fest, featuring tasty treats (we love the baklava), live entertainment and more, is held at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 303 Cullum Drive, Euless.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Admission and parking are free.

Bedford, Euless dog parks closed for maintenance

The Bedford dog park, called the Bark Park, at 3200 Meadow Park Drive, was closed Monday and will be closed for an undetermined period of time.

The city’s Parks Department is doing general maintenance on the park as well as putting down grass seed.

The Euless Dog Park, 1951 Bear Creek Parkway, is also close for maintenance and reseeding through Oct. 21 and will reopen Oct. 22.

Also on the dog front, the Bedford Animal Shelter will have a Pet Fair Adopt-A-Thon from 10 aa.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at the shelter, 1809 Reliance Parkway, Bedford. The event will feature food, a service dog demonstration, local veterinarians, vendors and more.

The orange barrels and lane switches and sometimes excruciatingly long lines have become a way of life along Airport Freeway and many of the roads leading to it.

Alliance Air Show will fill the skies this weekend

Keep your eyes to the sky this weekend and you’ll likely see some fast-flying jets.

The annual Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show is Saturday and Sunday at Alliance Airport, 2221 Alliance Blvd.,(west of Interstate 35W in far north Fort Worth.

Features performers include the Shockwave Jet Truck, Bell 429 Global Ranger, Greg Shelton and Wing Walker Ashley Key, U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet TAC Demo Team, David Martin Aerobatics and, as a grand finale, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

Gates open both days at 9 a.m. for the free event, but note that parking prices start at $30 per car. Parking discounts are available at

Shows both days will begin about 11 a.m., with the Thunderbirds flying about 3 p.m. Times are subject to change.