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Students can prepare for the upcoming STAAR tests during special classes at the Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Drive in Euless. The STAAR Test Prep Series continues from 4 to 5 p.m. on March 17, 24 and 31. Each class will focus on a different test prep technique and will help aid students in mental and physical preparations. Questions: 817-685-1480.
Students can prepare for the upcoming STAAR tests during special classes at the Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Drive in Euless. The STAAR Test Prep Series continues from 4 to 5 p.m. on March 17, 24 and 31. Each class will focus on a different test prep technique and will help aid students in mental and physical preparations. Questions: 817-685-1480. Star-Telegram archives

Bedford

March 11 - LEGOS at the Library: Freebuilders, 3:30-5 p.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Do you have a LEGO enthusiast who can spend hours engrossed in creative building? Then join this club for children ages 6-12. No registration required. Contact 817-952-2371.

March 11 - Word Basics, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Come to this class if you have little or no experience using Microsoft Word. They will go over the very basic elements of creating a simple Word document such as font and paragraph formatting, inserting pictures, adjusting margins, etc. Registration required. Contact 817-952-2350.

March 12-13 - Spring Break Movie Madness, 2-4 p.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Contact 817-952-2371.

March 13-14 - Family Campout, 6 p.m.-8 a.m., Boys Ranch Activity Center, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. The night will include dinner, a movie under the stars, sleeping bag story time, and more. Contact Chris Chastain, 817-952-2323.

March 14 - First Aid/CPR/AED Course, noon-4 p.m., Boys Ranch Activity Center, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. Would you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing, or first aid emergency? The right answer could help you save a life. With an emphasis on hands-on learning, this First Aid/CPR/AED course gives you the skills to save a life. First Aid: Learn how to respond to common first aid emergencies, including burns, cuts, head, neck, and back injuries, and more. CPR/AED: Learn how to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies including the use of automated external defibrillators (AED). Contact 817-952-2323 or brac.recreation@bedfordtx.gov.

March 16 - Dance-Bill G Trio, 7 p.m., Senior Center, 2817 R.D. Hurt Pkwy. Contact 817-952-2326.

Ongoing - Babygarden Story Time, Thursdays 10:10-11:10 a.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. This small-group setting provides parents/caregivers and their babies (up to 23 months) with physical closeness and a shared enjoyment of reading that can be modeled at home. Contact 817-952-2371.

Ongoing - Fun Family Fridays, fourth Friday of each month, 3:45-4:05 p.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Free after-school fun. It could be a story time or board games. Children my be accompanied by a parent/caregiver. No registration required. Contact 817-952-2371.

Ongoing - Dance As A Star, 6 p.m. Mondays, Boys Ranch Activity Center, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. Contact 817-952-2323.

Ongoing - The Story Spot Time, Tuesdays 10:15 and 11 a.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. This program is for active preschoolers (ages 3-5) and their parents/caregivers. Contact 817-952-2371.

Ongoing - Saturday Gaming, noon-2 p.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Ages 10-17. Contact 817-952-2371.

Ongoing - Second Saturdays teen program, 6 p.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Ages 12-17. Contact 817-952-2344 or sarah.featherstone@bedfordtx.gov.

Ongoing through April 14 - AARP free tax help. Saturdays and Mondays through tax season. Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Contact 817-952-2346.

Ongoing - Murder Mystery Theater, 6:30 p.m., monthly, Old Bedford School, 2400 School Ln. Contact 817-952-2290. Upcoming shows are Feb. 14, March 21, April 18, May 23 and June 20. Contact 817-952-2290 or amy.bourquin@bedfordtx.gov

Ongoing - Guitar lessons, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Boys Ranch Activity Center, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. Come to the BRAC for private guitar/bass guitar/cello lessons with an experienced instructor. Jerry Rizzi has been a private music instructor for over 20 years. He earned a scholarship to Hofstra University playing cello in his earlier years. Contact 817-952-2323.

Ongoing - Math Homework Help 7th-12th Grades, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Bedford Public Libary, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Contact 817-952-2371.

Ongoing - Seniors events, daily beginning at 8 a.m., Senior Citizens Center, 2817 Hurt Parkway. Contact 817-952-2326.

Ongoing - Bedford Flyers, weekly plane model enthusiast group. Rubber band flyers are in the morning half, and RC flyers are in the afternoon half, Thursdays 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Boys Ranch Activity Center, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. Contact 817-952-2323.

Ongoing - Computer classes for Life Long Learners, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Need help making technology work for you? Join this relaxed, informal, informative class with experienced teachers available to assist you. Contact 817-952-2252.

Ongoing - Twozees, Thursdays 11:45 a.m., Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. For the young and the restless, 24-36 months. This program is for active 2-year-olds, recent Babygarden graduates, and their parents/caregivers. Contact 817-952-2252.

Ongoing - Onstage in Bedford, Friday and Saturdays, 8 p.m., Bedford Onstage Theater, 2821 Forest Ridge Dr. Contact 817-354-6444 or www.onstageinbedford.com.

Ongoing - Bookworms Book Club, third Thursday of each month, noon. Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Contact 817-952-2252.

Ongoing - Read2Rover, by appointment, fourth Sunday of each month, Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs encourage children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener. The relationship between child and dog enables the child to gain a positive attitude about reading, improve reading skills, build confidence, and enjoy reading. Registration is required. Contact 817-952-2252.

Ongoing - WordPress, 6:30 p.m., first Thursday of each month, Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. This is a monthly meeting of social media marketing. Contact 817-952-2252 or wordpressmidcitiesgroup.com.

Ongoing - Bedford Library Stitchers, 10 a.m., first Saturday of each month. This program provides an opportunity for stitchers of different skill levels and techniques to gather for sharing and learning. No registration is required. Contact Sue Countryman at 817-577-0406.

Euless

March 11 - Texas Star Junior Clinic, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Texas Star Golf Course, 1400 Texas Star Pkwy., ages 8-16, $30 per child (includes lunch). This clinic will focus on the fundamentals of the golf game with an emphasis on full swing mechanics, short game and putting. Clubs will be provided if needed. For more information, call Derek Brayton at 817-685-7888 or dbrayton@eulesstx.gov.

March 11 - 3D Printing Demonstration, 4 p.m., Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. Learn about the world of 3D printing and how to take an idea from drawing to creating a prototype with a 3D printer. Come see a demo of a 3D printer in action. contact 817-685-1480.

March 11 - Science Slam, 4 p.m., Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. Combine science and learning. Contact 817-685-1480.

March 12 - Audiobook Challenge Reward Event, 4 p.m., Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. If you participated in the Third Annual Audiobook Challenge in February, join the gang for a come-and-go dessert bar. Contact 817-685-1480.

March 13 - Family Movie, "Annie," 2 p.m., Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. Contact 817-685-1480.

March 13 - Masterworks Concert Series: Beyond the Pale, 7 p.m., Leon Hogg Amphitheater, 1951 Bear Creek Pkwy. Wrap up a fun spring break with the Celtic group Beyond the Pale. Through the MasterWorks Series, Arts Council Northeast and the City of Euless present free performances on selected evenings throughout the year. The MasterWorks Series is designed to offer a variety of quality family entertainment to the community by utilizing the talent of local, regional, and national artists. Contact 817-685-1400.

Ongoing through April 14 - AARP tax assistance. Visit the library to set up an appointment between 4 and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and between noon and 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. 817-685-1480.

Ongoing - Free tours of historic Heritage Park are offered on the second Saturday of every month between 1 – 5 p.m. Visit the all-new Euless Heritage Museum at the Ruth Millican Center, as well as the Himes Log House, the Fuller House and the McCormick Barn. Contact Mary at ofaiva-siale@eulesstx.gov or 817-685-1649. Group tours are available on different days depending on staff availability.

Ongoing - Lapsit Storytime, 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday, Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. Contact 817-685-1480.

Ongoing - Amateur Radio Euless meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Emergency Operations Center at the Euless Police Department, 1102 W. Euless Blvd. Whether you are already a licensed operator looking for a local club or someone just interested in becoming involved in the hobby, you are welcome. To attend a club meeting or for additional information, contact Joe Kraft with the Euless Office of Emergency Management at 817-685-3144 or eulessinfo@eulesstexas.gov.

Ongoing - Writers Support Group, 7 p.m., third Tuesday each month, Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. Do you have an interest in writing? The group will offer valuable support and feedback for those just starting out or anyone interested in improving their work in progress. Contact 817-685-1480.

Ongoing - Purls of Wisdom, 11 a.m., Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. Join this informal group of adults the first and third Tuesday of the month. Hone your knitting skills or work on other needlework projects. Contact 817-685-1480.

Ongoing - StoryPalooza, 11 a.m. each Thursday, Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. Contact 817-685-1480.

Ongoing - Junior Purls of Wisdom, 4 p.m. each Tuesday, Euless Public Libary, 201 N. Ector Dr. Contact 817-685-1480.

Ongoing - ESL Conversation Club, 7 p.m. each Tuesday, Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. ESL Conversation Club requires no registration. Adults 18 and older are welcome to come in and practice their speaking and listening skills. This class is for the Intermediate to Advanced student (ESL levels 2-4). Students must be able to hold a conversation in English in order to participate. No childcare is provided. Contact 817-685-1480.

Ongoing - Toddler Storytime, 10:30 a.m. each Thursday, Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Dr. Contact 817-685-1480.

Hurst

March 11 - Heritage Village Presents: Grand Family Picnic With Performance by Vocal Trash, 11 a.m., free, Heritage Village Park, 841 W. Pipeline Rd. Contact 817-788-7000.

Ongoing through April 14 - AARP tax assistance. Tuesdays. Visit the library to set up an appointment between noon and 4 p.m., Hurst Public Library, 901 Precinct Line Rd. Contact 817-788-7300.

Ongoing - Writers Club, for writers of all levels, second and fourth Saturday, noon-1 p.m., Hurst Public Library, 901 Precinct Line Rd. Contact 817-788-7300.

Ongoing - Toddler Time, 10 a.m. each Monday, Hurst Library, 901 Precinct Line Rd. Themed story time for toddlers ages 1-3 and their parents. Contact 817-788-7300.

Ongoing - Chess Club, 4 p.m. each Monday, Hurst Public Library, 901 Precinct Line Rd. For elementary ages and up. Contact 817-788-7300.

Ongoing - Story Time, 10:45 a.m. each Tuesday, Hurst Public Library, 901 Precinct Line Rd. For ages 3-6. Contact 817-788-7300.

Ongoing - Trinity Writers Workshop, 7 p.m. each Tuesday, Hurst Public Library, 901 Precinct Line Rd. This local writers group meets weekly to read, discuss and critique their works and others. Contact 817-788-7300.

Hurst-Euless-Bedford schools

March 13 - Wisecracks Show, 7 p.m., L.D. Bell High School Black Box Theatre, 1601 Brown Tr., Hurst. Admission $4. Contact 817-282-2551.

March 13 - Improv Show, 7 p.m, Trinity High School Black Box Theatre, 500 N. Industrial Blvd., Euless. Admission is $5. Contact 817-571-0271.

March 16-17 - Student Direct Production, 7 p.m., L.D. Bell High School Theatre, 1601 Brown Tr., Hurst. Contact 817-282-2551.

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