Northeast Tarrant

Community Calendar


Nov. 20 - Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts 3rd Wednesday Breakfast-in-a-Bag, beginning at 9:30 a.m. For information call 817-503-1195.

Nov. 21 - Third Thursday Trivia League meets at 12:30 p.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd. For information call 817-503-1195.

Nov. 22 - Third Friday Metroport Meals on Wheels meets at 10 a.m. at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd. For information call 817-503-1195.

Nov. 22 - Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts “ Breakfast Brigade” featuring “Novo Nordisk” at 9 a.m. For information call 817-503-1195.

Nov. 25 - Colleyville Planning and Zoning pre-commission meeting is at 6:15 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room at City Hall, 100 Main St., followed at 7 p.m. by the Planning and Zoning meeting in the Council Chambers. For information call 817-503-1000.

Ongoing - November Holiday Art Camp for children ages 6-12, begins daily, Nov. 25-27, at noon at the Rock House at McPherson Park, 240 West McDonwell School Rd. Fee is $103, plus a $20 supply fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class. For information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing - Bowmen Sports Camp for children ages 6-11 begins daily, Nov. 25-27, at 7:30 a.m. at OC Taylor Elementary School, 5300 Pool Rd. Fee is $79. For information call 817-503-1180.

Ongoing - Entries are being accepted for the Colleyville “ Mayor for a Day” essay contest, open to Colleyville residents only in grades 2 through 7, through 5 p.m. Dec. 2. Contestants must submit a 1-to-2-page essay explaining three ideas to make Colleyville an even better place to live. The winner will escort Santa Claus to Holly Colley Holliday on a vintage fire truck on Dec. 6 and as honorary mayor on Dec. 7 will tour city facilities and co-preside, with Mayor David Kelly, at the city council meeting that night. For more information call Mona Gandy at 817-503-1120 or email

Ongoing -Colleyville City Council is accepting applications from citizens through Nov. 26 for all city boards and committees: Architectural Review Commission, Colleyville Center Advisory Committee, Colleyville Events Steering Committee, Colleyville Sidewalks Committee, Historical Preservation Committee, Colleyville Library Board, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Traffic Safety Advisory Committee. Applications are available online at Completed applications should be sent to, faxed to 817-503-1139 or mailed to City of Colleyville, City Secretary, 100 Main Street, Colleyville, Texas 76034. For more information call 817-503- 1130.


Nov. 25 - Grapevine’s Carol of Lights features Mayor William D. Tate flipping the switch to illuminate the city’s 47-foot Christmas and all of historic downtown. Ceremonies begin at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Gazebo, 325 Main St. Includes lives music, appearances by Frosty and Rudolph and a special surprise guest. Choreographed light show with fireworks and strobe lights debuts and continues nightly, 6-11 p.m., through Jan. 25. Free. For information call 817-410-3000.

Nov. 30-Dec. 1 - Get a jump-start on holiday gift giving list at the 11th Annual Canton in the City Holiday Gift Market at the Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 South Main Street. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the charity of the shopper’s choice when a donation coupon is submitted. Have your photo taken with Santa Claus at the Southern Moon Photography booth. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to “Don’t Forget to Feed Me,” an animal food pantry. Two-day admission is $5 for adults and seniors and $1 for junior high and high school students. Admission to age 11 is free. Shopping hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Charities who wish to enroll in the donation program can go to or e-mail Info@Canton intheCity.con or call 972- 471-0601.

Ongoing - Grapevine Newcomers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20 for Bunco at a member’s home: at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20 for Coffee Break at Central Market, 1425 E. Southlake Blvd.; at 10 a.m. Nov. 22 for Canasta at Red Robin Restaurant, 1701 William D. Tate Ave., at 1 p.m. Nov. 22 for Travel Talk at a member’s home. For information call Carol Schaud at 817-329-3648.

Ongoing - The Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau presents the 2013 limited edition Christmas ornament featuring The Grapevine Ice House now on sale at the Visitor Information Center, 636 S. Main St., Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Also available online at


Nov. 20 - Southlake Youth Action Commission meets, 4-5 p.m., in Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8337 or email

Nov. 20 - Southlake Leaf Recycling Program allows citizens the opportunity to place bagged leaves on the curb and have them picked up for recycling. Bagged leaves must be on the curb no later than 7 a.m. Any kind of bag can be used but bagged leaves must be physically separated from other solid waste at the curb. For more information call 817-317-2424.

Nov. 21 - Southlake Planning and Zoning Commission meets, 6:30-11 p.m., in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8621.

Nov. 21 - Southlake Senior Center’s ROMEO — Retired Old Men Eating Out — group meets, 11:30 a.m., to eat out. See Welles for the meeting location. For information call 817-748-8315, email or go online to Senior Center is at 307 Parkwood Dr.

Nov. 22 - Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Dr., sponsors a trip to Fort Worth Zoo. Bus leaves from the Senior Center at 9 a.m. and returns at 3 p.m. Fee is $3 for the bus, plus $9 for zoo admission. Bring money for llunch. For information call 817-748-8315, email or go online to

Nov. 23 - The city of Southlake’s Home for the Holidays Tree Lighting takes place, 5:30-8:30 p.m., in Southlake Town Square. Activities for the entire family with photos with Santa, carriage rides, snow tubing hills, holiday crafts, letters to Santa, holiday refreshments, live entertainment, strolling characters and more. For information call 817-748-8019 or go online to

Nov 25 - Career Transition Workshop holds a communication, connection a resume review session at Whites Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. Whites Chapel Blvd., in room 3204 of the Adult Education Building. There is no charge for the workshop; a workbook is available for a donation of $20. Audio recordings of each session is also available for a $20 donation. For more information call Bob Wyatt at 817-485-5155 or by email at

Nov. 27 - Southlake Kiwanis Club meets at Trophy Club Country Club, 500 Trophy Club Dr. Buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m followed by the meeting at noon. For information call 817-807-2933.

Ongoing - Southlake Holiday Break Camp Mania is held daily, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. at Durham Intermediate School, 801 N. Shady Oak Dr., Nov. 25-27. Structure and free play, arts and crafts and field trips in a fun and safe environment. Cost is $80. Register online at or in person at the Community Services office, 1400 Main St., Ste. 210. For information call 817-748-8019 or go online to

Ongoing - Whole Earth Provision in Southlake Town Square, 321 State St., holds a new toy and book drive through Dec. 15. There will be a donation bin in the store and for every $10 item donated Whole Earth will give a $5 Whole Earth gift certificate. All donations benefit Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange. For information call 817-442-9132.

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