Northeast Tarrant

Community Calendar

Colleyville

Dec. 18. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts the Third Wednesday Breakfast-in-a-Bag event at 9:30 a.m. For more information call 817-503-1195.

Dec. 19. Colleyville Exchange, the city’s monthly discussion of specific property and development issues, is 7:45-8:45 p.m. on the second floor of the Colleyville Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.

Dec. 19. The Third Thursday Trivia League meets at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., at 12:30 p.m. For information call 817-503-1195.

Dec. 19. The Late Edition Book Club for ages 18 and up meets, 7 p.m., at the Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1155.

Dec. 20. Metroport Meals on Wheels presents lunch at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., beginning at 10 a.m. 817-503-1195.

Dec. 21. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts Scrapbooking Crop Day at 10 a.m. For information call 817-312-2471.

Ongoing. City offices, including the library and senior center, will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Tuesday, Dec. 24 through Wednesday, Dec. 25, and on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. There is no regularly scheduled trash or recycling collection on Wednesdays, so trash/recycling services will not be affected by the holiday schedule.

Grapevine

Dec. 19. Grapevine Vintage Railroad presents the Christmas Wine Train, with boarding beginning at 7 p.m. and departure at 7:30 p.m. Each guest receives hors d’oeuvres and dessert with two glasses of wine in a souvenir glass, featuring D’Vine Wine and catering by Chill Sports Bar and Grill. Guests must be at least 21. Cost is $40 per person. For information go online to www.grapevinetexasusa.com.

Ongoing. Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express, featuring live entertainment, decorated Victorian Rail Coaches, elves, minstrels and carolers, a Christmas Tree Maze, photos with Santa and more, continues Dec. 20-23. Tickets are $25 each for those ages 13 months and older and advance purchase is recommended. Children ages 0-12 months are free and must sit on an adult’s lap. For information call 817-410-3185 or go online to www.grapevinetexasusa.com.

Ongoing. ICE! and Lone Star Christmas, with more than 1.5 million lights, 15,000 ornaments, a 54-foot-tall rotating Christmas tree, a 7-foot-tall gingerbread house and more, continues through Jan 4 at the Gaylord Texan Resort, 1501 Gaylord Trail. Go online to www.christmasatgaylordtexan.com for times and tickets.

Ongoing. The Texas Tenors: Deep in the Heart of Christmas, featuring John Hagan, Marcus Collins and JC Fisher, is performed daily, Dec. 18-22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at the Palace Theatre, 300 S. Main St. Admission is $30. For information call 817-410-3100.

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 https://squareup.com/market/city-of-grapevine/vic-christmas-ornament.

Southlake

Dec. 18. City of Southlake Curbside Leaf Recycling Collection day. To participate place bagged leaves at the curb no later than 7 a.m. Any type bag must be used but leaf bags must be physically separated from other solid waste. For information call 817-317-2424

Dec. 19. Spider’s Christmas Surprise Puppet Show, 11 a.m.-noon, at the Southlake Library, 1400 Main St., Ste. 130. Free. For information call 817-748-8243, email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93.

Dec. 20. Southlake Chamber Book Club, with book discussion for area professionals, meets, 9-10 a.m., at the Southlake Library, 1400 Main St., Ste. 130. Free and new members are welcome. For information call 817-748-8243, email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93.

Dec. 20. Watermere Book Talks monthly book talks, begin at 9 a.m. the Clubhouse, and 10 a.m. at the Isle of Watermere, Watermere Drive. Free For information call 817-748-8243, email southlakelibrary@ci.southlake.tx.us or go online to www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=93.

Dec. 24-25. City offices including the library are closed in observance of Christmas. Tarrant County offices are also closed for the holiday. Emergency services are not affected. Normal residential recycling and trash collection continues but commercial collections are suspended. Make up day will be Dec. 26.

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