Northeast Tarrant

Community Calendar

Colleyville

Feb. 26. Colleyville Events Steering Committee meets, 4:30 p.m., on the second floor of the Colleyville Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.

Feb. 27. Colleyville Exchange, the city’s monthly discussion of specific property and development issues, begins at 7:45 p.m. on the second floor of the Colleyville Library, 110 Main St. For information call 817-503-1060 or 817-503-1055.

March 3. Colleyville City Council meets with an executive session at 5:30 p.m., and a work session on the preliminary design of the Glade Road Project and development review process at 6 p.m., in the Executive Conference Room at the Colleyville Center, 100 Main St. For information call 817-503-1000.

March 4. Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., hosts the 1st Tuesday Jam Session at noon. For information call 817-996-9217.

March 5. Colleyville Garden Club meets. Social time at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m., at the Colleyville Center, 100 Main St. Guest speaker is Steve Huddleston, senior horticulturist for Fort Worth Botanical Garden, cable TV producer and author. Huddleston will discuss Pass-Along Plants. Program and meeting are open to the public. Garden club membership is open to anyone interested in gardening at any level. For information go online to colleyvillegardenclub.org.

March 5. 1st Wednesday Genealogy Group hosts “ Organizing and Displaying Family Heirlooms,” 10 a.m., at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd., For information call 817-503-1195.

Ongoing. All Colleyville Heritage High School seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply for scholarship funds from the CHHS Parent Teacher Student Association. For information on the requirements or to complete an application, go online to https://sites.google.com/site/chhsptsaorg/scholarshipapp2014_317193.

Ongoing. The Colleyville Woman’s Club is accepting nominations through Feb. 28 of young people ages 5 to 19 for CWC Youth Volunteer Service Awards honoring volunteer efforts. Fundraising activities and lobbying efforts, regardless of good intent, are excluded from consideration. Awards are judged in four age groups and each award may recognize several nominees. Nominees may attend any school — public, private or home schooled — and must either reside in Bedford, Colleyville, Euless, Grapevine, Haltom City, Hurst, Keller, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, Southlake, or Wautaga or attend BISD, CISD, GCISD, HEB ISD or KISD. Volunteer service is not limited to those areas. This award service year considers volunteer activities performed between Feb. 1, 2013, and Jan. 31, 2014. For information on how to nominate a child, leave a message on the CWC hotline at 817-358-1805 or go online to the CWC website at c-w-c.org and click on the forms tab to find a Youth Award Nomination form.

Ongoing. The American Association for Retired People offers free tax assistance every Tuesday through April 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., and 5-8 p.m., at the Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Rd. Appointments are required and reservations can be made through the Senior Center. For appointments or information call 817-503-1195.

Grapevine

March 1. 3 Redneck Tenors perform as headliner for the OhLook Performing Arts Center Gala at the Concourse, 636 S. Main St. The only Redneck Tenors performance in DFW this year benefits OhLook Performing Arts. Tickets are $75 per person and include dinner, entertainment and live and silent auctions. Dress is cowboy chic and there will be a cash bar. Those reserving a table of 8 will receive complimentary champagne and glasses. Tickets are available at www.ohlookperform.com.

March 1. Mother/Son Date Night — experiments in the laboratory of fun, with dancing experiments, fun foods and more at the Community Activities Center, 1175 Municipal Way, 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person, available at the Community Activities Center, online at playgrapevinereg.com or by calling 817-410-3450. Space is limited.

March 3. Grapevine Board of Zoning Adjustment meets, 6-10 p.m., in the second floor council chambers at City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information call 817-410-3158 or email ccook@grapevinetexas.gov.

March 3. Free College Preparation Seminar led by Lauren Kerskovic, college admissions consultant with Admissionado, in the Grapevine Library program room, 1201 Municipal Way, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Topics range from choosing the right college to tips on a great application. Open to middle and high school students, parents and friends. No registration required. For information call 817-410-3405 or email teen@grapevinetexas.gov.

March 4. Grapevine City Council meets, 7:30 p.m., in the council chambers at City Hall, 200 S. Main St. For information email abaker@grapevinetexas.gov.

March 4. Diabetes Education class for those recently diagnosed with diabetes, or loved ones who care for those with diabetes, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Grapevine Library program room, 1201 Municipal Way. Topics will include what diabetes is, the importance of checking blood sugar levels, A1C and how it affects blood sugar, meal planning and exercise, medical tests and types of medication that help manage blood sugar. For information call 817-410-3404 or email reference@grapevinetexas.gov.

March 4. Grapevine Animal Shelter Advisory Committee meets, 1 p.m., in the first floor training room at the Grapevine Police Department, 307 W. Dallas Rd. Those attending who have a disability that requires special arrangements should contact Grapevine PD at 817-410-3255 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Ongoing. Grapevine Newcomers Club meets: Feb. 28 for Travel Talk, 1 p.m., at a member’s home. For information call Carol Schauf at 817-329-3648 or go online to www.grapevinenewcomers.com

Ongoing.The Dust Bowl,” an exhibit examining one of the worst ecological disasters in U.S. history, continues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through March 2 at Grand Gallery, 636 S. Main. Free. For information call 817-410-3185.

Ongoing.Mail Call — A Smithsonian Exhibition,” a traveling version of the National Postal Museum’s permanent exhibition exploring the history of America’s military postal system, continues through April 15 at Tower Gallery, 636 S. Main St. Free. For information call 817-410-3185.

Southlake

Feb. 26. Southlake Library Board meets, 6-8 p.m., at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8384.

Feb. 27. Southlake Zoning Board of Adjustment meets, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8602.

Feb. 28. Southlake Senior Center, 307 Parkwood Dr., hosts a trip to First Monday Trade Days in Weatherford. Bus leaves from the center at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 3:30 p.m. Cost is $5 plus money for lunch. For information call 817-748-8315 or email southlakeseniorcenter@ci.southlake.tx.us.

March 3. Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods No. 7, hosts a town hall meeting to discuss the proposed development of six residential lots on three acres at 201 East Highland., 6-9 p.m. in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8400 or email lpayne@ci.southlake.tx.us, or go online to www.SouthlakeSPIN.org.

March 4. Southlake Senior Advisory Commission meets, 1-3 p.m., at the Department of Public Safety North, Classroom No. 1, 100 East Dove Rd. For information call 817-748-8384.

March 4. Southlake City Council meets, 5:30-11 p.m., with a work session followed immediately by the regular session, in the council chambers at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8015 or email arichardson@ci.southlake.tx.us.

March 5. Southlake Youth Action Commission meets, 4-5 p.m., at Town Hall, 1400 Main St. For information call 817-748-8337 or email abennett@ci.southlake.tx.us.

Ongoing. SASO Girls, an inclusive mother/daughter service organization for girls in grades 9-12 and their mothers, has its annual membership drive, with applications accepted through Feb. 28. Membership requires just a willingness to serve others and a commitment to participate. More information and applications are available online at www.sasonow.org.

Regional

Feb. 26. Senior Helpers sponsors a seminar on the “ First Steps,” a community-based program designed to provide comprehensive information on health-related services for caring for aging loved ones, 6-7 p.m., at Hilton Garden Inn, 2600 Westport Pkwy. in Fort Worth. Will include local representatives for each service type to answer questions, free medical, financial and durable power of attorney paperwork, free notary services and door prizes. For information on the event and its organizers or to participate call 817-881-1606.

Ongoing. Texas Health Harris Methodist Alliance Hospital, 10864 Texas Health Trail in Fort Worth, hosts “ A Matter of Balance,” a fall prevention workshop for seniors, free, 9:30-11:30 a.m., each Wednesday, Feb. 26-April 16. Space is limited. To register call 1-877-847-9355.

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