Northeast Tarrant

H-E-B Happenings

The Fort Worth Zoo is always popular during spring break, which is next week for the H-E-B school district.
The Fort Worth Zoo is always popular during spring break, which is next week for the H-E-B school district. Star-Telegram archives

Belk opening today at Glade Parks

The much-anticipated opening of the Belk department store in Glade Parks is here.

The store opens at 9 a.m. today with a ribbon-cutting and remarks from Euless Mayor Linda Martin and H-E-B chamber and Belk executives.

The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and the Trinity High School drumline will provide entertainment.

The first 600 people to go through the doors will receive gift cards, with values ranging from $5 to $600.

From 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday there’s a Girl’s Night Out at which gift bags will be given to the first 50 attendees.

Events are also scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

Located next to Dick’s Sporting Goods in the fast-growing development, Belk offers a wide range of clothing brands, from Ralph Lauren to Lucky to Calvin Klein, as well as cosmetics, shoes and home goods.

The store in Glade Parks, which is at Texas 121 between Cheek-Sparger and Glade roads in Euless, will be the 16th in Texas and ninth in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Tax return help offered in Euless, Hurst

AARP volunteers continue to offer help to individuals and couples in preparing their income tax returns.

Volunteers will be at the Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Drive, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays through April 15. Information: Library reference desk: 817-685-1489.

For members of the Euless Family Life Senior Center, an AARP tax aide will be on site from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through April 15. Appointments: 817-685-1671.

In Hurst, AARP volunteers will be at the Hurst Public Library from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through April 12. The library is at 901 Precinct Line Road. Registration is required. Information: 817-788-7300.

Spring break is next week in H-E-B district

Keep a watchful eye out for students as spring break begins Monday and continues all week in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford school district.

While there are plenty of things to do in and around DFW, the Fort Worth Zoo is always popular during spring break and even offers a special camp for students in the first through sixth grades. Information/registration at or 817-759-7201.