TCC team places second in the nation in Student Research League competition

A team of Tarrant County College students ranked among the best in the nation in the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges’ (AMATYC) 2018 Student Research League competition.

The Student Research League tasks students with formulating a solution to an open-ended research problem. The 2018 challenge centered on determining the safest place in the United States to live, based on exposure to natural disasters. Participants selected mathematical tools that best fit the problem, collected data, created a mathematical model to reflect the data and researched and interviewed

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Start Warming Up for the Spring Men’s Over 35 Softball League

Online registration closes Monday, February 25, 2019.

Southlake’s men’s over 35 softball league is a great way for athletes and weekend warriors alike to get some exercise and have fun with their friends and family.

Players must be 35 by the start of the season (March 4, 2019) but teams may have up to four players between the ages of 30 and 34. All games are held Monday evenings at the Bob Jones Softball Complex. Game balls will be provided, but teams are responsible for providing their own jerseys.

Registration

Registration Closes: February 25
Resident Fee: $300
Non-Resident Fee: $375

Season

Coaches Meeting: February 27
Season Dates: March 4 – April 29
League Playoffs: May 6
Rain-out Dates: May 6 & 13

Click here to register online.

If you have any questions, please call Southlake Parks and Recreation at (817) 748-8019.

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Registration Is Open for Southlake’s Spring Girls Volleyball League

Register as an individual player by Friday, February 22 to reserve your spot in Southlake’s 2019 spring volleyball league!

This recreational league is designed for girls ages 6 to 12. Jerseys will be provided, and coaches use a set rotation to ensure that all players receive equal playing time. All teams will play a six-game season plus playoffs.

Click an age range* below to register:

8 & Under — Register now
10 & Under – Register now
12 & Under – Register now

*Age as of September 1, 2018.

Registration Closes: February 22
Season Dates: March 23 – May 4
Coaches Meeting: March 5
Practice Begins: Week of March 18
League Tournament: Week of May 6
Resident Fee: $66 per Player
Non-Resident Fee: $85 per Player

If you have any questions, please contact Southlake Community Services at (817) 748-8019.

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Apex Arts League and Onstage in Bedford Present Mystery Dinner Theater “A Wedding to Die For”

Your presence is requested at “A Wedding to Die For,” the comic mystery dinner theater coming to Legends Hall at The Marq Southlake on Thursday, January 24.

Filled with intrigue and humor, “A Wedding to Die For” will be presented by the finest local thespians and is sure to entertain. A full dining experience will be provided by Scratch Kitchen.

“A Wedding to Die For” Dinner Theater
Thursday, January 24
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Legends Hall at The Marq Southlake
Tickets: $40 ($35 for Apex members)
Purchase tickets online

The year is 1923, and the HMS Victoria sets sail across the English Channel. The famous Inspector Clurrot has tracked down a homicidal mastermind hiding out onboard. Meanwhile, the ship is the vessel of matrimony for the Contessa Follette and John D. Rothchild—a marriage encouraged through financial need and murderous greed. But not everything is as it seems, and it turns out that the English Channel isn’t the only thing being crossed. Audience members are recruited to stand in for the best man, bridesmaid, mother of the groom, and father of the bride in this Agatha Christie style comic mystery.

Apex Arts League brings excellence in the arts to Northeast Tarrant County. Music, dance, theater, art, film. Something for everyone. Close to home. Affordable.

ONSTAGE in Bedford is a volunteer-based theater providing accessible, diverse and high quality live entertainment to North Texas.

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Apex Arts League to Present Nutcracker: Short and Suite

Avant Chamber Ballet to perform the one-act Nutcracker: Short and Suite plus the world premiere of Katie Cooper’s Winter from Vivaldi’s The Seasons in Southlake with live music. This season’s production is a family-friendly one-hour performance with the professional cast of dancers from ACB, Cezanne String Quartet plus new costumes and choreography. Join Apex Arts League on Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church for this exciting show.

“This performance is a perfect introduction to live classical music and dance,” says ACB artistic director Katie Cooper. “Vivaldi’s Seasons is one of the most recognized pieces of music, but to see it with choreography and dance takes it to another level for the viewer. Nutcracker: Short and Suite is the second half of the evening with the best parts of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker and all the characters that you love.”

The performance is presented by Apex Arts League who brings major arts group such as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Fort Worth Symphony to the Southlake area. Tickets are available online at www.apexartsleague.com or at the door. $20 Adult tickets are $20, $15 for Seniors or Apex Members,  and $10 for children.

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Apex Arts League Announces Nutcracker: Short and Suite Performance is Southlake

The Apex Arts League and the Avant Chamber Ballet present the Nutcracker: Short and Suite in conjunction with the world premiere of Katie Cooper’s Winter from Vivaldi’s The Seasons on November 15 at 7:30 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

Join us as we witness this whimsical event complete with professional dancers, designer costumes and outstanding choreography accompanied by music from the Cezanne String Quartet.

“This performance is a perfect introduction to live classical music and dance,” says ACB artistic director Katie Cooper. “Vivaldi’s Seasons is one of the most recognized pieces of music, but to see it with choreography and dance takes it to another level for the viewer. Nutcracker: Short and Suite is the second half of the evening with the best parts of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker and all the characters that you love.”

Tickets are available online at www.apexartsleague.com

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Step into Fall with APEX Arts League and the Grapevine Art Project

The City of Southlake is partnering with APEX Arts League and the Grapevine Art Project to present “Stepping into Fall,” a multimedia exhibit that will run September 7 through November 2 in Southlake Town Hall.

“Stepping into Fall” will feature unique works of art from the Grapevine Art Project, a community of more than 85 artists from Grapevine and surrounding areas who love to create, enjoy and learn about art.

Join us on Sunday, September 23, for a free exhibit reception featuring wine from the Bingham Family Vineyards, hors d’ourvres and live music by Mélange Musical.

“Stepping into Fall” Exhibit Reception

Sunday, September 23, 2018
5 – 6:30 p.m.
Southlake Town Hall
Free and Open to the Public

The Grapevine Art Project holds monthly meetings on the second Thursday evening of each month, often featuring presentations and demonstrations from highly regarded artists in many diverse media. Visitors are welcome to attend and learn more about the organization, its members and programs. Artists include painters, photographers, potters, jewelers, sculptors, weavers and other visual media formats. New members, even those who are not artists, are always welcome. For more information, visit www.grapevineartproject.com.

Mélange Musical is a Grapevine-based chamber music ensemble comprised of professional musicians from local orchestras and universities. Their unique concerts offer original commentary to enlighten and enrich their listeners’ understanding of the composers, instruments and compositions. By keeping their ensembles small, Mélange Musical aims to create an intimate, one-of-a-kind experience for musicians and attendees. To learn more about Mélange Musical and see a list of their upcoming concerts at the Lancaster Theatre in Grapevine, visit www.MelangeMusical.com.

The Bingham Family Vineyards is a multigenerational wine-growing family that promises the curious wine explorer a joyful experience through 100% Texas grown and crafted estate wines, the fullest expression of the High Plains. To learn more about their wines, visit www.bingham.wine or visit their tasting room on Grapevine Main.

If you would like more information about “Stepping into Fall,” please contact Southlake Community Services at (817) 748-8306.

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APEX Arts League and Keller Public Arts Present “A Musical Journey”

Keller’s Bowden Center gets center stage.

Apex Arts League and Keller Public Arts are proud to present a A MUSICAL JOURNEY, Woodwind Quintet Music from Around the World. This chamber music concert will turn the new lovely Bowden Center into a quality recital hall.

Featuring Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony and Friends:

  • Abigail Poe, Flute
  • Elise Belk, Oboe
  • Ivan Petruzziello, Clarinet
  • Cara Owens, Bassoon
  • Aaron Pino, Horn

Music may be the “universal” language, but every culture brings wonderful accents of color and flavor. Come and sample the musical styles of the world with us as we tour the globe through music.

Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. Adults – $20; Seniors, Students & Apex Members – $15.

Apex brings excellence in the arts to Northeast Tarrant County. Music, dance, theater, art, film. Something for everyone.

For details, ticket sales and more, go to ApexArtsLeague.com.

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Apex Arts League to Present In Memoriam: A Memorial Day Dedication by The New American Quartet

APEX Arts League, a volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to actively advancing the arts, artists and arts education in the apex of the Dallas /Fort Worth Metroplex, is proud to present its forthcoming chamber music concert titled ‘In Memoriam: A Memorial Day Dedication’, featuring The New American Quartet.

Comprising principal musicians of the Dallas Symphony and friends, The New American Quartet will engage the audience with an inspiring program of works by Dvorak, Barber, Gershwin and Porter, honoring those who died defending our freedom and democracy as well as celebrating the grandeur and optimism of the American life.

This dedicative concert continues APEX’s successful Chamber Series, providing patrons with the opportunity to experience the detailed color and vibrancy of music in more intimate venues. The concert will take place on Sunday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m. in Grace Chapel at White’s Chapel UMC in Southlake. Refreshments will follow the concert.

Tickets may be purchased at the door. Adults – $20; Seniors, Students & Apex Members – $15.

Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit apexartsleague.com.

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Registration Is Open for Southlake’s Summer Volleyball League

In this recreational volleyball league, girls ages 6-12 can spend the summer perfecting their serves, sets, hits and passes in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

Whether your child is a student athlete or a recreational player with a love of the game, Southlake’s summer volleyball league will help her sharpen her skills while school’s out. Players register as individuals and coaches use a set rotation to ensure that all players receive equal playing time. Every effort will be made to honor coach and player requests, but requests are not guaranteed.

Registration is $70 per player, and each player will receive a league jersey. Teams will be provided a designated space for a one-hour practice each week.

We’re also in need of volunteer coaches! If you love volleyball and are looking for a rewarding summer experience, email parksandrec@ci.southlake.tx.us or call Southlake Community Services at 817-748-8019. All coaches must pass a formal background check.

Season Dates and Registration Information

Registration Closes: May 18, 2018
Coaches Meeting: May 31, 2018
Practices Begin: June 4–8, 2018
Season Dates: June 9–July 21, 2018 (No games on July 7)
League Tournament: July 23–28, 2018

Individual players can register online or in-person at Southlake Town Hall (1400 Main Street, Suite 210).

Cancellation Policy: Programs, classes and camps that do not meet minimum registration requirements two business days prior to their scheduled time will be canceled.

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