Green Living Lecture Series: Be Southlake Savvy

This fall, Bob Jones Nature Center will be hosting the Green Living Lecture Series featuring speakers that will touch on energy efficiency, water conservation, and sustainability.

Come join City of Southlake Environmental Coordinator Ashley Carlisle as she demonstrates the various free environmental programs offered by the City and how you can incorporate environmentally-friendly actions at home. Some of these programs include the W.I.S.E. Guys irrigation evaluation program, the Crud Cruiser Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off, EyeOnWater, the Street Tree Program, Weekly Watering Advice, and more.

Freebies and information material will be provided to help you implement these actions and programs into your household, such as reusable water bottles, pet waste bags, grease collection bins and bags, pet waste bags, and moisture meters for landscaping needs.

Speaker: Ashley Carlisle

October 20th | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Cost: BJNC Members – FREE, Non-members: $5.00

Register online

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MasterWorks Concert Series Brings Free Family Fun to Southlake

A Southlake tradition, the MasterWorks concert series offers community members a variety of free musical performances all summer long.

Presented by the City of Southlake and Arts Council Northeast, MasterWorks concerts are open to both Southlake residents and visitors. Concerts will be held from April through October at Rustin Pavilion in Southlake Town Square (1400 Main Street) and Aria Amphitheater at The Marq Southlake (285 Shady Oaks Drive). Music lovers of all ages are invited to come out and enjoy these free Saturday night concerts with family and friends. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs, coolers and bug spray! Alcohol and glass containers are not permitted at either venue.

The 2018 MasterWorks concert series will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 when the Zack King Band brings their unique style of Texas rock to the stage at Town Square’s Rustin Pavilion. On May 18, the Southlake Community Band will perform at Aria Amphitheater at The Marq. Composed of more than 70 adult amateur musicians who play music for the sheer fun of it, the Southlake Community Band is always a MasterWorks favorite!

Come out to Town Square on June 2 for a children’s concert presented by Vocal Trash, a group known for blending elements of music and dance into its energetic and entertaining performances. Multiple tribute bands are on the schedule for June and July: enjoy familiar favorites by The Beatles during a performance by Me & My Monkey on June 16, and relive Journey’s greatest hits with the tribute band Escape on July 21.

Visit the MasterWorks webpage to see a full schedule of this year’s MasterWorks concerts! For more information, please call Southlake Special Events at 817-748-8919.

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TCC River Speaks Lecture and Workshop Series Resumes with “To B-STEM or not to B-STEM”

WHAT:

Launched in Fall 2016, the Trinity River Speaks Lecture and Workshop Series provides opportunities for students and faculty to engage in discussion about a wealth of topics related to some of the signature Tarrant County College programs housed at the Trinity River Campus.

This fall, renowned professionals and faculty in the business, science technology, engineering and math sectors will focus on contemporary issues and their impact on industry during the third installment of the series presented by Tarrant County College Trinity River’s Math, Science and Business

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MasterWorks Music Series Continues Through the Fall

A Southlake tradition, MasterWorks is a concert series that offers community members free musical performances.

Presented by the City of Southlake and the Arts Council Northeast, the music series is open to both Southlake residents and visitors. We have had some wonderful Masterworks concerts so far this summer, and have a few more excellent performances coming up in the fall. Concerts will be held at Southlake Town Square in Family Park and at Aria Amphitheater at The Marq Southlake.

With a wide range of musical genres in the line-up, the concerts will offer exciting entertainment for music fans of all ages and musical preferences. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and coolers. Alcoholic beverages and glass containers are not permitted at either venue.

2017 Masterworks Music Series Fall Schedule:

Saturday, September 16 – Southlake Community Band – Southlake Town Square – 8:00 – 9:30 PM

Saturday, September 23 – The Boogies – Aria Amphitheater – 8:00 – 9:30 PM

Sunday, October 15 – Zach King – Southlake Town Square – 6:00-7:30 PM

Sunday, October 29 – The Space Rockers – Aria Amphitheater – 2:00 – 5:00 PM

For more information, contact 817-748-8019.

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The Mind Fit Series: Activities to Boost Brain Health

Are you finding it more difficult to remember things or how to do simple tasks?

As we age, our brain and body naturally age as well. However, there are many ways to keep your mind sharp and more youthful. Join the Marq for the five-session Mind Fit class that will teach you how to enhance your cognitive functioning or brain power.

The classes will focus on strengthening the mind through group activities, games, writing and trivia approved by the Cognitive Therapeutics Method (CTM), a comprehensive cognitive stimulation program taught by Dave Parks, Certified Senior Advisor (CSA). You will leave each class feeling sharper, more refreshed and invigorated.

Dates and Times below (registration required)

Date:               Time:               Activities:

Aug 1st            9:15 a.m.         Social Reminiscence, Current Events, Chair Stretches, Healthy       Snacks

Aug 8th             9:15 a.m.         Family Feud, Pictionary, Advice Column

Aug 15th           9:15 a.m.         Trivia, Name That Tune, Logo Identification, Geographical Recall

Aug 22nd          9:15 a.m.         Writing, Scrambled Sentences, Word Bingo, Alphabet Soup

Aug 29th           9:15 a.m.         Take Away, Letter Counting, Design Recreation

For more information, contact the Senior Activity Center at (817) 748-8315 or at www.SouthlakeSeniorCenter.com

 

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MasterWorks Music Series Returns to Southlake May 13

Hot Texas summers call for cool concerts with FREE family fun. A Southlake tradition, MasterWorks is a concert series that offers community members free musical performances. Presented by the City of Southlake and the Arts Council Northeast, the music series is open to both Southlake residents and visitors. This year, concerts will be held from May through October at Southlake Town Square in Family Park and at Aria Amphitheater at The Marq Southlake.

The 2017 MasterWorks Music Series will kick-off on Saturday, May 13, when the Southlake Community Band takes the stage. Composed of more than 70 talented adult amateur musicians, the band’s performance will feature a Disney-inspired concert. Fans can expect selections from favorite movies such as “Frozen” and “The Lion King.”

Rising country artist Derek Anthony will bring his contemporary style to Southlake for a performance on May 27, followed by a performance by kid-friendly Big Bang Boom during the Southlake Library’s Summer Reading Kick-Off event on June 3. With multiple tribute bands also on the schedule, enjoy familiar favorites by The Beatles during a performance by Me & My Monkey on June 24, as well as Def Leppard songs performed by Def Leggend on July 15. Other talented bands will round out the concert series in the early fall.

With a wide range of musical genres in the line-up, the Saturday evening concerts (Sunday concerts in October) will offer exciting entertainment for music fans of all ages and musical preferences. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and coolers. Alcoholic beverages and glass containers are not permitted at either venue.

2017 MasterWorks Music Series Schedule

May 13 8:00PM – 9:30PM Southlake Community Band Disney Inspired Concert Aria Amphitheater
The Marq Southlake
May 27 8:00PM – 9:30PM Derek Anthony New Country Southlake Town Square
June 3 5:30PM- 7:30PM Big Bang Boom Variety Band performing
at Summer Kick Off Event
Southlake Town Square
June 24 8:00PM – 9:30PM Me & My Monkey “The Beatles” Tribute Band Southlake Town Square
July 15 8:00PM – 9:30PM Def Leggend “Def Leppard” Tribute Band Aria Amphitheater
The Marq Southlake
September 16 8:00PM – 9:30PM Southlake Community Band Variety Wind Ensemble Southlake Town Square
September 23 8:00PM – 9:30PM  The Boogies Disco Band Aria Amphitheater
The Marq Southlake
October 15
(SUNDAY)
6:00PM – 7:30PM  Zack King Rock, Pop, Country & Blues Southlake Town Square
October 29
(SUNDAY)
2:00PM – 4:00PM  Space Rockers Variety Band performing
at Monster Mash Event
Aria Amphitheater
The Marq Southlake

As the weather warms up this season, bring the family to Southlake for cool summer sounds during the 2017 MasterWorks Music Series. For more information, contact 817-748-8019.

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