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Household Hazardous Waste Event – This Saturday, March 25
The City of Grapevine will be hosting its annual Household Hazardous Waste Event this Saturday, March 25. The event is for Grapevine residents only. Proof of residency (driver’s license or utility bill) is required. Acceptable items will be any household hazardous waste (paint, oil, herbicides, pesticides, cleaners, fluorescent bulbs, etc.). Please visit GrapevineTexas.gov for a full listing of acceptable (and unacceptable) items and additional details.
Date: Saturday, March 25
Time: 8 – 11:30 am
Location: Municipal Service Center, 501 Shady Brook Drive
Spring Cleaning Reminders
It's that time of year when regular lawncare kicks off, and brush and debris are placed at the curb to be collected, The Recycle Coach app (RecycleCoach.com) is user-friendly and supplies collection schedules and weather-related updates. You may also key your address in at bit.ly/2R2ut2l to view a calendar with collection details that are specific to your address.
Refuse Bags: Paper bags are 100% biodegradable. Please place all leaves, limbs, grass clippings, and rocks that are being disposed of in paper refuse bags for collection. These bags may be purchased from your local hardware store.
Recycling of Bottles and Lids: Please rinse and dry all (hard) plastic, metal, glass food jars, bottles, and their pull-off and/or screw top lids and place them back on their container prior to placing them in your recycle container. This includes the lids for recyclable water bottles, milk bottles, ketchup bottles, salad dressing jars, pickle jars, jelly jars, etc. Remember, lids on, please.
Plastic Bags: While plastic bags may be reused, they are not recyclable. Please do not place them in your recycle container.
Wire Hangers: Wire hangers are not recyclable and should be returned to your dry cleaners for reuse.
General Recycling: Paper and cardboard must be clean and dry. Glass containers (all colors accepted) should be rinsed, but labels may be left on.
City Website Available in Multiple Languages
Our City website, GrapevineTexas.gov may be viewed in a number of languages. To convert the content on our City website to another language, click the Settings (gear icon) on the left side of the page and select "Translate page". This will convert the content on the website to Spanish. If another language is desired, please look to the top left of the page and click the blue drop-down arrow (next to the word Spanish) to select from a listing of other language options.
TEXRail Temporary Service Disruption
As part of TEXRail’s safety, maintenance, and quality assurance program, trains will not operate on Tuesday, March 28. TEXRail will resume regular service on Wednesday, March 29. If you have no other means of transportation to essential employment during this time, please call customer care at 817.215.8600 by 5 pm Friday, March 24. Representatives will be able to help you with travel arrangements.
INTERRUPCIÓN TEMPORAL DEL SERVICIO TEXRAIL
Como parte del programa de seguridad, mantenimiento y garantía de calidad de TEXRail, los trenes no operarán el martes 28 de marzo. TEXRail reanudará el servicio regular el miércoles 29 de marzo. Si no tiene otro medio de transporte al empleo esencial durante este tiempo, llame a atención al cliente al 817-215-8600 antes de las 5 p.m. Viernes 24 de marzo. Los representantes podrán ayudarlo con los arreglos de viaje.
Persimmons Bar & Grill
We invite you and your crew to check out the largest covered patio in town with the most scenic backdrop! Persimmons Bar & Grill on the Grapevine Golf Course, 3800 Fairway Drive offers a view of the endless fairway on their huge (raised) covered patio. Enjoy signature cocktails, happy hour, and incredibly delicious food. Persimmons Bar & Grill is open to everyone! No membership, golf skills, or golf knowledge necessary. Swing on in – you will thank us later. For additional information and to view the menu, please visit persimmonstx.com.
New Businesses Opening in Grapevine
Shop, Wine, Dine & Explore Grapevine! View a listing of new businesses scheduled to open in Grapevine this month at bit.ly/3HfMJ2x.
ECO Talk: Why Prairies Matter – Tonight, March 22 - FREE
Grapevine boasts hundreds of acres of parkland and green spaces. Learn the value of prairies at tonight’s educational ECO Talk: Why Prairies Matter, hosted by Keep Grapevine Beautiful. North Texas Director of Outreach and Stewardship from Texas Prairie Association, Carly Aulicky will present. A prairie is a diverse ecosystem of native grasses and flowering plants where more than 100 plant species can occur on fewer than five acres. Prairie wildlife, soil, geology, and fire play important roles in a prairie. Learn how we can protect, restore, and educate others about these precious ecosystems. Please register for this FREE educational program at KeepGrapevineBeautiful.org/event/MarchLecture.
Date: Wednesday, March 22
Time: 7 – 8 pm
Location: The REC, 1175 Municipal Way (Stewart Hall)
Ages: All ages
Friday Night Date Night at The Palace – Friday, March 24
The Breakfast Club - Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought. Tickets may be purchased at GrapevineTicketLine.com.
Date: Friday, March 24
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Palace Theatre, 300 South Main Street
Fee: $6 per person
Biscuits and Butter Workshop – Saturday, March 25
Learn how to make homemade butter and biscuits with the Nash Farm wood-fired stove. Tickets are available at GrapevineTicketLine.com.
Date: Saturday, March 25
Time: 9 am -12 pm
Location: 626 Ball Street
Fee: $45 per person
The Dinos are here! – Prehistoric Park Tickets Now Available
The dinosaurs have returned to Grapevine and we invite you to LEARN about Grapevine’s prehistoric past while roaming through an outdoor exhibition of animatronic dinosaurs. DIG into the action and enjoy hands-on activities for the whole family. EXPLORE the biggest show yet, day or night! Activities include boneyard games, numerous exhibit displays, tracks trail, a dig site to discover bones of the past, and animatronic dinosaurs. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For additional information, please visit GoGrapevine.com/PrehistoricPark. Tickets will only be sold at the Meadowmere Park gate.
Dates: Through April 16
Time: 9 am – 6 pm
Location: Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane
Fee: $29 Per Vehicle
Casino Day for Active Adults – Saturday, April 1
Try your luck at Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, and Texas Hold’ em. Our Hawaiian Luau themed Casino Day will include light refreshments and raffle prizes. Come in your best Luau themed outfit. Please register for this event at GoGrapevine.com/Register.
Date: Saturday, April 1
Time: 1 – 3 pm
Location: The REC, 1175 Municipal Way
Ages: 55 +
Grapevine Animal Services Open House - Saturday, April 15
Join the Animal Services team for a family friendly event at the Grapevine Animal Services. They will offer microchipping for dogs ($10), and free for cats. Your pups will love the doggie ice cream while you enjoy tacos from the Crown taco truck. Tour the shelter and enjoy games, face painting, and arts and crafts. The mobile library will be on site and the Grapevine Fire and Police departments will conduct demonstrations.
Date: Saturday, April 15
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Location: Grapevine Animal Services, 500 Shady Brook Drive
Don't Mess with Texas Trash Off - Saturday, April 22 - FREE
This annual, state-wide event is a great way to improve parks and green spaces while meeting other volunteers. Participants will enjoy giveaways and treats afterwards. Volunteers of all ages are welcome, those younger than age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is available until the event start time at bit.ly/3FE83xi.
Date: Saturday, April 22
Location: Grapevine Area Parks
Time: 9 – 11 am
Ages: All Ages
Mystery in the Park - Saturday, April 22 – Tickets Now Available
Join Grapevine Parks and Recreation and Grapevine Escape at the Botanical Gardens to figure out the new Mystery in the Park! During this unique, award-winning event, you will get the opportunity to play detective and roam through the gardens to find out who the real culprit is. Each scene and clue you stumble upon will bring you closer to uncovering the truth. Great for the whole family. Please visit GoGrapevine.com to purchase tickets.
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: Multiple showtimes from 11 am - 6:45 pm
Location: Grapevine Botanical Gardens, 411 Ball Street
Ages: All Ages
Fee: $10 per resident / $15 per non-resident
Intro to Fly Fishing – April 3 – April 24
This introductory course will take the most novice fishing enthusiast and turn them into a seasoned fly fisherman. Introduction to Fly Fishing will take you through the basics of equipment, forward casting, and back casting with ample hands-on experience with a veteran fly-fishing instructor. All equipment is provided upon registration. Registration is open at GoGrapevine.com.
Dates: Mondays; April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Time: 6 – 7 pm
Location: Pickering Park, 1901 North Kimball Avenue
Ages: 15+ years
Fee: $60 for four classes
Summer Camp Registration – Now Open
Registration is now open for all Summer camps. Please visit GoGrapevine.com/Camps to register your children. Currently, there are multiple summer weeks available to ensure your children have a summer to remember!
Tennis & Pickleball Class Registration – Now Open
Enjoy a variety of (monthly) tennis and pickleball programs based on age, skill level, and experience. For additional information and to register, please visit GoGrapevine.com/Register
Location: Dove Park Tennis Courts
Ages: All Ages
Grapevine Parks and Recreation is Hiring!
Grapevine Parks and Recreation is always looking for great individuals to join their team. They offer a variety of jobs for all ages, and positions that work well with school schedules. Weekend jobs, part-time, full-time jobs, summer jobs, they have it all! Apply to join this amazing team! Check out all our job opportunities at GoGrapevine.com/Careers.
City Council Meetings/Agendas
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