IN THE NEWS
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.
Green Waste: 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 and should be placed at your curb on your collection date.
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.
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.
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
Wellness Expo – Saturday, April 1 & Sunday, April 2
Visit over 80 exhibit booths with products and services for body, mind, and spirit. Boost your immune system and balance your emotional state. Shop for energized jewelry and stones, experience bodywork, Reiki, reflexology, and intuitive readings. For additional information and to view the speaker’s schedule, please visit WellnessExpo.net.
Dates: Saturday, April 1 & Sunday, April 2
Time: 11 am – 6 pm
Location: Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 South Main Street
Fee: $7 per person | Children under 12 & adults 65+ enter for FREE
Coronation of a King Discussion - Sunday, April 2
The British Emporium will present a special discussion of the upcoming coronation of King Charles III. The program will outline the recent history of the monarchy starting with the reign of Queen Victoria. In addition, the talk will include details about the actual ceremony to be held in Westminster Abbey. A scale replica of the coronation chair will be on display. Light refreshments will be served.
Date: Sunday, April 2
Time: 2:30 - 4 pm
Location: Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way
Youth Sports Camps – Registration Open
The REC is offering a variety of sports camps and clinics this summer, designed to engage aspiring athletes, ages seven to 16. While encouraging sportsmanship and self-discipline, your athlete will be introduced to basic foundations for training through a fun, structured, skill building program. Sports camps include basketball, lacrosse, baseball, softball, and volleyball. Register at GoGrapevine.com for a great opportunity for your children to improve their skills.
Classic Cartoons & Crafts – Tuesday, April 4
Bring the little ones to watch classic cartoons while making a fun craft at the Lancaster Theatre. The children’s ticket includes a craft activity, classic cartoons, a small popcorn, and a drink (bottled water or juice box). Adult ticket includes classic cartoons and a drink (bottled water or juice box). Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be the featured cartoon and the crafts are Easter bunny wind up and butterfly masks. To purchase tickets, please visitGrapevineTicketLine.com.
Date: Tuesday, April 4
Time: 10 am
Location: Lancaster Theatre, 300 South Main Street
Fees: $6 for children | $3 for adults
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
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
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!
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
View Grapevine City Council meeting agendas and City Council meetings via live video stream or on demand at GrapevineTexas.gov.
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