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SPECIAL OFFICE HOURS For Residents to Obtain Children’s Birth Certificates for GCISD Back-to-School
To accommodate those in need of obtaining their child’s birth certificate to enroll them in the new school year, and in conjunction with the GCISD Back-to-School Fair taking place on Saturday, August 5, the City’s Vital Records Office will have special office hours on Saturday, August 5 from 7:30 to 10:30am to issue birth certificates. This office is located at 200 South Main Street on the bottom floor of City Hall. Please visit the City’s Facebook platform at bit.ly/1WCue6I for additional details.
Positive Mosquito Sample – Mosquito Control Ground Spraying Tonight
A positive mosquito sample carrying the West Nile Virus was detected in the 1500 block of North Dooley Street. Mosquito control ground spraying will be conducted within a one-mile radius of this area on Wednesday, August 2 beginning at 9 pm. View a map of the spray area at bit.ly/3pBpw4I. View additional information regarding West Nile Virus at bit.ly/3lgLXXK.
Meme’s Pickles – This Friday, August 4
If you relish a good time, attend Nash Farm’s annual Meme’s Pickles Event on Friday, August 4. Learn to pickle cucumbers with the last of the farm’s summer harvest. It’s a great dill of fun! Tickets are available at GrapevineTexasUSA.com.
Date: Friday, August 4
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Location: Nash Farm, 626 Ball Street
Fee: $5 per person
AKS Gem Show – Friday, August 4 – Sunday, August 6
Our shows are wholesale shows that are open to the public, featuring fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, beads, beading supplies, findings, gold, silver, charms, designer cabochons, gemstones, pearls, and more. Please visit AKSShow.com for showtimes and additional information.
Dates: Friday, August 4 - Sunday, August 6
Location: Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 South Main Street
Fee: $5 per person
Friday Night, Date Night at the Palace Theatre
Location: Palace Theatre, 300 South Main Street
Admission: $6 per person
Tickets for all showings are available at GrapevineTicketLine.com.
Friday, August 4, 7:30 pm: Roman Holiday - A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
Cat Café - Thursday, August 10
All adults are invited to join us for mindful coloring, engaging puzzles, conversation, coffee, and cats! No registration required.
Date: Thursday, August 10
Time: 10:30 am - 12 pm
Location: Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way
Canine Microchipping Event – Saturday, August 12
On Saturday, August 12 from 9 am to 12 pm, dog owners are invited to have their dog microchipped for only $10 by Grapevine Animal Services at the Grapevine Bark Park at Bear Creek Park, Texas 360 Service Road. An estimated 10 million pets go missing every year with 6.5 million never being reunited with their owner. Let us help you help your pet get back home. Please bring your dog leashed. Learn more at GrapevineAnimalServices.org.
ECO Talk: Fall Vegetable Garden - Wednesday, August 16
Have you wanted to plant a Fall vegetable garden but not sure where to start? Keep Grapevine Beautiful invites you to hear their August ECO Talk speaker, Loretta Bailey, who will review soil preparation and other valuable details to help you achieve a thriving vegetable garden. She will also share her knowledge regarding a variety of vegetable plants and which to choose for your garden. Registration is now open at KeepGrapevineBeautiful.org.
Date: Wednesday, August 16
Time: 7 – 8 pm
Location: The REC, 1175 Municipal Way
Adult Fall League Registration is Open Through August 28
Registration for Adult Fall softball, kickball, volleyball, and 8 on 8 flag football leagues is open through August 28. There is no residency requirement to participate. Don't miss out on the fun and camaraderie. For game information and to register, please visit bit.ly/44Nm6ug
FREE Fitness Class Promotion in August or September
Get fit this August and earn a free class at The REC! Register for any three fitness classes in August and get a fourth class, free. Your fourth class may be taken in August or September. For additional information, please visit the Fitness Desk at The REC, 1175 Municipal Way, or visit bit.ly/46NuSdw.
Carol of Lights Vendor Applications Being Accepted - Event Date: Monday, November 20
Applications are now being accepted from food and merchant vendors for the 35th Annual Carol of Lights event! Whether you offer delicious treats or unique merchandise, this is your opportunity to shine under the dazzling lights while captivating holiday enthusiasts. For those who wish to take part in this cherished tradition, please visit GoGrapevine.com to submit your application. Applications will be accepted through September 20 or until spaces have been filled.
Fall Baseball & Softball Registration
Registration for the fall season of Grapevine Baseball & Softball (GBS) is now open! During the month of June, receive the early bird pricing when registering your player for GBS. Registration will begin closing in August as divisions fill up. Please visit bit.ly/45PqOJi to register.
SAVE THE DATE
Clear The Shelters – Saturday, August 26
On Saturday, August 26, shelters across the metroplex and the country will be celebrating Clear the Shelters. Grapevine Animal Services will participate with waived adoption fees on Saturday, August 26. If you have been looking for your next “Fluffy” or “Fido” to be your companion, they would love to make a love match for you! See all available animals, hours, and contact information at GrapevineAnimalServices.org. Follow them on Facebook at bit.ly/44XfSIv for additional event details throughout the month of August.
Happy to Help Saturday – Saturday, August 26
Help us create a positive impact in our community by keeping Grapevine's green spaces and parks beautiful for both nature and people. Together, we can take action to protect the environment and wildlife by removing harmful litter. Volunteer now at GoGrapevine.com/Volunteer. All supplies provided. Let's make a difference together!
Date: Saturday, August 26
Location: Grapevine Area Parks
Time: 8 – 10 am
Grapevine Farmers & Artisan Market - Every Saturday through September 9 - FREE
The Grapevine Farmers and Artisan Market is an open-air market in Historic Downtown Grapevine offering fresh Texas produce, baked goods, custom jewelry, artisan craftworks and, handcrafted Texas-made items. It is a great place to bring the whole family, learn about Texas products, and shop locally.
Dates: Saturdays through September 9
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Town Square Gazebo, 325 South Main Street
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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