IN THE NEWS
Positive Mosquito Sample – Mosquito Control Ground Spraying
A positive mosquito sample carrying the West Nile Virus was detected in the 3000 block of Meadowmere Lane. Mosquito control ground spraying will be conducted within a one-mile radius of this area on Wednesday, August 16 beginning at 9 pm. View a map of the spray area at GrapevineTexas.gov.
Annual Parks and Recreation Survey - Open Through October 31
The Parks and Recreation team would like your input! Please take part in their two-minute, five-question survey to assist them in knowing what Parks and Recreation services work best for you. Your important feedback helps them improve upon and create new programs and activities. Visit GoGrapevine.com/Survey to complete this beneficial survey by October 31. This survey is open to both Grapevine residents and non-residents. Your input is greatly appreciated!
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.
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.
Lone Star Game Expo – This Weekend, August 18 – 20
Whether you enjoy rolling the dice, playing roleplaying games, competing against others or strategizing with miniatures, we have it all at the Lone Star Game Expo. Bring your friends and family for a weekend full of gaming. For additional information and to purchase tickets, please visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com.
Dates & Times: Friday, August 18, 12 – 6 pm | Saturday, August 19, 8 – 12 am | Sunday, August 20, 8 am - 6 pm
Location: Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 South Main Street
The King Lives – A Salute to Elvis Starring Kraig Parker – This Friday, August 18
Spend a night with Kraig Parker, who is considered by many to be the best Elvis Tribute Artist in the world. Parker has performed in front of sold out audiences around the world for more than 20 years. Tickets may be purchased at GrapevineTicketLine.com.
Date: Friday, August 18
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Palace Theatre, 300 South Main Street
Create It: Intro to Cricut - Saturday, August 26 - FREE
Get to know the Cricut Explore Air 2, a featured resource in our Paper & Vinyl Crafting Maker Suite. In this introductory workshop, create a name design using Cricut Design Space, cut it out on vinyl, and make a personalized keychain. This workshop is FREE but, due to limited space, registration is required at Grapevine.libcal.com.
Date: Saturday, August 26
Time: 3 - 5 pm
Location: Grapevine Public Library, 1201 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.
Sunset Live! at The Botanical Gardens – Friday, October 6 & Saturday, October 7 - FREE General Admission & VIP Tickets Now Available
Join the Grapevine Parks and Rec crew for Sunset Live! at the Botanical Gardens, 411 Ball Street on Friday, October 6 & Saturday, October 7 for a live music journey down memory lane! Enjoy some of the best classic live music featuring your favorite genres each night. Bring the family or a date and your picnic blanket or chairs for an evening under the stars. Children will enjoy the Kidz Zone filled with fun activities for their age groups.
Food, beer, and wine will also be available for purchase for those who do not bring their own picnic. VIP tickets are available at GoGrapevine.com/event/sunsetlive/ and are $30 per person. The VIP experience offers the Bessie Mitchell House as your private event space, offering light fair appetizers, two beverage tickets, early access to the gardens, and reserved seating. VIP tickets are limited and will not be sold at the door. Free, general admission tickets will be available at the event. Doors open at 5:30 pm daily for VIP tickets and 6:30 pm for general admission. Live music will begin at 7 pm.
Friday, October 6:
7 pm: Zack King Band
8:30: Back In Black – an AC/DC Tribute
Saturday, October 7:
7 pm: Ashmore
8:30 pm: Turnpike Troubadours
Location: Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park, 411 Ball Street
Admission: FREE (General Admission) or VIP - $30 per person
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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