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Feb 5 - Mesquite - Neighbors, Beginning today, Feb. 5, North Mesquite Drive is closed from Gus Thomasson Road to Town Center Drive for the reconstruction of the bridge over South Mesquite Creek. Local traffic will have limited access to the area. No traffic will be allowed within the construction area, and through access will be prohibited. This closure will last until Aug. 15. If you have questions, call Corey Nesbit, Assistant Director of Public Works, at 972-385-8535. Details & Photos
Citizens Online Reporting System
The Mesquite Police Department is pleased to announce our Citizens Online Police Reporting System. Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free. This system is provided for your convenience; however, if you would rather report the incident over the phone or in person, you always have that option available. Online
MESQUITE : June 8 - The Mesquite Summer Sizzle festival will kick off the summer in a big way on Saturday, June 8, from 4 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. at Paschall Park, 1001 New Market Road.
Summer Sizzle is a family-friendly event that features live music, Texas-sized yard games, contests, vendors, a mud volleyball tournament and more. Kids can enjoy a variety of rides, inflatables and free crafts in the Activity Zone. Head over to the food truck yard area for a variety of food and refreshments from BBQ to authentic Cajun cuisine with shaved ice to beat the heat. The evening will end with a spectacular fireworks show set to music starting at 10 p.m.
Event admission and parking is free and some activities will have a small fee. Parking will be available at Travis Williams Softball Complex, 1005 New Market Road. Additional parking will be available at Mesquite Memorial Stadium, 2411 Scyene Road, with free shuttle service. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/SummerSizzle for more information or call Mesquite Parks and Recreation at 972-216-6260.
DALLAS: Through Aug. 4 "55 Years" In remembrance of the 55th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza presents this new temporary exhibit. Featuring a broad representation of popular magazine covers from the last five decades, this captivating visual timeline of President Kennedy's image reflects his lasting imprint on the nation's consciousness and pays tribute to his life and legacy. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, 411 Elm St. 214-747-6660; jfk.org
DALLAS: Through June 2 "Fortuny: Friends and Followers" Centered on one of Mariano Fortuny y Marsal's (1838–74) most wellknown paintings, "The Choice of a Model" (1868-74), this exhibition showcases the friends, family, and followers of the artist who engaged with the popular Spanish painter's work, many of whom are represented in the Meadows' rich permanent collection. Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. 214-768- 2516; meadowsmuseumdallas.org
DALLAS: April 12-May 5 "So Go the Ghosts of Mexico" Part Three This play is the centerpiece production of the Whither Goest Thou America Festival. It's the final installment in this three-play cycle exploring the U.S./Mexico drug wars. A young Mexican couple gets caught up in the web of the drug trade between the two countries, changing their lives forever. Undermain Theatre, 3200 Main St. 214-747-5515; undermain.org
FORT WORTH: May 18-19 AIA Fort Worth Homes Tour An annual showcase of residential architecture designed by local architects showcases a variety of home styles and sizes, and features a mix of projects, including new homes and renovations. AIA Fort Worth, 5049 Edwards Ranch, Clearfork. 817-334-0155; aiafw.org/homestour
FORT WORTH: May 20-26 Charles Schwab Invitational Golf Tournament The longest-running PGA Tour event still played at its original site has a new title sponsor, one already deeply involved in golf. Colonial Country Club, 3735 Country Club Circle. 817-972-4200; colonialfw.com
FRISCO: May 4-5 Off the Rails Country Music Fest See some of country music's hottest artists on stage in Frisco. Headliners include Jake Owen, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt, and Luke Bryan. Toyota Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way. visitfrisco.com
FRISCO: May 11 StrEATS Gourmet Food Truck and Music Festival Chow down on some of the best food truck food in North Texas, shop local at some of the most unique boutiques, and enjoy music from local bands during the eighth annual event. The Rail District. visitfrisco.com
PLANO: May 4 North Texas—Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk Whether you're a casual walker, a competitive runner, or simply want to support brain cancer research and programs through our variety of events, a Head for the Cure event is something you don't want to miss. Race begins at 8 a.m. with a Kid's fun run beginning at 9:15 a.m. Amphitheater at Oak Point Park, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway. 816-218-6871; visitplano.com
PLANO: May 4 Asiafest Numerous cultural demonstrations, performances, and vendors showcase the rich cultures of Asia: Japan and Korea in the north; China, Taiwan, and the Philippines to the east; Vietnam and Malaysia in the south; and Bangladesh, India, and Nepal in the southeast. Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th St. 972- 379-9351; asianamericanheritage.org
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