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Welcome to AboutMesquite.com. Our commitment is to bringing the City of Mesquite, Texas, surrounding communities of Garland, Sunnyvale, Terrell, Forney and Balch Springs residents the most up to date information on current events, community life and many great resource links.

 

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May 1, 2016 - TheNorth Texas Municipal Water District was recently featured in NTX Magazine, a publication by the North Texas Commission, which is dedicated to promoting economic growth in North Texas. In their piece, "Preparing for The Next Million" they highlighted how important safe, reliable water and wastewater service is to the growth of our business and residential communities. We currently serve more than 1.6 million people and that is expected to double in the next 40 years.

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Frequently Called City Of Mesquite Phone Numbers
  Main Number .............. 972-288-7711
  Animal Services .............. 972-216-6283
  Building Inspection .............. 972-216-6212
  Environmental Code .............. 972-216-6276
  Parks and Recreation .............. 972-216-6260
  Planning and Zoning .............. 972-216-6216
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  Water Billing .............. 972-216-6208
  Water Leaks/Sewer Back-ups .............. 972-216-6278
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Mesquite Events

MESQUITE: July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Mesquite Championship Rodeo Mesquite Arena, 1818 Rodeo Drive. www.mesquiterodeo.com 972/285-8777

MESQUITE: July 2-30 Texas Area Artists Art Exhibition Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: July 3 Fireworks Extravaganza and Devil's Bowl Sprint Car Nationals Devil's Bowl Speedway. www.devilsbowl.com 972/222-2421

MESQUITE: July 6-8 Yorkshire Terrier Club of America (YCTA) 2016 Roving National Mesquite Convention Center and Exhibit Hall, 1750 Rodeo Drive. www.theyorkshireterrierclubofamerica.org

MESQUITE: July 9 Florence Ranch Homestead Tours Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. At 1424 Barnes Bridge Road. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: July 23 Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tours Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. At 701 E. Kearney St. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: July 27-31 American Darters Association National Championship XXV Features traditional "steel-tip" and electronic "soft-tip" games. Hampton Inn and Suites Mesquite. www.adadarters.com

Garland Events

GARLAND: July 4 Star-Spangled Spectacular Enjoy children's activities, strolling entertainers, main stage entertainment from 7–9 p.m. and a fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. Firewheel Town Center, 245 Cedar Sage Drive. www.firewheeltowncenter.com 972/675-1041

GARLAND: July 16 The Marketplace Browse local produce and artisan vendors. Hours are 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Downtown. www.themarketplacedfw.com

GARLAND: July 16, 17 - Chili Cook Off - Garland Elks Lodge #1984 CCO Held at 3825 Duck Creek Drive Garland Texas. Cross Street is Centerville and Duck Creek. CASI Rules Apply. CASI Chili entry $20 with noon turn-in. Chili Grind Only. Make checks payable to Garland Elks Lodge #1984. Benefits Garland Elks ENF. Contact Cathy Leslie at phone number 214-632-0323 Email Cathy Lesley catles@verizon.net # Lots of Motor home trailer parking, no hook ups. Silent Auction and Raffles.

GARLAND: July 22-24, 29-31 "Nice Work If You Can Get It" Granville Arts Center. www.GarlandArtsBoxOffice.com 972/205-2790

Dallas Events

DALLAS: September 18-July 31 "Spirit and Matter: Masterpieces from the Keir Collection of Islamic Art" Dallas Museum of Art. www.DMA.org

DALLAS: January 17-August 21 "Vermeer Suite: Music in 17th Century Dutch Painting" Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. www.dma.org

DALLAS: March 1-October 9 "Path to the Presidency" Step into the candidates' shoes during this special, nonpartisan exhibit that explores the history of campaigns and elections in the United States. George W. Bush Presidential Center, 2943 SMU Blvd. www.georgewbushlibrary.smu.edu 214/346-1650

DALLAS: April 15-September 5 "Eye of the Collector" This exhibit brings together the personal "collections of nine different people—from the exquisite to the quirky, from historical artifacts to pop culture. Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field St. www.perotmuseum.org

DALLAS: May 21-November 13 "A Time For Greatness: The 1960 Kennedy Campaign" The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. www.jfk.org 214/747-6660

DALLAS: June 17-July 17 "Pinkalicious: The Musical" Dallas Children's Theater. www.dct.org 214/740-0051

DALLAS: June 28-July 2 USA Boxing Prep National Championships Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St. or www.usaboxing.org

DALLAS: June 29-July 8 USA Fencing Summer National Championships Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St. www.usfencing.org

DALLAS: June 29-July 6 USA Volleyball Boys Jr. National Championships Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. www.usavolleyball.org

DALLAS: July 16 "Weird Al" Yankovic in Concert Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. 214/880-0202

August

Mesquite Events

MESQUITE: August 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 "School House Rocks!" Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquitecommunitytheatre.com 972/216-8126

MESQUITE: August 6, 13, 20, 27 Mesquite Championship Rodeo Mesquite Arena, 1818 Rodeo Drive. www.mesquiterodeo.com 972/285-8777

MESQUITE: August 13 Doggie Splash Day Dogs and their owners come to cool off, compete for prizes or just play at the pool. Hours are 9 a.m.–noon. Vanston Pool. www.cityofmesquite.com/pard 972/216-6260

MESQUITE: August 13 Florence Ranch Homestead Tours Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. At 1424 Barnes Bridge Road. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: August 27 Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tours Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. At 701 E. Kearney St. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

Garland Events

GARLAND: August 20 The Marketplace Browse fresh local produce, culinary items and artisan vendors. Downtown. www.themarketplacedfw.com

Dallas Events

DALLAS: January 17-August 21 "Vermeer Suite: Music in 17th-Century Dutch Painting" Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. www.dma.org

DALLAS: March 1-October 9 "Path to the Presidency" Step into the candidates' shoes during this special, nonpartisan exhibit that explores the history of campaigns and elections in the United States. George W. Bush Presidential Center, 2943 SMU Blvd. www.georgewbushlibrary.smu.edu 214/346-1650

DALLAS: April 15-September 5 "Eye of the Collector" This exhibit brings together amazing personal collections of nine very different people—from the exquisite to the quirky, from historical artifacts to pop culture. Perot Museum of Nature and Science. www.perotmuseum.org

DALLAS: May 21-November 13 Special Exhibit: "A Time For Greatness: The 1960 Kennedy Campaign" This exhibit showcases campaign memorabilia, photographs and film from the museum's collection. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, 411 Elm St. www.jfk.org 214/747-6660

 

 

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