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11/1/14 - WATERING UPDATE

 

Mesquite announces twice per month outdoor watering beginning November 1st.

The restrictions in Mesquite limit outdoor watering by residents and businesses with sprinklers or irrigation systems to twice monthly between November 1 and March 31, 2015.  MORE

No watering between 10AM and 6PM

As of 2/19 Lake Lavon is Down 11.81 feet
As of 2/19 Lake Ray Hubbard is Down 9.07 feet

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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
Trash Collection/Recycling .............. 972-216-6284
Street/Alley Repair .............. 972-216-6282
Water Billing .............. 972-216-6208
Water Leaks/Sewer Back-ups .............. 972-216-6278
 
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Feb 28 - Mar 30 - NTWD - The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has scheduled a chlorine maintenance that will be conducted on the NTMWD Wylie, Tawakoni, and Bonham water transmission systems and customers' distribution systems for the 28 day period of March 2, 2015 – March 30, 2015. More

MESQUITE: March 2-30 Jane Cornish Exhibition MESQUITE Arts Center Main Gallery. www.MESQUITEartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: March 7 Yuri Anshelevich: "It Sounds Better on the Cello" This Russian-born cello virtuoso performs with pianist Gabriel Sanchez. MESQUITE Arts Center. www.MESQUITEartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: March 14 Hip Hop Cowboys Spring Rodeo Enjoy live blues, old-school and hip-hop music performances along with traditional rodeo events like bull riding, team roping, barrel racing, tie-down roping, bareback riding, steer wrestling and relay racing. Begins at 7 p.m. MESQUITE Arena, 1818 Rodeo Drive. www.hiphopcowboy.com 972/839-2802

MESQUITE: March 14 Just For Kids: Toni Simmons, Storytelling Toni Simmons brings stories to life with the use of rhythm, song and audience participation. Begins at 10 a.m. MESQUITE Arts Center Black Box Theatre. www.MESQUITEartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: March 19 The Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band in Concert Carson Peters started playing music at 3 years old, when his parents bought him a 1/8-size fiddle. By age 4, he was playing in fiddle competitions and jamming at musical festivals. MESQUITE Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.MESQUITEartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: March 21 Breakfast with the Bunny Enjoy pancakes and pictures with the Easter Bunny from 8–10 a.m. Children also enjoy a petting zoo, face painting, balloon animals and an egg hunt for children up to 9 years of age. Evans Recreation Center. www.cityofMESQUITE.com/pard 972/216-6260

MESQUITE: March 21 Lone Star Legacy Gala and Concert Enjoy top recording artists in concert at this event benefiting the MESQUITE ISD Education Foundation. MESQUITE Arena, 1818 Rodeo Drive. www.MESQUITEfoundation.org/galadetails.html 972/882-7513

MESQUITE: March 28 MESQUITE Rodeo Parade In celebration of the new MESQUITE Championship Rodeo season, this parade starts on Belt Line at Newsom, proceeding through downtown and ending on Galloway Avenue at New Market. www.realtexasflavor.com 972/204-4925

MESQUITE: March 28 MESQUITE Symphony Orchestra Concert MESQUITE Symphony Orchestra features the music of our favorite superheroes (not just for kids!). MESQUITE Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.MESQUITEsymphony.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: March 28 Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tours Tour this historic home and note the unique painted ceilings. Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. At 701 E. Kearney St. www.historicMESQUITE.org 972/216-6468

DALLAS: Feb. 27-March 1 NCA and NDA All-Star National Cheerleading Championship Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. http://nca.varsity.com

DALLAS: Feb. 28 Soundings: New Music at the Nasher Tickets required. Begins at 7:30 p.m. Nasher Sculpture Center. www.NasherSculptureCenter.org

DALLAS: Feb. 28-April 12 Dallas Blooms The finale of this spring celebration is the mass flowering of the garden's collection of 3,000 azaleas that bloom in April. Dallas Arboretum. www.dallasarboretum.org

DALLAS: March 6-7 A Baroque Flute Wine Tour Baroque flutist Tamara Meredith plays a concert of music from favorite wine venues across Europe, to be accompanied by a sampling of these vintages. Tickets required. Begins at 8 p.m. Various locations. www.DallasBach.org 682/325-2224

DALLAS: March 6-9 Big 12 Women's Basketball Championship American Airlines Center. www.big12sports.com 214/222-3687

DALLAS: March 6-7 Maya Beiser in Concert Dallas City Performance Hall. www.attpac.org/on-sale/2015/maya-beiser 214/880-0202

DALLAS: March 6-8 North Texas Irish Festival The festival is one of the largest Celtic cultural events in the nation and features top Irish musicians and dancers on 13 stages. Also enjoy a variety of other cultural presentations, Irish cuisine and cooking presentations, whiskey tastings, blacksmithing demonstrations, Gaelic football, a petting zoo, storytellers and more. Fair Park. www.ntif.org 214/821-4173

DALLAS: March 7 First Saturdays at the Nasher Sculpture Center Families and children are invited to explore the current exhibition through an interactive and fun-filled day featuring tours, art activities, live demos and more. Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St. www.nashersculpturecenter.org

DALLAS: March 8 Dallas Bach Society Family Concert As the 18th century found its footing, the recorder gave way to the transverse, or German, flute. this new "flauto traverso" became the most popular instrument in European house music. This concert also features an "all-wine" tour of the famous wine regions of France, Italy and Germany. Begins at 4 p.m. St. Matthew's Episcopal Cathedral, 5100 Ross Ave. www.cathedralartsdallas.org 214/887-6552

DALLAS: March 10 Celebrate… The Voices of Women! The Women's Chorus of Dallas invites the Texas Woman's University and University of North Texas Women's Choirs to sing in this celebration of Women's History Month. Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. 214/520-7828

DALLAS: March 14 "Tibetan Fantasy" This piece, by local composer Xi Wang, features the Voices of Change ensemble as they accompany live modern dancers. Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. 214/378-8670

DALLAS: March 14 Rick Braun and Steve Cole in Concert Enjoy complimentary cocktails with the artists and an intimate evening of jazz entertainment. Bishop Arts Theatre Center. http://tecotheater.org/jazzseries.php 214/948-0716

DALLAS: March 14 Target Second Saturdays Enjoy family-friendly activities celebrating Latino arts and culture, including bilingual storytelling/theater, dance, music, craft workshops and family films. Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak. http://dallasculture.org/latinoCulturalCenter/programs.asp

DALLAS: March 15-July 5 "Michael Borremans: As sweet as it gets" The U.S. premiere of this internationally traveling exhibition brings together the artist's paintings, drawings and films from the past 14 years into a single survey. Dallas Museum of Art. www.dma.org

DALLAS: March 20-April 5 "Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'The King and I'" Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First Ave. 214/691-7200

DALLAS: March 21 Stewart Goodyear: Beethoven Sonatathon Known for imagination, a graceful and elegant style, and exquisite technique, Stewart Goodyear is an accomplished young artist whose career spans many genres—concerto soloist, chamber musician, recitalist and composer. Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. 214/880-0202

DALLAS: March 22 Choral Evensong Mostly unchanged since the 16th century, Evensong continues to be one of the most treasured liturgies of the Anglican tradition, especially as celebrated in cathedral churches. Evensong has become a cultural phenomenon in many parts of the country as a way to find inner peace through reflection and reintegration. Begins at 4 p.m. St. Matthew's Episcopal Cathedral, 5100 Ross Ave. www.cathedralartsdallas.org 214/887-6552

DALLAS: March 22 Concert: "Russian Riches: Cathedral Music of the Russian Masters" The Cathedral Camerata presents a magical program of Russian choral music, featuring works by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Dimitri Bortniansky, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Alexander Gretchaninov and Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov. Pre-concert lecture begins at 4 p.m., and the performance at 5 p.m. St. Matthew's Cathedral Arts. http://cathedralartsdallas.org 214/887-6552

DALLAS: March 22 Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half Marathon Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St. http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/dallas

DALLAS: March 25-29 Disney On Ice: "Frozen" American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave. www.americanairlinescenter.com

DALLAS: March 27-28 Diavolo Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. www.attpac.org/on-sale/2015/diavolo 214/880-0202

 

 

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