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As of 9/3 Lake Lavon is -1.81 feet Below Full (lowest was -12.64 feet)
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As of 9/3 Lake Ray Hubbard is -1.61 feet Below Full (lowest was -9.95 feet)
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July 29, 2015 - The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) achieved a historic milestone for the Lower Bois d'Arc Creek Reservoir (LBCR) with issuance of a water rights permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) on June 26, 2015. It is the first uncontested water rights permit issued by TCEQ for a major reservoir in the last 50 years, and one of the first uncontested inter-basin transfers of water. More

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MESQUITE: Sept. 4 First Friday Gospel Show Joe Gordon and Ransomed present a variety of gospel music. Begins at 7:30 p.m. Mimosa Lane Baptist Church, 1233 N. Beltline Road. www.ransomedonline.com 214/537-2097

MESQUITE: Sept. 5-6 Devils Bowl Speedway Auto Races Enjoy auto racing at the Southwest's most famous dirt track. Gates open at 6 p.m., hot laps begin at 7 p.m., and racing starts at 8 p.m. Devil's Bowl Speedway, 1711 Lawson Road. www.devilsbowl.com 972/222-2421

MESQUITE: Sept. 7-28 Texas Area Artists Art Exhibition Enjoy an exhibit of art by Texas Area Artists. Mesquite Arts Center Main Gallery, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: Sept. 11-Oct. 23 The Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Trail Exhibit Florence Ranch Homestead, 1424 Barnes Bridge Road. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: Sept. 12 Florence Ranch Homestead Tours Tour an early settler's homestead. Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Florence Ranch Homestead, 1424 Barnes Bridge Road. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: Sept. 12 Mesquite Artisans' and Farmers' Market This European-style market features food, artisans and crafters. Hours are 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Heritage Square, 223 W. Davis. www.realtexasflavor.com 866/242-8078

MESQUITE: Sept. 24-Oct. 10 "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" Features all 37 of Shakespeare's plays, meant to be performed in 97 minutes, by three actors (though more can be used). Fast paced, witty and physical, it's full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike. Presented by Mesquite Community Theatre. Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquitecommunitytheatre.com 972/216-8126

MESQUITE: Sept. 26 Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tours Visit the historic Lawrence family homestead. Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Opal Lawrence Historical Park, 701 E. Kearney St. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: Sept. 29 20th Annual Taste and Trade Sample food from local restaurants and visit booths with great food, prizes, freebies and fun. Mesquite Expo Center, 1750 Rodeo Drive. www.mesquitechamber.com 972/285-0211

GARLAND: Sept. 7 Garland Labor Day Parade and Celebration The parade begins downtown at 9 a.m. to kick off a day of live entertainment, children's activities and a car show. Downtown. www.garlandlabordayevent.com

GARLAND: Sept. 12 The Urban Flea An irreverent group of fine junk purveyors offers handcrafted items, vintage goods, pretty things, and rescued and repurposed findings. Historic downtown, 700 Main St. www.resurrecteddesigns.com 469/298-0042

DALLAS: Nov. 15-Oct. 18 "Modern Opulence in Vienna: The Wittgenstein Vitrine" Standing more than five feet tall, this vitrine was originally owned by the Wittgenstein family of Vienna and is the largest and most lavish example known of the silverwork of the Wiener Werkstätte. This exhibit explores the context and history of this masterwork's design and fabrication, iconography and provenance. Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. www.dma.org

DALLAS: March 21-Oct. 4 "Baseball: America's Presidents, America's Pastime" This exhibit showcases how baseball has mirrored trends in American society at large, personifying larger racial, economic and national struggles. George W. Bush Presidential Center, 2943 SMU Blvd. www.bushcenter.org/special-exhibits/baseball-americas-presidents-americas-pastime

DALLAS: April 1-Sept. 7 "Giants of the Jurassic" This exhibit features more than 20 roaring, animatronic dinosaurs, plus the world-renowned, interactive theater puppet experience of Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live. The zoo's popular SOAR wildlife show also is being rethemed, highlighting the connection between dinosaurs and modern-day animals. Dallas Zoo. www.DallasZoo.com 469/554-7500

DALLAS: May 15-Nov. 15 "Inca: Conquests of the Andes/Los Incas y las Conquistas de los Andes" This English/Spanish exhibition of more than 120 objects explores the dynamic nature of state expansion and imperial conquest through Andean visual arts. Dallas Museum of Art. www.dma.org

DALLAS: May 16-Oct. 18 "Jean Shin: Inclusions" This exhibit features photography, digital prints and video from several of Shin's previous works including her "Found Installation" series (2002), "Celadon Threads" (2008), "And we move" (2008) and "Penumbra" (2003). Crow Collection of Asian Art. www.crowcollection.org

DALLAS: June 13-Sept. 7 "Amazing Animals: Built to Survive" Discover the marvels of natural engineering and see how humans can draw inspiration from the innovations in the animal kingdom. Perot Museum of Nature and Science. www.perotmuseum.org/explore-the-museum/traveling-exhibits/Amazing-Animals/index.html

DALLAS: Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 Cool Thursdays Fall Concert Series Weekly concert series features live music, food trucks and gardens on display overlooking White Rock Lake. Guests are encouraged to participate in the weekly costume contest. Music begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets required. Dallas Arborteum, 8525 Garland Road. www.dallasarboretum.org 214/515-6500

DALLAS: Sept. 4-6 Second Annual Dallas DanceFest Features two dozen dance companies in performances Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., culminating in an awards presentation and performance showcase at 3 p.m. Sunday. Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. http://dallasdancefest.org 214/219-2290

DALLAS: Sept. 19 "Fancy Nancy: The Musical" Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Rosewood Center for Family Arts. www.dct.org 214/740-0051

 

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