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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.

News Release 5/1/17 - Support Mesquite

Mesquite, TX – May 1, 2017 – The City of Mesquite is offering the public free vehicle decals to help promote the new traffic safety campaign called Drive Like Your Family Lives Here.

  • The free vehicle decals are available in English and Spanish at these locations while supplies last: In the lobby of Mesquite Municipal Center, 1515 N. Galloway Avenue
  • At the City Council Chambers, Water Billing Office and Property Tax Office at Mesquite City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Avenue
  • At both Mesquite Public Libraries, 300 West Grubb Drive and 2600 Oates Drive
  • In the lobby of the Mesquite Police Station, 777 N. Galloway Avenue
  • In the lobby of Mesquite Community Services, 1616 N. Galloway Avenue
 

Mayor Stan Pickett said, "We are excited to offer this opportunity for citizens to be a part of this campaign and help us share the message of the importance of traffic safety."

 
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BEAUTIFUL PHOTO CARD SETS - Each Set Consists of: (5) 6"x 4" Glossy Photos mounted on (5) Blank Textured Photo Cards - (5) Matching Textured Envelopes. Photos by famous Royse City photographer R. Testa. Click Here
 
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Watering of lawns/landscapes is limited to twice weekly. Click Here

No watering between 10AM and 6PM

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1/14/17 - Water Supply and Demand Projections - Read

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Things to Help Residents of Mesquite
Frequently Called City Of Mesquite Phone Numbers
Main Number ... 972-288-7711   Street/Alley Repair ...

972-216-6282 or
Request Repair Online Form

Animal Services ... 972-216-6283   Water Billing ... 972-216-6208
Building Inspection ... 972-216-6212   Water Leaks/Sewer Back-ups ... 972-216-6278
Environmental Code ... 972-216-6276   Request Yard Waste Collection ... Online Forms
Parks and Recreation ... 972-216-6260   Question of Concern for the City ... Online Form
Planning and Zoning ... 972-216-6216   Open Data Portal for City of Mesquite ... Click Here
Trash Collection ... 972-216-6284   Report Code Violation ... Click Here
       
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JULY

Mesquite

MESQUITE: Jul. 1-31 Mark Nesmith Art Exhibition Enjoy an exhibit of art by Nesmith. Galleries are open Monday through Friday and during events. Mesquite Arts Center Main Gallery, 1527 N. Galloway. mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: Jul. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Mesquite Championship Rodeo Don't miss the toughest cowboys around the world as they compete with the strongest horses, steers, and bulls in the country. You'll see calf-roping, barrel racing, bronc busting, bull riding—all of the traditional rodeo events, in air-conditioned comfort. Mesquite Arena, 1818 Rodeo Dr. mesquiterodeo.com 972/285-8777

MESQUITE: Jul. 22 Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tours Tours of the beautiful S.D. Lawrence home, located in Opal Lawrence Historical Park, are held every fourth Saturday. Be sure to note the unique, painted ceilings. Opal Lawrence Historical Park, 701 E. Kearney St. historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

Garland

GARLAND: Jul. 3 Star-Spangled Spectacular Families will enjoy face painters, balloon artists, bounce houses, strolling entertainment, and more. The event will culminate with a patriotic fireworks display sponsored by the city at 9:15 p.m. Free and open to the community. Firewheel Town Center, 245 Cedar Sage Dr. firewheeltowncenter.com 972/675-1041

GARLAND: Jul. 8 Urban Flea This outdoor market features vintage and homemade vendors, live music, and food trucks. 701 W. Avenue A. resurrecteddesigns.com

Dallas

DALLAS: May 20-Aug. 20 "Roni Horn" This new summer show features large-scale, cast-glass works by the American artist. For her Nasher show, eight large-scale cylindrical cast-glass sculptures of varying colors will occupy the museum's main gallery. It will be the artist's first U.S. museum presentation of her work since 2010 and the first to focus specifically on her cast-glass sculpture. Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St. nashersculpturecenter.org

DALLAS: Jun. 23-Jul. 9 "Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale" When a great African king desires a wife, only the most perfect maidens in the land are invited to meet him. Mufaro's pride and joy, his two daughters of very different dispositions, travel through a mystical jungle and across a deep river to be presented to the king. Along the way, the two girls encounter a number of mysterious situations that unknowingly test their courage, kindness, and strength of spirit. Dallas Children's Theater, 5938 Skillman St. dct.org 214/740-0051

DALLAS: Jul. 18-30 "The Bodyguard" Based on the smash hit film, the award-winning musical stars Grammy nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox. Former secret service agent turned bodyguard Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don't expect is to fall in love. Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First Ave. dallassummermusicals.org 214/565-1116

DALLAS: Jul. 18 Neil Diamond in Concert The music icon, Grammy Award winner, and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame member will celebrate his unparalleled career spanning 50 years with a world tour. American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave. americanairlinescenter.com 469/708-4367

DALLAS: Jul. 19 Shawn Mendes in Concert In support of his sophomore album, "Illuminate," multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes brings his first-ever headlining arena world tour to Dallas. American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave. americanairlinescenter.com 469/708-4367

DALLAS: Jul. 27 Texas Queerlesque Festival The second annual festival will feature more than 60 performers, six headliners, unicorn school, networking socials, parties, vending, and charity raffles. Queerlesque is the space where burlesque and cabaret-style performing arts meet the wild, vibrant, culturally rich queer community of Texas. Viva's Lounge, 1350 Manufacturing St. No. 120. texasqueerlesquefestival.com

 

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