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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.

 
Latest Water News for Mesquite Area
11/1 - Mesquite Implements Modified Stage 3 Water Conservation Measures Effective November 1, 2013.
WATERING ALLOWED JUST TWICE A MONTH. New Watering schedule is based on house numbers ending in:

 


0 or 1 First and Third Monday per month
2 or 3 Second and Forth Tuesday per month
4 or 5 First and Third Wednesday per month
6 or 7 Second and Forth Thursday per month
8 or 9 First and Third Friday
per month
No watering between 10AM and 6PM

As of 8/21 Lake Lavon is Down 11.53 feet
As of 8/21 Lake Ray Hubbard is Down 8.36 feet
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Water Updates:
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May 29 -
North Texas Municipal Water District Executive Director Calling For "ALL-IN TOGETHER" To Conserve Our Water Supply Turn OFF Your Automatic Sprinklers - Press Release

 

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This Month's Tip - It is now Tornado Season - Five tips to stay safe during and after tornadoes - MORE

August 31-September 26 - MESQUITE: Mark Crow Exhibit . Mark Crow is a self-taught contemporary painter whose work is often noted for its intricate layers influenced by modern architecture, social, political and cultural issues. Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

August 23 - MESQUITE: Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tour . Visit the historic Lawrence family homestead. Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. 701 E. Kearney St. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

August 8-23 - MESQUITE: Driving Miss Daisy. Presented by Mesquite Community Theater. Black Box Theatre at Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquitecommunitytheatre.com 972/216-8126

August 4-30 - MESQUITE: Mesquite Creative Arts Club Exhibit . Mesquite Arts Center Main and Chamber galleries, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

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7/26 - Chili Cook Off at Duck Creek - More

September 13 - West Tawakoni - West Tawakoni 20th Annual Chili by the Lake Cookoff. Held in AM VETS parking lot, 9 miles east of Quinlan on Hwy 276. Benefits AMVETS Scholarship Fund Entry fee $18 turn-in 1 PM. Jackpot Beans entry $5 turn in Noon. Info Jackie Grose 5640 Hwy 34 South, Quinlan, TX 75474. 903- 883-4916. CASI rules apply.

September 13 - Burleson - Yogi Bear's Annual Chili Cookoff. Held at Jelly Stone Resort, 2301 S Burleson Blvd. Entry fee $20 for chili. Chili Grind Only. Turn-in 1 PM. Beans $5, turn-in Noon. Benefits Burleson Animal Shelter. Plenty of RV space with full hookups. Special rate $20 per day with hookup, free if no hookup required. Info Glenda Hicks hicksjoe42@yahoo.com Phone 817-706- 1945. CASI rules apply

August 3 - Irving - 3rd Annual Team Challenge CCO. Held at Irving Elks Lodge, 2015 N. Britain Rd. Entry fee $20 turn-in 1 PM. Chili Grind Only. Benefits CCFA-Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Make checks payable to Irving Elks Lodge. Contact Roma Kilpatrick 817-847-0476, 817-691-0222. Email amor52@sbcglobal.net. Large parking lot with electric and water hook up for RV's. $5 per day for cooks. Shade tree and patio cooking. Lodge#972-579-0005 It's still HOT...But get out the POT to CHALLENGE YOUR CHILI AND HELP FIND A CURE FOR CROHN'S AND COLITIS...if you're chasing points to Terlingua this may be your lucky day! Goodie Bags for first 30 cooks to sign in...And remember, this is the cook-off with cookies. RSVP Appreciated by 8/1/2014.

 

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