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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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Our Lakes are filling up - But let's not waste our water supply this Spring & Summer!

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Water Updates:

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: April 15-17, 22-24, 29-May 1 "Brighton Beach Memoirs" Presented by Mesquite Community Theater. Mesquite Arts Center. www.mesquitecommunitytheatre.com 972/216-8126

MESQUITE: May 2-30 Shari Hornish Exhibit Mesquite Arts Center Main Gallery, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: May 7 Mesquite Symphony Orchestra Concert "Horses, Ropes, and Spurs" concert celebrates local rodeo heritage. Mesquite Arts Center Concert Hall. www.mesquitesymphony.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: May 13-14 Mesquite Meander Historic Cemetery Tour Walk through the cemetery and get a history lesson about the early residents who helped build this community. Mesquite Cemetery. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: May 14 Florence Ranch Homestead Tours Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. At 1424 Barnes Bridge Road. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: May 14 Kidfish This is a free event for children 16 and younger. Poles and bait are provided, or participants may use their own fishing gear. Registration begins at 8 a.m. City Lake Park. www.cityofmesquite.com/pard 972/216-6260

MESQUITE: May 21 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: May 2 Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament Firewheel Golf Park. www.gunsandhosesnorthtx.org 972/880-8095

GARLAND: May 14 Urban Flea Features vintage and homemade vendors, live music and food trucks. 701 W. Avenue A. www.resurrecteddesigns.com 469/298-0042

GARLAND: May 21 The Marketplace Browse fresh local produce, culinary items and artisan vendors from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Downtown. www.themarketplacedfw.com

 

Dallas Events

DALLAS: September 18-July 31 "Spirit and Matter: Masterpieces from the Keir Collection of Islamic Art" This collection encompasses almost 2,000 works spanning three continents and 13 centuries of Islamic cultural production. Dallas Museum of Art. www.DMA.org

DALLAS: January 9- May 31 "Anne Frank: A History for Today" This exhibit gives us insight into the family and world events that shaped Anne Frank's life, going beyond the pages of her famous diary. Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance. www.dallasholocaustmuseum.org 214/741-7500

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: April 29-May 22 "Roald Dahl's 'The BFG' (Big Friendly Giant)" Rosewood Center for Family Arts, 5938 Skillman. www.dct.org

DALLAS: May 3 "Dave Isay: Purpose and Passion StoryCorps founder Dave Isay's latest book, "Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work," presents unforgettable stories from people doing what they love. The author sits down for a conversation with KERA's Krys Boyd in this Arts and Letters Series event. Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. www.dma.org 214/922-1200

DALLAS: May 13 "Kate Tempest: Musical Poet and Prophet" Award-winning poet and performer Kate Tempest's electrifying debut novel, "The Bricks That Built the Houses," takes readers into the beating heart of London in a multi-generational tale of youth, desire, and belonging. Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. www.dma.org 214/922-1200

DALLAS: May 17 "Amy Stewart: Crime-Fighting Sisters" Amy Stewart's novel "Girl Waits with Gun" is based on the true story of one of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs, a story that has largely been forgotten until now. Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art. www.dma.org 214/922-1200

DALLAS: May 22 "Drew Daywalt: Colorful Characters" One day while brainstorming book ideas, Drew Daywalt stared at a box of crayons on his desk and couldn't help but notice how uneven they were. What would they say if they could say anything they wanted? The answer became a New York Times bestseller. Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art. www.dma.org 214/922-1200

DALLAS: May 31 "Dacher Keltner: Survival of the Kindest" Dacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, highlights key insights from that science and how they play out in the acclaimed Pixar film "Inside Out." He will also focus on five practices that elevate compassion, increasing well-being and life expectancy. Dallas City Performance Hall. www.dma.org 214/922-1200

 

 

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