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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.

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 4/20 Lake Lavon is down 11.75 feet
As of 4/20 Lake Ray Hubbard is down 7.50 feet

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Fair & Balanced News???!!!
Have you noticed the Right in Your Face changes to the media news? What in the world has happened to the News? Have the news networks hunkered down and decided to bypass the day to day news and opt for specific political agendas when most Americans want real unbiased news that is fair and balanced? Checkout this site called TiltedNews.com. It is time that all Americans contact these networks and tells them enough is enough. More

     
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Support The 2014 Mesquite Rotary Bike Ride June 7th

Members of the Mesquite Rotary Club are now completing all of the detailed plans for their eighteenth annual Mesquite Rotary Bike Ride, presented by Panera Bread. The charity fundraiser will start at 8:00 a.m. at West Mesquite High School, 2500 Memorial Boulevard (near Military Parkway and I635 L.B.J. Freeway) on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Cyclists will be able to choose the controlled route that best suits their abilities and interests, including the choice of 20, 42, or 65-mile courses. In addition to the controlled ride, those registering will get breakfast food and a catered lunch from Panera Bread Cafes of Mesquite, Park Lane Dallas, and Richardson, Buffalo Wild Wings of Mesquite, Whataburger of Mesquite and more, and a goody bag of gifts from area businesses. The first 1,300 to register will also receive a Dry Fit Performance event t-shirt. Even with all of this included, the registration cost for the event is just $30.00 for adults and $20.00 for kids age 14 and under until ride day, and $35.00 for adults and $25.00 for kids on ride day. Ride day on site registration will begin at 6:00 that morning. Early registration materials and brochures are now available at area bike shops, and online at www.mesquiterotarybikeride.com.

   
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This Month's Tip - We are getting close to Tornado Season - Five tips to stay safe during and after tornadoes - MORE

May 17 - MESQUITE - Kid Fish - Mesquite Parks and Recreation and Old Town Mesquite are proud to announce the annual KIDFISH event at City Lake Park, 403 South Galloway Ave. on May 17. This year, the popular family-friendly fishing activity will begin at 9 a.m. with registration starting at 8 a.m. KIDFISH is a free event for children 16 and younger. More

May 10 - MESQUITE - Hero Run - Our mission for the Hero run is to support the Therapeutic and Adaptive Recreation Programs in Mesquite. This event will help provide quality sports training and athletic competitions for children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. The race is scheduled for Saturday, May 10 at Paschall Park, 1001 New Market Rd. We ask that you come dressed as your favorite superhero and help us save the day for our special needs community. More

Apr 25-26 - MESQUITE - The Real. Texas. Festival will be held April 25 and 26 at Rodeo Center located at 1818 Rodeo Drive. The event will feature a variety of music, entertainment, food and family fun. Tickets for the event will go on sale in early March. Festival tickets will once again be available on ticketmaster.com.

Apr 25 - MESQUITE - 8th Annual Real. Texas. Festival. The City of Mesquite will host the eight annual Real. Texas. Festival. on Friday, April 25 (5 p.m. - 11 p.m.) and Saturday, April 26 (10 a.m. - 11 p.m.) at Rodeo Center located at 1818 Rodeo Drive. Your admission into the festival includes performances by the Mesquite ProRodeo, a classic car show, a carnival and children's area, The Taste of Mesquite BBQ Cook-off, wonderful arts and crafts, festival food and the best in country-western music.

Apr 5 - May 10 - MESQUITE - "Dearly Departed" by Mesquite Community Theatre Mesquite Community Theatre presents Dearly Departed by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones. In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Performances are at 8:00 pm on April 25, 26, May 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10. Performances are at 2:30 pm on April 27 and May 4.Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre

Apr 18 - GARLAND - Don't miss The Misconception of Love Musical Drama on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and how the world responded toward His Genuine love. The Misconception of Love" is unique among artistic plays, and there is nothing like it anywhere in the Metroplex. Tickets are $15 for Adults, $10 for Students and Seniors and $5 for children. @ 7:00PM-9:00PM The Plaza Theatre 521 W. State St. Garland, Tx. 75040.

Apr 12 - MESQUITE - Artisan Faire Mesquite Arts Center Are you an artisan that dabbles in fine arts, crafts, sculptures, jewelry, mixed media, glass, wood, photography, furniture, and (insert your art here)? If so, this event is for you! The Mesquite Arts Center is seeking artisans and vendors for the first Mesquite Artisan Faire on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10 to 4pm. Any local artisans should send an email to cflores@cityofmesquite.com for registration information. Limited tables are available so please contact the Arts Center by 4/1.

Mar 31 - May 1 - MESQUITE: Karen Halsey Photography Exhibit March 31–May 1. Main Gallery at Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

 

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