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11/1/14 - WATERING UPDATE

 

Starting May 1, 2015 - Watering of lawns/landscapes is limited to twice weekly. Click Here

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Our Lakes are full - Let's not waste our water supply this summer!

As of 5/23 Lake Lavon is +8.05 feet Over Full (lowest was -12.64 feet)
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As of 5/23 Lake Ray Hubbard is +0.02 feet Over Full (lowest was -9.95 feet)
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As of 5/23 Lake Texoma is +21.64 feet Over Full
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Water Updates:
Apr 27, 2015 - North Texas Municipal Water District - Press Release
Oct 23, 2014 - NTMWD Initiates Stage 3 "Seasonal" Water
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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
Trash Collection/Recycling .............. 972-216-6284
Street/Alley Repair .............. 972-216-6282
Water Billing .............. 972-216-6208
Water Leaks/Sewer Back-ups .............. 972-216-6278
 
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MESQUITE- Sat May. 30 - Hero Run - 7 a.m.: Registration 8 a.m.: Kid Dash, 1 Mile 8:30 a.m.: Hero Run, 3 Mile - Paschall Park - 1001 New Market Road - 972-216-6260

MESQUITE: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Music in the Park Each Monday concert features a different theme, ranging from Broadway and film tunes to celebrating our nation with patriotic music. Begins at 7:15 p.m. on the north lawn at the Mesquite Arts Center. Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.MesquiteCommunity Band.com 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: June 1-July 13 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: June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 JazzBreaks on the Plaza Free outdoor jazz concerts on the north lawn beckon visitors to get outside every Tuesday in June at 7:30 p.m. Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: June 5 First Friday Gospel Show Joe Gordon and Ransomed present a variety of gospel music. Begins at 7:30 p.m. Mimosa Lane Baptist Church. www.ransomedonline.com 214/537-2097

MESQUITE: June 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 Mesquite Championship Rodeo The toughest cowboys around the world compete with the strongest horses, steers and bulls in the country in this PRCA-sanctioned rodeo. Mesquite Arena. www.mesquiterodeo.com 972/285-8777

MESQUITE: June 6 Mesquite Rodeo Road Rally This cycling event includes routes of 20, 42 or 65 miles. Mesquite Exhibit Hall. www.mesquiterotarybike ride.com 972/284.9411

MESQUITE: June 7, 13, 20, 24, 27 Devils Bowl Speedway Enjoy auto racing at the Southwest's most famous dirt track. Gates open at 6 p.m., hot laps start at 7 p.m., and racing begins at 8 p.m. Devil's Bowl Speedway. www.devilsbowl.com 972/222-2421

MESQUITE: June 13 Florence Ranch Homestead Tours Tour an early settler's homestead. Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. 1424 Barnes Bridge Road. www.historic mesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: June 20 U.S. Karate Championship Conteders of all ages compete in this tournament by the American Organization of Karate. Mesquite Exhibit Hall, 1800 Rodeo Drive. www.theaok.org 214/236-1141

MESQUITE: June 26-28 "Into the Woods, Jr." The Brothers Grimm "go Broadway" as Sondheim and Lapine offer up this cockeyed fairy tale, an adaptation of one of Sondheim's most popular works designed especially for young performers. Presented by Mesquite Community Theater. Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquitecommunitytheatre. com 972/216-8126

MESQUITE: June 27 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

DALLAS: May 29-30 Ballet West Winspear Opera House, 2520 Flora St. www.attpac.org/on-sale/2015/ballet-west 214/880-0202

DALLAS: May 30 Lecture: Artist Phyllida Barlow British sculptor Phyllida Barlow speaks in conjunction with a major exhibition of her work at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Registration suggested. Begins at 2 p.m. Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St. www.NasherSculptureCenter.org/360 214/242-5159

DALLAS: June 4, 11, 18, 25 Cool Thursdays 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 for a chance at prizes. Music begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets required. Dallas Arborteum. www.dallasarboretum.org 214/515-6500

DALLAS: June 9 "Fashioning Our Identities" The three editors of the New York Times bestseller "Women in Clothes" surveyed more than 600 women of all nationalities, professions, religions and ages, which informs this spirited conversation about what fashion choices symbolize and reflect in women's lives. Begins at 7:30 p.m. Dallas Museum of Art. www.dma.org

DALLAS: June 9-21 Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" Music Hall at Fair Park. 214/691-7200

DALLAS: June 10 Second Annual "Swinging for Eagles" Golf Classic Bear Creek Golf Club, 3500 Bear Creek Court. 817/460-0396

DALLAS: June 12-14 Taste of Dallas Thousands stroll Dallas' Fair Park and taste samples from restaurants all over North Texas. Fair Park Dallas, 1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd. 972/590-8898

DALLAS: June 15 The Weepies in Concert Singer-songwriters Deb Talan and Steve Tannen have sold more than 1 million records, with more than 17 million streams on Spotify and 20 million views on YouTube. Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave. http://granada theater.com/show/the-weepies/ 214/824-9933

DALLAS: June 19-28 "The Dreamers: Deferred Action" The second installment of Cara Mia's trilogy on immigration, "The Dreamers: Deferred Action" focuses on undocumented youth who are caught between existing immigration laws, presidential policies and the harsh reality of living in the shadows. Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak. www.caramiatheatre.org

DALLAS: June 21-26 National Veterans Wheelchair Games Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, 650 S. Griffin St. http://wheelchairgames.org 214/857-3184

DALLAS: June 23-July 5 "Annie" Directed by original lyricist Martin Charnin, this new production of "Annie" will be a classic incarnation of the beloved original. Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. 214/880-0202

DALLAS: June 23-July 5 "Dirty Dancing" Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First Ave. 214/691-7200

 

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