Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Local Briefs

Highland Village Rotary Goes to the Dogs
The club will hold their 2nd Annual Dog Walk, Paws-for-a-Cause event on April 24 from 9am to 1pm at the Wal-Mart Shopping Center on the northeast corner of FM 407 and FM 2499 to benefit local charities, including the Highland Village Animal Care Unit and the Children of the Community Dictionary Project.  The event will feature pet adoptions, contests and demonstrations, a parade for dog owners to show off their mutts, and a quarter-mile dog walk on the Highland Village trail system. Visit www.RotaryPaws4aCause.com.

Town to Get Trashed
The Town of Bartonville will hold their 3rd Annual Spring Cleanup day on April 17 in the town hall parking lot to assist residents with the disposal of unwanted items free of charge. Bulk items can be dropped off between 9am to 3pm. Household hazardous materials will be accepted by appointment between 9 and noon. Goodwill will be on hand to accept donations of clothing, shoes, small kitchen appliances, toys, books, records, tapes and lamps. Call 817-430-4052.

Spend Easter Morning on The Mound
The Summit Club, Women of Flower Mound, and The Mound Foundation, along with the youth group of Grace Community Church will present the 37th Annual Easter Sunrise Service on The Flower Mound on April 4. The service will start at 6:55am and last 20 to 25 minutes. Light refreshments and coffee will be provided. The Mound is located northeast of the intersection of FM 2499 and FM 3040. Visit www.summitclub.org.

Argyle Will Show Pride Again
Keep Argyle Beautiful is focusing on cleanup projects at their annual Argyle Pride Day celebration on April 10 from 7am to 3pm at the new Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St. Residents can drop off everything from household hazardous waste to old tires to electronics to brush, branches and small trees free of charge. Volunteers are needed to clean up sites around town. Visit www.keepargylebeautiful.com.

Women Stage Fashion Show
High school seniors, veterans, soldiers and their families will be the beneficiaries of the “Salute the Troops” Fashion Show presented by the Women of Flower Mound on April 23 from 7-10pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lewisville. The theme will be current fashions with a twist of 40’s swing music and WW II memorabilia along with a three course meal, auction items and door prizes. Visit www.womenofflowermound.org.

Dine Out for CCA
The Charity League for Christian Community Action is holding their first annual Celebrate Spring with Dinner Out event on April 8 at area restaurants from 4pm to close. A portion of the proceeds will benefit CCA. Participating restaurants include: Culvers, Freddy’s Frozen Custard, Johnny Brusco’s Pizza, Rouge Moderne Bistro, Schlotzsky’s, The Grotto, Turner’s Pizza Depot, Village Grill, and Which Wich.

Pedal power helps Rotary help others
The 23rd annual Cross Timbers Classic Bike Rally, benefiting Flower Mound Rotary charities, is scheduled for Saturday, May 15, at Texas Motor Speedway. Riders can choose from a 100 mile, 100K, 30 mile, or 10 mile ride. New this year is a two-mile family ride around the track. For more information or to register online, visit crosstimbersclassic.org or call 972-948-1857.

Chili and Softball Help Seniors
Enjoy all-you-can-eat chili while cheering on Argyle High School seniors during the 2010 Second Annual Grand Slam Chili Cook Off on April 11 starting at 3pm at Argyle Intermediate School. Proceeds from the event will go toward Project Graduation 2012, a safe graduation night party for AHS Seniors. Visit ahsprojectgraduation2012.blogspot.com.

Wellington Hosts Hoops Contest
Boys and girls ages 7-14 from all over southern Denton County can show off their basketball skills at the Wellington Athletic Club’s 6th Annual Basketball Sharpshooting Contest on April 24. The cost is $2 per contestant. Call 972-874-8329 or [email protected].

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