Local Briefs

Red, White & Ducks
Adopt a Duck at Huffines Dodge on I-35E in Lewisville before July 10 to benefit Hangtime Lunch, a non-profit mentoring and lunch program for local schoolchildren, and you could win the $50,000 Grand Prize or other prizes. The July 14th Hangtime Duck Race starts at 4pm at Hawaiian Falls in The Colony. For details on how to get a Free Duck Adoption and Free Waterpark pass, visit www.huffinesdodge.com/duckrace.htm

Water Savers Wanted
Want to learn how to save water? Attend a free educational meeting on home and landscape water conservation by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension on July 18 from 7-8:30pm at Cross Timbers Water Supply Corporation, 2032 E. Hickory Hill Road in Argyle. RSVP at 940-349-2883.

Glow Away Happy
The Highland Village Lions Club will host their 26th Annual Balloon Festival & Fair August 16-18 at Unity Park in Highland Village. Enjoy an array of hot air balloons along with other crowd-pleasing activities and the 1st annual Highland Village Balloon Festival Hot Air 5K. www.hvballoonfest.com

Fight The Bite
To reduce the mosquito population, the Town of Flower Mound is giving away two free mosquito larvicide “dunks” to residents who stop by Town Hall, 2121 Cross Timbers Rd., during business hours. Proof of residency required. The dunks kill mosquito larvae in standing water. 972-874-6340

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