Monday, September 27, 2021

Summer Fun Flows into August at the Southlake Library

Southlake Summer Reading isn’t over yet! It runs until August 12th and will continue to offer various programs for families to keep their summer interesting and engaging.

Take an art class with Art House Southlake, see Storybook Theatre perform The Country Mouse and the City Mouse, check out the Just Kidding Improv Show and more!

Also, don’t forget the Last day of Summer Reading Ice Cream Blast! Drop by the Library on the last day of Southlake Summer Reading between the hours of 12 PM – 2 PM or 4 PM – 6 PM to get your free ice cream! The Ice Cream Blast is in lieu of the traditional Summer prize party.

Remember to turn in all of your reading minutes and your prize drawing slips by 6 PM on Friday, August 12th for a chance to win one of this Summer’s great prizes. Prize winners will be contacted by phone and announced the week of August 15th.

For more information, and a full list of activities, go to SouthlakeLibrary.com or call (817) 748-8243

The City of Southlake Senior Activity Center Visits the Dallas Holocaust Museum, Wednesday, August 13th

2Dallas-Holocaust-Museum_114620Go back to World War II with the Southlake Senior Activity Center at the Dallas Holocaust Museum, as they learn about the occurrences of April 19, 1943. The Southlake Senior Activity Center bus will depart on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM and will return to the Center at 4:00 PM. Please note that the arrival and return times are subject to change.

Three isolated actions occurred that day which represent an ethical lesson that will be taught at the museum. The museum’s main exhibit explains the crucial events and the distinction between them. The visit will be a self-guided audio tour, that focuses on photography and witnesses’ testimonies, along with exposure to the message learned because of that single day on April 19,1943.

The cost for transportation for this event will be $5.00 and the museum admission cost is $8.00. Please bring extra money for lunch and other purchases.

If you are interested in signing up for this interesting outing, you can register at the Southlake Senior Activity Center located at 307 Parkwood Drive, Southlake, TX. Please contact (817) 748-8315 if you would like more information.

The City of Southlake Senior Activity Center Attends Menopause The Musical, Saturday, August 16th

MenopauseJoin the Southlake Senior Activity Center to see the hilarious musical parody, Menopause, staged to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s at the Charles W. Eiseman Center Bank of America Theatre in Richardson. The Southlake Senior Activity Center bus will depart on Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 12:30 PM and will return to the Center at 5:30 PM. Please note that the arrival and return times are subject to change.

Women worldwide have been laughing at this show for over 10 years! The all-female cast makes fun of their woeful hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings and wrinkles. Oh! And don’t forget the chocolate binges! Join this sisterhood of diverse women as they realize that although menopause is aggravating, it’s perfectly normal. A great show for men and women!

The cost for transportation for this event will be $5.00. Ticket prices range from $41.50-$46.50 (please contact the Senior Center for pricing).

If you are interested in signing up for this exciting outing, you can register at the Southlake Senior Activity Center located at 307 Parkwood Drive, Southlake, TX. Please contact (817) 748-8315 if you would like more information.

The City of Southlake Senior Activity Center Travels to the Texas Civil War Museum on July 16th

Texas Civil War MuseumTravel back to the mid-1800s as the Southlake Senior Activity Center takes in the Texas Civil War Museum on Wednesday July 16, 2014.

The museum opened in 2006 and boasts the largest Civil War collection this side of the Mississippi. The museum consists of three separate galleries that display a civil war collection, a Victorian dress collection, and a United Daughters of the Confederacy Texas Confederate collection. Participants will also enjoy a movie called “Our Homes Our Rights” – Texas in the Civil War.

The Southlake Senior Activity Center bus will depart from the Senior Center on Thursday, July 16, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. and will return at 4:00 p.m.  Please note that the arrival and return times are subject to change.

The transportation cost for this event is $3.00 and the admission to the museum is $6.00. Pease bring money if you would like to purchase something from the gift shop.

If you are interested in signing up for this exciting outing, you can register at the Southlake Senior Activity Center located at 307 Parkwood Drive.  Please contact (817) 748-8315 if you would like more information.

Zack King Band Comes to Southlake in August for a Free Concert

Zach Kind BandArts Council Northeast and the City of Southlake are pleased to welcome Zack King for a concert on August 9, 2014, at Southlake Town Square from 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Zack King hails from south Louisiana, bringing that blues and southern rock flair.  Rob Fenton brings the upstate New York hard-hitting, heavy rock style, while Kevin Strong brings his smooth jazz and R & B from the north Philly area.  Their talents combine for a unique classic rock style.

Zack King and his band have been performing their brand of Texas Rock in the DFW Metroplex, the state of Texas, and across the U.S. for almost 10 years. In that time, they have played with some of the most illustrious superstars in rock and country music. They kicked off their career opening for legendary singer/songwriter Leon Russell and have since performed with the likes of Alabama, Chris Cagle, Bret Michaels, Randy Travis, Kevin Fowler, Stone Temple Pilots, Tesla and many more.

Through the MasterWorks Series, Arts Council Northeast and the City of Southlake present free performances on selected evenings throughout the year. The MasterWorks Series is designed to offer a variety of quality family entertainment to the community by utilizing the talent of local, regional, and national artists.

For more information, please contact Southlake Community Services at (817) 748-8019.