Thursday, November 26, 2020

Experience Community and Culture at Celebrate Southlake 2019!

Join us for a special community dinner followed by cultural performances and activities at Celebrate Southlake 2019!

Invite your friends and neighbors as this will be a memorable evening for our City. The Community Dinner and Celebrate Southlake activities all take place at the Legends Hall at the Marq promenade and Aria Amphitheater located at 285 Shady Oaks Drive.

5:00pm: Celebrate Southlake Community Dinner
It will be a special opportunity to get to know your neighbors while breaking bread together. A variety of local cultural cuisines, including Chiloso, Spicy Pot and Hoang Noodle, will be available for purchase. There will be plenty of seating at a community farm table or you may also bring blankets and chairs to create a picnic on the lawn.

6:00-9:00pm: Celebrate Southlake Cultural Performances and Activities
Following the dinner, continue to celebrate Southlake from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. through cultural performances and activities. Cultural food will still be available during this time. Entertainment includes: Chinese dancers, a Japanese orchestra, Indian dancers, Spanish Flamenco dancers, and much more!  Kids and adults will enjoy lawn games and various interactive cultural activities.

Be sure to stop by the Mayor’s Alliance of Community and Culture area to learn more about their mission and to join the conversation.

For more information, please visit www.ExperienceSouthlakeTexas.com/CelebrateSouthlake or give us a call at (817) 748-8019.

Join us at the Community Dinner and Celebrate Southlake on Saturday, March 23, 2019!

On Saturday, March 23, 2019, the City of Southlake invites you to celebrate Southlake!

The event kicks off at 5:00 p.m. with a Community Dinner on the terrace of The Marq Southlake. It will be a special opportunity to get to get to know your neighbors while breaking bread together. A variety of local cultural cuisines will be available for purchase and there will be plenty of community seating. You may also bring blankets and chairs as lawn seating will be available.

Following the dinner, continue to celebrate Southlake from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. through cultural performances and activities. The Community Dinner and Celebrate Southlake activities all take place at the Legends Hall at the Marq promenade and Aria Amphitheater located at 285 Shady Oaks Drive.

Invite your friends and neighbors as this will be a memorable evening for our City. For more information, please visit www.ExperienceSouthlakeTexas.com/CelebrateSouthlake or give us a call at (817) 748-8019.

The Library is Celebrating National Novel Writing Month in November

Have you ever wanted to write the next great American novel? If the answer is yes, then you should know that November is National Novel Writing Month and the Library wants to give everyone an opportunity to write their novels.

In partnership with NaNoWriMo, a national campaign dedicated to help writers write their novel, the Southlake Library will be hosting Write-Ins on November 6 and November 14 from 4 PM – 10 PM. Join the Library for one or both of these events to get well on the way to finishing your first draft. Writing fuel and timed word count breaks will be provided. For more information, visit www.southlakelibrary.com.

City of Southlake to celebrate National Park and Recreation Month in July

On June 23, 2015, Southlake Mayor Laura Hill presented the Community Services department with a proclamation declaring July National Parks and Recreation Month.

On June 23, 2015, Southlake Mayor Laura Hill presented the Community Services department with a proclamation declaring July National Parks and Recreation Month.

On June 23, 2015, Southlake Mayor Laura Hill presented a proclamation to the Community Services Department recognizing July as National Park and Recreation Month. Since 1985,  The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has celebrated Park and Recreation Month during the month of July; this year marks the 30th anniversary.

NRPA originally designed the month long campaign to encourage citizens across the nation to take advantage of local parks and programs that cities provide. July is the perfect time to develop healthy habits for you and your family by utilizing local parks, trails, playgrounds, swimming pools, and nature preserves. The City of Southlake boasts over 1,200 acres of park land including the Bob Jones Nature Center and the Southlake Tennis Center.

To celebrate, NRPA has dubbed this year’s Park and Rec month with an 80s theme.  As part of the celebration The City of Southlake’s Community Services Department will host numerous events throughout July that will be 80s themed. They invite Southlake residents to go outside this July and enjoy being active within all the beautiful parks that Southlake has to offer.

As part of Park and Recreation Month, Southlake’s Community Services Department has put together a calendar of events. Every day in July, there is a highlighted activity for Southlake residents and welcomed visitors to do with their friends and family. Whatever you do to celebrate, Southlake Community Services encourages you to use our parks and facilities to their fullest extent.

Here are a couple of the calendar event highlights:

  • Friday, July 3 – Southlake Star & Stripes celebration www.StarsandStripesSouthlake.com
  • Wednesday, July 8 – Story time at the Southlake Library
  • Saturday, July 11 – 80s movie night at North Park – Movie starts at 8:30 PM
  • Saturday, July 18 – Hike with Bob Jones Nature Center – Time TBD
  • Thursday, July 23 – National Hot Dog Day! Free hotdogs at Southlake Town Center 5:30 – 7:00 PM
  • Friday, July 24 – Seniors 80s Party with DJ and Dancing 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 25 – Skate party at Bicentennial Park. Bring your own skates! 7:00 PM

Check out the calendar throughout the month of July for additional events that are still being determined  www.SouthlakeParksandRec.com/July!

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

Join the City of Southlake for Stars and Stripes on July 3, 2014

NK6_0506_July 03_ 2013Mark your calendars!  Southlake Stars and Stripes is just around the corner and preparations are in full-swing for this year’s event.  Stars and Stripes will be held on Thursday, July 3rd from 6:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. in Southlake Town Square.

Gather your family and friends and come enjoy all the activities that have become  Stars and Stripes traditions.  The Southlake Community Band will kick off the evening with patriotic music in Family Park at 6:00 p.m. Your spirits will be lifted throughout the night as you experience a moving patriotic ceremony, participate in traditions and come together as one to celebrate our nation. All generations will enjoy the spectacular fireworks show that incorporates music from patriotic favorites to pop hits.

Photo ops with a military humvee, new crafts and games and a variety of food trucks and concessions will keep your family entertained. For a complete list of activities and event information, please visit the event website at www.StarsandStripesSouthlake.com.

If you have questions, please contact the Community Services Department at (817) 748-8019. Check back on MySouthlakeNews.com for upcoming information regarding t-shirt sales, parking and detailed event information. We look forward to celebrating Independence Day with you!