Sunday, June 20, 2021

Join the Southlake Senior Center on a Trip to see the Bluebonnet Trails of Ennis

The Southlake Senior Center is inviting its members on a day trip to view the “Official Texas Bluebonnet Trail” in Ennis on Thursday, April 14. There is a $3 registration fee. The bus will leave the Senior Center at 8:30 AM. Participants are encouraged to bring money for lunch.

In 1997, Ennis was designated by the State Legislature as not only the home of the Official Texas Bluebonnet Trail, but also as the “Official Bluebonnet City of Texas.” All through the month of April, Ennis showcases more than 40 miles of mapped driving Bluebonnet Trails sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club. These are the oldest trails know in the state. Tens of thousands of visitors make the trek to Ennis each year to view the wildflower show.

Learn more about the Ennis Bluebonnet trail here. For questions about the April 14 trip contact the Southlake Senior Center.

Southlake Senior Activity Center will Take a Trip to the Bluebonnet City of Texas- April 25, 2014

bluebonnetJoin the City of Southlake Senior Activity Center on Friday, April 25 for a visit to Ennis, TX to celebrate 63 Years of Ennis Bluebonnet Trails. The bus will depart from the Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. and arrive back at the center by 5:30 p.m. Please note that the return time is subject to change.

Ennis was designated by the 1997 State Legislature as the home of the “Official Texas Bluebonnet Trail” and was designated the “Official Bluebonnet City of Texas.” From April 1-30, Ennis showcases over 40 miles of mapped driving Bluebonnet Trails sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club. Each year, thousands of visitors travel to Ennis to view the wonderful wildflower show.

The transportation cost for this event is $7.00.  All other costs (lunch, souvenirs, etc.) are not covered. If you are interested in signing up for this exciting outing (participants must be 55+), you can register at the Southlake Senior Activity Center, located at 307 Parkwood Drive.  Please call (817) 748-8315 if you would like more information.