Saturday, June 19, 2021

You’re Invited to a Holiday Dance at The Marq!

Come celebrate the season with a festive night of fun and dancing at Legends Hall!

The Southlake Swing Band will be performing a variety of old band swing tunes and jazz Christmas favorites that will really get you in the holiday spirit! Light refreshments will also be served.

When: Thursday, December 12, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Legends Hall at The Marq Southlake
Age: 21 and over
Fee: $6 per person at the door, or register online.

 

Santa Needs Some Holiday Help!

Christmas time will be here before we know it, and Santa is looking for some extra help to make presents!

Santa’s Little Helpers will spend some time making special gifts for those extra special people in their lives, listen to holiday music, play some Christmas games and make new friends. Sign up today and join the fun! This class is open to ages 3-5.

Santa’s Little Helpers

When: Saturday, December 14, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Champions Club, Hall of Fame 1-3
Member Fee: $14
Non-Member Fee: $18

Register here.

Carroll ISD Holiday Performances

All Carroll ISD schools have upcoming performances to showcase the talents of their choir, band and theatre students. All information was provided by individual campuses. Please check with them for questions regarding performances.

Saturday, November 18
City of Southlake’s Home for the Holidays. Tree Lighting at 6:00 pm
4:30 p.m. Johnson Elementary at Frank Cornish Park Stage
5:15 p.m.  Walnut Grove Elementary at Frank Cornish Park Stage
5:30 p.m. Carroll Elementary at Frank Cornish Park Stage
6:15 p.m. Old Union Elementary at Frank Cornish Park Stage
6:15 p.m. Durham Intermediate at Town Hall Stage
6:45 p.m. Eubanks Intermediate Town Hall Stage
7:45 p.m. Rockenbaugh Elementary at Town Hall Stage

Saturday, December 2
Rockenbaugh Elementary Choir at North Park Mall (Dillard’s Court) 3:00 p.m. (tentatively)

December 2, 5 and 6
DMS Theatre presents “A Charlie Brown Christmas”
Free admittance. Saturday, December 2nd at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, Tuesday, December 5th, at 6:30 pm, and Wednesday, December 6th, and 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 5
Durham Intermediate Choir performance at DIS 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 7 
Carroll Elementary School 3rd grade musical 7:00 p.m. at Carroll Elementary School.

Friday, December 8
Eubanks Intermediate School Choir Pride of Texas Christmas Festival performance at The Dallas Arboretum 1:00 p.m.

Monday, December 11
Jazz ensembles from Dawson Middle School, Carroll Middle School and  CHS/CSHS will combine forces for a Winter Concert at Carrol Sr. High School Auditorium 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 12
Durham Intermediate Choir caroling in Town Square with Carroll Elementary School 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 13
Eubanks Intermediate and Dawson Middle School’s bands perform a Winter Concert at the Carroll Sr. High School Auditorium 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 14 and Friday, December 15
Johnson Elementary School presents “An All-American Christmas” 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, December 14
Rockenbaugh Elementary School Winter Concert at Rockenbaugh Elementary 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 14
Carroll ISD Winter Choir Concert at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church featuring choirs from Eubanks Intermediate, Durham Intermediate, Carroll Middle, Dawson Middle and Carroll Senior High Schools 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 14
Durham Intermediate and Carroll Middle School Bands perform a Winter Concert in the Carroll Senior High School auditorium. 7:00 p.m.

Friday, December 15
Winter Concert of the Carroll High and Carroll Senior High School bands in the Carroll Senior High School auditorium. 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 20
Old Union Elementary School annual Holiday Sing-A-Long in the OUES café 9:00 a.m.

Holiday Fun never stops at the Library this November and December

Even though the weather is cooling down, the holiday season has things heating up with events at the Library. With Holiday-themed events, November and December will feature a slew of fun activities and programs for children and teens of all ages brought to you by the Library at Southlake Town Square.

  • Monday, November 23 at 11:00 AM – Chickasaw Thanksgiving (Ages 4 and up)
  • Saturday, December 5 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM: Star Wars Night (Teens)
  • Monday, December 14 at 4:00 PM – Christmas Cookie Decorating (All Ages)
  • Saturday, December 19 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Holiday Open House (All Ages)
  • Monday, December 21 at 11:00 AM – Story Time with Mrs. Claus (All Ages)
  • Thursday, December 31 from 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM – Noon Year’s Eve Celebration (Under 7)

So whether you want to celebrate an authentic Native American thanksgiving, decorate Christmas cookies, or ring in the beginning of a new year, the Southlake Library has something for everyone. For more information on these and other events at the library, visit www.southlakelibrary.com.

Holiday fun starts in October at the Library

A lot of people will tell you the holiday season starts with Thanksgiving but at the Southlake Library, the holiday season kicks off in October!  Starting October 10, the Library will feature a variety of fun, holiday-themed activities and events for all ages.

  • Saturday, October 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM: Costuming Workshop (Teens)
  • Monday, October 12 at 11:00 AM – Scary Stories to Chill Your Bones (Ages 4 and up)
  • Monday – Friday, October 19 – 23 – Painted Pumpkin Faire (All Ages)
  • Saturday, October 31 from 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM: Halloween Photo Scavenger Hunt (Teens)
  • Tuesday, November 3 from 4:30 – 5:30 PM – Diary of a Wimpy Kid Release Party

For more information on these and other events at the library, visit www.southlakelibrary.com.

Holiday Camp Mania returns this November and December!

The City offers Holiday Camp Mania during traditional breaks from school for kids. Join the City during this Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years for fun, friends and excitement. The first week of camp will begin Monday, November 23rd. All camps will be held from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM with after care offered at no additional cost from 7:30 – 9:00 AM and 4:30 6:30 PM.

Here is the full Holiday Camp Mania schedule:

Thanksgiving: Monday, November 23 – Wednesday, November 25

Winter: Monday, December 21 – Wednesday, December 23

New Year’s: Monday, December 28 – Thursday, December 31

Children are invited to have fun and meet new friends in a safe environment during their time off from school. Holiday Break Camp Mania will offer games, crafts, movies, field trips and much more!

Children must be ages 5 – 11 as of September 1, 2015 and must currently be enrolled in Kindergarten.

Click here for more information and to register.

You can register your child online or at the Community Services office located at 1400 Main St, Suite 210. Please contact 817.748.8019 if you would like more information.

Southlake Citizens Help Reduce Vehicle Burglaries this Holiday Season!

The Southlake Police Department would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to the citizens of Southlake for partnering with us to help reduce vehicle burglaries during this first rush of the holiday shopping season.

Because of your efforts in following the Hide, Lock,Take guidelines — Hide your things, Lock your car and Take your keys — the Police Department received “ZERO,” that’s right, “ZERO” reports of BMV’s or burglary of a motor vehicle during the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Saturday through Sunday evening shopping sales event. “This is great news for our citizens and our police department and it proves that we can make a real difference in reducing crime by working together,” said Assistant Police Chief James Brandon. It is truly a team effort!

Additionally, the Southlake Police Department stepped up bike and police patrols, rotated the Skywatch tower at various shopping centers, utilized our Citizens on Patrol (COP’s) as extra eyes and ears to help deter crime, and Hide, Lock, Take signs were visible in high traffic shopping area parking lots. We also produced and gave local businesses Hide, Lock Take cards and brochures to place inside stores all across Southlake to serve as an extra reminder to shoppers.

Southlake citizens and shoppers made a big difference by taking the time to lock up their valuables and shopping bags and place them out of sight. Your efforts helped to drive home the message to thieves that, “They were not welcome here!”

With only a few more weeks of the Christmas shopping season left the Southlake Police Department wants to encourage everyone to keep up the good work and remember to Hide, Lock, Take even long after the holiday season is over.

Happy Holidays!

Christmas is for Children Returns to Southlake

The Southlake Departments of Public Safety are again participating in this year’s Christmas is for Children program and you can participate too. CIFC prides itself on providing a complete Holiday memory for children and families who otherwise would not have a holiday celebration. The goal is to fulfill each child’s Christmas wish list with something that they want, something that they need and something educational. Children need your generosity this year more than ever. How can you help? Just bring a new unwrapped toy or clothing for any age group from infant to teen, boy or girl and/or non-perishable food items to the lobby of either one of these DPS locations; 600 State Street (Fire Lobby) or 2100 West Southlake Boulevard (Lobby). Look for the large donation box to drop off your items. Some suggested food donations: spaghetti and sauce, peanut butter and jelly, canned vegetables, pancake mix and syrup. You can also donate gift cards to stores like Target, Wal-Mart and Kroger. There are so many ways to help. To learn more go to ChristmasisForChildren.com.

The story behind “Christmas is for Children”
In 1991, two social workers answered letters to Santa Claus (found in New York’s “dead letter” box) from the children of four needy families and made their Christmas wishes come true. Since that time, Christmas is for Children have supported over 39,000 underprivileged children and their families. What makes Christmas is for Children unique is our approach to bestowing charity in a way that our beneficiaries retain their dignity, witnessing the true spirit of Christmas and the very best of humanity.

Christmas is for Children (CIFC) and the 12th Annual Food Drive form a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] dedicated to providing all children with the love, care and joy that are revealed in the spirit of Christmas.

If you need additional information please contact Community Initiatives Officer Renni Burt at (817) 748-8349.

City Partnerships Bring Magic to Southlake's Tree Lighting on November 23, 2014

NK9_0192-November 23, 2013-2Home for the Holidays has been the unofficial start to the holiday season in Southlake for over twelve years, featuring Santa and the unveiling of Christmas lights in Town Square. Event festivities on November 23rd will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the Tree Lighting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

The City is fortunate to have several sponsors that help make this event possible. The Presenting Sponsor of the 2014 Tree Lighting is Enchanted Fairies Studio. Make sure to stop by their booth and see all the fairies and activities they have planned. The Cookie Decorating Sponsor, Kroger, is providing cookies and icing for holiday cookie decorating. Taste Buds Kitchen is providing cupcakes and decorating supplies for attendees to decorate and eat their own cupcake. Guests will also be provided with free bottled water during the event, thanks to Frost Bank, the Quencher Sponsor. The Holiday Sponsors include Sleep Number, Sky Ranch, Springfree Trampoline Inc, Children’s Health Southlake, The Goddard School and Brain Balance, all of which will have booths and holiday activities at the event. Snowman building is an exciting new actvity this year. The Fresh Market has provided all the snowman building items for participants to get creative and decorate their very own snowman. Thanks to the Santa’s Workshop Sponsor, Fantastic Sams, there will be a variety of holiday crafts for kids to enjoy.

In addition to sponsored activities, other event highlights include a 12-foot, four lane snow tubing hill, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday crafts, refreshments, and live entertainment.  Guests will enjoy holiday  performances by the Southlake Community Band, Johnson Elementary, Old Union Elementary, Rockenbaugh Elementary, Carroll Elementary, Durham Intermediate, Walnut Grove Elementary, Katie Parr Music Academy and the Cantare Texas Choir. Other entertainment will be provided by White’s Chapel United Methodist Church Hand Bell Choir and strolling holiday characters.

Popular radio station, 94.4 KLTY, will broadcast from Southlake Town Square. Radio personality, Tony Lopez, will emcee the evening in Family Park. Each holiday season, KLTY promotesThe 94.9 KLTY Christmas Wish program, asking listeners to send in Christmas wishes or nominate recipients. The Christmas Wish book will be at KLTY’s booth during the Tree Lighting, allowing people to read through the wishes and even choose a wish to grant.

The City of Southlake thanks all the Tree Lighting sponsors for their support in this special event. Although the Tree Lighting is only one night, Home for the Holidays spans the entire holiday season, with other activities occurring in Town Square and Town Hall until Christmas. For more information about Home for the Holidays, please visit www.SouthlakeHomefortheHolidays.com.