Friday, September 22, 2023

July 2019: New Biz List

Would you like to know about the new businesses in town? If so, you are going to want to subscribe to the Economic Development New Biz List. The list not only gives you an update about recently opened businesses, but it will also tell you what’s coming to Southlake in the next few months.

  • Code Ninjas: Code Ninjas opened at 220 Randol Mill Avenue, Suite 100. At this new business, kids learn to code through their engaging game-based curriculum that teaches teamwork, logic, math and problem-solving. They gain vital skills while having a blast. 469-293-9300
  • Radius Security USA: Radius Security opened at 2211 E. Continental Boulevard, Suite 160. Their signature service is remote guarding, a revolutionary solution based on video analytics software. Sophisticated security cameras can detect and track human movement and vehicles, while ignoring wildlife and other false triggers. It works in all weather conditions, environments and lighting conditions. 817-632-2407
  • iCode: iCode opened at 2750 E. Southlake Boulevard, Suite 210 in Wyndham Plaza. The future will demand innovators to solve ever-changing needs and crises. As a leader in computer science education, iCode’s goal is to meet that demand by enriching the educational experience and capability of tomorrow’s workforce. Through our approach, today’s students gain the technical expertise, cognitive flexibility and real-world skills to be tomorrow’s exceptional talent.. 817-527-5270
  • Advanced Psychiatry, P.L.L.C.: Advanced Psychiatry opened at 1100 E. Southlake Boulevard, Suite 300. The care providers at Advanced Psychiatry are highly trained and experienced specialists who have strong backgrounds in the successful treatment of a broad range of psychiatric disorders. 817-873-0590
  • StretchLab: StretchLab opened at 2600 E. Southlake Boulevard, Suite 160. Tight shoulders, sore hamstrings, neck tension. No two bodies are the same and no two stretches at StretchLab are the same. One on one stretching is about identifying tightness and imbalances in your body and customizing a stretch routine that is just for you.  817-953-8500
  • Huntington Learning Center: Huntington Learning Center opened at 480 W. Southlake Boulevard, Suite 115. For almost 40 years, They’ve treated students as individuals and tailored their tutoring programs to fit their unique needs, academic goals and schedules. The best part? Their tutoring centers are proven to accelerate academic results, so you can trust them to help your child succeed. 817-618-5300

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Five Free Fitness Events in July for National Park and Rec Month

Southlake LiveFit is a community initiative wellness program that encourages healthy lifestyles for both the mind and body! The City of Southlake hosts classes and seminars every month for the community to participate in but, coming this July ALL LiveFit Fitness classes will be FREE. We’re also adding more fun activities throughout the month that will encourage the National Park and Recreation Associations campaign of “Get your Play on”

1.Get fit at the Southlake Activity Center with FREE Yoga, Zumba, Pilates, Total Body Workout, and more! Classes are normally $20/month.

Check out the calendar here for all the FREE Class Offerings! Register Here to sign our liability waiver or show up a few minutes before class to have one of our staff register you!

2.July 7 is National Father-Daughter Take a Walk Day!  Bring your child(ren) to one of our local parks and take a walk! 

Royal and Annie Smith Park (3045 Johnson Rd.) Chesapeake Park (3150 Union Church Rd.)

3.  The LiveWell Lecture Series continues on Tuesday, July 11 at The Marq Southlake (285 Shady Oaks Drive) from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. This ongoing lecture series is presented by Executive Medicine of Texas, come listen to Dr. Judy Gaman as she teaches “10 Tips to Improve Health and Increase Longevity!” Seminars include complimentary child care (must be potty trained) and light snacks will be provided.

4. On Saturday, July 22 come out and walk with the Mayor at North Park (200 E Dove Rd) at 9:00 a.m.

5. To wrap up the entire month of Free Live Fit Classes, we are offering a FREE fun morning of outdoor fitness classes on Saturday, July 29 from 7 AM – 10:30 AM at Rustin Pavilion in Southlake Town Square (1400 Main Street)
Gentle Yoga with Tyler at 7:00 AM
Zumba with Rosy at 8:00 AM
Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga with Suzy at 9:30 AM

This summer, don’t just sit, LiveFit!
For more information on everything LiveFit has to offer visit or to see all the FREE family fun we are offering for National Park and Rec Month in July, contact the Southlake Community Services office at 817-748-8019.

July sets the stage for a “Super” Park and Recreation Month in Southlake

Since 1985, Americans have celebrated Park and Recreation Month in July to promote the importance of parks and recreation in health and wellness, conservation and social equity, and to recognize the thousands of park and recreation employees that maintain our nation’s local and community parks.

This July we’re celebrating the super powers of parks and recreation and all the ways these local, community resources add value to our daily lives with a Superhero Theme!

Whether it be SuperHero Training Academy for kids in Bicentennial Park, The Southlake Masterworks Concert Series, or watching Avengers: Age of Ultron with the family at the Aria Amphitheater, Parks and Recreation Month is action packed with activities and events sure to excite the hero in all of us.

Additionally the LiveFit Pass and all fitness classes will be free during July for Park and Recreation Month to help maintain that SuperHero health in all citizens. Register Here!

Events of all varieties and for all age groups will be hosted by The City of Southlake throughout the month of July, guaranteeing you and your family a super summer.

For a complete list check out the Park and Recreation Month Calendar.




Sister Cities International Day

At the June 21, 2016 City Council meeting, Mayor Hill and the City Council proclaimed July 15, 2016 as Sister Cities International Day. Sister Cities International Day will commemorate 60 years since the organization was founded as a Presidential initiative by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956.

The organization now spans over 550 U.S. member cities, counties and states with relationships with over 2,100 communities in 145 countries, spanning 6 continents. The organization began with a mission to create more community-led global relationships so that people of different cultures could appreciate their differences and build partnerships that would lessen the chance of new national conflicts. It is our goal to celebrate sister cities and the impact they make on the world on this day.

The City of Southlake is proud to be a driving part of this global network with sister city partnerships spanning the globe in Tome, Japan and Suzhou Wuzhong, China. This year, the City of Southlake is celebrating 25 years of friendship with Tome, Japan (formerly Toyoma). The mission of Southlake Sister Cities mission is to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation; one individual, one community at a time.

The City of Southlake is joining hundreds of cities around the globe and thousands of people around the world in celebrating this day to mark this major milestone for world peace.

To learn more about the Southlake Sister Cities program and view upcoming events, please visit

Sparks Will Fly July 3 in Southlake: Get Ready for Stars and Stripes 2016

Fireworks, festival activities and family fun will return to Southlake Town Square during the 18th Annual Stars and Stripes celebration on Sunday, July 3. Hosted by the City of Southlake and Southlake Town Square, the Independence Day celebration will offer free admission, live entertainment, family activities, delicious food and beverage options, and a spectacular fireworks show in honor of our country’s anniversary of freedom.

The festivities will kick-off with patriotic music starting at 6:00 p.m. on two stages in Southlake Town Square, including Rustin Pavilion and Frank Edgar Cornish, IV Park. The Southlake Community Band, Lone Star Attitude Band and Limelight Band, along with various patriotic ceremonies will entertain the crowd with live performances.

In addition to live entertainment, Stars and Stripes will offer activities for the entire family. In the Creation Station, kids of all ages will be able to create patriotic crafts. The KidZone will offer active children various exciting activities, such as inflatable obstacles, midway games and slides, and a fun toddler-centric zone. Guests can also expect to see strolling characters, candy art and balloon artists.Stars and Stripes Article

With nearly 20 delicious food and beverage booths and food trucks last year, visitors will have an equally tasty experience at Stars and Stripes this year.

Launched from the rooftop of the west parking garage and synchronized to patriotic favorites, fireworks will illuminate the sky at 9:30 p.m. and will be seen from nearly anywhere in Southlake Town Square. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for a comfortable viewing experience. A limited number of guests may have the opportunity to enjoy the ultimate spectator experience during The Star Experience. Tickets for the VIP treatment include a table for four people with a great view of the fireworks show and close seating to the stage featuring Limelight Band, as well as preset appetizers and bottled water. Additional details and ticket prices are now available, but hurry as reservations for this experience go fast!

Internal Southlake Town Sqaure parking will close for event setup Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 7:00 AM. All surface lots and East Garage will close once full or by 7:30 PM. All entrances into Town Square parking lots will be closed Sunday, July 3 starting at 7:30 p.m. or when full, with the exception of the entrances off of SH 114 Service Road. Parking and Shuttle services will also be available at White’s Chapel Methodist Church and Gateway Church with service to Southlake Town Square. Remember, parking and shuttle services for Southlake Stars & Stripes are FREE!

Volunteers help make events happen, and a large community event like Stars and Stripes has numerous opportunities for people who want to participate. Please contact the Community Services Department at (817) 748-8019 to learn more about volunteer opportunities.Stars and Stripes Article2

Stars & Stripes wouldn’t be possible without the tremendous sponsors that participate every year!  This years’ event is no exception to that!  Be sure to check out the  for the 2016 Stars & Stripes event!  For additional event information, including an event map, parking map and a list of FAQ’s, please visit the event website at

Join the fun with the Southlake Senior Center this August

The Senior Center has tons going on in August. If you or someone you know is 55 or better they would love if you joined!

Here are just some of the event, activity and field trip highlights for the month of August:

8/8/15 @ 4:30 PM – Dinner at Furr’s followed by The Purple Martin Roost

8/11/15 @ 12:45 PM – Elvis tribute artist James L Wages will visit the Senior Center

8/19/15 @ 1 PM – Fantasy in Sand trip: Experience the Wizard of Oz carved in sand

8/27/15 @ 9 AM – AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

For more details about each of these events, as well as a full calendar of Senior Center activities for the month of June, please click here or call (817) 748-8315.

Southlake Seniors headed off to a previous trip!

Southlake Seniors headed off to a previous trip!

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
  • 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!

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

Keep busy with the Southlake Senior Center this July

Senior Dance

Southlake Senior Center members dancing at a previous event.

The Southlake Senior Center has plenty of activities planned for July; if you’re over 55 they welcome you to join in all the fun!

Below is a list of events for the month of July:

7/2 – 7/30 @ 1 – 3 PM: Free dancing lessons every Thursday provided by Ernie & Diane Meyer

7/13 @ 5 – 6:30 PM: Cooking lesson provided by TasteBuds Kitchen

7/20 @ 6 – 8 PM: 80’s themed Potluck Bingo

7/31 @ 11 – 3 PM: Fine Dining at Cacharel Restaurant 

For more details about each of these events, as well as a full calendar of Senior Center activities for the month of June, please click here or call (817) 748-8315.

Official Stars & Stripes t-shirts and tickets to the Star Experience are now on sale!

Stars & Stripes t-shirts

The official t-shirt for the 2015 Stars & Stripes celebration is now on sale in the Community Services Department in Town Hall, Suite 210. This year’s t-shirt is a navy poly/cotton blend and is light weight, extra soft and comfortable! T-shirts are available in sizes youth small to adult 2xl (adult sizes come in a v-neck or crew-neck cut). T-shirts are $10.00 each. Pick one up for each member of your family to wear to the Independence Day celebration on July 3.  A special thanks to All-Star Orthopaedics for sponsoring this year’s t-shirt!

If there are any remaining shirts left by July 3, the City will have them available for purchase at the Information tent at Stars & Stripes.

New this year – The Star Experience (SOLD OUT)

For the first time in Stars & Stripes history, you and your family can enjoy reserved seating in front of the Frank Cornish Park stage for prime fireworks viewing at 9:30 PM.  The Star Experience, sponsored by Brio, will provide the closest seats to the live entertainment featuring, The Key West Band and Limelight from 6 – 11 PM. Not only will this area have the best seats around, but your table of four will also receive an assorted dish of appetizers and four bottles of water provided by Brio. Tickets are $50.00 and each ticket includes a table, 4 chairs, appetizers and water.

Tickets can be purchased at the Community Services office in Town Hall, Suite 210 or online here. Please note that refunds will not be available in the event of inclement weather.

For more information, visit or call (817) 748-8019.


2015 Stars & Stripes t-shirts now on sale!

2015 Stars & Stripes t-shirts now on sale!