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Posted Date: 12/26/2012 11:30 AM
NEWS RELEASE December 26, 2012

CONTACT: Cami McKillop 972-237-8108, cmckillop@gptx.org


GRAND PRAIRIE UPCOMING EVENTS
December 26, 2012 - January 20, 2013

Wednesday, Dec. 26-Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
Christmas Tree Recycling
Drop off your tree at Home Depot Parking Lot, 3850 Carrier Parkway and 5280 State Highway 360 or the Grand Prairie Landfill, 1102 MacArthur Blvd.
Remove all ornaments, stands and plastic bags
972-237-8061

Wednesday, December 26
Prairie Lights Drive-Through Lighting Display
6-9 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$20 per carload
For more information call 972-237-GLOW or visit www.PrairieLights.org  

Thursday, December 27
Prairie Lights Drive-Through Lighting Display
6-9 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$20 per carload
For more information call 972-237-GLOW or visit www.PrairieLights.org  

Friday, December 28
Prairie Lights Drive-Through Lighting Display
6-10 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$30 per carload
For more information call 972-237-GLOW or visit www.PrairieLights.org  

Friday, December 28
KEM and Rickey Smiley
8 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Saturday, December 29
Prairie Lights Drive-Through Lighting Display
6-10 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$30 per carload
For more information call 972-237-GLOW or visit www.PrairieLights.org  

Sunday, December 30
Trey Songz
7:30 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Sunday, December 30
Prairie Lights Drive-Through Lighting Display
6-9 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$30 per carload
For more information call 972-237-GLOW or visit www.PrairieLights.org

Monday, December 31
Prairie Lights Drive-Through Lighting Display
6-10 p.m., Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway
$30 per carload
For more information call 972-237-GLOW or visit www.PrairieLights.org  

Tuesday, January 1
City holiday, administrative offices closed

Tuesday, January 1-Friday, January 4
School holiday, Cedar Hill ISD, Midlothian ISD, Arlington ISD

Tuesday, January 1-Thursday, Jan. 10
Christmas Tree Recycling
Drop off your tree at Home Depot Parking Lot, 3850 Carrier Parkway and 5280 State Highway 360 or the Grand Prairie Landfill, 1102 MacArthur Blvd.
Remove all ornaments, stands and plastic bags
972-237-8061

Friday, January 4
Gregg Allman and John Hiatt
8 p.m., Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place
Tickets: 888-929-7849 or www.AXS.com , www.verizontheatre.com  

Saturday, January 5
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day,
9-11 a.m., Development Center, 201 NW 2nd St.
Register: http://www.gptx.org/wq/hhw , 972-237-8055

Saturday, January 5
2013 All Sports Registration – hosted by the Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department
Register for youth baseball, soccer, football, softball, basketball and adult softball
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Bowles Life Center, 2750 Graham St.
972-237-7533

Monday, January 7
Staff development/teacher prep day, student holiday, Midlothian ISD Arlington ISD

Wednesday, January 9
Keep Grand Prairie Beautiful Commission Meeting
6:30-8 p.m., Development Center, 206 W. Church St.
Keep Grand Prairie Beautiful proposes city-wide clean city and environmental program plans including community pride advocacy; neighborhood beautification/cleanup; business beautification/cleanup; paint-up and fix-up.
For more information or if interested in attending, contact staff liaison Tammy Chan, 972-237-8152 or e-mail tchan@gptx.org
To apply for a city of Grand Prairie board or commission, contact the City Secretary or call 972-237-8035.

Thursday, January 10
Crosspoint Church of Christ Community Garden Support Meeting
6:30-8 p.m., Crosspoint Church of Christ, 3020 W. Bardin Road
Join us for a pot-luck style community garden support meeting.
Garden beds are available
972-237-8152 or email tchan@gptx.org  

Friday, January 11
Adopt-a-Stream Roll Practice
Kayak roll practice takes place in a heated pool and there are a limited number of kayaks available for loan.
6:30-9 p.m., Kirby Creek Natatorium, 3201 Corn Valley
RSVP to Tammy Chan 972-237-8152 or tchan@gptx.org  

Tuesday, January 15
Early release, Cedar Hill ISD

Tuesday, January 15
City Council
6:30 p.m., City Hall, 317 College St.
972-237-8035

Tuesday, January 15
Gardening Class – Soil, Can You Dig It? by Marilyn Simmons, Garden Inspirations
6:30-8 p.m., Grand Prairie Main Library, 901 Conover Dr.
For more information call 972-237-8102 or 972-237-8061

Thursday, January 17
Early release, Cedar Hill ISD

Thursday, January 17
Shady Grove Community Garden and Orchard Meeting
6:30-8 p.m., Shady Grove Church, 2404 North Carrier Parkway
972-237-8152 or email tchan@gptx.org  

Thursday, January 17
First Presbyterian Community Garden Meeting
6:30-8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 310 S. Center St.
972-237-8152 or email tchan@gptx.org  

Friday, January 18
Student holiday, Mansfield ISD

Friday, January 18
Luckett Community Garden and Tree Farm in Dalworth Support Meeting
6:30-8 p.m., Development Center, 206 W. Church St.
972-237-8152 or email tchan@gptx.org  

Saturday, January 19
Library Clearance Book Sale – everything is 25 cents!
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Main Library, 901 Conover Dr.
972-237-5700

Saturday, January 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade
10 a.m. – line up will start in front of City Hall, 317 College at the Liberty Bell
Parade will end at David Daniels Elementary School, 801 SW 19th St.
For more information call Angela Luckey 469-644-8209