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BJNC's Naturally Sweet Under the Stars
The annual fundraiser for the Bob Jones Nature Center includes both savory and sweet tastings, wine, live music and live and silent auctions, all to benefit the nonprofit. The event will be under the stars on the terrace of the chic Marriott Solana Hotel in Westlake for an enchanted evening of live music, a silent and live auction, and of course, sweet and savory "tastings" from the area's finest chefs. 2015 Honorary Co-Chairs Christopher and Stacey Archer and Special Guest Dr. Bobby Jones, grandson of the nature center’s namesake, will be in attendance.
For six shows only, October 29th through November 1st Carroll Senior High School Theater presents the electrifyingly funny musical comedy Young Frankenstein. In a production that has been scientifically proven to be monstrously good, Mel Brooks adapts his legendarily funny film into a brilliant musical stage production suitable for the entire family.
Shows will run Thursday through Sunday at 7:30 pm with 2pm matinees on Saturday and Sunday.
The varsity Dragons traveled to the 27th Annual Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival in Fayetteville, AR where 120 high school teams competed in one of the country’s premier running events. The JV Dragons competed at the Falcon Fast Invitational in Keller, TX. All 4 Dragon teams finished in the top 2 places.
Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival - Varsity
The varsity girl’s team placed 1st at the Chile Pepper Festival, outscoring the 2nd place team by 150 points. Alison Esparza led the Lady Dragons coming in 4th place with a time of 18:13, followed by Gillian Mortimer in 6th place at 18:23, next was Tig Archer in 9th place with a 18:38, coming in 12th was Ari Lopez at 18:38 and Sarah Odneal completing the top 5 with a 15th place finish and time of 18:47.
National Night Out in Southlake is being held on October 10th from 5pm – 8pm in Southlake Town Square’s Gazebo on Fountain Place. This year the event is being tied to Fire Prevention Week. There will be many activities at this year’s event including kids getting to climb inside the fire trucks and police units and sit atop the police motorcycles. Kids can also look forward to a petting zoo, clown, lots of fun give-aways, real Police Officers and Firefighters along with your kids favorite super heroes and much more! Make plans to bring the whole family and make some memories!
Join the Master Naturalist and Bob Jones Nature Center's own Environmental Education Specialist, Leigh Langford Saturdays at 9:30 am for an easy, 30- to 45-minute guided hike that is fun for all ages! Learn about life at the Nature Center with our sunny guide. Guided hikes are just $5 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free.
Guided Tours in October
Oct. 10th 9:30 am Plant Adaptations Join me as we explore the Cross Timbers and learn more about the different structural adaptations that make plants edible or toxic.