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Adults 50+

  1. Meals on Wheels Volunteer Training Session

    October 24, 2017, 2:00 PM @ Rutherford Senior Center

    If you are interested in volunteering with VNA Meals on Wheels, please plan to attend the following training session: VNA MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEER TRAINING SESSION RUTHERFORD SENIOR CENTER 900 RUTHERFORD DRIVE MESQUITE, TX 75149 TUESDAY, 10/24/17 2:00 P.M.

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Arts Center

  1. Jennifer Estes Exhibit

    October 2, 2017, 8:00 AM - October 27, 2017, 5:00 PM

    Come enjoy the mystical works of local artists Jennifer Estes during the month of October!

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  2. The Mystery of Irma Vep

    October 13, 2017, 8:00 PM - October 29, 2017, 2:30 PM

    This spoof of Gothic melodramas, is a quick change marathon in which two actors play all the roles. A sympathetic werewolf, a vampire and an Egyptian princess brought to life when her tomb is opened make this a comedy perfect for the Halloween season.

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  3. Day of the Dead Festival

    October 28, 2017, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center

    Come celebrate Dia de los Muertos! With activities like face painting, live music, food trucks, skull decorating, and more, this is sure to be a fun event for the whole family!

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City Council

  1. October 16, 2017, City Council Meeting

    October 16, 2017, 7:00 PM @ City Hall | Council Chamber

    City Council meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month. The meetings are re-scheduled to the next Tuesday when it conflicts with a City holiday that falls on a Monday meeting date. The start time is published once the agenda is finalized and posted online. Per State law, agendas are posted a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the meeting start time. Residents may sign-up through “Notify Me” on the City’s website to receive email notification when a new City Council agenda has been posted. For additional information, please call the City Secretary's Office at 972-216-6244.

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  2. Town Hall Tuesday - Public Safety

    October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mesquite City Hall

    The Fire Department will offer an array of safety tips residents can use at home and when out in the community.

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Home Page Calendar

  1. Amazing Technicolor 5K Run

    October 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Mesquite Convention Center

    The AT5K is all about having a great time and making great memories with friends in the community. There are no winners, no timing, no awards, just a lot of color and fun. Each participant will be a blank canvas at the starting line, and will be transformed into a colorful collage. The race benefits the Mesquite ISD Education Foundation. Registration costs vary, and children under age 5 are free but will not receive a race packet. Visit www.mesquitefoundation.org/AT5K for details.

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  2. The Marketplace in Mesquite

    October 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Heritage Square

    The Marketplace in Mesquite takes place every second and fourth Saturday, April - October, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Mesquite’s historic downtown square, 150 W. Main Street. The farmer's market features local growers, artisans, craftsmen and more.

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  3. Charter Review Committee Public Meeting

    October 30, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Mesquite City Hall

    The Mesquite Charter Review Committee will host a public meeting to gather input on a review of the City Charter. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20 at 7 p.m. at Agnew Middle School, 729 Wilkinson Drive. The public is encouraged to attend. The Mesquite City Council created an advisory committee to review, receive public input and provide a report to the City Council on possible changes to the City of Mesquite Charter. For more details or to watch videos of past committee meetings, visit www.cityofmesquite.com/Charter

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Library Events

  1. Tea and Crafts for Adults

    October 16, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Are you a creative person who enjoys making things with their hands? The Mesquite Main Library is hosting a new event, called “Tea and Crafts for Adults.” Join us at 6:00 p.m. at the Main Library as we make a fun craft and enjoy a cup of hot tea. For more information, please call the Main Library at 972-216-6220. For ages 18 and older.

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  2. Preschool Storytime

    October 17, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main and North Branch Library

    This program is recommended for children 3 to 5 years old. There is a mix of songs, rhymes, finger plays, and books. However, there is a greater emphasis on books, on longer stories with more challenging content, and on independent participation by the kids Children will be introduced to group participation, and caregivers will learn some songs and rhymes to share with their children at home. This program is an opportunity for children to mature socially and developmentally in preparation for school. Program length: approx. 30 minutes.

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  3. Cookies and Crafts for Teens

    October 17, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Does your teenager enjoy making crafts? The Mesquite Main Library is hosting “Cookies and Crafts for Teens,” a monthly craft program for Teens and Pre-Teens ages 11-18. Join us at the Main Library as we enjoy a snack and make a cool craft to take home. For more information, please 972-216-6220.

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  4. Evening Story Time

    October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Story time is for the family and all ages. For more information, please call 972-216-6220.

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  5. Email for Beginners - Main Library

    October 18, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Mouse skills required. Students establish an email account using Gmail, compose and send a message, read, forward, and delete emails, and become familiar with terminology and email etiquette. Registration is not required. SEATING AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. For more information, call 972-216-6220.

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  6. The Young and the Restless

    October 18, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    This program is for children 1 to 2 years old. There will be age appropriate songs, finger-plays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. Program length: approx. 30 minutes.

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  7. After School Art

    October 18, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Join us every Wednesday for a new after school continuing art class for students to learn about different art movements such as pointillism, impressionism, cubism, pop art and many others. Come learn about Monet, Picasso, Jackson Pollock and others and create your own masterpiece! For ages 6 - 12 years old. For more information, please call 972-681-0465.

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  8. Toddler Storytime

    October 19, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main and North Branch Library

    This program is recommended for children 2 to 3 years old. The activities will engage the children with a great mix of books, finger-plays, songs and action rhymes. Your toddler will be learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers all while having fun. Program length is approximately 30 minutes.

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  9. Mad Science For Kids!

    October 19, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Experience a spectacular science-themed show designed to amaze and entertain. It is sure to be a blast! The Mad Science show is geared towards Elementary age children at the Main Library only. For more information, please call 972-216-6220.

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  10. Microsoft Word I Computer Class at the North Branch Library

    October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Microsoft Word I Class will: • Identify and Navigate the ribbon system • Create a document by entering data, • Apply basic formatting features • Perform the Copy/Cut and Paste Function • Execute the proofing feature • Insert clip art or internet graphic • Save document to a flash drive. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for all classes. You may sign up in person at the Reference Desk or call the North Branch Library at 972-681-0465.

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  11. Tuesday Excel I classes at the Mesquite North Branch Library

    October 24, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Excel is a spreadsheet program that allows you to store, organize, and analyze information. Anyone can learn the basics of the program's powerful features. Registration is required. Please call the North Branch Library at 972-681-0465 to register for a class. All classes are from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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  12. Preschool Storytime

    October 24, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main and North Branch Library

    This program is recommended for children 3 to 5 years old. There is a mix of songs, rhymes, finger plays, and books. However, there is a greater emphasis on books, on longer stories with more challenging content, and on independent participation by the kids Children will be introduced to group participation, and caregivers will learn some songs and rhymes to share with their children at home. This program is an opportunity for children to mature socially and developmentally in preparation for school. Program length: approx. 30 minutes.

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  13. Evening Story Time

    October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Story time is for the family and all ages. For more information, please call 972-216-6220.

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  14. Job & Resume Resources - Main Library

    October 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    This class is offered only every other month. Prerequisite: Basic mouse skills and experience using MS Word and the Internet. The class will explore online resources for creating and updating a resume, job searching skills, and submitting applications. Registration is not required. SEATING AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. For more information, please call 972-216-6220.

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  15. The Young and the Restless

    October 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    This program is for children 1 to 2 years old. There will be age appropriate songs, finger-plays, books and time for parents to interact with each other. Program length: approx. 30 minutes.

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  16. Page Turners - Adult Reading Club at the North Branch Library

    October 25, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Looking for your next Page Turner? Join us at the Mesquite North Branch Library for a lively discussion on a variety of books. Page Turners will take place on the last Wednesday of every month. Snacks and a limited number of books will be provided.

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  17. After School Art

    October 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Join us every Wednesday for a new after school continuing art class for students to learn about different art movements such as pointillism, impressionism, cubism, pop art and many others. Come learn about Monet, Picasso, Jackson Pollock and others and create your own masterpiece! For ages 6 - 12 years old. For more information, please call 972-681-0465.

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  18. Toddler Storytime

    October 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main and North Branch Library

    This program is recommended for children 2 to 3 years old. The activities will engage the children with a great mix of books, finger-plays, songs and action rhymes. Your toddler will be learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers all while having fun. Program length is approximately 30 minutes.

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  19. Halloween Craft

    October 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Join us for a Halloween Craft. Craft time is fun time! For more information please call 972-216-6220.

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  20. Friends of The Library Book Sale Preview - Main Library

    October 26, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Friends of The Mesquite Public Library Book Sale - Preview for members only Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Memberships are available at the door!

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  21. Friends of The Mesquite Public Library Book Sale - Main Library

    October 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Friends of The Mesquite Public Library Book Sale - Friday, October 27, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Book Sale continues the following morning Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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  22. Friends of The Mesquite Public Library Book Sale - Main Library

    October 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Friends of The Mesquite Public Library Book Sale - Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For more information about the Book Sale, please contact the Main Library at 972-216-6220.

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  23. Halloween Happenings

    October 30, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Join us for a spooky and fun evening at the library! This event is geared towards ages 10 years and younger. For more information, please call 972-216-6220.

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  24. Preschool Storytime

    October 31, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main and North Branch Library

    This program is recommended for children 3 to 5 years old. There is a mix of songs, rhymes, finger plays, and books. However, there is a greater emphasis on books, on longer stories with more challenging content, and on independent participation by the kids Children will be introduced to group participation, and caregivers will learn some songs and rhymes to share with their children at home. This program is an opportunity for children to mature socially and developmentally in preparation for school. Program length: approx. 30 minutes.

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  25. Evening Story Time

    October 31, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Story time is for the family and all ages. For more information, please call 972-216-6220.

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Parks & Recreation - Special Events

  1. PumpkinFest

    October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ City Lake Park

    The 17th Annual PumpkinFest will be held on Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at City Lake Park, 403 S. Galloway Ave. Activities will include contests, carnival games, bounce houses, community stage performances and more.

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