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Arts Center

  1. Mark Nesmith Gallery Exhibit

    July 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - July 30, 2017, 5:00 PM

    Mark Nesmith is a modern American painter and musician who lives and works in Southeast Texas. Mark studied art at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX earning his BFA in 1998, and also studied painting and drawing at the University of North Texas in Denton. He teaches art in the Port Neches-Groves ISD and previously taught art and music in the Dallas ISD and the Goose Creek CISD. As a musician Mark performed hundreds of shows around the country with the bands Hackberry Road and Lone Star Republic, and still performs regularly throughout SE Texas. He has written about art for Ezine Articles and Empty Easel, and authored the blog Paint Daily Texas. Mark is a member of the Artists of Texas and Contemporary Fine Artists International.

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  2. Missoula Children's Theatre

    July 17, 2017, 1:00 PM - July 22, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center

    Your kids will not want to miss this fun, week-long theater camp! Children grades 1-10 are invited to audition for this full production of "Alice in Wonderland". Children will learn script, music, choreography and perform two shows on Saturday 22nd. All are welcome!

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City Council

  1. Town Hall Tuesday - Budget

    July 25, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mesquite City Hall

    The City of Mesquite’s fiscal year begins October 1. This program will provide an opportunity to learn about the proposed budget as well as the new services and programs planned for 2018.

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Historic Mesquite, Inc.

  1. Nibbles & Sips

    July 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Opal Lawrence Historical Park, Noah Range Farmhouse

    Come join the Board of Historic Mesquite, Inc. and the Mesquite Preservation Foundation for some heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages as we discuss preservation plans, the board's actions and the future of Opal Lawrence Historical Park and the Florence Ranch Homestead.

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Home Page Calendar

  1. Mayor's Bi-Monthly Prayer Breakfast

    July 20, 2017, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM @ Mesquite Arts Center

    Join Mesquite Mayor Stan Pickett and Vision Mesquite this Thursday, July 20, from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. at the Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Avenue, for this free Bi-Monthly Prayer Breakfast. It is an opportunity to engage the diversity of Mesquite and address the social, as well as the spiritual, challenges of the community within this faith-based gathering. This month’s featured speaker is the Director of Cultural Engagement at the Denison Forum on Truth and Culture, Nick Pitts.

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  2. The Marketplace in Mesquite

    July 22, 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. Truck Stop Public Meeting & Workshop

    July 24, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Training Rooms A and B at Mesquite City Hall

    The Mesquite City Council is seeking public input on truck stops and other businesses that include the parking of heavy load vehicles as a principal or accessory use.

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Library Events

  1. Summer Reading Club 2017 - Build A Better World

    June 5, 2017 - July 29, 2017 @ Both Mesquite Main and North Branch Library Locations

    Registration for Children, Teens, and Adults starts on Monday, June 5 and continues through Saturday, July 29.

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  2. Toddler Story Time

    July 20, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Main and North Branch Library

    This program is recommended for children 2 to 3 years old. The activities will engage the children with an 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: approx. 30 minutes.

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  3. Junior Players - Discover Theater! Class

    July 20, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Junior Players, in collaboration with the Mesquite North Branch Library, will be providing Free Discover Theater Classes. Led by a professional theater instructor, students will learn theater basics, games and techniques that are used towards creating scenes and plays. The two week class is Monday through Friday, July 10 - July 21 and is limited to 25 participants. Register at the North Branch Library. Free t-shirt and certificate of completion for students that attend! For ages 7 -14. Call 972-681-0465 for more information.

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  4. Special Guest - Juggling with David Slick

    July 20, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Join us throughout the summer each week at the Main Library for these special guest.

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  5. Library Land at the North Branch Library

    July 20, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    A board game where everyone plays and everyone wins! Every Thursday June 15 - July 27.

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  6. Craft Time at the Main Library

    July 21, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Join us every Friday, June 16 - July 28 to make an awesome summer craft. For ages 5 - 10. Younger children may participate if accompanied by an adult.

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  7. Junior Players - Discover Theater! Class

    July 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Junior Players, in collaboration with the Mesquite North Branch Library, will be providing Free Discover Theater Classes. Led by a professional theater instructor, students will learn theater basics, games and techniques that are used towards creating scenes and plays. The two week class is Monday through Friday, July 10 - July 21 and is limited to 25 participants. Register at the North Branch Library. Free t-shirt and certificate of completion for students that attend! For ages 7 -14. Call 972-681-0465 for more information.

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  8. Games and Gab at the Main Library

    July 21, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library Meeting Room

    Come play different games and talk with friends! For ages 10 and younger.

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  9. Games and Gab at the North Branch Library

    July 21, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Come and play games with your friends at the library. For all ages.

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  10. Teen LEGO Club at the Main Library

    July 22, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    The Mesquite Main Library Teen Lego Club meets every month on a Saturday in the main library meeting room. Come and exercise your creativity and engineering skills as we work on a different theme or challenge each month. Open to Teens ages 12-18.

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  11. Kids LEGO Club at the Main Library

    July 22, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Come build something awesome with Legos! Ages 3 - 10.

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  12. Kids LEGO Club at the North Branch Library

    July 22, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ North Branch Library Meeting Room

    Come build something awesome with Legos! Ages 3 - 10.

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  13. Movie Time

    July 24, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library Meeting Room

    Come and watch feature length movies every Monday with your friends at the library. For all ages.

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  14. Craft Time at the North Branch Library

    July 24, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Join us every Monday, June 12 - July 24 to make an awesome summer craft. For ages 5 - 10. Younger children may participate if accompanied by an adult.

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  15. Preschool Storytime

    July 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main & 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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  16. Special Guest - Brett Roberts Bubble Show

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

    Join us throughout the summer each week at the North Branch Library for these special guest.

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  17. Evening Storytime

    July 25, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mesquite Main Library only

    For all ages.

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  18. Young and the Restless Storytime

    July 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library only

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

    July 26, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 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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  20. Teen Summer Reading Activity - Lego Competition

    July 26, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Join us for a different activity every Wednesday during the 2017 Teen Summer Reading Club. For ages 12 - 18.

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  21. Get in the Game

    July 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    For students in 6th - 12th grade. Enjoy playing games like Guitar Hero, Wii Sports, and Mario Brothers! Every Wednesday June 14 - July 26.

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  22. Pokemon GO @ the Library

    July 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Attention Pokemon Trainers! The Mesquite Public Library is inviting Pokemon Trainers of all ages to visit the Main Library and North Branch Library this summer to catch Pokemon and meet other trainers. The Mesquite Main Library, located at 300 West Grubb Drive, is a Poke-Stop and will be using Lure Modules to attract even more awesome Pokemon to the library on Wednesday afternoons from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. during Summer Reading Club. For those new to the game, a Pokemon Safari Guide will be available to answer questions. While you’re at the Library hunting for Pokemon, don’t forget to sign up for a library card and check out some great books to read this summer!

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  23. Toddler Story Time

    July 27, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Main and North Branch Library

    This program is recommended for children 2 to 3 years old. The activities will engage the children with an 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: approx. 30 minutes.

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  24. Special Guest - Magician David Gish

    July 27, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Join us throughout the summer each week at the Main Library for these special guest.

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  25. Library Land at the North Branch Library

    July 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    A board game where everyone plays and everyone wins! Every Thursday June 15 - July 27.

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  26. Craft Time at the Main Library

    July 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Join us every Friday, June 16 - July 28 to make an awesome summer craft. For ages 5 - 10. Younger children may participate if accompanied by an adult.

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  27. Building with Legos

    July 28, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Come make something fun with the Library's Legos. For ages 10 and under.

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  28. Games and Gab at the North Branch Library

    July 28, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Mesquite North Branch Library

    Come and play games with your friends at the library. For all ages.

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Parks & Recreation - Special Events

  1. Movies in the Park - The Lego Batman Movie

    July 21, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Paschall Park

    Mesquite Parks and Recreation invites you to Paschall Park, located at 1001 New Market Road for Movies in the Park featuring the movie "The Lego Batman Move" and Touch-a-Truck. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to experience movie watching in the great outdoors. Pre-show entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. and include music, dancing & games. The movie will begin at dusk. This is a free family event. Patrons are encouraged to bring their picnic baskets, lawn chairs, and blankets.

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