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Welcome to AboutMesquite.com. Our commitment is to bringing the City of Mesquite, Texas, surrounding communities of Garland, Sunnyvale, Terrell, Forney and Balch Springs residents the most up to date information on current events, community life and many great resource links.

News Release 5/1/17 - Support Mesquite

Mesquite, TX – May 1, 2017 – The City of Mesquite is offering the public free vehicle decals to help promote the new traffic safety campaign called Drive Like Your Family Lives Here.

  • The free vehicle decals are available in English and Spanish at these locations while supplies last: In the lobby of Mesquite Municipal Center, 1515 N. Galloway Avenue
  • At the City Council Chambers, Water Billing Office and Property Tax Office at Mesquite City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Avenue
  • At both Mesquite Public Libraries, 300 West Grubb Drive and 2600 Oates Drive
  • In the lobby of the Mesquite Police Station, 777 N. Galloway Avenue
  • In the lobby of Mesquite Community Services, 1616 N. Galloway Avenue
 

Mayor Stan Pickett said, "We are excited to offer this opportunity for citizens to be a part of this campaign and help us share the message of the importance of traffic safety."

 
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BEAUTIFUL PHOTO CARD SETS - Each Set Consists of: (5) 6"x 4" Glossy Photos mounted on (5) Blank Textured Photo Cards - (5) Matching Textured Envelopes. Photos by famous Royse City photographer R. Testa. Click Here
 
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Watering of lawns/landscapes is limited to twice weekly. Click Here

No watering between 10AM and 6PM

Our Lakes are filling up - But let's not waste our water supply this Winter!

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Water Updates from NTMWD:

1/14/17 - Water Supply and Demand Projections - Read

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Things to Help Residents of Mesquite
Frequently Called City Of Mesquite Phone Numbers
Main Number ... 972-288-7711   Street/Alley Repair ...

972-216-6282 or
Request Repair Online Form

Animal Services ... 972-216-6283   Water Billing ... 972-216-6208
Building Inspection ... 972-216-6212   Water Leaks/Sewer Back-ups ... 972-216-6278
Environmental Code ... 972-216-6276   Request Yard Waste Collection ... Online Forms
Parks and Recreation ... 972-216-6260   Question of Concern for the City ... Online Form
Planning and Zoning ... 972-216-6216   Open Data Portal for City of Mesquite ... Click Here
Trash Collection ... 972-216-6284   Report Code Violation ... Click Here
       
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Public Notices:

6/10 - The City of Mesquite's Summer Sizzle returns Saturday, June 10, from noon - 9:30 p.m. in Paschall Park, 1001 New Market Road. With an "80's Summer Party" theme and new contests, this family-friendly event will kick-off the summer with live music, a spectacular fireworks show, children's activities and much more.

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May

Mesquite

MESQUITE: May 1-31 Melvin Brown Exhibit Mesquite Arts Center Main Gallery, 1527 N. Galloway Ave. mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: May 6 Kidfish Poles and bait are provided, or participants may use their own gear at this fishing event for children 16 and younger. City Lake Park, 403 S. Galloway Ave. cityofmesquite.com/pard 972/216-6260

MESQUITE: May 12-13 Mesquite Meander Historic Cemetery Tour Historic Mesquite Inc. and the Mesquite Community Theater present their seventh annual walk through the cemetery, a unique and informative way to present a history lesson about the early residents who helped build the community. Mesquite Cemetery, 400 Holley Park Dr. historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

MESQUITE: May 13 Mesquite Symphony Orchestra Concert: Musical Confetti The orchestra presents a whirling mixture of colorful music to end the season. Mesquite Arts Center Concert Hall, 1527 N. Galloway Ave. mesquitesymphony.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: 6/10 The City of Mesquite's Summer Sizzle returns Saturday, June 10, from noon - 9:30 p.m. in Paschall Park, 1001 New Market Road. With an "80's Summer Party" theme and new contests, this family-friendly event will kick-off the summer with live music, a spectacular fireworks show, children's activities and much more.

Garland

GARLAND: May 13 Urban Flea This outdoor market features vintage and handcrafts vendors, live music and food trucks. 701 W. Avenue A. resurrecteddesigns.com

Dallas

DALLAS: Feb. 11-Sep. 4 "Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed" This exhibition brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, which still has millions of living descendants today. Perot Museum, 2201 N. Field St. perotmuseum.org

Other Surrounding Events

Terrell

TERRELL: May 27 - Mark Hardin Memorial Air Race -  more

Garland

June

Garland: June 24-24 - Chili Cook Off - Beans $5 turn in 12 pm. 50/50 raffle.There is also a Texas State ELKS Championship CCO the same day. Entry in the ELKS CASI CCO allows the cook to enter the State CCO free. As Michelle Kirk won the last Texas state ELKS CCO and the Garland ELKS lodge 1984 is her home lodge it is required to host this event. If you only cook the ELKS state CCO then the fee is $15. The State ELKS CCO turn in time is 1 pm. If you cook CASI CCO then you can dip out of the same pot and add what you want to for the ELKS cup of chili. The CASI chili CCO cup has to follow the CASI rules. All ELKS in the state of Texas are invited. Located at 3825 Duck Creek, Garland, TX - MAP

 

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