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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 6/20/17 - No Fireworks - No Guns - July 4th

The "Celebrate Safely with Family & Friends, Not Fireworks & Firearms" campaign will begin immediately. The public is encouraged to call the police non-emergency number 972-285-6336 to report any violations.

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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 Summer!

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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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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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June

Mesquite

MESQUITE: Jun. 1-30 Mesquite Creative Artists Enjoy an exhibit of art by Mesquite Creative Artists. Galleries are open Monday through Friday and during events. Mesquite Arts Center Main Gallery, 1527 N. Galloway. mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444

MESQUITE: Jun. 3 Mesquite Rodeo Road Rally Since its beginnings in 1995, the event has provided a consistently praised, fun event for cyclists, and benefitted charities of the Mesquite Rotary Club. Choose from 20 mile, 42 mile, or 65 mile routes. Mesquite Exhibit Hall, 1750 Rodeo Dr. rodeoroadrally.com 972/284-9411

MESQUITE: Jun. 9-11, 16-18, 23-25 "Always a Bridesmaid" Mesquite Community Theater presents this hilarious comedy following four friends over the span of 30 years who keep their Prom Night promise to "always be in each other's weddings—no matter what." Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre, 1527 N. Galloway. mesquitecommunitytheatre.com 972/216-8126

MESQUITE: June 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.

MESQUITE: Jun. 13 Summer Nationals An amazing display of high-speed action from the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series. Devil's Bowl Speedway, 1711 Lawson Road. devilsbowl.com 972/222-2421

MESQUITE: Jun. 24 Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tours Tours of the beautiful S.D. Lawrence home, located in Opal Lawrence Historical Park, are held every fourth Saturday. Be sure to note the unique painted ceilings. Opal Lawrence Historical Park, 701 E. Kearney St. historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468

Mesquite Arts Center

6/5 - Music in the Park - Arts Center - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Bring friends, family and a picnic basket to this outdoor concert put on the by the Mesquite Community Band!

6/6 -  Jazz Breaks - Arts Center - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Come enjoy these FREE outdoor jazz concerts! Every Tuesday in June! Mesquite Jazz Repertory Ensemble

6/12 - Music in the Park - Arts Center - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Bring friends, family and a picnic basket to this outdoor concert put on the by the Mesquite Community Band!

6/13 -  Jazz Breaks - Arts Center - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Come enjoy this FREE outdoor jazz concert series! 7:30 PM every Tuesday in June! The Quamon Fowler Quartet

6/19 - Music in the Park - Arts Center - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Bring friends, family and a picnic basket to this outdoor concert put on the by the Mesquite Community Band!

6/20 -  Jazz Breaks - Arts Center - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Come enjoy this FREE outdoor jazz concert series! 7:30 PM every Tuesday in June! Greg Waits and the Jazz Refugees

6/26 - Music in the Park - Arts Center - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Bring friends, family and a picnic basket to this outdoor concert put on the by the Mesquite Community Band!

6-27 -  Jazz Breaks - Arts Center - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Come enjoy this FREE outdoor jazz concert series! 7:30 PM every Tuesday in June! Kerry Adams and Clave Con Alma

Garland

GARLAND: Jun. 10 Urban Flea This outdoor market features vintage and homemade vendors, live music, and food trucks. 701 W. Avenue A. resurrecteddesigns.com

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

Dallas

DALLAS: May 20-Aug. 20 "Roni Horn" This new summer show features large-scale, cast-glass works by the American artist. For her Nasher show, eight large-scale cylindrical cast glass sculptures of varying colors will occupy the museum's main gallery. It will be the artist's first U.S. museum presentation of her work since 2010 and the first to focus specifically on her cast glass sculpture. Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St. nashersculpturecenter.org

DALLAS: Jun. 2-4 "In Your Dreams" Through mesmerizing music and stunning visuals, "In Your Dreams" will transport you to a magical wonderland of musical dreamscapes. Featuring world premieres, stirring favorites, dance, acrobatics, and thrilling multimedia, TCC will present a new concept in choral theater. Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. dallascityperformancehall.com 214/671-1450

DALLAS: Jun. 3 Canada's Ballet BC The TITAS Presents season is another stunning collection of the world's most intriguing and awe-inspiring dance companies. The Texas debut of this company presents a diverse repertoire of Canadian and international work from the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. 214/271-1086

DALLAS: Jun. 9-10 Domain and Terrain—Home and Design Show This home and garden show is centered on interior design, art, DIY, home and garden, renovation, and design with a fresh, modern aesthetic. Shop hundreds of exhibitors featuring the best in design and home goods, tour a tiny house and she shed, and attend workshops and lectures with DIY and design pros. Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, 650 S. Griffin St. dallasconventioncenter.com 405/242-3290

DALLAS: Jun. 23-Jul. 9 "Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale" When a great African king desires a wife, only the most perfect maidens in the land are invited to meet him. Mufaro's pride and joy, his two daughters of very different dispositions, travel through a mystical jungle and across a deep river to be presented to the king. Along the way, the two girls encounter a number of mysterious situations that unknowingly test their courage, kindness, and strength of spirit. Dallas Children's Theater, 5938 Skillman St. dct.org 214/740-0051

 

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