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  1. Adopt Love - Shelter Pet Adoption Weekend

    Event Starts: May 05, 2017

    May 5-7, 2017

    Every pet that comes through the doors of the Fort Worth Animal Shelter has a story — often one of being abandoned. More than 20,000 animals land at the shelter each year. Be a hero and help a homeless pet find their forever home. Adopt a shelter pet while saving the life of a dog or cat.

    Adoption fees for this weekend event are only $10. The adoption fee includes rabies vaccination, city license, micro-chip and altered (spay/neuter) services.

    Locations

    Chuck Silcox Animal Shelter

      4900 Martin St.

    Hulen PetSmart

      4800 SW Loop 820

    Alliance PetSmart

      Alliance Town Center
      2901 Texas Sage Trail

    Watauga PetSmart

      7616 Denton Highway

    Hosted by: City of Fort Worth

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  2. Watersbend Annual Pool Party

    Event Starts: May 27, 2017

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  3. Recycling Event

    Event Starts: April 22, 2017

    9:00am to Noon

    Benefiting the Cowboy Santas Toy Program

    Cowboy Santas Warehouse
    541 North Main Street
    Fort Worth, Texas 76164
    (across from LaGrave Field)

    The Cowboy Santas Toy Program distributes toys, games, and books to children from 0 to 12 years from low income households in Fort Worth and Tarrant County. The program alleviates the burden of parents in having to purchase gifts during the Christmas holiday. Their income can go to paying bills and buying food for their family. See flyer for acceptable recycle items.

    Click here to download and read the Recycling Event flyer

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  4. Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Event Starts: April 09, 2017

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  5. Earth Party!

    Event Starts: April 01, 2017

    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Fort Worth Water Gardens

    Join the fun and celebrate all things sustainable at the sixth-annual Earth Party.

    Head over to the Fort Worth Water Gardens, 1502 Commerce St. Enjoy great music, visit educational booths and exhibits, check out "Trashion," the recycled fashion show, and discover city and regional sustainability initiatives that make Fort Worth a great place to live, work and play.

    Learn about water conservation, air and water quality, waste reduction and recycling, nature, environmental issues, alternative transportation, healthy living initiatives, and much more. Activities and games for all ages. Admission is free.

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  6. 32nd annual Cowtown Great American Cleanup

    Event Starts: April 01, 2017

    8–11 a.m.

    Join thousands of Fort Worth residents for the largest litter cleanup of the year — the 32nd annual Cowtown Great American Cleanup.

    Any Fort Worth location in need of cleaning is eligible as a cleanup site for the Cowtown Cleanup. Sign up to clean a greenbelt, a park, a roadway or any area of your choosing. For groups or individuals not sure where to go, consider joining an experienced group leader at one of the 10 prearranged Join-A-Group cleanup sites.

    Sign up at FortWorthTexas.gov/CowtownCleanup.

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  7. Spring Garage Sale

    Event Starts: April 21, 2017

    It’s that time of year again; ready to start your Spring Cleaning?

    WatersBend is sponsoring our semi-annual community garage sale April 21st and 22nd starting at 8am

    If you are interested in participating, you must obtain your own garage sale permit through the City of Fort Worth at http://fortworthtexas.gov/planninganddevelopment/permits/garage-sales

    These permits are free and please allow 3 business days.

    Click here to download and read the Spring Garage Sale 2017

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  8. FortWorthopoly

    Event Starts: March 04, 2017

    7:00pm

    Do not pass Go. Climb aboard the Reading Railroad and ride past Boardwalk, Park Place and Pennsylvania Avenue. It’s the 24th annual Party in Fort Worth, benefiting the Fort Worth Promotion and Development Fund. For its 24TH PARTY IN FORT WORTH, The Fort Worth Promotion and Development Fund honors the dynamic businesses that help make FORT WORTH the great city she is!

    “FortWorthopoly” is the theme for this year’s party planned for March 4, 2017 at 7:00PM at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The architectural firm of Bennett Benner Partners and the engineers at Dunaway Associates are hosts of this year’s party. Michael Bennett and Tom Galbreath are event co-chairs.

    This year’s party honors the dynamic businesses that help make Fort Worth a great city. It will be a night to connect and celebrate; a night to be grateful and generous; a night to relax and kick up your heels.

    The Party in Fort Worth is an annual event benefiting the Fort Worth Promotion and Development Fund. The fund, which is governed by a 13-member board, invests funds to promote Fort Worth before regional, national and international cultural, business, sports and governmental organizations. The Promotion Fund also provides resources for the development of local events, attractions and exhibits that enhance Fort Worth’s ability to recruit business and leisure visitors.

    To learn more about the party, contact Joanna Crain at 202-494-5604.

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  9. Master Composter Classes

    Event Starts: February 09, 2017

    From the basics of backyard composting to the science behind it, the Master Composter Class empowers participants to teach others about composting.The Master Composter class is part of a statewide program — currently managed by the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) — to decrease dependence on synthetic fertilizers in favor of organic recycling.

    The City of Fort Worth offers the three-day class twice a year. Volunteer hours involving teaching others the principals of backyard composting are required to receive the title of "Master Composter." Class graduates can complete the hours on their own or through city organized opportunities.

    Participants will receive:

      • Training from nationally renowned instructor Larry Wilhelm
      • Rodale Book of Composting
      • C.E. Shepherd Compost Bin (for participants who attend all three days)

    Next scheduled class

    Class times

      • Thursday, Feb. 9: 6-9 p.m.; Botanic Garden Center, Azalea Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
      • Friday, Feb. 10: 6-9 p.m.; Botanic Garden Center, Azalea Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
      • Saturday, Feb. 11: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Botanic Garden Greenhouse, 3408 W. Freeway.

    Registration Deadline: Feb. 1, 2017

    Cost: $40 ($55 for non-Fort Worth residents)
    Spouses may attend for an additional $20, but the couple must share supplies.

    To register, please visit: http://fortworthtexas.gov/compostoutpost/master

    Email your questions and contact information to composting@fortworthtexas.gov, or call 817-392-1234.

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  10. 3rd Annual "Chasing Leaks" 5K Run/Walk

    Event Starts: March 18, 2017

    Presented by Fort Worth Water and the Fort Worth Runners Club

    The Fort Worth Runners Club in partnership with the City of Fort Worth and EPA on this race to promote awareness to fix leaks and stop wasting water.

    For the latest club information, please visit the Fort Worth Runners Club web site at www.fwrunners.org and the Fort Worth Runners Club page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/752498794907782.

      WHERE:
      Trinity Park Pavilion # 1
      2300 West 7th Street...
      Ft. Worth, TX 76107
      WHEN - STARTING TIMES:
      - Free Kids 1K Fun Run - 7:45 AM
      - 5K Run/Walk - 8:00 AM
      COST:
      Pre-Registration Price:
      - 5K - $20
      Race Day Price:
      - 5K - $25

    Come join area runners/walkers and VFW supporters at this unique FWRC event.

    Awards for overall male & female, masters male & female and top 3 for each 5-year age group.

    To register, Visit: https://chasingleaks.athlete360.com

    For more information, contact Sam Balandran 817-455-0747

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