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April 20, 2017

Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival

Downtown Ft.Worth, Main St.

The four-day MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival spans more than 27 blocks while showcasing 215 hand-selected juried artists.

Through
April 23, 2017

April 22, 2017

Japanese Garden Spring Festival

Fort Worth Japanese Garden, 3300 Japanese Garden Lane

Through
April 23, 2017

April 24, 2017

Building Standards Commission - Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission - Meeting

Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

9:30 a.m.

Fort Worth Transportation Authority - Board of Directors

Community Room, Second Floor, Intermodal Transportation Center (Itc), 1001 Jones St.

3:30 p.m.

Crooked Lane Water & Wastewater Improvements Project Meeting

Bill J. Elliott Elementary School, 2501 Cooks Lane

A community meeting to discuss replacement of existing water and wastewater lines on Crooked Lane from Morrison Drive to the Crooked lane dead-end.

6 p.m.

Como Area Water, Wastewater & Street Improvements Project Meeting

Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

A community meeting to discuss design of infrastructure improvements on six streets in the Como area.

6:30 p.m.

East Rosedale (from Miller to Loop 820) Project Meeting

Tcc Opportunity Center, 5901 Fitzhugh Ave.

A community meeting to discuss construction of phase two of this project.

6:30 p.m.

April 25, 2017

Step One: Starting A Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

Community Action Partners Council

Shamblee Branch Library, 1062 Evan Avenue

12:30 p.m.

What's In Your Subcontract?

Dfw International Airport, Administrative Headquarters, 2400 Aviation Drive

1:30 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

Como Math & Science Night

Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

5:30 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

April 26, 2017

Metropolitan Area EMS Authority D/B/A Medstar Mobile Healthcare

Medstar Mobile Healthcare, 2900 Alta Mere Dr

10 a.m.

City Plan Commission - Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

noon

City Plan Commission - Public Hearing

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

1:30 p.m.

Park and Recreation Advisory /board

Rockwood Park Golf Course Ben Hogan Learning Center, 1851 Jacksboro Highway

4 p.m.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

Buck Sansom Park, 3600 Sansom Park Drive

6 p.m.

Bluebonnet Circle Infrastructure Improvements Meeting

Trinity Episcopal Church, 3401 Bellaire Drive South

A community meeting to discuss replacement of existing water and wastewater lines on Bluebonnet Circle.

6:30 p.m.

April 27, 2017

Housing Channel Financial Literacy Class (Credit & Budgeting)

Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale St.

10 a.m.

Urban Design Commission Public Hearing

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor City Hall, 200 Texas St.

10 a.m.

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Special Meeting

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Administrative Offices, Board Room, 1201 E.13th St.

4 p.m.

Fort Worth Affordability Inc. Special Meeting

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Administrative Office, Board Room, 1201 E.13th St.

4 p.m.

Como Reading Night

Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

5:30 p.m.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Commission

Tarrant Regional Water District, Conference Room, 800 E.Northside Drive

6 p.m.

City of Fort Worth Art Commission

Tandy Lecture Hall, Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. Third St.

6:30 p.m.

April 28, 2017

Kickback

Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty

7 p.m.

April 29, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

9 a.m.

MLK Community Center Senior Prom

Tarrant County College, South Campus Gymnasium, 5301 Campus Drive

Free admission: Age 50 and up. $20 admission: Age 49 and under. Formal attire requested. Featuring a performance by Legacy 4.

3 p.m.

May 1, 2017

Diamond Hill Jarvis - Northside Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting

Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 N.E. 36th St.

A community meeting to discuss infrastructure improvements on eight street segments in the Diamond Hill Jarvis area.

6 p.m.

May 2, 2017

Twitter Town Hall

Participate On Twitter

This town hall will cover property taxes.

11:30 a.m.

Cyber Safety Begins With You

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 S. Freeway

Minimize the impact of cyber crime in your small business at this Business Assistance Center presentation.

11:30 a.m.

Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

1 p.m.

Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

7 p.m.

May 4, 2017

Water Efficient Landscape Plants and Maintenance Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Now that you have been to the “design” portion, learn to install and maintain your water efficient landscape design. Learn proper soil preparation, plant installation, hardscape installation and the maintenance of your landscape or garden.

6 p.m.

May 5, 2017

Star Wars Day at North-Tri

North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

"Star Wars: Rogue One" will be screened in celebration of Star Wars Day.

6 p.m.

May 6, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Gateway Church, 4205 Basswood Blvd.

9 a.m.

Pitch, Hit & Run at Northside

Northside Community Center, 1100 Nw 18th St.

10 a.m.

Mother's Day Brunch at Hillside

Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox

RSVP at the center by April 28 to reserve your spot.

11 a.m.

Mother's Day Brunch at Southside

Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale

RSVP at the center by May 1 to reserve your spot.

11 a.m.

May 9, 2017

Audit Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

1 p.m.

Infrastructure & Transportation Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

3 p.m.

Understanding Minority, Women-Owned and Disadvantaged Business Certifications

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 S. Freeway

There are now more opportunities for certified Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises to bid on public contracts, increase their capacity and contribute to the city's economy. Learn about the different certifications available and take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

7 p.m.

May 10, 2017

Northside Area Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting

North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

A community meeting to discuss improvements to water and wastewater lines as well as streets on eight street segments in the Northside area of Fort Worth.

6 p.m.

Forest Park Drainage Project Meeting

Botanic Garden Center Rosebud Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

A community meeting to discuss and receive public input on drainage improvements within Forest Park.

6 p.m.

May 11, 2017

Compost 101

Compost Outpost, 3408 W. Freeway

Learn the basics of backyard composting with this free program, offered at the Compost Outpost.

5 p.m.

May 13, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

May 15, 2017

Westcreek Drive Public Art Community Meeting

South Hills Christian Church, 3200 Bilglade Road

The design of the Westcreek Drive pedestrian bridge will be discussed at the regular meeting of the South Hills Neighborhood Association. Residents can meet the artist, see examples of his work and provide input on the design.

7 p.m.

May 16, 2017

Let's Talk Marketing: Social (Media) Studies

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Wondering why your company's online sales and marketing isn't working quite so well? Bring your questions on how to improve your online presence to May's "Let's Talk Marketing."

11:30 a.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

3 p.m.

Stormwater Master Plan Meeting

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave., Room 201

A public meeting to gather residents’ feedback for updating the stormwater strategic master plan.

6 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

7 p.m.

May 17, 2017

Funding Your Small Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Small business is big business in Texas. Over 90 percent of businesses in Texas have five employees or fewer. Even though small business is such a huge economic driver in the Texas economy, most business owners state that finding the funds they need for their business remains their biggest challenge. This session will outline the different ways to access resources outside of traditional bank loans.

11 a.m.

Twitter Town Hall

Participate On Twitter

11:30 a.m.

May 18, 2017

Breakfast at the BAC

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center , 1150 S. Freeway

What are the digital do's and definite don'ts for employees and employers in a social world? We've rounded up a stellar panel of employment law experts to answer your questions.

7:30 a.m.

Monthly Informational Forum for Minority Business Enterprises

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

For minority business owners looking to get in the door for city contracts or to diversify their businesses, come to the MBE monthly forum. Learn about upcoming opportunities and identify training needs that can open up sub-contracting and direct contracting opportunities. Space is limited, so register today.

11:30 a.m.

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Notice of Public Hearing

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Administrative Office, 1201 E.13th St.

5 p.m.

Fort Worth Crime Control and Prevention District Board of Directors

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

5:30 p.m.

Como Reading Night

Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

5:30 p.m.

May 19, 2017

Mom & Son Night of Fun at Greenbriar

Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

$8 for the first child, $5 for the second. Moms get in free! RSVP at the center by May 15 to reserve your spot.

6:30 a.m.

Last day to register for Adult Volleyball

Haws Athletic Complex, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Last day to register for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

May 20, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Met Church, 11301 Old Denton Road

9 a.m.

Code Rangers (Spanish)

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

May 23, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

May 24, 2017

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

May 26, 2017

Como Fun Nights

Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

5:30 p.m.

Kickback

Eugene Mccray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger

7 p.m.

May 27, 2017

Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

10 a.m.

May 30, 2017

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

Como Math & Science Night

Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

5:30 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

May 31, 2017

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

June 1, 2017

On the Wild Side: Gardening for Wildlife Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Native and adaptive plants are not only beautiful water efficient additions to your landscape but they can be useful tools to attract beneficial wildlife as well. If you like to keep your landscape well-manicured, take a more naturalistic approach, or even have an interest in native perennials, wild-flower gardens, and/or rain gardens come on out!

6 p.m.

June 3, 2017

Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

10 a.m.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Southside Customer Service Center, 4100 Columbus Trail.

1 p.m.

June 6, 2017

Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

1 p.m.

Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

7 p.m.

June 7, 2017

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

June 8, 2017

Movies That Matter: "What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy"

Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

7 p.m.

June 10, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

June 13, 2017

Business Planning Basics

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

A good business plan is the roadmap to success. This session helps business owners learn how to gather the required elements of a plan and arrange ideas and research professionally.

11 a.m.

Audit Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

1 p.m.

Infrastructure & Transportation Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

7 p.m.

June 15, 2017

Quarterly Vendor Workshop

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

8 a.m.

June 17, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Eugene Mccray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger St.

9 a.m.

City of Fort Worth Housing Summit

Trinity River Tarrant County College, 300 Trinity Campus Circle

Free. Registration is from 9-10 a.m., workshops run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Workshops include "Home Buying 101: Ready to Buy in Today's Real Estate Market", "Obtaining a Mortgage Loan", and "Down Payment Assistance & Homeownership Counseling".

9 a.m.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Road

1 p.m.

June 19, 2017

Registration opens for Adult Softball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Registration opens for Adult Flag Football

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

June 20, 2017

Let's Talk Marketing

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Marketing can be branding. It can be advertising. It can be promotion. The bottom line is that marketing sells your company and its products. Getting your marketing to mesh with your sales is key to a company's success. Join us June 20 for a free Let's Talk Marketing discussion on the convergence of marketing and sales.

11:30 a.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

7 p.m.

June 21, 2017

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

June 22, 2017

Monthly Informational Forum for Minority Business Enterprises

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

For minority business owners looking to get in the door for city contracts or to diversify their businesses, come to the MBE monthly forum. Learn about upcoming opportunities and identify training needs that can open up sub-contracting and direct contracting opportunities. Space is limited, so register today.

11:30 a.m.

Master Composter

Tarrant Area Food Bank, 2525 Cullen St.

The Master Composter class is a three-day course, including two evenings and a full day Saturday.

6 p.m.

June 24, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap St.

9 a.m.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Hazel Harvey Peace Center, 818 Missouri Ave.

1 p.m.

June 27, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

July 6, 2017

Drip Irrigation DIY Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Water slower, deeper and more efficient with every drop. Convert your spray heads and watch your sprinkler system save you money from our hands on drip conversion class. Your will learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method and essential to sustainable landscapes. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered.

6 p.m.

July 8, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

July 10, 2017

Project New Beginnings

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This four-week program helps individuals interested in starting a business understand the realities of owning and operating a new venture.

6:30 p.m.

July 19, 2017

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

July 20, 2017

Monthly Informational Forum for Minority Business Enterprises

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

For minority business owners looking to get in the door for city contracts or to diversify their businesses, come to the MBE monthly forum. Learn about upcoming opportunities and identify training needs that can open up sub-contracting and direct contracting opportunities. Space is limited, so register today.

11:30 a.m.

July 22, 2017

Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

10 a.m.

July 25, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

July 26, 2017

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

July 29, 2017

Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

10 a.m.

Aug. 2, 2017

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

Aug. 3, 2017

Water-Saving Seminar: Water Efficient Irrigation

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Learn how to make very basic hands on repairs & maintenance to home automatic sprinkler systems, how your sprinkler system operates and its components as well as how to program and reprogram your sprinkler controller utilizing the best and most efficient ways to water your landscape like, the soak and cycle method and other water efficiency practices.

6 p.m.

Aug. 4, 2017

Last day to register for Adult Softball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Last day to register for Adult Flag Football

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Business Planning Clinic

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Create a business plan that leaves readers understanding the business' purpose and what separates it from competitors. During this clinic the instructor will take participants through business plans step by step, from crafting an executive summary to the structure of a final plan. Lunch provided.

9 a.m.

Aug. 5, 2017

Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

10 a.m.

Aug. 8, 2017

Business Planning Basics

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

A good business plan is the roadmap to success. This session helps business owners learn how to gather the required elements of a plan and arrange ideas and research professionally.

11 a.m.

Understanding Minority, Women-Owned and Disadvantaged Business Certifications

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 S. Freeway

There are now more opportunities for certified Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises to bid on public contracts, increase their capacity and contribute to the city's economy. Learn about the different certifications available and take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

Aug. 9, 2017

Last day to register for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

Aug. 10, 2017

Movies That Matter: "When We Were All Broncos"

Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

7 p.m.

Aug. 12, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

Aug. 17, 2017

Monthly Informational Forum for Minority Business Enterprises

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

For minority business owners looking to get in the door for city contracts or to diversify their businesses, come to the MBE monthly forum. Learn about upcoming opportunities and identify training needs that can open up sub-contracting and direct contracting opportunities. Space is limited, so register today.

11:30 a.m.

Aug. 19, 2017

Walking Town hall

To Be Determined

10 a.m.

Aug. 22, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

Aug. 28, 2017

Registration begins for Adult Volleyball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Sept. 1, 2017

Twitter Town Hall

Participate On Twitter

noon

Sept. 6, 2017

Rolling & Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

6 p.m.

Sept. 7, 2017

Lawn Care Maintenance Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizers and pesticides

6 p.m.

Sept. 9, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

Sept. 20, 2017

Funding Your Small Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Small business is big business in Texas. Over 90 percent of businesses in Texas have five employees or fewer. Even though small business is such a huge economic driver in the Texas economy, most business owners state that finding the funds they need for their business remains their biggest challenge. This session will outline the different ways to access resources outside of traditional bank loans.

11 a.m.

Sept. 21, 2017

Quarterly Vendor Workshop

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

8:30 a.m.

Sept. 22, 2017

Last day to register for Adult Volleyball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Sept. 23, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Met Church, 11301 Old Denton Road

9 a.m.

Sept. 25, 2017

Registration opens for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Sept. 26, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

Sept. 28, 2017

Monthly Informational Forum for Minority Business Enterprises

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

For minority business owners looking to get in the door for city contracts or to diversify their businesses, come to the MBE monthly forum. Learn about upcoming opportunities and identify training needs that can open up sub-contracting and direct contracting opportunities. Space is limited, so register today.

11:30 a.m.

Sept. 30, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Southside Customer Service Center, 4100 Columbus Trail

9 a.m.

Oct. 5, 2017

Composting Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

This program teaches the composting process, the different types and methods of composting, as well as how to compost and its importance.

6 p.m.

Oct. 10, 2017

Business Planning Basics

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

A good business plan is the roadmap to success. This session helps business owners learn how to gather the required elements of a plan and arrange ideas and research professionally.

11 a.m.

Oct. 12, 2017

Movies That Matter: "La Donna Harris: Indian 101"

Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

7 p.m.

Oct. 14, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

R.D. Evans Community Center, 3200 Lackland Road

9 a.m.

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

Oct. 21, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Gateway Church, 4205 Basswood Blvd.

9 a.m.

Oct. 24, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

Oct. 26, 2017

Monthly Informational Forum for Minority Business Enterprises

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

For minority business owners looking to get in the door for city contracts or to diversify their businesses, come to the MBE monthly forum. Learn about upcoming opportunities and identify training needs that can open up sub-contracting and direct contracting opportunities. Space is limited, so register today.

11:30 a.m.

Mayor's Spooky Bike Ride

To Be Determined

5:30 p.m.

Nov. 2, 2017

The Edible Landscape Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Why water and mow what you can’t eat? Utilizing areas in your landscape to grow edibles is a way to add food on your table and reduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home garden and landscape. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscape combining both aesthetics’ and functionality.

6 p.m.

Nov. 14, 2017

Understanding Minority, Women-Owned and Disadvantaged Business Certifications

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 S. Freeway

There are now more opportunities for certified Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises to bid on public contracts, increase their capacity and contribute to the city's economy. Learn about the different certifications available and take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

Dec. 14, 2017

Movies That Matter: "I Am Girl"

Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

7 p.m.