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March 24, 2017

Arbitration Between the Police Office Association and the City Pre Conference Hearing

Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex, 505 W.Felix St.

10 a.m.

March 25, 2017

Stop Six Community Meeting

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 1901 Amanda Ave.

10 a.m.

March 27, 2017

Disciplinary Appeal of Indefinite Suspension of Lonny Brooks

Training Room No. 623, Sixth Floor, City Hall Annex, 908 Monroe St.

Canceled

Building Standards Commission - Pre-Meeting

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

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission - Meeting

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

9:30 a.m.

Urban Drive & Northeast Parkway Water & Wastewater Improvements Project Meeting

Fort Worth City Hall, 200 Texas St. Room 380

A community meeting to discuss the design of water and wastewater improvements on Urban Drive from Northeast Parkway to Interstate 35 Frontage Road and Northeast Parkway from Rondo Drive to Great Southwest Parkway.

2 p.m.

Fort Worth Transportation Authority - Board of Directors

2nd Floor Community Room, Lntermodal Transportation Center (Itc), 1001 Jones St.

3:30 p.m.

District 9 Sidewalks & Curb Ramp Improvements Project Meeting

R.L. Paschal High School, 3100 Forest Park Blvd.

A community meeting to discuss construction and replacement of sidewalks and curb ramps in District 9.

6 p.m.

East Fort Worth Water & Stormwater Utilities Improvements Project Meeting

Handley United Methodist Church, 2929 Forest Ave.

A community meeting to discuss planned water and wastewater mains replacement on 11 street segments, stormwater improvements on two street segments and culvert replacement on one street segment. All streets are located in east Fort Worth.

6:30 p.m.

Joint Meeting of the City Council and Advisory Commission on Ending Homelessness

Great Hall, First Presbyterian Church , 1000 Penn St.

6:30 p.m.

March 28, 2017

Special Called Meeting of the Fort Worth City Council (Tour of Stop Six/Cavile Place)

City Hall, 200 Texas St.

9 a.m.

Stop Six Update Press Conference

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Auditorium, 1901 Amanda Ave.

10 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.

11 a.m.

City Council Work Session

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

3 p.m.

Forest Park Easement Public Hearing

City Hall Council Chamber, 200 Texas St.

A public hearing will be conducted for a proposed conveyance of an electric utility easement that will be located in Forest Park.

7 p.m.

City Council Meeting

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

7 p.m.

Notice of Public Hearing - Forest Park

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

7 p.m.

March 29, 2017

Forest Park & Zoo Drainage Project Meeting

Botanic Garden Center, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. - Rosebud Room

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

6 p.m.

March 30, 2017

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Public Meeting

Wayside Middle School Cafeteria, 1300 Old Decatur Road

5:30 p.m.

March 31, 2017

City of Fort Worth and Fort Worth Police Officers Association - Meet and Confer

Azalea Room, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd

11 a.m.

Kickback

Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap

7 p.m.

April 1, 2017

Cowtown Cleanup

Various Locations

8 a.m.

Handley Drive, Commancho Street & Reed Street Sidewalks Project Meeting

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive

A community meeting to discuss construction of sidewalks on segments of Handley Drive, Commancho Street and Reed Street.

10 a.m.

Earth Party

Fort Worth Water Garden, 1502 Commerce St.

11 a.m.

April 3, 2017

Crowley Road & Sycamore School Road Sidewalks Project Meeting

South Park Baptist Church, 7201 Crowley Road

A community meeting to discuss sidewalk and curb ramp construction in south and southwest Fort Worth.

6 p.m.

Gateway Area Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting

Andrew 'Doc' Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave

A community meeting to discuss the design of water and wastewater lines replacement and street rehabilitation on 10 street segments in the Gateway area of east Fort Worth.

6:30 p.m.

April 4, 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.

Canceled

Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation

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

2:30 p.m.

City Council Work Session

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

3 p.m.

MedStar Citizens Academy

Medstar Training Academy, 2900 Alta Mere Drive

6 p.m.

City Council Meeting

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

7 p.m.

April 5, 2017

Caylor Ground Storage Tank Project Meeting

Kay Granger Elementary School, 12771 Saratoga Springs Circle

A community meeting to discuss the construction schedule and impacts to residents for rehabilitation of the Caylor Ground Storage Tank.

7 p.m.

April 6, 2017

Water and Wastewater Capital Improvements Plan Citizens Advisory Committee

Fort Worth Botanic Garden , 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

11 a.m.

Native and Adaptive Plants for North Texas Water-Saving Seminar

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

Are you a “Native Texan” or a transplant? Plants are native or transplants too!! This program covers a large selection of minimal water use plants that are native and adaptive, ideal for a sustainable landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, proper planting and native and adaptive plant selection. Plant list provided.

6 p.m.

April 7, 2017

Spring Plant Sale

The Grove, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3408 W. Freeway

Through
April 8, 2017

April 8, 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.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Northwest Regional Library, 6228 Crystal Lake Drive

9 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt at Handley Meadowbrook

Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

10 a.m.

April 10, 2017

Registration begins for Adult Volleyball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

April 11, 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.

April 12, 2017

Registration opens for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.
6 p.m.

April 13, 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.

Movies That Matter: "Southern Rites"

Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

7 p.m.

April 14, 2017

One Day, Fun Day - School Break Camp at Southside

Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale

Cost: $15

7:30 a.m.

April 15, 2017

A Mile in My Shoes - Serving the Homeless Community (Volunteers Needed)

Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale

Volunteers needed, donations for food and toiletries are needed.

9 a.m.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

R.D. Evans Community Center, 3200 Lackland Road

9 a.m.

Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

11 a.m.

April 18, 2017

Strategizing Your Marketing Plan

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

Whether you are selling a service, a product or idea, you have to have a marketing plan to reach your target market. Kenn Scott and Bruce Raben have consulting firms that work with clients to identify their best selling points, their markets and the avenues to reach those targets. Bring your questions and get professional, real-experience answers during this interactive session.

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.

April 19, 2017

Interview Skill Workshop at Worth Heights

Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

8:30 a.m.

April 20, 2017

Breakfast at the BAC

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

All day ... and all of the night ... we're together. Maybe not all day and night, but multi-generational businesses might be more dependent on getting along because of their intersection of business and personal relationships. Stevie Dawn brings her doctorate in emotional intelligence to Breakfast at the BAC as moderator of a panel discussion of family businesses, including Empire Roofing/Disposal, Dalworth Cleaning and QCS Unlimited.

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.

April 21, 2017

Interview Skill Workshop at Southside

Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale

8:30 a.m.

April 22, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

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

1 a.m.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Casino Beach Park, 7451 Watercress Drive

9 a.m.

Japanese Garden Spring Festival

Fort Worth Japanese Garden, 3300 Japanese Garden Lane

Through
April 23, 2017

Walking Town Hall

To Be Determined

11 a.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.

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

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.

May 2, 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.

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.

Star Wars Day at North-Tri

North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

"Star Wars: Rogue One" will be screened in celebration of May the 4th / Star Wars Day.

6 p.m.

May 6, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Gateway Church, 4205 Basswood Blvd.

9 a.m.

Mother's Day Brunch at Southside

Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale

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.

City Council Meeting

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

7 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 16, 2017

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 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.

May 18, 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.

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.

May 19, 2017

Last day to register for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Last day to register for Adult Volleyball

Haws Athletic Complex, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

May 20, 2017

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection

Met Church, 11301 Old Denton Road

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 26, 2017

Kickback

Eugene Mccray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger

7 p.m.

May 30, 2017

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

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

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 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.

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

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 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 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 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.

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. 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.

Aug. 9, 2017

Last day to register for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.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. 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. 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.

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.

Dec. 14, 2017

Movies That Matter: "I Am Girl"

Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

7 p.m.