Three Things to Know This Week (July 31-Aug. 6)

Things to Know


  1. It’s still July but just barely. The new school year will be here soon! Are you ready?background-2091_640 If not, don’t miss Parks & Recreation’s annual Back 2 School Bash from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the Recreation Center (5151 North Colony Blvd.). Two sessions are held: the first at 5 p.m.; the second at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are still available for both sessions. The event is FREE for residents ($3 for non-residents) but registration is required and space is limited. Stop by the Recreation Center to register or call 972-625-1106 for more details.

  2. After you’ve gathered your free school supplies next door, stop by The Colony Police Department for National Night Out 2017. TCPD has partnered with multiple city nno-2017departments to host an Open House/Touch-a-Truck event from 6 to 9 p.m. at its headquarters (5151 North Colony Blvd.). Come on by and visit with your local first-responders in this event aimed to build police-community partnerships. For more, email or call Officers Koiner or Lee at 972-625-8273.

  3. The Colony City Council normally meets on the first Tuesday of each month but in light of the aforementioned events, the first regular meeting of August will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2. Click here for the agenda. The Council is also scheduled to conduct a special session at 6 p.m. Monday, July 31, to consider making appointments to city boards and commissions. Call the City Secretary’s Office at 972-624-3105 for more info.