Three Things to Know This Week (Sept. 11-17)

  1. #DYK? The Colony Skatepark is officially closed while construction for the Skateparkrenovation and expansion of the park is underway. Contractors will be working on the park over the next several months to improve the existing site and expand it to nearly double the current size. When the park reopens this winter, it will be an all-wheel facility which will accommodate skateboards, scooters, in-line skates and bikes (plastic pegs only). Click here for more details about the project.

  2. The Colony Animal Services is partnering with the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection to host a low-cost vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 16, at TCAS, 4720 East Lake Highlands Drive. Full set of shots will cost $25; rabies only $5. Call 972-370-9250 for more information. Click here to fill out your forms in advance.

  3. Registration is underway for this weekend’s Back to Hogwarts Bash at The ColonyBack to Hogwarts Public Library! The event celebrating all things Harry Potter is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the library, 6800 Main St. Click here for ticket information. You may also email Youth Services Librarian Jacquelyn Yu or call 972-625-1900, ext. 3, for general information. Library patrons are advised the library will close early at 3 p.m. Saturday to accommodate preparations for the big Bash.