Three Things to Know This Week (Oct. 16-22)

  1. Looking for ways to keep the kids active during the winter months ahead? Join TheYBB Colony Winter Youth Basketball League for kids ages 3-12. Registration is open until this Saturday, Oct. 21. You may register at The Colony Recreation Center (5151 North Colony Blvd.) or online at Registration is $65 for The Colony residents and $75 for non-residents. For more information, call Parks & Recreation at 972-625-1106.

  2. The Colony City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at City Hall, 6800 Main St. The Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. Click here for the agenda. The Board of Adjustments also meets this week, at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. View the agenda online.

  3. The Colony Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Texas Parks and Wildlife to offer a camping workshop for the community! The workshop, called Texas Outdoor Family, will take place at Lake Ray Roberts State Park: Isle du Bois park. During the event, families will hike, geocache, fish, learn to cook in a DutchTexasOutdoorFamily oven and much more! No experience is required and all equipment is provided. Families only need to bring personal items and bedding. Equipment included: tent, cots, cook stove, pots and pans, utensils, etc. The cost per family of five is $75. Also included is food for the weekend. The workshop is on Nov. 18-19. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday and cleanup is finished by 10 a.m. on Sunday. Register at or by calling Parks & Recreation at 972-625-1106.