Three Things to Know This Week (Nov. 27-Dec. 3)

Things to KnowCome meet and greet your elected officials! There will be a reception at 6 p.m. tonight at City Hall, 6800 Main St., to welcome recently elected members of The Colony City Council. The reception precedes the Council’s regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. The agenda is available online. For info about the reception, contact the City Secretary’s Office.

IMG_3673aWe hope you had a great Thanksgiving! With one holiday behind us it’s now time to turn our attention to Christmas in The Colony. Holiday in the Park kicks off the season this Saturday at Perryman Park with the annual Parade of Lights and The Colony Christmas Spectacular Lightshow. Check out our website for all the details or call Parks & Recreation at 972-625-1106.

The City of The Colony has partnered with Nebraska Furniture Mart and MetroRelief for a seasonal coat drive. Drop-off boxes for new or gently-used coats and gloves as well as new socks for the winter season are located at City Hall (6800 Main St.), the Recreation Center (5151 North Colony Blvd.) and Nebraska Furniture Mart (5600 NFM Drive). The coat drive continues through Dec. 15. Visit or contact Neighborhood Enhancement Office Danny Dill for more information.