News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2024

Zoning Change Public Hearing

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On Monday, March 4, at 5 p.m. the Burleson City Council will host a public hearing during a joint session with the Planning and Zoning Commission. The purpose of this meeting is to deliberate the potential inclusion of liquor/package stores as permissible...

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City Updates
Posted on: February 21, 2024

City hosts Ribbon Cutting for City Hall Annex

City Hall Annex ribbon cutting

On Friday, February 16, the City of Burleson hosted a ribbon cutting for the new City Hall Annex, located at 135 W Ellison St., Suite 109. The annex is now home to various municipal services, including utility customer service, BTX 311, permitting and ins...
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City Updates
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Public Design Input Meeting Set For Feb. 27

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Your input matters! The city of Burleson is embarking on an exciting journey to reimagine approximately 55 acres of public space at the intersection of Alsbury Boulevard and Hulen Street. We want to hear from you about what amenities and features you envi...

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City Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2024

City is Seeking Election Workers for May 4, 2024, General Election

Become an Election Worker

The City of Burleson is currently seeking dedicated individuals to serve as election workers for the upcoming May 4, 2024, general election.

To be eligible, election workers must be registered voters for the City of Burleson and/or Burleson Indepe...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 24, 2022

Utility Billing And Other City Services Move To City Hall Annex Starting Feb. 19

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Effective Monday, February 19, customers requiring in-person assistance with paying utility bills, seeking to begin water service, apply for an inspection or permit will need to go to the city's newly opened annex at 135 W Ellison St, Suite 109, ...

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City Updates
Posted on: February 7, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 24, 2022

Hidden Creek Softball Complex Usage Policy Updates

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Effective from the week of February 12 onwards, there will be changes in the usage policy at Hidden Creek Softball Complex. Please take note of the following adjustments:

Field Reservation Requirement: In order to conduct practices, it is now mandatory to ...

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City Updates
Posted on: February 1, 2024

City of Burleson's Bark Park Set to Reopen Feb. 2

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The city of Burleson is thrilled to announce the reopening of Bark Park, the city's dog park, on Friday, Feb. 2, after a thorough environmental investigation. The Bark Park, located at 616 Memorial Plaza, a recreational space for four-legged frie...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Davidson named Employee of the Year

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Elizabeth Davidson, Recreation Supervisor, was named the Employee of the Year for 2023.   

Elizabeth was nominated for her outstanding work focusing on recreation programming for the Burleson community. Elizabeth was selected for her work...

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City Updates
Posted on: December 20, 2023

Cole named Employee of the Quarter

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Caroline Cole, Public Safety Communications Training Coordinator, was named the Employee of the Quarter for October – December 2023.   

Caroline was nominated for her teamwork and service to the community during staffing shortages in the ...

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City Updates
Posted on: November 3, 2023

Program offers financial assistance to homeowners looking to improve their older home

BTX Home Improvement Rebate Program

The City of Burleson’s BTX Home Improvement Rebate Program is a unique initiative aimed at assisting homeowners in the city with the financial responsibility of maintaining and improving older homes. This program reflects the city's str...

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City Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2023

Burleson Fire/EMS Department releases FAQs for in-house ambulance service

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On October 1, 2023, the Burleson Fire Department will launch its own in-house ambulance service, replacing MedStar. As a result, the community has raised questions about the transition. To address these questions, the Burleson Fire Department has compiled...

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City Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2023

City launches non-emergency call center, BTX311

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The City of Burleson launches BTX311, a new way to call, click and connect with the city. The non-emergency call center begins assisting the public on Monday, March 13. 

Burleson 311 is a one-stop-shop that allows citizens to report non-emergency ...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 5, 2024

Nine New Firefighters join BFD

On December 11, 2023, Burleson Fire/EMS proudly welcomed nine new recruits into its ranks: Brendan Boyd, Mohaned Mhanna, Payton Strambler, Hunter Corbell, Peyton Breton, Mason Nevling, Carlos Caridad, Zach Leonard, and Jesus Pena. The addition of these de...

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Fire Department
Posted on: November 7, 2023

Burleson Fire/EMS host 'push-in' ceremony for new apparatuses

Burleson Fire/EMS representatives push Truck 16 into the bay

Mayor Chris Fletcher, Mayor Pro-Tem Dan McClendon, and Councilmembers Victoria Johnson, Larry Scott, Ronnie Johnson, and Adam Russell, along with Fire Chief K.T. Freeman, members of the Burleson Fire and EMS staff, and the community, celebrated a special ...

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Fire Department
Posted on: November 7, 2023

Burleson Fire/EMS Department Launches In-House Ambulance Service

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The Burleson Fire Department proudly announces a change in emergency medical services by initiating its own fire-based ambulance service, replacing MedStar Mobile Healthcare. Starting, October 1, this change will continue to provide the Burleson community...

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Fire Department

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Library

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Space Storytime

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Toddler-Thursday, February 29, 9:30 a.m.

Preschool-Friday, March 1, 9:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun Space Storytime! We will read some books, sing some songs, and make a craft together.

Toddler storytime is geared for 2-4 years olds and preschool storytime is ge...

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Library
Posted on: August 31, 2023

STEM kits

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These kits are full of educational books, DVDs, and interactive items. Each of the kits are themed to enhance children's enjoyment of learning.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

2024 Oscar Nominated Movies Matinee

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Friday Movie Matinees at the Library! Come and watch a 2024 Oscar Nominated film at the library before the Oscars air! Join us  Fridays, Feb. 16 and 23 or March 1 at noon.   We’ll even provide the popcorn and beverages, or feel...

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Library
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Read It Again kits

Read It Again Kits

Along with books, kits may include games, puzzles or other activities.

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Posted on: February 24, 2024

Saturday Space Storytime

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Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.

Join us for a fun Space Storytime on Saturday, March 2! We will read some books, sing some songs, and make a craft together.

All ages are welcome to attend.

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Library
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Telescope Kit

Telescope Kit

Our telescope kit includes an Orion GoScope 80 backpack refractor, tripod, two eyepieces, moon filter, moon map, star target, and LED mini light.

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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Fruits & Veggies Storytime

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Toddler-Thursday, March 7, 9:30 a.m.

Preschool-Friday, March 8, 9:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun Fruit and Veggies Storytime! We will read some books, sing some songs, and make a craft together.

Toddler storytime is geared for 2-4 years olds and preschool storyti...

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Library
Posted on: August 31, 2023

3D Pen Kit

3D pen kit

A 3D pen is like a handheld 3D printer, but there is no program necessary – just your imagination and a little practice.

Just like the 3D printer it pulls in the plastic filament, heats it up, and extrudes it out like a hot glue gun. The plastic cools rapi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Camping Gear

Camping Gear

Now available in our Library of Things!

  • tent
  • stove
  • chairs
  • hammock

* To borrow items from our Library of Things collection, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a library card in good standing for at least six months. 

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Posted on: February 25, 2024

Early Reader Book Club (Kinder-2nd Grade)

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Saturday, March 9, 2-3 p.m.

Join us for early reader book club, which is perfect for kindergarteners-2nd graders! This program is best suited for kids in kindergarten-2nd grade. Registration is not required. This month we will reading books from the Emma E...

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Library
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Hiking Kit

Hiking Kit

Now available in our Library of Things:

Hiking Kit


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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Pickleball Kit

Pickleball kit

The Pickleball Kit is designed to help you learn and enjoy pickleball. Head out to Warren Park and try the courts!

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Pi-Day Pi-K

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Join us at the BRiCK for our second annual Pi-Day Pi-K. On Thursday, March 14 at 6pm we will be meeting behind the BRiCK to run (or walk) 3.14 kilometers in honor of Pi-Day! Once you finish you will be rewarded with a piece of pie! This event is open to a...

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Library
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Baking Kits

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Do you love to bake?  Check out cake pans and cookie cutters with your library card.  

Our cake pans include:

  • Bunny
  • My Little Pony
  • Teddy Bear
  • Dinosaur
  • Butterfly
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Tractor
  • Book
  • Horse
  • LEGO Brick

Browse baking kits.

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Playaways

Whats a playaway

No changing discs, no downloading files, and no internet needed, it’s that easy!  

Just grab one AAA battery, plug in your headphones, and go. 

Playaways can also be plugged into speakers or your car using an adaptor cable for more listeni...

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Browse New Playaways Library
Posted on: February 2, 2024

cloudLibrary

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cloudLibrary makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablet, or your mobile device you can browse digital shelves curated by our library or filter by genres that interest you.

  • Download bestselling eBooks and audiobooks...
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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Libby

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Borrow ebooks and audiobooks from our digital library on the #LibbyApp and start reading today.

Download the Libby mobile app for your phone or tablet.

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Skillshare

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Skillshare is free to cardholders of the Burleson Public Library. Explore more than 22,000 classes on topics like photography, art, music, cooking, writing, design, business, and technology.

Interested? Simply complete the online form. We'll send you an in...

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Udemy

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Whether you’re looking to build new skills in a profession you love or making a big career change, we’re here to help.

Our newest offering connects you to thousands of on-demand video courses for the most in-demand skills taught by top instructors across 7...

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Explore on-demand courses with Udemy Library
Posted on: October 2, 2023

NoveList Plus

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Baffled by book recommendations from online sites? Exhausted your streaming queue? Ready for something new? NoveList Plus has you covered! Finding a new book is as simple as 1-2-3.

Find the “Recommended Reads Lists” located on the left side of the home pag...

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Posted on: October 6, 2023

Wall Street Journal

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Access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere!  Free with your library card.

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

Digital Newspapers

Newspapers

Explore and stay informed on people, places and events from across the state. Includes a variety of vetted news sources including full text editions of The Cleburne Times-Review and full-image editions of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Available remotely 2...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Disc Golf Kit

Disc Golf Kit

Head out to Bailey Lake and try the course!

To borrow our Disc Golf Kit, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a library card in good standing for at least six months.

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Library of Things

Library of Things

Check out our Library of Things collection!

Your library card allows you to check out a variety of items for all ages and interests.*

  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Graphing calculator
  • Knitting kit
  • Crochet kit
  • Date night kits
  • Telescope kit
  • Projector kit
  • 3D pen kit
  • Disc golf kit
  • Camp...
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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Burleson Newspaper Archives

Burleson Newspaper Archives

In 2014, library staff discovered that thousands of pages of local history were being stored in an attic, a storage shed, and closets at the old newspaper offices. Working in conjunction with the Burleson Heritage Foundation, the Friends of the Burleson P...

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Posted on: November 6, 2023

Digital Magazines

Digital Magazines

Instant access to magazines and newspapers. No holds, no limits.

Read your favorite magazines without the clutter.

7,500 titles in more than 60 languages, offering everyone something of interest.

EZ Read option allows you to read on a smartphone with ease.

Br...

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Library
Posted on: February 25, 2024

Evening Family Storytime

Evening Family Storytime

Mondays, 6-6:30 p.m., starting March 4

Join us every Monday evening at 6 p.m. for a fun family storytime! All ages are welcome to attend.

Library
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Record Player Kit

Record Player Kit

Check out a record player with your library card.

This 3-speed (33 1/3, 45, 78 rpm) suitcase record player features premium sound quality and sits on sound-isolating feet that prevent vibration.

Housed in a vintage suitcase with an easy carry handle, clean ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Board Games

Board Games

  • The Game of LIFE
  • Splendor
  • Taco vs. Burrito
  • Oregon Trail
  • Backgammon
  • Sushi Go!
  • Yahtzee
  • Chess
  • DogPile
  • Connect 4 & Battleship

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Brainfuse HelpNow

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Students of all can reach their learning goals with Brainfuse HelpNow. Connect with a live online tutor, take a practice test, get feedback on your writing, and so much more! All you need is your library card, computer or mobile device, and inter...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Jigsaw Puzzles

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Get the whole family together, put those screens down and enjoy some quality time together around an engaging jigsaw puzzle. We also check out jigsaw puzzle mats!

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Video Games

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Video games check out for three weeks with your library card. There is a checkout limit of two games per card.

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Family Book Club Kits

Family Book Club Kits

Our hope is that these book club kits will help your family enjoy and experience these books in an entirely new and fun way. We want these books to come alive and be something that your entire family can enjoy and bond over together. Right now there are f...
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Posted on: November 10, 2023

Book Club Kits

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Kits include 5 or 6 copies of the book along with a set of discussion questions.  Some kits also include a Playaway audio or DVD.

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News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2023

Fall & Winter Camps for kids are here!

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In our upcoming Fall and Winter camps, campers will enjoy group games, arts and crafts, rock climbing and team building activities! Refer to the flyer for details about each camp, dates, and times. 

Don't miss out on the opportunity to ma...

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News Flash

Police

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

A Message from Chief Cordell

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Welcome

Welcome to the Burleson Police Department's webpage.  I hope you find the site easy to navigate and the information relevant.  We welcome your comments, complaints and suggestions as we are always looking for ways to improve our s...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 28, 2023

Pickleball in the Park

Pickleball in the Park

Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meet at Warren Park, 301 SW Johnson Ave (across the street from the library)

Invented in 1965, pickleball combines elements of tennis, ping pong and racquetball into a game that's easy to play, takes time and practice to mas...

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Senior Activity Center
Posted on: December 28, 2023 | Last Modified on: March 14, 2023

Beginners Country Dance Classes

Beginners Country Dance Classes

Tuesdays @ 11:30 a.m.

Couples dancing is great exercise which promotes cardiovascular health and improves balance. It doesn't matter if you bring a partner or just bring yourself. Listen to great music and have fun with friends old and new.

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Senior Activity Center
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Chair Beach Ball Volleyball

Chair Beach Ball Volleyball

Tuesdays @ 1 p.m. | Fridays @ 1 p.m. | Saturdays @ 1 p.m.

Chair beach ball volleyball is played inside.  Players sit on chairs and the ball is a beach ball. While it is fun, friendly and competitive, it also has numerous health benefits: it can he...

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Senior Activity Center
Posted on: December 28, 2023

Beginners Yoga

Beginners Yoga

Mondays and Wednesdays @ 8:45 a.m.

Saturdays @ 10 a.m.

Senior Activity Center
Posted on: January 29, 2024

Chair Exercise

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With Instructor: Mondays @ 10 a.m. and Thursdays @ 11:15 a.m.

With Video: Wednesdays @10 a.m.

It's no secret that regular exercise is essential for healthy aging. Chair exercises can improve your strength and functional mobility, allowing you to stay indepe...

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Senior Activity Center
Posted on: September 29, 2023

Learn Conversational Spanish

Learn Conversational Spanish

 Spanish 1: Mondays 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Spanish 2: Thursdays 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Exercise your brain as you enjoy a fun time learning a new language with new friends. 

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Senior Activity Center
Posted on: January 29, 2024

La Lotería

La Loteria (Instagram Post)

Wednesday, February 14 @ 10 a.m. (Sponsored by AHS of Burleson)

Saturday, February 17 @ 10:30 a.m. (Sponsored by ABC Hawkinsurance)

Wednesday, February 28 @ 10 a.m. (Sponsored by Heritage Place)

La Lotería is sometimes called Mexican Bingo. Instea...

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Senior Activity Center