Christmas tree recycling is available in Lewisville and Highland Village. (Courtesy of Adobe Stock)
Christmas trees can be recycled on Lewisville Lake Park soccer fields until January 14. Trees should be stripped of ornaments and other decorations before they are put down. For more information, call Keep Lewisville Beautiful at 972-538-5949 or the Lewisville Parks and Recreation Department at 972-219-3550.
Until January 1: Adopt a pet
Lewisville Animal Services is running a special adoption offer for vacations until January 1st. Adoption fees have been reduced to $ 20 for pets. The Gene Carey Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is located at 995 E. Valley Ridge. The adoption fee includes a microchip, all basic vaccines, sterilization, heartworm treatment, and optional 30-day free pet insurance. Residents can view the animals for adoption at lewisvillepets.com/adopt.
26 Dec-Jan 3 Recycle a tree in Highland Village
Christmas trees can be recycled at Brazos Park in Highland Village all day from December 26 to January 31. 3. Trees must be stripped of their decorations before being recycled.
December 30: Celebrate the end of the year
Families with children of all ages are invited to the Lewisville Public Library’s end of the year party, which includes a countdown and a noon balloon drop in the Bennett Children’s Wing. No registration required. 11:30 am-12:30pm Free. Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St., Lewisville. 972-219-3570. https://library.cityoflewisville.com/
January 15: Get help to adopt a healthy lifestyle
The Flower Mound Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting an open house at their Community Activity Center. The event includes free fitness classes, drinks and snacks. 10 am-2pm Free. Flower Mound CAC, 1200 Gerault Road, Flower Mound. 972-874-7275. www.flower-mound.com/112/Special-Events
January 17: Honor to Martin Luther King Jr.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration Committee will host this 29th annual celebration in honor of King. The theme is “The Divided World: United Tomorrow”. The winners of the essay, art and photo competitions will be announced. 6 p.m. Free. Marcus High School Auditorium, 5707 Morriss Road, Flower Mound. www.mlkofnorthtexas.org