• Van Alstyne Community Calendar

Van Alstyne Community Calendar

Updated daily, as information comes in. Send your info via email to MaryJane@SceneInTown.com. There is no charge. Available to groups and organizations, churches, schools, businesses, and individuals. 

Now through a while

CERTs training — First Tuesday of every month through April, pre-registration required. To register, call 903-813-5240 and Samantha or one of her co-workers will get you registered. Or Online Click here

TxDOT: (1) Construction of multi-use path on Newport Drive from Partin Elementary School to SH 5 (Waco Street) and then to Forrest Moore Park. (2) Hwy 75 concrete replacement  8:30 p.m.-6 a.m., every Sunday-Friday nights, between Collin County line and Oklahoma state line. (3)  US 75 debris pickup, Collin County line to Oklahoma State line. Watch for lane closures as workers pick up debris from the roadway every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday during the nighttime.

DAR Wreaths Across America — The Public is encouraged to begin purchasing wreaths from Daughters of the American Legion to be placed on graves of the 750+ veterans laid to rest at the Van Alstyne Cemetery. Go to Facebook for more information. Click here

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast — 8 a.m., Location to be determined

Story Time, Theme Dinosaurs & Dragons  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Wellness Wednesday/ lunch served at 11:30 a.m. — and always puzzles, dominoes, cards, crafts, coffee and conversation, etc. until 4 p.m. daily. Senior Center, 148 S Main

VA P&Z meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive, agenda will be online at cityofvanalstyne.us

Free Food — 5:30 p.m., First UMC’s Sanford Center, around the corner from 303 S Preston. 903-482-5505

Pickin’ Circle — The Gar Hole, beautiful downtown Westminster

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Aug. 18

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

Justin Till  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Aug. 19

Steak Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

Adam Hood, Justin Till  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. / Anna/V.A. Historical Scavenger Hunt, and Line Dancing at 12:30 p.m.— and always puzzles, dominoes, cards, crafts, coffee and conversation, etc. until 2 p.m. Senior Center, 148 S Main

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Aug. 20

Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Cody Johnson Band, Randy Houser, Drew Parker  — Hudson Fields, Milton, Delaware

Sunday, Aug. 21

Music in the Park with Exit 51 band  — 4-6 p.m., Central Social District Park, 215 E Van Alstyne Parkway., Central Social District Park, downtown

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Aug. 22

Bent Creek duo  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, West Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Charter Party, TFRW President Kit Whitehill speaking  — 5:45 p.m., Cooley Bay Winery, 292 Cartwright, aka Collin McKinney Parkway

Recycling Collection Area B — See Cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Railcar Farmers Market, plus Crafters Market— 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

Friends of the Library meeting  — 6 p.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5991

Family Game Night  — 5-7 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection, Area A — See Cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

Free Food — 5:30 p.m., First UMC’s Sanford Center, around the corner from 303 S Preston. 903-482-5505

Story Time, Theme Dinosaurs & Dragons  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

** Pickin’ Circle — The Gar Hole, beautiful downtown Westminster

Coffee & Conversation  — 8 p.m., Chamber networking time. Fierce Motions in Dance, 260 E Marshall St.

Trash Collection Area B — See Cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Aug. 25

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Newcomers Meeting — 9 a.m., featuring a presentation about the city’s infrastructure plans by Justin Johnson, Director of Public Works. City Hall, N. Main Drive. (All are welcome)

Big Cat & Spider  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Aug. 26

Hamburger Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Aug. 27

Bluegrass open jam — 1:30 p.m., Benton Hall, First United Methodist Church, 303 S Preston

Bent Creek Band  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Sunday, Aug. 28

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Aug. 29

The Bodarks duo  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, West Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Recycling Collection Area A  — Go online to cityofvanalstyne.us to for area designations

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Aug. 30

Railcar Farmers Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

Trash Collection Area A — See Cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Aug. 31

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Big Cat & Spider  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Trash Collection Area B — See Cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Thursday, Sept. 1

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center on North Preston

** Karaoke Night  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Friday, Sept. 2

Fish Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

Emergency/Weather Siren Testing — Noon, should be heard all around town

Buzz Andrews Band  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Sept. 3

Cars & Coffee — 8 a.m., Downtown Van Alstyne

Derryl Perry, Darin Johnson  — 7 p.m., The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Sunday, Sept. 4

Monday, Sept. 5 — Labor Day

No music today — El Patio Escondido closed for the holiday.

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Could be re-scheduled for tomorrow, Recycling Collection Area B — See Cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Tuesday, Sept. 6

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

Emergency Siren Testing — 10 a.m., to be heard around town

Trash Collection Area A — See Cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Railcar Farmers Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

VA Public Library Board meeting — 5:30 p.m., 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5991

Architectural Review Panel meeting — 6-7 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main, Call to confirm 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection Area B — See Cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Pickin’ Circle  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Thursday, Sept. 8

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Economic Development and Community Development board meetings — 6 p.m., 228 E Marshall St., 903-712-2002

Friday, Sept. 9

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Sept. 10

Sounds of Summer w/ Jefferson Starship  — 6 p.m., Central Social District Park, 215 E Van Alstyne Parkway

Live Music — 6 p.m., Senior Center, 148 S Main, 903-482-6341

Drink Up Band  — The Gar Hole, beautiful downtown Westminster

Sunday, Sept. 11

Monday, Sept. 12

Taylor “Tweeter” Walker  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Recycling Collection Area A  — Go online to cityofvanalstyne.us to for area designations

Chamber of Commerce Board meeting — 6 p.m., Community Center, South Preston

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Railcar Farmers Market, Plus Crafters Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

City Council Meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Pickin Circle  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Thursday, Sept. 15

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

Big Cat & Spider  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Friday, Sept. 16

Steak Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

The Shooters  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Sept. 17

Chaz Marie & Quinten, Crystal & Will  — The Gar Hole, Downtown Westminster

Sunday, Sept. 18

Music in the Park with Cameron Hobbs — 4-6 p.m., Central Social District Park, 215 E Van Alstyne Parkway

Monday, Sept. 19

Larry Martin  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Winding Road Book Club — Noon, Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5991

Recycling Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Railcar Farmers Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast — 8 a.m., Location to be determined

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

VA P&Z meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive, agenda will be online at cityofvanalstyne.us

Free Food — 5:30 p.m., First UMC’s Sanford Center, around the corner from 303 S Preston. 903-482-5505

Pickin’ Circle  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Thursday, Sept. 22

Senior Center Bingo— Noon, Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

Big Cat & Spider  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Friday, Sept. 23

Hamburger Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Sept. 24

Bluegrass open jam — 1:30 p.m., Benton Hall, First United Methodist Church, 303 S Preston

Aubrey Lynn  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Sunday, Sept. 25

Monday, Sept. 26

Kerosene Drifters  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection Area A  — Go online to cityofvanalstyne.us to for area designations

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Railcar Farmers Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

Friends of the Library meeting  — 6 p.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5991

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Pickin’ Circle  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Thursday, Sept. 29

Senior Center Bingo— 12 Noon., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

** Big Cat & Spider  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

Friday, Sept 30

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Oct. 1

Sounds of Summer w/ Rick Trevino  — 6 p.m., Central Social District Park, 215 E Van Alstyne Parkway

VAISD Fall Festival  — Downtown Van Alstyne,  more details forthcoming

Cars & Coffee  — 8 a.m., downtown Van Alstyne

Sunday, Oct. 2

Monday, Oct. 3

TBA  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Tuesday, Oct. 4

National Night Out  — Details forthcoming

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

Railcar Farmers Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

VA Public Library Board meeting — 5:30 p.m., 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5991

Architectural Review Panel meeting — 6-7 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main, Call to confirm 903-482-5426

Trash Collection, Area BA — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Oct. 6

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Oct. 7

Emergency/Weather Siren Testing — Noon, should be heard all around town

Fish Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Oct. 8

Texas Flood, (2 p.m.), Joe Nichols and others  — Fall der All 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Central Social District Park (East Van Alstyne Parkway) and downtown Van Alstyne. More details forthcoming

Live Music — 6 p.m., Senior Center, 148 S Main, 903-482-6341

Sunday, Oct. 9

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Oct. 10 — Columbus Day and Indigent Peoples’ Day

TBA  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Chamber of Commerce Board meeting — 6 p.m., Community Center, South Preston

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Railcar Farmers Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park, For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

City Council Meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Oct. 13

Senior Center Bingo— 12 noon, Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Economic Development and Community Development board meetings — 6 p.m., 228 E Marshall St., 903-712-2002

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Oct. 14-Nov. 4

Early Voting for General Election  —hours not yet known, Grayson College, West Van Alstyne Parkway

Friday, Oct. 14

Billie Jo, Matt Fisher  — The Gar Hole, downtown Westminster

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Oct. 15

Sunday, Oct. 16

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Oct. 17

TBA  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Winding Road Book Club — Noon, Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5991

Recycling Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Oct. 18

Railcar Farmers Market, Plus Crafters Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Coffee & Conversation w/ Breakfast — 8 a.m., Chamber of Commerce networking, Location to be determined

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

VA P&Z meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive, agenda will be online at cityofvanalstyne.us

Free Food — 5:30 p.m., First UMC’s Sanford Center, around the corner from 303 S Preston. 903-482-5505

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Oct. 20

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Oct. 21

Steak Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Oct. 22

Bluegrass open jam — 1:30 p.m., Benton Hall, First United Methodist Church, 303 S Preston

Sunday, Oct. 23

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Oct 24-Nov. 4

Early Voting  — more TBA

Monday, Oct. 24

The Bodarks duo  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Railcar Farmers Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

Friends of the Library meeting  — 6 p.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5991

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Oct. 27

Senior Center Bingo— 12 Noon, Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Oct. 28

Hamburger Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Oct. 29

Sunday, Oct. 30

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Oct. 31 — Halloween

** TBA  — 6:30-8:30 p.m., El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, 903-482-5588

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Nov. 1

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

Railcar Farmers Market (Final day for 2022, except for Nov. 29) — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

** VA Public Library Board meeting — 5:30 p.m., 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5991

Architectural Review Panel meeting — 6-7 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main, Call to confirm 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Nov. 3

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Nov. 4

Fish Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

Emergency/Weather Siren Testing — Noon, heard all around town

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Nov. 5

Spring Ahead, Fall Back — Many people set their clocks one hour behind this time, as Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. tomorrow

Cars & Coffee  — 8 a.m., downtown Van Alstyne

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Sunday, Nov. 6 — Daylight Savings Time ends

Daylight Savings Time ends — Set clocks back one hour at 2 a.m.

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Nov. 7

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

Golf Tournament — Chamber of Commerce funraiser and fundraiser. Hurricane Creek Country Club. More details forthcoming.

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Nov. 8 — Election Day

General Election  — hours not yet known, Grayson College, West Van Alstyne Parkway

City Council Meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A— See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Nov. 10

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Economic Development and Community Development board meetings — 6 p.m., 228 E Marshall St., 903-712-2002

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Nov. 11 — Veterans Day

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Nov. 12

Live Music — 6 p.m., Senior Center, 148 S Main, 903-482-6341

Sunday, Nov. 13

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Nov. 14

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting  — 6 p.m., Van Alstyne Community Center, S. Preston

Recycling Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Nov. 15

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area BA— See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast — 8 a.m., Location to be determined

VA P&Z meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive, agenda will be online at cityofvanalstyne.us

Free Food — 5:30 p.m., First UMC’s Sanford Center, around the corner from 303 S Preston. 903-482-5505

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Nov. 17

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Nov. 18

Steak Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Nov. 19

Sunday,  Nov. 20

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Nov. 21

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Winding Road Book Club — Noon, Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5991

Recycling Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Nov. 22

Friends of the Library meeting  — 6 p.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5991

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Nov. 23

Free Food — 5:30 p.m., First UMC’s Sanford Center, around the corner from 303 S Preston. 903-482-5505

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Nov. 24 — Thanksgiving Day

Senior Center may be closed for the holiday, Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Nov. 25

Hamburger Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Nov. 26

Bluegrass open jam — 1:30 p.m., Benton Hall, First United Methodist Church, 303 S Preston

Sunday, Nov. 27

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Nov. 28

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection Area B  — Go online to cityofvanalstyne.us to for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Nov. 29

Railcar Farmers Christmas Market — 3-7 p.m., Main & Cooper at the Central Social District Park. For more information or to become a vendor, go Online to swellmarkets.com

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Dec. 1

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

** Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Dec. 2

** Fish Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

Emergency/Weather Siren Testing — Noon, should be heard all around town

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Dec. 3

Christmas Tree Lighting  — 6 p.m.,  Central Social District Park, East Van Alstyne Parkway

Cars & Coffee  — 8 a.m., downtown Van Alstyne

Sunday, Dec.4

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Dec. 5

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Dec. 6

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

No VA Public Library Board meeting this month

** Architectural Review Panel meeting — 6-7 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main, Call to confirm 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Dec. 7

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Thursday, Dec. 8

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

** Economic Development and Community Development board meetings — 6 p.m., 228 E Marshall St., 903-712-2002

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Dec. 9

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Dec. 10

Christmas Parade  — 6 p.m., Route and theme TBA, Van Alstyne

Live Music — 6 p.m., Senior Center, 148 S Main, 903-482-6341

Sunday, Dec. 11

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Dec. 12

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

** Chamber of Commerce Board meeting — 6 p.m., Community Center, South Preston

Recycling Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Tuesday, Dec. 13

** City Council Meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Dec. 14

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Thursday, Dec.15

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

** Municipal Court — 3-5 p.m., Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, call City Hall for more details, 903-482-5426

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Dec. 16

Winding Road Book Club — Noon, Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5991

** Steak Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Scouts helping lay wreaths on veterans graves, 2019

Saturday, Dec. 17

Wreaths Across America  — 11 a.m., Van Alstyne Cemetery, 300 S Sherman. Hosted by Sister Grove DAR.

Sunday, Dec. 18

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Monday, Dec. 19

Winding Road Book Club  — Noon, Public Library, 151 E Cooper

Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays TrailAA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Recycling Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Tuesday, Dec. 20

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Dec. 21 — First Day of Winter

Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast — 8 a.m., Location to be determined

Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

VA P&Z meeting — 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 152 N. Main Drive, agenda will be online at cityofvanalstyne.us

Free Food — 5:30 p.m., First UMC’s Sanford Center, around the corner from 303 S Preston. 903-482-5505

** AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Recycle Trashling Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Thursday, Dec. 22

Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

** AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Dec. 23

** Hamburger Night  — 4-7 p.m., American Legion, James Adams Post 376, 293 Jay Road

** AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Dec. 24 — Christmas Eve

** Bluegrass open jam — 1:30 p.m., Benton Hall, First United Methodist Church, 303 S Preston

Sunday, Dec. 25 — Christmas Day

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the cornerMonday, Dec. 26

** Webelo Cub Scouts — 6 p.m., Scout Hut, 183 Grays Trail

Recycling Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Tuesday, Dec. 27

Friends of the Library meeting  — 6 p.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5991

AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open meeting, Big Book study, 556 W Jefferson, park in church parking lot around the corner.

Trash Collection, Area A — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Wednesday, Dec. 28

** Story Time, Theme TBA  — 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 151 W Cooper, 903-482-5591

** Spanish Story Time  — 4 p.m., Van Alstyne Public Library, 151 W Cooper St., 903-482-5591

** AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Trash Collection, Area B — See cityofvanalstyne.us for area designations

Thursday, Dec. 29

** Senior Center Bingo— 12:30 p.m., Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., Plus dominos, jigsaw puzzles, and more 9 am-2 p.m,, Senior Center, 148 S Main

** AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Friday, Dec. 30

** AA Meeting— 6 p.m., Open discussion meeting, 556 W Jefferson, Park in church parking lot around the corner

Saturday, Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve

Send info about your public event to:  MaryJane@SceneInTown.com

2023

Tuesday, Jan. 3

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

Tuesday, Feb.

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

Tuesday, March 

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

Tuesday, April

CERTs training for those who pre-registered  — 6-8:30 p.m., location unknown

April 30

1st Wine & Jazz Festival — 12 Noon-6 p.m., Details forthcoming, but include the Jazz band, . A Chamber of Commerce event. Central Social District Park, 215 E Van Alstyne Parkway

 

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