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CityCouncilStandinglefttorightChrisBrownMayorProTemDr.RoyTurnerJimDavissonandMichaelBoyterSittinglefttorightSherriOlsenMayorJimGriffinandPatriciaNolanCityStaffBeverlyGriffithCityManager817-952-2101DavidMillerDeputyCityManager817-952-2106CliffordBlackwellDirectorofAdministrativeServices817-952-2174BillCooperDeputyDirectorofInformationServices817-952-2113RogerGibsonPoliceChief817-952-2400JohnKubalaDirectorofPublicWorks817-952-2200JillMcAdamsDirectorofHumanResources817-952-2179BillSyblonDirectorofDevelopment817-952-2175JamesTindellFireChief817-952-2500MirendaMcQuagge-WaldenManagingDirectorofCommunityServices817-952-2107MichaelWellsCitySecretary817-952-2104ImportantCityPhoneNumbersPoliceFireEmergency911Policenon-emergency817-952-2440Firenon-emergency817-952-2500CityHall817-952-2100AnimalControl817-952-2191BoysRanchActivityCenter817-952-2323ParksRecreationHotline817-952-2314PublicWorks817-952-2200MunicipalCourt817-952-2150CodeEnforcementInspections817-952-2140WaterDepartment817-952-2112WaterUtilityVitalStatistics817-952-2112Bedfordtx.govContactInformation2 WinterCurrentEvents4ValentinesDanceFatherDaughter-MotherSonDance6NewCityCodeChangesRecentlyAdoptedCityCodesandOrdinances10OnStageinBedford2013Schedule11SafeCardScamNoticefromtheBedfordFireDepartment12ArtsCouncilNortheastArtsProgramsandClasses13EnergySmartinBedfordConsumerExpoonEnergySavings40AnnualReportFiscalYear2011-2012OldBedfordSchool20WeddingRentalsSeveralDifferentPackagesareAvailable21VanCliburnConcertattheOldBedfordSchoolFeaturingPianistMariangelaVacatelloParksRecreation25AdultAthleticProgramsEverythingfromDodgeballtoSoftball29BedfordFlyersModelAirplaneClub30OilPaintingArtInstructionforBothChildrenandAdults32Jo-AnnsLittleDancersBalletandTapClasses35EliteBootCampFitnessStayActiveintheWinterBedfordPublicLibrary36LibraryProgramsStoryTimeProgramsForaVarietyofAges38MardiGrasCasinoNightandGalaProceedsBenefittheBedfordPublicLibrary38BedfordPublicLibraryWritersCircleAFreeProgramforWritersofallGenresBedfordtx.govContents3MardiGrasCasinoNightandGalaattheBedfordPublicLibrary WHATSGOINGONINTHECITYBedfordtx.govCurrentEvents4ValentinesDanceFatherDaughter-MotherSonComejoinusforaneveningoffunanddancingatthe15thannualValentinesDanceThecostis18percoupleor10perperson.Feeincludesdanceadmissionrefresh-mentsaflowerandphotographtocommemoratethespe-cialoccasion.TicketsmustbepurchasedinadvancebyFebruary8.DateFebruary9Time630PM-930PMLocationBoysRanchActivityCenterEasterEggCelebrationBringyourfamilyandjoinyourneighborsandfriends.Pre-registrationisrequired.RegistrationfeeincludesanartscraftprojectapicturewiththeEasterBunnyasnackandanEasterEggHuntthatwillincludeover8500eggs.Age10andunderDateMarch30Time1000AMParkingSplashParkingLotFee5perchildSpringBreakDayCampActivitieswillvaryfromagespecificartsandcraftsout-doorgamesandactivitiessportsindoorgamesandactiv-ities.Snackswillbeprovided.Age6-12DateMarch11-15Time700AM-600PMInstructorBRACStaffResident10050applicationfeeNon-resident10550applicationfeeBedfordSummerDayCampAge6-12DateTobeannouncedintheSpringTime700AM-600PMInstructorBRACStaffResident10050applicationfeeNon-resident10550applicationfeeBoysRanchFamilyCampoutJoinusforanightfilledwithgreatfamilyactivitiesaswecampoutatBoysRanchPark.Thenightwillincludedin-neramovieunderthestarssleepingbagstorytimeandsmores.Pre-registrationisrequiredandthedeadlinetoregisterisMarch112013.Age2yearsoldtoAdultDateMarch15Time600PM800AMResident40perfamilyof45foreachadditionalpersonNon-resident45perfamilyof45foreachadditionalperson Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents5WellnessInstituteMedicalSpa1999ForestRidgeDriveBedfordTX76021817-358-5880Purchasea50giftcardandreceiveanadditional25Validthru1312013KwikKar-CentralDrive2812CentralDriveBedfordTX76021817-540-191329.95FullServiceOilChangeValidthrough212013MareaWhiteDDS2117CentralDr.Suite100BedfordTX76021817-283-0047199NewPatientPackageA514Valueincludesexamxrayscleaningfluoridetreatmenthomecaresuppliesandwhitening.Notvalidtopatientswithinsurance.Validthrough1312013BargainElectronics1401-CBrownTrailBedfordTX76022682-503-450510offyourpurchasePresentcouponattimeofpurchase.Validthrough12312013ColorstoCocktails2816CentralDriveSuite140BedfordTX76021817-283-046410offanyarteventOnlineregistrationrequiredatcolorstococktails.comCouponCodeHOLIDAYCannotbecombinedwithanyotheroffersdiscountsorcoupons.eventsaresubjecttocancellationifminimumparticipantsarenotreached.Validthru312013SoulCareCounseling405BedfordRoadBedfordTX7602150offyourfirstcounselingsessionaftertheinitialintakeappointmentMarriageFamilyIndividualandGroups.Slidingscalefeesbasedonyourincometoofferaffordablecounselingoptions.Calltext972-804-2876orgotodawnirons.com.Validthrough12312013COUPONSCOUPONSTeenCourtSeekingVolunteersTheHurst-Euless-BedfordTeenCourtisaprogramthatal-lowsjuvenileswithClassCmisdemeanoroffensesanal-ternativetothecriminaljusticesystem.Offenderscasesarepresentedtoajuryoftheirpeersbyvolunteerteenat-torneys.Teenjurymembersassigncommunityservicesentencesanduponcompletionoftheprogramtheof-fenderscasesaredismissedandremovedfromtheirrecord.HEBTeenCourtiscurrentlylookingforbothADULTANDTEENVOLUNTEERS.AdultvolunteerscanserveasJuryorMasterJuryMonitors.Teenscanserveasclerksbailiffsandattorneys.TeenCourtisheldonvariousMon-dayeveningsusuallytwiceamonth.IfyouhaveafewhoursyoucanspareonaMondayeveningcomevolun-teerwithH-E-BTeenCourt.TherearemanygreatbenefitsforteenvolunteerssuchasearningcommunityservicehoursforschoolNationalHonorSocietyCASInternationalBaccalaureateyourcollegeresumeandforscholarshipopportunities.FormoreinformationcontactMindyEichorstinTeenCourtat817-952-2468oremailmindy.eichorstbedfordtx.gov.CitizensPoliceAcademyTheBedfordPoliceDepartmentisacceptingapplicationsfortheCitizensPoliceAcademyClass45.ThisFREEcoursewillbeginonMarch42013andwillmeeteveryMondayfortwelveweeks.TheCitizensPoliceAcademyisdesignedtogiveBedfordcitizensandbusinesseslocatedwithintheCityofBedfordanin-depthoverviewofthein-ternalworkingsofthePoliceDepartment.Differentin-structorswillbeonhandeachweektoprovidetheclasswithavarietyofinformation.Thetwelveweekcoursewillconcludewithgraduationceremoniesandacatereddin-ner.Classsizeislimitedsodontdelay.ApplicationscanbeobtainedatthePoliceDepartmentlocatedat2121L.DonDodsonDriveoron-lineatbedfordpolice.comundertheServicestab.FormoreinformationpleasecontacttheCommunityServicesDivisionat817-952-2444.DrugTakeBackEventTheDrugEnforcementAdministrationDEAwillbespon-soringanotherDrugTakeBackEventinApril2013.ThisFREEcommunityeventwilltakeplaceattheLawEnforce-mentCenterwhereofficersandCitizensPoliceAcademyAlumniAssociationvolunteerswillbeonhandtocollectexpiredorunusedprescriptionsover-the-countermedica-tionsandusedsyringesforproperdisposal.Moreinfor-mationwillbeavailableinearlyspringregardingthisevent. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents6JazzerciseBedfordBoysRanchActivityCenter2801ForestRidgeDrBedfordTX76021817-577-3692OneFreeMonthNoJoiningFeewithEFTRegistrationNewmembers.Oneofferperperson.JazzerciseFitnessandExerciseAMPMClassesValidthru312013ONSTAGEinBedfordBedfordBoysRanch817-354-6444MessageCenter3offofregularprice15Iforderingonlinechooseregularpricedticketandusecodethreeoff.Limittwoperhousehold.Cannotbecombinedwithotherdiscounts.Can-notbeusedforthechildrensshoworPatsyClineFundraiser.onstageinbedford.comValidthru12312013ClassicGymnastics1309BrownTrailBedfordTX76022817-285-7517NewStudentDiscount12offRegistrationand10offfirstfullmonth.Validthru292013ScottRealEstatesavewithscott.com817-703-11651000discountonsellingyourhomeReceivea1000discountonsellingyourhomeintheoffseason.ScottRealEstatespecializesintheBedfordMarket.FordetailssimplycallScottandmentionthisad.Validthru12312013Dr.JerryL.LathamO.D.HarwoodVisionClinic2600HarwoodRDBedfordTX76021817-571-6688FREEbottleofLensCleanerComeinandcheckusoutandreceiveabottleofglasseslenscleaner.Validthrough1312013BransonDental1220-FAirportFWYBedfordTX76022817-285-882555NewPatientDiscountIncludesnewpatientexamxraysandcleaning.Notvalidtopa-tientswithinsurance.Doesnotincludedeepcleaning.Mustpresentcouponattimeofservice.Onecouponperperson.Validthrough212013COUPONSCOUPONSNewCityCodeChangesOnTuesdayOctober23theCityCouncilapprovedsev-eralchangestotheCitysCodesofOrdinances.Twoofthemostsignificantincludenewregulationspertainingtooverhangingtreelimbsandrecyclingbins.OverhangingLimbs-Inordertoallowforthesafepas-sageofhighprofilevehiclessuchasafireapparatusorschoolbusesalltreelimbsthatoverhangacitystreetmustbetrimmedtoaminimumof14feetofftheground.RecycleBins-Approvedrecyclingcontainersbluebinsinresidentialareasmustbescreenedfrompublicview.Theycannolongerbestoredinthefrontofaresidenceoronthesideifitisvisiblefromthestreet.Alsoasareminderrecyclingandsolidwastecannotbeputoutforpickupearlierthan700PMtheeveningbefore.Allrecyclingbinsmustberemovedfromthecurbandstoredby700PMthefollowingevening.ForexampleiftheservicedayoccurredonaMondaytheresidentcouldputtheiritemsoutnoearlierthan700PMonSundayandthenremovethebinfromthecurbnolaterthan700PMonthenextTuesday.FormoreinformationpleasecontacttheCodeEnforcementDepartmentat817-952-2140.ExampleofRecycleBinLeftinPublicViewExampleofTreeLimbsOverhangingaCityStreetUnderthe14ftLimit Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents7Micon-TheBallroom3507HarwoodRoadSuite202BedfordTX76021972-815-6001FreeSundayorFridayEventDateForalimitedtimebookaSaturdayeventatregularpriceandgetafreeSundayorFridayeventdateforfivehourswithset-upfor50people.Notvalidforholidays.Validthru1152013BedfordFarmersMarket2824BrownTrailBedfordTX76022817-358-9510Freehomemadesalsaorpackoftamales1freehomemadesalsaor1freepackoftamaleswhenyouspend25ormore.bedfordfarmersmkt.comValidthru312013St.TimothyPreschool3001ForestRidgeDriveBedfordTX76021817-685-675150offregistrationfeeEnrollyourchildandreceive50offtheregis-trationfee.Newandfirsttimestudentsonly.www.sttimothy-preschool.comValidthru12312012Mid-CitiesPestControl1101AirportFWYBedfordTX76021817-354-535020offanyrodenttreatmentorliveanimaltrappingNotvalidwithanyotheroffer.Mustpresentcoupon.Alloffersvalidwithdonationof3cannedgoods-goingtoGRACE.Validthru322013BikersBay3164HarwoodRdBedfordTX76021817-354-140020offpartsandlaborCouponscoverbarsgripswiringandcablesifneeded.Newexhaustsystemsorslip-onsallmajorbrandstochoosefrom.Couponalsocoversfuelmanagementsystems.Validthru212013Miz.GsHouseofPies817-217-0976Callfordetails.mizgshouseofpies.com4offanypurchase20ormoreoronedozenteacakesFreewithyourpurchase.ExcludesSpecialtyCakes.Callfordetails.Wedeliver.ValidThru312013COUPONSCOUPONSSmokeAlarmsandFireExtin-guishersRequiredforRentalPropertiesHouseBill1168becameeffectiveSeptember12011re-quiringALLrentalpropertiestohaveaworkingsmokede-tectorinstalledineachbedroomoftherentalproperty.Thislawappliestosinglefamilyrentalpropertiesaswellasallapartments.Itistheresponsibilityofthelandlordpropertyownertoensurethatthesedetectorsareinstalledandworkingatthetimeofrental.Inadditionifrequestedbyatenantasanaccommodationforapersonwithahearing-impairmentdisabilityasmokealarmmustbecapableofalertingahearing-impairedpersonintheirbedroom.Itshallbethetenantsresponsibilitytomaintainthedetectorinworkingorderandreplacethebatteriesasrequired.HouseBill1168alsorequiresthatthelandlordpropertyownerinstallattimeofrentalaworking1A10BCratedresidentialfireextinguisherataminimum.Thisfireextin-guishershallbeinspectedforproperworkingpressureasrecommendedbythemanufacturer.LandlordsPropertyOwnershaveuntilJanuary12013tocomeintocompliancewiththisStateLaw.AmbulanceSubscriptionProgramBedfordresidentsmaypurchaseanannualsubscriptionforambulanceservicefeeswhicharenotpaidorreim-bursedbymedicalinsurancecoverage.Annualsubscriptionmembershipsshallprovidebenefitsforthememberhisherspouseunmarriedchildrenundertwenty-five25yearsofageandotherqualifieddepend-entsasdeterminedbytheInternalRevenueServiceandwholiveatthesameaddressasthemember.Medicaidre-cipientsarenoteligible.MembershipcoversoutofpocketexpensesforemergencyambulanceservicesonlywithintheCityofBedford.Nocoveragefornon-emergencytransferambulanceservicesshallbeprovided.Membershipenrollmentperiodswillbebasedonthecal-endaryearandmustberenewedannually.Coveragebe-ginsimmediatelyuponenrollment.Thecurrentmembershipfeeis60perhousehold.ForinformationandapplicationspleasecalltheBedfordFireDepartmentat817-952-2500orvisitbedfordfire.net. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents8FirstUnitedMethodistChurchofBed-fordEarlyChildhoodAcademy1245BedfordRoadBedfordTX76021817-283-5780FreeWeekEnrollyourchildgetyourfourthweekfree.Presentthiscouponattimeofenrollment.NewStudentsonly.Validthru312013WatsonTileStone1327BrownTrailSuiteCBedfordTX76022817282-0620500OFF500offcompletekitchenorbathroomremodel.AlsovalidatourNorthRichlandHillsLocation.Validthru1152013HEBGoldSilver1420AirportFwySuiteABedfordTX76022817-358-9888BonusExtra1pergramfor14kscrapgoldBuyingscrap10k14k18k22ksterlingflatwarePlatinumDi-amondsRolexGold90SilverU.S.Coins.Validthru63013BodyRetreatDaySpa2905BrownTrailSuiteBBedfordTX76021817-881-701020GiftCertificateReceive20GiftCertificatewhenpurchasingover100inserv-icesorgiftcertificates.Cannotcombinewithotherpromotions.Validthrough212013procuts237NorthIndustrialBoulevardBedfordTexas76021817-354-54623offregularlypricedadulthaircutsand2offregularlypricedkidshaircutsCanonlybeusedatthislocation.Notvalidwithanyotheroffer.Validthrough22813PERLADENTAL2248CentralDrive114BedfordTX76021817-571-444420AdultExamX-RayValue70.Newpatientsonly.AcceptingMedicaidCHIPandmostInsurance.perladentalpc.comValidthru212013COUPONSCOUPONSDeltAlertEmergencyandMassNotificationSystemTheCityofBedfordhasimplementedtheDeltAlertplat-formsoFireEmergencyManagementLawEnforcementandPublicWorksOfficialscandirectlynotifyupdateandprovidedirectiontoresidentsinaneffectiveandtimelymanner.TheDeltAlertprogramwillallowofficialstorecordandsendpersonalizedvoicemessagestoresidencesbusinessesandmobilephonesinjustminutessuchasnaturaldisasterstornadosfloodswinterweathereventsevacuationsman-madedisasterschemicalspillsSilverAlertAmberAlertsandwateroutages.BedfordresidentsandbusinessownersareencouragedtogototheCityofBedfordswebsiteatbedfordtx.govandselectDeltAlertandSignupNow.Wefeelthebestwaytokeepourresidentsinformedandsafeisthroughmeticulousandeffectivecommunication.DeltAlerthasprovidedtheCityofBedfordanothertoolthatallowscityofficialstoeasilysendcriticalinformationtotheentirecommunityeveninthemostextremeconditions.JamesTindellFireChief.Ifyouhaveanyadditionalques-tionsorneedinformationpleasecontacttheBedfordFireDepartmentat817-952-2500.VialofLifePocketTheVialofLifePocketVOLPcouldsaveyourlife.YourBedfordFireDepartmentParamedicswilllookfortheVialofLifePocketontheoutsideofyourrefrigeratordoor.In-sidethepockettheywillfindthemedicalformprovidingin-formationyouhavecompletedalongwithanyotherimportantdocumentsaboutyou.Themedicalinformationyouprintedontheformaboutyourselfwillhelptheparamedicsbetterunderstandyourmedicalemergency.Thisinformationwillbetakenwithyoutothehospitalfortheemergencydepartmentstafftoreviewaswell.TheVialofLifePocketisfreetoBedfordresidents.YoucangetaVOLPattheBedfordCentralFireStation1816BedfordRoadMondaythroughFridaybetweenthehoursof800AMand500PM.AmedicalformisincludedwitheachVOLP.ExtrablankmedicalformsarealsoavailableattheCentralFireStationandonlineatbedfordfire.netunderCommu-nityPrograms.Youcanalsocallourofficeifyouneedas-sistanceandinformationat817-952-2500. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents91-StopDental2101HarwoodRd150BedfordTX76021817-571-786780X-RayExamandCleaningCashPatientsOnly1stopdental.com.Validthru12312013RalphsDesignDeliFREESocialMediaLaunchPackagewithPurchaseofcustomwebsiteorblog.Contact817-913-6547oremailreneeralphsdesign.comfordetails.Dontwaittocontactus-limitedto15NEWCustomers.Validthru11513NorthCentralBallet2819R.D.HurtPkwyBedfordTX76021817-428-8232TwoWeeksFREE2freeweeksatourBedfordSchoolAges3andup.ClassesheldattheBedfordBoysRanchArtsnetBLDG.Newstudentsonly.northcentralballet.comValidthru212013DFWCruisesandTravel2252BedfordCircleBedfordTX76021817-897-788425offyournextvacationbookingValidfornewbookingsonly.Maynotbeusedfordepositre-deemedforcashorcombinedwithanyotherdiscountedoffers.Validforbookingsmade25offanybookingmadeby43013BizzisBistro313HarwoodRdSuite303817-281-950020offofFoodComeinandtryusoutSpend20ormoreandget20offoffoodThiscouponisgoodforallpartiesunderfourpeople.Limitonepercheck.Notvalidforspecialeventsoralcohol.Validthrough2113DannysCelticPub2824CentralDriveSuite301BedfordTX76021817-571-99992DomesticDraftsandWellsDuringHappyHourNoon-800PMDailyDailyfoodspecials6.94.DartsWi-FiNFLTicketoccasionallivemusic.dannyscelticpub.comFacebookdannyscelticpubValidthru12312013COUPONSCOUPONSFebruaryIsAmeri-canHeartHealthHeartdiseasekillsanestimated630000Americanseachyear.Itstheleadingcauseofdeathforbothmenandwomen.Since1963FebruaryhasbeencelebratedasAmericanHeartMonthtourgeAmericanstojointhebattleagainstheartdisease.Since2004Februaryalsohasbeenthesig-naturemonthfortheAmericanHeartAssociationsGoRedForWomencampaignandthemessagethatheartdiseaseisnotonlyamansproblem.InsidetheHumanHeart6FastandFunFacts1.TheHeartSitsintheCenteroftheChestNotOntheLeftSideWhenweplaceourhandsoverourheartstopledgeallegianceweactu-allygoatadtoofartotheleft.Theheartislocatedinthemiddleofthechestsnuggledbetweenthelungs.2.MondayistheMostCommonDayoftheWeekforHeartAttacksMondaysgetabadrap-ManicMon-daysMondaybluescaseoftheMon-days-butwherehearthealthisconcernedmaybeitsdeserved.Re-searchhasshownthatmoreheartat-tacksoccuronMondays.3.TheBodysSystemofBloodVes-selsisMoreThan60000MilesLongTherearethreedifferentkindsofbloodvesselsArteriescarrybloodfromhearttoorgansveinscarrybloodfromorgansandlimbsbacktotheheartandcapillariesconnectthetwo.Togetherallofthearteriesveinsandcapillariesinthebodyarelongenoughtogoaroundtheworldmorethantwice.4.FemaleHeartsBeatFasterThanmalehearts.Afemalehumanheartpumpsaboutsixbeatsfasterperminutethanamaleheartwhichcanbeexplainedbythegenderdifferenceinheartsize.Amaleheartisbiggerbyabout25per-centsoitcanpumpmorebloodinasinglebeat.5.YourHeartDoesntStopWhenYouSneezeTheincreasedpressureinyourchestcanaffectbloodflowtotheheartbrieflychangingitsrhythmbutcon-trarytocommonbeliefyourheartdoesntskipabeatwhenyousneeze.6.TheAortaIsNearlytheDiameterofaGardenHoseYesanditsthelargestarteryinthebodyrunningfromthehearttotheabdomen.ButitssizeisnttheonlythingthatmakestheaortaabigdealMostaneurysmsorbulgesinthewallofanarterywillhappenthere. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents10ONSTAGEinBedfordOfferingawardwinninglivetheatreproductionstotheDallas-FortWorthcommunities.Forreservationspleasevisitonstageinbedford.comorcallOnstageat817-354-6444.Tickets12-15DiscountsavailableforstudentsseniorsBedfordresi-dentsKERAmembersPressPassandAAemployees.Showtimes800PMFridayandSaturday300PMmatineeSundayUpcoming2013ShowsCharleysAuntFebruary15-March3CharleyandJackinvitetheirbeauxtomeetCharleyswealthyauntfromBrazilwherethenutscomefrom.WhatwilltheydowhenthemillionaireauntcancelsatthelastminuteCharleysAuntwasfirstproducedattheRoyaltyTheaterinLondononOc-tober211892.TheyrePlayingOurSongApril5-April28AmericaspremierfunnymanNeilSimonandtheTonyAwardWinningcomposerofAChorusLineMarvinHamlischcollaboratedonthishitmu-sicalafunnyromanticshowaboutanestablishedcomposerandhisrela-tionshipwithanaspiringyoungfemalelyricist.ProofMay31-June15Catherinehasspentyearscaringforherbrilliantbutunstablefatherafa-mousmathematician.Followinghisdeathshemustdealwithherownvolatileemotionsherfathersmysteri-ousworkbookandthemostdifficultproblemofallhowmuchofherfa-thersmadnessorgeniuswillshein-herit.AssassinsJuly19-August11Boldoriginalsurrealdisturbingthought-provokingandalarminglyfunnythismostAmericanofmusicalsexploresthedarksideoftheAmericanexperienceandlaysbarethelivesofnineindividualswhoassassinatedortriedtoassassinatethePresidentoftheUnitedStatesinthenameoftheAmericanDream.FunnyMoneySeptember6-September22Mild-manneredHenryaccidentallypicksupthewrongbriefcaseonefullofmoney.Hedecidestokeepitandhisineptattemptstoextricatehimselffromanimpossiblesituationfeaturingtwopolicedetectivesacorpsewithamistakenidentityimaginaryrelativesandamysteriousphonecallerleadtoincreasinglyhystericalsituations.DeathtrapOctober25-November10Sidneyawriterofthrillerswhosere-centofferingshavebeenflopsispre-paredtogotoanylengthstoimprovehisfortunes.OneofthegreatpopularsuccessesofrecentBroadwayhistoryDeathtrapprovidesanabundanceoftwiststurnsandsuddenshockstokeepyouspellbounduntiltheverylastmoment.A1940sRadioChristmasCarolDecember13-December29ItsChristmasEve1943andtheFed-dingtonPlayersaresettopresenttheircontemporarytakeonDickensAChristmasCarolbutthefoiblesandmisstepsofanover-the-topveteranactorbutradionovicepropeltheshowtoberewrittenasafilmnoirmysterywhileontheairFeaturingswingarrangementsofmanyChrist-masstandardsitwillsingitswayintoyourheart. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents11MarchisTexasSmartscapeMonthTexasSmartScapeisanawardwin-ninggardeningprogrameducatinghomeownersabouttheecologicalandeconomicbenefitsofusinglandscap-ingplantstreesshrubsandgrassesnativetothisregionandourlocalcli-mate.Homeownerscanstillhaveathrivinglawnorgardeninthemiddleofsummerthatrequireslesswaterlessmoneybutstilllooksbeautiful.Byusingnativeplantswateriscon-servedandtheamountoffertilizerspesticidesandherbicidesarere-ducedallofwhichsavesthehome-ownermoneyandhelpskeepchemicalsoutofourstreamsriversandlakes.Whetherinthemarketforamajorlandscapeoverhaulorjustafewquickfixestosavewaterthissummertxsmartscape.comhasmanytoolsforsuccess.TheinteractivedatabaseallowsyoutosearchSmartScapeapprovedplantsthataretherightfitforanyyardwhilethelandscapedesigntoolwalksproandfirst-timersalikethroughtheen-tirelandscapingprocess.Thereareplentyoftipsandideastohelpmain-tainandcareforaSmartScapeyard.SimplewaystosavewaterWaterlessfrequently.Mostlawnsonlyneedwateringonceevery5to7daysinthegrowingseasonandevery15to20daysinthewinter.Waterearlyorlate.Wateryouryardonlybetween8p.m.and10a.m.toavoidlossfromevaporationReduceturfgrass.Lawnstypicallyrequirealargeamountofsupplemen-talwaterandgenerallymoreintensivemaintenancethanothervegetation.Installdripirrigationinflowerbedsandattherootsofshrubs.Dripirriga-tiondeliversalmost95percentofthewatertoplants.OnlyRainDowntheDrainWhateveryouputinthestreetorgut-terendsupinourcreeks.Creeksandstreamsfeedourlakesandriverswherewegetourwatersupply.Evenleavesareconsideredastormwaterpollutant.Asleavesdecaytheycanmakecurbsslipperyanddangerous.Theprocessalsousesupalltheoxy-geninthewaterwhichcankillthefishandotherorganismsinthecreek. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents12ArtsCouncilNortheastTheArtsCouncilsmissionistoencouragesupportandfacilitateartisticculturalopportunitieswithinthecommuni-tiesofNorthTarrantCounty.ClassesareheldattheArtsCouncilNortheastbuildingattheBedfordBoysRanch2819R.D.HurtParkwayBedfordTX76021.Formorein-formationvisitartscouncilnortheast.org.ArtClassesTheseclassesarefeebasedpleasecontacttheinstructorforcosts.MondayTime900AM-1200PMInstructorBarbaraHantzene-mailtheartistsbrshaol.comTime1230PM-330PMInstructorBarbaraMcFarland-AcrylicOilCanvasContact817-282-0714TuesdayTime630PM-930PMInstructorBennieJ.Wood-WatercolorpaperContact817-838-2409orbjwwatercolorsbcglobal.netThursdayTime900AM-1200PMInstructorJohnnyMahtoHogue-AdultPaintingClassbeginningtoadvancedanymediaContactdonjohn4242yahoo.comTime415PM-545PMInstructorLynneBuchananYouthProgram8-12yearoldscontactjenny.buchanan8gmail.comFridayTime900AM-100PMInstructorBennieJ.Wood-WatercolorpaperContact817-838-2409bjwwatercolorsbcglobal.netSaturdayTime1000AM-100PMInstructorJohnnyMahtoHogue-PaintingClassbeginningtoadvancedanymediaContactdonjohn4242yahoo.comFirstSaturdayofeachmonthTime415PM-545PMInstructorLynneBuchananYouthProgram8-12yearoldsContactjenny.buchanan8gmail.comDanceClassesNorthCentralBallet-ClasseswillbeofferedonThursdaysPre-Balletforages45415-500pmBallet1forages6-8500-600pmBallet2forages9-11600-700pmCall817-428-8232formoreinformation.GotaGreenThumbWhetheryoureanexpertoryourejustthinkingofgettingstartedtheseclasseswillgiveyousomegreatinforma-tion.HostedbytheCityofBedfordandpresentedbyTexasAgriLifeanextensionserviceofTexasAM.FormoreinformationontheseeventsortoRSVPpleasecon-tacttheEnvironmentalSpecialistat817-952-2200orvisittexasextension.tamu.edu.NativeandAdaptivePlantsforaWaterConservingLandscapeNativeandadaptiveplantsrequirelesswaterfertilizerandpesticidesandcreateabeautifulsustainableland-scape.Thisprogramwilladdresshowallfuturesustain-ablelandscapesmustconservewater.Plantselectionandplacementarekeyelementsforconservingwaterinyourlandscape.RSVPpreferredbutnotrequired.DateMarch112013from630PM-830PMLocationBedfordPublicLibrarySavingfromaRainyDayMakingaRainBarrelTheprogramwillcoverthebasicsofrainwaterharvestingprovideparticipantstheopportunitytoconstructa55gal-lonrainbarrelanddiscussinstallinganefficientirrigationsystem.TherainbarrelisyourstotakehomeCostis25perbarrel.YOUMUSTRSVPTOTHISEVENT.SPACEANDBARRELSARELIMITEDDateApril152013from630PM-830PMLocationBedfordPublicLibraryIrrigationQuickFixesToworkefficientlyanirrigationsystemrequiresattheveryleastanannualcheck-up.Aninefficientsystemmaywasteasmuchas50duetominorproblemsthatareeasytofix.Thisclasswillprovidestep-by-stepinstructiononhowtoperformanirrigationcheckupaswellashowtomakeminorrepairsandadjustments.Informationonhowtoselectalicensedirrigationprofessionalforlargermorecomplicatedjobswillalsobepresented.RSVPpreferredbutnotrequired.DateMay132013from630PM-830PMLocationBedfordPublicLibraryRainGardensDesignConstructionandMaintenanceAraingardenisalandscapefeatureconsistingofaplantedshallowdepressionthatcollectsrainwaterrunofffromroofsparkinglotsandotherimpervioussurfaces.Themainfunctionofaraingardenistoretainandtreatthestormwateritcollects.Thisclassdetailsthedesignconstructionandmaintenancerequirementsofraingar-densforretailbusinessesandhomeowners.Arecom-mendedplantlistisalsoincluded.RSVPpreferredbutnotrequired.DateJune102013from630PM-830PMLocationBedfordPublicLibraryCompostingforBeginnersThisclasswillteachyouthebasicsofstartingyourowncompostingprojectathome.RSVPpreferredbutnotre-quired.DateJuly292013from630PM-830PMLocationBedfordPublicLibrary Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents13Mid-CitiesCareCorpsMid-CitiesCareCorpsMCCCisanon-profitestablishedin1981withamissiontopreservetheindepend-enceofseniorneighborsinN.E.Tar-rantCounty..MCCChasalegacyofprovidingdependableservicesforseniorsinelevencommunitiesinclud-ingBedford.Allservicesareprovidedbycaringvolunteers.ServicesprovidedbyMCCCforsen-iors65andolder60pluswithadis-abilityincludeTransportation-Drivestoroutinemedicalappointmentsaswellasqualityoflifedrivesontheweek-endsgrocerybankingetc.HelpingHands-AssistsseniorswithminorhomerepairsbuildwheelchairrampsAdopt-A-Yardprogramandgroupservicedays.TLCPhoneFriends-Expandsseniorssocialnetworksandcon-nectwithoneanotherbyphonefromthecomfortoftheirhome.HolidayOutreach-Providesgiftsandfoodbasketstoyoungatheartseniorsduringtheholidayseason.HelpMCCCHelpSeniorNeighborsbyBecomingaVolunteer-Individu-alswiththreehoursamonthtosparearecandidatestobeacar-ingMCCCvolunteer.Volunteeringopportunitiesareflexibleandre-spectfulofonespersonalsched-ule.BeinganAmbassador-ShareMCCCmissionwithpotentialclientsvolunteers.BeingaSupporter-MCCCissup-portedbyareafaithbasedcom-munitiescivicorganizationsbusinessesandgenerousfriends.DonatingaClunker-MCCCac-ceptsdonationofvehiclesfortaxdeduction.Mid-CitiesCareCorpsContactInfor-mation745W.PipelineRdHurstTX76053817-282-053midcitiescarecorps.orgCommunityAffairsMeetingPleasejoinusforaCommunityAffairsMeetingscheduledonJanuary292013combiningresidentsbusi-nessesandfaithbasedorganizationsattheBedfordLibrary.TopicswillincludetheCitysnewDeltalertREmer-gencyandMassNotificationSystemupdatesonbusi-nessdevelopmentandhigh-wayconstructionandinformationonupcomingevents2013EnergyFairVolunteerCorp6StonesMissionNetworkandtheBedfordExpo.ThemeetingissponsoredbytheBedfordCommunityAffairsCommission.PleasechecktheCitywebsiteatbedfordtx.govforthetime.ConsumerEnergyExpoAlreadyplanningforthesummerheatof2013EnergySmartisafreepubliceventfortheMid-Citiesfocusingonresidentialconsumersandlocalbusi-nessesthatwillprovideafirst-handandin-depthopportunitytoexperi-enceenergy-savingoptions.Thisisaterrificopportunitytodiscoverbasicandpracticalcost-savingsolutionsforthehomeandtheroad.PresentedbytheCityofBedfordthroughitsCom-munityAffairsCommissiontheExpowillhostvendorsandexhibitorsfromenergy-savingretailersandrenewableenergyprovidersalongwithnaturalgasandotheralternatives.EnergySmartinBedford2013ad-dressesquestionscenteredoncon-tainingcostsforthehomeownerthroughinsulationandotherefficientusesofheatingandcooling.ExaminethecostoptionsanddiscoverwheretobeginLocationOldBedfordLibraryDateSaturdayApril20Time100PM-500PMAlconvolunteersgiveahelpinghandtotheMid-CitiesCareCorps Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents14NorthTarrantEx-pressBluebonnetConstructionistwoyearsintotheprojectand100oftheNorthTarrantExpresscorridorisnowunderconstruction.TremendousamountsofprogressarebeingmadeintheBed-fordareaespeciallyrelatedtotheconstructionofnewoff-ramps.Crewsareworkinghardtobuildanewwest-boundoff-rampthatwillserviceBrownTrailandNorwoodDriveinthefinaldesignoftheproject.BluebonnetContractorsiscontinuingtoexpandtheBrownTrailbridgeandconstructnewlaneseastboundonSH121183betweenBedfordRoadandCentralDrive.Laneandrampclosureschangefre-quentlysodriversareencouragedtopayattentiontosignageintheworkzone.Agreatwaytostayinformedaboutconstructionprogressanddailylaneclosuresistosignupforlaneclosureemailsthataredistributedtwiceaweek.Toviewalistofcurrentlaneclosuresortosignupfortheemailsvisittheprojectwebsiteatbedfordtx.gov.Driversarealsoad-visedthatthespeedlimitinthecon-structionzoneis50mph.The2.5billionNorthTarrantExpressprojectbeganinlate2010andin-cludesreconstructionoffrontagelanesandmainlanesonIH820andSH121183AirportFreewayaswellastheadditionofmanagedtolllanes.The13.5-mileprojectcorridorextendsfromIH35WinFortWortheasttoIn-dustrialBoulevardinEulessandisscheduledtobecompletebyJune2015.TheBeattheTrafficreal-timeplanningtoolbelowhighlightslanerampclo-suresincidentsandtrafficspeedssothatyouexperienceareliableandsafetripinthecorridor.Pleasevisitnorthtarrantexpress.comtousetheappandforinstructionsonhowitworks.NorthTarrantExpressencouragesyoutoKnowbeforeyougoanddrivesafelyinthezoneCityofBedfordExpoComeoutfrom1100AMto300PMonSaturdayMarch2totheCityofBed-fordExpoattheoldlibrarybuildingtolearnmoreaboutyourlocalgovern-ment.Thiseventwillgivecitizensanopportunitytogetanupcloseviewofcityoperations.Variousboothswillbesetupshow-casingthevariousdepartments.EachCitydepartmentwillputtogetherinfor-mationontheircurrentinitiativesandtheirdifferentoperations.Represen-tativeswillbeonhandtoanswerquestionsandpresentinformation.InadditiontoCityservicesvariousserviceproviderswillalsohaveboothstoanswerquestionsabouttheirproductssuchasOncorAlliedWasteandAtmosGas.LearnmoreaboutyourCityincludingthePoliceDepart-ment. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents15PhoVNoodleHouseAffectedbytheNorthTarrantExpresswideningPhoVNoodleHouserelocatedandcompletedtheredevelopmentofa3500squarefootspaceat3504HarwoodRoad.Thisnewspaceisalmosttwicethesizeofthepreviousloca-tion.AlongwithanewlocationPhoVNoodleHousehasex-pandeditsmenuitemsandnowincludesafullsushibarwithtwosushichefs.PhoVNoodleplanstoincludeacov-eredpatiointheSpringtocreateanevenmoreenjoyablediningexperience.PhoVNoodleservesauthenticViet-namesecooking.Theextensivemenuoffersawideselectionofdishesrangingfromtraditionaltomodernrecipesappealingtoalltastes.Dinerscanrequestentreesmadevegetarian-styleorwithanyoftheirfreshmeats.OldWestCafEnteringintoitssecondyearofoperationinBedfordOldWestCafhasalreadybecomealocalfavorite.Locatedat2900Highway121the4660squarefootspacedcorgivesanoldwesternfeelandhasafamilyorientedenvi-ronment.OldWestCafservesSouthernHome-stylebreakfastandlunch.Breakfastisservedallday.Thebreakfastmenuhasevery-thingfromblueberrypancakestoalmond-crispFrenchtoastomeletschickenfriedsteakneggscinnamonrollsskilletstylebreakfastdishesandavarietyofTex-Mex.Thenthereislunch...withslowcookedtenderpotroasthomemademeatloafngravyhand-peeledmashedpota-toeshandbreadedchickenfriedsteakandchickenamazinggardenfreshsaladsandmore.BikersBayBikersBayisoneofmanybusinessesdisplacedbytheongoingexpansionof183.AftergettingwordoftheimpactconstructionwouldhaveonitsbuildingBikersBayownersmadeplanstoremaininBedford.BikersBayrelocatedto3164HarwoodRoada4000squarefootfacilityintheHarwoodHillsShoppingCenterTomThumb.BikersBayGeneralManagerMichaelBrownsaysThroughsupportandpartnershipwiththeCityofBedfordthedauntingtaskofmovingourbusinesswasmuchsmootherthanex-pected.Wearenowinathrivingshoppingcenterwithgreatco-tenantsandampleparkingThankstotheloyaltyofourexistingcustomerswhomadethemovewithusandthemanynewcustomerswehavemetatourcurrentloca-tionwehavebeenfortunatetocontinuetobuildourbusi-ness.BikersBayperformsgeneralmaintenanceservicesonallmakesandmodelsofmotorcycles.Theyalsocarryacom-pletelineofpartsaccessoriesandapparelfrommanyoftheleadingsuppliers.BedfordNewBusinessListFourthQuarterJuly12012-September302012ArlingtonChineseBaptistChurchColorstoCocktailsMDTParkwoodLTDMid-CitiesGoldSilverExchangeOliverKarateAcademySKU2UFulfillmentSt.AnthonyAssociationAffiliatedBank-MortgageBeyondTherapyandWellnessGallery70TwoDanielOrasanuDurkinLawOfficesLabyrinthSmokeShopLawOfficeofTiffanyMirOneStopDentalPCDDallasTarrantRoofingLLCTexasHealthPhysiciansGroupThomasAcademyofMartialArtsTireStoreServiceCenterTitleMaxTreesBodyworksDavitaDialysisFroZoneLegendsTournamentCenterS.L.IncTownCountryCleanersYounWhaMastersECONOMICDEVELOPMENTSPOTLIGHTOldWestCafPhotobyAdamDiaz Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents16EverydayHeroRandyGardnerPoliceTechnicalSergeantRandyGardnerhasdevotedhiscareertoservingthecitizensofBedford.Ares-identofBedfordsince1954RandygrewupinBedfordattendedfirstgradeattheOldBedfordSchoolandhasbeenapoliceofficerwiththePo-liceDepartmentsince1976.GardnerworkedinthePatrolDivisionofthePoliceDepartmentforfouryearsearningtheRookieoftheYearawardin1977.In1980hewaspromotedtoSergeant.Withhispro-motioncametheassignmenttoheadupanewlycreatedCrimePreventionDivisionwithinthedepartment.Backinthelate1970searly1980sthestatewasofferingpolicedepartmentsacrossTexasgrantmoneytosetupcrimepreventionunitshesaid.GardnersaidthatheattendedatwoweektrainingsessionattheCrimePreventionInstituteinTexasnowTexasStateCollegewherehelearnedaboutthenewconceptofthetimeCommunityOutreachPrograms.Icamebackfromthattrainingandhadmyfirstcrimewatchspeakingen-gagementintheRollingHillssubdivi-sionGardnersaid.HewentontosayTheworldwasadifferentplacethen.HalfoftheCitywasntdevelopedatthattime.Ama-jorityoftheCitywasaroundBrownTrailandBedfordRoad.Nonethelesstheconceptsofcommunityin-volvementincrimepreventionwereimportantnomatterthesizeofthecommunity.ThereforeinadditiontothefocusonspeakingtothecommunityonhomesecurityGardnerfocusedoneduca-tionintheschoolsystem.Thiswasveryimportanttome.AsastudentgrowingupintheHurstEulessBed-fordIndependentSchoolDistrictHEBISDIneversawapoliceofficerintheschoolssoIinstitutedthePo-liceOfficersatLunchPALSpro-gram.Thiswasaprogramwherehewouldcomebyandvisitwithstudentsduringthelunchhour.GardnersaidInthebeginningoftheprogramstu-dentswouldlookatmesomewhatper-plexed.Bytheendoftheyearhoweverhesaidthatthestudentslookedforwardtoseeinghim.Itwasnicetoseethatchangeintheiratti-tudeGardnersaid.WiththesuccessofPALSbehindhimGardnersaidheworkedwithMs.PatMayforwhomthePatMayCenterisnownamedafterintheHEBISDtodevelopmoreprogramsthateventu-allymorphedintovisitswithintheclassrooms.Presentationsduringtheclassroomvisitsincludeddiscussionswithstudentsontopicssuchasstrangerssafetyathomeandtrafficsafety.Backintheearly1980swehadSafetyTownGardnersaid.SafetyTownwaslocatedattheBoysRanchwherethelargepavilionnowsitstoday.SafetyTownwasafieldtripactivityforfirstgraders.TheywouldcometoSafetyTownandlearnabouthowtosafelymoveabouttown.AccordingtoGardnerthereweremetalbuildingssetuparoundahotwheelstrackalongwithcrosswalksandtrafficlights.Localbusi-nesseshadsignsupsponsoringvari-ousbuildingsinSafetyTown.Halfthekidswouldridebigwheelsandlearntostopatthetrafficlightsandtheotherhalfwouldlearnaboutcrosswalksafetyandhowtocrossthestreetsinasafemanner.ThiswasaprogramthatwasofferedtoeveryfirstgraderintheHEBISD.DuringthistimeGardnercontinuedtogrowthecommunityoutreachpro-gramsbyaddingnewprogramsnotonlyfortheschoolsandcommunitybutalsoforlocalbusinesses.DuringthistimeheearnedtwoadditionalawardsforOutstandingOfficeroftheYearinboth1985and1990.OvertheyearsGardnerhasaddedmanyotherprogramsforbothresi-dentsandBedfordbusinesses.Theprogramsforbusinessesincludebusi-nesssecuritysurveysandrobberytraining.AccordingtoGardnerTherobberytrainingprogramisdesignedtoteachemployeeswhatdoduringandafterarobbery.WealsotellthemwhattoexpectaftertherobberywhenthePoliceshowupandwhatthePo-licewillactuallybedoingaftertherobbery.Hesaidthatthereareavari-etyoftopicsandprogramsavailableforBedfordbusinessesandthattheprogramsaredonefreeofcharge.GardnersaidthatthePoliceDepart-mentalsooffersavarietyofprogramsavailabletocitizensallfreeofcharge.Includedinbutnotlimitedtotheseprogramsarevacationhousewatchengravinghomeownersvalu-ableswithdriverslicensenumbersandhomesecurityinspections.ThehomesecurityinspectionsprogramisaverypopularprogramaccordingtoGardner. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents17EverydayHeroRandyGardnerThisprogramconsistsofasecurityinspectionconductedbyacertifiedcrimepreventionspecialistwithinthePoliceDepartmentusingcriteriasetbytheStateBoardofInsurance.Thisinspectioncanresultinbetterhomesecurityforresidentsandqualifiesthemforareductioninhomeownersinsurancehesaid.SofarthisyeartheCommunityServicesDivisionhasdoneabout25homesecurityinspec-tionsforcitizens.GardnersaidthatcitizensmaylookatthePoliceDepartmentwebsiteatbedfordpolice.comunderthepoliceservicestabforacompletelistoffreeservicesprovidedtothecommu-nitybythePoliceDepartmentorresi-dentsmaycalltheCommunityServicesDivisionat817-952-2444foradditionalinformation.TheCitysPoliceDepartmentoffersmanyprogramstofittheneedsoftheresidentialandbusinesscommunityhereinBedford.BeinginthispositionIgettoseeadifferentperspectiveonlawenforcement.Iseegoodfolksinthiscommunityworktogethertogetthingsaccomplishedtomakethiscommunitybetter.Thepublicisnaivewhenitcomestocrimehappenings.Thereisalotthattheycandotopro-tectthemselves.TheCommunityServicesDivisionprovidesthateduca-tionnecessaryforthistohappen.Somemaysaythisisntatraditionalapproachtopoliceworkbutittakesmorethanatraditionalapproach.Lawenforcementtodayisbroaderinscopethanithaseverbeen.Thatsbecausetherearemoresocialissuesthatwehavetobeapartof.Thatsourchallenge-ensuringwecanmeetthesocialissuesheadonandprovidethecommunitywiththetoolsthattheyneedtofeelsafeatworkandathomeinBedfordGardnersaid.SergeantGardnerisBedfordsEveryDayHerobecausehedevoteseverydaytoprotectingandservingthecom-munityhegrewupinandisproudtobeapartof.RandyGardnerin1976TheSafeCardScamArearesidentsarereceivingtele-phonesolicitationwhereinthecallerissupposedlysellingsomethingcalledSafeCard.Thecallerisapparentlydiscussingtheimportanceofaccessi-blemedicalinformationandsuggest-ingthatpersonallycarryingaSafeCardisthewaytomakethisinforma-tionavailableasameansofprotect-ingoneslife.Apparentlythecardwouldcontaininformationsuchasbloodtypemedicationsbeingtakenhealthissuesandmore.InconvincingonetobuySafeCardemphasisisputonhowhelpfulitwouldbetomedicalprofessionalsintheeventonewouldbeinvolvedinanaccidentorbecomequiteillandincapableofcommunicat-ing.Thesolicitorevengoesasfarasalludingtothefactthatparamedicswillbeunabletoproperlytreatorsaveoneslife.Theconsumeristoldthisprogramisprivatelyfunded.ItistheCitysun-derstandingthatthecalleradvisesthatthecostis299.99andcanberenewedannuallyfor29.99withallfeestobedeductedfromthesub-scriberscheckingaccount.ImmediatelyfollowingthepitchisthebigquestionWhatisthenameofyourbankandtheaccountnumberTheBedfordFireDepartmentdoesnotendorsetheSafeCardandwantstoremindresidentstobecarefulbeforebeingpressuredintosuchacostlyprogram.Ifyouhaveanyquestionsaboutalternativewaystocarryper-sonalinformationyoucancontactFireAdministrationat817-952-2500.SolicitorAlertTheBedfordFireDepartmentwasre-centlymadeawareofaphonesolici-torwhowascontactingresidentsandbusinessesaskingfordonationstooneofthefollowingorganizationsIn-ternationalFireServiceYearbookAmericanPoliceBulletinorthePoliceSheriffsAssociationLawEnforce-mentJournal.Thecallertellsyouthatyourdonationtooneofthesepubli-cationsbenefitsthelocalpoliceandfiredepartments.Businesseswhocontributedbelievedtheirnamewouldappearinalawen-forcementorfirefighterpublication.TheyweregivenareceiptforeithertheInternationalFireServiceYear-bookorthePoliceandSheriffsAsso-ciation.Intheirpresentationtheyadvisethatyournameorcompanynameandin-formationwillappearinthepublica-tion.Asearchoftheseorganizationsre-vealedthatlessthan10ofthemoneyreceivedevenleftthehandsofthesolicitor.Thecallerwillalsopro-videataxnumberstatingthatthiscontributionistaxdeductible.Asearchofthetaxnumberrevealedthatitisnotvalid.Thephonenumberprovidedonthereceiptisnotawork-ingnumber.Shouldyoureceiveacallfromoneofthesesolicitorssimplyhangup.Ifoneshouldarriveatyourhomeorbusi-nesspleasenotifytheBedfordPoliceDepartmentandaskthatanofficerre-spond.Otherjurisdictionshavesuc-cessfullyprosecutedtheseindividualsforthisfraud.Ifyouareeverindoubtdonothesi-tatetocontacteitherthePoliceorFireDepartmentstovalidatetheau-thenticationoftherequest. Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents18SENIORCENTERScheduleMonday800AMCeramicsandBilliards100PMBeginnerLineDanceandDominoes230PMTaiChi700PMBallroomDancewithLiveBandTuesday800AM84DominoesQuiltingandBilliards900AMExercise1000AMPartyBridgePinochleandNeedlecraft1230PMDuplicateBridge100PMDominoesWednesday800AMCeramicsandBilliards900AMExerciseandChinaPainting1000AMWeights100PMLineDanceandDominoes200PMGuitarThursday800AMQuiltingandBilliards900AMExercise1000AMPartyBridgeandPinochle1230PMDuplicateBridge100PMDominoesFriday800AM84DominoesandCeramics900AMArtClassallmedia100PMDominoes200PMGuitarSpecialEventsBloodPressureCheck-FirstWednesdayandthirdThursdayofthemonthat830AMAARPDefensiveDrivingClass-EveryothermonthAARPChapter1251meeting-SecondMondayofthemonthat1000AMNARFE-SecondWednesdayofthemonthat1000AMChecktheSeniorUpdatenewsletterforotherup-comingevents.Yearlymembershipfeesforresi-dentsofBedfordare5.00peryearand10.00peryearforresidentsofothercommunities.TheBedfordSeniorCenterislocatedintheBoysRanchPark.ThemissionoftheSeniorCenteristoserveadults50andoverindividuallyoringroupsandtoprovideawarmplacewheretheycanpartici-pateinprogramsandactivitiesdesignedtoenhancetheirdignitysupporttheirindependenceandencour-ageinvolvementinthecommunity.QuiltersGroupDoyouhandquiltIfsowhynotjoinourgreatgroupofquiltersonanyTuesdayorThursdaymorningTheymeetfrom800AM-1200PM.Thereisalwaysagoodtimetobehadinourquiltingroom Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents19THEOLDBEDFORDSCHOOLLocationAuniquesettingintheheartofDal-lasFortWorthjustminuteswestoftheDFWAirport.Thebeautifullyre-storedc.1915OldBedfordSchoolislistedintheNationalRegisterofHis-toricPlaces.FunctionSpaceTheauditoriumaccommodates149incomfortableupholsteredreproduc-tion-styledseats1600squarefeetofspaceincludesaraisedstage.AbabygrandChickeringpianoisavailablethankstothegenerosityoftheMid-CitiesPianoTeachersAssociation.TheGalleriesareidealfortrainingseminarsreceptionsreunionsan-niversarypartiesluncheonsartshowsandmore.Slidingwooddoorsopenthetworoomstoaccommodateupto112seatedpersonsorupto150personsstanding.UniqueTheConferenceRoomseats12aroundahand-craftedmission-styledoakconferencetable.AccessHandicappedaccessibleon-sitepark-ingopenyearround.EquipmentOn-sitestateofthearttouchscreenaudiovisualsystem.TheOldBedfordSchoolisWi-Fienabled.FoodServiceConvenienttonearbyrestaurantscateringfoodservicelistsareavail-able.Complimentarycoffeesetupavailableuponrequestforfull-daymeetingrentalsonly.HeritageEducationProgramInconjunctionwiththeH-E-BISDSo-cialStudiesDepartmenttheOldBed-fordSchoolprovidesatourforthe19ElementarySchoolsinthearea.ThisHeritageEducationProgramcorre-spondswithpartoftheirSocialStud-iescurriculum.Studentsareshownhowchildrendressedandwhattheyweretaughtbothatschoolandathome.Staffvol-unteerspresentartifactsdescribinghowtheywereused.Lastlystudentsgettovisitourreplicaofaclassroomasitwasinthe1900swiththevolunteerdescribinghowtheartifactswereusedatschool.AttheendoftheprogramstudentsareaskedtodrawandcolorapictureshowingsomethingtheythoughtwasinterestingabouttheOldBedfordSchool.Thesedrawingsarejudgedbyoursevenvolunteertourpresen-tersandprizesarepresentedforFirstPlaceSecondPlaceThirdPlaceMostCreativeHonorableMentionandMostOriginal.FacilityGroundsRentalRatesMonday-Thursday75hourand80hourafter500PMFridaySunday100hourSaturday125hourand150hourafter5PMRentalFeesforbusinesstravelersstayingatBedfordhotelsMonday-Fridayfrom800AM-500PM300dayallotherfeesapply.Thispricingisnotapplicabletoweekendornon-businessevents.Thefollowingarethedepositsforhourlyrentals100forunder99people500for100peoplePleasecall817-952-2290tobookarentalorvisitusonlineatoldbedfordschool.com Bedfordtx.govOldBedfordSchool20WeddingsandReceptionsCongratulationsonyourupcomingmarriage.WewouldliketotakethisopportunitytointroducetheOldBedfordSchool.Ifyouwouldliketomakeyourweddingandorreceptionahistoriceventpleasecontactusforatourofourfacilitybycalling817-952-2290.Wehavecompleteweddingpackagesavailableforyou.SaturdayRatesPackageA1500a500RefundableSecurityDepositisalsorequiredFourrectangulartablesfivefeetlong75chairsOnebrick-engravedandplacedonwalkwayTimeallowedforservicespersonnelanduseofbuildingTwohoursforconsultationwithrentalcoordinatorduringMonday-ThursdayofficehoursOnehourofrehearsaltimeduringMonday-ThursdayofficehoursSixhoursforsetupweddingreceptionandclean-upUseofaudiovisualsoundsystemTwohoursforscheduledbridalportraitMonday-Thursdaybetween900AMand400PMPackageB1800a500RefundableSecurityDepositisalsorequiredSixrectangulartablesfivefeetlong16Sixtyinchroundtables16WhiteRoundTablecloths130chairsOnebrick-engravedandplacedonwalkwayOnesetofflutewineglasses-engravedwithgoldrimandOBSlogoTimeallowedforservicespersonnelanduseofbuild-ingTwohoursforconsultationwithrentalcoordinatorduringMonday-ThursdayofficehoursOnehourofrehearsaltimeduringMonday-ThursdayofficehoursEighthoursforsetupweddingreceptionandclean-upUseofaudiovisualsoundsystemTwohoursforscheduledbridalportraitMonday-Thursdaybetween900AMand400PMFridayandSundayRatesPackageA1200a500RefundableSecurityDepositisalsorequiredFourrectangulartablesfivefeetlong75chairsOnebrick-engravedandplacedonwalkwayTimeallowedforservicespersonnelanduseofbuildingTwohoursforconsultationwithrentalcoordinatorduringMonday-ThursdayofficehoursOnehourofrehearsaltimeduringMonday-ThursdayofficehoursSixhoursforsetupweddingreceptionandclean-upUseofaudiovisualsoundsystemTwohoursforscheduledbridalportraitMonday-Thursdaybetween900AMand400PMPackageB1500a500RefundableSecurityDepositisalsorequiredSixrectangulartablesfivefeetlong16Sixtyinchroundtables16WhiteRoundTablecloths130chairsOnebrick-engravedandplacedonwalkwayOnesetofflutewineglasses-engravedwithgoldrimandOBSlogoTimeallowedforservicespersonnelanduseofbuild-ingTwohoursforconsultationwithrentalcoordinatorduringMonday-ThursdayofficehoursOnehourofrehearsaltimeduringMonday-ThursdayofficehoursEighthoursforsetupweddingreceptionandclean-upUseofaudiovisualsoundsystemTwohoursforscheduledbridalportraitMonday-Thursdaybetween900AMand400PMOutdoorweddingandorreceptionoptionspossiblevisitoldbedfordschool.comorcall817-952-2290formorespecificrentalinformation.WithoutadoubtIwoulddefinitelyrecommendOBStoafriendorfamilymember.Thevenueisbeautifulcleanspaciousandairy.Iabsolutelylovethegroundstheschoolsitsonandthehis-toricbackgroundoftheschoolfurtherintriguedmeevenmore.Neverthelessthestaffwasthecherryontopofthesundae.TheywerealwaysfriendlyknowledgeableandtimelyinansweringthemanyquestionsIhad.AsanewlywedIknowthatusbridestobecanbefickleattimesandtheOBSstaffistheretoaidintheprocess.ThankyouOBSstaff.-BrittneyCox Bedfordtx.govOldBedfordSchool21TheCityofBedfordcontinueswiththepopularVanCliburnPianoConcertSe-rieswithMariangelaVacatelloper-formingintheSpringof2013attheOldBedfordSchool.MariangelaVa-catellowasborninNaplesItalyfromafamilyofmusicians.Vacatellosex-tensivemusicaleducationstartedattheageoffourandshemadeheroffi-cialdebutattheageoffourteenper-formingLisztsFirstPianoConcertowiththePomeriggiMusicaliOrchestrainMilan.Sheisthewinnerofnumer-ousprestigiousinternationalprizesandawardssuchasfinalistandwin-neroftheInternetAudienceAwardatthe2009VanCliburnInternationalPianoCompetitionwinneroftheTopoftheWorldInternationalPianoCom-petition2009winneroftheLaureatePrizeattheQueenElisabethInterna-tionalMusicCompetitionin2007Sec-ondPrizeattheFerruccioBusoniInternationalPianoCompetitionin2005andSecondPrizeattheFranzLisztInternationalPianoCompetitionin1999.MariangelaVacatelloisaninternation-allyacclaimedconcertpianistrecog-nizedworldwideforherpassiontechnicalabilityandmagnificentmusi-cality.MariangelaVacatelloischarm-ingandvivacioustopatronsandcolorfulandfieryatthepiano.Are-ceptionwithameetandgreetandre-freshmentswillbeservedaftertheperformance.ListentoMariangelaVactellosmusicatmariangelavacatello.com.DateSundayMay5Time300PMCost25GeneralAdmissionPurchaseticketsonlineatoldbedfordschool.com.Ifyouhavequestionsyoucancall817-952-2290oremailAmyBourquinatamy.bourquinbedfordtx.gov.FeaturingMariangelaVacatelloVanCliburnConcertattheOldBedfordSchool ClassicMovieNightWhereTheOldBedfordSchoolTime700PMFee5atthedoorComeandwatchclassicmoviesinourauditoriumthataccommodates149incomfortableupholsteredreproduction-styledseats.Concessionsareavailableforpur-chase.FridayJanuary11TheGoodTheBadAndTheUglyDirectedBySergioLeoneStarringClintEastwoodLeeVanCleefandEliWallach.ClintEastwoodreturnsastheManWithNoNamethistimeteamingwithtwogunslingersEliWallachandLeeVanCleeftopursueacacheof200000andlettingnoonenotevenwarringfactionsinacivilwarstandintheirway.FridayFebruary1ItHappenedOneNightDirectedByFrankCapraStarringClarkGableClaudetteCol-bertandWalterConnolly.ClarkGableandClaudetteColbertteamupforlaughsasmismatchedloversinthis1934screwballcomedyclassic.DirectedbyFrankCapraItHappenedOneNightwasthefirstmovietobehonoredwithallfivemajorOscarsBestPictureBestActorBestActressBestDirectorandBestScreenplay.FridayMarch1CitizenKaneDirectedByOrsonWellesStarringOrsonWellesJosephCot-tenandDorothyComingore.Thestoryofanimmenselywealthynewspaperpublisherasheisremem-beredbyhisfriendsandformerwifeafterhisdeath.LooselybasedonthelifeofWilliamRandolphHearst.Fre-quentlycalledthegreatestfilmofalltime.FridayApril5SingingintheRainDirectedByStanleyDonenandGeneKellyStarringGeneKellyDonaldOCon-norandDebbieReynolds.TheMusicalSingingintheRainof-fersalighthearteddepictionofHolly-woodwiththethreestarsportrayingperformerscaughtupinthetransitionfromsilentfilmstotalkies.n1927.FridayMay3MyFairLadyDirectedByGeorgeCukorStarringAudreyHepburnRexHarri-sonandStanleyHolloway.OutsideCoventGardenonarainyeveningin1912dishevelledcockneyflowergirlElizaDoolittleAudreyHepburnmeetslinguisticexpertHenryHigginsRexHarrison.AfterdeliveringamusicaltiradeagainstverbalclassdistinctionHigginstellshiscompanionColonelPickeringWil-fredHyde-WhitethatwithinsixmonthshecouldtransformElizaintoaproperladysimplybyteachingherproperEnglish.Bedfordtx.govOldBedfordSchool22 MurderMysteryDinnerShowLookingforsomethingfuntodoonaSaturdaynightWellyouhavefounditComeandtryaMurderMysteryDinneradventureattheOldBedfordSchool.Call817-952-2290tofindouthowtoreserveyourtickets.Showtime645PM-1000PMFee75percoupleor40perpersonActorsU.S.ActorsCompany645PMWelcomeguestsDinner-homestyledinnercateredbyTexasRoadhouse800PMProceedtoauditoriumandbecomedetectives.Reviewthecluesandsolvethemurderforachancetowinaprize900PMDessertservedatyourtableSaturdayJanuary192013FamilyReunionSaturdayFebruary162013PlayMurderSaturdayMarch232013ABeautifulMurderSaturdayApril202013AddictedtoMurderSaturdayMay182013UncleBuzzardsLastRequestHelpWantedTeacherVolunteersattheOldBedfordSchoolIfyouhaveloveofhistoryteachingchildrenandhavebeenlookingforawaytokeepbusythentheOldBed-fordSchoolProgrammaybejustwhatyouarelookingfor.Volunteerspresentscriptedexplanationsofarti-factsandhistoryoftheactivitiesofthe1915schooltothirdgradestu-dentsinvolvedintheHEBISDHer-itageEducationProgram.FieldtripsareconductedonTuesdayandThursdaymorningsandvolunteersmaysignupforconvenientdatestohelp.Forfurtherinformationandanappli-cationpleasecontactAmyBourquinat817-952-2292.Applicantsarere-quiredtointerviewandreceiveback-groundchecks.FormoreinformationabouttheOldBedfordSchoolcall817-952-2290orvisitoldbedford-school.com.Bedfordtx.govOldBedfordSchool23 YOUTHATHLETICASSOCIATIONSAirportYMCAquickscores.comairportymcaAddress3524CentralDriveBedfordTX76021Phone817-571-3371SpringSoccer3yearsold-12yearsoldVolleyball8yearsold-13yearsoldRegistrationJanuary3-February11Baseball3yearsold-4thGradeRegistrationFebruary21-April15Bedford-EulessSoccerbesasoccer.comPhone817-354-4774YouthSoccer4yearsold-19yearsoldSpringSeasonFebruary-MayFallSeasonSeptember-NovemberSPRING2013REGISTRATIONNewReturningPlayersOnlineRegistrationisavailableNOWWalk-InRegistrationDateswillbeonthefollowingdatesBedfordPublicLibraryJanuary122013from1030AM-430PMEulessFamilyLifeCenterJanuary1920131030AM-430PMRegistrationFee60U4PlayersReturningtotheir2012FallTeam65U5-U19PlayersReturningtotheir2012FallTeam70U4NewandOpenDrawPlayers75U5-U19NewandOpenDrawPlayersADULTLeagueisalsoavailablelookfordetailsonthewebsitePlayersmustbe3yearsofagebyJuly312012inordertoplayinthespringseason.Receiveanadditional5dis-countforeachadditionalplayerfromthesamefamily.NEWPLAYERSMUSTPROVIDECOPYOFOFFICIALBIRTHCERTIFICATE.NOEXCEPTIONSFormoreinformationpleasevisitourwebsiteatbesasoccer.comHurst-Euless-BedfordISDhebisd.eduGymnastics817-399-2307MartialArts817-354-3350x7505Swimming817-649-7946Age3yearsold-JuniorHighSessionsFallandSpringHurstGirlsSoftballLeagueeteamz.comhurstgslPhone817-209-5409RegistrationSpringJanuaryAges5-18FallAugustAges5-18HurstUnitedSoccerAssociationhurstunitedsoccer.comPhone817-282-8680U5-U19BoysandGirlsOfferingyear-roundprograms.Mid-CitiesBasketballAssociationmidcitiesbasketball.orgPhone817-354-6208BoysGrades1-8GirlsGrades1-6LocationHurstRecreationCenterMid-CitiesPeeWeeFootballCheerleadingAssociationmidcitiespeeweefootball.orgAddress141HarmonRoadHurstTX76053Phone817-282-2390FootballGradesPreK-6CheerleadingGradesPreK-6RegistrationMay-June2012ParksatTexasStarBaseballLeagueparksattexasstar.orgPhone817-685-1838Ages5-14YouthBaseballRegistrationJanuaryFebruary2013Tri-CitiesBaseballAssociationtcbaseball.comAddress518E.PipelineRoadHurstTX76053Phone817-285-0200RegistrationJanuary2013Bedfordtx.govAthleticPrograms24 ADULTATHLETICSCHEDULEAdultSoftballLeagueSpringTournamentAdultCo-EdKickballLeagueSpringLeagueEntryFee300EntryFee200Season8gamesSeason8gamesUSSSATAAFFee20NewTeamRegistrationUSSSATAAFFee20NewTeamRegistrationRegistrationJanuary2-February8RegistrationJanuary2-February8CoachsMeetingWeekofFebruary13CoachsMeetingWeekofFebruary13LeagueBeginsWeekofFebruary17LeagueBeginsWeekofFebruary18LeagueNightSundayMensDFridayCo-edLeagueNightMondayGameLocationMeadowparkAthleticComplexGameLocationMeadowparkAthleticComplexAdultDodgeballLeagueSpringTournamentAdultBasketballLeagueSpringLeagueEntryFee125EntryFee300Season8gamesSeason8gamesRegistrationJanuary2-February8RegistrationJanuary2-February8CoachsMeetingWeekofFebruary13CoachsMeetingWeekofFebruary13LeagueBeginsWeekofFebruary17LeagueBeginsWeekofFebruary17LeagueNightSundayLeagueNightThursdayMensFridayMensGameLocationBoysRanchHockeyRinkGameLocationBoysRanchActivityCenterGymBedfordtx.govAthleticPrograms25Co-EdIndoorVolleyballLeagueSpringTournamentEntryFee250Season8games3matchespergameUSSSATAAFFee20NewTeamRegistrationRegistrationJanuary2-February8CoachsMeetingWeekofFebruary15LeagueBeginsWeekofFebruary17LeagueNightSundayGameLocationBoysRanchActivityCenterGym Bedfordtx.govAthleticPrograms26BedfordSplashandCentralPoolCentralPool1200CentralDriveBedfordTX76022817-685-0524CentralPoolHoursAdmissionMonday-Saturday100PM-530PMSunday100PM-500PMAdmission1.00CentralPoolRentalsAvailableforprivaterentalonSaturdaysandSundaysonly.Pleasecall817-952-2323toreservethisfacility.CentralPoolisavailabletorentforprivatepartiesfamilygatheringsget-togethersbirthdaypartiesetc.Rentalsincludetherequirednumberoflifeguardsanduseofthewholefacility.Allreservationsareforatwohourperiodincludingset-upandclean-up.ReservationsareacceptedattheBoysRanchActivityCenter.A100refundabledamagedepositisrequiredatthetimeofbooking.CentralPoolAquaticFacility150pertwohourreservation.MaximumRentalCapacity70people.The2013BedfordSplashseasonwillbegintheweekendofMay18and19andopendailyonFridayMay24thruSun-dayAugust25.Splashwillre-openforweekendsonlythroughSeptember2.The2013CentralPoolseasonwillbeginSaturdayJune1andendSundayAugust25.SplashAquaticCenter2801ForestRidgeDriveBedfordTX76021817-952-2384SplashAquaticCenterHoursSplashAquaticCenterHoursMonday-Saturday1200PM-700PMSunday1200PM-600PMSplashGeneralAdmissionFeesResidentsNonResidentsInfants2UnderFreeFreeChildrenages3-175perperson6perpersonAdultsages186perperson7.50perpersonSplashSeasonPasses2012SeasonPassResidentNonResidentResidentFamily4Non-ResidentFamilyNovember-March5595175280April-July470155230355July5-EndoftheSeason5080105205Familypassesareforfourmemberseachadditionalpassis30forresidentsand45fornon-residents.Mustprovideproofofresidencyie.driverslicensemilitaryIDorutilitybill. TinyTotTennisCampClasswillbegivenbasicinstruc-tionstotenniswhileimprovingco-ordination.DayMondayAge7-12Time445PM-530PMFee30Session1January7-28Session2February4-25Session3March4-April1Session4April8-29Session5May6-May27TENNISPROGRAMSTheCityofBedfordsofferstennisprogramsforpeopleofallages.AllclassesandlessonswillbetaughtbyhighlyqualifiedUnitedStatesProfessionalTennisAssociationcertifiedprofessionals.FormoreinformationpleasecontacttheBed-fordBoysRanchat817-952-2323oremailMichaelRadoyavichatmichael.radoyavichbedfordtx.gov.Jr.BeginnerClassisdesignedforplayerswithlittleornoexperience.Allbasicstrokeswillbetaughtinafunandexcitingatmosphere.DaysMondaySession1January7-28Time530PM-700PMSession2February4-25Ages7-12Session3March4-April1Price72Session4April8-29Session5May6-May27AdvancedBeginnerIntermediateDaysThursdaySession1January8-29Time600PM-730PMSession2February7-28Ages10-14Session3March7-April4Price72Session4April11-May2Session5May9-30AdultTennisClassesBeginnerAdv.BeginnerIntermediateDaysThursdayDaysThursdayTime700PM-830PMTime700PM-830PMAges16Ages16Price72Price72Session1January10-31Session1January10-31Session2February7-28Session2February7-28Session3March7-April4Session3March7-April4Session4April11-May2Session4April11-May2Session5May9-May30Session5May9-May30Bedfordtx.govAthleticPrograms27 BoysRanchActivityCenterBoysRanchActivityCenterHours2801ForestRidgeBedfordTX76021817-952-2323Monday-Thursday700AM-900PMFriday700AM-600PMSaturday800AM-200PMSunday1030AM-200PMMembershipTherearetwooptionsforfitnessfacilitymemberships.ThereistheAnnualPaymentOptionwhichincludesyourfacilitycardandaMonthlyPaymentOp-tionwhichdoesnotincludeafacilitycard.Ifyouselectthemonthlyoptionitrequirestheseparatepurchaseofafacilitycard.Theyearlyoptiongivesadiscountedrate.Youmustpurchaseamembershiptohaveuseofthefitnessfacilities.Thereisa5replacementfeeforlostcards.AnnualPaymentOptionResidentNon-ResidentAdultFacilityCardIncluded125200SeniorFacilityCardIncluded80120MonthlyPaymentOptionsAnnualFacilityCardmustbepurchasedtoparticipateinthegymnasiumoraccessthefitnessrooms.FacilityCardAnnualFeeResidentNon-ResidentYouth1024Adult16-54yrs2450Senior55yrsandUp1830FitnessRoomFeesMonthlyYouth16andyoungernotadmittedtofitnessrooms.Adult16-54yrs1520Senior55yrsandUp1015AllAccessFee5perdayNon-ResidentFeeAnon-residentfeeof5ischargedtoallclassregistrationsattheBoysRanchActivityCenter.FacilityRentalInformationFullpaymentofboththedepositrentalfeeisdueattimeofbooking.Aone-weeknoticeisrequiredforallafterhourrentals.Non-residentsmustadd20onallrentals.RoomRentals100.00depositClassroomsABandCOneRoom35hourTwoRooms45hourThreeRooms55hourLobbyTheBRAClobbyisincludedinallrentalsandpatronswillbeallowedtheusealltablegamesduringtherentalhours.NoteFoodisstrictlyprohibitedinthelobbyarea.Patronsmustre-servearoominordertoservefood.GymRentalsAllgymrentalsmustbeafterhoursandarea2hourminimum.FullCourt45hourHalfCourt30hourSpecialEvent85hourParkPavilionFullpavilion120for6hours100dollardepositNoteRentaltimesareeither900AM-300PMor300PM-900PMHockeyRinkRentalsAllHockeyrinkrentalsrequirea48hournotice.Rinkrentalswolights15hourRinkrentalswithlights20hourFormoreinformationpleasecall817-952-2323.Bedfordtx.govBoysRanchActivityCenter28 Bedfordtx.govBoysRanchActivityCenter29PROGRAMSATTHEBOYSRANCHFunTimeLiveFunTimeLiveisasupervisedandsafeeventfilledwithfunandentertainmentforyouthfromthirdgradetoeighthgrade.FunTimeLivemeetsonSaturdaynightsduringtheschoolyear.Conces-sionsareavailable.Call972-772-6000orvisitthewebsiteatfuntimelive.comformoreinformation.DayEverySaturdayNightTime700PM-1100PMFee9perpersonBedfordFlyersDoyouhaveaninterestinmodelairplanesThisclubhasbeenmeetingforover25yearseachThursdayfrom1000AM-100PM.Mostpartici-pantshavebeeninvolvedinsometypeofaviationwhetherthroughtheircareersorbyhobby.Modelsincludehand-launchedglidersrubberpoweredmi-crofilmrubberCO2andelectricpoweredscaleandendurancemodels.IfthissoundslikesomethingyouwouldliketobeapartofcontactVicLarsenatmileshawkcom-cast.netorcall817-430-1121.AdultDanceClassAnyonecanlearntodanceandenjoythebenefitsthatitoffers.Danceisawonderfulaerobicandcardioformofexerciseandwillalwaysputasmileonyourface.Thisisagreatone-on-onetimewithyourspousepartnerfriendandtheywillloveyouforit.PleasewearcomfortableclothingandleathersoledshoespleaseNOflipflopsslidesortennisshoes.FormoreinformationcontactMichaelat817-965-4577ortheBoysRanchat817-952-2323.FeeResident-35Non-resident-40InstructorMichaelPilandE-maildancewithmichael2hotmail.com.ElectricRCAirplanemodelsDoyouhaveoreverbeeninterestedinanelec-tricorRCpoweredairplanemodelorhelicopterThenthisisthegroupforyouMeetingdirectlyaftertheBedfordFlyersgroupthisgroupem-bracessomeofthehighlytechnicaldesignsinmodelaircrafts.Therearenomembershiprequire-mentsjustaquickregistrationformwithyourcon-tactinformationtoinformyouofgymclosuresorannouncements.Meetingforover7yearsnowinourfacilitythisgroupmeetsfrom100PM-330PMeveryThursday.FormoreinformationpleasecontactRodneyTayloratrodtaylor33sbc-global.netorcall817-571-1601.Mondaysfrom700PM-800PMJanuary7-28FoxtrotandMerengueFebruary4-25N.Y.HustleandEastCoastSwingMarch4-25Cha-ChaandRumbaApril1-22BallroomWaltzandQuickstepJointheBedfordFlyers YouCanOilPaintForYouthLearncolormixingtimesavingbrushstrokesandstep-by-stepinstructionfromaward-winningTeachersoftheYearandprofessionalartistsRobertSusanfromtheRobertGardenSchoolofArt.Allsuppliesareincludedbringpapertowelsandwearanoldt-shirt.Formoreinformationpleasecall972-790-5711oremailsusanrobertgardenart.com.Ages6to12yearsTime400PM-530PMInstructorsSusanandRobertGardenResident10perclasstoregisterand15supplyfeeNon-Resident15perclasstoregisterand15supplyfeeWednesdayJanuary30400PMto530PMCardinalOnaSnowCoveredBranchWednesdayFebruary27400PMto530PMItalianVillasontheMediterraneanWednesdayMarch27400PMto530PMMoonlightonPadreIslandWednesdayApril24400PMto530PMVanGoghsSunflowersYouCanOilPaintForAdultsEvenifyouveneverheldabrushorcantdrawastraightlineyoullbeamazedatthebeautifuloilpaintingyoucancompleteafteronefunandeasylessonwithallsuppliesfurnished.Learncompositionperspectivecolormixingandsimpletime-savingtechniqueswithaward-winningprofessionalartistsRobertSusanfromtheRobertGardenSchoolofArt.Bringpapertowelsandwearanoldt-shirt.Formoreinformationpleasecall972-790-5711oremailsusanrobertgardenart.com.Ages14InstructorsSusanandRobertGardenResident20perclasstoRegisterand20supplyfeeNon-Resident25perclasstoRegisterand20supplyfeeWednesdayJanuary30600PM-900PMCardinalOnaSnowCoveredBranchWednesdayFebruary27600PM-900PMItalianVillasontheMediterraneanWednesdayMarch27600PM-900PMMoonlightonPadreIslandWednesdayApril24600PMto900PMVanGoghsSunflowersYoungRembrandtsEle-mentaryDrawingClassYoungRembrandtsprovidesanengagingcre-ativeenvironmentforyourchildtodiscoveranddevelophisorherdrawingskills.Ourelemen-tary-agecurriculumisdesignedtoteachbasictoadvanceddrawingskillsarttechniquesandvo-cabulary.Wegivethemskillstoexpresstheircre-ativityandbelievethatallchildrencanandshouldlearntodraw.Weprovideallmaterialsandteachnewlessonseachweekinapositiveandnurturingenvironmentwhichbringsoutthebestineachchild.Age6to12yearsDayMondaysfrom530PM-630PMDateJanuary7142128February4111825March4111825April181522Apr29May61320Time530PM-630PMInstructorYoungRembrandtsResident44Non-resident49Bedfordtx.govBoysRanchActivityCenter30 Bedfordtx.govCurrentEvents31SearchSniffWorkshopNEWDoesyourdogkeeptheirnosetothegroundonwalksorsearchoutthelostcrackerinthecouchifsothenthisclassisforyou.Nothingbringsoutpureenjoymentinyourdoglikeusingtheirbiggestsense.Thisisasuperfunworkshopforteachingyourdoghowtousetheirincrediblecaninesensestosearchoutandsniff.This4-weekwork-shopwillincludeteachingthebasicsofsearchingandtracking.InstructorAnneONeill-SpecialtyPetTrainingAgeAdultmustaccompanychildrenDateTuesdaysFebruary26March19Time700PM-800PMResident95perdoghumanteamNon-resident100perdoghumanteamPuppyKindergartenThis5-weekclassisamustforallpuppies.Learnallthebasiccommandsplusparticipateinthoseearlydevelop-mentphasesthataresoimportantforawellsocializedadult.Anypuppy12weekstoeightmonthscanjoin.AgeAdultmustaccompanychildrenDaySaturdaysDateJanuary12-February9Time1030AM-1130PMInstructorAnneONeillResident115perdoghumanteamNon-resident120perdoghumanteamBasicObedienceThisisanall-skill-levelsclasssoanydogorpuppyover4monthscanattend.Whilesomedogsarelearninghowtodothecommandssomewillbeworkingonperfectingthecommandstheyalreadyknowaroundthedistractionofotherpeopleanddogs.ThisisagreatclassafterPuppyKindergarten.Wewillcoverallthebasiccommandssuchassitstayleashleave-italoneliedowncomingwhencalledandproblembehaviorssuchasjumping.AgeAdultmustaccompanychildrenDaysTuesdaysDateApril2-April30Time700PM-800PMInstructorAnneONeillResident115perdoghumanteamNon-resident120perdoghumanteamTakeMeToYourLeaderLeadershipskillsareindispensableforsuccess.Theyareimportantateverylevelnotjustfortheappointedorelectedleaders.Eachmemberofanorganizationcancon-tributethemaximumonlyifheorshecanuseknowledgeandskillstoinfluencetheorganizationandhelpitmeetitsgoals.Inthiswaymembershelptheirorganizationaswellasgetrecognizedfortheirleadershipcontributions.Age13-18BringSackLunchandSnacksDateSaturdayJanuary26Time930AMto145PMInstructorCarolynBrooksSimplyDivineCommunicationsResident85Non-resident90IncludesCertificateofCompletionMini-GraduationCere-monyandStudentHandoutsFirstImpressionsStudentswilllearntipstohelpthemprojecttheirbestimagewithproperpersonalgroomingtipshairmake-upselfconfidencebeautyontheinsidesocialgracesdiningetiquetteandgreetingsandintroductions.Havefunlearn-inghowtoproperlybutterandeatarollRollbuttercookiesandjuiceareprovided.ProjectingaGreatFirstImpressionisaboutsimplicitynotglitzorflash.Thatiswhytheworldsmoststylishyoungladiesmakeitlooksoeasy.Youwilllearntocreateyourownsignaturelookthatistimelessbutmostimportantlyelegant.AgeGrades3-5DateSaturdayJanuary12Time1000AMto130PMInstructorCarolynBrooksSimplyDivineCommunicationsFee555forNon-Residents ZumbaLatinDanceFitnessZumbaFanaticsachievelongtermhealthbenefitswhileexperiencinganabsoluteblastinoneexhilaratinghourofcaloric-burningbody-energizingawe-inspiringmove-mentsmeanttoengageandcaptivateforlifeClassSchedulesThursday700PM-800PMZumbaFriday600PM-700PMZumbaintheCircuitSaturday830AM-930AMZumbaSaturday930AM-1030AMZumbaToningFeesWalk-ins75forNon-Residents10Classes395forNon-ResidentsInstructorJayJanoloWebsitewww.jjanolo.zumba.comJo-AnnLittleDancersBalletTapStudentswilldeveloprhythmpoiseandcoordinationwhilelearningthefundamentalsofballettap.Thisclasswillcreategroupinteractionskillsandsupportyourchildsselfesteemandpositiveimage.Balletshoesleotardsandtightsarerequiredforalldanceclasses.Tapshoesarealsorequired.Age3-5DayWednesdaysfrom530PM-615PMAge6-12DayWednesdaysfrom615PM-700PMInstructorSophiaIngramResident38Non-resident43SessionsJanuary9162330February6132027March62027April3ComboClassAprilMay6WeeksResident57Non-resident62April101724May1815HaveaHobbyorSkilltoShareFormscanbedownloadedonlineatbedfordtx.govorbyemailingtrevon.hauthbedfordtx.gov.ReturnyourcompletedformstotheBedfordBoysRanchActivityCenterandyouwillbecontactedforaninterview.Itreallyisthatsimple.Bedfordtx.govBoysRanchActivityCenter32 Bedfordtx.govBoysRanchActivityCenter33YogaForSeniors55Theseyogaclassesareforpeople55yearsandolderwhoarelookingtomoveandfeelbettereveryday.Theclasseshonorthechangesthatoccurinthebodyasweageandincludegentletherapeuticposestoallowindividualstostrengthenareasofweaknessandpromotehealingandrelaxation.Individualswilllearnaboutthepowerofmedi-tationandbreathingtechniquesandtheirpracticalapplica-tiontopromotewellbeing.Nopreviousyogaexperiencerequired.Youmustbeabletogetonandoffthefloor.Pleasebringyourownyogamat.SessionsaresixweekslongandclassesoccuronMondaysandWednesdays.Registerforoneortwoclassesperweek.www.happymovements.comAge55yearsandupDayMondayandWednesdayTime1000AM-1100AMStartDateJanuary7-February13February25-April3April22-May29InstructorNatashaCarterLATATCRYTResident546classesNon-Resident596classesResident8712classesNon-Resident9212classesClassicalCookingNEWJoinusforaclassicalcookingcoursewithChefMorrisanexecutivechefattheDoubletreeHotelDallasneartheGalleria.ProceedswillgototheElderlyandChildrenCharityFoundation.Learnhowtoflavorandpresentyourfoodwiththemostsimpletechniques.Youwilllearnaboutbraisingdifferentkindofmeatswithfreshvegetablesandtheuseoffreshherbsandspices.Participantswillalsolearnhowtouseseasonalfruitstomakeyourhealthysaladsandyummydesserts.Studentswillbeabletosampleallproductsdur-ingthecookingclass.Age7Time630PM-830PMDateMarch30May25Fee7-18YearsOld18perperson19-64YearsOld25perperson65YearsOld20perpersonChildWithAdultTapClassThisclassprovidesafuntimeforpre-schoolagekidsandadultparentsgrandparentsauntsorbabysitters.Oneadulttoeachenrolledstudent.Shoescanbepurchasedafterthefirstclassbutarenotrequiredfortheadult.Classesare45minandareinstructedbyMicheleBurgerwhohasover40yearsofdanceinstructionexperience.Age3-6DayMondayTime915AM-1000AMDateJanuary7142128February4111825March41825April8152229Resident32Non-Resident37 Jazzercise60-minuteclassconsistingofanaerobicworkoutwhichcanbedoneataloworhighimpactlevelmuscletoningandstrengthtraining.STARTANYTIMEPickaclasscometotheBoysRanch10to15minutesearlyandregister.Yourclasspassallowsyoutocometoanunlimitednumberofclasses.Wearloosecomfortableclothingthatiscoolandnon-restrictive.FormoreinformationcontactAnnat817-715-9890oremailanninhousedev.comorcontactMaureenat817-577-3692.MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdayPersonalTouchThisuniqueapproachtopersonaltraininghelpsparticipantsgetthemostfromtheirworkoutexperience.PersonalTouchmeetstwiceaweek.Classsizesaresmalltoin-creasefitnesssuccess.Weconcentrateonbuildingmuscleandstrongbonesimprovingbalanceformmuscletoneandencouraginghealthyeat-inghabits.Registrationandfeesaresepa-ratefromourJazzerciseaerobicclasses.TheinstructorisacertifiedPersonalTrainer.PleasecontactAnnat817-715-9890oremailanninhousedev.comforfurtherinformation.900AM900AM900AM900AM900AM900AM430PM430PM530PM500PM530PM500PM635PM605PM635PM605PMChildcareisavailablefor1perchild.Pleasecallforeveningchildcareschedule.JoiningFee40ElectronicFundsTransferEFT-NoBindingContracts39monthSeniorEFT35monthWalk-ins15perclasscashorcheckBedfordtx.govBoysRanchActivityCenter34AdultLadiesSolidGoldDancersNEWMusicforladiesnightout50s60s70sandmore.Thisclassoffersafunworkoutwhileenjoy-ingthemusicfromthepast.Pleasewearcomfort-abledanceapparel.MicheleBurgerhasover40yearsofdanceinstructionexperience.DayMondayTime1000AM-1100AMDateJanuary7142128February4111825March41825April8152229Resident32Non-resident37Residentdropinspecialperclass10Non-residentdropinspecialperclass15JazzHipHopDanceClassesStudentswilllearnthebasicsofjazzandhip-hoptechniqueandstyle.Studentswilllearnhowtostretchproperlylearntocanterfloorcombinationsturnsandworktwodanceroutines.Dancersshouldwearblackjazzshoesorsneakersalongwithdancewearorcomfortablestreetclothes.Age6-12Time700PM-745PMSessionsJanuary9162330February6132027March62027April3OffWeekMarch13thforSpringBreakResident38Non-resident43AprilMayComboMonthsApril101724May18156weeks-57.00Age13-17Time745PM-845PMSessionsJanuary9162330February6132027March62027April3OffWeekMarch13thforSpringBreakAprilMayComboMonthsApril101724May18156weeks-57.00 Qi-GongTai-ChiWellnessQi-Gongisanenergycultivationstyle.Tai-Chiisalowim-pactformofexercisethatincludesbodytuneupstretch-ingandartforms.Thecombinedresultisahighenergyprogramthatpromotestotalphysicalandmentalwellness.Greatforamiddayrechargeandmuchmore.Seniorswel-comeStudentsmeetonceortwiceperweekonTuesdaysandThursdays.Startanytime.AgeBestsuitedforages40andupInstructorJohnValentiResident92amonthtwiceperweekNon-resident97amonthtwiceperweekTime1100AM-1200PMDayTuesdaysandThursdaysStartingDateJanuary3February5March5April2Qi-GongKungFuQi-Gongisanenergycultivationstyle.KungFuisahighimpactformofexercisethatincludesbodytuneupstretchingandartforms.Thecombinedresultisahighenergyprogramthatpromotestotalphysicalathleticismdisciplineandwellness.EliteBootCampFitnessThiscampisdesignedtocombinemilitary-stylefitnessfunctionaltrainingandcrosstrainingwiththeuseofmedi-cineballsresistancebandsbodyweightfreeweightslogsammocratescoretrainingcardiovasculartrainingandmuchmore.Thiscampyieldsphysicalresultsoftoningandreducedbodyfatwhileteachingyouproperhealthandfitnesstrainingtechniques.Notwoworkoutsareeverquitethesame.Visitelitebootcampfitness.comformoreinformationaboutthisprogram.Ages16-AdultsInstructorRobertJohnsonMichelleBrooksDaysMondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysSaturdaysFeeResident-80permonthNon-resident-85permonthWhereOutdoorsindoorswhenitsbelow45orabove90degreesandduringinclementweatherDatesJanuary7-February2February6-March2March11-April6May13-June8AdultClassAge12toadultDayThursdaysTime730PM-845PMFeeResident-57amonthperpersonNon-resident-62StartingDateJanuary3February7March7April4April8May4KidsClassAge6to11yearsDayTuesdaysandThursdaysTime400PM-500PMFeeResident-72amonthperpersonNon-resident-77StartingDateJanuary3February5March5April2May4FirstPlatoonMondaysWednesdays630PM-730PMSaturdays830AM-930AMSecondPlatoonTuesdaysThursdays530AM-630AMSaturdays830AM-930AMBedfordtx.govBoysRanchActivityCenter35 OURCOMMUNITYSFRONTPORCHTwozeesFortheyoungandtherestless24-36months.ThisprogramisforactivetwoyearoldsrecentBabygardengraduatesandtheirparentscaregivers.JoinMs.Carrieforamagicalmusicalgoodtimeusingbookssongsfingerplaysflannelboardsandvideos.DayThursdaysDateJanuary10-April25Time1145AM-1215PMLocationStoryTimeTheaterRead2RoverHeartofTexasTherapyDogsencourageschildrentoreadbyprovidinganon-judgmentallistener.Thisrelationshipbe-tweenchildanddogenablesthechildtogainapositiveatti-tudeaboutreadingimprovereadingskillsbuildconfidenceandenjoyreading.Registrationisrequiredforthisfreepro-gram.WhenFourthSundayofthemonthTimeByappointmentLocationStoryTimeTheaterTheStorySpotThisprogramisforactivepreschoolersandtheirparentscaregivers.Storytimeincorporatesrhymesfingerplaysstoriesandpuppetry.DayTuesdaysnoprogramonMay7Time1015AM-1045AMor1100AM-1130AMAgeTwoyearsandolderLocationStoryTimeTheaterSpringBreakMoviesCheckbedfordlibrary.orgformovielistings.DateMarch11-15Time200PM-400PMLocationStoryTimeTheaterLibraryBuddiesHomeworkHelpChildrenfirstgradethroughsixthgradecanfindhelpwiththeirhomework.Highschoolandcollegestudentsareavail-abletoassistinallacademicareasandSTARTAKSprepa-ration.Contact817-952-2372oremailmary.woodwardbedfordtx.govfordetails.DaysMondaysWednesdaysorThursdaysTimeByappointmentLocationDiscoveryCornerBabygardenThissmall-groupsettingprovidesparentscaregiversandbabieswithphysicalclosenessandasharedenjoymentofreading.Onlineregistrationisrequiredforthispro-gramatbedfordlibrary.org.RegistrationJanuary3-5February14-16March21-23DayThursdaysTimeSproutsPrewalkers1010AM-1030AMPeapodsWalkers1050AM-1110AMAgeBirthto24monthsLocationStoryTimeTheaterSaturdayStoryTimefortheFamilyThisprogramisforthewholefamilytosharerhymesfingerplayscraftsandstories.DateJanuary26WildWildWestFebruary23LibraryLoversMarch23LionsandLambsApril27RainyDaysMay25OurImaginationTime200PM-300PMLocationStoryTimeTheaterBedfordtx.govBedfordLibrary36 FORLEARNINGFORLEISUREFORLIFELibraryPhoneNumbers2424ForestRidgeDriveBedfordTX76021817-952-2350ForLibraryhoursgotobedfordlibrary.orgorcall817-952-2350.GeneralInformationRecording817-952-2350InformationDesk817-952-2346YouthServices817-952-2374CirculationOverdues817-952-2350Administration817-952-2330BedfordPublicLibraryonFacebookTwitterYourBedfordPublicLibraryisonFacebookandTwitterCheckusoutonthesesocialmediapagesforLibrarynewsandupdatesremindersaboutLibraryeventsandalertsaboutnewmaterialsLikeusonFacebookfacebook.comBedfordPublicLibraryFollowusonTwitterBedfordLibTXBrickbyBrickFundraiserPreserveyourfamilynamehonoralovedonerecog-nizeabusinessorgivealastinggifttosomeonespecialbyorderinganengravedbricktoenhancetheoutdoorsettingsatthenewBedfordPublicLibrary.Engravedbrickswillbeplacedinthesculpturalgardenssurround-ingthenewfacility.AllfundsraisedwiththeBrickbyBrickFundraiserwillgototheCapitalCampaign.BrickscanbeorderedattheBedfordPublicLibrary.Orderformscanbedownloadedatbedfordlibrary.org.SeniorComputerClassesInternetsearchingEmailAttachmentsWeofferclassessoyoucanbecomeknowledgeablecomputerusers.Noreg-istrationrequired.DateTuesdaysTime930AM-1030AMLocationTechnologyCenterMommyandMeTeaPartyWearecelebratingspringwithaspecialstorytimesoireforMommyCaregiverandtheirchildren.Enjoyteaandlightre-freshmentsatthiselegantevent.Dress-upisencouraged.Reservationsarerequiredforthisprogram.Call817-952-2373fordetails.DateMay7Time1100AM-1200PMFee5percoupleLocationSouthMeetingRoomSeussFestivalCelebrityreadersfromhereorthereaCatintheHatandacrafttowear.CaketosmearonyourbrothershareThingOneandThingTwowillalsobethere.Kittywhiskerspaintedonasweetlittlefacesobringyourclickshuttersforpicturestotake.Wearacostumejoiningthefuniscertainlywise.AfreefamilyfuneventsponsoredbytheBedfordLi-braryFriends.DateMarch3Time100PM-400PMBedfordtx.govBedfordLibrary37 Bedfordtx.govBedfordLibrary38FindYourNextJobattheBed-fordPublicLibraryThankstoa10000grantfromtheTexasStateLibraryandArchivesCommissiontheBedfordPublicLibrarywillbeexpandingservicestojobseekers.TarrantWorkforceSolutionshoststheJobSeekersClubthesecondandfourthTuesdaysofthemonthfrom200PM-400PM.BeginninginJanuary2013theBedfordPublicLibrarywilloffercomputerbasicsclassesspecificallydesignedforjobseekersThesemonthlyclasseswillteachyoucrucialjobhuntingetiquettehowtowriteaneffectivecoverletterandresumeaswellasintroduceyoutovaluablejobhuntingresources.Moreinformationwillsoonbeavailableatbedfordlibrary.org.AssistedTaxPreparationAARPTax-Aidvolunteerswillprovidefreetaxpreparationduringthe2013taxseason.Toguaranteeanappointmentyoumustregisterbycalling817-952-2350.RegistrationbeginsJanuary32013.DayMondaysDateFebruary4-April15Time200PM-500PMDaySaturdaysDateFebruary2-April13Time900AM-1200PMMardiGrasCasinoNightandGalaABedfordLibraryFoundationeventEnjoyaneveningoffunattheMardiGrasCasinoNightandGala.TherewillbeNewOrleansstylefoodmusicSilentAuctionandcasinoactionatthestunningBedfordPublicLibrary.Beasponsorordonateasilentauctionitem.AllproceedsbenefittheBedfordPublicLibrary.TheLibraryFoundationusedfundsfromlastyearseventtopurchaseaDVDdisccleaningunitvaluedat6750andanartgallerystylehangingsystem.ScratchedDVDscanbecleanedupto25timeswhichextendsthelifeoftheDVDcollection.Onthe2012LibrarySurveyscratchedDVDswereamajorcustomercomplaint.VolunteersarecleaningDVDsattheLibraryonadailybasisduetothisgenerousdonation.DuetotheLibraryFoundationsgeneroussupportinOctober2012anartgalleryhangingsystemwasinstalledattheLibrary.AsapartoftheFirstAnnualCulturalCrawltheTrinityArtsGuilddisplayedpaintingsfromover30localartists.Withover270000LibraryvisitorsannuallytheartistsarenowabletosharetheirworkwithmoreoftheNorthTexascommunity.Pleasevisitbedfordlibraryfoundation.orgformoreinformationontheBedfordLibraryFoundation.DateSaturdayFebruary9Time600PM-700PMdinner700PM-1000PMcasinoandsilentauctionTickets25untilJanuary3130fromFebruary1-9LocationBedfordPublicLibraryWritersConferenceCelebratethewrittenwordandperfectyourwritingcraftattheconference.Therewillbeworkshopsconductedbyprofessionalwritersbooksigningsandmore.Pleasevisitbedfordlibraryfriends.comformoreinformation.Admis-sionisfreetothisBedfordLibraryFriendsevent.DateSaturdayMarch23Time1000AM-500PMWhereLibraryMeetingRoomeBooksattheBedfordLibraryAreyoua21stcenturyreaderDidyouknowthattheBedfordLibraryhasaccesstothou-sandsofeBooksavailabletodownloadforfreeGotobedfordlibrary.organdchooseDownloadsforin-structions. Bedfordtx.govBedfordLibrary39WordPressTheBedfordPublicLibraryispleasedtosponsoramonthlymeetingonsocialmediamarketing.Tolearnmoreaboutthisfreeprogramvisitwordpressmidcitiesgroup.comDayFirstThursdayoftheMonthTime630PM-800PMLocationSouthMeetingRoomJobSearchersClubWorkforceSolutionsofTarrantCountyhostsaJobClubattheLibrary.TheClubisdesignedtoassistpeopleinfind-ingjobleadstoobtainemployment.Foradditionalinfor-mationcontactPattDreyer817-501-0418.DaySecondFourthTuesdayoftheMonthTime200PM-300PMLocationBonnieFinnRoomBedfordLibraryReadersAnEveningBookClubHereisyourchancetogetoutatnightandmakenewfriendsoverabookdiscussion.DaySecondThursdayoftheMonthTime700PM-845PMLocationBonnieFinnRoomBedfordLibraryStitchersThismonthlyprogramprovidesanopportunityforstitchersofdifferentskilllevelsandtechniquestogatherforsharingandlearning.Noregistrationisrequired.ContactSueCountrymanat817-577-0406forprogramdetails.Time1000AM-1200PMDateSecondSaturdayoftheMonthThirdTuesdayoftheMonthLocationBonnieFinnBoardRoomBookwormsBookClubEnjoyreadingThenyouwillenjoytheBedfordBook-Wormslivelyliterarydiscussions.ThegroupmeetsonthethirdThursdayofeachmonth.DateThirdThursdayoftheMonthTime1200PM-130PMLocationBonnieFinnRoomBPLWritersCircleTheresanewspotintownforwriters.TheLibraryisspon-soringafreeprogramforwritersofallgenres.Meettwiceamonthtofine-tuneyourcraftandhelpothersdothesame.DateFirstandThirdSundayoftheMonthTime130PM-300PMLocationBonnieFinnBoardRoomJUSTFORTEENSBedfordLibraryFriendsTheBedfordLibraryFriendsareacceptingdonationsofbooksVHStapescassettetapesrecordsCDsDVDsboardgamespuzzlesandmagazines.DonatedmaterialsaresoldattheFriendsBookStoreandatthequarterlybooksales.Thesefundsinturnprovidemoneywhichthelibraryneedstopurchasebooksequip-mentandprovidevariouscommunityprograms.DropoffyourdonationsattheInformationDeskorcontactRolandRangel817-571-1368orgymtiqueaol.com.LikeusonFacebookwww.facebook.comgroups180219806974TeenVolunteerOpportunitiesTheLibraryhasmanyroleswhichteens1318yearsofagecanservetheircommunityearnworkexperienceCASNHShoursandhavefun.JustafewoftheteentasksfortheyearareTeenZoneGamingCoordinatorsettingupgamingequipmentandoverseeingtheTeenZoneTeenshelvershelpersshelvingbooksinallareasoftheLibraryorhelpingwiththeRead2RoverProgramSummerReadingClubHelperTeenswithGPAsof3.0orgreaterPreAPAPNHSorIBareencouragedtoapplyApplicationsforTeenVolunteerswillbeavailablefromApril1-May20attheChildrensInformationDesk.Teensmustapplyinpersonnotonthewebsite.Call817-952-2374ordownloadanapplicationonlineatbedfordlibrary.org. FY20112012FY20112012AnnualReportAnnualReport DevelopmentDepartmentSignificantDevelopmentProjectsThenewBrownMackieCollegelocatedat2200NorthHighway121hasoccupiedapproximately30900squarefeetofclassroomcomputerlablibraryandofficespace.BedfordMeadowsShoppingCenterownersNortheastcornerofCentralDriveandHarwoodinvestedapproximately500000toimprovethefacadeandaestheticsofthe25yearoldcenter.WellsFargoconstructedanew5000squarefootbankingbuildingalongCentralDrive.LockeSupplyrenovatedandoccupieda30000squarefootformerSafewaybigboxbuildingthathadbeenvacantforseveralyearslocatedattheSouthwestcornerofBrownTrailandHarwoodRoad.OnTheBorderMexicanGrillCantinacompletedthedevelopmentofabrandnewbuildingatthesamelocationastheirpreviousbuilding2500AirportFreeway.Thenew6800squarefootbuildingfeaturesanewlayoutlargerpatioareaandup-to-dateaesthetics.TheformerOnTheBorderbuildingwasdemolishedfollowingtheopeningofthenewbuilding.PhoVNoodleHouseisnowopenforbusinessintheirnew3500squarefootlocationat3504HarwoodRoad.DannysCelticPubopenedattheSoutheastcornerofCentralDriveandHarwoodRoad.ThefinalgardenofficebuildingwasconstructedatSunnycrestOfficeParklocatedonMartinDrivetocompletethede-velopment. DevelopmentDepartmentImplementedpro-activeretentionprogramsforbusinesseseffectedbyHighway183ExpansionSalesTaxrevenueupabout1FiscalYear2011-2012HighwayBusinessRetention25businessesphysicallyimpactedbytheHighway183Expansion14retainedincludingPhoVNoodleOnTheBorderJasonsDeliCraigsCollisionCycleGearandBikersBay7didnotreopen2willrelocateoutsideofBedfordComingSoonBurgerKingSoutheastcornerofBedfordRoadandHighway183ChilisNortheastcornerofCentralDriveandHighway183TwistedRootBurgerCompanySoutheastcornerofCentralDriveandHarwoodRoadApplebeesSoutheastcornerofCentralDriveandHighway183HEBISDTechSchoolSouthwestcornerofCentralDriveandHighway183 CitySecretarysOfficeProcessed251PublicInformationActrequestswithanaverageresponsetimeof1.96days.90ofrequestswereansweredwithinfivebusinessdaysorless.CoordinatedwithTarrantCountyinholdingearlyvotingfortheprimariesforthefirsttimeintheCityofBedfordattheLibrary.Atotalof2024votersvotedattheLibrarymakingitthefifthmostutilizedpollinglocationintheCountyoutof46sites.HumanResourcesDepartmentTurnoveris9.09Anincreaseoverlastyearsrateof6.18ResearchedandimplementedchangestoDepartmentofTransportationCommercialDriversLicenseprogramResearchedandestablishedvendorrelationshipsforadditionalOccupationalHealthServicesSuccessfullynegotiatedrenewalofhealthlifeanddis-abilityinsuranceandtheemployeeassistanceprogramCreatedanewRetirementIncomeAdvantageFundTransitionedemployeebenefitopenenrollmentprocessfrompapertoonlineRepresentationandparticipationonCIGNAsclientadvi-soryboardandtheNorthTexasMunicipalHumanRe-sourcesAllianceReceivedGoldLevelstatusemployerawardfromAmeri-canRedCrossReceivedInnovationsawardforemployeehealthclinicfromAmericanRedCrossVitalStatisticsReceivedtheir14thconsecutive5-StarAwardfromtheDepartmentofStateHealthServicesbasedontheDe-partmentstimelinessstafftraininglevelsandsurveyre-sults.CustomerServiceProcessed177213utilitybillsandreceived172079payments97.10collectionrateTheParksDepartmentinstallingtheChristmasTreeinfrontoftheOldBedfordSchool. FinanceReceivedtheir17thDistinguishedBudgetPresentationawardfromGovernmentFinanceOfficersAs-sociation.ForaTotalof56992035FromaBudgetof59050680 CommunityServicesBedfordPublicLibraryAtotalof586439materialswerecheckedoutfromtheLibraryduringfiscalyear20112012fora6.97in-creaseoverthelastyear.Anadditional12101electronicbookswerecheckedout.Circulation591259LibraryVisits268145WebsiteVisits399849CardHolders43456ProgramAttendance19443QuestionsAnswered76703TexasStateLibraryProjectoftheYearWinnerFinalistforLibraryoftheYearAwardfromLibraryJournalImplementedonlinepaymentoffinesandfeesChildrenandTeensread26371hoursduringthesummerGenerated702865hoursofsolarenergysincephotovoltaicsystemwasinstalledFY20102011FY20112012Attendance4695248477Revenue353010343465CostRecovery8779AquaticsDivisionCompletednumerousrenovationstoSplashfacilityincludingthepaintingoftheslidetowersmetalfencingandbothpoolareasAddednewAquaZumbaClassExtendedwateraerobicclassesthroughthemonthofSeptemberforthefirsttime ParksandRecreationCompletedthedesignofthefirstphaseoftheBoysRanchMasterPlanSubmitteda150000LocalParkGrantapplicationtotheTexasDepartmentofParksWildlifeRebuilttheretainingwallatHarrisRyalsParkCompletedajointprojectwiththePublicWorksDepartmentandTarrantCountytorepavetheas-phalttrailatHarrisRyalsParkUpgradedtheClassregistrationsoftwareattheBoysRanchActivityCenterOldBedfordSchoolFY20102011FY20112012DifferenceReservations779820Attendance13000140001000Revenue78446848916445FY20102011FY20112012DifferenceRecreationRevenue34509138273937648CostRecovery59646 FireDepartmentFiscalYear20112012FiscalYear20102011StationOne1845StationTwo916StationThree854ResponsesbyFireStationforFY2011-2012FireMarshalsOfficeFireIncidentsSpecialIncidentTypeServiceCallRescueEMSOverpressureExplosionHazardousConditionGoodIntentCallsFireFalseAlarmandFalseCallsPublicInformationEducationJuvenileFireSettersReferralsArrestsCitationsFireInvestigationsPermitsIssuedPlanReview FireDepartmentFiscalYear20112012FiscalYear20102011 PoliceDepartmentFiscalYear20112012FiscalYear20102011 PoliceDepartmentFiscalYear20112012FiscalYear20102011FailuretoMaintainFinancialResponsibilityOffense MunicipalCourt-CitationsProcessedFundsCollectedWarrantsIssuedWarrantsClosed260598023127987620729163565719201120122010201120112012201020112011201220102011FailedtoDisplayDriversLi-censeSimpleAssaultFamilyViolenceRanRedLightFailuretoAppearforNonTrafficPossessionofDrugParapher-naliaUseofCellPhoneinSchoolZoneFailuretoWearSafetyBeltExitedControlledAccessWhereProhibitedDroveStraightFromLeftTurnOnlyLanePublicIntoxicationFailtoReportAddressChangeNoDriversLicenseDrivingWhileLicenseInvalidRanStopSignSpeedingSchoolZoneFailtoMaintainFinancialRe-sponsibilityExpiredRegistrationExpiredInspectionViolatePromisetoAppearSpeeding PublicWorksDepartmentWaterDistributedanaveragedailywaterconsumptionof7.8milliongallonscomparedto9milliongallonsinFY2012.Replacementof7268feetofwatermainlines.Repaired67watermainbreaks.Repaired233meterleaks.Installed266newwatermeters.Exercised306watervalvesofwhich14wererepairedorreplaced.Respondedto4959customerservicerequests.Completed2736utilitylinelocates.CollaboratedwithTarrantRegionalWaterDistricttoofferWaterWisewaterconservationprogramtoapproxi-mately416fourthgradestudentsintheCityofBedford.Theireffortsachievedretrofitstotheirhomesthatpro-ducedlifetimesavingsof11milliongallonsofwater.CollaboratedwithTarrantRegionalWaterDistricttooffertheWISEGuysirrigationsystemevaluationsto101resi-dents.Evaluationshelpresidentsfindanymaintenanceissuesorsystemdeficienciesthattheycanchoosetocor-recttoimprovetheirsystemsefficiencyinordertosavewaterandmoney.Servedover100peoplewhoattendedthe4landscapeirrigationclassesConductedbyTexasAgriLife.Fifty55gallonrainbarrelswereconstructedbyresidents.TrafficReplaced1063varioussigns.ReplacementoftwoschoolwarningbeaconsonMcLainRoad.InstallationoftwonewschoolwarningbeaconsoneonCummingsDriveandoneonSimpsonTerrace.Performedtrafficcountsat409variouslocations.Upgradedvideodetectionatthreeintersections. PublicWorksDepartmentStormWaterMonthlymaintenanceon92milesofdrainagechannels.Monthlyrodentcontrolon92milesofdrainagechannels.Treated14creekchannelsand9otherdrainagelocationsmonthlyformosquitoesfromMarchthroughSeptember2012.ImprovedthedrainagechannelbetweenDavidDriveandHarwoodRoadtotaling80520squarefeet.Conducted32dryweatherscreeningsamplesaspartoftheCityStormWaterManagementplaninordertodetectanyillicitdischargestothestormsewersystem.Conducted18presentationsatlocalelementaryschoolsonstormwaterpollutionreachingapproximately400stu-dents.StreetsReconstructedGoldHawkLane.MicrofurnacedCummingsDrivefromCentralDrivetoCrystalSpringsandSimpsonTerracefromBrownTrailtoCummingsDrive.Replaced5283squarefeetofconcretesidewalk.Completed96asphaltstreetrepairstotaling1036squareyards.Completed10concretestreetrepairstotaling1250squarefeet.Cracksealedatotalof98250linearfeetofasphaltpavement.installed2610squarefeetofnewsidewalk.Improved10ADAcurbrampstoconformtoTexasDepartmentofLicensingandRegulationspecifications. PublicWorksDepartmentWastewaterCleaned96148feetofwastewatermains.Completed1652manholeinspections.CompletedTVinspectionon44831feetofwastewatermains.Respondedto133wastewaterbackupcallsofwhich49wereintheCitysline.Completed28wastewatermainrepairs.Replaced869linearfeetofwastewatermainsonMemphisandWinchester.LocatedandGPSmapped1194wastewatermanholes.FleetCompletedpreventivemaintenanceandrepairson415Cityownedvehiclesandequipment.Preparedthe2012CleanFleetReportandsubmittedittoNorthCentralTexasCouncilofGovernments.Completed50vehicleregistrationsandtitlesfornewCityvehiclesandequipment.Transported142vehiclesforyearlystateinspections.Fabricatedtrailerandtrucksasneeded.MaintainfireextinguisherprogramforCityvehiclesandequipment. BuildingPermitsandInspectionsCodeEnforcementDivisionBuildinginspectionissued4314permitsandmade3433inspectionsCodeEnforcementworked5316complaints80ofwhichwerehandledproactively172CertificatesofOccupancyissued79ofwhichwerenewbusinessesCodeEnforcementcontinuedparticipationintheneighborhoodrevitalizationprogramBeforeBuildingPermitandInspectionActivityCodeEnforcementActivityExampleofCodeIssuesAfter CityofBedfordMagazine2000ForestRidgeDriveBedfordTX76021PRSRTSTDU.S.POSTAGEPAIDBEDFORDTX76021PERMITNO.3SplashSeasonPassesMakeWonderfulHolidayGifts2012SeasonPassResidentNonResidentResidentFamily4Non-ResidentFamilyNovember-March5595175280April-July470155230355July5-EndoftheSeason5080105205Familypassesareforfourmemberseachadditionalpassis30forresidentsand45fornon-residents.Mustprovideproofofresidencyie.driverslicensemilitaryIDorutilitybill.