Make your own ice cream from scratch: 5 things to do in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake this weekend, June 2-4

Nash Farm hosts an event this Saturday that teaches guests how to make ice cream.

Nash Farm hosts an event this Saturday that teaches guests how to make ice cream.

Friday, June 2

Government Insight Series with Commissioner Fickes

The Grapevine Chamber of Commerce presents an opportunity for guests to have coffee and conversation with Tarrant County Commissioner Gary Fickes. 7:30-9 a.m. Free. Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, 1800 SH 26, Grapevine. 817-481-1522. www.grapevinechamber.org

Saturday, June 3

Grapevine’s first paddling trail to make debut on lake

Grapevine Parks and Recreation and Texas Parks and Wildlife collaborate to bring kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding to Grapevine by establishing the first paddling trail on Lake Grapevine. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine. 817-410-3450. https://playgrapevine.com

Southlake Summer Reading Kick Off—Camp Big Read

The summer reading programs starts with this annual event, which features live music, a giant tipi and the Tipi Storytellers, Rita's Italian Ice food truck, games and activities. 5-8 p.m. Rustin/Family Park in Southlake Town Square, 1400 Main St., Southlake. 817-748-8243. www.cityofsouthlake.com/93/Library

Dairy Day at Nash Farm

Grapevine's Nash Farm celebrates Dairy Day by teaching families about dairy processes including milking, butter making, hand-cranking ice cream and more. Southwest Dairy will also be on site with their mobile dairy classroom and cow offering milking demonstrations throughout the event. $3 (includes all activities and samples). 10 a.m.-noon. Nash Farm, 626 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-410-3185. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/nash-farm/

Sunday, June 4

Camp Gladiator at Athleta

Athleta hosts Camp Gladiator brand ambassador Shannon, who leads guests through a Camp Gladiator class. Guests should bring a mat and water. 9-10 a.m. Free. Athleta, 128 State St., Southlake. 817-488-6156. www.athleta.gap.com
By Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.


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