1 through 30 – Roanoke food drive
Throughout the month of November, the city of Roanoke will be hosting a food drive to benefit the Roanoke Food Pantry. Donations can be dropped off at city buildings. This includes canned and jar items, boxed and packaged items, family items and miscellaneous items. 817-491-2411. www.roanoketexas.com
16 through 23 – Operation Christmas Child
Samaritan’s Purse will host its annual, nationwide Operation Christmas Child gift collection drive. Participants can fill a shoe box with medium to large gifts as well as school supplies and drop it off at designated locations.
For more information, visit www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child. Drop-off locations include First Baptist Church at 225 Keller Parkway, Keller; and Cornerstone Baptist Church at 7955 N. Beach St., Fort Worth. 828-262-1980. www.samaritanspurse.org
21 – Keller Folk Music Society
The Keller Folk Music Society •meets at the Keller Public Library on the third Saturday of each month. Professional and nonprofessional musicians and their families can share songs, stories and talents with other local musicians. The afternoon event begins at 1 p.m. Free. Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Road, Keller. 817-743-4370. www.meetup.com/kellerfolkmusicsociety
24 – Kahoot Trivia at the Keller Public Library
Jurassic Park fans can test their knowledge with the Keller Public Library’s Kahoot Trivia game. The event is open to children ages 11-17. Participants can register online at bit.ly/kpljurassictrivia. The library-sponsored event will test the skills of the ultimate “Jurassic Park” movie fans. Free. Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Road, Keller. 817-743-4800. www.cityofkeller.com
WORTH THE TRIP
November through January – Lone Star Christmas
Gaylord Texan Resort is hosting its 17th annual Lone Star Christmas event through Jan. 3. Christmas activities include a 17,000-square-foot marquee pop-up exhibition called “I Love Christmas Movies,” a 50,000-square-foot outdoor holiday lantern attraction called “Yuletide Bright” and a build-your-own-snowman experience with real snow.
Other classic activities include snow tubing, ice skating, gingerbread house decorating and an elf-on-the-shelf character breakfast.
Tickets can be purchased online. Advance online reservations are required for all ticketed events. Holiday room packages are also available for sale on the website. 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine. 817-778-1000. www.christmasatgaylordtexan.comhttp://www.christmasatgaylordtexan.com