Irving Public Library

Posted on: March 31, 2017

Celebrate Irving 2017

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The 10th Annual Celebrating Irving: The City and The Man will kick off the April activities at 7 PM on Monday, April 3, at the National Scouting Museum, 1329 West Walnut Hill Lane. A combination of discovering local history and using modern technology will be the focus of this year's geocaching challenge. Hidden caches have been set up at historically-significant special sites around the city for you to discover. Celebrating Irving Geocache Event goes live on www.geocaching.com late on April 3. Search for "Celebrating Irving" to find all 12 sites. Be sure to register for a free geocaching account at the same website.


Attendees can learn more about how to geocache at the April 3rd event, with demonstrations provided by Boy Scout Troop 773. The first 100 attendees to register at the event will receive swag bags. All events are free and open to the public.


This treasure hunt with a GPS, and other Celebrating Irving events are hosted by the Irving Heritage Society, Irving Public Library, Irving Arts Association, Irving Independent School District, Irving Black Arts Council, National Scouting Museum, Troop 773, and the City of Irving. For more information, visit www.irvingheritage.com or call 972-252-3838.

List of the 2017 Celebrate Irving Events:


Discover Irving History through Geocaching

7 p.m., April 3 at the National Scouting Museum, 1329 Walnut Hill Lane

Learn about geocaching and discover our city's history using modern technology.


Irving Trivia - Preliminary Rounds

10 a.m., April 22 at the West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Rd.

Form a team and join the fun. Download and turn in the Team Application by April 17.


Irving Trivia - Final Rounds

10 a.m., April 29 at the Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail

Cheer on the finalists as they compete for the big prize!


Family Movie - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

2 p.m., April 29 at the Valley Ranch Library

Enjoy Disney Animation's rendention of the Washington Irving classic about Ichabod Crane.


Geocaching Finale

3 p.m., April 30 at the Jaycee Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Drive

Prizes to be awarded, including something special to participants finding over 50% of the caches.


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