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Posted on: September 8, 2014

See Who Takes Home Annual Ms. Mature Irving Crown

Annual Ms. Mature Irving Pageant

See who takes home the crown at this annual pageant for Irving seniors. The event will be held 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 3 in Carpenter Performance Hall at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.

Contestants will be judged on personality, talent and ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Irving Welcomes Gandhi Memorial Plaza with Grand Unveiling, Peace Walk

Irving Welcomes Gandhi Memorial Plaza

The public is welcome to join city officials and world dignitaries from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at Irving’s Thomas Jefferson Park, 1201 Hidden Ridge, for the Grand Unveiling Ceremony of the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Plaza. <...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2014

Tour the South Irving Library


Last week Library Director Chris Dobson gave a tour of the new South Irving Library for the Library Board and a crew from the Irving Community Television Network (ICTN). The library is scheduled to open in early 2015.

Click here to watch the video
Posted on: September 23, 2014

Irving Hosts The Infrastructure Forum Oct. 9

The Infrastructure Forum - City of Irving, Texas

The Infrastructure Forum: The Future of Transportation and Water will be hosted by the City of Irving Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Irving Convention Center.

The day-long forum will feature a prestigious group of state and national dignitaries and stakehold...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2014

Bioterrorism Response Drill Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed Oct. 11 for Bioterrorism Drill

The Irving Office of Emergency Management will be partnering with Dallas County Health and Human Services to conduct a Bioterrorism response drill in October.

We are in need of volunteers willing to play the role of patients for the Irving Point of Di...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Irving's Big Read Celebrates Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Big Read Kicks Off Sept. 27 with Harper,s Bazaar Country Fair

Irving Public Library and the Friends of the Library invite residents to escape to a simpler time and experience a slice of 1930s life during the city’s ninth annual community reading event.

The chosen novel for Irving’s Big R...Read on...

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Posted on: September 2, 2014

City Changes Drought Plan, Watering Restrictions

Irving, TX Changes Drought Plan, Watering Restrictions

The City of Irving has moved its drought plan from a five-stage to a three-stage plan. This simplified plan allows the following:

Posted on: September 1, 2014

Residents Partner with Police for National Night Out

Residents Partner with Police for National Night Out

Neighborhoods are encouraged to strengthen police-community partnerships and join in giving neighborhood crime a “going away” party by organizing National Night Out events.

Neighborhoods throughout Irving will leave their p...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2014

Tips For Using This Website

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Welcome to the City of Irving’s newly redesigned website!

As the Internet becomes the go-to place for information, the city wants to ensure its website provides information to residents and businesses in a user-friendly manner. Our new website has man...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2014

Foster Families Needed

 Foster Families Needed

Irving Animal Services is always in search of good foster homes during times of the year when shelters become overbooked with litters of unplanned critters. We need fosters ready, willing and able to help.

A foster household ...Read on...

Animals Needing Homes
Posted on: September 29, 2014

October is Adopt-a-Dog Month

Adopt-a-Dog Month Lands in October

Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC) continues to rock the outstanding events. Adopt-a-Dog Month lands in October. During those 31 days, all shelter dogs will be $50.

On Oct. 18, IACC will join with Hope Fellowship Church and DFW Humane Society to host the...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2014

Canal Fest Returns to Irving for Second Year

Canal Fest Returns to Irving for Second Year

Canal Fest returns to the Las Colinas Urban District, 200 E. Las Colinas Blvd., from 2 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Set along the picturesque Mandalay Canal, this family-friendly festival offers something for everyone...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2014

Irving Hosts ‘Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed’


From Oct. 4 through Dec. 31, the Irving Arts Center will be home to a collection of ancient artifacts excavated from Peru’s legendary royal tombs.

Peruvian Gold is presented in partnership with the National Geographic Museum ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Iconic Mustangs at Las Colinas Sculpture Turns 30

Iconic Mustangs at Las Colinas Sculpture Turns 30

Sept. 25, 2014, marks the 30-year anniversary of Irving’s Mustangs of Las Colinas — one of the world’s largest equine sculptures. In recognition of the mustangs’ 30th birthday, “City Spectrum” revisits the history of this local treasure.

From the tip ...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2014

Archery Clinic Hits the Bull’s Eye with Irving Youth


Free archery clinics will be held at the Irving Police Athletics/Activities League (IPAL), 1550 Rock Island Road, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Sept. 2, 16 and 30

At the clinics, young people,...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Food, Ideas, Music: Chipotle Brings Cultivate Festival to Irving’s Lake Carolyn


Chipotle Mexican Grill brings its Cultivate Festival series to Irving for its southern debut from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Lake Carolyn in the Las Colinas Urban Center. Best of all, admission to the massive foodie party is free.

Hosted by the City ...Read on...