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Posted on: November 19, 2014

All Spayed, Neutered Animals Available for Free Adoption Nov. 22

If Its Fixed Its Free

Irving Animal Services and its partner the DFW Humane Society have created a special adoption event for Saturday, Nov. 22. All shelter animals that are spayed or neutered will have their adoption fee waived for this one day.

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View Adoptable Animals in the Shelter
Posted on: November 18, 2014

Winter Preparedness: Protect Your Home

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As temperatures continue to drop, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) reminds residents that colder weather can bring new hazards. Here, TDI provides some tips to help keep your winter safe and insurance-claim free.

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

City Holiday/No Trash Collection Nov. 27, 28

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In observance of Thanksgiving, libraries will close at 5 p.m. Nov. 26, recreation centers will close at 6 p.m. Nov. 26, recycling centers will be closed Nov. 27, Irving Arts Center will be closed Nov. 27 and only administrative offices closed No...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2014

Winter Lawn Care: Rest and Refuel Your Lawn

Dormant lawns are actually getting ready for the warmer weather to come and are healthier when allowed to get the necessary rest and refueling.

Texans love lush, green lawns that provide beautiful summer color. Of course, that pretty green grass stays thirsty, but lawn needs change dramatically when the weather cools down from November through March. Dormant (beige) lawns are actually getting re...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2014

Dispose of Fats, Oils, Grease Responsibly

Dispose of Fats, Oils, Grease Responsibly

Thanksgiving cooking can mean leftover grease and oil. The majority of sanitary sewer overflows are due to grease buildup from homes and apartments. This holiday season, help prevent costly sewer overflows by following a few simple steps.
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Posted on: November 6, 2014

Join the 2014 Holiday Extravaganza Parade!

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The online entry form is now available for the 2014 Holiday Extravaganza Parade, which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m. in the Heritage District of Downtown Irving.

We welcome community participation, from walking groups to marching ban...Read on...

Online Parade Entry Form
Posted on: October 30, 2014

City Recreation Centers to Host Holiday Can Drive

City Recreation Centers to Host Holiday Can Drive

In partnership with Irving Cares, recreation centers will accept canned food items to alleviate hunger during the holidays.

From Nov. 1 to Nov. 30, city recreation centers will collect canned food and pantry items...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2014

Web Tips: Tour the City's Calendar

Tour the City Calendar

Below are quick tips about the new calendar feature:

  • After going to the city’s website, residents can scroll down to find the city’s calendar. By default, the calendar shows a listing o...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Holidays Celebrated with Cartoons, Carols, Chili, Cars

The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department invites families to usher in the Yuletide season with the annual Holiday Extravaganza.

The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department invites families to usher in the Yuletide season with the annual Holiday Extravaganza. Event organizers are planning for a merry and bright holiday season in Irving.
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Posted on: October 13, 2014

Rail Service Interruption Notice, Downtown Dallas Only, Oct. 25 - Nov. 30 (weekends only)

DART News

Beginning Saturday, Oct. 25, for six weekends, and concluding Sunday, Nov. 30, DART Rail in downtown Dallas will be discontinued each weekend to allow track replacement along Pacific Avenue and Bryan Street. DART shuttle buses will connect the af...Read on...

Maps and More Information
Posted on: November 15, 2014

Disability Poster Contest Winners Recognized

Disability Poster Contest Winners Recognized

The Irving Advisory Committee on Disabilities has recognized 12 students for their artwork as part of National Disability Awareness Month.

There were 147 entries. The students were presented the awards during the...Read on...

View the Posters
Posted on: November 8, 2014

Irving Police Department Rolls Out Mobile App

Irving Police Department Rolls Out Mobile App

The Irving Police Department has partnered with CloudSpace Mobile to develop the Irving Police Department app for Apple and Android devices.

The app was created to provide a higher level of service to the communit...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2014

Irving Hosts ‘Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed’

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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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