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Posted on: December 24, 2014

Earthquake Facts

City of Irving, Texas

The City of Irving continues closely monitoring the series of minor earthquakes that have occurred in the past few weeks. The safety and well-being of residents is paramount to the City of Irving, and the city is watching the situation carefully.Read on...

U.S. Geological Survey website
Posted on: December 24, 2014

North Lake Aquatic Center Updates Phone Listing

North Lake Aquatic Center Updates Phone Listing

Effective Dec. 24, the North Lake Aquatic Center's main phone number changed to (972) 756-0860. The 50-meter indoor swimming facility is open for year-round classes and swimming activities.

This natatorium is jointly owned by the City of Irving...Read on...

Learn more about Irving's Aquatic Centers
Posted on: December 27, 2014

DART Gearing Up for New Year's Service

DART Gearing Up for New Year's Service

Heading out New Year's Eve or New Year's Day? Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) are operating special schedules those days and are adding service for the Big D NYE event.

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Posted on: December 19, 2014

Homeless Animals Hope for Holiday Homes

Homeless Animals Hope for Holiday Homes

Hundreds of homeless dogs and cats are in need of a loving family this holiday season. The Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane, is offering residents a special opportunity to open their hearts and homes to animals by becoming foster parents f...Read on...

View Adoptable Animals in the Shelter
Posted on: December 26, 2014

Friday Nite Live Talent Search

Friday Nite Live

Calling all talented teens! Can you sing, dance, juggle, or play an instrument? Applications are now being accepted for middle and high school students interested in auditioning for Friday Nite Live, Irving's annual teen talent show, which will tak...Read on...

Apply Online
Posted on: December 26, 2014

Roundup Provides Eco-Solution For Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Roundup

After the flurry of gift-giving and turkey stuffing, residents will have an opportunity to properly dispose of fresh-cut Christmas trees for recycling during Irving’s annual Christmas Tree Roundup.

Fresh...Read on...

Posted on: December 12, 2014

Holiday Closings

Holiday Closings

There will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection Dec. 25 and 26. City offices, libraries, recreation centers, Heritage Aquatic Center and the Hunter Ferrell Landfill will be closed Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.

The Irving Arts Cent...Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Irving ISD Named National AP District of the Year by College Board

Irving ISD Named National AP District of the Year by College Board

Irving Independent School District (ISD) announced it was recognized by the College Board as its 2015 AP District of the Year. This honor is a result of the district expanding access to Advanced Placement (AP) courses and improving AP Exam per...Read on...

See the IISD Press Release
Posted on: December 19, 2014

2015 Citizen's Police Academies

Irving Police Dept Citizens Police Academy

Irving Citizen’s Police Academy start dates:

  • Spanish: Monday, Feb. 2
  • English:  Tuesday, Feb. 3
The Irving Police Department ...Read on...

Citizen's Police Academy Web page
Posted on: December 18, 2014

Trash Collection Tips

Trash Collection Tips

Help keep Irving beautiful by following the rules for trash collection listed below.

  • Place trash in plastic bags and close securely; bags should weigh less than 50 pounds. Bags should be at a 30- gallon cap...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2014

Web Tips: Notify Me Sends News and Alerts to You

Web Tips

Whether residents are looking for the latest City Council agendas, job postings from the city or important weather alerts, the city’s new website makes it easy to receive important information directly to their emails or cellphones.
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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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