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Animal Services

  1. Affordable Spay/Neuter for Pets - Appointments Required

    August 24, 2018, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Spay/Neuter Clinic

    Schedule your appointment to have your pet spayed or neutered at an affordable cost. Pets are dropped off by 8 a.m. and picked up the same day around 4 p.m. Services provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).

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  2. Affordable Vaccinations for Pets - No Appointments Needed

    August 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Irving Animal Care Campus

    Available services include vaccinations, microchipping, heartworm testing, heartworm prevention and flea/tick control. A full set of annual vaccinations for a cat or dog is just $25! Services provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).

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City of Irving Events

  1. Minority/Women Owned Business Vendor Workshop

    August 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ City Council Chambers

    The City of Irving has scheduled a Minority/Women Owned Business vendor workshop Aug. 30 for consultants and contractors interested in doing business with the city. This workshop will focus on how to read and respond to government bids.

    RSVP to Deborah McVean, MWBE Program Administrator, (972) 721-3753 or via email.

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Irving Arts Center

  1. In the Arts Center's Galleries

    July 1, 2018 - September 2, 2018 @ Irving Arts Center

    The exhibition aims to explore the idea of travel and American culture through interactive photography. Vernacular photographs taken in the 1950s and ‘60s are featured and paired with contemporary photographs Natalie Slater shot along the modern day Route 66, from the same locations and vantage points. The images are backlit and overlaid inside interactive light boxes to create a unique road trip experience, with a view towards both past and present. Exhibit located in Carpenter Lobby. Gallery Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday

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  2. In the Arts Center's Galleries

    July 21, 2018 - August 25, 2018 @ Irving Arts Center

    Artwork from Irving Arts Center’s summer art campers are featured. Through photography, painting, sculpture and more, see how these talented young artists were inspired by the summer camp. Exhibit located in Focus Gallery. Reception July 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. Gallery Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday

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  3. Memories in the Making Exhibition

    August 25, 2018, All Day @ Irving Arts Center

    Artwork by patients at Villages on MacArthur who participate in the wellness program “Memories in the Making®” (MIM) will be featured in this exhibition. MIM is an art program developed by the Alzheimer’s Association that recognizes that even those who suffer significant cognitive impairment related to Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can still communicate through art. Exhibition located in the front foyer/hallway gallery. The exhibition will be accompanied by a reception on Sept. 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. Gallery Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Wed. and Fri.; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thur.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat.; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sun.

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  4. Saturday Farmers Market, Four Seasons Markets

    August 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Irving Arts Center

    Experience the European-style market where farmers, specialty food producers and artisanal craftsmen interact with customers and other vendors in a colorful, exciting, family friendly atmosphere that mimics the village markets popular throughout Europe. Shop the market on Saturday, then cool off while browsing the galleries. Located in the North parking lot.

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Library Adult Classes

  1. ESL & GED Class Registration Event

    August 29, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ East Branch Library Program Room

    Registration for ESL Classes/Matriculación para clases de Inglés Classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Las clases se llevarán a cabo lunes a jueves de 9 - 11:45 a.m.

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Library Adult Programs

  1. Live to Read Book Club discusses It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree

    August 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    A book can change your life! This month, we discuss the book It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree by A.J. Jacobs. This program focuses on titles to improve body, mind and spirit. Walk-ins welcome!

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  2. Color Me Calm: Amazing Animals

    August 21, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #3

    Express your creativity during this relaxing come-and-go coloring time for adults.

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  3. Irving Writers Salon

    August 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Meet fellow local writers interested in sharing their latest work and improving techniques at the Irving Writers Salon. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month at the West Irving Library. The Salon is open to all levels of writers, whether you have a working manuscript or are just starting out on your writing journey. Readers are welcome to join in to listen and provide feedback. Writers are encouraged to bring samples of their work to share, but it’s not required.

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  4. Meditation Workshop

    August 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Feeling stressed? Find peace within, learn to meditate and balance with guided meditation. This free program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation.

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  5. Encuentra Paz Interior: Find Inner Peace Bilingual Meditation Series

    August 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Board Room

    This free Spanish language meditation program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Classes will take place from 7-8 p.m., every Wednesday in the South Library Board Room. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome.

    Este programa gratuito de meditación en español es presentado por DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Clases se llevarán a cabo de 7 a 8 p.m. todos los miércoles en South Library. Todas las edades son bienvenidos.

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  6. Trivia on the Patio: Weird Trivia Part II

    August 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    It will be a wild and wacky trivia night! Every other Thursday, join fellow trivia lovers for a friendly game show contest to see who really knows it all in a variety of topics, from world history to pop culture. Ages 16 and up.

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  7. Craftworks: DIY Mini Memo Rack

    August 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Stay organized or display pictures using your own custom made mini memo rack! For ages 16 and up.

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  8. Cook the Book: A Cooking Book Club

    August 25, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes or cooking techniques? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then hang onto your spatula! We pick the cookbook; you choose and make a recipe. Then we all partake. You don’t have to be a gourmet chef to participate. Novices will have the chance to learn from more experienced cooks, and the experienced cooks will have a chance to show off and share their amazing skills. Stop by the Valley Ranch Library Reference Desk to register for the book club and pick your recipe.

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  9. SRC @ Valley Ranch Movie Musicals: Moulin Rouge

    August 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    "Libraries Rock" and so do these movies! We'll play tribute to famous musical films all summer long. The movies in the 4 p.m. series are rated PG-13, and are for ages 13 and above.

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  10. Color Me Calm

    August 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join us for relaxing music and refreshments while you explore the joys of coloring. For adults only.

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  11. Meditation Workshop

    August 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Feeling stressed? Find peace within, learn to meditate and balance with guided meditation. This free program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation.

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  12. Unicorns in Space! Book Club discusses Planets Other Than Our Own

    August 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    If you enjoy science fiction or fantasy, from space opera to high fantasy, steampunk to just plain weird, then join us for book talk with Unicorns in Space.

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  13. Encuentra Paz Interior: Find Inner Peace Bilingual Meditation Series

    August 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Board Room

    This free Spanish language meditation program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Classes will take place from 7-8 p.m., every Wednesday in the South Library Board Room. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome.

    Este programa gratuito de meditación en español es presentado por DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Clases se llevarán a cabo de 7 a 8 p.m. todos los miércoles en South Library. Todas las edades son bienvenidos.

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Library Events

  1. Women's Equality Speaker Series

    August 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    The public is invited to attend a special panel to further the discussion of equal rights for women and the obstacles to equality. Speakers include Elaine Wiant, former President of the League of Women Voters of Texas, Deborah Fleck, Dallas Morning News journalist, and local entrepreneur Billie Hawkins. Presented by the League of Women Voters of Irving.

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Library Kids

  1. Perot Museum Tech Truck

    August 22, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ East Branch Library

    Get up close with the latest tech when the Perot Museum TECH Truck visits the library. You'll create hands-on science projects and boost your creativity by learning more about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). For ages 6 and up.

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  2. Discover with Me Interactive Play

    August 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Parents, caregivers and children ages 1-3 are invited to a five week interactive series with unstructured play and an opportunity to talk with a childcare specialist. The programs promote the role of parent as the child’s first teacher, and weekly topics include literacy and play, language development, nutrition, safety and child development.

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  3. Tiny Tinkers @ Valley Ranch Library

    August 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Children in preschool through Kindergarten (ages 4-6) will be introduced to coding and building concepts using stories, DUPLOs, Codepillars, and Beebots. Participants are challenged to complete simple and engaging activities in this 45-minute program. This program is supported by the Friends of the Irving Public Library, through an award provided by Irving ShareTank.

    Space is limited to 24 pairs of participants (parent and child) and tickets are required. Please contact Valley Ranch Library for more information.

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  4. SRC Family Movie Musicals: Coco

    August 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    "Libraries Rock" and so do these movies! The entire family is invited to watch and pay tribute to famous musical films all summer long.

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  5. Science in 30: Bubbleology

    August 29, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ East Branch Library Storytime Area

    Explore scientific principles, participate in hands-on activities and have a great time! Children must be able to attend independently. Grades 1-5 only.

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  6. Discover with Me Interactive Play

    August 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Parents, caregivers and children ages 1-3 are invited to a five week interactive series with unstructured play and an opportunity to talk with a childcare specialist. The programs promote the role of parent as the child’s first teacher, and weekly topics include literacy and play, language development, nutrition, safety and child development.

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  7. Art Attack

    August 31, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Kids, unleash your creativity as we explore different art techniques. For ages kindergarten through grade 5.

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Library Teens

  1. Perot Museum Tech Truck

    August 22, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ East Branch Library Program Room

    Get up close with the latest tech when the Perot Museum TECH Truck visits the library. You'll create hands-on science projects and boost your creativity by learning more about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). For ages 6 and up.

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  2. Girls Who Code: Animation! [Registration Event]

    August 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove

    Registration runs Aug. 24-30, and will close early if all open slots are filled. Young women in grades 6-12 are invited to register for the Girls Who Code Animation class taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 1, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10 and 24. Students must register at the Valley Ranch Information Desk in person, no exceptions. Additional rules and registration guidelines apply. Please read the Girls Who Code Guidelines - Animation document attached to this event entry before committing to the class.

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  3. Girls Who Code: Animation! [Registration Event]

    August 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove

    Registration runs Aug. 24-30, and will close early if all open slots are filled. Young women in grades 6-12 are invited to register for the Girls Who Code Animation class taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 1, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10 and 24. Students must register at the Valley Ranch Information Desk in person, no exceptions. Additional rules and registration guidelines apply. Please read the Girls Who Code Guidelines - Animation document attached to this event entry before committing to the class.

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  4. SRC @ Valley Ranch Movie Musicals: Moulin Rouge

    August 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library

    "Libraries Rock" and so do these movies! We'll play tribute to famous musical films all summer long. The movies in the 4 p.m. series are rated PG-13, and are for ages 13 and above.

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  5. Girls Who Code: Animation! [Registration Event]

    August 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove

    Registration runs Aug. 24-30, and will close early if all open slots are filled. Young women in grades 6-12 are invited to register for the Girls Who Code Animation class taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 1, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10 and 24. Students must register at the Valley Ranch Information Desk in person, no exceptions. Additional rules and registration guidelines apply. Please read the Girls Who Code Guidelines - Animation document attached to this event entry before committing to the class.

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  6. Girls Who Code: Animation! [Registration Event]

    August 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove

    Registration runs Aug. 24-30, and will close early if all open slots are filled. Young women in grades 6-12 are invited to register for the Girls Who Code Animation class taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 1, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10 and 24. Students must register at the Valley Ranch Information Desk in person, no exceptions. Additional rules and registration guidelines apply. Please read the Girls Who Code Guidelines - Animation document attached to this event entry before committing to the class.

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  7. Girls Who Code: Animation! [Registration Event]

    August 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove

    Registration runs Aug. 24-30, and will close early if all open slots are filled. Young women in grades 6-12 are invited to register for the Girls Who Code Animation class taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 1, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10 and 24. Students must register at the Valley Ranch Information Desk in person, no exceptions. Additional rules and registration guidelines apply. Please read the Girls Who Code Guidelines - Animation document attached to this event entry before committing to the class.

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  8. Girls Who Code: Animation! [Registration Event]

    August 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove

    Registration runs Aug. 24-30, and will close early if all open slots are filled. Young women in grades 6-12 are invited to register for the Girls Who Code Animation class taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 1, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10 and 24. Students must register at the Valley Ranch Information Desk in person, no exceptions. Additional rules and registration guidelines apply. Please read the Girls Who Code Guidelines - Animation document attached to this event entry before committing to the class.

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  9. Girls Who Code: Animation! [Registration Event]

    August 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Glass Alcove

    Registration runs Aug. 24-30, and will close early if all open slots are filled. Young women in grades 6-12 are invited to register for the Girls Who Code Animation class taking place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 1, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 10 and 24. Students must register at the Valley Ranch Information Desk in person, no exceptions. Additional rules and registration guidelines apply. Please read the Girls Who Code Guidelines - Animation document attached to this event entry before committing to the class.

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  10. Young Adult Library Leaders (Y'ALL)

    August 30, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For teens in grades 6-12. Do you have big ideas and a creative flair? Join Y'ALL and earn volunteer hours for helping the Valley Ranch Library plan and implement teen programs! Socialize with friends and help make the library a more teen-friendly place. Meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month. Pick up an application at the Information Desk.

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Meetings

  1. ICVB Board

    August 20, 2018, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

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  2. Firemens Relief and Retirement Fund Board

    August 20, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  3. Supplemental Benefit Plan Board

    August 20, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ First Floor Conference Room

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  4. Arts Board Visual Arts Committee

    August 20, 2018, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM @ Meeting Rooms

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  5. Arts Board Finance Committee

    August 20, 2018, 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ Meeting Rooms

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  6. Arts Board

    August 20, 2018, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM @ Meeting Rooms

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  7. Planning and Zoning Commission

    August 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Council Chambers

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  8. Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1 Board

    August 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ First Floor Conference Room

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  9. City Council Budget Retreat

    August 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room

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  10. Library Board

    August 27, 2018, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ South Irving Library Board Room

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Parks & Recreation

  1. Diabetes Prevention Class

    August 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Heritage Senior Center

    Designed for those diagnosed prediabetic, this class educates attendees on how to prevent the disease. Open to adults 18 and older.

    Register in-person at the Heritage Senior Center office or by calling instructor Frances Rizo at (214) 336-9757.

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  2. Casino Night

    August 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Heritage Senior Center

    Try your luck at roulette, black jack and other games, as casino excitement fills the senior center. For ages 50 and older with Heritage membership. Admission is $10. Registration deadline is Aug. 17.

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  3. Neighborhood Garage Sale

    August 25, 2018, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Georgia Farrow Recreation Center

    Sell your unwanted items at this community garage sale. Cost is $10 per booth for vendors to sell items, but free for shoppers to browse. Vendor registration and payment is required by August 23. Spaces are limited.

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  4. Diabetes Prevention Class

    August 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Heritage Senior Center

    Designed for those diagnosed prediabetic, this class educates attendees on how to prevent the disease. Open to adults 18 and older.

    Register in-person at the Heritage Senior Center office or by calling instructor Frances Rizo at (214) 336-9757.

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Solid Waste Services

  1. Hunter Ferrell Landfill Opens at 9 a.m.

    August 29, 2018, All Day @ Hunter Ferrell Municipal Solid Waste Landfill

    The Hunter Ferrell Landfill Scalehouse and Administration Complex opens at 9 a.m. the last Wednesday of each month to accommodate staff training.

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Special Events

  1. Laughs by the Lake

    August 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lake Carolyn

    There is no better way to end a week than with a laugh. Lake Carolyn, located in the Las Colinas Urban Center, provides a beautiful backdrop for an evening of comedy. Laughs by the Lake is the largest outdoor comedy show in North Texas, complete with food court and beer vendor. Over a thousand people attend each year!

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