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  1. Calendar Overlay Irving Arts Center (3)
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Irving Arts Center

  1. In the Arts Center's Galleries

    February 1, 2017 - February 28, 2017 @ Irving Arts Center

    • The Book Forest Installation | Focus Gallery | Through Feb. 26
    • Art Inspired, Irving Black Arts Council Visual Arts Exhibition | Main Gallery | Through Feb. 28
    • A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture | Front Foyer | Through March 26
    • Portraits of Freedom | Dupree Lobby | Through April 16
    Free guided gallery tours are now offered at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. every Sunday.

    For more information, visit the Arts Center's Exhibitions page.

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  2. Saturday School Session Three: Picturing Ourselves and Others

    February 18, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Irving Arts Center - Art Lab

    Designed for students ages 6-10.

    Learn how to improve observation and drawing skills. This course explores the rich tradition of portraiture and how it shapes and preserves both identity and memory. Participants will learn about figure drawing and the human proportions of the face and body - then draw and paint portraits that capture the stories of who they are.

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  3. Leslie Massenburg – Bassoon, Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra

    February 18, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Carpenter Hall

    Program highlights to include Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra in F Minor by Hummel and Deralte Brummbar by Fucik.

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Library Kids

  1. Science in 30: Spectacular Experiments

    February 18, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Learn several easy-to-do-at-home experiments with this month’s science-made-spectacular program. In this program series, students ages 4-12 explore scientific principles, participate in hands-on activities and have a great time!

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  2. Family Movie Matinee: Penguins of Madagascar

    February 18, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    A fun way for the entire family to spend the afternoon. All movies are rated G or PG.

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  3. Chapter Books and Cozy Nooks Book Club discusses Greetings from Somewhere: The Mystery of the Secret Society

    February 18, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Irving Library Discovery Zone

    Grades 1-3 discuss a travel-themed book and participate in book-related activities, which include a craft. Free chapter books are given out monthly. Limited to the first 10 children. This month's selection is Greetings from Somewhere: The Mystery of the Secret Society by Harper Paris.

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  4. Kids Only Book Club discusses Nuts to You

    February 18, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Irving Library Board Room

    This month, we discuss Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins. The Kids Only Book Club is for grades 3-6 to discuss books and participate in activities. Free copies of next month's book are given out at each meeting.

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Library Teens

  1. Cupcake Wars: Valentine's Day Edition

    February 18, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Join us in a competition of who can decorate the best Valentine's-themed cupcakes! For teens in grades 6-12.

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  2. Cinema 13: Victor Frankenstein

    February 18, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Ages 13 to adult are invited to watch a popular movie each Saturday.

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Think Green... Be Green Classes

  1. CLASS FULL: Master Composter Training Course

    February 18, 2017, 8:00 AM - February 25, 2017, 4:30 PM @ Location Provided Upon Registration

    Note: This class is full and no waiting list names will be taken.

    This 16-hour course is designed to give students an in-depth look at composting, including its benefits and challenges. Additionally, students will be introduced to vermi-composting (composting with worms), as well as Bokashi composting. Some of the other elements of this course include hands-on bin building, a tour of Irving’s Hunter Ferrell Landfill and studying the biology of composting under the microscope at North Lake College. All graduates of the course will receive training books, a backyard composting bin, worm bin, T-shirts and a certificate. Students are expected to provide 40 hours of volunteer time back to the community over a 12-month period to help further environmental education.

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