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  5. Calendar Overlay Library Events (4)
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  7. Calendar Overlay Parks & Recreation (5)
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Animal Services

  1. Clear the Shelters Day

    August 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Adoption Kennels

    Irving residents should mark their calendars and clear their schedules for Aug. 18 - Clear the Shelters day. Irving Animal Services will team with NBC5, Telemundo 39 and NBCUniversal, along with shelters across North Texas and the rest of the country, for a national adoption event that helped more than 70,000 animals find homes in 2017.

    Organizers hope residents will join the effort to make the 2018 event even bigger and better.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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Aquatics

  1. Red Cross Lifeguard Class

    August 16, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 18, 2018, 6:30 PM @ North Lake Natatorium

    Want to learn skills that will help you save lives? Become a certified lifeguard.

    Prerequisite: Minimum age 15. Successful skills test, which includes 300-yard continuous swim; a 10-pound brick retrieval from 7 to 10 feet depth of water followed by a 20-yard return carrying the brick; and treading water for two minutes without using hands. Test must be completed one week before class or must have instructor approval.

    Successful completion of the course will result in American Red Cross Life Guard/First Aid, CPR-Professional Rescuer, and AED certifications.

    Register in person at the North Lake Aquatic Center, 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. For more information, call Aquatics Coordinator Daniel Farran at (469) 446-0201 or Chris Trevino at (469) 435-1626.
    * Scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis.

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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 18, 2018 @ Irving Arts Center

    Two- and three-dimensional artworks by artists of all ages. Prizes are presented in three categories: Youth, Nonprofessional and Professional with an overall “Best of Show” prize also awarded. In celebration of the iconic Route 66, participating members have been invited to create artwork that explores the sights and history along America’s great Mother Road and/or the theme of road trips and summer vacations. 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. 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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  4. Saturday Farmers Market, Four Seasons Markets

    August 18, 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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  5. 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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  6. 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 Events

  1. Friends of the Irving Public Library Teachers' Book Sale

    August 18, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Friends of Irving Public Library Warehouse

    Teachers: Just in time for back to school, get children's books at these unbelievable prices --- paperbacks are .25 each and hardbacks are .50 each. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted, and proceeds benefit the Irving Public Library. While you're there, meet and greet library staff, enjoy refreshments from 9 a.m. to noon, and grab this opportunity to sign up for a library card. Can’t make it in the morning? No worries! The sale opens to the public at noon and runs until 5 p.m. The Irving Public Library Summer Reading Challenge is made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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  2. Friends August Back to School Book Sale

    August 18, 2018, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Friends of Irving Public Library Warehouse

    Just in time for the new school year, check out an amazing selection of children's books at unbelievable prices--- paperbacks are .25 each and hardbacks are .50 each. Books for adults and teens also available. All members of the general public are invited. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted, and proceeds benefit the Irving Public Library.

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  3. Carranza Puppets Presents, “Aladdin’s Lamp”

    August 18, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ West Irving Library

    The Carranza Puppet Theater, from Houston, Texas will be visiting the West Library for a special performance of “Aladdin’s Lamp.” Funded in-part with a grant from the Texas Commission of the Arts.

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  4. 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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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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Parks & Recreation

  1. Crop Til U Drop Scrapbooking Event

    August 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Heritage Senior Center

    Enjoy a day of scrapbooking and meet fellow enthusiasts. Work on your own projects to capture your favorite memories. Open to ages 18 and older. Cost is $7 for half day (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or $10 for both sessions. Registration deadline is Aug. 15.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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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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