Free 2012 Eco-Calendar for Irving residents

(Irving) Free copies of the city of Irving’s 2012 Eco-Calendar are available to residents at City Hall and at all public library locations. It also can be found on the city website. The calendar features a different environmental topic each month—providing readers with tips on how to be better stewards of the planet. The publication includes […]

Enjoy Holiday Lights at Centennial Park

(Irving) The Holiday Lights at Centennial Park will be on display from dusk to 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 through Monday, Dec. 26. Come enjoy a festive arrangement of holiday-themed illuminated exhibits, free for the whole family. The park is located at 444 W.Second St. For more information, call 972-721-2501. To submit your news and […]

Are you among Irving’s Spirited Youth?

Nominations are being accepted for Irving’s Spirited Youth Award. This award recognizes local youth for character and excellence in community service. All applications submitted by the end of each quarter will be considered. Winners will be notified by phone or email.  Awards will be presented at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 during the Friday Night Live […]

United for Troops drive in Irving

Local high schools to participate, police memorial to be dedicated The Irving Veterans Memorial Park Committee will host a Veterans Day Program at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at the Irving Central Library,801 W. Irving Blvd. The commemorative event will feature music, moments of reflection by military personnel and special remarks by city officials. The […]

Low cost vaccinations at Irving Animal Care Campus

(Irving) Up to four animals per household can receive low-cost vaccinations Tuesday, Nov. 8 through Friday, Nov. 11 at the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane. Prepayment of $20 per animal will be accepted through Saturday, Nov. 5. Each pet will receive the following vaccinations: Rabies (pets four months and older); Bordatella (dogs); […]

Visit Tom Sawyer’s haunted cave in Irving

(Irving) In celebration of The Big Read, visit a haunted cave straight out of Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Central Library,801 W. Irving Blvd. Children will enjoy crafts, games and trick-or-treating. Attendees will be challenged to find their way out of the cave without disturbing […]

Urban farming workshop to cover beekeeping, raising chickens, green living

(Irving) There will be an Urban Farming Workshop from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Senter East Building, 228 Chamberlain St. in Irving. This half-day workshop will provide participants with information about how to live sustainably in an urban setting. Topics will include organic vegetable gardening, canning and jamming, raising chickens, beekeeping, […]

Senior pageant to crown Ms Mature Irving

(Irving) Seven local ladies will compete for the title and crown of Ms. Mature Irving during a special pageant at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 in Carpenter Performance Hall at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. The winner will compete in the Ms. Texas Senior Classic Pageant later in the year. Every autumn […]

Job fair at Irving Central Library

(Irving) The Irving Public Library’s Job Center will host a job fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Irving Central Library, 801 W. Irving Blvd. Recruiters from local companies will meet with job seekers to discuss employment openings, collect résumés and schedule interviews. For more information, call 972-721‐2326.

A Fiore Catering, DMG Construction are Champions in Small Business

 A Fiore Catering , 3015 Gaston Ave. in Dallas, and DMG Construction, 3939 Belt Line Road in Addison, were recently recognized as Champions in Small Business at the North Texas Small Business Summit in Irving. More than 20 small businesses were highlighted from across the metroplex. A Fiore and DMG Construction are both woman-owned companies who […]