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A Show of Support for Vandergriff Skatepark

A Show of Support for Vandergriff Skatepark

The weekend of April 4-6 was a busy one for the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department. Multiple events were held around the City such as the Naturally Fit Exposition and River Legacy Kite Festival. However, the grand opening of Vandergriff Skatepark was an event for the record books. Vandergriff Park in the heart of Arlington, Texas, is now home […]

Lake Arlington to Host 2014 Cabela’s Bass Tournament

Lake Arlington to Host 2014 Cabela’s Bass Tournament

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and Lake Arlington are excited to announce the date for the Second Annual Lake Arlington Cabela’s Bass Tournament. The tournament, scheduled to take place on April 12, 2014, will kick-off at 7 a.m. with a weigh-out to take place at 4 p.m. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR “We […]

It Doesn’t Take Much To Drown

It Doesn’t Take Much To Drown

Arlington Parks and Recreations partnered with water safety agencies to perform a drowning simulation at the Allen Bolden Pool in Vandergriff Park. The Arlington Fire Department’s Dive team performed the simulation as an April Pool’s Day event. April Pool’s Day is a national pool safety program that stresses the importance of water safety. Arlington’s event […]

Breast Cancer Education & Screening Event

Breast Cancer Education & Screening Event

Breast Cancer will affect 1 in 8 women at some point in their lifetime. It is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in women. Studies have shown that early detection is vital in successful treatment of breast cancer. Learn how to reduce your risk of breast cancer by attending the Breast Cancer Education […]

More Food Trucks Heading to Founders Plaza

More Food Trucks Heading to Founders Plaza

After last week’s overwhelming response to Food Truck Friday, organizers have added two more food trucks to satisfy the taste buds of people who visit, work and go to school in downtown Arlington. Last week,  hundreds of customers poured out of nearby offices and UT Arlington and walked over to buy lunch from food trucks […]

Make Plans to Attend Health and Wellness Expo

Make Plans to Attend Health and Wellness Expo

Make 2014 the year you focus on health and wellness. Be sure to attend the 12th Annual Health and Wellness Expo scheduled for April 25 at the Eunice Activity Center, 1000 Eunice Street in Arlington, Texas. The event will run from 9 a.m. 1 p.m. This free event will feature spinal screenings, bone density screenings, […]

Mock Drowning Event Aims to Teach Pool Safety

Mock Drowning Event Aims to Teach Pool Safety

In celebration of Water Safety Month, members of the Arlington Fire Department’s Station 7 Dive Team will perform a mock drowning during an April 1 event at the Allen Bolden Outdoor Pool. SafeKids of Tarrant County and Mothers of Preschoolers International are teaming up to produce this Mock Drowning demonstration event, in an effort to […]

Art on the Greene Shapes Arlington’s Cultural Scene

Art on the Greene Shapes Arlington’s Cultural Scene

White tents, funnel cakes, rock music and an array of artwork gave residents and Arlington guests a reason to come out to the 3rd annual Art on the Greene Art Festival at Richard Greene Linear Park, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Artists from around Texas showcased black and white portraits, landscape paintings, rustic sculptures, and multicolored […]

Volunteers Beautify O.S. Gray Natural Area

Volunteers Beautify O.S. Gray Natural Area

Tucked away behind the train tracks, the bustle of downtown Arlington and UT Arlington commuter traffic, the O.S. Gray Natural Area offers 20 acres of trees and trails to explore. Paula Harbour, a member of the Friends of O.S. Gray, said the group is trying to preserve the natural area and keep invasive species from […]

Downtown Arlington’s First Food Festival a Huge Success

Downtown Arlington’s First Food Festival a Huge Success

Hundreds of people flocked to Founders Plaza in downtown Arlington for the inaugural Food Truck Friday event on March 21.  Bombay Chopstix brought the aromas, flavors and exotic recipes of Indian Chinese cuisine, while Holy Frijoles dished out upscale, authentic Mexican on non-plastic. Maui Wowi brought some delicious coffee and shakes to try as well. […]

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