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Spots Still Available for this Weekend’s Mother-Son Overnight Lock-in

Spots Still Available for this Weekend’s Mother-Son Overnight Lock-in

Bring your sleeping bag, cot, blow-up mattress and anything else you need to be comfy for the night. The sleepover will include dinner, friendly mom and son competitions, crafts, activities and more. So leave the chores to dad and the rest of the family at home while you enjoy some quality time with the most […]

ATC Block Party Great for Tennis Lovers

ATC Block Party Great for Tennis Lovers

Residents are invited to the ATC Block Party at the Arlington Tennis Center (ATC) from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. The center is located at 500 Mayfield Rd. This free event will be one to bring the entire family to. Activities on the court will include food, door prizes and music. Enjoy a fun-filled […]

St. Joseph’s Students Give Back

St. Joseph’s Students Give Back

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and St. Joseph’s Catholic School spent the day at Johnson Creek in Arlington’s Entertainment District planting trees in support of the City’s commitment to the environment. More than 90 student volunteers and parents helped plant 400 trees in Richard Greene and Dr Robert Cluck Linear Parks. The school’s effort […]

Receiving the Gift of Nature

Receiving the Gift of Nature

Children from the YWCA Arlington Child Development Center welcomed the spring season with a gift of 10 trees earlier this month from the City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department. The donation will bring greenery, birds and shade to the center’s playground, which provides a holistic setting to lean, play, observe and discover more about […]

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, […]

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