August 19, 2017
4140 Valley View Lane
September 1, 2017
501 E. Las Colinas Blvd.
September 4, 2017
September 9, 2017
5964 Riverside Drive
September 15, 2017
217 S. Main St.
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June 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017 @ Irving Animal Care Campus
June is Adopt-a-Cat Month at the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane. Adoption fees for cats 1 year and older are waived during June, and kittens are available for a $50 adoption fee. Vaccinations, spay/neuter, leukemia test and microchip included with all cat adoptions.
All adoptions must be processed 30 minutes before closing.
June 10, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Irving Aquatic Center
The program is custom-designed for children with special needs, ages 18 and younger. AquaStars participants must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. On a monthly basis, AquaStars provides special needs children with an opportunity to sidestep crowds and experience the excitement of play at the West Irving Aquatic Center. Participants only pay the standard facility admission rate for the program.
The safety of AquaStars guests is paramount to program organizers. The West Irving Aquatic Center’s pool features include an accessible ramp, accessible chair lift and water chair, making it an ideal location for the AquaStars program. The city will provide the appropriate lifeguard and staffing ratios, as well as access to waterproof wheelchairs.
June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017 @ Heritage Aquatic Center
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 a 7- to 10-foot 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 Heritage Aquatic Center, 200 S. Jefferson St., Irving, TX. Contact Aquatic Coordinator Daniel Farran at (469) 446-0201 or Chris Trevino at (469) 435-1626 for more information.
* Scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis.
June 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017 @ Irving Arts Center
June 9, 2017 - July 8, 2017 @ Dupree Theater
Our brassy blue governor Ann Richards is brought to vivid life again by Linda Leonard in a reprise of Stage West’s hit one woman show.
Ann is an inspiring and hilarious new play that brings you face-to-face with a complex, colorful and captivating personality bigger than the state from which she hailed. Don’t miss your chance to come sit a spell with one of politics’ most unforgettable characters.
June 9, 2017 - June 18, 2017 @ Irving Arts Center > Carpenter Hall
The musical tells the story of burned out country music star, Wyatt Dusty Chandler, who at the height of his career walks out of a concert tour, quits the business, and goes on a search for the true love he left behind. Music by Grammy nominee Steve Dorff and Lyrics by Grammy nominee John Bettis.
June 10, 2017, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Lively Park Pool
Youth and teens are invited to hang out with friends and enjoy an evening of swimming, music and fun. Complimentary pizza and soda will be provided. This event is open to all middle and high school students. Free admission with a valid IPAR card or student ID. Please note: appropriate swimwear is required at city pools. Participants should also bring a towel or change of clothes.
For more information, contact Lively Pointe Youth Center at 972-721-8090.
June 10, 2017, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
Planting for pollinators are essential when creating a new garden or expanding an existing one. During this free workshop, participants will learn how to create habitat landscapes that support pollinators, including the songbirds, hummingbirds, bees and butterflies we all love.
Three primary topics will be covered:
1. Why habitat gardens are important and what conservation efforts are underway;.
2. The five requirements of a wildlife habitat landscape.
3. Habitat landscaping design tips and best plants for your garden.
Following the classroom presentation, participants will have an opportunity to visit a vibrant pollinator garden to learn about spacing, water requirements and maintenance.
Door prizes including plants, books and gardening tools will be given away. Preregistration is recommended.