View All Calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community.
November 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018 @ Adoption Kennels
To spotlight the second chance that every senior deserves, all animals 5 years and older will have adoption fees waived (a $200 value) at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, during November.
November 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018 @ Irving Arts Center
Free guided gallery tours are now offered at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. every Sunday.
* 2018 IAA Traveling Animal Art Exhibition | Courtyard Gallery | Through Dec. 31
* Arjoon KC: Reality of Unheard Stories | Carpenter Lobby | Through Jan. 6
* Garth Williams: Illustrator of the Century | Dupree Lobby | Through Jan. 27
For more information, visit the Irving Arts Center's Exhibitions page.
November 1, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Suite 200
Explore new stories and fun art projects on the first Thursday of each month during this creative story time that combines art and children’s literature. November will feature stories about favorite critters. Afterwards, browse the galleries as part of this fun morning activity.
November 1, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1
Gardening in containers is a great way to grow your horticulture skills. If you have a small yard or patio that needs a pop of ornamental color, are frustrated with the poor soils on your property, or just simply don't have the space to grow your fruits and veggies, then give container gardening a try.
This one-hour course is a fun way to put the Spiller, Filler and Thriller back in your life and your landscape.
November 2, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
A clever retelling of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” this Cole Porter classic boasts romance, comedy, a scintillating score and a hilarious look at the behind-the-scenes hijinks of a musical. In this musical-within-a-musical, an ex-husband and wife are cast in “The Taming of the Shrew,” where, despite their constant bickering, it becomes clear that they are still in love. “Kiss Me, Kate” is the first musical ever to be awarded the Tony Award for Best Musical.
November 3, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Suite 200
Inspired by the nationally touring exhibition “Garth Williams: Illustrator of the Century,” students ages 6-10 will meet each Saturday for six consecutive weeks to experiment with different bookmaking techniques and use storytelling with pictures and words to create their own illustrated works.
November 3, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
November 3, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall
The Irving Symphony Orchestra presents a tribute to veterans and a multimedia experience featuring the fantastic music of some of Hollywood’s best known movie classics including “Star Wars,” “The Magnificent Seven,” “Silverado,” “The Patriot,” “Star Trek,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and many more. Lights, camera … Cokes and popcorn ... it is sure to be an evening to remember.
November 3, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ East Branch Library
Learn about the origins of the Day of the Dead. Create skull-themed crafts, enjoy pan de muerto, and watch the movie Coco (rated PG).
November 3, 2018, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Northwest Park Recreation Center
Join us for a day of creative relaxation and take home a one-of-a-kind piece. Supplies are included; prices vary by piece. This event is open to ages five and older. Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
November 3, 2018, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Mustang Park Recreation Center
Gather with friends and join forces for an awesome experience trying to escape before time runs out. Food and drinks will be provided. Open to children ages 10-15. Participants ages 12 and older will receive a free IPAR ID card. Spaces are limited; advanced registration is strongly suggested.
November 3, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Location Provided Upon Registration
Please note, the Car Care Clinic class is full and registration is closed.
The City of Irving is offering an opportunity for residents to learn about routine car maintenance. Topics include tire care, fluid checks, emergency repairs, and much more. Registration is required. This class has limited seating. Registration is required. Location will be provided upon registration.
November 3, 2018, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Northwest Park Recreation Center
Children in grades K-5 have an opportunity to explore nature in our beautiful parks! Participants will team up with an experienced naturalist who will guide each group through Campion Trails' Bird's Fort Park to discover different plants and animal species.
Light refreshments will be provided. Advanced registration is required and must be made in person at your neighborhood recreation center. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 31.
November 4, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
November 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room
Marissa Meyer visits South Irving Library for her only Texas stop on her ARCHENEMIES Book Tour. The event features an author talk, Q&A, author signing and book sales. Attendees can purchase a copy of Archenemies before it will be available anywhere else in the nation. Signing Line tickets will be available starting Friday, Nov 2 at the first floor Customer Service desk. Limit 2 personalized works, Archenemies and one of the attendee's choosing, all other books and memorabilia will be signed, but not personalized. For more information, visit our FAQ Newsflash.
November 5, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 6, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
November 7, 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).
November 7, 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).
November 7, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Carpenter Hall
The Lone Star Youth Orchestra opens its 2018-19 Season on Nov. 7 with the aptly titled presentation, “Opening Act!”
November 8, 2018, All Day @ East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Road.
South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail.
West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.
All Irving Public Library locations are closed on Thursday, Nov. 8, and will resume regular operating hours as follows:On Friday, Nov. 9, South Irving Library, Valley Ranch Library, and West Irving Library are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.East Branch Library is closed on Fridays, and will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 10 from noon to 6 p.m.
November 8, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Heritage Senior Center
Holiday shoppers can find that perfect gift at this annual sale which offers unique and handmade items. Hours are: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 8-9; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Interested craft vendors should register in advance by calling 972-721-7313. Free admission for shoppers. Open to the public.
November 9, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
November 9, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Heritage Senior Center
November 9, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Briery Municipal Compound
Hosted by Irving Solid Waste Services.
Two-box limit for document shredding. This event is for Irving residents only, and proof of residency is required. Materials from businesses will not be accepted.
Please note, the City of Irving no longer accepts CRT monitors or televisions.
November 10, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Porter's Army and Navy
Enjoy music, food, games, community booths, military vehicles, crafts and more at the Unite for Troops Veterans Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at Porter’s Army and Navy,
600 E. Irving Blvd. There will be a Veteran Salute presentation on the stage at noon. Parking is limited; a shuttle service from Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson St., will be available.
Care package donations of new items in original packaging will be accepted at the event. This year’s wish list includes: new children’s books (books are recorded on DVD by troops overseas then sent to their families), micro USB cords, nonbreakable Christmas ornaments, toiletries, batteries, beef jerky, candy (no chocolate), coffee/filters, ear plugs, eye drops, power bars, handwritten thank-you letters, mixed nuts and playing cards. Care packages will be distributed worldwide to the troops on the front lines.
For more information, visit UniteForTroops.com or call (972) 579-1155
November 10, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Suite 200
November 10, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
November 10, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Porter's Army Navy Store
November 10, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room
Children and their families will enjoy celebrating National Picture Book Month at this party that will feature a special show by Mother Goose, visiting book characters (Cat in the Hat, Winnie the Pooh, etc.) plus games, crafts, treats and activities. All children age 10 years old and under will receive a free paperback picture book. Free, for all ages. No registration required.
November 10, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Heritage Senior Center
November 10, 2018, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Lively Pointe Youth Center
Come test your basketball skills at this holiday knock-out competition. WInners will take home a Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings! Complimentary food and drinks will be provided. For students in grades 6-12. Free admission. Please bring valid IPAR card or school ID.
November 11, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Heritage Aquatic Center
The program is custom-designed to 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 in an indoor, 20-yard, temperature-controlled lap pool. Best of all, participants will only pay the standard admission rate.
The safety of AquaStars guests is paramount to program organizers. The Heritage Aquatic Center’s pool boasts features including an accessible ramp, accessible chair lift and water chair, making it an ideal location to pilot the AquaStars program. The city will provide the appropriate lifeguard and staffing ratios, as well as access to waterproof wheelchairs.
November 11, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Former Central Library auditorium
The Irving Veterans Memorial Park Committee will host a Veterans Day program at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in the former Central Library auditorium, 801 W. Irving Blvd., with music, moments of reflection by military personnel and remarks by city officials.
Afterward, attendees will move to the nearby Veterans Memorial Park, 644 Rock Island Road, where a wreath will be placed on the Wall of Commemoration.
For more information, call Irving Parks and Recreation at (972) 721-2501.
November 11, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Suite 200
Every second Sunday, Irving Arts Center hosts Family Funday — offering free craft projects that are fun for the whole family. This month’s theme, Fun and Games, features an art-marking activity inspired by the exhibition, “Playing with Chess.” Guided tours of the exhibitions will be offered at 2:30 p.m.
November 11, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
November 12, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 13, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Heritage Senior Center
The Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson St., is hosting a recognition from 11 to 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 13, honoring all veterans along with a presentation and craft. Admission is free. Open to the public.
For more information, call (972) 721-2469.
November 13, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 13, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Suite 200
November 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Senter Park Recreation Center
The Senter Park Recreation Center at 901 S. Senter Road is saying “thank you” to veterans at this month’s senior lunch on Nov. 14. Lunch is for ages 55 and older and the cost is $4. All veterans who attend will eat for free. Seating begins at 10:30 a.m.; lunch is served at 11:30 a.m.
For more information, call (972) 721-2641.
November 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
Enjoy a night out with the family. Each month Wednesday Night Live features exciting performances, stories, movie screenings, or crafts. In November, enjoy a live reading of Mo Willem’s classic picture book “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” with dynamic storyteller Rochelle Rabouin.
November 14, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ First Floor Conference Room
November 15, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
November 15, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fourth Floor Strategic Briefing Room
November 15, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lively Pointe Youth Center
November 15, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Council Chambers
November 16, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
November 16, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall
Entertainment Series of Irving presents the New York Goofs, a troop of physical comedians who have performed together worldwide. With comedy at its core, the New York Goofs deliver a riotous night of pure insanity and laughter in a Variété format featuring eccentric dancing, visual manipulation, musical saw, magic, a songbird from heaven, hula hooping madness and satirical attacks on the foibles and inconsistencies of the human race.
November 16, 2018, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Thomas Haley Elementary School
KIB staff will discuss with T.Haley students about careers related to environmental outreach.
November 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Good Elementary School
November 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ First Floor Conference Room
November 16, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Central Library - 801 W. Irving Blvd
November 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Heritage Senior Center
Heritage members are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving with a morning of festive folk music followed by a traditional holiday lunch. Please register by 5 p.m. Nov. 12. Cost: $6.25 for members ages 59 and younger; suggested $1 donation for those ages 60 and older.
November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Adoption Kennels
On Nov. 17, stop by the IACC for “The Best Thanks Givers” adoption event. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day, all animals in the shelter are available for the reduced adoption fee of only $20. Give a shelter animal the chance to show some gratitude and become a loving companion. Feel good by doing a great thing for an animal in need of a home.
All animals at the IACC are up-to-date on vaccinations, spayed or neutered and microchipped.
November 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Suite 200
November 17, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Dupree Theater
November 17, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall
The Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra presents a concert featuring LeeAnne Thompson on flute performing Bach’s “Suite No. 2 in B Minor.”
November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Friends of Irving Public Library Warehouse
Get a head start on holiday shopping at the 2018 Friends of Irving Public Library Holiday Book Sale! Purchase books, CDs, DVDs, and audiobook stocking stuffers for friends, family and little ones waiting for Saint Nick! Most items priced $1 or less. Gift a Friends membership for access to special members' only book sales or a gift certificate that can be redeemed at future sales! Call (972) 721-4612 for more information.
November 19, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room
Ready for an animal adventure? Join us for an exciting and interactive program featuring animals from around the world. This event is presented in collaboration with Irving ISD for the Irving Reads program series.
November 19, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Fire Administration
November 19, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
November 19, 2018, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM @ Meeting Rooms
November 19, 2018, 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ Meeting Rooms
November 19, 2018, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM @ Meeting Rooms
November 19, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 19, 2018, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Recreation Centers
City recreation centers will offer a holiday camp for children in grades K-5 on Nov. 19-21. A variety of activities will be offered in a fun and safe environment, including arts and crafts, gym games, field trips and more. Campers are asked to bring a sack lunch each day, but are provided with morning and afternoon snack. Camp hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Cost is $60 per child. Registration begins Nov. 1 and is available online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/irvingrec or in person at your neighborhood recreation center. Spaces are limited. A valid IPAR ID card is required to register.
November 20, 2018, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Recreation Centers
November 21, 2018, 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM @ Irving Animal Care Campus
Drop off at 7 a.m., and pick up same day. Contact Spay Neuter Network to schedule an appointment and get additional information.
November 21, 2018, 5:00 PM @ East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Road.
South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail.
West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, all Irving Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Nov. 21.All city offices and library locations will be closed Nov. 22-23, and libraries will resume regular Saturday operating hours on Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
November 21, 2018, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Recreation Centers
November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018 @ All city facilities
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection Nov. 22-23.
Libraries will close at 5 p.m. Nov. 21, recreation centers will close at 6 p.m. Nov. 21, Irving Arts Center will be closed Nov. 22 and only its administrative offices closed Nov. 23. In addition, the following facilities will be closed:
- City Hall
- Heritage/North Lake aquatic centers
- Hunter Ferrell Landfill
- Irving Arts Center
- Recreation centers
- Irving Animal Care Campus
The Irving Arts Center box office and galleries will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 and will resume normal business hours Nov. 24. North Lake Natatorium will remain closed Nov. 24-25. Libraries, as well as recreation centers, will resume normal business hours Nov. 24, while all other offices and services will resume normal business hours Nov. 26.
November 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall
This annual holiday favorite, choreographed by Artistic Director Jacquelyn Ralls Forcher, is sure to delight audiences with wonderful costumes and eye-catching choreography.
November 24, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall
November 25, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall
November 26, 2018, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM @ Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
November 26, 2018, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ South Irving Library Board Room
November 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 28, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
Compost is absolutely one of the best soil amendments money can buy, but gardeners don't need to purchase it.
Learn how to make high-quality compost at home using materials most folks throw away. This class gives you the dirt on the most effective composting methods with a focus on practical techniques and "piles" of problem-solving tips to get your compost system back to its peak.
November 30, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall
The Ballet Ensemble of Texas presents their exquisite annual production of “The Nutcracker.” For general audiences, as well as balletomanes who follow the future dancers of tomorrow, these performances are well worth seeing.