July 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020
4140 Valley View Lane
August 25, 2020 - August 29, 2020
4140 Valley View Lane
September 7, 2020
September 15, 2020
September 25, 2020
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July 1, 2020, 8:00 AM - July 31, 2020 @ Irving Animal Care Campus
Looking for the coolest summer companion? The Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, is offering free adoptions for cats 1 year or older during the month of July. Kittens adoption fees are $50.
Adoptable cats will be:
Up-to-date on vaccinations, including rabies if the animal is more than four months old.
Spayed or neutered.
Given a general dewormer and treated for fleas and ticks.
Microchipped and registered with 24PetWatch.
Tested for FeLV and FIV if the cat is at least six months old.
Given 30 days of 24PetWatch pet insurance, with a valid email address.
Given a sample bag of Science Diet food.
July 14, 2020, 6:30 AM - 7:00 AM @ Spay/Neuter Clinic
Services provided by Spay Neuter Network.
Schedule your appointment to have your pet spayed or neutered at an affordable cost. Pets are dropped off by 6:30 a.m. and picked up the same day around 5 p.m.
July 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Vaccination Clinic
Services provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP). Additional services available. See website for more details.
July 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Vaccination Clinic
Irving Animal Services is hosting a free rabies vaccination and microchipping event for residents with dogs and/or cats from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane. Proof of residency required. Services are provided by the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).
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July 14, 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Parking Lot
July 8 Update: Carter BloodCare reports all appointments are booked for the Irving location. No walk-ins can be accepted due to COVID-19 precautions. The City of Irving thanks the community for its tremendous response.
The North Texas Mayor Council will be hosting a Regional North Texas Blood Drive in Irving, Richardson and Fort Worth July 14. Carter BloodCare will be conducting the donation drive. Appointments are required to donate. Donors will be stationed following social distancing guidelines and are required to wear a mask when donating. As part of the donation process, Carter BloodCare has added a free COVID-19 antibody test for all donors. Individuals can view results online at least seven days after donating. For more information on Carter BloodCare’s antibody test, visit https://www.carterbloodcare.org/now-offering-covid-19-antibody-testing-for-blood-donors/.
July 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020 @ Main Gallery
Out of an abundance of caution, the Irving Arts Center's galleries will remain closed until further notice. The July 1 reopening has been delayed. While the Arts Center is closed during the COVID-19 disaster, exhibitions are available online for viewing at Irving Arts Center website.
* North Lake College Student Photography Exhibition | Courtyard Gallery
* Steven Foutch: Prints | Dupree Lobby Gallery
* J.J. L’Heureux: Faces from the Southern Ocean | Carpenter Lobby Gallery
* Annual Exhibition of Irving Independent School District (IISD) Student Artwork | Main Gallery
July 13, 2020 - July 17, 2020 @ Virtual
Class A: Stained Glass Rose Window Design | 10 to 11:30 a.m. | Monday-Friday
Class B: Drawing with Raphael | 1 to 2:30 p.m. | Monday-Friday
Instructor: Cindy Perreira
Junior campers, ages 4-5, will go on a virtual time travel safari adventure as they learn about the animals that have walked the earth through various time periods and use their imaginations to create their own animal art. Only their imaginations will set the limits for this time-traveling expedition.
July 20, 2020 - July 24, 2020 @ Virtual
Class A: Pop Art Printmaking | 10 to 11:30 a.m. | Monday-Friday
Class B: Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism: Painting like the Modern Masters | 1 to 2:30 p.m. | Monday-Friday
Class A: Alfombra Street Art Celebration: Mixed Media Design Inspired by Guatemalan Semana Santa Traditions | 10 to 11:30 a.m. | Monday-Friday
Class B: The Great Architecture Grand Tour: A Journey through Space, Time and Great Buildings of the World | 1 to 2:30 p.m. | Monday-Friday
March 14, 2020 - August 31, 2020 @ ONLINE
Irving Public Library is open online! Please see the link for details.
July 14, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Picture it: Learn how to take improved photos using a cell phone camera - just join in at 4 p.m. Tuesdays on Facebook for tips and tricks. #PocketPhotography
July 15, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Take a break in the middle of the week to relax and learn new yoga poses.
July 19, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Irving Public Library Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/irvinglibrary/
Dreaming of Hawaii? Learn to strum some tropical tunes with ukulele lessons! All ages.
July 20, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Irving Public Library Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/irvinglibrary/
On the search for what to read next? Get great ideas from library staff who are always on the lookout for upcoming reads.
July 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
July 22, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
July 26, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Irving Public Library Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/irvinglibrary/
July 27, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Irving Public Library Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/irvinglibrary/
July 28, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
July 29, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
July 16, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room
July 16, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ City Council Chambers
July 16, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Council Chambers
July 17, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
July 14, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Enjoy some fun and easy crafts to do in the comfort of your own home.
Supplies Needed: construction paper, crayons/markers, pencil, scissors, ruler, glue stick/stapler/tape.
July 14, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Online via Zoom
Are you vegetarian or vegan? Looking for new delicious recipes to tryout? Join us on Zoom to learn how to make fun wacky vegetarian recipes at home!
July 14, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Join TJ in this DIY fitness challenge for Heritage seniors. We will present ways you can easily and slowly get up and get moving on a path to a healthier you! Go at your own pace, there’s no pressure here, just helpful ideas and encouragement. For ages 50 and older.
July 14, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Want a cool refreshing drink this summer? Learn how to make your own Agua Fresca. This zoom class will have you enjoying a cool drink in no time. Supplies needed: 3 different flavors: Cantaloupe, personal Watermelon, Fresh Strawberries (2 containers) 2, 5lb bags of sugar, Pitcher's for each flavor, 2, 12oz. cans of evaporated milk, a blender, cups and big ladle.
July 14, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Boys and girls ages 5-9 will learn to draw an easy animal that will be uncovered as the story develops.
Join us as we discover our inner actor or actress by reading scripts from radio shows! It’s vintage fun! For ages 50 and older.
July 14, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Online via Zoom
Join Lively Pointe for some side scrolling action as we highlight 8-bit classics in Intro to Retro Video Games. This course will feature a different game each week and will provide a brief history and play through of the game.
July 14, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Simon Says is a game for 3 or more children, ages 6-11. One player take the role of Simon and issue instructions to the other players. Players are eliminated from the game by either following instructions, or not following instructions by the phrase "Simon Says."
July 14, 2020, 5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Grab some popsicle sticks and have fun creating awesome crafts! For ages 6-12.
Supplies Needed: Popsicle sticks (regular size), glue, crayons/markers, construction paper.
July 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Tune in and join Andrea for this 30-minute toning and stretching workout. This is a great way to improve general conditioning, flexibility, and stamina. We will spend the first portion of class working on strength and endurance, followed by an extended stretching period to increase flexibility and reduce muscle stiffness. For ages 50 and older.
July 15, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Children ages 3-5 will have fun while learning letters of the alphabet.
July 15, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Get your day started with a fun, 30-minute aerobics routine. Open to ages 18 and older. A workout mat and water is needed for this class.
July 15, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The current pandemic has forced us to be sheltered in place and find new ways to entertain ourselves. Let’s discuss what crafty things we have done and get ideas for new things to try. For ages 50 and older.
July 15, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Friendship bracelets are a great craft that you can take anywhere! All you need is colorful thread or thin yarn, scissors, tape or safety pin. For ages 7-12.
July 15, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Online via Zoom
Are you looking to stay fit and active at home? Are you looking to HIIT your summer fitness goals with your friends and family? Then join us Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week for a FREE virtual fitness class!
HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training and includes a combination of cardio, plyometric and stretching exercises. This class is open to youth, teens and adults ages 11 and older.
July 15, 2020, 5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Youth ages 10-15 can stir up some fun in the kitchen and create tasty goodies. Supplies needed: Chocolate Chip cookie mix, 1 stick of butter, 1 egg, medium bowl and baking sheet.
July 16, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Online via Zoom
Clear your mind and relax as we focus on our mental well-being. This class is a mixture of meditation and stretching, and will leave you feeling relaxed and calm. Join us on Zoom each Thursday at 10 a.m. Ages 11 and older are welcome.
July 16, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Want to learn how to make 3D Shapes? This class is a great way to start. Supplies: needed: Pencil, crayons, glue, scissors and shape template- can be found on google.com. Shape needed is a square.
July 16, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Enjoy some fun and easy crafts to do in the comfort of your own home. For ages 6-12.
Supplies Needed: construction paper, crayons/markers, pencil, scissors, ruler, glue stick/stapler/tape.
July 16, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Make your own napkin rings in this fun class. You’ll need the cardboard core from a paper towel or TP roll. A roll of ½ inch ribbon, four artificial flowers, a hot glue gun and an X-acto knife. For ages 50 and older.
July 16, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Children ages 6-10 can join us while we create paper animals.
Bring your story or poem to share and get feedback from the group. Meet friends and exercise your brain at the same time! For ages 50 and older.
Children ages 5-8 will try to guess the instructor’s drawings and then make a picture of the own.
July 16, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Online via Zoom
Join Lively Pointe this Thursday at 4 p.m. on Zoom to participate in the weekly Video Game Play Through Series. This series is designed to expose players to basic game mechanics on some of the most popular games on your home console. Open to all students ages 11 to 18.
July 16, 2020, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Learn to make paper flowers that look real. If time permits in this class we will make 2 paper flowers. a Hyacinth and a Lavender: Supplies needed: assorted color of lightweight cardstock 65lb or lights, colors optional. Ruler, scissors, pencil, a dowel rod or something round and a glue stick.
July 16, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Participants will be given a letter and they need to use it to give a name, animal, place or thing. Group will finish the whole alphabet as fast as they can! For ages 7-11. Supplies needed: paper and pencil.
July 16, 2020, 5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Children ages 6-12 are invited to play a variety of fun, interactive games such as bingo!
July 17, 2020, 9:00 AM - 9:40 AM
July 17, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Bring out your pictures that did not turn out the way you planned and let’s look at them and discuss what you can do to get a better result or why it looks the way it does. Q&A about other photography issues are welcome. For ages 50 and older.
July 17, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Participants ages 8 and older will learn about a historical event that happened on the day of that class!
July 17, 2020, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Learn to draw small, medium or large animals with this step by step class. Supplies needed: paper, pencils, eraser, ruler and crayons or marker. If time allows more than one animal will be featured.
July 17, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 20, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 21, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Online via Zoom
July 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 22, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Online via Zoom
July 23, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 24, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 27, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 28, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Online via Zoom
July 28, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 29, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Online via Zoom
July 30, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 31, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Online via Zoom
July 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Valley View Municipal Complex
Update: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this City of Irving workshop has been canceled. The city apologizes for any inconvenience.