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Animal Services

  1. Affordable Spay/Neuter for Pets - Appointments Required

    January 24, 2020, 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).

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  2. Low Cost Pet Vaccinations

    January 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.

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Irving Arts Center

  1. In the Arts Center's Galleries

    January 1, 2020 - January 31, 2020 @ Irving Arts Center

    Free guided gallery tours are offered at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. every Sunday.
    * 2019 IAA Traveling Animal Art Exhibition | Main Gallery | Through Jan. 12
    * Ed Wheeler: Santa Classics | Focus Gallery | Through Jan. 12
    * Some Illustrator: Pictures by Melissa Sweet | Dupree Lobby | Through Jan. 26 * Season’s Greetings: Holiday Cards by Celebrated Artists from The Monroe Wheeler Archive | Carpenter Lobby Gallery | Through Jan. 12

    For more information, visit the Irving Arts Center's Exhibitions page.

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  2. Memories in the Making and Creative Arts Expression Caregiver Workshop (Painting)

    January 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Suite 200

    A program of side-by-side art workshops for persons with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related illnesses and their caregivers are offered. Attendees can participate in a painting workshop by trained facilitators with the Alzheimer’s Association, Dallas-Northeast Texas Chapter in collaboration with Lifetime Wellness LTD. Meanwhile, caregivers can participate in a fun one-hour “Painting for Caregivers” session, led by a professional artist. All supplies are provided.

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  3. Home-schooler Happening – Connect with Art!

    January 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Suite 200

    Home-school students and parents are invited to a fun morning of creating original paintings and drawings based on the works of artist Ed Wheeler. Bring a photograph of the student to use in class. There will be a discussion on art history, and the photographs will be used to create one-of-a-kind originals based on some of the great masterpieces.

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  4. Pride and Prejudice

    January 24, 2020 - February 8, 2020 @ Dupree Theater

    MainStage presents Kate Hamill’s effervescent adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel “Pride and Prejudice.” This “Pride and Prejudice” for a new era is bold, surprising, boisterous and timely. It explores the absurdities and thrills of finding a perfect (or imperfect) match in life. The outspoken Lizzy Bennet is determined to never marry, despite mounting pressure from society. Literature’s greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life.

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  5. The Four Seasons Twice, Irving Symphony Orchestra (ISO)

    January 25, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall

    With his impeccable tone and musicianship, former concertmaster of the ISO Vesselin Demirev returns to Irving to perform not one but two towering masterpieces for violin and string orchestra.

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  6. Youth America Grand Prix

    January 31, 2020 - February 2, 2020 @ Irving Arts Center

    The world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition, the Youth America Grand Prix, is open to dance students ages 9-19 and awards $250,000 in scholarships to leading dance schools worldwide.

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Library Adult Classes

  1. Adult ESL Classes: Beginning/Intermediate Levels

    January 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    (Registration is required.) Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for beginning and intermediate levels are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. Classes are held January 14 through April 14, with no classes held the week of March 16. For more information, please call IISD Adult Education at (972) 600-6130.

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  2. Adult ESL Classes: Advanced Level

    January 22, 2020, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    (Registration is required.) Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for the advanced level are on Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3 p.m. Classes are held January 13 through April 15, with no classes held the week of March 16. For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

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  3. Adult ESL Classes: Beginning/Intermediate Levels

    January 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    (Registration is required.) Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for beginning and intermediate levels are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. Classes are held January 14 through April 14, with no classes held the week of March 16. For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

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  4. Adult ESL Classes: Advanced Level

    January 27, 2020, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    (Registration is required.) Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for the advanced level are on Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3 p.m. Classes are held January 13 through April 15, with no classes held the week of March 16. For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

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  5. Adult ESL Classes: Beginning/Intermediate Levels

    January 28, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    (Registration is required.) Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for beginning and intermediate levels are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. Classes are held January 14 through April 14, with no classes held the week of March 16. For more information, please call IISD Adult Education at (972) 600-6130.

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  6. Adult ESL Classes: Advanced Level

    January 29, 2020, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    (Registration is required.) Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for the advanced level are on Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3 p.m. Classes are held January 13 through April 15, with no classes held the week of March 16. For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

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  7. Adult ESL Classes: Beginning/Intermediate Levels

    January 30, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    (Registration is required.) Learn English vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions. Sessions for beginning and intermediate levels are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. Classes are held January 14 through April 14, with no classes held the week of March 16. For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

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Library Adult Programs

  1. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ Valley Ranch Library

    January 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information. For more information, please contact Workforce Solutions directly at (972) 264-5881, ext. 2336.

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  2. Craft Like Crazy: Soap-Making

    January 21, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #3

    Learn to create natural, fragrant soap during this come-and-go craft program for ages 18 and older.

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  3. Irving Writers Salon

    January 21, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Meet fellow local writers interested in sharing their latest work and improving writing techniques on the third Tuesday of the month. The Salon is open to all levels of writers, with or without working manuscripts. Readers are welcome to join in to listen and provide feedback. Writers are encouraged to bring samples of their work to share, but it is not required.

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  4. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ West Irving Library

    January 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information.

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  5. Find Inner Peace: English/Spanish Language Meditation

    January 22, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Discover the inner self through the practice of meditation. Presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome.

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  6. (CANCELLED) Yoga for Success

    January 23, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #2

    This program will not be held in January. Please check this calendar for updates.

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  7. Cook the Book Club Serves Up Half-Baked Harvest Cookbook

    January 25, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For those who love browsing through cookbooks, trying new recipes and cooking techniques, hang on to that spatula! Each month, the group selects a cookbook and participants choose a different recipe to make. At the next book club meeting, members share and sample the dishes. All levels are welcome. Novices have the chance to learn from more experienced cooks, and seasoned cooks can show off and share their amazing skills.

    Stop by the Valley Ranch Library information desk to register and pick a recipe. Ages 18 and older. No children, please. New members are always welcome. This month's featured cookbook is Half-Baked Harvest Cookbook: Recipes From My Barn in the Mountains by Tieghan Gerard.

    More about the cookbook author: Tieghan Gerard is also a food photographer, stylist, and recipe developer. Her blog, Half-Baked Harvest, features a hearty mix of savory, sweet, healthy, and indulgent recipes.

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  8. Cinema 13* Movie: The Peanut Butter Falcon

    January 25, 2020, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Watch a movie on the big screen! In this Mark Twain-inspired adventure, a young man runs away to follow his dream of becoming a wrestler. Rated PG-13. For ages 13 and above.

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  9. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ South Irving Library

    January 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ South Irving Library Lobby

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information.

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  10. Book Lovers Happy Hour Book Club: A Year of Reading

    January 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    Recalling memorable books from the past year is always a delight, so this month, share favorite reads from 2019.

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  11. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ Valley Ranch Library

    January 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Lobby

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information. For more information, please contact Workforce Solutions directly at (972) 264-5881, ext. 2336.

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  12. Unicorns In Space! Book Club discusses Sci-Fi Tech

    January 28, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    For fans of science fiction to space opera, fantasy to steampunk, and everything in between, join the book talk at Unicorns in Space. This month's discussion focuses on futuristic and alternative technology in sci-fi books.

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  13. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ West Irving Library

    January 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    A representative from Workforce Solutions helps adults with career assessments, online job searches, and free job training information.

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  14. Find Inner Peace: English/Spanish Language Meditation

    January 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Discover the inner self through the practice of meditation. Presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome.

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  15. (CANCELLED) Yoga for Success

    January 30, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #2

    This program will not be held in January. Please check this calendar for updates.

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Library Events

  1. Adult Winter Reading Challenge-Sherlocked: Mysteries of the Dark and Deep Web

    January 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    University of North Texas Cyber Forensics Lab Director Scott H. Belshaw, Ph.D., discusses the mysteries beyond the more familiar worldwide web. He will talk about the reaches of the internet that are not available through Google, or have been intentionally concealed for illegal activity. Presented as an Adult Winter Reading Challenge and Irving Community Read program.

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Library Kids

  1. (CANCELLED TODAY) Yoga Storytime @ South Irving Library

    January 21, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    (Cancelled for Jan. 21.)

    This structured storytime teaches preschoolers to follow directions while moving and listening to stories with their caregivers. Please be prompt, as doors close once the program begins.

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  2. Craftworks, Junior: Wintertime

    January 22, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Junior crafters make winter-themed projects this month!

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  3. Yogees Yoga 4 Kids: Sunset Yoga for Grades K-2 (tickets required)

    January 22, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    This 45-minute program centers on mindfulness using songs, movement, and children’s literature. Parents attending must participate; no spectators. To attend, tickets are required from the information desk. Please arrive early to sign a waiver before attending, and please be prompt as doors will shut once the program begins. Grades K-2.

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  4. Yogees Yoga 4 Kids: Sunset Yoga for Grades 3-6 (tickets required)

    January 22, 2020, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    This 45-minute program centers on mindfulness using songs, movement, and children’s literature. Parents attending must participate; no spectators. To attend, tickets are required from the information desk. Please arrive early to sign a waiver before attending, and please be prompt as doors close once the program begins. Grades 3-6.

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  5. Family Movie Matinee: Abominable

    January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    See a movie on the big screen! This animated adventure features a trio of teenagers helping a friendly creature get back home. Rated PG.

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  6. Yoga Storytime @ South Irving Library

    January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    This structured storytime teaches preschoolers to follow directions while moving and listening to stories with their caregivers. Please be prompt, as doors will close once the program begins.

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  7. Yogees Yoga 4 Kids: Sunset Yoga for Grades K-2 (tickets required)

    January 29, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    This 45-minute program centers on mindfulness using songs, movement, and children’s literature. Parents attending must participate; no spectators. To attend, tickets are required from the information desk. Please arrive early to sign a waiver before attending, and please be prompt as doors will shut once the program begins. Grades K-2.

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  8. Yogees Yoga 4 Kids: Sunset Yoga for Grades 3-6 (tickets required)

    January 29, 2020, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    This 45-minute program centers on mindfulness using songs, movement, and children’s literature. Parents attending must participate; no spectators. To attend, tickets are required from the information desk. Please arrive early to sign a waiver before attending, and please be prompt as doors will shut once the program begins. For grades 3-6.

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  9. Family STEAM Night

    January 31, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Join in hands-on coding, tinkering, and engineering activities for the entire family.

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Library Storytime Events

  1. Family STREAM Storytime @ East Library and Learning Center

    January 21, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ East Library Storytime Area

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Join us for an early literacy storytime promoting STREAM, which includes one or more activities in the following areas: science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and mathematics, followed by free play time.

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  2. Play & Learn Storytime: Preschoolers @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 21, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On Tuesdays: For ages 3 to 4 years old. Children enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers four Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays:

    Preschoolers, ages 3 to 4 years old: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Infants and toddlers, ages 6 months to 2 years old: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
    Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ages 6 months to 4 years old: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  3. Play, Learn, Grow Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 21, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. This storytime offers a variety of interactive stations for children to learn and explore with a caregiver.

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  4. Play & Learn Storytime: Preschoolers @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 21, 2020, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On Tuesdays: For ages 3 to 4 years old. Children enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers four Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays:

    Preschool, ages 3 to 4 years old: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Infants and toddlers, ages 6 months to 2 years old: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
    Infants, toddlers, and preschool, ages 6 months to 4 years old: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  5. Family Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 21, 2020, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  6. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 22, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 18 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills.

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  7. Family Storytime @ South Irving Library

    January 22, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Children and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, and movement. On the third Wednesday of the month, this storytime is bilingual.

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  8. Toddler Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 22, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 3 years old. This interactive program includes stories, songs, and fingerplays. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  9. 1, 2, Me & You Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 23, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 2 years old. This storytime gets children moving! Activities highlight motor skills to keep young minds and bodies occupied, and includes stories and songs to encourage literacy. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  10. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ South Irving Library

    January 23, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    For ages birth to 18 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills.

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  11. Play & Learn Storytime: Infants and Toddlers @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 23, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On Thursdays: For ages 6 months to 2 years old. Children enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers four Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays:

    Preschoolers, ages 3 to 4 years old: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Infants and toddlers, ages 6 months to 2 years old: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
    Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ages 6 months to 4 years old: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  12. Family Bilingual Storytime @ East Library and Learning Center

    January 23, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ East Library Storytime Area

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays in English and Spanish for young children.

    Cancioncitas, cuentos, y presentaciones con titeres en Espanol y en Ingles para ninos y ninas.

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  13. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 23, 2020, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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  14. Play & Learn Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 24, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On Fridays: For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Children enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers four Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays:

    Preschoolers, ages 3 to 4 years old: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Infants and toddlers, ages 6 months to 2 years old: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
    Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ages 6 months to 4 years old: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  15. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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  16. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 27, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages birth to 15 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  17. Play & Learn Storytime @ South Irving Library

    January 27, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Preschoolers enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA of Irving. This storytime is held in the first floor program room.

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  18. Toddler Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 27, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Toddlers ages 1 to 3 years old will enjoy this program full of stories, songs, fingerplays, and a lot of movement. Get ready for fun!

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  19. Family STREAM Storytime @ East Library and Learning Center

    January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ East Library Storytime Area

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Join us for an early literacy storytime promoting STREAM, which includes one or more activities in the following areas: science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and mathematics, followed by free play time.

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  20. Play & Learn Storytime: Preschoolers @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On Tuesdays: For ages 3 to 4 years old. Children enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers four Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays:

    Preschoolers, ages 3 to 4 years old: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Infants and toddlers, ages 6 months to 2 years old: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
    Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ages 6 months to 4 years old: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  21. Play, Learn, Grow Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. This storytime offers a variety of interactive stations for children to learn and explore with a caregiver.

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  22. Play & Learn Storytime: Preschoolers @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 28, 2020, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On Tuesdays: For ages 3 to 4 years old. Children enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers four Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays:

    Preschool, ages 3 to 4 years old: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Infants and toddlers, ages 6 months to 2 years old: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
    Infants, toddlers, and preschool, ages 6 months to 4 years old: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  23. Family Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 28, 2020, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  24. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 18 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills.

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  25. Family Storytime @ South Irving Library

    January 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Children and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, and movement. On the third Wednesday of the month, this storytime is bilingual.

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  26. Toddler Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 3 years old. This interactive program includes stories, songs, and fingerplays. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  27. 1, 2, Me & You Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 30, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    For ages 1 to 2 years old. This storytime gets children moving! Activities highlight motor skills to keep young minds and bodies occupied, and includes stories and songs to encourage literacy. Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

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  28. Baby Bookworms Storytime @ South Irving Library

    January 30, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    For ages birth to 18 months old. This lapsit storytime offers gentle activities including songs and fingerplays that build early literacy skills.

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  29. Play & Learn Storytime: Infants and Toddlers @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 30, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On Thursdays: For ages 6 months to 2 years old. Children enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers four Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays:

    Preschoolers, ages 3 to 4 years old: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Infants and toddlers, ages 6 months to 2 years old: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
    Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ages 6 months to 4 years old: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  30. Family Bilingual Storytime @ East Library and Learning Center

    January 30, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ East Library Storytime Area

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays in English and Spanish for young children.

    Cancioncitas, cuentos, y presentaciones con titeres en Espanol y en Ingles para ninos y ninas.

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  31. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 30, 2020, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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  32. Play & Learn Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library (tickets required)

    January 31, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    On Fridays: For ages 6 months to 4 years old. Children enjoy learning while they play, create, and explore together. Activities include toys, games, arts and crafts, simple science experiments, coding, music, stories, and more. Play & Learn is sponsored by the YMCA.

    Tickets are required to attend this program. Please visit the library's information desk 30 minutes prior to the program to pick up a free ticket.

    Valley Ranch Library offers four Play & Learn storytime sessions per week, excluding holidays:

    Preschoolers, ages 3 to 4 years old: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Infants and toddlers, ages 6 months to 2 years old: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
    Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ages 6 months to 4 years old: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

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  33. Family Storytime @ West Irving Library

    January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    For ages birth to 5 years old. Songs, stories, and puppet plays for young children.

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Library Teens

  1. The Next Chapter: Adulting 101 & Financial Literacy

    January 21, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Join in week two of three Adulting 101 classes for teens at South Irving Library! Manage money by learning the basics of personal finance. All teens welcome.

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  2. The Next Chapter: Adulting 101 & Financial Literacy

    January 23, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join in week two of three Adulting 101 classes for teens at Valley Ranch Library! Manage money by learning the basics of personal finance. Grades 6-12.

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  3. Gaming & More: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    January 27, 2020, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ South Irving Library Teen Zone

    Get ready for the extreme showdown with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Grades 6-8.

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  4. The Next Chapter: Adulting 101 & Car Maintenance

    January 28, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Join in the third week of Adulting 101 classes for teens at South Irving Library! Buckle up - a car will get people where they need to go, so it’s time to take a “brake” and learn how to take care of auto-related matters. All teens welcome.

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  5. The Next Chapter: Adulting 101 & Basic Cooking

    January 30, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Join in the third week of Adulting 101 classes for teens at Valley Ranch Library! This week will be a piece of cake as the group learns basic cooking skills. For grades 6-12.

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Meetings

  1. Youth Council

    January 21, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lively Pointe Youth Center

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  2. Building and Standards Commission Work Session

    January 23, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room

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  3. Building and Standards Commission

    January 23, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room

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  4. ICVB Executive Committee

    January 24, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ First Floor Conference Room

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  5. Self-Insurance Claims Board

    January 24, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fourth Floor Strategic Briefing Room

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  6. ICVB Board

    January 27, 2020, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM @ Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

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  7. Board of Health

    January 27, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Third Floor Irving University Training Room

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  8. Library Board

    January 27, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ South Irving Library Board Room

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Parks & Recreation

  1. Crop Til’ You Drop Scrapbooking

    January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Heritage Senior Center

    Ages 18 and older welcome. Bring scrapbooking materials and enjoy a day of fun and friends. Registration deadline is Jan. 22.

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Planning and Community Development

  1. Preferred Lender Orientation

    January 24, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ First Floor City Council Conference Room

    The City of Irving is looking for lending partners to assist citizens in the purchase of affordable housing in Irving. The goal of our programs is to create affordable housing opportunities, revitalize neighborhoods, and promote responsible lending and sustainable homeownership.

    The orientation will be conducted by the City of Irving Planning and Community Development Department staff. It will provide valuable information on the policies and procedures of the First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program.

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Solid Waste Services

  1. Hunter Ferrell Landfill Opens at 9 a.m.

    January 29, 2020, All Day @ Hunter Ferrell Municipal Solid Waste Landfill

    The Hunter Ferrell Landfill Scalehouse and Administration Complex opens at 9 a.m. the last Wednesday of each month to accommodate staff training.

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Think Green... Be Green Classes

  1. Texan Plants

    January 24, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Irving Archives and Museum

    There's a growing trend to incorporate native plants in landscapes not only for their ability to save water, but also for the incredible beauty and the countless ecosystem services they provide.

    Learn how to grow favorite native wildflowers, trees and shrubs, as well as perennials with lush vibrant colors and textures to make your garden the envy of the neighborhood. The workshop also will discuss proper soil preparation and proper installation, and provide tips for long-term maintenance to keep your native landscape looking best. Participants will be provided a plant list as big as the Lone Star State!

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Think Green... Be Green Events

  1. Night Hike on Campion Trail

    January 24, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Location provided upon registration.

    Explore the nighttime world of animals of Campion Trail with native species experts and learn more about the sights, smells and sounds of nature at night. Night hikers are invited to challenge their skills in spotting signs of animal life and sharpening other senses. Learn more about the kinds of animals that call Irving home.

    Registration is required for all participants. To register a boy or Girl Scout troop, and for any questions concerning the Night Hike, call (972) 721-2508.

    * Restrictions: The hikes are limited to children ages 5 years and older. Strollers and pets are not allowed. Other opportunities are being planned for children ages 5 years and younger.

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