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Animal Services

  1. Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month: Big Dogs Adoption Event

    October 2, 2018 - October 31, 2018 @ Adoption Kennels

    In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog month, Irving Animal Services is offering all large dogs - 40 pounds and larger - for a discounted adoption fee of only $25 for the entire month of October. Normally, the adoption fees range from $70 to $100.

    Adopters must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid form of identification.

    Animals being adopted will be:
    • Up-to-date on vaccinations, including rabies if the animal is over four months of age.
    • Spayed or neutered or $50 voucher towards spay / neuter (depending on surgery availability).
    • Given a general dewormer and flea prevention .
    • Microchipped and registered with 24PetWatch.
    • Heartworm tested (dogs over six months of age).

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Irving Arts Center

  1. In the Arts Center's Galleries

    October 1, 2018 - October 31, 2018 @ Irving Arts Center

  2. Nawab Sirajuddaula, Dallas Bangla Theater

    October 12, 2018, 8:30 PM - October 13, 2018, 10:30 PM @ Dupree Theater

    Dallas Bangla Theater will stage its ninth theater production, “Nawab Sirajuddaula,” an adaptation of Sachin Sengupta’s historical drama “Siraj-ud-daula” written in 1938. It is based on the tragic end in 1757 of the life and rule of Nawab Sirajuddaula, the last independent nawab of Bengal, India. The production is being directed by Mohammad Mohiuddin and will be staged over two consecutive nights.

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  3. Saturday School: Storytelling with Pictures and Words

    October 13, 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.

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  4. The Mambo Kings – A Latin Jazz Tour

    October 13, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall

    The Irving Symphony Orchestra’s spectacular opening concert of the season features New York’s foremost Latin Jazz ensemble, the Mambo Kings! Having earned a national reputation for their explosive blend of Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisation, the Mambo Kings have appeared at many prestigious music festivals and with the symphony orchestras of Baltimore, Dallas, Vancouver, Detroit, Portland and many others.

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Library Events

  1. Unexpected Texas Historic Cemeteries and Bucket List Day Trips of North Texas

    October 13, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    Join best-selling author and travel blogger Tui Snider as she discusses offbeat and overlooked history, quirky travel destinations, historic cemeteries, forgotten artwork and hidden gems of Dallas-Fort Worth. Snider's award-winning books include "Paranormal Texas," "Unexpected Texas," "Understanding Cemetery Symbols," and 100 Things to in Dallas-Fort Worth Before You Die." A free program open to all ages. An Irving Chautauqua presentation.

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Think Green... Be Green Classes

  1. Designing Gardens for Butterflies and Other Pollinators

    October 13, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Canyon Crest Park

    During this hour presentation, participants will learn how to design and install habitat landscapes that support pollinators such as songbirds, hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. 

    This program will cover three topics:

    • Why habitat gardens are important, and what conservation efforts are underway.
    • The five requirements of a wildlife habitat landscape.
    • Habitat landscaping design tips and best wildlife habitat plants.

    This class will take place standing and walking outdoor; so attendees should wear comfortable shoes, sun lotion and mosquito repellent, and bring drinking water.

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