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Irving Arts Center

  1. Memories in the Making Exhibition

    August 25, 2018 - September 30, 2018 @ Irving Arts Center

    Artwork by patients at Villages on MacArthur who participate in the wellness program “Memories in the Making®” (MIM) will be featured in this exhibition. MIM is an art program developed by the Alzheimer’s Association that recognizes that even those who suffer significant cognitive impairment related to Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can still communicate through art. Exhibition located in the front foyer/hallway gallery. The exhibition will be accompanied by a reception on Sept. 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. Gallery Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Wed. and Fri.; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thur.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat.; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sun.

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  2. Garth Williams: Illustrator of the Century

    September 8, 2018 - January 27, 2019 @ Dupree Theater Lobby

    Organized and toured by the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature in Abilene, Texas, this exhibition presents original work for 28 of Garth William’s most beloved books, including “Charlotte’s Web,” “The Little House on the Prairie” and a number of Little Golden Books. The exhibition curated by Leonard S. Marcus, is the largest retrospective of the artist’s work ever assembled. The exhibition also explores such lesser-known facets of the artist’s career as Williams’ journeyman efforts as a London portrait artist and “New Yorker” cartoonist and his occasional forays into advertising. Preliminary drawings offer glimpses of Williams at his drawing table, while final art for the Wilder series, “Charlotte’s Web,” allow an intimate look at illustrations that readers have held dear. 2 p.m. Sept. 22 | Curator Lecture with Leonard Marcus Gallery Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Wed. and Fri. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thur. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. 1 to 5 p.m. Sun.

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  3. Playing with Chess

    September 8, 2018 - November 25, 2018 @ Focus Gallery

    Organized by Future Akins-Tillet, Associate Professor of Art at Texas Tech University, this group show features art inspired by the game of chess. The exhibition features the works of an eclectic group of 22 artists, professors and teachers from around the state of Texas. The work includes glass, clay, collage, assemblage, painting and metal. 2 p.m. Oct. 7 | Reception Gallery Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Wed. and Fri. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thur. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. 1 to 5 p.m. Sun.

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  4. Saturday Farmers Market, Four Seasons Markets

    September 8, 2018, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Irving Arts Center

    Come experience the European-style market where ranchers, farmers, specialty food producers and artisanal craftsmen interact with customers and other vendors in a colorful, exciting, family friendly atmosphere that mimics the village markets popular throughout Europe. Shop the market every Saturday, then cool off while browsing the galleries. Farmers Market is located in the north parking lot.

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Library Events

  1. From the Ground Up: Life in a Tiny House

    September 8, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ South Irving Library

    Simon and Lindsey created and designed their own mini-dream home with the help of renovation experts from the television show," Tiny House Nation." The couple shares tips for tiny living and what life has been like for them and their bird menagerie since the program aired. Open the door to a simpler and sustainable way of life in this talk sponsored by Whole Foods Market of Las Colinas.

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Parks & Recreation

  1. Indoor Flea Market

    September 8, 2018, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Mustang Park Recreation Center

    This is the perfect opportunity to do some fall cleaning and sell unwanted items. No food sales will be allowed. Shoppers are encouraged to bring cash for purchases, as most vendors do not accept credit cards. Call for more details.

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  2. Basketball Shootout Teen Jam

    September 8, 2018, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Lively Pointe Youth Center

    Open to all Irving high school and middle school students. Grab your partner and come out to play 2 ball against other players from around the city for the chance to win a prize. There will be music and complimentary food and drinks. Ages: 12 to 18. Cost: Free

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