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AquaStars

  1. September AquaStars

    September 9, 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.

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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. Second Sunday Funday: Paint It!

    September 9, 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, attendees can grab a paintbrush and go with the flow to create colorful compositions, inspired by autumn colors and the changing of the seasons.

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