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Animal Services

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

    October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019 @ 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 $10 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, 2019 - October 31, 2019 @ Irving Arts Center

    Free guided gallery tours are offered at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. every Sunday.
    * Horizons – Sparky Campanella | Carpenter Lobby Gallery | Through Nov. 10
    * Traditional and Contemporary Indian Art | Focus Gallery | Through Nov. 10
    * Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill Photographs by Jerry Dantzic | Main Gallery | Through Nov. 17
    * Some Illustrator: Pictures by Melissa Sweet | Dupree Lobby | Through Jan. 26

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

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  2. An Evening with Author/Archivist Grayson Dantzic

    October 10, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Suite 200

    Grayson Dantzic will share behind-the-scenes anecdotes and images from his 20-year process of developing his recent book, “Jerry Dantzic: Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill.” Dantzic’s publication of his late father’s work serves as the inspiration and companion book for “Billie Holiday At Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic.” This major Smithsonian Institution’s Traveling Exhibition Service exhibition has the honor and distinction of launching its four-year tour at Irving Arts Center on Sept. 14 and will be on display through Nov. 17. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. and the talk begins at 7:30 p.m.

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Library Adult Classes

  1. Adult ESL Classes: Beginning/Intermediate Levels

    October 10, 2019, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    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 in October on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-5 p.m. For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

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Library Adult Programs

  1. Career Help with Workforce Solutions @ East Branch Library

    October 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ East Library Program Room

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

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  2. Yoga for Success

    October 10, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #2

    Isha Foundation instructors present this series featuring simple yoga for ages 7 through adult. The Isha Foundation recommends attending class on an empty stomach. Please bring your own yoga mat and towel. This month's dates are Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24; no session on Oct. 31.

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  3. Tried and True Book Club discusses The Phantom of the Opera

    October 10, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    The selection for October is the timeless The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. This book club alternates monthly, by revisiting the tried (the classics) and the true (new nonfiction). Reserve your copy at the Valley Ranch Library information desk. Copies are limited. This book is also available digitally on Hoopla.

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Library Kids

  1. Discover with Me Workshop

    October 10, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    Parents, caregivers, and children ages 1 to 3 years old are invited to a stimulating educational series with unstructured play and an opportunity to talk with a children's specialist. Discover with Me workshops are on Thursdays from 10:30-11:45 a.m. in meeting rooms 1-3.

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  2. Ready, Set, BUILD! Free Play LEGO Time

    October 10, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library

    A come-and-go building event for families. Ages 18 months and up. DUPLO building bricks are provided for children ages 4 years and younger.

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Library Teens

  1. Countdown to Halloween for Teens: STEM Thursday and Lollipop Potions

    October 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Learn about buoyancy and create your own colorful, tasty potions using lollipops. Supplies are provided. Teens.

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Think Green... Be Green Classes

  1. Homestead Series: Grow Your Own Kitchen Herbs

    October 10, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

    Do fresh herbs bring out the Master Chef in you? Then this class is for you. Join the Think Green Be Green team and staff from Marshall Grain to learn how to set up a kitchen garden and add their aromatic flavors to your meals while they're at their freshest.

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