September 29, 2020
November 10, 2020
November 26, 2020 - November 27, 2020
December 25, 2020
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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.
February 1, 2020 - March 1, 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.
* Artistic Expressions from Within, presented by the Irving Black Arts Council | Main Gallery | Feb. 1-March 1
* Night/Light: Photographs by Kate Jenkins | Focus Gallery | Feb. 1-March 29
* North Lake College Student Photography Exhibition | Courtyard Gallery | Feb. 1-April 19
* Steven Foutch: Prints | Dupree Lobby Gallery | Feb. 1-April 26
* J.J. L’Heureux: Faces from the Southern Ocean | Carpenter Lobby Gallery | Feb. 8-April 26
For more information, visit the Irving Arts Center's Exhibitions page.
February 8, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall
Multigenre international recording artist, Damien Sneed, performing a special tribute concert inspired by the words and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “We Shall Overcome with Damien Sneed,” is a joyful celebration of music from across African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven spoken word from Dr. King’s recorded speeches.
February 8, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
Join this book group for fun, friendship, and an active discussion. The selections focus on novels from a variety of fiction genres. Light refreshments. Reserve a copy of the current month's selection at the Valley Ranch Library information desk. Copies are limited. New members are always welcome. This month's selection is The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.
February 8, 2020, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
Watch Ad Astra on the big screen! Rated PG-13. Ages 13 and older.
February 8, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ East Library & Learning Center
All ages are welcome to enjoy refreshments and explore the newly-redesigned East Library and Learning Center.
February 8, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room
In celebration of African American History Month, this event showcases children’s literature. Readers of various backgrounds share stories written or illustrated by African Americans reflecting on life’s experiences, while promoting a love for reading. Special guests include The Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble, who present a high-energy, costumed cultural performance of tribal dances and beats. All ages.
February 8, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
Watch The Angry Birds 2 on the big screen! Rated PG.
February 8, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM @ East Library & Learning Center
Children enjoy an engaging Japanese folktale told with picture cards, learn a Japanese greeting, and create an origami craft. Presented by the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth. Recommended for children in pre-K through grade 2. Two sessions are offered: 2:30 to 3:20 p.m., and 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. Space is limited at both sessions.
February 8, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM @ East Library & Learning Center
February 8, 2020, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Cimarron Park Recreation Center
Gather the family and enjoy the Celebrating Black History Month event.
February 8, 2020, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Northwest Park Recreation Center
Ages 5 and older
Enjoy a day of relaxation while painting various pieces of pottery. Children aged 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.
February 8, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lively Pointe Youth Center
Ages 15 and older
Dance the night away to a professional DJ and disco lights. Refreshments will be provided. This event caters to individuals with special needs and disabilities.
Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required by noon Feb. 3. For more information, contact Carleshia Smiley at (972) 721-8098.