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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Community Update: Homelessness

District 5 Council Member Rich Aubin will host a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, to discuss changes the City has made to address its homeless population, including funds set aside in the 2019-20 budget. The meeting will take place at New Liberty Bapt...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Annual Operating Budget Meeting Information

City Council Special SessionAug. 17City Council will hold a special session on the proposed budget for the coming fiscal year beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the first floor of City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St. View agendas.

City Council MeetingsAug. 19, 20 and 27Work...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Mayor’s Evening In Tuesday, Sept. 24

Mayor Scott LeMay will host an Evening In event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Mayor’s Office, 200 N. Fifth St.

The Mayor's Evening In is your chance to get a one-on-one opportunity to visit with Mayor LeMay to discuss what's important to you. ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Garland Breaks Ground on New Dog Park

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The excitement over breaking ground at Central Park Aug. 1 was secondary only to the realization that the Garland Dog Park is within mere months of becoming reality.

“There will be dogs everywhere and people spending time out,” Mayor Scott LeMay said prior...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Extreme Heat Safety Tips

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One of the most deadly weather phenomena to hit our region each summer is heat. In contrast to the visible, destructive and violent nature of thunderstorms, tornadoes and floods, heat is a silent killer. Heat kills by taxing the human body beyond its abil...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Keep Your Pet Healthy and Safe in the Summer Heat

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Hot Cars Are Dangerous for Pets

During the summer months, it does not take long for a dog left unattended in a parked vehicle to be in serious danger. The temperature inside the vehicle can quickly rise, placing the animal in a life-threatening situation.

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Garland Welcomes New School Crossing Guards

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Each summer, the City of Garland Human Resources and Transportation departments collaborate to hold the Annual School Crossing Guard Event.

This year the event was held at Holford Recreation Center, introducing nearly 30 candidates to crossing guard servic...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Remember to Observe School Zones

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As Garland ISD students prepare to return to school Monday, Aug. 12, the City reminds all motorists to observe school zones and stay alert near schools, crosswalks and playgrounds.

Due to the increased pedestrian activity at Hillside Academy, the Garland T...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

City Celebrates Re-Opening of Carver Senior Center

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Garland celebrated the grand re-opening of the Carver Senior Center, located at 222 Carver St., on Wednesday, July 10. Here is a link to video from the event.

The center is a showpiece with its new full-service kitchen and a floor-to-ceiling interior overh...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Latest Water Quality Report Available

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Each year, water quality lab tests are published for our drinking water. In the report you will find the results of year-long water testing throughout the city.

Garland continues to earn top ratings from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Check Out My Garland for City Services

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Click on the My Garland icon, available on the City’s home page. Enter a Garland address in the box to find out about a wide range of City resources, such as:

  • Your City Council District
  • Your Neighborhood Police Officer
  • The nearest fire station
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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Garland City Council Swears in Newly Elected Members

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In a special meeting May 15, the Garland City Council quickly put the will expressed by voters into action, authorizing the start of projects from a $423.7 million May 4 bond election and swearing in a new Mayor and four Council Members elected from that ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Garland Launches "Make Your Mark" Website

Garland City Council Celebrates "Make Your Mark" Campaign Kickoff

Many of us have considered Garland one of the best-kept secrets in the Metroplex, as several news reports have mentioned recently. But the secret is out!

The City of Garland has launched a new campaign to spread the word and encourage you to Make Your Mark...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Brand Road Chosen for Sustainable Design Upgrades

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President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) to Muirfield Road

Brand Road will take on a new look in the near future. This section of Brand Road is part of the 2004 bond program and was selected for sustainable design. With the ample ROW and need...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities to Buy a Family Home

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Garland was named among the best cities in the country to buy a family home by personal finance website SmartAsset.com.The study ranked Garland number 19 out of the 100 biggest cities in the U.S.

To rank the best cities, the study analyzed six data points:...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Garland Earns Statewide Communications Awards

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The City of Garland is recognized for excellence in communications, earning six awards from the 2019 Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Conference in early June.

The Garland City Press brought home a TAMI Award in the External News...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

City Manager Bryan Bradford Named Living Legend

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U.S. Rep. Colin Allred was guest speaker of the event at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas.

“When you talk to him, you can sense his true adoration for Garland,” Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper said in presenting the award. “The City of G...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Bragging rights as diverse as Garland itself

The Shores of Wellington neighborhood along the shoreline of Lake Ray Hubbard in Garland, Texas.

Being among the top 1% of suburban communities when it comes to diversity -- both in Texas and the nation -- is a key factor toward Garland's strong performance in other comparisons between cities.

For instance, the quality-of-life website livability.com r...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities for Millennials

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Garland was named among the top 150 best cities in the U.S. for millenials in a recent report by personal finance website MillennialPersonalFinance.com.

Garland, which was ranked number 43 in the study, boasts some of the best resources for millennials liv...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Garland Named One of Move.org’s Best Cities for Raising a Family

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Move.org recently named Garland the eighth best city for raising a family, citing its low crime rate and affordability. With six recreation centers and more than 40 parks, the city is a favorite for families who want to enjoy the outdoors without ever lea...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Garland Brings Home State Video Awards

Awards presented to the City of Garland at the November 2018 Texas Association of Telecommunications

The City of Garland brought home 10 trophies from the annual statewide Government Programming Awards. The awards were presented at the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (TATOA) conference in early November.

Garland was a finalis...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

GP&L Receives National Communications Award

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Garland Power & Light's communications team was recently recognized with a national award presented by the American Public Power Association.

Excellence in Public Power Communications awards are presented by the national association at its Customer Con...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

City of Garland Designated Playful City USA

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National nonprofit KaBOOM! has honored the City of Garland with a Playful City USA designation for the second time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop imp...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

2019-20 Cultural Arts Grant Program

The Garland Cultural Arts Commission, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2019-20 Grant Program for local arts groups, historic preservation organizations, and other artistic entities.

Applications may be picked up beginning Thursday, Aug. 1 at the Granville A...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

"Vision of the Arts" Destination Sculpture

The "Vision of the Arts" is a destination sculpture that will increase the awareness and the visibility of the arts, and play a vital role in the economic development of downtown Garland.In October 2014, the Garland Cu...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

2019 GISD Senior Art Show/Competition Winners

The Garland Cultural Arts Commission announced the winners of the 2019 GISD Senior Art Show and Competition. Cash awards were presented during a reception on March 19 at the Granville Arts Center honoring all GISD students who entered the competition, as ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss the future of Garland pools, Surf & Swim, and other amenit...

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Posted on: July 28, 2019

Back 2 School Bash

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Back 2 School Bash

Aug. 21 - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

This is where we let it all out in celebration of school starting! Join us as we have music, raffles, games, activities, bounce houses, and more! 

**First 100 families will receive a backpack!!

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Garland Body Shops (Fitness Centers)

Need to exercise more, but don't want to join a gym? Check out our Body Shops filled with great equipment for all skill levels and are a great, low-cost alternative to big, expensive gyms.

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Posted on: April 6, 2019

Garland Summer Camps

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STARS Summer Camp 

Dates: Session 1: June 3 to 28 and Session 2: July 8 to Aug. 2

Times: Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Ages: 6 to 12

Fee: $75 per child per session

Location(s):

Bradfield Recreation Center, 1146 Castle Dr.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Recreation Centers

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Garland is home to six recreation centers. Each facility offers a variety of programs and services that are enjoyed by all.

Click on the image or the Recreation page link below. 

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: August 10, 2019

Catch the Trains: Model Railroad Exhibit at the South Garland Branch Library

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The exhibit’s layout measures 32 by 40 feet with approximately 300 feet of dual mainline track, seven switching areas, an HOn3 narrow-gauge line, and a 30-foot main switching yard. The models represent many eras of railroading from the 1880s to ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Senior Social Hour: North Dallas Trombone Choir at the Central Library

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The North Dallas Trombone Choir will present an afternoon of classical, jazz, pop, and gospel music. The North Dallas Trombone Choir is an all-volunteer, trombone-exclusive group of musicians. Established in 1994, the choir performs in a wide range of mus...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Adults Cook the Book at the South Garland Branch Library

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1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Aug. 20972-205-3931

In order to register for the event, participants will choose a recipe from a pre-selected cookbook. They will then prepare the recipe at home and bring it to be enjo...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Doggie 101 at the South Garland Branch Library

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The meeting will cover:How to find the best animal for your familyGeneral care informationBasic training practices

7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5 South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

Families are welcome to attend but please leave the pups at home.

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Adult Craft Workshop: Bottle Cap Pin Cushions at the South Garland Branch Library

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2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Saturday, Aug. 24972-205-3931

Each crafting workshop features a unique craft project or art piece. All supplies are provided by the library. Registration is required to attend and is l...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

“Ask A Lawyer” at the Central Library

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Topics addressed may include family law, estate planning, criminal law, and personal injury. 

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7Central LibraryRegistration at the door is required and will end at 12 p.m.972-205-2501

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale at the South Garland Branch Library

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Shoppers may find great bargains on a wide variety of adult and children's books, fiction and nonfiction, paperback and hardcover, and reference books, as well as puzzles, DVDs, audio books, computer games, and more.  

Public Book Sale: Friday and...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Book Club for Adults at the South Garland Library

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At the first meeting, library staff and attendees will determine the club’s direction, goals, style, and reading list for the next six months. Participants are encouraged to bring title selections. 

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19South Gar...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Senior Social Hour: Jazzland Ensemble at the Central Library

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Jazzland was formed in 2017 by New Horizons Band member Mica Calfee. The ensemble plays light and contemporary interpretations of classic songs such as All of Me, Fly Me to the Moon, Georgia on my Mind, and Beyond the Sea.

2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19Central...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Adult Money Smart Workshop at the Central Library

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Attendees will be introduced to two modules in Money Smart, a financial literacy program developed by the FDIC. The modules present budgeting techniques, explain how to read a pay statement, cover how to develop a spending plan, and recommend which bills ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Catch the Trains: Model Railroad Exhibit at the South Garland Branch Library

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The Nicholson Memorial Library System and the Spring Creek Model Railroad Club host a free Model Train Exhibit open to the public Aug. 22 to 24 at the South Garland Branch Library.

The exhibit’s layout measures 32 by 40 feet with approximately 300 feet of dual mainline track, seven switching areas, an HOn3 narrow-gauge line, and a 30-foot main switching yard. The models represent many eras of railroading from the 1880s to the presen...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Doggie 101 at the South Garland Branch Library

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Learn the basics of dog care and ownership at this informational meeting co-sponsored by Garland’s Animal Services Department.

The meeting will cover:How to find the best animal for your familyGeneral care informationBasic training practices

7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5 South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

Families are welcome to attend but please leave the pups at home.

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale at the South Garland Branch Library

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The Nicholson Memorial Library System‘s Friends organization announces its Fall Book Sale at the South Garland Branch Library.

Shoppers may find great bargains on a wide variety of adult and children's books, fiction and nonfiction, paperback and hardcover, and reference books, as well as puzzles, DVDs, audio books, computer games, and more.  

Public Book Sale: Friday and...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Let’s Go to the Movies: Mary Poppins Returns at the South Garland Branch Library

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Families can enjoy free movies that are based on books at the Nicholson Memorial Library System’s South Garland Branch Library this fall.

The September Let’s Go to the Movies will be 2018’s Mary Poppins Returns. In the film, nanny Mary Poppins returns to London decades after her first visit. While there, Poppins helps the now-grown Banks siblings and Michael’s children deal with personal lo...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Fall Storytimes for Children and Families

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Central Library625 Austin St., 972-205-2516Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.)        Mondays, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.)          Mondays, 11 a.m.

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Art Explorers: Watercolor Trees at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

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Attendees at the September event will be taught a watercolor painting technique using paintbrushes loaded with paint. Participants will receive instruction on how to tap their brushes with a pencil to create controlled paint spatter that resembles leaves....

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Books and Beyond: Squishy Circuits at the Central Library

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The September program focuses on technology. Attendees will learn about electric currents and conductivity, then use dough, batteries, and LED lights to make their own squishy circuits. Participants will also conduct experiments with the circuits to make ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Let’s Go to the Movies: Mary Poppins Returns at the South Garland Branch Library

Mary Poppins Returns movie poster

The September Let’s Go to the Movies will be 2018’s Mary Poppins Returns. In the film, nanny Mary Poppins returns to London decades after her first visit. While there, Poppins helps the now-grown Banks siblings and Michael’s ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Tween Scene: Monogram Tissue Art

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Participants at the September events will make their own monogram art using canvas, bleeding tissue paper, and stickers. Tweens will use the stickers to place their initial in the middle of a canvas. Next, they will cover the canvas in tissue paper and sp...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Teens: Suminagashi Art at the Central Library

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Suminagashi is a centuries-old floating ink technique that originated in Japan. It was commonly used in the bookmaking process in nineteenth-century Europe. The art is created by dropping special Japanese marbling ink into a tray of water. The ink will fl...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Garland Approves Land Sale and Secures $12+ Million Infill Housing Development

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After lengthy negotiations, Garland has approved an exciting new townhome development in South Garland near the intersection of East Kingsley and Centerville Roads. As agreed, Kingsley Homes LLC will purchase 3.3 acres from the Garland Foundation for Deve...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Garland Approves New Commissary Kitchen Concept and Associated $2 Million Investment

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Following a string of exciting new development announcements, Garland has approved a deal with Revolving Kitchen to develop a large-scale commissary kitchen facility in the 500 block of Shepherd Drive. Over $2 million will be invested in the 60-year-old i...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Plastipak Packaging to Grow Garland Plant’s Capacity with $10+ Million Expansion

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Plastipak Packaging, a major producer and supplier of plastic bottles to internationally-branded companies such as Dr. Pepper, PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz and Procter & Gamble, will significantly expand their Garland manufacturing operation later this year. ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

German Automotive Components Manufacturer to Expand Garland Operations

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Garland has approved a deal with Germany’s Kirchhoff Automotive to significantly grow their current operations, located at 3901 West Miller Road, from 94,000 to 115,000 square feet. As part of the project, $20+ million will be invested in the acquisition ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Canadian Window Manufacturer Expanding to U.S. with Significant Investment in Garland

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Garland has approved a deal with Canada’s Quest Window Systems to open the company’s first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility early next year. Anchoring the southern end of the city’s new Jupiter Miller Business Park, Quest USA, Inc. will occupy...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Garland Approves Sizable Expansion of Billion Dollar Digital Realty Data Center Campus

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Late last summer, Garland approved a deal with Digital Realty to develop a $1 billion data center campus on a 47.5-acre site located northeast of the intersection of Campbell Road and the President George Bush Turnpike. This week, Garland approved an expa...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

New Era Companies to Construct $25 Million North Garland Medical Center

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Garland has approved a deal that will result in the development of a $25 million North Garland Medical Center at 7217 Telecom Parkway. This state-of-the-art medical facility will realize 95,000 square feet of healthcare space in a new 3-story building nea...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Tips from GP&L to Save Energy and Money This Summer

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Follow these tips to conserve energy and money in hot weather.

  • Fans are an energy-efficient way to stay cool. Fans blowing directly on you can make temperatures around you feel up to 4° cooler
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Garland Civic Theatre - Sept. 5-22

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Garland Civic Theatre opens its 2019-20 Season with Neil Simon's comedy hit "Plaza Suite" at the Granville Arts Center Small Theatre, Sept. 5-22

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Garland Guzzler 0.5K Run & Oktoberfest

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Did you miss out on the inaugural Garland Guzzler 0.5K Race last year? Find out more information about this year's event today!

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Labor Day Parade, Festivities and City Services: Monday, Sept. 2

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The 74th annual Labor Day parade and festivities, presented by the Noon Exchange Club of Garland, will take place Monday, Sept. 2. The parade begins at 9 a.m. followed by the car show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit NoonExchangeClubofGarland.com for more det...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities to Buy a Family Home

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The study ranked Garland number 19 out of the 100 biggest cities in the U.S.

To rank the best cities, the study analyzed six data points:

  • five-year change in median home values
  • five-year change in median rent costs
  • percentage of homeowners who are burdened by...
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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Volunteers, Code Cares Program, Help Residents in Need

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Spared from a fine and a court date for code violations, a Northeast Garland homeowner called from his hospital bed on Saturday, Aug. 10, to thank those who had come to his property’s rescue.

“I can feel your heart, what you’re doing for me,” he said.

It’s ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Garland Welcomes New School Crossing Guards

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Each summer, the City of Garland Human Resources and Transportation departments collaborate to hold the Annual School Crossing Guard Event.

This year the event was held at Holford Recreation Center, introducing nearly 30 candidates to crossing guard servic...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Garland Breaks Ground on New Dog Park

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The excitement over breaking ground at Central Park Aug. 1 was secondary only to the realization that the Garland Dog Park is within mere months of becoming reality.

“There will be dogs everywhere and people spending time out,” Mayor Sc...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Extreme Heat Safety Tips

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One of the most deadly weather phenomena to hit our region each summer is heat. In contrast to the visible, destructive and violent nature of thunderstorms, tornadoes and floods, heat is a silent killer. Heat kills by taxing the human body beyond its abil...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Keep Your Pet Healthy and Safe in the Summer Heat

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Hot Cars Are Dangerous for Pets

During the summer months, it does not take long for a dog left unattended in a parked vehicle to be in serious danger. The temperature inside the vehicle can quickly rise, placing the animal in a life-threatening situation.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Latest Water Quality Report Available

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Each year, water quality lab tests are published for our drinking water. In the report you will find the results of year-long water testing throughout the city.

Garland continues to earn top ratings from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Check Out My Garland for City Services

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Click on the My Garland icon, available on the City’s home page. Enter a Garland address in the box to find out about a wide range of City resources, such as:

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"A Celebration of Art" - Free Exhibit

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Carlene McNeill presents free exhibit "A Celebration of art"

July 10-Aug. 29, Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland

Long-time Garland resident and teacher Carlene McNeill presents diverse visual art, featuring: 

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Garland Symphony Orchestra - Oct. 18

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Garland Symphony Orchestra opens its “Music that Grows on You” 2019-2020 Season with pianist Sara Daneshpour performing Mozart's "Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor." 

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Skatepark Design Workshop #2

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Skatepark Design Workshop #2

Be a part of creating Garland's modern concrete skatepark located at Rick Oden Park. Come and learn about this exciting community project and contribute your ideas for the facility's design. 

Date:

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News - Small Image Parks and Rec
Posted on: July 28, 2019

Back 2 School Bash

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Back 2 School Bash

Aug. 21 - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

This is where we let it all out in celebration of school starting! Join us as we have music, raffles, games, activities, bounce houses, and more! 

**First 100 families will receive a backpack!!

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Recreation Centers

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Garland is home to six recreation centers. Each facility offers a variety of programs and services that are enjoyed by all.

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Posted on: April 6, 2019

Garland Summer Camps

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STARS Summer Camp 

Dates: Session 1: June 3 to 28 and Session 2: July 8 to Aug. 2

Times: Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Ages: 6 to 12

Fee: $75 per child per session

Location(s):

Bradfield Recreation Center, 1146 Castle Dr.

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Posted on: May 27, 2019

Don't Be Fooled by Utility Scams

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Scammers may pose as City employees threatening to disconnect electric and/or water service unless immediate payment is made.

Be suspicious of anyone calling to demand payment over the phone, and be aware of the following:

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Garland's Combined Utility Bill

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With the City of Garland's combined utility bill, customers have the convenience of paying for all City utility services at one time each month.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Energy Conservation Tips

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Learn how to reduce your energy consumption today and save money on your utility bill.

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

All Star Tumbling

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Tumble like crazy.  Build a solid foundation in tumbling through floor exercises and drills that focus on proper technique and execution.  Learn cartwheels, round offs, handsprings, and layouts.  $10 administration fee payable t...

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Register Online PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Soul Line Dance Social

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Dance, mingle, and have a good time learning new and old R&B, soul, and hip hop line dances.  This one day event is great for learning the steps or refreshing your memory.  Program is for ages 14 and up and meets on Saturday, August ...

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Register Online PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Blakey Tae Kwon Do

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Leadership, Integrity, Fighting, and Exercise.  Learn the fluid movement of kicks, punches, and jumps while adding other martial arts for well rounded physical fitness and self defense training. Hold yourself to a higher standard as you achieve n...

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Register Online PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Fitness 101

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Build muscles the right way!  Learn correct techniques for working out while gaining knowledge on how the body functions.  This one hour fitness orientation targets teenagers looking to get in shape.  Upon completion of training...

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PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Yoga

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Take some me time!  Shape up body and mind through prescribed postures and poses, mediation, and controlled breathing.  Beginner students and fitness enthusiasts alike improve flexibility, relieve stress, and tone muscle while improving ...

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Register Online PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Mommy, Me, and Spanish

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Parents and little ones will learn Spanish through adventures, activities, and movement based games that will increase their level of engagement.  Gain confidence in this fun filled environment while learning a foreign language.  Dads ar...

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Register Online PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Texas Hold 'Em Tournament

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Are you a card shark?  Compete against other active adults for fun and the title Texas Hold 'Em Champ.  Register at the Senior Activity Center. Program is for ages 55 and up and takes place each Friday starting at 12:30 p.m.  Ca...

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PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Out 'N About

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Ready, set, go!  Travel with your friends to special events, concerts, sports competitions, or entertainment hot spots all around the metroplex.  Find exciting new experiences around every corner. Flashback!  Head to Free Play A...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 28, 2018

#MakeYourMarkGarland

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Garland is a place for making your dreams come true! Explore the many ways you can Make Your Mark here, as well as how Garland makes its mark.



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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Build Garland!

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Garland voters approved a $423,700,000 bond program in 2019. Learn about the projects and get updates as they progress.


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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss the future of Garland pools, Surf & Swim, and other amenit...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

International Safety Award

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Garland Aquatics announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious “Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award”. Earning this award demonstrates that the aquatic facilities they operate consistently exceed industry standards in risk management and...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

Wynne Pool

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss the future of Garland pools, Surf & Swim, and other amenit...

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey Stay Connected Spotlights - Parks and Rec
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Skatepark Public Survey

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Garland Skatepark Survey

Link to the survey -  http://bit.ly/skategarland

We would love to hear more from you. Fill out the survey and share with your friends. We want to know what you want for YOUR skatepark. 

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Garland Power & Light

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Visit the Garland Power & Light website.

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Water Utilities

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Visit the Water Utilities website.

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Environmental Waste Services

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Visit the Environmental Waster Services website.

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