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Inaugural Chalk the Walk Art Contest at O.S. Gray Natural Area Set for March 25

Remember the days spent drawing hopscotch, four-square and doodles on the sidewalk in chalk? Does your child enjoy drawing all over your driveway with chalk? If so, join the Friends of O. S. Gray Natural Area for the inaugural Chalk the Walk art contest from 8 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, March…

City Council Honors Animal Essay Contest Winners

City officials visited various schools last month to surprise the 12 winning students of the 16th annual Arlington Animal Essay Contest, but the excitement for these students and their accomplishments didn’t stop there. The Arlington City Council also recognized these students for their exceptional essays Tuesday, March 7, following a special…

UTA Spotlight: New Director Named for Center for African American Studies

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the sixth installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update on events and happenings around Arlington. Among this week’s top stories: Dr. Jason Shelton was recently named the new director of the university’s Center for African American Studies. Dr. Shelton hopes to grow…

Latest ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newletter Highlights Ask Arlington App, Unity Arch Sculpture

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality as we…

New ‘Flood Safety’ Art Contest Announced for Arlington 3rd Graders

Get out your art supplies, it’s contest time! The Public Works and Transportation Department invites third graders from across the city to help raise public awareness about flood safety through art. The inaugural “Turn Around Don’t Drown” art contest, which runs through April 28, 2017, is part of the City’s outreach…

La Tropa F, The Drifters Among Performers Announced for Levitt’s Summer Concert Series

It’s nearly time to break out those lawn chairs and ice chests – the Levitt Pavilion’s Summer Concert Season is just around the corner!The Baylor Orthopedic & Spine Hospital 2017 Summer Concert Season will begin May 19 and run through July 23, with concerts Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Concerts…