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Food Truck Fridays Lunch Series Returns to Downtown This Week

Leave your leftovers and brown bag lunches at home. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays lunch series in Downtown Arlington starts back up again this Friday, October 13. This event will take place from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. every Friday until November 3 at Founders Plaza, 100 W. Abram…

Easy Rider: Electric Bikes Now Available for Rent at River Legacy Parks

Electric bicycles are now available for rent to use at River Legacy Parks, one of Arlington’s most visited amenities. Arlington Parks and Recreation recently granted Adventure Electric Bicycles, LLC a permit to rent electric bicycles to visitors at River Legacy Parks, a 1,300-acre park with more than 10 miles of hard surface trails. The north…

Youth Sporting Equipment Donations Being Collected for Schools Affected by Hurricane Harvey

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is working with Athlete Training + Health located in South Arlington to collect sports equipment for school districts that were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Collected donations will be sent to the Sheldon Independent School District and C. E. King High School in Houston, Texas, and…

BBQ, Cajun Cuisine and More Available During Food Truck Friday at Stovall Park

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays dinner series continues at Stovall Park this week. This Friday night’s food truck line up includes Cook-N-Chef, Mardi Gras Canjun Cuisine, Yummy BBQ, Fast Furious Express, Holy Frijole and Steel City. Food Truck Fridays are scheduled from 6 p. m. to 10 p. m. each…

Eunice Activity Center Now Offers Zumba Gold and Chair Pilates

Get grooving and moving at your own pace! Begining this month, Eunice Activity Center will be offering two new fitness classes: Zumba Gold and Chair Pilates. Zumba Gold with Ximena is Fridays from 11:30 a. m. to 12:15 p. m. Zumba is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance…

Live Music, Gourmet Burgers and More at Saturday’s Cook Out After Dark

Gather your friends, pack your chair or blanket and get ready for a fun and relaxing evening at the beautiful Richard Greene Linear Park. engAGE Arlington’s Cookout After Dark is from 5:30 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. this Saturday, September 16. The evening will feature live music, electric bike rides, yard games, delectable…

Carl Knox, Jr. Park Features New Playground Equipment

Carl Knox, Jr. Park in central Arlington now features a new, upgraded playground area for small children. The equipment replaces a section of the playground at 1200 Susan Drive that was destroyed last December after being set on fire by vandals.  The playground area designed for children ages 5 to 12…