Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

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, April 28. This event will take place from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. every Friday until May 19 at Founders Plaza, 100…

Enjoy Pupcorn, Bark-A-Lattes and Other Treats at 2nd Annual Yappy Hour Dog Social

Bone appetit! What better way to spend time with your favorite canine pal than with live music, local beer and dog-themed food?Dog owners and dog lovers are invited to engAGE Arlington’s 2nd annual Yappy Hour Dog Social, scheduled from 6 p. m. to 9 p. m. on Friday, April 28 at Vandergriff…

Arlington Celebrates Unity Arch, Newest Addition to Sculpture Trail

The City of Arlington recently held a dedication ceremony for the Unity Arch, the newest public art addition to Entertainment District Sculpture Trail. The Unity Arch, designed by renowned artist Owen Morrel, was selected out of 21 proposals as the best representation of the community spirit. Facts about the sculpture include:…

Volunteers Spruce up Arlington Parks During UTA Big Event

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and The University of Texas at Arlington volunteers spent Saturday, April 8, 2017, at various locations cleaning up our community. More than 1,000 student volunteers and other partnered with the community to serve others in The American Dream City. The effort was a result…

Capture Your Bluebonnet Family Photos at Arlington’s Beautiful Parks

A sure sign that spring has arrived are the patches of lovely bluebonnets in bloom across the Lone Star State. For many, taking pictures with the state flower is a family tradition. Luckily, Arlington residents don’t have to travel far from home to find a safe location for the perfect picture.…

Arlington Aquatics Annual ‘April Pool’s Day’ Event to Offer Water Safety Tips

Join Arlington Aquatics at the annual “April Pool’s Day” event next month and learn how to keep you and your family safer around water this summer. This event, free and open to the public, is set for 10 a. m. Saturday, April 8 at Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center, 2800 W. Sublett…

Arlington to Host Brand-Aid Marketing Conference

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department will host the sixth-annual Brand-Aid Marketing Conference on April 4-5 at the Bob Duncan Center. The award-winning conference has evolved from a niche parks marketing event into the can’t-miss marketing and branding conference for government employees, small businesses and non-profits since its inception in 2012. Though…