Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Don’t Pack a Brown Bag Lunch! Make Plans for Food Truck Fridays in Downtown

Leave your leftovers and brown bag lunches at home. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays lunch series in Downtown Arlington returns this Friday, October 20. This event will take place from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. every Friday until November 3 at Founders Plaza, 100 W. Abram Street. The park…

Arlington’s Annual Ecofest Event Offers Free Trees, Ecofriendly Exhibitors and Education

Whether you’re interested in the latest “green” products and services or you just enjoy nature and the outdoors, mark your calendar now for the City of Arlington’s 9th annual EcoFest on October 21. This free eco-friendly festival aims to raise environmental awareness while providing fun for the whole family.  Activities include…

Bond Tracker: Rush Creek Dog Park Offers Seven Acres of Tail-Wagging Fun

The City of Arlington has launched a new regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the new Rush Creek Dog Park, located at 1900 Valleywood Drive off West Pioneer Parkway. The…

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…

Food Truck Friday Dinner Series Wraps Up This Week at Stovall Park

It’s your last chance to enjoy food truck eats and treats at Stovall Park this fall! The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays dinner series wraps up this week. This Friday night’s food truck line up includes Yummy Pizza, Rollin-Stone, Mardi Gras Canjun Cuisine, Chicago Taste & More, Holy Frijole, Rockin…

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…