Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing team sports in the country, and the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Dallas-based Bridge Lacrosse to bring this amazing sport to Arlington. Thanks to a series of clinics held this week at Arlington Recreation centers, more than 100 boys and girls were introduced to the sport by Bridge Lacrosse coaches and players. Bridge Lacrosse is a small sports-based youth development nonprofit serving the urban communities of North Texas.
The new Metro ArlingtonXpress, a commuter service connecting downtown Arlington to the TRE’s CentrePort/DFW Airport Station, is almost here. Want to know more about MAX before its August 19 launch? Check out this video. Be sure to visit RideTheMax.com for easy-to-read timetables, maps, ticket information and much more!
Arlington’s thriving arts and culture scene is taking center stage this summer, as one of the largest collections of African American art ever to visit North Texas, is on display at the Arlington Museum of Art. Spend a day getting lost in the museum’s summer exhibitions: Harlem Renaissance: A Celebration of Art & Culture, featuring works from artists such as Jacob Lawrence, Charles White, Aaron Douglas and Richmond Barthé, and the Smithsonian’s William H. Johnson: An American Modern, which includes 20 pieces of Johnson’s paintings, drawings and pictures. Watch the video to learn more about of these two great exhibitions Read more…
Want to know more about what’s inside the proposed budget for FY 2013? Watch this nine minute video which outlines the budget process and highlights the spending plan that city council is currently considering.