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Acts of Kindness: Mission Arlington Making Dreams Come True on Thanksgiving

Ushering in the season of giving and displaying the kindness in our community, thousands of volunteers will once again come together at Mission Arlington in Downtown to help families enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. It’s an annual effort by Mission Arlington to make the holiday special for families in need throughout the Metroplex, focusing primarily…

Thanksgiving Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in Arlington for Nov. 22-25, 2018

Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Redskins vs. Cowboys at AT&T StadiumThe Dallas Cowboys (5-5) host the Washington Redskins (6-4), their bitter division rival on Thanksgiving Day at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. NFL football on Thanksgiving has…

Esports Stadium Arlington Debuts as Esports’ Largest Venue in North America

Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest gaming and esports events facility in North America, celebrates its grand opening with FACEIT’s Esports Championship Series Season 6 Finals. This $750,000 prize pool tournament, scheduled to coincide with Thanksgiving Weekend, offers esports enthusiasts a new fan experience to complement the iconic football festivities of…

2018 Thanksgiving Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Residential and commercial garbage and recycling collection will not occur on Thanksgiving Day. Collection will resume on the following regular collection day. Friday collections will occur as usual. Regular office hours…

Various SH 360 Lanes Between Division and Kingswood Closed for Widening Project

New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project and the SH 360 Widening Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. For more information, please visit the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in…

Arlington’s Texas Christkindl Market at Texas Live! Opens Nov. 23

Arlington’s beloved Texas Christkindl Market returns for its eighth season starting Friday, Nov. 23!From Nov. 23 to Dec. 23, The Plaza at Texas Live! will transform into a unique holiday shopping experience. Modeled after Arlington’s sister Christmas city, Rothenberg ob der Tauber, this cozy version of an Arlington favorite will offer beautiful holiday decorations…

Valerie Kelton, Daughter of Tom Vandergriff, Living Her Dream at Six Flags

More than 50 years ago, in 1961, Valerie Kelton was 2 when her father, former Arlington Mayor Tom Vandergriff, was at the podium for the opening of Six Flags Over Texas in The American Dream City. Today, she is living her American Dream as the executive assistant to Steve Martindale, the park…