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Black History Month Festival is February 21, 2016

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Celebrate African-American history and culture through exhibits, musical and dance performances, lectures, film, crafts and more. The Arlington Public Library’s annual Black History Month Festival is a free event and will include activities for all ages, including a performance by the TCC SE Jazz Combo. Click here for full details.

Rev. Norman L. Robinson: I’m Just a Preacher with a Dream

Under the leadership of Senior Pastor Norman Robinson, Mount Olive Baptist Church has grown to become one of the most well-known institutions in the city, if not, the region. Rev. Robinson, 94, began pastoring the church 49 years ago with only 17 attending members.  Now the church membership has grown to…

North Texas Day of Giving brings big rewards

Arlington charities and nonprofits got a big boost this week as part of North Texas Day of Giving. Donors gave $14.4 million to more than 900 nonprofits across the region. In Arlington, donations will help fund innovative lesson plans for school children, free community concerts, meals for the elderly, books available…

September 13 is North Texas Giving Day 2012

North Texas Giving Day 2012 is an opportunity for you to partner with several City of Arlington community partners and non-profits. • Arlington I S D Education Foundation • Arlington Public Library Foundation • Arlington Urban Ministries • Boys & Girls Club of Arlington, Inc. • Girls Inc. • Levitt Pavilion Arlington • Meals On Wheels,…

East Arlington to Gather for a Community Clean-Up

See litter… Pick it up. That is the idea behind a new campaign by East Arlington Renewal, which is dedicated to the beautification and revitalization of East Arlington. The group has organized a community clean-up Saturday, March 24. Community members, residents, businesses, schools, civic organizations, and youth groups plan to meet at…

Arlington A Su Lado at Univision Studios

City of Arlington employees were at the phones for 23 A Su Lado Wednesday March 7 at the Univision studios in downtown Dallas. 23 A Su Lado is a community outreach program sponsored by Univision which allows viewers to call in and ask questions on a variety of topics.  Five bilingual City employees, representing various departments, addressed…

Community Meeting Provides Feedback

Sixty-two area residents attended a community meeting on Jan. 31 to discuss the High Oak Terrace project. The High Oak Terrace Apartments, built in 1970 to provide housing to low-income residents, became a magnet for drugs, prostitution, and other crime. With the help of federal grant funding, the apartments were demolished…