Tag Archives: Holidays 2012

Two Arlington Locations to Accept Recycled Trees

After the holidays are over, residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees. Two free drop-off locations are available from Dec. 26, 2012 through Jan. 12, 2013: South Arlington Calloway’s Nursery 4940 S. Cooper St. 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. daily 817-465-2838 North Arlington Arlington Sanitary Landfill 800 Mosier…

Holiday Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

CHRISTMASMonday, December 24, 2012What’s Closed: City Hall City Office Tower Arlington Municipal Court Arlington Animal Services Center George W. Hawkes Central Library and all branch libraries Parks and Recreation Department administrative offices Handitran office and Handitran special transportation services Senior Recreation Center – New York Lake Arlington operations Arlington Tennis…

Help Fill Santa’s Sack

Santa’s Sack is up and running in three locations from Dec. 12 – Dec. 22, 2012. The annual festive holiday program offered by SafeHaven of Tarrant County ensures that families protected by the battered women’s shelter have Christmas despite their tragic situation. You may drop off toys, books, clothes, gift…

Great Holiday Shopping in Arlington

If you’re looking for unique gifts or overall crowd-pleasers this holiday season, some of the city’s best shopping establishments have you covered. From the accessories mecca Sam Moon Trading Company, which opened a new location near The Parks at Arlington mall, to the low-key Shoppes at Brownstone Village nestled along West…

Santa Cop Party Delivers Hundreds of Gifts to Arlington Children, Families

When the doors to an Arlington Convention Center ballroom opened this weekend, hundreds of children swarmed into the room. Some were urgently pulling parents along behind them and others scanned the hall in awe of seeing Santa, boxes of toys and police officers. More than 1200 children received an early…

The Tradition of the Christkindl Angel

Arlington’s Christkindl is about authenticity and there’s nothing more authentic than the Christkindl Angel.  In many European homes, it is the beautiful Christkindl Angel who arrives to decorate the tree and leave presents.  It is tradition for children to be ushered out of the room before she arrives. After her…