Tag Archives: Holidays 2013

Holiday Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

CHRISTMASTuesday, December 24, 2013What’s Closed: City Hall City Office Tower Arlington Municipal Court Arlington Animal Services Center George W. Hawkes Central Library and all branch libraries Handitran office and Handitran special transportation services Parks and Recreation Department administrative offices Lake Arlington operations Arlington Tennis Center Hugh Smith Indoor Pool Senior…

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, 2013  through Jan. 13, 2014: South Arlington Calloway’s Nursery 4940 S. Cooper St. 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. daily 817-465-2838 Christmas trees should be loaded into one…

Arlington Mayor Mingles with Seniors During Holiday Luncheon

A holiday tradition returned Friday to the Senior Recreation Center on Eunice Street. About 200 seniors gathered for the Mayor’s Holiday Luncheon, which included barbecue, holiday music and fellowship with Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck. The mayor, along with several city staffers, served and pampered invited guests, including former Mayor Elzie Odom, who…

Weekend Buzz: December 13-15

The Lights at InterlochenThe Lights at Interlochen, a popular holiday lights tradition in Arlington, returns Saturday, Dec. 14 and runs through Dec. 25. More than 200 homes in this Arlington neighborhood participate and have been enchanting visitors with their extravagant Christmas lights, decorations and displays for more than 35 years.…

It’s Christmas Time in the City

One Arlington nonprofit is giving the gift of Christmas this holiday season.  Beginning Saturday, Dec. 14, thousands of parents are expected to visit the Mission Arlington Christmas Store to shop for gifts for their loved ones at no charge. The Christmas Store provides more than 35,000 toys to families each year. A generous community continues…

‘Festive Fridays’ at the Arlington Museum of Art

Have you finished your Christmas shopping? If not, two Arlington icons are offering City employees an opportunity to find some last-minute gifts. The Arlington Museum of Art and Downtown Arlington Farmer’s Market have joined forces to host “Festive Fridays” for municipal workers on Friday, Dec. 13 & 20 from 10 a. m.…

City of Arlington Lights Official Christmas Tree

Arlington held the official lighting of the city’s Christmas tree on the steps of City Hall. Normally the lighting is held in conjunction with the Holiday Lights Parade.  However, with inclement weather forcing the cancellation of the Christmas parade, that was not possible this year. Mayor Robert Cluck officiated a short…

3rd Annual Christkindl Market Opening Night a Huge Success

Black Friday brought more than great shopping deals to North Texas residents. This year, the day after Thanksgiving was the start of the third Arlington Christkindl Market, an outdoor German holiday market that offers authentic German cuisine, artisan wares and musical performances. The event, which has no admission or parking fees,…