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Arlington Public Library to Host Genealogy Lock-In on Friday

Get ready for a full day of family history and genealogy workshops! The Arlington Public Library is offering another Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, October 20 from 11 a. m. to 9:30 p. m. Celebrate Family History Month as the Library remotely joins the Genealogy Center of the Waco-McLennan County Library for their live…

Bumble the Bunny Hops Away with First Place in Animal Services Pet Calendar Contest

Bumble, a Lion Head Bunny hopped away with first place honors and onto the cover of the 2018 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar. Bumble’s proud owner is Arlington Animal Services Volunteer and Board member Judith Flynn, who also volunteered with the City of Arlington as a board member for Teen Court…

UTA Spotlight: NFL Player Michael Sam Was Keynote Speaker During Pride Week 2017

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: NFL player Michael Sam, a keynote speaker…

Families Have Fun While Learning about Nature at After Dark in the Park Fall Festival

As the sun began to set last Friday afternoon, hayrides filled with princesses, pirates, super heroes and other costumed children made their way to the lighted nature trails of River Legacy Foundation’s 21st annual After Dark in the Park Fall Festival. At the start of the Nature at Night Trail, kids…

‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter Highlights Mayor’s Youth Commission Contributions

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Support Quality Education” continues to be a key priority for the work of our city. Public education that produces graduates who are prepared for future success provides the foundation for a strong Arlington community. In the latest Support Quality Education Newsletter, residents can read…

UTA Receives $1.3 Million Grant to Continue Veteran Success Program

The U. S. Department of Education awarded a five-year, $1.3 million grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to renew funding for the University’s highly successful Veterans Upward Bound program. Veterans Upward Bound is an effort to improve college readiness and degree completion for those who served active duty in the…

Library’s Free Touch-a-Truck Event Allows Children to Explore Community Vehicles

Huge rolling beasts with shining eyes, loud honks, and colorful sides stretching all the way to the sky—once you’ve grown up, it’s hard to remember just how strange and wonderful trucks can be. Cars, trucks and other vehicles are commonplace for anyone old enough to drive, but children find them…

GM Arlington Awards $100,000 in Grants in Support of STEM Education

General Motors Arlington Assembly awarded more than $100,000 in grants Thursday to local organizations and school districts that are investing in educational initiatives for youth, especially in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.“Thank you to these organizations for your dedication to enriching our community through STEM-focused initiatives,” said Raul…

Library’s Fall Book and Author Luncheon Fundraiser Tickets On Sale Now

The Book and Author Luncheon is back with another elegant occasion this fall. Join the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library on October 26, 2017, for this semiannual fundraiser, which gives attendees the chance to meet local authors. This fall’s featured writers are Clay Small and Joyce Roach…

UTA Spotlight: Ramen Noodles, Competitive Video Games and Smartphone Updates

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This  week’s stories: Students discuss the positives and negatives  of…