Tag Archives: Support Quality Education

Storytime with Texas Rangers at Arlington’s Downtown Library June 26

Texas Rangers Summer Reading Club honorary chairman Eric Nadel

The 2018 Texas Rangers Summer Reading Program is now underway with the participation of the local libraries in 25 municipalities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This is the 18th year of the Rangers Summer Reading Program. Rangers Hall of Fame broadcaster Eric Nadel is serving as the honorary chairman of the…

Arlington ISD, Dan Dipert Partner for Fine Arts Center Piano

The Arlington ISD has formed a partnership with Dan Dipert to provide $135,000 in funding for a piano to be located at the AISD Fine Arts Center, scheduled to open in fall 2020. The Steinway Spirio Model B Grand Piano will be located in the pre-function space of the Fine Arts…

Arlington Parks, Library Team Up to Offer Splash Pad Storytime on June 29

Bring the family to enjoy a special storytime full of splashes, stories, and songs from Arlington Public Library at Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Splash Pads!The wonderful Literacy LiNK will be available for book check-outs and library card sign-ups following storytime. Splash Pad Stoytime will take place from 10 a. m. to 10:45 a. m. Friday,…

Buddy, Molly or Coco? Play This Game to Guess the Most Popular Dog Names in Arlington

Have you ever wondered how your dog’s name matches up with other pets in Arlington? How many Mavericks, say, compared to Busters or Rockys compared to Rangers? Thanks to a talented team of teen coders who recently participated in the Arlington Public Library’s Coding with Robots Program, there’s now an…

City Celebrates New Chapter With Opening of George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Hundreds gathered in the City Center plaza Saturday morning to celebrate the next chapter of the Arlington Public Library, the long-awaited opening of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library.“Generations of Arlington citizens are going to be entering these doors and pursuing their dreams and what a difference that is going…

Supporting Education: Order of Omega’s International Headquarters in Arlington

The International Headquarters of Order of Omega, an organization whose mission for the past six decades has been to recognize and encourage outstanding leadership in fraternity and sorority communities, is located right here in The American Dream City. Order of Omega, established in 1959 at the University of Miami and, has…

For Dan & Linda Dipert, Arlington is Truly The American Dream City

For Dan and Linda Dipert, Arlington truly represents a place where the couple has been able to live their American Dream. The Dipert family formed the Dan Dipert Family Fund to benefit causes throughout The American Dream City. The fund currently supports the AISD Education Foundation, where Dan helped establish an…

Celebrate Arlington’s Downtown Library Grand Opening This Saturday

The public is invited to come out this weekend and explore the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, which will officially open its doors at 10 a. m. Saturday, June 16, 2018. The Downtown Library, located at 100  S. Center St. just north of  City Hall, will provide access, knowledge, and resources through…

X-treme Teen Campers Enjoy Fishing, Kayaking and More at Lake Arlington

Campers participating in Arlington Parks and Recreation’s X-treme Teen Camps at the Dottie Lynn and Cliff Nelson recreation centers enjoyed fishing, kayaking, archery and more at Lake Arlington today. X-Treme Teen Camp is perfect for those too old for regular camp, but who still want to be have a structured, adventure-filled…

UT Arlington Granted 23 Patents as Part of UT System’s No. 3 World Rank

The University of Texas at Arlington was granted 23 U. S. patents in 2017, a success that contributed to UT System’s overall No. 3 ranking in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U. S. Utility Patents in 2017. These rankings, compiled by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association,…