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Posted on: November 30, 2019

Garland Fire Department Holiday Toy Drive

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Make this holiday special for a child in need. The Garland Fire Fighters Association and Garland Fire Department are collecting new, unwrapped toys for their annual toy drive beginning Nov. 29.

Toys will be collected at all 11 Garland fire stations and at ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2019

Surprising the Family with a Pet?

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Before you decide to surprise your family with a new pet for the holidays, consider the following:

  • What are the ages of your children? Different pets are appropriate for different ages.
  • Does your family really want a pet? Not all children want to have pets ...
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Posted on: November 6, 2019

We Need Your Input!

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department needs your input on the future of several projects.

You are invited to participate in surveys about the future of Garland's aquatics, Rick Oden park and skatepark, and trails and bikeways...

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City News (home)
Posted on: November 14, 2019

2019 Garland Neighborhood Awards

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The Garland Neighborhood Awards are the City’s annual way to spotlight neighbors who make a difference as individuals and, when they combine their efforts, as neighborhoods.

The Oakridge Neighborhood Association, several dedicated volunteers and ...

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City News (home)
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Cyclocross Pros Test Their Resolution at Winters Park

Cyclocross' Resolution Cross Cup comes to Winters Park Dec. 7 and 8

Riders from across the country will race specialty bikes through woods, sand, mud and other obstacles Dec. 7-8 for USA Cycling points, glory and a little cash. The ProCX elite national tour is the best American cyclocross racing has to offer. And when the...

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City News (home)
Posted on: November 19, 2019

2019 Bond in Motion as Light Poles Pulled at Winters Park

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The $3.2 million project will provide modern lighting to fields used by the City's largest youth sports league, the Garland Soccer Association.

As soon as the Garland Soccer Association passed out trophies and put the wraps on its season, crews arrived at ...

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City News (home)
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Garland Storm Recovery Continues

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to Texas businesses and residents affected by the storms that occurred Oct. 20-21. Beginning Monday, Nov. 18, SBA representatives will be available at the Dallas ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Ben Davis to McCree Transmission Line Project

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Construction on a transmission power line running from north to south Garland will begin Nov. 25 and is scheduled for completion by March 31. The Texas Municipal Power Agency line is being upgraded to support reliability of the Texas electric grid.

Work on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Protect Your Pipes and Plumbing in Freezing Temperatures

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Winter weather has arrived early this year. Keeping an eye on the weather forecast and protecting your pipes and property can save you a lot of trouble and the unnecessary cost for plumbing repairs.

“When temperatures drop below freezing, standin...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Garland Animal Services Recognized by Dallas County Health and Human Services

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Garland Animal Services was recognized by Director of Dallas County Health and Human Services Philip Huang and Manager of Environmental Health/Mosquito Control Scott Sawlis at the Garland City Council Nov. 5 Regular Meeting.

The animal shelter staff were r...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Water Meter Replacement Project Begins

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Garland Water Utilities has begun a multiyear capital improvement project to replace aging water meters throughout the city.

Water customers may see the City’s meter contractor, Compass Metering Solutions, working between streets and sidewalks in...

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City News (home)
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Trails and Bikeways Master Plan Survey

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The City needs you to take an online survey to help develop the plan for Garland’s future trails and bikeways.

We want to know your priorities for cycling, walking and using trails in Garland to help us establish goals and objectives for the Trails and Bik...

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City News (home)
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Garland Renters Have One of America's Fastest Routes to Home Ownership

Garland is among the nation's best cities for renters to quickly convert to home ownership.

Garland is listed as the second-best city in Texas and ninth-best in the nation for the time it takes renters to save enough money to convert to home ownership.

In an October story, "The Process of Becoming a Homeowner," the Dallas Business Journ...

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City News (home)
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Lawn Care Assistance Available

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The City of Garland Code Compliance Department is taking applications for the Lawn Care Assistance Program. This program will provide summer mowing for seniors (60 years of age and older) and disabled Garland homeowners who are physically and/or financial...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Check Out My Garland for City Services

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Click on the My Garland icon, available on the City’s home page. Enter a Garland address in the box to find out about a wide range of City resources, such as:

  • Your City Council District
  • Your Neighborhood Police Officer
  • The nearest fire station
  • The nearest Cit...
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Posted on: September 22, 2019

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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Posted on: September 22, 2019

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Brand Road Chosen for Sustainable Design Upgrades

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President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) to Muirfield Road

Brand Road will take on a new look in the near future. This section of Brand Road is part of the 2004 bond program and was selected for sustainable design. With the ample ROW and need...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Blue Cart Recycling for side

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Recycled materials are considered commodities, and the price of the recycled material goes up and down depending on market trends. The City of Garland is continuing its recycling program in the midst of market downturns and import bans on recycled materia...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Bragging rights as diverse as Garland itself

The Shores of Wellington neighborhood along the shoreline of Lake Ray Hubbard in Garland, Texas.

Being among the top 1% of suburban communities when it comes to diversity -- both in Texas and the nation -- is a key factor toward Garland's strong performance in other comparisons between cities.

For instance, the quality-of-life website livability.com r...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Garland Animal Services Recognized by Dallas County Health and Human Services

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Garland Animal Services was recognized by Director of Dallas County Health and Human Services Philip Huang and Manager of Environmental Health/Mosquito Control Scott Sawlis at the Garland City Council Nov. 5 Regular Meeting.

The animal shelter staff were r...

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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Garland Brings Home National and State Video Awards

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The City of Garland has earned numerous video awards at both the national and state level this year.

Garland earned one first-place trophy and five second-place awards from the 34th Annual Government Programming Awards, hosted by the National Association o...

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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Garland Renters Have One of America's Fastest Routes to Home Ownership

Garland is among the nation's best cities for renters to quickly convert to home ownership.

Garland is listed as the second-best city in Texas and ninth-best in the nation for the time it takes renters to save enough money to convert to home ownership.

In an October story, "The Process of Becoming a Homeowner," the Dallas Business Journ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Garland Earns Statewide Communications Awards

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The City of Garland is recognized for excellence in communications, earning six awards from the 2019 Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Conference in early June.

The Garland City Press brought home a TAMI Award in the External News...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

City Manager Bryan Bradford Named Living Legend

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U.S. Rep. Colin Allred was guest speaker of the event at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas.

“When you talk to him, you can sense his true adoration for Garland,” Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper said in presenting the award. “The City of G...

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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Bragging rights as diverse as Garland itself

The Shores of Wellington neighborhood along the shoreline of Lake Ray Hubbard in Garland, Texas.

Being among the top 1% of suburban communities when it comes to diversity -- both in Texas and the nation -- is a key factor toward Garland's strong performance in other comparisons between cities.

For instance, the quality-of-life website livability.com r...

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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities for Millennials

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Garland was named among the top 150 best cities in the U.S. for millenials in a recent report by personal finance website MillennialPersonalFinance.com.

Garland, which was ranked number 43 in the study, boasts some of the best resources for millennials liv...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Garland Named One of Move.org’s Best Cities for Raising a Family

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Move.org recently named Garland the eighth best city for raising a family, citing its low crime rate and affordability. With six recreation centers and more than 40 parks, the city is a favorite for families who want to enjoy the outdoors without ever lea...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

City of Garland Designated Playful City USA

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National nonprofit KaBOOM! has honored the City of Garland with a Playful City USA designation for the second time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop imp...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

New Ordinance Additions

On Nov. 19, 2019, the Garland City Council voted to amend Chapter 22 of the Garland Code of Ordinances. The major changes are as follows:

  • Any food establishment earning a score below 60 three times in an 18-month period may have their food permit permanent...
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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Holiday Events!

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Enjoy holiday events in Downtown Garland! Click the title links for more event information. 

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Posted on: September 2, 2019

Garland Quilt Guild Exhibit

Quilts!

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The Garland Quilt Guild makes its triumphant return to the Granville Arts Center - Gallery Space, displaying expert pattern-making and stitch work.

Tickets: free and open to the public, Monday-Friday, 10 ...

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Home - Arts
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Granville Stars on Broadway

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If you've experienced a live, theatrical performance at the Granville Arts Center, chances are you've experienced some of the nation's top professional talent.

Garland Summer Musicals has developed and rec...

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Home - Arts
Posted on: October 1, 2019

"Vision of the Arts" Destination Sculpture

The "Vision of the Arts" is a destination sculpture that will increase the awareness and the visibility of the arts, and will play a vital role in the economic development of Downtown Garland.In October 2014, the Garland Cultural Arts Commission...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

2019 GISD Senior Art Show/Competition Winners

The Garland Cultural Arts Commission announced the winners of the 2019 GISD Senior Art Show and Competition. Cash awards were presented during a reception on March 19 at the Granville Arts Center honoring all GISD students who entered the competition, as ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Toys for Tots Program Deadline Extended!

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Toys for Tots Program

Bradfield Recreation CenterCity of Garland

The deadline has been extended to Tuesday, Dec. 10!

APPLICATIONS:  

All applications need to be filled out with a copy of State ID & birth certificates and dropped off by Tuesday, D...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Puppy Paws and Santa Claws

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IS YOUR PUPPY ON THE NICE LIST?

Join us at Holford Recreation Center for an afternoon of fun with our furry friends. Enjoy making "pawliday" crafts, games, pictures with Santa, vendors and more. 

Remember, ticket prices go up from $5 to $...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

2020 Sweetheart Dance: Luau

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2020: Luau

The Sweetheart Dance will be held at The Atrium in Downtown Garland. Dads, granddads, and uncles, it's time to get your Luau on with your little princess! The evening included dinner, dancing, photo opportunities, and more!

If you have a sweethea...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss your thoughts and ideas for the future of Garland pools, Surf ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2019

Trails Master Plan & Survey

Rowlett Creek Greenbelt Trail

We want to hear from you. Find out more and take the survey today!

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Garland Body Shops (Fitness Centers)

Need to exercise more, but don't want to join a gym? Check out our Body Shops filled with great equipment for all skill levels and are a great, low-cost alternative to big, expensive gyms.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Stay in touch with us by following us on Instagram, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Recreation Centers

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Garland is home to six recreation centers. Each facility offers a variety of programs and services that are enjoyed by all.

Click on the image or the Recreation page link below. 

Find a Center near you!

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss your thoughts and ideas for the future of Garland pools, Surf ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Email for Beginners at the South Garland Branch Library

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Participation is free and open to adult Garland residents with a library account in good standing. 

10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Saturday, Nov. 23972-205-3931

Registration required, limited to 15 partic...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Cook the Book German-style at the South Garland Branch Library

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In order to register for the event, Cook the Book participants will choose a recipe from Biergarten Cookbook by Julia Skowronek. They will then prepare the recipe at home and bring it to be enjoyed in a buffet-style meal at the library by fellow participa...

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Holiday Maker Fest: Cross Stitch Ornaments at the Central Library

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6:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 12Central LibraryRegistration begins Wednesday, Nov. 27972-205-2502

Registration is required to attend each workshop. Registration begins two weeks prior to each workshop and can be completed in person or by phone at the library l...

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Pet Safety at the South Garland Branch Library

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Learn about dog-safe foods, leash safety, pet sitters/boarding, dog interactions, inclement weather, and medical preparedness.

7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 12South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

No registration required. This event is hosted by the Garland Pu...

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: November 23, 2019

Holiday Maker Fest: Snowman Ornaments at the North Garland Branch Library

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2:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14North Garland Branch LibraryRegistration begins Saturday, Nov. 30972-205-2803

Registration is required to attend each workshop. Registration begins two weeks prior to each workshop and can be completed in person or by phone at t...

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: November 30, 2019

Holiday Maker Fest: No-Sew Gnome and Scandinavian Wood Ornaments at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

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6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17Walnut Creek Branch Library Registration begins Tuesday, Dec. 3972-205-2587

Registration is required to attend each workshop. Registration begins two weeks prior to each workshop and can be completed in person or by phone at the ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Family Movie: The Lego Movie 2 at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

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Bring a blanket and attend a free movie with your family.

In The Lego Movie 2, five years have passed and everything is no longer awesome in Bricksburg. Aliens from the planet Duplo have invaded and are destroying everything faster than it can it be rebuilt. It will take all the courage and creativity Emmett, Lu...

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Library Spotlights Family
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Pet Safety at the South Garland Branch Library

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Learn the best ways to ensure the safety of your furry friend at this informational meeting co-sponsored by Garland’s Animal Services department.

Learn about dog-safe foods, leash safety, pet sitters/boarding, dog interactions, inclement weather, and medical preparedness.

7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 12South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

No registration required. This event is hosted by the Garland Pu...

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Library Spotlights Family
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Music, Movement and Making: A Special Storytime on the Square

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Join us for a festive music, movement, and holiday storytime on the Square in Downtown Garland.

Kids and families will learn about different holidays in the winter season through stories as well as sing songs, and use egg shakers to add percussion. Santa will be there!

10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14Downtown Garland - on the Square972-205-2516

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Art Explorers: Holiday Cutouts at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

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Attendees will learn about the Polish craft wycinanki, or paper cutting. Using a technique similar to paper snowflake creation, participants will be taught how to fold paper and make specific cuts that result in an evergreen tree shape. Hole punches will ...

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Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Family Movie: The Lego Movie 2 at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

Lego 2 movie poster

In The Lego Movie 2, five years have passed and everything is no longer awesome in Bricksburg. Aliens from the planet Duplo have invaded and are destroying everything faster than it can it be rebuilt. It will take all the courage and creativity Emmett, Lu...

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Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Music, Movement and Making: A Special Storytime on the Square

Drawing of stick figure kids dancing on a green background

Kids and families will learn about different holidays in the winter season through stories as well as sing songs, and use egg shakers to add percussion. Santa will be there!

10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14Downtown Garland - on the Square972-205-2516

Be aware tha...

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Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Decorate Holiday Cookies at the Central Library

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Participants at the event will each be given three pre-baked cookies and a variety of decorating ingredients such as frosting and sprinkles. Attendees may take their cookies home at the end of the night. 

6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18Central LibraryR...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Catch Pokémon and Earn Z-Crystals at the North Garland Branch Library

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Pokémon enthusiasts may visit the North Garland Branch Library to participate in a Pokémon-themed scavenger hunt. The scavenger hunt will consist of eight activities that will help patrons learn about their library. Participants will earn one Z-Crystal fr...

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Library Spotlights Teens

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Garland Approves Deal to Construct 350,000+ Square Feet of Flex Space near New Jupiter Miller Busine

Huntington Industrial Partners

Garland has approved a deal with Huntington Industrial Partners (HIP) to construct a fourth round of new commercial flex space in the heart of its core industrial district in the southwestern corner of the community. With this latest project, Huntington I...

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New Development Highlights
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Electronics Manufacturer Bringing 150 Jobs to Texas with Significant Investment in Garland

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Garland has approved a deal bringing an internationally-positioned electronics manufacturing and services company to Texas and its established and diverse family of manufacturers. All Quality and Services Inc. (AQS) makes computer components such as modul...

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New Development Highlights
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Garland Approves Land Sale and Secures $12+ Million Infill Housing Development

Kingsley Homes LLC

After lengthy negotiations, Garland has approved an exciting new townhome development in South Garland near the intersection of East Kingsley and Centerville Roads. As agreed, Kingsley Homes LLC will purchase 3.3 acres from the Garland Foundation for Deve...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Garland Approves New Commissary Kitchen Concept and Associated $2 Million Investment

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Following a string of exciting new development announcements, Garland has approved a deal with Revolving Kitchen to develop a large-scale commissary kitchen facility in the 500 block of Shepherd Drive. Over $2 million will be invested in the 60-year-old i...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Plastipak Packaging to Grow Garland Plant’s Capacity with $10+ Million Expansion

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Plastipak Packaging, a major producer and supplier of plastic bottles to internationally-branded companies such as Dr. Pepper, PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz and Procter & Gamble, will significantly expand their Garland manufacturing operation later this year. ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

German Automotive Components Manufacturer to Expand Garland Operations

Kirchhoff Automotive

Garland has approved a deal with Germany’s Kirchhoff Automotive to significantly grow their current operations, located at 3901 West Miller Road, from 94,000 to 115,000 square feet. As part of the project, $20+ million will be invested in the acquisition ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Canadian Window Manufacturer Expanding to U.S. with Significant Investment in Garland

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Garland has approved a deal with Canada’s Quest Window Systems to open the company’s first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility early next year. Anchoring the southern end of the city’s new Jupiter Miller Business Park, Quest USA, Inc. will occupy...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Garland Approves Sizable Expansion of Billion Dollar Digital Realty Data Center Campus

Digital Realty Expansion

Late last summer, Garland approved a deal with Digital Realty to develop a $1 billion data center campus on a 47.5-acre site located northeast of the intersection of Campbell Road and the President George Bush Turnpike. This week, Garland approved an expa...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

New Era Companies to Construct $25 Million North Garland Medical Center

North Garland Family Medical

Garland has approved a deal that will result in the development of a $25 million North Garland Medical Center at 7217 Telecom Parkway. This state-of-the-art medical facility will realize 95,000 square feet of healthcare space in a new 3-story building nea...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Holiday Fun!

Downtown Garland Holiday Lights

Garland has fun, festive events for the entire family this holiday season!

Visit historic Downtown Garland to enjoy the brightly lit Square every night through Dec. 31. More than 100,000 lights bring the holiday season to life. Whether you’re walking or dr...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

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Garland Civic Theatre's "A Tuna Christmas"

Garland CIVic theatre presents "A Tuna Christmas"

In this hilarious sequel to "Greater Tuna," it’s Christmas in the third-smallest town in Texas. Radio station news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yule...

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Posted on: November 3, 2019

Trails Master Plan & Survey

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Neighborhood Parking Enforcement

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Neighborhood parking problems are the most frequent source of resident complaints to the City. In the past, parking tickets were treated like traffic tickets – Class C misdemeanors with high fines and difficult enforcement procedures.

In late 2019, the Gar...

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Posted on: November 30, 2019

Cyclocross Pros Test Their Resolution at Winters Park

Cyclocross' Resolution Cross Cup comes to Winters Park Dec. 7 and 8

Riders from across the country will race specialty bikes through woods, sand, mud and other obstacles Dec. 7-8 for USA Cycling points, glory and a little cash. The ProCX elite national tour is the best American cyclocross racing has to offer. And when the...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Cease the Grease this Holiday Season

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The City of Garland is participating in the regional Holiday Grease Roundup, an annual campaign that addresses fats, oils and grease in the wastewater system. This program asks Garland residents to recycle their holiday cooking grease instead of pouring i...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

2019 Bond in Motion as Light Poles Replaced at Winters Park

The first light pole in a $3.2 million project at Winters Park is installed on Thursday, Dec. 5.

It's officially "in with the new" at Winters Park, where the first poles in a $3.2 million project to upgrade to LED lighting were installed Thursday, Dec. 5.

The Winters lighting project is on a strict timeline, starting Nov. 18, the day after t...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Garland Brings Home National and State Video Awards

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The City of Garland has earned numerous video awards at both the national and state level this year.

Garland earned one first-place trophy and five second-place awards from the 34th Annual Government Programming Awards, hosted by the National Association o...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Garland's Downtown Dine Around Lands Statewide Honors

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For spreading the buzz about local eateries to 23,000 people on social media, Garland’s Downtown Dine Around earned top honors from the Texas Downtown Association.

The Dine Around landed the People’s Choice Award at the association’s 2019 President’s Award...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Garland Celebrates Upgrades at Granger Recreation Center

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A $3.5 million reinvestment into a core facility in Garland's Parks and Recreation system was celebrated Friday, Nov. 15, as officials and guests cut the ribbon on the refurbished Granger Recreation Center.

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

2019 Garland Neighborhood Awards

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The Garland Neighborhood Awards are the City’s annual way to spotlight neighbors who make a difference as individuals and, when they combine their efforts, as neighborhoods.

The Oakridge Neighborhood Association, several dedicated volunteers and ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2019

The Latest Issue of the Garland City Press Is Online

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The November/December issue of the Garland City Press is on its way to your mailbox and available online

In this issue, learn about upcoming holiday activities, find out what's new in your neighborhood, get updates on road projects and other dev...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Trails and Bikeways Master Plan Survey

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The City needs you to take an online survey to help develop the plan for Garland’s future trails and bikeways.

We want to know your priorities for cycling, walking and using trails in Garland to help us establish goals and objectives for the Trai...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Check Out My Garland for City Services

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Click on the My Garland icon, available on the City’s home page. Enter a Garland address in the box to find out about a wide range of City resources, such as:

  • Your City Council District
  • Your Neighborhood Police Officer
  • The nearest fire station
  • The n...
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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Blue Cart Recycling

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Recycled materials are considered commodities, and the price of the recycled material goes up and down depending on market trends. The City of Garland is continuing its recycling program in the midst of market downturns and import bans on recycled materia...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Garland Symphony Orchestra - Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m.

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Garland symphony orchestra presents Holiday concert and carol sing-along - Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. granville arts center

Don't miss this annual holiday favorite from the Garland Symphony Orchestra! This concert also features performances of holiday favorites, t...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

"It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" - CORP

CORP presents "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

CORP PRESENTS "IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY" (DEC. 12-15)

PLAZA THEATRE

With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, this holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast!

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Rick Oden Park & Skatepark - Feedback & Survey

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Your feedback is wanted!

We want your feedback, thoughts, and ideas for Rick Oden Park and the Skatepark! 

Rick Oden Park Master Plan:For feedback on the overall renovation of Rick Oden Park, please email Parks & Recreation Email

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Skatepark Public Survey

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We would love to hear more from you. Fill out the survey and share with your friends. We want to know what you want for YOUR skatepark. 

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss your thoughts and ideas for the future of Garland pools, Surf ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Recreation Centers

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Garland is home to six recreation centers. Each facility offers a variety of programs and services that are enjoyed by all.

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Sales Tactics Focus on Drinking Water

Deceptive Practices Alert

The City of Garland Water Department often receives information that an internet company has advertised water testing service for water customers in North Texas.

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Zumba

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Forget the workout, remember the fun! Combine fast and slow rhythms to learn aerobic routines to the sounds of Latin and International music. Program is for ages 12 and up and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 972-205-3991 or ema...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Twinkle Toes Ballet

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Get a great start in ballet. Learn the basic terms and poses while developing rhythm, musicality, and discipline. Program is for ages 2 to 5 and meets on Wednesdays from 4:45 - 5:15 p.m. Call 972-205-2770 or email Bradfield for more information.

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Dance Fitness

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Experience a great cardio workout while learning the dance techniques to a variety of styles including ballet, jazz and hip-hop.  Program is for ages 11 - 14 and meets on Thursdays from 7 to 7:45 p.m.  Call 972-205-2771 or email Granger ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Basketball Camp

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Take a break to work on your game. Learn the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Program is for ages 8 - 13 and meets Dec. 27 and 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. Call 972-205-3090 or email Fields for more information.

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Jazzericse

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This high intensity mix of dance-based cardio and strength training provides an 800 calorie crushing total body workout. Program is for ages 18 and up and meets Monday through Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and Monday through Thursday at 6 p.m. Call 972-205-2772 o...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Restorative Yoga

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Through prescribed movements, improve flexibility, muscle strength, energy, and cardio health while sweating, smiling, laughing, and having fun. Program is for ages 16 and up and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 972-205-2721 or ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

AARP Driver Safety Program

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AARP offers an eye opening course based on the needs of the mature driver. Program is for ages 55 and up and meets on Dec. 12 from 12:50 - 5 p.m. Call 972-205-3305 or email the Senior Activity Center for more information.

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

#MakeYourMarkGarland

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Garland is a place for making your dreams come true! Explore the many ways you can Make Your Mark here, as well as how Garland makes its mark.



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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss your thoughts and ideas for the future of Garland pools, Surf ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

International Safety Award

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Garland Aquatics announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious “Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award”. Earning this award demonstrates that the aquatic facilities they operate consistently exceed industry standards in risk management and...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Skatepark Public Survey

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Garland Skatepark Survey

Link to the survey -  bit.ly/skategarland

We would love to hear more from you. Fill out the survey and share with your friends. We want to know what you want for YOUR skatepark. 

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss your thoughts and ideas for the future of Garland pools, Surf ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Garland Power & Light

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Visit the Garland Power & Light website.

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Water Utilities

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Environmental Waste Services

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