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Posted on: January 14, 2020

District 2 Discussion: New Year's Eve Noise

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Join District 2 City Council Member Deborah Morris and Police Chief Jeff Bryan at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Central Library, 625 Austin St., to discuss the City’s ongoing efforts to end the use of illegal fireworks and celebratory gunfire. Cou...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

New Municipal Judges Sworn In

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The ceremony for Associate Judge Natalie Banuelos and Presiding Judge John Sholden was a formal welcome by the Garland City Council that conducted interviews and made their appointments. The Honorable David J. Schenck, Fifth District Court of Appeals Just...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Annual Sweetheart Dance: Feb. 1

This year’s Sweetheart Dance is set for Saturday, Feb. 1, at The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St.

Dads, granddads and uncles, experience a magical evening with your little sweetheart. The evening includes dinner, dancing, a p...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Latest Issue of Garland City Press Now Available

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The January/February issue of the Garland City Press is on its way to your mailbox and available online.

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City News (home)
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Garland eAssist – Your Shortcut to City Services

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Garland eAssist is an easy way for residents to connect with the City to submit service requests and see other nearby requests in progress. The service is available 24/7 via the website portal at GarlandTX.gov or the free mobile app available from the App...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Garland Welcomes New Animal Services Director

Art Munoz, Garland Animal Services Director

Art Munoz officially joined the City as the Animal Services Director on Monday, Jan. 6. Art has spent the last 15 years with the SPCA of Texas Animal Cruelty Unit managing criminal investigations. As Chief Investigator, he acted as the advocate for abused...

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City News (home)
Posted on: December 18, 2019

34th Annual Kids’ Christmas Shopping Spree

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On Sunday, Dec. 8, 104 Garland children were each given $175 to spend on holiday gifts for themselves or other family members at the 34th Annual Kids’ Christmas Shopping Spree, organized by the Garland Fire Fighters Association.

Much of the money...

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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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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: September 22, 2019

Website Personalization Now Available!

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: December 11, 2019

Don't Go Tarpless!

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When planning a trip to the City of Garland Transfer Station or the Hinton Landfill to dispose of bulky waste or other debris, please remember to secure your load with a tarp. Vehicles hauling waste to these sites must be enclosed or be secured and covere...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

2020 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Calendar

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A digital copy of the 2020 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Calendar is available here.

Find a downloadable 1-page copy of the 2020 Recycling Schedule here.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City of Garland Recycling Program

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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 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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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: December 30, 2019

"Much Ado About Nothing"

CORP's "Much Ado About Nothing"

The Company of Rowlett Performers (CORP) presents this Shakespearean comedy about misunderstandings, love, and deception in Messina, Italy.

Show dates/times: Thursdays-Saturdays, Feb. 13-22 at 8 p.m. Plaza Theatre (521 W. State Street, Downtown Garland)Tic...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

GISD Faculty Art Show

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Enjoy a free art exhibit featuring amazing works from GISD faculty members!

Admission: free and open to the public.

The Granville Arts Center Gallery Space (300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland) is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and during performance...

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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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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 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, Uncles or any other father-figures, it’s time to get your Luau on with your little princess! The evening included dinner, dancing, photo opportunitie...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Summer Job? Work for PRCAD!

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Where is your Summer taking you?

Looking for a fun summer job? We are searching for Day Camp Counselors, Lifeguards, Guest Services Staff and Swim Instructors for next summer! Apply online at Careers.GarlandTX.gov.

Community Pools and Surf & Swim

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Home - Parks and Rec
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Citywide Trails Interactive Map

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Are you a visual person? This interactive map will help us understand exactly where your priorities are for cycling, walking and citywide trails in Garland. 

Follow the instructions and answer the questions using the...

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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.

Find the right Body Shop for you... Home - Parks and Rec
Posted on: November 3, 2019

Trails Master Plan & Survey

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

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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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News Flash

Posted on: December 21, 2019

ESL Conversation Class at the South Garland Branch Library

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The Nicholson Memorial Library System will introduce ESL conversation classes beginning Jan. 8. The class will meet weekly and will be geared toward improving general English skills in a casual setting. Attendees may practice their conversation skills in ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Cook the Book African American Style at the South Garland Branch Library

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In order to register for the February event, Cook the Book participants will choose a recipe from Sweet Home Cafe, a cookbook of African American recipes. They will then prepare the recipe at home and bring it to be enjoyed in a buffet-style meal at the l...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Job Application Class at the Central Library

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6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, Central LibraryRegistration opens Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m.972-205-2502

Registration is required and limited to 10 participants age 16 and older.  Due to planned construction, event locations are subject to change. P...

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Getting started with Google Docs at the South Garland Branch Library

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A Google account is required to attend.

10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 15South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 1.  972-205-3931

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

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Desktop and File Management at the Central Library

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Gain an understanding of the three major sections of a desktop, learn how to open and close files, folders and programs, and distinguish between file types.

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18Central LibraryRegistration opens 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4.972-205-2501

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Adult Book Club: Before We Were Yours at the South Garland Library

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Library staff and attendees will discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate and enjoy light refreshments. 

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20. South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Senior Social Hour: Jerry Barlow, Celtic Guitar Player and Storyteller at the Central Library

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Mr. Barlow is a guitarist who performs Celtic music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Britain. He uses fingerstyle techniques that imitate instruments, like the harp, bagpipes, and fiddle, for which the music was originally written. He is also a storytel...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Adult Craft Workshop: African-Inspired Picture Frames at the South Garland Branch Library

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Mud cloth designs consist of simple motifs that have specific meanings. Participants may choose from a selection of provided motifs. 

2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29South Garland Branch Library Registration opens Saturday, Feb. 15972-205-3931

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Posted on: December 21, 2019

Super Saturdays Debut at South Garland Branch Library

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Families with children of all ages can enjoy free playtime and STEAM activities at the South Garland Branch Library’s new weekly event, Super Saturday.

Super Saturday will largely consist of free playtime but may incorporate themes and elements from traditional storytime. Activities may include sensory bins, blocks and Lego®, toy cars, pretend play, coloring sheets, STEAM challenges, and a selection of b...

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Posted on: December 21, 2019

Sensory-Friendly Stortyimes at the South Garland Branch Library

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Families with children ages 12 and younger with special needs are invited to attend sensory-friendly storytimes each month at the South Garland Branch Library.

Storytime gives children the freedom to move, sing, and play within a structured program. The sensory-friendly storytimes will be interactive and feature a visual schedule, carpet squares, fidget toys, and earmuffs. The events will focus on built-in playt...

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Posted on: December 21, 2019

Sensory-Friendly Stortyimes at the South Garland Branch Library

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Storytime gives children the freedom to move, sing, and play within a structured program. The sensory-friendly storytimes will be interactive and feature a visual schedule, carpet squares, fidget toys, and earmuffs. The events will focus on built-in playt...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Art Explorers: African American History at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

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Attendees at the February event will learn about Ms. Thomas and her expressionist paintings. Attendees will then use tempera paint to create a field painting using the work of Ms. Thomas as inspiration.

2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1 Walnut Creek Branch Libra...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Books and Beyond: Land of Stories at the Central Library

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Participants at the February event will enjoy activities inspired by the Land of Stories series including constructing a portal book cover, creating a peg doll inspired by one of the characters, writing an original story based on a provided prompt, design...

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Sensory-Friendly Stortyimes at the South Garland Branch Library

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Storytime gives children the freedom to move, sing, and play within a structured program. The sensory-friendly storytimes will be interactive and feature a visual schedule, carpet squares, fidget toys, and noise-reduction headphones. The events will focus...

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Little Art Explorers at the South Garland Branch Library

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Little Art Explorers will support early child development by integrating activities that build motor skills, increase vocabulary, improve symbol recognition, and encourage emotional awareness. Attendees will focus on the process of making art rather than ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Tween Scene: Papermaking

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Participants at the February events will learn how to make new paper out of recycled newsprint and office paper. Tweens can emboss their newly-made paper with buttons, letters, seeds, and other decorative items before taking it home to dry. 

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Stranger Things Party for Teens at the Central Library

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Attendees can enjoy 80s tunes while making Stranger Things crafts like slogan buttons, Demogorgon finders, and 80s cropped T-shirts. Snacks will be provided. 

6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19Central Library972-205-2516

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

$25 Million Food Production Expansion Project Secures 250 New Jobs for Garland

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A proposed $25 million expansion project has been approved under the Texas Enterprise Zone Program after being officially nominated by the City earlier this year. As approved, Kraft Heinz Food Company will make a major new capital investment in Garland an...

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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

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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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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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Posted on: February 22, 2019

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

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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

Plastipak Packaging

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

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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

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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: January 3, 2020

The Wall That Heals Is Coming to Garland

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The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Garland Thursday, Feb. 27, through Sunday, March 1. The exhibit will be on display at Audubon Park, 342 W. Oates Road,&a...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Resolve to Reduce Waste and Recycle Right

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The new year, a time when many people concern themselves with reducing the size of their waist, is also a time to remember to reduce your waste.

Extending the life of our landfill and preserving our environment involve more than recycling. It starts with r...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Garland Civic Theatre

Garland Civic Theatre's "The Rat Pack Lounge"

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Frank, Dean, and Sammy are up in heaven, but God tells them they left unfinished business back on Earth. Frank made an unfulfilled promise to Vic, the o...

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Posted on: December 22, 2019

Garland Symphony Orchestra

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Garland symphony orchestra presents Cristiana pegoraro - feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. - granville arts center

Concert V of the "Music that Grows on You" 2019-20 Season features internationally-acclaimed pianist Cristiana Pegoraro. This performance also inc...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Swim Garland Employment Opportunities

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Looking for a fun job?

Are you needing a fun summer job? Garland Aquatics is looking to hire Lifeguards, Pool Managers, Guest Services Staff, Swim Instructors and more. 

Apply online at Careers.GarlandTX.gov

For certification training inf...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

State of the City Tuesday, Jan. 28

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Get on Garland’s inside track to start off 2020. Don’t miss this chance to hear about our plans to deliver on your $423.7 million bond commitment, get all the latest from Mayor Scott LeMay and speak directly with representatives of City departments.

The op...

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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 201...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

2019 Food Excellence Award Winners

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The City of Garland Health Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Food Sanitation Excellence Awards. These winners scored in the top 5% of their class on unannounced food inspections during the previous year.

View the full list of winner...

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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: December 18, 2019

Waste Wizard

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Use the Waste Wizard tool at GarlandWasteWizard.com to find out how to correctly dispose of and properly recycle hundreds of items.

It is important to remember that not all items are recyclable. And even if an item is recyclable, it may bot belong in your ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Waste Placement Guidelines

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  • Please leave at least 4 feet of space between items for collection, including green trash carts, blue recycling carts, and brush and bulky goods.
  • Avoid placing waste near the mailbox, electrical and cable boxes, phone pedestals, sprinkler heads, overhangin...
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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 - Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m.

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Garland symphony orchestra presents Cristiana Pegoraro - Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. - granville arts center

Concert V of the "Music that Grows on You" 2019-20 Season features internationally-acclaimed pianist Cristiana Pegoraro. This performance also inc...

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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: 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: May 27, 2019

Don't Be Fooled by Utility Scams

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Scammers may pose as City employees threatening to disconnect electric and/or water service unless immediate payment is made.

Be suspicious of anyone calling to demand payment over the phone, and be aware of the following:

  • The City does not have an 800, 888...
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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Garland's Combined Utility Bill

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With the City of Garland's combined utility bill, customers have the convenience of paying for all City utility services at one time each month.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Energy Conservation Tips

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Learn how to reduce your energy consumption today and save money on your utility bill.

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Dramapalooza

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Join us at the Granville Arts Center on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. for a musical production performed by adults with disabilities. The program allows the participants the opportunity to learn lines, songs, dances, and more. The performance is free and grea...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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Join Carver Senior Center for a free celebration of the life Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a one-man hit play featuring Steven Lowenstein. Program is for ages 55 and up and meets on Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. Call 972-205-3305 or email the Carver Senior Center ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Mommy, Me & Yoga

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Parents and little ones will shape up through prescribed posture and poses, meditation and controlled breathing. Dad's welcome too! Program is for ages 1 to 4 and meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to Noon. Call 972-205-2721 or email Hollabaugh ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Holiday Wreath Making

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Build a beautiful holiday wreath using a variety of ribbons, textures and decorations. Program is for ages 18 and up and meets Wednesday, Jan. 8 from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Call 972-205-2772 or email Holford for more information.

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Square Dancing

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Learn all the different steps to help you gracefully conquer the dance floor. Program is for ages 18 and up and meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Call 972-205-3090 or email Fields for more information.

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Adult Basketball Leagues

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Games held on Saturdays for the Men’s League and Sundays for the Women’s League at Granger Recreation Center. Team registrations only.  Program is for ages 18 and up. Call 972-205-2771 or email Granger for more information.

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Parent's Night Out

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Drop the kids off for a night of games, sports, inflatables, arts and crafts, Xbox tournaments, and karaoke. Program is for ages 6 to 12 and meets on Friday, Jan. 10 from 5:30 - 10:30 p.m. Call 972-205-2770 or email Bradfield for more information.

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Preschool Adventures

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Learn the basic skills you need to be ready for kindergarten with structured lesson plans and interactive activities. Program is for ages 2 to 5 and meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call 972-205-3991 or email Audubon for more inform...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Build Garland!

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Garland voters approved a $423,700,000 bond program in 2019. Learn about the projects and get updates as they progress.


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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: December 20, 2019

Swim Garland Employment Opportunities

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Looking for a fun job?

Are you needing a fun summer job? Garland Aquatics is looking to hire Lifeguards, Pool Managers, Guest Services Staff, Swim Instructors and more. 

Apply online at Careers.GarlandTX.gov

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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: December 20, 2019

Swim Garland Employment Opportunities

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Looking for a fun job?

Are you needing a fun summer job? Garland Aquatics is looking to hire Lifeguards, Pool Managers, Guest Services Staff, Swim Instructors and more. 

Apply online at Careers.GarlandTX.gov

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