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Posted on: June 13, 2019

City Website App Available

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The City of Garland’s new website is designed for optimal mobile use. A mobile app is available to make it easier to access the content you use most often.

In the Google Play Store, search for “Garland.” In the Apple Store, search for the CivicMobile app a...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Road Closures Beginning June 7

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Lane Closures at Garland Road and Shiloh Road Beginning June 7

Garland Road at the intersection of Shiloh Road will be under construction from 7 p.m. Friday through 7 a.m. Monday, beginning Friday, June 7. A minimum of one lane of Garland Road will remain ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Neighborhood Leader Meet & Greet

June Neighborhood Leader 2019

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St.|Cost: FREE

You will hear City updates, network with neighborhood leaders from across Garland and learn of possible opportunities for your neighborhood. Dinner is provided, ...

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

Summer Nutrition Program

Summer Nutrition Program 2019 poster - details in text below

The City of Garland continues to support the Summer Nutrition Program to ensure the youth in the community continue to receive a meal during the summer break.

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Firewheel Golf Park to Host 2019 Texas Women’s Open

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In this championship event, 144 professional and amateur golfers will play for a $50,000 projected purse and a Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour exemption.

“The Bridges Course has truly shown itself to be a championship facility,” Director of Golf ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

The City of Garland Is Seeking Crossing Guards for the 2019-20 School Year

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The City will host a hiring event Friday, July 19, at Holford Recreation Center, 2314 Homestead Place. There will be an informational session from 1 to 1:30 p.m. followed by on-site interviews from 1:45 to 4 p.m.

Participants are required to apply online f...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Apply Now for Boards and Commissions

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They serve in an advisory or quasi-judicial capacity, providing information directly to the Garland City Council. From planning and development to multicultural events, boards and commission members advise on a range of City services.

The City will accept ...

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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: 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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City News (home)
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Recent Sales Tactics Focus on Drinking Water

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The City of Garland has received information that companies that sell water filtration systems are advertising free at home water testing services for our water customers. Wes Kucera, Managing Director of Garland Water and Wastewater Utilities, reminds re...

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

Garland City Council Swears in Newly Elected Members

Outgoing Mayor Lori Dodson with newly sworn-in Mayor Scott LeMay, and Council Members Jerry Nickerso

In a special meeting May 15, the Garland City Council quickly put the will expressed by voters into action, authorizing the start of projects from a $423.7 million May 4 bond election and swearing in a new Mayor and four Council Members elected from that ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

GP&L's LED Streetlight Upgrades on Schedule

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GP&L’s program to upgrade all of its 16,000 streetlights to energy-efficient LEDs is on schedule.

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Garland Launches "Make Your Mark" Website

Garland City Council Celebrates "Make Your Mark" Campaign Kickoff

Many of us have considered Garland one of the best-kept secrets in the Metroplex, as several news reports have mentioned recently. But the secret is out!

The City of Garland has launched a new campaign to spread the word and encourage you to Make Your Mark...

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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 22, 2016

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 th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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News Flash

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Brand Road Chosen for Sustainable Design Upgrades

Location

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: 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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Excellence Made Here
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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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Outstanding Texan

B.J. Williams, former Garland City Councilman

State Representative Rhetta Andrews Bowers (HD 113) was pleased to have Linda Griffin, B.J. Williams and Ricky McNeal at the 2019 African American Legislative Summit to accept the Texas Legislative Black Caucus Outstanding Texan Award. Ms. Griffin, Mr. Wi...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Garland Brings Home State Video Awards

Awards presented to the City of Garland at the November 2018 Texas Association of Telecommunications

The City of Garland brought home 10 trophies from the annual statewide Government Programming Awards. The awards were presented at the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (TATOA) conference in early November.

Garland was a finalis...

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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: April 30, 2019

GP&L Receives National Communications Award

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Garland Power & Light's communications team was recently recognized with a national award presented by the American Public Power Association.

Excellence in Public Power Communications awards are presented by the national association at its Customer Con...

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Excellence Made Here
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: May 1, 2019

Measles

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PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE ON MEASLES

From January 1 to February 21, 2019, 159* people from 10 states (CA, CO, CT, GA, IL, NJ, NY, OR, TX, and WA) have been reported as having measles. Five outbreaks (defined as three or more linked cases) have been reported, in...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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: November 22, 2016

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

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Children's Theater at the Plaza Theatre

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children's theatre in downtown Garland

The Plaza Theatre in Downtown Garland (521 W. State Street) will host many live theatrical performances for children during the summer months. Check out the fun performances below!

  • "Les Miserables" School Edi...
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Home - Arts
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Mark Mullino Art Exhibit at the Granville Arts Center

Local Music Director Mark Mullino presents ornate paintings and visual art inspired by classic Broadway musicals and his personal experiences. 

Tickets: free and open to the public, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and during performances at the Gran...

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Home - Arts
Posted on: June 4, 2019

2019-20 Cultural Arts Grant Program

The Garland Cultural Arts Commission, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2019-20 Grant Program for local arts groups, historic preservation organizations, and other artistic entities.

Applications may be picked up beginning Thursday, Aug. 1 at the Granville A...

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Home - Arts
Posted on: November 22, 2016

"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 play a vital role in the economic development of downtown Garland.In October 2014, the Garland Cu...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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: June 22, 2019

Play After Dark - Teen Night

Teens, want a fun night out at Bradfield Recreation Center? PlayStreets is coming with a new Teen Night called, Play After Dark, where teens 13 and up will play basketball, Madden 2019 tournament, swimming in the pool, and more. June 28 and July 19 from M...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Pickleball Thursdays at Fields Recreation Center

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Pickleball, a mix of tennis and ping-pong, is finding rising popularity in the Dallas area. Join in on the fun at Fields Recreation Center on Thursdays during Open Gym from 9 to 11 a.m. You might be surprised at how much fun you'll have! Just drop in, no ...

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Home - Parks and Rec
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. 

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Summer Nutrition Program

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The City of Garland continues to support the Summer Nutrition Program to ensure the youth in the community continue to receive a meal during the summer break.

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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: June 21, 2019

Adult Spelling Bee at Intrinsic Brewery

Adult Spelling bee

Teams will be given a word and allowed to consult with their teammates for 30 seconds before signaling the bee judges that they are ready to spell. Each correctly spelled word will result in one point. Incorrect words will result in the loss of a point. T...

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Summer Reading Program Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Adult Summer Reading Workshop: Galaxy Tote Bags at the North Garland Branch Library

Adult Summer Reading Workshop Galaxy tote

Participants at this event will use acrylic paint, glue, glitter, and rhinestones to produce the galaxy effect on the tote bags. Attendees are advised to keep the use of paint in mind when dressing for the event. All paint and other supplies will be provi...

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Summer Reading Program Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Adult Summer Reading Movie: Galaxy Quest at the South Garland Branch Library

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In Galaxy Quest, the former cast members of a space-themed television series must reprise their roles in the real world when an alien race needs help defeating a reptilian warlord.

2:30 p.m., Saturday, July 13South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

The fil...

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Summer Reading Program Library Spotlights Adults

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Family Storytime at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

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Family Storytimes are for children and families on Tuesdays, 7 p.m. June 4 through July 23.

Both the Walnut Creek and South Garland Branches have family storytimes.

Please see the schedule below for all storytime times and locations:

Central Library625 Austin St., 972-205-2516Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.)       &nbs...

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Library Spotlights Family
Posted on: April 27, 2019

Family Storytime at the South Garland Branch Library

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Family Storytimes are for children and families on Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. June 8 through July 27

Both the Walnut Creek and South Garland Branches have family storytimes.

Please see the schedule below for all storytime times and locations:

Central Library625 Austin St., 972-205-2516Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.)       &nbs...

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Library Spotlights Family
Posted on: June 1, 2019

Family Movie: WALL-E

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

In WALL-E, Earth has been abandoned by mankind. WALL-E the robot cleans up the planet by collecting trash. WALL-E enjoys listening to music and finding trinkets but is lonely until EVE, a reconnaissensce robot, arrives to find out if Earth can support lif...

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Posted on: June 22, 2019

Art Explorers: Paint Galaxies at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

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Attendees at the July event will make painted galaxies using acrylic paint, brushes and sponges, and black paper. They will add white stars to the finished paintings by gently tapping a brush with white paint. 

2:30 p.m., Saturday, July 6Walnut Cr...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Block Party at the Central Library

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Block Party at the Library is designed to help children test their building skills and stretch their imaginations while having fun. The program challenges participants to use building blocks to create unique structures within one hour. 

3 p.m., Tu...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Mad Science: Moon Odyssey

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2:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 26South Garland Branch Library972-205-3933

2:30 p.m., Thursday, June 27Walnut Creek Branch Library972-205-2585

2:30 p.m., Friday, June 28Central Library972-205-2516

2:30 p.m., Saturday, June 29North Garland Branch Library972-205-28...

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Summer Reading Program Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Family Movie: WALL-E

Wall-e Sensory Movie

In WALL-E, Earth has been abandoned by mankind. WALL-E the robot cleans up the planet by collecting trash. WALL-E enjoys listening to music and finding trinkets but is lonely until EVE, a reconnaissensce robot, arrives to find out if Earth can support lif...

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Library Events & Programming page Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Garland Symphony Orchestra visits Preschool Storytime

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STEAM learning has become a dominant part of both national and local school district curriculums and teaches kids science, technology, engineering, art, and math in fun and engaging ways. Children attending these events will learn about music as an art fo...

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Library Events & Programming page Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: April 27, 2019

Summer Storytimes for Children and Families

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Please see the schedule below for all storytime times and locations:

Central Library625 Austin St., 972-205-2516Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.)        Mondays, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.)     &...

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Library Spotlights Kids

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Tween Scene: Interactive Harry Potter Film Screening

Tween Scene Interactive Harry Potter Movie

Attendees at the July events will receive bags of props to use during the screening. The bags will include wands, noisemakers, paper airplanes, and a Hogwarts train ticket, in addition to snacks. Tweens will be prompted when it is time to use their props....

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Library Events & Programming page Library Spotlights Teens

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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

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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

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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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Additional Info... New Development Highlights
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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News Flash

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Sounds of Summer Concert Series 2019

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When: 7 to 9:30 p.m. every other Friday night from May 31 to July 12

Where: Historic Downtown Garland Square – 520 W. State St.

Cost: Free. Bring some cash for vendors!

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"Mamma Mia!" - June 14-23

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Garland Summer Musicals presents "Mamma Mia!"

June 14-23, Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland

"Mamma Mia!" - the smash hit musical based on the songs of legendary pop group ABBA, opens the 2019 Season on June 14 ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2019

2019 Pool Season

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Garland 2019 Summer Pool Season

Summer is here! Time for the pool season. Check out the hours and season schedule below.

 

Surf & Swim

Operating Hours: M-Sat: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.Season Dates: May 25-27, June 1-Aug.11, Aug. 24-25, Aug. 31-S...

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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 a...

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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 10, 2019

Apply Now for Boards and Commissions

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They serve in an advisory or quasi-judicial capacity, providing information directly to the Garland City Council. From planning and development to multicultural events, boards and commission members advise on a range of City services.

The City will accept ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

City Website App Available

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The City of Garland’s new website is designed for optimal mobile use. A mobile app is available to make it easier to access the content you use most often.

In the Google Play Store, search for “Garland.” In the Apple Store, search for the CivicMobile app a...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

The City of Garland Is Seeking Crossing Guards for the 2019-20 School Year

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The City will host a hiring event Friday, July 19, at Holford Recreation Center, 2314 Homestead Place. There will be an informational session from 1 to 1:30 p.m. followed by on-site interviews from 1:45 to 4 p.m.

Participants are required to apply online f...

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Posted on: May 27, 2019

Summer Nutrition Program

Summer Nutrition Program 2019 poster - details in text below

The City of Garland continues to support the Summer Nutrition Program to ensure the youth in the community continue to receive a meal during the summer break.

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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: June 10, 2019

Neighborhood Leader Meet & Greet

June Neighborhood Leader 2019

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St.|Cost: FREE

You will hear City updates, network with neighborhood leaders from across Garland and learn of possible opportunities for your neighborhood. Dinner is provided, ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Sounds of Summer Concert Series 2019

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When: 7 to 9:30 p.m. every other Friday night from May 31 to July 12

Where: Historic Downtown Garland Square – 520 W. State St.

Cost: Free. Bring some cash for vendors!

Bring blankets, chairs, water/soda, snacks, bug spray and sunblock. Also bring some cash ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

The City of Garland Is Seeking Crossing Guards for the 2019-20 School Year

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The City will host a hiring event Wednesday, July 19, at Holford Recreation Center, 2314 Homestead Place. There will be an informational session from 1 to 1:30 p.m. followed by on-site interviews from 1:45 to 4 p.m.

Participants are required to apply onlin...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Recent Sales Tactics Focus on Drinking Water

photo of water sloshing

The City of Garland has received information that companies that sell water filtration systems are advertising free at home water testing services for our water customers. Wes Kucera, Managing Director of Garland Water and Wastewater Utilities, reminds re...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

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"Les Miserables" School Edition - July 3-7

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Dallas Young Artists presents "Les Miserables" School Edition

July 3-7, Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland

Students of the Dallas Young Artists Summer Camp present the School Edition of the Victor Hugo classic "Les M...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" - July 19-28

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Garland Summer Musicals presents "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"

July 19-28 at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland

"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" -  The Broadway and Film classic opens on July 1...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Sounds of Summer Concerts

Concert Stage in the Square with banners and band playing on stage.

DATES: 

every other Friday night: May 31, June 14, June 28, and July 12

TIMES: 

7 to 9:30 p.m

LOCATION

Downtown Garland Square - 520 W State Street

COST:

Free. Bring a little extra for vendors!

GARLAND 2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

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Posted on: April 6, 2019

Garland Summer Camps

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STARS Summer Camp 

Dates: Session 1: June 3 to 28 and Session 2: July 8 to Aug. 2

Times: Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Ages: 6 to 12

Fee: $75 per child per session

Location(s):

Bradfield Recreation Center, 1146 Castle Dr.

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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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News Flash

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Movie in the Park: Space Jam

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Join us for a free movie, "Space Jam" at Central Park.

Film: 

Space Jam

Date: 

Saturday, July 13

Time: 

Dusk (around 9 p.m.)

Location:

Central Park, 1310 W Avenue F, Garland, TX 75040 (Click for map)

Cost:

Free

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Sounds of Summer Concert Series: Havana NRG

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Garland's free Summer Concert Series

Garland’s Sounds of Summer Concert Series is back! Don't miss this exciting way to spend a summer evening under the beautiful Texas stars.

-FREE- family friendly series. Festivities begin at 7:00 p.m. with an assortment ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Duck Creek Adventure Camp

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The great outdoors!  Discover and participate in local group adventures. Outdoor activities include repelling, archery, rock climbing, disc golf, and outdoor cooking. This is an amazing opportunity to develop new skills, find friends with common ...

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PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Volleyball Camp

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Pass, set, spike!  Learn the basic skills through effective and organized instruction. Develop fundamental ball handling abilities including passing, serving, setting, blocking, spiking, and defense. Improve your game and have fun while gaining v...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Fields Summer Camp

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Don't miss out on a fun-FIELDS summer. Beat that summertime boredom with days packed with exciting group games, sports, arts and crafts projects, and a field trip. Make lasting memories while meeting new friends, being active, and having tons of fun. Regi...

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PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Blakey Tae Kwon Do

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Leadership, Integrity, Fighting, and Exercise.  Learn the fluid movement of kicks, punches, and jumps while adding other martial arts for well rounded physical fitness and self defense training. Hold yourself to a higher standard as you achieve n...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Bollywood Dance Fitness

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Fitness with a twist!  Combine the music and dynamic choreography of a variety of Bollywood dance styles for a workout you will love.  Kick off each workout with yoga stretches that improve flexibility followed by unique movements that h...

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Posted on: May 3, 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. Utilizing the principles of fitness interval and resistance training, maximize caloric output, fat burning and to...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Chair Yoga

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Pull up a chair! Many of the mind and body benefits of yoga can be experienced with the support of a chair. Class includes breathing, gentle stretching, and modified poses that improve respiration, circulation, flexibility, and muscle tone. Develop better...

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PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Summer Dramapalooza

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It's a Dramapalooza Summer Extravaganza! Get a sneak peek at the songs and choreography for next year's performance. Join Director Lory for an afternoon of acting games, singing, dancing, and more! Pack a snack and get ready for a great time. Program is f...

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News Flash

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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News Flash

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: November 28, 2018

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Skatepark Public Survey

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Garland Skatepark Survey

Link to the survey -  http://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: November 28, 2018

Garland Power & Light

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Visit the Garland Power and Light website.

Learn More Stay Connected Spotlights - Utilities
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Water Utilities

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Visit the Water Utilities website.

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Environmental Waste Services

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Visit the Environmental Waster Services website.

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

SmokeTesting Starts on June 2019

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Water Utility crews will begin Smoke Testing on June 28.  Using inert, non toxic smoke, crews can see if there are breaks in sewage pipes.

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