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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Día de los Muertos Friday, Nov. 1

Dia de los Muertos 2019

Join us at Garland's historic Downtown Square for the third annual Dia de los Muertos event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1.

This one-of-a-kind event features colorful cultural performances by Los Matachines and various Garland ISD and I.L. Texas stu...

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Posted on: October 12, 2019

Tree Power Free Tree Giveaway

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The Tree Power Free Tree program teams Garland Power & Light with the Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department to provide a free tree to Garland residents in an effort to conserve energy and beautify the community.

Trees will be availab...

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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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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: September 3, 2019

Flu Shots Available at Garland Public Health Clinic

Flu shots are available at the Garland Public Health Clinic, 206 Carver St.

The Garland Public Health Clinic, 206 Carver St., has received its first shipment of vaccine for the 2019-20 flu season. Flu shots are available from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays for children and adults, including seniors, who are insured. Call 972-205...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

City Council Approves Award of Bond Projects

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The Garland City Council approved the award of two 2019 Bond Program projects Sept. 3.

  • The architectural design and construction administration for the $12 million Animal Shelter
  • The construction and installation of LED lighting for the soccer fields at Win...
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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Check Out My Garland for City Services

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  • Your City Council District
  • Your Neighborhood Police Officer
  • The nearest fire station
  • The nearest Cit...
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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Trails and Bikeways Master Plan Open House Events

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The City is hosting two open house events as part of a call for input into its Trails and Bikeways Master Plan.

We want to know your priorities for cycling, walking and using trails in Garland. We’ll provide a brief presentation and interactive stations on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2019

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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: 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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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Garland a Best Place for Money Savers

The Gatewood neighborhood did their part to make Garland a Best Place to Live by creating a communit

Garland continues to stack up as a wise investment, as it was ranked No. 3 in the country in financial services website GOBankingRates’ recent list of “The 20 Best Places to Live If You’re Trying to Save Money.”

The ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities to Buy a Family Home

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Garland was named among the best cities in the country to buy a family home by personal finance website SmartAsset.com.The study ranked Garland number 19 out of the 100 biggest cities in the U.S.

To rank the best cities, the study analyzed six data points:...

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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: 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: 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: 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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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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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: October 14, 2019

Garland Aquatics Public Engagement Events

Aquatics Master Plan Flyer for November 12 and November 13

We want to hear from you!

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss the future of Garland pools, Surf & Swim, and other amenities for the Aquatics Master Plan. &...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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 14, 2019

"The Nutcracker"- Tickets On Sale Nov. 1

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Dallas Ballet Company presents "The Nutcracker."

Tickets to Dallas Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker" will go on sale to the public beginning Nov. 1, 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased at

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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: September 28, 2019

Dia de los Muertos

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Join us in honoring past loved ones at this FREE event. Find more details by clicking on the link below.

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Posted on: October 6, 2019

3rd Annual Toys for Tots Program

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Toys for Tots Program

City of Garland Parks & Recreation

MISSION:

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November, and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christm...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Garland Aquatics Public Engagement Events

Aquatics Master Plan Flyer for November 12 and November 13

We want to hear from you!

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss the future of Garland pools, Surf & Swim, and other amenities for the Aquatics Master Plan. &...

Find out how...

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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 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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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 22, 2016

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

It's a Mystery!

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Displayed books will be wrapped in plain brown paper to disguise their identity and only the first line of the book and mystery subgenre will be written on the wrapping.  Included with the book will be a ‘Case Notes’ card wher...

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Stomp Rockets Workshop at the Central Library

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 A stomp rocket is a small rocket that is placed on a launcher and powered by stepping on an air pump. Participants at the library’s Stomp Rockets Workshop will use a provided pattern to assemble and decorate a paper rocket. They may then take th...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Adult Craft Workshop: Rock Magnets at the South Garland Branch Library

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Workshop participants will use acrylic paints to decorate the rocks with personal designs before adding the magnets. 

2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens Saturday, Oct. 26972-205-3931

Each adult craft workshop fea...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

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

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In order to sign up for the November event, Cook the Book participants will choose a recipe from "Meatless in Cowtown" and register their dish with the librarians at the South Garland Branch Library. They will then prepare the recipe at home and...

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Library Computer Classroom: Internet for Beginners at the Central Library

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The instructor will introduce the Internet browsers and select websites, discuss Internet safety and engage students with activities. Students will learn the basic parts of the Internet browser and become familiar with the Google search engine interface. ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Senior Social Hour: Dorayne Breedlove, Native American Storyteller at the Central Library

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In addition to the art of storytelling, Ms. Breedlove is well-versed in music, puppetry, and theatre, and has been performing for more than 20 years. For this appearance, Ms. Breedlove will present “Living the Life of Aloha,” which wil...

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Canine Enrichment: Stimulating Your Dog's Brain at the South Garland Branch Library

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Amanda Fedric will discuss how to mentally stimulate your dog to help alleviate symptoms of boredom and understimulation, such as chewing, barking, excess energy, and destructive behaviors.  Longevity treats and problem solving for dogs will also...

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Adult Book Club: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine at the South Garland Branch Library

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Library staff and attendees will discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and enjoy light refreshments. 

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

Search for the book: http://ow.ly/YpM150wPlTD

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Stomp Rockets Workshop at the Central Library

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Summer Reading may have ended, but adults and families can continue having space-themed fun by building and launching their own rockets this October.

 A stomp rocket is a small rocket that is placed on a launcher and powered by stepping on an air pump. Participants at the library’s Stomp Rockets Workshop will use a provided pattern to assemble and decorate a paper rocket. They may then take th...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Canine Enrichment: Stimulating Your Dog's Brain at the South Garland Branch Library

Picture of a large brown dog with white paws for Doggie 101

Learn how to engage your dog's brain in order to provide a better mental quality of life.

Amanda Fedric will discuss how to mentally stimulate your dog to help alleviate symptoms of boredom and understimulation, such as chewing, barking, excess energy, and destructive behaviors.  Longevity treats and problem solving for dogs will also...

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Let’s Go to the Movies: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse at the South Garland Branch Library

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Families can enjoy free movies at the Nicholson Memorial Library System’s South Garland Branch Library this fall.

The next event in the program series, Let’s Go to the Movies, consists of a screening of 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. In the film, Miles Morales is a teen in New York struggling with school and friends. After Miles encounters original Spiderm...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Fall Storytimes for Children and Families

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The Nicholson Memorial Library System announces Fall Storytimes for children and families, Aug. 19 through Nov. 23, 2019.

Central Library625 Austin St., 972-205-2516Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.)        Mondays, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.)          Mondays, 11 a.m.

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Art Explorers: Straw Loom Weaving at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

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Attendees at the November event will construct their own looms out of drinking straws, then feed separate strands of yarn though each straw to create the warp and wrap the yarn around the straws to make the weft. Participants will continue this method of ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Books and Beyond: “Take Apart” Technology

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Attendees at the November event will take apart obsolete or nonfunctioning pieces of technology, such as old computers, keyboards, and phones, and analyze the parts they find inside. A functioning laptop will be made available for participants to look up ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Let’s Go to the Movies: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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The next event in the program series, Let’s Go to the Movies, consists of a screening of 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. In the film, Miles Morales is a teen in New York struggling with school and friends. After Miles encount...

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Library Spotlights Kids
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Fall Storytimes for Children and Families

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Central Library625 Austin St., 972-205-2516Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.)        Mondays, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.)          Mondays, 11 a.m.

North Garland Branch ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Tween Scene: Indigenous Wall Hangings

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God’s Eyes are traditional spiritual objects among many indigenous American peoples. They are similar in appearance to macramé wall hangings.

6:30 p.m., Nov. 7South Garland Branch Library972-205-3933

6:30 p.m., Nov. 14North Garland Bran...

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Teens “Take Apart” Technology at the Central Library

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Attendees will exercise their STEAM technology skills by taking apart obsolete or nonfunctioning pieces of technology, such as old computers, keyboards, and phones, and analyze the parts they find inside. A functioning laptop will be made available for pa...

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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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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: October 21, 2019

Garland Storm Damage Update - Wednesday, Oct. 23

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Garland Power & Light has restored power to all tornado-affected customers who can safely accept electric service. Customers without power should check their meter bases to make sure they are not damaged or pulled away from the home. If the meter base...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Garland Civic Theatre - Oct. 17-Nov. 3

Garland Civic Theatre's "Dial 'M' for Murder"

Garland CIVic theatre presents dial 'M' for murder

Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice wants to have his wealthy wife, Margot, murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance in this twist-filled thriller from Garland Civic Theatre

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  • Thursd...
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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Dia de los Muertos

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Join us in honoring past loved ones at this FREE event. Find more details here.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Trails and Bikeways Master Plan Open House Events

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The City is hosting two open house events as part of a call for input into its Trails and Bikeways Master Plan.

We want to know your priorities for cycling, walking and using trails in Garland. We’ll provide a brief presentation and interactive stations on...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween

The spookiest time of the year is right around the corner, and the City of Garland wants ghouls and goblins of all ages to celebrate safely. Read these safety reminders before heading out into the night this Halloween.

Trick or Treating

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Garland a Finalist for the Texas Downtown Association Awards

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Garland’s Downtown Dine Around has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 President’s Awards Program, sponsored by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA), and received its People’s Choice Award.

The Downtown Dine Around was ch...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Flu Shots Available at Garland Public Health Clinic

Flu shots are available at the Garland Public Health Clinic, 206 Carver St.

The Garland Public Health Clinic, 206 Carver St., has received its first shipment of vaccine for the 2019-20 flu season. Flu shots are available from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays for children and adults, including seniors, who are insured. Call 972-205...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities to Buy a Family Home

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The study ranked Garland number 19 out of the 100 biggest cities in the U.S.

To rank the best cities, the study analyzed six data points:

  • five-year change in median home values
  • five-year change in median rent costs
  • percentage of homeowners who are burdened by...
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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:

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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 - Nov. 15

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Garland symphony orchestra presents Sarah Tucker, soprano - Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. granville arts center

Garland Symphony Orchestra's Concert II of its “Music that Grows on You” Season features Sarah Tucker, soprano.

This concert will also include Skalkottas' &...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Garland Quilt Guild - Free Exhibit

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Garland Quilt Guild presents free exhibit

oct. 9-Dec. 15, Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland

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

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Garland Aquatics Public Engagement Events

Aquatics Master Plan Flyer for November 12 and November 13

We want to hear from you!

The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department wants to hear from you! You are invited to share and discuss the future of Garland pools, Surf & Swim, and other amenities for the Aquatics Master Plan. &...

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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. 

Share with EVERYONE! 


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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: October 1, 2019

Fitness Plus

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Keep your body moving. This low impact aerobics class is designed to increase flexibility, maintain healthy joints, tone muscles, improve cardiovascular fitness, and invigorate. Program is for ages 55 and up and meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays f...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Writing Tutoring

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Write what's right. Sharpen up your writing skills with instruction geared to help you succeed. Learn different ways to write creatively and how to edit your work. Program is for ages 6 and up and meets Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Call 972-205-3090 or...

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Posted on: October 1, 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: October 1, 2019

Karate

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Employ hand strikes and kicks with swift and calculated movements used to disable or subdue an opponent. Focus on the flow of kata, self defense, sparring, and weapons.  Program is for ages 8 and up and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Times vary...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Adult Coloring Class

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Coloring isn't just for kids. Research shows that coloring can help you explore feelings, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, and reduce anxiety. Refreshments provided. Program is for ages 55 and up and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

You Can DIY!

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Create a new and unique project each class including home decor items for the living room, kitchen, garden, and more. Build your crafting confidence and express your individual style through personalized do it yourself activities.  Program is for...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Homeschool Archery

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Learn to shoot the competition style compound bow from a National Archery in the Schools Program Instructor. Focus on basic skills, technique, safety, and the use and maintenance of equipment.  Program is for ages 8 to 14 and up and meets on Tues...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Ballroom Basics

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Let your feet feel the music. Learn the basic techniques and steps of popular partnership dances including the foxtrot, rumba, and swing. Develop rhythm, style, and confidence in a comfortable learning environment.  Program is for ages 18 and up ...

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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: 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: 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

Wynne Pool

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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Visit the Environmental Waster Services website.

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