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Posted on: November 6, 2019

We Need Your Input!

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

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

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

Garland Storm Recovery Continues

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Cleanup and recovery continues in Garland following the Oct. 20 EF2 tornado. City inspections indicate 174 residential and commercial structures were damaged with 16 deemed unsafe.

Through the combined efforts of volunteers, area nonprofits and City servic...

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City News (home)
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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City News (home)
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Water Meter Replacement Project Begins

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

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

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

Trails and Bikeways Master Plan Survey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lawn Care Assistance Available

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

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Check Out My Garland for City Services

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

  • Your City Council District
  • Your Neighborhood Police Officer
  • The nearest fire station
  • The nearest Cit...
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City News (home)
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: April 17, 2019

Blue Cart Recycling for side

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

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Bragging rights as diverse as Garland itself

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

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

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

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Posted on: November 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: 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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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Bragging rights as diverse as Garland itself

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

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

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

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Excellence Made Here
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities for Millennials

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

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

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

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

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

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Posted on: 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: 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: November 3, 2019

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

"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

CORP PRESENTS "iT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY" (dEC. 12-15) - pLAZA tHEATRE

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

Tickets:

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Home - Arts
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Holiday Events!

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

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Home - Arts
Posted on: October 14, 2019

"The Nutcracker"- Tickets On Sale

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Dallas Ballet Company presents "The Nutcracker" - Granville arts center, brownlee auditorium

Tickets to Dallas Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker" (Dec. 6-15) will go on sale to the public beginning Nov. 1, 10 a.m. Tickets may be...

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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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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: 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: October 6, 2019

3rd Annual Toys for Tots Program

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Toys for Tots Program

City of Garland Parks & Recreation

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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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Home - Parks and Rec
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 1, 2019

Rick Oden Park & Skatepark - Open Meetings & Survey

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November Meetings

Rick Oden Park Master Plan and Skatepark Plan

We want your feedback! Please join us at these meetings to speak directly with your elected and appointed officials to communicate your feedback on the proposed concept plans for Rick Oden Park...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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. 

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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News Flash

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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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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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Holiday Maker Fest: Gingerbread House Ornaments at the South Garland Branch Library

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6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration begins Tuesday, Nov. 19972-205-3931

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

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Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Christmas on the Square: Free Holiday Crafts and meet Paddington!

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Stop by the Library booth for information about library services and meet Paddington Bear from the popular children’s picture book series by Michael Bond. Visit the Friends of the Library booth for an additional craft.

5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec....

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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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Library Spotlights Family
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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Library Spotlights Family
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: November 13, 2019

Christmas on the Square: Free Holiday Crafts and meet Paddington!

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Children can make free holiday crafts and meet Paddington Bear at the Library booth during the City of Garland’s Christmas on the Square event.

Stop by the Library booth for information about library services and meet Paddington Bear from the popular children’s picture book series by Michael Bond. Visit the Friends of the Library booth for an additional craft.

5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5Downtown...

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Library Spotlights Family

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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: November 13, 2019

Christmas on the Square: Free Holiday Crafts and meet Paddington!

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Stop by the Library booth for information about library services and meet Paddington Bear from the popular children’s picture book series by Michael Bond. Visit the Friends of the Library booth for an additional craft.

5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5Downtown...

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Library Spotlights Kids

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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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Library Spotlights Teens
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

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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: November 6, 2019

Christmas on the Square Thursday, Dec. 5

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Garland’s 2019 tree lighting ceremony kicks off Christmas on the Square Thursday, Dec. 5!

Join school carolers for hot chocolate and the lighting of the official Christmas tree from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come early and carpool!

The fun doesn&rsquo...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

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Garland Civic Theatre - Dec. 5-22

Garland Civic Theatre's "A Tuna Christmas"

Garland CIVic theatre presents "A Tuna Christmas"

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

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Posted on: November 2, 2019

Christmas on the Square

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Join us for our holiday tradition! Find out more here.

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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 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: 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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  • The nearest fire station
  • The n...
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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Blue Cart Recycling

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

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

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Posted on: 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: November 1, 2019

Rick Oden Park & Skatepark - Open Meetings & Survey

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November Meetings

Rick Oden Park Master Plan and Skatepark Plan

We want your feedback! Please join us at these meetings to speak directly with your elected and appointed officials to communicate your feedback on the proposed concept plans for Rick Oden Park...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Skatepark Public Survey

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Garland Skatepark Survey

Link to the survey -  

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

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey

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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey & Public Input Meetings

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

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Recreation Centers

Audubon Recreation Center

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: November 1, 2019

U Can Paint

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Learn color mixing, brush strokes, and time saving techniques with the guidance of Master Artist. Paint with confidence, improve your artful eye, and complete an oil painting on canvas.  All art supplies provided. $20 supply fee payable to instru...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Thanksgiving Camp

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It is time to get out and play!  Enjoy an exciting week of team building games, sports, arts & crafts, a field trip, and more.  Program is for ages 7 to 11 and up and meets November 25 - 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Call 972-20...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Cheer Combo

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Ready, okay!  Perform floor exercises, games, backbends, front and back tumbling skills, splits, and more while learning the basics of cheerleading, gymnastics, and tumbling.  Program is for ages 2 - 12 and up and meets on Mondays.&n...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Chair Exercise

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Pull up a chair and exercise. These chair exercises are simple modifications of familiar exercises and a gentle way to build muscle strength and stay flexible.  Program is for ages 55 and up and meets on Mondays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. ...

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PRCAD - Programs
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Uniquely Made Cards

Homemade greeting cards

Discover the art of creating cards and paper crafts in this one day course.  Learn how to add your personal touch to gifts and cards with different textures and embellishments.  Program is for ages 16 and up and meets on Tuesdays from 6:...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Lil' Tots Soccer

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Have a ball! Learn the beginner skills of the sport including stopping the ball with the foot, dribbling, passing, and kicking in a non competitive environment.  Program is for ages 3 - 5 and meets on Wednesdays from 4 to 4:40 p.m.  Call...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Boxing

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 Learn proper stance, movements, and offensive techniques while conditioning your mind and body.  Full body movements help tone muscles and build strength while optimizing your cardiovascular system.  Program is for ages 6 and u...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Country Western Dance Night

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Enjoy a night of live music, dancing, and light refreshments. Program is for ages 55 and up and meets on the first and third Thursday each month at 7 p.m.  Call 972-205-3305 or email Carver Senior Center for more information.

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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

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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Garland Aquatics Master Plan Survey Stay Connected Spotlights - Aquatics
Posted on: May 20, 2019

International Safety Award

Bradfield Pool (3)

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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Stay Connected Spotlights - Parks and Rec
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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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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