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City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: April 11, 2014

Advisory Update (4/23): Migratory Bird Nesting Mitigation Efforts

Cattle Egret

Reminder April 23, 2014: Allen Parks and Recreation Department is employing preventive measures including the use of visual deterrents and noisemaking devices to discourage migratory bird settlement at Celebration Park in... Read on...

Migratory Bird Information
Posted on: April 16, 2014

Bray Central Drive Getting a Roadway Makeover

In the coming months, Bray Central Drive will undergo construction to not only widen the roadway for increased capacity but also to receive a unique upgrade to its traffic flow. Currently a two-lane road, the roadway... Read on...

Roundabouts
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Great American Cleanup on Saturday, May 3 - New Location!

Throw away large trash items at Allen Commerce Parkway (at Chelsea Parkway, just North of Allen Premium Outlets) or do some shredding and electronics recycling in the Allen City Hall parking lot on Saturday, May 3 from 8 a.m... Read on...

2014 Great American Cleanup
Posted on: March 31, 2014

Seasonal Watering Restrictions Extended

Effective through April 30, Stage 3 Seasonal Watering Restrictions will be extended due to low lake levels and as we continue a 10% Reduction Goal for this stage. Customers may use sprinklers or irrigation systems once every... Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2014

Portions of kidMania Playground at Celebration Park Closed for Renovations

Portions kidMania playground at Celebration Park will be closed for major renovations through the beginning of May.


Community Services

1 Story
Posted on: August 1, 2013

Allen Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC) Open Thursdays from Noon to 2 p.m.

Allen Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC) is open to all residents of Allen and Plano age 18 years and older with a corresponding photo ID. All residents are encouraged to bring their own bag to the center for the collection of... Address and Rules for ACRC

ACRC Website

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

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Posted on: April 15, 2014

Joe Farmer Recreation Center Will Be Closed April 20 - April 27 for Annual Maintenance

Joe Farmer Recreation Center will be closed April 20 in observance for Easter Sunday. The facility will also be closed Monday, April 21 - Sunday, April 27 for annual maintenance.


Keep Allen Beautiful

2 Stories
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Come to the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, May 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Throw away large trash items at Allen Commerce Parkway or do some shredding and electronics recycling at Allen City Hall from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 3rd. Other items can be donated to our vendors such as athletic... Read on...

2014 Great American Cleanup Flyer
Posted on: August 1, 2013

Allen Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC) Open Thursdays from Noon to 2 p.m.

Allen Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC) is open to all residents of Allen and Plano age 18 years and older with a corresponding photo ID. All residents are encouraged to bring their own bag to the center for the collection of... Address and Rules for ACRC

ACRC Website

Library - Main

2 Stories
Posted on: April 23, 2014

Noontime Pageturners - "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini

Bring a lunch and a friend and join us for a lively discussion! We offer a relaxed environment where you can share the joy of reading.

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Posted on: April 23, 2014

Discover a Healthier You - Super Summer Salads

Test your knowledge of different types of lettuces; find out about food safety and choosing healthy salad ingredients; and compare fast-food salads to making your own. Registration required.

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Parks & Recreation

4 Stories
Posted on: April 11, 2014

Advisory Update (4/23): Migratory Bird Nesting Mitigation Efforts

Cattle Egret

Reminder April 23, 2014: Allen Parks and Recreation Department is employing preventive measures including the use of visual deterrents and noisemaking devices to discourage migratory bird settlement at Celebration Park in... Read on...

Migratory Bird Information
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Joe Farmer Recreation Center Will Be Closed April 20 - April 27 for Annual Maintenance

Joe Farmer Recreation Center will be closed April 20 in observance for Easter Sunday. The facility will also be closed Monday, April 21 - Sunday, April 27 for annual maintenance.

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Pentatonix Headline Market Street Allen USA Celebration

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Vocal sensations and winners of season three of NBC's The Sing-Off, Pentatonix, will headline this year's Market Street Allen USA Celebration presented by Texas Health Presbyterian Allen, set for Saturday, June 28, at... Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2014

Portions of kidMania Playground at Celebration Park Closed March 24 - April 25 for Renovations

Portions of the kidMania Sprayground area at Celebration Park are closed for renovation for improvements such as new safety surfacing and a “wavy seat wall” being installed. Summer is just around the corner and all of us... Read on...



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