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Allen Community Ice Rink

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

Congratulations to the Snow Jobs in Their Win Against the Tapeworms

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The stage was set, the ice was ready and the Snow Jobs were ready to take on the Tapeworms for the coveted Dentler Cup.

The Tapeworms immediately felt the pressure against the Snow Jobs as soon as the puck hit the ice.... Read on...

City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

Roadway Construction to Begin on Ridgeview Drive Between Alma and Stacy Road

In advance of the much anticipated Watters Branch Community Park, roadway construction and improvements were approved to begin in the area, creating key connections for the park.

Construction will include extending the... Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

The Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium will under-go renovation of the Locker Rooms beginning September 8

The Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium will under-go renovation of the Locker Rooms beginning September 8, 2014. Renovations will include upgrading elements in the Men’s and Women’s Shower/Locker Rooms including new slip resistant... Read on...

Library - Main

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

Armchair Travelers Visit Persia - Tuesday, September 30

Come travel to Persia without ever leaving Texas! Registration required.

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

Library Catalog Unavailable Wednesday, October 1

The Library catalog will be down Wednesday, October 1 for a scheduled software upgrade and will be available as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Noontime Pageturners Book Club - Wednesday, October 1

This month's selection is "Still Life with Bread Crumbs" by Anna Quindlen.

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

Writing Workshop Part 1: Develop Your Writing Voice - Saturday, October 4

This 2-part program lead by local author Jenny Martin will discuss the important aspects of writing a novel and getting published. Registration required.

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Cash Management Workshop - Sunday, October 5

Are your current cash strategies likely to achieve your goals? Are you on track? The Financial Planning Association (FPA) will hold a special workshop in order to help you sort through the confusion. Registration required.

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

Amenities Building Closed September 22-24

The Amenities Building will be closed September 22-24 for yearly scheduled maintenance.

Posted on: August 1, 2014

Allen Senior Recreation Center Weekend Hours of Operation Change

Through a comprehensive evaluation of operations at the Allen Senior Recreation Center, findings have revealed that utilization by members is extremely low on Saturdays. To ensure that operations are appropriately staffed in... Read on...

Allen Senior Recreation Center website
Posted on: May 27, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns National Gold Medal Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

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ALLEN, TX, May 27, 2014 – The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has announced that the City of Allen’s Parks and... Read on...

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Posted on: May 23, 2014

Rowlett Creek Trail Underpass Temporarily Closed May 29


The US 75 Trail Underpass at Rowlett Creek will be closed beginning May 29, for the US 75 widening project. The closure is expected to last several months.

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Pentatonix Headline Market Street Allen USA Celebration


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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Police Department

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Posted on: August 13, 2014

Mark Your Calendar for the National Drug Take Back Iniative

The Allen Police Department (APD) in cooperation with the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will host its eleventh National Drug Take Back Initiative (NTBI) on Saturday, September 27. The event runs from 10 a.m. to... Read on...

Allen Drug Take Back Day

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