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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2018 Recreation Guide

LIFE Guide (Summer 2018)

The Summer 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes, summer camps and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is availab...

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Allen Community Ice Rink

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Holiday in Branson

ASRC Branson Trip

Come join Allen Senior Recreation Center on a bus tour to Branson, the "Live Music Show Capital of the World!" 

This 5-day, 4-night trip will bring you a rich array of music and comedy, and will be held from November 26-30. 

Enjo...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Paragon Casino | Resort Trip

Paragon Casino Trip

Join Allen Senior Recreation Center on a trip to the Paragon Casino | Resort from August 8-10 in Marksville, Louisiana!

The trip will include 2 nights at the Paragon Resort, deluxe motor coach transportation, luggage handling, $20 food voucher and $30 slot...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Ribbon Cutting Opens ASRC Garden and Trail

ASRC Ribbon Cutting

Allen Senior Recreation Center members now have more opportunities to get active outdoors with the official opening of a new garden and trail loop at the recreation facility.

Mayor Stephen Terrell and Allen City Council held a ribbon cutting ceremony of th...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: October 16, 2017

July/August 2018 Center-Link Newsletter

August 2018 Center-Link

The July/August 2018 edition of the Center-Link newsletter, which is Allen Senior Recreation Center’s events guide, is now available. 

The facility’s upcoming diverse programming includes educational opportunities, fun games an...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Reception to Honor New, Re-Elected Council Members

City Hall Plaza with blooming flowers

Allen City Council will welcome a new face on Tuesday, June 26 as Lauren Doherty replaces Debbie Stout in Place No. 3.

Doherty was elected June 16 following a runoff. She has lived in Allen since 2005, serves as PTA President at Beverly Elementary in Plano...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Council Approves Alma Drive Intersection Improvements

Alma Project Map

A plan to improve the traffic flow on Alma Drive will move forward following a unanimous vote from Allen City Council.

During the June 12 meeting, council members voted to award a $2.3 million contract to construct Phase 2 of the Alma Drive Project. Among ...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Seven Things You Didn't Know about Your Trash

side view of CWD trash truck

Allen’s waste services provider is applauding residents for all the things they didn’t throw in the trash can last year. Here's a breakdown of some of the annual statistics Community Waste Disposal shared with Allen City Council on May...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. Community Services

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2018 Recreation Guide

LIFE Guide (Summer 2018)

The Summer 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes, summer camps and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is availab...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Allen to begin Audible Monthly Siren Tests

sirens

Beginning June 6, Allen Fire Department will perform an audible monthly test of the city’s warning sirens. Tests will take place at noon on the first Wednesday of every month. Tests will not be performed during severe weather events. If Allen is experienc...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 24, 2018

This Pool Season, Practice Chemical Caution

picture of a pool with ladder descending into water

Follow the advice of the Poison Center Network to prevent burns, breathing problems and more.

Concentrated pool chemicals, when mixed with water, create a type of bleach similar to that purchased in the supermarket. They can cause burns to the eyes, throat...

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Safely dispose of chemicals in Allen's HHW prog Fire Department

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Ford Pool

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Ford Pool Special Events (Summer 2018)

Swimming in Pool

Ford Pool will be making a splash this summer by offering a wide variety of fun, special events for all ages!

Discounted Pricing Special EventsThroughout the summer, a variety of discounted pricing special events, from Memorial Day Weekend to Father's Day ...

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Ford Pool
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Summer 2018 Recreation Guide

LIFE Guide (Summer 2018)

The Summer 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes, summer camps and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is availab...

Read on...

Ford Pool

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Joe Farmer Recreation Center Bridge Closures

JFRC Bridge

The north and south bridges at Joe Farmer Recreation Center are being replaced, resulting in temporary bridge closures.

Demolition will begin on the facility’s north bridge the week of April 2. During construction, the north entrance to Joe Farme...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2018 Recreation Guide

LIFE Guide (Summer 2018)

The Summer 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes, summer camps and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is availab...

Read on...

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

June Family Movies

June Movies

Join us each Tuesday in June at 2 p.m for a movie!  No ticket required!

June 5 - The Jungle Book (PG) 2016

June 12 - Trolls (PG) 2016

June 19 - Despicable Me 3 (PG) -2017

June 26 - My Little Pony: The Movie (PG) 2017

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Always Available

cloudlibrary

Did you know you have access to reading material even when the library is closed? We have an eBook and eAudiobook service available called cloudLibrary.  It's always available and it's free with your library card!  You'll have access to ...

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Try cloudLibrary Library - Main
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Library Closed for Independence Day

American Flag

The Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day.  For your convenience, no materials are due while the library is closed.  We will reopen at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 5.

Visit Allen News Library - Main

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

2018 Summer Sounds Concert Series

Summer Sounds Concerts 2018

What could be better after a long Monday than spending the evening with family and friends over a picnic dinner in Bethany Lakes Park outside of Joe Farmer Recreation Center, enjoying live music filtering through the evening air?

The Summer Sounds Concert ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 8, 2018

2018 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

AllenUSA.org

The City of Allen has your summer covered by once again throwing DFW’s biggest summer party with Dallas’ best party bands!

Keeping the tradition of being “First to the Fourth,” the 2018 Market Street Allen USA Celebr...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Ford Pool Special Events (Summer 2018)

Ford Pool

Ford Pool will be making a splash this summer by offering a wide variety of fun, special events for all ages!

Discounted Pricing Special EventsThroughout the summer, a variety of discounted pricing special events, from Memorial Day Weekend to Father's Day ...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Ribbon Cutting Opens ASRC Garden and Trail

ASRC Ribbon Cutting

Allen Senior Recreation Center members now have more opportunities to get active outdoors with the official opening of a new garden and trail loop at the recreation facility.

Mayor Stephen Terrell and Allen City Council held a ribbon cutting ceremony of th...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Joe Farmer Recreation Center Bridge Closures

Bridge Replacement at Joe Farmer Recreation Center

The north and south bridges at Joe Farmer Recreation Center are being replaced, resulting in temporary bridge closures.

Demolition will begin on the facility’s north bridge the week of April 2. During construction, the north entrance to Joe Farme...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Allen Historic Water Station Wins TOMA Award

TOMA Award

For the second year in a row, Allen Parks and Recreation has been presented with a TOMA Award from the Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute for completing a project that has advanced the City of Allen’s parks system.

The Allen Historic Water St...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 16, 2018

STEAM Recreation Programs Make Learning Fun

STEAM Programming

Summer will be here before we know it, and many parents are already looking for fun and educational camps and classes for children when school is out on break.

The Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engine...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2018 Recreation Guide

LIFE Guide (Summer 2018)

The Summer 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes, summer camps and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is availab...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2018 Recreation Guide

LIFE Guide (Summer 2018)

The Summer 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes, summer camps and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is availab...

Read on...

The Edge Skate Park and Visitors Center

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