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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Halloween Skate

Summer Open Skate Event

Get in the spirit of Halloween at Allen Community Ice Rink!

A special "Halloween Skate" is being held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 at Allen Community Ice Rink.

There will be candy, raffles and much more. All on-ice particip...

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Allen Community Ice Rink
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

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The Fall 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 available...

Read on...

Allen Community Ice Rink

News Flash

Posted on: September 11, 2018

Mardi Gras Trip (Shreveport/Bossier City)

2019 Mardi Gras Louisiana Trip

Join Allen Senior Recreation Center on a trip to celebrate Mardi Gras at the 13th Annual Red River Mardi Gras Bash from February 22-24, 2019 in Shreveport/Bossier City! 

The festivities will include visits to a float-loading party, a bakery making...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
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: October 16, 2017

September/October 2018 Center-Link Newsletter

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The September/October 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 ga...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Avoid the Hassle: Vote Early!

election

Election Day is November 6, but you can cast your ballot October 24 through November 4.Registered Collin County voters may use any Collin County early voting location, including two in Allen: the Allen ISD Service Center (1451 N. Watters Road) and the All...

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Visit the Collin County Elections website. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Scare Up Some Fun at these 7 Halloween Events

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From spine-chilling movies to costume parties for pets, here are 7 ways to make your Halloween “spook-tacular.”

  1. Turn a typical pumpkin into a high-speed racer for The Edge’s Pumpkin Derby, Oct. 28. Open to ages 6-17. Optional ...
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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Allen City Manager Honored for 40 Years of Service

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City Manager Peter Vargas was recognized by Allen City Council on Oct. 9 for reaching four decades of public service, including 19 with the City of Allen.

Vargas joined Allen in 1999 and led the city through an unprecedented period of growth. He helped dev...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Council Honors Outgoing Board Members, Welcomes Newcomers

mayor stephen terrell shakes the hand of an outgoing board member

City of Allen boards, commissions and committees have some new faces this fall. More than 75 of these council-appointed volunteers advise the City Council on a variety of issues from tourism to parks to economic development.

Joining City boards in 2018 are...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: October 10, 2018

USPS Wants Input on New Allen Postal Facility

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The United States Postal Service is asking for feedback on plans to build a new postal facility in Allen.

USPS Real Estate Specialist Sandra Rybicki presented two options during the Oct. 9 Allen City Council meeting. The first would relocate the Allen main...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: October 2, 2018

New Right Turn Lane Coming to McDermott Drive and US 75

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Temporary delays will lead to smoother traffic flow at one of Allen’s busiest intersections. Beginning the week of October 8, a city contractor will start construction of a new right turn lane from westbound McDermott Drive to northbound US 75. Crews will...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 29, 2018

Good News! Water Rate Increase Will Be Smaller than Expected

Allen Aerial Shot with Water Tower

Allen residents will get some relief from an expected 10% increase in the City’s water rates.

Thanks to budgeting changes made by North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD), the City of Allen will pay less than expected for the wholesale water it purchas...

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Learn more about Allen's water system. Community Services

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 11, 2018

Yoga Poses With Wet Noses

Puppy Yoga

Join the Allen community for yoga with your dog at this FREE event!

A new event called "Yoga Poses with Wet Noses" is being held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 27 in the southwest grassy area along Rivercrest Boulevard located behind Do...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Pumpkin Splash Patch

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

Pick your Halloween pumpkin from a floating pumpkin patch!

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium is hosting a "Pumpkin Splash Patch" from noon to 3 p.m. on October 20.

Swim and choose your Halloween pumpkin and stick around after to decorate it. 

Chil...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Halloween Bash at the Nat

Halloween at the Nat

Join Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium for a night of Harry Potter fun and adventure! 

The "Halloween Bash at the Nat" is happening from 7-10:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium.

There will be a photo booth, you can build...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

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The Fall 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 available...

Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash

Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash

Dress up your dog for some Halloween-themed fun!

The Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash is being held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. from October 28 at Bethany Lakes Park.

You and your furry friends will be treated to games, "arfs" and crafts, costume contest and more...

Read on...

Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

Life-in-Allen-Fall-2018-Guide-Website-Photo

The Fall 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 available...

Read on...

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2018

Spruce up Your Yard with Trees for Allen

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An annual program offering discounted trees to Allen residents is underway this month.

Trees for Allen offers quality, affordable trees to Allen residents thanks to a partnership between Keep Allen Beautiful and Allen Parks and Recreation. The $60 trees ar...

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See more news at AllenNews.org! Keep Allen Beautiful

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News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2018

ALLen Reads 2018

ALLen Reads 2018

Allen joins cities across the country participating in a community "one book" project that involves everyone reading and discussing the same book.  There are also events related to the themes of the main book selection.

The main book: &q...

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About ALLen Reads Library - Main
Posted on: October 1, 2018

What's coming to On Stage @ APL in October

Civic Auditorium

From history, to musical entertainment and much more!  You're sure to find something that fits your interests.

Here's what's coming to On Stage @ APL:

Thursday, October 4 - Celebrating Differences, An ALLen Reads event

Sunday, October 7 - Allen Phil...

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Visit Allen News Library - Main
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Library Closed for Staff Development

APL Closed

The Library will be closed Friday, November 2 for staff development.  No materials will be due while the Library is closed.  We will reopen Saturday, November 3 at 10 a.m.

Look at upcoming events! Library - Main

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 11, 2018

Yoga Poses With Wet Noses

Puppy Yoga

Join the Allen community for yoga with your dog at this FREE event!

A new event called "Yoga Poses with Wet Noses" is being held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 27 in the southwest grassy area along Rivercrest Boulevard located behind Do...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Pumpkin Derby

Pumpkin Derby

Think your pumpkin has what it takes to outrace the competition?!

The Allen Pumpkin Derby will take place from noon-2:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 at The Edge Skate Park and Visitor Center.

This is a fun-spirited event with side-by-side races fe...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Pumpkin Splash Patch

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

Pick your Halloween pumpkin from a floating pumpkin patch!

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium is hosting a "Pumpkin Splash Patch" from noon to 3 p.m. on October 20.

Swim and choose your Halloween pumpkin and stick around after to decorate it. 

Chil...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 20, 2018

2018 Arbor Day Celebration

2018 Arbor Day Celebration

Arbor Day is a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care. 

The City of Allen will be having its annual Arbor Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 27 at Country Meadows Park!

Tree plantings, educatio...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Halloween Skate

Summer Open Skate Event

Get in the spirit of Halloween at Allen Community Ice Rink!

A special "Halloween Skate" is being held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 at Allen Community Ice Rink.

There will be candy, raffles and much more. All on-ice particip...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Halloween Bash at the Nat

Halloween at the Nat

Join Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium for a night of Harry Potter fun and adventure! 

The "Halloween Bash at the Nat" is happening from 7-10:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium.

There will be a photo booth, you can build...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash

Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash

Dress up your dog for some Halloween-themed fun!

The Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash is being held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. from October 28 at Bethany Lakes Park.

You and your furry friends will be treated to games, "arfs" and crafts, costume contest and more...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

Life-in-Allen-Fall-2018-Guide-Website-Photo

The Fall 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 available...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Allen Police to Collect Unwanted, Expired Medications

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Get rid of old or unwanted medication at these upcoming take back events.

Allen Police will participate in two prescription drug take back events to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs and other medications.

O...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2018

Pumpkin Derby

Pumpkin Derby

Think your pumpkin has what it takes to outrace the competition?!

The Allen Pumpkin Derby will take place from noon-2:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 at The Edge Skate Park and Visitor Center.

This is a fun-spirited event with side-by-side races fe...

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The Edge Skate Park and Visitors Center
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

Life-in-Allen-Fall-2018-Guide-Website-Photo

The Fall 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 available...

Read on...

The Edge Skate Park and Visitors Center

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