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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Have a Pet? Online Registration is Now Available

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Allen Animal Shelter has partnered with PetData to offer online pet registration to Allen residents.

Registration is required by City ordinance for all dogs, cats and ferrets who are at least four months old. With PetData, owners can complete the form and ...

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Allen Animal Shelter

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2019

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

Kick off the Independence Day celebration early at the City of Allen’s signature event with fun festivities for all ages and DFW’s most exciting fireworks!

An annual tradition, come be the “First to the Fourth” at 20...

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Allen Community Ice Rink
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at all of A...

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Allen Community Ice Rink

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2019

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

Kick off the Independence Day celebration early at the City of Allen’s signature event with fun festivities for all ages and DFW’s most exciting fireworks!

An annual tradition, come be the “First to the Fourth” at 20...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Registration Open: Discover Scotland

Scotland Trip

Allen Senior Recreation Center is going on a 10 days/9 nights trip to Scotland, and registration is currently open and available!

From its rugged sea-sprayed islands to its stately castles rich in history, Scotland’s treasures are as diverse as t...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: April 15, 2019

May/June 2019 Center-Link Newsletter

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The May/June 2019 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 and f...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at all of A...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Allen Mayor Receives Prestigious NCTCOG Award

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Mayor Stephen Terrell was recognized for outstanding leadership and regional partnership by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG).

Mayor Terrell received the William J. Pitstick Award during a special ceremony at NCTCOG’s annual...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Eric Ellwanger Named Allen City Manager

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Allen City Council has appointed Eric Ellwanger as Allen’s next City Manager. The appointment was unanimously approved during the June 11 council meeting.

Ellwanger has been Allen’s acting city manager since May 1, guiding Allen through...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Caplinger Elected Mayor Pro Tem

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Councilmember Gary Caplinger will serve another year as the City of Allen’s mayor pro tem. He was elected to the position by fellow council members on June 11, in accordance with the city charter. The vote was unanimous.

Caplinger was first elect...

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

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

Kick off the Independence Day celebration early at the City of Allen’s signature event with fun festivities for all ages and DFW’s most exciting fireworks!

An annual tradition, come be the “First to the Fourth” at 20...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at all of A...

Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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Ford Pool

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

Kick off the Independence Day celebration early at the City of Allen’s signature event with fun festivities for all ages and DFW’s most exciting fireworks!

An annual tradition, come be the “First to the Fourth” at 20...

Read on...

Ford Pool
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at all of A...

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Ford Pool

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series

Summer Sounds Concert Series

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

The 2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series will be held in the Jo...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: June 18, 2019

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

Kick off the Independence Day celebration early at the City of Allen’s signature event with fun festivities for all ages and DFW’s most exciting fireworks!

An annual tradition, come be the “First to the Fourth” at 20...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Community Garage Sale

Joe Farmer Garage Sale

Sell those items you were thinking of throwing away or discover a variety of treasures at bargain prices!

The Community Garage Sale is being held from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 13 in the Joe Farmer Recreation Center parking lot.

Become a vendor by re...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Bubble Soccer

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

Come try out bubble soccer in Allen!

Come enjoy bubble soccer free play from 7-9 p.m. on June 24 in the Joe Farmer Recreation Center gym.

This event will happen in conjunction with the Summer Sounds concert outside in Joe Farmer Recreation Center's amphithe...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at all of A...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center

News Flash

Posted on: June 13, 2019

Join the Litter Patrol at Market Street Allen USA

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Market Street Allen USA isn’t just a spectacular summer party. It’s also the biggest litter-free event in North Texas thanks to the efforts of our incredible Keep Allen Beautiful volunteers. These good folks will gather at 6:30 p.m. to hand out litter bag...

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Keep Allen Beautiful

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

What's coming to On Stage @ APL in June

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:

Friday, June 14 - Singapore Slingers

Saturday, June 15 - Swing Sisters

Tuesday, June 18 - Smith Bal...

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Visit Allen News Library - Main
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Library Closed for Independence Day

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The Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.  For your convenience, no materials will be due while the Library is closed.  We will reopen Friday, July 5 at 10 a.m.  

While you wait for us to r...

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Digital Library Library - Main
Posted on: June 14, 2019

It's a Book Sale!

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Looking for some books for your summer reading pleasure?  The Friends of the Library is having a special book sale!  Stop by the Library's 1st floor meeting room from Saturday, June 29 through Monday, July 8.  With plenty to cho...

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Join Summer Reading Club Library - Main
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Summer Family Movie Series

Summer 2019 Family Movies

Join us for a movie every Tuesday afternoon in June and two in July.  All movies start at 2:30 p.m. in the Civic Auditorium.

Tuesday, June 4 - A Wrinkle in Time (PG)

Tuesday, June 11 - Incredibles 2 (PG)

Tuesday, June 18 - The House with a Clock in ...

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Visit Allen News Library - Main

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series

Summer Sounds Concert Series

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

The 2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series will be held in the Jo...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Forest Work at Stacy Ridge Park

Stacy Ridge

The forest at Stacy Ridge Park is currently being thinned and pruned and is expected to be finished the week of June 17.

The operation will “open” the wooded area to increase visibility through the forest, similar to the forest work tha...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Bubble Soccer

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

Come try out bubble soccer in Allen!

Come enjoy bubble soccer free play from 7-9 p.m. on June 24 in the Joe Farmer Recreation Center gym.

This event will happen in conjunction with the Summer Sounds concert outside in Joe Farmer Recreation Center's...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Children's Theatre: The Tortoise Versus the Hare

Missoula Children's Theater: The Tortoise Versus the Hare

Kids of all ages have the chance to participate in a theater performance from start to finish!

For this session, Missoula Children's Theatre will present "The Tortoise Versus the Hare" with rehearsals and performances happening the week of July 1...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Credit Union of Texas Enhancing LIFE in Allen

Credit Union of Texas

Through an unprecedented and generous partnership, Credit Union of Texas has committed to supporting the Allen Parks and Recreation Department to further enhance the quality of life in Allen

The Credit Union of Texas partnership with Allen Parks and Recrea...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Public Input Meeting Presentations

Public Input Meeting

Allen Parks and Recreation held two public input meetings for the Exchange Parkway Recreation Center to receive thoughts and feedback from the community for Allen's newest recreation center.

The meeting presentations are available to view online:

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at all of A...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: June 3, 2019

Allen PD Joins Neighbors App by Ring

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Allen residents can help stop burglaries and track down package thieves by sharing information on the Neighbors app by Ring.

The app allows community members and law enforcement to share real-time crime and safety information, whether they own a Ring devic...

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Learn more about the Neighbors app. Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2019

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

2019 Market Street Allen USA Celebration

Kick off the Independence Day celebration early at the City of Allen’s signature event with fun festivities for all ages and DFW’s most exciting fireworks!

An annual tradition, come be the “First to the Fourth” at 20...

Read on...

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

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at all of A...

Read on...

The Edge Skate Park and Visitors Center

News Flash

Posted on: May 29, 2019

To Save Water, Do Your Sprinkler Math

Preview of the Sprinkler Math worksheet

Some simple calculations, along with a sprinkler tune-up, could help you save water and money this summer.

The City of Allen’s Sprinkler Math Worksheet helps residents estimate their water use based on the type of sprinkler heads and minutes of s...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. Water Conservation News