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Posted on: May 23, 2019

City of Allen Memorial Day Hours

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Several City of Allen facilities will be closed or have modified hours in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27.

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Teenage Attorneys Try Cases in Allen

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The City of Allen is celebrating dozens of teenagers whose time and talents power Allen’s Teen Court Program.

The program allows teens to serve as defense and prosecuting attorneys, bailiffs, jurors and clerks in misdemeanor cases involving teena...

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Learn about Allen's Teen Court program. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Fire Station Expansion Moves Forward

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Central Fire Station’s $6.3 million renovation will begin this summer.

The current building, built in 2001 as a working firehouse and administrative offices, will be expanded and create a new fire house for first responders. The renovation will a...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Councilmember Chris Schulmeister Sworn In

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Allen City Council welcomed a new face on Tuesday.

Chris Schulmeister was sworn in as Councilmember Place 4 during the May 14 meeting. A longtime Allen resident and active member of the community, Schulmeister previously served on the Allen Economic Develo...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

City of Allen Memorial Day Hours

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Several City of Allen facilities will be closed or have modified hours in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27.

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Memorial Day Trash Collection

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Community Waste Disposal will not pick up trash or recycling on Monday, May 27. Collection will slide one day, ending with Friday’s trash and recycling routes being collected on Saturday, June 1. All North Texas Municipal Water District solid waste facili...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Storm Debris Disposal Reminder

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Whether you're hiring a contractor or going the DIY route, here's how to properly dispose of storm-related debris.

Contractors must dispose of any construction materials, yard waste and other debris they handle while working on your home. This includes roo...

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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: May 23, 2019

JFRC Open House

JFRC Weight Room

Come meet and greet all of the instructors and see the new programs that are being offered at Joe Farmer Recreation Center!

A special JFRC Open House will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at the recreation facility.

This event will happen in conjunct...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Family Fun Dodgeball

Family Fun Dodgeball

Come enjoy a family-fun game of dodgeball!

A special "Family Fun Dodgeball" event will be held from 7-9 p.m. on June 10 at Joe Farmer Recreation Center.

This event will happen in conjunction with the Summer Sounds concert outside in Joe Farmer Rec...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Step Up To Health

Step Up to Health 2018

Come enjoy a festival that's fun for the whole family as you learn about the many health and wellness programs offered in the City of Allen.

The annual "Step Up To Health" festival will be held from 6-8 p.m. on June 17 at Joe Farmer Recreation Ce...

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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

Memorial Day Facility Schedules

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Several of Allen's recreation facilities will be closed or have modified hours in observance of Memorial Day.

Monday, May 27

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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 9, 2019

Summer Kick-Off Bash

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Join us for a night of fun and a movie as we welcome summer at Ford Pool!

The Summer Kick-Off Bash is being held from 7:30-11:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7 at Ford Pool.

FREE to attend for those who pre-register online until June 6 (entrance will be $3 on the d...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Just for the Health of It

Health Fair

Join Allen Senior Recreation Center for its 14th annual health event!

The "Just for the Health of It" Health and Wellness Fair is happening from 9 a.m. to noon on May 31 at Allen Senior Recreation Center.

Visit over 40 vendors who will pr...

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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: May 1, 2019

Texas Scooter Showdown

Scooter Competition

A pro/amateur scooter competition is happening at The Edge Skate Park!

The Texas Scooter Showdown is happening from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at The Edge.

The cost is $35 for amateur (beginner/advanced), and $50 for professional.

Amateur competit...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Cattle Egret Prevention Efforts

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In order to prevent cattle egrets from nesting in the City of Allen, predatory bird noise-making devices will be used beginning the week of March 4 at Celebration Park and Stacy Ridge Park.

The noise-making devices are used annually at the parks until the ...

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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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