It will be a milestone for a special hometown community initiative on Saturday when the crowd of parents and kids gather in the parking lot at 2229 W. Park Row at 9 a.m. On that special morning, it will mark the 10th anniversary of the Bikes for Mission Arlington program, and the decade of achievements from this initiative are impressive.
Downtown Arlington may be highly visible on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. as the annual Holiday Lights Parade makes its way along the parade route. Marching bands, vintage cars and unicycles will weave between illuminated floats to the delight of an expected 15,000 spectators.
It’s that time of year when thoughts of home are top of mind for many people. For some, the holidays signal a time to go ‘home’ to visit family and friends. For others, preparations are being made to welcome ‘home’ loved ones from out of town.
Raise your hand if your life has been positively affected by a good teacher. Are you among those who want the good teachers working with your children to be rewarded for doing exceptional work? If the attaboy or attagirl you give to your child’s good teacher could be converted to cash, would that be a happy outcome? If this dialogue has your attention, you may want to know more about the awards that the AWARE Foundation annually gives to outstanding educators in Arlington.
Boots and Stetsons will be the party attire for the Nov. 18 “Tribute to Morgan Woodward” event benefiting the Arlington Historical Society at the UTA Rosebud Theatre. Hollywood actor Woodward is an Arlington native whose career spanned 40 years as he played memorable character roles in more than 250 films and television shows.
It’s time for a favorite tradition in one of Arlington’s community hotspots, the River Legacy Living Science Center. Once again, the Night With Nature party Nov. 10 will rock a casual vibe as guests attired in “woodland chic” arrive at the venue nestled among the forest land alongside the Trinity River.