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City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: July 22, 2014

Looking For Ways to Stay Informed About All Things Allen?

From e-newsletters to social media to ACTV - there are several ways to stay in the loop about all things Allen - check it out!

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Community Services

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

NEW Expanded Hours for the Allen CRC!

Through a partnership with the City of Plano, Allen residents may pick up reusable household chemicals for free at Plano’s HHW Reuse Center or the City of Allen's Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC). The ACRC will be open to the... Read on...

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Keep Allen Beautiful

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

NEW Expanded Hours for the Allen CRC!

Through a partnership with the City of Plano, Allen residents may pick up reusable household chemicals for free at Plano’s HHW Reuse Center or the City of Allen's Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC). The ACRC will be open to the... Read on...

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Library - Main

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Posted on: June 3, 2014

Adult Summer Reading Program: Literary Elements

Sign ups begin Saturday, June 7 at 10am. Sign up in person or online.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Book Talk - Thursday, July 24

In this special summer book club, we invite you to come share your favorite books. Give the group a few teasers (no spoilers, please) and tell us why you think everyone will love it!

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Armchair Travelers Visit South American Ports - Tuesday, July 29

Take a cruise around South America without ever leaving Texas! South American snacks will be served. Registration Required.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Family Fun Frames - Wednesday, July 30

Can you find a favorite photo of family fun?...Fantastic! Come and make a special frame for that special memory. Photos need to be 4x6. Registration required.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Explore the Museums of Collin County - Thursday, July 31

Learn how you can experience early life in Collin County through its many museums. Presented by Carol Lowe of the Collin County Historical Society. Registration required.

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

DIY @ APL: Duct Tape Flower Pens and Origami Flowers - Monday, August 4

Come join us for a fun evening of flower crafts. Registration required.

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

CSI Effect - Tuesday, August 5

This program will be an informative presentation and Q&A session with a real Criminalist from the Allen Police Department. The Criminalist will explain their capabilities and how the “CSI Effect” has changed their job. Registration preferred.

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: July 1, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Demonstrates How Going OUT is IN this July

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ALLEN, TX – If you’re feeling cramped and like you don’t get to spend enough time outside, you’re not the only one. Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults do not spend time outside on a daily basis and of those who do, almost half... Read on...

Parks and Rec Month
Posted on: May 27, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns National Gold Medal Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

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ALLEN, TX, May 27, 2014 – The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has announced that the City of Allen’s Parks and... Read on...

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Posted on: May 23, 2014

Rowlett Creek Trail Underpass Temporarily Closed May 29

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The US 75 Trail Underpass at Rowlett Creek will be closed beginning May 29, for the US 75 widening project. The closure is expected to last several months.

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Pentatonix Headline Market Street Allen USA Celebration

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Vocal sensations and winners of season three of NBC's The Sing-Off, Pentatonix, will headline this year's Market Street Allen USA Celebration presented by Texas Health Presbyterian Allen, set for Saturday, June 28, at... Read on...

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