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News Flash

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
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

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: September 14, 2018

Good News! Water Rate Increase Will Be Smaller than Expected

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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. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2018

2018-2019 Budget, Tax Rate Approved

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Allen residents will continue benefiting from one of the lowest property tax rates in Collin County.

Allen City Council voted to lower the city’s property tax rate by more than one cent during the September 11 meeting, down from $0.510 to $0.498 ...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Allen City Television Wins National Awards

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Allen City Television took top honors at the 33rd Annual Government Programming Awards (GPA) hosted by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). The awards program honors excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and e...

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

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

COAST Swimmer Wins Silver at State!

Silver Medal 1

The City of Allen Swim Team (COAST) can now boast having a new state medaling swimmer on the team, 8-year-old Hailey Searle!

Making more than just waves at the 2018 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) SUMMER GAMES OF TEXAS, Searle brought home the Sil...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
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...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2018

COAST Swimmer Wins Silver at State!

Silver Medal 1

The City of Allen Swim Team (COAST) can now boast having a new state medaling swimmer on the team, 8-year-old Hailey Searle!

Making more than just waves at the 2018 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Summer SUMMER GAMES OF TEXAS, Searle brought home ...

Read on...

Ford Pool

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Allen Community Garage Sale

Joe Farmer Garage Sale

Discover a variety of treasures at bargain prices!

The Allen Community Garage Sale is being held from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 29 in the Joe Farmer Recreation Center parking lot.

Browsing is free!

For more information, please call Joe Farmer Rec...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Families are invited to camp out under the stars and enjoy an evening full of nighttime fun with camp traditions.

The "Family Night: Campout & Movie" is being held from 3 p.m., October 13 to 9 a.m., October 14 at Bethany Lakes Park, outside o...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
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 raffles, games, "arfs" and crafts, costume contest...

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2018

What's coming to On Stage @ APL in September

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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:

Princess Maria Anna of Austria and Suzanne Pearson - Thursday, September 13

Dust Bowl: American S...

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Visit Allen News Library - Main
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

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Spirit Park Grand Opening Celebration

Spirit Park

Come join Mayor Stephen Terrell and the Allen City Council for the Grand Opening Celebration of Allen's new 75-acre community park called Spirit Park with a ceremonial First Pitch at the softball complex and a Public Art Dedication from 5-9 p.m on Saturda...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Allen Community Garage Sale

Joe Farmer Garage Sale

Discover a variety of treasures at bargain prices!

The Allen Community Garage Sale is being held from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 29 in the Joe Farmer Recreation Center parking lot.

Browsing is free!

For more information, please call Joe Farmer Rec...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Families are invited to camp out under the stars and enjoy an evening full of nighttime fun with camp traditions.

The "Family Night: Campout & Movie" is being held from 3 p.m., October 13 to 9 a.m., October 14 at Bethany Lakes Park, outside o...

Read on...

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 raffles, games, "arfs" and crafts, costume contest...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 15, 2018

COAST Swimmer Wins Silver at State!

Silver Medal 1

The City of Allen Swim Team (COAST) can now boast having a new state medaling swimmer on the team, 8-year-old Hailey Searle!

Making more than just waves at the 2018 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) SUMMER GAMES OF TEXAS, Searle brought home the Sil...

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: September 5, 2018

Celebrate National Night Out with Allen Police

Photo of Allen police officer wearing paper hat posing with two little girls

Allen Police officers will be visiting neighborhood block parties during the annual National Night Out (NNO) on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Each year, Allen joins hundreds of other communities around Texas to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood cam...

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Register for National Night Out 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...

Read on...

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

News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2018

Plan Your Planting

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While September is not a good time for new planting, it can be time for planning! Whenever your landscape is due for change, it is best to make a plan first. Use fall or winter months for making the plan, then plant at the correct time of year for success...

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