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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Faster, Simpler and More Reliable: Meet the New City Servers

server replacement

The City of Allen will replace aging servers with a platform that will increase resiliency and result in greener operations through space savings and decreased power and cooling requirements.

City I.T. staff determined a hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI)...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Check For Your Phone, Keys and Child

backseat baby

More than 20 U.S. children have died so far this year after being left unattended in hot vehicles. Here’s how you can prevent more of these avoidable deaths from occurring.

Vehicle interiors heat up very quickly when parked. According to a study from San F...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Allen Adds New Parks, Trails and Public Art

Parks and Public Art

Members of the Parks and Recreation Board and Public Art Committee reported on their work of improving Allen’s public spaces during the City Council Meeting on July 10.

The Parks and Recreation Board helped guide several parks projects in 2017-20...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Serve Your City on a Board, Commission or Committee

Members of the Keep Allen Beautiful board wearing matching blue polo shirts

The City of Allen is now accepting applications for its boards, commissions and committees. These groups allow citizens to participate in local government by shaping public policy and recommending local legislation. In Allen, members of these appointed gr...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Allen to begin Audible Monthly Siren Tests


Beginning June 6, Allen Fire Department will perform an audible monthly test of the city’s warning sirens. Tests will take place at noon on the first Wednesday of every month. Tests will not be performed during severe weather events. If Allen is experienc...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

This Pool Season, Practice Chemical Caution

picture of a pool with ladder descending into water

Follow the advice of the Poison Center Network to prevent burns, breathing problems and more.

Concentrated pool chemicals, when mixed with water, create a type of bleach similar to that purchased in the supermarket. They can cause burns to the eyes, throat...

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Safely dispose of chemicals in Allen's HHW prog Fire Department

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Children's Theatre: "King Arthur's Quest"


Come see a performance of "King Arthur's Quest" right here in Allen! 

Performances will be held at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. this Saturday, July 21 in the Allen Public Library Auditorium (300 North Allen Drive, Allen, TX 75013).

Entrance for a...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 8, 2018

Suit Up For Success - Part I


Suit Up For Success is a NEW three-part, year-round professional development program!

Part I is being held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 4 at Joe Farmer Recreation Center.

Join us to learn tips and tricks on building your professional profi...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Public Hike and Bike Trail Open Again!


Trail reconstruction is now complete, reopening almost 4 miles of continuous pedestrian pathway along the section of the west Watters Branch Trail between Belvedere Court and Glendale Court.

The original trail was built in 1993 and in the past few years th...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Futsal Tournament at The Edge


Come participate in the Futsal Tournament at the in-line hockey rinks at The Edge Skate Park on July 27-28 for players of intermediate to advanced skill levels.

The tournament format will be eight teams, six-versus-six with 20-minute halves. Three games wi...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Ford Pool Special Events (Summer 2018)

Ford Pool

Ford Pool will be making a splash this summer by offering a wide variety of fun, special events for all ages!

Discounted Pricing Special EventsThroughout the summer, a variety of discounted pricing special events, from Memorial Day Weekend to Father's Day ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Ribbon Cutting Opens ASRC Garden and Trail

ASRC Ribbon Cutting

Allen Senior Recreation Center members now have more opportunities to get active outdoors with the official opening of a new garden and trail loop at the recreation facility.

Mayor Stephen Terrell and Allen City Council held a ribbon cutting ceremony of th...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Joe Farmer Recreation Center Bridge Closures

Bridge Replacement at Joe Farmer Recreation Center

The north and south bridges at Joe Farmer Recreation Center are being replaced, resulting in temporary bridge closures.

Demolition will begin on the facility’s north bridge the week of April 2. During construction, the north entrance to Joe Farme...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2018 Recreation Guide

LIFE Guide (Summer 2018)

The Summer 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 availab...

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