News Flash

Posted on: September 25, 2019

City of Allen Earns National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation

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The City of Allen joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). T...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Arbor Day Celebration

Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

Join the City of Allen for the annual Arbor Day Celebration happening on Saturday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at Glendover Park!

Tree plantings, educational arts and...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Trunk or Treat Drive-In Movie

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Decorate your vehicle and bring your favorite candy to pass out at the Trunk or Treat Drive-In Movie! 

The Trunk or Treat Drive-In Movie is being held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 26 in Bethany Lakes Park (outside of Joe Farmer Recreat...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash

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Dress up your dog and join the fun at Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash!

The Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash is being held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 27 at Bethany Lakes Park (outside of Joe Farmer Recreation Center).

You and your furry friends will be treated ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Dark Side of the Rainbow Dive-In Movie

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Does Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" correspond with "The Wizard of Oz" on purpose? Are the parallels between the two works of art sheer coincidence? 

Decide for yourself during this dive-in event Saturday, November 9 from...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2019 Recreation Guide

Fall 2019 LIFE Guide (Newsflash)

The Fall 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 program registration can ...

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Parks & Recreation