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Weather Forecast for Irving

Today

Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Windy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday

Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday

A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Thursday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Irving News and Events

In the Arts Center's Galleries

Event dates: April 1, 2019 - April 30, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Free guided gallery tours are offered at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. every Sunday.

* Nancy Macko: Fragile Bee | Carpenter Lobby | Through April 28


* Annual Exhibition of Irving ISD Student Artwork | Main Gallery | Through May 11


* BRAVEART: Cistercian Preparatory Upper School | Courtyard Gallery | April 27-May 26

* Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs | Dupree Lobby Gallery | April 13-July 7




For more information, visit the Irving Arts Center's Exhibitions page.


Poet Tree

Event dates: April 1, 2019 - April 30, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Throughout National Poetry Month in April, allow your creativity to flourish by writing your own verses on a "leaf." Next, place the leaf on the Poet Tree, which is "planted" in the interior glassed-in area of the library. All ages.

NEA Big Read Irving 2019: Virtual Book Club

Event dates: April 9, 2019 - May 18, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Description:
You can share insights on this year's Big Read title from home or from anywhere. Join us on the Facebook Virtual Book Club page at https://www.facebook.com/irvinglibrary/, which will go live the second week of April. Free.

Irving's program partners for 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, the City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

Selections for Spring, Momentum Dance Company

Event dates: April 19, 2019 - April 20, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Momentum Dance Company celebrates its 15th anniversary with this gala evening of dance, welcoming back repertoire and guests from past seasons to mark this milestone occasion.

North Irving Easter Festival and Helicopter Egg Drop

Event date: April 20, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Location:
2223 Kinwest Parkway
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Children of all ages are welcome to this annual Easter Festival. Activities include games, bounce houses, food, a visit from the Easter Bunny and much more! Free admission. Please note: the helicopter egg drop is for children ages 5-12.

Pottery Painting

Event date: April 20, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location:
2800 Cheyenne St.
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Enjoy a day of relaxation while painting your own piece of pottery to take home. Prices vary by piece and can be purchased the day of event. Open to ages 5 and older. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Movie Matinee: Mary Poppins Returns

Event date: April 20, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Come early to get the best seat for a movie!

Teen Trivia

Event date: April 20, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:
4444 W. Rochelle Road
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Do you think you know all about current entertainment or sports? Are you a pro at nerd rounds? Test your skills in our teen trivia competition! Grades 6-12.

Kids Only Book Club discusses Readers' Favorite Books

Event date: April 20, 2019
Event Time: 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Join us to talk about your favorite book and participate in themed activities! Grades 4-6.

Chapter Books and Cozy Nooks Book Club discusses Geronimo Stilton's The Treasure of Easter Island

Event date: April 20, 2019
Event Time: 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
This month's selection is Geronimo Stilton's The Treasure of Easter Island.

In this book club, discuss a travel-themed title and participate in related activities, including a craft. Free chapter books are given out monthly, and are limited to the first ten children. Meets on the 2nd floor in study room C. Grades 1-3.

NO MOVIE THIS WEEK: Cinema13*

Event date: April 20, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Please join us for the next movie in May.

Luca Sacher (Piano), Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra (LCSO)

Event date: April 20, 2019
Event Time: 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Location:
3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
LCSO will feature pianist Luca Sacher performing Beethovens Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major. He will be joined by guest conductor Stefan Sacher. Do not miss a minute of this outstanding father and son performance!

Libraries Closed Sunday, April 21

Event date: April 21, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
All Irving Public Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 21, and will resume regular operating hours on Monday, April 22.

Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund Board

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:
825 W. Irving Boulevard
Irving, TX 75060

Keep Irving Beautiful Celebrates Earth Day with Microsoft Staff

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:
7000 Hwy 161
Irving, TX 75039
Description:
KIB staff will engage Microsoft staff about volunteering opportunities in the Irving community.

ICVB Board

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Location:
500 West Las Colinas Boulevard
Irving, TX 75039

Improved English for Work: Adult ESL Classes

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 12:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
All language skill levels are welcome to attend these free classes on Mondays and Fridays during April and May, excluding Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Classes are held in the library's program room.

This series is facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions.

For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

Civil Service Commission

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location:
825 W. Irving Boulevard
Irving, TX 75060

Library Board

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 05:45 PM - 06:45 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060

Conversaciones

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Learn basic English conversation skills in an informal and friendly setting with Ms. Mayra.

Aprenda habilidades basicas de conversacion en ingles en un ambiente informal y amigable con la Sra. Mayra.

Family Zumba @ East

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The entire family gets moving with Zumba!

Color Me Calm

Event date: April 22, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Relax through the art of coloring. All supplies are provided. This program is intended for adults. No children please.

NEA Big Read Irving 2019: Grandparent Storytime

Event date: April 23, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
During this family storytime, grandparents and parents are invited to participate as part of the NEA Big Read. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft bring a 4x6 photo and decorate a magnetic picture frame.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

Irving's program partners for the NEA Big Read 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

Steve Trash: The Science of Ecology

Event date: April 23, 2019
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Celebrate Earth Day weekend with an action-packed, educational and entertaining performance by Steve Trash. Teaching STEM- and STEAM-based core curriculum science in super-duper engaging ways with magic, music and mayhem! Subjects covered in this show include waste reduction, recycling and the water cycle.

Mental Health Awareness: LWV Speaker Series

Event date: April 23, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The League of Women Voters of Irving speaker series continues with a discussion on Mental Health Awareness. Panelists include Myrna V. Dartson, Ph.D., psychologist, Cynthia D. Sharp, Irving resident and Sergeant Paul Tong of the Irving Police Dept. Mental Health Response Team.

Meditation Workshop

Event date: April 23, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
4444 W. Rochelle Road
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Feeling stressed? Find peace within, learn to meditate, and find balance with guided meditation. This free program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation.

Unicorns in Space! Book Club discusses What If? Alternate History

Event date: April 23, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
4444 W. Rochelle Road
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
If you enjoy science fiction or fantasy, from space opera to high fantasy, steampunk to just plain weird, then join us for book talk with Unicorns in Space.

Hunter Ferrell Landfill Opens at 9 a.m.

Event date: April 24, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
110 E Hunter Ferrell Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The Hunter Ferrell Landfill Scalehouse and Administration Complex opens at 9 a.m. the last Wednesday of each month to accommodate staff training.

Homeschooler Happening

Event date: April 24, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Explore the Sculpture Garden, and learn about the Irving Centennial Mural by Francisco Mendoza and Irving students. Create sculptures and mosaics inspired by the experience. Registration is required as space is limited.

Housing and Human Services Board

Event date: April 24, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
825 W. Irving Boulevard
Irving, TX 75060

Family Zumba @ East

Event date: April 24, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The entire family gets moving with Zumba!

Find Inner Peace: Meditation (English/Spanish)

Event date: April 24, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Discover the inner self, understand your connection to the universe, and achieve your highest potential through the practice of meditation. Presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Meets each Wednesday. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome.

Wednesday Night Live: Circus Smirkus

Event date: April 24, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 07:45 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
It's time for the circus! Enjoy a fun magical circus show with hand and marionette puppets, circus magic and music! There is a unicycle riding monkey, a juggling clown, and an elephant splashing with joy for doing tricks. For children of all ages.

El dia de los ninos / El dia de los libros

Event date: April 25, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Join us for an afternoon of crafts, face painting, balloon art, and a puppet show in celebration of children, books, and libraries! Acompenos para una tarde de manualidades, pinta caritas, arte de globos y un espectculo de tteres en celebracin de nios, libros y bibliotecas!

Young Adult Library Leaders (Y'ALL)

Event date: April 25, 2019
Event Time: 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Do you have big ideas and a creative flair? Join Y'ALL and earn volunteer hours for helping the Valley Ranch Library plan and implement teen programs! Socialize with friends at this monthly meeting and help make the library a more teen-friendly place. Pick up an application at the Information Desk. Teens grades 6-12.

Think Green Be Green at EarthX

Event dates: April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd
Dallas, TX 75210
Description:
Register by March 31 for free admission. Admission is $5 without registration. Visit the City of Irving booth.


Everything is bigger in Texas, including the commitment to work together to achieve a world of sustainable balance. Join Irving's Think Green Be Green team at the world's largest expo and forum for sharing the latest initiatives, discoveries, research, innovations, policies, products and corporate practices reshaping the world. Celebrate Earth Day in an environmentally friendly way.


This three-day event brings together environmental organizations, businesses, academic institutions, government agencies, speakers, interactive programming and subject matter experts.

Affordable Spay/Neuter for Pets - Appointments Required

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Location:
4140 Valley View Lane
Irving, TX 75038
Description:
Schedule your appointment to have your pet spayed or neutered at an affordable cost. Pets are dropped off by 8 a.m. and picked up the same day.

Services provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).

Affordable Vaccinations for Pets - No Appointments Needed

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
4140 Valley View Lane
Irving, TX 75038
Description:
Available services include vaccinations, microchipping, heartworm testing, heartworm prevention and flea/tick control. A full set of annual vaccinations for a cat or dog is just $25!
Services provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).

Spring Yoga Storytime @ South Irving Library

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
This spring, ages 2-6 are invited to a special storytime series presented by Yogees Yoga 4 Kids. Limited space is available at each session.

At South Irving Library, the storytimes are at 10:30 a.m. on select Fridays, and at Valley Ranch Library at 12:30 p.m. on select Wednesdays. Limited space is available at each location for each session, and tickets are required. At South Irving Library, tickets will be available at 10 a.m. on each program date.

This series is sponsored by Share Tank.

Improved English for Work: Adult ESL Classes

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 12:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
All language skill levels are welcome to attend these free classes on Mondays and Fridays during April and May, excluding Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Classes are held in the library's program room.

This series is facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions.

For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

KIB Staff attends EarthX

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:
3921 Matin Luther King Jr. BLVD.
Dallas, TX 75210
Description:
KIB staff will help City of Irving staff at their information table.

LEGO My Library

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Put your creativity on display as you build with LEGOs!

NEA Big Read Irving 2019 Keynote and Reception: An Evening with Roz Chast and her Art

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
The Irving Arts Center and the Irving Public Library welcome The New Yorker cartoonist and author Roz Chast to discuss her award-winning book, Cant We Talk About Something More Pleasant? at the Dupree Theater. ICTN's Cathy Whiteman moderates.

Tickets for the keynote address are $15 in advance at https://www.cityofirving.org/rozchast or at the door.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

Irving's program partners for the NEA Big Read 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

An evening with Roz Chast: NEA Big Read Keynote Presentation

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Location:
3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Irving Arts Center and the Irving Public Library are bringing New Yorker Cartoonist and Author Roz Chast to Irving. Following a reception, which celebrates the exhibition of her work, Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs, Chast will deliver keynote presentation, discussing the award-winning book, Cant We Talk About Something More Pleasant? Attendees will receive a free copy of the book, and Chast will be available to sign books.

Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course

Event dates: April 27, 2019 - April 29, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
5001 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75038
Description:
Ages 15 and older and able to complete precourse swim test American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification classes prepare participants to handle emergencies, whether on land or in the water, and result in a certificate that may qualify for a job in the community. Limited scholarships available. For more information on lifeguard classes, call (972) 756-0860.

Parking Lot Sale

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:
200 S. Jefferson St.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Turn your unwanted items into cash or discover a new treasure at this outdoor flea market. For those interested in being a vendor, parking lot spaces are available for $15 each, or two for $25. Vendors should register by April 12. Rain date will be April 21.


Register at the Heritage Senior Center office.

Family Field Day

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:
201 Red River Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
All ages welcome. It is time to put away the sibling rivalry and team up together with the family. Compete in a variety of classic events such as the sack race and enjoy a picnic when the event is over.

Arbor Day Celebration

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:
217 S. Main St.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The annual Arbor Day Celebration features a variety of activities and interactive displays centered around trees, nature and the great outdoors. Adults will enjoy live music by the Bnois King Band, a question and answer session with tree experts, several tree-related vendors, and drawings for free trees throughout the day. Children can visit with the snake encounters, learn how to climb a tree, or jump in the bounce house. Learning the what, where and how of successful tree planting can be fun for the whole family!


Admission and parking are free.

For more information, visit IrvingEvents.org.


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Plan On It: Monthly Planner Meet-Up

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Need some dedicated time to get organized? Plan On It is a monthly meetup group where you can schedule out your month with others and share ideas and techniques. Basic supplies will be provided or you can bring your own. Each member must have their own planner or bullet journal.

Cook the Book: A Cooking Book Club

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes or cooking techniques? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then hang onto your spatula! We pick the cookbook, you choose and make a recipe, then we all partake. You dont have to be a gourmet chef to participate. Novices have the chance to learn from more experienced cooks, and the experienced cooks will have a chance to show off and share their amazing skills. Stop by the Valley Ranch Library Reference Desk to register for the book club and pick your recipe. This program is intended for patrons 18 and older. No children please.

NEA Big Read Irving 2019: Grow Your Family Tree

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:
4444 W. Rochelle Road
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Grandparents, parents, teens and children learn how to create their own family trees, and take home a living tree to plant. Supplies and charts provided. All ages.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

Whole Foods Market partners with Irving for this event. Irving's program partners for the NEA Big Read 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

Girls Who Code: SQL Class Series (Pre-Registration Required)

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
This five-session SQL class requires in-person pre-registration at the Valley Ranch Library information desk. Classes are facilitated by Girls Who Code and library staff instructors, and meet from 2:30-4 p.m. on these Saturdays: March 30, April 13, April 27, May 11, and May 25. Class size is limited to 15 persons. Strict class attendance requirements apply. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptops and chargers. For young women grades 6-12. If you have any questions, please contact the library.

Da de los Nios, Da de los Libros @ East Branch

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Join us for a celebration of Da de los Nios, Da de los Libros, featuring a presentation by award-winning bilingual author Lupe Ruiz-Flores, followed by a childrens craft and light refreshments.
Estan invitados a la fiesta del Da de los Nios, Da de los Libros, con una presentacin de la autora premiada Lupe Ruiz-Flores, seguido de una manualidad y una botana.

Calligraphy Lessons for Teens

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Learn calligraphy with this interactive program. Materials provided. Grades 6-12.

NEA Big Read Irving 2019: Chai Tea and Tai Chi

Event date: April 28, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Enjoy an afternoon of tea and scones while listening to readings from Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast. Pick up your free copy of the book and take a Tai Chi class with instructor Dave Moore. Adults.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

Irving's program partners for the NEA Big Read 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

Improved English for Work: Adult ESL Classes

Event date: April 29, 2019
Event Time: 12:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
All language skill levels are welcome to attend these free classes on Mondays and Fridays during April and May, excluding Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Classes are held in the library's program room.

This series is facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions.

For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

Conversaciones

Event date: April 29, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Learn basic English conversation skills in an informal and friendly setting with Ms. Mayra.

Aprenda habilidades basicas de conversacion en ingles en un ambiente informal y amigable con la Sra. Mayra.

Family Zumba @ East

Event date: April 29, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The entire family gets moving with Zumba!

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Systems Class (Spanish Language)

Event dates: April 29, 2019 - May 2, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Location:
2603 Esters Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Note: This class will be conducted in Spanish. It is designed for participants who Spanish is their native language and speak little to no English. It is not a bilingual class. This class is for women and girls who would be unable to attend an English version class.


Open only to females age 12 and older living in the DFW area, the focus of the RAD class is realistic self-defense techniques. The course begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, and then progresses to the basics of hands-on self-defense training. RAD is designed to engage participants in a series of hands-on, realistic, self-defense tactics and reinforce the power of the voice.



A parent/legal guardian must sign waivers first day of class for participants under 18 years old, unless prior arrangements are made. Participants should bring their own snacks and drinks during the class. Space is limited. Preregistration is required, and no walk-ins will be accepted the day of class

Color Me Calm

Event date: April 29, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Relax through the art of coloring. All supplies are provided. This program is intended for adults. No children please.

Special Keep Irving Beautiful Storytime

Event date: April 30, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Meet Kirby the Toucan and Buddy the Blue Bag. Will they be able to stop The Litterbug?
Cuentos especiales de Keep Irving Beautiful: Conoce a Kirby el Toucan y a Buddy la bolsa para reciclar. Seran capaces de detener al Litterbug?

KIB Mascot Kirby and his friends visit the E. Branch Library

Event date: April 30, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
KIB and his friends perform environmental skit for library visitors during story time.

Meditation Workshop

Event date: April 30, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
4444 W. Rochelle Road
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Feeling stressed? Find peace within, learn to meditate, and find balance with guided meditation. This free program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation.

Affordable Spay/Neuter for Pets - Appointments Required

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Location:
4140 Valley View Lane
Irving, TX 75038
Description:
Schedule your appointment to have your pet spayed or neutered at an affordable cost. Pets are dropped off by 8 a.m. and picked up the same day.

Services provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).

Affordable Vaccinations for Pets - No Appointments Needed

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
4140 Valley View Lane
Irving, TX 75038
Description:
Available services include vaccinations, microchipping, heartworm testing, heartworm prevention and flea/tick control. A full set of annual vaccinations for a cat or dog is just $25!
Services provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).

NEA Big Read Irving 2019: Midweek Mysteries Book Club

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The Midweek Mysteries Book Club meets monthly for a lively discussion of the best that the mystery genre has to offer, from contemporary works to the grand masters.

Join us this month for a discussion of Irving's selected NEA Big Read 2019 title, the memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast, as well as a discussion of mysteries featuring senior sleuths. Adults.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

Irving's program partners for the NEA Big Read 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

Spring Yoga Storytime @ Valley Ranch Library

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
This spring, ages 2-6 are invited to a special storytime series presented by Yogees Yoga 4 Kids.

At Valley Ranch Library, the storytimes are at 12:30 p.m. on select Wednesdays and at South Irving Library at 10:30 a.m. on select Fridays. Limited space is available at each location for each session, and tickets are required.

This series is sponsored by Share Tank.

Friends of the Irving Public Library Members-Only Book Sale

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location:
3000 Rock Island Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The Friends warehouse is filled with thousands of gently-used donations and seldom-used items from the library's collection. These "members-only" sales are held on the first Wednesdays of every month, except for January, June, and July. Membership to the Friends may be purchased on-site at the warehouse during these sales.

The Perot Museum presents Superhero Science

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Its a bird, its a plane, no its Superhero Science! Discover the science behind super heroes and their amazing powers with this interactive educator-led auditorium show. The program explores topics such as matter and energy, smart materials, magnetism, levitation, and properties of light.

Family Zumba @ East

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
440 S. Nursery Road
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
The entire family gets moving with Zumba!

Knot Your Grandmother's Crochet

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Join a group of people who want to learn how to crochet or just want to stitch and chat. Beginners welcome. Patterns and instruction provided. This program is intended for patrons 18 and older. No children please.

Find Inner Peace: Meditation (English/Spanish)

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Discover the inner self, understand your connection to the universe, and achieve your highest potential through the practice of meditation. Presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Meets each Wednesday. Non-Spanish speakers and all ages are welcome.

Teen Soapmaking

Event date: May 2, 2019
Event Time: 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
Lets get crafty! Mix and create your own bars of soap you can take home and use anytime. Materials provided.

Jump Brunch

Event date: May 3, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
2800 Cheyenne St.
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Jump Brunch will introduce preschool children to basic fitness and health concepts through games and adventures. Participants should wear close-toed shoes. Price includes lunch. For ages 3-5.

Improved English for Work: Adult ESL Classes

Event date: May 3, 2019
Event Time: 12:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
All language skill levels are welcome to attend these free classes on Mondays and Fridays during April and May, excluding Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Classes are held in the library's program room.

This series is facilitated by the Irving Independent School District Adult Education Department and Workforce Solutions.

For more information, please call (972) 600-6130.

Star Wars Party

Event date: May 3, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
2800 Cheyenne St.
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Children ages 6 and older are invited to dress as a favorite Star Wars character and play some Jedi training games. Refreshments will be served. Please register in advance.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:
3000 Pamela Drive
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Residents are invited to participate in this free, family event that provides awareness and education to the community through music, art, food and multi-cultural experiences. Activities will include vendor exhibits, childrens activities and Mexican folklric dance performances.

Star Wars Day Celebration

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
May the 4th be with you! Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and join us for crafts and activities as we celebrate Star Wars Day.

Pottery Painting

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location:
2800 Cheyenne St.
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Enjoy a day of relaxation while painting your own piece of pottery to take home. Prices vary by piece and can be purchased the day of event. Open to ages 5 and older. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Movie* Star Wars Marathon (all ages)

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
May the 4th be with you! Join us for a Star Wars Movie marathon (all rated PG) for all ages.

12 p.m. Star Wars: A New Hope

2 p.m. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

4 p.m. Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Cinema13* Star Wars Marathon (all ages)

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:
401 Cimarron Trail
Irving, TX 75063
Description:
May the 4th be with you! Join us for a Star Wars Movie marathon (all rated PG) for all ages.

12 p.m. Star Wars: A New Hope

2 p.m. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

4 p.m. Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Get Ready, Get Set, Go Home: A First-Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
Description:
Home-buying help from local experts in realty, banking and law. This is a free bilingual presentation.

NEA Big Read Irving 2019: What is a Memoir?

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location:
4444 W. Rochelle Road
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
Author, editor, and public speaker Lisa Dale Norton introduces participants to the art of memoir writing. She is the author of the guide Shimmering Images, has taught at UCLA, and is a freelance consulting editor who assists writers in the development and revision of manuscripts for publication. For more information, please visit https://lisadalenorton.com. Adults.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

Irving's program partners for the NEA Big Read 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.

NEA Big Read Irving 2019: Global Reads Book Club

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
4444 W. Rochelle Road
Irving, TX 75062
Description:
The Global Reads Book Club meets monthly and is for book lovers to explore different cultures through literature.

Join us this month for a discussion of Irving's selected NEA Big Read 2019 title, the memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast. Adults.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read.

Irving's program partners for the NEA Big Read 2019 include Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Public Library, City of Irving, and Irving Arts Center.