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Posts from March 2017

5 Must-Do Events in Irving, April 1 & 2

Friday, March 31, 2017 6:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

It's a beautiful weekend to enjoy Irving, Texas! Here's a few fun things you should take a look at. If they don't suit your fancy check out our event calendar.

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VINTAGE MARKET DAYS

Vintage Market Days
Where: Downtown Irving
When: Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It's back! The Irving Vintage Trails Market beckons you to experience historic downtown Irving. A gathering of vintage, antique, collectible, primitive treasures are mapped out for you, along with one-of-a-kind products such

Throughout the history of mankind, every known culture has composed and enjoyed some type of music. Influenced by an array of experiences and histories, it spans generations, reaches across borders, and enjoins our vast differences.  Music can be both soothing and urging.  It can move you to dance, it can move you to forget.  And when that song, your very favorite song, comes on the radio ... time stands still. That song can move you to sadness or urge you to sing along at the top of your lungs (which totally embarrasses your kids, especially if you're in the grocery store). You know what I mean. You're probably listening to some kind of music right now aren't you?  Well then, let's crank up the volume and get this weekend started! We've got a wide array of music planned just for you.

Girls, Gears and Guitars!

Friday, March 10, 2017 6:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

The race is on!  Just under 25 percent of those working in a STEM field are female, even though women fill close to half of all jobs in the United States. Science and engineering occupations are projected to grow at more than double the rate of the overall U.S. labor force through 2018. While the world celebrated International Women's Day this week, here in Irving we celebrated a diverse group of area 6th through 8th grade girls who learned how engineers are changing the world, and in turn, how THEY can change the world.  ExxonMobil engineers helped the students participate in hands-on activities at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas which were designed to showcase the unique and real-world applications of science, technology engineering and math (STEM).  You can get in gear this weekend with the FIRST Robotics teams from all around the world competing for top prize.  And guess what boys . . . many of these teams are girls.