Posts from September 2017

Skating With A Passion in Irving, TX

Friday, September 22, 2017 2:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

What do speed, strategy and raw female athleticism have in common? Women's Roller Derby of course! But the world of flat track derby is not like your mother's derby from years ago.  Oh yes, there's the fast-paced action, and some body checks, and some healthy competition, with yelling, cheering and penalty boxes, but the hits, spills and competition are 100% real. Scoring points involves a "Jammer" making it through a pack of "Blockers" from the opposing team. (Think football players on skates) Once that's done, she scores points every time she passes the opposing team's Blockers.  At the same time, her Blockers try to help their own Jammer get through. And I'll let you in on another secret, it's totally addicting to watch.  Ya just gotta see it!  And you can . . . this weekend . . . September 22 - 24.  Head on down to the Irving Convention Center and watch these ladies skate their way to the top bracket. 

It's no secret, there are tons of things to do here in Irving, Texas this weekend. Below are some of our favorites. And for more area events, just hop on over to our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

Irving's Alphabet of Events: Sep 15-17

Friday, September 15, 2017 11:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

When I write this blog I'm always amazed at how much Irving has to offer.  I've said it before, "There's something here for everyone," and it's true!  This weekend venture through an alphabet of events with me, and perhaps try something new. There's so much to choose from ... so let's get started! 

Don't forget to visit our website for additional events in the DFW area.

Live, Love, Laugh in Irving, Texas

Friday, September 1, 2017 4:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

What a tumultuous week we've had!  Here in Irving we've welcomed some of our neighbors from the south, worried about others, watched a great many heroic acts from ordinary citizens, and now we get to enjoy a three-day weekend. I urge you, no matter your situation, to summon a laugh or two, or even a simple smile. We'll help you out with this list of activities below. You never know how your laughter will help lift the spirits of someone who needs to hear it.  If you're hankering for something else, visit our website for other area events at www.irvingtexas.com.