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ACT Special Arts Festival continues to grow

Saturday, March 2 was an exciting day for the students and staff of the Achievement Center of Texas as they hosted their annual Special Arts Festival at Spring Creek Church.   Executive Director Andrew Mlcak said that 700-800 visitors came through from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.   The center has a new dance crew that performed three numbers ...Full Article

‘Tell Your Own Story’ booth to be added to Travis College Hill Home Tour

Visitors may record or preserve their stories about places important to them from their past at a “Tell Your Own Story” booth, which will be part of Travis College ...Full Article

Trace Bundy Concert April 21 to help celebrate Travis College Hill’s National Register status

Guitarist Trace Bundy wowed a Granville Arts Center audience in November and he’s coming back to Garland April 21 to help celebrate the addition of Travis College Hill to ...Full Article

Travis College Hill’s National Register listing official

It’s now official—Garland’s Travis College Hill Historic District has achieved its official listing on the National Register of Historic Places.   The Garland district, with 11th Street at its ...Full Article

‘I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender.’ Don’t miss Brando at his best!

“On the Waterfront,” the next free movie scheduled for screening at the Plaza Theater (March 18) in downtown Garland, is No. 8 on the American Film Institute’s list of ...Full Article

Texas celebrates its independence

As you celebrate the Lone Star State’s Independence on March 2, enjoy the following quotes, trivia and history maker bios.   Memorable quotes   ”Texas is a state of ...Full Article

Girl Scouts create cookie box masterpieces

What many don’t know is that empty Girl Scout Cookie boxes are being used for a hands-on STEM learning experience through the annual Cookie Box Creations event.   Cookie ...Full Article

Cristales’ book making difference

Plano Senior High School is using a book entitled “The School of Hard Knocks” as a tool in its AVID program and student and teacher reaction has been positive. ...Full Article

Travis College Hill celebrates National Register Listing

Garland’s Travis College Hill Historic District will celebrate its listing on the National Register of Historic Places with a ceremony and its third tour of historic homes on Saturday, ...Full Article

Garland home schooled students compete in FIRST LEGO® League Tournament

Two teams with home schooled students from Garland recently participated in the North Texas FIRST LEGO® League Regional Championship Robotics Tournament. The theme of this season’s FLL was “Animal ...Full Article
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