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Summer Snack Program

Irving Public Library The Irving Public Libraries are participating in the Irving ISD Food and Nutrition Services Summer Meal program. Weekdays from June 9 to August 8, any child 18 years and younger is entitled to a free, healthy snack at any of the four library branches.  Central Irving Library: 2 p.m. East Branch Library: 1 p.m. M/W; 10 a.m. Tuesday; 3 p.m. Thursday Valley Ranch Library: 2:30 p.m. West Irving Library: 1:30 p.m. Type of Event: Food/Dining. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Summer Reading Club. Audience: Children. Teens. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Irving ISD Food and Nutrition Services. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Stretch & Tone

Irving Parks and Recreation Increase your flexibility and tone your muscles. Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for this exercise class. Bonnie Witamyer will instruct this course and help you reach your goals. For ages 50 and older. Cost is $5 per month. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM.

Adult Tennis Lessons

Irving Parks and Recreation Cost is $40 per month. For more information contact instructor Robert Barnick at (972) 373-0627. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Arthritis Exercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Arthritis exercise is great for people that need help with problem areas or the aches and pain associated with arthritis. Cost is $6 per month. Open to ages 50 and older. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Beginner/Advanced Beginner Tennis

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn the basics of this lifelong recreational sport. Cost: $40 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

RARE Learning

Irving Parks and Recreation Academic pre-K program that makes self-paced reading, math and science engaging and fun. Open to children ages 3-5. Instructor also offers a class from 10 a.m.-noon at the same location. For more information, please contact lead instructor Saba Nanjiani at (972) 567-1771. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

RARE Learning

Irving Parks and Recreation Academic pre-K program that makes self-paced reading, math and science engaging and fun. Open to children ages 3-5. For more information, please contact lead instructor Saba at (972) 567-1771. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:05 AM – 12:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM.

Preschool Storytime (3 to 6 years)

Irving Public Library Enjoy educational and heartwarming tales, crafts and puppet shows. Groups call (972) 721-2458 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: Central Library. Audience: Children. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Family Storytime

Irving Public Library Families are welcome to join our storytime with songs, stories, crafts and puppet shows. For groups, please call (972) 721-3722 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: East Branch Library. Audience: Children. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Power Workout

Irving Parks and Recreation Adults may bring an IPAR card and work out for just $1. Offered Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Science Movie Time!

Irving Public Library All ages. Beat the summer's heat and join us for an animated adventure that takes you into space with a team of LEGO astronauts. Type of Event: Entertainment. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Movies. Science. Summer Reading Club. Location: West Irving Library. Audience: Children. Family. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Friends of the Irving Public Library. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

After School Piano

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn a new instrument and tune your ear for music. 45-minute piano lessons are offered after school between the hours of 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Jisun Choi at (940) 595-4488. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Leadership Communication

Irving Public Library Open to students in grades 4-8. Presented as a youth-centered version of the renowned Toastmaster's Program, this course is an opportunity to sharpen public speaking skills. Space is limited and registration is recommended by calling (972) 721-4669. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Classes & Instruction. Success Zone. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Presented as part of: the SUCCESS ZONE. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Junior Tennis

Irving Parks and Recreation Beginning tennis lessons are offered each Tuesday for youth and teens. These one-hour lessons are offered by age group; please see schedule below for specific times. Cost is $40 per month. 4-5 p.m. for ages 5-8 5-6 p.m. for ages 9-12 6-7 p.m. for ages 13-17. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.cityofirving.org.

Power Workout

Irving Parks and Recreation Adults may bring an IPAR card and work out for just $1. Offered Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Basketball Skills

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 6-12 can learn the basic fundamentals of basketball. No experience is necessary. Cost: $95 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM.

Cuentos Bilingües (Bilingual Storytime)

Irving Public Library Cuentos, canciones y actividades educativas para niños y niñas y sus familias en español y en inglés. Stories, songs and learning activities for children and their families in Spanish and English. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: East Branch Library. Audience: Children. Family. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Family Movie Tuesday!

Irving Public Library In this recent movie, a group of neighborhood kids try to raise enough money to save a family bakery by entering a talent show. Join us in the auditorium every fourth Tuesday for a free movie and popcorn. Suitable for children and families. Call (972) 721-2458 for more information. Type of Event: Entertainment. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Movies. Location: Central Library. Audience: Children. Family. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make all routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Okinawon Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn self-defense and self-discipline with this traditional form of martial arts. Cost is $50 per month with a discount given for each additional child. For ages 5 and up. For more information contact Instructor Todd Marble at (972) 998-3776. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Aerobics

Irving Parks and Recreation Stay young and have fun doing it. Cost: $15 per person. For ages 50 and older. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Cost: Admission Fee. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Hawaiian Hula Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn the graceful dance of Hawaii and the exciting hip-shaking dance of Tahiti. Particpants in this group also have the opportunity to perform at local festivals. Cost is $25 per month. For ages 5 and up. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Burn up to 600 calories in one fun and powerfully-effective 60-minute total body workout. Call 214-697-4769 for more information. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Racquetball League

Irving Parks and Recreation A self-paced league with competition throughout the year. Cost is $15 per player. Please check with staff for more details. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

USA Go Ju Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation USA Go Ju Karate is one of the main forms of traditional Japanese karate. The class combines hard striking attacks, such as kicks and close-hand punches with softer open circular technique for attacking, blocking and controlling opponents. Students are divided into two classes based on age. See schedule below. Each class costs $25 per month. 6-7:30 p.m. for ages 4-12 7:30-9:30 p.m. for ages 13 and up Fee:$25 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM.

Yoga

Irving Parks and Recreation For more information contact Binay Mishra at (972) 444-8493. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Zumba

Irving Parks and Recreation An energetic, fitness class that combines Latin and International moves to keep you fit. Cost is $5 per class. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make all routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Storytime

Irving Public Library Stories, music, art and a time of playful interaction designed for families with young children. Groups call (972) 721-2458 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: Central Library. Audience: Children. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Family Storytime (All ages welcome)

Irving Public Library Everyone in the family will enjoy educational and entertaining stories, flannel boards, crafts and songs. Space is limited, stop by the Reference desk to pick up a ticket and reserve your spot. Groups call (972) 721-4669 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Children. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

CANCELED - Intermediate Tennis

Irving Parks and Recreation Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Soo Bahk Do Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 4-6 will be introduced to the basics of karate. Cost: $20 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Summer Family Wellness Class

Irving Public Library This program provides families with the tools to make healthier lifestyle choices through food selections and activities. Each week attendees learn an important aspect for healthy living. This session discusses planting your own garden and the influence of the seasons on the availability of certain foods and level of physical activity. Type of Event: Health/Home. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Classes & Instruction. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Adults. Sponsor: Irving Family YMCA. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Boot Camp

Irving Parks and Recreation Exercise at your own pace. All fitness levels are welcome. Cost is $10 per class. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Free Play Badminton

Irving Parks and Recreation Test your skills against fellow badminton players in a friendly competition. All players must present an IPAR card and a badminton membership. Contact Senter Park staff for specific pricing information. Free play badminton is also available on Sunday afternoon and is open to adults ages 18 and up. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM.

Soo Bahk Do Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation Students will learn basic fundamentals of beginning and intermediate karate. For ages 7 and older. Cost: $40 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Summer Snack Program

Irving Public Library The Irving Public Libraries are participating in the Irving ISD Food and Nutrition Services Summer Meal program. Weekdays from June 9 to August 8, any child 18 years and younger is entitled to a free, healthy snack at any of the four library branches.  Central Irving Library: 2 p.m. East Branch Library: 1 p.m. M/W; 10 a.m. Tuesday; 3 p.m. Thursday Valley Ranch Library: 2:30 p.m. West Irving Library: 1:30 p.m. Type of Event: Food/Dining. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Summer Reading Club. Audience: Children. Teens. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Irving ISD Food and Nutrition Services. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Adventure Boot Camp

Irving Parks and Recreation Dallas County Adventure Boot Camp is a four-week, outdoor fitness program that offers fitness instruction, nutritional counseling and motivational training for women. Packed with fun, energizing activities, this boot camp is designed to help you achieve your fitness goals. Find more information at www.dallascountybootcamp.com or contact Instructor Veronica Cruz at (469) 877-1423. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM.

Aerobics

Irving Parks and Recreation Stay young and have fun doing it. Cost:$10 per person. For ages 50 and older. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Cost: Admission Fee. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 8:45 AM – 10:00 AM.

RARE Learning

Irving Parks and Recreation Academic pre-K program that makes self-paced reading, math and science engaging and fun. Open to children ages 3-5. Instructor also offers a class from 10 a.m.-noon at the same location. For more information, please contact lead instructor Saba Nanjiani at (972) 567-1771. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

RARE Learning

Irving Parks and Recreation Academic pre-K program that makes self-paced reading, math and science engaging and fun. Open to children ages 3-5. For more information, please contact lead instructor Saba at (972) 567-1771. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:05 AM – 12:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM.

Kindermusik

Irving Parks and Recreation A fun toddler class that combines children's activities with music. There are three classes offered at this location for different age groups: 9:30-10:15 a.m. for ages 0-20 months 10:30-11:15 a.m. for ages 18 months to 3.5 years 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. for families Please call 972-712-8359 for more information. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Family. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Bodies in Motion Adult Dance Class

Irving Public Library Teens and adults with special needs and peers, age 15 and older. Participants explore the basics of ballet, modern dance, creative movement and dance conditioning for fitness. No previous dance experience is required. This fun and uplifting class is presented by the Dance Council of North Texas and taught by Melissa DeGroat, the Artistic Director of Epiphany DanceArts. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Library Event Type: Classes & Instruction. Music & Dance. Location: Central Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Presented as part of: the Reach Out program series. Sponsor: Dance Council of North Texas. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Watercolor

Irving Parks and Recreation Beginning watercolor class for adults. $10 per class. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Arts/Crafts. Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Family Storytime (All ages welcome)

Irving Public Library Everyone in the family will enjoy educational and entertaining stories, flannel boards, crafts and songs. Space is limited, stop by the Reference desk to pick up a ticket and reserve your spot. Groups call (972) 721-4669 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Children. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Mother Goose Storytime

Irving Public Library Lapsit program for ages 6 to 18 months and their care-giver. Enjoy stories, music, rhymes and a time of playful interaction. Free, no registration required. Call (972) 721-2692 for more information. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: West Irving Library. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Toddler Storytime (18 months to 3 years)

Irving Public Library Stories, music, art and a time of playful interaction designed for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years. Groups call (972) 721-2458 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: Central Library. Audience: Children. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Bodies in Motion Adult Dance Class

Irving Public Library Teens and adults with special needs and peers, age 15 and older. Participants explore the basics of ballet, modern, creative movement, and dance conditioning/fitness. No previous dance experience is required. This fun and uplifting class is presented by the Dance Council of North Texas and taught by Melissa DeGroat, the Artistic Director of Epiphany DanceArts. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Library Event Type: Classes & Instruction. Music & Dance. Location: Central Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Presented as part of: the Reach Out program series. Sponsor: Dance Council of North Texas. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Power Workout

Irving Parks and Recreation Adults may bring an IPAR card and work out for just $1. Offered Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Yoga

Irving Parks and Recreation Enjoy getting fit and flexible with yoga. For ages 18 and older. Cost: $35 a month per person per class day; $5 for each additional day. Additional Yoga classes are held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Mondays and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Cost: Admission Fee. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Creature Teacher Presents: Animal Science

Irving Public Library Creepy, crawly, fluffy, critter fun. They walk, squawk, scurry and run. Don't be late or you'll miss the fun! Space is limited and preferential seating will be given to children. Type of Event: Animals/Pets. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Science. Summer Reading Club. Other. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Children. Family. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Friends of the Irving Public Library. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM.

Summer Family Movies

Irving Public Library All ages. Join us for family friendly movies and refreshments. Type of Event: Entertainment. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Movies. Summer Reading Club. Location: East Branch Library. Audience: Children. Family. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Friends of the Irving Public Library. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

After School Piano

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn a new instrument and tune your ear for music. 45-minute piano lessons are offered after school between the hours of 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. For more information contact the instructor, Virginia Robinson at (940) 387-1732. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

American Sign Language Conversation Tables

Irving Public Library American Sign Language practice, a part of the Irving Public Library’s Reach Out initiative, is available weekly in the Children’s Area on the first floor of the Central Library. All ages and levels of experience are welcome. No registration is required. The Library’s Reach Out programs are designed for individuals with special needs and their peers. If you have questions about accessibility or adaptations, please call (972) 721-2457. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Language Learning. Location: Central Library. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Presented as part of: The Reach Out program series. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Power Workout

Irving Parks and Recreation Adults may bring an IPAR card and work out for just $1. Offered Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Beginning Guitar

Irving Parks and Recreation One-hour guitar lessons are offered to both youth and teens. Refer to schedule below for specific times. Class is $50 per month. 5-6 p.m. for ages 7-10 6-7 p.m. for ages 11-17. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make all routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

America's Youth Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation This program is designed to develop a higher level of self-confidence and improve self-esteem, disipline, concentration and physical fitness. Open to anyone age 5 and older. Cost is $10 per class, with a family discount for multiple children: two children are $9 each and three children are $8 each. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:20 PM – 7:20 PM.

Ballet

Irving Parks and Recreation Develop balance and learn the graceful movements of ballet. For children ages 3-5. Cost is $35 per month. For more information contact Joann Ingram at (817) 498-8616. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM.

Ballet Folklorico

Irving Parks and Recreation The Ballet Folklorico performs the traditional dances of all the regions of Mexico. Cost is $30 per month. For ages 4 and up. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Entertainment. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Beginning Chess

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn the skill and strategy behind this lifelong game. Cost is $30 per month. For more information, please email the instructor, Rita Cochran at: bluec50@gmail.com or visit the website listed above. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.cochranchess.com.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Burn up to 600 calories in one fun and powerfully-effective 60-minute total body workout. Call 214-697-4769 for more information. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Racquetball League

Irving Parks and Recreation A self-paced league with competition throughout the year. Cost is $15 per player. Please check with staff for more details. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tae Kwon Do (Nano Ninjas)

Irving Parks and Recreation Join the Nano Ninjas for a beginner class in self defense. Students ages 4-6 will learn the basics of American Tae Kwon Do in addition to counting, spelling, balancing, focusing, determination and team work. This class meets Monday and Wednesday evenings. Cost is $35 per month, with a family discount for multiple students. Please check the website for more information. Recreation Center: Georgia Farrow Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. For more info visit www.getfittokick.com.

Zumba

Irving Parks and Recreation A popular new fitness craze, Zumba fuses hypnotic party music with easy to follow dance moves to create a dynamic fitness workout. Aerobic fitness has never been so much fun! For more information contact Letty Mota at (214) 758-0008. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Zumba Craze

Irving Parks and Recreation Get into shape with this energetic, upbeat and fun class. Learn some new steps and new dance moves, too! Contact instructor via website below or call Northwest Park for more information. New students are always welcome. Recreation Center: Northwest Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Zumba!

Irving Parks and Recreation Come try the newest fitness craze! Zumba fuses hypnotic party music with easy to follow dance moves to create a dynamic fitness workout. Aerobic fitness has never been so fun! Cost is $30 per month. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Ballet

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 6-12 will develop balance and learn the graceful movements of ballet. Cost is $35 per month. For more information contact Joanne Ingram at (817) 498-8616. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make all routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM.

Conversaciones @ Your Library

Irving Public Library Conversation tables will be available at East Branch weekly for English language learners to practice conversational English skills in an informal, friendly environment. For more information and additional table locations, call (972) 721-3722. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Volunteer/Fundraising. Library Event Type: Language Learning. Location: East Branch Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Zumba Fitness

Irving Parks and Recreation Latin-inspired fitness program combines dance and aerobic elements. Zumba incorporates hip-hop, samba, salsa, meringue, mambo and belly dance moves into a fun workout routine. This class also meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. each Monday. Fee: $3 per class. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Bollywood Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation Improve footwork, eye-hand coordination and hip movement and develop good posture while learning bollywood dance. For ages 13 and older. Cost: $45 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:55 PM.

Go Rumba!

Irving Parks and Recreation Go Rumba! fuses latin music and easy to follow dance moves into a fun and energetic fitness class. Stop the boring workout routine and join the latin party. Try it for free - there's no charge for the first class! Monthly fee is $30 or $5 for a single class. Open to ages 16 and older. Recreation Center: Georgia Farrow Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Intermediate Guitar

Irving Parks and Recreation Improve on your musical talent with this intermediate guitar class. For ages 11-17. $50 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Okinawan Karate Club

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn a traditional martial art from an experieinced instructor. Give it a try - your first class is free! Recreation Center: Northwest Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Arts/Crafts. Classes/Workshops. Clubs. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tae Kwon Do (Beginner-Advanced)

Irving Parks and Recreation Students will learn martial arts skills including kicks and punches, in addition to improving overall body strength and conditioning. There are two classes offered at this location. The 7 p.m class is suited for beginner and intermediate students and will focus on the basic fundamentals of Tae Kwon Do. The 8 p.m. class is for advanced students who have achieved the rank of green belt. Classes are held Monday and Wednesday and are open to anyone age 7 and older. Cost is $40 per month, with a family discount for multiple students. Recreation Center: Georgia Farrow Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. For more info visit www.getfittokick.com.

Watercolor

Irving Parks and Recreation Beginning watercolor class for adults. $14 per class. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Arts/Crafts. Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM.

Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation Come kick it in karate every Monday and Wednesday. Cost is $40 per month; additional family members cost $20 per month. Ages 5 and older are welcome. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Bollywood Fitness

Irving Parks and Recreation Lose weight, reduce body fat and increase metabolism while learning to bollywood dance. For ages 16 and older. Cost: $35 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 8:00 PM – 8:55 PM.

Guitar

Irving Parks and Recreation Guitar lessons for adults. $50 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Summer Snack Program

Irving Public Library The Irving Public Libraries are participating in the Irving ISD Food and Nutrition Services Summer Meal program. Weekdays from June 9 to August 8, any child 18 years and younger is entitled to a free, healthy snack at any of the four library branches.  Central Irving Library: 2 p.m. East Branch Library: 1 p.m. M/W; 10 a.m. Tuesday; 3 p.m. Thursday Valley Ranch Library: 2:30 p.m. West Irving Library: 1:30 p.m. Type of Event: Food/Dining. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Summer Reading Club. Audience: Children. Teens. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Irving ISD Food and Nutrition Services. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Stretch & Tone

Irving Parks and Recreation Increase your flexibility and tone your muscles. Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for this exercise class. Bonnie Witamyer will instruct this course and help you reach your goals. For ages 50 and older. Cost is $5 per month. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM.

Adult Tennis Lessons

Irving Parks and Recreation Cost is $40 per month. For more information contact instructor Robert Barnick at (972) 373-0627. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Intermediate Tennis

Irving Parks and Recreation Intermediate tennis lessons for adults. Cost is $40 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

RARE Learning

Irving Parks and Recreation Academic pre-K program that makes self-paced reading, math and science engaging and fun. Open to children ages 3-5. Instructor also offers a class from 10 a.m.-noon at the same location. For more information, please contact lead instructor Saba Nanjiani at (972) 567-1771. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

RARE Learning

Irving Parks and Recreation Academic pre-K program that makes self-paced reading, math and science engaging and fun. Open to children ages 3-5. For more information, please contact lead instructor Saba at (972) 567-1771. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9:05 AM – 12:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM.

Power Workout

Irving Parks and Recreation Adults may bring an IPAR card and work out for just $1. Offered Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Job Fair

Irving Public Library Recruiters from local companies meet with job seekers to discuss employment openings, collect resumes, and schedule interviews. Call the Job Center hotline at (972) 721-2326 for more information. Type of Event: Job Fair. Library Event Type: Job Center. Location: Central Library. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Presented as part of: The Job Center. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Craftapalooza

Irving Public Library Tweens and teens in grade 6 and up. Kick your creativity mode into high gear and join the Valley Ranch Teens for an afternoon of crafting. Type of Event: Arts/Crafts. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Club. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Teens. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Friends of the Irving Public Library. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

After School Piano

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn a new instrument and tune your ear for music. 45-minute piano lessons are offered after school between the hours of 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. For more information contact the instructor, Virginia Robinson at (940) 387-1732. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Bedazzled Jewelry Making Class

Irving Public Library Teens and adults make easy knot bracelets, rings and bead wrapped wire earrings. All supplies are provided. Type of Event: Arts/Crafts. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Classes & Instruction. Summer Reading Club. Location: East Branch Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Friends of the Irving Public Library. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Junior Tennis

Irving Parks and Recreation Beginning tennis lessons for juniors. Three, one-hour lessons are offered at this location. Cost: $40 per month. Please refer to class schedule for specific times and age groups: 4-5 p.m. for ages 5-8 5-6 p.m. for ages 9-12 6-7 p.m. for ages 13 and older. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Power Workout

Irving Parks and Recreation Adults may bring an IPAR card and work out for just $1. Offered Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Basketball Skills

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 6-12 can learn the basic fundamentals of basketball. No experience is necessary. Cost: $95 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM.

Kung Fu

Irving Parks and Recreation Chinese martial arts include various forms in which sharp blows and kicks are applied to pressure points on the body of the opponent. Students are divided into two classes based on age. Schedule and pricing listed below: 5-6 p.m. for ages 6-13, Cost: $45 per month 6:15-8 p.m. for ages 13 and up, Cost: $60 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make all routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Chess Tempo

Irving Parks and Recreation A fun and educational chess class that teaches age-appropriate projects to help booster self-confidence and enhance problem-solving abilities. For ages 5 and older. Cost: $40 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Okinawon Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn self-defense and self-discipline with this traditional form of martial arts. Cost is $50 per month with a discount given for each additional child. For ages 5 and up. For more information contact Instructor Todd Marble at (972) 998-3776. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Aerobics

Irving Parks and Recreation Stay young and have fun doing it. Cost: $15 per person. For ages 50 and older. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Cost: Admission Fee. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Hawaiian Hula Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn the graceful dance of Hawaii and the exciting hip-shaking dance of Tahiti. Particpants in this group also have the opportunity to perform at local festivals. Cost is $25 per month. For ages 5 and up. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Irving Youth Action Council Meeting

Irving Parks and Recreation Irving Youth Action Council members assist the Irving Youth Council Board and Parks and Recreation staff with the development of teen-specific activities, programs, and events. They are also actively involved in a variety of community service projects and leadership development initiatives. Teens interested in becoming a member of the center’s teen council are encouraged to complete an application. Meetings are every second and fourth Thursday of each month. This can be a fun and rewarding experience while earning community service hours and making a difference in your community. Recreation Center: Lively Pointe Youth Center. Audience: Teens. Type of Event: Community/Council Meetings. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Burn up to 600 calories in one fun and powerfully-effective 60-minute total body workout. Call 214-697-4769 for more information. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Racquetball League

Irving Parks and Recreation A self-paced league with competition throughout the year. Cost is $15 per player. Please check with staff for more details. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

USA Go Ju Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation USA Go Ju Karate is one of the main forms of traditional Japanese karate. The class combines hard striking attacks, such as kicks and close-hand punches with softer open circular technique for attacking, blocking and controlling opponents. Students are divided into two classes based on age. See schedule below. Each class costs $25 per month. 6-7:30 p.m. for ages 4-12 7:30-9:30 p.m. for ages 13 and up Fee:$25 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM.

Yoga

Irving Parks and Recreation For more information contact Binay Mishra at (972) 444-8493. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Yoga

Irving Parks and Recreation A system of exercises practiced as part of this discipline will promote control of the body and mind. Cost is $35 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM.

Zumba

Irving Parks and Recreation An energetic, fitness class that combines Latin and International moves to keep you fit. Cost is $5 per class. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make all routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM.

Conversaciones @ Your Library

Irving Public Library Conversations @ Your Library provides a regular opportunity for adult English-language learners to pair with bilingual students to practice and improve conversational language skills in an informal, friendly environment. No registration is required. For information about additional table locations, please call (972) 721-4612. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Volunteer/Fundraising. Library Event Type: Language Learning. Location: Central Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Conversations @ Your Library

Irving Public Library Conversations @ Your Library provides a regular opportunity for adult English-language learners to pair with bilingual students to practice and improve conversational language skills in an informal, friendly environment. No registration is required. For information about additional table locations, please call (972) 721-4612. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Language Learning. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Bunko

Irving Parks and Recreation Have a blast playing this fast and fun dice game! See how lucky you are as we compete for prizes. Bring a refreshment to share and come have fun with this group which meets each Thursday in the Dining Rm. Beginners are always welcome. Cost is $8 per month. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Family Storytime (All ages welcome)

Irving Public Library Everyone in the family will enjoy educational and heartwarming stories, flannel boards crafts and puppet shows. Groups call (972) 721-2691 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: West Irving Library. Audience: Children. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Valley Ranch Reads! discusses Wild

Irving Public Library This month’s selection is Wild by Cheryl Strayed, the author's story of personal loss and subsequently healing solo hike along the 1,100-mile Pacific Crest Trail. The book group meets on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. No registration is required to join. For more information, call (972) 721-4669. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Book Club. Summer Reading Club. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Adults. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Adult Tennis Lessons

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn the fundamentals of tennis including rules of the game, serving, forehand, backhand and volleying. Cost is $40 per month. For more information contact Instructor Robert Barnick at (972) 373-0627. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Soo Bahk Do Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 4-6 will be introduced to the basics of karate. Cost: $20 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Dance and Cheer

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 7 and older will learn cheer and dance moves in a fun, learning environment. Cost is $18 per month, plus a one-time registration fee. Please check the website or contact the instructor, Ashley Jones for more details. Recreation Center: Georgia Farrow Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit thejonestudioofdance.com.

Bilingual Storytime

Irving Public Library Stories, songs and more presented in both English and Spanish. Groups call (972) 721-2458 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: Central Library. Audience: Children. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Free Play Badminton

Irving Parks and Recreation Test your skills against fellow badminton players in a friendly competition. All players must present an IPAR card and a badminton membership. Contact Senter Park staff for specific pricing information. Free play badminton is also available on Sunday afternoon and is open to adults ages 18 and up. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM.

Soo Bahk Do Karate

Irving Parks and Recreation Students will learn basic fundamentals of beginning and intermediate karate. For ages 7 and older. Cost: $40 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Summer Snack Program

Irving Public Library The Irving Public Libraries are participating in the Irving ISD Food and Nutrition Services Summer Meal program. Weekdays from June 9 to August 8, any child 18 years and younger is entitled to a free, healthy snack at any of the four library branches.  Central Irving Library: 2 p.m. East Branch Library: 1 p.m. M/W; 10 a.m. Tuesday; 3 p.m. Thursday Valley Ranch Library: 2:30 p.m. West Irving Library: 1:30 p.m. Type of Event: Food/Dining. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Summer Reading Club. Audience: Children. Teens. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Irving ISD Food and Nutrition Services. Cost: Free. Friday, July 25, 2014.

Adventure Boot Camp

Irving Parks and Recreation Dallas County Adventure Boot Camp is a four-week, outdoor fitness program that offers fitness instruction, nutritional counseling and motivational training for women. Packed with fun, energizing activities, this boot camp is designed to help you achieve your fitness goals. Find more information at www.dallascountybootcamp.com or contact Instructor Veronica Cruz at (469) 877-1423. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Friday, July 25, 2014, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM.

Aerobics

Irving Parks and Recreation Stay young and have fun doing it. Cost:$10 per person. For ages 50 and older. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Cost: Admission Fee. Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:45 AM – 10:00 AM.

RARE Learning

Irving Parks and Recreation Academic pre-K program that makes self-paced reading, math and science engaging and fun. Open to children ages 3-5. Instructor also offers a class from 10 a.m.-noon at the same location. For more information, please contact lead instructor Saba Nanjiani at (972) 567-1771. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

RARE Learning

Irving Parks and Recreation Academic pre-K program that makes self-paced reading, math and science engaging and fun. Open to children ages 3-5. For more information, please contact lead instructor Saba at (972) 567-1771. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:05 AM – 12:00 PM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM.

Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic

On the first Wednesday and last Friday of each month, Animal Services in partnership with the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection will offer low-cost vaccinations and other services. No appointment is necessary. Location: Irving Animal Care Campus. Audience: Adults. Admission/Price: Varies for services. Type of Event: Animals/Pets. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.cityofirving.org.

Tap and Ballet

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 3-5 will learn the basics of tap and ballet dance. Two 45-minute classes are offered at this location on Fridays. Parents may enroll their child in either the 10 a.m. class or the 11 a.m. class. Cost is $38 per month. Please see instructor for more details. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Family Storytime (All ages welcome)

Irving Public Library Everyone in the family will enjoy educational and heartwarming stories, flannel boards crafts and puppet shows. Groups call (972) 721-2691 for details. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: West Irving Library. Audience: Children. Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

Power Workout

Irving Parks and Recreation Adults may bring an IPAR card and work out for just $1. Offered Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Tumbling for Tots

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 3-5 will learn basic tumbling skills and improve their coordination. Cost: $38 per month. Please see instructor for more details. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM.

After School Piano

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn a new instrument and tune your ear for music. 45-minute piano lessons are offered after school between the hours of 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Virginia Robinson at (940) 387-1732. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Friday, July 25, 2014, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Power Workout

Irving Parks and Recreation Adults may bring an IPAR card and work out for just $1. Offered Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Jazzercise Express

Irving Parks and Recreation Pressed for time? Then consider this 30-minute workout featuring a streamlined fusion of strength and cardio conditioning. Cost is $30 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Friday, July 25, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Open Chess

Irving Parks and Recreation Test your skills in a friendly game of chess. Open to all ages. Cost is $25 per month. For more information email Rita Cochran at bluec50@gmail.com. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Friday, July 25, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

R.I.S.E. Quad Rugby

Irving Parks and Recreation Join RISE Adventures for an evening of smashing fun! Quad rugby is a fast-paced, indoor game for athletes that are physically challenged. This program is free for participants and spectators. A non-profit organization, RISE stands for Recovery, Inspiration, Success and Empowerment. It's mission is to help persons with physical challenges gain independence and become productive citizens through a therapeutic learning experience providing measurable results in adaptive outdoor adventures and sporting programs. For more information on Quad Rugby, or other sports offered by RISE Adventures, please check the website listed above. Recreation Center: Georgia Farrow Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Clubs. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit www.riseadventures.org.

Ballet Folklorico

Irving Parks and Recreation The Ballet Folklorico performs the traditional dances of all the regions of Mexico. Cost is $30 per month. For ages 4 and up. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Entertainment. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Beginning Chess

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn the skill and strategy behind this lifelong game. Cost is $30 per month. For more information, please email the instructor, Rita Cochran at: bluec50@gmail.com or visit the website listed above. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.cochranchess.com.

DCET Ballet Folklorico Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation Children age 5-15 can learn a number of dance movements and musical pieces that reflect the various regions and folk music genres of Mexico. This group also meets on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. Cost is $20 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Clubs. Entertainment. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

DFW Table Tennis Club

Irving Parks and Recreation The DFW Table Tennis Club offers classes and lessons for juniors and adults. For more information contact Donna Chen at (214) 240-5975. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Clubs. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Pilates

Irving Parks and Recreation A unique form of exercise that increases your lean muscle, strengthens your core muscles, increases flexibility and promotes good posture. This no-impact exercise caters to students of all levels and is open to all ages. Class fee is $10 per class or $75 per month. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Racquetball League

Irving Parks and Recreation A self-paced league with competition throughout the year. Cost is $15 per player. Please check with staff for more details. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Table Tennis Club

Irving Parks and Recreation If you're a competitive table tennis player, this is the club for you! This local table tennis group offers friendly matches every Friday night, as well as tournaments throughout the year. It's free to join and open to players of all ages. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Clubs. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:45 PM.

Zumba Craze

Irving Parks and Recreation Get into shape with this energetic, upbeat and fun class. Learn some new steps and new dance moves, too! Contact instructor via website below or call Northwest Park for more information. New students are always welcome. Recreation Center: Northwest Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Outdoor Adventure Fitness Program

Irving Parks and Recreation Let’s get in shape, have fun, and train in the great outdoors. Teens of all fitness levels are challenged to enjoy this boot camp style outdoor fitness program that offers fitness instruction, nutritional counseling, motivational training and energizing fun. The cost is free and includes unlimited access to Lively Pointe weight room and a personally-designed strength training and running log to track your progress. For those that complete the program and are interested, we will sponsor a team of eligible teens for various obstacle adventure runs. Recreation Center: Lively Pointe Youth Center. Audience: Teens. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Beginning Chess

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn the skill and strategy behind this lifelong game. Cost is $30 per month. For more information, please email the instructor, Rita Cochran at: bluec50@gmail.com or visit the website listed above. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.cochranchess.com.

Bollywood Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation For more information contact Rinku at (972) 467-1953. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Go Rumba!

Irving Parks and Recreation Go Rumba! fuses latin music and easy to follow dance moves into a fun and energetic fitness class. Stop the boring workout routine and join the latin party. Try it for free - there's no charge for the first class! Monthly fee is $30 or $5 for a single class. Open to ages 16 and older. Recreation Center: Georgia Farrow Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Junior Tennis Lessons

Irving Parks and Recreation Children age 5-8 will be introduced to the basics of tennis. Cost is $40 per month. For more information contact instructor Robert Barnick at (972) 373-0627. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Junior Tennis Lessons

Irving Parks and Recreation Children age 7-9 will be introduced to the basics of tennis. Cost is $40 per month. For more information contact instructor Robert Barnick at (972) 373-0627. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

After School Piano

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn a new instrument and tune your ear for music. 45-minute piano lessons are offered from 9:15-11:30 a.m. For more information contact Keren Kim at (817) 403-6396. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:15 AM – 11:30 AM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Burn up to 600 calories in one fun and powerfully-effective 60-minute total body workout. Call 214-697-4769 for more information. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Jazzercise

Irving Parks and Recreation Instructors make routines fun and easy to follow. Each class includes a gentle warm up, 30-minute aerobic workout, muscle toning and strengthening segment with weights and a final stretch. Cost is $36 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM.

Boot Camp

Irving Parks and Recreation Exercise at your own pace. All fitness levels are welcome. Cost is $3 per class. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Yoga

Irving Parks and Recreation Enjoy getting fit and flexible with yoga. For ages 18 and older. Cost: $35 a month per person per class day; $5 for each additional day. Additional Yoga classes are held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Mondays and from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays. Recreation Center: Heritage Senior Center. Audience: Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Cost: Admission Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Junior Tennis Lessons

Irving Parks and Recreation Children age 9-12 will be introduced to the basics of tennis. Cost is $40 per month. For more information contact instructor Robert Barnick at (972) 373-0627. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Sponsor: Robert Barnick. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Play and Learn

Irving Public Library Families, friends and children from birth to 5 years old play, create, and explore together at this program. "Play and Learn" helps pre-schoolers develop their cognitive and positive relationship skills through activities such as art projects, singing, storytime and more! Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Storytime. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Children. Family. Presented as part of: YMCA Early Literacy Program. Sponsor: YMCA. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Stepping Stones to 5: Animals and Me!

Irving Public Library Ages 0 to 5 and caregivers. Explore the connection between humans and animals. The program presented in partnership with the International Museum of Cultures, features displays and animal-themed games, puzzles, crafts, and stories. Stepping Stones to 5, a series tailored for very young children and their families, presents early literacy activities by local cultural and educational organizations. Type of Event: Arts/Crafts. Presentations & Lectures. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Cultural. Science. Location: Central Library. Presented as part of: Stepping Stones to 5 series. Sponsor: Irving Public Library and International Museum of Cultures. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit internationalmuseumofcultures.org.

Tap and Ballet

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 3-5 will learn the basics of tap and ballet dance. Two separate classes are offered on Saturdays beginning at 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Each lesson lasts 45 minutes and costs $38 per month. Please see instructor for more details. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:45 AM – 1:00 PM.

DCET Ballet Folklorico Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation Children age 5-15 can learn a number of dance movements and musical pieces that reflect the various regions and folk music genres of Mexico. This group also meets on Friday evenings at 6 p.m. Cost is $20 per month. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Clubs. Entertainment. Recreation/Games. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Jujutsu

Irving Parks and Recreation Learn the modern, traditional martial arts of Sangakuryu Aikijujutsu. Cost is $25 per month. For ages 6 and up. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Family. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Classes/Workshops. Recreation/Games. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Junior Tennis Lessons

Irving Parks and Recreation For ages 13 and up. Cost is $40 per month. For more information contact instructor Robert Barnick at (972) 373-0627. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Teens. Sponsor: Robert Barnick. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tap and Ballet

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 6-12 will learn the basics of tap and ballet dance. Cost: $38 per month. Please see instructor for more details. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Conversaciones @ Your Library

Irving Public Library Conversation tables will be available at Central Library weekly for English language learners to practice conversational English skills in an informal, friendly environment. For more information and additional table locations, call (972) 721-2606. Type of Event: Reading/Literacy. Volunteer/Fundraising. Library Event Type: Language Learning. Location: Central Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit catalog.cityofirving.org.

StarMath

Irving Parks and Recreation For children in preschool through 5th grade. Cost is $99 per month. For more information contact (972) 533-4949. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Sponsor: StarKidz Academy. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit starkidzweb.com.

Hip-Hop/Jazz Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation Children ages 6-12 will learn the basics of hip-hop and jazz dance. Cost: $38 per month. Please see instructor for more details. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM.

Indian Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation For more information contact Vandita Parikh at (214) 441-2350. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Family Movie Matinee

Irving Public Library Enjoy a family movie and light snacks every Saturday at 2 p.m. For movie title or more information, please call (972) 721-4669. Type of Event: Entertainment. Library Event Type: Movies. Location: Valley Ranch Library. Audience: Children. Family. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Brett Roberts Presents: Dr. Flake-N-Stein's Magic Laboratory

Irving Public Library Children grades K-6 and families. This exciting and interactive show lets children participate in magic tricks and assist with scientific experiments. And there are robot puppets too! ​This event was made possible with a grant from QuikTrip. Stay for our recognition of all participants who have completed Level 5 reading! Type of Event: Entertainment. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Magic. Science. Summer Reading Club. Location: Central Library. Audience: Children. Family. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Friends of the Irving Public Library. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit learningwhilelaughing.com.

Science Movie Time

Irving Public Library All ages. In this animated adventure, American astronaut Captain Charles T. Baker thinks he is the first person to set foot on a particular numbered planet. Little does he know that tiny green people inhabit this cheerful innocent world and are wary of alien invaders. Type of Event: Entertainment. Reading/Literacy. Library Event Type: Movies. Science. Summer Reading Club. Location: West Irving Library. Audience: Children. Family. Presented as part of: Summer Reading Challenge 2014. Sponsor: Friends of the Irving Public Library. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Keyboard/Piano Lessons

Irving Parks and Recreation Interested in learning the basics of piano? Lessons are available for the following age groups: Ages 5-6 (30 min. lesson) $80/mo. Age 7 and older (60 min. lesson) $160/mo. For more information, please contact Amir Khan at (817) 689-4303. Recreation Center: Mustang Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Cost: Admission Fee. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Racquetball League

Irving Parks and Recreation A self-paced league with competition throughout the year. Cost is $15 per player. Please check with staff for more details. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Recreation/Games. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Teen Jam

Irving Parks and Recreation Enjoy DJ music, dancing, video games, billiards, basketball, specialty activities and more. Complimentary pizza and soda will be provided. Free admission with IPAR card. Recreation Center: Lively Pointe Youth Center. Audience: Teens. Type of Event: Special Events. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM.

Free Play Badminton

Irving Parks and Recreation Test your skills against fellow badminton players in a friendly competition. All players must present an IPAR card and a badminton membership. Contact Senter Park staff for specific pricing information. Free play badminton is also available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and is open to adults ages 18 and up. Recreation Center: Senter Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Health/Home. Recreation/Games. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Indian Dance

Irving Parks and Recreation For more information contact Vandita Parikh at (214) 441-2350. Recreation Center: Cimarron Park Recreation Center. Audience: Children. Teens. Type of Event: Classes/Workshops. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 1:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Racquetball League

Irving Parks and Recreation A self-paced league with competition throughout the year. Cost is $15 per player. Please check with staff for more details. Recreation Center: Lee Park Recreation Center. Audience: Adults. Type of Event: Athletics/Fitness. Recreation/Games. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.