The City Council meeting scheduled for May 20th, 2013 will start at 6:00 p.m. instead of its regular time of 7:00 p.m.
The concept of pairing artists with Haltom City businesses for an evening of exhibits worked so well last year that the city’s art committee, Art in the City, decided to do it again. Scheduled for for Thursday, June 6th from 5 to 8:00 p.m., the “Art Ramble” will include 11 locations and approximatel…
This summer be sure to "Dig in to Reading" at this year's HCPL Summer Reading Program. Come join us for a fun-filled summer of reading and special events between June 1st and July 19th! The Summer Reading Program kickoff is Saturday, June 1st at 2:00 p.m. at the Haltom City Public Library, locate…
The judging has been complete, the on-line voting tallied and the winners are being notified in the 25th anniversary Images of Haltom City Photo Contest. Begun in 1989, the contest had just 36 entries that first year. The contest has grown in popularity and each year typically attracts more than 250…
The City of Haltom City has changed the way it administers its residential and commercial alarm tracking and billing system. The program, formerly run in-house by the Haltom City Police Department, is now administered by PMAM Corporation, a company that specializes in managing municipal alarm tracki…
Watercolor Experience #11
The popular watercolor classes continue with Watercolor Experience #11 beginning Saturday, May 4th and continuing every Saturday in May (5/11, 18 & 25).
Classes are held at the Haltom City Public Library on the above dates from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Cost is $80 for three classes with a $30 deposit required upon registering. You may also choose to simply pay $22 per class.
For more information call class instructor Bennie Wood at 817-838-2409. A video demonstration by Ms. Wood can be seen here.
Download supply list
Book Sale Raises over $2,000
The Friends of the Haltom City Public Library made $2,348.12 at the annual Friends of the Haltom City Public Library Book Sale. The Friends of the HCPL wish to thank the volunteers and the Department of Public Works for their many hours of service to the book sale. Without the help of these dedicated individuals the sale would not have been a success. Thank you!
13th Annual Writing Contest
The 13th annual writing contest is accepting entries in the poetry and short story categories. Deadline is Friday, May 31, 2013.
"Dig in to Reading" This Summer
This summer be sure to "Dig in to Reading" at this year's HCPL Summer Reading Program. Come join us for a fun-filled summer of reading and special events between June 1st and July 19th!
The Summer Reading Program kickoff is Saturday, June 1st at 2:00 p.m. at the Haltom City Public Library, located at 4809 Haltom Rd. The Pipdillys will appear in "Escape from Couch Potato Land", a musical comedy.
Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. is "Family Movie Night" and Friday at 2:00 p.m. is "Special Guest Friday".
Some late additions to the list of entertainers have been made, including the Ringling Brothers Clowns on Thursday, June 20th at 11:00 a.m. and the TCC Theater musical production of Beneath the Surface on Friday, July 19th at 10:30 a.m.
For more information call the library at 817-222-7786.
Watch a video promoting the 2013 SRP.
|Date||Family Movie Nights (Tuesdays at 6:30PM)|
|06/04||"Yogi Bear" rated PG, animated|
|06/11||"Journey to the Center of the Earth" rated G|
|06/18||"Monsters, Inc." rated G, animated|
|06/25||"Hotel Transylvania" rated PG, animated|
|07/02||"Land Before Time" rated G, animated|
|07/09||"Rise of the Guardians" rated PG, animated|
|Date||Special Guest Fridays (2PM)|
|06/07||Nancy Burks Worcester - ventriloquist & storyteller|
|06/14||"Readers of the Lost Book" - music/magic/puppets|
|06/21||James Wand's "Top Secret Magic Show"|
|06/28||The Que Pastas - musicians|
|07/05||HCFD's "Fire Prevention Show"|
|07/12||Zooniversity's "Where the Wild Things Are"|
|07/19||Valerie Oliver's "Whirled on a String"|
Summer Pre-School Camp
Summer Pre-School Camp is being offered by Haltom City Parks & Recreation. Kids will learn the alphabet, numbers, colors and shapes through the use of games, music and crafts. Snacks will be provided and all supplies are included. This is a great start for pre-K or Kindergarten!
Children must be potty-trained to enroll. Classes are Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $45/month or $12/one-time class.
There will be a different theme each week, including Summer Safety, Manners, Superhereos, Carnival, Circus,Science Workshop, Princes & Princesses and Krafty Kids.
For more information, please call the Recreation Center at 817-831-6464. You may register online for this and other activities here.
Senior Center Health Fair
"Unleash the Power of Age" is the theme for this year's Haltom City Senior Health & Information Fair. Join us on May 31st from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Christian Center of Fort Worth, located at 4301 NE 28th Street in Haltom City.
There will be door prize, informational booths and free health screenings.
For more information, please call 817-834-8021.
Join a Junior Golf Circuit
Do you have a junior golfer that needs more opportunities with tournament experience? The Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) now presents the 2013 Junior Golf Circuit. Golfers ages 8-18 are invited to join any tournament in the circuit at a cost of just $25/tournament. All golfers must be members of TAAF ($6 membership fee).
Tournament dates are June 18th and 25th, July 2nd, 9th and 26-27th.
Download flyer with locations of tournaments along with more information.
Summer Boys/Girls Track
Summer Track is Back! Boys and girls, ages 8-18, can register now to run with the Rojo Elite Haltom City Track Club in the TAAF Summer Track program.
Registration, which ends June 8th, is $45/child and will include a track uniform. Practices are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at North Oaks Middle School. Circuit Meets will be held every Saturday in June in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Regional Meet will be in the Colony on July 12th and 13th. For more information, please contact the Recreation Center at 817-831-6464.
Online registration is available here.