• Artwork Sought for Signal Boxes

    signal box artwork contest haltom cityArt in the City, the Haltom City art committee, is looking for some eye-catching artwork. The group is seeking entries in a contest that will determine the replacement of artwork currently displayed on some of the city’s most prominent traffic light signal control boxes. Many are located along Haltom Road and Denton Highway. The original wraps were installed six years ago and have faded over time.

    The theme of the contest is “Haltom City Scenes: Past, Present and Future”. Each artist may enter up to four pieces.

  • Parks & Rec Expands Soccer League

    haltom city hot shots soccerHaltom City Parks & Recreation has expanded their boys & girls soccer league. Ages ranges are 3-19, and all games will be played here in Haltom City.

    Cost, depending on age of player, is:

    • $40 (ages 3-6), uniform shirt included
    • $85 (ages 7-8)
    • $95 (ages 9 & up)

    Register online here between July 28th and August 30th. Late registration may be available after August 30th, but a $20 late fee will apply.

  • Safe Routes to School Sidewalks

    haltom city safe routes school sidewalksConstruction of new sidewalks near three BISD schools in Haltom City began in late 2013 and, when completed, will improve the safety of students walking and biking to school. Funded by a grant from Safe Routes to Schools, a federally funded program administered by TxDOT, the 7.6 miles of sidewalk construction will also result in improved crossings at railroad tracks and streets.

    Schools involved include North Oaks Middle, Haltom Middle and the Academy at West Birdville. Phase I construction began near North Oaks along Haltom Road and Springlake Parkway. It has continued south along Haltom Road and includes sidewalks on several other secondary streets.

  • 2014 Photo Contest Judging Video

    2014 haltom city photo contest judgingThe judging video for the 2014 Images of Haltom City Photo Contest is now available for viewing. The video can be seen online and on HCTV, Charter Cable channel 190 (daily at 1:30 & 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 & 10:30 p.m.).

    Judges for the contest were Cos DeLeo, Michelle Cahill and Gary Blocker. A list of winners of the contest can be seen here.

  • Little Fossil Park Renovation

    little fossil park haltom city renovationThe grand opening for the renovated Little Fossil Park was held Saturday, March 29th. The renovated park, located at 4412 Hadley St., now has:

    • three tournament quality softball fields
    • new lighting system
    • new playground
    • new concession building
    • new restroom building
    • 85 additional parking spaces

    The improvements to the park were made possible by funds from the 2010 bond election.

  • Haltom Road Construction Notice

    haltom rd section temporary closureHaltom Road will be closed to thru traffic between Broadway Ave. and Vicki St. from July 7th until the first week of December. This section of Haltom Rd. is scheduled for major utility and street reconstruction during this time.

    The project consists of replacement of water and sewer mains/services, the installation of large storm sewer pipes and inlets, subgrade stabilization and placement of a 43 foot wide reinforced concrete pavement from Doyle St. to Monett St.


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Artwork Sought for Signal Boxes

Art in the City, the Haltom City art committee, is looking for some eye-catching artwork. The group…
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Safe Routes to School Sidewalks

Construction of new sidewalks near three BISD schools in Haltom City began in late 2013 and, when…
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Aug/Sept Crossroads Newsletter

The 2014 August/September Crossroads City Newsletter is available for download.
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2014 Photo Contest Winners

The 2014 Images of Haltom City Photo Contest has wrapped up, with more than 250 entries vying for…


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Parks & Rec Summer Camp

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Watering Restrictions In Effect

Due to the likelihood and the persistence of drought conditions throughout North Texas and the…
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Parks & Rec Expands Soccer League

Haltom City Parks & Recreation has expanded their boys & girls soccer league. Ages ranges are 3-19,…
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Haltom Road Construction Notice

Haltom Road will be closed to thru traffic between Broadway Ave. and Vicki St. from July 7th until…

Library News/Events

HCPL Closed Aug 8th

haltom city libraryThe Haltom City Public Library will be closed for staff training on Friday, August 8, 2014. The library will be open during regular hours on Saturday, August 9th at 10:30 a.m.

Nutrition Classes at HCPL

texas agrilife ext pgmPlease join us for a free series of three nutrition classes at the Haltom City Public Library, sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. All classes will be held from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The classes include:

  • Wednesday, August 6th - Get the Facts on Serving Sizes
  • Wednesday, August 13th - Get the Facts on Fat (with cooking demo)
  • Wednesday, August 20th - Get the Facts on Sodium (with cooking demo)

The classes will take place at the Haltom City Public Library, located at 4809 Haltom Rd. Call 817-222-7787 if you would like more information about these classes. Registration is not required.

14th Annual Writing Contest Winners

The Friends of the Haltom City Public Library are happy to announce the winners of the 2014 Writing Contest. We wish to thank our judges:

  • Fran Burns
  • Betty Kurecka
  • Donna Pliska
  • Richard (R J) Samson

The list of winners can be downloaded here.

Ladies' Night Out at HCPL

Reserve your tickets now for the first annual "Ladies’ Night Out, 39 Shades of Fun" on Saturday, August 16th at the Haltom City Public Library (4809 Haltom Rd.). Registration and dinner will be between 6-7:30 p.m. and activities from 7:30-10:00 p.m.


Watercolor Classes - June/July

haltom city library watercolorTake one or a series of Watercolor Classes offered at the Haltom City Public Library during the months of June & July, 2014. Learn techniques for painting landscapes, still life, abstract and more.

Cost per class is $22.00 per class plus supplies.

Class dates are Saturday, June 14, 21 & 28 and July 5, 19 & 26. Class hours are from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. at the Haltom City Public Library, 4809 Haltom Rd.

The class instructor is Bennie Johnson Wood, former President of the Trinity Arts Guild.

Download a supply list here.

Parks & Rec News/Events

Summer Campers at "Storm School"

haltom city summer camp fort worth museumThe Haltom City Super Kids Summer Camp had a special experience on Wednesday, June 18th at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History with Channel 11 Meteorologist Jeff Jamison. Jamison hosted a special summer edition of his "Storm School" just for the Haltom City summer campers.


Summer Volleyball Camp

haltom city summer volleyball campHeld Monday, August 4th through Thursday, August 7th, the Haltom City summer volleyball camp will teach participants the basics of volleyball, including serving, bumping, setting, exercising and more. Additional training and skills will be offered as needed for each individual.

Camp  will be held from 2-5:00 p.m. and is for ages 10-17. Registration fee is $40 ($5 sibling discount) and the deadline is July 28th.

 For more information call the Haltom City Parks & Recreation at 817-831-6464. You may register online here.

Water Spraygrounds Now Open

haltom city spraygroundHaltom City's two water spraygrounds are now open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The spraygrounds are located at White's Branch Park (5290 Western Center Blvd.) and Broadway Park (4839 Broadway Ave., behind Recreation Center). The spraygrounds will remain open until Labor Day.

Hours will be subject to change due to water restrictions, weather, or unforeseen repairs. Shelters at these parks will not be available to rent during this time.


Rec Center Seeks Class Instructors

Haltom City Parks & RecreationThe Haltom City Parks & Recreation Department is looking for instructors of new classes that can be offered to citizens at the Recreation Center.


We've Got a Class for You!

Haltom City Recreation Center - Zumba ClassThe Haltom City Recreation Center has a wide variety of classes available for all ages. For adults we have Bellydance, Tai Chi, Zumba, and Zumba Gold. For the kids we have Dance & Tumble, Preschool, Wing-Jitsu, and Goshin Karate (coming in March, 2014).

For more information on classes, please stop by the Recreation Center or call 817-831-6464. You can also get dates/times for all classes offered here.


Stage 1 Watering Restrictions In Effect

Under Stage 1 restrictions households and businesses are limited in sprinkler watering to two days per week with the two days determined by the address of the location. Violations are handled by Code Enforcement, 817-222-7732.

  • Residential addresses ending in an even number may water on Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Residential addresses ending in an odd number may water on Thursdays and Sundays
  • All non-residential locations, such as apartment complexes, businesses, industries, parks, medians, etc. may water on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • No watering, regardless of address, may take place between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on any day
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