• 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.

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  • Cardboard Boxes Sought for Project

    i recycle logoThe four Northeast Environmental Team (NEET) communities are working together on a project in celebration of America and Texas Recycles Day, which is Saturday, November 15th. Besides the annual NEET Flea Market that takes place at the old Richland Plaza, they are hoping to break a world record for the most cardboard boxes collected and used to build a structure. The structure will be a replica of the first Tarrant County Courthouse, which in the mid-1800s was located here in Birdville.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Fall Gallery Night - Sept. 6

    gallery night bennie woodFort Worth's Fall Gallery Night, set for Saturday, September 6th, will again offer a stop in Haltom City. A wide variety of art will be on display that should strike a chord with just about everyone. The Haltom City location is the Tarrant County College Northeast Center, at 3201 Friendly Ln. The show will feature 18 local painters, potters, gourd artists, photographers and wood-turners. The event is scheduled from 1 to 8:00 p.m., and there is no admission charge.

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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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Trinity Trash Bash - Sept. 20

Keep Haltom City Beautiful volunteers are giving residents an opportunity to get involved in…
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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 Judging Video

The judging video for the 2014 Images of Haltom City Photo Contest is now available for viewing.…

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Fall Gallery Night - Sept. 6

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Nutrition Classes at HCPL

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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

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Watercolor Classes - Aug/Sept

haltom city library watercolorThe Haltom City Public Library will be hosting five more watercolor classes in the months of August and September. Classes will be held August 23rd and 30th and September 13th, 20th and 27th. There is a $50 deposit required upon signing up. Fees for the classes are $22/class.

Classes are taught by local artist Bennie Wood (see video of her techniques/work here). A supply list for the classes can be downloaded here.

HCPL Adds New Mobile App

haltom city texas public libraryThe Haltom City Public Library is now available in the palm of your hand! The HCPL now has an app available for download in the Apple iOS, Android, Windows, or Amazon Kindle app stores.

Search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs and more. Place holds or renew items, see what events are coming up at the library, follow our blog and tweets or contact us. We are here for you!

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Writing Contest Winning Entries

haltom city libraryThe winning entries for the 2014 Friends of the Haltom City Public Library's Annual Writing Contest can now be downloaded. A list of winners is available here. Short story winning entries can be downloaded and read here. Winning poetry entries can be downloaded and read here.

Thanks to the following judges assisting with this annual contest:

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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