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Happy Tuesday, Irving! Here’s everything you need to know to start today off on an informed note.


First, today’s weather:

Mostly cloudy. High: 58 Low: 44.

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Here are the top stories today in Irving:

  1. Mark your calendars for April 8. That’s when the City’s Special Events folks are organizing a Trivia Night at Heritage Park, complete with fun, facts and food. The event will feature two rounds: Test your knowledge of animation in the first round, and stick around for the second round if you have an affinity for weird facts. Click over to the announcement to get all the details. (City of Irving)
  2. Are you or someone you love at risk of foreclosure? The City of Irving announced that CARES Act funds are available for Dallas County homeowners that have fallen behind on housing-related bills, such as property taxes. Funds are limited, so people who require assistance should act quickly. Tap the link above to find out how to apply.
  3. Looking to upgrade your career? See who’s hiring in and around Irving at a rundown of this week’s newest job openings from the Irving Patch.
  4. Fort Worth’s Spring Gallery Night is coming soon. Patch shares some things to know to get prepped for the biannual event, scheduled for Saturday, March 26.
  5. A new industrial project kicked off in Grand Prairie recently. The incoming logistics facility, located 8 miles from DFW airport, will open at around 200,000 square feet later this year. (The Dallas Morning News; subscription required)

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Today in Irving:

  • Free pet adoptions at the Irving Animal Care Campus (4140 Valley View Lane) – Find fully vaccinated, spayed/neutered and microchipped pets over 1 year old starting today through March 26. (1 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • Unicorns in Space! Book Club: Romancing the Weird – The West Irving Library Meeting Room is the spot to discuss science fiction, space opera, high fantasy, steampunk and other fantastic genres. (7 p.m.)
  • Rape Aggressions Defense Systems – Join the second self-defense class for women 12 years and older featuring nationally-certified trainers at the Police Training Academy (2603 Esters Road). (6 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Yesterday was sure stormy but pool season is coming soon! Visit Irving, Texas, shares their warm-weather fantasy via Instagram.
  • Are you new to DFW? Check out this primer for Texas weather, courtesy of WFAA.com. (Twitter)

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Ash DeMello

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