Driving through the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth is probably the most unique drive thru Christmas experiences you can have! If you are a NASCAR fan, you'll love being able to see two million lights and awesome Christmas displays. Plus, you will appreciate being able to drive under the bleachers as you enjoy this magical Christmas experience with your family. Make sure to stop by Santa's Workshop and get a snack, souvenir, or a picture with Santa Claus...or the Grinch. Please follow our Newsbreak account Roadtrippin' with Takacs for more hiking and camping content. If you have any questions, you can always reach us on Instagram: Jason’s Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/jason_takacs">https://www.instagram.com/jason_takacs</a>/ Alison’s Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/alison.takacs">https://www.instagram.com/alison.takacs</a>/
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Grand Prairie is the spot for the amazing Epic Waters Water Park. Only three years old, it offers visitors thrilling slides, a kid's area, cabanas, a grill, a lazy river, and much more! The Park held its Tree Lighting Celebration on Nov. 27 inside the park, complete with fire and aerial shows, singers, giveaways, and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
A high school student from Fort Worth, Texas has shocked many people after being seen in a video circulating on social media. In the clip, the student can be seen making racial comments and assaulting her teacher.
Irving ISD retirees don’t necessarily sever any ties to the schools they served. The Irving Retired School Personnel Association (IRSPA) serves as a resource for retired schoolteachers and staff to promote the cause of education through providing scholarships for graduating high school seniors who are going to be future educators, providing educational services in health and safety, and providing books to elementary students.
Halloween Preservation Society 2021Halloween Preservation Society. The Preserve Halloween Festival took place on November 20-21 at the Irving Convention Center. The purpose of the Festival was to, “Keep Halloween Alive,” to honor departed loved ones and to just have some good Halloween fun.
Named after the town of Como, Italy, the westside neighborhood of Como in Fort Worth has a long and storied history. Historically African-American, the neighborhood has, in many regards, been treated as its own city, even having its own newspaper, the Lake Como Weekly.
The Irving Arts Center is offering two new exhibitions, featuring artists Bob Nunn and Yikwon Peter Kim. The opening reception was held on Nov.6, and the exhibits, titled, “Bob Nunn: A Retrospective” and Yikwon Peter Kim: “Inevitable Progression III” will be available for viewing until Nov. 13.
Mrs. Opal Lee gives a big hug to Raveen AroraStacey Doud. A historic luncheon at which Mrs. Opal Lee, 95, who is known as the “Grandmother of Juneteenth” because of her activism to make June 19 a federally recognized holiday, met with Raveen Arora, 72, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, for the first time on November 10 at Hackberry Creek Country Club in Irving.
A parent who approves of teaching critical race theory in the classroom has reportedly threatened other parents during a recent school board meeting. He said he has “locked and loaded” soldiers, “ready to go.”
Did you know that 64 billionaires are living in Texas?. North Texas has 27 billionaires who chose to work, play, and live in one of the best metroplexes in the world. According to Forbes Magazine, The City of Fort Worth has seven of the 27 billionaires, and no one knows them, so let me tell you the top two people. However, one of them does not live in the city anymore.
The Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) had closed shop in 2020 for remodeling. After being delayed by the pandemic, they were able to hold their grand opening and ribbon cutting on Nov. 13 with an Ice Cream Social. They had kicked off the celebration the previous evening with a “Rum Runners and Rug Cutters Party,” with patrons and staff dressed up in 1920’s attire, which was a nod to one of their current exhibitions, “Spirited: Prohibition in America.”
The Tarrant County Veteran’s Day parade was held Thursday, Nov. 11 beginning at 11 am. This year marked the 102nd annual event. The theme for this year was “Battlefront at Home… Saluting our Veterans and First Responders.” The parade was organized by the Tarrant County Veterans Council (TCVC). This annual Veterans Day Parade honors all of America’s veterans and their service to the country.
On Nov. 6, some of the faculty, alumni, and current students at University of Dallas visited 40 homes in their Irving community to provide outdoor and indoor services for residents in need. This inaugural service project, named “The Big Event,” is just the beginning of what organizers hope will be an annual event.