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5th ANNUAL PUPPYPALOOZA     

Saturday, September 6, 2014
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Carl Levin Park, 400 Miller's Crossing

Click HERE for flier.

Bring your dog to the 5th Annual Puppypalooza! The event is completely free and will have fun dog-friendly activities such as agility course, pet adoptions, contests, swimming for dogs, pet products, and much more! Dogs can enjoy swimming at the Carl Levin outdoor pool. The contests include Best Dog Trick, Dog & Owner Look-A-Like, Best Dressed and Biggest & Smallest Dog. For more info call 254.953.5465.
 
 

LEAVE NO TRACE PROGRAM
Saturday, September 6, 2014
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Carl Levin Park Pavilion, 400 Miller’s Crossing
*Bring a lawn chair, as seating will be limited

Join the Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers for a FREE interactive presentation and discussion that will focus on the elements of the Leave No Trace minimum impact program.

This session will highlight the Leave No Trace outdoor skills and ethics program, which is applicable to all outdoor enthusiasts and all environments. This national program is administered by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, whose mission is to teach people how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. In addition to learning the hows and whys behind the importance of practicing Leave No Trace, participants will be provided with information on how to easily and effectively integrate Leave No Trace into their daily lives and programs. The Traveling Trainers are committed to teaching Leave No Trace education as they live on the road, sleep 200 nights a year in a tent, and offer this award winning program in communities from coast to coast.


GRANDPARENTS DAY CELEBRATION
Sunday, September 7, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller’s Crossing

FREE! Celebrate National Grandparents Day by bringing the grandkids, great-grandkids and the entire family out to the Rec Center to spend quality time together playing games, arts & crafts, cupcake decorating, and much more!


VOLUNTEER DRIVE
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
5:00pm-7:00pm
A
ctivities Center, 400 Indian Trail
Big Volunteer Drive 1

To volunteer for the Parks & Recreation Department you must fill out a Team Member Packet every year. We will be collecting Team Member packets from 5pm-7pm on Tuesday, September 30. Click here to download a Team Member Packet.
For more info call 254.953.5493. 

 
 


 Mark Your Calendar


FARMERS MARKET
BUY LOCAL. EXPERIENCE COMMUNITY.
Every Saturday, May 3, 2014 – October 25, 2014
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, 850 W. Central Texas Expressway 
 

                           

4th ANNUAL CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Sunrise-Sunset, City Wide
Click HERE for flier 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE PROJECTS
Saturday, October 25, 2014, City Wide

2014 MONSTER DASH 
5K RUN/WALK, 5K TEAM RUN & THE LITTLE MONSTER DASH
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Dana Peak Park - 3800 Comanche Gap Rd., Harker Heights, TX 76548
Click HERE for information.

5th ANNUAL HALLOWEEN HOOPLA

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

VETERANS’ CEREMONY
Monday, November 10,2014
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, City Hall Veterans’ Monument

4th ANNUAL HOLIDAY FARMERS MARKET
Friday, December 12, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm,  TBD

2nd ANNUAL GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST
Friday, December 12, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, HH Community Park

11th ANNUAL FROST FEST
Friday, December 12, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, HH Community Park 

15th ANNUAL HEIGHTS LIGHTS ON PARADE OUTDOOR LIGHTING/DECORATING CONTEST
Judging: Monday, December 15, 2014
6:00 pm, City Wide