5th Annual Fall Pack the Pantry
Drop off locations:
City Hall, 305 Miller's Crossing
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing
Library/Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail
Help pack the empty shelves of the Harker Heights Food Center (100 East Ruby). Items needed include: baby food, baby formula, baby diapers, toilet paper, laundry soap, dish soap, paper plates, napkins, personal feminine items, canned food & boxed foods.
More info call 254.953.5493
16th Annual Heights Lights on Parade Outdoor Lighting/Decorating Contest
The best season of the year is right around the corner – Christmas. The City of Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting its annual Christmas outdoor lighting/decorating contest within the city limits of Harker Heights. Each division will have two categories: owner decorated and professionally decorated. There will be awards for 1st place, 2nd place, and People’s Choice in Division I, Division II and Division IV. In Division III there will be 1st place, 2nd place, and People’s Choice awarded per area.
Division I: Apartment/Townhouse/Duplex
Division II: Manufactured Home
Division IV: Business
Registration: Monday, November 2 - Thursday, December 10, 2015
Return form by 9:00 pm on Thursday, December 10, 2015
Click here for the registration form.
Return form to: Recreation Center (307 Miller's Crossing)
Activities Center (400 Indian Trail)
ALL ENTRIES WILL BE JUDGED ON:“Ahh” Factor, Number and Placement of Lights, Color and Attractiveness, Overall Theme, and Total Effort Involved.
PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Citizens can visit our website at www.ci.harker-heights.tx.us/parks for a list of the entries’ addresses and drive around to judge for their favorite. Then they will return to the website to place their vote.
Judging: Monday, December 14, 2015 (Additional nights during the week may be used to judge.) Please make sure to have your lights on by 5:30 pm each night.
People’s Choice Judging: Monday, December 14, 2015 – Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Please make sure to have your lights on by 5:30 pm each night.
Winners will be contacted by phone and prizes will be available to be picked up at the Recreation Center.
For more information call 254.953.5465.
Come join your friends and neighbors to help kick off your Christmas holiday season. Enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies, music, SANTA and more. Make sure to your bring cameras to take pictures with SANTA! In conjunction we will be having our 5th Annual Holiday Farmers Market and 3rd Annual Gingerbread House Contest. The Holiday Farmers Market is the best venue to find those unique holiday gifts. Vendors will offer handmade crafts, pies and fall fruits and veggies. Gingerbread House Contest will allow the public will view and vote for their favorite entry at Frost Fest. There will also be a SANTA’s choice gift basket which will be given to SANTA’s favorite entry. All entries must be made of 100% edible materials (except for the baseboard).
To be a vendor at Frost Fest or the Holiday Farmers Market complete the application by Monday, November 30, 2015. Click HERE
For more information
12th ANNUAL FROST FEST VENDORS
Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
Junior Service League of Killeen
Knights of the Round Table
buildON Central Texas
Police Unity Tour - Team Texas
12th ANNUAL FROST FEST SPONSORS
Bell County Sherrif's Department
Entries must be delivered to the Gingerbread House tent at Frost Fest on Friday, December 11 between the hours of 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm and must be picked up from the event between the hours of 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Any houses left after 9:00 pm will become property of the City of Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department. Judging will take place during Frost Fest and all entries will be on display through the duration of the event. The winner will be announced on Saturday, December 12th during Breakfast with Santa from 7:30 am – 10:00 am. All houses must be completely edible (except for the baseboard).
Gingerbread House Contest Entry Form click HERE.
Mark Your Calendar
7th ANNUAL VALENTINE’S FAMILY DANCE
Saturday, February 13, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harker Heights Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail
CAMP HEIGHTS 2016 - SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP
Monday, March 14 - Friday, March 18, 2016
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
21st ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
Friday, March 25, 2016
Harker Heights Community Park Ball Fields 1-4, 1501 E. FM 2410
SPRING 2016 FAMILY CAMPOUT
ARBOR DAY TREE PLANTING
Saturday, April 30, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6th ANNUAL FARMERS MARKET 2016
Saturdays, May - October
MEMORIAL PARADE AND CEREMONY 2016
Saturday, May 28, 2016
7th ANNUAL PUPPYPALOOZA
Saturday, September 10, 2016
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Carl Levin Park, 400 Miller's Crossing
6th ANNUAL CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE
Saturday, October 1, 2016
11th ANNUAL HALLOWEEN HOOPLA
Monday, October 31, 2016
VETERANS CEREMONY 2016