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SPRING
FAMILY CAMPOUT

April 18 - 19, 2015 Due to weather, rescheduled for April 25 - 26, 2015
Dana Peak Park, 3800 Comanche Gap Rd
$10/person. Ages 5 & Under FREE
Registration:  Closed - Check back with us for Fall Campout dates in the future.

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Join us at our Spring Family Campout to spend quality family time together and get "unplugged" by partaking in a variety of outdoor recreation activities and enjoying the great outdoors! There will be campfire stories, s'mores, dutch oven cooking demonstrations, geocaching, Leave No Trace information, games, & more. Families must bring their own tent and sleeping supplies.

For more info email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 254.953.5657.
 
 


Arbor Day 2015

ARBOR DAY TREE PLANTING

Saturday, April 25, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Summit Soccer Complex, 401 North Amy Lane

We need volunteers to help plant trees at our Summit Soccer Complex in observance of Arbor Day. To volunteer e-mail Heather Cox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday, April 3, 2015. We require RSVP's so we have enough supplies for everyone.


2015 SIGHTS IN HEIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Submissions Accepted April 1 – 30, 2015
Submit to Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail

Public Viewing/Voting May 1 - 9, 2015
Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail

Age Divisions: 14 & Under, 15 – 24, 25 & Up
FREE to enter


Amateur photographers of all ages are invited to share their best original photos in the 2015 Sights in Heights Photography Contest!

The photos must be taken at a Harker Heights Parks and Recreation facility, event, sport, program, class, or one of the many city parks. All winning photographs will be displayed on the Parks and Recreation web site, and all photos submitted have the possibility of being used in Parks and Recreation publications and promotions, along with photographer acknowledgement when feasible. Winners of each age division will also receive an engraved photo frame.

An entry form is required for each photo submitted (max 3 photos per participant). Participants can send their entries via mail to Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department Attn: Activities Center 400 Indian Trail, Harker Heights TX 76548 or in person at the Activities Center between the hours of 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday-Friday. All photos and required forms must be submitted to the Activities Center no later than 4:00 pm by Thursday, April 30th, 2015.

For more info call 254.953.5465 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Resources:

Entry Packet 

Minor Model Release Form

Adult Model Release Form

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HH-Farmers-Market

FARMERS MARKET

BUY LOCAL. EXPERIENCE COMMUNITY.
Every Saturday, May 2, 2015 – October 31, 2015
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, 850 W. Central Texas Expressway
 

Join us for our THEMED Market Days:
May 2, 2015 – Health Care Professionals Appreciation
June 6, 2015 – Dog Days of Summer
July 4, 2015 – Military Appreciation
August 1, 2015 – Teacher Appreciation
September 5, 2015 – Canned Food Drive
October 3, 2015 - Local Hero Appreciation
October 31, 2015 – Fall Festival 




MEMORIAL PARADE & CEREMONY

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Parade: 9:00 am (route from HHHS to City Hall)

Click here for route map.

Ceremony: 10:30 am (located in front of City Hall, 305 Miller's Crossing)

The City of Harker Heights invites the whole family to come out for the Harker Heights 2015 Memorial Parade and Ceremony on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

With approval of the Texas Department of Transportation, FM 2410/Knight’s Way from the Harker Heights High School to Walgreen’s will be closed from 8:45 am – 10:45 am on Saturday, May 23, 2015 for the parade.

The parade will start at Harker Heights High School and proceed north on FM 2410/Knight’s Way; turning right onto Miller’s Crossing and continuing to the Harker Heights City Hall. As soon as the parade traffic clears, FM 2410/Knight’s Way will reopen.

The ceremony will take place at the Veteran’s Monument located in front of Harker Heights City Hall, 305 Miller’s Crossing. In case of rain, the parade will still continue as long as it is not a storm and the ceremony will move indoors to the Harker Heights Recreation Center, 307 Miller’s Crossing. 
The ceremony will feature a traditional wreath laying to honor those who gave their lives. The City of Harker Heights’ Mayor and an honored representative will address the public at the ceremony. Later in the day, Carl Levin Pool will open from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Parade Entries:

Businesses, groups, and organizations can enter to be in the parade (no entry fee required). The deadline for parade entries is Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

Click for Parade Rules and Forms

For more information, contact Nichole Broemer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 254-953-5465.
 


Mark Your Calendar


JUNE - AUGUST
Camp Heights 2015 – Summer Day Camp
Teen Dive – In
Family Dive – Ins

JULY
Parks and Recreation Month
3rd Annual Summer Pack the Pantry

6th ANNUAL PUPPYPALOOZA
Saturday, September 12, 2015
8:00 am – 11:00 am
Carl Levin Park, 400 Miller's Crossing 

CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Sunrise – Sunset
City Wide

10th ANNUAL HALLOWEEN HOOPLA
Saturday, October 31, 2015
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location TBD

VETERANS CEREMONY
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location TBD

5th ANNUAL HOLIDAY FARMERS MARKET
Friday, December 11, 2015
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location TBD

3rd ANNUAL GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST

Friday, December 11, 2015
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location TBD

12th ANNUAL FROST FEST
Friday, December 11, 2015
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location TBD

16th ANNUAL HEIGHTS LIGHTS ON PARADE OUTDOOR LIGHTING/DECORATING CONTEST
Judging: Monday, December 14, 2015
6:00 pm
City Wide

7th ANNUAL VALENTINE’S DAY FAMILY DANCE
TBD 2016

CAMP HEIGHTS 2016 - SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP
TBD 2016

21st ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
TBD 2016