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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Parks Department to Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying, June 19, 20, and 21

The Town of Highland Park Parks Department and Dallas County Health and Human Services monitors several mosquito traps within the town limits. Mosquito samples from each trap are tested on a weekly basis for..

1) total number of adult mosquitoes in each trap; and 2) the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV). Test results revealed a positive sample for WNV from a mosquito collected on the west side of Highland Park. In response, the Parks Department will conduct gro...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Smoke Testing of Sanitary Sewer Lines, Week of June 17th

The Town of Highland Park has procured a consulting firm (RJN Group, Inc.) to study a portion of the Town’s sanitary sewer main. Work crews will be attempting to locate defects/cross connections in the sewer line by using a method called "smoke testing."

The method consists of blowing large volumes of smoke and air through a section of sewer line. Access to these sewer lines are granted by way of opening and entering sanitary sewer manholes and clean outs in streets, alleys, and easements. The smoke follo...

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Smoke Testing Map, June 18
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste On-Call Curbside Collection

On-Call Curbside Collection of Household Hazardous Waste  Available April 1, 2019. Residents of Highland Park have new options in Town regarding the collection of their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). The option of dropping off materials at the ...Read on...
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Pickleball Clinics in Summer 2019

Experience Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in the US, with some healthy competition and social fun! This paddle and wiffle ball sport is perfect for beginners and seasoned players alike.

The Town is offering Pickleball clinics on alternating Saturdays this summer at Tennis Court #8 (4814 Abbott Avenue).  June 1st, 15th, and 29th, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.  July 13th, and 27th, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.  August 10th, 8:00 - 10:...Read on...
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Water University Classes

The Town of Highland Park and the City of University Park have partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension on courses designed for those interested in landscaping and water conservation.

The Town of Highland Park and the City of University Park have partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension on courses designed for those interested in landscaping and water conservation.  There is no cost to attend these courses, but we ask t...Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2019

Report Coyote Sightings

The Town of Highland Park encourages people to report coyote sightings to assist the Town tracking sightings in our town – including attacks and aggressive behavior.

The HPDPS will use the information to identify coyote territories, travel patterns and places where unusually aggressive animals have been spotted. You may report a coyote sighting by completing the following online form (www.hptx.org/coyote).&am...Read on...


Library

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

StoryWalk Your Way Through the Park

The Town of Highland Park - Parks and Recreation Department and the Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library want you to know that reading is just a walk in the park this summer. StoryWalk is an international literacy initiative ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Highland Park Summer Reading June Special Events

Check out our stellar summer events for the family in June. Meet Galactic Animals, Code a Robot, Sing with Pete the Cat, and Touch a Firetruck!

Program 4: HP DPS Community Fair   Friday, June 21, 10 - 11 a.m., Prather Park, Corner of Euclid an...Read on... HP Library Website
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Art in the Park with artist Anne Gunthner

The Town of Highland Park - Parks and Recreation Department and the Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library will be hosting several plein air art opportunities this summer. These programs allow adults of all skill levels to lear...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Baby Story Time at the Pool

Baby Lapsit moves to the pool for this special event on Wednesday, June 26 at 10 a.m. We will read, sing, dance and play in the baby area of the pool. Don't forget to wear your swimsuit and sunscreen for a great time! For more information, please cont...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Cupcake Wars - Teen Summer Reading Event

Teen Cupcake Wars
Sponsored by Christine McKenny and Allie Beth Allman & Associates.

Join the University Park Public Library and the Highland Park Library for Teen Cupcake Wars on Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., at the Highland Park Libr...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Family Pajama Story Time

Starting May 28, join us for Family Pajama Story Time on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Unwind from the day with a fun, relaxed evening of bedtime stories and songs at the Highland Park Library. Don't forget to wear your pajamas! Read on... HP Library Website
Posted on: February 21, 2019

More Time to Explore the HP Library

The Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library has extended hours of operation; modifying hours on Tuesday and Thursday evenings to a 9:00 p.m. closure time. The extra hours and the increased services offered by staff, implemente...
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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Study Area Available at HP Library

The Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library now has a study and collaboration area available on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00 - 8:50 p.m. HP Library offers a new “Shhhh! Free” zone for teens and young ...
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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Stay Connected to HP Library News

Join the Highland Park Harvey R. "Bum" Bright Library's email list to stay up-to-date on all Library activities. This email list will only be used to communicate special events; programs for children, teens, and adults; and to send you Librar...
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Posted on: November 5, 2013

Story Time at the Library

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The Highland Park Library offers Story Time for children.

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Parks Department to Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying, June 19, 20, and 21

1) total number of adult mosquitoes in each trap; and 2) the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV). Test results revealed a positive sample for WNV from a mosquito collected on the west side of Highland Park. In response, the Parks Department will conduct gro...

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Posted on: May 25, 2019

Yoga at Town Hall

Yoga at the Hall is yoga for the whole family! Appropriate for all ages. This is a gentle, restorative practice.  perfect for beginners or advanced students. Bring a mat, towel, water, and any other yoga equipment to aide in your practice. Ever...Read on...
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Pickleball Clinics in Summer 2019

Pickleball Clinic The Town is offering Pickleball clinics on alternating Saturdays this summer at Tennis Court #8 (4814 Abbott Avenue). June 1st, 15th, and 29th, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. July 13th, and 27th, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. August 10th, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Pickleball play eq...Read on... Tennis Court Information
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Tai Chi and Qigong Thursdays - 11:30 a.m. - DPS Training Room

Practicing Tai Chi & Qigong can provide numerous health benefits that reduce stress, increase relaxation & energy, improve balance, strength, coordination & flexibility, lower blood pressure & enhance brain function & boost your immune system.

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Mindfulness Meditation Tuesdays - 11:30 a.m. - DPS Training Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in the DPS Training Room as we take the mystery out of meditation and teach you simple techniques, backed by scientific research, to help you lose some of your stress & gain more of what you want from life.

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Public Safety

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Report Coyote Sightings

The HPDPS will use the information to identify coyote territories, travel patterns and places where unusually aggressive animals have been spotted. You may report a coyote sighting by completing the following online form (www.hptx.org/coyote).&am...Read on...