Celebration of Roses: Floral festival grows Farmers Branch reputation as a city of roses
August 1, 2012
ROSE GARDENS OF FARMERS BRANCH ~ With emphasis on exciting changes in the works, the City of Farmers Branch presents the Celebration of Roses, Saturday, October 20 with activities in the Rose Gardens of Farmers Branch and a slate of expert speakers at Farmers Branch City Hall.…
Holiday shopping starts early at annual craft fair
July 31, 2012
SENIOR CENTER ~ The holiday shopping season begins on October 20 with the annual Holiday Craft Fair at the Farmers Branch Senior Center from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Dozens of artisans and craftspeople will be on hand, selling handmade holiday items.
Admission is free. The Farmers Branch Senior Center is located at 14055 Dennis Lane, between Josey and Valwood. Call 972.919.8740.…
City Council to hold one meeting in November
July 29, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH CITY HALL ~ With the third Tuesday in November falling two days before an early Thanksgiving, the Farmers Branch City Council earlier this week decided to hold just one regular meeting that month, Tuesday, November 6.
The regular Council meeting schedule of first and third Tuesdays will resume in December.…
QR codes provide local lifeline for out of town guests
July 13, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ Squiggly lines that look like something out of a 1970s video game are providing out-of-state guests a lifeline to Farmers Branch hotels, restaurants and facilities.
Premier Baseball recently held two tournaments in Farmers Branch that brought in an estimated 1,400 people from as far away as New York who got some much-needed Farmers Branch navigation by way of QR codes.…
Teen Fire Academy offered unique experiences this week
June 15, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ Back by popular demand, the Teen Fire Academy winds down Friday, June 22, after a full week of hands-on training including emergency management, medical equipment operation, vehicle extrication, fire suppression demo, thermal imaging demo, special rescue incidents, arson investigation, and other related topics. Students toured facilities including Medical City Dallas, Children's Hospital, Frisco Fire Department, TCCC Fire School, and more.…