The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration is a long standing tradition of the MLK Center and will mark its 35th Anniversary with a weekend long celebration with events that honor the life and legacy of Dr. King. Special events include the MLK Celebration Fair, a candlelight ceremony hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, […]
28th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade The NAACP-Garland Unit will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. The parade will begin on Dairy Road at Garden Drive (near Embree Park). The weekend celebration will continue as youth groups from area churches and the Garland ISD […]
Garland Sensory-Friendly Tree Lighting Children and adults with sensory disorders are invited to a special tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Downtown Garland Square. Experience a holiday tree lighting event without music, fireworks or crowds. Soft street lighting and easy-access parking will be available. Children also can choose to mingle with […]
Garland~Tree Power Free Tree Giveaway Garland residents can help beautify their community by picking up a free tree on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Haskell L. Roach Garden Center, 1221 Spring Creek Drive. Garland’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department will team up with Garland Power & Light for the annual Tree Power Free Tree […]
NDG’s View, Editorial It’s election time again. Time to cast your vote. An incessant barrage of political ads via television and radio commercials, billboards, and bumper stickers surrounds us. Each touting who is the best man or woman for the job. Who will it be, Obama or Romney? That is the question everyone is asking. […]
4/28/2012 – A Night at the Kotton Klub. The Mansfield-Cedar Hill alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi presents The 2nd Annual White Affair at Bacara in Addison. For more information go to www.SwaggerKhapterNupes.com *Latrisha’s Pick – Hypnotic Donuts – I got an e-mail from one of my best gal pals asking if I was up for an […]
By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Linda L. Griffin over the years has often encouraged others to give people their flowers while they are here to enjoy them. On Sunday, March 11 the community and those she has served for and with took her advice and celebrated how much she has meant to them. State Senator […]
DFW agencies received nearly half of the grants awarded in Texas at $1,260,655.