Neighborhood Network News: September 21, 2022
By Office of Communication
Posted on September 21, 2022, September 21, 2022

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Arlington Public Library, enjoy the free Arlington Gives Concert by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation on North Texas Giving Day, how to receive a free vaccine at the Arlington Fire Department’s Public Health Unit and learn how to register for National Night Out in this week’s Neighborhood Network News.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Programs for the Whole Family

Join the Arlington Public Library in celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. This nationwide celebration runs from September 15 to October 15 and honors the contributions and culture of Hispanics and Latin Americans.

This year, there is a new way to participate. Create a Beanstack app account and join the Hispanic Heritage Month reading challenges. You can also visit all the library locations to view a display dedicated to a Latin or South American country or Puerto Rico. Travel to all seven library locations and get your passport stamped at each to be entered into a prize drawing! The Arlington Public Library will also recognize Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of programs designed to highlight and celebrate heritage rooted in all Spanish-speaking countries. View a full list of events.

Support Arlington Nonprofits During NTX Giving Day, Enjoy Free Music at Levitt Pavilion

Join the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation on Thursday, Sept. 22 for North Texas Giving Day! The Arlington Tomorrow Foundation is celebrating 15 years of giving and will be awarding 21 bonus grants totaling $115,000 that day to local nonprofit organizations. They are also hosting a free community concert, Arlington Gives, at Levitt Pavilion Arlington tomorrow evening, where they will announce two $10,000 People’s Choice Awards – one to a nonprofit organization, and one to a school. You can vote on their website at! between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on North Texas Giving Day! Learn more.

AFD's COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Opens Thursdays and Fridays; Bivalent Boosters Now Available

Bivalent Covid-19 boosters are now available at the Arlington Fire Department's Public Health Unit, which offers COVID-19 vaccines and boosters to the public twice a week. No appointments are necessary for the vaccine clinics, which will be held between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. The Public Health Unit is located at 2920 S. Cooper St. Learn more about the vaccines and boosters offered.

Register Your 2022 National Night Out Party

National Night Out is on Oct. 4. The purpose of National Night Out is to build strong partnerships between the police and communities and to promote crime awareness programs such as Neighborhood Community Watch groups. Residents are encouraged to turn on their porch lights and gather with their neighbors to show unity against criminal activity. Registered communities may be visited by public service personnel such as those from police, fire, and emergency medical services. Register your National Night Out party.

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