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Posted on: November 27, 2019

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Parks Construction Crew is making a point

The Grove at Mustang Station entryway

FBTX ~ Kerry Phillips and the Parks Construction Crew has been hard at work installing a gabled entryway to The Grove @ Mustang Crossing, just in time for the Christmas Tree Lighting festivities Saturday.

   The structure is made of a ste...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Employees volunteer to give back to the community

Parks volunteers at Metrocrest

FBTX ~ Members of the Parks and Recreation team spent part of their Tuesday afternoon volunteering at the Metrocrest Services Holiday Site, helping local families shop for Christmas presents. Three of them were shopping assistants who stayed with families...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Mike Mashburn promoted to be new Director of Parks & Recreation

Mike Mashburn photo

FBTX ~ With impeccable credentials and a track record of success, Mike Mashburn has been promoted to Director of Parks & Recreation, according to City Manager Charles Cox.

   After earning his degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies,...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: July 25, 2019

New Historical Park Manager is historically qualified for the job

Hillary Kidd pic

FBTX ~ With a passion for history, an eye for detail, and a wealth of knowledge and museum expertise to her credit, Hillary Kidd has been promoted to the position of Farmers Branch Historical Park Manager.

   Prior to joining the Parks an...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Barney Wood Bark Park sets grand opening festivities for July 19

Bark Park entrance

FBTX ~ Slightly more than a week remains until the Farmers Branch Parks and Recreation Department conducts grand opening ceremonies for the City’s first-ever dog park, the Barney Wood Bark Park, on Friday, July 19 from 6 until 8 p.m.


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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Butterfly Garden designated as Monarch Waystation Habitat

Monarch Waystation signage

FBTX ~ A very special Native Butterfly/Pollinator Garden within the Rose Gardens of Farmers Branch has been designated as an official Monarch Butterfly Waystation Habitat by the Monarch Watch wing of the University of Kansas Entomology Program.


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Parks & Rec Spotlight