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Posted on: March 5, 2015

Food Trucks and Live Music Will Take Over Temple This Weekend

The Temple Parks Foundation will present The Battle of the Bands Food Truck Showdown this Saturday, March 7, at Fred Springer Park located at the Santa Fe Depot (315 W. Avenue B) from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Spend the day... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

5th Annual Bush’s Spring Chicken 10K Race

Temple Parks and Recreation presents the 5th Annual Bush’s Spring Chicken 10K Race on Saturday, March 28th at 8:00 a.m. This chip timed event begins and ends at West Temple Park and will take runners on scenic roadways... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Go Workin’ On The Railroad This Weekend At Temple’s Railroad & Heritage Museum

On Saturday, March, 7th, stop by the Railroad and Heritage Museum to learn what goes on behind the scenes of the railroad at the free Working on the Railroad Family Day from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. From the tools and... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Deadline Approaching for Nominations for Walks of Fame

Temple Parks & Recreation is accepting nominations for the Youth Baseball, Youth Softball and Adult Softball Walks of Fame. These Walks of Fame pay tribute to individuals and organizations who have contributed to the growth... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Live Music and Food Trucks Take Over Temple This March

The Temple Parks Foundation is proud to present The Battle of the Bands Food Truck Showdown taking place Saturday, March 7, at Fred Springer Park located at the Santa Fe Depot (315 W. Avenue B) from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Sammons Community Center

This February, let the good times roll and celebrate Mardi Gras in style at Sammons Community Center. Dress up in your party attire and join the fun of the Mardi Gras Dance and Potluck Supper held on Saturday, February 21st... Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Volunteers Honored at Annual Parks & Recreation Award Ceremony

On Tuesday evening, February 3, Temple Parks and Recreation and the Temple Parks Foundation honored the many volunteers who helped make a difference within Temple’s park system throughout 2014.

The annual Volunteer... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

16th Annual Father Daughter Dance: Tickets on Sale Now

Celebrate that special father-daughter bond with an enchanted evening dancing the night away at the 16th Annual Father Daughter Dance presented by Extreme Cheer & Tumble. Guests may choose to attend the dance on Friday,... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Geek Out at the Railroad & Heritage Museum

This February, the Railroad & Heritage Museum and the Temple Public Library join forces to bring you a celebration of everything geek! The Geek Out Family Day is Saturday, February 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Everyone is... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

America's Road: The Journey of Route 66 Exhibit Extended Through January

Due to popular demand, the special traveling exhibit, America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66, has been extended until January 31, 2015 at Temple’s Railroad and Heritage Museum. The exhibit brings the shared history of... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Resolution 5K Race Rescheduled

The Arches Resolution 5K race has been rescheduled due to potential hazardous weather conditions that may occur between now and Saturday morning. The race will now take place on Sunday, January 11th at 2:00 p.m. If you have... Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Keep Those New Year's Resolutions at the Arches Resolution 5K

Resolve to start 2015 off on the right foot, by registering for the Arches Resolution 5K presented by Arches Foot Care and Select Physical Therapy! Keep those New Year’s resolutions by running or walking in this year’s race,... Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Parks and Recreation to Offer Safe Place for Kids to Ring in the New Year

Temple Parks and Recreation will host a New Year’s Eve lock-in to offer a safe place for children to have fun, as they ring in 2015. The lock-in will take place from 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 31, 2014 – 7:00 a.m.... Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2014

Temple Parks and Recreation to Host Lifeguard Certification Classes

Temple Parks and Recreation will be hosting the first of six Red Cross Lifeguard Certification classes in preparation for the hiring of seasonal lifeguards for the 2015 summer swim season. The first session will take place... Read on...



City of Temple
2 North Main Street
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5561