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Posted on: July 2, 2015

Hal Rose Tennis Court Dedication Ceremony

Temple Parks and Recreation will formally name and dedicate the tennis courts located at Wilson Park (2205 Curtis B. Elliott Drive) to honor former Temple Housing Authority Director, Harold (Hal) Rose. The dedication... Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

HOT SUMMER SOUNDS MOONWALKS BACK TO THE 80’S WITH FREE CONCERT

Throwback to the 1980’s at this week’s Hot Summer Sounds free concert presented by the Scott & White Health Plan. Put on your leg warmers, your jelly shoes and grab your Rubik’s Cube and head to Miller Park (1919 North 1st... Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Temple Parks & Recreation Celebrates National Park & Recreation Month

July is National Park and Recreation Month and parks and recreation agencies across the country are celebrating! In conjunction with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), Temple Parks and Recreation invites... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY AT H-E-B ALL AMERICAN FAMILY FUN FEST

Let freedom ring at the 17th Annual H-E-B All American Family Fun Fest held Saturday, July 4th at Miller Park (1919 North 1st Street) in Temple. Enjoy plenty of family fun, food, live music, and a spectacular fireworks show!... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

9th Annual Endurance Outfitters Hot 2 Trot 5K

Temple Parks and Recreation will present the 9th Annual Endurance Outfitters Hot 2 Trot 5K race on Saturday, July 18 at 7:30 am. at Lions Park, a new race location for this year’s event.

“Whether you simply want to... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Railroad & Heritage Museum to Host Summer Learning Workshops

The Railroad & Heritage Museum is the place to be for educational fun this summer! This July and August, the museum will host three learning workshops for interested children and adults. Topics covered will include model... Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2015

Special Days For Special Needs at Lions Junction Family Water Park

Lions Junction Family Water Park will open their gates early on select Saturdays throughout the summer for patrons with special needs to have fun and enjoy the water park for free!

“We have teamed up again this year with... Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

O. Winston Link Photography Exhibit Arrives at Railroad & Heritage Museum

This summer, Temple’s Railroad and Heritage Museum will host a new temporary exhibit entitled, Trains that Passed in the Night: The Photographs of O. Winston Link. The exhibit, on display from June 5th – August 26th,... Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2015

MOVIES IN THE PARK SHOWING OF FROZEN POSTPONED - NEW DATE & LOCATION ANNOUNCED

This weekend’s Movies in the Park showing of Disney’s Frozen, originally rescheduled for this Saturday, May 30th in Miller Park, has been postponed due to additional rainfall and wet conditions expected in the park this... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2015

RAILROAD AND HERITAGE MUSEUM CONTINUES PARTICIPATION IN BLUE STAR MUSEUMS

The Railroad and Heritage Museum announced the launch of the Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

KIDS SWING INTO SUMMER AT SAMMONS JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY

This summer, Sammons Golf Links will celebrate hosting the 10th annual Junior Golf Academy. Designed to introduce the game of golf to children (ages 6 to 17), the Academy teaches the fundamentals, skill, and beauty of the... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Annual Civil War Reenactment Marches into Temple

Temple prepares for battle this weekend at the 7th Annual Battle of Temple Junction Civil War Reenactment taking place at the Texas Early Day Tractor and Engine Association Show Grounds (1717 Eberhardt Road) on May 16th and... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

History Comes to Life for Local Students

On Friday, May 15th, students from Temple ISD and surrounding school districts will travel back in time to catch a glimpse of what life was really like for soldiers during the Civil War era. During the 2015 Battle of Temple... Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Railroad & Heritage Museum to Celebrate National Train Day

Love trains? Then celebrate National Train Day at the 12 Hours at Temple event this Saturday, May 9th, from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., at the Railroad & Heritage Museum (315 West Avenue B) in downtown Temple. Festivities will... Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Corporate Wellness Luncheon Returns to Temple

With the continued increase in health care costs for businesses of all sizes, corporate wellness programs have become a popular way businesses can help employees improve their overall health. The City of Temple Mayor’s... Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke recognizes Temple

The Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke recently recognized the City of Temple for its efforts to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke, and other chronic diseases.

The Texas Healthy Communities... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Temple Parks & Recreation to Offer Swim Lessons this Summer

Learn to swim and stay safe in the pool this summer! The City of Temple Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of Children’s and Adult Swim Lessons to teach the fundamentals of swimming, while developing... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Reserve Your Fun Today at Temple Parks & Recreation Summer Camps

Temple Parks and Recreation is the place to be this summer to have fun, stay active and make new summer camp memories that will last a lifetime. With summer just a few short weeks away, it is already time to begin planning... Read on...



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