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Posted on: October 27, 2014

Knock, Talk and Squawk at the Railroad & Heritage Museum’s Free Family Day

Join the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum for a celebration of the many ways we communicate with each other. Explore old and new ways of sending messages at Knock, Talk and Squawk Family Day this Saturday, November 1st from... Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2014

Fred Poteet Building Dedication Ceremony

Temple Parks and Leisure Services will rename and dedicate the former Temple Visitor’s Center building (120 W. Central Ave.) to honor former volunteer, Fred Poteet. The dedication ceremony will take place on Monday, November... Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2014

Free Apple Giveaway to Raise Awareness of Healthy Eating Habits

The Mayor’s Council on Physical Fitness wants to encourage you to start eating healthier this fall by taking part in the Apple-A-Day program. On Saturday, October 25th at 2:00 p.m. free apples will be given away to everyone... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Halloween Splash Bash is a Scary Good Time

Dive in for a ghostly good time at Temple Parks & Leisure Services’ annual Halloween Splash Bash on Friday, October 24th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Sammons Indoor Pool (2220 W. Avenue D) in Temple.

Featuring spooky music,... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Haunted Hayride Returns for One Spook-Tacular Night

Temple Parks & Leisure Services will host the annual Haunted Hayride on Saturday, October 25th from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at Wilson park Recreation Center (2205 Curtis B. Elliott Dr.) in Temple.

The popular Haunted Hayride... Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2014

Wedding Planning on a Budget? Head to the Budget Bridal Brunch

Plan the wedding of your dreams without breaking the bank at this year’s Budget Bridal Brunch sponsored by Confetti Rentals and the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum. On Saturday, October 25th from 10:00 a.m. to noon at... Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2014

Annual Temple Christmas Parade Applications Now Available

Planning for the 2014 Temple Christmas Parade is in full swing and applications to participate are now available online. This year’s parade will be held on Monday, December 1st at 6:30 p.m. featuring the theme, “My Favorite... Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

Get Your Kicks at the Route 66 Family Celebration

Join the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum for a Route 66 Family Celebration on Saturday, October 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors will get a chance to view the Museum’s new exhibit, America’s Road: the Journey of Route... Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

The First Annual Central Texas Nature Fest!

Learn all about our local natural resources and have some outdoor fun at the Central Texas Nature Fest 2014 on Saturday, October 18th from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Bend of the River (7915 S. General Bruce Dr.) in Temple.... Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

Food Truck Fest Rolls into Temple This Saturday

The Temple Parks Foundation is bringing the food truck craze to Temple by presenting Food Truck Fest – a unique event featuring a wide variety of food truck cuisine, live music and family friendly activities. The gastronomic... Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Temple Parks & Leisure Services Continues to Beautify Temple with 7th Annual Tree Giveaway

Temple Parks & Leisure Services wants to give you a FREE tree to beautify your neighborhood! Approximately 150 trees will be given away as part of the 7th Annual “Tree for Me” program taking place on Saturday, October 25th,... Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Enjoy Old Fashioned, Homespun Fun at Temple’s Railroad & Heritage Museum

Step back in time and try your hand at making traditional crafts the old fashioned way! On Saturday, September 6th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum presents the Homespun History Family Day. Learn... Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Route 66 Exhibit Cruises in to Railroad & Heritage Museum

This fall, Route 66 will make a detour to Temple’s Railroad & Heritage Museum. A special traveling exhibit experience titled America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66 will be on display at the museum from September 20th -... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2014

5th Annual Endurance Outfitters For The Run Of It 10K

Temple Parks and Leisure Services will present the 5th Annual Endurance Outfitters For The Run Of It 10K race on Saturday, September 6th at 7:30 a.m. at Lions Park.

“Whether you are a competitive runner or just want to... Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2014

Gala Event to Welcome Route 66 Exhibit to the Railroad & Heritage Museum

Temple's Railroad & Heritage Museum will host an exciting opening night gala event to celebrate the installation of the museum’s latest exhibit, America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66, on Friday, September 19th at 6:00 p... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

The Wheels on the Truck Go Round and Round At 3rd Annual Touch-A-Truck Event

Take part in the 3rd Annual Touch-A-Truck event presented by Temple Parks and Leisure Services on Friday, August 22nd from 9-11am at the Gober Party House in Temple.

The ever popular Touch-A-Truck event allows children... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

Railroad & Heritage Museum to Offer Party Package

Is your child a train buff? Do they love visiting the Railroad & Heritage Museum? Give your child a birthday they won’t soon forget! The Railroad & Heritage Museum is now offering a unique All Aboard! Party Package made... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

Railroad & Heritage Museum Offers Hot Summer Special On Facility Rentals

Planning to host a special event or reception this year? Let the historic Railroad & Heritage Museum, located at Santa Fe Depot in the heart of downtown Temple, serve as a unique and dramatic backdrop to make your event... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Membership at the Railroad & Heritage Museum Has National Benefits!

– Make your vacation dollars stretch a little further this year by becoming a member of The Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum this summer! By becoming a member locally, you automatically receive free admission and discounted... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2014

Escape the Summer Heat Aboard the Hill Country Flyer

Looking for something cool to do this summer? Find adventure aboard the Hill Country Flyer train trip with the Railroad & Heritage Museum on Saturday, August 30, from 8am to 5:30pm. Tickets are $50 each, and include round... Read on...



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