There are several special upcoming Heritage
Society events and you will not want to miss any of them!!!


Saturday, April 14, at 10am in the Dupree
Theater of the Irving Arts Center – 5th
  Come by to cheer on the teams as they test their
knowledge about America’s First Man of Letters Washington Irving as well as the
history and current events of the City of Irving.


Sunday, April 15, at 2:30pm in the Central
Library Auditorium, 801 West Irving Blvd. – “This Is Your Life, Esther Hurwitz”
starring Rose-Mary Rumbley, Steven Jones, Oscar Ward, and various
others.  Refreshments will be served and guests will receive a
commemorative bookmark from the 2nd in the series of Honoring Women of Irving’s
History.  Guests are invited (but certainly not required) to bring a new
or gently used book to donate to the Irving Public Library on the 15th. 
Our goal is to receive 100 books for the library.


Born 110 years ago on April 8, Esther arrived
in the Dallas area in a covered wagon along with her mother and 7 brothers and
sisters.  She founded the first public library in Irving and ran it from
1941-1962.  In 1962, the City of Irving opened a municipal library on


Friday, April 20, 5pm-8pm in Heritage Park at
2nd and Main Street – 8th
those who have attended previous fish frys put their seal of approval on this
delicious meal and great evening.  Tickets available at Clothes Quarters
at 142 South Main, Mustang Museum at Williams Square, from any Heritage
Society board member or call 972-252-3838. Tickets are $12.50 in advance
and $15 at the gate.  Tickets for children 3-8 years are $5.  In case
of bad weather, the event will be held one week later.


As always, visit
for additional information and
photos of Heritage Society activities or call 972-252-3838 with any questions.

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