Irving Bicycle Fest: The City of Irving will host the annual Bicycle Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10 at Lively Pointe Youth Center and Skate Park, 909 N. O’Connor Blvd. The day will feature BMX stunt shows, kids’ bike safety rodeo, on-the-spot bike checks, bicycle safety gear, unique cycling groups, bicycle friendly vendors, food trucks, a group bike ride and free helmets to qualifying individuals. This free event is open to the public. For more information, click here.
Irving International Concert Series: Irving’s Parks and Recreation Department will showcase six music genres from around the globe during the 2014 International Concert Series. The free, outdoor concert series kicks off with Brave Combo, who will be playing Polka music from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 9 at Whistlestop Plaza, 200 Main St. The following week, Texas Gypsies will present its gypsy jazz melodies from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 at the Las Colinas Urban Center, 200 E. Las Colinas Blvd. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and/or lawn chairs for seating. For more information, visit irvingevents.org.
ICTN Spotlight: The DeafNation Expo attracted a big crowd to the Irving Convention Center. Attendees got to learn more about resources for the deaf and interact with star athletes. The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau also arranged a tour for DeafNation’s CEO to showcase some of the Irving’s best attractions. Watch on demand.