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Posted on: March 6, 2019

HPDPS Warns Community of Phone Scam

On Wednesday, March 6, the Highland Park Department of Safety (HPDPS) learned of a phone scam where the caller posed as a Highland Park police officer and demanded payment on a warrant for failing to appear for jury duty.

According to recipients of the phone scam, the caller stated he was with, “Highland Park Police Department” located at “4700 Drexel Drive.”  The intended victims stated that the scammer sounded legitimate; ...Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste On-Call Curbside Collection

On-Call Curbside Collection of Household Hazardous Waste  Available April 1, 2019. Residents of Highland Park have new options in Town regarding the collection of their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). The option of dropping off materials at the ...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Park Cities Recycling Event, Saturday April 6th

Mark your calendars: The Park Cities Recycling Event will be held on Saturday, April 6th, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the SMU Parking lot just south of Burleson Park, 3001 University Blvd.

The Park Cities recycling event is the perfect opportunity for you to shred old, unwanted documents, rid your home of E-waste items (e.g. computers, computer monitors, TV's, CD/DVD players, printers, cell phones, power cords, and microwaves), and/or donat...Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2019

Water University Classes

The Town of Highland Park and the City of University Park have partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension on courses designed for those interested in landscaping and water conservation.

The Town of Highland Park and the City of University Park have partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension on courses designed for those interested in landscaping and water conservation.  There is no cost to attend these courses, but we ask t...Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2019

Special In-Town Drop Off Event for Household Hazardous Waste

The first ever, Special In-Town Drop Off Event for Household Hazardous Waste. Residents can bring approved HHW items with the form to this event for proper disposal.

Place your items in an open cardboard box, with a list of the items included on the HHW Event Form and bring them to 3801 Lexington Avenue on May 11, 2019, between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  This service is free to Highland Park residents. A photo ID is...Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2019

Report Coyote Sightings

The Town of Highland Park encourages people to report coyote sightings to assist the Town tracking sightings in our town – including attacks and aggressive behavior.

The HPDPS will use the information to identify coyote territories, travel patterns and places where unusually aggressive animals have been spotted. You may report a coyote sighting by completing the following online form (www.hptx.org/coyote).&am...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Preston Road Phase II Project

As part of Phase II of the Preston Road improvement project, work crews will begin roadwork in the 5100 - 5500 blocks of Preston Road on Tuesday, August 28th

The 5100 – 5500 blocks of Preston Road, an area bordered by Beverly Drive to the south, and Potomac Avenue to the north.  The improvement project requires the temporary lane shift on Preston Road in order to facilitate the replacement ...

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Library

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Posted on: March 2, 2019

Library Open House

The Town of Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library is celebrating the extension of its hours of service to the public. Come celebrate with the Library staff on Thursday, March 21 from 6-8 PM, and see what all your Library has t...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Virtual Reality - A Tween and Teen Event

Join us at the Highland Park Library and explore new worlds through virtual reality. Ride a roller coaster, travel landscapes, or fly through the jungle. The virtual reality program is made possible by a grant to the Friends of the Highland Park Libr...Read on... HP Library website
Posted on: March 20, 2019

PressReader Now Available from the HP Library

The Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library is happy to announce that PressReader is available to Library users for FREE. Just access the website www.pressreader.com when in the Library, or use your library card number and PIN a...

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Library Digital Materials
Posted on: February 21, 2019

More Time to Explore the HP Library

The Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library is happy to announce new, extended hours of operation; modifying hours on Tuesday and Thursday evenings to a 9:00 p.m. closure time. The extra hours and the increased services offere...
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Posted on: March 2, 2019

eBooks & eAudio classes

The Town of Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library will conduct a "Drop-In Demonstration" on March 21st, and a hands-on class on March 30th, on how to access and download electronic materials with your library card.

If y...
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HP Library Website
Posted on: March 6, 2019

HP Library Family Movie Event - Wall-E

Join us for a family movie event on Saturday, April 6, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Explore other planets and enjoy refreshments and crafts. Limited to the first 50 participants.

For more information, please call 214-559-9400, visit www.hplibrary....Read on...

HP Library Website
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Join Us for an EGGcellent Event at the Town of Highland Park

Join us for our EGGcellent Event on Friday, April 12 at 10:00 a.m. in Prather Park. This EGGstraordinary family-friendy event will feature Professor Pop's Bubble Show, an Easter egg hunt, and a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny! -Date: Friday...
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Posted on: November 5, 2013

Story Time at the Library

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The Highland Park Library offers Story Time for children.

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Park Cities Recycling Event, Saturday April 6th

The Park Cities recycling event is the perfect opportunity for you to shred old, unwanted documents, rid your home of E-waste items (e.g. computers, computer monitors, TV's, CD/DVD players, printers, cell phones, power cords, and microwaves), and/or donat...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Mindfulness Meditation Tuesdays - 11:30 a.m. - DPS Training Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in the DPS Training Room as we take the mystery out of meditation and teach you simple techniques, backed by scientific research, to help you lose some of your stress & gain more of what you want from life.

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Tai Chi and Qigong Thursdays - 11:30 a.m. - DPS Training Room

Practicing Tai Chi & Qigong can provide numerous health benefits that reduce stress, increase relaxation & energy, improve balance, strength, coordination & flexibility, lower blood pressure & enhance brain function & boost your immune system.

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Public Safety

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

HPDPS Warns Community of Phone Scam

According to recipients of the phone scam, the caller stated he was with, “Highland Park Police Department” located at “4700 Drexel Drive.”  The intended victims stated that the scammer sounded legitimate; ...Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2019

Report Coyote Sightings

The HPDPS will use the information to identify coyote territories, travel patterns and places where unusually aggressive animals have been spotted. You may report a coyote sighting by completing the following online form (www.hptx.org/coyote).&am...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Preston Road Phase II Project

The 5100 – 5500 blocks of Preston Road, an area bordered by Beverly Drive to the south, and Potomac Avenue to the north.  The improvement project will require a temporary lane shift on Preston Road in order to facilitate the replacemen...

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Utility Customer Service

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste In Town Drop Off

Special in-Town Drop Off Events for Household Hazardous Waste Place your items in an open cardboard box, with a list of the items included on the HHW Event Form.  Date: May 11, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: 3801 Lexi...Read on... www.hptx.org/HHW