Volunteer for Sr. Transportation Service

haltom city texas senior centerVolunteer drivers are needed for the new social transportation program, Friends Helping Friends. The program will provide free rides for Haltom City residents, aged 60 years and older, to and from their homes to the Haltom City Senior Center.  The service will run Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Without this free transportation service, operated by volunteers, many Haltom City Seniors would not be able to attend events at the Senior Center, where they serve a hot lunch and fellowship is shared.

Please contact the Haltom City Senior Center for more details, 817-834-8021.

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Unidos – Feb 25

unidos february 25 2017La Policia Trabajando Junto Con La Comunidad Hispana

El Departamento de Policía de North Richland Hills (NRHPD) invita a la comunidad Hispana a las reuniones de UNIDOS. El objetivo del programa es de facilitar información sobre nuestro Departamento de Policía y de programas disponibles en nuestra ciudad. Acompáñenos. Invite a su familia, amistades y vecinos. No importa la calidad migratoria.> Las reuniones serán informales y con la meta de aprender de temas diversos, por ejemplo.

  • Recursos disponibles dentro de nuestro Departamento de Policía (NRHPD)
  • Sistema de Justicia Penal, leyes locales y estatales
  • Prevención del Delito/Seguridad Pública
  • Las diferencias culturales
  • Inmigración
  • Recursos disponibles en nuestra ciudad
  • Licencia de Conducir/Registro de Vehículos


Wiley G. Thomas Coliseum | 6108 Broadway Ave.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Police Working Together With The Hispanic Community

Police Working Together With The Hispanic Community The North Richland Hills Police Department (NRHPD) invites the Spanish-speaking community to information sessions on the Department. Various public programs of the City of North Richland Hills, and other branches of government will be provided. Members of the public will have the opportunity to learn a variety of different topics. The following are examples of topics:

  • Police Department (NRHPD)
  • Criminal Justice System-local and state laws
  • Crime Prevention/Public Safety
  • Cultural differences
  • Immigration
  • Programs of the City of North Richland Hills
  • Drivers License/Vehicle Registration


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HCPL Media Sale – Mar 6-11

haltom city public library logoThe Friends of the Haltom City Public Library continue with their mini-sales in the run-up to their annual Book Sale in April. The Library will be hosting a Media Sale March 6 – 11, 2017.

Items for sale will include:

  • VHS tapes – first one $1.00, next 5 tapes are free
  • DVDs, CDs & video games – $1.00 each
  • Audio Books – 25 cents per cassette




Media Sale

Haltom City Public Library | 4809 Haltom Rd.
March 6-11, 2017

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Book Sale – Apr 27-30

haltom city public library lobbyThe Haltom City Library will be hosting their Friends of the HCPL Annual Book Sale April 27-30, 2017. Both new and used books will be available. Donations of gently used books, DVDs, magazines are being accepted.

Cash or credit card (Master Card, Visa or Discover) will be accepted. Volunteers are always needed to help sort and organize April 24 through 26. Call 817-222-7790 for more information.




Thursday, April 27

10AM – 7PM

Friday, April 28

10AM – 5PM

Saturday, April 29

10AM – 4PM

Sunday, April 30

2 – 4PM


Book Sale

Haltom City Library | 4809 Haltom Rd.
April 27-30, 2017

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2017 Carfest – April 1

2017 haltom city carfest april 1The 8th annual Haltom City Carfest will be held on Saturday, April 1st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Haltom High School, located at 5501 Haltom Rd. Carfest is a family-friendly free event for all ages.

Carfest welcomes collectors of cars, trucks and motorcycles…offering a venue for enthusiasts to showcase their ride for everyone. Registering to show your car, truck or motorcycle is $25 and includes an event t-shirt and a Carfest dash plate. There are over 20 categories available to enter. A registration form can be downloaded here. Judging begins at noon and the award ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m. Each car registered sponsors one Haltom City student for the our annual Back to School Health Fair.

Carfest also has loads of kids activities, including inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting and temporary tattoos, balloon twisters, crafts, free goodie bags (while supplies last) and more. The Haltom City Police Department will host a bike rodeo and they too will be displaying some of their vehicles. The Haltom City Fire/Rescue Department will have a fire engine and their Smoke House interactive training rig on display.

Winners of the Carfest Kids Coloring Contest will be announced and The Tonemasters will be there to provide musical entertainment.

Carfest is a fundraiser for Haltom City’s annual Back to School Health Fair, where elementary and middle school students receive a backpack, grade specific school supplies, a vision screening, a keepsake family photo, as well as info from health agencies and community groups…all for free. Sponsorships are available for the 2017 Carfest and we need your help to reach our goals! To give you an idea of what a sponsorship provides…$30 sponsors one student for the entire school year. A sponsorship packet can be downloaded here. Download a sponsorship packet here. Sponsorships range from $100 – $2,500.

Be sure to “like” our Facebook page for updates and photos.

For more information about the 2017 Haltom City Carfest, including sponsorship, vendor or volunteer opportunities, call Community Projects Coordinator Julie Orebaugh at 817-222-7767. You may also contact her by filling out this form.


2017 Haltom City Carfest

Haltom High School | 5501 Haltom Rd.
Saturday, April 1, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Rain Date: April 2 | 1 – 5:00 p.m.


2017 haltom city carfest april 1 postcard 


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KHCB Business of 1Q – Starbucks

haltom city beautification business 1q 2017 starbucks Representatives from Keep Haltom City Beautiful and the city of Haltom City joined Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Watkins to present Starbucks with the Business of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2017, Starbucks is located in Haltom City at 6151 Denton Highway. Starbucks offers some of the world’s finest fresh-roasted whole bean coffees, as well as everything else that goes with a full and rewarding coffeehouse experience. They offer a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and other delectable treats to please the taste buds….and they have a drive-thru!

Starbucks received the Business of the Quarter award because they serve as an example for the city’s economic development prospects that all businesses maintain their landscaping, provide a safe environment and a welcoming atmosphere. Starbucks company mission statement is “to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup, and one neighborhood at a time.” Thank you Starbucks for being a local business committed to keeping your property clean and serving as an example for others along a well-traveled thoroughfare in our city and for being a business our citizens can be extremely proud of.

To learn more about Starbucks, visit their website, call them at 817-281-7076, or stop by during their store hours: 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, 7 days a week.

Be sure to “Like” them on Facebook.

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FWADA Spring Gallery Night – Mar 25

fwada haltom city spring gallery night march 25 2017Mark your calendars for the 2017 Spring Gallery Night at the Haltom City Northeast Center, 3201 Friendly Ln. (mapped below) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 1 – 7:00 p.m. As a Friend of the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association, Art in the City will once again participate with Fort Worth’s finest art galleries, museums, studios, specialty shops, and restaurants.

The group show will feature a selection of local artists showcasing their best work. Join them in exploring the local art scene as they celebrate creativity in Haltom City! Works of watercolor, oils, acrylic, mixed media, wood turning, pottery and gourd carving will be on display. A reception with light refreshments will begin at 4:00 p.m. and the artists will be available to discuss their work. This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Bennie Woods at 817- 838-2409 or Patty Jasper at 817-716-9360.



FWADA Spring Gallery Night

TCC NE Center – 3201 Friendly Ln.
Saturday, March 25, 2017

1:00 – 7:00 p.m.


A video from the Fall 2015 FWADA is below:



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HCPL’s Night of Romance – Feb 10

haltom city library night of romanceThe Haltom City Library will host the third annual Night of Romance on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Indulge in strawberries and a fountain of chocolate, bubbly drinks, while mingling with local romance authors. Don’t be shy, get their autographs, ask them how they write and how they get published. This is a free event. Bring your camera to capture romantic and funny pictures. Characters will come to life when four authors will read from one of their own writings.

The authors include:

  • Jerrie Alexander
  • Clover Autrey
  • Kathleen Ball
  • Connie Bowen
  • Suzan Butler
  • Holly Hudspeth
  • Mia London
  • Kym Roberts
  • Susan Sheehey
  • C.A. Szarek
  • Marsha West

Night of Romance

Haltom City Public Library
Friday, February 10, 2017

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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