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Annual Neighborhood Summit

2018 Neighborhood Summit - Livin' the Dream: Friendly, Healthy, Safe Neighborhoods 

Saturday, Nov. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Garland High School, 310 S. Garland Ave., Garland, TX

Attend the 2018 Neighborhood Summit to discover how you can be "Livin' the Dream" today! Neighbors from Garland, Plano and surrounding communities will gather in Garland to learn about building community with friendly, healthy, safe neighborhoods. 




Also, don't miss the Garland Pre-Summit Mixer on Friday, Nov. 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Good Samaritans of Garland. Mix and mingle with neighborhood leaders from across Garland and get an exclusive Summit Sneak Peek from our special guest, Kristin Schell, Founder of the Turquoise Table Movement. The winners of the 2018 Garland Neighborhood Awards will also be presented, you won't want to miss it! 


Schedule: (may be subject to change) 

8:00 a.m.

Registration Opens

8:45 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions

9:00 a.m.

KeynoteThe Turquoise Table: Finding Community and Connection in Your Own Front Yard

10:15 a.m.

Breakout Session 1 (3 concurrent Sessions)

  • Always Talk to Strangers: The Art of Creating and Maintaining Vibrant Communities
  • Neighborhood Crime Prevention
  • Growing Community in the Garden

11:20 a.m.

Breakout Session 2 (3 concurrent Sessions)

  • Dream Big, Start Small:  Real Stories from Real Neighbors
  • Community Preparedness: Simple Activities for Everyone
  • Neighborhood Pride Bike Tour (may end 15 mins. late)

12:30 p.m.



For more information, call 972-205-2445 or email Neighborhoods@GarlandTX.gov.

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Saturday, Nov. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Oaks Point Park Nature & Retreat Center, 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX

Neighborhood Summit Registration

***If you attending the 2017 Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, Nov. 4 and will NOT be attending the Pre-Summit Mixer the night before, please click the link below to register. ***