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Posted on: January 15, 2019

McKinney Fire Department is breaking ground on Station 10

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The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) invites the public to the groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station 10. The station will serve the fast-growing Trinity Falls community and is part of the strategic plan to efficiently protect all areas of the city. The 1...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Packets available for interested City Council candidates

Three McKinney City Council seats will be up for voter consideration during the general election in May. Individuals interested in learning more about running can pick up candidate packets from the City Secretary at City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St. The fir...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

McKinney Air Center earns national recognition as #1 for third consecutive year

McKinney Air Center, the fixed0based operator (FBO) at McKinney National Airport, earned the prestigious designation as best in the nation in the 2018 Pilots’ Choice Awards by FltPlan.com for the third consecutive year. It is the fifth win overa...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Community invited to free Fan Fest ahead of NCAA Division II National Football Championship

The community is invited to a Fan Fest celebration ahead of the NCAA Division II Championship Game in McKinney. Fan Fest will be held from 6—8 p.m. Dec. 14 at Tupps Brewery, 721 Anderson St. The event is free to attend. Fan Fest is hosted by the NCAA Divi...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 7, 2019

TRX Suspension Training

Synergy Machines

Learn How to Train on the Synergy Machine

Our certified personal trainer Josie teaches you how to maximize your workout on our Synergy machines. The training improves your strength by using functional movements and dynamic positions. TRX enables you to adj...

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Posted on: January 6, 2019

Back to the Basics: HIIT Training Clinic

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Get ready to HIIT it!

HIIT it at the February Back to the Basics clinic. These clinics are monthly 30-minute workouts with a personal trainer. Each month focuses on a different workout. The February clinic is a HIIT Clinic. HIIT is a high-intensity interva...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Free Personal Training Sessions In January

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Take Time for You This Year

Take time to start the year out right by booking one free 30-minute personal training session. The promotion begins January 1 and ends January 31. The personal training session must be booked during the month of January for it t...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Run Club at the Apex Centre

Run Club at the Apex Centre

For the Love of Running!

Whether you're a passionate runner or someone looking to try something new, Run Club at the Apex Centre is the perfect club for you! This club meets every Saturday morning, weather permitting, for an outdoor run. Each run varies in...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Sign Up for Synchronized Swimming

Synchonized Swimming

Get Synchronized at the Apex Centre!

Does your child have a passion for swimming, dancing and gymnastics? Then sign him or her up for synchronized swimming. It involves the use of precise movements performed to music on, above or beneath the water. Partici...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Fitness gets personal

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Let Our Personal Trainers Help You Reach Your Peak!

In January, our personal trainers (PTs) are offering two different programs and a special deal to help you start the new year feeling great.

January Personal Training Promotion

Take time to start the year r...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Basketball at the Apex Centre

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Train and Play at the Apex Centre

The Apex Centre offers two unique basketball programs designed for different ages and playing levels.

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Through Elevate Your Game, participants ages 6-13 learn basketball skills and how to become better in the sport. Sta...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Yoga Workshops January 13, 20 and 27

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Be a yogi this new year through our January Yoga Workshops! We will be offering yoga classes every Sunday for the month of January.

Each class meets on a Sunday from 3-4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Zumbathon - Register by February 5 for the February 9 Event!

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Just Dance!

Come ready to dance and move at our Zumbathon 7:30-9:30 p.m Saturday, Feb. 9! Ages 9 and up are welcome with a parent, and pre-registration is required by February 5. It's $10 for members and $14 for non-members. 

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News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2019

McKinney Fire Department is breaking ground on Station 10

Fire Station 10 artist's rendering

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) invites the public to the groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station 10. The station will serve the fast-growing Trinity Falls community and is part of the strategic plan to efficiently protect all areas of the city. The 1...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2019

McKinney Fire Dept. takes lead in Critical Incident Stress Management training

Critical Incident Stress Mgt

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is taking steps to help our first responders deal with stress. Eleven MFD leaders volunteered to take part in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training at the Collin College Public Safety Training Center. First...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Fire sprinkler activation stops cooking fire in McKinney

Fire sprinkler activation stops cooking fire in McKinney

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) was called to the Lakes of Eldorado apartments, 1400 Eldorado Pkwy, on Sunday for a reported kitchen fire. The resident told firefighters she was heating oil on high heat when it suddenly ignited. The fire sprinkler abov...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops apartment wall fire in McKinney

Apartment Wall Fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a report of a small fire at the Venue at Stonebridge apartments Monday morning. Firefighters arrived to find smoke in the bedroom, but the apartment’s fire sprinkler system had already put out the ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Fire sprinkler system puts out kitchen grease fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a fire call at 204 Mozart Way in the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 14th. The resident was cooking and put the hot pan of grease into water, causing the fire to erupt. The fire sprinkler activated, putting out t...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2018

You are invited to the McTown Klownz 25th Birthday and Safety Fair October 6

McTown Klownz Safety Fair and 25th Anniversary Celebration

The McKinney Fire Department is throwing a big party for the McTown Klownz to celebrate the 25 years that the group has entertained and educated Collin County school kids. Come see the Klownz perform and get your picture taken with them. Children can chec...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Restaurant kitchen fire stopped by sprinkler activation

Los Charros Restaurant Fire

At 10 p.m. on July 30, the McKinney Fire Department responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at Dos Charros Tex-Mex Restaurant, 4150 Eldorado Parkway.

Approximately 30 minutes after employees had closed and left the restaurant, neighboring tenants heard th...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2018

McKinney Fire Department announces promotions

McKinney Fire Department promotions

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) today celebrated a variety of promotions from battalion chiefs to new hires. The Promotional Ceremony was held this afternoon at McKinney’s City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St.

  • Battalion Chief: Tino Paredes
  • Captain: S...
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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2018

McKinney man helps neighbor escape burning home

Odell house fire - burned rooms

McKINNEY, Texas (July 24, 2018) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received a call about a residential structure fire on Thursday, July 19. They arrived to find heavy smoke and flames at the home located at 801 Odell St.

A neighbor spotted the ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Fire sprinklers stop kitchen fire from spreading

Apartment Kitchen Fire

Tuesday afternoon, the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a call about an apartment kitchen fire at St. Paul’s Square, Adriatica Village, 470 Adriatic Pkwy. The fire was caused by unattended food cooking on the stove.

The crews arrived to find tha...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department hosts international intern from Poland

Firefighter Intern from Poland

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is hosting Officer Cadet Michal Zugaj from the Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw, Poland, who is part of a prestigious international program that provides Polish fire officer candidates the opportunity to experience ...Read on...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2019

MLK Day is Monday, January 21

MLK Day

Find out which city offices and facilities are closed for the MLK Day holiday. Trash and recycling pickup will not change for the holiday.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Waste Connections is Experiencing High Call Volumes This Week

Trash Delays

Please be patient with longer hold times; your call will be answered as quickly as possible. You can also order bulk trash pickup or damaged cart repair by filling out our online request forms.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Register Your Child to Have the Peak of Fun for MLK Day January 21

School's Out Day Camps at Apex Centre

Your child will enjoy crafts, games and swimming at the Apex Centre for MLK Day. You can also register your child for the President's Day School's Out Camp to be held February 18.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Get Healthier! Lunch & Learn January 18, 25 and February 1

Lunch & Learn

Attend all three Lunch & Learns and get a jumpstart on a healthier 2019!

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Enhance Your Landscape With Texas Superstar® Plants February 5

Texas Superstars

Find out about annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees that thrive in the North Texas climate.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Did You Say Yes? The McKinney Bridal Show is January 19

Bridal Show 2017

Come to Historic Downtown McKinney for all your wedding needs. See top wedding professionals all in one place, attend a fashion show at noon and enter to win an all-expense-paid honeymoon vacation!

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News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Libraries Closed Monday, January 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The McKinney Public Library System will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday on Monday, January 21.  Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 22. 

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Posted on: December 30, 2018

Spring 2019 Calendar

Program Guide

Join us for free programs and events for everyone!

The McKinney Public Library System’s programs and events are free but space is limited. Free tickets are available one week in advance on a first-come-first-serve basis. For groups larger than ten, please ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Chinese New Year Celebration

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All Ages Welcome!

Learn about this important holiday in Chinese culture (also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival) with a lion dance troupe and drummer! There will be a hands-on activity, lion costumes for kids and a presentation about the signific...

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Posted on: January 6, 2019

Friends Present Zachary Wood

Uncensored

Friends of the McKinney Public Library presents: Uncensored: My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America

Author Zachary Wood discusses his recent book.

McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St., Thursda...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Black History Month Presentation

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A Special Genealogy Program

McKinney expert Deborah Kilgore will illuminate lesser-known aspects of McKinney’s history.

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Landscaping with Texas Superstars

Texas Superstars Gardening Program

Learn how to enhance your landscape with Texas Superstar® plants!

These are plants selected for superior performance in Texas and include a variety of annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Spring ESL Class Registration

ESL Conversation Groups

Free ESL Classes, Spring 2019

  • At the Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 East Hunt St.
  • Registration: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, Feb. 19-April 25, 7-8 p.m.
  • English for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Computer Basics Classes

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Whether you’re just getting started or brushing up old skills, join us for our computer classes!  Hall Library: Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Register right before the class. 

  • Jan. 12 or April 13: Getting Started
  • Jan. 26 or April 27...
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Posted on: January 7, 2019

AARP Tax Assistance Feb. 1-Apr. 15

AARP Free Tax Help

Free Tax Assistance from AARP

Free individual tax preparation and filing on-site. No age or income requirements - just bring your tax documents. No appointment necessary. 

  • Fire Station 7, 861 S. Independence Pkwy.: Mondays, Feb. 4-Apr. 15, 10 a.m. ...
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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Mother and Daughter Book Club

Mother Daugther Book Club

Share a New Book Every Month

Mothers and daughters read and share a new book every month. Father and sons welcome too!

  • January 14  – Lemons by Melissa Savage
  • February 11 – The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City by Jodi Kendall
  • March 11 – The Great H...
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News Flash

Posted on: December 19, 2018

McKinney Bridal Show January 19

McKinney Bridal Show

From cakes to bridal gowns, calligraphers to venues, peruse the two levels of the historic courthouse in beautiful Downtown McKinney and find top wedding professionals to make your day one-of-a-kind.

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Four Funny Females "She-Larious Comedy Tour" Jan 26

Four Funny Females

Dallas' only award-winning, all-female stand-up comedy show.

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

YAG presents: Two One-Act Romantic Comedies Feb 1 - 3

MRT Presents: The Face on the Barroom Floor

We give you two lighthearted romantic comedies to celebrate with your Valentine or friends in February.

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News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2019

What are Your Parks & Rec Dreams?

Parks & Rec Dreams Survey

The Parks Department whats to know what you'd like to see in our parks and open spaces. So dream big! We want your ideas.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Social Dance Nights - An Evening in Paris

Social Dance Night

This event is designed for special needs individuals 18 years or older along with their families and caregivers.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Schools Out Camps at Apex Centre January 21 and February 18

School's Out Day Camps at Apex Centre

Worlds of fun await your child at the Apex Centre when they're off school for MLK Day and President's Day.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Trout Fishing in McKinney

Trout Derby

Put out your Gone Fishin' shingle and come to Towne Lake for the McKinney fishing event of the year.

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