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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Teams determined for 2018 NCAA Division II National Football Championship in McKinney

Teams from Valdosta State (Valdosta, Georgia) and Ferris State (Big Rapids, Michigan) will face off this weekend in McKinney for the 2018 NCAA Division II National Football Championship. The game will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at McKinney ISD Stadiu...

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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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Posted on: November 30, 2018

McKinney introduces first free public piano for community to enjoy

Public Piano at MPAC

This week, the McKinney Senior Recreation Center donated a piano, covered in the handprints of senior center members, to Historic Downtown McKinney to be placed on the square as McKinney's first public piano. The message “play me” is d...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

City of McKinney estimates economic impact of nearly $250,000 to region

The City of McKinney estimates roughly $245,040 will be spent in McKinney, Frisco and Allen as it hosts the 2018 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Saturday, Dec. 15. Of that, the city anticipates an economic impact of $177,540 to the City of...

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1-Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2018

City of McKinney announces Dana Riley as Neighborhood Services Coordinator

The City of McKinney is pleased to announce the hiring of Dana Riley to fill the newly added position of Neighborhood Services Coordinator in the Housing and Community Development Department. Riley formerly held the position of Executive Director at Volun...

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1-Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Tickets on sale for 2018 NCAA Division II National Football Championship in McKinney

The City of McKinney and McKinney Independent School District are pleased to announce tickets are now on sale for the 2018 NCAA Division II National Football Championship. The game will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at McKinney ISD Stadium, 4201 S. Hard...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

McKinney Fire Dept. earns a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title!

Guiness World Record logo

The McKinney Fire Department and McKinney Independent School District (MISD) teamed up to save lives and set a Guinness World Record title. During tonight’s McKinney H.S. versus McKinney Boyd game, MFD provided ‘Hands-Only CPR&rsqu...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2018

Apex Centre offers Lifeguard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor Training December 10-21

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Apex Centre is Offering Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Training

The Apex Centre is excited to offer Lifeguard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor Training onsite in December. We are dedicated to continuing education for our aquatic staff here at ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Journey to Lose

Journey to Lose

Embark on a Journey to Health and Wellness

Start the new year with a commitment to you. Take part in our 60-day fitness challenge and begin your health and fitness journey. 

This eight-week fitness competition includes:

  • Featured workout of the week
  • T...
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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Holiday Specials

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  • Bundle up on personal training sessions this holiday season! Buy 10 or 20 personal training sessions get one session free during the month of December. This offering begins on Dec. 1 and will run through Dec. 31. To receive the free personal training sess...
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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Give the Gift of Fitness This Holiday Season

Holiday Gift Card

The Apex Centre is now offering gift cards! Our gift cards can be purchased for any dollar amount and can be used to give someone a membership, access to a class or activity, a day pass, swim lessons, personal training sessions or a birthday party.&nb...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Apex Centre Holiday Dance Party December 15

Apex Centre Holiday Dance party

Get into Your Christmas Groove

Dance into the holiday spirit at the Apex Centre’s Holiday Dance Party on Saturday, December 15 from 7-10 p.m. Come ready to groove and win prizes!  

Here’s the breakdown for the evening:

  • 7 p.m. - Sign in / greet / min...
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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Renew Your Apex Centre Membership Today

Renew your Apex Centre membership today!

Build on last year's progress and keep your momentum going!

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News Flash

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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Fire News Releases
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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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: November 15, 2018

McKinney Fire Dept. earns a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title!

Guiness World Record logo

The McKinney Fire Department and McKinney Independent School District (MISD) teamed up to save lives and set a Guinness World Record title. During tonight’s McKinney H.S. versus McKinney Boyd game, MFD provided ‘Hands-Only CPR’ training. McKinney ISD’s ne...

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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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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2018

McKinney Fire Department regraded with top PPC rating

McKinney Fire Department was regraded a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating of Class 1, the highest rating a fire department can achieve, by the Insurance Services Office (ISO). The city earned a Class 1 rating in 2014 and was regraded this year...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops accidental flash fire

Fire sprinkler stops accidental flash fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) today responded to reports of a kitchen fire at 2000 Skyline Dr. The Fire Investigator says the fire was caused by the mishandling of rubbing alcohol. It caused a flash fire that set off the fire sprinkler system. One pe...

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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: December 10, 2018

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: December 10, 2018

Tell Us Your Unique by Nature Story

Unique by Nature

Take your photo at the big yellow letters in Mitchell Park and tell us how you are Unique by nature!

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Haven't Been to the New Stadium? This is a Great Way to See It! December 15

2018 NCAA Division II Football Championship Game

Get your tickets now for the first Division II Championship Game held in the new MISD stadium. Bring your friends and family and cheer on your team!

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

McKinney is Repairing Water Service Lines to Save Precious Water

Water Service Line Replacement

McKinney continues the project to replace 14,500 water service lines throughout the city. Find out how this project affects you.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Protect Your Pipes

Protect Your Pipes

The season for freezing weather is upon us. Learn how to protect your home during cold weather.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Ring in the New Year a Little Early

Noon Year's Eve

Come to your McKinney library for a unique New Year's countdown. There will be games, crafts and fun for everyone. Events will be held at both libraries at the same time.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2018

Friends Reviews

best christmas pageant ever

Janice Byrd Presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever follows the outrageous shenanigans of the Herdman siblings, or “the worst kids in the history of the world.”

JJGL: Monday, Dec. 17; 7 p.m.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Mother-Daughter Book Club

Mother Daughter Book Club

  • December 10: Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
  • January 14  – Lemons by Melissa Savage
  • February 11 – The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City by Jodi Kendall
  • March 11 – The Great Hibernation by Tara Dairman
  • April 8 – The Parker Inheritance by Varia...
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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Noon Year's Eve Countdown

Noon Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year a little early! 

We’ll have games, crafts and make some wishes for 2019 as we countdown to 12 ... NOON!  Register with the below links.

John & Judy Gay: Monday, Dec. 31; 11:15 a.m.

Roy & Helen Hall: Mo...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

Christmas: Closed Mon. Dec. 24-Tues. Dec. 25

Holiday Hours: Wed. Dec. 26-Thu. Dec. 27 - closing 6 p.m.

Holiday Hours: Mon. Dec. 31 - closing 6 p.m.

New Year's Day: Closed Tues. Jan. 1

Holiday Hours: Wed. Jan. 2-Thu. Jan. 3 - closing 6 p.m.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Bob Ross's Winter Wonderland

Bob Ross

Learn to paint a wintery scene from the late great Bob Ross.

Supplies are provided so just bring your enthusiasm and get ready to make some "happy accidents" along the way. Register with the below links.

Roy & Helen Hall, Tuesday, December 18,...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online

Now available through RBdigital, which also provides eAudiobooks, eMagazines, comics, video games, software training and classes. Transparent Language Online offers:

  • Over 100 languages and growing
  • ESL courses for speakers of over 25 languages
  • Flexible learni...
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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Meditative Mandala

Mandala

Join us for mindful bodies, mindful listening, and mindful breathing. Small movements and gentle concentration on coloring draw us into the present moment and have a calming effect on both adults and children.

Fridays; 10:30 a.m. at John & Judy Gay Lib...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2018

TheJazzMark presents: 5th Annual Holiday Jazz December 13

TheJazzMark presents: 5th Annual Holiday Jazz

TheJazzMark Trio plus Special Guest Vocalist Shelly Torrez-West perform many of your favorite songs in different Jazz styles, along with the ever-popular music from A Charlie Brown Christmas.

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

MRT Presents: A Christmas Carol Dec 14 & 15

A Christmas Carol

The miserly Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning and spirit of Christmas by ghosts who show him his own past and present. He is also shown what the future holds for him if he doesn't change his behavior. A must-see for the holidays!

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Christmas Concert - Martyn Lucas, World Piano Man Dec 21 & 22

McKinney Noon Lions Club presents: Martyn Lucas in concert

Martyn Lucas will perform your favorite Christmas classics at the piano and sing in many voices including Pavarotti, Josh Groban, Neil Diamond, Sir Elton John, Frank Sinatra and many more.

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