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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Tourism Grant Applications Being Accepted through Feb. 3

Visit McKinney is accepting applications from organizations wanting to develop new projects, activities, or events that promote the City of McKinney as a tourism destination. The promotional grant application deadline is Feb. 3.

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

John & Judy Gay Library to will temporarily close for construction Jan. 6

The library will reopen with a smaller footprint Jan. 13

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 19, 2019) – The City of McKinney will temporarily close the John & Judy Gay Library, 6861 Eldorado Pkwy., beginning Monday, Jan. 6, for renovation and ex...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

McKinney to hold District 1 town hall meeting Dec. 16

McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 10, 2019) – McKinney City Council member La'Shadion Shemwell will host a town hall community meeting on Monday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at Old Settler’s Recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana St. The town hall will be hel...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

McKinney EDC Executive Vice President named one of Dallas's Most Influential Women

Abby Liu has been instrumental in attracting Fortune Global 500 companies to McKinney

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 20, 2019) – The City of McKinney is proud to announce McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Executive Vice President Abby Liu w...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

City of McKinney Named National Standard Winner in D/FW

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 19, 2019) – The City of McKinney is pleased to announce it has been named a 2019 Top Workplace, National Standard winner by The Dallas Morning News. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey ...

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1-Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2019

McKinney National Airport receives $15 million in state funding

McKinney National Airport receives $15 million in state funding

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 8, 2019) – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has approved a grant of $15 million in state funds from its Aviation Facilities Grant Program for the ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

City of McKinney Hires Kim Flom as Assistant City Manager

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 6, 2019) – City Manager Paul Grimes has announced the hiring of Kim Flom as Assistant City Manager. Flom will start Jan. 2.

Flom will provide executive management for several operational departments for the City of McKinney. She fills...

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1-Citywide News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

McKinney library holds multilingual story time sessions for children

The City of McKinney Public Libraries System has expanded its popular children’s bilingual storytime to a multilingual storytime. Children will celebrate other cultures, enhance literacy skills and work together on a take-home craft at 11:15 a.m. Wednesda...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

McKinney honors community leader at park ribbon cutting

Climbing structure at George Webb Park

The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon-cutting event to open George Webb Park, 10450 Millbend Dr., at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. The new park sits on more than 11 acres and includes a basketball court, shaded playground...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Ribbon cutting for Nancy Lieberman Charities “Dream Court” and grand re-opening of Fitzhugh Park

Nancy Lieberman Charities in partnership Sport Court, Covenant Church and the City of McKinney will unveil a new “Dream Court” in the newly renovated Fitzhugh Park, 700 Fitzhugh St., during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. The cit...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 19, 2019

Presidents Day Camp

Schools Out Camp

Crafts + games + swimming = all day fun

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Intro to Yoga

Intro To Yoga

Begin your journey into yoga!

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

3V3 Basketball Tournament

3V3 Basketball Tournament

Enjoy some family-friendly competition!

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Freeze warning tonight could put fire sprinkler systems at risk

Frozen pipes in fire protection sprinkler systems

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is warning of the risk of freezing pipes in fire protection sprinkler systems as temperatures drop overnight. Freezing water expands and can rupture a sprinkler pipe fitting or possibly activate a sprinkler head. The res...

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Fire News Releases
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 30, 2019

Lunar New Year Celebration - Jan. 18

Lunar New Year

Celebrate & learn about Chinese New Year with a lion dance troupe and hands-on activities.

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

McKinney Bridal Show - Jan. 18

McKinney Bridal Show

From the dress to the cake to your special place, find it all at the McKinney Bridal Show.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Jan. 20

Martin Luther King Day

Find out which City offices & facilities are closed for the holiday.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Newcomer's Guide to Gardening - Jan. 25

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Learn how to be a successful gardener in North Texas.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Apex Centre School's Out Camp - Jan. 20

Schools Out Winter Camps

Join us for crafts, games, and swimming!

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

National Hot Chocolate Day - Jan. 31

Hot Chocolate Day Event-Senior Recreation Center

Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and all the toppings to celebrate at the McKinney Senior Center.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 30, 2018

Spring 2020 Calendar

Spring

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 te...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Lunar New Year Celebration

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Celebrate and learn about Chinese New Year with a lion dance troupe, hands-on activities, lion costumes for kids, and a presentation about the significance of the lion dance.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Closed Monday Jan. 20 for MLK Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Both libraries will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Free Tax Assistance from AARP

AARP Free Tax Help

Hall Library, Dulaney Room - 101 E. Hunt St.

McKinney Fire Station #7 - 861 Independence Pkwy.

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Sensory Storytime

SensoryStoryTime

Must register for this program; space is limited.

A storytime for those who may be more comfortable in a smaller, intimate setting. We’ll read books and share sensory-based activities.

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Posted on: January 12, 2020

Recycled Book Craft (Adults)

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Roy and Helen Hall Library Wednesday February 5; 6 p.m. (Adults)

Craft holiday-themed works of art from old books. Supplies will be provided.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Travel Smart

TravelSmart

Back by popular demand! 

Make your next trip the best one ever. World travelers, George and Denise Bouhasin, will share tips and tricks they learned from their many trips abroad in the four-part series, Roy and Helen Hall Library Wednesdays, Feb. ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Medicare Information Seminar (Adults)

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This educational workshop is designed to offer individuals who are approaching 65 (or older) an opportunity to become more familiar with Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D, as well as Medicare Supplements. Roy and Helen Hall Library Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

John & Judy Gay Library Construction Update

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The long-awaited expansion of the John & Judy Gay Library is underway. See our progress as the building process comes alive.

The John & Judy Gay Library expansion and renovation groundbreaking was Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

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News Flash

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Dave Halston's Tribute to Sinatra Jan 31

Dave Halston's Tribute to Sinatra

The show is surprisingly authentic as crooner Dave Halston brings Sinatra’s signature style and swagger to life and a vintage Vegas vibe to the stage.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

James Morrison with Texins Jazz Band and the GDYO Jazz Band Jan 30

James Morrison with Texins Jazz Band and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Jazz Band

Texons Jazz Band is a Dallas, Texas-based big band now in their 34th year.

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

McKinney Bridal Show - Jan. 18

Bridal Show 2020

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: December 17, 2019

Four Funny Females Jan 25

Four Funny Females

The Ultimate Girls Night Out....(but the guys love it, too!), Four Funny Females returns for the 14th year as one of MPAC's most popular and requested programs!

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

MPAC presents: Gabriel Royal Jan 26

Gabriel Royal

Gabriel Royal got his start as a busker on the New York City subway, but the Oklahoma-born, Brooklyn-based musician has emerged as trailblazing talent with inimitable style and enviable range.

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News Flash

Posted on: January 8, 2020

National Hot Chocolate Day January 31

Hot Chocolate Day Event-Senior Recreation Center

Who doesn't love a reason to celebrate chocolatey goodness? Have a cup of hot coco on us at the Senior Rec Center with all the toppings!

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Oola Workshop at Old Settler's January 18

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New year, new you! This free workshop will help you look at your life and future in a positive way.

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Day Camp at the Apex Centre January 20

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School's out? Leave the kids at the Apex for a day full of activities.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

SRC Chinese New Year Celebration January 24

Chinese New Year Event-Senior Recreation Center

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Senior Rec Center! Learn how to make paper cranes and find out the animal of the year.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

SRC Breakfast Bunch January 28

Breakfast Bunch Trip-Senior Recreation Center

It's that time again! The Breakfast Bunch is meeting for the first time in 2020 at Poor Richard's Cafe. Come enjoy a classic breakfast with friends.

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