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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 11, 2019

McKinney library holds Neighbors Helping Neighbors event Oct. 16

The City of McKinney Public Libraries System will host its next Neighbors Helping Neighbors event at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 E. Hunt St. The community is invited to learn about charitable organizations in McKinney, h...

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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. Wednes...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

McKinney City Council approves budget, lowers property tax rate

McKinney City Council voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2020 budget of $585 million and also lowered the city’s property tax rate. The 1-cent reduction brought the current property tax rate from 0.525170 to 0.515600. The proposed rate means prope...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Thanksgiving Camp November 25-27

Thanksgiving Camp

A Thanksgiving camp full of fun is coming, and it includes a field trip. Sign up today!

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Pumpkin Dunk October 26

Pumpkin Dunk - floating pumpkin patch

Jump in our indoor pool, fetch your pumpkin, then join us at the decorating tables for fun and goodies. Children will be grouped in three different categories.

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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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News Flash

Posted on: May 30, 2019

McKinney Fire Department honored for treatment of heart attack patients

Fire Department Honored for treatment of heart attack patients

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received the 2019 Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Recognition Award from the American Heart Association. The award honors MFD for providing superior care and treatment for patients suffering heart attacks.

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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: October 21, 2019

Safe, Friendly Halloween Fun October 26

McKinney Trick or Treat Trail

Save the date for Trick or Treat Trail at Towne Lake Park. Trick or Treat, then enjoy family-friendly activities. At dusk, see an outdoor movie at the Community Center.



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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Safely Dispose of Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs October 26

Drug Take-Back Event

Clean out your medicine cabinet and bring unneeded prescription drugs to McKinney's annual Drug Take-Back Event for safe disposal.

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

We're Sharing the Shade with You on October 26

Share the Shade

The City of McKinney will give away 100 trees to McKinney residents on the McKinney Performing Center lawn.

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Halloween Trick or Treat March October 25

Trick or Treat March

Preschoolers and their parents can trick or treat through the halls of the Senior Recreation Center. Come ready to have fun - costumes are welcome!

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Splash in and Find Your Perfect Pumpkin

Pumpkin Dunk

Jump into the Apex Centre indoor pool, find your pumpkin and enjoy the water. Take your pumpkin to the decorating table and make your very own design.

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Safe, Friendly Halloween Fun October 26

McKinney Trick or Treat Trail

Save the date for Trick or Treat Trail at Towne Lake Park. Trick or Treat, then enjoy family-friendly activities. At dusk, see an outdoor movie at the Community Center.



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Posted on: December 30, 2018

Fall 2019 Calendar

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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: August 19, 2019

Read Across McKinney Luncheon

Before We Were Yours

One Book. One Community.

The Friends of the McKinney Public Libraries is proud to present this years book selection. Before We Were Yours by Texas author Lisa Wingate is a fasinating fictionalization of one of America's most notorious real-life adoption sc...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Passport to East Asia

Passport to East Asia

Passport to East Asia (All Ages)

Austin College East Asian Studies students will offer activities featuring traditional crafts, games and artifacts from the cultures of China, Korea and Japan. Try your hand at origami, master chopsticks and more. There wil...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Highland Experience: Scottish Music and Culture in North Texas

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Highland Experience: Scottish Music and Culture in North Texas (Adults)

Celebrate Scottish culture with the Metroplex United Pipe Band and a live Highland Pipes and Drums performance. Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Roy and Helen Hall Library.

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Comic Roundtable (6th-12th grade)

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Carpe Diem Comics and Games will lead a discussion on 'Issue #1' comics. Teens will discuss the characters, artwork, themes, writing, and will take home their own copy of that week's selection.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Blackwork Made Brilliant

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Blackwork Made Brilliant (Adults)

Learn the textile art of counted stitch embroidery and create seasonal-themed pieces with presenter, Lorelei Stepp. Supplies not provided. Material list provided on confirmation of class attendance. Contact Rhantson@mckinn...

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Recycled Book Craft

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Recycled Book Craft (Adults)

Craft holiday-themed works of art from old books. Supplies will be provide. Wednesday, November 13 and December 11, 2019

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Learn about charitable organizations in McKinney, how they help our residents, and the different avenues available to give back to our community. Wednesday, Nov. 20; 7:00 p.m. at the Roy and Helen Hall Libary.

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

John and Judy Gay Construction Update

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The long-awaited expansion of the John and Judy Gay Library has arrived. Construction has started! In the coming days expect to see exciting progress as the building process comes alive.

The John and Judy Gay Library expansion and renovation groundbreaking...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

MPAC presents: Nobuntu Oct 25

Nobuntu

This all-female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe has drawn international acclaim for its inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro Jazz to Gospel.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

McKinney Dance Band presents: Red, White & Big Band II Nov 8

McKinney Dance Band

This is the Mckinney Dance Band's annual salute to Veterans in the historic McKinney Performing Arts Center.

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Sean Jones with the TI Jazz Band and GDYO Jazz Band Nov 10

Sean Jones with the TI Jazz Band and GDYO Jazz Band

Trumpet great Sean Jones will appear with two local big bands - The Texas Instruments Jazz Band and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra (GDYO) Jazz Orchestra.

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

MPAC presents: Jazz Ambassadors of The U.S. Army Field Band Nov 14

Jazz Ambassadors of The U.S. Army Field Band

This 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim at home and abroad performing America's greatest original art form, jazz. Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are programmed to entertain all types of audiences.

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Bluegrass Heritage Foundation presents: Bluegrass Saturday Night Nov 16

Bluegrass Heritage Foundation presents: Bluegrass Saturday Night

A night of incredible bluegrass music by Grammy and Dove-nominated Kenny and Amanda Smith Band and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band.

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Neighborhood Night at the Movies October 25

Neighborhood Night at the Movies

Check out the new George Webb Park at this outdoor movie night! We will be showing the new 'Dumbo' live action movie.

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

SRC Trick or Treat March October 25

Trick or Treat March

Stay inside with your little ones at the Senior Rec Center for trick-or-treating in the hallways. Wear your scariest or prettiest costume and join staff and members for their annual event!

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Trick or Treat Trail October 26

McKinney Trick or Treat Trail

Put on your costume and enjoy the outdoors with us! This second annual event will have lots of candy, live music and an outdoor movie.

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Apex Centre Pumpkin Dunk October 26

Pumpkin Dunk

Go swimming for a pumpkin at the Apex Centre's indoor pool for its third annual Halloween event. There are three sessions based on age plus a new session this year for those with special needs.

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