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Posted on: February 5, 2020

McKinney announces story map of Black History

As part of its recognition of Black History Month, the city of McKinney developed a website to tell the story of Black history in McKinney. This story map is an interactive website of historic locations, neighborhoods, and individuals who played a signifi...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

McKinney releases new population estimate that shows 4% growth over previous year

Estimates show 259% growth in the past 20 years

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 31, 2020) – The City of McKinney has announced its annual population estimate of more than 195,000 residents, a roughly 4% increase in population from January 2019. T...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

McKinney to host public Texas Music Friendly community workshop

The Texas Music Office and Visit McKinney (McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau) will co-host a Music Friendly Community Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Courtroom Theater at the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St. in downtown M...

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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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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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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: February 23, 2020

Father & Son Yoga

Father Son Yoga

Father & Son Yoga

Sunday, March 22 • 2 p.m.

Dads, bring your sons for guys only yoga! This specialty yoga class will challenge you and your son to develop a sound, healthy body and a clear, peaceful mind that can help improve physical ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

School's Out - Spring Break Camp

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Spring Break Camp | March 9 - 13 

Join the Fun!

Register for Spring Break Camp for ton’s of crafts + games + swimming + a field trip to Crayola Experience!

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Times: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Early drop-off: 7 - 8 a.m.
      • $20 for the week
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Posted on: February 23, 2020

Senior Boxing

Senior Boxing

Senior Boxing

FRIDAYS, MARCH 27-MAY 29 • 1 P.M.

Join us for Senior boxing! The TeamTEF Therapeutic Boxing Program will help:

• Sharpen reflexes and fine motor skills

• Challenge the cardiovascular and muscular systems

• Impr...

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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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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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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Leap Year Fun - Feb. 29

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Learn all about the history of leap year and enjoy crafts & activities.

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Coffee with the Cops - Feb. 29

Coffee with Cops

Join us for conversation & coffee

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

MPAC Arts & Music Series: Emmet Cahill - Mar. 21

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Come & enjoy a night of music with this Irish tenor.

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

McKinney Neighborhood Conference - March 28

McKinney Neighborhood Conference

A half-day workshop on living in McKinney

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Hoopin' with the Blue - March 27

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Shoot some hoops with the McKinney Police Department & the McKinney YMCA

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Warrant Round-up

Warrant Roundup

Pay your fines now.

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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: February 18, 2020

Sounds Of Ireland: Irish Music Culture in North Texas

Sounds of Ireland

Just in time for St Patrick’s Day! Join us for traditional Irish music performances. Roy and Helen Hall Library Sunday, March 1 at 1:30 p.m.

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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.

McKinney Fi...

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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: February 4, 2020

Leap Year Fun (All Ages)

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Learn all about the history of leap year. We will have a learning obstacle course, a STEM catapult challenge, crafts and more. All ages, Roy and Helen Hall Library Saturday, Feb. 29; 11 AM

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Posted on: February 23, 2020

Spring Break Around the World

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A special Beanstack Spring Break Reading Program is happening in March. Join us as we travel around the different continents and have opportunities to win prizes by completing reading challenges! Starting Monday, March 9 through Sunday, March 15. All prog...

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Posted on: January 20, 2020

Adult Anime Club

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Roy and Helen Hall Library first Saturday of the month 3:00 p.m. (Adults)

A place to watch anime, meet other fans and cosplay.

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Literary HERoes

LiteraryHeroes

All Ages!

Dress up as your favorite literary hero and celebrate Women’s History Month! Attend target practice with Katniss, code on the yellow brick road with Dorothy, and build a hovercraft with Violet Baudelaire. Roy and Helen Hall Library Satu...

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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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Posted on: February 18, 2020

MRT presents: Let's Murder Marsha - Feb. 28 & 29

MRT Presents: The Face on the Barroom Floor

A happy housewife named Marsha, hopelessly addicted to reading murder mysteries, overhears her loving husband discussing her upcoming birthday surprise with an interior decorator. To her ears, though, it sounds like they are planning to murder her!

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

An Evening with Byrne and Kelly - Mar. 13

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Driven by dynamic vocal harmonies, the duo seamlessly combines genres like traditional Irish and Americana to create a fresh, Celtic folk sound that has garnered comparisons to iconic folk-rock duos like Simon & Garfunkel and The Everly Brothers.

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

MPAC presents: Emmet Cahill - Mar. 21

Emmet Cahill

Widely hailed as ‘Ireland’s Most Exciting Young Tenor’ and having performed in over 80 cities throughout North America, Emmet was a lead singer with the international Irish music phenomenon, Celtic Thunder.

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Bossa Nova. A Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim Apr 4

MPAC presents: Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra

The McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra brings to McKinney for the first time the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim. Composer, songwriter, pianist and singer, Jobim is known as the father of the Bossa Nova Style and a champion of Brazilian music.

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Public Input Meeting for Old Settler's Park - March 5

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Share your ideas about potential new amenities at Old Settler's Park.

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Lunch Bunch - March 12

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Join the bunch on a trip to Ida Claire. Enjoy a modern twist on southern favorites on this trip to Dallas favorite.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Senior Services Fair - March 27

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The annual Senior Services Fair informs those age 50 and over about resources that are available to them.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Senior Rec Center Trip: Dallas Quilt Show - March 13

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If you have an interest in quilts, visit the annual Dallas Quilt show on a trip with the Senior Rec Center.

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Container Gardening Class - March 18

Container Gardening Class-Senior Recreation Center

Learn how to garden your small space with this hands-on class about container gardening.

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