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Posted on: April 16, 2019

McKinney holds public input meeting for FY20 budget, launches online survey

McKinney residents and stakeholders are invited to provide feedback as City of McKinney staff prepare the city’s budget for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20), which runs Oct. 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2020.

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Collin County Transit expands to Prosper

Collin County Transit, a partnership between the City of McKinney, the McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA), has expanded its service area to include the Town of Prosper.

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1-Citywide News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2019

SRS Distribution Inc. to build new corporate campus at HUB 121 in McKinney

SRS development artist's rendering

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is proud to announce McKinney-based SRS Distribution Inc. will build a new corporate campus at Hub 121, a 22-acre retail, restaurant, and entertainment development at the northwest corner of the Sam Ray...

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1-Citywide News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2019

McKinney residents to vote in election May 4

The McKinney City Council voted to call an election where voters will consider five general obligation bond propositions, two charter amendments and three Council seats. The general and special election is scheduled for May 4. Early voting takes place fro...

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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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News Flash

Posted on: March 18, 2019

A Summer Full of Fun is Waiting! Summer Camps are Happening June-August

Summer Camps

Summer Camps at the Apex Centre

Need something fun for your kids to do while you're at work? Our summer camp program is the perfect way for your child to spend their summer days. Your child will get to swim, play games, make crafts, go on weekly field trip...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Elevate Your Game Basketball

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Elevate Your Child's Basketball Game this Summer!

This summer, we're offering basketball training for different grade levels. Elevate Your Game basketball training sessions help students develop formational skills in shooting, dribbling, passing, reboundin...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Enrich Your Summer with Art!

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Does your Child Like Art?

As part of a summer full of fun, we're offering art enrichment classes! 

Art enrichment class will include themed projects such as World Travel, 3D Art, Space Art Adventure, Under the Sea Art and many more exciting project...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Safety Reminder - No bags on the fitness floor

Fitness Floor

Your Safety Is Most Important to Us!

The safety and well-being of our patrons is of the utmost importance to us. A friendly safety reminder to everyone: please remember that gym bags are not permitted on the fitness floor. This is for safety reasons from t...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

K9 Trail Time - Register by April 26

K9 Trail Time

Run With Your Favorite Furry Companion!

Come ready to run a 5K with your favorite companion through the trails of Gabe Nesbitt Community Park. Each participant receives a free silicone pop-up doggy water / food bowl. 

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

TILT - Teens in Leadership Training - Sign Up by April 26

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Get Your Teen Involved This Summer

Does your teen have an interest in learning leadership and professional social skills that will help him or her in the future? Have them apply for TILT, our Teens in Leadership Training program!

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

It's Time to Tri! April 27

Triathlon

Are you looking to tri something new?

Ever dream of running in a triathlon? The Apex Centre is hosting an indoor triathlon on Saturday, April 27 from 8-9 a.m. Get ready to swim for 10 minutes, run for 20 minutes and bike for 30 minutes. Participants receiv...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Find Your Zen This Spring! April 28

Yoga Workshop

Yoga Workshops are Back!

The Apex Centre is hosting yoga workshops during the month of April. Each workshop has different focus areas. You can attend each workshop individually or all three!

Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Dream Soccer - Throughout May

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Does Your Child Dream About Soccer?

Enroll him or her in our Dream Soccer classes. Dream Soccer is the perfect way for your child to develop his or her soccer skills. They'll learn the proper way to dribble, pass and shoot in a positive and fun environment...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Boot Camp with Trainer Richard April 29 - May 31

Boot Camp

Trainer Richard is Hosting Another Boot Camp!

Our Certified Personal Trainer Richard is offering a boot camp session from April 29 through May 31 from 9-10 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Our boot camp program is a fun and challenging way to sculp...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Stronger You - May 1 - June 4

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Be the strongest version of yourself!

Whether you have multiple sclerosis, are battling cancer or recovering from chemotherapy, our customized exercise program will strengthen your body to become an even stronger you. This program includes one day each wee...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Cinco De Mayo Zumbathon - Register by May 3

Zumbathon

For the Love of Dancing!

Come ready to dance for two hours to Latin and international beats! This class is great for ages 9 and up. Ages 9-15 need a parent present. It's $10 for members and $14 for non-members.Preregistration is required for this event! Re...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Mindfulness Workshop: Meal Planning & Prepping Tips May 8

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Are you Struggling to Find the Time, Energy and Zest for Getting Healthy Meals on the Dinner Table?

We're offering a free workshop series, Mindfulness, and these workshops are led by Kelly Miller, Health Coach. The second workshop in the series is on May 8...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Silent Yoga - May 24

Silent Yoga

Back by Popular Demand

Shhh...it's back! We're bringing you another Silent Yoga class on Friday, May 24 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.! Come be a techie yogi! We'll be using the Sound OffTM headphones that allow you to hear the instructor and music through a wireless...

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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: February 26, 2019

Fire sprinklers shut down flames at Montessori school in McKinney

Montessori School Fire

The McKinney Fire Department received a report of a structure fire at approximately 10 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 22 at Wonderland Montessori, 3132 Hudson Crossing. A person passing by the building called 9-1-1 after hearing the alarm and seeing the flashing s...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2019

McKinney Fire Department battles intense house fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received a call about a structure fire Sunday evening that included secondary explosions. MFD crews arrived at 4613 Wemberly Ct. to find intense flames in the garage and the left side of the home. First responders say th...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2019

One fire sprinkler head extinguishes out-of-control cooking fire in apartment

Post Oaks Apartments kitchen fire

The McKinney Fire Department responded to a call on Saturday, January 19 about an appliance fire at the Post Oak apartments. Units arrived and found light smoke and a single fire sprinkler head that had activated in the apartment. Thanks to the sprinkler ...

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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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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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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: 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: April 22, 2019

Early Voting Starts April 22; Election Day is May 4

Your Vote Matters

Get ready to vote! See early voting and election day dates, times and locations on the city's website. McKinney residents will consider five general obligation bond propositions, two charter amendments and three City Council seats.

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Safely Dispose of Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs April 27

Drug Take-Back Event

Spring clean 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: April 22, 2019

Got Sensitive Personal Papers? Shred 'em for Free April 27

Shred Event

McKinney residents can shred up to four boxes of sensitive personal papers at the City of McKinney's Shred Event at McKinney Sheraton Hotel parking lot.

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Havana NRG April 27

Cultural Music Series

McKinney's Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2019 Cultural Music Series. April 27 is Havana NRG and June 15 is Kupira Marimba.

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Movie Night Under the Stars May 3

Social Dance Night

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

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Scoot Your Boots at the Senior Recreation Center May 3

Evening Country Dance at the McKinney Senior Recreation Center

Meet new people, have some refreshments and spend the evening dancing in a relaxed atmosphere. Each month a live band plays a variety of country and western classics and hits from across the ages. The live band for May is the Danny Romo Band.

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News Flash

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: March 13, 2019

John and Judy Gay Construction Update

John and Judy Gay Expansion

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: 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!

  • April 8 – The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
  • May 13 – Gertie Milk and the Keeper of Lost Things by Simon Van Booy...
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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. 

  • April 13: Getting Started
  • April 27: E-mail and...
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News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2019

MRT Presents: The Mousetrap May 10-12

North Texas Chapter - American Theatre Organ Society: The Mysterious Lad

This play is an Agatha Christie masterpiece. It has been playing continuously since opening in London in 1952! A group of strangers are snowbound in a boarding house and one of them is a murderer!

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Odysseus North Texas Chamber Orchestra presents: Beethoven and Mozart May 4

MPAC presents: Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra

The orchestra will perform Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 7 and the spirited Overture to Mozart's Marriage of Figaro. The orchestra will also feature winners of the 2018 Young Artist Viola Competition.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

McKinney Dance Band present: Big Band Royalty: Count Meets Duke May 3

McKinney Dance Band present: Red, White & Big Band!

Please join us for a salute to Big Band Royalty in the historic McKinney Performing Arts Center. We are very pleased to be performing music from two of the best-known Big Band leaders.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Presentation by Sheriff Jim Skinner April 17

Civilian Response to Active Shooter presented by Sheriff Jim Skinner

The Civilian Response to Active Shooter seminar is a 90-minute presentation given by Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner. The seminar will empower you with knowledge of what to do in the event you encounter an active shooter.

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News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2019

Social Dance Nights - Outdoor Summer Movie Night

Social Dance Nights

This movie night event is specifically designed for those with special needs along with their families and caregivers. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Cultural Music Series: Havana NRG

Cultural Music Series

Come dance the night away at the Bonnie Wenk Park amphitheater. Wear your dancing shoes and bring a friend to this live show!

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Movies in the Bark

Movies in the Bark

Bring man's best friend to Bonnie Wenk Park for a night at the movies! Don't forget to bring a favorite snack and lawn chair. The movie is Showdogs.

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