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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Dive-In Movies

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Multi-task with our summer Dive-In Movie series at our outdoor pool!

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Reserve a Shaded Cabana

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Stay in the shade with our new outdoor cabanas.

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Book Your Birthday Party at the Apex Centre!

Birthday parties at the Apex Centre

Take the stress out of party planning. We supply the cake, drinks and decorations; you supply the kids!

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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: 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: July 16, 2018

McKinney Economic Development Corporation names new president

Peter Tokar

Today, the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Board of Directors announced the hiring of Peter Tokar III as President and CEO. Tokar will start July 30.

Tokar comes to McKinney from Alpharetta, Georgia where he served as the Economic Developm...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2018

McKinney requiring hot work permits as burn ban goes into effect

Burn Ban Restrictions for the City of McKinney

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a result, MFD is requiring hot work permits for those performing hot work or cutting and welding outdoors. Th...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

City of McKinney announces new City Secretary

The City of McKinney is pleased to announce Empress Drane as the new City Secretary. Drane begins July 2.

Drane has been with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department since 2005. She began working as a Recreation Specialist and was quickly prom...

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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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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2018

McKinney requiring hot work permits as burn ban goes into effect

Burn Ban Restrictions for the City of McKinney

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a result, MFD is requiring hot work permits for those performing hot work or cutting and welding outdoors. Th...

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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: May 24, 2018

McKinney Fire Department honored for treatment of heart attack patients

Because Time Matters

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is being recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) for providing superior care and treatment for patients suffering heart attacks. 

The Mission: Lifeline Initiative provides tools, training and other res...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Reducing arson at vacant and abandoned buildings during Arson Awareness Week May 6-10

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) has joined the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) in its effort to raise awareness of the problem of arson at abandoned or vacant properties. Abandoned or vacant properties have a negative impact on a community’s ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Fire sprinkler helps save McKinney restaurant

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a kitchen fire at Thai Noodle Wave, 2775 S. Central Expy., shortly after the restaurant closed Sunday night. Firefighters arrived to find the fire extinguished by the kitchen hood fire suppression system and...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops dryer fire from spreading

Dryer fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a report of fire in the laundry area of an apartment at the Rustic of McKinney at 2700 Northbrook Dr. this morning.

A resident had turned on their dryer, heard a loud noise and then saw sparks and flames comi...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

McKinney Fire Department honored for performing rare life-saving procedure

Fire Department honored

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) was honored today for performing an advanced skill that is usually only seen in hospital emergency rooms. On Feb. 25, MFD received a call about a person choking at a home. The Station 8 crew arrived to find the patient w...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

McKinney Fire Department’s Station #9 is open

Station 9

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is happy to announce that Station #9 is now open. It is located at 4900 Summit Dr. and will serve the Summit View Lake neighborhood and other communities in the northwest part of McKinney. Station #9 contains the latest ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

McKinney Fire Department battles brushfire in Erwin Park

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received several calls about a brush fire at Erwin Park, 4300 Country Road 1006. Crews arrived to find one to two acres on fire in the area around a pavilion. Visitors to the park were evacuated as a precaution. The depa...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Fire sprinkler knocks down cooking fire

Sprinklers put out a cooking fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a water flow alarm at 3300 N. McDonald St. this afternoon. A cooking fire went out of control, but before it could spread, the fire sprinkler system kicked in. It took one sprinkler head to stop the fire.

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

McKinney Apartment fire stopped by sprinkler activation

Treymore grease fire

A man fell asleep shortly after starting to heat grease in a pan on Friday. He woke up to a fire and attempted to throw the flaming pan into the sink, but missed. Fortunately, the Treymore in McKinney Apartments on Wilson Creek Parkway have fire sprinkler...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

McKinney Fire Department conducts flood rescues

McKinney Fire Department tonight rescued four people from cars swept away by flooding in Towne Lake Park. Swift water rescue crews used a boat to bring two people to safety. Two others were able to walk out. There were no injuries.

Roads around the park ar...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2018

McKinney house fire causes severe damage

McKinney Fire Department on a ladder

Investigators from the McKinney Fire Department are determining the cause of a devastating house fire today. Firefighters were called to 6805 Gallatin St. around 10:30 a.m. after reports of a fire in the front part of the two-story house. No one was home ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

McKinney fire sprinklers save the day – Again!

Apartment fire

Units from the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) and its’ investigators were called to an apartment building at 6150 Alma Rd. on Tuesday for a water flow alarm. A kitchen fire had broken out in a second floor unit. Fortunately, the fire had already been exti...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

McKinney Fire Department holds Dedication Ceremony for Station #9

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is growing towards the future. Today, firefighters, neighbors and city leaders were on hand for the dedication of Station #9. The city’s first new fire station in seven years, 4900 Summit View Dr., will serve c...

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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: July 16, 2018

McKinney and Collin County Are Under a Burn Ban as of July 10

Fire with text that says Burn Ban in Effect

The McKinney Fire Department is requiring Hot Work permits when cutting and welding outdoors. Open burning, recreational fires, wood-burning fire pits and campfires are not allowed. The burn ban does not include residential grills or smokers.

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Experience Hawaii Right Here in McKinney on July 21

Hawaiian Night

Bring your ohana (family) and say aloha to friends old and new at Juanita Maxfield Pool for a cool, wet evening of tropical fun.

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Dim the Lights and Cue the Spotlight - It's Curtain Time!

MPAC's Raise the Curtain Campaign

McKinney Performing Arts Center has had so many memorable entertainment experiences that the curtain has worn out! Help replace it by donating to the Raise the Curtain Campaign.

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

McKinney Summer Concert Series Presents Asleep at the Wheel July 21

Asleep at the Wheel

You can bet you’ll be dancin’ down the aisles and swingin’ all night long when the Wheel rolls into town! Asleep at the Wheel brings the music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys to Historic Downtown McKinney.

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Community Grants Advisory Commission Public Input Meeting August 6

Public Input Meeting

The public is invited to provide comment on the Annual CDBG Action Plan between July 6 and August 6. Attend the City Council meeting on August 6 to add your input.

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Spend an Evening with Friends, Family and McKinney's First Responders August 7

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National Night Out is an enjoyable way to increase neighborhood spirit, improve police-community partnerships and keep our city safer.

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

2018 Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program 2018

Sign up for the summer reading program and record your reading minutes from June 9 to August 18. Earn a prize package when you finish 600 minutes. Attend fun events, get book recommendations and write your own reviews online.

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Synchronize Your Rhythm (All Ages)

Synchronize Your Rhythm

Our friends at Old Settler’s Recreation Center will join us at the library for Synchronize Your Rhythm.

Hall: Thursday, July 19, 1:30 p.m.

JJGL: Thursday, July 19, 10:30 a.m.

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Bob Ross Painting Party (12-18 Years)

Bob Ross Painting Party

Learn to paint epic scenery inspired by the late great Bob Ross. Prizes for those dressed in costume.

Hall: Tuesday, July 24, 4 p.m.

JJGL: Wednesday, July 25, 4 p.m.

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Safari Greg (All Ages)

Safari Greg

Go wild with Safari Greg, who will wow you with his amazing zoological knowledge, introduce you to some of his furry, feathery and scaly animal friends, and even surprise you with a little bit of magic.

Hall: Thursday, July 26, 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Anime Club Movie Night (12-18 Years)

Anime Movie Night

Watch a feature-length Anime film with your friends from the Anime Club.

Hall: Thursday, July 26, 5 p.m.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Mother-Daughter Book Club

MDBC

  • August 13: Wishtree by Katherine Applegate
  • September 10: Ahimsa by Supriya Kelkar
  • October 8: Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
  • November 12: Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
  • December 10: Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Raise the Curtain Campaign

Raise the Curtain Campaign

After many years the Courtroom Theater stage curtains are looking quite tattered and old. It’s time to say “The End.” Our goal is to raise $10,000 from July 1 to August 31. Every penny collected will go to purchasing beautiful lush curtains.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

MPAC Summer Concert Series presents: Asleep At The Wheel July 21

Asleep at the wheel

Ray Benson founded Asleep at the Wheel in Paw Paw, West Virginia 48 years ago. Now based in Austin, the band holds 10 Grammy awards, 20 studio albums and 20 singles on the Billboard country charts.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

MPAC Summer Concert Series presents: Gina Chavez August 25

Gina Chavez

Gina Chavez is blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner - including 2015 Musician of the Year.

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