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Posted on: February 15, 2019

McKinney Municipal Court joins statewide warrant round-up

Beginning Friday, Feb. 15, the City of McKinney will be participating in a statewide warrant round-up. Agencies across the State of Texas will be stepping up efforts to serve active fine-only misdemeanor warrants.

Anyone who has unpaid citations with the C...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

McKinney seeks citizen input in quality of life survey

The City of McKinney is conducting a resident survey to gauge citizen satisfaction in McKinney. Residents are encouraged to complete the online survey by Feb. 22.

“Citizen survey results are an integral part of our strategic work and will help st...

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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: February 1, 2019

Downtown parking garage opens in McKinney

Downtown Parking Garage Ribbon Cutting

The City of McKinney opened a newly-constructed parking garage on the northeast corner of Virginia and Chestnut streets in Historic Downtown McKinney. The five-story parking structure adds 310 spaces to downtown.

“Our downtown is now a destinatio...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

McKinney releases new population estimate that shows 4.5 percent growth in last year

The City of McKinney has announced its annual population estimate of nearly 190,000 residents, a roughly 4.5 percent increase in population from January 2018. The population has increased nearly 327 percent during the last 20 years, from 44,000 in 1999 to...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

McKinney Fire Department breaks ground today on Fire Station 10

Fire Staiton 10 Groundbreaking

Today, the McKinney Fire Department held a groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station 10. The station will serve the fast-growing Trinity Falls community in the northern part of the city. The 16,000-square-foot facility will sit on three acres, include thre...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

McKinney to install Early Flood Warning Systems in flood-prone areas

The City of McKinney, in cooperation with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), will install Early Flood Warning Systems in areas of McKinney that are historically prone to flooding during st...

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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: February 13, 2019

Postural Awareness Presentation

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Learn how to improve your posture!

Correct postural alignment is the most frequently overlooked aspect of a person's musculoskeletal health. Your spine and major weight-bearing joints align one on top of each other to work efficiently. 

At 7 p.m. T...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

TILT - Teens in Leadership Training

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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!

TILT is a fun summer opport...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Last Workshop Left: Yamuna Body Rolling February 17

Yamuna Body Rolling Workshop

Only one class left!

Sign up for the last Yamuna Body Rolling workshop!

Yamuna Body Rolling uses a ball with the body’s natural order and bone stimulation to exert traction on the muscle to create space and structurally reorganize the body.

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

School's Out Day Camp: President's Day, February 18

School's Out President's Day Camp

School's Out on Monday, February 18

Member or not, our School's Out Day Camp is less expensive than hiring a babysitter and provides a fun-filled, safe day for your child!

For President's Day on Monday, Feb. 18, the Apex Centre will be hosting a School's Ou...

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Bring a Friend This February

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Reach Your Peak Together!

This February, workout and train with a friend. You can bring your a friend or relative to your scheduled personal training (PT) session. If you don't have a PT session scheduled for February, please schedule one. Reach out to you...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Back to the Basics: Functional Training March 2

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Let's Get Functional!

Back to the Basics is a series of monthly clinics, led by one of our certified personal trainers. We offer a different clinic every month and each clinic is a 30-minute workout with a personal trainer. These clinics are free for membe...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Spin and Yin March 3

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Find Your Balance

Benefit from an integrated journey of the spirit, mind and body through the fusion of indoor cycling and yoga. Remember to reserve your bike on the Spvivi app! 

This class is on Sunday, March 3 from 2-2:50 p.m. Ages 13 and up are ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Have an Enriching Spring Break March 11-15

Art Enrichment

Art Enrichment Classes Being Offered

Does your child like art? Abrakadoodle is offering Art Enrichment Classes during Spring Break. Art Enrichment class will include themed projects such as World Travel, 3D Art, Space Art Adventure, Under the Sea Art and m...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Spring Break Camp at the Apex Centre March 11-15

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Spring into Adventure with Spring Break Camp at the Apex Centre

Give Your Child a Week to Remember!

Your child will enjoy a week of games, crafts, swimming and more! One day will include an exciting field trip to Obstacle Warrior Kids. The camp will run fro...

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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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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Sign Up for Synchronized Swimming

Synchonized Swimming

Get Synchronized at the Apex Centre!

Does your child have a passion for swimming, dancing and gymnastics? Then sign him or her up for synchronized swimming. It involves the use of precise movements performed to music on, above or beneath the water. Partici...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Basketball at the Apex Centre

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Train and Play at the Apex Centre

The Apex Centre offers two unique basketball programs designed for different ages and playing levels.

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Through Elevate Your Game, participants ages 6-13 learn basketball skills and how to become better in the sport.

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News Flash

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 28, 2019

McKinney Fire Department holds Physical Agility Test for new applicants

Fire Department Physical Agility Test

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is holding physical agility tests today for those wanting to be McKinney firefighters. This group is made up of the top 150 candidates from the written test that was given on Thursday. The candidates faced challenges lik...

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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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Posted on: January 18, 2019

McKinney Fire Department breaks ground today on Fire Station 10

Fire Staiton 10 Groundbreaking

Today, the McKinney Fire Department held a groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station 10. The station will serve the fast-growing Trinity Falls community in the northern part of the city. The 16,000-square-foot facility will sit on three acres, include thre...

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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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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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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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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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Posted on: October 2, 2018

You are invited to the McTown Klownz 25th Birthday and Safety Fair October 6

McTown Klownz Safety Fair and 25th Anniversary Celebration

The McKinney Fire Department is throwing a big party for the McTown Klownz to celebrate the 25 years that the group has entertained and educated Collin County school kids. Come see the Klownz perform and get your picture taken with them. Children can chec...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Fire sprinklers stop kitchen fire from spreading

Apartment Kitchen Fire

Tuesday afternoon, the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a call about an apartment kitchen fire at St. Paul’s Square, Adriatica Village, 470 Adriatic Pkwy. The fire was caused by unattended food cooking on the stove.

The crews arrived to find tha...

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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: February 12, 2019

Tell Us What You Think Through February 22

2019 Citizen Survey

The City of McKinney cares about what you think. Residents' opinions help shape the future and improve the quality of life in McKinney.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Trout Derby is Coming February 23

Trout Derby

Towne Lake will be stocked with Rainbow Trout for the occasion and there will be prizes, hot dogs and a casting contest. All ages can try their luck and fishing licenses are not needed.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Find Out How to Become a Candidate for City Council in the May 4 Election

May 4 Election

The positions to be voted on in May include At-large 2, District 2 and District 4. To vote in the May 4 election, register to vote by April 4

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Learn More About Your McKinney Police Department. Register by February 15

Citizens Police Academy

The McKinney Police Department offers a Citizens Police Academy every spring for residents to learn more about their police department, police work and things they can do for their own safety. Classes start on February 21.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Krewe of Barkus is March 3

Krewe of Barkus

Have a howling good time at Krewe of Barkus. Enter your furry friend in the costume contest by March 1 for a chance to win prizes, or just come watch the parade.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Lawn Care February 27

Green Seminars

Wondering how or when to prune your trees, perennials and ornamental grasses? Should you mulch in the spring, fall or both?

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News Flash

Posted on: February 4, 2019

cloudLibrary Upgrade

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New Look and Functionality

Our interface to the cloudLibrary app has been upgraded with a new look and more functionality.  In order to see the new use interface, you need to be at cloudLibrary app version 4.1 on your Android or iOS device. If you...

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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: January 7, 2019

AARP Tax Assistance Feb. 1-Apr. 15

AARP Free Tax Help

Free Tax Assistance from AARP

Free individual tax preparation and filing on-site. No age or income requirements - just bring your tax documents. No appointment necessary. 

  • Fire Station 7, 861 S. Independence Pkwy.: Mondays, Feb. 4-Apr. 15, 10 a.m. ...
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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Sounds of Ireland

Sounds of Ireland

Irish Music Culture in North Texas (All Ages)

Live demonstrations by musicians from area Irish music organizations. Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!

Hall Library, 101 E. Hunt St.

Sunday, March 3, 1 p.m.

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Friends Reviews: Marjorie Herrera Lewis

When the Men Were Gone

Friends of the McKinney Public Library: Marjorie Herrera Lewis Presents When the Men Were Gone

The story of a female football coach in Brownwood, Texas during World War II. Presented by the author.

John & Judy Gay Library, Monday, Feb. 25; 1:30 p.m. (sp...

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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. 

  • Jan. 12 or April 13: Getting Started
  • Jan. 26 or April 27...
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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!

  • January 14  – Lemons by Melissa Savage
  • February 11 – The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City by Jodi Kendall
  • March 11 – The Great H...
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News Flash

Posted on: January 22, 2019

MRT Presents: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical February 22-24

YAG Presents: 30 Reasons Not to Be in a Play

This production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is based on the 1988 movie. Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson are both swindlers on the French Riviera. The two men meet on a train and attempt to work together to extract $50,000 from a young heiress.

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

McKinney Black History Month Celebration: Portrait Unveiling and Reception Feb 23

Black History Month

Join us as we recognize Black History Month by honoring institutions and individuals who have made contributions to the McKinney community, particularly the Black Community.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

MPAC Presents: Goitse March 8

Goitse

The popular and multi-award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick’s Irish World Academy. Goitse has become a leader of the new generation of traditional Irish ensembles

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Four Funny Females "She-Larious Comedy Tour" March 9

Four Funny Females

Four Funny Females is more than a hilarious stand-up comedy show...it's a sisterhood on a mission to get women laughing again.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

ATOS presents: The Classic Comedy of Buster Keaton March 16

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

"The Balloonatic" and "Three Ages" are perfect examples of Buster Keaton's classic deadpan comedy.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Apex Centre Price Increase March 1

Apex Centre Price Increase

To keep the Apex Centre in superior condition for you and our other members and to continue leading the industry with state-of-the-art equipment and programs, we will be increasing membership and day pass rates.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

What are Your Parks & Rec Dreams?

Parks & Rec Dreams Survey

The Parks Department whats to know what you'd like to see in our parks and open spaces. So dream big! We want your ideas.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Social Dance Nights - An Evening in Paris February 15

Social Dance Night

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

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Schools Out Camps at Apex Centre February 18

School's Out Day Camps at Apex Centre

Worlds of fun await your child at the Apex Centre when they're off school for President's Day.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Trout Fishing in McKinney February 23

Trout Derby

Put out your Gone Fishin' shingle and come to Towne Lake for the McKinney fishing event of the year.

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