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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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Posted on: May 1, 2018

City of McKinney sponsors Community Internship Program

The City of McKinney and McKinney ISD along with area businesses are sponsoring the McKinney Community Internship Program. This internship program will run from mid-June through the beginning of August.

McKinney ISD students who are Juniors or Seniors can ...

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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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Fire News Releases
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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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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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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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2018

The McKinney Fire Department McTown Klownz honored on the national stage

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) McTown Klownz have been educating children in the McKinney Independent School District and surrounding school districts about fire and burn safety for decades. Now Hoser, Siren, Bucky, Blaze, Plug, Mr. Sean and DJ Fuego ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops McKinney apartment fire

Firefighters were called to the Magnolia Ranch Apartments, 3191 Medical Center Dr., at 6:21 p.m. last night for a water flow alarm. They arrived to find that a cooking fire in the kitchen had been extinguished by an overhead fire sprinkler. The single spr...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to an apartment complex

Unattended cooking fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Retreat at Stonebridge Ranch, 1920 Grassmere Lane, for an appliance fire and water flow alarm.

Upon arrival, first responders discovered there was a grease fire and the...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

McKinney Fire Department responds to two residential fires

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to multiple residential structure fires in the early morning Friday, Dec. 8.

One fire occurred at 2605 Woodlawn Rd. Police arrived on scene and woke a resident in time to exit the structure safely. Significant d...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to Spring Creek Barbeque

Spring Creek BBQ Fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident at 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at Spring Creek Barbeque, 1993 N. Central Expy, where first responders saw smoke and heard the fire alarm upon arrival.

An investigation revealed the fire sprinkler system had ac...

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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: May 21, 2018

Experience the Thrills & Chills of Criterium Bike Racing May 25

Bike the Bricks

Bring the whole family to enjoy food, spirits and festivities at this free cycling event in Historic Downtown McKinney.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Find Out About McKinney's Housing and Community Services Department

Director's Column

Janay Tieken, Housing and Community Development Manager, talks about the services the department provides.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Enjoy African Heritage Music June 9

Cultural Music Series

McKinney's Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2018 Cultural Music Series. Spend an evening in Bonnie Wenk park with great music!

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Beach Party May 29 and 31

Beach Party

What better way to start off summer than with a fun beach party? Both libraries offer this event; choose the location nearest you!

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

McKinney Summer Concert Series Presents Jake Shimabukuro June 8

Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro is one of the world's most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument. Hear him up close and personal at MPAC.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Dive-In Movie - Moana (PG) June 2

Dive In Movie

Start summer with a great big splash at the Apex Centre! Bring your floaty, watch the movie and enjoy the summer evening!

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Libraries Closed for Memorial Day

Memorial Day

The McKinney Public Library System will be closed Monday, May 28

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Beach Party

Beach Party

Get ready for summer with a cool beach party at the library! Join us for:

  • Crafts such as leis, sand jars, and cheeky crab art!
  • Beach-themed games
  • "Sandy" sensory play
  • A photobooth with an ocean "friend"
  • Dancing to tropical tunes

A family-fri...

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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: May 22, 2018

ESL Conversation Groups

ESL Conversation Groups

Summer 2018 ESL Conversation Groups

  • At the Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 E. Hunt St.
  • Tuesdays, June 12-July 31, 7-8 p.m.
  • Registration: Tuesday, June 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • English as a Second Language Learners can practice English speaking skills in a...
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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Leadership Luncheon Book Club

Leadership Luncheon Book Club

The McKinney Public Library System is launching a book club for McKinney leaders in the new year, and we would like to invite you to attend.

Last Friday of the month, 12:00 p.m., Roy and Helen Hall Library break room

There are 30 spots available for each mo...

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Posted on: January 28, 2018

Universal Class

Universal Class

More than 500 lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).  On first use, register with your library card number to create your personal logon credentials.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

English as a Second Language Book Club

ESL Book Club

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 East Hunt Street

Improve your English through conversation with easy to read books on the last Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m.

Books are available starting January 1, 2018 for the first 10 participants.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Mother-Daughter Book Club

MDBC

  • June 11: The Great Shelby Holmes by Elizabeth Eulberg
  • July 9: Surfside Girls (Graphic Novel) by Kim Dwinell
  • August 13: Wishtree by Katherine Applegate
  • September 10: Ahimsa by Supriya Kelkar
  • October 8: Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
  • November 12: Amina...
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Posted on: June 18, 2017

cloudLibrary

cloudLibrary

The Library is expanding its cloudLibrary collection, and patrons will now have access to over 28,000 eBooks and nearly 3,000 eAudiobooks. Reading or listening on the go has never been easier. Our expanded collection includes new and popular titles for ad...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Texas Youth Ballet Conservatory/Youth Ballet of Texas present: Spring Potpourri 2018 June 2

Texas Youth Ballet Conservatory / Youth Ballet of Texas present: Spring Potpourri 2018

Come join us as we celebrate eight years from our humble beginnings as a fledgling ballet school being helped along by the arts support of MPAC, to the development of an all-youth ballet company with dancers at a pre-professional level.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

MPAC Summer Concert Series presents: Jake Shimabukuro June 8

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Jake Shimabukuro is one of the world's most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

The Pairing Series: American Farmer Open Reception June 16

The Pairing Series: American Farmer Open Reception & Farm Tour

"American Farmer" by Paul Mobley: Exhibit June 16 through August 11, 2018. Opening reception from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Musical performance by Shane Frame. Free event.

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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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