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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Join Us for Clear The Shelters 2019!

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Looking for a new furry family member? Join us for Clear the Shelters!

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

July is Parks & Recreation Month!

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Looking for a fun afternoon with your pup?

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Protect Your Pets from Summer Heat

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It’s hot outside! Be sure to keep your pet in mind during this Texas summer.

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Low Cost Vaccinations and Sterilizations

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Are you looking for low cost vaccination and sterilization services?

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

All About Adoption from the Plano Animal Shelter

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Are you interested in adopting a pet from the Plano Animal Shelter?

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Plano Fire-Rescue's 2019-2023 Strategic Plan

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Plano Fire-Rescue has just released the 2019-2023 Strategic Plan.

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Plano Fire-Rescue Welcomes New Truck 8 Into Service

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Fire Station #8 welcomed a new truck into service with a Wetdown and Push-In Ceremony.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Playing is Learning!

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Bring your toddler to the library and let them explore and connect in an unstructured and imaginative playtime.

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Friends Book Sale

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Come to the Friends annual Book Sale July 25-27 at the Plano Event Center and support the library. There will be nearly 100,000 gently used items for sale; most priced $2 or less.

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Tour Historic Plano

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Take a tour of historic Plano without leaving the library! Visit with local museums and historic places from around town as you chart your walk. Haggard – Thursday, August 1 - 3pm

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Complete 5 Summer Learning Challenges

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It’s easy! Come to a space-themed program, view art in the library, and set your reading goal. They all count towards completing 5 Summer Learning Challenges. Download the checkoff list or pick one up at any Plano Library.

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

2019 Summer Programs and Classes at the Library

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This summer be a space explorer at the library and learn more about our galaxy. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing by making a UFO, exploring black holes, creating a nebula, embroidering a constellation and finding the missing spaceship.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Haggard's 30th Birthday

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Visit the Spark Space at Haggard Library during June and July to celebrate Haggard's 30th year! While you’re there, you can create a birthday card, learn about the library's history and share your favorite Haggard memory.

Make plans to come to the Haggard Birthday Party Celebration on Saturday, June 8 – 11am-1pm

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Pop-Up Party With A Shady Give-a-Way

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Planning to soak up the sun this summer at a neighborhood block party? Do it with our FREE Pop-Up Party Trailer! Reserve the trailer anytime from June through August and your neighborhood can receive free sunglasses!

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Book it Over to the Annual Book Sale

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Find thousands of bargains at the Friends of the Plano Public Library Book Sale, apply for a City board or commission, learn about the City's award-winning Financial Literacy Program and more in Plano City News.

Plano City News is distributed every Tuesday to 38,600 subscribers by the City of Plano Communications and Community Outreach department. To receive a copy directly in your inbox, please subscribe. Thank you for your readership!

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

July is National Park and Recreation Month

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Get outdoors and see why Plano ranked first in Texas and 15th in the nation on the
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Share your photos on the Plano Parks and Rec Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #PlayInPlano and #GameOnJuly.Review our July calendar for free and affordable fun all month long.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Enjoy $2 Moonlight Swim Nights

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Mondays are wetter and better during Moonlight Mondays at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center (TMC).

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Free Play in the Park program Tuesdays through August 6 at Willowcreek Park

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Looking for something fun for the kids to do this summer without breaking the budget? Sometimes the best method for making lasting memories is through the simplest of activities.

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

2019 Summer Programs and Classes at the Library

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This summer be a space explorer at the library and learn more about our galaxy. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing by making a UFO, exploring black holes, creating a nebula, embroidering a constellation and finding the missing spaceship.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Red Light Camera Program Ends Immediately

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The City of Plano operated a traffic safety program that used red light cameras as a method of enforcement and deterrence since 2006.

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Fight the Bite This Summer

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Summer is here and mosquitoes are too. Plano's Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team is proactively protecting Plano residents from these unwelcome pests.

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Read Plano's Annual Water Quality Report

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Take a look back at 2018 for how our water performed throughout the testing year.

Read Plano's Annual Water Quality ReportVisit our water quality page.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Spring Cleaning? Learn Where Everything Goes

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Before you tear through your closet, garage or garden, follow these rules for recycling or disposing of unwanted items.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

When's the Last Time You Took Your Dog to Dinner?

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Thirteen Plano restaurants meet requirements to allow dogs on their patio.

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Water Twice and Water Wisely

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The City of Plano asks you to water lawns and landscapes only two times a week.

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Sign Up for Trash and Recycling Reminders

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If you struggle with remembering when to place your recycling cart out for collection, we've got a new tool for you. Get reminders by text or email to your favorite device (or both).

Alerts are sent the night before your collection between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (you pick the time). The reminders adjust with the City's holiday collection schedule. A special thanks to our Kings Ridge HOA residents for helping with testing.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Mark Israelson, Plano's City Manager

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Plano City Council members voted to appoint Mark Israelson as Plano’s new city manager. Israelson replaces City Manager Bruce Glasscock, who retired at the end of April.

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Game on! Celebrate Park and Recreation Month in Plano this July

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The world’s longest-living people reside in places that encourage natural movement, effective stress management, and socialization.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Summer swimming roundup—your guide to Plano’s pools

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Summer is here and our staff has been working hard to get our outdoor pools ready for another safe and fun summer.

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Free Play in the Park program kicks off June 4 at Willowcreek Park

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Looking for something fun for the kids to do this summer without breaking the budget? Sometimes the best method for making lasting memories is through the simplest of activities.

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

What makes Plano the happiest city in America?

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Some people might have been surprised to hear that Plano was recently named the happiest city in America according to a study by WalletHub.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Plano’s athletic fields ready for spring sports

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Spring is right around the corner! Flowers will be in bloom, people will be taking to the outdoors in droves, and Plano’s sports fields will be in full swing.

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Ask An Urban Forester: How to address Emerald Ash Borer?

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Q. I have noticed some trees in the median have recently been marked with green tape. Can you tell us why they have been marked?

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Plano’s parks and recreation system contributes millions to local economy

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From its parks, trails and playgrounds to its recreation centers, pools and athletics fields, our city’s investment in its parks and recreation pays off in a multitude of ways.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Ask an Urban Forester: What is emerald ash borer and how is it affecting trees in Plano?

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Q. I heard emerald ash borer has been found in Fort Worth. What is it and is it affecting our trees in Plano?

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Liberty Recreation Center renovations

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Liberty Recreation Center (2601 Glencliff Dr.) is preparing for an exciting renovation project, which, when complete, will feature more than just a fresh coat of paint.

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Dallas Morning News: Volunteering is secret to happiness

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Giving back through volunteering makes Plano happy, according to the Dallas Morning News

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

VIP Connection - Spring 2018

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This spring brought many milestones to the VIP program. Read more.

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

ESL Teachers Needed

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Harrington Library is looking for volunteer ESL teachers. Training is free and materials are provided. For more information, contact Julie Brown, ESL Program Director at juliebrown@lift-texas.org or call 214-824-2000 ext. 3218

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Bank of America Volunteers Plant Seedlings for Parks Department

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A big thank you goes out to the 10 Bank of America volunteers who planted 100 trees in the Russell Creek greenbelt for the Plano Parks Department.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Courtyard Texas Music Series: Max & Heather Stalling - August 1

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Max & Heather Stalling are a singer-songwriter duo based out of Dallas, TX. Max handles rhythm guitar and lead vocals and Heather provides fiddle and harmony vocals.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Courtyard Texas Music Series: Prophets & Outlaws - October 3

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The southern soul band originated the heart of metropolitan Dallas. Their commanding instrumental groove, relatable lyrics, and authentic five-part harmonies have sent them to the top of the music charts and earned the band over 2 million Spotify streams.

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