Looking for a new furry family member? Join us for Clear the Shelters!
Looking for a fun afternoon with your pup?
It’s hot outside! Be sure to keep your pet in mind during this Texas summer.
Are you looking for low cost vaccination and sterilization services?
Are you interested in adopting a pet from the Plano Animal Shelter?
Plano Fire-Rescue has just released the 2019-2023 Strategic Plan.
Fire Station #8 welcomed a new truck into service with a Wetdown and Push-In Ceremony.
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.
Bring your toddler to the library and let them explore and connect in an unstructured and imaginative playtime.
See how you can weave money skills into the time you already spend reading to your kids at home and how to adapt the conversation to where your child is developmentally. For children ages 3-6 at Haggard – Friday, July 26 - 11am
Based on the Money as You Grow resources from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
Explore the importance of soft skills and how you can highlight your unique abilities in the workplace. Schimelpfenig – Tuesday, July 30 - 7pm
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
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.
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.
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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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!
Learn about the City Manager Recommended Budget presentation, enjoy an indoor concert featuring Max and Heather Stalling, don't miss the Friends of the Plano Public Library Book Sale and more in Plano City News.
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Get outdoors and see why Plano ranked first in Texas and 15th in the nation on theTrust for Public Land ParkScore Index.
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.
Mondays are wetter and better during Moonlight Mondays at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center (TMC).
Did you know many energy providers offer 100% renewable energy plans?
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.
The City of Plano operated a traffic safety program that used red light cameras as a method of enforcement and deterrence since 2006.
Summer is here and mosquitoes are too. Plano's Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team is proactively protecting Plano residents from these unwelcome pests.
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.
Before you tear through your closet, garage or garden, follow these rules for recycling or disposing of unwanted items.
Thirteen Plano restaurants meet requirements to allow dogs on their patio.
The City of Plano asks you to water lawns and landscapes only two times a week.
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.
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.
The world’s longest-living people live in places that encourage natural movement. Unfortunately, new threats and challenges to America’s healthy living status continue to emerge.
The world’s longest-living people reside in places that encourage natural movement, effective stress management, and socialization.
Join us for some team fun, fitness and fellowship.
Summer is here and our staff has been working hard to get our outdoor pools ready for another safe and fun summer.
Some people might have been surprised to hear that Plano was recently named the happiest city in America according to a study by WalletHub.
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.
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?
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.
Q. I heard emerald ash borer has been found in Fort Worth. What is it and is it affecting our trees in Plano?
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.
Celebrating Plano's volunteers
Giving back through volunteering makes Plano happy, according to the Dallas Morning News.
NBCDFW reports on VIP's record-setting success!
Thankful to serve
Committed to serve
This spring brought many milestones to the VIP program. Read more.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214-824-2000 ext. 3218
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.
Courtney Patton & James Eady
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.
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.