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Animal Services

  1. PetSmart Off-Site Adoption Event

    July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Join us for an off-site adoption event at PetSmart! We will have adoptable animals available and we will offer microchipping.

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  2. Intro To Wildlife Rehabilitation

    July 28, 2018, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Plano Animal Shelter

    This class is designed for the general public and animal control officers who want to learn about what is involved in the rehabilitation of our native wildlife. Topics include: • What is, and what it is not wildlife rehabilitation? Why? • The main goal of wildlife rehabilitation. • State and federal regulations. • Wildlife rehabilitation permits requirements. • Health risks in wildlife rehabilitation. and more! This course will consist of a lecture combined with a lab and class discussions of real live situations. A fee of $30 will cover classroom instruction, the class manual, and any other materials given during class. Payment is due before class starts. Material will be sent via email upon payment. A minimum of 5 registered students required to offer this class. Payment may be made by Pay Pal at www.txmetrowildlife.org under “classes”, or by mail. Please contact Belen at 817-676-6079 or sraardilla@hotmail.com for more information.

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  3. Wildlife Rehabilitation: Squirrel 101

    July 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Plano Animal Shelter

    This class is designed for wildlife rehabilitators or individuals who are interested in learning how to care for orphaned, ill, and injured squirrels. The topics of this course are listed below: • The squirrels of Texas • Squirrel natural history and squirrel rehabilitation • Developmental stages, nutrition, and housing • Common problems, causes, and solutions • Release • Health Risks • Lab - feeding and handling This course will consist of a lecture combined with a lab and class discussions of real live situations. A fee of $30 will cover classroom instruction, the class manual, and any other materials given during class. Payment is due before class starts. Class manual will be sent via email upon payment. A minimum of 5 registered students is required to offer this class. Payment may be made by Pay Pal at www.txmetrowildlife.org under “classes” or by mail. Please contact Belen at 817-676-6079 or sraardilla@hotmail.com for more information

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Arts and Events

  1. Ethics in Action Exhibition - Opening Reception

    July 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 21, 2018, 4:00 PM

    The Aga Khan Council for Central United States is hosting 'Ethics in Action’ a multi-dimensional exhibition showcasing innovative solutions from the work of the Aga Khan Development Network that actualize our common values to improve the human condition. Friday, July 20, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Plano Municipal Center Lobby 1520 K Ave, Plano, TX 75074 The exhibit's interactive panels illustrate our shared ethics of inclusiveness, education, compassion, self-reliance, healthcare, sound mind, sustainable environment, and governance and aim to engage a diverse audience. This exhibition is presented in collaboration with the City of Plano's Multicultural Outreach Roundtable.

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  2. Plano Community Band presents Modern Masters "A Night at the Jazz Club"

    July 30, 2018, 7:00 PM

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BEST Neighborhoods Division Calendar

  1. Summer Promotion for the Pop-Up Party Trailer

    June 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - August 31, 2018, 12:00 PM

    Summer time, fun time! From June through August the Pop-Up Party Trailer is offering a Summer promotion to any registered HOA, Neighborhood Association, or Crime Watch group that reserves the Trailer during these months! Enjoy FREE Koozies, fans, and beach balls! Please check the "Reservation Calendar" for the next available date.

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City Council & Commissions Meetings

  1. Civil Service Commission - Cancelled

    July 17, 2018, All Day

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  2. Building Standards Commission

    July 17, 2018, 4:00 PM

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  3. Cultural Affairs Commission - Special Session

    July 19, 2018, 6:00 PM

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  4. City Council Meeting

    July 23, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

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  5. Heritage Commission

    July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM

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  6. Planning and Zoning Meeting

    July 24, 2018, 7:00 PM

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  7. City Council Meeting

    July 25, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

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Environmental Education Events

  1. Sprinkler Spruce Up Series Part 2: DIY Drip Irrigation

    July 17, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

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  2. Sprinkler Spruce Up Series Part 3: Take Control of Your Controller

    July 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

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Library - Davis

  1. Book Clubs: Cook the Book

    July 17, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Love to browse cookbooks and try new recipes? Stop by the library to see each month’s cookbook and choose a recipe. Bring your prepared dish to the meeting to share and eat! July: Cooking French. Adults

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  2. Storytime Around the World (French)

    July 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Listen to stories and learn some basic vocabulary in several languages during these bilingual storytimes. No language skills needed! All ages

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  3. Super Science

    July 17, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Experiment and learn together as a family. Different subjects introduced each week. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages

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  4. Sign Language Storytime

    July 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Sign language is a great way to communicate with very young children. Listen to stories and get an introduction to sign language or increase your sign vocabulary. All ages

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  5. Wildlife on the Move Amazing Adaptations

    July 18, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    See and learn about some unusual structural and behavioral adaptations that make it possible for critters to survive. All ages

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  6. Sensory Storytime

    July 18, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Davis Library

    An interactive, inclusive storytime idea for children with special needs such as autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges, or short attention spans. Activities are designed to stimulate the senses and promote learning – read books, sing songs, move around and have fun! Visit the children’s desk or email sensorystorytime@plano.gov for more info and to check availability. Ages 3 & up

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  7. Make it in Metal - Bookmarks

    July 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Design and create a bookmark in metal using basic metals skills including: sawing, piercing, and metal stamps. Ages 13 & up

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  8. Watercolor Works!

    July 19, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Express your artistic genes with some fun and creative watercolor painting. All ages

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  9. Book Clubs: Mystery Book Club

    July 19, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Davis Library

    Read and discuss the featured book. July: What Mystery Are You Reading Now? Adults

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  10. Maker Mania

    July 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Join us for an afternoon of making! Each week we will have a different project. What will you make? Come and go. All ages

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  11. Davis Library Beach Party

    July 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Learn about the science behind kinetic sand as you make your own. A sensory experience for all ages mixing science and art. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages

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  12. 3-D Printing Intro

    July 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Davis Library

    Learn the basics of 3D printing! We will demo the printer and answer questions. Each demo will last approximately 30 minutes. All ages

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  13. 3-D Printing Intro

    July 22, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Learn the basics of 3D printing! We will demo the printer and answer questions. Each demo will last approximately 30 minutes. All ages

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  14. Play & Learn

    July 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Playing is learning! Toddlers explore and connect in this unstructured and imaginative playtime. Parent/Caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  15. Movies: WALL-E

    July 23, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Davis Library

    (G, 98 min) Bring a pillow, blanket, and snack and escape the summer heat with a family-friendly movie. All ages

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  16. Storytime Around the World (French)

    July 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Listen to stories and learn some basic vocabulary in several languages during these bilingual storytimes. No language skills needed! All ages

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  17. Super Science

    July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Experiment and learn together as a family. Different subjects introduced each week. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages

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  18. Mini Maestros

    July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Learn basic musical concepts like pitch and rhythm with books, songs, and interactive activities enhanced with live music during this musical storytime experience. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Ages 3-6

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  19. 3-D Printing Class

    July 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Learn the basics of 3D printing and get an introduction to 3D design. Students under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. Grades 3 & up

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  20. Sensory Storytime

    July 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Davis Library

    An interactive, inclusive storytime idea for children with special needs such as autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges, or short attention spans. Activities are designed to stimulate the senses and promote learning – read books, sing songs, move around and have fun! Visit the children’s desk or email sensorystorytime@plano.gov for more info and to check availability. Ages 3 & up

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  21. More Than Books!

    July 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Learn how to get the most from your Plano Public Library card. See the wonderful resources available for you. We’re more than books! A short tour will follow the program. Adults

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  22. Maker Mania

    July 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Join us for an afternoon of making! Each week we will have a different project. What will you make? Come and go. All ages

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  23. 3D Printing Class (ages 13+)

    July 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Delve a little deeper into 3D design with this class designed for teens and adults. Ages 13+

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  24. Wonder Café: What’s Inside

    July 28, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Have you ever wondered what makes a cell phone or other device work? See how the pieces fit together with Barbara Peninger and team from Samsung. All ages

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  25. Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them... in Texas!

    July 29, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Magizoologist Newt Scamander travels through the wizarding world tracking down fantastic magical beasts. Did you know that Texas has its own fantastic beasts? Learn about horned toad lizards, ocelots, jauarundi, and more! Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages

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  26. Play & Learn

    July 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Playing is learning! Toddlers explore and connect in this unstructured and imaginative playtime. Parent/Caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  27. Movies: Up

    July 30, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Davis Library

    (PG, 96 min) Bring a pillow, blanket, and snack and escape the summer heat with a family-friendly movie. All ages

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  28. Super Science

    July 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Experiment and learn together as a family. Different subjects introduced each week. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages

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Library - Haggard

  1. Willy Welch

    July 17, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Stories, songs and silliness from Mr. Willy and his friends - we invite you to sing along! All ages

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  2. Photoshop Green Screen

    July 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Learn how to master the green screen with Photoshop and seamlessly insert yourself into a variety of backgrounds. Class is held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. No registration required. Space is first come-first served. Classes beyond “level 101” require experience with the software. Grades 6-12

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  3. Sensory Storytime

    July 19, 2018, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Haggard Library

    An interactive, inclusive storytime idea for children with special needs such as autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges, or short attention spans. Activities are designed to stimulate the senses and promote learning – read books, sing songs, move around and have fun! Visit the children’s desk or email sensorystorytime@plano.gov for more info and to check availability. Ages 3 & up

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  4. Genealogy: Finding Ancestors Who Served in the United States Military in Lesser Known Conflicts

    July 19, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Genealogy Center

    How to find ancestors who served in the military during lesser known Conflicts. Adults

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  5. Math Mania

    July 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Stop by and play with math! Explore games and activities that will make numbers fun for all ages and help you learn as you play. Thanks to our corporate volunteers from Bank of America, Capital One and United Health Care for facilitating these programs. Come and go. All ages

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  6. Chinese for Beginners

    July 19, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Haggard Library

    Learn basic Chinese; greetings, asking directions, numbers, shopping, food, time and dates. Adults

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  7. Art Start à la Française

    July 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Stories to inspire your little artist followed by a different hands-on activity each week. July activities focus on French artists and styles. Things may get messy! Smocks and materials provided. Ages 3-6

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  8. Meet Storybook Faves: Curious George

    July 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Storytime, activities, and more with the loveable monkey, Curious George. Bring your camera! All ages

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  9. Readers and Waggers

    July 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Bring your favorite book from home or choose one from the library and read it to a Heart of Texas Therapy Dog. Grades K-5

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  10. Taste of Mah Jong

    July 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Meet new friends & play Mah Jong! Both American and Chinese sets will be provided, and you are welcome to bring your own set to share. No scoring or gambling! Come and go. Adults

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  11. Be Project: Safe Communities (ages 6-9)

    July 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    The Be Project is focused on primary prevention, and addresses topics such as healthy relationships, violence in the media, dating violence, healthy communication, bullying and cyberbullying. Presented by the Family Place of Dallas. TOPIC: Safe Communities - Learn the importance of helping, sharing, and comforting ourselves and people in our community. Ages 6-9

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  12. Play & Learn

    July 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Playing is learning! Toddlers explore and connect in this unstructured and imaginative playtime. Parent/Caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  13. Be Project: Safe Communities (ages 10-13)

    July 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    The Be Project is focused on primary prevention, and addresses topics such as healthy relationships, violence in the media, dating violence, healthy communication, bullying and cyberbullying. Presented by the Family Place of Dallas. TOPIC: Safe Communities - Learn the importance of helping, sharing, and comforting ourselves and people in our community. Ages 10-13

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  14. Genealogy: Legacy Research

    July 24, 2018, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Genealogy Center

    Join the Legacy Users Group for information sharing, research tips, webinars, and one-on-one help. Adults

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  15. Wild at Art

    July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Are you wild at heart? Then unleash your creativity with new expressive art projects while learning how animals and wildlife have been depicted by other artists. We’ll have fun beyond your wildest dreams! Grades K-5

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  16. Photoshop 101

    July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Learn how to use Photoshop to manipulate your photos and create better images. Class is held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. Grades 6-12

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  17. Be Project: Boundaries (ages 6-9)

    July 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    The Be Project is focused on primary prevention, and addresses topics such as healthy relationships, violence in the media, dating violence, healthy communication, bullying and cyberbullying. Presented by the Family Place of Dallas. TOPIC: Boundaries - What makes you important and what can you do to show your friends and loved ones that YOU matter? Ages 6-9

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  18. Be Project: Boundaries (ages 10-13)

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    The Be Project is focused on primary prevention, and addresses topics such as healthy relationships, violence in the media, dating violence, healthy communication, bullying and cyberbullying. Presented by the Family Place of Dallas. TOPIC: Boundaries - What makes you important and what can you do to show your friends and loved ones that YOU matter? Ages 10-13

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  19. Library Campout

    July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Join us for an indoor campout! We’ll sing songs, hear stories, and hang out around the campfire. Enjoy crafts and camping-themed activities. All ages

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  20. Sensory Storytime

    July 26, 2018, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Haggard Library

    An interactive, inclusive storytime idea for children with special needs such as autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration challenges, or short attention spans. Activities are designed to stimulate the senses and promote learning – read books, sing songs, move around and have fun! Visit the children’s desk or email sensorystorytime@plano.gov for more info and to check availability. Ages 3 & up

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  21. Genealogy: FOLD3 and Archives.gov

    July 26, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Genealogy Center

    How to search, find records, and print. Adults

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  22. FanFest

    July 26, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Dress up as your favorite character and cheer for your favorite fandom. Learn the basics of comic book art, play games, make crafts and take pictures with other fans! Grades 4 & up

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  23. Intermediate Chinese

    July 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Haggard Library

    Build on basic Chinese skills. Topics include colors, food, asking directions, seeing the doctor, and going to stores, the library, and post office. Adults

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  24. Art Start à la Française

    July 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Stories to inspire your little artist followed by a different hands-on activity each week. July activities focus on French artists and styles. Things may get messy! Smocks and materials provided. Ages 3-6

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  25. Premiere: Intro to Video Editing

    July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Learn the basics of video editing using Adobe Premiere. Class is held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. Classes beyond “level 101” require experience with the software. Grades 6-12

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  26. Taste of Mah Jong

    July 29, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Meet new friends & play Mah Jong! Both American and Chinese sets will be provided, and you are welcome to bring your own set to share. No scoring or gambling! Come and go. Adults

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  27. Be Project: Caring People (ages 6-9)

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    The Be Project is focused on primary prevention, and addresses topics such as healthy relationships, violence in the media, dating violence, healthy communication, bullying and cyberbullying. Presented by the Family Place of Dallas. TOPIC: Caring People – How do you define a caring relationship? Learn how we can take care of one another. Ages 6-9

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  28. Play & Learn

    July 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Playing is learning! Toddlers explore and connect in this unstructured and imaginative playtime. Parent/Caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  29. Be Project: Caring People (ages 10-13)

    July 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    The Be Project is focused on primary prevention, and addresses topics such as healthy relationships, violence in the media, dating violence, healthy communication, bullying and cyberbullying. Presented by the Family Place of Dallas. TOPIC: Caring People – How do you define a caring relationship? Learn how we can take care of one another. Ages 10-13

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  30. Audio Editing and Podcasting

    July 31, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Learn to record and edit sound and create your own podcast. Class is held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. No registration required. Grades 6-12

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Library - Harrington

  1. Job Interviews that Wow

    July 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Getting hired in today’s economy isn’t easy, and for more mature workers it can be even more of a challenge. One of the key elements of a successful job search is a great interview. You CAN make a great first impression and show that your age and experience are assets to an employer. Learn how to highlight your skills and strengths and impress potential employers. Program presented by an HR professional with the Elder Financial Safety Center. Adults

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  2. Robotics: WeDo Family Freestyle

    July 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Pick the robot you want to build! We’ll provide WeDo kits for families to challenge themselves! All ages

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  3. English as a Second Language Classes

    July 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    It is never too late to start and no documents are required. Workbooks are included in the course. Presented by Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) Materials fee $25 paid to LIFT. Registration required in person at Harrington on May 7 and May 9 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Adults

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  4. Costuming & Cosplay

    July 19, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Learn how to use basic tools in creating armor, props and more in a hands-on tutorial. Grades 6-12

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  5. Puppet Shows: Three Little Pigs

    July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Three little pigs try to build sturdy houses to keep out a hungry wolf. All ages

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  6. English as a Second Language Classes

    July 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    It is never too late to start and no documents are required. Workbooks are included in the course. Presented by Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) Materials fee $25 paid to LIFT. Registration required in person at Harrington on May 7 and May 9 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Adults

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  7. Landon Stark Magic

    July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Stark’s stand-up comedy combines a fresh blend of unique wit and eye popping magic! International Award winning Magician and Host of Australia’s “The Best Of” Comedy Show. All ages

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  8. Puppet Shows: Three Little Pigs

    July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Three little pigs try to build sturdy houses to keep out a hungry wolf. All ages

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  9. English as a Second Language Classes

    July 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    It is never too late to start and no documents are required. Workbooks are included in the course. Presented by Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) Materials fee $25 paid to LIFT. Registration required in person at Harrington on May 7 and May 9 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Adults

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  10. Make it in Metal - Bookmarks

    July 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Design and create a bookmark in metal using basic metals skills including: sawing, piercing, and metal stamps. Ages 13 & up

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  11. 18st AIRSpace Workshop: Abstract Painting with Texture

    July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Learn to paint with acrylic using textural elements such as yarn, eggshells, tissue paper, dried leaves, flowers and sand to create an abstract composition. All ages

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  12. Animal Adoption

    July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Looking for a pet? Or just want to pet a dog or snuggle with a cat? Plano Animal Services will be at the library with several pets available for adoption. All ages

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  13. STEAM Camp

    July 30, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Are you ready to explore the world of STEAM? Join us for two days of STEAM related challenges and activities. Attendance both days is strongly recommended. Grades 3-5

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  14. English as a Second Language Classes

    July 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    It is never too late to start and no documents are required. Workbooks are included in the course. Presented by Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) Materials fee $25 paid to LIFT. Registration required in person at Harrington on May 7 and May 9 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Adults

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  15. STEAM Camp

    July 31, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Harrington Library

    Are you ready to explore the world of STEAM? Join us for two days of STEAM related challenges and activities. Attendance both days is strongly recommended. Grades 3-5

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Library - Parr

  1. Who Is? Biography

    July 17, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Explore Who Is? Biographies of famous people. Create miniature versions of your own Who Is? Biography. What have you accomplished and what are your goals? Grades K-5

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  2. Meet Storybook Faves: Curious George

    July 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Storytime, activities, and more with the loveable monkey, Curious George. Bring your camera! All ages

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  3. Morning Mindstretchers

    July 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Play educational games with your child, including simple math, science, and early literacy activities. Come and go. Ages 3-5

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  4. Teens Write Now

    July 18, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Join fellow teens to share your work, exchange ideas, and discuss the ins-and-outs of being a writer. Grades 6-12

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  5. Ableton Basics

    July 19, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Learn about making digital music, from symphonies to modern day beats. Classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required - space is first come, first served. Ages 13 & up

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  6. Movies: Moana

    July 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parr Library

    (PG, 107 min) Bring a pillow, blanket, and snack and escape the summer heat with a family-friendly movie. All ages

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  7. Comm(you)nity Art

    July 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Learn about different artists and the styles they used from Impressionist to Modern art. Work with people from your community to help create a group project and something for yourself. All ages

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  8. Play & Learn

    July 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Playing is learning! Toddlers explore and connect in this unstructured and imaginative playtime. Parent/Caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  9. Dallas Zoo

    July 23, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Things will get wild when the Dallas Zoo presents this interactive program featuring a variety of birds, mammals, and reptiles! All ages

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  10. Read! Build! Play!

    July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Bringing play to storytime with LEGO Duplo bricks. Ages 0-5

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  11. Robotics: WeDo Family Freestyle

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Pick the robot you want to build! We’ll provide WeDo kits for families to challenge themselves! All ages

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  12. Robotics: WeDo Family Freestyle

    July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Pick the robot you want to build! We’ll provide WeDo kits for families to challenge themselves! All ages

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  13. Teens Write Now

    July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Join fellow teens to share your work, exchange ideas, and discuss the ins-and-outs of being a writer. Grades 6-12

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  14. Book Clubs: Brown Bag Book Club

    July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Parr Library

    Read and discuss the featured book. July: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. Adults

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  15. Movies: Wreck-It Ralph

    July 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parr Library

    (PG, 101 min) Bring a pillow, blanket, and snack and escape the summer heat with a family-friendly movie. All ages

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  16. The Science of Sound

    July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Create recycled instruments while discovering the science behind the music. All ages

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  17. Play & Learn

    July 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Playing is learning! Toddlers explore and connect in this unstructured and imaginative playtime. Parent/Caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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Library - Schimelpfenig

  1. Discovery Time

    July 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Stories and hands-on activities introduce simple STEAM concepts just right for preschoolers. Ages 3-5

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  2. Movies: Paddington 2

    July 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    (PG, 104 min) Bring a pillow, blanket, and snack and escape the summer heat with a family-friendly movie. All ages

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  3. Bullet Journaling

    July 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    A great tool to bring order to your life! Learn how to create, organize, and decorate a bullet journal during this 3-week series. July: Lettering Love. Ages 16 & up

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  4. Parenting: Communicate With Your Baby From Day One

    July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    From the beginning, your child learns from you. Learn the stages of communication, motor imitation, sound imitation and the use of baby signs to communicate. Lay a foundation for early literacy skills. Adults

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  5. Black Light Painting

    July 23, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Make a masterpiece with black light paint and tape. Then, we will turn off the lights, and turn on the black lights to see your art glow. Grades K-5

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  6. Citizenship Classes

    July 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    US citizenship classes are designed to help legal residents prepare for their naturalization exam. Learn civics, history, government, vocabulary, reading, and writing necessary for the exam. English and Spanish speakers are welcome. Presented by Light of Hope Immigration Law Center. Adults

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  7. Parachute Party

    July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Up, down, and round and round - join us for rhymes and songs using giant parachutes. Ages 2-6

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  8. Movies: Peter Rabbit

    July 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    (PG, 95 min) Bring a pillow, blanket, and snack and escape the summer heat with a family-friendly movie. All ages

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  9. Game Night

    July 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Play Scrabble, chess, Life, and more! Or bring your own game to share with friends. Adults

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  10. Math Mania

    July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Stop by and play with math! Explore games and activities that will make numbers fun for all ages and help you learn as you play. Thanks to our corporate volunteers from Bank of America, Capital One and United Health Care for facilitating these programs. Come and go. All ages

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  11. Citizenship Classes

    July 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    US citizenship classes are designed to help legal residents prepare for their naturalization exam. Learn civics, history, government, vocabulary, reading, and writing necessary for the exam. English and Spanish speakers are welcome. Presented by Light of Hope Immigration Law Center. Adults

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  12. Math-y Time

    July 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    It’s not just a storytime, it’s Math-y Time! Featuring easy math concepts for preschoolers using books and math manipulatives. Ages 3-6

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  13. Movies: Coco

    July 31, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    (PG 105 min) Bring a pillow, blanket, and snack and escape the summer heat with a family-friendly movie. All ages

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  14. Painting Party: Pointillism

    July 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    A special summer Tour de Plano edition of Painting Party, just for grown-ups! Create art inspired by Pointillism, a technique made famous by French artists. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Adults

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Library Outreach

  1. WIC Carnival

    July 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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  2. Plano Family Expo

    July 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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  3. Movies in the Park

    July 22, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Haggard Park

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  4. Good Start Back to School Giveaway- Children's Health

    July 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Library Reading Readiness Storytimes

  1. Rhyme Time - Haggard

    July 17, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  2. Rhyme Time - Harrington

    July 17, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  3. Toddler Time - Schimelpfenig

    July 17, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  4. Babes in Arms - Davis

    July 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9

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  5. Rhyme Time - Parr

    July 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  6. Preschool Storytime - Haggard

    July 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  7. Toddler Time - Harrington

    July 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  8. Preschool Storytime - Davis

    July 17, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  9. Preschool Storytime - Parr

    July 17, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  10. Family Storytime - Parr

    July 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Parr Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  11. Family Storytime - Davis

    July 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  12. Toddler Time - Haggard

    July 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  13. Preschool Storytime - Schimelpfenig

    July 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  14. Toddler Time - Harrington

    July 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  15. Babes in Arms - Haggard

    July 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Haggard Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9 months

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  16. Family Storytime - Davis

    July 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Davis Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  17. Family Storytime - Harrington

    July 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  18. Toddler Time - Davis

    July 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  19. Toddler Time - Parr

    July 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  20. Preschool Storytime - Haggard

    July 19, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  21. Preschool Storytime - Harrington

    July 19, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  22. Rhyme Time - Schimelpfenig

    July 19, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  23. Babes in Arms - Parr

    July 19, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9 months

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  24. Toddler Time - Davis

    July 19, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  25. Rhyme Time - Davis

    July 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  26. Rhyme Time - Haggard

    July 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Haggard Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  27. Toddler Time - Parr

    July 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  28. Preschool Storytime - Parr

    July 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  29. Rhyme Time - Davis

    July 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  30. Family Storytime - Davis

    July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  31. Babes in Arms - Schimelpfenig

    July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9 months

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  32. Toddler Time - Davis

    July 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  33. Toddler Time - Haggard

    July 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  34. Toddler Time - Parr

    July 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  35. Preschool Storytime - Harrington

    July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  36. Preschool Storytime - Schimelpfenig

    July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  37. Family Storytime - Haggard

    July 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  38. Rhyme Time - Haggard

    July 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  39. Rhyme Time - Harrington

    July 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  40. Toddler Time - Schimelpfenig

    July 24, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  41. Babes in Arms - Davis

    July 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9

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  42. Rhyme Time - Parr

    July 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  43. Preschool Storytime - Haggard

    July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  44. Toddler Time - Harrington

    July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  45. Preschool Storytime - Davis

    July 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  46. Preschool Storytime - Parr

    July 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  47. Family Storytime - Parr

    July 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Parr Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  48. Family Storytime - Davis

    July 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  49. Toddler Time - Haggard

    July 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  50. Preschool Storytime - Schimelpfenig

    July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  51. Toddler Time - Harrington

    July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  52. Babes in Arms - Haggard

    July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Haggard Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9 months

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  53. Family Storytime - Davis

    July 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Davis Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  54. Family Storytime - Harrington

    July 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  55. Toddler Time - Davis

    July 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  56. Toddler Time - Parr

    July 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  57. Preschool Storytime - Haggard

    July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  58. Preschool Storytime - Harrington

    July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  59. Rhyme Time - Schimelpfenig

    July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  60. Babes in Arms - Parr

    July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9 months

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  61. Toddler Time - Davis

    July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  62. Rhyme Time - Davis

    July 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  63. Rhyme Time - Haggard

    July 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Haggard Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  64. Toddler Time - Parr

    July 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  65. Preschool Storytime - Parr

    July 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  66. Rhyme Time - Davis

    July 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  67. Family Storytime - Davis

    July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  68. Babes in Arms - Schimelpfenig

    July 30, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9 months

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  69. Toddler Time - Davis

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  70. Toddler Time - Haggard

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  71. Toddler Time - Parr

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  72. Preschool Storytime - Harrington

    July 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  73. Preschool Storytime - Schimelpfenig

    July 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  74. Family Storytime - Haggard

    July 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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  75. Rhyme Time - Haggard

    July 31, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  76. Rhyme Time - Harrington

    July 31, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  77. Toddler Time - Schimelpfenig

    July 31, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  78. Babes in Arms - Davis

    July 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Rhymes, music and movement for the youngest babies. Bring a blanket for baby. Pre-walkers and parent/caregiver only please! Ages 0-9

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  79. Rhyme Time - Parr

    July 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Songs, nursery rhymes and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child. Active parent/caregiver participation is a must! Ages 0-24 months

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  80. Preschool Storytime - Haggard

    July 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  81. Toddler Time - Harrington

    July 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Harrington Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes and puppets encourage interaction, introduction to words and their sounds, and simple concepts for the active toddler. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages 18-36 months

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  82. Preschool Storytime - Davis

    July 31, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  83. Preschool Storytime - Parr

    July 31, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child. Parent/caregiver participation encouraged. Ages 3-5

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  84. Family Storytime - Parr

    July 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Parr Library

    An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library. Parent/caregiver participation required. All ages

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Multicultural Outreach Roundtable

  1. Ethics in Action Exhibition - Opening Reception

    July 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 21, 2018, 4:00 PM

    The Aga Khan Council for Central United States is hosting 'Ethics in Action’ a multi-dimensional exhibition showcasing innovative solutions from the work of the Aga Khan Development Network that actualize our common values to improve the human condition. Friday, July 20, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Plano Municipal Center Lobby 1520 K Ave, Plano, TX 75074 The exhibit's interactive panels illustrate our shared ethics of inclusiveness, education, compassion, self-reliance, healthcare, sound mind, sustainable environment, and governance and aim to engage a diverse audience. This exhibition is presented in collaboration with the City of Plano's Multicultural Outreach Roundtable.

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Parks and Recreation

  1. Summer 2018 Registration

    May 5, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 17, 2018, 5:00 PM

    Registration for summer camps and classes begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 5 for Plano residents and at 5 a.m. on Monday, May 7 for everyone else. Classes begin the week of June 4. Swim, run, do tae kwon do, brush up on professional development skills, paint, dance, fish or learn to pickleball...these opportunities and more can be found in the Summer 2018 Recreation Catalog.

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  2. Play in the Park 2018

    July 18, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Willowcreek Park

    Join the Plano Parks and Recreation staff for fun and heart-pumping activities to help keep play a vital role in the lives of our children. We will play tag, jump the river, and all sorts of fun games! Water and popsicles provided.

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  3. Moonlight Mondays at TMC

    July 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center

    Every Monday from June 4 through August 6 the outdoor pool admission fee at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center will be $2 per person (ages 3 & up) after 7 p.m.

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  4. Play in the Park 2018

    July 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Willowcreek Park

    Join the Plano Parks and Recreation staff for fun and heart-pumping activities to help keep play a vital role in the lives of our children. We will play tag, jump the river, and all sorts of fun games! Water and popsicles provided.

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  5. Moonlight Mondays at TMC

    July 30, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center

    Every Monday from June 4 through August 6 the outdoor pool admission fee at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center will be $2 per person (ages 3 & up) after 7 p.m.

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Plano Event Center Public Events

  1. Plano Family Expo

    July 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Plano Event Center

    Come and enjoy interactive family activities, informative and educational lectures, classes geared towards families and fun, family services near you, community networking, performances, Competitions with awards presentation Entertainment, parent pampering and MORE! This event is designed to bring the community together with local businesses.

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  2. Summer DJ Camp: Level 1

    July 24, 2018, 8:30 AM - July 26, 2018, 12:30 PM @ Plano Event Center

    ring your friends and join Professional DJs Dan Quinn & Kaivan "KB" Bazleh for our OontzKids Summer DJ Camp. Here we'll learn about what a DJ does, how and why they do it, and get hands on experience with real DJ equipment, ending with a showcase performance by each student at the end of the camp. Topics covered will include different genres of music and how DJs came about, the role of a DJ in the world of Spotify and Apple Music, basic music concepts such as beats, bars and tempos, phrasing, beat matching, setting cues, song transitions, and even adding color to mixes with cool effects. All equipment will be provided. Students will work in pairs on each station. On the final day of camp, each student will have the opportunity to showcase what they've learned and put on a short 10-15 minute dance set for their parents and classmates! And oh yeah, everyone gets a super cool, really comfy t-shirt.

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  3. Music Production and Performance with Ableton Live

    July 24, 2018, 1:30 PM - July 26, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Plano Event Center

    In today's music, we hear so many more sounds than could ever be produced with traditional instruments. Whether you listen to Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, EDM, movie soundtracks, or even country, almost all music today is produced and consumed using some sort of software. If you've ever wanted to create your own beats, your own sounds, or your own style, or just record something of your own, OontzKids DJ Academy has just the class for you - our all new summer camp for producing and performing music with Ableton Live! In this class, we'll learn the fundamentals on software-based virtual instruments. We'll learn how to program and play these instruments, as well as how to record, save, modify, loop, sample, and build a unique live performance of your own customized tracks for an audience. All equipment will be provided including computers, software, synth plugins, MIDI controllers, speakers, and headphones.

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  4. KIDS! Tri-Camp!

    July 31, 2018 - August 3, 2018 @ Plano Event Center

    At the core of Tri-Now KIDS camp is swim, bike & run specific skill work encompassed by a layer of activities designed to expose young athletes to all aspects of a healthy multisport lifestyle. The last day of each camp is a practice triathlon & party! Kids learn: fundamentals of swimming for a triathlon, bike handling skills, gear usage & maintenance, basic running form, transition skills, pre-race prep, and importance of good eating habits & hydration.

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Plano Stages

  1. Women in Theatre Festival

    July 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Courtyard Theater

    Brick Road Theatre and Metropolitan Arts Media (TheaterJones) present the first annual WIT Festival: Celebrating Women in Theatre. Women leaders from all aspects of theatre will be represented, including artistic directors, producers, directors, music directors, choreographers, stage managers, educators, designers, actors, singers, and playwrights. A series of panels, classes, and symposiums, as well as performances, will be presented on a variety of topics, issues, and challenges women are currently facing in the world of theatre and the arts.

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  2. Women in Theatre Festival

    July 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Courtyard Theater

    Brick Road Theatre and Metropolitan Arts Media (TheaterJones) present the first annual WIT Festival: Celebrating Women in Theatre. Women leaders from all aspects of theatre will be represented, including artistic directors, producers, directors, music directors, choreographers, stage managers, educators, designers, actors, singers, and playwrights. A series of panels, classes, and symposiums, as well as performances, will be presented on a variety of topics, issues, and challenges women are currently facing in the world of theatre and the arts.

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  3. Women in Theatre Festival

    July 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Courtyard Theater

    Brick Road Theatre and Metropolitan Arts Media (TheaterJones) present the first annual WIT Festival: Celebrating Women in Theatre. Women leaders from all aspects of theatre will be represented, including artistic directors, producers, directors, music directors, choreographers, stage managers, educators, designers, actors, singers, and playwrights. A series of panels, classes, and symposiums, as well as performances, will be presented on a variety of topics, issues, and challenges women are currently facing in the world of theatre and the arts.

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  4. Women in Theatre Festival

    July 21, 2018, 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Courtyard Theater

    Brick Road Theatre and Metropolitan Arts Media (TheaterJones) present the first annual WIT Festival: Celebrating Women in Theatre. Women leaders from all aspects of theatre will be represented, including artistic directors, producers, directors, music directors, choreographers, stage managers, educators, designers, actors, singers, and playwrights. A series of panels, classes, and symposiums, as well as performances, will be presented on a variety of topics, issues, and challenges women are currently facing in the world of theatre and the arts.

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  5. Live & Local Concert Series: Cody Jasper

    July 21, 2018, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ McCall Plaza

    The Live & Local Concert series is back! This series highlights rising local artists from our community. The Fillmore Pub will be on site providing beverage service. Amarillo-born Cody Jasper may wear boots covered with Texas soil, but his rock ’n’ roll passions stretch way beyond its boundaries, influenced by characters named Stevie Ray Vaughan, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke and Waylon Jennings.

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  6. ArtCentre of Plano presents: "An Evening with Bernard Kinsey: What You Didn’t Learn in High School"

    July 26, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Courtyard Theater

    PRESENTED BY: TOYOTA Registration required to reserve your spot for this free lecture) For over 35 years, Bernard Kinsey and his wife Shirley have amassed a collection of art and history that documents the African American experience from 1600 – Civil Rights. The Kinsey Collection is an exhibit containing authentic artifacts, documents, books, letters, manuscripts, photographs and 2 and 3 dimensional art, telling the story of struggle, achievement and contribution that is rarely told or taught in school. The collection has been displayed at 8 museums throughout the country, most recently exhibited at The National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution and visited by over 2.5 million people. Through an engaging and interactive presentation, Bernard Kinsey takes his audiences on a virtual tour of The Kinsey Collection, exploring each item and period in history in a manner that inspires, educates and entertains.

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Police Department

  1. Vacation Safety School

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Plano Police Department (Main Station)

    Vacation Safety School teaches safety skills to elementary school aged children. There are four separate one-week sessions during the summer. Thirty children, ages 6 to 9, attend each session. The program is operated free of charge to the participants. To qualify, students must be residents of Plano.

    Safety lessons are taught primarily by Plano Police Department personnel. Topics include:

    • Bicycle Safety

    • Explosive Ordinance Robot & Fireworks Safety

    • Home Alone Safety

    • Policeman is a Friend

    • Personal Safety (commonly called Stranger Awareness)

    • Traffic Safety

    • Gun Safety

    • Info to prevent Bullying

    During the week, the children are fingerprinted, participate in a bicycle rodeo, and take photos in a police Tahoe vehicle.

    Applications for Vacation Safety School are available ; call the Crime Prevention Unit at (972) 941-2431 for application information.

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  2. Vacation Safety School

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Plano Police Department (Main Station)

    Vacation Safety School teaches safety skills to elementary school aged children. There are four separate one-week sessions during the summer. Thirty children, ages 6 to 9, attend each session. The program is operated free of charge to the participants. To qualify, students must be residents of Plano.

    Safety lessons are taught primarily by Plano Police Department personnel. Topics include:

    • Bicycle Safety

    • Explosive Ordinance Robot & Fireworks Safety

    • Home Alone Safety

    • Policeman is a Friend

    • Personal Safety (commonly called Stranger Awareness)

    • Traffic Safety

    • Gun Safety

    • Info to prevent Bullying

    During the week, the children are fingerprinted, participate in a bicycle rodeo, and take photos in a police Tahoe vehicle.

    Applications for Vacation Safety School are available ; call the Crime Prevention Unit at (972) 941-2431 for application information.

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Pop-Up Block Party Trailer

  1. Pop-Up Block Party Reservation for Highlands of Russell Park

    July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM - July 23, 2018, 12:00 PM

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Teen Court

  1. Teen Court

    July 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Raymond Robinson Justice Center

    Learn about our legal system by becoming jury members and attorneys. Interested in being a member of a teen jury? Plano Teen Court hears actual Class C Misdemeanor cases on Monday nights! Please register by emailing Becky at beckyru@plano.gov. Contact Becky in the spring for an attorney application for the 2019-2020 year.

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