Posted on: June 13, 2017

$2 Swimming and TMC Family Swim Night/Luau

Mondays are wetter and more fun with Moonlight Mondays at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center (TMC). Take a dip in the outdoor pool for just $2 per person from 7 to 9 p.m. through Aug. 14.

Come back on Thursday, July 6 for TMC Family Swim Night/Luau.

From 6 to 8:30 p.m., enjoy dinner and swimming at the Swim Night for $5 per person. Dinner includes a burger, chips, drink and ice cream. A special thanks to In-N-Out Burger for their support and the yummy burgers.

Posted on: June 13, 2017

Explore Becoming an Animal Shelter Foster

If you've thought about fostering a shelter pet, join us for the Fun with Fostering Open House on June 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Plano Animal Shelter,.

Fosters are needed throughout the year but summertime is when we hit peak capacity. Not only do help pet with a place to stay, you also prepare them to be better pets for their forever home.

The Open House is a come-and-go event with snacks, drinks and fac...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Make Summer a New Adventure with Explore Plano

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You don't have to go far to keep busy this summer. From June 1 through August 31, Explore Plano features challenges to bring you closer to the community where you live. Participation is free and easy.

There are nine self-paced challenges each month, leaving plenty of time to work in family vacations and summer camps. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Sign up for the Explore Plano e-news for challenge and prize details.
  2. Share your progress and experiences on soc...
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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Make Your Barbecue Sizzle... Not Buzz!

Dust off the grill and invite your friends over. Just be sure to plan ahead for the worst party crasher of all time - the mosquito. He's sure to add a buzz that leaves your guests swatting and running for the door.

Plano’s Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team has your back and is taking measures to protect you from mosquitoes. A green-friendly larvicide called Natular is being placed in strategic locations around the city where mosquitoes hav...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Summer Reading is Here!

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Get a library card online or at your nearest Plano library and start today!

Sign up for Summer Reading here!
Posted on: January 6, 2017

Preparation and Sale of Homemade Foods

The City of Plano Environmental Health Division has received several inquiries recently and would like to clarify the rules around homemade foods. The Texas Cottage Food Law does allow for certain homemade goods to be sold.

Have you ever wondered what you might be able to make at home and sell? The City of Plano Environmental Health Division has received several inquiries recently and would like to clarify the rules around homemade foods. The Texas Cottage Food Law does allo...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Celebrate Great Pets and July Fourth

June 20, 2017 Plano City News

Share your pet's story for the Plano Animal Shelter art contest, find a schedule of July Fourth events and nominate someone for an Environmental Community Award in this Plano City News issue.

Plano City News is distributed every Tuesday to 2,580 subscribers by the City of Plano Marketing and Community Engagement Department. To receive a copy directly in your inbox, please subscribe. Thank you for your readership!

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Four Cities Unite to Request Water Rate Relief

The Mayors of Garland, Mesquite, Plano and Richardson, in an unprecedented move, today announced that their cities are asking the Public Utility Commission (PUC) to conduct a review of their water rates with the North Texas Municipal Water District.

The Mayors of Garland, Mesquite, Plano and Richardson, in an unprecedented move, today announced that their cities are asking the Public Utility Commission (PUC) to conduct a review of their water rates with the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD...

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