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Animal Services

  1. Opossum and Raccoon Care Class for Wildlife Rehabilitators

    May 9, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Plano Animal Shelter

  2. Animal Shelter Closed for Staff Training

    May 13, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Plano Animal Shelter

  3. Low-Cost Sterilization and Vaccination Clinic at the Plano Animal Shelter

    May 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Plano Animal Shelter

    Appointments are required for sterilization services and can be made by calling the number below or visiting TCAP online. Vaccinations are provided from 10-12 and no appointment is necessary.

Arts and Events

  1. Head for the Cure North Texas 5K

    May 9, 8:00 AM @ Oak Point Park Amphitheater
    2801 E. Spring Creek Pkwy
    Plano, TX 75074

    Timed 5k Run/ Walk to Raise Funds for Brain Cancer Research and Awareness

  2. Tombstone Mysteries - Community Project

    May 9, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Please park across street at Boys and Girls Club

    Join us for Tombstone Mysteries--a fun community project taking place in two historic Plano cemeteries! You'll clean gravestones, plant flowers, place flags to honor soldiers, solve mysteries about interesting residents, and help preserve these sites dating to Civil War. We welcome volunteers of all ages including adult, teen, and children age 8 and above accompanied by a parent. We'll also have plenty of drinks and snacks. The event is free, but we need a count for materials, so email your name, phone number, and number in your group to info@PlanoConservancy.org.

  3. Race for Heroes 5K Run/Walk

    May 16, 7:30 AM @ 5543 Legacy Drive

  4. Chase the Mission 5K & Fun Run

    May 16, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Chase Oaks Church
    241 Legacy Drive
    Plano, TX 75023

    Chase the Mission is a timed 5K and 1 Mile fun run through the beautiful neighborhoods around Watters Creek Golf Course in Plano, TX. Please join us for live music, food and an award celebration for the top finishers at our post race celebration. Chase the Mission benefits the middle school and high school youth mission trips. Students will be taking time out of their busy summers to serve the people of Central New Orleans and Jamaica Christian School for the Deaf. As well as several local projects through out the year like filling local food pantries and out reach in downtown Dallas. The students are required to raise 100% of the funds for each area of service. The more money we raise, the bigger difference we can make in these communities!

  5. LWV - Collin County ANNUAL MEETING

    May 16, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Medical Center of Plano - Auditorium
    4001 W. 15th Street, #315
    Plano, TX 75093

    Speaker: Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere The public is invited to attend the League of Women Voters of Collin County free Annual Meeting and brunch, Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 at The Auditorium of the Medical Center of Plano, 4001 W. 15th Street, Suite 315, Plano TX 75093. Mayor LaRosiliere will speak at 11:00 a.m. and the annual meeting will resume after his speech. The public can optionally stay for the meeting. Reservations are not required but we would appreciate notice that you plan to attend. Please contact Janice Schieffer, president@lwvcollin.org or see our website, www.lwvcollin.org.

  6. Night Out on 15th

    May 17, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ 15th Street - Old Downtown Plano

    Looking for a unique night out? Join us in Historic Downtown Plano for “Night Out on 15”, Sunday May 17, from 5:30-10pm. Join us under a canopy of twinkling lights where 15th Street meets Avenue K in quaint, historic downtown Plano. The street is closed to traffic for this outdoor dining event featuring a 300 foot “long table” down the middle of 15th Street. We will celebrate the culinary creations of neighborhood chefs where guests will enjoy a 5-course meal paired with complementary libations. The evening includes musical delights plus live entertainment from Theatre Britain. This event brings foodies together to enjoy the culinary scene, plus provides an opportunity to give back to the community. Proceeds from the event will benefit My Possibilities and North Texas Food Bank. To buy tickets; go to www.visitdowntownplano.com EVENTS, scroll down to Night Out on 15th.

  7. Rock the Block 10K, 5K and Fun Run

    May 23, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve
    Plano, TX

    Come out and run in memory of a loved one this Memorial Day weekend. Certified, scenic courses will take you through a beautiful nature preserve, where at finish you will enjoy music, food and fun for the whole family! Rock the Block benefits The Jim Utley Foundation, a local 501(c)3 dedicated to helping kids live drug free.

  8. Sunset at Memorial Park

    May 25, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sunset at Memorial Park
    2101 Bay Hill Drive
    Plano, TX

City Council & Commissions Meetings

  1. Planning and Zoning Commission

    May 4, 7:00 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

  2. Parks & Recreation Planning Board

    May 5, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

  3. Library Advisory Board

    May 5, 7:00 PM @ Haggard Library

  4. 457 Oversight Committee

    May 7, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Building Inspections Training Room

  5. Cultural Affairs Commission

    May 7, 6:00 PM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

  6. City Council Meeting

    May 11, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

  7. Multicultural Outreach Roundtable

    May 12, 7:00 PM @ Plano Municipal Center - Training Room A
    1520 K Avenue
    Plano, TX 75074

  8. Planning and Zoning Commission

    May 18, 7:00 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

  9. City Council Meeting

    May 26, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

  10. Telephone Town Hall

    May 28, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

Environmental Education Events

  1. Nature Explore Family Club

    May 4, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

    Are you “stumped” about what to do this week? Don’t stay “rooted” in front of the television! Don’t “leaf” your plans until the last minute! It’s time to “branch out” into outdoor adventures with your family! Join us the first Sunday of each month OR the following Monday for the Nature Explore Families Club. Our mission is to help connect children and families with nature and each other through fun, age-appropriate activities. May Theme: Your Special Path

  2. New Volunteer Orientation

    May 5, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

    Become a Sustainability volunteer and help make Plano cleaner, greener, and healthier. Register for orientation by contacting Heather Harrington by email or phone.

  3. Sprinkler Spruce Up

    May 6, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

    Do you irrigate wisely? Learn how and when to water your plants, how to make simple sprinkler repairs, and where to go for help.

  4. Electronics Recycling - 2nd Saturday

    May 9, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ St. Andrew United Methodist Church

    Our partner, United Electronic Recycling, LLC (UER), provides professional, efficient recycling services to residents, small and large businesses, and educational organizations of Collin County, North Texas and Oklahoma.

  5. DIY Drip Irrigation

    May 12, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

    Drip irrigation is 90 percent more efficient, inexpensive and easy to install. Drip systems promote healthy plants and conserve water use. Learn how to install your own system!

  6. Electronics Recycling - 3rd Saturdays

    May 16, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Christ United Methodist Church at Coit and Parker

    Our partner, United Electronic Recycling, LLC (UER), provides professional, efficient recycling services to residents, small and large businesses, and educational organizations of Collin County, North Texas and Oklahoma.

  7. L2LG Learning Adventure: Water-Wise Landscape Tour & Talks

    May 16, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Municipal Center

    Tour local Texas SmartScape landscapes and public gardens featuring beautiful, drought-tolerant plants. 5 locations are featured. See attached map or visit www.Learn2LiveGreen.com for more info.

  8. Smart Yards for North Texas Talk & Tour

    May 21, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

    Choosing Texas-friendly plants that are well-adapted to our area and weather conditions makes a big difference in the success of your landscape. Learn about soil preparation, which plants - groundcovers, shrubs, vines and perennials - work best in our clay soil and our North Central Texas climate. After the talk, join us for a stroll through our teaching garden to see the drought-tolerant, native plants up-close.

  9. Sustainability Series: Air Quality & Transportation

    May 21, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    Learn how everyday decisions can affect your indoor and outdoor air quality.

  10. Texas SmartScape Plant Sale

    May 23, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Home Depot

  11. DIY Drip Irrigation

    May 30, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Environmental Education Center (EEC)

    Drip irrigation is 90 percent more efficient, inexpensive and easy to install. Drip systems promote healthy plants and conserve water use. Learn how to install your own system!

Human Resources Training & Development

  1. New Employee Orientation - PD1601 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 4, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Municipal Center

    Please arrive at HR office by 8:00 AM. When participants complete this session, they should feel comfortable with their understanding of the culture of the City of Plano and how they fit within that culture. The class will explore the expectations that the City has of its employees and in turn what the employees should expect of their employment experience.

  2. CONFLICT MEDIATION – PD3407 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 5, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Technology Services Training Room

    This is a 40-hour course delivered in five 8-hour sessions. Completion of the 40-hour course results in a certificate for Mediation Dispute Resolution Training in compliance with section 154.052 of Texas Senate Bill No. 1436 and the Published Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable Criteria. Mediation is a cooperative, interactive, problem-solving, decision-making process involving contending parties and a neutral, impartial, third-party who serves as the mediator. The process goals include isolating disputed issues, developing options, considering alternatives, and reaching a consensual settlement, hence reducing conflict. Contending parties must be willing to work together to find fair solutions. The mediator guides the process, facilitating clear communication, and promoting reconciliation and understanding so the parties can make practical, informed decisions to resolve the issues before them.

  3. Presentation Skills I - 8 Hr. - PD3811 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 5, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ Training Room A

    When in enrolling in this course, you must also enroll in Part II, PeopleSoft Course Code PD3812. Students will learn and apply skills associated with better public communication. Specific emphasis is made in learning and practicing: 1. principals of delivery such as eye contact, proper volume, and body movement 2. the basic strategies of organizing speeches 3. an appreciation and understand of audience perspectives in processing speeches 4. strategies for speech designs in relation to different types of audiences The course is designed to help experienced professionals develop a conscious ongoing strategy for improving the public communication on a lifelong basis.

  4. Leadership in the 21st Century - (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 6, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Training Room A

    These courses are only for participants of the Leadership Into the 21st Century Program.

  5. Organizing at Work for Success - SD3322 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 7, All Day @ Training Room A

    Learn how to configure your workspace & day for efficiency! Do you spend more than a few minutes looking for important documents? Do you find it difficult to focus on what is important, because of incoming requests? Do you feel you could be more productive at work if you had more organization? If yes, join us to… Learn an easy to use process to create and maintain an organized, efficient office and calendar!

  6. MS Excel 2010 II-8 Hour - SD3805 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 8, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Technology Services Training Room

    This intermediate level Excel course provides lab intensive activities including financial functions, data tables, amortization schedules, and hyperlinks; creating, sorting and querying a worksheet database; and creating templates and working with multiple worksheets and workbooks. The trainee will be able to: ? Apply the PMT function to determine a monthly payment ? Apply the PV function to determine the amount due on a loan at the end of a year ? Add a hyperlink to a web page ? Use names to reference cells ? Protect a worksheet ? Analyze data by goal seeking, creating a data table and creating an amortization schedule ? Create subtotals ? Find, extract and delete records that pass a test ? Outline a worksheet ? Apply database and lookup functions ? Build and copy a template, multiple worksheets and 3-D cell references ? Customize formats, styles and charts ? Use WordArt ? Add notes to a cell ? Add a header and footer ? Create and modify lines and objects ? Change

  7. New Employee Orientation - PD1601 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 11, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Municipal Center

    Please arrive at HR office by 8:00 AM. When participants complete this session, they should feel comfortable with their understanding of the culture of the City of Plano and how they fit within that culture. The class will explore the expectations that the City has of its employees and in turn what the employees should expect of their employment experience.

  8. Bullying in the Workplace - SD3324 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 12, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    This workshop describes what workplace bullying is and details of its various forms. This workshop addresses abusive bosses, clients and vendors, as well as bullying between co- workers. It explains both how to avoid bullying behavior and how best to respond to it. Learning Outcomes: - Defining Workplace Bullying - Understanding how to deal with the accused bully and the victims - Discover how to know if someone is being bullied even if they don't come forward - High level over-view of Anti-bullying laws and your organization's policy

  9. Conducting Effective Meetings - SV3413 - (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 14, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Training Room A

    From the Supervisor Series Tired of the same old boring meetings? Want to get more out of your meetings? "Effective Meetings" is designed for supervisors and managers who want to improve their leadership communication skills and become great at planning and conducting any kind of meeting or presentation. Participants will learn how to: Structure meetings so participants are attentive and engaged Maintain control without being controlling Not overuse technology Make presentations that are dynamic and helpful Create dialogue among participants Empower everyone with a plan of action

  10. Presentation Skills II - 8 Hr. - PD3812 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 15, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ Training Room A

    When in enrolling in this course, you must also enroll in Part I, PeopleSoft Course Code PD3811. Students will learn and apply skills associated with better public communication. Specific emphasis is made in learning and practicing: 1. principals of delivery such as eye contact, proper volume, and body movement 2. the basic strategies of organizing speeches 3. an appreciation and understand of audience perspectives in processing speeches 4. strategies for speech designs in relation to different types of audiences The course is designed to help experienced professionals develop a conscious ongoing strategy for improving the public communication on a lifelong basis.

  11. New Employee Orientation - PD1601 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 18, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Municipal Center

    Please arrive at HR office by 8:00 AM. When participants complete this session, they should feel comfortable with their understanding of the culture of the City of Plano and how they fit within that culture. The class will explore the expectations that the City has of its employees and in turn what the employees should expect of their employment experience.

  12. MS Excel 2010 III 8 Hour - SD3806 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 19, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Technology Services Training Room

    This intermediate level Excel course provides lab intensive activities including financial functions, data tables, amortization schedules, and hyperlinks; creating, sorting and querying a worksheet database; and creating templates and working with multiple worksheets and workbooks. The trainee will be able to: ? Apply the PMT function to determine a monthly payment ? Apply the PV function to determine the amount due on a loan at the end of a year ? Add a hyperlink to a web page ? Use names to reference cells ? Protect a worksheet ? Analyze data by goal seeking, creating a data table and creating an amortization schedule ? Create subtotals ? Find, extract and delete records that pass a test ? Outline a worksheet ? Apply database and lookup functions ? Build and copy a template, multiple worksheets and 3-D cell references ? Customize formats, styles and charts ? Use WordArt ? Add notes to a cell ? Add a header and footer ? Create and modify lines and objects ? Change

  13. Leadership in the 21st Century - (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 20, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ Training Room A

    These courses are only for participants of the Leadership Into the 21st Century Program.

  14. Managers Roundtable - MG4416 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 21, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Training Room A

    Managers Round Table – MG4413-MG4422 This course series meets once a month for 10 months, with a graduation/luncheon in the eleventh month. The Plano Managers Round Table class will be divided into three sections: 1. EXPERIENCE: Through experiential exercises, that address challenges unique to managers, members will discover how to apply principles of leadership to their job and life. Role-playing, group problem solving, and interactive exercises will drive home a new key indicator each month. (2 hours) 2. DISCUSSION: Members will discuss selected chapters from an award-winning leadership book. Three Books will be provided by 360Solutions and all members are expected to read each of them. Members will be encouraged to share their insights, apply what they learn to their job, and encourage others. (1 hour) 3. ACTION: Each month members will outline at least one specific goal to improve as a leader. They will share this with their “MRT Partner” which will be assigned at the

  15. MP3 Emotional Intelligence - EX4401 - (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 21, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Conference Room 2-B

    This is an MP3 Class. An assessment of self-awareness, self-discipline, intrinsic rewards, empathy, and social skills. This will help individuals to know themselves in these five domains of leadership.

  16. New Employee Orientation - PD1601 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 26, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Municipal Center

    Please arrive at HR office by 8:00 AM. When participants complete this session, they should feel comfortable with their understanding of the culture of the City of Plano and how they fit within that culture. The class will explore the expectations that the City has of its employees and in turn what the employees should expect of their employment experience.

  17. Smith System Driving Course - SD3801 (CITY OF PLANO EMPLOYEES ONLY)

    May 29, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ Chief William Peterson Emergency Operations Center

    Course Overview: This course is taught by a Smith System certified instructor. It is designed to make the student aware of his/her personal driving habits and help them to see the need to correct bad habits. Each driver receives about an hour of individual attention while they are behind the wheel. Students are involved in every phase of the training as they learn why accidents happen and how Smith System’s "5 keys" can be used to avoid them. Designed For: This training is recommended for individuals who wish to develop the best and safest driving habits possible. Prerequisites: A valid driver’s license Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to: • Reduce accident potential. • Change fixed habits of viewing and reacting to the traffic picture. • Reduce anxiety and frustration associated with driving. • Ultimately reduce the cost of their automobile insurance. • Lower vehicle maintenance expenses. • Minimize fuel consumption.

Library - Davis

  1. A Wild Goose Chase Shadow Puppetry

    May 9, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Join Matt Sandbank for a show filled with dancing pants, guitar rockin' grandmothers, mischievous spaceships, and many more whimsical images. Free All Ages

  2. Books n' Ducks

    May 12, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Join us for a ducky storytime outside by the pond. We'll read some ducky books, watch a ducky puppet show, make a ducky craft, and feed the ducks in the pond. Free All Ages

  3. Family Robotics: Forklift

    May 16, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Use pulleys and belts, and investigate energy transfer as you build a forklift that lifts and lowers a pallet! Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. Free All Ages

  4. Puppet Show: Puppet-palooza

    May 19, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Davis Library

    Books, songs and stories all featuring puppets! Free All Ages

  5. Mystery Book Club

    May 21, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Davis Library

    Read and discuss the featured book. Free Adults

  6. Family Robotics: Forklift

    May 22, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Davis Library

    Use pulleys and belts, and investigate energy transfer as you build a forklift that lifts and lowers a pallet! Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. Free All Ages

Library - Haggard

  1. What Are You Reading Now Book Club

    May 4, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Haggard Library

    Read and discuss great books you’ve read. Free Adults

  2. Novel Knitters

    May 4, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Bring your project, share knitting tips, or learn to knit. Free Adults

  3. Hola! Bonjour! Hello! Foreign Language Study

    May 6, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Haggard Library

    Prepare for AP oral exams or just brush up on your foreign language conversational skills. Engage in conversation with volunteers who speak Spanish and French. Free Ages 13-18

  4. App Time

    May 8, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Haggard Library

    App Time – Enjoy iPads and apps at this new program designed to boost literacy skills in a digital environment. Each session will demonstrate a book app and include free play time with tablets. Learn what makes a good app and how to best engage and experience digital tools with your child. This program is grant-funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission Free Ages 3-6

  5. Science Saturday

    May 9, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Science on the Go - Hands-on demos of our popular science kits. Free All Ages Robot Round-up - See LEGO Mindstorms robots in action Contact Science - Experiment with the Electric Adventures exhibit on loan from UT Dallas Creative Technology - Tours and demos of the Digital Creation Space, complete with green screen!

  6. Computer Programming: Animate, Draw & Explore Using Scratch

    May 9, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Learn how Scratch uses drag and drop programming which means no syntax errors. The program is always ready to run, enabling young learners to focus on the logic instead! Download Scratch to your laptop ahead of time at http://scratch.mit.edu/scratch2download/. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. Free 3rd grade and up

  7. Taste of Mah Jong

    May 10, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Meet new friends and 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. Free Adults

  8. Dance Party

    May 12, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Music and literacy go together! Move to the music, listen to books with beat and have lots of fun! Free Ages 0-5

  9. Dance Party

    May 13, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Music and literacy go together! Move to the music, listen to books with beat and have lots of fun! Free Ages 0-5

  10. Puppet Show: Gunniwolf

    May 16, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Haggard Library

    A little girl who ventures too far into the forest meets the jungle Gunniwolf! Free All Ages

  11. Taste of Mah Jong

    May 17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Meet new friends and 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. Free Adults

  12. Novel Knitters

    May 18, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Bring your project, share knitting tips, or learn to knit. Free Adults

  13. Parachute Party

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

    Up, down, and round and round – join us for music and games as we discover just how much fun we can have with a parachute! Free All Ages

  14. Premiere 101

    May 19, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Use cameras, the green screen, and Adobe Premiere to create and edit videos. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. Free Ages 13-18

  15. Parachute Party

    May 20, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Haggard Library

    Up, down, and round and round – join us for music and games as we discover just how much fun we can have with a parachute! Free All Ages

  16. Teen Anime Club

    May 20, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Haggard Library

    Teen Anime Club – Do you watch anime? Read manga? Cosplay at conventions? Whether you are new to the world of Japanese animation or a long-time fan, join us as we watch anime, discuss our favorite characters and series, and create crafts and other fan art together. Free Grades 6-12

  17. Hola! Bonjour! Hello! Foreign Language Study

    May 20, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Haggard Library

    Prepare for AP oral exams or just brush up on your foreign language conversational skills. Engage in conversation with volunteers who speak Spanish and French. Free Ages 13-18

  18. LEGOs: The Challenge

    May 22, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Can you build an object in the allotted time? Work in teams to create a Lego creation and see if your team will win! Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. Free Grades 1-5

  19. Family Movie: The LEGO Movie

    May 23, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Haggard Library

    (PG, 101 min) Free All Ages

  20. Game On!

    May 30, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Haggard Library

    Enjoy some old favorites like Dance, Dance Revolution, Wii and PlayStation. Board Games galore! Free All Ages

Library - Harrington

  1. Math Tutoring

    May 5, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    Free tutoring help is available every week at the library. Tutoring is for students struggling to maintain grade-level math, not those in advanced or honors classes. All materials will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring any unfinished math homework with them. Tutoring is provided by volunteers. Registration required Continues for students enrolled in fall 2014. No meetings March 10 or 12. Free Grades 1-12

  2. Read! Build! Play!

    May 6, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Harrington Library

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

  3. SAT Practice Test & Tutorial

    May 9, 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    Take an actual SAT test and find out right away how you can improve. The test is followed by a 1-hour tutorial and runs through lunchtime. Bring snacks and a bottle of water with you! Presented by More Than a Teacher. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. Free Grades 9-12

  4. Math Tutoring

    May 12, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    Free tutoring help is available every week at the library. Tutoring is for students struggling to maintain grade-level math, not those in advanced or honors classes. All materials will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring any unfinished math homework with them. Tutoring is provided by volunteers. Registration required Continues for students enrolled in fall 2014. No meetings March 10 or 12. Free Grades 1-12

  5. Read! Build! Play!

    May 13, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Harrington Library

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

  6. Read! Build! Play!

    May 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Harrington Library

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

  7. Air Quality and Transportation

    May 21, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harrington Library

    Breeze into this class to learn how everyday decisions affect indoor and outdoor air quality! Presented by Live Green in Plano. Registration required. Free Adults

Library - Parr

  1. Playdate Hour

    May 4, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Conversation for the grown-ups, toys and play for the kids! Food and drink are welcome. Free Ages 18-36 mos

  2. Photoshop 101

    May 6, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Parr Library

    Learn how to use Photoshop to manipulate your photos and create better images. Free Ages 13+

  3. Puppet Show: Kiss for Little Bear

    May 8, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Parr Library

    Little Bear’s thank you kiss from grandmother gets passed on to him by many animals and greatly aids the skunk’s romance! Free All Ages

  4. Playdate Hour

    May 11, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Conversation for the grown-ups, toys and play for the kids! Food and drink are welcome. Free Ages 18-36 mos

  5. Paper Flowers

    May 13, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Cool crafts for grown ups: as seen on Pinterest Learn new skills, meet new friends, and share your love of crafts. More details at http://www.pinterest.com/ppls/library-crafts. Free Adults

  6. The Write Stuff

    May 14, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Parr Library

    The Write Stuff – Interested in creative writing? Join other adults to share critiques, exchange ideas, and support each other in your creative endeavors. Both published and aspiring authors in all genres are welcome. Free Adults

  7. Let's Get Moving!

    May 15, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Get moving with books, flannel stories, songs, and more, all involving music and movement. Free Ages 2-5

  8. Playdate Hour

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

    Conversation for the grown-ups, toys and play for the kids! Food and drink are welcome. Free Ages 18-36 mos

  9. Let's Get Moving!

    May 22, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Parr Library

    Get moving with books, flannel stories, songs, and more, all involving music and movement. Free Ages 2-5

  10. Read! Build! Play!

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

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

  11. Brown Bag Book Club

    May 28, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Parr Library

    Read and discuss the featured book. Free Adults

Library - Schimelpfenig

  1. Hindi-English Bilingual Storytime

    May 4, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Enjoy stories from India and beyond. We will feature rhymes and songs in Hindi, learn some Hindi vocabulary and make a related craft. Free All Ages

  2. Pebble/Tin Magnets

    May 5, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Cool crafts for grown ups: as seen on Pinterest Learn new skills, meet new friends, and share your love of crafts. More details at http://www.pinterest.com/ppls/library-crafts. Free Adults

  3. Rockin Robotics: Intro to EV3 and Sensors

    May 6, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Get hands on with EV3 Lego Mindstorm kits with a build session and learn about two sensors: gyro and color. Must attend both days. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. Free Ages 10-12

  4. Math Tutoring

    May 7, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Free tutoring help is available every week at the library. Tutoring is for students struggling to maintain grade-level math, not those in advanced or honors classes. All materials will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring any unfinished math homework with them. Tutoring is provided by volunteers. Continues for students enrolled in fall 2014 and new students may register in person at the library starting January 2. No meetings March 10 or 12. Free Grades 1-12

  5. Puppet Show: Little Red Hen

    May 11, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    When the Little Red Hen finds that none of her friends are willing to help her make bread, but all are willing to eat the bread, will she share? Free All Ages

  6. Morning Mindstretchers

    May 12, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Have fun learning with educational toys Including simple math, science and early literacy activities. Come and go. Free All Ages

  7. Second Tuesday Book Club

    May 12, 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Read and discuss the featured book. Free Adults

  8. Rockin Robotics: Intro to EV3 and Sensors

    May 13, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Get hands on with EV3 Lego Mindstorm kits with a build session and learn about two sensors: gyro and color. Must attend both days. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. Free Ages 10-12

  9. Math Tutoring

    May 14, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Free tutoring help is available every week at the library. Tutoring is for students struggling to maintain grade-level math, not those in advanced or honors classes. All materials will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring any unfinished math homework with them. Tutoring is provided by volunteers. Continues for students enrolled in fall 2014 and new students may register in person at the library starting January 2. No meetings March 10 or 12. Free Grades 1-12

  10. Morning Mindstretchers

    May 19, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Have fun learning with educational toys Including simple math, science and early literacy activities. Come and go. Free All Ages

  11. Robotics Showcase

    May 19, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    What exactly is LEGO robotics? Come and play! We'll have opportunities to do the simple WeDo kits or the more advanced EV3. This is only for adults, so leave the kids at home and come see why so many people find them fun! Free Adults

  12. Technology Buddies

    May 21, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Are you challenged by technology or interested in learning computer basics such as mouse control or creating an email account? Join us for one-on-one help with your technology questions. Come and go event. Free Adults

  13. Wildlife on the Move: The Unhuggables

    May 23, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    All the critters you thought you hated including large hissing cockroaches, creepy tarantulas, slithery snakes, and other reptiles and invertebrates! Free All Ages

  14. Morning Mindstretchers

    May 26, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Have fun learning with educational toys Including simple math, science and early literacy activities. Come and go. Free All Ages

  15. Technology Buddies

    May 26, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Schimelpfenig Library

    Are you challenged by technology or interested in learning computer basics such as mouse control or creating an email account? Join us for one-on-one help with your technology questions. Come and go event. Free Adults

Library Genealogy

  1. Genealogy: Did My Ancestor Own Land?

    May 13, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Genealogy Center

    How to find land records. Free Adults

  2. Genealogy: Legacy Research

    May 26, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Genealogy Center

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

Main City Calendar

  1. Sunset at Memorial Park

    May 25, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sunset at Memorial Park
    2101 Bay Hill Drive
    Plano, TX

Multicultural Outreach Roundtable

  1. National Day of Prayer Event

    May 7, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers

    The National Day of Prayer was established in a joint resolution by Congress and signed by President Harry Truman in 1952. It was amended by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to be set as the First Thursday in May. It is an interfaith event with many activities in many places. The City of Plano celebrates it with a prayer hour beginning at 7 pm in the Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers of Plano City Hall.

  2. Multicultural Outreach Roundtable

    May 12, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Training Room A

Parks and Recreation

  1. Summer Program Registration

    May 2, 8:00 AM - July 31, 10:00 PM

    Summer Program registration begins at 8 a.m. on Sat., May 2 for Plano residents and at 5 a.m. on Mon., May 4 for non-residents

  2. Senior Information & Wellness Fair

    May 20, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Plano Senior Recreation Center

    Free health screenings, door prizes and much, much more. No registration necessary.

Plano Centre Public Events

  1. Collin County Christian Prayer Breakfast

    May 7, 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM @ 2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy.

    In affiliation with The National Day of Prayer, the Collin County Christian Prayer Breakfast event brings together hundreds of people from Collin County to give praise, glory and honor to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

  2. A Beka Book Home School Book Sale

    May 12, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ 2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy

    A home school curriculum and text book sale.

Police Department

  1. UNIDOS Meeting

    May 19, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Plano Police Department - Main Police Station

    The Plano Police Department invites the Hispanic Community to learn more about the Plano Police Department and the community services available to the public. When we meet, you will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of topics. For additional information about this program please visit the Department's UNIDOS Program webpage.