Plano North | May 2022



Community Impact Newspaper

Sl i de Through Summer wi th Plano Parks & Recreat i on


MONday, July 4 | 6-10 pm

Thinking Money for Kids, a nationally touring interactive exhibit Teen Movie Maker camps and Youth Entrepreneurship Academy Animal House Flip series, website development and other STEAM programs Specially designed programs for neurodiverse children and adults (“SNAP”) Job Seeker’s Toolkit series and workshops Living Well series and Money Smart for older adults 3D printing classes and 3D design software training

Nothing says summer in Plano like a swim at Jack Carter pool, morning tee time at Pecan Hollow, new friends at camp or the July Fourth fireworks show at Oak Point Park. These and many more summer pastimes are brought to you safely and professionally by your friends at Plano Parks & Recreation. Discover ways for your kids to get closer to nature. Join free Pop-Up Play days, informative nature walks and tantalizing night hikes that are great fun for any age. Parents, bring your

D i ve into Summer Learning at Plano Publ i c L i brary Summer is a great time to have fun and try something new. Find a world of possibilities for creativity and learning at Plano Public Library! Pick up your Summer Learning passport at the Summer Kickoff on Saturday, June 4 at any of these five Plano Library locations: Find the full list of summer programs and library resources on our website.


children to Sensory Swim Days at Jack Carter Pool for a morning exclusively designed for individuals on the Autism and/or sensory processing disorder spectrums. Maximize your summer fun, consider a family membership for unlimited access to our facilities and pools. With family memberships starting at just $399 a year or $49 a month for Plano families, these recreation packages offer the best value around.



The renovated Davis Library reopens to the public on May 15. Come by the library to see the significant expansion and upgrades made possible by a voter-approved bond referendum. Highlights include: · Expanded Children’s Area · Dedicated Children’s Program Room · New Study Rooms · Many Collaborative Spaces

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Davis Library | 7501 Independence Parkway Haggard Library | 2501 Coit Road Harrington Library | 1501 18th Street Parr Library | 6200 Windhaven Parkway Schimelpfenig Library | 5024 Custer Road

YOUR Next Great Adventure While hiking may be the first activity to come to mind when you think of Plano’s trails, our community’s network of shared use, soft surface and park trails offer so much more! Birders find excellent opportunities for birdwatching. Some residents use Plano’s trails for learning land navigation and geocaching. Each pursuit creates an opportunity to spend time outdoors and generates an excellent cardiovascular workout. Ever explored Plano by bike? With over 150 miles of on-street bike routes, 91 miles of shared-use paths and more than 10 miles of unpaved soft-surfaced trails, Plano is committed to ensuring a fun, safe, convenient and connected form of transportation and recreation. Learn the rules of the road at and commit to safety with Plano Parks & Recreation! Stay up to date on all Plano Parks & Recreation has to offer this summer, sign up for our e-newsletter at Then follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Be Courteous Do not block the trail.

Plan Ahead Pack a snack, don’t forget the water!

Davis Library is at 7501 Independence Parkway between Legacy Drive and Hedgcoxe Road. BOOK THE LIBRARY OUTREACH VAN Bring the joy of learning (and bubbles) to your organization or event. Request the Plano

Get a stamp each time you participate in an activity or program. Bring your completed passport to the library August 1-14 and get a prize! If you live in Plano, be sure to get your free library card.

Look & Listen Be aware of others behind & in front of you.

Leave No Trace Dispose of trash properly or take it with you.

Public Library outreach van and team.

Expand your horizons with hundreds of program options and thousands of digital and print materials. Friendly library staff will guide you to activities and resources. Discover technology training, STEAM activity kits, language learning, small business tools, early learning activities, genealogy and more at Plano Public Library.

Keep Right, Pass Left Slow down, pass safely and use signals.

Observe, Don’t Disturb Enjoy wildlife from a safe distance.

Keep Dogs Leashed Don’t forget to scoop the poop!

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