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  1. The Art of the Brick

    February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - August 18, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, The Art of the Brick is a critically acclaimed traveling exhibition boasting the world’s largest and most elaborate display of pieces constructed using only LEGO® bricks. Created by world-renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya, The Art of the Brick is designed to inspire ingenuity and creativity with original pieces and re-imagined versions of some of the world's most famous art masterpieces including Van Gogh's Starry Night and Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. And discover your inner architect in the hands-on, interactive LEGO® brick gallery The Science of the Brick, with building challenges, games, and open play spaces!

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  2. McKinney's ART MEETS FLORAL

    April 13, 2019, 8:00 AM - April 14, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Heard-Craig Center for the Arts

    This is one of McKinney's signature events featuring beautiful artwork and stunning floral arrangements. Each year, designers and artists come together to create an unparelled coupling of beautiful displays. There is an Annual People's Choice Award that provides one-year of FREE ADVERTISING for the winner of the floral competition so if you would like to add your name to the list of event Hosts, event Artists, or event Designers, please give us a call at 972-569-6909. We hope you'll join us for this premier event and vote for your favorite in our People's Choice Award. Endorsed by THE MCKINNEY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU as a "don't miss" event.

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  3. Second Saturday Bird Walk

    April 13, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.

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  4. MCKINNEY, THEN AND NOW exhibit

    April 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Collin County History Museum in Historic Downtown McKinney

    Fasten your seatbelts and come join us for a travel back in time as we focus on McKinney, Texas... Then and Now. Various types of audio/visual aids will be available and we'll be introducing augmented reality. History has never been so fascinating!

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