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  1. Dinosaurs Live! at The Heard

    September 1, 2018 - February 18, 2019 @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary’s nature trails at the 13th annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit. The exhibit always gives families and friends a fun, educational activity to enjoy together. See the dinosaurs move and hear them roar! Photo op and play area dinosaurs will be available as well. This year, the exhibit also features an outdoor fossil dig. The dinosaur trail is jogging stroller friendly (it is not suitable for strollers with small wheels or wheelchairs).

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  2. Yoga Happy Hour at McKinney Coffee Co & E.J. Wills Gastropub

    January 15, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ MCKINNEY COFFEE COMPANY

    Join us for a night of relaxation and fun! A 50 minute yoga class begins at McKinney Coffee Company at 7 pm and your ticket includes a glass of beer or wine from E.J. Wills Gastropub (right next door) following the session. All skill levels are welcome and attendees are encouraged to register in advance by calling the coffee shop and securing your ticket by phone: 214-592-0146.

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  3. Third Monday Trade Days in McKdinney

    January 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - January 20, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Located on US380 (University Dr), 2 miles west of US75 (Central Expressway)

    Achieve your New Year’s Resolution to get more exercise by walking the 16 acres of Third Monday Trade Days in McKinney. Shop for trendy apparel and accessories, indoor and outdoor décor, unique gifts, and yummy goodies at the 18 food trucks. Take advantage of the all-weather parking and streets, covered booths, heated Mall, and, best of all, bargain prices.

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  4. Nature Story Time

    January 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered.

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  5. North Texas Saluki Club

    January 19, 2019, 6:00 AM - January 20, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Back 40 at Myers Park

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  6. Birdwatching 101

    January 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Calling all Birders.. Join us as Wild Birds Unlimited McKinney presents: Birdwatching 101 with Birdie and the Bird Crew This crazy group, of Bird Experts, is ready, willing, and able to share their experience with you! If you are a beginning birdwatcher or a seasoned birder you can’t help but learn something new. The Bird Crew’s presentation will include Beginning Birding, What to look for in buying Binoculars and how to use them, Best Resource Bird Books, and the best locations to get the most enjoyment of your bird watching, plus much much more. Bird watching…. it’s the thing to do! This is a FREE Event! Call today 972-472-2022 seating is limited! A special bonus… you will receive a special coupon to be used that day! When: 9am Saturday, January 19th, 2019. McKinney, Texas

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  7. Third Saturday Nature Talks

    January 19, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Check Heard website for monthly topic.

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  8. Heard After Hours: Eclipse Watch

    January 20, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The night of January 20th gives us the rare opportunity to observe a total lunar eclipse before midnight, and the Heard is ready to celebrate this spectacular event! Join us as we use our Magic Planet exhibit to explore lunar phases and eclipses and then settle down with us on the event lawn to take in the moon’s magical journey through the shadow of the Earth. For those who need a little movement along the way, the exhibit hall and nature store will be open and family-friendly activities will be available near the eclipse-viewing area. You’re welcome to bring your own picnic and as many pillows and blankets as you need to make a comfortable viewing-nest on the ground! Camp or lounge chairs also welcome. Long-pants and closed-toed shoes highly recommended. Pre-registration is required.

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  9. Nature Story Time

    January 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered.

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  10. Bluebonnet English Setter Club

    January 26, 2019, 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM @ Show Barn at Myers Park

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  11. North Texas Barn Hunters Dog Event

    January 26, 2019, 7:00 AM - January 27, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Stall Barn at Myers Park

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  12. Wholehearted Canine Dog Training

    January 26, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Pavilion at Myers Park

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  13. Guided Trail

    January 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Experience the ecology, geology, flora and fauna of the Heard Sanctuary. Led by our trained guides, your group will spend 45-60 minutes hiking our unique landscape. Have a group of 10 or more? We may be able to arrange a private hike for your group; contact us for availability. Available September through May, as scheduled.

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  14. Four Funny Females

    January 26, 2019, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ McKinney Performing Arts Center - 420 Seat Courtroom Theater

    Since 2006, Four Funny Females, Dallas' only award winning, all-female stand-up comedy show has consistently been one of the McKinney Performing Arts Centers' most popular and requested programs. The secret is out! Four Funny Females is more than a hilarious stand-up comedy show...it's a sisterhood on a mission to get women laughing again; women who wouldn't ordinarily step foot in a traditional comedy club. "Ms. Stogner jokes about being adopted, and Ms Bartlett injects humor into her bout with cancer." THE NEW YORK TIMES Every year they attract new audiences from across the state of Texas in large part because they aim not offend but rather make the themselves and the world around them a little better. Over the past 12+ years, Four Funny Female has garnered local, regional and national buzz including but not limited to Dallas Morning News, Dallas Observer, Texas Monthly, CNN, and the NY Times. ***Rated PG13 for adult innuendo & observational comedy.

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