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Environmental Services

  1. POSTPONED - Chunk Your Junk and Shred Day

    April 4, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Environmental Collection Center (ECC)

    The spring event is postponed for a future date TBD. Chunk Your Junk events are a chance for residents to bring in their old, bulky items that are too large to set out for regular curbside pickup free of cost to the drop-off location. These events are held twice yearly, typically the first week of April and October. Free, onsite secure shredding is also offered during Chunk Your Junk events. There is also a Shred-Only Day offered in January.

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  2. CANCELED - Hazardous Household Waste Dropoff

    April 16, 2020, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Environmental Collection Center (ECC)

    The Environmental Collection Center is the City's permanent drop off facility for unwanted household hazardous materials (anything with a warning label), electronics and recyclables. This facility is operated by the City's Environmental Services Department and is open the second Saturday of every month from 10 am - 3 pm, and the Thursday and Friday before the second Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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  3. CANCELED - Hazardous Household Waste Dropoff

    April 17, 2020, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Environmental Collection Center (ECC)

    The Environmental Collection Center is the City's permanent drop off facility for unwanted household hazardous materials (anything with a warning label), electronics and recyclables. This facility is operated by the City's Environmental Services Department and is open the second Saturday of every month from 10 am - 3 pm, and the Thursday and Friday before the second Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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  4. CANCELED - Creekside Cleanup

    April 18, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Chris W. Burkett Service Center

    Creekside Cleanup is the bi-annual cleanup program open to all Mansfield residents who want to cleanup their community. The City will provide participants with free supplies to make your cleanup successful. Join us in making Mansfield the cleanest, most beautiful city in the State!

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  5. CANCELED - Hazardous Household Waste Dropoff

    April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Environmental Collection Center (ECC)

    The Environmental Collection Center is the City's permanent drop off facility for unwanted household hazardous materials (anything with a warning label), electronics and recyclables. This facility is operated by the City's Environmental Services Department and is open the second Saturday of every month from 10 am - 3 pm, and the Thursday and Friday before the second Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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  6. CANCELED - Earth Day Mansfield

    April 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Chris W. Burkett Service Center

    Earth Day Mansfield is a family friendly festival style event that puts the fun in the fundamentals of being an environmentally sustainable member of your community. This event includes educational opportunities, live music, the Mansfield Farmers Market, food and booths along with fun, engaging activities for the whole family.

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Library

  1. *CANCELLED* Bilingual Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 2, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old, both English and Spanish speakers, with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes in both English and Spanish. This story time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills and allows children to become familiar with a second language. Bilingual Story Time is every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. No registration is required.

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  2. *CANCELLED* Quilling for Adults-Reads! Edition

    April 2, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    Discover the lost art of paper quilling and learn how to do the different shapes to create beautiful designs. All materials will be provided. Program is FREE and registration is required.

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  3. *CANCELLED* Yoga for Adults

    April 2, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Have you ever wanted to try yoga, but felt you didn't know where to start? Well look no further! We have an all-levels yoga class just for you! You will learn breathing techniques, develop strength and flexibility by moving through gentle poses. This class will focus on alignment, balance and mindfulness. No prior yoga experience is needed. This program is free with no registration is required. Please make sure to bring your own yoga mat.

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  4. *CANCELLED* Family Place Workshop

    April 3, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Come play and learn during the Spring 2020 Family Place Workshop! Kiddos ages 1-3 get open playtime while caregivers interact and learn about early childhood development from community professionals. This program is intended for ages 1-3 and caregivers. Registration is required, please call 817-728-3690 or see front desk to register. Friday, April 3, 10, 17, 24

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  5. *CANCELLED* Family Place Playtime

    April 3, 2020, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.

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  6. *CANCELLED* Story Time for Tots (18mo-3Y)

    April 4, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Story Time for Tots is every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the library calendar for specific dates. No registration is required.

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  7. *CANCELLED* Basic Computer Class

    April 6, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    New to computers and the internet? Let us help! This class is for beginners and will help you learn the basics. Come in with your questions and we will work with you to help you learn. Laptops will be available for use. Please bring a flash drive if you would like to save any work. Classes are free, but registration is required.

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  8. *CANCELLED* Drop-in Ebook and Overdrive Help

    April 6, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Do you have questions about your Nook, Kindle or any other e-reader? Having trouble downloading content? Join us for an informal help session every Monday at 4 p.m. for free help with E-books and E-readers. A Mansfield Public Library card is required to use Overdrive. Please bring your Kindle, Nook, iPad, smartphone or other device. This class is free and no registration is required.

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  9. *CANCELLED* Story Time for Tots (18mo-3Y)

    April 7, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Story Time for Tots is every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the library calendar for specific dates. No registration is required.

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  10. *CANCELLED* Spanish for Beginners (18+)

    April 7, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    This program is for non-native Spanish speakers who want to learn basic Spanish skills. Join us weekly on Tuesday's from 5-6 p.m. To find out exact class schedule, contact the library or check out the library calendar. Classes are free and no registration is required. This program is limited to adults.

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  11. *CANCELLED* English Conversation Circle

    April 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    This program is for non-native English speakers who want to enhance their spoken English skills and increase their confidence in using conversational English. Join us every Tuesday at 6 p.m. This class is free and no registration is required.

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  12. *CANCELLED* Jewelry Making (18+)

    April 7, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come make your own bicycle jewelry bracelet with our jewelry artist. Don’t wear jewelry? No problem! Make something to give as a gift! All materials are provided and space is limited.

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  13. *CANCELLED* Microsoft Excel for Beginners

    April 7, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mansfield Public Library

    Need help or have questions about Microsoft Excel? Get one-on-one sessions to learn how to use Excel or brush up on your existing skills. This class is free and registration is required.

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  14. *CANCELLED* Listener's Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 8, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs and a craft. Listener’s Story Time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills, creativity and allows children to interact with others. Listener’s Story Time is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. No registration required.

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  15. *CANCELLED* Family Place Playtime

    April 8, 2020, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Playtime is open from 11-2 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.

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  16. Library Board Meeting

    April 8, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    The Mansfield Public Library Advisory Board is appointed by the City Council to serve as the liaison between the Mansfield Public Library and the community it serves, and to advise the Mansfield City Council on matters pertaining to public library service. Meetings typically are held on the second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m., but, changes may occur during the year. Please check the library calendar for the most up-to-date schedule.

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  17. *CANCELLED* Bilingual Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old, both English and Spanish speakers, with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes in both English and Spanish. This story time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills and allows children to become familiar with a second language. Bilingual Story Time is every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. No registration is required.

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  18. *CANCELLED* Home-school Art Club

    April 9, 2020, 12:30 PM - 2:45 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come learn about an artist, their techniques and participate in a hands on art project the second Thursday of each month. Choose between two time slots, either 12:30-1:30 p.m. or 1:45-2:45 p.m. The same lesson will be taught at both classes. Art Club is open to all school age children. All supplies are provided. Registration is required.

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  19. *CANCELLED* STEM Club

    April 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come explore STEM subjects with hands on projects. STEM Club meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Registration is required.

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  20. *CANCELLED* Family Place Workshop

    April 10, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Come play and learn during the Spring 2020 Family Place Workshop! Kiddos ages 1-3 get open playtime while caregivers interact and learn about early childhood development from community professionals. This program is intended for ages 1-3 and caregivers. Registration is required, please call 817-728-3690 or see front desk to register. Friday, April 3, 10, 17, 24

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  21. *CANCELLED* Family Place Playtime

    April 10, 2020, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.

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  22. *CANCELLED* Story Time for Tots (18mo-3Y)

    April 11, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Story Time for Tots is every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the library calendar for specific dates. No registration is required.

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  23. *CANCELLED* Chess Club

    April 11, 2020, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    Learn how to play chess or just brush up on your skills. All ages and levels welcome. No registration is required. Chess club occurs every second Saturday of the month from 1:30-3pm. This program is free with no registration required.

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  24. Basic Computer Class

    April 13, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    New to computers and the internet? Let us help! This class is for beginners and will help you learn the basics. Come in with your questions and we will work with you to help you learn. Laptops will be available for use. Please bring a flash drive if you would like to save any work. Classes are free, but registration is required.

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  25. Drop-in Ebook and Overdrive Help

    April 13, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Do you have questions about your Nook, Kindle or any other e-reader? Having trouble downloading content? Join us for an informal help session every Monday at 4 p.m. for free help with E-books and E-readers. A Mansfield Public Library card is required to use Overdrive. Please bring your Kindle, Nook, iPad, smartphone or other device. This class is free and no registration is required.

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  26. Story Time for Tots (18mo-3Y)

    April 14, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Story Time for Tots is every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the library calendar for specific dates. No registration is required.

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  27. Spanish for Beginners (18+)

    April 14, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    This program is for non-native Spanish speakers who want to learn basic Spanish skills. Join us weekly on Tuesday's from 5-6 p.m. To find out exact class schedule, contact the library or check out the library calendar. Classes are free and no registration is required. This program is limited to adults.

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  28. English Conversation Circle

    April 14, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    This program is for non-native English speakers who want to enhance their spoken English skills and increase their confidence in using conversational English. Join us every Tuesday at 6 p.m. This class is free and no registration is required.

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  29. Listener's Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 15, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs and a craft. Listener’s Story Time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills, creativity and allows children to interact with others. Listener’s Story Time is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. No registration required.

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  30. Family Place Playtime

    April 15, 2020, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Playtime is open from 11-2 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.

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  31. Microsoft Word for Beginners

    April 15, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Join us for Microsoft Word 2016 for beginners. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class. Please bring a flash drive if you would like to save your work. This class is free, but registration is required.

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  32. Bilingual Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 16, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old, both English and Spanish speakers, with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes in both English and Spanish. This story time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills and allows children to become familiar with a second language. Bilingual Story Time is every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. No registration is required.

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  33. *CANCELLED* Family Place Workshop

    April 17, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Come play and learn during the Spring 2020 Family Place Workshop! Kiddos ages 1-3 get open playtime while caregivers interact and learn about early childhood development from community professionals. This program is intended for ages 1-3 and caregivers. Registration is required, please call 817-728-3690 or see front desk to register. Friday, April 3, 10, 17, 24

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  34. Family Place Playtime

    April 17, 2020, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.

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  35. Story Time for Tots (18mo-3Y)

    April 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Story Time for Tots is every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the library calendar for specific dates. No registration is required.

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  36. XBox One Gaming

    April 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Join other teens in interactive XBox One Gaming at the Mansfield Public Library on the last two Saturday’s of the month from 1-3 p.m. This is a come and go event. This program is free with no registration required.

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  37. Basic Computer Class

    April 20, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    New to computers and the internet? Let us help! This class is for beginners and will help you learn the basics. Come in with your questions and we will work with you to help you learn. Laptops will be available for use. Please bring a flash drive if you would like to save any work. Classes are free, but registration is required.

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  38. Drop-in Ebook and Overdrive Help

    April 20, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Do you have questions about your Nook, Kindle or any other e-reader? Having trouble downloading content? Join us for an informal help session every Monday at 4 p.m. for free help with E-books and E-readers. A Mansfield Public Library card is required to use Overdrive. Please bring your Kindle, Nook, iPad, smartphone or other device. This class is free and no registration is required.

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  39. Story Time for Tots (18mo-3Y)

    April 21, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Story Time for Tots is every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the library calendar for specific dates. No registration is required.

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  40. Spanish for Beginners (18+)

    April 21, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    This program is for non-native Spanish speakers who want to learn basic Spanish skills. Join us weekly on Tuesday's from 5-6 p.m. To find out exact class schedule, contact the library or check out the library calendar. Classes are free and no registration is required. This program is limited to adults.

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  41. English Conversation Circle

    April 21, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    This program is for non-native English speakers who want to enhance their spoken English skills and increase their confidence in using conversational English. Join us every Tuesday at 6 p.m. This class is free and no registration is required.

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  42. As the Page Turns Book Club

    April 21, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    The library’s book club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm to discuss a variety of fiction to non-fiction genres. Titles for each month can be found at Mansfield Public Library or on our website.

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  43. Microsoft Excel for Beginners

    April 21, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mansfield Public Library

    Need help or have questions about Microsoft Excel? Get one-on-one sessions to learn how to use Excel or brush up on your existing skills. This class is free and registration is required.

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  44. Microsoft Excel for Beginners

    April 21, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mansfield Public Library

    Need help or have questions about Microsoft Excel? Get one-on-one sessions to learn how to use Excel or brush up on your existing skills. This class is free and registration is required.

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  45. Listener's Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 22, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs and a craft. Listener’s Story Time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills, creativity and allows children to interact with others. Listener’s Story Time is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. No registration required.

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  46. Family Place Playtime

    April 22, 2020, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Playtime is open from 11-2 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.

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  47. Bilingual Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 23, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old, both English and Spanish speakers, with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes in both English and Spanish. This story time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills and allows children to become familiar with a second language. Bilingual Story Time is every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. No registration is required.

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  48. Certified Employment Coaching

    April 23, 2020, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    Are you needing help in finding your next career or preparing for that job interview? Sign-up now with a certified employment/financial coach to help you with your questions about career planning and decision making. Employment coaches can guide you in mock interviews, resume questions, and more! Registration is required. Please call the library at 817-728-3690 to register for your appointment. -Appointments are for one hour blocks with the coach, one on one. -Registration opens two weeks in advance. -Call the library to register, 817-728-3690.

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  49. *CANCELLED* Family Place Workshop

    April 24, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Come play and learn during the Spring 2020 Family Place Workshop! Kiddos ages 1-3 get open playtime while caregivers interact and learn about early childhood development from community professionals. This program is intended for ages 1-3 and caregivers. Registration is required, please call 817-728-3690 or see front desk to register. Friday, April 3, 10, 17, 24

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  50. Family Place Playtime

    April 24, 2020, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.

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  51. *CANCELLED* Mansfield READS 2020: An Evening with the Author

    April 24, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Friends of the Mansfield Public Library will be celebrating an evening with the author, John Hart, to discuss the Mansfield READS 2020 book, The Last Child at our annual One City, One Book program. Please register and be a part of this wonderful night! The event will be held at Legacy High School, 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063.

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  52. Story Time for Tots (18mo-3Y)

    April 25, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Story Time for Tots is every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the library calendar for specific dates. No registration is required.

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  53. XBox One Gaming

    April 25, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Join other teens in interactive XBox One Gaming at the Mansfield Public Library on the last two Saturday’s of the month from 1-3 p.m. This is a come and go event. This program is free with no registration required.

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  54. Basic Computer Class

    April 27, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    New to computers and the internet? Let us help! This class is for beginners and will help you learn the basics. Come in with your questions and we will work with you to help you learn. Laptops will be available for use. Please bring a flash drive if you would like to save any work. Classes are free, but registration is required.

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  55. Drop-in Ebook and Overdrive Help

    April 27, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Do you have questions about your Nook, Kindle or any other e-reader? Having trouble downloading content? Join us for an informal help session every Monday at 4 p.m. for free help with E-books and E-readers. A Mansfield Public Library card is required to use Overdrive. Please bring your Kindle, Nook, iPad, smartphone or other device. This class is free and no registration is required.

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  56. Story Time for Tots (18mo-3Y)

    April 28, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Story Time for Tots is every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the library calendar for specific dates. No registration is required.

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  57. Spanish for Beginners (18+)

    April 28, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    This program is for non-native Spanish speakers who want to learn basic Spanish skills. Join us weekly on Tuesday's from 5-6 p.m. To find out exact class schedule, contact the library or check out the library calendar. Classes are free and no registration is required. This program is limited to adults.

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  58. English Conversation Circle

    April 28, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    This program is for non-native English speakers who want to enhance their spoken English skills and increase their confidence in using conversational English. Join us every Tuesday at 6 p.m. This class is free and no registration is required.

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  59. Listener's Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs and a craft. Listener’s Story Time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills, creativity and allows children to interact with others. Listener’s Story Time is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. No registration required.

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  60. Murder and Mayhem

    April 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy reading different mysteries or thrillers? The Murder and Mayhem book club will cover a different mystery title each month and will meet on the last Wednesday of the month at 10:30am. Titles for each month can be found on the website or at Mansfield Public Library.

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  61. Family Place Playtime

    April 29, 2020, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Library Community Room

    Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Playtime is open from 11-2 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.

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  62. Bilingual Story Time (3-6Y)

    April 30, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Community Room

    Children 3-6 years old, both English and Spanish speakers, with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes in both English and Spanish. This story time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills and allows children to become familiar with a second language. Bilingual Story Time is every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. No registration is required.

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  63. Certified Employment Coaching

    April 30, 2020, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    Are you needing help in finding your next career or preparing for that job interview? Sign-up now with a certified employment/financial coach to help you with your questions about career planning and decision making. Employment coaches can guide you in mock interviews, resume questions, and more! Registration is required. Please call the library at 817-728-3690 to register for your appointment. -Appointments are for one hour blocks with the coach, one on one. -Registration opens two weeks in advance. -Call the library to register, 817-728-3690.

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Nature Education

  1. Nature Music (3-5Y)

    April 15, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Music and nature come together in this new class. 3-5 year olds learn about beat, rhythm, and melody, listening to sounds produced using natural materials, instruments and voice.

    Pre-registration is required.

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  2. Little Steppers (5-17Y)

    April 15, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Students with special needs will learn about nature by exploring rotating topics through hands-on activities and experiences. The theme this class will be Brilliant Bunnies. We will learn all about bunnies and meet live animals!
    Pre-registration required.

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  3. Bark Ranger (15Y+)

    April 18, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Bring your tail wagging best friend to our new Bark Ranger certification classes! We will create a memory keepsake, talk about outdoor safety for pets, Leave no Trace, and how you and your pet can become park stewards. Upon completion of your Bark Ranger training, you and your pet will receive a certificate, honorary Bark Ranger dog tag, collapsible food bowl, and puppy treats. Then we will hit the trails to show off our new skills. All dogs must be on a fixed leash. 1 dog per registered adult. Children may attend with registered adult. Current rabies certificate must be brought to each class.
    Don’t have a dog? You can participate with a shelter dog! When you sign up you will be asked if you would like to participate with a shelter dog or bring your own dog.
    Pre-registration required.

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  4. Kayaking 101 (7Y+)

    April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Britton Park

    Take a break from the hiking trails and get on the water! We will go out in dual-seated kayaks along the creek on Joe Pool Lake. Participants will enjoy a scenic paddle looking for wildlife and plants with a naturalist. We will also instruct on safety, proper techniques, and a eco-friendly approach to paddle. Each child ages 7-17 years must be accompanied by an adult on the tour.

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  5. Terrarium Workshops (5Y+) - Fairy Garden

    April 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Come create your own mini ecosystem using succulents. The theme for this workshop will vary each class. Participants will use their imagination to create their own ecosystem to take home. All supplies are provided.
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  6. Intro to Fishing (3-16Y)

    April 19, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Ready to cast your bait and reel in the big fish this summer, but not sure how or where to start? Join us for beginning fishing classes at Oliver Nature Park. We supply the equipment and bait! This class is for junior anglers ages 3-16.
    All anglers over 16 years of age must have a valid Texas fishing license to fish in Mansfield Parks.
    Pre-registration required.

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  7. Step into Nature (18Y+)

    April 22, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Adults with special needs are invited to explore the wonder of nature through hands on experiences and activities. The theme this class will be Mammals. We will learn all about their adaptations and meet live animals!
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  8. Little Naturalists (3-5Y)

    April 22, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Come learn about nature through exploration. We will read, sing, create a craft, and have a hands-on exploration all about nature. The theme this class will be Brilliant Bunnies. We will have a hopping good time meeting our rabbit Ambassador Thumper and learning about bunnies and their behaviors.
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  9. Family Camping Trip (All Ages)

    April 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - April 26, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Cedar Hill State Park

    Spending time outdoors is easier than you think! This is a one-night workshop (10 am Saturday - 11 am Sunday) where each family (up to 4 people) gets a campsite with nearby restrooms, use of a tent, s’more supplies, and a campfire. Enjoy activities such as hiking and fishing during the camping trip.
    Registration required by April 3rd at 9 am.
    Have the supplies but want to participate in the group activities? Register for BYO session and save.

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  10. Junior Geologist - Fossil Finders (5-8Y)

    April 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Visitors to Oliver Nature Park are often focused on the plants and animals that live there. But what lies beneath our feet when we visit? Join a naturalist for a geology-related lesson and a walk to explore the inorganic side of nature. What are fossils, and how are they made? What fossils can we find at the park?
    Pre-registration is required.

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  11. Junior Geologist - Paleontology (9-14Y)

    April 25, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Visitors to Oliver Nature Park are often focused on the plants and animals that live there. But what lies beneath our feet when we visit? Join a naturalist for a geology-related lesson and a walk to explore the inorganic side of nature. How are fossils formed, and what can they tell us about the history of the Earth?

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  12. Trivia Hike

    April 25, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

    Come enjoy Oliver Nature Park and learn about the wonders of nature on a guided hike with a Naturalist! Wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. All participants over 2 years of age must pre-register. Each child/family must have at least one adult attending and registered for the program. We encourage nature walks for the whole family!
    Pre-registration required.

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Parks & Recreation

  1. Barks & Rec Running Club

    April 11, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Katherine Rose Memorial Park

    Get in shape and make a difference to a four-legged friend! Our popular running program consists of four weeks of training designed to help all ability levels go from inactivity to completing a 5k race. Meet weekly for coached runs and do additional workouts on your own. Weekly team runs will be enhanced by running partners from the Mansfield Animal Shelter, who will get a workout of their own while enjoying some fresh air with you.

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  2. STEAM Young Innovators Club (7-17Y)

    April 18, 2020, 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Young Innovators Club allows kids to start their journey through innovation. Kids will solve hands-on STEAM group activities and learn about innovators.

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  3. STEAM Innovator Toolkit Masterclass (12Y+)

    April 18, 2020, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Innovator Toolkit Masterclass offers STEAM creative problem-solving techniques and lateral thinking tools to identify out-of-the-box opportunities to deal with challenges.

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  4. Day at the Races (55Y+)

    April 18, 2020, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Spend the day at Lone Star Park. Take in the action in the heart of the Grandstand in the four story tiered Silks Dining Restaurant overlooking the track. Fee includes transportation, admissions and buffet.

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  5. Kids Zone After Dark (6-12Y)

    April 18, 2020, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Parents, enjoy a night out on a date or catching up with friends! Drop your kids off at the MAC where we'll have a movie, food, open gym, crafts, concessions, and more! A meal is included.

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  6. Chefsville (7-17Y) - Burger Bar

    April 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Kids will learn many different flavor and textural components to the basic burger. Children will make their own burgers and discuss what it is they like about their favorite burger. They will be encouraged to try something new and extend the reach of their palettes when coming to the burger bar. There will be traditional condiments and toppings. This will also include baked sweet potato fries and cookies & cream for dessert.

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Planning Department

  1. Planning and Zoning Commission meeting

    April 6, 2020, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chamber

    The Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are open to the public.

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  2. Historic Landmark Commission meeting (Meeting Cancelled)

    April 16, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Hall

    This meeting will be held in the Planning Department Conference Room. The Historic Landmark Commission meeting is open to the public.

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  3. Planning and Zoning Commission meeting

    April 20, 2020, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chamber

    The Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are open to the public.

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Police - Training

  1. Developing Leaders Training- Week 2

    April 6, 2020, 8:00 AM - April 10, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Public Safety Building

    A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER COURSE TAUGHT IN 3 ONE-WEEK MODULES DESIGNED TO FOCUS ON LEADERSHIP.

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Police Department

  1. Support Now Network Meeting

    April 6, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Caring for and supporting a loved one with a mental health challenge can be overwhelming at times and caretakers often become victims of the process themselves due to lack of support and resources. With this in mind, the Mansfield Police Department created a caretaker support group called the Support Now Network where caretakers have the opportunity to gain and give support, share struggles, and discover beneficial strategies and resources to help themselves and their loved one. The Support Now Network is a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming environment which is facilitated by a certified Mental Health/Crisis Intervention Officer with years of experience in this area who also teaches Crisis Intervention and mental health related courses to officers from all over the Metroplex.

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  2. Support Now Network Meeting

    April 6, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Caring for and supporting a loved one with a mental health challenge can be overwhelming at times and caretakers often become victims of the process themselves due to lack of support and resources. With this in mind, the Mansfield Police Department created a caretaker support group called the Support Now Network where caretakers have the opportunity to gain and give support, share struggles, and discover beneficial strategies and resources to help themselves and their loved one. The Support Now Network is a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming environment which is facilitated by a certified Mental Health/Crisis Intervention Officer with years of experience in this area who also teaches Crisis Intervention and mental health related courses to officers from all over the Metroplex.

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  3. Support Now Network Meeting

    April 20, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Caring for and supporting a loved one with a mental health challenge can be overwhelming at times and caretakers often become victims of the process themselves due to lack of support and resources. With this in mind, the Mansfield Police Department created a caretaker support group called the Support Now Network where caretakers have the opportunity to gain and give support, share struggles, and discover beneficial strategies and resources to help themselves and their loved one. The Support Now Network is a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming environment which is facilitated by a certified Mental Health/Crisis Intervention Officer with years of experience in this area who also teaches Crisis Intervention and mental health related courses to officers from all over the Metroplex.

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  4. Support Now Network Meeting

    April 20, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center

    Caring for and supporting a loved one with a mental health challenge can be overwhelming at times and caretakers often become victims of the process themselves due to lack of support and resources. With this in mind, the Mansfield Police Department created a caretaker support group called the Support Now Network where caretakers have the opportunity to gain and give support, share struggles, and discover beneficial strategies and resources to help themselves and their loved one. The Support Now Network is a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming environment which is facilitated by a certified Mental Health/Crisis Intervention Officer with years of experience in this area who also teaches Crisis Intervention and mental health related courses to officers from all over the Metroplex.

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Public Meetings

  1. Regular City Council Meeting

    April 13, 2020, All Day

    Closed session begins at 5:00 p.m. Open session begins at 7:00 p.m.

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  2. Regular City Council Meeting

    April 27, 2020, All Day @ City Hall

    Closed session begins at 5:00 p.m. Open session begins at 7:00 p.m.

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