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July 11, 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.
Some changes in drop-off procedures have been added to ensure safety for both staff and residents.
Residents will be required to stay in their vehicles. Staff will unload all materials.
Staff will wear masks and gloves and maintain social distancing as much as feasible.
Residents are requested to wear a mask covering both the nose and mouth during verbal exchanges with staff.
July 25, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Environmental Collection Center (ECC)
COVID-19 Update: Residents should remain in their cars during drop off.
Residents will drive through and drop off items to be securely shredded on site. Place materials to be shredded in disposable containers such as boxes or bags. For the safety of our residents and staff, non-disposable containers will not be be returned.
July 14, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Virtual Zoom Programming
Is your occasional lapse in memory a sign of Alzheimer's disease, or is just a part of growing older? James L. West Alzheimer Center will join Mansfield Public Library in providing better understanding of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia through a virtual meeting. Sign up and register in order to receive your registration link. Registration required.
July 22, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Virtual Book Club-Zoom Meeting
Join the library's monthly book club in discussing a variety of mystery and thriller books.
Find out more here: https://mansfieldtexas.gov/358/Book-Clubs-Discussions
July 28, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Mansfield Public Library > Library Community Room
Join the library's monthly book club in discussing a variety of books ranging from fiction to non-fiction.
Find out more here: https://mansfieldtexas.gov/358/Book-Clubs-Discussions
July 12, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 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.
July 13, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
Are you interested in science? Enjoy a science starter pack and learn about a different field of science each day! We will learn about topics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. Then, we will put our new knowledge to use with experiments and hands-on demonstrations. We will also take hikes through Oliver Nature Park to make observations of scientific principles in nature. Oliver Nature Park drawstring bag and daily snack are included in registration fee. Pre-registration by July 10th at 12 pm.
July 14, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 16, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 17, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 17, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to join Oliver Nature Park staff for a night of FUN while mom and dad take a night off! We will be fishing, hiking, and other outdoor adventures. Includes dinner, exploration throughout the park and fishing, ending with a twilight hike. We'll provide pizza and a drink! Children should be prepared for the outdoor adventure including proper shoes, insect repellent, and a jacket. Pre-registration required.
July 18, 2020, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ 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. Pre-registration required.
July 20, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
Students will learn all about the layers of the forest including the plants, animals, and insects that live there. Each day we will study a specific layer of the forest: forest floor, herb layer, shrub layer, understory, and canopy. Students will get an up-close look at plants, animals, and more that share an unique ecosystem in our park. Daily activities will include crafts, experiments, nature walks, games, and hands-on nature exploration. Oliver Nature Park drawstring bag and daily snack are included in registration. Pre-registration required by the Friday July 17th at 12 pm.
July 21, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 22, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 23, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 24, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 26, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
July 27, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 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.
July 27, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 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. How are fossils formed, and what can they tell us about the history of the Earth? Pre-registration is required.
July 28, 2020, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Britton Park
July 28, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 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.
July 29, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 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 Nature Artistry. Pre-registration required.
July 30, 2020, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
Come create your own mini ecosystem using succulents. The theme for this workshop will vary each class. All supplies are provided. Pre-registration required.
July 31, 2020, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM @ McClendon Park West
Find out how fun picking up a bow and being outdoors can be at McClendon Park West! This class is designed for beginning archers to learn the basics and good techniques with a USA Archery certified instructor. Archery teaches respect for nature and builds confidence through practice. Bows and arrows are provided.
July 31, 2020, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ McClendon Park West
July 13, 2020, 9:30 AM - July 17, 2020, 12:00 PM @ Farr Best Theater
Campers will learn fun dance moves to Kids Bop songs, do crafts, have mini spa treatments, play games, dress up and sing karaoke. Come to camp in your PJs! Camp is held at Farr Best Theater (109 N Main St). Camp will be held from 07/13-07/16.
July 13, 2020, 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center
Students participate in station-based activities that develop tumbling, stunting, choreography, motions, jumps, and performance skills. Held at MAC. Camp will be held from 07/13-07/17.
July 13, 2020, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center
Hey kids! Have you ever wondered what your parents or grandparents ate when they were your age? Well, here's your chance to come and cook up some of your parents and grandparents favorite foods from the 20s-90s. Learn about what their lives were like during these decades through an interactive experience at cooking camp. Camp will be held from 07/12-07/16.
July 20, 2020, 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Clayton W. Chandler Park
Tennis skills will be taught with individual drills, skill challenges, and match play. Class held at Chandler Park. Camp will be held from 07/20-07/24.
July 20, 2020, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center
Enjoy going beyond a recipe! Kids will use imagination and innovation to come up with amazing recipes. This camp will be hands on where kids experiment with a variety of dishes. Kids will test their own ideas to put spins on recipes. Camp will be held from 07/20-07/23.
July 27, 2020, 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Mansfield National Golf Course
Skills will be taught and developed through physical activity, character development, and academic lessons. Held at Mansfield National Golf Club. Camp will be held from 07/27-07/31.
July 27, 2020, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center
Build and program robots using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 or NXT system! Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving and teamwork skills. Work in small groups, program and build your robot and rise to the challenge. Control the robot to avoid obstacles, pick up and carry objects, and play sounds. Projects are structured so that students work in an open-ended, investigative environment while having fun. Camp will be held from 07/27-07/31.
July 20, 2020, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chamber
The Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are open to the public.
July 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.
July 13, 2020, All Day
Closed session begins at 5:00 p.m. Open session begins at 7:00 p.m.