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Posted on: September 20, 2021

September Project Update

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We're working to build a better Mansfield, and we are so thankful for our incredibly connected community that's willing to help! 

Through surveys, online submissions and public feedback events, we've been gathering your ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Park Project Update & Public Meetings Scheduled

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What's happening in Mansfield Parks? A lot! Keep reading for details about two important public feedback meetings, as well as other park projects and development news.

Veterans Memorial at Julian Feild Park

The City Council's Public Memorials Sub-Committee ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Thursday is MAC Fall Discount Day

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Looking for family fun this fall, or your new favorite hobby? Thursday, Aug. 19, is the annual MAC Fall Discount Day, a chance to save up to 15% off online registration fees for all classes, camps and programs offered by the Mansfield Mansfield Activities...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Veterans Memorial Park Update

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Julian Feild Park is the oldest park in Mansfield, built in 1960 and named after one of our city's founding fathers. With that historic significance in mind, the park was selected as the location for a future Veterans Memorial. 

The proje...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Senior Lifestyles Programs Resume

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Senior classes and social time have resumed at the Mansfield Activities Center for the first time since COVID-19 related closures began in March of 2020. Staff is eager to see their favorite familiar faces as well as welcome in new friends while the progr...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Recreation Center & Library Study Underway

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In April 2021, Mansfield City Council approved a feasibility study to begin preparing for a new multigenerational recreation center and library facility, which was the top priority out of our 2020 Master Plan

The study, being conducted by the ar...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Two New Park Projects Announced

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What's the only thing better than Mansfield parks? MORE Mansfield parks! BETTER Mansfield parks!

We are thrilled to announce two new projects recently approved by City Council. Just in time for the 25th anniversary of its opening, resident-favorit...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Mansfield Parks & Rec April 2021 Update

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Happy Birthday MAC!

We're celebrating 20 years of the Mansfield Activities Center and you're invited to the party! Join us Thursday, April 22 for a special birthday party with free games, activities and giveaways as well as our Summer Discount Day...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Free Public Wi-Fi Added to Nine Parks & Downtown

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Did you hear that nine of our parks are now enabled with free Wi-Fi? While we're the first to encourage everyone enjoy screen-free time, this new feature allows families to work or attend school in the fresh air instead of cooped up indoors, with high spe...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Mansfield Parks to the Rescue!

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Longtime Mansfield resident Mike Hanke is crediting parks employee Heath Woodard for being on the scene and providing assistance during his recent medical emergency. 

Some people might think it’s a case of being in the right place at the...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Walnut Creek Linear Trail Expansion Underway

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Who's ready to hit the trails? Construction will begin early February on Phase 3A of the Walnut Creek Linear Trail, which will extend the existing trail from James McKnight Park East around the exterior of the Shops at Broad development and down Carlin Rd...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 28, 2020

2020 Parks and Recreation Master Plan Adopted

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Sixty years ago, a group of volunteers built Julian Feild Park with just a few handmade tables and swings to give the small, rural town of 1,200 a place to gather together. Mansfield looks a lot different now, with nearly 76,000 residents and a bustling e...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Farr Best Theater Announces 2021-22 Show Schedule

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The Farr Best Theater is excited to announce its 2021-22 season, with a packed schedule of 16 shows between October and February.

“We're changing the way we program shows at the Farr Best this season,” Rosalie Gilbert, the Cultural Arts Supervisor for the ...

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