Food truck park zoning, holiday singalong & more: 4 things happening in Plano this week, Dec. 19-22

The city of Plano's proposed bond referendum includes funding for the Parks and Recreation Department as well as Plano Fire-Rescue and the Plano Police Department.

The city of Plano's proposed bond referendum includes funding for the Parks and Recreation Department as well as Plano Fire-Rescue and the Plano Police Department.

Monday, Dec. 19


Planning and Zoning meeting: Commissioners will discuss the rezoning of 93.9 acres on the west side of US 75 and about 370 feet south of Legacy Drive to allow for multifamily residence, single-family residence, a food truck park and modified development standards, according to the agenda. Other items discussed include a permit for an independent living facility, Granite Park and 127 single-family residences at Legacy West. There will be nine public hearings during Monday's meeting, which will take place in the Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers, 1520 K Ave., Plano.

Tuesday, Dec. 20


City Council meeting: Plano City Council will hold its regular meeting on Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. At the meeting, council members will vote to approve the lease of space from Legacy West to be used for Visit Plano through a ten-year term. Council members will also discuss the Downtown Plano Public Improvement District. This meeting will be held in the Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers, 1520 K Ave., Plano. The full agenda can be found online.

Wednesday, Dec. 21


The Homeschool Children’s Play Association will present "The Little Red Hen" and "The Double Crossed Crosser" on Dec. 21. The Homeschool Children’s Play Association will present "The Little Red Hen" and "The Double Crossed Crosser" on Dec. 21.[/caption]

‘The Little Red Hen’ and ‘The Double Crossed Crosser’: The Homeschool Children’s Play Association presents the one-hour production with music, dancing and suspense. “The Little Red Hen” is a twist on the classic children’s story with a content, complaining cow helping out the hard-working little red hen.

In “The Double Crossed Crosser,” Plon, a forest spirit, is tired of playing second fiddle to the other forest spirits. He follows Licro, the evil Lord of the Forest, but in the end, the double crosser is double-crossed.

6 p.m. Free. Rover Dramawerks Theatre, 221 W. Parker Road, Ste. 580, Plano. http://homeschoolchildrensplayassociation.weebly.com. hcpaquestions@yahoo.com

Thursday, Dec. 22


Holiday Sing Along: The community is invited to join musicians from the Plano Symphony Orchestra in Christmas carols. Songs include “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” “Silent Night,” “Jingle Bells” and “Away in a Manger.” The event is open to attendees of all ages.

3-4 p.m. Free. Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Road, Plano. 972-769-4250. www.planolibrary.org
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By Cassidy Ritter

Cassidy graduated from the University of Kansas in 2016 with a degree in Journalism and a double minor in business and global studies. She has worked as a reporter and editor for publications in Kansas, Colorado and Australia. She was hired as senior reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano edition in August 2016. Less than a year later, she took the role of editor for the McKinney edition.


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