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December 25, 2020, All Day
All offices will be closed.
November 23, 2020, 8:00 AM - January 4, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Environmental Collection Center (ECC)
Thanksgiving, with its fried turkeys, buttery foods, and gravy, can be hard on the diet—and on pipes and sewer systems. Instead of washing your grease down the drain, participate in the Holiday Grease Roundup and recycle it for free! The collected cooking oil and grease will be recycled into biodiesel or biogas, reducing landfill waste and providing alternative fuel that is clean and green.
December 10, 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.
December 11, 2020, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Environmental Collection Center (ECC)
December 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Environmental Collection Center (ECC)
December 3, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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.
December 3, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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! We will learn first how to breathe and then we will develop strength and flexibility by moving through gentle poses. This class will focus on alignment, balance, and mindfulness. No prior yoga experience is needed. Program is FREE but registration is required.
December 4, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Babies 0-18 months with a caregiver can enjoy 20-30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays, sign language and rhymes, building early literacy and listening skills. Zoom Baby Story Time is every Friday at 10:30 am.
December 8, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Mansfield Public Library
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.
December 9, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
December 10, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
December 10, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Come virtually learn about an artist, their techniques and participate in a hands on art project the second Thursday of each month.
December 10, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Come explore STEM subjects with hands on projects every second Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m.
December 11, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
December 15, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Mansfield Public Library
December 15, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join our card making expert to learn how to design and create some unique handmade and professional looking cards. Program is free and all supplies and materials will be provided. Registration is required.
Supplies must be picked up three days prior to the program, or your spot will be released to the next person on the wait-list.
Zoom registration link will be sent 24 hours before the program to the registered attendees.
December 16, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Join us for our Murder and Mayhem book discussion! December's book club will be focusing on The Guest List by Lucy Foley. Please register in order to receive the Zoom link.
December 17, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
December 17, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us for a virtual Get Crafty! Participate on a hands on project virtually from the comfort of your own home with all supplies provided.
December 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
December 6, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
Catch a Rainbow Trout with us! Learn about bait and lures specific to trout, and what makes a good trout habitat. We supply equipment and bait!
All anglers over 16 years of age must have a valid Texas fishing license to fish in Mansfield Parks. Pre-registration required.
December 12, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
December 16, 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. We will learn all about their adaptations and meet live animals! Pre-registration required.
December 16, 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 Dear Deer. Pre-registration required.
December 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ 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.
December 18, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
We will be making 3 ornaments that can be treasured for years to come. Pre-registration is required.
December 21, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM @ 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.
December 28, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park
Use your wildlife knowledge to help us crack the case! We will be analyzing wildlife crime scenes to gather clues and evidence, so that we can identify who or what was the perpetrator. Pre-registration is required.
December 29, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 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.
December 29, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 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.
December 29, 2020, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM @ McClendon Park West
December 4, 2020, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center
Even Texas kids need to experience sledding! Our popular ice hill will be at the Mansfield Activities Center, 106 S. Wisteria St., for one night of sledding and other outdoor games. Masks, capacity limits and PREREGISTRATION required.
December 4, 2020, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Our favorite elf is back for socially distant visits! Santa will stay on his porch at The LOT Downtown, 100 W. Main St., as kids approach, share their dreams and take a picture safely. Masks, capacity limits and PREREGISTRATION required.
Free; bring your own camera.
December 4, 2020, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ City Hall
The official City of Mansfield tree will be on display at City Hall, 1200 E. Broad St., all month long to view and take a photo; lights turn on at each night starting Dec. 4. Free
December 5, 2020, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Browse a carefully curated selection of local artists and handmade gift items in our open-air holiday market at 210 Smith Street in Historic Downtown Mansfield. Masks, capacity limits and social distance required.
December 5, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
December 11, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
December 11, 2020, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
December 11, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mansfield Activities Center
Come learn and play Pickleball! This is a great sport for the whole family. All ages and skill levels will love this popular sport. Limited equipment provided. Bring your friends and family!
December 3, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Mansfield ISD Center for Performing Arts
December 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chamber
December 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Community Room
December 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall > City Hall Council Chamber
December 14, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Chris W. Burkett Service Center Training Room
December 14, 2020, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chamber
December 17, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chamber
December 21, 2020, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chamber
December 24, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mansfield Historical Museum
December 28, 2020, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chamber