Volunteer Events

volunteer events

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July Volunteer Opportunities: 


Ongoing: 

 

Adopt A Tree Heritage Oak Tree at the San Marcos Cemetery (water 1 time a month)

Adopt A Park Tree Watering in our local parks every 1-2 weeks. 

Contact Kelly Eby for more information keby@sanmarcostx.gov

Adopt A Spot (6 work days a year)

                Contact Keep San Marcos Beautiful: keepSMTXbeautiful@sanmarcostx.gov 

 

EVERY Tuesday: Garden Maintenance Workdays

                Where: Discovery Center (420 Riverside Dr- across from Herbert’s Taco Hut)

                Time: 8am-11am

                Activity: learn about propagation; trail & demonstration bed maintenance, pond maintenance; tree care; composting; vegetable garden maintenance; bird watching maintenance

                Special instructions: wear close-toed shoes; all tools and supplies are provided

                Contact: Eric Weeks (eweeks@sanmarcostx.gov

 

EVERY Wednesday: Downtown Clean Up

                Where: meet at the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce (202 CM Allen at Hutchison)

                Time: 8:30am-11:30am

                Activity: landscaping, sticker removal, litter cleanup, painting, and beyond!

                Special instructions: only need 3-5 volunteers each time

                Contact: Jeremy Gonzales (jgonzales@sanmarcostx.gov)  

 

Saturday July 2: Hot Spot Clean Up

Where: Purgatory Creek (meet at 300 S LBJ- park on the street)

                Time: 7am-9am

                Activity: picking up litter along Purgatory Creek 

                Special Instructions: NOTE the time change; wear waterproof shoes or waders

                Contact: Amy Thomaides (athomaides@sanmarcostx.gov)  cell: 512.618.9951 (day of)

 

Saturday July 9: Prospect Park/Lower Purgatory Creek Natura Area

                Where: Prospect Park (park at dead end of Progress St or along Columbia Ave)

                Time: 7am-9am

                Activity: removing Ligustrum and Nandina, cutting and spreading limbs and litter removal

                Special Instructions: sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084ba8ae2ca7fc1-habitat

                Contact: Eric Weeks (eweeks@sanmarcostx.gov)  

 

Saturday July 16: Downtown Clean Up

                  Where: meet at the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce (202 N CM Allen)

                  Time: 9am-noon

                  Activity: landscaping, sticker removal, litter cleanup, painting, and beyond!

                Special instructions: bring water if want.

                Contact: Jeremy Gonzales (jgonzales@sanmarcostx.gov)  

 

Thank you for helping keep San Marcos beautiful!

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