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50 - Plus Programs

  1. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 3, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  2. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 4, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  3. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 6, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  4. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 10, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  5. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 11, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  6. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 13, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  7. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 17, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  8. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 18, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  9. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 20, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  10. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 24, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  11. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 25, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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  12. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 27, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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Garbage & Recycling

  1. Keep San Marcos Beautiful Hot Spot Clean Up

    August 7, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Keep San Marcos Beautiful and the Habitat Conservation Plan host a monthly Hot Spot Clean Up on the 1st Saturday of each month. The location varies each month to areas that need extra care. Anyone is welcome and encouraged to participate. Keep an eye on the Keep San Marcos Beautiful event page on Facebook for updates.

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  2. Monthly Brush Drop-Off

    August 14, 2021, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Visit the Brush Drop-Off page for more info

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Library

  1. Summer Reading Program

    June 7, 2021, 9:00 AM - August 6, 2021, 6:00 PM

    Read books, win prizes! Reading logs are available for children, teens, and adults starting June 7th. The first day to turn in completed logs will be June 14th. The last day to turn in completed logs is August 6th.

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  2. Book Matchmaking

    August 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Online program via Google Form.

    The librarians at the San Marcos Public Library are here to play matchmaker! Take a chance and let us set you up on a book date. If you’re lucky, you may even find your next favorite book! Fill out the linked form to participate. Based on your preferences we will place two books on hold for you. You must have a San Marcos Public Library card to participate.

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  3. Lion Puppet Take & Make Craft

    August 2, 2021, 9:00 AM - August 6, 2021, 6:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Pick up a lion puppet craft to take home and make. Available while supplies last.

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  4. Whole Body Mindfulness Workshop

    August 2, 2021, 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Come experience a rejuvenating morning of mindful activities—meditation, yoga, and sound therapy. Nutrition and sleep wellness information will be provided as well. Prizes will be raffled throughout the morning. Registration is required.

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  5. High School Academics and College Admissions

    August 2, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    Your path to college begins your first year in high school as you make yourself college ready. Grades and test scores are important factors in college admission. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  6. Career Counseling

    August 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive career counseling on planning, choosing, changing, or leaving a career, accessing training and educational opportunities, or financial counseling. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  7. Storytime

    August 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  8. Science Squad

    August 3, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Online program via Zoom.

    Hands-on science experiments make learning fun! Presented by the Texas State Service Learning Initiative and the Department of Biology. For ages 4 to 10. Registration is required.

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  9. Finding Your Dream Colleges

    August 3, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    Planning for college can be stressful. Let us put you at ease. Join this session to overcome fears, dispel common myths, and learn how the college admissions process can actually be a fun experience (really!). We’ll share valuable insights and insider information to help you get into your dream school. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  10. Childcare Job Fair

    August 4, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Looking to work with children? As more of us are going back to work, demand for daycare has gone up. Childcare centers are hiring teachers and other staff members to meet this demand. Bring your resume and network with a variety of local daycare centers to find your perfect match. This job fair was organized thanks to Start Smart Hays & Caldwell, an early childhood coalition.

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  11. Science Squad

    August 4, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Hands-on science experiments make learning fun! Presented by the Texas State Service Learning Initiative and the Department of Biology. For ages 4 to 10. Registration is required.

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  12. First Wednesday Book Club

    August 4, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Adults gather once a month to discuss a book chosen by the group. August 4th - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. September 1st - At Home by Bill Bryson. October 6 - Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner. November 3- Nomadland: Surviving American in the 21st Century by Jessica Bruder.

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  13. SAT, ACT, or Both?

    August 4, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    Join the experts at The Princeton Review to learn about the differences and similarities between the SAT and ACT. What are the unique challenges each test type presents? What should you consider when trying to decide which is best for you? What resources are available to help you in that decision? Come learn the answers to these questions and more in this online session. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  14. Chess Night

    August 4, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    All ages and skill levels are welcome to attend for casual chess games. Chess sets and clocks are provided so attendees only need to bring themselves.

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  15. San Marcos Fiber Arts

    August 4, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join this group to enjoy the fiber craft of your choosing and meet other fiber-loving folks. Bring your own fiber projects to work on. Meets every Wednesday.

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  16. Job Search Help

    August 5, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive help with forms, job applications, resumes, cover letters, or interviews. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  17. Teen Anime Party

    August 5, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join us for an anime party, where we’ll watch and discuss our favorite shows, while eating pizza and playing games! Come socialize and meet other anime-loving teens! For ages 12-17.

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  18. Test-Optional Admissions

    August 5, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    More than 1,200 U.S. colleges are test-optional, meaning the college doesn't require test scores, at least not from most students. If you are not a great test-taker or think your test scores don’t accurately reflect your abilities as a student, you might consider applying to test-optional schools. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  19. Dinosaur George

    August 6, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Get ready to roar as Dinosaur George shakes the library with the amazing truth about prehistoric reptiles. Even the most devoted dino fans will learn something new at his show, and you don’t want to miss his fantastic collection of fossils on display. For ages 3 and up. Free ticket required; tickets available starting July 30th.

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  20. Fiber Friends

    August 6, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join this group to enjoy the fiber craft of your choosing and meet other fiber-loving folks. Bring your own fiber projects to work on. Meets every Wednesday.

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  21. Technology & Computer Help

    August 6, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    The library offers free technology and computer help every Friday in basic computing skills, Internet, email, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. You can also get help with your mobile device. Looking to apply for a job? We can help with resumes and online applications.

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  22. Dinosaur George

    August 6, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Get ready to roar as Dinosaur George shakes the library with the amazing truth about prehistoric reptiles. Even the most devoted dino fans will learn something new at his show, and you don’t want to miss his fantastic collection of fossils on display. For ages 3 and up. Free ticket required; tickets available starting July 30th.

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  23. Dinosaur George

    August 6, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Get ready to roar as Dinosaur George shakes the library with the amazing truth about prehistoric reptiles. Even the most devoted dino fans will learn something new at his show, and you don’t want to miss his fantastic collection of fossils on display. For ages 3 and up. Free ticket required; tickets available starting July 30th.

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  24. Crafting Your College Application Essays

    August 6, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    The college application essay is your chance to show schools who you are. Learn how to write a college essay that sets you apart. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  25. PSAT Practice Test

    August 7, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    Get PSAT practice and make a plan to improve your score. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  26. Altered Book Art

    August 9, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Altered book art is the practice of using a book as the basis for an art piece or journal. Only found books past their prime will be used in this session—no public library books. Instructor Tanya Turley will lead this informative and interactive altered book art session. All materials provided; however, you may bring items to add to your project. Registration is required.

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  27. Career Counseling

    August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive career counseling on planning, choosing, changing, or leaving a career, accessing training and educational opportunities, or financial counseling. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  28. Storytime

    August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  29. ACT Strategy Session

    August 10, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    This session is designed for both parents AND students! Join us and learn all about the ACT! After this virtual event you will understand the strategies and skills needed on the test and let our experts guide your family through the ACT and what a "good score" can look like! This event will also allow you to develop a timeline for admissions! Registrants of this event will receive a free online ACT test to provide you with an idea of your starting score! Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  30. San Marcos Fiber Arts

    August 11, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join this group to enjoy the fiber craft of your choosing and meet other fiber-loving folks. Bring your own fiber projects to work on. Meets every Wednesday.

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  31. Job Search Help

    August 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive help with forms, job applications, resumes, cover letters, or interviews. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  32. Fiber Friends

    August 13, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join this group to enjoy the fiber craft of your choosing and meet other fiber-loving folks. Bring your own fiber projects to work on. Meets every Wednesday.

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  33. Storytime

    August 13, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  34. Technology & Computer Help

    August 13, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    The library offers free technology and computer help every Friday in basic computing skills, Internet, email, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. You can also get help with your mobile device. Looking to apply for a job? We can help with resumes and online applications.

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  35. Become a Deputized Voter Registrar

    August 13, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Become deputized to register voters in a training conducted by the League of Women Voters of Hays County. The Hays County Elections Office will be present to test and administer your oath. You will earn a card with your deputy ID number as well as voter registration cards after successfully completing the one-hour course. The League will provide resources for locating opportunities to register voters.

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  36. Alligator Take & Make Craft

    August 16, 2021, 9:00 AM - August 20, 2021, 6:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Pick up an alligator craft to take home and make. Available while supplies last.

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  37. Career Counseling

    August 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive career counseling on planning, choosing, changing, or leaving a career, accessing training and educational opportunities, or financial counseling. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  38. Storytime

    August 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  39. SAT, ACT, or Both?

    August 17, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    Join the experts at The Princeton Review to learn about the differences and similarities between the SAT and ACT. What are the unique challenges each test type presents? What should you consider when trying to decide which is best for you? What resources are available to help you in that decision? Come learn the answers to these questions and more in this online session. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  40. Chess Night

    August 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    All ages and skill levels are welcome to attend for casual chess games. Chess sets and clocks are provided so attendees only need to bring themselves.

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  41. San Marcos Fiber Arts

    August 18, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join this group to enjoy the fiber craft of your choosing and meet other fiber-loving folks. Bring your own fiber projects to work on. Meets every Wednesday.

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  42. Job Search Help

    August 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive help with forms, job applications, resumes, cover letters, or interviews. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  43. Poetry @ the Public

    August 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join us for a monthly poetry share hosted by poet and library staff member E.D. Watson. This event will take place every third Thursday of the month.

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  44. Fiber Friends

    August 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join this group to enjoy the fiber craft of your choosing and meet other fiber-loving folks. Bring your own fiber projects to work on. Meets every Wednesday.

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  45. Storytime

    August 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  46. Technology & Computer Help

    August 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    The library offers free technology and computer help every Friday in basic computing skills, Internet, email, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. You can also get help with your mobile device. Looking to apply for a job? We can help with resumes and online applications.

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  47. Career Counseling

    August 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive career counseling on planning, choosing, changing, or leaving a career, accessing training and educational opportunities, or financial counseling. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  48. Storytime

    August 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  49. Adult Jewelry Making

    August 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    We’re making hardware jewelry again! This time, we’ll be making bracelets! All materials will be provided. Registration is required.

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  50. Free HVAC Classes

    August 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Must be eligible to work in the US, have a high school diploma or GED, and not higher than an associate degree from a US college. Taught by Austin Community College and sponsored by Community Action, Inc. To register for an orientation session, please contact Francesca Ramirez at framirez@communityaction.com. Space is limited!

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  51. SAT Strategy Session

    August 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    This session is designed for both parents AND students. Join us and learn all about the SAT! Understand the strategies and skills needed on the test and let our experts guide your family through the SAT and what defines a "good score"! This event will also help you develop a timeline for admissions! Registrants of this event also receive a free online SAT test that provides you with an idea of your starting score! Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  52. 1 Million Cups SMTX

    August 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Online program via Zoom

    Join us for a free, monthly educational program designed to engage, connect, and support local entrepreneurs and start-ups. Email dcarter@sanmarcostx.gov to register for the Zoom link.

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  53. San Marcos Fiber Arts

    August 25, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join this group to enjoy the fiber craft of your choosing and meet other fiber-loving folks. Bring your own fiber projects to work on. Meets every Wednesday.

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  54. Job Search Help

    August 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive help with forms, job applications, resumes, cover letters, or interviews. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  55. Free HVAC Classes

    August 26, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Must be eligible to work in the US, have a high school diploma or GED, and not higher than an associate degree from a US college. Taught by Austin Community College and sponsored by Community Action, Inc. To register for an orientation session, please contact Francesca Ramirez at framirez@communityaction.com. Space is limited!

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  56. Night Owl BUJO (Bullet Journaling)

    August 26, 2021, 10:00 PM - 10:40 PM @ Online program via Zoom

    Are you a night owl? Got thoughts swirling around in your head? Join us for bullet journaling (or the journal of your choice)! We spend the time preparing our journals for the upcoming month, drinking a beverage of choice, and chatting on Zoom. All are welcome! Registration is required.

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  57. Fiber Friends

    August 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Join this group to enjoy the fiber craft of your choosing and meet other fiber-loving folks. Bring your own fiber projects to work on. Meets every Wednesday.

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  58. Storytime

    August 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  59. Technology & Computer Help

    August 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    The library offers free technology and computer help every Friday in basic computing skills, Internet, email, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. You can also get help with your mobile device. Looking to apply for a job? We can help with resumes and online applications.

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  60. Free HVAC Classes

    August 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Must be eligible to work in the US, have a high school diploma or GED, and not higher than an associate degree from a US college. Taught by Austin Community College and sponsored by Community Action, Inc. To register for an orientation session, please contact Francesca Ramirez at framirez@communityaction.com. Space is limited!

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  61. Career Counseling

    August 31, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive career counseling on planning, choosing, changing, or leaving a career, accessing training and educational opportunities, or financial counseling. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  62. Storytime

    August 31, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  63. Finding Your Dream Colleges

    August 31, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    Planning for college can be stressful. Let us put you at ease. Join this session to overcome fears, dispel common myths, and learn how the college admissions process can actually be a fun experience (really!). We’ll share valuable insights and insider information to help you get into your dream school. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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  64. Free HVAC Classes

    August 31, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Must be eligible to work in the US, have a high school diploma or GED, and not higher than an associate degree from a US college. Taught by Austin Community College and sponsored by Community Action, Inc. To register for an orientation session, please contact Francesca Ramirez at framirez@communityaction.com. Space is limited!

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Main Calendar

  1. Discovery Camp

    June 14, 2021, 7:30 AM - August 13, 2021, 5:30 PM

    Discovery Camp is a nine-week program developed for children ages 5-10. The program is offered from Jun. 14 to Aug. 13, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Campers will have the chance to be outside, build things, work as a team, develop leadership skills and have fun! Children will participate in a variety of activities, including science experiments, arts and crafts, games, and more! Program enrollment is limited to 26 children per week. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by San Marcos CISD. For more information, visit Camps Website

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  2. Summer Fun

    June 14, 2021, 7:30 AM - August 13, 2021, 5:30 PM

    Summer Fun is a nine-week program developed for children ages 7-13. The program will be offered from Jun. 14 to Aug. 13, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children can participate in a variety of activities including arts & crafts, board games, and recreational activities. In effort to safely host campers and provide adequate staff, program enrollment for 2021 is limited to 60 children per week. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by San Marcos CISD. For more information, visit Camps Website

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  3. City Council Proclamations

    August 3, 2021, 2:00 PM @ City Hall

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  4. City Council Work Session & Executive Session

    August 3, 2021, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ City Hall

    Keep up with local government and make your voice heard by participating in our city council meetings! Council meetings are regularly held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6 pm. Citizens are welcome to attend the meeting in-person, or can view the live stream online at http://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives/. View meeting agendas at http://sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter Take a moment to review our City Council Meetings Rules at http://sanmarcostx.gov/411/Council-Meetings-Rules.

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  5. City Council Meeting

    August 3, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall

    Keep up with local government and make your voice heard by participating in our city council meetings! Council meetings are regularly held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6 pm. Citizens are welcome to attend the meeting in-person, or can view the live stream online at http://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives/. View meeting agendas at http://sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter Take a moment to review our City Council Meetings Rules at http://sanmarcostx.gov/411/Council-Meetings-Rules.

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  6. Movies in Your Park

    August 3, 2021, 8:30 PM

    San Marcos Parks & Recreation will host Movies in Your Park featuring the movie: Raya and the Last Dragon. This free showing will begin at 8:45 p.m. Please bring blankets/chairs to sit on. No Styrofoam or smoking in the park and pets must be kept on the leash. Kona Ice will have snow cones available before the movie for purchase.

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  7. National Purple Heart Day Reception

    August 7, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Maurice T. Suttles VFW Post 3413

    The Veteran Affairs Advisory Committee, Parks and Recreation Department, and the VFW are hosting a public reception and ceremony honoring Purple Heart Veterans and their families. Contact Lisa Morris at 512-393-8409 for additional information.

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  8. Ethics Review Commission

    August 10, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Virtual meeting. For more information, contact Tina Moreno

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  9. Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

    August 10, 2021, 6:00 PM @ City Hall

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  10. Parking Advisory Board Meeting

    August 16, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Virtual meeting. For additional information contact, Transit Sepcialist, Amy Cogdill.

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  11. City Council Proclamations

    August 17, 2021, 2:00 PM @ City Hall

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  12. City Council Work Session & Executive Session

    August 17, 2021, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ City Hall

    Keep up with local government and make your voice heard by participating in our city council meetings! Council meetings are regularly held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6 pm. Citizens are welcome to attend the meeting in-person, or can view the live stream online at http://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives/. View meeting agendas at http://sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter Take a moment to review our City Council Meetings Rules at http://sanmarcostx.gov/411/Council-Meetings-Rules.

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  13. City Council Meeting

    August 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall

    Keep up with local government and make your voice heard by participating in our city council meetings! Council meetings are regularly held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6 pm. Citizens are welcome to attend the meeting in-person, or can view the live stream online at http://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives/. View meeting agendas at http://sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter Take a moment to review our City Council Meetings Rules at http://sanmarcostx.gov/411/Council-Meetings-Rules.

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  14. Main Street Advisory Board Meeting

    August 18, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Virtual meeting. For more information, contact Josie Falletta.

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  15. Arts Commission Meeting

    August 18, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    In person meeting. For additional information contact, Trey Hatt.

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  16. Neighborhood Commission Meeting

    August 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Virtual meeting. For more information, contact Yvonne Palacios

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  17. Zoning Board of Adjustments Meeting

    August 19, 2021, All Day

    Virtual meeting. Details pending. For more information, visit Zoning Board of Adjustments Website or contact Planning Info.

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  18. Parks and Recreation Board Meeting

    August 19, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Virtual meeting. For additional information on this meeting contact Jaime Lee Case

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  19. Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Sustainable San Marcos

    August 20, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    KSMB and SSM will screen the movie Yakona at 8:45 pm in the San Marcos Plaza Park, 401 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos Texas, 78666. Local groups and City departments will have information booths starting at 7:30 pm. For more information contact, Amy Thomaides

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  20. Library Board Meeting

    August 23, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Location to be determined. For information, contact Library Info

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  21. San Marcos Municipal Court Closed

    August 24, 2021, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Closed for staff training.

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  22. San Marcos Public Housing Authority

    August 24, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    5:30 p.m. Details pending. For more information, contact Lana Wagner.

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  23. Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

    August 24, 2021, 6:00 PM @ City Hall

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  24. Alliance Regional Water Authority Board of Directors Meeting

    August 25, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    The meeting is to be held in person at 3:00 p.m. in Room #1 at the San Marcos Activity Center 501 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, Tx 78666. The meeting may also be joined online at 1-903-405-2572, Conference ID: 246 299 199#.

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  25. Cemetery Commission Meeting

    August 25, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Virtual meeting.

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  26. Party In Your Park

    August 27, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    San Marcos Parks and Recreation will host Party in Your Park from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dunbar Park, 801 Martin Luther King Drive, San Marcos Texas, 78666. Yard games, interactive activities, healthy snacks, music and more will be available free of charge for all guests.

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Parks & Rec Special Events

  1. Rio Vista Pool Closure

    August 29, 2021, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Rio Vista Pool

    As Summer comes to an end and school starts back up for Fall, the Rio Vista Pool will be closing August 29th. Reservations are required to enter and can be made on www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwriovista. Come enjoy the pool and splash pad before their closure!

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Parks & Rec Youth Programs

  1. Summer Fun Camp

    June 14, 2021, 7:30 AM - August 13, 2021, 5:30 PM @ Hernandez Elementary

    Summer Fun is a 9-week long camp hosted by the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department for kids ages 7-13 (they can be 6 if they have completed the first grade) at Hernandez Elementary. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Breakfast and lunch are provided by SMCISD and one field trip per week is included in camp.

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  2. Discovery Camp Week 8 - Stars in Showbiz

    August 2, 2021, 7:30 AM - August 6, 2021, 5:30 PM @ Dunbar Recreation Center

    Discovery Camp is ready for the stage! During “Stars in Showbiz” Week, we will focus on games and activities highlighting the performing arts. Campers will have the opportunity (if they wish) to show off their skills in our Discovery Camp talent show at the end of the week.Objective: Participate in activities that encourage team building, critical thinking, and leadership skills. To build confidence in participant’s ability to lead, learn and experience new things. Participate in activities that promote learning in the following areas: Science, Math, History, Art, and Physical Education. Participants will develop and expand in social skills by working in groups to perform various activities to meet goals. Specifically, in “Stars in Showbiz” week, students will be learning about music, dance, theatre, and more.

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  3. Discovery Camp Week 9 - Amazing Aquatics

    August 9, 2021, 7:30 AM - August 13, 2021, 5:30 PM @ Dunbar Recreation Center

    Discovery Camp dives into the sea! This week, campers will explore everything in an aquatic ecosystem, everything from sharks and dolphins to sea anemones! Participate in activities that encourage team building, critical thinking, and leadership skills. To build confidence in participant’s ability to lead, learn and experience new things. Participate in activities that promote learning in the following areas: Science, Math, History, Art, and Physical Education. Participants will develop and expand in social skills by working in groups to perform various activities to meet goals. Specifically, during “Amazing Aquatics” week, students will be learning about animals native to an aquatic ecosystem and the environment that makes up our oceans.

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Planning & Development Services

  1. HPC Meeting

    August 5, 2021, All Day @ City Council Chambers

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  2. Zoning Board of Adjustments

    August 19, 2021, 5:45 PM @ City Hall

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