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Friday, July 29th, 2016

Video: City releases ‘Life at 72 Degrees’ into the wild

“San Marcos River: Life at 72 Degrees,” an eight minute long web video produced by the city and Keep San Marcos Beautiful, aims to raise awareness of the delicacy and beauty of the San Marcos River among the tens of thousands of visitors who enjoy it each year.

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

San Marcos to relive ‘The Goonies’ adventures with outdoor park screening

“The Goonies,” the 1985 adventure comedy written by Steven Spielberg, will be featured next in the Movies in Your Park summer outdoor movie series on Tuesday, July 21.

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Disney’s ‘Enchanted’ up next in San Marcos outdoor movie series

After being rained out last week, the city of San Marcos’ Movies in Your Park series continues with “Enchanted” at sunset Tuesday, June 23 in San Marcos Plaza Park.

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Expecting rain, San Marcos cancels ‘Annie’ in the park

11:13 a.m. TUESDAY, JUNE 16 | Anticipating the likelihood of rain borne by Tropical Storm Bill, city of San Marcos officials this morning cancelled the screening of “Annie” and this rest of this week’s Movies...

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Terri Hendix, Lloyd Maines to play in the park

San Marcos singer-songwriter Terri Hendrix and Bulverde musician-producer Lloyd Maines — father of the Dixie Chick’s lead vocalist — will perform a free outdoor concert Thursday, Aug. 7.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Critically acclaimed Austin fusion band headlines summer concert tonight

Soul Track Mind — an east Austin band that melds R&B and soul with flashes of funk, jazz and rock – will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. today for a free, outdoor concert at San Marcos...

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

River, creek cleanup hauls in literally tons of trash

Hundreds of volunteers scattered across four counties removed tons of trash and debris from the San Marcos River and its tributaries during the Great Texas River Clean Up on March 1.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

City of San Marcos reopens park recreation hall

An improved version of the City Park Recreation Center has opened and can now seat 300 people.

Friday, September 18th, 2009

The San Marcos River needs you

The public is invited to join the Annual Fall River Clean Up this Saturday, Sept. 19 starting at 10 a.m. at San Marcos Plaza.

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Lions Club tube rental to reopen on Saturday

The San Marcos Lions Club Tube Rental will open for the summer season in temporary quarters at City Park on Saturday, May 16 after a devastating fire destroyed their concession facilities on April 27.

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