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Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

P&Z approves $122M plan for capital improvements

The Planning and Zoning Commission in San Marcos has approved a three-year capital improvement plan that would cost $122 million. To this point, the city has $44 million to cover the costs.

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Library to present puppet show

The San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street, will present another of its popular puppet shows this week. The classic "The Three Little Pigs" will be featured.

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Library's summer program kicks off with magic

The Madcap Magic Summer Reading Kickoff, starting off the summer reading program of the San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street, will be held on June 11.

Friday, May 28th, 2010

The Weekend: Three days for swimmin', listenin' and rememberin'

Whether you choose a cement pond or a swimming hole, all the pools are open for business this Memorial Day weekend. There is also a farmer's market on the square, music, movies and Grease is the word.

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Workshop for girls to focus on podcasting

Volunteers from Latinitas magazine will be at the San Marcos Public Library Saturday to give a workshop for girls on the ins and outs of podcasting. Pre-registry is required.

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Library puppeteers will present "The Lion and the Mouse"

The popular fable of the lion and the mouse will be told, in puppet form, at the San Marcos Public Library on May 11 and May 14. The library puppet shows are enormously popular with the kids,...

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

The Weekend: A whole messtival of festivals, and a good bit else, besides

Festivals, fairs and shows. The weekend is stuffed to bursting with them. And then, there's more good music than you can shake a stick at, if you had a stick you wanted to shake at something.

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Library to host kid-pleasing events

The San Marcos Public Library will host Fired Up About Reading and Kindermusik, two kid-pleasing parent-friendly programs. The events will take place Wednesday and Thursday.

Monday, April 19th, 2010

City lags behind Census count, millions at stake

Participation in the 2010 United States Census is lower in San Marcos than in Texas or across the country. After wide suspicion that the city was under-counted in 2000, city officials are hoping for a count of...

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Great Books discussion group tackles Borges

The Great Books Discussion Group, meeting at the San Marcos Public Library on April 19, will discuss "The Garden of the Forking Paths" by Jorge Luis Borges.

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