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Posted on: August 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Party in Your Park to Close Out Summer Break Aug. 24

The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department will host the third event of the 2018 Party in Your Park series on Friday, Aug. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at Dunbar Park, 801 Martin Luther King Dr.

Party in Your Park is a series of events bringing positive attention to the city’s neighborhood parks four times a year. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Attendees will enjoy a fun, safe evening while socializing with their neighbors.

Activities will include Gaga Ball, Mega Jenga, Giant Connect 4 and other oversized yard games. Healthy snacks and refreshments will be provided at no cost. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or folding chairs to sit on if needed.

Texas State University’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will be on site giving away free backpacks and school supplies to attendees. Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded in 1908 and is committed to cultivating and encouraging high scholastic and ethical standards; to promoting unity and friendship among college women; to studying and helping alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature; and to maintaining a progressive interest in college life and to be of service to all mankind.

The Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank Grande Communications for their generous support as the “Life of the Party” sponsor of Party in Your Park. If you would like to get involved as a sponsor or volunteer, please email

The next Party in Your Park is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 16 at Veterans Park. Please visit for details and updates. If you have any questions please contact Catherine Marler, Youth Services Coordinator, at


About The City of San Marcos’ Parks and Recreation Dept.: The Parks and Recreation Department works to provide the citizens and visitors of San Marcos the highest level of programs, parks, facilities, and services that will positively enhance our vision of the community. The Parks and Recreation Department has a history of providing not only diverse and continuous programs for citizens and visitors alike but also excels in providing maintained parks such as Rio Vista park, educational centers such as the Discovery Center, and many more activities and resources for everyone in San Marcos.


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