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50 - Plus Programs

  1. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 4, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  2. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 8, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  3. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 9, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  4. Parking Lot Bingo - Holiday Edition, sponsored by WellMed

    December 10, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Join us for another 50+ Special Event on Thursday, December 10, 2020. We will be hosting Parking Lot Bingo – Holiday Edition, sponsored by WellMed! It will take place at the Activity Center parking lot at 10AM, weather permitting. The parking lot will open at 9:30 AM and cars will be parked in alternating spaces. Space is limited to 25 cars. You must sign-up for this event by emailing nriali@sanmarcostx.gov or by calling 512-393-8275 and leave a message. Please let us know the driver’s name and total number of people that will be in the vehicle. Participants will remain in their cars and wear a mask if attending with non-family members. The Activity Center is closed on Thursdays and restrooms will NOT be available. Each person will be allowed 4 cards per game that will be printed on 1 sheet of paper. A new sheet of 4 cards will be used every game, for 10 games. Card sheets will be provided. Please bring your own card marking instrument.

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  5. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 11, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  6. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 15, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  7. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 16, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  8. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 18, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  9. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 22, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  10. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 23, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  11. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 29, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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  12. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    December 30, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center Gym

    Pickleball is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. You must reserve a time slot to play. There are two, 1.5 hour time slots that are available each day Pickleball is offered. One is from 8:30-10:00 AM, the other is from 10:15-11:45 AM. You are only allowed to sign up for one time slot per day. There will be four courts set up, with maximum of four people per court with four people waiting/resting in each gym. It is open play for both gyms and the gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational. Participants must bring their own Pickleball paddles and ball (balls are available for purchase). Players serve only their ball. Masks must be worn while inside the Activity Center. All players must adhere to proper social distancing guidelines. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability. Sign up for a Pickleball time slots by visiting www.sanmarcostx.gov/wwpickleball.

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Animal Services Calendar

  1. Emancipet Regional Low-Cost Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic

    December 15, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter

    Do you have a pet needing to be spayed or neutered? The Emancipet Mobile Clinic will be stopping in San Marcos. These services are low-cost, but not free. All surgeries require an appointment. Please call Emancipet at 512-587-7729 to schedule your appointment and tell them you're coming to the San Marcos Mobile Clinic. Services are for animals receiving spay/neuter surgery only. More information at: www.emancipet.org

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Library

  1. Tales on the Trails

    December 4, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  2. Online Storytime with Miss Ashley

    December 4, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM @ Online program via Facebook

    Join Miss Ashley for some fun with stories, songs, and puppets every Friday at 11:00 a.m. in SMPL's Storytime & Early Literacy Group on Facebook. Send a request to join the group today, so you don't miss out on any storytimes!

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  3. Tales on the Trails

    December 5, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  4. Tales on the Trails

    December 6, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  5. Collage Making

    December 6, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Collage is the art of creating an image by assembling a range of materials on a two-dimensional surface. Local artist Cathy Sparks will guide you through the process of selecting materials to design a compelling composition that is meaningful to you. This event is IN-PERSON and will be held on the front porch of the library, however it is contingent on weather. The program is limited to five people and requires registration.

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  6. Tales on the Trails

    December 7, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  7. SAT, ACT, or Both?

    December 7, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online program hosted by The 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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  8. Tales on the Trails

    December 8, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  9. Tales on the Trails

    December 9, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  10. SAT Strategy Session

    December 9, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online program hosted by The 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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  11. Tales on the Trails

    December 10, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  12. Tales on the Trails

    December 11, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  13. Online Storytime with Miss Ashley

    December 11, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM @ Online program via Facebook

    Join Miss Ashley for some fun with stories, songs, and puppets every Friday at 11:00 a.m. in SMPL's Storytime & Early Literacy Group on Facebook. Send a request to join the group today, so you don't miss out on any storytimes!

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  14. Tales on the Trails

    December 12, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  15. Tales on the Trails

    December 13, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  16. Write Already

    December 13, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Online program via Zoom.

    Aspiring and seasoned writers are invited to come together in a supportive community. We will share our work and goals, and sit together in communal silence as we work on our various writing projects. There will be an opportunity to share at the end, if you'd like. These recurring sessions are great for everybody - from poets, aspiring novelists, folks with writer's block and a big project, to people who need to write more as they work from home. Everybody is welcome! Presented by Celeste Hollister. Zoom link will be added at a later date.

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  17. Tales on the Trails

    December 14, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  18. College Application Essay Writing Workshop

    December 14, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online programs hosted by The 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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  19. Tales on the Trails

    December 15, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  20. Reflections: Healing with the Arts

    December 15, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Online program via Zoom and Coursera

    San Marcos Public Library (SMPL), in conjunction with San Marcos Art League (SMAL) is offering a discussion group called “Reflections: Healing with the Arts”. Through art projects—including visual arts, dance, writing, and music—along with spiritual practices and guided imagery, “Healing With the Arts” gives you the tools to heal what you need to heal in your life: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Artists and SMAL members Christine Terrell and Jennifer Epperson will moderate the three Zoom meetings. Interested participants will : (1) ENROLL in a free Coursera course called, “Healing with the Arts” (https://www.coursera.org/learn/healing-with-the-arts). (2) REGISTER in Engaged Patrons: http://engagedpatrons.org/events.cfm?siteid=9426 (3) MEET in three Zoom meetings, with moderators Jennifer Epperson and Christine Terrell of SMAL to discuss the Coursera content and assignments. Zoom meetings will occur on Nov. 17th, Dec. 1st and Dec. 15th.

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  21. Tales on the Trails

    December 16, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  22. Little Red Riding Hood's Christmas Cookies

    December 16, 2020, 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Online program via Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

    The library puppeteers perform a puppet show for all ages. Find it on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube!

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  23. ACT Strategy Session

    December 16, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online program hosted by The 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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  24. Tales on the Trails

    December 17, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  25. Tales on the Trails

    December 18, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  26. Online Storytime with Miss Ashley

    December 18, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM @ Online program via Facebook

    Join Miss Ashley for some fun with stories, songs, and puppets every Friday at 11:00 a.m. in SMPL's Storytime & Early Literacy Group on Facebook. Send a request to join the group today, so you don't miss out on any storytimes!

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  27. Tales on the Trails

    December 19, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  28. Tales on the Trails

    December 20, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  29. Tales on the Trails

    December 21, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  30. PSAT Scores... Now What?

    December 21, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online program hosted by The Princeton Review.

    You just received your PSAT score report, and there are a zillion different scores on this thing! How did you do, and which scores are most important? 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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  31. Tales on the Trails

    December 22, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  32. Tales on the Trails

    December 23, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  33. Tales on the Trails

    December 24, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  34. Tales on the Trails

    December 25, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  35. Online Storytime with Miss Ashley

    December 25, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM @ Online program via Facebook

    Join Miss Ashley for some fun with stories, songs, and puppets every Friday at 11:00 a.m. in SMPL's Storytime & Early Literacy Group on Facebook. Send a request to join the group today, so you don't miss out on any storytimes!

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  36. Tales on the Trails

    December 26, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  37. Tales on the Trails

    December 27, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  38. Tales on the Trails

    December 28, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  39. Tales on the Trails

    December 29, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  40. Tales on the Trails

    December 30, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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  41. Tales on the Trails

    December 31, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ City Park

    Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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Main Calendar

  1. City Council Proclamations

    December 7, 2020, 4:00 PM @ City Hall

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  2. Mayor and Place 5 RUNOFF ELECTION

    December 8, 2020, All Day

    Please see the new date of Dec. 8 for the runoff election for Mayor and City Council Place 5. Mayoral Race: Juan Miguel Arredondo and Incumbent Mayor Jane Hughson. Place 5 Seat: Omar Baca and Mark Gleason. Full election results, including County, State and Federal elections, are posted online by Hays County at County Election page.

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  3. Senior Citizen Advisory Board Meeting

    December 8, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Virtual meeting. For more information, contact nriali@sanmarcostx.gov

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  4. Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

    December 8, 2020, 6:00 PM @ City Hall

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  5. Animal Shelter Advisory Committee

    December 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Virtual meeting.

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  6. Virtual Community Workshop on Downtown Design

    December 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Virtual meeting. The City of San Marcos is hosting a Virtual Community Workshop to seek input on updates to the downtown architectural design guidelines and standards. The interactive Virtual Workshop provides community members an opportunity to provide input on proposed changes to the downtown design standards and guidelines. To register for the event and learn more about the project, please visit www.sanmarcostx.gov/downtowndesign.

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  7. Joint City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission Workshop on Downtown Design

    December 10, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Virtual meeting. View meeting agendas at http://sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter. Televised live on Spectrum Ch. 10 and Grande Ch. 16 or 123-16 and video streamed online at http://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives/.

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  8. Brush Drop Off

    December 12, 2020, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    750 River Rd, San Marcos, Texas, 78666. San Marcos residential garbage and recycling service customers must provide a form of identification such as their utility bill and/or driver’s license to prove they are customers. Mulch is available for free.

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  9. San Marcos Public Library Board Meeting

    December 14, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Virtual meeting. For more information, contact libraryinfo@sanmarcostx.gov

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  10. Airport Advisory Meeting

    December 15, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Mark your calendar! Zoom links and information will be sent out via email in advance of the meeting. We hope you will log on or call in to learn what's happening at your airport!

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  11. City Council Work Session & Executive Session

    December 15, 2020, 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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  12. City Council Meeting

    December 15, 2020, 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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  13. Alliance Regional Water Authority Board of Directors Meeting

    December 16, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Phone Conference. To join, call +1 903-405-2572 and enter Conference ID: 536-335-684#.

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  14. Arts Commission Meeting

    December 16, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Virtual meeting. A link to the meeting will be posted at www.sanmarcostx.gov/arts

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  15. Neighborhood Commission Meeting

    December 16, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Virtual. For more information, contact ypalacios@sanmarcostx.gov.

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  16. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting

    December 17, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Virtual (details pending). For more information, visit http://sanmarcostx.gov/2862/Parks-Recreation-Advisory-Board-VideosAr or contact jcase@sanmarcostx.gov.

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  17. San Marcos Public Housing Authority

    December 17, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Details pending. For more information, contact lana@smpha.org.

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  18. Chief’s Advisory Panel

    December 17, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    This meeting is open to the public and will be held at San Marcos Activity Center, Rooms 2 and 3. For more information, contact tstrakos@sanmarcostx.gov

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  19. Sn Marcos Municipal Court

    December 23, 2020, 8:00 AM

    CLOSED

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  20. City Hall Offices Closed

    December 24, 2020, 8:00 AM

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  21. City Hall Offices Closed

    December 25, 2020, 8:00 AM

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  22. Sn Marcos Municipal Court

    December 31, 2020, 8:00 AM

    CLOSED

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Main Street

  1. Downtown Walkabout

    December 12, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    What better way to experience San Marcos than to visit our historic downtown? Check out the local art & entertainment, take advantage of the discounts and specials, and enjoy and evening unique to SMTX. Please join us the Second Saturday of every month!

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Parks & Rec Youth Programs

  1. Tales on the Trails

    December 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020

    The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department, San Marcos Public Library, and Community Action, Inc. are partnering to bring you Tales on the Trails. Our second Tales on the Trails will be set up at City Park during the month of December and will feature "Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. You and your family are invited to take a self-guided tour starting at the second bridge in City Park, closest to the Rec Hall building. Follow the story as you head across the bridge towards San Marcos Plaza Park. Once you arrive in Plaza Park, head towards the Hopkins Bridge to continue. Enjoy seeing the park lit up by the Sights & Sounds of Christmas as you celebrate the holiday season. If visiting in the evening, you may want to bring a flashlight or use your phone to illuminate the story pages. Don't forget to take a photo during your visit and submit to cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov by January 4th to be entered into a drawing for a prize!

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Planning & Development Services

  1. Zoning Board of Adjustments

    December 17, 2020, 5:45 PM @ City Hall

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Proclamation Schedule

  1. City Council Proclamations

    December 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ City Hall

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