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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Grow Zone and Native Prairie Pilot Program Underway

Willow Springs

The City of San Marcos Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Habitat Conservation Plan programs have partnered to conduct a pilot program for a grow zone and native prairie at Willow Springs Park, 325 Ellis Street. 

A grow zone allows native plants to gro...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

Skate Park Graffiti

The San Marcos Skate Park will be closed for graffiti removal Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Jan. 7.

“We’ve seen a sharp increase in graffiti vandalism across the City this yea...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Mountain Laurel Garden Club Donates to Wreaths Across America Event

Mountain Laurel Club

The Mountain Laurel Garden Club gathered recently at the San Marcos City Cemetery flagpole to make a monetary donation in support of the Wreaths Across America event that will take place at the City Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 19. 

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 30, 2020

City’s Virtual Holiday Parade Slated for November 26

shoebox parade logo on blue and white background

The City of San Marcos will be hosting the inaugural SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26 online at 2 p.m. on SMTX Community Services Facebook Page, Downtown San Marcos Facebook Page, City of San Marcos YouTube channel and on the City...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 30, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Final Week: Hays County Food Bank Donations

Week 4

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veteran organizations, will conclude their month of service opportunities with “Donate to the Hays County Food Bank” and the Veterans Food A...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 2, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Kicks-Off with Honor a Veteran

San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations, will be hosting a month of service opportunities starting with “Honor a Veteran”.

From November 1 through ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Children’s Playscape Closing Thursdays for Cleaning

Playscape 1

The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department announced that Children’s Park Playscape will be closed every Thursday until further notice for deep cleaning and disinfecting beginning Thursday, Oct. 22 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The park wi...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2020

City Cemetery Official Location for Wreaths Across America Day

Save the Date Wreaths Across America December 19, 2020 text on background of military cemetery

The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that the San Marcos City Cemetery will join over 2,100 official locations across the country to participate in National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020.

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