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Bring in the Birds for Winter Beauty and Entertainment

Melinda Myers- Special to the Record

Brighten your winter days by inviting birds into your landscape. Their beauty and motion help enliven the garden and lighten your spirit. Not only do they provide entertainment, but also an opportunity for all ages to stay involved with nature year-round.

Increase the number of visitors to your yard by including all the essentials these winged visitors need; food, shelter and water.

Library solutions to your New Year's Resolutions

Rachel Willis- Staff Reporter

The San Marcos Public Library is hosting a series of events to help strengthen the mind, body and spirit this January.

Rita Karydas will be holding a presentation about the benefits of therapeutic grade essential oils at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Karydas has worked with essential oils for over 30 years and owned a small business that used aromatherapy for health and beauty. According to Karydas, essential oils are important for proactive healthcare and healthy lifestyles.

Members of the Heart Of Texas Chorus entertain Thursday, Dec. 22, at Natural Bridge Caverns. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAM TWEEDY.

Heart Of Texas Chorus shares holiday spirit

During the final weeks of December, the Heart Of Texas Chorus performed for four retirement homes and finished with performances for a dozen groups touring the Natural Bridge Caverns.

"It was heart-warming to see the smiles as we sought to bring the joy of the holiday season to every group we entertained.  As much as they enjoyed our performances, it was just as enjoyable and rewarding for us," Paul Reavis, chorus director, said.  

Registration open for new 'Life Long Learning' classes

San Marcos Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Texas State University’s Retired Faculty and Staff Association (RFSA) continues to offer new Life Long Learning courses.

People can register for these classes by calling 512-393-8400 or by going to the Parks and Recreation Main Office at 401 E. Hopkins or the San Marcos Activity Center (501 E. Hopkins).

Pictured above, left to right, are Carson Dillenbeck, Kaytlin Lathgee, Julia Villegas, Commander Jim Stuart, Desiree Mangam, Deborah Ortega and Braydon Burton. PHOTO BY BERNADETTE ADAMS.

VFW Post 3413 gives out scholarships

Maurice T. Suttles VFW Post 3413 combined their annual Scholarship Awards and Christmas party on Dec. 15. Patriot Pen Scholarship are for students in grades 6-8 that wrote an essay on “The America I Believe in” with 1st place going to Julia Villegas receiving $100, 2nd place was Kaytlin Lathgee receiving $50, and 3rd place went to Carson Dillenbeck receiving $25.


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