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Kayakers enjoy the clear water of the San Marcos River last Thursday. (Photo by Susan Carper Hanson)

San Marcan Susan Carper Hanson found shells in the riverbed of the upper San Marcos River, near City Park. (Photo by Susan Carper Hanson)

A couple of sun fish swim past some wild rice in the San Marcos River. (Photo by Susan Carper Hanson)

On the San Marcos River

A glass-bottom boat isn’t the only way to see some San Marcos River wildlife, as San Marcan Susan Carper Hanson shows with some photos she took snorkling on the river last week.
To submit your San Marcos photos to SMDR, email us at cbrusuelas@sanmarcosrecord.com or amiller@sanmarcosrecord.com.

Austin ready for Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix, Oct. 23-25

With the Formula 1 season now approaching the halfway mark, the battle for the driver’s world championship is once again neck and neck with all eyes now turning to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Defending World Champion Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win on home soil and extend his lead over his two closest rivals: teammate Nico Rosberg and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.

U.N. declares San Antonio Spanish Missions a World Heritage Site

The United Nations has voted to make San Antonio’s five Spanish colonial missions – four of them already protected as a national park – a World Heritage Site.
On July 5 in Bonn, Germany, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee voted to designate the four missions of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, The Alamo, one of the original ranches and their associated cultural landscapes as a World Heritage Site.


Germaine Al-Anzi and Steven Natal (pictured) practice Japanese art at the Teen Animanga Club, a program in the San Marcos Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. The next Animanga Club meeting is July 13 at 1:30 p.m.

Germaine Al-Anzi (pictured) and Steven Natal practice Japanese art at the Teen Animanga Club, a program in the San Marcos Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. The next Animanga Club meeting is July 13 at 1:30 p.m.

A scene from ‘Forbidden Broadway’ featuring Hunter Garrett, Lisa Garza and Stephanie Clark. (Photo courtesy Ron Klein)

Bulverde theatre to open ‘Forbidden Broadway’

S.T.A.G.E., Inc. is honored to present “Forbidden Broadway,” a musical created and written by Gerard Alessandrini, on July 16 through Aug. 2 at the Krause House Theatre in Bulverde.
Opening night is a benefit performance for Bulverde Area Humane Society. All seats are $18 for the July16 performance and no season tickets will be accepted.  A reception follows immediately after the performance for an opportunity to meet the director and cast.
Ticket prices for all remaining shows are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors 62+/military and $10 for students.  

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