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Cottage Kitchen Luncheon: Texas State University Financial Services staff serving lunch this Friday

The Financial Services staff from Texas State University will prepare and serve lunch this Friday, Oct. 30 at the Cottage Kitchen in the Charles S. Cock House Museum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $8, and the menu will consist of barbecue brisket and sausage, potato salad, pickles, onions, bread and jalapeno sauce. For more information, call (512) 245-2521. (photo by Jacqueline Todd/Texas State University)

Supporters from across the nation participate in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s that raises crucial funds for programs, services and research. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s gets underway Saturday, Oct. 31 at the City Park Recreation Hall located at 170 Charles Austin Drive. (photo by Alzheimer's Association)

The show must go on: Due to weather, Christmas in October Water Ski Show rescheduled for Nov. 1

The San Marcos River Ranch Christmas in October Water Ski Show, “How The Grinch Found Christmas,” benefiting Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Child Shoebox has been postponed until Sunday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. Skiers will perform stunts during the show. In lieu of admission, attendees are encouraged to bring a packed shoebox for the Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Drive. Details on what to put in the shoebox can be found at

San Marcos Gentle Dental, located at 1337 Thorpe Lane, will begin accepting children’s excess unopened Halloween candy on Monday, Nov. 2 through Friday, Nov. 6 during normal office hours, Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon. (photo by San Marcos Gentle Dental)

Dr. J. Robert Donnelly of San Marcos Gentle Dental will pay children $1 per pound for their unwanted candy after Halloween. Children are encouraged to draw pictures or write heartfelt notes to accompany the candy that will be sent in care packages to United States troops living overseas. (photo by Margaret Benner/San Marcos Gentle Dental)

Dream Attire: West San Marcos 4-H Club member Makayla Araujo crochets dress and veil

Makayla Araujo, 14 years old and a member of the West San Marcos 4-H Club, won first place at the 2015 Texas State Fair in the creative arts junior age group for needlework/crochet. She submitted a hand-crocheted Antebellum (Civil War era) wedding dress sized to fit a Barbie doll along with a crocheted lace veil.  The wedding dress is 12 inches in diameter with 11 feet of lace used for the bustle, and more than 4 feet of crocheted lace used to decorate the hem of the dress and slip.  It took her more than five months to make.


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