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Science fans won't want to miss the widely popular Mad Science team of Austin and San Antonio that is coming to the San Marcos Public Library this month. On Wednesday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m., Mad Science will be at the library. It's not magic; it's science! Children will see sensational secrets revealed with eye-popping, jaw-dropping experiments from the scientists. In this 2011 photo, Heidi Caldwell, aka Professor Carrot Top, demonstrates the principles of air pressure and vacuum with household objects. (photo by Ashley Schimelman/San Marcos Public Library)

Spring Break fun at the San Marcos Public Library

The San Marcos Public Library is hosting a week's worth of fun-filled events that are free and amusing to help children of all ages enjoy their Spring Break.
On Wednesday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m., Mad Science will be at the library. It's not magic; it's science! Children will see sensational secrets revealed with eye-popping, jaw-dropping experiments from the widely popular Mad Science team of Austin and San Antonio.The Mad Science program is for children ages 3 and older.

Gabriela Nava of Goodnight Middle School created this watercolor that will be on display at the San Marcos Activity Center's Walkers' Gallery beginning March 10. (photos by Linda Kelsey-Jones)

Dave Flowers of Miller Middle School created this artwork that will be on display at the San Marcos Activity Center's Walkers' Gallery beginning March 10. Hundreds of San Marcos CISD children will have their masterpieces showcased during the exhibit.

Celebrating young artists: Walkers' Gallery exhibit showcasing hundreds of children's artwork

The community is invited to celebrate Youth Art Month at the Walkers’ Gallery at the San Marcos Activity Center on Thursday, March 10 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Along with the delight of viewing artwork by hundreds of children from the San Marcos CISD schools, attendees will enjoy the sweet singing of the Hill Country Youth Chorus, directed by Texas State professor, Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer.
A nationally celebrated event, Youth Art Month has exhibited art by area youth at the Walkers' Gallery every year since the Activity Center opened nearly 19 years ago.  

Spring Lake Garden Club members will host Texas Master Naturalist Cathy Downs of the Hill Country Chapter during their March 10 meeting. Downs will provide the informative program titled "Where Have All the Monarchs Gone?" during next Thursday's meeting that will take place at the Dunbar Recreation Center located at 801 MLK Drive in San Marcos. She hosts workshops and live Butterfly Pavilions for Texas Master Naturalist Chapters, Native Plant Society of Texas Chapters, Garden Clubs, Nature Centers, State Parks and elsewhere throughout Texas. (photo courtesy of Spring Lake Garden Club)

Spring Lake Garden Club hosting meeting this week: Expert will give program on Monarch butterflies

Spring Lake Garden Club members will meet next Thursday for an informative presentation focusing on Monarch butterflies given by Texas Master Naturalist Cathy Downs.
Downs, who is with the Hill Country Chapter, will be among attendees at the meeting that takes place March 10 at the Dunbar Recreation Center located at 801 MLK Drive in San Marcos.
The title of the program presented by Downs is “Where Have All the Monarchs Gone?”
Downs is a staunch promoter of the importance of the Monarch butterfly population and their annual southern journey to Mexico.

From left to right are Tina Trimble, June Holland, Linda Horne and Maggie Younger. The ladies are volunteers at Twice Blessed Consignment Shop located at 124 W. Hopkins St. (photos by Lori Steindorf/San Marcos Daily Record)

Glen Rydl, vice president of the board of directors, and his wife, Marilou Rydl, both volunteer at Twice Blessed Consignment Shop. They admire an antique organ that is for sale at the consignment shop.

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