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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.

The entry of the Mallard home features a pergola, edged planters and custom paving stones. The lovely home with its breathtaking landscape is located at 1109 Cheatham St. (photos by Sharon Lockett/Spring Lake Garden Club)

The front yard planting bed located at the base of an Oak tree sports a signature washtub planter with house number designed by the gardener's spouse, Jessica Mallard. The property has been selected by the Spring Lake Garden Club's March Yard of the Month.

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