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The Blubonnet Lions Club will be serving lunch at the Cottage Kitchen this Friday. Submitted photo

Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

The Bluebonnet Lions Club will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 E. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, April 12. 

When growing tomatoes in container gardens, look for containers with built-in trellises and large reservoirs that help promote healthy growth and productivity. Photo courtesy of Gardener’s Supply Company

Strategies for a larger tomato harvest

Nothing is more frustrating than investing time, money and energy in planting and growing tomatoes only to watch them succumb to disease.

 CTMC is celebrating National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) on April 16 with the two viewings of  “Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject.” Daily Record file photo

CTMC celebrates National Healthcare Decisions Day

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) Hospice Care, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decisi

The Wolverton's historic home on San Antonio Street is the Spring Lake Garden Club's April Yard of the Month. Photos courtesy of the Spring Lake Garden Club

Springtime under shade trees

Some landscapes feature showy flowers in spring, marking the season’s new growth, while other yards slowly awaken from winter, especially when shade dominates the scene. For almost a century, three

Local artist Robert Jones will be exhibiting his works at the Calaboose African American History Museum. Acrylic on canvas piece by Jones entitled “Piano Man.” Photos courtesy of Linda Kelsey-Jones

Artist Robert Jones at Calaboose Museum

The public is invited to attend a reception for San Marcos artist Robert R. (Bob) Jones at the Calaboose African American History Museum, Sunday, April 7 from 3 to 5 p.m. 

The San Marcos Bluebonnet Lions Club threw a baby shower in honor of Central Texas Life Care during their meeting on March 19. Central Texas Life Care is a local organization that works to educate, support and empower those facing pregnancy decisions. The Bluebonnet Lions have been helping Central Texas Life Care by providing baby supplies for the past 5 years. Supplies including diapers, wipes, clothes, bottles, toys and cash were collected by club members to go towards the breastfeeding curriculum Central Texas Life Care provides clients. From left to right are Central Texas Life Care Representatives Penny Shuguit, Leticia Cerda, Candie Richardson, Maureen Jeanes, Director Sylvia Brown and San Marcos Bluebonnet Lions Club President Trish Wilder. Photo courtesy of the San Marcos Bluebonnet Lions Club

Bluebonnet Lions throw Central Texas Life Care baby shower

"Fiddler on the Roof," will open at Bass Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 2. The Broadway production centers around the Jewish community in the Russian shtetl of Anatevka in 1905. At left, the main character Tevye's eldest daughter Tzeitel and Motel, the tailor, celebrate their wedding, as one of the central romantic plots in the production. Photos by Joan Marcus

'Fiddler on the Roof' A relevant story between head & heart

In 1964, when “Fiddler on the Roof” first opened on Broadway, audiences embraced the show as a timeless, heartwarming story about the Jewish community. At that time, it was the

For growing healthy plants, healthy soil is a must. Healthy soil makes plants less prone to pest and disease issues and promotes better growth. Photo courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: Got Microbes?

When it's time to plant, soil may not be the first thing on your mind. But once you dig a little deeper, it's easy to see why it's the key