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Malabar spinach features large green leaves, on a bright red vine that reaches up to 30 feet or more, and it does great in the texas summer heat – unlike most greens. Photo courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: Malabar Spinach

A cool, crisp, salad on a summer day is a wonderful thing, but did you know that salad really isn’t a summer food? Yes, we can find tidy greens in

Local artisans and farmers will be selling their goods this Sunday at the July Sunday San Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Photo courtesy of Kelsey Huckaby

First Sunday San Market

This July, the First Sunday San Market happens to fall on July 1st; and what a way to start the month off.

Artist Naveen Shakil blends a stroke of white into the mural she is completing on the back of the Spalsh Coworking building in downtown.  Splash Coworking will unveil the newest addition to the city's growing list of murals this evening at 6:30 p.m. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

New mural to make a splash downtown

Join Splash Coworking as they share the completion of a brand new mural by International artist Naveen Shakil 

Clara Bragg enjoys a day at the Country Estates Recreation Association's pool with her family. On Friday and Saturday, June 29 and 30, there will be a Benefit Yard Sale for A Cure for Clara from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 2706 James St. Photo courtesy of Melinda Habengreither

Yard sale benefits A Cure for Clara

You might not know it from looking at Clara Bragg – bright-eyed and all smiles in almost every photo – that she faces a rare and debilitating disease.

From left to right are Dr. Karen Munson's students Chris Flores, Sabrina Zheng, Andrei Apostol, Sarah Johnson, Vinson Zheng, Ceilidh Welsh and Macrina Anitei. Photo courtesy of Dr. Karen Munson

Local piano students win accolades

On May 21, the studio of Dr. Karen Munson gave its annual recital for family and friends.  Following the performances, awards were presented to each student.

On June 14, the Price Center rededicated the stage in the 1910 Room the Ron and Marie Jager Theatre. Past and present members of the Greater San Marcos Area Seniors Association, friends, family and the cast of the just wrapped up local production of “The Sound of Music” were a part of the dedication. Photo courtesy of the Price Center

Theatre dedicated to Jager legacy

A group of nearly 100, including past and present Greater San Marcos Area Seniors Association (GSMASA) board members, friends, family and the cast of the just wrapped up local production of “The So

Accepting the award on behalf of the Wimberley Players were board members Teresa Kendrick and Ryla Wolf. Photo courtesy of the Wimberley Players

Wimberley Players win award

The Austin Critics Table presented the Wimberley Players with a new award catagory this year, the Periphery Company Award for excellence in theater outside Austin proper. Citing, among other things,

Calculating your garden and lawn’s watering needs can be accomplished by collecting containers and setting them randomly throughout the yard. and then running your irrigation for the length of time you are used to running it. Check the amounts of water collected in the cans and calculate the average amount. Check the soil to see to what depth the water reached and make adjustments accordingly. Photo courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: When to water

It is getting hot, so I am bombarded by questions about watering the lawn and garden. Watering seems simple but can actually take a bit of finesse to do properly

Hummingbirds have very little sense of smell but they can distinguish colors and have learned to favor the colors red, orange and pink as sources of good nectar. Free use photo

Exploring Nature: Feeding Hummingbirds

My resident hummingbird looks to be a female ruby-throat. She does not have a ruby throat, however, and is a rather drab light green, with touches of white on her

A Capella Unlimited qualified to participate in the Sweet Adelines International Harmony Classic Competition by winning their division in March and subsequently finishing in the top five of Division A Small Chorus competitions held in each of the 24 worldwide regions. Photos courtesy of A Capella Unlimited

A Capella Unlimited qualifies for Internationals

A Cappella Unlimited, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, has qualified to participate in the Sweet Adelines International Harmony Classic Competition to be held Sept.

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