Ask the editor: How do I find out about events and activities in our area?

Movie nights, festivals, sporting events and more—Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto are brimming with summer activities. Our monthly Things To Do is one area where we highlight community events.

If you would like to know more about upcoming area events, visit communityimpact.com and select the Things To Do tab. Here you will see an online calendar with submissions we receive from the community.

Community submissions will be posted to our website and considered for inclusion in our printed To-Do List, depending on the amount of space we have available that month and the timing of the submission with our publication deadlines.

We cannot guarantee inclusion in our printed To-Do List, but we invite you to let the community know about your event through our online submission form.

As we kick off the summer, I hope you enjoy this month’s selection of local activities.


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Capital Metro and the City of Austin are preparing to ask voters in November to fund $7.1 billion of a $10 billion plan to expand public transportation across the city. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Project Connect one step away from officially heading to Austin voters

Austin City Council and the Capital Metro board of directors approved a contract with the voters Aug. 7 laying out details of the plan and set up the rules for a board that will make funding decisions.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know in Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Williamson County sees jump in reported coronavirus cases with 187 on Aug. 7

The county, however, did not report any additional deaths.

Pflugerville ISD administration building
Pflugerville ISD officials preview virtual learning guidelines for start of school year

Pflugerville ISD students attending virtual classes to begin the school year will likely receive more instruction than the minimums required by state law, according to district documents.

Beginning at noon Aug. 10, Lake Pflugerville trail will reopen for public use. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)
Reopening date of Lake Pflugerville trail announced

Find out when Lake Pflugerville trail reopens to the public.

Rapid nasal swab antigen tests are recommended as options for individuals who were potentially exposed to a confirmed positive carrier, as well as for people traveling, returning to work or undergoing a medical procedure. (Courtesy Total Primary Care)
Find out where to get a 15-minute COVID-19 test in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth metros

Rapid nasal swab antigen tests are recommended as options for individuals who were potentially exposed to a confirmed positive carrier, as well as for people traveling, returning to work or undergoing a medical procedure.

A mother and daughter visit at Seasons Assisted Living & Memory Care in Conroe earlier in the pandemic. (Courtesy Seasons Assisted Living & Memory Care)
Texas allows limited visitations to nursing homes, long-term care facilities

Facilities that meet the requirements will allow limited visitations, but you still will not be able to hug or kiss your loved one.

At a special-called meeting on Aug. 6, Round Rock City Council voted 7-0 to explore the possibility of moving the city's postponed May election date to Nov. 3. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
NEW: Round Rock City Council will vote Aug. 13 on possible November election date

At a special-called meeting Aug. 6, Round Rock City Council voted 7-0 to explore the possibility of moving the city's postponed May election date to Nov. 3.

The county now has over 6,000 total confirmed cases. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)
Williamson County adds 109 new cases of coronavirus, 3 deaths Aug. 6

The county now has over 6,000 total confirmed cases.