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FEB. 18-MARCH 26
Sign up for Central Texas Farmers Cooperative CSA
Join a community-supported agriculture program where residents partner with local farmers to directly purchase shares of ultra-fresh produce and meat from local farms starting the first week of April. Price varies with basket . Pickup will be weekly at Buzz Mill, 194 S. Guadalupe St.,
San Marcos. www.centraltexasfarmers.com/csa-program
Check out a wildlife
Experts show how wildlife management helps property owners keep agricultural exemptions while improving land. 6:30 p.m. Free. Cabela’s, 15570 S. I-35, Buda. 512-894-3479.
Attend a gala fundraiser
Hope & Love 4 Kids has been assisting Kyle children in need for 13 years. The nonprofit’s annual fundraising gala supports the work it does year-round. 6 p.m. $60 (individual), $105 (couple) at the door. The Winfield Inn, 900 Scott St., Kyle. 512-504-3180. www.facebook.com/hopeandlove4kids
Learn about art history
Visit the San Marcos Public Library to attend “Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism,” a class about the beginning of the movement. The class is part of a six-week course presented by Life-Long Learning San Marcos. 10:30 a.m. Free. 625 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 512-393-8200. www.sanmarcostx.gov
Get into the groove at the
Buda Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Gala and Awards Banquet will be celebrated at Budastock—a night of fun, food and music inspired by Woodstock. Cost varies with ticket. 6 p.m. Texas Disposals System Wildlife Pavilion, 11508 Carl Road, Buda. 512-295-9999. www.budachambertx.com
WORTH THE TRIP
Join a local author for a local book launch party
Attend a book launch party to celebrate the release of Gayla Partridge’s new book, “Stitchcraft.” Partridge is an local author and Austin-based embroidery artist. The event will include music, drinks, crafts and a book signing. 6 p.m. Free.113A N. Main St., Lockhart. 888-712-0664. www.bluestarpress.com/product/stitchcraft/
See the Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out
Seven local law enforcement agencies come together for the sixth annual competition, which raises funds for The Sunshine Kids Foundation, a nonprofit that supports children with cancer. Noon. $100 to compete, free to watch. Cabela’s, 15570 S. I-35, Buda. www.tcsheriff.org
Participate in the Science Hall Elementary Sun Run
Join the Science Hall Elementary Run to help the school’s student council—a leadership group of third to fifth graders who undertake service projects to help the community—raise money to build a new track and field for the elementary school. Participants can run in a 5K, and children can run in the 1K Kids Dash. Those who prefer to watch the runners but would like to support the cause can pay $10 to become a “sleepwalker” and receive a T-shirt. Registration and packet pickup at 6:45 a.m., 5K starts at 8 a.m., Kids Dash starts at 9:15 a.m. $20 (adult 5K), $10 (students age 17 and younger), $10 (Kids Dash 1K). Science Hall Elementary School, 1510 Bebee Road, Kyle. 512-268-8502. https://runsignup.com/race/tx/kyle/sciencehallelementarysunrun
Run the San Marcos Half
Marathon, 10K or 5K
Marathon, 10K or 5K
Come run the San Marcos Half Marathon, a 10K or a 5K along a scenic course. 7:30 a.m. $75 (half marathon), $45 (10K), $40 (5K). Tanger Outlets, 4015 S. I-35, San Marcos.