Parade, job fair and other events to do in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle this Veterans Day weekend

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Honoring the men and women who fight for their country’s freedom, San Marcos, Buda and Kyle are hosting several events this weekend for Veterans Day. See this noncomprehensive list for ideas.

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Thursday, Nov. 9: Hiring Red, White & You job fair

To connect veterans, active service members and their spouses to Texas employers, the Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Workforce Solutions is partnering with Texas Medical Center for the 6th annual Hiring Red, White & You statewide hiring fair.

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free. 1701 Hunter Road, San Marcos.
512-244-2207 ext. 1049. www.twc.state.tx.us/hiring-red-white-you

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Friday, Nov. 10:  Veterans Voice Project

Down South Word of Mouth puts on a narrative night for veterans to share personal stories and songs about their service and military experience . Tickets include food, drinks and adult beverages. 7-9 p.m. $15. Price Center and Tea Room, 222 W. San Antonio St., San Marcos. 512-422-8684. www.facebook.com/events/312011655939937 

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Saturday, Nov. 11: Art Squared Veterans Day

From 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m, artists, vendors and musicians surround San Marcos Square for the Art Squared art market. Gallery of the Common Experience also brings a Justice-themed campus canvas project for community members to participate. 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m Free. Art Squared, 150 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 830-387-0762. www.facebook.com/events/1569314453147042

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Saturday, Nov. 11: Fundraiser For Our Vets

The Masons Of Live Oak Lodge #304 is honoring veterans through a fundraiser.  Food, live music and a bounce house are included. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Kyle VFW Auxiliary Post 12058, 103 S. Front St., Kyle. 512-703-0451. www.facebook.com/events/141265499843323 

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Saturday, Nov. 11: 2017 Veterans Day Parade & Breakfast

The city of San Marcos along with the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations honors veterans through a parade and free breakfast.

A breakfast of biscuits and gravy is served in front of the county courthouse at 8:30. The parade will start at 10 a.m. and head to Downtown San Marcos. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Downtown San Marcos. 512-393-8400. www.sanmarcostx.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=1269

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Saturday, Nov. 11: Buda Veterans Day Ceremony

The city of Buda, the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce, Buda VFW Post 12161 and Central Texas  AMVETS Post 115 will have ceremony to honor the men and women who served in the U.S. military. 9 a.m. Free. Bradfield Park, 140 Crescent Drive, Buda. www.ci.buda.tx.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=308

Closed in observance of Veterans Day

Nov. 10, Buda city offices

Nov. 10-11, San Marcos and Buda public libraries

Nov. 11, Kyle Public Library

 

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Starlight Williams

Starlight Williams joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017. After graduating Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism and legal studies and working for several magazines, Starlight now spends her time covering city government, education and business news in the Buda and Kyle area. When not on the clock, Starlight can be found singing off-key to Broadway show tunes, mourning the decline of manners and watching the latest flick from the wonderful world of Disney.

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