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Posted on: August 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Party in Your Park Returns August 27

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The City of San Marcos’ Parks and Recreation Department will host its first Party in Your Park event of 2021 on Friday, August 27. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dunbar Park, 801 Martin Luther King Drive.

The Party in Your Park event series typically occurs four times a year, bringing positive attention to the City’s neighborhood parks and providing an opportunity for neighbors to socialize. It’s free, open to the public, and features a variety of games and activities. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or folding chairs to sit on if desired.

Healthy snacks and refreshments will be provided at no cost, Kona Ice will have snow cones available for purchase, and Texas State University’s Phi Xi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha will be giving away free backpacks to attendees at the event. The backpacks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. 

The Hays County Health Department, in conjunction with the City, will be onsite throughout the duration of the event to provide free doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines will be available to individuals 12 years of age or older and no appointment is required. For more information about the vaccine clinic, contact the Hays County Health Department at 512.393.5520. 

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About The City of San Marcos’ Parks and Recreation Department
The Parks and Recreation Department works to provide the citizens and visitors of San Marcos the highest level of programs, parks, facilities, and services that will positively enhance our vision of the community. The Parks and Recreation Department has a history of providing not only diverse and continuous programs for citizens and visitors alike, but also excels in providing maintained parks such as Rio Vista Park, educational centers such as the Discovery Center, and many more activities and resources for everyone in San Marcos.

About Alpha Kappa Alpha
Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded in 1908 and is committed to cultivating and encouraging high scholastic and ethical standards; to promoting unity and friendship among college women; to studying and helping alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature; and to maintaining a progressive interest in college life and to be of service to all mankind.


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