A San Marcos 2014 Calendar is under production currently and we are seeking submissions for:
1. EVENTS of community interest to be listed: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10t_fcqle4YJfvpmPjI-NYavE-3fllIzOJeMvBH0Myc8/viewform
2. IMAGES to featured alongside the 12 months of the year: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14-oogt6sRDbQwa5Jqt2cWeWOYufyY7wL3j5qhicLD00/viewform
Proceeds from calendar sales help fund the Texas Wild Rice Festival slated for Spring 2014 – a festival for the community, by the community.
Please refer to the above links for additional details. For questions, please email texaswildricefestival (at) gmail (dot) com
Please share this information and repost where appropriate!
Support the upcoming Texas Wild Rice Festival in the Spring by donating and get some Super Hero Apparel!
Texas Wild Rice Tee-shirts and Bumper Stickers Available Now !!!
River Awareness Day this past Saturday was a great success! There was so much fun and exciting activities throughout the day it is hard to focus on any one in particular. Over the course of the coming weeks and months we’ll be sharing some of the things that we were most excited about. If you have any pictures, videos or stories about the event that you’d like to share – please Contact us.
Here is a fun moment we shared with the young ones at River Awareness Day: San Marcos First Annual Turtle Race!
Bring out the kids for this full day of fun and excitement! So much fun stuff going on all day for them to enjoy including Oragami, a River Art Montage that will be hung on the bridge, a play area, and nature tours and educational science and permaculture activities!
There will also be plenty of grown-up fun for the adult (or the kid) in you. Educational areas to learn about native plants, birds and the biology of a healthy San Marcos River. There will be permaculture workshops and demonstrations all day to help green your thumb, live music and story telling, Arts & Crafts, Yoga and so much more!!
Plaza Pavilion Main Stage
11:30-12:00 PM Story Time with Nancy Moore
12:00-1:00 PM Open Mic
1:00-1:45 PM Story Time with Jim Kimmel
2:00 – 3:00 PM M.O.O.P. Pooch Workshop
(Teach your dog to pick up trash) With Andrea Carter
3:00 – 3:20 PM Story Time with Ashley Wright
3:20 – 4:00 PM Open Mic
4:00-4:20 PM Story Time with Mario Garza and his Flute
4:30-5:00 PM Carlos Cedillo – Classic Guitar
5:15-6:00 PM AtomLily
6:15-7:15 PM HalleyAnna
7:45-8:45 PM Kabomba
9:00-9:10 PM ARTheism – River Inspired Dance
9:20 PM Yakona – Sneak Preview Screening
City Park Information Booth
9:00 AM Birds of The River Nature Walk
10:00 AM Heritage Tree Care: Plant Reintroduction Nature Walk
11:00 AM Free Guided River Float – Limited Space Available
12:00 PM Heritage Tree Care: Plant Reintroduction Nature Walk
1:00 PM Free Guided River Float – Limited Space Available
1:00 PM Birds of the River Nature Walk
2:00 PM Heritage Tree Care: Plant Reintroduction Nature Walk
3:00 PM Free Guided River Float – Limited Space Available
4:00 PM Plant Scavenger Hunt
5:00 PM Native Edible Plant Walk
Arts & Crafts Area
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Community Canvas & Live Paintings
11:00 AM Mask Making
12:00 PM Origami Cranes
1:00 PM Wild Rice Headdresses
2:00 PM Paint The River
3:00 PM Leaf Rubbings
4:00 PM Recycled Art
9:30 AM Yoga
11:00 AM Acro-Yoga
1:00 PM Poi & Staff Jam
3:00 PM Hula Hooping
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Everyday Permaculture Techniques
12:00 PM Aquaponics Workshop & Demonstration
2:30 PM Forest Garden Design Workshop
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Science Demonstrations
- Micro Organisms
- Water Quality Testing
- Resource Management
Non-Profit and Information Booths:
|Indigenous Cultures Institute
||Bright Side of the moon
||The Art of Massage
|The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
||Zen Design Outdoors
|San Marcos Community Bike Project
|communities for thriving water FLUORIDE-FREE SAN MARCOS
||Orgone Vortex by LifeLine Design
|San Marcos Public Library
||Cultured. A San Marcos Kombucha Kompany
|Heritage Tree Care LLC
||Hays County Master Naturalists
|Edwards Aquifer Authority
||La Sirena Boutique
|San Marcos Voice
|San Community Acupuncture Clinic
||San Marcos River Foundation
|San Marcos Baha’is
||Our Sacred Paths
|Natural Earthen Plaster Explorers
||Yogurt In Love
|City of San Marcos
||Terry Vollmer Art
|City of San Marcos Nature Center
Let’s keep San Marcos flowing!
See you there!
River Awareness Day is almost here! We’ve just finished the full day schedule and are so excited about the many workshops and activities lined up! Loads of family friendly adventures with plant walks by field experts, science experiments, live music, arts & crafts and even permaculture workshops! Parking is limited and first come first serve so plan to arrive early and/or use alternative transportation. Most of all, have fun and we’ll see you there!
Not sure if you caught it but River Awareness Day was featured in the San Marcos Daily Record today. Check out the article on their website:
Keep San Marcos Flowing
On behalf of the San Marcos Habitat Conservation Plan and San Marcos River Foundation, You are cordially invited to be a part of the RAD-est free event this river has ever seen!
We encourage the entire community of San Marcos to come learn about, fall in love with, and celebrate our beautiful River. The artesian spring fed water of the San Marcos stays a constant 72 degrees, is home to eight endangered species and, flows crystal clear all year long- allowing us to remain one of the longest continually inhabited places in North America. With a river as uniquely RAD as this, how could we not celebrate?!
This is a festival for the community, by the community. We hope to see everyone, from all demographics come out to share in this event of gratitude and inspiration. River Awareness Day will highlight community vendors, local food, free educational workshops, storytelling, guided nature walks, river inspired arts and crafts, hands on aquatic science experiments, regenerative activities, performances from musicians, poets, a blessing of the San Marcos River, and more! With a festival that all San Martians can participate in, we hope to re-invigorate the love and pride the citizens of this city feel in themselves, their river, and their community.
Thank you for caring, thank you for sharing and thank you for all that you do!
Let’s keep San Marcos flowing!
See you there!