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Page 4C COMMUNITY Hays Free Press January 25, 2017 + Creative Coloring for Adults Join the Kyle Public Library on the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. for Creative Coloring for Adults. Colored pencils, markers, and coloring pages are provided free of charge. Coloring isn't just for kids anymore; the trend of intricate and beautifully detailed designs intended for adult use makes the joy of coloring books available to a broader audience. Coloring is also good for your mental and physical health, as studies show it can help reduce anxiety and stress, create focus, and bring about more mindfulness. And with everyone from researchers at Johns Hopkins University to the editors of Yoga Journal suggesting coloring as an alternative to meditation, this fun, free activity is the perfect way to unwind and regenerate. PHOTO BY PAIGE LAMBERT IislJn s, please check our website or call showllneZ Tutus & Tennies 5K Get your tutus ready for this year's Tutus and Tennies 5K on Jan. 28. Come out and walk, jog, or run a 5K and join in the Dance Dash in the parking lot after. Early packet pick up and walk up registration available at Dance Unlimited in Buda on Friday, Jan. 27, 4-7 p.m. See www. athleteguild.com/running/buda- tx/2017-du-tutus-tennies-5k-and- dance-dash for more information. League of Women Voters fundraiser Come sample a selection of quality Texas wines and some soon-to-be local beers at the 29th annual League of Women Voters of Hays County Wine and Beer Tasting on Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Quail Creek Country Club in San Marcos from 6 to 8 p.m. Funds raised support the LWV of Hays County's proj- ects, such as debates, voters guides, and the online information source Vote 411. Tickets are $20 and can be pur- chased from a League member, at the door on the night of the event or online by visiting Iwvhaysco.com. A Night in the Magic Kingdom The Jack C. Hays High School choir presents two evenings of Disney classics on Feb. 3 and 4, 2017 at the Burdine Johnson Theater at Hays High School. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Get tick- ets at hhstx.booktix.com/dept/choir. PHOTO BY MOSES LEOS III Run for the Love of It Celebrate Valentine's Day by working up a sweat with the Connection Church's chip-timed 5k Fun Run/Walk on Feb. 11. Start and finish is at The Connection Church. The 5K starts at 8 a.m., with the Kids' Dash immediately following. See www.athleteguild.com/running/buda-tx/2017-run-for-the- love-of-it for more info. Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration On Feb. 3 and 4, celebrate Texas jazz legend and San Marcos native Ed- die Durham with a program of live jazz performances that pay tribute to the renowned guitarist at Texas State University. Visit www.txstate.edu/jazzstudies/ hillcountryfestival for more information and a full schedule. Denise Chandel Eldred and Jeannie Samantha Hector are happy to announce their engagement which took place on the 16th day of October 2016, on the beautiful grounds of the Capitol Building in Austin, Texas. A Fall 2017 wedding is planned at Zilker Park Botanical Gardens, in Austin, Texas. We are extremely elated! Medical, , At Home Seton Hays will host a day of free medical care for basic healthcare needs on Jan. 28 from 9 a.rn. to 4 p.m. on the 1st floor of Seton Medical Center Hays, 6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle TX 78640. Shuttle buses will run once every hour from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Hemphill Elementary School, Blanco Vista Elementary School, Tom Green Elementary School, Kyle Elementary School and Camino Real Elementary. No insurance necessary. Services provided on a first-come, first-served basis until 4 p.m. Last family admitted at 4 p.m. Input needed for hazard Come See Our New Expanded Facility Gymnasium Exercise Studios Child Watch Hays County and the City of Buda are looking for your input. The county is conducting a survey about your perceptions and opinions regarding natural hazards (tornadoes, wildfires, floods) in Hays County. The results of the survey will help Hays County identify and prioritize actions to reduce the risks and losses associated with these hazards. The survey will also help with local natural hazard mitigation planning in Hays County. Want to participate? Check out the Buda city website at ci.buda.tx.us for more information. Burn ban On Jan. 24, the Hays County Commissioners Court placed the unincorporated areas (including extra territorial jurisdictions) of the county under an immediate burn ban following a report from Fire Marshal Clint Browning. Charcoal, wood and gas grills with lids are exempt from the ban, but burning in "burn barrels" or fire pits (including ones with screens on the top) is not allowed. Grilling of any kind is prohibited at Hays County parks under a burn ban. Most cities already prohibit outdoor burning, but residents within city limits should check their city ordinances. regional plan open houses The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a series of open houses across the Austin area to gather public input on the organization's Regional Active Transportation Plan, with two of the meetings being held in Hays County. The open houses will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. A meeting will be held Thursday in the LBJ Student Center, Texas State University, 109 Student Center Drive, San Marcos, and another on Feb. 1 at the Wimberley Community Center, 14068 Ranch Road 12. The plan to be presented will develop a blueprint for a safe and easy-to-use active transportation network of trails, sidewalks, bike lanes and streets for the six-county region. For more information visit campotexas.org. Friends of the Buda Public Library Friends of the Buda Public Library are holding their annual meeting on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m. at the library. Members and anyone interested in learning more about upcoming plans for the new library are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. Come out and show support for your local library. Fly your flag for Mirabeau B. Lamar Day All Texans are invited to join the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in flying your Texas flag on Mirabeau B. Lamar Day, Thursday, January 26, at your home or business to honor Lamar as the "Father of Texas Education" for endowing public lands to public education. the FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FOR HEALTHY LIVING FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 0000000 ")AN 4) 00000O 31 WHEN YOU JOIN THE HAYS COMMUNITIES Y, you're committing to more than simply becoming healthier. You are supporting the values and programs that strengthen your community. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE At the Y, children learn what they can achieve, families spend quality time together, and we all build relationships that deepen our sense of belonging. For More than a workout. For a better us. Communities YMCA 465 Buda Sportsplex Dr. near FM 967 & 1626 (512} 523-0099 AustinYMCA.org + III I I I I [ II i I '~i , ' I rl 'Y:7 ....