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Page 4C NEIGHBORS Hays Free Press April 3, 2013 + + Yard and hake Hays County Fancy Feathers sale to benefit Annual Open Office to Chicken Show Prevent a Utter of Central Texas The Fancy Feathers chicken (PALS) will hold a garage sale and show is a professionally bake sale to raise funds for the ani- judged poultry show set up mals. A variety of household items and run by Fancy Feathers and other treasures will be on sale 4-H members. There will be at great bargains. There will also be adult and youth classes. At- tendees will be able to see baked goods including pies, cakes, The Hays cookies, or candy. The sale, which County Sheriff's over 40 varieties of chickens is part of a larger neighborhood- Office Community originating from all parts of the wide garage sale, will take place Outreach Division will world, including the classics, such as Rhode Island Reds to beginning at 7 a.m. April 6 at 505 host its second community blood the more exotic Seramas. Ev- Alabama Street, San Marcos. drive of the year in coordination with The Blood Center of Central eryone can also participate in a Texas. Donors can choose one "cluck-off," where contestants perform their best imitation of of two locations: on April 5 at the a chicken. There will also be Law Enforcement Center in San a raffle/silent auction, an egg Marcos and on April 6 at Cabela's show, and the Home Depot in Buda. Both blood drives will Kid's Corner. Event takes place This free spring concert series be- be from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and are from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13 gins April 5. Concerts take place open to the public. Basic require- at Hays County Civic Center every Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the ments to donate blood include be- in San Marcos. Information Grove amphitheater at Southpark ing at least 17 years old, weighing and entry forms are available Meadows. at least 115 Ibs. for whole blood donation and being in generally at www.fancyfeatherstx.org. good health. Donors need to bring The event is free and a photo ID. open to the public. Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival This Louisiana themed event fea- tures the best in Louisiana cuisine. Enjoy an extensive menu of Cajun seafood, etouffee, jambalaya, red beans and rice, boudain, and gumbo. Fest goers can also enjoy live music and shop a wide variety of arts, crafts, jewelry, clothing, candles, sunglasses and more. For the kids, there will be inflatable fun. Adults can test their skills in the crawfish peel- and-eat competition. Gates open at 11 a.m. April 6 at Buda City Park. Free parking in the lot next to the park. Tickets $20; children eight and under are free with an adult. YoulMect & Day of Young Child Come out to celebrate the 12th Annual Youthfest & Day of the Young Child. Enjoy food, fun, live music, art activities and a petting zoo. Celebration runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6 at San Marcos Plaza Park. services for individuals with Down syndrome. The 5K run will be a measured distance of 3.21 miles in order to represent the third copy of the 21 st chromosome present in those affected by Down syndrome. Organizers are looking for 300 people to participate. The run will take place at 9 a.m. April 14 at the Historic Stagecoach Park in Buda. Register online at http://dsact.conY321funrun. Border writers to speak at Texas State University Stagecoach Park to be site of 5K An upcoming fundraising effort for the Down Syndrome Asso- ciation of Central Texas will raise money to provide programs and Texas State University will host "Border Writers / Escritores de le Frontera: A Literary Symposium" from 3:30-10 p.m. April 11 in the Wittliff Collections on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library. The symposium will feature a panel discussion and Q&A on border Comprehensive Eye Exams Contact Lenses Prescription & Non-prescription sunglasses Diabetic & Glaucoma Exams J I You'll see clearly why we re the best. 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