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Page 6C COMMUNITY Hays Free Press August 19, 2015 PHOTO BY MOSES LEOS III County Line Polo Club Tournament County Line Polo Club will be hosting a polo tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday in Kyle. Come on out and watch the action. Go to the County Line Polo Club Facebook page or call (512) 914-8490 for more information. End of Summer Bash Joing Hays Hills Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21 at the Painted Horse Pavilion in Buda for the end of summer bash benefitting the 2015 Alade Genet Mission Trip team. Activities include a silent auction, disco dance party, lip sync battles, bake sale and more. There is a suggested entry donation of $10 per family. of the Join Kyle United Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 23 during church services for the annual backpack blessing. Children are asked to bring their backpacks for the new school year. Contact KUMC at (512) 268-2331 for information. Steel Magnolias music performance in Buda The Steel Magnolias will present a fully choreographed musical presentation at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the LivingWord Lutheran Church, 2315 RR 967, Buda. Enjoy a flee baked potato meal at 5:30 p.m. Visit www.thesteelmagnolias.com for more information. if ll OHrTMAN: AGENT 47 11:40 2:00 4:45' 7:30 10:15 4,SINIS'nER 2 11:40 2:10 4:40 7:00 10:30 4,MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. ~1~ 11:10 2:00 4:45 7:25 10:15 4,STRAIGHT OUI"FA COMPTON 12:30 3:40 7:00 9:30 FANTASTIC FOUR ~13 11:15 2:00 4:30 7:50 10:25 SHAUN THE SHEEP Pn 11:50 2:15 MISSION IMPOSSIBLE ~-13 11:45 3:15 7:30 10:25 ANT-MAN ~-~3 11:20 2:05 4:40 7:15 10:10 PIXELS 4;30 7:00 9:30 i~,13 TI'IE GIFT 7:45 10:;~5 R MINIONS 12:00 2:45 5:10 P~I OSorry, No Passes / Supereavers Additional uncharee for all 3-D features. |ll uaont;t ilILNA J v.ry lll~~ school year il JJ Like us on Facebook Montage: Leave that bug alone Continued from pg. 1C helps provide an oasis for birds?) The rhinoceros beetle also gets moniker'd "Hercules beetle." National Wildlife Federation says, 'Tkdults of some species can lift objects 850 times their weight! That would be equivalent to a human lifting nine fully grown male elephants!" Research took me back to "The Dirt Doctor's" website, to the exact paragraph I found 11 months ago when we found gigantic grubs that looked like June bugs on steroids. Those grubs are the larval form of the rhinoceros beetle. Oh my! These interesting finds in Mountain City! Melissa Garraway mentioned an abundance of frogs (not toads) this year. Below our stacked-boulders bird fountain, RonTom just about always finds flogs in the catch basin water. That native-plant surrounded fountain drew birds this past week throughout the scorching days: Northern cardinal, eastern bluebird, lesser goldfinch, American goldfinch, ladder-back woodpecker, golden- fronted woodpecker, American robin (including a juvenile with a speckled breast), summer tanager, orchard oriole, Bewick's wren, white-winged dove, Inca dove, mourning dove, mockingbird, blue jay. I cannot remember them all. And, unfortunately, house sparrows. I almost forgot! The fountain drew the long- awaited yellow-billed cuckoo on August 11! Even as I write in mid- August, a male painted bunting feeds outside our office, next to a covered- with-goldfinch thistle feeder. We take Laura Craig's advice, "Purchase the Wagner's brand of thistle from Home Depot." SAFE PLACE FOR SAFE TRADE Beth Smith forwarded to her email distribution a notification, "Residents who use online classified sites like Craigslist now have a new, safe place to exchange goods. The San Marcos Police Department is the latest agency to join the SafeTrade program. The program provides Painted buntings like this Mountain City. one are PHOTO BY PAULINE TOM still being spotted around two. well lit spaces in the police department's parking lot, and the use of the police department lobby as safe places to meet online buyers or sellers to conduct a transaction. Both locations are monitored by surveillance cameras." In addition to Craigslist type exchanges, child custody exchanges can also be done in the safe zone." The safe zone for tree limb pick up is near the street, not on the street. Limbs must be out by Sunday, August 30, so they get included in a bid from tree limb picker- uppers. The process takes a while. I pick up tidbits from ptom5678@gmail.com and 512-268-5678. Please leave some soon. Thanks! Love, Pauline. Centra Texa Academy of Chr stian 5t:udie:s Fly into fall & back to school Serving your orthodontic needs in Hays County with over 100 years of combined experience" Near Subway in Buda RTHODONTICS 3310-B FM 967, Ste. #All0 Buda, Texas 78610 Near the comer of FM 1626 and 967 512-523-8680 LongOrtho.com Flood Victim Benefit for Employees of the Hays County Sheriff's Office Thank you for your support - HCCSAAA Hays County Citizens Sheriff's Academy Alumni Association + lii t i iFi lii[! .......ii i ,~ I I ii~i~ii~iii~]::li