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Brian Murphy (left) and Lewis Fletcher, both of the Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department, Chelsea Seiter-Weatherford, GIS analyst for the city of Marble Falls, and Monique Breaux, administrative assistant of the Parks and Recreation and Water departments, are using their smartphones to pinpoint their exact location in Marble Falls City Cemetery through the city’s new online mapping system. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls cemetery mapping system more user-friendly; parks improvements continue

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Commission reviewed several important items during its regular meeting Oct. 1, including the online map of Marble Falls City Cemetery, Phase 1A of improvements at Lakeside and Johnson parks, and Spring Break 2019.  (more…)

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H-E-B sponsoring Marble Falls Spring Break 2017

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — H-E-B will have an even bigger presence at this year’s Marble Falls Spring Break. The Marble Falls City Council voted Feb. 7 to accept a $2,500 grant from H-E-B to sponsor the city’s Spring Break activities in March. The Parks and Recreation Commission had made the recommendation […]

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Marble Falls’ Spring Break 2016 features free fun for the kids

Marble Falls’ Spring Break 2016 features free fun for the kids

Marble Falls Parks and Recreation has a full week of free fun lined up for the kids during Spring Break including 3-on-3 basketball, disc golf, a movie, games, food and more. Go to 101HighlandLakes.com to see the full story and browse other Spring Break opportunities.

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10 ways to spend Spring Break in the Highland Lakes

10 ways to spend Spring Break in the Highland Lakes

Spring Break is fast approaching. Are you prepared? In the Highland Lakes there is fun for everyone to fill a week. Check out 101HighlandLakes.com for 10 ways to spend Spring Break in the Highland Lakes. READ MORE

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Fort Croghan Museum, 703 Buchanan Drive (Texas 29) in Burnet next to the Pizza Hut, will be open Monday-Saturday through March 21 for Spring Break. Parking and admission are free. The fort helped lay the foundation for Burnet County when it was established in 1849. Courtesy photo

SPRING BREAK: Get a fun history lesson at Fort Croghan Museum

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Maybe the last thing your kids want to do on Spring Break is learn a little history. But what if you took them to an actual fort where men carrying old muzzleloaders once patrolled the early western edge of the Texas frontier? (more…)

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If you’re in the Johnson City area, don’t overlook Pedernales Falls State Park, 2585 Park Road 6026. Photo by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

SPRING BREAK: Don’t forget the Texas state parks

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — Who says you have to take off across the country to have fun during Spring Break? If you’re feeling a little adventurous or just looking for a place to escape, check out one of the wonderful state parks in the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Marco Almazon clears a tire during last year’s obstacle course in Johnson Park during Spring Break. This year, kids and adults can enjoy plenty of Spring Break activities around the Highland Lakes. The city of Marble Falls and its parks and recreation department has a lineup of activities for youth from March 16-20, including the return of the obstacle course sponsored by Verus Strength and Fitness. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

SPRING BREAK: Obstacle course and 3-on-3 return to Marble Falls parks

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Calvin Richard happily accepts the honor of creating the obstacle course and coordinating the co-ed 3-on-3 basketball tournament for Spring Break 2015, which is hosted by the city of Marble Falls. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Super Hero Training Camp
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-noon March 18
WHERE: Herman Brown Free Library, 101 E. Washington St. in Burnet 
FOR MORE: Call (512) 715-5228

SPRING BREAK: Burnet library calling all superheroes

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — As a kid growing up, I spent every Saturday morning sitting in front of our (black-and-white) TV waiting for the next episode of the “Justice League of America” to come on. I would watch as superheroes such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash and a few others […]

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Kolton Pannell steps into his throw as he aims for a target at a disc golf clinic at Westside Park during last year’s Spring Break. This year’s clinic is 1-3 p.m. March 17. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

SPRING BREAK: No driving iron needed for disc golf clinic

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — For the past three years, Chris Wolford has led the disc golf clinic during the city of Marble Falls Spring Break lineup. This year, he’s back and ready to introduce area youth to the exciting sport of disc golf. (more…)

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The Hill Country Science Mill is located at 101 S. Lady Bird Lane in Johnson City. Go to www.sciencemill.org for more information. Photo by Kevin Tully/A Smith Gallery

SPRING BREAK: Hill Country Science Mill in Johnson City makes learning fun

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR JOHNSON CITY — While Spring Break means a break from school, it’s a perfect time to explore a local science facility that puts learning in the hands of the students. (more…)

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Kids get crafty during Spring Break 2014 in Marble Falls

Ehran Canty (left) holds two pieces of wood in place while Daus Lowdry puts a screw into them to keep them together. The two were building sailboats March 11 at an event hosted by Home Depot in Marble Falls as part of Spring Break 2014 activities organized by the city of Marble Falls Parks and […]

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Burnet County deputies targeting drunk drivers during Spring Break

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — While Spring Break means fun for thousands of people, it’s also a time of increased dangers on the road. So area law enforcement officers are stepping up their vigilance against drunk drivers and other hazards. (more…)

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Marble Falls has full schedule of events for Spring Break

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department released the schedule of events for Spring Break 2014. This year’s “Burst into Spring” is March 10-14 at various sites across the city. (more…)

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Spring Breakers learn disc golf in Marble Falls

Marble Falls area children had the opportunity to learn a new sport during Spring Break. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department gave a disc golf clinic at West Side Park where kids could learn the basics of the game. (more…)

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