Swimming hours change

Published 7:01 am Sunday, August 9, 2015

This week our open swim pool hours at the Municipal Pool will change to the following:  1 to 8 p.m. Monday; 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday Aug. 15 open and 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Daily admission is $3 per person, ages 2 and under are free.

 Car show

Coming up on Aug. 15, the River Rats Car Club present the Veteran’s Memorial Car Show in Lafayette Park on Main Street South. Show proceeds will be donated to the Austin Area Foundation to help support our local veterans to get their names on the veteran memorial wall or paver.

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There will be a 21-gun salute to open and close the show, which lasts from 1 to 4 p.m. Other items will include a silent auction, children’s games, bounce house, climbing wall provided by the National Guard and live music. Food and refreshments will also be available.

 Fall Kids Fest

Park and Recreation will participate in the Fall Kids Fest which will be held at Horace Austin Park located between the Municipal Pool and the back side of the Library.

Fall Kids Fest is a free community event hosted by the YMCA. Watch for more information on who else will be there with their fall information.

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