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Wednesday, June 9, 2010 • Posted June 8, 2010

June 10, 2010

American Cancer Society: Free information and services for individuals affected by cancer. Thursday, June 10 from 3-7pm at the JC Library (meeting room). Cancer patients and their caregivers are encouraged to stop by. For more information, contact Karen at 512-919-1886 or

June 11-13, 2010

6th Annual Blanco Lavender Festival will be held on the grounds of the Old Blanco County Courthouse June 11-13. Visitors will enjoy an array of vendors, artists and musicians, as well as a full schedule of programs on lavender culinary arts, gardening, and aromatherapy. For an updated list of festival activities, visit

June 12, 2010

Blanco State Park – National Get Outdoors Day - Come spend the day outdoors having fun and learning new skills you can use all summer. Fishing with a Ranger, Intro to Canoe/Kayaking, Nature Trail Hikes and a Family Area with activities and games will all be featured in the morning and early afternoon. All classes are free with day entry into the park. Appropriate for adults, children and families. Please contact Park Headquarters for the day’s schedule of events. 9:00am – 2:00pm.

June 12-13, 2010

Uptown Blanco Art Center is sponsoring free activities for children in the Uptown Blanco Courtyard throughout the day during this year’s Lavender Festival. A Bounce House will be set up for children to enjoy and face painting is available all day on June 12 -13. Children will be able to make their own puppets—also in the Courtyard. On June12, Lavender Festival visitors can cool off in the Uptown Blanco Art Center watching or participating in free art demonstrations; painting (11:30-2:30 p.m.), card making (1-3) and pottery (3-5).

June 15, 2010

Hill Country CattleWomen: Meeting in Junction at Isaack’s Restaurant at 1006 Main. Social and sign-in begin at 10am, meeting at 10:30am with a program presented by Don Knotts, President of Kimble Country Farm Bureau. Reservations for the meeting and lunch should be turned in by June 8 to your Area Reservation Chairwoman, by email at or by phone at 325-347-5511. Cost of lunch is $14. This meeting will be our last until September; we hope many members and their guests will attend.

June 19, 2010

Blanco All School Reunion: Registration will be at 2:00. The meal, catered by Bill Miller, will be served at 5:30. The event will be held at Blanco High School.

June 19, 2010

Stagecoach Outdoor Movies will present its 2nd “Movies in the Park” at Yett Park at 8:30 PM; movies to be announced soon; snack bar available

June 22, 2010

The Blanco County Democrats will meet at 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 22, at the Johnson City Library, 209 Nugent Ave. If you need more information, contact Barbara Ann Hudson, 830-868-4219 or 512-784-0246. We have signs, bumper stickers and information on candidates available. Please plan to attend.

June 27, 2010

Kendalia Community Club Homecoming: Starting at 11:30 and lasting until 1:30, a traditional barbecue meal with all the sides will be served. Large meal - $7 and the smaller portion will be $6. You can either eat at the center or request it to-go. Desserts are extra. Everyone is invited. For more info or if you would like to volunteer, call Steve at 830-336-2172 or James at 830-336-4321.

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