August 11, 2017

Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend (Aug 11-13, 2017)

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1. Girl Scouts S'mores & Sing Along - Aug. 11th, 7-9pm at McKinney Roughs Nature Park, located at 1884 Hwy 71 W in Cedar Creek. The Lost Pines Girl Scouts Service Unit is hositng a fun event for all troops and girls/parents interested in joining Girl Scouts for the 2017-2018 year. Admission is FREE!

2. Back to School Bash - Aug. 12th, 8:30-10:30am at BISD Memorial Stadium in Cedar Creek. Enjoy games, activities, food, and vendors. Stuff the Bus back packs/school supplies distribution will begin at 8am. Admission is FREE!

3. Cub Scout Obstacle Course - Aug. 12th, 9-11am at 443 FM 969 in Bastrop. There will be multiple obstacles to test your ability to have fun while becoming a Ninja Scout. Invite your friends that might be interested in Cub Scouts.

4. Dog Days of Summer Digital Scavenger Hunt - Aug. 12th, 9am-4pm at Buescher State Park. Race to find all the items on the scavenger hunt sheet between both Bastrop State Park and Buescher State Park. Bring your own camera. Free after park entry fees. More events at Buescher State Park here. More events at Bastrop State Park here, including yoga and watercolor painting!

5. 9th Annual Ice Cream Social - Aug. 12th, 1-3pm at the Bastrop Public Library, located at 1100 Church Street in Bastrop. Enjoy ice cream and toppings, games, door prizes, and more! Admission is FREE!

6. Kid's Decorating Class - Aug. 12th, 3-4pm at Johnson's Bakery, located at 715 Old Austin Hwy, Ste. 300 in Bastrop. Kids can make pizza tacos and cookie tacos and take them home to eat! $15/child. RSVP to (512) 412-6221.

7. SUP El Camino Real - Aug. 12th, 4-9pm at Fisherman's Park, located at 1200 Willow Street in Bastrop. SUP El Camino Real is a down river stand-up paddleboard race on the Colorado River. Admission to watch the race is FREE!

8. Bottle Babies, BBQ & BINGO - Aug. 12th, 6pm at Heritage Hall, located at 1020 Main Street in Bastrop. Enjoy BBQ dinner & dessert, games & prizes, silent auction, the Stray Cat Cake Walk, BINGO, and more! Proceeds benefit Bastrop C.A.T.S. (Bastrop Cats Anonymous TNR Society). BBQ & dessert are by donation.

9. Movies in the Park - Aug. 12th, 6:30-10:30pm at Fisherman's Park, located at 1200 Willow Street in Bastrop. Come watch "Moana" at dusk (around 8:30pm), and get there early for face painting and balloon twisting with Ms. Poppy the Clown, concessions, and more! Admission is FREE!

10. Dr. Thomas J. Gazley Birthday Celebration - Aug. 13th, 3-4pm at Independence Park in Smithville. Come learn about and celebrate one of Smithville's founders, Dr. Thomas J. Gazley. Readings by Smithville Boy Scouts & Cub Scouts, dedication of benches in memory of Billy Davis, changing of the flags, and more. Admission is FREE!

**For even MORE EVENTS in the Bastrop County area, visit our online calendar here. For our 2017 Vacation Bible School Guide, click here. For the 2017 Summer Camps & Activities Guide, click here. **

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