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Parks and Recreation Related

Here are a few volunteer opportunities with the City of San Marcos for the month of November.

Party in Your Park

Date: El Camino Real Park (March 6, 2020), Paul Pena Park (May 15, 2020), Dunbar Park (August 21, 2020)

Times: TBD. Contact Catherine Marler for more details.

Location: Each park listed above on their specific dates.

Activity: Party in Your Park series of events help multiple times a year. This series is designed to highlight the many city parks that our located in San Marcos neighborhoods. Volunteers will help set up, manage and monitor the games, and keep the kids engaged. We will also need assistance with serving snacks and refreshments to our guests.

Special Instructions: This volunteer opportunity does not require training.

Contact Name: Catherine Marler

Contact #: 512.393.8249

Contact Email: CMarler@sanmarcostx.gov

35th Annual Great Texas River Clean Up

Date: Saturday, March 7th

Times: 8:30AM sign in; 9-11:30AM Litter cleanup then lunch

Location: All over San Marcos

Activity: Picking up litter and micro-litter

Special Instructions: Click here to sign-up. Click here for the Map to see headquarters.

Contact Name: Amy Kirwin (akirwin@sanmarcostx.gov) for more information

FOT Spring 2020 (PDF, 633 KB)

Community Forestry Program

Date: Various dates. See attachment for dates.

Times: 9:30am-12pm

Location: 430 Riverside (event may not be located at this address)

Activity: Host monthly Friends of Trees events, a great opportunity to do hands-on learning and public tree care. Examples of tasks include speeding mulch, prune and perform root collar excavations, spread compost and plant trees.

Special Instructions: Click here to sign-up. 

Contact Name: Kelly Eby

Contact #: 512.393.8486

Contact Email: keby@sanmarcostx.gov

Spring Carnival

Date: Prep Week is April 6-8, 2020, Carnival Day is April 9, 2020

Time: TBD. Contact Catherine Marler for more information.

Location: TBD

Activity: Prep week: There's a lot of work that goes into the Spring Carnival and we could always use some extra hands! We need assistance with sorting decorations, creating signage, and organizing games. Carnival Day: There are several opportunities to help out at this event, including setup/take down, running game booths, prize patrol, bag handout, bunny pictures, etc.

Contact Name: Catherine Marler

Contact #: 512.393.8249

Contact Email: CMarler@sanmarcostx.gov

 

Daddy Daughter Dance

Date: June 19, 2020

Time: TBD. Contact Catherine Marler for more information.

Location: TBD

Activity: Young ladies age 1 year and older, along with their father figures, are invited for an evening of music, dancing, treats, tiaras, and keepsakes. This heart-warming event draws over 300 attendees and keeps growing! We need volunteers to help greet our special guests, serve refreshments, run our photo booth, and facilitate our arts and crafts area.

Contact Name: Catherine Marler

Contact #: 512.393.8249

Contact Email: CMarler@sanmarcostx.gov