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up as your favorite comic book hero for the Pflugerville Comic Con on
Saturday, July 30 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pflugerville Public
“This year we are celebrating the end of our Summer
Reading Program with a comic convention for all ages. We have three New
York Times bestselling writers, voice actors, and award winning comic
book creators joining us for comic con,” said Bette McDowell, Adult
One of the New York Times bestselling writers
attending the event, Chris Claremont, will join the convention through a
Skype interview. Chris Claremont is known for his work on Marvel
Comic’s X-Men series as the co-creator of the iconic characters Rogue,
Gambit, Sabretooth, Mystique and many others. He also co-wrote the X-Men
Dark Phoenix story arc that was later adapted for the animated
television series and the X-Men movies.
Other featured guests include New York Times
bestselling writers Paul Benjamin and Joe Eisma, Funimation! voice actor
Alex Moore, local voice actor Bill Hemberger, Comic Book Dad Daniel J.
Rucker, steampunk artist Tanya Davis, Chad Thomas, David Pitts, Mari
Mancusi, Leah Lovise, Elisa Wikey, Cait Zellers, Vanessa Shealy, Jim
Conditt and Eisner award-winning writer Sean McKeever.
“A family friendly cosplay contest, crafts for adults
and children, a photo booth and a children’s superhero obstacle course
are scheduled to take place during the event,” said Youth Services
Librarian Amanda Cawthon, “We will also have drawing workshops,
interviews, group discussions and panels with our featured guests.”
The Comic Con is also the final event of the Summer Reading Program and the winning reading team will be announced.
The Pflugerville Public Library is located at 1008
West Pfluger Street. The event is free and all ages are welcome to
attend. For more information about the Pflugerville Comic Con visit www.pflugervilletx.gov/comiccon or call the library at 512-990-6375.
Surveyors working in Windermere and Heatherwilde Subdivisions
July 25 you may notice surveyors working in the Windermere and
Heatherwilde Subdivisions. These surveyors are preparing data for the
street reconstruction projects approved by the voters in the 2014 bond
election. If you have any questions, please contact the Capital
Improvement Program at 512-990-6400 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kennemer Drive Overlay - The city will
repair and repave the southern portion of Kennemer Drive from its
intersection with Kelly Lane north towards Terradyne Drive starting in
July. The road will be constructed in segments, thus a homeowner along
Kennemer Drive can anticipate having one day when construction will be
directly in front of their home. For more information, visit www.pflugervilletx.gov/projects.
Review your utility bill online - The
city of Pflugerville offers utility bill customers the ability to view
their six previous bills online from the online bill pay site.
Previously, customers could only see their bill and water consumption
summary, but now they can access and see the actual bill the customer
receives in the mail with breakdown of water/sewage/trash and a lot more
detail. Visit www.pflugervilletx.gov/billpay and login to your utility account. Once logged in, customers can view the Account Detail tab under "recent bills."
Beginner Computer Class for adults - Sign
up today for the beginner computer class at the library on July 28,
from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. The class is designed for adults ages 18 and up
with little or no computer experience. Classes begin with component
basics such as learning about the parts of a computer and will move
forward to internet, email and privacy. Students set the pace of the
class. Registration is required. Call the library at 512-990-6375 to