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Adults ages 18 and older can learn a new craft in the Pfab Lab from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Design a small glass pendant, pin or set of earrings. Staff will use a microwave kiln to fire the items, which can be picked up at a later date.
Don’t like crafts? Enjoy a pirate-themed murder mystery dinner party in celebration of Pflugerville Reads, “Treasure Island.” The event is from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and costumes are encouraged. Registration is required for the dinner party. Registration must done in person, so please visit the library today!
Children can power up by attending Kids Crafternoon from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Kids ages 5 to 8 can explore their creativity by decorating a flying disk.
The campaign also seeks to broaden the awareness of innovative library services to the public. New services offered by the Pflugerville Public Library include mobile wi-fi hotspots, eReaders and Pfab Lab Kits. These resources are currently available to library cardholders. Wi-Fi hotspots allow patrons to take the internet with them wherever they go. Watch movies, read a book, study for an exam or apply for a job! Also available to cardholders are Pfab Lab craft kits. Check out a craft kit and take the Pfab Lab home with you. The library has several types of kits available including Raspberry Pi, sewing machine, 3D pen, bookbinding, Arduino, soldering iron, woodburner and Makey-Makey. Visit the Pflugerville Library for more information.
Bilingual story time is for everyone
You do not need to be bilingual to attend bilingual story time! It introduces basic elements of the Spanish language such as names of letters, numbers, colors, animals, and more while it builds language and social skills through books, songs, rhymes and fun. Followed by a craft, this program is designed for preschoolers and toddlers. Bilingual Story Time is on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and repeats at 11 a.m.
Recreation Center gym remains under repair; track is closed, volleyball league play postponed
A water sprinkler system malfunction flooded the recreation center gymnasium at 400 Immanuel Road during the Labor Day weekend. Starting at 12 p.m. on Friday, September 8, the gymnasium and the walking track will be closed as work continues to extract water. The Sunday Volleyball League will postpone the beginning of its Fall season until September 18.
While the Recreation Center facility remains open, classes held in the gymnasium have been suspended until further notice. Please note the air conditioner is off. The game room and Pfitness room are open for member use. For more information, call the recreation center at 512-990-6350.
Imagine a day without water - September 15, 2016
Can you imagine a day without water? How would you brush your teeth, clean and prepare your food or live if you didn't have water? The goal of Imagine a Day Without Water is to get the public to realize what a powerful resource water is and its impact on lives.
Do you conserve water? There are so many ways to make sure that we conserve the water we do have. While the city has plenty of water in our supply, it's important that we not waste. Some tips to save water include:
New Tween Typing class for September - Ages 8 to 12 are welcome to attend Tween Typing on Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. through September. Children will use typing instruction software to learn keyboarding basics, proper hand positions, speed and accuracy. Registration is required. Online registration begins on the Friday prior to each class. The class starts promptly at 3:30 p.m. Walk-in participants will be allowed to take an open seat after class begins.
Chili Pfest Cook-off Teams wanted for Oct. 15 event - Vendors and chili cook-off teams can apply online at www.pfallchilipfest.com. Early bird rates are still in effect, so sign up today for the 9th annual event held in downtown Pflugerville. Vendor spots are filling fast!
November's Pfall Pfest Craft Show vendors - Interested in participating in the juried arts and craft show on Saturday, November 19? The first round of jury judging is September 22. Spots are limited to 36 vendors. Sign up today at www.pflugervilletx.gov/pfallpfest.