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Pflugerville ranked 12th best place to Live by Money Magazine
The city of Pflugerville is recognized as the 12th best city in America for a population of 50,000 – 300,000 in Money Magazine's Best Places to Live 2016.
“Pflugerville has leapt to #12 in the Money Magazine list of best places to live. Our jump up in the rankings is no surprise to anyone living in Pflugerville because we know this is a great place to live,” Pflugerville Mayor Jeff Coleman said. "When you combine our central Texas location with city festivals that contribute to small-town feel and carefully managed growth, you get a wonderful place to raise a family. I am extremely proud that Pflugerville is once again in the national spotlight and named one of the best places to live in the U.S.”
The most notable Pflugerville qualities mentioned by Money Magazine ranking system include Pflugerville's connectivity, housing, financial state and quality of life compared to other cities nationwide. Money Magazine analyzed 60 key factors including taxes, education and health care.
Pflugerville’s embrace of German heritage through various ‘Pfests,’ a 45-mile trail system and connectivity along SH 130 to Austin were highlighted in Money Magazine’s ranking which emphasizes Pflugerville’s planned growth.
How Pflugerville was chosen:
Money Magazine focuses on communities with populations of 50,000 to 300,000 and about 60 factors including average home prices, temperature, schools and crime rates. Next Money Magazine gives weight to places that score well with job market, economic opportunity and housing affordability. Factor in a great economy, health care, a great trail system and happiness, and you get Pflugerville, Texas!
The full list of the top 50 Best Places to Live are available online at <a href="http://time.com/money/collection/best-places-to-live/" onkeypress="this.onclick();" onclick="return showExternalSiteDialog(this);"> http://time.com/money/collection/best-places-to-live/</a>
Check out a new board game every Sunday at the Pflugerville Library
Tired of the board games you have at home? Want to try something new? You can borrow a board game to play at the Library every Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Board games will be rotated each week. If there is a particular game in the library collection that you want to play, email firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday morning with your request. Games in the library collection include Apples to Apples, Candyland, Checkers, Chess, Chutes & Ladders, Clue, Coup card game, Exploding Kittens, Forbidden Island, Machi Koro, Medieval Times card game, Memory, Monopoly, Munchkin, Pictionary, Puerto Rico, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan and Uno.
Pfun at the Library
Saturday Story Time now offered
Bring your children to Saturday Story Time at the Library from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. followed by a craft. Children build language and social skills through books, songs, rhymes, and fun.
Make a boat at Techie Tweens - Kids ages 8 to 12 are invited to learn, build, and explore at the Library's tech club for tweens. Make a boat out of pool noodles and race on Wednesday, September 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Pflugerville Public Library.
Star Trek 50th Anniversary Celebration - Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the iconic science fiction show on Thursday, September 29 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy crafts, games and a trivia contest. Costumes encouraged! Ages 18 and up are welcome to attend.
Watch Captain America: Civil War at the library - Enjoy a free movie screening of Marvel's latest superhero flick on Saturday, October 1 at 2 p.m. The movie is rated PG-13.
Kennemer Paving to begin October 1- The Kennemer overlay will begin on Saturday, October 1. Drainage improvements have been underway since August. The project is scheduled to last 90 days.
Register your National Night Out party now - National Night Out (NNO) is Tuesday, October 4 in Pflugerville and your neighborhood is invited to participate. Register your party with the city so that the Police Department and Emergency Services can come visit your neighborhood. On October 4 turn on your porch lights, go outside and meet your neighbors. Information on National Night Out is posted at pflugervilletx.gov/nno.
Fire Department Art Contest
The Pflugerville Fire Department is hosting an art contest. The department's motto is "Because we care." Submit artwork that shows what this motto means to you. The contest is open to ages 5 to 18 years. Submit artwork to the fire department through November 14. For more details visit,http://pflugervillefire.org/.
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.