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Blue Santa applications now accepted
Pflugerville Police Department’s Blue Santa program is now accepting applications from Pflugerville families in need. Families may apply to receive gifts for children ages 14 and under and a holiday meal by filling out the application at the Pflugerville Police Department, 1611 E. Pfennig Lane, between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Applicants should bring a valid Texas Driver's License and utility bill that shows a matching address establishing proof of residence in the city limits. Delivery day is set for Saturday, December 17 between 9 a.m. - noon.
Blue Santa is coordinated by the Pflugerville Police Department, but nearly all of the sorting, wrapping, packaging and deliveries are done by volunteers who come from Pflugerville businesses, volunteer organizations and the Pflugerville community.
For more information, please visit www.pflugervilletx.gov/bluesanta.
Groundbreaking for 1849 Park
The City of Pflugerville celebrates the groundbreaking of 1849 Park on Monday, November 7 at 11 a.m. at the park location at 16430 Cameron Road. Mayor Jeff Coleman, Councilmembers, city officials, the Master Plan Advisory Committee and the Parks and Recreation Commission will officially break ground on the 1849 Park and Sports Complex.
The groundbreaking is the launch of Phase 1 of the park which includes approximately $10 million for construction of three multi-purpose practice fields for sports like lacrosse, rugby and soccer, as well as three football fields, parking, restrooms and a playground. The first step in developing Phase 1 involves significant site work including movement of dirt, irrigation, utility improvements and planting of turf for the fields.
The cost to develop and complete the 323-acre park's master plan is $61 million, so the park will be built in phases.
For more information on the project, visit www.pflugervilletx.gov/1849.
Kennemer Drive overlay work on November 5
On Saturday, November 5, contractors will begin the overlay paving process on Kennemer Drive weather permitting. The paving will be on the weekend to avoid school traffic. One lane of traffic will be left open, however drivers should anticipate delays in the area and may choose to seek an alternate route. The Kennemer Drive Overlay Project is on schedule to be complete by the end of November 2016. http://www.pflugervilletx.gov/projects.
Make a Washi tape monogram at Adult Craft Night
Make a framed monogram using stencils and Washi tape at the Pflugerville Public Library on Thursday, November 10. Materials will be provided while supplies last. The event starts at 6 p.m.
Story Time with Mother Goose
Join the Pflugerville Library for a fun interactive story time with special guest, Mother Goose. Children build language and social skills through books, songs and rhymes. The program is followed by a craft. Story Time with Mother Goose is on Tuesday, November 8 at 10 a.m. and at 11 a.m.This program is open to all and designed for up to preschool-aged children.
Play Time, new program for young children at the library
Bring your child to Play Time at the Pflugerville Library on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This program is for children ages 0 to 5 to enjoy with their parent or caregiver. All toys will be provided by the library.
Movie Matinee: Star Trek Beyond
Enjoy a pfree movie at the Pflugerville Library on Sunday, November 6 at 2 p.m. In this third installment of the rebooted Star Trek film series Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) struggles with a personal crisis as he and the crew of the Enterprise are attacked by a dictator named Krall (Idris Elba). Also starring Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana. (Rated PG-13, ©Paramount Pictures). Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Rowe Lane Safety Improvements Open House
Voting / La votacion en personaNovember 8 7:00 a.m.- 7:p.m. Voters may vote at your designated voting location for their county of residence. 8 de Noviembre. Los votantes pueden votar en su lugar de votación designado para su condado de residencia.
Pfoster homes needed
Foster homes are needed for the Pflugerville Animal Shelter. With dog and cat adoptions at $20, fostering is a great way to see if an animal is right for your home while also making the pet more comfortable and adoptable for its future forever home. If interested, contact the shelter at 512-990-PETS.
Grass and hydrilla mowing at Lake Pflugerville
The mower is at Lake Pflugerville to help collect and remove hydrilla and pond grasses from within Lake Pflugerville.