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THE BIG PICTURE
Week of April 29, 2019
(City of Buda Weekly Newsletter)
In this Issue:
  • Older Americans Month Profile
  • Día de los Niños at the Buda Public Library - May 4
  • Market in the Park - May 5
  • Red and Blue Fundraiser Softball Game - May 19
  • Senior Volunteer Fair - May 21
  • Buda Fun Fish - June 8
  • Water Meter Replacement and Installation
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • Wiener Dog Races Recap
Older Americans Month Profile:
Meet Norma Williams
You've probably seen Norma Williams zipping around town. Whether she's working at the Onion Creek Senior Center, or attending a Task Force on Aging Meeting, Norma is always on the go. The 85-year-old is a firm believer that age is nothing but a number. We thought she would be the perfect person to profile for Older Americans Month. Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. This year's theme is Connect, Create, Contribute.

Día de los Niños
at the Buda Public Library 
Día de los Niños at the  Buda Public Library  celebrates children, families and reading with a multicultural flair. Join us as we travel around the world on May 4 from 2:00 -4:00 p.m.

Market in the Park
Market in the Park is back starting on Saturday, May 4. Market in the Park is the first Saturday of the month, May through September, in Historical Downtown Buda. Market in the Park is hosted by the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce. Photo Courtesy: Buda Area Chamber of Commerce

1st Annual Heroes Challenge
Red and Blue Softball Game
Come watch the  Buda Police Dept. and  Buda Fire Dept.  slug it out for a good cause on Sunday, May 19! The 1st Annual Heroes Challenge Red and Blue Softball Game will help raise funds for The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center and Hays Co Food Bank. Donations for these organizations will be accepted onsite and all funds raised will go directly to their appointed representatives.

Senior Volunteer Fair
Age of Central Texas, the City of Buda Task Force on Aging, and the Onion Creek Senior Center are holding a Senior Volunteer Fair on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10 a.m. to noon at the Onion Creek Senior Center. The fair is free. Senior Citizens are an important part of the volunteer community and there are plenty of volunteer options in Buda and the surrounding area. Several organizations will be on hand at the Senior Volunteer Fair to showcase those opportunities.

Senior Volunteer Fair
Tuesday, May 21
10 a.m. - Noon
Onion Creek Senior Center
(420 Barton Crossing, Buda, TX 78610)


Buda Fun Fish
At Bradfield Park Pond
Buda Fun Fish is just around the corner! Come on out to the Bradfield Park Pond on Saturday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is event is FREE and no prior fishing experience is required! You can also enter the "Fishing Derby" for a chance to win a coveted price pack! Fishing poles will be provided while supplies last to kids 12 and under. For more information, please contact vincentlecca@yahoo.com .

Water Meter Installation and Replacement
About a month ago the City of Buda began the process of installing and replacing the City’s water meter system. You will see workers out and about in your neighborhoods over the next couple of months. Installation this week is finishing up in Creekside. Next week work will begin in White Oak Preserve and Stonewood Commons.

We have created a separate page on our website with additonal information on the water meter replacement and installation.

Upcoming Meetings
Sustainability Commission
May 2 - 7 p.m.

Main Street Advisory Board
May 8 - 6:00 p.m.

Buda Lions Club
Wiener Dog Races
It was another successful year for the Buda Lions Club Annual Wiener Dog Races. We enjoyed seeing all of your pups and can't wait to see you next year! A big congratulations to all of your four-legged winners.
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Sincerely,

City of Buda