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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

DATE EVENT LOCATION
April 27 Parks Summer Open House Southwood Community Center
May 5 Cinco De Mayo Celebration Lincoln Recreation Center
May 4 Starlight Music Series Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
May 18 Starlight Music Series Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
May 19 Kid Fish Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Pond
June 1 Starlight Music Series Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
June 8 Starlight Music Series Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
June 19 Juneteenth Freedom Walk Lincoln Recreation Center
June 19 Praises at the Pavilion Lincoln Recreation Center
Aug. 3 Back to School Rally Lincoln Recreation Center


EVENT DETAILS

PARKS SUMMER OPEN HOUSE • APRIL 27
You're invited to learn about the College Station Parks and Recreation Department's youth summer camps, senior programs, special events, employment opportunities, aquatic programs, athletic leagues, library activities and more! Light refreshments will be served. On-site registration, including for youth camps and swim lessons, will also be available.

All Ages • Free • Sat. • April 27 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Southwood Community Center.

CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION • MAY 5
Join us as we celebrate this memorable day in Mexican history. There will be food trucks, live entertainment, and prizes!

All Ages • Free • Sun. • May 5 • 1-3 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

STARLIGHT MUSIC SERIES
Get ready to load up your coolers, blankets and lawn chairs for free entertainment during the Starlight Music Series at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater in College Station, TX. Coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller. Glass, kegs, and pets are not allowed. Parking is available at post oak mall, and handicap parking will be located off of Colgate Drive.

All Ages • Free • Sat. •  Gates open at 6 p.m. concerts begin at 7 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater

May 4: Kimberly Dunn with Guest Judson Cole Band & Ben Kadlecek
May 18: Hotel California
June 1: Infinite Journey with Guest Cold as Ice
June 8: Dwayne Dopsie and The Zydeco Hellraisers with Guest Mi’chel Rose & Zydeco Players

KID FISH • MAY 19
Join us to learn about fish types and species’ preferred habitats, as well as practice mini-fishing. There will also be arts and crafts. Admission is free. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear and tackle. A limited amount of supplies will be available. Individuals over 17 years old will need a valid fishing license with a freshwater endorsement to fish during the event.

All Ages • Free • Sun. • May 19 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Pond

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM WALK • JUNE 19
Join us for a 2.2-mile, legacy walk from the Lincoln Recreation Center to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum to observe Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery. On June 19,1865, the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed on Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Storytelling will immediately follow the walk.

All Ages • Free • Wed. • June 19 • 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

PRAISES AT THE PAVILION • JUNE 19
Join us at the Lincoln Recreation Center's W.A. Tarrow Pavilion for an evening of celebration through songs and dance. Area spiritual groups, churches, soloists and praise teams will give musical interpretations signifying Juneteenth, a day of jubilee and freedom.

All Ages • Free • Wed. • June 19 • 6:30-8:30 p.m.

BACK TO SCHOOL RALLY • AUG 3
Gear up for the school year with us! Participants can interact with police officers and emergency vehicles, get assistance with school supplies, and enjoy food, bounce houses, the splash pad, and games. This event is hosted in conjunction with the College Station Police Department and with assistance from various businesses and community groups.

All Ages • Free • Sat. • Aug. 3 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.


MORE INFORMATION: 979.764.3486 
For more information, call 979.764.3486, email parks@cstx.gov or visit the Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road in College Station.

Last updated: 4/23/2019 8:59:09 AM