Meadows Center to host Earth Day celebration at Spring Lake
Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
April 20, 2018
SAN MARCOS – The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will host an Earth Day Art of the Sacred Springs Family Fun Day at Spring Lake on Saturday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public.
“Family Fun Days are the perfect chance for parents and grandparents to get their children outside to explore, learn and engage in a natural setting,” Education Manager Sonja Mlenar said. “It’s also a great opportunity to see what educational resources Texas State University has to offer to the San Marcos community.”
The family-friendly event will feature environmental activities, crafts and face painting. In celebration of World Fish Migration Day, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will conduct an eel demonstration activity at 11 a.m. in the Discovery Hall. Beginning at 1 p.m., there will be a book reading of Mermaids Are Magical—You Can Be Too by author Marieta Hutchison.
The Earth Day Art of the Sacred Springs Family Fun Day is part of a series of Family Fun Days at Spring Lake. The spring 2018 Family Fun Days are:
- May 12, 2018 (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.): Mother Earth Family Fun Day
- June 16, 2018 (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.): Father Time Family Fun Day
This series is sponsored in part by the City of San Marcos. For more information about Family Fun Days at Spring Lake, visit www.MeadowsWater.org/Education/FamilyFunDays or call (512) 245-7590.
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University was named following a generous gift from The Meadows Foundation in August 2012. The Meadows Center inspires research, innovation and leadership that ensures clean, abundant water for the environment and all humanity, and is led by Executive Director Andrew Sansom, Ph.D.
About Texas State University
Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 184,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.