Across Central Texas
Sentinel StaffHARKER HEIGHTS
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Camp Heights Summer Day Camp
Have your children spend the summer with the Parks & Recreation staff filled with fun activities including indoor and outdoor games, movies, board games, visits to the park and much more.
Camps are available Monday-Friday and Monday-29 at the Recreation Center, 307 Miller’s Crossing.
Call 953-5464 for details.
Race to Read
Participate in the 5K run/walk, 10K run or Kid’s 1K June 30. Registration is 6-6:30 a.m. and the race starts at 7 a.m. at Carl Levin Park, 400 Miller’s Crossing. Call 953-5464 for details.
Festival on Nolan Creek
Celebrate the Fourth of July in Belton at the Festival on Nolan Creek. The festival is open to the public and free of charge at Yettie Polk Park and Confederate Park.
The Texas Old Time Fiddler’s contest is returning for the ninth year.
For information about becoming a vendor or entertainer at the festival on Nolan Creek, call 939-3551 or email email@example.com.
Rodeo action is back in Belton July 5-7 at the Bell County Expo Center. Performances are 7-9:30 p.m. each night. This year’s PRCA rodeo will feature Lancaster and Pickett Pro Rodeo Company out of Fairfield.
Starlight Music Series
The Starlight Music series has kicked off in
College Station’s Wolf Pen Creek
Ampitheater and will continue to bring live
music entertainment throughout the summer.
Residents and visitors can load up their picnic baskets, coolers, blankets and lawn
chairs for a night under the stars at the
Admission is free to all events and gates open at 6 p.m. Guests may bring their own refreshments, but glass containers are not allowed. Coolers must be 48 quarts or
For more information, call the College Station Parks and Recreation Department at (979) 764-3486.
Visit www.cstx.gov/starlight for more
information about upcoming concerts.
Texas Police Games
The Texas Police Games will be held Thursday-Sunday in Austin.
Hosted by the Travis County Sheriff’s Department, the games will test
participants’ skill in the following categories: flag football (Co-Ed), S.W.A.T., duathlon, salt water fishing tournament, dominoes,
submission wrestling, skeet/trap, soccer, 5K & 10K run, archery, K-9 patrol, bass tournament, volleyball, track & field, Texas pentathlon, tennis, softball, rifle, racquetball, powerlifting, pistols, tactical, mountain bike, K-9
narcotics, karate, golf, flag football, cycling,
bowling, billiards, basketball, archery
Full-time corrections officers, law
enforcement, firefighters and military are
eligible to participate. Law enforcement reserves must meet one-year minimum requirement.
All competitors must register online before participating in any event(s) and must personally check-in at registration, which will be at the Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark,
4140 Governors Row, Austin, during the week of the games.
For more information, visit www.texaspolicegames.org.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will bring circus entertainment to the Frank Erwin Center Aug. 22-26 with their
new show, fully charged.
The performance schedule is as follows: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22-24; 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25; 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. August 26.
Tickets are are available at all Texas Box Office outlets including select H-E-B
stores, Fort Hood ITR, by phone at (512) 477-6060 or 1-800-982-BEVO (2386) or online at TexasBoxOffice.com.
Austin benefits fair
A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21 at the Norris Conference
Center, 2525 West Anderson Ln., Austin. The fair, targeting all Central Texas-area veterans,
is one of several throughout the state.
Officials from the Texas Veterans Land Board will be on hand to provide information on state programs including land, housing and home improvement loans as well as Texas state veterans cemeteries and nursing homes for veterans.
Call 1-800-252-VETS (1-800-252-8387) for more information, or visit the Veterans Land Board Web site at www.texasveterans.com.
DCI Austin returns to the Drum Corps International Tour schedule this summer as a mid-season showcase of top world class corps. The Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex in Round Rock will play host to this competition
July 19 to kick off a weeklong series of events throughout Texas.
DCI Austin is one in a series of more than 100 national events that make up the annual tour. Performances feature visual formations and choreography set to classical, jazz, pop and rock music.
Visit www.dci.org. for tickets and information.
Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood
From the popular Emmy-award winning children’s television program Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood comes this musical tribute to Fred Rogers, who has impacted the lives of young children and their families for generations.
In this delightful collection, Mr. Rogers and the children take a ride on Trolley to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe where they meet up with Queen Sara Saturday, King Friday, Daniel Striped Tiger, and Mr.
Showtime is at 7 p.m. July 7 at the ArtsView Children’s Theatre in Longview. Admission is $5 per person.
Visit www.artsviewchildrenstheatre.com for more information.
Day Out With Thomas
Thomas & Friend’s presents “Day Out with Thomas,” a Mystery on the Rails Tour 2012 hosted by the Austin Steam Train Association, Sept. 29-30 at the Burnet Community Center.
Tickets are $18 for ages 2 and up. Advance purhcase is recommended. Ticket sales are final. Events are rain or shine.
For tickets and information, visit www.ticketweb.com/dowt or call 866-468-7630.
Robyn will perform at 6:30 p.m. tonight at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in
Meat Loaf will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in
Howard Jones will perform at 6:30 p.m. June 28 at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin.
Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms
Everclear, Sugar Ray, and Gin Blossoms will perform at 6 p.m. July 6 at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin.
Boston will perform at 6 p.m. July 11 at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin.
Dwight Yoakam will perform at 8 p.m. July 13 at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin.
Indigo Girls will perform at 8 p.m. July 13 at Paramount Theatre in Austin.
Tenacious D will perform at 6 p.m. July 19 at Austin Music Hall in Austin.
Cheap Trick will perform at 8 p.m. July 29 at ACL Live At The Moody
Theater in Austin.
Yanni will perform at 8 p.m. August 17 at Bass Concert Hall in Austin.
For more information, visit www.ticketmaster.com or www.uterwincenter.com.