Although the weather was a bit gray today, Austin artist Chris Chappell braved the elements to stand on Main Street and paint the Milton Building. He said he stops in town from time to time to visit his mentor, Glenn Whitehead, and has more than once stayed to paint something that inspires him. Here are photos from today -- the painting he is currently working on and the one he already finished of the Hightowers' building across the street.
To help those affected by the tornado on 5/15/13: http://www.granbury.org/documents/154/Relief%20Help%20%20Hood%20County%20Tornados_201305161245152346.pdf
The Lost Pines Artisans Alliance (LPAA) is taking the lead on the 2013 Smithville application to become a designated Cultural District through the Texas Commission on the Arts. Please join us at the public meeting on Tuesday, May 21 at 5:30PM. The meeting will take place at the LPAA Mary Nichols Art Center and Gallery at 301 Burleson. You can also take the online survey (click on this blog's title to get to the survey). For more information, please contact Jill Strube at 512 237 3282 x 2109.
Did you see Smithville's Veterans Memorial Park in the news? KXAN featured the Park in its segment on the 10 year anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Preliminary drawings are on display at City Hall and will be discussed at the January 24 Safe Routes to School meeting. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held at Mary A. Brown Primary School. Please join us!
The 2nd Summit Smithville Expo is right around the corner. Please join us to find out more about what you can do to help make your garden, home, ranch, and business greener. Main Street, Smithville. 10AM to 4PM. Speakers, exhibitors, demonstrations... Something for everyone.
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