Summer reading program kicks off June 8th.

Keep your student’s reading skills tuned up with the Library’s summer reading program, Summer Fun Fest. There are reading activities for students of all ages, including films, robotics and plenty of reading. And yes, it’s FREE !

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Summer registration underway for softball, flag football, volleyball, kickball and basketball.

Darcell Hanley from the Parks & Recreation Department discusses summer registration for five athletic leagues.

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Pedestrian safety; how, when and where to safely cross the streets of Victoria.

Crime Prevention Officer John Turner discusses how, when and where to safely cross the streets of Victoria.

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The online power of your library card.

Catherine Muehlbrand from the Victoria Public Library discusses some hidden online resources available to anyone who has a library card.

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Register your cell phone with Code Red to receive emergency information.

Rick McBrayer from the Victoria Office of Emergency Management (OEM), discusses Code Red, a service that allows the public to register their cell phones so they can receive vital information during emergencies. Don’t worry, we will never sell your phone number and you will only receive emergency information from the OEM.

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Public input sought at March 31 “Big Picture Workshop” for Comp 2035 Plan

Jared Mayfield discusses the Comp 2035 plan and how important public input is to develop a long range plan for the City of Victoria. The public is invited to the Big Picture Outreach Workshop at the Community Center on March 31 to share ideas about future growth of Victoria.

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Popular trends at the Victoria Public Library

Dayna Williams Capone discusses popular trends at the Victoria Public Library and what new programs lie ahead.

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Drive to Grease the Drive-in Movie

Parks & Recreation is hosting a showing of Grease on Friday, February 20, as a drive-in movie complete with a costume contest and some classic cars for selfie backdrops. Listen to the podcast for all the details.

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Spring registration underway for adult softball, kickball and flag football.

Spring registration is underway for adult softball, kickball and flag football. Ashley Rambo from Parks & Recreation has all the details.

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It’s Christmas time, don’t forget free eBooks from the library

Getting a phablet, tablet, smartphone or eReader this Christmas? Dayna Williams-Capone discusses the free eBook program offered by the Victoria Public Library.

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Head downtown for free Christmas on the Square and the Lighted Christmas Parade

Darcell Hanley from Parks & Rec talks about two free events to be held in downtown Victoria, Christmas on the Square on Friday December 5, and the Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 6.

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Fire Department adds new CPR equipment for heart patients

Fire Chief Taner Drake talks about the new CPR equipment available for heart patients. These devices will save lives !!!

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Work underway to close a cell at the landfill.

With work underway to close a cell at the Victoria Regional Landfill, how important is the landfill to Victoria’s future? Darryl Lesak answers this question.

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Free Family Fishing Day set for Saturday, October 11 at Ethel Lee Tracy Park

Darcell Hanley with Parks & Recreation discusses the Family Fishing Day, a free way to introduce families and kids to fishing.

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Free trick roper, dance wranglers, bootmakers, kids attractions – there is a lot more to Bootfest 2014 than great music.

There is a lot more to Bootfest 2014 than great, free music. Leather craftsmen, bootmakers, a trick roper, the Aggie Wranglers, a Well Fargo Stagecoach and much more awaits visitors at Bootfest 2014.

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Kayak Clinic set for September 27th, space is limited.

Darcell Hanley from Parks & Recreation discusses the upcoming Kayak Clinic scheduled for September 27th. Check out the podcast for details.

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Bootfest 2014, Oct 3-4, features free music and great activities for kids.

Joel Novosad from the Victoria CVB discusses Bootfest 2014 and the top musical acts that will fill downtown Victoria with music on October 3-4 .

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Got game? Check out the City’s 3 v 3 basketball tournament on August 30.

Got game? Darcell Hanley from the PARD discusses the City’s first 3 v 3 basketball tournament to be held on August 30.

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How Victoria’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) works.

Mary Craighead, MPO Coordinator, discusses the role of the Metropolitan Planning Organization and how the public can share their ideas on Victoria’s future transportation needs.

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How to help the City maintain the high quality of recyclables.

For the City’s recycling program to stay successful, we need citizens to recycle high quality recyclables. Darryl Lesak from Environmental Services discusses how Victorians can help the City maintain the high quality of our recycled goods.

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