City hosts second annual State of the City event virtually

The second annual State of the City event will be held virtually from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. Residents will be able to join the meeting on Zoom or via Facebook Live to hear from Georgetown Mayor Josh Schroeder and City Manager David Morgan. The event highlights major projects and programs completed in 2020 and … Continue reading “City hosts second annual State of the City event virtually”

MLK Day closings on Jan. 18

City of Georgetown offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. There will be normal solid waste and recycling collection on Jan. 18. City offices and facilities closed Jan. 18 for MLK Day include the following: Animal Shelter, 110 Walden Drive City Hall, 808 Martin Luther … Continue reading “MLK Day closings on Jan. 18”

MLK Day Events in Georgetown on Jan. 18-26

[CORRECTION: The time for the leadership prayer breakfast has been updated.] A variety of events including a virtual program, service day events, and a race and ethnicity symposium will be held in Georgetown on Monday, Jan. 18, through Tuesday, Jan. 26. The events honor, celebrate, and continue the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther … Continue reading “MLK Day Events in Georgetown on Jan. 18-26”

Public City facilities delayed start Jan. 11 due to winter weather

City of Georgetown facilities will open to the public at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, in response to winter weather. The delayed start includes: Airport Terminal, 500 Terminal Drive Animal Shelter, 110 W.L. Walden Drive Art Center, 816 S. Main St. City Hall, 808 Martin Luther King Jr. St. Garey Park, 6450 RM 2243 Georgetown … Continue reading “Public City facilities delayed start Jan. 11 due to winter weather”

Georgetown Parks and Recreation to host virtual Cupid’s Chase 5K and Fun Run

The 26th annual Cupid’s Chase 5K and Kids Fun Run is going virtual in 2021. The virtual race will take place Feb. 13-21 with participants completing 3.1 miles at the location of their choice. The registration cost is $25 for the 5K for ages 11 and up and $10 for the Kids Fun Run for … Continue reading “Georgetown Parks and Recreation to host virtual Cupid’s Chase 5K and Fun Run”

New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know

Did your family get a new puppy or kitten for Christmas this year? Here are some important things to remember when caring for your new pet in the City of Georgetown. Leash your pet: Always leash your pet in public. It is against City ordinances for dogs to be at large in the city limits, … Continue reading “New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know”

Georgetown Parks and Recreation to host virtual youth fishing derby

Georgetown Parks and Recreation will host a virtual Youth Fishing Derby Jan. 16-31 at Blue Hole Park, 100 Blue Hole Park. Admission into the derby is free and open to youth age 12 and younger. A fishing permit is required for anglers age 17 and older. All participants must register in advance to be eligible … Continue reading “Georgetown Parks and Recreation to host virtual youth fishing derby”

Recycling Christmas trees and boxes this holiday season

City of Georgetown residents are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees, boxes, and wrapping paper to reduce material going to the landfill. If you recycle your tree, please remove the tree stand and any garland, ornaments, or lights. Artificial trees cannot be recycled. Curbside pick-up: Texas Disposal Systems customers in the city limits of Georgetown can … Continue reading “Recycling Christmas trees and boxes this holiday season”

Arts and Culture Board seeks grant proposals for projects, events

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board is seeking grant proposals for art, music, theater, dance, and cultural heritage events or projects to take place in Georgetown between April and September 2021. The call for grant proposals are due Dec. 31. Nonprofit organizations, schools, and informal arts and culture organizations who are creating public art, arts … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Board seeks grant proposals for projects, events”

2020-21 Sculpture Tour awards announced

The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded John Mark Luke the first prize award in the 2020-21 Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibit in the historic downtown Georgetown Cultural District. Luke won for his piece “Interaction of Thought V,” a piece created from laminated wood, clear fiberglass and resin, steel rebar, … Continue reading “2020-21 Sculpture Tour awards announced”

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