Annexation hearing set for thursday
The Round Rock City Council will conduct the second public hearing on the proposed annexation of about 15 acres of land during their meeting Thursday .
The land is located just north of Greenlawn Boulevard and east of Interstate 35. The City Council meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. in council chambers, 221 E. Main St.
The Leander Public Library will hold its Winter Wonderland celebration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at 1011 South Bagdad Road.
The event will feature stories, crafts and Santa. Parents should bring their cameras if they want to take their child’s picture with Santa, according to an announcement on the Leander website. The library will also announce the winners of its short story contest at 11 a.m. during the event.
Way Off Broadway Community Players, the Leanderbased nonprofit theater group, is taking it upon itself to bring a little humor to the holidays.
The community theater group is hosting a holiday event, complete with food, drink and interactive theater at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. At 8 p.m., the play A Christmas Carol Radio Play begins
“We are trying to do one special show a year,” said director Tracy Cathey. “It’s our way of saying thank you to all of our patrons.”
During the reception, wine, cider, hot chocolate and non-alcoholic punch will be served, along with snacks.
Cathey said, the play is a twist on A Christmas Carol.
“Every show is a challenge. You don’t know how it’s going to go, and with this one we’re trying to have controlled chaos. We hope the audience enjoys it,” actress Michelle Kelley said, adding this is the first time the group has held a public reception of this kind.
The group is entirely funded by ticket sales, and the actors, director and staff are all volunteers.
“We appreciate the community supporting us, and we hope more and more people come see us,” Kelley said. “We feel like there’s magic in the theater and we want to share that with people.”
The show will be held in The 2243 Business Park, 11880 W. FM 2243. To order tickets go to www.wobcp.org or call 2595878. Prices range from $15 to $20, according to the website.
Georgetown city officials are searching for citizens to serve on the city’s advisory boards and commissions.
Citizen board members assist the City Council in analyzing local issues. Those interested should fill out an application and submit it to the city secretary’s office by Jan. 11. Those appointed to a board or commission will start their terms in March.
To get an application online or for additional information, go to government.georgetown. org/category/boards-commissions.