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    BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: The Chamber is pleased to announce Mosaic Art & Home as our May Business of the Month. Mosaic Art & Home is located at 218 Main Street.  They sell the eclectic furniture of David Marsh, as well as the paintings, prints, pottery, and dolls of wonderful local artists.  Stop by their store and discover the beautiful, elegant and exciting work of talented local artists and furniture makers.  Visit them online at mosaicartandhome.com.

    SMITHVILLE MAP: The new Smithville and surrounding areas map is in! Stop by the Chamber office to pick one up.

    THUNDER ON THE COLORADO - Thunder XI is just around the corner on May 5-7, 2017!  Be sure to mark your calendars, from the Mixer on May 4 hosted by Centex Image Designs, the parade down Main Street on May 5, the great live music and vendors and all the rest.  www.thunderonthecolorado.org  

    Annual Fly-In and Lunch - Sat., May 13. Smithville Airport. Come and watch all types of planes land and take off, have lunch and buy raffle tickets for great prizes. Be sure to bring all the kiddos for the Candy Drop! 10:00am–3:00pm.  The airport’s Courtesy Van will be running during the event, sending folks into town to shop.  If you’re interested in volunteering for this great event, which brings aviation tourists from all over Central Texas, give us a call at the Chamber (512) 237-2313. 


    Thursday, May 4 - Thunder on the Colorado Mixer. 5pm-7pm at Riverbend Park, sponsored by Larry Lynn and CenTex Image Designs - www.centeximagedesigns.com, the maker of our fantastic Thunder shirts, koozies, patches and pins.  BBQ and beverages will be available so come out and sign up to volunteer for Thunder on the Colorado XI!

    May 5-7, 2017 – Thunder on the Colorado XI at Riverbend Park.  Info at www.thunderonthecolorado.org.

    May 5 – The Smithville Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring the Smithville High School Career Day, a day that introduces our high school students to job opportunities, resume writing, potential careers and so much more.  Also co-sponsoring is the Texas Workforce Commission and SISD.

    May 6 – Smithville Chamber of Commerce Keep Smithville Beautiful Committee is co-sponsoring the City Wide Clean Up on Saturday, May 6.  Do you have large trash items in your yard or at your business?  This is your chance to spring clean – all at no charge – just haul it down to the city yard. Call the City of Smithville for details, 512-237-3282.

    May 10 – Smithville Chamber of Commerce Education Committee Meeting, 10:45am, La Cabana Restaurant.

    May 10 – Smithville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting, 11:45am. La Cabana Restaurant.

    Golden Girls Boutique - Come FIESTA at Golden Girls Boutique! 114 Main St. Join them Thursday May 4 for a Cinco de Mayo Sip & Shop. Celebrate the festivities with refreshments, lots of new arrivals & special Cinco de Mayo specials! If you have picked up one of their invites, turn it over and present the invite on Cinco de Mayo at COACH Q's Social Club, 303 Main St. and get $1.00 off your beer purchase.

    Cistern Store and Bar - Fri., May 5. Karaoke,   9pm - midnight. Sat., May 6. Abel & The Boyz  9pm–1am. Cisternstore_bar@yahoo.com or 361-865-3655 for more information.

    Bun Run for the Cure – Saturday, May 6.  The Bun Run for the Cure is a 5k/10k race and family event that takes place in charming and historic Smithville, TX. This is the 8th Annual race. Go to bunrunforthecure.com to register. There will be an after party at Pocket’s Grill.

    Mosaic Art & Home presented an Amazing Egg Art Artist's debut. Meet Debbie Grassel. Open House all day Saturday, May 6 with a Wine & Cheese reception 5pm–7pm that evening, 210 Main Street.

    Smithville Stitcher’s Quilt Guild – Open House. Mon., May 8. 11:30am – 4:00pm. First United Methodist Church. 400 Olive St. All quilters and anyone interested in quilting are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. See community projects that the Guild is working on. See quilts in progress and finished quilts by their members. See their Block of the Month patterns. They will also have interactive displays of various techniques and patterns. Their 2017 Donation Quilt “Point Taken” will be on display.

    Bastrop County Mental Retardation Association (BCMRA) hosts a Canteen dance for those with special needs at the Smithville Recreation Center, 106 Royston. The dance is from 6:30-9 p.m. and the admission charge is $2, May 12.

    Bastrop YMCA announces that May 20 is Splash Day at the Bastrop State Park Pool!  Pool entrance fees are waived from 1 to 6pm.  Join them for this first Saturday of the season!  Find out about all the programs being offered at the Y this summer!!

    Paws on the Patio – Sat., May 20. 10:00 – 2pm. Pocket’s Grille. 205 Fawcett. Bring the entire family to raise money for animals in Bastrop County. The beneficiary animal groups will have booths set up with items for purchase for you and your pet. There will also be a Kissing Booth and a Silent Auction. Come out, bring your pet for lots of fun for a great cause.

    Boots & Bourbon Paint Event - Friday, May 20.  6pm at Bone Spirits Distillery. The cost is $35 per person and includes all supplies, instruction, and one drink. Additional drinks will be available for purchase at the bar. The link to reserve space is: https://www.brandywinesocialpainting.com/reserve-your-spot. 802 NE First St ~ Smithville.

    Lyric Theater in Flatonia is showing movies every Friday and Saturday night.  Box Office opens at 7 pm show starts at 8 pm.  Visit mylyrictheater.com for the calendar of events. Theater is located at 120 E. South Main St. Flatonia.

    Sundance Expressions is a social media management business designed to help local businesses reach their current and potential clients consistently with meaningful content. Their mission is to help grow your business through social media. (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) Call 512-304-0933 or email sundanceexpressions@gmail.com today to schedule an appointment.

    Habitat for Humanity is coming to Smithville. Construction to begin this Fall. Building and buying a home in partnership with Austin Habitat for Humanity is a unique opportunity. They build homes alongside hardworking families and the community then sell the homes with affordable mortgages to Habitat families. To see if you qualify for this program contact Bertie Samilpa at 512-472-8788 x122 or email osamilpa@ahfh.org

    Smithville Community Gardens is requesting volunteers to help weed, tend, and harvest this organic produce on Tuesdays at 4pm and Saturdays at 9am. Meet him at the Food Pantry garden at Lee and SE 2nd.

    Rosanky Community Center invites you to join them as LCRA presents Grant Funds for their new Playground Complex. Everyone is welcome. 135 Main St. Rosanky. For questions or more information call Jim Rose at 512-629-1572 or visit their Facebook page.








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