Special Events

July 2010 - Posts

You're invited to the Clay Madsen Recreation Center Anniversary Celebration!

The Clay Madsen Recreation Center is celebrating 10 years as a safe and positive place to play and get fit for Round Rock. You’re invited to attend the re-dedication celebration at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 30, the same date of its original dedication, 10 years later. Cake, punch and refreshments will be served and a special presentation by the Madsen family and City leaders also will take place at the event.  All members will get a 10 Year Anniversary Giveaway at the event! The center is located at 1600 Gattis School Road. Come take part in this historic event!

For more information, please contact the Clay Madsen Recreation Center at (512) 218-3220.

Round Rock Fireworks & Frontier Days this Friday!!!

The City of Round Rock has rescheduled the July 4th Independence Day Fireworks and Frontier Days Celebration to Friday, July 16 due to rain and park conditions. The fireworks will now be a part of Time Warner Cable’s “Movies in the Park” presentation of “Planet 51” at Lakeview Pavilion and “The Spy Next Door” at Virg Rabb Pavilion at Old Settlers Park. (Please see revised entertainment and activities schedule below).

The “Movies in the Park” event, fireworks and Frontier Days Celebration activates will take place at Old Settlers Park Lakeview Pavilion & the Virg Rabb Pavilion (3300 Palm Valley Blvd.). Guests may still watch the fireworks from anywhere within the park.

The festivities begin at 5:30 pm. Free watermelon will be served by the Round Rock City Council members and the Round Rock Parks & Recreation Department. Various vendors will offer food & refreshments, arts & crafts, kids games, pony rides and a variety of other delights. A pepper eating contest, a second Rubber Duck Race and Sam Bass Shootout will also take place. At 8:00 pm a skydiver will fly into the festivities. Fireworks will take place at dark with the Time Warner Cable “Movies in the Park” presentation of “Planet 51” and “The Spy Next Door” to follow.

Visit the city’s website at www.roundrockfrontierdays.com  or more information.

Entertainment & Activities Schedule
5:30 p.m.
   Frontier Days Celebration begins/vendors open/food & beverages, arts & crafts, kids games, inflatables, pony rides, train and more
6:30 p.m.   Sertoma Rubber Duck Races on the lake at Old Settlers Park
7 p.m.        Pepper Eating Contest presented by Randalls
7:20 p.m.   FREE watermelon served by your City Council Members
7:30 p.m.   Sam Bass Shootout presentation/LIVE stunt men spectacular
8 p.m.        Skydiver jumps!
8:05 p.m.   Skydiver lands. Boy Scout Troup 157 posting of colors and Pledge of Allegiance
8:30 p.m.   LIVE patriotic music by the Austin Symphonic Band
9:05 p.m.   FIREWORKS & Austin Symphonic Band presented by HEB
9:28 p.m.   "Movies in the Park" presented by Time Warner Cable. Planet 51 at Lakeview Pavilion and The Spy Next Door at Virg Rabb Pavilion
12 p.m.      Festival closes