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Victoria Public Library offers a variety of events this summer. in this 2019 file photo, residents visit a City of Victoria Environmental Services activity booth during the Victoria Public Library Fun Fest Kickoff Celebration.

Friday

  • 9 p.m. — Glitch at Aero Crafters, 309 E Crestwood Drive, Victoria
  • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. — Color Me Crazy! at Victoria Public Library, 302 N. Main St. in Victoria, come to the library for a fun day of coloring.
  • 7-8 p.m. — VPL Jams with Ritual Heathen at Victoria Public Library; a monthly music series that highlights the local Crossroads music scene.

Saturday

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. — Wild About Water at the Texas Zoo, 110 Memorial Drive, in Victoria; bring your children to cool off with fun water slides and sprinklers. Enjoy a snow cone for $1 and learn about some of our animal friends who love water. The event is included with general admission to the zoo. Pack your swimsuit and towel.
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Get Craftin’: Paw Print Art at the Victoria Public Library; this event will be held outdoors while supplies last. Dogs must be leashed and friendly toward other people and dogs.
  • 3 p.m. — Breezy’s Sports and Events Bar Music Festival, 13869 U.S. 77 N., in Victoria; a full evening of the live entertainment; doors open at 2 p.m. with live music starting at 3 p.m. with Texxas Heat, followed by Thompson Evans, Broken Alibi, Texas music artist George Navarro and Texas music star Jarrod Birmingham. Presale tickets are $12 each and day of the show they are $20 each.
  • 6 p.m. — Rally With Ruby in downtown Cuero; enjoy food, drinks, music and family fun while selecting the fastest turkey to compete for the title of Turkey Capital of the World at Turkeyfest in October.
  • 8:30 p.m. — Silvercloud at Aero Crafters, 309 E. Crestwood Drive in Victoria

Monday

  • 2-3 p.m. — Canvas Kids: Marbling Madness at Victoria Public Library; make all kinds of interesting designs using a few basic materials and a basic water marbling technique
  • 6-7:30 p.m. — True Crime and Killers Book Club at Victoria Public Library

Tuesday

  • 10-10:30 a.m. — Bilingual Story Time Live! at Victoria Public Library
  • 4-6 p.m. — Family Fort Night at Victoria Public Library; as a team, build your own fort, and then use it to read books, do puzzles, watch a movie, or whatever you want.

Wednesday

  • 9:30-10 a.m. — Family Story Time at Victoria Public Library
  • 10:30-11 a.m. — Family Story time at Victoria Public Library
  • 2-3 p.m. — Canvas Kids: Marbling Madness at Victoria Public Library

Thursday

  • 9:30-10 a.m. — Family Story Time at Victoria Public Library
  • 10:30-11 a.m. — Family Story time at Victoria Public Library
  • 2-4 p.m. — Summer Fun Fest End Party: Foam Bubble Pit at Victoria Public Library
  • 6-11:30 p.m. — Family Movie Night at Schroeder Hall, 12516 Farm-to-Market Road 622 in Goliad; “Jurassic World” starts at 7 p.m. and “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” starts at 9 p.m.

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Elena Anita Watts is the features editor for the Victoria Advocate. She covers faith, arts, culture and entertainment, and she can be reached at 361-580-6585 or ewatts@vicad.com.

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