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Gold-Burg one-act play ready to tackle the state stage

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The cast and crew of Gold-Burg High School’s one-act play, “Interview,” heads to Austin Sunday to compete in the state University Interscholastic League contest.
There will be a send-off for the group around 10 a.m. Sunday. The state performances will be at the Austin Independent School District Performing Arts Center, 1500 Barbara Jordan Ave in Austin. Session I will start at 3 p.m. and session II at 6:30 p.m.
Fitzner said they will perform as the third play in session II, possibly around 8 p.m. Awards will be at 10 p.m. after the last session.
Tickets are available only online. Visit the UIL website at: uiltexas.org/theatre/state. There are individual play or four-play session tickets available.
This is the school’s first time to send a play to state competition. Gold-Burg advances with eight 1A plays: Benjamin, “The Ballad of Maria Martin;” Highland, “The Girl in the White Pinafore;” Avery, “The Voice of the Prairie;” Ackerly:Sands, “They Promised Her the Moon;” Guthrie, “The Beggar’s Opera;” Abbott, “A Monster Calls;” and Oakwood, “Mockingbird.”
Directors are Linda Fitzner, Pam DeMoss and David Winingham. Cast and alternates are Jimena Garcia, Corbin Gilbert, Arin Turner, Marshall Mason, Madison Provost, Levin Hellinger, Izzi Rohde, Barrett Allen and alternates Camdyn Dreyer, Jasmine Rojas, Kaylie Duncan and Brayden Odom.
Crew members are Joseph Jones, Aidan Foster, Lexie Eaton, Alyson Rojas and Eli Freeland.

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First Music in the Park on June 1

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Enjoy the first Music in the Park free concert at 6 p.m. on June 1 in Pelham Park.
Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy this evening of musical fun. Live music will be performed by the Kaitlen Jewitt Band, Dylan Edwards and the Texas Strays Band and the Monty Dawson Band.
Food trucks will be on site. Buy a mug for $10 and receive a free beer.

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Summer Rec returning to Bowie for June

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The City of Bowie is bringing back the summer recreation program for June and the city pool is set to open for splash day on May 28.
Summer rec was cancelled several years ago due to a lack of staff. It is open to children kindergarten through age 15 and will be free of charge.
Summer Rec starts June 3 and will be 8 a.m. to noon during the week days. It will end on June 28. Children should be picked up at the pool by 11:45 a.m. each day.
Activities at the park will include all sorts of ball games, flag football, tennis, relay races, circle games, arts and crafts, music and of course swimming.
Permission forms must be filled out the first day. Participants should arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. and do not come for swimming alone.
For the city pool families can enjoy a free splash day from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday. New pool hours will be 1-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, closed on Sunday. Pool admission is $3.
An individual pool pass is $60 for city residents and $70 for non-residents. A family pool pass is $115 for up to three people, $5 for each additional person.
Water aerobics begins June 3 from 6-7 p.m., Monday-Thursday at $2 a person.
Swim lessons will be July 8-12 and July 15-19. Lessons are 10-10:30 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m. Cost is $30 per person ages three and up.

Pictured: Summer Rec fun from a few years back. (Bowie News file photo)

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Kindergarten graduation ceremony entertains big crowd

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Bowie Elementary Principal Kathy Green presented diplomas to the kindergarten graduates during ceremonies in the high school gym Tuesday. See more photos in the weekend Bowie News. (Photos by Barbara Green)
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