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🌱 Alice Cooper Coming To Cedar Park + Dream Dinners In Leander

Patch logo Patch 10/15/2021 Meagan Falcon
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Hello, neighbors! Meagan Falcon here with a brand-new copy of the Cedar Park-Leander Daily.

Here's everything you need to know to kick off your Saturday.

First, today's weather:

Sunny, cooler and less humid. High: 70 Low: 48.

Sunday's weather forecast:

Sunny skies and cooler temperatures are in the forecast in the Austin Metro. Highs will be in the low 70s and lows in the high 40s.

Here are the top stories today in Cedar Park-Leander:

  1. Alice Cooper Coming To H-E-B Center At Cedar Park. (Cedar Park-Leander Patch)
  2. Dream Dinners Invite Leander Community To Enjoy Prepped Meals. (Cedar Park-Leander Patch)
  3. 'Can I teach that?': Teachers confront new Texas laws limiting teaching about race (Austin American-Statesman)
  4. Texas house passes transgender sports ban bill. (KEYE TV CBS Austin)
  5. Five Texas eateries were handpicked by New York Times as one of the top 50 restaurants in 2021. (Austin Patch)

What's in store for the weekend?

Whether it's a lone ranger adventure on the town, a date, a friends day or a fun family day out, we got you covered. Here's a list of Things To Do In Austin Metro Oct. 15-17.

Halloween is just around the corner, but we know it's already time to find some good trick-or-treating spots in town. To make your life easier, we've gathered a list of some Halloween 2021: Trunk Or Treat Events In Austin Metro.

Looking for family-friendly fun this October, including festivals and pumpkin patches in Austin Metro? Visit the Patch guide to Fall 2021: Festivals, Pumpkin Patches In Austin Metro.

Today in Cedar Park-Leander:

  • Floating Pumpkin Patch - Leander Public Library. (10 a.m.)

Cedar Park-Leander Patch Notebook

  • Austin Bulldog Rescue: "🚨911!!! PLEASE HELP CHESTER!!🚨 Chester is losing his foster home, due to a family emergency, and needs somewhere safe to go TODAY!!! He absolutely needs a ‼️no pet home‼️ in the ATX area." (Facebook)
  • Cedar Park Professional Fire Fighters Association: "The Cedar Park Fire Dept, and especially A-shift, would like to congratulate Firefighter Griffin for passing her probationary year. We wish her nothing but the best of luck and a long career with the department. Great job!" (Facebook)
  • Vista Ridge Band Boosters: "Congratulations to Vista Ridge Ranger Band, receiving all 1’s at the 6A District UIL Marching Contest. They now advance to Area UIL, and one step closer to State. ❤️🖤❤️" (Facebook)
  • City of Cedar Park, Texas-City Government: "Stop by our outdoor come-and-go Halloween at the Hall Fri., 10/29, 2-5 p.m.! Fun outdoor photo ops, a mini pumpkin and decorating kit & candy. See emergency vehicles and equipment." (Facebook)
  • Visit Cedar Park Texas: "🏀THEY'RE BACK🏀⁠ ⁠ In one month the @austin_spurs will take the court for the first time in over 500 days‼️⁠ ⁠ We can't wait to have basketball back in Cedar Park and we hope to see you there." (Instagram)

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You're officially in the loop for today. I'm taking some much needed time off so I will see you around on Wednesday! If you're loving these newsletters, consider inviting some of your friends and neighbors to follow along. You can send them this link to subscribe.

Your friendly neighborhood journalist,

Meagan Falcon

Meagan covers local news for Patch in downtown Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander and Pflugerville.

About Meagan: I was born and raised in Corpus Christi and spent three years covering breaking news and things to do in South Texas before I moved to the Austin Metro. When I am not reporting the news, I am enjoying a good book, tending to my garden and spending time with my pup.I am a green thumb novice so if y'all have gardening tips, I would love some.

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