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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2006
Book Signings: Jim and Jerry Touchstone Kimmel will sign their book, "The Marcos" in the store from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, when they will be joined by Brian and Shirley Loflin signing "Grasses of the Teas Hill Country." On Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m., Damon Waitt, Ph.D., the Center's senior botanist, will sign copies of the updated "Texas Wildflowers".
Admission: $7 for adults, $6 seniors and students, and $3 for children 5 to 12 years old (under 5 free). Sponsors for the event include KXAN TV, KLBJ News Radio 590 AM, and 107.1 KGSR. For information, visit www.wildflower.org.