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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 8, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas DAILY PLANNER TOASTMASTERS TOP: Winners of the New Braunfels Toastmasters International Speech Contest are, from left, Mark Crider, second place; and Jim Hawkins, first place. BOTTOM: Winners of the New BraunfelsToastmasters Evaluation Contest are, from left, Bob Wolf first place winner; and Gus Rodriguez, second place winner. CLUBS, SUPPORT GROUPS, MEETINGS Walk Across Texas LAURA McKENZIE'Herald-Zeitung Zoe Lovelady, 12, exercises with her classmates under the direction ofYMCA staff at Cross Lutheran School on Monday.The school began celebrating Lutheran Schools Week with a kick off for the Walk Across Texas program. Walk Across Texas challenges students to be more physically active. Over the next eight weeks, classes will be competing to see who can log the most miles by participating in various physical activities both at school and at home. NEW BRAUNFELS BREAKFAST LIONS Date: Second and fourth Tuesdays Time: 7 a.m. Location: Fork and Spoon in Marketplace Shopping Center Information: Call Jay at (830) 837-2195 HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION Date: Second Tuesdays Time: 8:30 p.m. Location: City Council Chambers, 424 S. Castell Ave. You should know: Agendas posted on www.nbtexas.org EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY BOARD Date: Second Tuesdays Time: 3 p.m. Location: Edwards Aquifer Authority Conference Center, 1615 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio You should know: Agendas and packets posted online at www.edwardsaquifer.org FRIEDENS SENIOR GAME, ACTIVITY DAY Date: Second Tuesdays Time: 2-4 p.m. Location: Friedens United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 2555 Friedens Church Road, Seguin Information: (830) 303-7729 or visit friedens-church.org CANCER WARRIORS GROUP Date: Second and fourth Tuesdays Time: 7 p.m. Location: Oakwood Counseling Center, 176 S. Hickory Ave. Information: (830) 637-7006 ELKS-EAGLES GOLF; WINTER TEXANS WELCOME Date: Second and fourth Tuesdays Time: 8:30 a.m. Location: Landa Park Golf Course Information: Elks (830) 609-1344, Eagles (830) 632-7534 HILL COUNTRY ORCHID SOCIETY Date: Second Tuesdays Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Elk Lodge, 353 S. Seguin Street Information: (830) 609-0284 MASONIC LODGE 109 Date: Second Tuesdays Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Lodge, 1157 W. San Antonio St SENIOR CENTER SKAT SPIELERS Date: Tuesdays Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: Comal County Senior Center You should know: This week's winners were Noland Koepp, Arlen Leeder, Jim Leissner, A.D. Nuhn Jr. and Viola Meckel. NEW BRAUNFELS COMMUNITY CHORALE Date: Tuesdays Time: 7-9 p.m. Location: Eden Home, Friendship Room, 631 Lakeview Blvd Information: (830) 832-7476 or email@example.com NEW BRAUNFELS SKAT SPIELER Date: Tuesdays Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Elks Lodge CANYON LAKE CELTIC DANCERS Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 10 a.m. to noon Location: Community Resource and Recreation Center, 25 Mabel Jones Dr. Information: (830) 964-3630 NEW BRAUNFELS TOASTMASTERS CLUB Date: Tuesdays Time: 7-8:30 p.m. Location: Wingate by Wyndham Hotel in New Braunfels, 245 FM 306 For information, visit http://nbtm.freetoasthost.biz , e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOKSTORE Date: Monday through Saturday Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 700 E. Common St at New Braunfels Public Library Information: 830-627-7824 or www.nbpl.lib.tx.us/friends.htm HABITAT RESTORE Date: Tuesday-Saturday Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: 1269 Industrial Drive You should know: All proceeds go toward building affordable homes for families in need. Information: (830) 625-7005 DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT GROUP Date: Tuesdays Time: 10-11 a.m. Location: River City Advocacy, 145 Landa St. Information: (830) 643-0200 or www.rivercityadvocacyinc.org TODAY'S EVENTS Comal County Aggia Moms Club Date: Today Time: 6:30-8 p.m. Location: Scooter Store You should know: Election of officers planned. Hill Country Orchid Society Date: Today Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Elks Lodge in New Braunfels You should know: Presentation will be "Orchids in Kew Gardens" by Amy Almond Guadalupe County Chapter, Native Plant Society Date: Today Time: 6:30 p.m. Location:The library, 500 Bulldog, Marion You should know: Learn about local ordinances and how they can be updated. Information: email@example.com or (830) 996-3590 Comal County Genealogical Society Date: Today Time: 7:30-9 p.m. Location: Sophienburg Museum, 401W. Coll St. You should know:The guest speaker will be Brenda Lindeman about "Bridging Spring Branch and Western Comal County with History." All are invited. Information: (830) 629-1572 Guada Coma Garden Club Date: Today Time: 2 p.m. Location: 1671 FM 306 You should know: Program will have master gardener Harold Voges present, and then we will continue with potting plants on the patio for the annual plant sale. Information: (830) 620-0753 AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Help Date:Through April 16 Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday Location: Doyle Krueger Hall, McKenna Events Center, 801 W. San Antonio St. You should know: Free tax return preparation with electronic filing. Volunteer counselors trained in cooperation with IRS are prepared to assist in filing forms and schedules for low- and middle income individuals. 'Magic of Music' Exhibit Date: March 1-30 Location: New Braunfels Art League Gallery, 237 W. San Antonio St. You should know: Presented by New Braunfels Art League and Mid-Texas Symphony. Reception will be March 4 from 5-8 p.m. at the gallery. COMING EVENTS Book and Author Luncheon Date: March 9 Time: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Spring Hill Events Center, 2455 Celebration Drive, San Antonio You should know: Seven Texas authors to be honored at Bulverde/Spring Branch Library Book and Author Luncheon. Tickets on sale at www.bulverde-springbranchlibrary.org. Dual Language Conversation Class Date: March 9 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Public Library You should know: Practice your Spanish or English in an unstructured opportunity to read or talk with native speakers. All levels welcome. Information: (830) 221-4316 National Nutrition Month Cooking Demo Date: March 9 Time: Noon Location: McKenna Center, 801W. San Antonio St. You should know: Live cooking demonstration and [ sampling of foods rich in color and nutrition. RSVP Information: (830) 606-9500 Lunch and Learn Date: March 9 Time: Noon to 1 p.m. Location: Tye Preston Memorial Library at Canyon Lake Cooking it Up with Ed Carle. He will prepare Oven BBQ and show how to make your own rub for ribs. He will also share one of his favorite potato salad recipes. We'll provide the coffee; you bring a lunch or snack on Wednesday. Information: (830) 964-3744 or go to www.tpml.org Ash Wednesday Date: March 9 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Community Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 6761 FM 1102 You should know: Imposition of ashes and open Communion. Information: (830) 643-9703 Four Season Garden Club Date: March 9 Time: 9:30 a.m. Location: 40 Ridge Drive You should know: Jean Patterson will talk about the "right" way to do container gardening Ash Wednesday Contemplative Date: March 9 Time: 6:30-7:15 p.m. Location: Faith UCC, 970 N. Loop 337 You should know: Child care provided. Information: (830) 625-6761 Lenten Services Date: March 9 Time: 7 p.m., pancake supper at 5:30 p.m. Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church You should know: Lent sermon series based on the Apostles' Creed. Everyone invited. Subsequent services on March 16, 23, 30 and April 6. Information: (830) 625-8196 Easter Egg Class Date: March 10 Time: 10-11:30 a.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. Location: Sophienburg Museum, 401 W. Coll St. You should know:The art of hand-painting eggs will be taught by Karen Baese. Participants will decorate papier-mache eggs and learn how to make an arrangement typical of those in Germany's Fraenkische Schweiz. Members $10, non-members $15. Supplies available for purchase. Information: (830) 629-1572 Great Decisions Date: March 10 Time: 6-7p.m. Location: Tye Preston Memorial Library at Canyon Lake You should know: Great Decisions 2011 Program - Topic: American National Security Post 9/11. Developed by the Foreign Policy Association, the Great Decisions Discussion Program is a series where you can read the articles, learn, and discuss, the specific topics scheduled. No registration required. League of Women Voters of Comal County 'Iron Jawed Angels' showing Date: March 10 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Faith United Church of Christ, 970 Loop 337 You should know: Movie is about suffragists. Cross Lutheran School Open House Date: March 10 Time: 6-8 p.m. Location: 2171 E. Common St. You should know: Guided tour and visit school science fair. Information: (830) 625-3969 Guest Speaker Comes to TPML Date: March 11 Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Location: Tye Preston Memorial Library at Canyon Lake Jeanette Larson, "Hummingbirds: Facts and Folktales from the Americas'.' Jeanette is not only an author, but trainer, consultant and retired librarian. For information, call 830-964-3744. Doggy Dash Date: March 12 Time: 9 a.m. to noon Location: Cypress Bend Park You should know: Puppy Playland is putting on a 3K "Doggy Dash" to raise money for a town dog park. Band and activities. Register online at www.braunfels-dogpark.com Spiritual Practices Workshop Weekend Date: March 12-13 Location: Community Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 6761 FM 1102 You should know: All invited to attend weekend of spiritual practices. Please donate to hep cover costs. Information: www.commu-nitynb.org or (830) 643-9703 Goodtime Polka and Waltz Club Dance Date: March 12 Time: 7-11 p.m. Location: Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St. You should know: Polkas, waltzes, big band and country music.There will be a silent auction. Guests welcome and memberships available. The Piano Men Date: March 12 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: BrauntexTheatre You should know: Jim Witter will perform 1970s music, featuring Elton John and Billy Joel songs. Tickets can be purchased at Brauntex 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Heirloom Tomato Sale Date: March 12 Time: 9 a.m. until sold out Location: Plant Haus, 956 N. Walnut Ave. You should know: This is a project of the ORMS Synergy andTarget Math classes. Students began growing the tomato plants from seeds in early January. Prices are $3 to $4 per plant. Money raised from the sale will go to ongoing maintenance costs associated with the school garden and orchard. Geronimo VFW Dance Date: March 13 Time: 3-6:30 p.m. Location: Geronimo VFW, 6808 Hwy. 123 N., Geronimo You should know: Dance hall is smoke free and open to all. Kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Location: (830) 379-1971 'Art for the Non-Artist' Spiritual Practices Workshop Date: March 13 Time: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Location: Community Fellowship Presbyterian Church You should know: Cost is $20 for materials. Art projects can be used in various types of worship services. Information: (830) 643-9703 Taize Teaching Session and Service Date: March 13 Time: 4:30 p.m. training, 7 p.m. Service Location: Community Fellowship Presbyterian Church Information: www.commu-nitynb.org Digital Film Club Date: March 14 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Public Library You should know: Learn the basics in a fun, supportive group with videographer Charles Agar. Students should have access to a digital video camera and a computer with non-linear editing software (iMovie, Final Cut, etc.) Information: (830) 221-4316 Scrabble Tournament and Brain Research Film Date: March 14 Time: 2 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Public Library, 700 E. Common St. You should know: Learn about the latest advances in brain research, watch a film and participate in a Scrabble tournament. Information: (830) 221-4316 Captain James Jack Chapter, NSDAR Date: RESCHEDULED to March 21 Time: 9 a.m. social, 9:30 a.m. meeting Location: NBISD education center You should know: Speakers are Jennifer Collier and Alice Jewell about health and education grants at McKenna Community Outreach Program. Information: (830) 303-2813 William Hightower Chapter 35, Sons of the American Revolution Date: March 15 Time: 5-6 p.m. social hour; 6-8 p.m. meeting Location:TATravel Centers of America, 4817 I-35 N off of exit 193 Information: (512) 353-8108 Flirty Frauleins Red Hats Date: March 15 Time: 1 p.m. Location: Senior Center You should know: Annual tea party. Wear red hats and finery. Everyone welcome. Information: (830) 629-0558 Marsch-und Wandergruppe Date: March 15 Time: 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting Location: Buddy's Backyard, 1440 N. Walnut Ave. Happy Birthday/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Mike Moy ■ Cole Summerville HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO: ■ Duane and Christine Penshom ■ Skylar and Debbie Koepp (March 6)
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