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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 8, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas 8AI Wednesday, June 8, 2011 | herald-zeitung.com STAMMTISCH To have your event publicized, email plannerOherald-zetbjng.com or call Kate Thomas at (830) 625*9144 ext 222 Post your events online at herald-zeitung.com Pre-Kindergarten Graduates Photo submitted Through a Child’s Eyes Child Development Center recently celebrated the graduation of 35 children from the pre-kindergarten program. Shown in the front row, from left, are Preston Themin, Emilee Spriegel and Zaid Solomon. In the back are Megan Nichols, Christopher Hernandez, McKayla Nichols, Ava Guerra, Benjamin Grijalva and Hayley McKinney. Today Bar-W hosts Rep. Doug Miller ' Date; Today Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: GVTC auditorium You should know: Texas Rep. Doug Miller will speak at the monthly meeting of Bulverde Area Republican Women and will share current info from the legislative session. Free and open to the public. Information: www.bar-w.org Elks Lodge 2279 Steak Night Date: Today Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin Ave. Information: (512) 909-2764 Showcase of Sculpture Date: June 2-28 Location: New Braunfels Art League, 239 W. San Antonio St. You should know: Display of works by local sculptors. Information: (830) 629-8022 Housing Assistance Applications Date: June 8,15,22,29 Location: 300 Laurel Lane You should know: Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program. Applications will be accepted on the days listed above. New Braunfels Theatre Company Musical Theatre Camp Date: June 6-17 Time: Noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday Location: D. Lee Edwards Realty, 1117 N. Walnut You should know: For ages kindergarten through 12th grade; performance June 17 and 18 of “Pirate of Penzance Jr.” Cost is $250 per student. Family discounts available. Information: To register email email@example.com Spring Branch Baptist Vacation Bible School Date: June 6-10 Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Location: Spring Branch Baptist Church You should know: For ages 3-12. Information: 885-3948 Thursday Pirates of Penzance’ Date: June 9-19 Location: Brauntex Theatre You should know: Performed by New Braunfels Theatre Company. Tickets online at www.newbraun-felstheatrecompany.com. Computer Classes Date: June 9,14,23, 30 Location: Tye Preston Memorial Library You should know: Sign up for computer classes at library help desk. Each session focuses on different issue. Information: (830) 964-3744 Saturday Community 5K Family Fun Run/Walk Date: June 11 Time: 8 a.m. Location: Northlake Business Park, Universal City You should know: Sponsored by Grace Community Church. Registration forms available at www.grace-sa.org or at the church. 2011 Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Show Date: June 11 Time:1 p.m. receiving entries, 2 p.m. judging, viewing and comments Location: Conservation Plaza, 1300 Church Hill Drive You should know: This is a free, judged event sponsored by the Men’s Garden Club and Comal Garden Club. Public welcome. For entry details, visit http://comal-tx.tamu.edu/publications.cfm Meusebach Creek School Open House Date: June 11 Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 515 Kuhlmann Road, near Fredericksburg You should know: One of the historic schools on the Gillespie County Country School Trail. Information: www.historicschools.org Sunday Bi-annual Solms School Reunion Date: June 12 Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Conservation Society. You should know: Bring dessert or snack to share and a few sandwiches. Information: (830) 609-3124 Barber-Williams Family Reunion Date: June 12 Time: 10 a.m. registration Location: Blanconia Community Center, Blanconia You should know: Covered dish meal and silent auction. Family and friends invited. Information: (361) 358-5539 Silent Auction Basket Bingo Date: June 12 Time: Kitchen opens at 1 p.m.; Bingo starts at 2 p.m. Location: Holy Family Catholic Church hall, 245 S. Hidalgo You should know: Basket Bingo is $5 for 10 games. Proceeds go toward upcoming church festival. Information: (830) 609-5320 First Baptist Vacation Bible School Date: June 12-17 Time: 6-8:30 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church New Braunfels You should know: For children entering kindergarten through sixth grade. Information: www.fbcnb.org Next Week Good Shepherd Vacation Bible School Date: June 13-17 Time: 9-11:50 a.m. Location: Good Shepherd Evangelical Church You should know: Program is for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Free T-shirts. Information: (830) 401-4847 German Language Camp Date: June 13-24 Time: Beginners’ class 9 a.m. to noon, advanced 1-4 p.m. Location: Conservation Plaza, 1300 Church Hill Drive You should know: For children ages 6-13. Basics of German will be taught with songs, games and visual aids. Cost is $90 for two weeks. Information: (830) 660-0437 Calvary Baptist Summer Camp Date: June 6 to July 29 Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Calvary Baptist Church, 177 W. Klein Road You should know: Summer camp for first to sixth-graders costs $75 per week. Information: (830) 629-0049 Outstanding Agriculturalists Awards Banquet Date: June 14 ONLINE: MORE EVENTS Add your event to our online calendar at herald-zeitung.com 24 hours a day Time: 6 p.m. Location: Red Barn You should know: Comal-Guadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District will honor recipients. Tickets are $10. RSVP by June 7. Information: (830) 379-0930 ext. 3 Guadalupe County Chapter, Native Plant Society Date: June 14 Time: 6:25 p.m. Location: The library, 500 Bulldog, Marion You should know: Nick Vann of Nematode Nick’s Landscape Service will talked about using organic products in his business. 14th Annual San Antonio Poetry Fair Date: Deadline is June 15 You should know: For adults and students of all ages, student entries are free. Information: www.sanantoniopoet-ryfair.com Guadalupe County Master Gardeners Date: June 16 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Texas AgriLife Extension, 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin You should know: "Worm Lady” Cassandra Truax will talk about building soil with worms. Meetings are free and open to the public. Information: www.guadalupecoun-tymastergardeners.org Alliance for Conservative Texans Date: June 16 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: 1143 River Tree You should know: Grassroots organization that educates and empowers like-minded Americans to vote for their conservative val- VOLUNTEER Comal County Senior Citizen Thrift Store Duties: Sorting clothes, tagging, customer contact and light lifting. Available times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Information: (830) 629-4547 Volunteer Rainfall Observer Duties: The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is a nationwide, non-profit, volunteer, rainfall reporting network. National Weather Service meteorologists depend on a network of rainfall observers to provide accurate and timely "ground truth* precipitation reports on a daily basis. If you are interested in being a volunteer rainfall observer, please go to http://cocorahs.org/ or you may contact the Austin/San Antonio National Weather Service ( www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx ) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com . Comal County Habitat for Humanity Duties: Volunteers must be 16 or order. No previous experience needed. Commit to a day or two per month. Construction and office helped needed. Available times: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekday opportunities also available. Information: www.comalhabi-tat.org or (830) 625-7005 ues. Public is invited. Information: (830) 832-2473 ‘Growth Impact on Criminal Justice System in Comal County’ Date: June 17 Time: 9:30 a.m. Location: Senior Center You should know: Sheriff Bob Holder will give the program to NARFE members. Free and open to the public. Information: (830) 620-0344 New Braunfels Class of ‘76 35-year reunion Date: June 18 Time: 5-10 p.m. Location: Buddy’s Backyard, 1440 Walnut Ave. You should know: $15 in advance, $20 at door. Starts at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Bring any 70s music you like. Information: RSVP to 137 Primrose Place, San Antonio, TX 78209 Spielzeit at Sophienburg Date: June 18 Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Sophienburg Museum, 401 W. Coll St. You should know: Special fundraising event centered around children’s playtime with demonstrations by a folk toy maker. Adults $5, children $2. Includes museum admission. Information: www.sophienburg.com BIRTHDAYS ► Russ Whitehouse ► LiveeGenevie Rodriguez (10) HZ TODAY’S CLUBS, MEETINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS I VFW Post 7110 Meeting When: 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays Where: 600 Peace Ave. Contact: (830) 625-9961 You should know: Come and join us in supporting our veterans and military. Friends of the Library Bookstore 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. Where: 700 E. Common St at the New Braunfels Public Library Contact: 830-627-7824 or www.nbpl.lib.tx.us/friends.htm You should know: Gently used books, hardbacks $2, paperbacks $1 Free Weight Management Support Group When: 3 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Eden Heights Apartments - apartment 113 Contact: (830) 214-5642 ’ Senior Strength Exercise Class When: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Where: Comal County Senior Center Contact: (830) 629-4547 x 29 or www.nbsenior.org You should know: If you want to exercise, but can’t do it home alone, try the Senior Strength Chair Exercise class. Members of the center can exercise for $2 a class. Hill Country Breakfast Club When: 8:15-9:15 a.m. Wednesdays Where: The Fork and Spoon Patio Cafe, Marketplace Shopping Center, 651 N. Business I-35 Contact: www.HillCountryBreakfastClub.co m Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 923 When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays Contact: (512) 357-0289 You should know: All veterans who served during the period Feb. 28, 1961, to May 7,1975, are eligible to join regardless of duty station. New Braunfels Rotary Club When: Noon Wednesdays Where: Seekatz Opera House, 265 San Antonio St. Contact: (830) 608-0133 Story Time and Baby Lapsit When: 10 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Tye Preston Memorial Library, 1321 Farm-to-Market 2673 Contact: (830) 964-3744 New Braunfels Skat Spielers When: 6 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Zorn Bowling Club Landa Ladies Golf When: 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Landa Park golf course Contact: Carole, (830) 629-2621 Project Rachel When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Call for location Contact: (830) 481-3546, calls are confidential. You should know: Support in the aftermath of an abortion. Crochet Group When: 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays Where: River City Advocacy, 145 Landa St. Contact: (830) 643-0200 You should know: All supplies are provided free of charge. All are welcome. AA and Al Anon non-smoking meetings When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Unity Church of Practical Christianity, 408 Gruene Road. Contact: (830) 832-3627 Bible Study Fellowship Expanded Preschool Program When: 9:10-11 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Oakwood Baptist Church, 2154 Loop 337 N Contact: (830) 609-0063 You should know: Includes a!! children from 6 weeks to 5 years. Registration is available during the introduction class on the first Wednesday of every month. Day Time Bingo When: Noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays Where: Seguin Elks Lodge Contact: 830-303-5844 You should know: Cash-only Bingo Prayer Guided Meditation When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Unity Church of Practical Christianity, 408 Gruene Road Contact: 608-9515 \t>u should know: Christ-centered helping to heal the mind, spirit and body. New Braunfels Donor Room When: Monday through Saturday Where: 651 N. Business 35, Suite 830, The Marketplace Contact: 625-5401 You should know: Donate blood 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Honey Creek Hikes When: 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Guadalupe River State Park, 3350 Park Road 31, Spring Branch Contact: (830) 438-2656 You should know: A donation of $2 per person or $5 per family is welcomed. To attend this hike, please call the Headquarters or stop by to sign up by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Water Aerobics When: 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Senior Center Contact: (830) 629-4547 You should know: Free with membership to senior center and pool room The Early Years When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays Where: McKenna Events Center, 801 W. San Antonio St.
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