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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  ameysn@gmail.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  mark.lenz@noaa.gov  or  steve.smart@noaa.gov .  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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