New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 15, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas herald-zeitung.com | Wednesday, June 15, 2011 | 9 STAMMTISCH Today Building a Birdhouse or Feeder When: 6:30 p.m. today Where: New Braunfels Public Library Contact: (830) 221-4316 You should know: Most supplies provided, but bring vines if you have them. Canyon Lake Republican Women When: 9:30 a.m. today Where: New Life Children’s Center, 650 Scarbrough Road, Canyon Lake Contact: (830) 935-2956 You should know: Lisa Brown, director of Volunteer Services, will lead a tour of the center. Club meeting to follow. Free Zumba Class When: 5:30 p.m. today Where: Knights of Columbus, 111 Landa St. Contact: (830) 832-2224 You should know: For everyone 12 years old or older, daycare not provided. Showcase of Sculpture When: June 2-28 Where: New Braunfels Art League, 239 W. San Antonio St. Contact: (830) 629-8022 You should know: Display of works by local sculptors. New Braunfels Theatre Company Musical Theatre Camp When: Noon to 5 p.m. June 6-17 Where: D. Lee Edwards Realty, 1117 N. Walnut Contact: To register email firstname.lastname@example.org 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. First Baptist Vacation Bible School When: 6-8:30 p.m. June 12-17 Where: First Baptist Church New Braunfels You should know: For children entering kindergarten through sixth grade. Contact: www.fbcnb.org Good Shepherd Vacation Bible School When: 9-11:50 a.m. June 13-17 Where: Good Shepherd Evangelical Church Contact: (830) 401-4847 You should know: Program is for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Free T-shirts. Eastside Baptist Vacation Bible School When: 6-8 p.m. June 13-17 Where: Eastside Baptist Church Contact: (830) 625-0718 You should know: For kindergarten through fifth-grade children. Theme is “Beach Blast.” German Language Camp When: June 13-24 Time: Beginners’ class 9 a.m. to noon, advanced 1-4 p.m. Where: Conservation Plaza, 1300 Church Hill Drive Contact: (830) 660-0437 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. Babies and Books When: 10-11 a.m., first and third Wednesdays Where: Klein Rd. Elementary School Library, 2620 Klein Way Contact: (830) 221-1709 You should know: Books, songs, fingerplays, and puppets to develop listening and language skills. Take home books and learning activities for you child. New Braunfels Civil War Roundtable When: 6 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Granzin Barbecue Contact: (830) 608-0275 You should know: An evening with Gen. Irwin McDowell, U.S.A., and Gen. G.T. Beauregard, C.S.A., about the First Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, Virginia. New Braunfels Evening Lions When: 6 p.m. first and third Wednesdays Where: Senior center, 655 Landa St. Contact: (830) 629-1763 Ladies' Bridge When: 11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays Where: Mamacitas, 505 N. Business I-35 To have your event publicized, email pl«nn«rOherald-zeitunfl.com or call Kate Thomas at (830) 825-9144 ext 222 Post your events online at herald-zeitunfl.com GARRETT LEE Garrett Lee, left, 15-year-old New Braunfels native, was awarded “All-State Musician" by the Texas Federation of Music Clubs on May 21 for his solo classical guitar performance. This makes the fourth “All-State Musician" award received by Garrett Lee. Standing next to him is his classical guitar instructor for the past eight years, Spencer Gremmer. Calvary Baptist Summer Camp When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6 to July 29 Where: Calvary Baptist Church, 177 W. Klein Road Contact: (830) 629-0049 You should know: Summer camp for first to sixth-graders costs $75 per week. 14th Annual San Antonio Poetry Fair When: Deadline is today Contact: www.sanantoniopoetry-fair.com You should know: For adults and students of all ages, student entries are free. Housing Assistance Applications When: June 15,22,29 Where: 300 Laurel Lane You should know: Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program. Applications will be accepted on the days listed above. Thursday Pirates of Penzance When: 8 p.m. June 16-18; 2:30 p.m. June 18-19 Where: Brauntex Theatre You should know: Performed by New Braunfels Theatre Company. Tickets online at www.newbraun-felstheatrecompany.com. Tickets available at the box office. Guadalupe County Master Gardeners When: 7 p.m. June 16 Where: Texas AgriLife Extension, 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin Contact: www.guadalupecounty-mastergardeners.org You should know: “Worm Lady” Cassandra Truax will talk about building soil with worms. Meetings are free and open to the public. Alliance for Conservative Texans When: 6:30 p.m. June 16 Where: 1185 River Tree Contact: (830) 832-2473 You should know: Grassroots organization that educates and empowers like-minded Americans to vote for their conservative values. Weston Martinez will speak. Public is invited. Friday “Growth Impact on Criminal Justice System in Comal County” When: 9:30 a.m. June 17 Where: Senior Center Contact: (830) 620-0344 You should know: Sheriff Bob Holder will give the program to NARFE members. Free and open to the public. NB Square Dance When: 7:30 p.m. June 17 Where: Friedens Church Contact: (830) 837-2936 You should know: One-time change of venue. Free dance. Coming Up New Braunfels Class of ‘76 35-year reunion When: 5-10 p.m. June 18 Where: Buddy’s Backyard, 1440 Walnut Ave. Contact: RSVP to 137 Primrose Place, San Antonio, TX 78209 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. Spielzeit at Sophienburg When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18 Where: Sophienburg Museum, 401 W. Coll St. Contact: www.sophienburg.com 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. PEC Annual Meeting When: Noon June 18 Where: PEC Training Center, Johnson City Contact: www.pec.coop You should know: Voting, registration and activities at noon to 2:30 ONLINE: MORE EVENTS Add your event to our online calendar at herald-zeitung.com 24 hours a day p.m.; 2 p.m. business meeting. Arc Hill Country Bowl-a-Thon When: 11 a.m. June 18 Where: Fiesta Lanes, 1202 Huisache Ave. Contact: (830) 237-3655 You should know: Free T-shirts for bowlers. Bring your team to bowl for prizes. Proceeds benefit Arc of the Hill Country. Cost is $20. There will be a donation truck for gently used items to Thrift Town. RSVP your team. Goodtime Polka and Waltz Club Dance When: 7-11 p.m. June 18 Where: Eagles Hall, 201 E. South St. Contact: (830) 660-4866 You should know: Dance to polkas, waltzes, big band and country. Guests welcome and memberships available. American Rosie the Riveter Association When: 11:30 a.m. June 18 Where: Dixie Grille, 1575 1-10, Seguin Contact: (512) 357-2627 Movie for Children When: 1-2:30 p.m. June 18 Where: Tye Preston Memorial Library Contact: (830) 964-3744 You should know: Watch “Space Jam." Elks Lodge 2279 Fathers Day Brunch When: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 19 Where: New Braunfels Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin Ave. Contact: (512) 909-2764 You should know: Dads free; Adults $6, kids under 12 $4. There will be bacon, eggs, sausage, HZ TODAY’S CLUBS, MEETINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS 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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 hash browns and more. Worms for Everyone! When: 2 p.m. June 20 Where: New Braunfels Public Library Contact: (830) 221-4316 You should know: Learn all about vermiculture and composting, and take home a couple of live worms for your garden. Cross Lutheran Vacation Bible School When: 9 a.m. to noon June 20-24 Where: Cross Lutheran Church, 2171 E. Common St. Contact: (830) 625-3666 You should know: For 4-year-olds through incoming eighth-graders. Register at www.crosslcms.org . Flirty Frauleins Red-Hats When: 11:30 a.m. June 21 Where: Friesenhaus Contact: (830) 629-0558 NB Shock Baseball Team Fundraiser When: 5-9 p.m. June 21 Where: Buddy’s Backyard BBQ Contact: (830) 832-6217 You should know: Mention you wish to support the team when placing your order. BIRTHDAYS ► Joy Abel ► Haley Hollas (belated, 9) ANNIVERSARIES ► Bobby and Andrea Wright (9 years) Contact: (830) 660-9997 You should know: All welcome. No partner required. Call to reserve a seat. Lunch purchase required. Bulverde Area Republican Women When: 7 p.m. third Wednesdays Where: GVTC Auditorium on Farm-to-Market 3159 Contact: (830) 438-8754 or e-mail BarWinfo@aol.com . Free Weight Management Support Group When: 3 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Eden Heights Apartments - apartment 113 Contact: (830) 214-5642 You should know: Wear light clothing. Free but donations accepted. Topics include pitfalls, eating plans, exercise and supplements. 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. 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 all 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 You 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.