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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 30, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 STAMMTISCH  To have your event publicized, email planner^erald-zeltung.com or call Kate Thomas at (830) 825-9144 ext 222. Post your events online at herald-zeitung.com  Today  THE FOUNTAIN GETS A FACELIFT  DivorceCare  When; Through Nov. 16 Where; Oakwood Baptist Church Counseling Center, 176 S. Hickory Ave,  Contact; (830) 627-7006  2011 Gruene Hall Fundraiser  When; 6-9 p.m. today Where; Gruene Hail Contact; (210) 704-3726 You should know; Development Council will host fundraiser for Christus Santa Rosa — New Braunfels. Music by Rick Cavender. Don Forres and Pete Williams. Tickets are $50 each or $500 for sponsorship table of eight.  Potential Foster Parent Information Meeting  When; 6 p.m. today Where; McKenna Events Center Contact; (830) 629-0659 You should know; St Jude's Ranch for Children is hosting an information gathering session for potential foster parents. AH are welcome  Wednesday  Girl Scouts Registration Rallies  When; 5;30-7;30 p.m. Aug, 31 Where; Girl Scout House, 345 Howard St  Contact; (830) 609-7855 or (210) 349-2404 ext. 227 You should kow; Learn about Girl Scout membership and volunteer opportunities for adults,  AARP Safe Driving Class  When; 1-5 p m Aug 31 Where: Tye Preston Memonal Library  Contact; (520) 271-8549  You should know Reservations  required  This Week  Gardening Series  When; 10 a m. Sept. 1 Where; Bulverde Spnng Branch Library  You should know Certified Master Gardener Lee Franzet will present about Hiil Country homescapes. Free and open to the public.  Men's Garden Club  When; 7;30-9 p.m Sept. 1 Where; Faith United Church, 970 Loop 337  Contact; (830) 629-1576 You should know; Manager and coordinator James M. Tart will speak about Comal County Recycling Center,  Seguin Conservation Society Luncheon  When; 11 ;30 a.m -1 p.m. Sept. 1 Where; Moore House, 703 Johnson St.. Seguin Contact: RSVP by Aug. 30 at 379-7713  You should know: Cost is $7 for meal, $8 with dessert at the Victorian-style house.  Cross Culture: Kinect at Friedens Church  When: 5-8 p.m, first and third Fridays starting Sept, 2 Where: Friedens Church. 2555 Friedens Church Road, Seguin You should know: Time together gaming and Kinect-mg. All ages welcome, under 12, bring parent. Video games, ping pong, sports, food and worship music. First and third Fridays beginning Sept. 2.  "Shades of Red" Art Show  When; Sept. 2-28 Where: New Braunfels Art League Gallery 237 W. San Antonio St. You should know: Reception 5-8 p m. Sept, 2.  Combat Veteran's PTSD Prayer Support Group  When; Last Tuesday of every month  Where: NB Rural Health Clinic,  189 E. Austin Ave, , Suite 106 Contact; (830) 629-3614  Republican Club of Comal County  When; 7 p m. last Tuesdays Where; GVTC auditorium Contact; (830) 885-6035  Senior Center Skat Spieler  When: 12:30 p.m.Tuesdays Where; Comal County Senior Center  You should know; Last week’s winners were Arlen Leeder, Arlene  LAURA MCKENZIE I Herald Zetlunq  Work on the fountain at Mam Pla/a began on Monday ihe project, which is expected to last about a week, will include resurfacing the fountain and installing file around the ledge  Bicycle Rodeo and Family Festival  When; 6 p.m, Sept. 3 Where; Community Fellowship Presbyterian Church. 6761 FM 1102  You should know: Bicycle rodeo for kids features obstacle course, “Entry fee” is a donation of school supplies to Communities in Schools. Bring bike and helmet Registration opens at 5:30 p.m There will also be a free bounce house and outdoor family games. Festival food available for purchase.  Pack 119 Registration  When; 10 am Sept. 3 Where; Wesley Hall. 572 W. San Antonio Ave  Contact; (830) 626-3749 or http:,'pack119nbtx.org You should know; For boys in first through fifth grades to join Cub Scouts.  Coming Up  63rd Annual Fiesta  When; 6:30-11:30 p.m Sept. 3-4 Where; St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 624 E Hopkins, San Marcos  Contact;  www.st-johns.com   SARR/Dry Comal Whine 5 Mile Run  When; 8 a.m. Sept. 5  Where; Dry Comal Winery Hwy  46  Contact; (210) 601-5647 You should know; Register online at saroadrunners.com or in person at Johnson Furniture. Cost is $20 for SARR members, $25 for non-members and $30 race-day registration,  German American Society Meeting  When; 6 p.m. Sept. 6  Where; Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin  Ave.  Contact; (830) 837-5058 You should know: Accordion artist Pearly Sowell will perform. Members and guests welcome.  New Braunfels Retired Teachers Program  When; 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 Where; NBISD boardroom You should know; RSVP-Amenca Reads Program by Betty Niven. Everyone welcome and new directories available.  Alzheimer's Symposium  When: 9:30 to 3 p.m. Sept. 8 Where; McKenna Events Center Contact;  www.aizcare.neet  You should know; Free event will  feature presentations by industry leaders, community resources, screenings, giveaways and more. Proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Association.  “Funny Money"  When; Sept. 8 to Oct. 2 Where; Circle Arts Theatre Contact: (830) 837-6172 You should know: 8 p.m, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays,  Call for tickets, go online at  www.circleartstheatre.org  or visit the Chamber.  Autumn Tea at Prince Solms  When: 11 a.m, and 2 p m Sept. 8 Where: Prince Solms Inn Contact: (210) 710-3409 You should know: RSVP $24 per person  Starlite Ballroom Dance  When: 7-10:30 p.m. Sept, 10 Where: Eagles Hall Contact: (210) 658-7667 You shouldk now: Hawaiian theme. Public welcome and cost is $25 per person There will be a beer/wine bar and burger grill.  Gruene 10K  When: Sept. 10 Where: Gruene Hall Contact: (830) 708-2991 or wwwathleteguild.com/node/33 You should know; Leisurely or competitive run through Hill Country with medals for each age group Sponsored by New Braunfels Running Club and will benefit a local charity  Conquering Walls that Separate Love Christian Concert  When: Noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 10 Where: Tree of Life Church, 5513 1-35 S,  Contact: (830) 237-9353 You should know; Free food and drinks, guest speaker Tony Villanueva, Fun teaching activities for children and youth, music and jumping castles,  “Women of Comal County" Photo Exhibition Reception  When: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Sept, 10 Where: Bulverde/Spring Branch Library  You should know; Sonja Harris’s “Women of Comal County” photos are on display this month.  Prayers for Peace Taize Service  When; 7 p.m. Sept. 11 Where; Community Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 6761 FM 1102  You should know: In remembrance of Sept, 11,  ONLINE:  MORE EVENTS  Add your event to our online calendar at her-ald-zeitung com 24 hours a day  HZ  CLRW Sept. 11 Dam Walk  When: 1 p.m. Sept 11 Where; Park at bottom of dam and catch the shuttle Contact; (830) 935-4142 You should know; Bring your American Flags and follow behind Comal County Sheriff's Office Color Guard, veterans and first responders. Free hot dogs and cold drinks served aftenwards at CRRC on the Dam Road,  Mid*Texas Symphony Concert Season “America the Beautiful”  When; 4 p,m, Sept. 11 Where; Jackson Auditorium, Texas Lutheran University Seguin Contact; (830) 372-8089 or  mts@tlu.edu   You should know; First concert will be a Sept, 11 tribute.  9/11: A Film by Jules and Gedeon Naudet  When; 2 p.m. Sept. 11 Where; New Braunfels Public Library  Contact; (830) 221-4316 You should know; A documentary following NYC firefighters into the heart of Ground Zero  Comal County Aggie Moms Club  When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 Where; Scooter Store Contact; (830) 708-3161 You should know; First monthly meeting for all Aggie moms. All welcome.  Tree Pruning 101: The Basics for Success  When; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept 15 Where; Landa Park Aquatics Facility  You should know; Free  Camp Courageous Youth by Hope Hospice Registration Deadline  When; Sept. 15 Contact; (830) 625-7500 You should know; The camp is free of charge and open to all kids ages 7-17 who have expenenced the death of a loved one. The camp is on Oct. 22.  niinnDAVs  ►    Sierra Caudill (18)  ►    Eddie Torres  ►    MajecticLeeMaldanado(16)  ►    Rose Esptnosa  r()|)\V*S(.H |{^. MKKT INCS. SI IM'OKT (IKOllPS  Kearns, Noland Koepp, A,D. Muhn Jr., Walter Mueller and Viola Meckel.  Art and Creative Expression  When; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays  Where; River City Advocacy 145 Landa St.  You should know; Art therapy for adults with mental illness. All supplies provided.  Free Counseling with an LPC intern  When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays  Where: River City Advocacy 145  Landa St.  You should know: Call for appointment. Begins Aug. 24.  GriefShare  When: Tuesdays  Where; Oakwood Counseling  Center  Contact: (830) 627-7006  Precious L.ife Crisis Services Classes and Workshops  When: Tuesdays and Saturdays Time: 9-11 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday Where: Precious Life Crisis Center Contact; (830) 372-5980 or wwwpreciouslifeservices.com You should know; Six, eight and twenty week classes.  New Braunfels Community Chorale  When: 7-9 p.m.Tuesdays Where; Eden Home, Friendship Room, 631 Lakeview Blvd Contact; (830) 832-7476 or  ckgreenleaf@gmail.com  You should know; We sing popular, classical, religious and patriotic music. Please join us if you love to sing. Dues are $20 person/ $30 couple.  New Braunfels Skat Spieler  When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays Where; Elks Lodge  New Braunfels Toastmasters Club  When; 7-8:30 p.m Tuesdays Where: Wingate by Wyndham  VOLUNTEER  Comai County Senior Citizen Thrift Store  Duties: Sorting ctothes, 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  Voiunteer 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" p^re^ipitation 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.srti.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  American Cancer Society Annual Golf Tournament:  Duties;Coordinator Assistant for tournament held each October.  Information; Robert Acevedo (830) 237-9759(9am-4pm)  American Cancer Society Road to Recovery:  Duties: Drive ambulatory cancer patients to area treatment facilities. Good dnving record Training provided by ACS.  Information: Paige DeLeon 1-800-227-2345(9am-4pm)  American Cancer Society  Reach to Recovery:  Duties; Visits by breast cancer survivors for women undergoing or recovering from breast cancer.  Information: Beck Voges (830) 625-1666(9am-4pm)  American Cancer Society Relay for Life;  Duties; Committee members promote relay activities in support of cancer survivors and caretakers. Event held annually, late April at area high schools.  Information; Sindy Alvarado (830) 606-3239(9am-4pm)  RSVP America Reads Program  Duties: Volunteer tutors must like helping K-3rd grade children by reading to them or with them. Commit to a couple of hours a week during school hours (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.) at the school of your choice. We will train you and provide teaching materials.  Information:   www.bniven  @ netscape.com or (830) 632-7769  Bike MS: Valero Ride to the River  When: Volunteers needed for Oct 13-16 event at Comal County Fairgrounds, Variety of positions available Information: (210) 694-3234 or carrie.dahlquist® nmss.org  Hotel in New Braunfels, 245 FM 306  Contact: visit http://nbtm.free-toasthost.biz, e-mail nbtoastmas- ters@yahoo.com  or call Linda Oliver at 830 899-7045.  Hill Country Chorus  When: 7 p.m. Tuesdays Where; First Baptist Church,  Santa Clara and Cross streets Contact; Jim Chatelle, (830) 624-0511 or visit hillcountry-chorus.org You should know; Chorus is local chapter of the International Barbershop Society Community members are invited to participate or come listen.   

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