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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 STAMMTISCH  To havt your event publicized, email plsnner®herald-zeitung.com or call Kate Thomas at (830) 825-9144 ext 222 Port your events online at hertW-zeitunfl.com  Today  NEW BRAUNFELS ARTS COUNCIL  Friends Of The Library 26th Annual Used Book Sale  When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today Where: New Braunfels Civic Center, 375 S. Caste!!  Contact; (830) 625-2977 You should l<now; More than 65,000 used books, videos, CDs, collectibles, Texana and more. No admission charge Become a member of Friends of the Library by Sept. 20 and receive a preview sale invitation.  Canyon Lake Pilot Club Storeroom Sale  When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m today Where: 5622 FM 2673 (AAA Storage), Canyon Lake Contact; (830) 832-0340 You should know: More than 1,300 square feet of gently used items. Benefits the Canyon Lake community  “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesserling  When: Saturdays 8 pm., Sundays 2:30 p m. Sept. 23‘Oct. 16 Where; Wimberley Playhouse, 450 Old Kyle Road, Wimberley Contact; (512) 847*8015  NBHS Class of 1961 50th reunion  When; Today Where; Email   gwkmubride@yahoo.com  for information on times, locations You should know; Dinner 6 p.m. at McAdoo's. Organizers are still for classmates that might have moved. If you are in contact with a Class of 1961 classmate, please email Email  gwkmubride @ yahoo.com.  Gran Charreada  When: 5:30 p.m. today Where: Diaz Ranch, 685 Three Mtle Creek Road  Contact; www charrojerrydiaz.com You should know: Tickets are $15.  Texas Water: What You Need to Know  When: 9:30 a.m. today Where; San Antonio Water System. 2800 Hwy. 281 N., San Antonio  Contact;  j-dmadden@att.net  You should know; Cost is $15. Regional water forum to discuss competition for water in Texas. Sponsored by League of Women Voters, Pre-register by Sept. 17.  Drip Irrigation Class  When; 9 a.m. today Where; Schertz Community Garden, 1101 Elbe! Road Contact;  jlbruno@gvec.net  You should know; Guadalupe County Master Gardener program with Jim Johnson, Free and open to the public.  SchertzFest  When: 11 a.m. today Where: Pickrel! Park, 1400 Schertz Parkway, Schertz Contact: (210) 619-1630 You should know: Two-day family festival with a carnival, Kidz Zone, barbecue cookoff and adventure run. Friday isTejano Night, Saturday is Heritage Day oldies, jazz and country  Katrina Triptych Exhibit  When; Through September Where; Artmatters Gallery, 2339 Gruene Lake Drive You should know; The painting commemorates the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  “Shades of Red” Art Show  When: Sept. 2-28  Where; New Braunfels Art League  Gallery, 237 W. San Antonio St.  “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.  Coming Up  Geronimo VFW Sunday Dance  When; 3-6:30 p.m, Sept. 25 Where: Geronimo VFW Post 8456 Contact; (830) 303-9903  Comal County Parkinson's Advocacy Group  When; 10 a,m. fourth Saturdays Where: McKenna Events Center, 801 W. San Antonio St.  Contact: (830) 227-5303  Table Shuffleboard Tournament  Photo sutmitted  The Greater New Braunfels Arts Council, a coatilion of arts organizations dedicaled to service the local community by promoting awareness and appreciation of all art forms, met for ils annual retreat on Aug. 27 at Eden House. Shown in the front row are Joyce Marcoe, Circle Arts Theatre; Marianne Odolor, German-American Society; Susan Brewer, Community Corale; Ann DePierro, Gemischter Chor Harmonie, President Sara Sanderson, New Braunfels Music Study Club; Secretary Sheila Jeffery, member at large. In the second row are Mona Klein, S.T.A.G.E., Inc.; Candace Southmayd, member at large; Scott McBride, New Braunfels Theatre Company, In the third row are Vice President Joel Saegert; Treasurer Dennis Hermes; and Spencer Gremmer, all members at large Not pictured is Darryl Patrick, New Braunfels Art League. The 2011/2012 year starts out with the annual membership drive in October. Upcoming events include Wassailfest at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery in early December, Caroling on the Plaza on Dec. 15, and Dinner with the Arts on Saturday. Jan, 21,2012. Also in 2012 is the Annual Poetry Contest for students in grades five through high school, and for adult residents of Comal County and New Braunfels. To learn more about the Arts Council and their upcoming events, visit WWW gnbac.org.  You should know: Cost is $7.  NB Theatre Company “Miracle on 34th Street” auditions  When; 2-4 p,m Sept. 25 Where; 1117 W Walnut Ave. Contact: toddsport @ att. net  Alamo Area Neuropathy Support Group  When; 10 a.m Sept. 26 Where; Christ Presbyterian Church education building Contact; (830) 865-1300  Property Values Forum  When; 5:30 p.m. Sept, 26 Where Silver Center, 510 E. Court St., Seguin  Contact;  www.heritageseguin.com  You should know; Heritage Seguin wilt present a program about tax appraisals.  Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Diabetes  When; 3 p.m. Sept. 26 Where: New Braunfels Public Library  Contact; (830) 221-4316 You should know; Dr. Carlos Campos will discuss living with diabetes.  Why Weight Loss Fails  When: 6-7:30 p.m, Sept. 27 Where; Allied Wellness Center, 1860 S. Seguin Ave.  Contact; RSVP to (830) 620-0092 You should know; Dr. David Pak will discuss healthy lifestyle changes for sucessful and sustainable weight loss.  Medicaid and Estate Planning Seminar  When; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 Where; Colonial f(4anor Therapy Gym, 821 Elliott Knox Blvd. Contact: RSVP to (830) 515-9022 You should know: Free and open to the public.  Gardening Series  When: 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 28 Where; New Braunfels Public Library  Contact: (830) 964-4494 You should know: Master Gardener Lee Franzel presents “Compost Magic.”  Bras for a Cause  When: 6:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 29 Where; Seekatz Opera House Contact; wcrhillcountryorg You should know; Women’s Council of Realtors Hill Country Chapter will host an evening of live and silent auctions, music, food, entertainment and more, Your company can decorate a bra for the auctions in honor of some  one who has survived breast cancer, All proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Business Committee for the Arts Speaker’s Lunch  When; Sept. 29 Where: Ye Kendall Inn, Boerne Contact: www,hccarts.org You should know; The topic will be “The Tale of Two Cities — Austin and San Antonio, Cultural Master Plans and Their Economic Value.” Get tickets online.  75th Anniversary of Academny of Model Aeronautics  When: Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 Where: Old Kingsbury Aerodrome, near Seguin  You should know; Largest remote control model airplane event in South Texas.  Taste of the Hills Gala  When: 7-11 p.m. Oct, 1 Where; Vintage Oaks, 1110 Vintage Way  Contact; www.bulverdespring-branchchambercom You should know; Enjoy strolling through vintage oaks while celebrating Texas wineries, food vendors and music.  Peace Lutheran Oktoberfest  When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct, 1 Where: Peace Lutheran Church, 1147 S. Walnut Ave.  Contact; (830) 660-0067 You should know: German sausage plates will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Features food, vendors, games, country store, music and silent auction.  Garden Ridge Lions Club Fish Fry, Bar-B-Q and Auction  When: 3:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 Where:Garden Ridge Community Center  You should know: Plates $10 for adults, $5 for children. Live entertainment, silent and live auctions. Fundraiser for Garden Ridge Lions Club to support charities and scholarships.  Church in the Wildwood Yard Sale  When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 1 Where: Church in the Wildwood, Canyon Lake  You should know: Proceeds go toward building fund for the renovation of the sanctuary  Senior Center Parking Lot Sale  When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 Location; Comal County Senior Citizens Center  Contact: (830) 629-4547 ext. 18 You should know: Call to reserve your space by Sept, 30, All rental  TODAY’S CIIIHS, MKF/riNCS, SIUM’OIIT (;i{()li|’S  When: 2:30 p.m. Saturdays Where: VFW 8573,14625 River Road, Sattler Contact: (830) 964-3334  Precious Life Crisis Services Classes and Workshops  When: Tuesdays and Saturdays  Time: 9-11 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. SatLirday, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday Where: Precious Life Crisis Center Contact: (830) 372-5980 or  www.preciousiifeservices.com  Vbu should know; Six, eight and twenty week classes.  proceeds go to Meals on Wheels. Your sale proceeds are yours.  Class of 1981 CHS 30 Year Class Reunion  When: 3-8 p.m. Oct. 1 Where; Landa Haus, Landa Park Contact:  rddr@gvtc.com   United Methodist Women Holiday Fair  When; 9 a.m, to 3 p.m. Oct. 1 Where: United Methodist Church, Universal City Contact: (210) 659-5555 or www.ucumctx,org You should know: Vendors will have jewelry, pet accessories, holiday candles, handmade items, books, cards, silent auction and more. Proceeds support the group’s missions.  Saturday Night Dance  When; 8 p.m. to midnight Oct 1 Where: Geronimo VFW 8456 Contact: (830) 379-1971 You should know: $7 donations; proceeds benefit VFW Ladies Auxiliary  New Braunfels Life Chain  When: 2 p.m. Oct. 2 Where: Main Plaza You should know: Peaceful and public witness of pro-life Americans standing for one hour to pray for an end to abortion.  Animal Therapy Partners  When; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 Where: New Braunfels Public Library  Contact: (830) 221-4316 You should know; Participants of the Paws to Read Program will talk about their vocation.  “ARToberfest”  When: Oct, 2 to Nov 12  Where: New Braunfels Art League  Gallery  Contact: (830) 629-8022 or wwwnewbraunfelsartleague.com You should know; Artists encouraged to enter up to three works. Submission day is Sept. 30,  National Night Out  When: Oct. 4  You should know: Groups or communities interested in participating should visit www.national-nightout.org or   www.co.comal.tx.us . and complete the online registration form.  Aging: What’s normal? What's not?  When: Light dinner at 5:30 p.m.; presentation 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 Where; New Braunfels Civic Convention Center  New Braunfels Farm-to-Market  When; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays Where; South Castell by Friesenhaus  Contact: (830) 629-2223 Ydu should know; Everything from seafood to jams. Live music and much more.  VOLUNTEER  Comal County Senior Citizen Thritt Store  Duties; Sorting ctothes, tagging, customer contact and light lifting.  Available tinfies: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.  Informatk)n: (830) 629-4547  Volunteer Rainfall Observer  Duties: T^e Community Collaborative Rain, Hail &  Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is a nationwide, non-profit, volunteer, rainfall reporting network. Nattonal Weather Service meteoroto^sts depend on a network of rainfall observers to provide accurate and tiniely "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.snTart@ 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. Constructwn 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 driving 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;  w ww.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   Patient Care Volunteers at Hope Hospice  Duties; Provides support to hospice patients and families through comfort and companionship. You will be given training to provide you with the tools you will need to be successful. Contact: (830) 358-5211 or  agilbertson@hopehospice.net   HIIVrilDAVS  ►    Ayahna Raine Ortiz (9)  ►    Tyler Wagner (15)  ►    Samuel Molina (2, Sunday)   

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