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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 23, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas Saturday, April 23, 2011 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 3A Heart of Texas Cremations The Oaks Shopping (ViiK'r • í:V)i X Walnut Aw. Suite (8,30) 62-SPECS is phu All n sta 11 atifìH OBITUARIES Paid advertisementsPope talks of suffering during TV show VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI consoled a 7-year-old Japanese girl, reassured a mother about her ailing son’s soul and advised a Muslim woman that dialogue was the way to peace in Ivory Coast. In a push to engage the world online, the pontiff fielded their questions during an unusual Good Friday appearance on Italian IV It was hardly a casual or spontaneous chat: Seven questions were selected from thousands that poured in via RAI television’s website, and Benedict recorded his answers last week. He seemed a bit stiff, sitting all alone in a big white chair ^    behind    his desk ht m* qpll folk Palac e as an Ml ''¿¿M uns,,,,n bitei v*ewer rei|d out  him. Benedict    ,fu,    ,he teacher and pastor in the 84-year-old Benedict came through as he fielded the questions, which all dealt with suffering and Jesus’ death, which Christians recall on CkkkI Friday, and his resurrection, celebrated on Easter Sunday. The first question came from young Flena, who asked the pope why she felt so afraid after Japans earthquake shook dren who are suffering.” He then turned to a question from an Italian mother, Maria Teresa, who worried about her son, Francesco, who has been in a vegetative state since Easter 2OOP She asked if Francesco’s soul still remained. "He feels the presence of love," Benedict told her. praising her for keeping her vigil as a "true act of love.” “I encourage you, therefore, to carry on, to know that you are giving a great service to humanity with this sign of faith, with this sign of respect for life, with this love for a wounded body and a suffering soul," he said. ner nouse and killed so many children. “Why do children have to be so sad?" the girl asked. “I’m asking the pope, who speaks with (Jod, to explain it to me.” Speaking simply as if Elena were right there, Benedict responded that he too wondered why so many innocent people suffer, but that she should take heart in knowing that Jesus had suffered too. "You can be sure that in the world, in the universe, there* are many people who are with you, thinking of you, doing what they can for you to help you,” Benedict said. "Be assured, we are with you, with all the Japanese chil CAMPS ballet, beginning point, adult ballet, creative movement jazz, ballroom, and more. $51 per hour. Christina Garcia, owner. Email [email protected] ■ Bisque Bistro, 301 W. San Antonio, St, No. 122, {830) 629-5475. Clay Classes (ages 6-up): Hand-building techniques for wind chimes, board games, bowls, names, birds. Every other Wednesday, June 8 to Aug. 3,1:30-3 p.m., $20 per class. Mini Monet (ages 3-6): Learn to paint a mug and bowl, handprint ocean and fingerprint fish on canvas, create star mosaic, paint muffin/cupcake box, print butterfly and caterpillar on canvas, paint sports cars, paint primary colors on canvas, decorate canvas book bag, paint plates, and more. June 6 to Aug. 15,10-11 a.m., $10 per class prepaid. Thursday Art Camps (6-up): Learn to paint and/or mosaic penny banks, gnomes, flower pots, sock monkey banks, geckos or butterflies, peace ornaments, flags, and more. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $48 per class, plus snack and drink. Tweens and Teens: Half-price studio fees to create bisque of choice or the weekly project of the art camp. Fridays, 5-8 p.m., $48 per class ■ Casa de Linda Summer Art Camps, 850 Business I-35 South, (830) 624-5302. Downtown classes above New Braunfels Art League Gallery, 239 W. San Antonio St. Art camps for children ages 5-9, 8-13 and 10-16: Beginning and advanced classes in papier-mache, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media taught by renowned artist Linda Calvert Jacobson. Classes range from June 6 to Aug. 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at both the I-35 art studio and downtown studio. Complete summer schedule at ■ Comal Independent School District, 14041-35 North (830) 221-2045, School Age Summer Child Care 2011 Program (ages 5-11): Summer day care program follows a theme of "Superhero Summer" and focuses on Spiderman, Captain America, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Incredibles and more. Includes swimming, field trips, bowling and a Silver Stars basketball game. Also, on-site activities (coloring, drawing, arts, crafts), games and special guests. Summer sites at elementary schools: Bill Brown, Freiheit, Morningside and Specht, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., including snack and lunch, $100 per week per child, $15 registration fee. Information: Cindy Gore (830) 221-2104, or Elissa Pluto (830) 221-2070. ■ Cub Scouts (packl, Two Rivers District. District Cub Scout Day Camp, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily, June 7-10, at Cypress Bend Park, $70 per Scout. ■ Girl Scouts (girl, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas. Girl Scout Day Camp, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, June 13-16, Girl Scout House at Landa Park, $65 per Scout includes T-shirt and hat. Theme "Water Water Everywhere." Girl Scout Twilight Camp, 5-9 p.m. daily, June 20-24, Pickrell Park, Schertz, $40 per Scout includes T-Shirt and backpack and more. Theme: "Feelin' Groovy." ■ J&R Gymnastics, 1437 S. Seguin Ave., (830) 606-0375. Summer classes for children in pre-dance, beginner combo, dance team prep, dance conditioning/stretch, hip-hop and more. Ages 3-5,6-8,9-10, and 15. Classes Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday ranging from 10:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. June 6 to Aug. 6. One weekly class: $45 per month per class. Enrollment: (830) 606-0375. ■ McKenna 2011 Summer Day Camp, 801 W. San Antonio, St., (830) 606-9625. Complete schedule: McKenna Day Camps, $65, ages 5-8; $80, ages 9-12. Children must bring sack lunch: "Green Science," ages 5-8, June 12-16,8:30 a.m. to noon, and ages 9-12, June 20-23,8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Inventor's Workshop," ages 5-8, July 11-14,8:30 a.m. to noon, and ages 9-12, July 18-21,8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Kitchen Chemistry," ages 5-8, Aug. 1-4,8:30 a.m. to noon, and ages 9-12, Aug. 8-11,8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Lego Day Camp," two sessions, June 6-10 and July 25-29, $150 per child, snack not included. "Cooking Around the World," every Friday, ages 5-8,10:30-11:30 a.m., $7 per session, and ages 9-12, 2-3:30 p.m., $10 per session. ■ New Braunfels Christian Academy, Lower Campus, 995 Mission Hills, K3-5, (830) 629-6222; Upper Campus, 220 Farm-Market 1863, sixth through 12th grade, (830) 629-1821. Complete schedule at Summer Camp offers field trips, Bible stories, arts and crafts, computers, games, gym activities and more. Three age groups: 3-4,5-7 and 9-12. Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Camp rates: three days a week, $100; five days a week, $120. ■ New Braunfels Independent School District 430 Mill St., (830) 643-5700. "Campin' With NBISD" is a summer enrichment program designed and taught by NBISD teachers and staff. A variety of classes range from "Math Is Exciting" and "Art Camp" to 'Science Alive!" and "Sew Much Fun." Tuition is between $65-$80, depending on the class. Camp sessions from June 6 to July 1 and July 11 to Aug. 12. Registration runs through May 11. The summer camps will be at Klein Road Elementary School, New Braunfels High School and OakRun Middle School. Summer cchool principal, after June 6, will be Chris Russell, Klein Road, (830) 221-1703, email [email protected] Breakfast and lunch will be free at Klein Road and NBHS. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 and noon. A complete listing of summer camp classes and descriptions is available at ■ Slumber Falls Camp and Retreat Center, 3610 River Road, (830) 625-2212. The summer camp, an outdoor ministry of the South Central Conference of the United Church of Christ, is a non-denominational 20-acre facility on the Guadalupe River for children ages 6-18. Camp activities, designed for age groups 6-8, 9-11,10-12,14-17 and 15-18, begin June 12 and continue through July 27. Programs include Roaring Rapids, Eco Camp, Streams of Faith, Creeks in Creation, Sports Camp, Living Waters, Music Camp and others. Camps vary from three to seven days. Rate: $370, with scholarships available. CONTINUED FROM Page 1A The children also will meet Sheriff Bob Holder. On the Wednesdays of each session, children will visit the Sheriff’s Office, the Detention Facility, the 9-1-1 Communications Center, Criminal Investigations, Warrant Office and Patrol Center. Comal Independent School District will provide a bus for the field trips. The day camp will be held 8 a.m. to noon, Monday-Friday. Sessions are scheduled at Church Hill Middle School (June 6-10), Mt. Valley Middle School (June 27-July 1) and Arlon Seay Elementary School (July 18-22). Applications and registration deadlines are available at The Junior Deputy Sheriff’s Academy staff are: Lt. Mark Reynolds, Sgt. Ricardo Cardenas, Cpl. Tim Kolbe, Adam Pastrano, Ronald Lanigan, Homero Balderas, David Miller, Scott Lange and Bill Moore. For information call (830) 643-5846 or (830) 643-5841. TEXAS IN BRIEF The Associated Press Camp Minnehaha Also this year, Camp Minnehaha, a popular general day-long camp program sponsored by New Braunfels City Parks and Recreation Department in Landa Park, has been upgraded, according to Erin Flores, program supervisor. “It has been revamped and revised,’’ Flores said. “We’re really excited about it.” This year, Camp Minnehaha will offer arts and crafts, sports and games, nature and science, performing arts, cooking projects, special events and more. Designed for children ages 5-12, the camp will be held 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, May 31 to Aug. 19, at Landa Recreation Center. Fee is $77. A “meet and greet” orientation for Camp Minnehaha will be held 6-8 p.m. May 19 at the Rec Center. Camp Minnehaha also offers a counselor-in-train-ing program for teenagers 13-16. CIT students will participate in all-day camp activities as they learn the basics of a recreational career. Application and interview are required. Space is limited. Fee: $45. Registration for all Camp Minnehaha activities, by phone or in person: Landa Park Administration, 110 Golf Course Road, (830) 221-4350, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Also, Landa Recreation Center, 164 Landa Park Dr., (830) 221-4370, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. A complete schedule for Camp Minnehaha and all summertime city Parks Department activities can be found at The activities brochure is titled, “The Fun Things in Life: Summer 2011.” ^p-Rivcrt 'rest toi n il| j Dental, pa Read our Blog: “Like” us on Facebook: Watch us on YouTube: 830.625.7611 1280 K. Common St. New Braunfels,TX Direct Cremation (Complete) 877-271-0507 Call or see website for details Come and visit Tex-Specs Eye Exams & Optical x The only optical in New Braunfels to carry Fendi Frames! Total Purchase. Bring in coupon to redeem offer. Excludes VSP Expires April 30 t aprila SHOWER J^PECIALS 0 Cheese. Chocolate, Wine CHOCOLATES! Mon - Sat 9 to 6 Breakfast & Lunch 10 to 2 270 W. San Antonio St. (830) 214-6471 Across the street from Dancing Pony Eye Exam* & Optical -M. k All Varieties Here are some of the other day camps for children scheduled for Summer 2011. Camps and classes are in New Braunfels unless otherwise noted. ■ Ballet New Braunfels, 1928 S. Seguin Ave, Suite 100-C, (830) 708-5890. Summer classes include pre- Pick-up or Delivery AND We Install! HOURS: Mon-Sat 8-5:00 * Son 10-4:00 (830) 637-8873 • 19050 1-35 S. (imstsM*) ;