New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 24, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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Help One Student to Succood
Use your greatest asset — your time. A child in the New Braunfels Independent School District needs your help to become a better student. The Help One Student To Succeed program is an easy way to make a difference in the lives of children. Call 620-7533 for information
A parenting tip from Family Outreach
Children quit listening when parents talk too much. The best time for talk is when you and your child are on friendly terms. Make it clear there isn’t a choice. Family Outreach is located at 227 Courtyard Suite 102 in New Braunfels. For more information, call 620-1299.
Unitarians delve into diverse religious education
The Unitarian Universalists will have Kevin Baker, director of religious education at First Unitarian Universalist Church in San Antonio, speak about the challenges and diversity of UU religious education at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Faith United Church of Christ, 970 N. Loop 337. All interested in a questioning, open religious education are invited.
Lions selling tickets
The New Braunfels Noon Lions Club will sell raffle tickets for a shopping spree at H-E-B on Walnut Avenue through Sunday. Tickets are
51 each or six for $5. All proceeds go to the Lions Camp for disabled children
Lockhart Opry stages country music show
The Lockhart Evening Lions Club will present its County Music Show at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Lions Club Building, 220 Bufkin St. in Lockhart. Featured will be Ken Brothers, Allison Crowson and Mark Winston Kirk. All proceeds from the
52 admission and concessions will benefit Evening Lions Club projects.
Full-fledged Gospel Music Festival comes to N.B.
The First Annual New Braunfels Gospel Music Festival will take place from 11 a rn to IO p rn. on Aug. 30 at the Tree Tops Riverside Grille, which has offered the use of its courtyard facilities to Heavenly Flarmony of New Braunfels, the hosts of the event.
Thirty-one groups and soloists from across Texas will participate
Admission is free Love offering for the participants will be accepted.
A rain date is scheduled for Sept 13.
The 45th Annual New Berlin Sausage Festival will lie conducted on Aug 31 at the New Berlin Community Center in New Berlin. The event is co-sponsored by the New Berlin Volunteer Fire Department and the New Berlin Community Club. Homemade sausage, along with sauerkraut, beans and potato salad, will be served throughout the day beginning at 11 a m Plates will sell for $5 each. There will be a country store, games, a rattle, an auction at 4 p m, and a dance at 7:30 p.m. Music will be provided by The Shadows. New Berlin is approximately 25 miles east of San Antonio on Farm-to-Markct 775 near FM 775 arid FM 2538.
CASA advocates sought
C ASA of Central Texas Inc. will conduct training for advocates on Monday and Tuesday evenings from Sept. 2 to Oct. 14. Those who would like to make a difference in a child’s life should call (512) 392-3578 for information about being a Court Appointed Special Advocate.
Discover First Protestant at church's carnival
Discover everything that is
available at First Protestant throughout the year Sunday. Activities begin at 9 a m. with introduction of the new Sunday school program for all ages. After the morning worship service at 10:30, more than 30 booths will display information about all activities supported by the church. The youth program will host a carnival for younger children and a barbecue luncheon for all ages. Call 609-7729 for information or to reserve tickets.
Alamo Schuotxon Vsrsin
The Alamo Schuetzen Verein annual German-style Sausage Dinner will be noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at Sahm’s Farm on Old Nacogdoches Road, 4.2 miles north of Farm-to-Market Road 3009. The prize shoot starts at 9 a.m. The public is welcome to the family-style dinner. Dinner tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.
Hunter safety chivw -
Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Comal Independent School District Community Education Program will offer a hunter safety class from 6:30 to IO p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Smithson Valley High School agriculture department. Call 904-4612 for information
The city of New Braunfels offers a high energy, vigorous aerobic workout in chest-deep water from 8 to 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 29 at the Landa Park Olympic Pool. The cost is $36 a person Participants may preregister at the Parks Office. Call 608-2160 for information.
Guided nature hike
Walk the nature trail in Blanco State Park with the park naturalist on Aug. 30. Learn about native plants, their historic and landscape uses. Local wildlife and ecology will also be discussed. Wear walking shoes
The second annual All American Cowboy Get-Together on Aug. 30 and 31 in Bandera will be two days of continuous cowboy music, poetry, story-telling, a chuckwagon cook off, western trade show, horse shoeing demonstrations, a kiddie corral, trick roping, fancy gun handling, trick horse performance, cowboy cartoonist gathering, cowboy church and much more, lf you would like to sell your products or services at this event, or care for more information, contact Rudy Robbins, P.O. Box 1555, Bandera. TX 78003, or call (830) 796-3269.
City SMkt landscape, tree ordinance committee
At its Sept 22 meeting, the New Braunfels City Council will consider the appointment of four at-large members to a Landscape and Tree Protection Ordinance Committee Applications for the positions arc available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary by noon Sept. 17. Call 608-2 IOO for information
FUMC preschool moms conduct mooting
First United Methodist Church Mothers of Preschoolers announce their first meeting of the year, Thursday, Sept 4 from 7 to 9:30 p m. at First United Methodist Church , 572 W. San Antonio St. Guest speaker Sarah Hull will present a discussion of “The Power of Play” followed by fellowship, small group discussion and a craft project. Registration begins Aug. 28. A small fee will cover meeting costs and
limited child care will be available. To register or for more information, call Janice at 620-1974.
Comal Senior Cltlmu Center Bridge tourney
The Comal County Senior Citizens Center Party Bridge Tournament will be Sept. 13 at the Senior Center, located at 655 Landa St. The fee is $10 per person or $20 for two party partnership, but a partner is not required. Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 8:30 a.m. and play will begin at 9 a.m. Four rounds of six hands will be played before lunch and four rounds after lunch. Lunch is included in die registration fee. Cash awards will be given for best rounds, high morning, high afternoon and high overall. Entry forms are available at the center, or call (830)629-4547. Entry fee must be received by Sept. IO. Make checks payable to Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation.
A benefit dance and auction has been organized for Bianca Carrasco, daughter of Moses and Sandy Carrasco, of Goofy’s/El Patio Restaurant at Canyon Lake. Carrasco is a 15-year-old student at Smithson Valley High School. She was bom with AVM. Abnormal vessels did not develop properly and caused bleeding to the brain. She will need two prep procedures and a 36-hour surgery to remove the undeveloped vessels, so all proceeds will go toward medical expenses.
Live bands will play from I to 8 p m. and an auction will begin at 2 p.m. and last throughout the day. Children under 12 years get in free and adults pay $5. Cash contributions can be made to Norwest Bank-Canyon Lake. For information or to donate auctionable items, call 964-2253 or 964-4992.
Frae classes for adults in New Braunfels
Local school districts and the literacy council are sponsoring severar free classes. GED and ESL I and II classes are offered at the education center annex, 900 W. San Antonio, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. GED classes are offered at the Comal Leadership Institute, 1050 Interstate 35 E„ from 7 tb’^^i th Monday and Wednesday. GED and ESL ll courses are offered at the Community Service Center. 132 Caddcll St GED classes are 9 a.m. to 4 p m Monday through Thursday and ESL classes are 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Free tutors are also available for any adult 17 years old or older who needs to learn to read. Call 629-2731 or 620-6200 or (210)945-6093 Monday through Fnday
Square Dance Cia— Forming
A square dance class begins Sept. 16 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Open house will be conducted on Sept. 16 and 23 with free refreshments and “try it—you’ll like it.” Contact Jim or Bernie at 6090484 or Frances at 609-1177.
Two slots are open on library advisory board
At its Sept 22 meeting the New
Braunfels City Council will consider die appointment of two members to the library advisory board. Applications for the positions are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary by noon Sept. 17. Call 608-2100 for information.
play a significant role in the delivery of hospice services. The session will be geared toward patient-care volunteers who sit with patients and give respite for care givers. Call 625-7500 or 606-1717 for information.
Board soaks 2 mamboes
At its Sept 22 meeting, the New Braunfels City Council will consider the appointment of two members to the City of New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. The appointments are three-year terms ending Oct.9, 2000. Applications for the positions are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to foe city secretary by noon Sept. 17. Call 608-2IOO for information.
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Family Outreach of Comal County is offering parenting classes beginning Sept 9. Three classes are scheduled* Parcnts of kids from newborn to 5 meet Tuesdays; parents of children ages 6 to 12 meet Thursdays; and parents of teen-agers meet on Mondays. Pre-registration is
required. Call 620-1299.
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Texas will host its first Celtic Festival Sept. 13 at the Retama Polo Fields mirth of San Antonio. There will be Scottish and Irish dancing, pipe bands, entertainers, food and drink, arts and crafts and heavy athletics.
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The Comal County Republican Party will stage a fund-raiser Sept 15 at foe New Braunfels Civic Center. Commissioner of Agriculture Rick Perry will be foe speaker. Social time begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. The dinner costs $15 per person. Tc make reservations, send a check to Comal County Republican Party, P.O. Box 310-008, New Braunfels, TX 78131. Reservations must be post marked by Sept 8.
Board has openings
Four appointments to the City of New Braunfels Infrastructure/ Improvement Corporation Board of Directors will be made at the Sept. 22 City Council meeting. They are two-year terms beginning Oct. 9. Applications for the positions are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary by noon Sept. 17.
Comal County Aggies taka rood trip
The Comal County Texas A&M Club invites anyone interested in attending the Oct. 11 Texas Aggies versus Iowa State football game to join a road trip via chartered bus. The $30 fare includes transportation, breakfast, lunch and beverages. Tickets for the game can also be purchased through the group’s block for $25 per ticket Reservations must be in by Sept. I. Call 625-5354 and leave your name and phone number.
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“The Twelve Steps — A Spiritual Journey” is a 32-week commitment to a 12-step program using biblical principles for adults who seek healing from the brokenness of damaged emotions.
The work book is $15.95 and there will be a love offering, but there will not be a fee for attending the course. Register eaxty, Aftrr registration reaches 30 or after the third meeting, the course will be closed.
Contact J.R. Ewing at 620-0253 or stop by the Bethesda Pool Adult Sunday School class at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church New Braunfels.
Gardeners mast ar their craft
A Guadalupe County master gardener class will be I to 5 p.m. Sept. 5 and will be conducted 13 weeks, with Thanksgiving week off, and will finish Dec. 5. Anyone interested in becoming a master gardener can call 379-7477 or 303-3712.
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