New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 21, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
Tuesday, Feb. 21,1995 ■ Herald-Zeitung ■ 3
Pictured above are winners of the Black Heritage Society Sesquicentennial Art Contest: Erie Durham (first place) and Erica Durham (second place) with Terry Taylor of Texas Commerce Bank and Nathan Millett of the Black Heritage Society.
The Black Heritage Society of Comal County sponsored a Sesquicentennial Art Contest. Entries are on display at Texas Commerce Bank. Pictured above are winners J.C. Trieseli (second place), Kimberly Weaver (first place), James Mehren (third place), Terry Taylor of TCB, and Nathan Millett.Art contest winners
Sesquicentennial offers a filii year of events
Black Heritage Society Sesquicentennial Art Contest winners: Front row • Courtney Juarez, Kyle Whittemore, Joanna Bostos, Kimberti Adams, and Allyson Brodbeck, and (back row) Jared Jaroszewski, Tyler Wendlano, Nathan Millett, Coral Schroeder and Mrs. Mararet Adams.StammtischDrivers needed
The American Cancer Society needs volunteer dnvers to transport those within our community who have canner and need transportation to treat--filent facilities. Insurance coverage provided Mileage is reimbursable. Call 629-5717.Open house
Would you like to make a difference for a troubled family? Do you have some free tune to volunteer in a busy office? Or maybe your interest lies in teaching parenting classes, lf ' you would like to help other dedicated people make this world a better place ‘ for children, drop by for an open house ^ - orientation at the Family Outreach « Office at 123 N Seguin, Wednesday, J I cb 22, from 5 pm to 7 p m or call J 620-1299 for information.
%| Volunteers needed
I CASA of Central Texas is in desperate need of virlunteers to be advocates. CASA volunteers are Court Appointed Special Advocates for chil-dren-tramed community volunteers
appointed by a judge to speak up for abused and neglected children in court. You can be helpful to a child at a frightening and bewildering time. You can help that child understand the confusing court process, present the child’s needs to the judge and provide continuity for that child whose future is being determined by the court. Next training class begins March 27. Call 620-5536 if you are interested.Books sought
The Friends of Ditthnger Memorial Library are eagerly seeking books, puzzles, video and audio cassettes and other appropriate items for their fall book sale. Please take the items to the library or call 629-2359 to arrange for pick upBusiiioss counseling
The business counselor from UTS A’s School of Business is in the Chamber of Commerce office every Tuesday to offer counseling in topics of interest to anyone in business or considering starting a business. Topics cover financing, personnel, business
The following is a list of events planned for New Braunfels’ Sesquicentennial year. All dates and times are subject to change without prior notice.
Feb. 24—HISTORICAL MASQUERADE DANCE PARTY—Sponsored by the German Society. Come and join Prince Carl von Solms, knights, princesses, the court jester, and settlers dressed in beautiful regional costumes from the old world. Native Texans are invited too. Seven Dutchmen Band at Knights of Columbus Hall.
March 9—NEW BRAUNFELS MUSIC STUDY CLUB SESQUICENTENNIAL OBSERVANCE—7:30 p.m. at the Seele Parish House. Program to consist of dances performed by New Braunfels Kindertanzers and New Braunfels Folk Dancers, presentation by Rotary Foreign Exchange Students, etc. Social to follow program.
March 21—FOUNDERS’ DAY—Prayer breakfast at 7:00 a.m. with noted religious speaker Dr. Bruce Larson, Co-Pastor of the Crystal Cathedral in California. New Braunfels Civic Center. Admission $10.00.
March 21— BOOK-SIGNING PARTY—12:00 noon at First Protestant Church in the new Family Life Center. Dr. Bruce Larson will attend a book-signing party.
March 21—FOUNDERS' DAY WORSHIP SERVICE— Dr. Bruce Larson will preach at the 7:30 p.m. service at First Protestant Church.
March 25—TANZFEST (DANCE FEST)—Dance to “German" dance bands. Festivities planned include a ceremony to honor original German settlers and a flag presentation.
March 26—30TH ANNUAL AND FINAL REUNION OF RURAL SCHOOLS OF COMAL, GUADALUPE, AND HAYS COUNTIES—Ex-students, teachers, of approximately 75 defunct rural schools and guests will gather at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Registration 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., followed by dancing to the Tommie Vanek Band from 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. No food will be served. Refreshments will be available for purchase. School memorabilia will be on display. Special program and recognition of attendees. Nominal admission fee.
April 1 & 2— TOUR OF HISTORIC HOMES—Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 4183. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Shelter and Habitat for Humanity. 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. each day. $10.00 donation.
April 8—EASTER EGG HUNT—Sponsored by the New Braunfels Evening Rotary, Wuest’s, and New Braunfels Parks Department. A city-wide Easter Egg Hunt at 11:00 a m. at the Gazebo in Landa Park.
April 9—TRAIL RIDE FROM INDIANOLA—Trail ride leaves from Indianola on a 1 -week tnp to New Braunfels.
April 13-30—’’ORPHANS ON THE GUADALUPE"—Circle Arts Theatre will present the heritage drama “Orphans on the Guadalupe" at the theatre in Landa Park. Shows at 8:00 p.m. on April 13, 14 (benefit night), 15, 21, 29, and 30. 3:00 p.m. matinee on April 22 & 23.
April 14—GOOD FRIDAY RELIGIOUS SERVICES— Community-wide service in conjunction with the New Braunfels Ministerial Alliance and held at First Protestant Church beginning at 12:15 p m.
April 14—CROSSING THE GUADALUPE RIVER—Trail riders from Indianola will cross the Guadalupe River on Business 35 at 3:30 p.m., then continue downtown on Seguin Ave
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April 14-OPENING CEREMONIES OF SESQUICENTENNIAL WEEK AND DEDICATION OF PLAQUE—State and local dignitaries will open the Sesquicentennial festivities greeting the trail riders at the Civic Center and unveiling a historical marker dedicated to all the German settlers that made the long journey from Indianola.
April 14-24—SESQUICENTENNIAL HAND-CANCELLA-TION AT POST OFFICE—Retired Postmasters will have a special hand-cancellation commemorating the Sesquicentennial celebration at the New Braunfels Post Office. Special envelopes with the Sesquicentennial logo on them will also be available.
April 15-SHOOTING MATCH- Sponsored by the New Braunfels Schuetzen Verein.
April 16—EASTER SUNDAY SUNRISE SERVICE—Special service for all denominations will take place on the Main Plaza 6:30-7:30 a rn.
April 19—SPASS TAG AND KAFFEKLATSCH—Sponsored by VFW and Auxiliary Post 7110. 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at VFW Post at 600 Peace Ave. German music and singing, dominoes, skat, target shooting, horseshoe pitching, bean bag toss, etc. Available will be Wurst Brot (sausage bread), Koch Kaese auf Roggenbrot (cooked cheese on rye bread), Kaffee Kuchen (coffee cake) and more. Admission fee.
April 20—EVENING OF GERMAN ENTERTAINMENT— The German-Amencan Society will sponsor a program beginning with a concert by the Schonbeck Choir from Essen, Germany. The pianist Horst Schonbeck will play and the Folksdance Group from Braunfels, Germany will perform. Also from Braunfels is a popular band who will play for the audience's listening pleasure. The band will continue by playing dance music. After the show, the audience can meet the performers at a reception at the New Braunfels Civic Center at 7:00 p.m.
April 21—NEW BRAUNFELS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1945 50TH REUNION—Banquet at the Senior Citizens Center.
April 21—HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES 1946-1951 REUNION
April 22—SESQUICENTENNIAL PARADE—Starting at 9:00 a m., the parade route will wind through downtown New Braunfels and conclude in Landa Park.
April 22—BARBECUE LUNCH IN LANDA PARK—A huge
barbecue lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Wurstfest grounds in Landa Park following the parade.
April 22—WURST COOK-OFF—BSQ cook-off and tasting on the Wurstfest grounds along the Comal River in Landa Park at 1:00 p.m.
April 22—ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PARK—A variety of musical entertainment and games will take place during the afternoon in Landa Park.
April 22—MAJOR FIREWORKS DISPLAY—A huge fireworks display will take place over Landa Lake in Landa Park at dusk.
April 22—WURST DANCE—Starting at 8:00 p.m., outdoor entertainment on the Wurstfest grounds along the Comal River in Landa Park. Dance in the evening in the Wursthalle following the fireworks.
April 23—MAY POLE TO BE DEDICATED—The Ger-man-Amencan Society of New Braunfels will erect a Maibaum (May Pole) in front of the Wurstfest grounds on Landa Street, depicting the first 150 years of New Braunfels’ history. Dedication to be announced.
April 24—COMAL COUNTY BLACK HERITAGE DISPLAY—Black heritage biographies on display at the Sophien-burg Memorial Museum.
April 27—DEDICATION OF HISTORICAL SITE-Comal Springs Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century will dedicate the Sophienburg Museum site as one of significant and historical value.
May 6—KINDERMASKEN PARADE—Children’s parade through downtown with over 100 years of tradition.
May 6 & 7—10TH ANNUAL FOLKFEST—Festival celebrating New Braunfels’ heritage and culture on grounds of Conservation Plaza and Texas Museum of Handmade Furniture. Tours of historic buildings, demonstrations by artisans and craftsmen, food, furniture-making, games, etc. Sponsored by New Braunfels Conservation Society, Sophienburg Museum and the Heritage Society of New Braunfels. Admission fee.
May 7—AMERICAN LEGION POST #179 SKAT TOURNAMENT—1:00 p.m. at 410 W. Coll Street. 80 hands played according to the Texas State Skat League rules to commemorate the pioneers’ participation in the game of skat which was brought over by German immigrants.
May 7—MID-TEXAS SYMPHONY ANNUAL POPS CONCERT—Honoring the Sesquicentennial at 4:00 p.m. in the New Braunfels Civic Center. The program will include “Stars and Stripes Forever," “Armed Forces March," “Bugler’s Holiday," and New Braunfels and Canyon High School Bands will be invited to join the orchestra for the “1812 Overture" by Tschaikowsky.
May 19-21—THIRD ANNUAL HUMMELFEST—Celebration of Sister M.l. Hummers birthday. HummelMarkt, secondary market dealers and crafts people. Hummel Family Reunion, barbecue and dance. Fnday, May 19: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 20:10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Sunday, May 21: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Special Sesquicentennial Mass on Sunday, May 21 at 9:00 a.m.
May 28—SPECIAL MASS TO HONOR VETERANS OF ALL WARS—Sponsored by the American GI Forum Grego-no Coronado Women's Chapter of New Braunfels. At Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 11:00 a.m.
June IO—JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION—Black Heritage Families of Comal County have organized a dinner and dance from 5:30 p.m.-12:00 midnight in the New Braun-
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Aug. 11—DEDICATION OF SEELE TREE AND MARKER—At the Sophienburg Museum. Sponsored by the Retired Teachers Association.
SEPT. 26-OCT. 1—COMAL COUNTY FAIR—One of Texas’ oldest and largest fairs with exhibits, carnival, rodeo and entertainment. Admission fee.
Oct. 1—104TH TEXANISCHES GEBIRG-SAENGER-FEST—German Public Concert at 2:00 p.m. at Saenger-halle (187 Saur Lane). Hosted by the New Braunfels Gemis-chter Chor Harmonic. Admission fee.
Nov. 3-12—WURSTFEST—Sesquicentennial edition of Wurstfest. Annual event rich in German culture and full of Texas fun. Music, food, dancing, arts & crafts, sporting events, historical and cultural exhibits.
Nov. 3-12—HERITAGE EXHIBIT—Relive a moment of New Braunfels’ history as you browse at the elaborate display of New Braunfels' hentage New Braunfels Civic Center.
Nov. 4—WURSTFEST AT THE HUMMEL—13th annual Hummel figunne look-alike contest at 10:00 a m.
Nov. 5— WURSTFEST SERVICE—Community service emphasizing New Braunfels’ Gernian hentage, held at 10:00 a.m. during Wurstfest in the Wursthalle Nov. 21—COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE— 7:00 p.m. at the New Braunfels Civic Center with all New Braunfels and Comal County Chnstian congregations participating.
Dec. 2—ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT TOUR—Sponsored by the New Braunfels Conservation Society, the Hentage Society of New Braunfels, and the Sophienburg Museum and Archives.
Dec. 3—ADVENT VESPERS—Traditional community sing Sponsored and coordinated by a separate group.
Dec. 5—2ND ANNUAL WEIHNACHTSFEUER—Chnst-mas party celebrating the Eve of St. Nicholas Feast Day. Tree decorating, singing. Lebkuchenhaus (Gingerbread house) contest. Infant of Krumbad procession.
Dec. 17—CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF CHURCHES—Several New Braunfels churches to host afternoon/evening open house. Choir/Christmas music.
planning, taxes, expansion and many others. The service is free and confidential. Appointments may be made by calling 625-2385.Fertilizer sal*
New Braunfels Boy Scouts Troop 381 spnng fertilizer sale will run Jan. 27 to Feb. 28. 40 pound bags of 15/5/10 formulation will be sold Order now for delivery March 4-11. Call Richard Smith at 625-4484 or 609-0937 to order.Roast baal dinner
The United Methodist Women will have their annual Roast Beef Dinner in Wesley Hall Tuesday, Feb. 21 serving from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Included on the menu are roast beef and gravy, potatoes, green beans, slaw, rolls, drink and dessert. Take-out orders sold also. Adults, $5, children 12 and younger are $3 All proceeds to chanty. Tickets at the door, everyone invitedHaw Habitat office
Comal County Habitat for Humanity would like to invited the public to the
opening of our new office. It will be held Feb. 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Heritage House, 260 S. Seguin, between First Protestant Church and the Faust Hotel. Refreshments will be serve J and board members will be available to answer questions.Masquerade party
Tile tiennan-Amencan Society will sponsor the dance at the Knights of Columbus Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. The Seven Dutchmen will play and Prince Solms, knights, pnncesses, the court jester and settlers dressed in regional costumes from the Old World invite everyone to join the festivities.
Native Texans are invited too. Costumes are not required, but prizes will be awarded to the five best. bxpen-ence all the merriment, excitement of Mardi Gras and enjoy the floor shows during intermission. Rattle tickets will be available at the dance. Grand prize is a round trip ticket to Germany donated by Lufthansa Airline. Sandwiches, beer and set-ups available. BYOB Tickets are $6 and can be bought at Centex Office Center, Chamber of
Commerce, Benne, Old Town Inn and Lepp Juwelier. Tickets at the door will be $7.50. For information, call Pearly Sowell at 625-9288 or Helgard Suhr at
I he New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department offers Nature’s Way: Walk on the Wild Side, for youth ages eight to 15. The park ranger will show where and how animals live in the wild You will learn how to find animals such as deer, raccoons, birds and squirrels, and to identify them by their tracks
Program is Fnday, Feb. 24 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Panther Canyon in Landa Park Fee is $3 per person. Preregistration required, and will be taken until Feb. 23 at the parks office, I IO Golf Course Road. For information call 608-2160.Heart month
February is Amencan Heart Month and Kirkwood Manor is sponsonng a program put on by the Amencan Heart Association. Guest speaker will be
Andy Davis, director of patient education at McKenna Hospital. Program is in the main dining room at Kirkwood Manor, Fnday, Feb. 24 at 2 p mDalhart Windber? here
The Hummel Museum will host the celebrated Artist of Texas,’ Dalhart Windberg, at a special exhibit and pnnt signing Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a rn. to 4 p m. to coincide with the New Braunfels Youth Artbeat ‘95 Festival.
Windberg pnnts will be available for pur chase at the museum and can be personally autographed by the artist, priced from $ 12 to $250, with 25 pnnts under $50. Proceeds to the Hummel Museum.Rummage and bake sale
The,George A. Garcia VFW Post #1105 Rummage and Bake Sale will be Saturday, Feb. 25 at the New Braunfels Texas National Guard Armory from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Rabies clinic
A rabies clinic will be held at the lake Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department from I p m to 3 p.m. Feb. 25.