New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 21, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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TodayWURSTFEST HELPS THE BRAUNTEX
2011 Concerts in the Park Series
When: 7:30-10 p.m. Thursdays Where: Lancia Park Dance Slab You should know: Free concerts. July 21 Joe & Friends, July 29 Free & Vee, Aug 4 Four of a Kind and Aug 11 Carlton Pride and Mighty Zion.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'
When: 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday from July
Where Circle Arts Theatre You should know Tickets at The Crossing, Chamber, or circleart-stheatre org.
South Texas Area Farm and Ranch Club
When: Serving at 11:20 a m today
Where Aggie Park. 6205 West Ave., San Antonio (corner of NW Loop 410 and West Avenue)
You should know Speaker will be Rep. Lyle Larson Contact Call Roger Bippert at (210) 473-4936
Guadalupe County Master Gardeners
When: 7 p.m. today Where Texas Agrilife Extension Building, 210 Live Oak Road, Seguin
Contact (830) 303-3889 You should know Penny Glawe. master gardener specialist in “citrus greening," will speak about the devastating disease Free and open to the public.
When: 6-9 p.m today Where Schertz Civic Center Contact <830)214-4001 You should know: Evening of art that explores Schertz Area ArtZ Council s take on modern, pop and contemporary art. Music and live painting sessions.
When 7pm today Contact (830) 491-1055 You should know Call for details. PFLAG is a confidential support group for parents, friends and families of lesbians and gays and has more than 200.000 members nationally.
Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes
When: 4-6 p.m July 21. 27 Where Private dining room. Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Medical Center. San Antonio. Contact Register at 1-877-250-3627
S TA G E, presents “Ring of Fire
When: July 21-24, 28-31 Aug. 4-7 Contact: (830) 438-2339 You should know Musical about the songs of Johnny Cash. July 21 is a benefit for Bulverde Senior Center
NBCA Fine Arts Fairytale Festival
When: 6-9 p.m today Where: ICentro School. 1600 River Road
Contact [email protected]
You should know: Tickets are $10 for ages 10 and up, $5 for 10 and underSaturday
Bar-B-Que and Barbershop Show
When: 6 p.m. July 23
Wurstfest President Steve Taylor presents the first payment of the Association's $35,000 pledge to Henri Farmer, president of the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre Association, The Wurstfest Association has been instrumental in developing the downtown attraction, being among the first to help the theater reach a $150,000 challenge grant in 2006 and later assisting with the purchase of a screen and projector
Where: Garden Ridge Community Center, 9500 Municipal Parkway Contact: www.hotchorus.org You should know: Presented by the Heart of Texas Chorus, the evening will feature a caberet-style show, food and drink. Fun for the whole family. Tickets for dinner and show are $30. military,first responders and students are $15.
When; 10 30 - 11:30 a.m., July 23 Where: New Braunfels Public Library
You should know: The topic is "Have you had a spiritual experience9 Coincidence and amazing connections." Hosted by the Texas Satsang on behalf of Eckankar. Free
Annual Just JesToy Run Fundraiser
When: 7:30 p.m. July 23 Where: Gruene Harley on Loop
You should Know Fundraiser of Just Jes Toy Run. Riders/passengers $15 each. Other vehicles welcome
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Rummage Sale
When: 8:30 a m to 1 p.m July 23 Where: 212 N. Barnett and Hwy 78 Marion
Contact: (830) 914-3585 You should know Lots of good rummage and homemade breakfast tacos. menudo and desserts.
Steve s Pay it Forward Benefit
When: 11 a m. to 7 p.m. July 23 Where: The Old Ice House. 1407 S Business 35 You should know: $5 for food plates. Ther will be a raffle Benefit goes toward medical bills for Stever Morrow.Tuesday
Gruene Lions Safari Registration
When: Register by July 26 Contact: www.gruenelionsclub.org You should know: Safari is a city-wide scavenger hunt on Aug. 6. Teams will navigate streets, rivers, parks and historic places to score
points and win prizes. Proceeds benefit NB Parks and Rec Fund to restore Landa Park bridges. Cost is $25 per person. Need sponsors, advertisers and teams
Geronimo VFW Sunday Afternoon Dance
When: 2 p.m. kitchen, 3-6:30 p.m. July 24
Where: Geronimo VFW Post 8456, 6808 Hwy. 123, Geronimo Contact: (830) 303-9903 You should know $7 donation. Smoke-free and open to everyone.
Sewing Machine Class
When 10 a.m. to 1 p.m July 26 Where Bulverde/Spring Branch Library
You should know Friends of the Library will offer a sewing machine class for beginners. Bring sewing machine, parts and manual, small scissors, size 11 or 14 needles and any color thread for practice.Coming Up
NBCA Presents Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods Jr.
When 6 p.m. July 28 Where: I’Centro School. 1600 River Road
Contact kjonasnbca @ gmail.com You should know: Tickets are $12 for 10 and up. $8 for under 10. Group discounts available. Free concerts. Visit www.jesusjamfest.com
Jesus Jam Fest
When: 7-10 p.m. July 29, Noon to 11 p.m. July 30
Where. Texas Ski Ranch, 6700 N I-35
You should know: Presented by Freedom Outreach Ministries.
City-wide Rummage Sale Fundraiser
When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 30 Where. American Legion Post 179, 410 W. Coll
Contact: Pat Seegers at 830-387-9988 or Kimmie Scott (after 3 p.m.) 830-625-0179 You should know: One table, two chairs — $15. Inside with air con-
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Shut Up and Ride Roughstock Tour 2011
When: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m July 30 Where: Comal County Fairgrounds. 801 Common St. Contact: 979-220-2460 You should know Morning — Cowboy autograph sessions, youth mutton bustin, stick horse barrel race; Evening — Bull riding, saddle bronc, bareback, bullfighting. Performance by Dean Seltzer and the Redneck Mothers.
Geronimo VFW Sunday Afternoon Dance
When: 8 p.m. to midnight July 30 Where: Geronimo VFW Post 8456. 6808 Hwy 123, Geronimo Contact: (830) 303-9903 You should know: $7 donation. Smoke-free,
Kingsbury VFD 42nd Annual Bar-B-Que and Live Auction
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 30 Where: Kingsbury Fire Station, Kingsbury
You should know Donations of homemade jams, veggies, plants and arts and crafts and baked goods needed.
8th Annual Canyon Lake Barbecue and Chili Cook-off
When: July 30-31 Where; Dam Red Barn, Sattler Contact: (830) 832-3219 You should know Cook-off benefits Comal County Junior Livestock Association, CASI Scholarship Fund and South Texas Chapter of ALS. Come cook and/or judge. CCLA will sell barbecue sandwiches.
Blessing of the Animals
When: 10:45 a.m. July 31 Where: Community Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 6761 Hunter Road
Comal County Senior Citizen Thrift Store
Duties: Sorting clothes, tagging, customer contact and light lifting.
Available times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Information: (830) 629-4547
Volunteer 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" 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.srli.noaa.gov/ewx) via email to [email protected]
or [email protected]
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)
Contact: (830) 643-9703 You should know; Blessing included in outdoor Sunday service.
Third Annual Cardboard Boat Races
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug 6 Where: Canyon Lake Contact:www.ae4cool.com or (830) 980-8600
You should know: Proceeds go to New Life Children’s Treatment Center and St. Judes Ranch for Children. Sponsors and vendors needed.
Nolen Paul Vargas Scholarship 5K
When: 8 to 11 a.m. Aug. 6 Where: Landa Park Cost: $15 per person Contact: sheila.west© comalisd.org
Crop Till You Drop No. 3
When: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug, 6 Where: Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center, 390 Cordova Road, Seguin Contact: (830) 660-2658 or [email protected]
You should know: An all-day scrapbooking/stamping event. Bring your own supplies.
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TODAY'S CLUBS, MEETINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS
St. Peregrine Cancer Support Ministry
When: 7 pm third Thursdays
Where: Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Parish
Contact: (830) 608-9553 or [email protected]
Canyon Lake Noon Lions Club
When Noon first and third Thursday Where: Canyon Lake Golf Club
New Braunfels Elks Lodge
When: 7:30 p.m. first and Third Thursday Where Elks Lodge, 353 S Seguin Ave.
Canyon Lake Golf Club
When: 11 30 a m first and third Thursdays
Where: Canyon Lake Golf Club. Startzville
Contact: (830) 899-4406
You should know There is a speaker and
Guadalupe County Master Gardeners
When: 7 p.m third Thursday Where: Texas Cooperative Extension Building, 210 E Live Oak, Seguin Contact: www.guadalupecountymastergar-deners.org or (830) 379-1972.
Friends of the Library Bookstore
When. Monday. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m ; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m.; Saturday-10 a.m. to 4
Where: 700 E. Common St at the New Braunfels Public Library Contact: 830-627-7824 or www.nbpl.lib.tx.us/friends.htm You should know: Gently used books, hardbacks $2. paperbacks $1
When: 9-10:30 a.m. Thursdays Where: Comal County Senior Center Contact: (830) 629-4547 You should know: The group's main project is making quilted sleeping bags that are donated to the Salvation Army, the Women's Shelter and more No quilting/sewing skill needed.
Free GED Distance Learning Online Classes
When: 9 a m. to noon Thursdays Where: Villa Serena, 109 Rosa Parks Road Contact: (830) 379-1220 ext. 3 You should know: Register all year at this Where. Getting your GED and improving your skills makes it possible to get a better job and to continue your education. Child care not provided.
Any Baby Can
When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays Where: 1619 E. Common Bldg. C Suite 303 Contact: (210) 227-0170 or [email protected]
You should know: This is an education night for parents who have children diagnosed with autism. Volunteers will be needed every week.
When: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays Where: Comal County Senior Center, 655 Landa St.
Contact: (830) 606-8447 You should know: We are looking for singledeck pinochle players.
Anxiety I O.C.D. Support Group
When: 10-11 a.m. Thursdays
Where: River City Advocacy, 145 Landa St.
Contact: (830) 643-0200
Eagles No. 2999 Bingo
When: 5 p.m Thursdays Where: Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St. Contact: Dave McNeil, (830) 629-1965 You should know: Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m., games at 7 p.m.
Canyon Lake Rotary Club
When: Noon Thursdays
Where: Tye Preston Memorial Library
Contact: (830) 964-4744
You should know: The club hosts guest speakers discussing relevant community topics. Lunch, drink and dessert costs $12.
New Braunfels Noon Lions Club
When: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays Where: Senior Center Contact: (830) 237-3157 You should know: Lunch, followed by meeting with regional informative guest speakers. The public is invited.
When: Noon Thursdays
Where: 600 Peace Ave,, VFW Post 7110
Contact: (830) 643-4169
Night Time Bingo
Whens: 7-10 p.m. Thursdays Where: Seguin Elks Lodge Contact: 830-303-5844 You should know: Cash-only Bingo
Abortion Recovery Support Group
Where: Options for Women, 785 Loop 337 Contact: Call Cathy at (830) 832-4509 You should know: A Bible study/group led by women who have experienced abortion. Study is done is small groups with total confidentiality.