New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 8, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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Through a Child’s Eyes Child Development Center recently celebrated the graduation of 35 children from the pre-kindergarten program. Shown in the front row, from left, are Preston Themin, Emilee Spriegel and Zaid Solomon. In the back are Megan Nichols, Christopher Hernandez, McKayla Nichols, Ava Guerra, Benjamin Grijalva and Hayley McKinney.Today
Bar-W hosts Rep. Doug Miller
' Date; Today Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: GVTC auditorium You should know: Texas Rep.
Doug Miller will speak at the monthly meeting of Bulverde Area Republican Women and will share current info from the legislative session. Free and open to the public.
Elks Lodge 2279 Steak Night
Date: Today Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Elks Lodge, 353 S.
Information: (512) 909-2764
Showcase of Sculpture
Date: June 2-28
Location: New Braunfels Art
League, 239 W. San Antonio St.
You should know: Display of works by local sculptors.
Information: (830) 629-8022
Housing Assistance Applications
Date: June 8,15,22,29 Location: 300 Laurel Lane You should know: Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program. Applications will be accepted on the days listed above.
New Braunfels Theatre Company Musical Theatre Camp
Date: June 6-17
Time: Noon to 5 p.m. Monday
Location: D. Lee Edwards Realty, 1117 N. Walnut
You should know: For ages kindergarten through 12th grade; performance June 17 and 18 of “Pirate of Penzance Jr.” Cost is $250 per student. Family discounts available.
Information: To register email [email protected]
Spring Branch Baptist Vacation Bible School
Date: June 6-10 Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Spring Branch Baptist Church
You should know: For ages 3-12. Information: 885-3948Thursday
Pirates of Penzance’
Date: June 9-19 Location: Brauntex Theatre You should know: Performed by New Braunfels Theatre Company. Tickets online at www.newbraun-felstheatrecompany.com.
Date: June 9,14,23, 30 Location: Tye Preston Memorial
You should know: Sign up for computer classes at library help desk. Each session focuses on different
Information: (830) 964-3744Saturday
Community 5K Family Fun Run/Walk
Date: June 11 Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Northlake Business Park, Universal City
You should know: Sponsored by Grace Community Church. Registration forms available at www.grace-sa.org or at the church.
2011 Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Show
Date: June 11
Time:1 p.m. receiving entries, 2 p.m. judging, viewing and comments
Location: Conservation Plaza,
1300 Church Hill Drive You should know: This is a free, judged event sponsored by the Men’s Garden Club and Comal Garden Club. Public welcome. For entry details, visit http://comal-tx.tamu.edu/publications.cfm
Meusebach Creek School Open House
Date: June 11 Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 515 Kuhlmann Road, near Fredericksburg You should know: One of the historic schools on the Gillespie County Country School Trail. Information:
Bi-annual Solms School Reunion
Date: June 12 Time: Noon to 4 p.m.
Location: New Braunfels Conservation Society.
You should know: Bring dessert or snack to share and a few sandwiches.
Information: (830) 609-3124
Barber-Williams Family Reunion
Date: June 12
Time: 10 a.m. registration
Location: Blanconia Community
You should know: Covered dish
meal and silent auction. Family
and friends invited.
Information: (361) 358-5539
Silent Auction Basket Bingo
Date: June 12
Time: Kitchen opens at 1 p.m.;
Bingo starts at 2 p.m.
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church hall, 245 S. Hidalgo You should know: Basket Bingo is $5 for 10 games. Proceeds go toward upcoming church festival. Information: (830) 609-5320
First Baptist Vacation Bible School
Date: June 12-17 Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: First Baptist Church New Braunfels
You should know: For children entering kindergarten through sixth grade.
Information: www.fbcnb.orgNext Week
Good Shepherd Vacation Bible School
Date: June 13-17 Time: 9-11:50 a.m.
Location: Good Shepherd Evangelical Church You should know: Program is for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Free T-shirts.
Information: (830) 401-4847
German Language Camp
Date: June 13-24
Time: Beginners’ class 9 a.m. to
noon, advanced 1-4 p.m.
Location: Conservation Plaza, 1300 Church Hill Drive You should know: For children ages 6-13. Basics of German will be taught with songs, games and visual aids. Cost is $90 for two weeks.
Information: (830) 660-0437
Calvary Baptist Summer Camp
Date: June 6 to July 29 Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Calvary Baptist Church, 177 W. Klein Road You should know: Summer camp for first to sixth-graders costs $75 per week.
Information: (830) 629-0049
Outstanding Agriculturalists Awards Banquet
Date: June 14
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Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Red Barn You should know: Comal-Guadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District will honor recipients. Tickets are $10. RSVP by June 7.
Information: (830) 379-0930 ext. 3
Guadalupe County Chapter,
Native Plant Society
Date: June 14 Time: 6:25 p.m.
Location: The library, 500 Bulldog, Marion
You should know: Nick Vann of Nematode Nick’s Landscape Service will talked about using organic products in his business.
14th Annual San Antonio Poetry Fair
Date: Deadline is June 15 You should know: For adults and students of all ages, student entries are free.
Guadalupe County Master Gardeners
Date: June 16 Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Texas AgriLife Extension, 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin
You should know: "Worm Lady” Cassandra Truax will talk about building soil with worms. Meetings are free and open to the public. Information: www.guadalupecoun-tymastergardeners.org
Alliance for Conservative Texans
Date: June 16 Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: 1143 River Tree You should know: Grassroots organization that educates and empowers like-minded Americans to vote for their conservative val-VOLUNTEER
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. Saturdays.
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.srh.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
ues. Public is invited.
Information: (830) 832-2473
‘Growth Impact on Criminal Justice System in Comal County’
Date: June 17 Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Senior Center You should know: Sheriff Bob Holder will give the program to NARFE members. Free and open to the public.
Information: (830) 620-0344
New Braunfels Class of ‘76 35-year reunion
Date: June 18 Time: 5-10 p.m.
Location: Buddy’s Backyard, 1440 Walnut Ave.
You should know: $15 in advance, $20 at door. Starts at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Bring any 70s music you like.
Information: RSVP to 137 Primrose Place, San Antonio, TX 78209
Spielzeit at Sophienburg
Date: June 18 Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Sophienburg Museum, 401 W. Coll St.
You should know: Special fundraising event centered around children’s playtime with demonstrations by a folk toy maker. Adults $5, children $2. Includes museum admission.
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HZTODAY’S CLUBS, MEETINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS
VFW Post 7110 Meeting
When: 7:30 p.m. second
Where: 600 Peace Ave.
Contact: (830) 625-9961 You should know: Come and join us in supporting our veterans and military.
Friends of the Library Bookstore
Time: 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 p.m.
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
Free Weight Management Support Group
When: 3 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Eden Heights Apartments - apartment 113 Contact: (830) 214-5642
’ Senior Strength Exercise Class
When: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Where: Comal County Senior Center
Contact: (830) 629-4547 x 29 or www.nbsenior.org You should know: If you want to exercise, but can’t do it home alone, try the Senior Strength Chair Exercise class. Members of the center can exercise for $2 a class.
Hill Country Breakfast Club
When: 8:15-9:15 a.m.
Where: The Fork and Spoon Patio Cafe, Marketplace Shopping Center, 651 N. Business I-35 Contact:
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 923
When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays Contact: (512) 357-0289 You should know: All veterans who served during the period Feb. 28, 1961, to May 7,1975, are eligible to join regardless of duty station.
New Braunfels Rotary Club
When: Noon Wednesdays Where: Seekatz Opera House,
265 San Antonio St.
Contact: (830) 608-0133
Story Time and Baby Lapsit
When: 10 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Tye Preston Memorial Library, 1321 Farm-to-Market 2673
Contact: (830) 964-3744
New Braunfels Skat Spielers
When: 6 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Zorn Bowling Club
Landa Ladies Golf
When: 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Landa Park golf course Contact: Carole, (830) 629-2621
When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Call for location Contact: (830) 481-3546, calls are confidential.
You should know: Support in the aftermath of an abortion.
When: 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays Where: River City Advocacy, 145 Landa St.
Contact: (830) 643-0200 You should know: All supplies are provided free of charge. All are welcome.
AA and Al Anon non-smoking meetings
When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays
Where: Unity Church of Practical Christianity, 408 Gruene Road. Contact: (830) 832-3627
Bible Study Fellowship Expanded Preschool Program
When: 9:10-11 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Oakwood Baptist Church, 2154 Loop 337 N Contact: (830) 609-0063 You should know: Includes a!! children from 6 weeks to 5 years. Registration is available during the introduction class on the first Wednesday of every month.
Day Time Bingo
When: Noon to 3 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays Where: Seguin Elks Lodge Contact: 830-303-5844 You should know: Cash-only Bingo
Prayer Guided Meditation
When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays
Where: Unity Church of Practical
Christianity, 408 Gruene Road
\t>u should know: Christ-centered
helping to heal the mind, spirit and
New Braunfels Donor Room
When: Monday through Saturday Where: 651 N. Business 35, Suite
830, The Marketplace Contact: 625-5401 You should know: Donate blood 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Honey Creek Hikes
When: 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Guadalupe River State Park, 3350 Park Road 31, Spring Branch
Contact: (830) 438-2656 You should know: A donation of $2 per person or $5 per family is welcomed. To attend this hike, please call the Headquarters or stop by to sign up by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
When: 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays Where: Senior Center Contact: (830) 629-4547 You should know: Free with membership to senior center and pool room
The Early Years
When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays Where: McKenna Events Center, 801 W. San Antonio St.