New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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Outstanding Agriculturalists Awards Banquet
When: 6 p.m. June 14 Where: Red Barn Contact: (830) 379-0930 ext. 3 You should know: Comal-Guadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District will honor recipients. Tickets are $10. RSVP by June 7.
When: June 14,23,30 Where: Tye Preston Memorial Library
Contact: (830) 964-3744 You should know: Sign up for computer classes at library help desk. Each session focuses on different issue.
Guadalupe County Chapter, Native Plant Society
When: 6:25 p.m. June 14 Where: 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.
Geronimo and Alligator Creek Partnership Meeting
When: 6 p.m. June 14 Where: GBRA River Annex, 905 Nolan St., Seguin Contact: (979) 845-6980 You should know: Sign-in and refreshments begin at 5:30 p.m.
When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 14 Where: American Legion Post 179,410 W. Coll St.
Contact: (830) 625-0179 You should know: Donations are $7 for adults, $4 for children. Desserts sold by Auxiliary.
Showcase of Sculpture
When: June 2-28 Where: New Braunfels Art League, 239 W. San Antonio St. Contact: (830) 629-8022 You should know: Display of works by local sculptors.
New Braunfels Theatre Company Musical Theatre Camp
When: Noon to 5 p.m. June 6-17 Where: D. Lee Edwards Realty, 1117 N. Walnut Contact: To register email [email protected]
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.
First Baptist Vacation Bible School
When: 6-8:30 p.m. June 12-17 Where: First Baptist Church New Braunfels
You should know: For children entering kindergarten through sixth grade.
Good Shepherd Vacation Bible School
When: 9-11:50 a.m. June 13-17 Where: Good Shepherd Evangelical Church Contact: (830) 401-4847 You should know: Program is for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Free T-shirts.ON THE WEB
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
LAURA MCKENZIE | Herald-Zeitung
Molly Hill, 11, practices passing during volleyball camp June 7 at New Braunfels High School. You can purchase this and other photos — many of which didn't appear in the print edition — at herald-zeitung.com.
Eastside Baptist Vacation Bible School
When: 6-8 p.m. June 13-17 Where: Eastside Baptist Church Contact: (830) 625-0718 You should know: For kindergarten through fifth-grade children.
Theme is “Beach Blast.”
German Language Camp
When: June 13-24
Time: Beginners’ class 9 a.m. to
noon, advanced 1-4 p.m.
Where: Conservation Plaza, 1300 Church Hill Drive Contact: (830) 660-0437 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.
Calvary Baptist Summer Camp
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6 to July 29
Where: Calvary Baptist Church,
177 W. Klein Road Contact: (830) 629-0049 You should know: Summer camp for first to sixth-graders costs $75 per week.Wednesday
14th Annual San Antonio Poetry Fair
When: Deadline is June 15 Contact: www.sanantoniopoetry-fair.com
You should know: For adults and students of all ages, student entries are free.
Housing Assistance Applications
When: June 15,22,29 Where: 300 Laurel Lane You should know: Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program. Applications will be accepted on the days listed above.
Building a Birdhouse or Feeder
When: 6:30 p.m. June 15 Where: NB Public Library Contact: (830) 221-4316 You should know: Most supplies provided, but bring vines if you have them.
Canyon Lake Republican Women
When: 9:30 a.m. June 15 Where: New Life Children’s Center, 650 Scarbrough Road, Canyon Lake Contact: (830) 935-2956 You should know: Lisa Brown, director of Volunteer Services, will lead a tour of the center. Club meeting to follow.
New Braunfels Civil War Roundtable
When: 6 p.m. June 15 Where: Granzin’s Bar-B-Q Contact: (830) 608-0275Thursday
Guadalupe County Master Gardeners
When: 7 p.m. June 16 Where: Texas AgriLife Extension, 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin Contact: www.guadalupecounty-mastergardeners.org You should know: “Worm Lady" Cassandra Truax will talk about building soil with worms. Meetings are free and open to the public.
Alliance for Conservative Texans
When: 6:30 p.m. June 16 Where: 1185 River Tree Contact: (830) 832-2473 You should know: Grassroots organization that educates and empowers like-minded Americans to vote for their conservative values. Weston Martinez will speak. Public is invited.Coming Up
“Growth Impact on Criminal Justice System in Comal County”
When: 9:30 a.m. June 17 Where: Senior Center Contact: (830) 620-0344 You should know: Sheriff Bob Holder will give the program to NARFE members. Free and open to the public.
NB Square Dance
When: 7:30 p.m. June 17 Where: Friedens Church
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Contact: (830) 837-2596 You should know: One-time change of venue. Free dance.
New Braunfels Class of ‘76 35-year reunion
When: 5-10 p.m. June 18 Where: Buddy’s Backyard, 1440 Walnut Ave.
Contact: RSVP to 137 Primrose Place, San Antonio, TX 78209 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.
Spielzeit at Sophienburg
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18 Where: Sophienburg Museum,
401 W. Coll St.
Contact: www.sophienburg.com 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.
PEC Annual Meeting
When: Noon June 18 Where: PEC Training Center, Johnson City Contact: www.pec.coop You should know: Voting, registration and activities at noon to 2:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. business meeting.
Arc Hill Country Bowl-a-Thon
When: 11 a.m. June 18 Where: Fiesta Lanes, 1202 Huisache Ave.
Contact: (830) 237-3655 You should know: Free T-shirts for bowlers. Bring your team to bowl for prizes. Proceeds benefit Arc of the Hill Country. Cost is $20. There will be a donation truck for gently used items to Thrift Town. RSVP your team.
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
Goodtime Polka and Waltz Club Dance
When: 7-11 p.m. June 18 Where: Eagles Hall, 201 E. South Contact: (830) 660-4866 You should know: Dance to polkas, waltzes, big band and country. Guests welcome and memberships available.
American Rosie the Riveter Association
When: 11:30 a.m. June 18 Where: Dixie Grille, 15751-10, Seguin
Contact: (512) 357-2627
Movie for Children
When: 1-2:30 p.m. June 18 Where: Tye Preston Memorial Library
Contact: (830) 964-3744
You should know: Watch “Space
Elks Lodge 2279 Fathers Day Brunch
When: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 19
Where: New Braunfels Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin Ave.
Contact: (512) 909-2764 You should know: Dads free; Adults $6, kids under 12 $4. There will be bacon, eggs, sausage, hash browns and more.birthdays
► Sarah Slimpin (4)ANNIVERSARIES
► Sharon Krueger and Barney HalmTODAY’S CLUBS, MEETINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS
New Braunfels Breakfast Lions
When: 7 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays
Where: Fork and Spoon in the Marketplace Shopping Center Contact: Call Jay at (830) 837-2195
You should know: New memberships available.
Friedens Senior Game and Activity Day
When: 2-4 p.m. second Tuesdays Where: Friedens United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 2555 Friedens Church Road, Seguin Contact: (830) 303-7729 or visit friedens-church.org
Cancer Warriors Group
When: 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays
Where: Oakwood Counseling Center, 176 S. Hickory Ave. Contact: (830) 637-7006 You should know: Patients, caregivers and survivors of all ages with all types of cancer meet for discussion.
Hill Country Orchid Society
When: 7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays Where: New Braunfels Elk Lodge, 353 S. Seguin Street Contact: (830) 609-0284
Masonic Lodge No. 1109
When: 7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays Where: Lodge, 1157 W. San Antonio St.
Senior Center Skat Spieler
When: 12:30 p.m.Tuesdays Where: Comal County Senior Center
When: 4:45 p.m.Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Contact: www.judsonisd.org or call (210) 619-0352 You should know: English and Spanish test administration available.
Precious Life Crisis Services Classes and Workshops
When: Tuesdays and Saturdays Time: 9-11 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday Where: Precious Life Crisis Center Contact: (830) 372-5980 or www.preciouslifeservices.com You should know: Six, eight and twenty week classes.
New Braunfels Community Chorale
When: 7-9 p.m.Tuesdays Where: Eden Home, Friendship Room, 631 Lakeview Blvd
Contact: (830) 832-7476 or
You should know: We sing popular,
classical, religious and patriotic
music. Please join us if you love to
sing. Dues are $20 person/ $30
New Braunfels Skat Spieler
When: 6:30 p.m.Tuesdays Where: Elks Lodge
When: 10 a.m. Tuesdays Where: Unity Church of Practical Christianity, 408 Gruene Road Contact: (830) 608-9515 You should know: Now studying “Spontaneous Evolution” by Lipton and Bhaerman.
Canyon Lake Celtic Dancers
When: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays
Where: Community Resource and Recreation Center, 25 Mabel Jones Dr.
Contact: (830) 964-3630 You should know: Ceili dancing is Irish social dancing. Newcomers are welcome anytime. Come watch us dance and/or experience your first dance session.
A $1 donation to the CRRC is requested.
Abuse Survivors’ Group
When: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays Where: Crisis Center of Comal County
Contact: (830) 620-7520 You should know: The support group is for survivors of family abuse. All services are free.
New Braunfels Toastmasters Club
When: 7-8:30 p.m Tuesdays Where: Wingate by Wyndham Hotel in New Braunfels, 245 FM 306
Contact: visit http://nbtm.free-toasthost.biz, e-mail [email protected]
or call Linda Oliver at 830 899-7045.
You should know: Toastmasters is about building relationships, confidence and leadership skills through public speaking and community service.
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 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: Used books, hardbacks $2, paperbacks $1.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 1269 Industrial Drive
Contact: (830) 625-7005
You should know: All proceeds go
towards building affordable homes
for families in need.
Depression and Bipolar Support Group
When: 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays Where: River City Advocacy, 145 Landa St.
Contact: (830) 643-0200 or www.rivercityadvocacyinc.org
Hill Country Chorus
When: 7 p.m.Tuesdays Where: First Baptist Church,
Santa Clara and Cross streets Contact: Jim Chatelle, (830) 624-0511 or visit hillcountry-chorus.org You should know: Chorus is local chapter of the International Barbershop Society. Community members are invited to participate or come listen.
Bible Study: Keys to Successful Living
When: 7 p.m.Tuesdays Where: New Beginnings Christian Center, 23129 I-35 North Contact: (830) 606-6454