New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 15, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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Building a Birdhouse or Feeder
When: 6:30 p.m. today Where: New Braunfels 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. today 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.
Free Zumba Class
When: 5:30 p.m. today Where: Knights of Columbus, 111 Landa St.
Contact: (830) 832-2224 You should know: For everyone 12 years old or older, daycare not provided.
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.
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.
Babies and Books
When: 10-11 a.m., first and third Wednesdays
Where: Klein Rd. Elementary School Library, 2620 Klein Way Contact: (830) 221-1709 You should know: Books, songs, fingerplays, and puppets to develop listening and language skills. Take home books and learning activities for you child.
New Braunfels Civil War Roundtable
When: 6 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Granzin Barbecue Contact: (830) 608-0275 You should know: An evening with Gen. Irwin McDowell, U.S.A., and Gen. G.T. Beauregard, C.S.A., about the First Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, Virginia.
New Braunfels Evening Lions
When: 6 p.m. first and third Wednesdays
Where: Senior center, 655 Landa St.
Contact: (830) 629-1763
When: 11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays
Where: Mamacitas, 505 N. Business I-35
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Garrett Lee, left, 15-year-old New Braunfels native, was awarded “All-State Musician" by the Texas Federation of Music Clubs on May 21 for his solo classical guitar performance. This makes the fourth “All-State Musician" award received by Garrett Lee. Standing next to him is his classical guitar instructor for the past eight years, Spencer Gremmer.
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.
14th Annual San Antonio Poetry Fair
When: Deadline is today 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.Thursday
Pirates of Penzance
When: 8 p.m. June 16-18; 2:30 p.m. June 18-19 Where: Brauntex Theatre You should know: Performed by New Braunfels Theatre Company. Tickets online at www.newbraun-felstheatrecompany.com. Tickets available at the box office.
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.Friday
“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 Contact: (830) 837-2936 You should know: One-time change of venue. Free dance.Coming Up
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
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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.
Goodtime Polka and Waltz Club Dance
When: 7-11 p.m. June 18 Where: Eagles Hall, 201 E. South St.
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, 1575 1-10, 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,
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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
hash browns and more.
Worms for Everyone!
When: 2 p.m. June 20 Where: New Braunfels Public Library
Contact: (830) 221-4316 You should know: Learn all about vermiculture and composting, and take home a couple of live worms for your garden.
Cross Lutheran Vacation Bible School
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 20-24 Where: Cross Lutheran Church, 2171 E. Common St.
Contact: (830) 625-3666 You should know: For 4-year-olds through incoming eighth-graders. Register at www.crosslcms.org.
Flirty Frauleins Red-Hats
When: 11:30 a.m. June 21 Where: Friesenhaus Contact: (830) 629-0558
NB Shock Baseball Team Fundraiser
When: 5-9 p.m. June 21 Where: Buddy’s Backyard BBQ Contact: (830) 832-6217 You should know: Mention you wish to support the team when placing your order.BIRTHDAYS
► Joy Abel
► Haley Hollas (belated, 9)ANNIVERSARIES
► Bobby and Andrea Wright (9 years)
Contact: (830) 660-9997 You should know: All welcome. No partner required. Call to reserve a seat. Lunch purchase required.
Bulverde Area Republican Women
When: 7 p.m. third Wednesdays Where: GVTC Auditorium on Farm-to-Market 3159 Contact: (830) 438-8754 or e-mail [email protected]
Free Weight Management Support Group
When: 3 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Eden Heights Apartments - apartment 113 Contact: (830) 214-5642 You should know: Wear light clothing. Free but donations accepted. Topics include pitfalls, eating plans, exercise and supplements.
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
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.
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 all 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
You 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.