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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 23, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas HERALD-ZEITUNG.COM | Thursday, June 23, 2011 | 9 To have your event publicized, email or call Kate Thomas at (830) 625-9144 ext 222 Post your events online at herald-zeitung.comToday    CROSS    LUTHERAN    VBS Photo submitted Marcus Dierks, left, Annie Haley, and David Lotz check out a poster for Vacation Bible School at Cross Lutheran Church and School. It runs through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon daily. Register at the church or online at “M*A*S*H" Showing and Fundraiser When: 7 p.m. today Where: Brauntex Theatre You should know: New Braunfels/Canyon Lake Association of Realtors Scholarship Committee will show “M*A*S*H" to raise funds for local graduating seniors. For tickets, contact (830) 743-0425 or (830) 620-7653. Tickets are $20. Prizes given for best costume. Computer Classes When: Today, June 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. 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. 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. 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 Propagation Workshop When: 10 a.m. June 24 Where: Schertz Community Gardens, 1101 Elbel Contact: [email protected] You should know: Learn about how to propagate plants from stems, division, rhizomes and layering. Free and open to the public. Cinderella Ball When: 7-9 p.m. June 24 Where: Seguin Guadalupe County Coliseum, 950 S. Austin. Contact: (830) 401-2334 Greater Marion Area Art Show When: 5 p.m. June 24 Where: Ta’s Coffee and Antiques, 122 W. Seguin St., Marion Contact: You should know: Night of refreshments, food, live music and art. Local artists will display and vendor booths are free.Coming Up Hawaiian Luau When: 6 p.m. June 25 Where: New Braunfels Elks Lodge 2279, 353 S. Seguin Ave. You should know: Cost is $7.50. Pig roast with all the trimmings and live 50s and 60s music. Advance tickets at the lodge, $10 at door. 2nd Annual NBISD Special Olympics Fundraiser When: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 25 Where: Barbarossa Bowling Club You should know: Meet and greet the athletes. Catfish plates are $7, ail proceeds benefit athletes. Silent auction, door prizes, live music and more. Contact: (830) 743-1667 or [email protected] Contra Dancing When: 1:30 p.m. June 26 Where: United Campus Ministry, Wesley Building, 510 N. Guadalupe, San Marcos Contact: marylynnellingson @ You should know: Come for an afternoon of energetic dancing to live traditional music. A contra line is similar to square dancing, except in iong lines. No partner or experience needed. VFW Country Dance When: 3-6:30 p.m. June 26 Where: Gerónimo VFW 8456, 6808 N. Hwy. 123, Gerónimo Contact: (830) 303-9903 You should know: Smoke-free and open to all. $7 donation. Hill Country Christian Vacation Bible School When: 6-8:30 p.m. June 26-30 Where: Hill Country Christian Church, 20845 Hwy. 46 W. Contact: (830) 980-2019 You should know: Light supper will be served. Register at church office or at the door. Housing Assistance Applications When: June 29 Where: 300 Laurel Lane You should know: Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program. Applications will be accepted on the days listed above. Remembrance of the Battle of the Somme When: 6 p.m. June 30 Where: Schertz Public Library Contact: (210) 945-8602 You should know: Southwest Branch of the World War I Historical Association will commemorate the 95th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme. Independence Day Celebration When: 6:15 p.m. June 30 Where: Christ Presbyterian Church, 1620 E. Common St. Contact: (830) 629-0405 You should know: Kevin Williamson, author of “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism,” will speak. There will be barbecue and live music. Tickets are $12.50. Pond Building Class When: 9 a.m. July 2, first and third Saturday through July Where: Water Garden Gems, 3136 Bolton Road, Marion Contact: (210) 659-5841 You should know: Water gardening is a hobby the whole family can enjoy. There will be a free class I each first and third Saturday of the month. Fourth of July Parade When: 9:15 a.m. July 4 Where: Main Plaza You should know: Everyone is welcome to walk or ride. To enter, call the Sophienburg Museum at (830) 629-1572 Annual Barbecue When: 11:30 a.m. July 4 Where: American Legion Post 179,410 W. Coll St. Contact: (830) 625-0179 You should know: Plates are $8 after parade. ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ When: 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday from July 7-31 Where: Circle Arts Theatre You should know: Tickets at The Crossing, Chamber, or High Power Soccer Registration When: 9 a.m. July 11 Where: McQueeney Baptist Church, 201 Schumann Road, McQueeney ONLINE: MORE EVENTS Add your event to our online calendar at 24 hours a day Contact: You should know: For students 5-10 years old for free High Power Soccer, which will run from July 11-15 from 9 a.m. to noon. Students who register by June 15 are guaranteed a free tee shirt. Youth Musical Theater Camps When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11-15 Where: New Braunfels Christian Academy, 220 FM 1863 Contact: (830) 305-0758 or [email protected] You should know: Dancing, singing and acting. Glee Camp for ages 12-18 is an advanced camp that will work on vocal range and talent. Lion King Camp, from 9 a.m. to noon, is for ages 6-14 will have campers perform the musical. Pandamania Vacation Bible School When: 6-8:30 p.m. July 11-14 Where: Friedens Church Contact: You should know: Meal served at 6 p.m. each evening. For Preschool through sixth-grade children. Children will learn what about God and creation. Free family concert on July 14. Legislative Action Workshop When: 9:30 a.m. July 15 Where: Senior Center Contact: (830) 620-0344 You should know: New Braunfels Chapter 672, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. Congressman Smith’s Office When: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 19 * Where: Senior Center Contact: (830) 620-0344 You should know: Rep. Lamar Smith’s state director Mike Asmus will speak to NARFE. Free and open to the public. 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 or you may contact the Austin/San Antonio National Weather Service ( 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: or (830) 625-7005 American Cancer Society Board Secretary: Duties: Transcribes minutes if monthly board meetings. Board meets 3rd Mondays 6-7:00 PM at Christus Santa Rosa Rehabilation Center Information: Bob Peterson (830) 625-3252(9am-4pm) American Cancer Society Annual Golf Tournament: Duties:Coordinator Assistant for tournament held each October. Information: Robert Acevedo (830) 237-9759(9am-4pm) American Cancer Society Road to Recovery: Duties: Drive ambulatory cancer patients to area treatment facilities. Good driving record. Training provided by ACS. Information: Paige DeLeon 1 -800-227-2345(9am-4pm) American Cancer Society Memorial Program: Duties: Receives, transmits and acknowledges donations that Honor and Remember Cancer Patients. Provides Memorial envelopes to Comal County funeral homes. Informantion: Bob Peterson (830) 625-3252(9am-4pm)BIRTHDAYS ► Connie Kannard Mears ► Bob HorseyANNIVERSARIES ► Sue and Jim Biedermann HZTODAY’S CLUBS, MEETINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country When: 10 a.m. Fourth Thursdays Where: Tye Preston Memorial Library, 1321 Farm-to-Market 2673, Canyon Lake Contact: Judy Brupbacher, (830) 885-2070 You should know: Come join in celebrating the heritage of the local area. The public is welcome. Bring an antique or interesting item to share. New Braunfels Sons of Confederate Veterans When: 7 p.m. fourth Thursday of every month Where: New Braunfels VFW, 600 Peace Ave Contact: (830) 626-0464, [email protected] Velvet Rose Quitters When: 2 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays Where: Vista Village, 263 Loma Vista Contact: Call (830) 625-1202 You should know: For all levels — beginners to experienced. 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 You should know: Gently used books, hardbacks $2, paperbacks $1 Karaoke Contest When: 6 p.m. Thursdays Where: Fiesta Lanes, 1202 Huisache Contact: [email protected] (210) 519-5118, Quilting/Sewing Group 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. Hatha Yoga Classes When: 6-7 p.m. Thursdays Where: Unity Church of Practical Christianity, 408 Gruene Road Contact: (830) 608-9515 You should know: Basic yoga positions that anyone can do regardless of age, level of fitness, weight or degree of flexibility. Led by Carol Willmann. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a mat or towel to sit on. Do not eat one hour prior to class. 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 Building 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. Pinochle 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 single-deck 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. Kiwanis Club When: Noon Thursdays Where: 600 Peace Ave., VFW Post 7110 Contact: (830) 643-4169 Night Time Bingo When: 7-10 p.m. Thursdays Where: Seguin Elks Lodge Contact: (830) 303-5844 You should know: Cash-only Bingo Abortion Recovery Support Group When: Thursdays Where: Options for Women, 785 Loop 337 ;