New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 24, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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NB DOWNTOWN ROTARY
When: 10 a.m. today 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.
When: 7-9 p.m. today Where: Seguin Guadalupe County Coliseum, 950 S. Austin.
Contact: (830) 401-2334
Greater Marion Area Art Show
When: 5 p.m. today Where: Ta’s Coffee and Antiques, 122 W. Seguin St., Marion Contact: www.schertzareaartz-council.org
You should know: Night of refreshments, food, live music and art. Local artists will display and vendor booths are free.
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.Saturday
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, all proceeds benefit athletes.
Silent auction, door prizes, live music and more.
Contact: (830) 743-1667 or [email protected]
Comal County Parkinson’s Support Group
When: 10 a.m. June 25 Where: McKenna Event Center, 801 W. San Antonio St.
Contact: (830) 227-5303 You should know: Speaker will be Jo Bidwell, APDA coordinator from Lubbock.Next Week
When: 1:30 p.m. June 26 Where: United Campus Ministry, Wesley Building, 510 N. Guadalupe, San Marcos Contact:
marylynnellingson @ yahoo.com
LAURA MCKENZIE | Herald-Zeitung
San Antonio Food Bank and S.O.S. Food Bank each received a donation of $7,300 from New Braunfels Downtown Rotary on Thursday. The money was raised at the All in for the Hungry Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament, which took place in February. From left are Gladys Bartling of tS.O.S. Food Bank, New Braunfels Downtown Rotary president Karl Hittle and Joe Granados and Zuani Villarreal of San Antonio Food Bank.
You should know: Come for an afternoon of energetic dancing to live traditional music. A contra line is similar to square dancing, except in long lines. No partner or experience needed.
Sunday Afternoon 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.
Luke Leverett and Chris Compton Church Concert
When: 10 a.m. June 26 Where: Faith United Church of Christ, Loop 337 and Common St. You should know: Luke Leverett and Chris Compton will lead the blended service.
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.
When: June 30
Where: Tye Preston Memorial
Contact: (830) 964-3744 You should know: Sign up for computer classes at library help desk. Each session focuses on different issue.
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 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
When: 11:30 a.m. July 4 Where: American Legion Post
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Contact: (830) 625-0179 You should know: Plates are $8 after parade.
The Gathering Country Music Show and Dance
When: 7-10 p.m. July 5 Where: Geronimo VFW, 6808 N. Hwy. 123, Geronimo Contact: (512) 825-2180 You should know: Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m.. Adults $7 and kids $3.
‘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 circleart-stheatre.org. Champagne opening July 7.
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 9 Where: Living Waters Worship Center, 3325 N. Hwy. 46, Seguin Contact: (830) 303-7515 You should know: Participants who complete “Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts" will receive a certificate good for $60 discount off their marriage license fee.
► Barbara Alves
► Erika Spreen
► Monica C. Campos
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
American Cancer Society Board Secretary:
Duties: Transcribes minutes if monthly board meetings. Board meets 3rd Mondays 6-7:00 PM at Christus Santa Rosa Rehabilitation 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. Information: Bob Peterson (830) 625-3252 (9am-4pm)
TODAY’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 Quilters
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 www.nbpl.lib.tx.us/friends.htm \bu should know: Gently used
books, hardbacks $2, paperbacks $1
When: 6 p.m. Thursdays Where: Fiesta Lanes, 1202 Huisache Contact:
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 sgon-zales @ anybabycansa.org 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 single-deck pinochle players.
Jazzercise “Dance a Free Class”
When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Landa Park Recreation Center
Contact: (512) 396-2030 or www.jazzercise.com You should know: Great workout for all fitness levels ages 12 through adult.
Art & Creative Expression Group
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
Where: River City Advocacy, 145
Contact: (830) 643-0200 You should know: Taught by local New Braunfels artist, come and Express yourself through any medium of art. Everyone is welcome.
Supplies are provided free.
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
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
Where: Options for Women, 785
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.
New Braunfels Donor Room
When: Monday through Saturday Where: 651 N. Business 35, Suite 830, The Marketplace 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. Contact: 625-5401
NBU Board of Directors meeting
When: Every month on the last Thursday
Where: 263 E. Main Plaza Contact: (830) 629-8400 You should know: Check www.nbutexas.com