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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas GOODFORYOU Photo submitted The New Braunfels Elks Ladies Club donated $500 to the Comal County Senior Citizens Center for the center's Meals on Wheels program. Shown in the photo are Linda Udelhoven, Elks Ladies Club and Roberto Lopez, the executive director of the senior center.The Meals on Wheels program prepares and delivers hundreds of hot, nutritious meals a month to homebound seniors in the New Braunfels and surrounding areas Monday through Friday. BESTBETS Comal County Citizen Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Inc. Fish Fry Date: Today Time: 11 a.m. Location: Comal County sheriff's office You should know: Part of Annual Enforcement Week. Volunteers should arrive at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Free Dental Screening Date: Third Fridays Time: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Elks Lodge You should know: Free community service by Elks. Dr. Olaf Haerens will offer free monthly dental health screenings on a first-come, first-serve basis. Information: Cindy Kissel, 626-5242 Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: I Jeff Stratemann I Sherry Kannard I Norma Schneider, 90 I Adelene Row I Dustin Kiesling I Mary Wahl I Curtis Nolte FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2007 DAILY PLANNER COMINGWEDNESDAY Texas Country Columnist Dale Martin highlights the sounds of Americana music and much more. B Sectionl Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, 830-625-9144, or by e-mail at [email protected] com TODAY'S EVENTS CLUBS VFW Post 7110 Bingo Date: Fridays Time: 7 p.m. Location: 600 Peace Ave. You should know: Doors open at 5 p.m. New format: 15 games with $75, $95, $200, $750 and split-pot awards. Smoke-free. Kitchen opens at 6 p.m. Information: 625-9961 COMMUNITY Men's Mental Illness Peer Support Group Date: Fridays Time: 1 to 3 p.m. Location: River City Advocacy Center, 158 N. Union Ave. Information: 643-0200 Narcotics Anonymous Date: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Time: 6:45 p.m. Location: 24-hour Club, 1142 Eikel St. Information: 210-710-7359 New Braunfels National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 Date: Today Time: 11 a.m. Location: Home of Andy Marbach, 1225 Swanson Road You should know: NARFE Chapter 672 will have a general business meeting and annual picnic. All members are asked to bring a covered dish and/or dessert. Meat will be provided. Information: Carl Englerth, 830-629-1620 New Braunfels Donor Room Date: Monday through Saturday Location: 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. Information: 625-5401 Live German music Date: Fridays Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Friesenhaus, 148 S. ’ Casten Ave. You should know: No cover. Reservation recommended. Information: Cornelia Dirks, 830-625-1040 Live Piano Music Date: Fridays Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Uptown, 295 San Photo submitted DON'T MISS Bible Story Hour Etta Jamison, in the bear costume, and the children enjoy a whimsical depiction of ark building during a presentation of the Bible Story Hour. Children age 3 through second grade are invited to the next non-denominational program of Noah and the Ark at 11 a.m. Saturday at the New Braunfels Public Library. For more information call 6296-3586. Antonio Street You should know: No cover charge. Featuring Paul Schaffenberger. For more information: Jeanie Edwards, 708-5411. WORKSHOPS Low-Impact Dance Aerobics Class Date: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Time: 8:15 a.m. Location: Seele Parish House You should know: Class consists of a cardiovascular workout, strength training with light weights, stretching and relaxation. Information: 625-9295 Water Aerobics Date: Fridays Time: 8 to 9:15 a.m. Location: Senior center, 655 Landa St. Cost: Free with membership to Senior Center and pool room Information: 629-4547 Jazzercise Lite Date: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Time: 8 a.m. Location: Element of Dance Studio, 1265 Industrial Drive You should know: Jazzercise Lite offers 8 complete one-hour workout that includes a low-impact high intensity cardio segment, strength training, and stretching. Perfect for seniors, pregnant women and those new to exercising. Information: Angela, 632-9085 or Diabetes Walking Group Date: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Time: 9 to 10 a.m. Location: McKenna Gym, 801 W. San Antonio St. You should know: Annual gym membership, including access to the McKenna Gym during regular business hours of $12, will be assessed. Information: 606-2160 or The Surviving and Thriving Ratreat Date:Today through Sunday Location: Mo-Ranch Conference Center, Hunt,Texas You should know: Annual gathering for cancer survivors and caregivers. Those in attendance will spend a relaxing weekend learning new ways to promote health and wellness.The newly diagnosed and the long-term survivor gain skills and knowledge to enhance life. Participants leave empowered with a new arsenal of healing strategies. Cost: $125 Information: or 210-450-5574 PLAN AHEAD New Braunfels Skat Spielers Date: Wednesday Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: VFW Post, Geronimo You should know: Skat is a great mental exercise and can be played at various levels of seriousness. Last week's winners are: Nolan Koepp, Russell Krueger, Lester Wahl, Aubrey Constable, Jim Leissner, Wesley Smithers, and Leroy Friesenhahn. Gruene Market Days Date: Saturday and Sunday Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Take IH35, exit 191, west 1.5 miles, left onto Hunter Road at Doug s BBQ. You should know:The Gruene Market Days exclusive appeal is that all products sold are made by the vendors themselves. May’s Featured Artist is Carolyn Whiteside of Impressions. Information: 830-832-1721 or visit New Braunfels High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC Drill Team tryouts Date:Today through Wednesday Time: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Location: New Braunfels High School Junior ROTC building You should know: Tryouts will be held for both male and female teams. Wear tennis shoes. For' more information call 830-627-6115. Cajun Music & Food Festival Date: May 26 Time: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Anhalt Hall, Anhalt, Texas You should know:Three Cajun bands, dance lessons, Cajun food. Admission is $8 per person. Children 12 and under free. Information visit Updated forecasts: Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click "go" button. IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows 05/17 Canyon Dam N/A New Braunfels Airport 84/59 Rainfall 05/17 Month Canyon Dam N/A 0.22 New Braunfels 0.0 2.63 Water Flows 05/17 Change Edwards Aquifer 677.7 -0.3 Comal Springs 328 +8 cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 05/17 Change Inflow    506    +355 cubic ft/second Outflow    500    -101 cubic ft/second Lake level    910.07    +.07 feet above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report 05/17 Surface water    6.552 million gallons Well level    6.883 million gallons YESTERDAY ACROSS TEXAS CityI Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/70/4S//Cldy- Austin/79/56//Cldy Dallas-Ft Worth/82/58//Cldy El Paso/78/59//Cldy Houston/82/62//Cldy Lubbock/67/52/.02/Rain Midland-Odessa/60/54/.08/Cldy ACROSS THE NATION City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Albuquerque/66/54/.71/Cldy Birmingham/77/5(V/Cldy Charlotte,N.C/75/59//Clr Chicago/62/43//Clr Cincinnati/61/44//Clr Cleveland/54/40//Cldy Denver/74/47//CJdy Detroit/55/42/.03/Clr Honolulu/86/74//Cldy lndianapolis/61/48//Clr Kansas City/69/48//Clr Key West/84/75//Cldy LasVegas/98/73//Clr Los Ange!es/69/56//Clr Mpls-St Paul/71/41//Cldy Nashville/72/48//Clr New Orleans/78/67/.0318/Clr New York City/69/57/.19/Rain Philadelphia/71/59//Rain_ Phoenix/101/77//Clr Pittsburgh/56/45/.04/Cldy St Louis/65/51//Clr Salt Lake City/87/65//Clr San Diego/64/57//Cldy San Francisco/61 /49//ady Seattle65/48//Cldy Washington, D.C769/57//Rain WEATHER EXTREMES High 109 at Death Valley, Calif., Low 23 at Amasa, Mich., Land 0 Lakes, Wis. DAVID INGRAM'Herald-Zeitung West Mill Street remains closed to through traffic while crews work on drainage issues. For Local Dhvrs: ■ Delay: Alternating lanes of Texas 46 from Business 35 to Farm-to-Market 1101 will be closed. ■ Completion: Friday morning ■ Work: Crews will be laying hot mix on both lanes of the roadway from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. through today.The work will affect traffic on the frontage roads and turnarounds, but no detours have been established. ■ Delay: Alternating lanes of Loop 337 at the intersection of Texas 46 will be closed beginning at 9 p.m.Tuesday. ■ Completion: June 1 ■ Work: Crews replace the road surface between Interstate 35 and the Texas 46 exit to Boerne. Work will be performed 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Friday. SUN and MOON    MOON    PHASES Sunrise today 6:38 a.m.    ^ ^    ^    g ^ ^    ^ ^ Sunset today 8:21 p.m.    W 05/23    I    706/01    V 06/08    05/16 POLLEN COUNTS Molds moderate (2,048) Mulberry    low (24) Mesquite    trace Grasses    high (20) Pollen counts courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel COASTAL FORECAST Bort Annas: East wind TO to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Tonight east wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Forecast for Friday, May 18    H'9^    I    Low    temps BY THE NUMBERS TEXAS FORECAST Today Cloudy Hi: 83 Low: 59 Saturday Cloudy Hi: 82 Low: 59 Sunday Cloudy Hi: 84 Low: 63 Monday Mostly cloudy Hi: 85 Low:68 Tuesday Mostly cloudy - Hi: 86 Low: 68 Austin • Dallas 76° | Midland 72° | 55° • El Paso 82° | 55° ROAD C10SM ' TS THRU TkATftC ;