New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas
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.
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,
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
Columnist Dale Martin highlights the sounds of Americana music and much more.
To have your event publicized, 830-625-9144, or by e-mail at [email protected]
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
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
Date: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Time: 6:45 p.m.
Location: 24-hour Club,
1142 Eikel St.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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 jazzercise.com
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 mckennahealthlink.org
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.
Information: ctrc.net or 210-450-5574
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 GrueneMarketDays.com.
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,
You should know:Three Cajun bands, dance lessons, Cajun food. Admission is $8 per person. Children 12 and under free.
Information visit DeFatrasCajun.com
Updated forecasts: www.srh.noaa.gov Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click "go" button.
IN COMAL COUNTY
New Braunfels Airport
Water Flows 05/17 Change
Inflow 506 +355
Outflow 500 -101
Lake level 910.07 +.07
feet above mean sea level
NBU Pumping Report 05/17
Surface water 6.552
Well level 6.883
ACROSS TEXAS CityI Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk
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
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
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.
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)
Grasses high (20)
Pollen counts courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel
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
Cloudy Hi: 83 Low: 59
Cloudy Hi: 82 Low: 59
Cloudy Hi: 84 Low: 63
Mostly cloudy Hi: 85 Low:68
Mostly cloudy - Hi: 86 Low: 68
72° | 55°
• El Paso
82° | 55°
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