New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
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► Kuempel guest speaker
The Northwest Comal County Environmental Coalition conducts its monthly public meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative.
Guest speaker will be Texas Representative Edmund Kuempel, who will discuss property rights and legislative authority for counties.
The meeting is open to the public. For information, call 885-2292.
► Holiday Hot Meals
Adobe Cafe and 11 other sponsors host their 11th annual Hot Meals for the Holidays at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday at the New Braunfels Civic Center. The event is designed to give a special holiday meal to those who would not normally receive one. Everyone is invited, but a special invitation is extended to the area’s senior citizens. More than 3,500 participants have dined on a Tex-Mex menu of beef enchiladas, rice, beans, fresh tortillas and tea or soft drink.
► Seguin JROTC drill meet
The Seguin High School Naval JROTC hosts its annual Veterans’ Day Classic Drill Meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 18 at Seguin High School. Cadets from 28 schools will be competing in athletics, color guards, armed and unarmed drill teams.
For information, call (830) 379-6530.
► Children’s books for adults
“Children’s Books for Grownups” is the topic of a program to be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the New Braunfels Public Library. Dr. Matthias Schubnell, of the University of the Incarnate Word, will speak on two titles: The Secret Garden and The Giver.
► Weihnachtsmarkt open
Weihnachtsmarkt, a German Christmas shopping market, takes place today and Sunday at the New Braunfels Civic Center.
The event features gifts, decorations and antiques. Sophie’s Kaffee Haus will serve food.
New this year are classes on creating German Christmas traditions and memories. The event benefits the Sophienburg Museum and Archives. Admission is $5, good for all three days. Call 629-1572.
Live MusicGRUENE HALL
1281 Gruene Road, 606-1281 Tonight Bret Graham, 1 p.m., no cover Clay Blaker and Trade Lynn, 9 p.m. $10 cover Sunday
Jeff Plankenthom, noon, no cover Ponty Bone and the Squeezetones 4 p.m., no coverHUISACHE GRILL
303-D W. San Antonio St., 620-9001 Tonight Fore, 6:30 p.m., no cover Sunday Fore, 6:30 p.m., no coverSAENGERHALLE
255 Saengerhalle Road 625-HALL (4255)
Tonight Max Stalling (Americana)
9 p.m., $7 cover Sunday
Music in the Round w/Lance Hammack 6 p.m., no coverRILEY’S TAVERN
8894 FM 1102 Tonight
Buck Jones & The Haggards 9 p.m., no cover Sunday Flying Zippers, 9 p.m., no coverBirthdays/ Anniversaries
Happy Birthday to Michael Decker, Jean Kreuz, Guadalupe Pulido (1 year), Brooke Brotze and Madison Brotze
(twins — 1 year, belated) and Leroy Brotze.
Happy Anniversary to Carlos and Sandra Martinez (28 years).
• Through June 6, 2001 — One lane each way of Farm-to-Market Road 725 will be closed for one-quarter mile north and south of Interstate 35, and traffic will be shifted to the south side of the road while workers construct an overpass for FM 725.
• Gruene River Bridge will be closed until further notice. Currently a total of 4,006 cfs is released from the dam at Canyon Lake.
• Due to inclement weather, the lane closure scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 19 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 21 so the Dean Word Company can set concrete beams for tile new bridge structure at Walnut Avenue in the median area.
Because the beams will be swung over Walnut Avenue, it will be intermittently closed. The closure will only be at the IH 35 bridge overpass. Expect 20 to 30-minute delays.
On Interstate 35, the northbound inside or fast lane will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from one mile south of Walnut Avenue to .5 miles north of Walnut Ave.
Edwards Aquifer 671.6 Comal River 327 Canyon Dam inflow 974 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 4,006 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 915.72 ft. above mean sea level
NBU Pumping Report
5.676 million gallons Well water 0.604 million gallons
(Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel)
Sunrise...............7:01 a.m. First quarter..........Dec. 4
Sunset................5:35 p.m. Full moon...........Dec. 11
Last quarter. Dec. 18
New moon Nov. 25
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Smoke-free bingo — American Legion Post No. 35, early birds at 1:30 p.m. and regular bingo at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the post home, 4210 Farm-to-Market Road 482.
The New Braunfels Elks Lodge
hDSts a garage sale from 3a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Proceeds from the sale will go to the Elks charities which include the drug awareness program, youth scholarships and the Comal County Youth Fair. For information, call 625-5217.► Sign Up
The Alamo Coin Show, sponsored by the Alamo Coin Club of San Antonio, takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at the Live Oak Civic Center. Parking and admission are free. For information, call (210) 341-6587.
Trade Days takes place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today as part of the Seguin Area Chamber Convention and Visitor Bureau Pecan Fest that takes place at Starcke Pavilion. Vendor will sell arts, crafts, antiques and food.
The fee to participate is $20 per 10”x10” booth space. There is a $5 additional fee per booth if additional electricity is required. For information, call (830) 401-2448.
The Cibolo Nature Center hosts the seminar “Biology and Management of Mountain Cedar'’ in the Texas Hill Country from 9 a.m. to noon today at the Cibolo Nature Center, located off State Highway 46 in Boerne.
Cost is $25 per person for Cibolo Nature Center members, $35 per couple, $30 for non-members and $40 for non-member couples. For information, call (830) 249-4616.
The Canyon Lake Community Blood Drive takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Frank’s Supermarket. For information, call (830) 899-7198.
Frank Kosub and the Sounds of Country play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today at the Country Cabaret, 839 Highway 467 in Seguin. For information, call (830) 379-2995.
An ice skating rink will be temporarily. set up for the holidays today through Dec. 31 in Nacogdoches. The rink will be located in the Nacogdoches County Annex just west of the courthouse on West Main St. For information, call (936) 560-8377 or (936) 560-8267.
The New Braunfels High School Class of 1943 meets at 11:30 a.m. today at Ryan’s Family Steakhouse. For information, call 625-5352.► Support Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Solution Group will hold an open, nonsmoking meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin, CCD building.
The Women’s Solution Group meets each Saturday.
McKenna Memorial Hospital is
offering a free class for mothers-to-be who expect to deliver at McKenna’s Maternity Center.
For information call 609-9111, ext. 3254 to leave a message and a nurse will return your call.
The New Braunfels Crisis Pregnancy Center is open six days a week: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1
p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The center also is open on Thursday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Call 629-7565 for an appointment.
The CPC offers free pregnancy tests, confidential counseling, material assistance and referrals.
For Kid’s Sake, offered at Family Outreach every month, is a workshop for divorcing or divorced parents. Family Outreach can help the parent focus on the needs of their child.
Call (830)629-1299 for information. The next class will be from 6 to 10 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month. The class is sponsored by the county commissioner’s court.
ARCIL of San Marcos provides advocacy, information and referral, peer support for inclusion into the community for persons with disabilities.
It also provides independent life skills training to assist people’with disabilities to become empowered and integrated into the community.
For information, call (512) 396-5790.
The Comal County Women’s Center offers a group for women who are victims or survivors of family violence. Women who are or have been in abusive relationships are welcome to participate.
Call 620-7520 for information. All counseling at CCWC is free and confidential.
McKenna Health Centers offer convenient, cost-efficient treatment for your family’s health.
The Smithson Valley Health Center is located at 6098 Farm-to-Market Road 311 (830-885-5541).
The Health Center in Sattler is located at 1356 Farm-to-Market Road 2673 (830-964-3008).
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Extended forecast: Sunday, chance of showers, few thunderstorms, decreasing cloudiness during the afternoon, highs in the 50s. Monday and Tuesday, mostly dear, lows near 30, highs 50s.Elsewhere
From left, Jack Simmons of Boerne as Ben Rawlins; Jamie Hill of Canyon Lake as Emily Brothwell; and Mona Klein of San Antonio as Caddy Haefen rehearse in this scene from “Nesters” currently being performed by S.TAG.E. in Bulverde. Final performances are Saturday and Sunday. For information, call (830) 438-2339.
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