New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 25, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
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► Christmas arts showcase
The Christmas Showcase of Arts and Crafts takes place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on Nov. 25 and Nov. 26 at the New Braunfels Civic Center. The show features more than 100 handmade arts and crafts vendors. For information, call (210) 698-0811.
► Student exchange hosts
Educational Merit Foundation, a nonprofit, Texas-based, student exchange organization is seeking volunteer host families for ten high school students from Europe.
These students Will arrive as soon as a host family is found for them to attend local public high schools for one or two semesters and are eager to experience life in Texas. They speak English, have their own spending money, medical insurance and expect to share their host family’s daily life, including household responsibilities. It is not too late to decide to host an international student for the 2000-2001 school year. Interested host families are encouraged to apply immediately.
For more information visit our web page at www.emfusa.org or call Marie-Claude Dijoud at (972) 495-3868 or (800) 467-8363.
► Blood drive in Marion
A blood drive to benefit Marion ISD employee Dorothy Moore and former Marion ISD student Stacey Reiley, takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at the mobile unit in the Marion Community Library Parking Lot.
Bring a picture identification with you and designate your blood donation with blood bank personnel. For information, call Tiona Hoermann-Schwab, R.N. at (830) 914-2803, ext. 243.
► San Antonio Liederkranz
The San Antonio Liederkranz, a 60-member chorus, presents its annual Christmas concert at 3 p.Tri/.Dec 3 at McAllister Auditorium, 1300 San Pedro at Dewey, in San Antonio.
Traditional Christmas music will be presented in German, Latin, English and Spanish. Tickets are $10. Call (210) 492-2356.
► Comal YMCA volunteers
The YMCA of Comal County is looking for energetic creative people to volunteer for the preparation of the first Fat Tuesday, Lighted Night Parade and Mardi Gras Celebration to be held on Tuesday Feb.
27. Sponsors plan to conduct the event annually.
Everyone interested should contact the YMCA of Comal County at 606-9622 or email us at [email protected]
Our Web address is www.fattuesdaynb.org.
1281 Gruene Road, 606-1281 Tonight
Dan McCoy, noon - 3:30 p.m., no cover Jack Ingram, 9 p.m.
$10 cover Sunday
Cave Catt Sammie, noon - 3:30 p.m. no cover,
Karen Abrahams, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
255 Saengerhalle Road 625-HALL (4255)
Today ReBeca, 9 p.m.
Music in the Round w/Lance Hammack 6 p.m., no cover
RILEY S TAVERN
8894 FM 1102 Tonight
Richardson’s Seeds, 8 p.m., no cover Sunday Flying Zippers, 8 p.m., no cover
Happy Birthday to James Startz Sr. (belated), Josh Stoiinski (21 years),
Kevin Chapa and Clarence Wenzel (81
To have an anniversary or birthday listed here, call 625-9144.
• 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.
Edwards Aquifer 673.7 ft Comal River 347 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 1,426 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 1,874 cfs Canyon Dam lake level , 912.53 ft. above mean sea level
NBU Pumping Report
Not available Well water
Molds not available
'Grass...........not available (Provided courtesy of Dr.
•Weeds........not available Frank Hampel)
Sunrise...............7:06 a.m. First quarter..........Dec. 4
Sunset................5:33 p.m. Full moon............Dec. 11
Last quarter. Dec. 18
New moon Nov. 25
► Sign Up
An ice skating rink has been set up for the holidays Nov. 18 through Dec. 31 in Nacogdoches. The rink is 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 second annual Thanksgiving in Luckenbach feast and dance takes place at 7 p.m. today at the Luckenbach' Dancehall. Seating for the feast is limited. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by credit card by calling (888) 311-8990, ext. 30. For information, call (888) 311-8990.
The 17th annual Luling Winter Wonderland Christmas Arts and Crafts Show takes place at 9 a.m. today at the Watermelon Thump Pavilion. There is no admission fee. For information, call (830) 875-3214.
Local Civil War novelist Ingram Philips will autograph “Beyond Sundown” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at Hastings Books, Music and Video in the New Braunfels Marketplace. From Comal County In 1855, “Beyond Sundown” includes more than 100 people and events of frontier Texas and early America. Col. Philips, U.S. Army (ret.) is a San Antonio resident and member of the Western Writers of America. For information, call (830) 643-0685.
^ Support Groups
The Cerebral Palsy Foundation
seeks families who have children (birth to 12) affected by cerebral palsy. We seek all that are affected to start a new chapter in your area. We offer financial and emotional support along with many free sen/ices. At last, you are not alone. Please call toll free 1-888-872-7966.
Open AA meeting for women is 10
a.m. every Saturday at the Bulverde United Methodist Church located at 28300 U.S. 281 N.
Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Solution Group will conduct an open, non-smoking meeting from 10:30 a.m. 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 p.m. to 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 works!top 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 p.m. 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 pro
vides 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.
Connections offers a four-hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness class from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month. This class covers illegal drugs and tobacco, as well as alcohol prevention and intervention. For information call 629-6571.
Connections offers a Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Awareness (TCADA) Approved Alcohol Education Program for Minors is offered once a month on the first and second Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This six-hour class, which focuses exclusively on alcohol abuse and dependence, requires attendance at both Saturday classes for credit to be given. It may be used to satisfy the judicial requirement for resolving MIP citations. For information call James or Christine at 629-6571.
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) and the McKenna Neighborhood Health Center is located at 272 S. Krueger (830-60§-1575).
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Members of the New Braunfels Art League prepare for the Holiday Gift Boutique, which opens Saturday. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The boutique will be open through Dec.
31. The gallery at 239 W. San Antonio is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 629-4607.
K. JESSIE SLATEN
Cars & Trucks Motor Company 606-2001
“A New Braunfels Tradition Since 1944”