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Page 6 The Free Press Letters to the Edlter February 27, 2003 Hays County/Manchaca Area Bulletin Board I FYI: Deadline for submitting information and pictures for this .column is noon each Tuesday. You may use our E-mail address: news @ to submit information and pictures. Though we cannot guarantee we will be able to publish each sub- mission, you can be assured we'll . try our very best. Please remem- i ber information must be for a , non-profit event. 'Mondays in March Nat'l Women's History Month : Prominent local women from dif- 'ferent professions will talk about :their careers and give a brief '.demonstration of their work. The i sedes will be held at the Buda T Ubrary, light refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the '.speakers will present a 30 minute .program at 7 p.m. Babysitting is . available and free. ,Mar. 1 FCA Day of Champions A week of FCA camp crammed into one day. Featuring former r Longhorn and current Cleveland Brown, Phil Dawson along with area college athletes. Registration begins at 9 a.m., cost $10 and includes a t-shirt and lunch. Sign up with your FCA sponsor at school or for more information call 512-451-0300. Mar. 4 CASA needs Volunteers in many positions Are you interested in fighting for the fights of an abused and/or neglected child? CASA of Central Texas is looking for peo- ple who have the time and pas- sion to commit to children who have no "voice" in today's judicial system. CASA of Central Texas represents children in the four- county region of Guadalupe, Hays, Caldwell and Comal coun- ties. A CASA informational meeting will be held on March 4, 2003 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Sunset Canyon Baptist Church in Dripping Springs, Texas. For more information call 512-392- 3578. Mar. 5 Author at K.A.P. National Book Award winner Ai will read and discuss her Texas ancestry at the Katherine Anne Porter Uterary Center, 508 Center St. in Kyle at 7:30 p.m. Ai is the author of seven books and received the 1999 National Book. Mar. 6 High School Play The Jack C. Hays High School Theatre Program is proud to announce the public perfor- mance of our UIL One Act Play entry THE WIND IN THE WIL- LOWS. This show is a delight for audiences of all ages. Come laugh and marvel as the animals of the Riverbank have many adventures, including Mr. Toad driving cars! A gang of Weasels threatens to destroy their fun unless Rat, Badger, Otter, Mole and Toad can work together as a team. The forty-minute show is a Jackson Chapel 524 Centre St. San Marcos 7:3Opm Hosted by: Kenneth Phillips  and For More Information, please call "m (512) 458-6301 or go online RO MISELAND Austin, TX It's time to become the woman you want to be. ,Q 512/282-4912 12000-A Manchaca Rd. Austin, Texas 78748 Ourr  OOO ioc,=om o *m,e y. k's time for CaLrVeS. And now there's one right in your neighborhood. Curves is thirty-minute fitness, commonsense weight loss and the support you need to do both. Call us today and discover what over one million women already kno. that at Curves, your dmans are our goals. The power to amaze yourself.." Join Now 66% Off Service Fee "Olr ba.scd on tint visit amllml, miaimm 12 too. c d. plx)gral'n. great opportunity for youngsters to have one of their first theatre experiences. The only public performance at the Burdine Johnson Theatre at Hays High School is Thursday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $4 for adults and $3 for students. Mar. 6 - 7 Food Manager Cert. Training Course Texas Coop. Ext. of Hays County is offering a food manager certifi- cation training course. This pro- gram will be offered for $79 at the Hays County Extension Office. 1253 Civic Center Loop, San Marcos. Cost includes train- ing, materials, and the exam. Contact Susan Schramm at 393- 2120 for more information. Mar. 7 Kyle Garden Club will meet at the Wells Fargo Bank at 1:30 p.m. Friday. Doug Field from Edward Jones will speak about money, stocks and retire- ment. Our plant exchange will also take place. Mar, 7 - April 11 5th Annual Catfish Fry Every Friday thru Lent the Santa Cruz Catholic Church at FM 2001 and 1-35, will serve fried catfish, fries, cole slaw, beans, bread and tea for $6.00 a plate from 3:30 - 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Sacred Heart Men and Santa Cruz Women Org. Mar. 9 National QulRing Day The Austin Area Quilt Guild will gather at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farmto demonstrate quilting, answer question, show vintage and antique quilts and appraise quilts from the late 1880's. The Farm is open from 1 - 5 p.m. admission is $5. check for more info. Mar. 12 Spring Break at the Library The Buda Library is hosting a day of activities, 10:30 - 4:00 for kids, including: improv games, arts and crafts, face painting, etc. Snacks will be provided, but you need to bring a sack lunch if you spend the day. The event is free and registered participants may attend without an adult. For more information and registration call 295-5899. Mar. 12 Shrove Pancake Supper The Manchaca United Methodist Church is serving a "all you can eat" pancake supper at FM 1626 and Manchaca Road from 6 - 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The cost is $3.50 for adults, $2.50 for children under age 12 with a maximum family charge of $12. Mar. 22 Herbal Studies The Austin School of Herbal Studies celebrates Springtime by offering a Garden Work Day and OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at 8803 Bear Creek Drive Austin, Texas 78737. Come and get your hands dirty by helping to spread some compost or plant a seed, while enjoying a cup of herbal tea and homemade herbal snacks. Come and learn what grows well in a Central Texas garden. Visitors to this free event will learn about the school and about the director, Ellen Zimmermann. For more informa- tion on the classes and registra- tion, visit our website, or call 512- 301-5838. Mar. 28 Bettin' on Buda The Buda Area Chamber of Commerce will host its first ban- quet, entitled, "Bettin' on Buda," at the Texas Disposal System's Game Ranch on March 28. The night includes dinner, a casino and an award for the Small Business of the Year, for the Large Business of the Year, and more. A cajun/Riverboat theme is expected and door prizes and raffles will be included as part of the festivities. The $50 tickets include dinner and casino chips. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 295-9999. Apdl 5 More Than A Garage Sale Hays High School Project Graduation is raising funds with more than a garage sale! Come enjoy a garage sale, used book sale, car wash, sausage wraps, mini raffle, and more. Do your spring cleaning before that date and donate your used items by bringing them to Barton Junior High the evening before from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. What ever you do, don't miss this event at Barton Junior High on Saturday, April 5 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Call 295-2104 or 268-0092 for further info. May 1 Galaxy Pageant The search is on for Miss, Teen and Mrs. Buda U.S. Galaxy 2003 to represent Buda at the Texas U.S. Galaxy Competition this June 4 - 8 in San Antonio. For more information or to receive an application, contact the Galaxy office at 9597 Jones Road #1 38, Houston, Tx 77065, 281-370- 7220, fax 281-370-8944 or Tax Forms at Libraries Kyle and Buda Libraries now have Federal Tax Forms and instructions available for the cur- rent year. The Kyle Lions Club meets every 2nd Thursday of the month from noon until 1:00 p.m. at the Conference Room in the Wells Fargo Bank on Front Street in Kyle. Please call 268.0378 for information on upcoming pro- grams and leave a message if you wish to attend. PAWS Shelter for Animals needs your help. The homeless animals have ongoing needs for your contin- ued generous donations of dry puppy, kitten, dog and cat food. Of course, cat litter is always needed too! Soon the cold weather will be here, and we are collecting blankets now to keep our furry guests cozy and com- fortable. Come adopt one and take them to YOUR cozy home. Call or visit us 268-1611, (Kyle exit #213) 500 Hwy 150 East. Swimming Instructor, needs Pool Swim lessons will not be avail- able at Beth and Everett Smith's pool this summer. Instructor Nancy Herrington is looking for someone with a pool to host the lessons for a few weeks this summer. Beth says it was a great experience and hopes someone can help out the many kids who need lessons to be safe in the water. Contact Nancy at 268-1701 if you have an option or need information. HYBSA Needs Sponsors Hays Youth Baseball/Softball Association is seeking sponsors for the Spring Baseball/Softball Season. Businesses or individu- als welcome. Several levels avail- able. Contact Tammy Miles for info @ 295-3938. Education Fund for the Newtons Donations may be given to the Newton girls' education fund set up at Buda United Methodist Church. Make checks payable to Buda United Methodist Church, RO. Box 1196, Buda, TX 78610. PLEASE INDICATE that the check is for the NEWTON EDU- CATION FUND. These gifts are tax-deductible and a letter will be issued to the contributor as well as to Tracy Newton acknowledg- ing each gift. Mark Porterfield, Pastor Buda United Methodist Church office number 295-6981. Need help with taxes? Saturdays until April 15 The Kyle Community Library and the Volunteer Income Tax Association are teaming up again this year to provide the elderly and low-income with assistance in filling out tax forms. The program will continue provid- ing assistance each Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Kyle Community Library at 409 W. Blanco across from the Kyle Elementary School. WlmDems is a strong coalition of dedicated Democrats. There are no membership dues. WimDems encourages participa- tion by all in accordance with individual talents, interests and time available. For info call Gloria Whitehead, 847-0862 or visit Hill Country Driving Academy DRIVER TRAINING "Come Drive With Us" NEW CLASSES BEGIN EVERY THREE WEEKS Enroll now by calling 512-289-0811 (cell) or e-mail Eddy Porter, Instructor Texas License #1769 Located in The Free Press building at 3470 Jack C. Hays Trail, just north of Hays High School 312-5995 Music Programs for the Whole Family 905 N. Loop 4 Close to HEB DANCE HALL FRIDAY, FEB. 28 Tn Gutr COAST PLAYBOYS (8pm-Midnight) SATURDAY, MAR. 1 P|OPI,|'S CllOlC| I UHLAND Sundays at 3 p.m. Great Fun Great Food $100 Minimum Game Prize $500 Progressive Jackpot $amta Cruz Catholic Church IH 35 Exit 220 ,00100 FM 2001, Buda THEATRES