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Page 6 The Free Press Letters to the Editor I FYI: Deadline for submitting neglected child? CASA of information and pictures for this Central Texas is looking for peo- .column is noon each Tuesday. pie who have the time and pas- You may use our E-mail address: sion to commit to children who news@ to have no "voice" in today's judicial submit information and pictures, system. CASA of Central Texas Though we cannot guarantee we represents children in the four- will be able to publish each sub- county region of Guadalupe, mission, you can be assured we'll Hays, Caldwell and Comal coun- try our very best. Please remem- ties. A CASA informational i ber information must be for a meeting will be held on March 4, , non-profit event. 2003 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Sunset Canyon Baptist Church i Mondays in March in Ddpping Springs, Texas. For Nat'l Women's History Month more information call 512-392- i Prominent local women from dif- 3578. ferent professions will talk about itheir careers and give a brief Mar. 5 '.demonstration of their work. The Author at K.A.P. i sedes will be held at the Buda National Book Award winner Ai i Ubrary, light refreshments will be will read and discuss her Texas served at 6:30 p.m. and the ancestry at the Katherine Anne :speakers will present a 30 minute Porter Uterary Center, 508 .program at 7 p.m. Babysitting is Center St. in Kyle at 7:30 p.m. Ai available and free. is the author of seven books and received the 1999 National Book. ,Mar. 1 . FCA Day of Champions Mar. 6 A week of FCA camp crammed High School Play into one day. Featuring former The Jack C. Hays High School Longhorn and current Cleveland Theatre Program is proud to Brown, Phil Dawson along with announce the public perfor- area college athletes, mance of our UIL One Act Play Registration begins at 9 a.m entry THE WIND IN THE WIL- cost $10 and includes a t-shirt LOWS. This show is a delight for and lunch. Sign up with your FCA audiences of all ages. Come sponsor at school or for more laugh and marvel as the animals information call 512-451-0300. of the Riverbank have many adventures, including Mr. Toad Mar. 4 driving cars! A gang of Weasels CASA needs Volunteers threatens to destroy their fun in many positions unless Rat, Badger, Otter, Mole Are you interested in fighting for and Toad can work together as a the rights of an abused and/or team. The forty-minute show is a Hosted by: Kenneth Phillips oand For More Information, please call (512) 458-6301 or go online MISELAND Austin, TX It's time to become the woman you want to be. It's time for Curves. And now ther& one right in your ndghbothood. 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 &tams are our goals. ,Q 512/282-4912 12000-A Manchaca Rd. Austin, Texas 78748 Join Now 66% Off Service Fee Over ~ 000 iocatlom to ser~e yo=~ The power to amaze yourself = "O~ r baaed o11 first visit enrollment, miaim~m 12 too. c d. pIx:gram. 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 Quilting Day The Austin Area Quilt Guild will gather at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm:to 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 pert 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, P.O. Box 1196, Buda, IX 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 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 l 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 312-5995 Music Programs for the Whole Family 905 N. Loop 4 Close to HEB DANCE HALL FRIDAY, FEB. 28 (8pm-Midnight) SATURDAY, MAR. 1 ! Reserva~oas $uggeaa/~ I (Sl2} :398-2901 ] I UHLAND Sundays at 3 p.m. Great Fun Great Food $100 Minimum Game Prize $500 Progressive Jackpot IH 35 Exit 220 :100 FM 2001, Buda THEATRES ALL ATg NT. " TO CAMPUgl