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Page 6 .The Free Press Bulletin Board March 6, 2003 .d Ha_Rvs County/Manchaca Area Bulletin Board FYI: Deadline for submitting information and pictures for this column is noon each Tuesday. You may use our E-mail address: news @ haysfreep- ress.com to submit information and pictures. Though we can- not guarantee we will be able to publish each submission, you can be assured we'll try our very best. Please remem- ber information must be for a non-profit event. Mondays in March Nat'l Women's History Month Prominent local women from different professions will talk about their careers and give a brief demonstration of their work. The series will be held at the Buda Ubrary, light refresh- ments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the speakers will pre- sent a 30 minute program at 7 p.m. Babysitting is available and free. 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 lay entry THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. This show is a delight for audiences of all pges. Come laugh and marvel the animals of the pliverbank have many adven- tures, including Mr. Toad dri- Ving cars! A gang of Weasels reatens to destroy their fun [Jnless Rat, Badger, Otter, Mole and Toad can work together as a team. The forty- minute show is a great oppor- tunity for youngsters to have one of their first theatre experi- ences. The only public perfor- mance 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 FCA Parent meeting The Fellowship of Chrian Athletes parents are meeting at 3 p.m. in the Trophy room of the Bales Gym at Hays High School. Interested parents are invited to come and help plan future events. Mar. 6 - 7 '- Food Manager CerL Training Course Texas Coop. Ext. of Hays County is offering a food man- ager certification training course. This program will be offered for $79 at the Hays County Extension Office. 1253 Civic Center Loop, San Marcos. Cost includes training, materials, and the exam. Contact Susan Schramm at 3932120 for more information.  7 ,Mar. 7 iKyle Garden Club :will meet at the Wells Fargo :Bank at 1:30 p.m. Friday. Doug -Reid from Edward Jones will i :speak about money, stocks :and refirement. Our plant iil;exchange will also take place. :,'Mar. 7- April 11 -;5th Annual Catfish Fry i .,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 Men and Santa Cruz Org. 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 www.aaqg.org for more info. Mar. 11 The HILL COUNTRY RETIRED OFRCERS ASSOC. Will hold its first quarter gath- ering and a salute to the United States Army, at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, at the Hong Kong Restaurant in San Marcos. Commissioned offi- cers of all branches of the United States armed forces (active and retired) are encour- aged and invited to attend. For more information and to make reservations, call Battye Nagy (Cpt, USN, Ret.) at 353- 1584, Mary Hendricks at 353- 1199, or Lee Carlisle (Cpt, USAF, Ret.) at 353-4896, or contact the HCROA at PO Box 196, San Marcos, Texas 78666. Mar. 12 Spring Break at the Ubrary The Buda Library is hosting a day of actMties, 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 reg- istered 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 sup- per 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 chil- dren under age 12 with a max- imum family charge of $12. Mar. 18 St. 's Open House St. Stephen's Episcopal School will be open for a tour and pre- senting information Tuesday 9 - 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome to see how St. Stephen's edu- cates two year olds thru 8th grade. Currently enrolling for the fall 2003 - 04 .school year. Call 512-847-9857 for more information. Mar. 22 & 23 AudNon for The Music Man The Wimberley Players will hold auditions for Meredith Wilson's perennially popular The Music Man Saturday and Sunday, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Greenhouse Theatre, 50 Marina Circle, Woodcreek. Directed by Nathan Villarreal of San Marcos, this mega musical requires a large cast of men, women, and children of all ages and talents. Those audi- tioning should prepare two songs of different styles to sing with accompanying tracks, or a cappella. If possible, bring a serf- portrt and resume. Comfortable dress is suggest- ed. Rehearsals begin July 26, with weekend performances September 12 through October 5. Rehearsal packets are available at the Village Ubrary in Wimberiey. Ask for Moselle Walker or Linda Eagleton. For special audition arrangements, please call Nathan at (512) 847-1592 or (512) 665-1418. www.wimber- leyplayers.org 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- 21 04 or 268-0092 for further info. Buda United Methodist Church office number 295-6981. 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 infor- mation on the classes and reg- istration, visit our website, www.ezherbs.net or call 512- 301-5838. Mar. 28 Beffin' on Buda The Buda Area Chamber of Commerce will host its first banquet, 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 tick- ets include dinner and casino chips. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 295-9999. Mar. 31 Hays Planning Group The Commun'rty Planning Group is meeting at the San Marcos Baptist Academy from 1 - 4 p.m. The development of this plan fulfills the require- ments outlined in the Texas Administrative Code, Subchapter B. General Grant Program Policies and address- es our community's response to victims of crime and criminal justice needs. Concerned citi- zens, public agencies, non- profit corporations and faith- based organizations are encouraged to attend. For more information call Maria Johnson at 396-3404 or Julia New at 754-0500. Before April 4 The Academy@Hays Are you behind in your high school credits? Do you want to graduate early?. Apply to the Academy to recover missing credits to graduate early or on time. No seniors will be admit- ted the last six weeks of the school year. Please come by or call us to fill out an applica- tion or call 268-1472 ext. 6472. April 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 dean- ing before that date and donate your used items by bringing them to Barton Junior High the evening before from 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 infor- mation or to receive an appli- cation, contact the Galaxy office at 9597 Jones Road #138, Houston, Tx 77065, 281- 370-7220, fax 281-370-8944 or www.misstexasunitedstates.co m. Tax Forms at Libraries Kyle and Bode Libraries now have Federal Tax Forms and instructions available for the current 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 programs and leave a message if you wish to attend. PAWS Shelter for Animals needs your help. The homeless animals have ongoing needs for your continued 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 comfortable. 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 Bath 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 BasebalVSoflball Association is seeking spon- sors for the Spring Baseball/Softball Season. Businesses or individuals wel- come. Several levels available. 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 EDUCATION FUND. These gifts are tax-deductible and a letter will be issued to the con- tributor as well as to Tracy Newton acknowledging each gift. Mark Porteeld, Pastor Need help with taxes? Saturdays until April 15 The Kyle Community Ubrary and the Volunteer Income Tax Association are teaming up again this year to provide the 312-5995 Music Programs for the Whole Family 905N. Loop 4 Close to HEB elderly and low-income with assistance in filling out tax forms. The program will con- tinue providing assistance each Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Kyle Community Ubrary at 409 W. Blanco across from the Kyle Elementary School. WimDems is a strong coalition of dedicated Democrats. There are no membership dues. WimDems encourages partici- pation by all in accordance with individual talents, interests and time available. For info call Gloria Whitehead, 847-0862 or visit www.wimdems.org DANCE HALL SATURDAY, MAR. 8 ($10 Cover) SATURDAY, MAR. 15 Ja= it= 512} 398-2901   Sundays at 3 p.m. Great Fun Ir Great Food $100 Minimum Game Prize $500 Progressive Jackpot Santa Cruz Catholic Church IH 35 Exit 220 100 FM 2001, Buda Hill Country Driving-Academy VFW Post 3377 12921 Lowden Lane Manchaca 282-5664 BINGO Wednesday & Friday 7:00 p.m, 1 i Hall available for NO S,140KING I your special events, i. Bi.go thdl Public Welcome DRIVER TRAINING =Come Drive With Us n NEW CLASSES BEGIN EVERY THRE00 WEEKS Enroll now by calling 512-289-0811 (cell) or e-mail hcda@texas.net Eddy Porter, Instructor Texas License #1769 Located in The Free Press building at 3470 Jack C. Hays Trail, just north of Hays High School