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Page 4C NEIGHBORS Hays Free Press April 10, 2013 + + Cardinal Cross Country Run & Health Fair The event is scheduled for April 13 at Santa Cruz Catholic School in Buda and will include a 1K kids' race at 7:45 a.m. and a 5K run/walk at 8:15 a.m., which will take participants through Historic Stagecoach Park. A Health Fair is also scheduled from 8-11 a.m. that will feature community service providers as well as local vendors, a free health screening, bounce houses, face painting and entertainment. Participants may register at the school or online at through April 13. Author of Swamplandial to speak this month Karen Russell, a graduate of Colum- bia University's MFA program, will speak at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center at 7:30 p.m. April 19. She published her first short story collec- tion, St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, in 2006. Rus- sell achieved critical RUSSELL acclaim for her debut novel Swamplandia! which was nominat- ed for the Pulitzer Prize and won the New York Public Library's 2012 Young Lions Fiction Award; was included in The New York Times' "10 Best Books of 2011." Her second short story collection, Vampires in the Lemon Grove, was published in Feb- ruary 2013 and became a national best- seller. Russell will also speak at the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library at Texas State University. The events are free and open to the public. Pie lovers' paradise in Wimberley Do you make the best pies around? If so, enter them in the 23rd Annual Pie Social contest hosted by the Wintherley Institute of Culture. Or just come out to enjoy the pie, food, drinks, face painting and bounce house. Music will be provided by The Distractions. There will also be a raffle for a Miranda Lambert autographed guitar, an antique saddle and a quilt. The social takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13 at the Winters House by the Community Center on RR 12 in Wimberley. Download a pie entry form at i' Texas State spring musical, Urinetown, is Tony Award-winning good time Texas State University's Department of Theater and Dance will present the spring musical, Urinetown, directed by Kaitlin Hopkins. Urinetown is the Tony Award-winning tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a Gotham-like city, a 20-year drought has led to a government- enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides he's had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom. Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Urinetown is a humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Show times are 7:30 p.m. April 16-21 and 2 p.m. April 21 on the main stage of the Theatre Center. Contact Texas State theater department for ticket prices. Apn'112-18 SCARY MOVIE 5 ~.13 11:45 2:30 5:00 7:15 9:35 42 PG.13 11:15 2:15 7:00 9:55 EVIL DEAD R 11:25 1:55 4:20 7:35 10:00 G.I. JOE: RETALIATION F~.13 11:45 7:10 THE HOST ~.13 11:55 2:45 7:05 9:50 TYLER PERRY'S TEMPTATION PG-13 11:35 2:10 4:45 7;20 10:05 THE CROODS PG 11:05 4:15 9;25 OLMPUS HAS FALLEN R 11:40 2:40 7:10 10:00 THE ADMISSION PG.13 11:10 2:20 4:50 7:30 10:10 THE CALL R 11:30 2:00 4:35 7:25 9:45 OZ: GREAT AND POWERFUL 11:20 6:15 No PasseslSupersavers San Marcos Heart Walk The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization working to prevent, treat and defeat heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases, the Nation's No. 1 and No.4 killers, claim more than 813,804 American lives a year. The San Marcos Heart Walk takes place on April 20 at Texas State University. Registration begins at 8 a.m., walk at 9 a.m. Call Glenn Huschka at (512) 338- 2422 for more information. Wimberley Players present A dramatic musical comedy CTMC Hays County's Largest Heatth Screening & Fair Sign up for $500 worth of health screenings At HealthCheck, Hays County's largest health screening and fair, community member can take advantage of more than $500 worth of valuable health screenings and services for just $45. More than 70 vendors are scheduled to appear at the event, and more than 20 additional free health screenings and assessments will be available. HealthCheck will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Conference Center in San Marcos. There's still time to register for the event and attend an upcoming blood draw. For more information, please call (512) 753-3818. Fri/Sat 7:30, Sun. 2:30 Music & Libretto by JOSHUA WILLIAMS : Book by JOSHUA WILLIAMS & RYAN HAMILTON Directed BY LAURA GARZA This musical is licensed through and produced through special agreement with)oshua Williams. All authorized performance materials are also sup- plied by Joshua Williams. For more information, please ~WIHBERLEY ~!r ~: :~ i~i~' PLAYERS ~i i~!i!i:~i iili~ ~;,~i~ ~ Wimberley Playhouse 450 Old Kyle Rd. Funny, the Otis family didn't believe in ghosts when they moved into on old English mnnor home. Aaors, front: Robyn Derr, Brenan Mercer. Back: Gary Yowell, Monique Borses, Kory Kelley. No More Continued from pg. 1C cause of fights, a suicide note blaming Garza right decision to leave "Sometimes I would have for his state of mind. him. She credits the staff at to get out with just a diaper She called the police. HCWC, like her counselor, on my son and the clothes "I don't respond anymoreRuby, for helping her move on my back," she said. when he tries to contact me ahead with her and her son's But after every episode, - it's the safest thing. I don't lives. Garza said Richard would want to give him hope," she She is now taking classes contact her, acting sweetly said. and working toward an as- and asking her to forgive But the emotional scars sociate's degree. him. linger. "I'm rebuilding my life," Garza said one of the last "I still see myself as fat she said. "At one time I straws was a day when Rich- and ugly because that's what believed it was my destiny ard gave her son soda. he told me for three years." to stay with Richard. But no- "I had a fit, but Richard To this day, though less so body deserves to be treated was the one screaming and now than just a few months that poorly. I couldn't be cussing," she said: ago, her son blames him-myself. And I couldn't stand Last July, Garza said she self for her departure from what he was doing to my finally left the man. Richard. son." "When I finally left for "He told me that if he Taking that first step to get good, he didn't call for two hadn't taken that soda we help was tough. weeks. But then, he called wouldn't have left," she said. "I was scared go to the and begged me to come "He wanted to go back." women's center but I knew back," she said. "Eventually But Garza stayed strong,it wasn't healthy to stay with I got a call from a relative She hasn't had contact with Richard. There is a good pos- saying he had a gun and was Richard in months, sibility I could have died if I threatening to kill himself." Thinking back, she said stayed with him," Garza said. Apparently he even wrote she knows she made the * Not her real name ADWARE * SPYWARE MALWARE VIRUSES Making Memories g Securing Futures! CALL AN AGENT TODAY! 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