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May1,2003 Local Columns Page 7 The Free Press ............. .. : ............. < ....... rlRee annual Buda High Forever union will be held Saturday, June 7, at the old Buda High School. There will be a silent auction, memo- rabilia table, good food and lots of tall tales. All your old classmates will be there too, so don't be late. It is Spring dean up time in Buda. Texas Disposal Systems, Inc. will he sponsoring a free deanup day for City of Buda residents on Saturday, May 10, from 9 &m. until I p.m. Dumpsters will be located at the south end of Main Street, across from Par-N-Sac. Buda residents must present a city water bill or proof of residence. Please separate brush and wood from metal. No haz- ardous materials will be accepted. The Buda Farmers Market will open Saturday, May 24 and continue every Saturday through growing sea- son. The market will open from 9 a.m. until noon and will be located on Main Street across from the post office. Birthday wishes go out to Mark Smith and W. C. Epperson, May 3; Don Rylander, May 5; Richard Sadler, May 7. Roses are blooming all over town. Very pretty ones have been spotted in several yards on Austin Street and in front of Memory Lane Antiques in downtown Buda. Remember to Vote on Saturday. hland has a new citizen! Logan Crowell, son of Don and Tmcie Crowell, was born Monday, April 28 at the Central Texas Medical Center. He is welcomed by grandparents, Terry and Janey Crowell of Cibolo, Rickie and Terry Kleen of Uhland, Great-grandmoth- er, Betty Kleen of San Mareos and Great-grandparents, Raymond and Myrtle Heideman of Uhland. Congratulation and best wishes to the family. The Outdoor Church Service was well attended Sunday morning. Pastor Carlson Jakubik introduced Rev. Gerald Metzger, pastor of Redeemer United Church of Zuehl, who brought the message, "Peace." Rev. Metzger is also association coordinator, SCC nominations com- mittee and is a Delegate to the General Synod. Bobby Jean Hagedom accompanied the congre- gation on the keyboard. Lunch of hamburgers with all the trimmings followed the inspira- tional service with birds singing in the background. Thanks Danny and Beverly Kleen for the hospitality. Thursday Raymond and Myrtle Heideman accompanied Herbert and Pauline Schwertfeger of Lockhart to Canyon Lake to visit with Bert and Louise Stuenkel at the Hill Country Resort. After a morning of visiting and a Bar-B- Qua lunch, sightseeing and minia- ture golf was enjoyed. On Saturday, May 3 St. John United Church will have their Arts and Crafts - Garage and Bake Sale at the Uhland Community Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. come enjoy the day, good homemade baked goods and bargain items on the garage sale tables and handmade crafts, along with breakfast tacos, Bar-B-Qua sandwiches etc. Mark your calendar for the Health Fair to he held on Saturday, May 31 on the grounds of St. John United Church. Various test can be had, diabetes, glaucoma, blood pressure, etc. Several organizations such as Children I.D., EMS, Guard DOg, Fire Trucks and many more will be thee. Food and cold drinks as well as coffee will be available. Watch this column for more info. The weather has been beautiful The Uhland Live Oak for outings on the lakes. Last Cemetery will hold the Annual meeting on May 16, 7 p.m. at the St. John United Church in Uhland. A walk through of the cemetery will begin at 6:00 p.m. The ceme- tery is located on Old Spanish Trail. If you have some history of the cemetery, please bring it to the meeting. Plans are to compile and record it. Cookies and punch will he served after the meeting (please bring some cookies to share- thanks). It was good to see Alvin and Betty Moczygemba out to attend church service Sunday. Alvin is recovering from surgery still taking therapy and making progress. Those who attended the Maxwell Social Club meeting Monday, enjoyed the Barber Shop singers. Among the group were the Southern Gentleman and included the quartets. Hill Country Chorus of Seguin and Memory Lane. Several awards have been won by the Hill Country Chorus. A pot luck supper preceded the entertainment. In order for this column to con- tinue -- I need your help with hap- penings and "goings on" in the community and surrounding areas. Please call 398-3800. hwadde driveway in front of eli's house on Juniper was the site of a dramatic search and res- cue effort on Monday afternoon. Five Black-crested Titmouse nestlings were trapped about two feet down in the open pipe of a basketball goal. Nancy, Rick and Lindsay period- ically perched on a ladder in order to peer down the hole to watch their development. They phoned for assis- tance when they smelled the stench of a dead nestling. A male bluebird has the most awesome blue back. Other colorful species to watch for nowadays in Mountain City include Black- chinned Hummingbird (with purple gorge0, the male Painted Bunting that's with vivid parrot colors, male Summer Tanager (bright ,red), Cardinals, Blue Jays, and Lesser Goldfinch (black back, yellow belly). Notice the signage at the front of the city for information about the Annual Citywide Garage Sale. This is not a community sale. It's a coor- dinated (by Celia Dominguez) day for Mountain Cityians to hold their own garage sale. Tidbits are needed for Montage, please. [backporch@ austin.rr.com] or 268-5678. Thanks! Way down in the upright pipe, the chicks were not capable of leav- ing the nest even though they were fully developed. Without assistance, the remaining siblings would have perished. A dump and bump maneuver (the goal was almost turned upside down) brought the little ones out into the world where they were transferred to the safety of a Texas Bluebird Society (TBS) nestbox. Within a few minutes, each bird "fledged" (flew from the nest). Good work, WaddeRs! Ali's well that ends well. The incident is a reminder to cap open pipes and to install nestboxes (bird houses) as habitat for secondary cav- ity nesting birds. These birds cannot excavate their own cavity; and, they cannot breed unless they have a cav- ity .. natural or man-made.. Contact me to get a free "man made cavity" (nestbox) with a Texas Bluebird Society membership. The nestboxes are suitable for titmice, chickadees, wrens ... and bluebirds. II llll *o.,ibra.*v nt, CHILDREN'S STORYTIME Itll .tho.y,.comm.ni,y, Every Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. In late March, Ran & I returned from the North American Bluebird Society (NABS) convention Kearney Nebraska to discover five blue eggs in our front lawn nestbox. The first egg had been laid on the day we left for the bluebird convention. What perfect dming! This pair arrived at noon on January 1st. They claimed the nest- box and protected it from other birds until it was time for nestbnilding. They brought the first nesting materi- als in February. By March they were diligent in building the nest. This pair took a long, long tine with the process ... so we bad a long, long time to delight in watching their activities at the nestbox. And soak- ing in their beauty. BI-LINGUAL STORYTIME coming to the Buda Public Library Mondays in March at 10:30 a.m. Listen to stories and sing simple songs in Spanish and English. All ages are welcome. Free. KUNDALINI YOGA at the San Marcos Library on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Fridays of each month at 6 p.m. Bring a towel or blanet to sit on. Everyone welcome. Basil Anthony Momau Library Kyle (Buda Public Library) Community Library 10am--Spin Monday 11 am-5pm Tuesday 10am-Spin Tuesday 10am*8pm Wedneeday 10am-Spm Wednesday 10am-6pm Thursday 10am-8pm Thursday 10am-8pm 10am-5pm Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-5pm Saturday gam-3pm Closed Sunday Closed The most remarkable fledge of the season.was surely in my front lawn last week. Five Eastern Bluebirds flew to the safety of a near- by tree after a picture perfect nesting. This is the start of the establishment of a bluebird population in Mountain Hours ,,j"r vv ,,,,"eraa"n: city. it's a dream come true. in  Monday Tuesday Thu Friday Saturdal Sunday Mormy Ttmsday Wednesc Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday San Mamos Wimlrtey Village Public Library Ubrary 10am-gpm 10am-8prn 10am-gpm 10arr Wednesday 10armgpm 10am-Spin Thursday 10am-gpm Closed 10anv6pm 10am-6pm 10am-5pm 10am-4pm lpm-6pm Closed / WWW.BALcONEsBANK.COM Weddings, Birthdays, Family Reunions and Office Parties From 90 to 9,000 we can handle them all Call 512/854-4900 7311 Decker Ln. Austin, TX 78724 www.tcexpo.com .... r .......... ' .... Ka, en s try Kitchen & Katering Sunday, May 11. Come by m 2 4 p.m. and help us celebrate wRh Free Cake, 106 Hwy 81 North in Kyle (Pac-N-Sac building) Open 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Mon-Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm(512)268-5372 Now accepting Flowers We'll Beat Any Brand Name Frame Price... Or It's FREE.t" Do You Have a Vision Care Plan? 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