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Page 2C NEIGHBORS Hays Free Press • June 23, 2010 COURTESY PHOTO Mayor Lucy Johnson reads stories to a packed room at the kickoff party for the Kyle Community Library's summer reading program. Vendor spaces inside & out - Singles $30 weekly" & up Outside & yard sale spaces - $7 per day & $15 per day Experienced vendors preferred Summer reading kicks offin Kyle he highlight of the kickoff party for the Kyle Community Library s summer reading program was when Mayor Lucy Johnson read two stories to a packed room of attentive children. People lined up waiting for the library to open on Wednesday, June 16. Children and the adults accompany- ing them followed train tacks made out of blue painter's tape into the library's commu- nity room to hear the mayor read. The tracks were part of this year's summer reading theme, Catch the Reading Express. Mayor Johnson read two books illustrated by her friend md former classmate Julian Hector. The first book, The Little Matador, was both writ- ten and illustrated by Mr. Hec- tor. Laura Godwin wrote the second, which was entitled This is the Firefighter. During the question and answer period following the stories, the mayor fielded incisive questions from I(yle's younger citizens reflecting their real-world issues and concerns. To the question "Where did you learn to read?," Mayor lohnson replied that she learned to read at school here in Kyle, just as members of her audience were. She also was asked how she picked the books she had just read to them. Then everyone went out- side to break a pifiata that looked like Thomas the Tank Engine. In additionto candy from the pifiata, partygoers munched on cookies from the Texas Pie Co. and sipped cups of punch. Before and after story time, many people signed up for the summer reading program and checked out books. Many new books were put out for the first time, and most were checked out within the first hour. The usually crowded shelves of picture books have  lots of room now, thanks to all the books being circulated. ii This is an excellent way to  ..... deai00th the library's crowded i00ii book shelves! ..... As of/une 16, 1,125 people ii had signed up for the summer lii reading program, but we want more to participate--both t:::: children and adults. There are iii many raffle prize options for /ii: children, and adults can try their luck at winning one of two $25 Visa gift cards. Come ) to the Kyle Library, attend the fabulous programs we've ar- ) ranged, read books and help us break last year's record of ) 1,957 program participants! .... iiil , COMMUNITY BULLETINS. II MONDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 21-25 • Vacation Bible School, Buda United Method- ist Church • Vacation Bible School, Buda First Baptist Church THURSDAY, JUNE 24 * YO-YO Show, 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m., Kyle Library * Co-ed Christian Book Club, 7 p.m., 242 Hutton (Plum Creek) 749-3711 FRIDAY, JUNE 25 • Old Fiddlers Contest, 3:30 p.m., Camp Ben McCulloch • Free Concert, Buda City Park, 7 p.m., Aaron Navarre & Curtis Grimes SATURDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 26-27 • 2010 Heart of Texas Tour Disc Golf Toumament 3rd Annual HO'I-F Kyle Open. 9:30 a.m. SATURDAY, JUNE 26 • Car Seat Safety Clinic, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Kyle Vol. Fire Dept., 210 W. Moore (one block South of the Square in Kyle) SUNDAY, JUNE 27 • Texas Hold'era Poker Showdown, Onion Creek Senior Citizens, Buda, 2 p.m. (512-626-4038) MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 19-23 • Vacation Bible School, Journey United Meth- odist Church, 9 a.m.-noon (info: 512-644-5112 or 405-3535) • Friends of the Family Justice Center benefit, 3-5 p.m., Dick's Classic Garage, 120 Stage- coach T., San Marcos (512-560-7754) ONGOING • Local VFW Post12058 is looking for spon- sors for the Kyle/Buda VFW. Contributions can be sent to P. O. Box 2725, Kyle 78640. For information call Sly at 268-VETS SENIOR BULLETINS The Hays Free Press is dedicating a special section of the Bulletin Board to Senior Citizens. If you have any organizations or events for this section, please email to news@haysfreepress. com or Sandra@haysfreepress.com or mail to The Free Press, P.O. Box 339, Buda, 78610. THURSDAY, JUNE 24 • Onion Creek Senior CitiZens, Buda, 9 a.m., covered dish lunch at noon (bring a dish) SUNDAY, JUNE 27 • Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament, 2 p.m., Onion Creek Senior Center, Buda TUESDAY, JUNE 29 • Kyle Area Senior Zone, 9:30 a.m., Old Kyls City Hall. Lunch at noon MONDAYS • Shingles vaccine is available at the Hays County Health Dept. If your health insurance will not pay for the vaccine, then you will be eligible. Call the Health Dept. at 393-5520 and tell them you are going to the Kyle Health Dept., s6 that the staff will bring plenty of the vaccine with them. No appointment is neces-. sary. Cost is $50. The Kyle Health Dept. is open on Mondays 1 to 6 p.m. and Tuesdays 1 to 4 p.m. FIRST TUESDAY • Games of Canasta and 42, Onion Creek Senior Citizens Center, Buda, 6 p.m. Cost $2. (295-4422) SECOND MONDAY * Kyle Quilters meet on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kyle Commu- nity Library, 409 W. Blanco St. SECOND TUESDAY , First Baptist Church in Kyle has a senior lun- cheon at noon on the second Tuesday of each month. Open to all seniors in the Kyle area. EVERY TUESDAY - Quilting at Onion Creek Senior Citizens in Buda from 9:30 a.m. until noon. For informa- tion call Linda, 295-5726. EVERY WEDNESDAY • Duplicate Bridge, Onion Creek Senior Citizens Center, Buda, 11:30 (Call Donna 268- 4672) EVERY THURSDAY • The Onion Creek Senior Citizens in Buda are inviting all local seniors to stop by for lunch and socializing every Thursday at the Center on FM 2770 and Barton's Crossing (behind the JP's office). Doors open at 9 a.m. for games and visiting. Lunch is served at noon. (Cost $4) For information call Sandra at 468-4451 or on Thursday call the center at 295-3413. THIRD THURSDAY • National Active and Retired Federal Employ- ees Association meet at 10 a.m. at the South Austin Senior Center, 3911 Manchaca Rd, Austin EVERY WEEK DAY * Kyle Meals on Wheels is meeting at the Old Police Station at 103 S. 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Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fmitm • Appliances • Tools • Toys & Dolls • Gifts • CD's • Tejano Mnies • Jewelry new & used • Building Materials • Windows/Doors Computer Repairs • Ued Lawnmower Parts- You pull Oudoku golutio. 7 3 4 8 2 5 9 From puzzle on page 3C 6 2 5 iii! 1 8 ,q TU ermword Solution v s Im From puzzle on pa l All Texas Hold'em Poker Players are invited to participate in the eeeeeeeoeeeeeeeeeeeeeoeeeeeeeeeeo°o° ONION CREEK SENIOR CITIZENS' FUNDRAISER POKER SHOWDOWN oeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee° Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Buda Seniors' building FM 2770 at Barton's Crossing $30 donation to the seniors' building fund. Seating still available/ eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee lST PRIZE: GPS Many door prizes, prizes for all 8 at last table °eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee @ Sponsored by the Buda Lions Club Table Sponsors  United Heritage I W001)FOREST Bank Credit Union ............................... !5 'e;lt  |:irl" Stal ['.k.k John & s   (:.t;r˘ z JoAnn Keller eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee° For more info, eontaet Richard Harlow at 512-626-4038 or riehardharlow@austin.rr.eom Ad courtesy oŁ the Hays Free  V $100.00 REBATE! $200.00 REBATE! $300.00 REBATE!