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Page 4C NEIGHBORS Hays Free Press • July 21, 2010 III I SANTOS Guadalupe Santos, age 40, of Kyle, Texas passed away on July 15, 2010. He was born on July 13, 1970 in Mexico to par- ents, Rogelio Santos and Alicia Sandoval. He is survived by his wife Monica; children, Julian, Pedro & Isabella; five sisters and three brothers. He was a devoted husband, father, son and brother. He will be greatly missed and will live in our hearts forever. Funeral mass was July 2i, 2010 at Santa Cruz Catholic Church in Buda, TX. Interment followed at Live Oak Cemetery in Manchaca, TX. SANDOVAL Pete Sandoval, Sr., 71 of Kyle passed away Tuesday, lulyl3. He is survived by wife Oralia. Funeral services were held Friday, July 16, at Santa Cruz Catholic Church wfth burial at St. Michael's Cemetery in Uhland. ITY BU WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 * Town Hall Meeting with Coun- cilman Pickett, City Hall, 7 p.m. THURSDAY & FRIDAY, JULY 22-23 • Vacation Bible School, Journey United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.- noon (info: 512-644-5112 or 405-3535) FRIDAY, JULY 23 • Free Concert, "Tejano Night" 7 p.m., Buds City Park • New Jerusalem Church, 207d Hy Rd, Buds, 7 p.m., guest speaker Bishop L.A. Wilkerson SATURDAY, JULY 24 • Ladies of Amberwood host- ing "Meet 'N Greet," theme: "A Minute to Win it." Food, drinks & prizes, 7 p.m., 118 Pecanwood North, Amberwood Subdivision, Kyle. RSVP to Sandra Bryant, 262-0620 MONDAY, JULY 26 • Rebel Football Camp for incoming 7th, 8th and 9th grade boys, July 26 - 29, 8 a.m. - noon. $50. Hays High School, * Fundraiser and registration for Hays Youth Soccer Association, Kyle Chick-fiI-A, 5 - 9 p.m. Men- tion the HYSA and Chick-fiI-A will donate back 15 percent of the sale. FRIDAY, JULY 30 • "Voices of Hays County" series featuring Cecil Clark, 6:30 p.m., Kunkel Room, Buds Elementary School. SATURDAY, JULY 31 • Cornerstone ceremony fo,r Pfluger Elementary School, 9:00 a.m. • Cornerstone ceremony fo,r Car- penter Hill Elementary School, 10:30 a.m. LOCALVFWPOST • 12058 is looking for sponsors for the Kyle/Buda VFW. Contri, butions can be sent to R O. Box 2725, Kyle 78640. For informa- tion call Sly at 268-VETS I IIIIII J I IIII The Hays Free Press is dedi- cating 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. corn or mail to The Free Press, P. O. Box 339, Buda, 78610, THURSDAY, JULY 22 • Onion Creek Senior Citizens, 9 a.m., lunch noon. Menu: race salad, sherbet TUESDAY, JULY 27 • Kyle Area Senior zone, 9:30 a.m., Old Kyle City Hall, Lunch at noon THURSDAY, JULY 29 • Onion Creek Senior Citizens, Buda, 9 a.m., Covered dish lunch at noon. Meat will be provided, please bring a side dish or des- sert. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3 • Kyle Area Senior Zone, 9:30 a.m., Old Kyle City Hall. Lunch at noon. • Game Night, 6 p.m., Onion Creek Senior Citizens, nude. Cost $2. (Ginny, 295-3015) 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., so that the staff will bring plenty of the vaccine with them. No appointment is necessary. Cost is $50. The Kyle Health Dept. is open on Mondays I to 6 p.m. and Tuesdays 1 to 4 p.m. FIRST TUESDAY • Games of canasta and 42, On- ion Creek Senior Citizens Center, Buda, 6 p.m. Cost $2. (295-3015) SECOND MONDAY • Kyle Quilters meet on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Kyle City Hall, 101 S. Burleson SECOND TUESDAY • First Baptist Church in Kyle has a senior luncheon 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 information call Linda, 295-5726. EVERY WEDNESDAY • Duplicate Bridge, Onion iCreek Senior Citizens Center, Bu(da, 11:30 (Call Donna 268-4672) EVERY THURSDAY • The Onion Creek Senior Citi- zens in Buds are inviting adl local seniors to stop by for luncth and socializing every Thursday~ at the Center on FM 2770 and B~erton'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 Employees Association meet at 10 a.m. at the South Austin Senior Center, 3911 Man- chaca Rd, Austin EVERY WEEK DAY • Kyle Meals on Wheels is meet- ing at the Old Police Station at 103 S. Front St. Table games start at 9:30 a.m. each day with meals served at 11:30 a.m. Buda Bits Continued from pg. 1C will soon be moving to the 1H-35 frontage road near Brake Specialists. Camper Clinic II is cel- ebrating ten years in their Buda location. Center Union Mission- ary Baptist Church located at 905 West Goforth Road in Buda is offering a free community youth activity on Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Youth will learn how to use art as an expression to tie-dye t-shirts. Pre-registration is July 20-30. Contact Sister Emma Mouton at 512-295- 4381 for information. ode A Place For Me, the new childcare center at Buda United Methodist Church is scheduled to open on Au- gust 23. The Christian Child Development Center is a 2, 3, and 5 day option Mother's Day Out program and also offers an afterschool pro- gram for K-5• graders who attend Buda Elementary School. For more informa- tion, parents can contact Stephanie O'Neal at 295- 2329. This year's final free sum- mer Concert in the Park will be Friday, July 23 starting at 7 p.m. with Tejano Night. Come out and enjoy the eve- ning at Buda City Park. Since 1979 Roof Leaking? Call ROOFING & REPAIR SERVICE, INC "Roofing at ice beeg..with OualiW & Pride" 512-479-0510 1-800,607-7663 • www,j..connroofing,com 7302 Elm Forest Rd., Austin, TX • Roof leaks, chimney & skylight; leeks • Roof maintenance/Repairs of all roof types • Serving Austin & Hays CounW for ever 30 veals • Locally family owned & operated • Insured/Free estimates Financing Available Since 1979 Want the I-EAT ou . 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Norms was assisted by Kirsten Barbee (left) and Emily Mazanec (middle), and only six came. This is Since 1979 Kyle Library, Norma spent quite a contrast to the pres- seven years as a family ad- ent. Norma now plans for a vocate for Head Start, where hundred children to attend she did story times to give the three weekly story times, the Head Start teachers a which include a story time in much needed break, both English and Spanish on In the fall of 2006, there Friday mornings. was only one story time per Adults, both patrons and week, instead of the three staff members, also will miss per week currently hosted Norma. Norma routinely by the library. Norma fondly goes the extra mile to help remembers how Bill Mears, people and is famous for her former library director, told mischievous sense of humor. her to plan for 20 children to Even when the line at the attend that first story time, circulation desk is long and Continued from pg. 1C have you guessed the "ungla- brous" plant that some folks prepare like pokeweed? "Dandelions" came in as a good guess. But, I'm talking unglabrous-to-the-max. Manuel, a magnificent painter, called to my atten- tion a young plant in my lawn for which he could only say, "If baby touch it, baby cry." Stinging nettle! And, sure as hell, when I went to gather tidbits about a seem- ingly ubiquitous element of "nature in the yard," I picked a bushel. Two weeks in a row, a plant with edible parts has called itself to my attention. Some prefer stinging nettle to spinach. It's rich in vita- mins and protein. Pick very young leaves (with gloves, long sleeves and pants.) Rinse. Boil. Then do it again. And, again, lust like pokeweed. And, dande- lions. Another nettle recipe calls for sautding in olive oil with some garlic. Still yet, nettle pests. Stinging nettle online sells at $54 for two pounds. Stinging nettle (think "needles") burning can last for hours. Hairs cover the underside of leaves. When brushed, the tip of each hair breaks, forming a sharp needle that injects toxins into the skin. Remedies include baking soda, mud, saliva, and pea. As for me and my house- hold, we use Benadryl spray for household stings and itches. Not only is nettle delicious (to some), it's "dioecious." Storm damage? Call ROOFING & REPAIR SERVICE, INC "Roofing of; its be~,..with Ouelity & Pride" 512-479-0510 1-800-607-7663 • www.j-connreofing.com 7302 Bm Forest Rd., Austin, TX • Re-roofs of all Wpee • Shingle & flat roof• • Experienced, cleon-cut crews • Insurance claims experts • insured/Free estimates Rnancing Availablo lots of people are vying for her attention, she always remains cheerful. Norma's last day of work at the Kyle Community Library will be Thursday, July 22-- wrap-up day for the summer reading program. So come to the big party for the prize drawings, pizza, snow cones, moonwalk, facepainting and train rides, but don't forget to say goodbye to Norma. Goodbye, Norma! Thanks for everything and good luck in your next job. "Dioecious": having sepa- three distinctively different rate male and female plants, plants commonly known as (Dioecious plants make up "Stinging Nettle": Texas Bull about six or seven percent of Nettle, Cnidoscolus texanus; plant species.) Heartleaf Nettle, Urtica To complicate learning, chamaedryoides (said to be "nettle" is also monoecious, the worst sting), and Califor- Wildflower.org explains, nia nettle, Urtica dioica ssp. "Flowers are unisexual, with gracilis. either male or female on Two pecks down. Two to a given plant, or on same go. To be continued next plant with males in upper week. leaf axils, females lower." Take a break. 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