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Wednesday, March 11, 2009 • Posted March 10, 2009

March 11, 18, 25; April 1 and 8

•New Hope Lutheran invites you to come share in the peace of this season of reflection, Lent, every Wednesday evening through April 8 from 6:30pm to 7:00pm. The Sanctuary will be open for you to come and pray, or meditate, or to just "be". You may come and go as you choose. At 7:00pm, you are invited to a brief worship service of Holy Communion. Feel free to "come-as-you-are", and to invite your friends and neighbors. Everyone is always welcome at New Hope! Services conducted in the All-Faiths Chapel Building, located at the corner of 9th and Elm Streets in Blanco.

March 11, 2009

•Book and Author Luncheon: The Friends of the Bulverde/Spring Branch Library invite you to attend the 4th Annual Book and Author Luncheon at 11am on March 11 at the Spring Hill Event Center at 2455 Celebration Dr on Hwy 281 N. The event will include fine dining with 6 notable authors presenting their latest books. San Antonio author Pam Morsi will be the mistress of ceremonies. Proceeds benefit Bulverde/Spring Branch Library. For reservation info: email or call 830-438-3364.

March 12, 2009

•German Heritage Night at the Blanco Library at 7:00pm. Descendents of German settlers of this area are invited to bring photos and/or share stories of their families in an informal format This event is part of the month-long One Book/One Community

project celebrating the German heritage of the Texas Hill Country. The photographic exhibit “Lone Star and Eagle,” provided through Humanities Texas, continues to be on display.

March 13, 2009

•American Cancer Society Volunteer Training: The American Cancer Society desperately needs volunteers who are available to transport cancer patients to their appointments. Volunteers will receive brief training and are reimbursed for the miles they drive. Next training session will be held March 13 from 10am to 12:30pm at the Blanco Library. Please RSVP by March 11 by contacting Karen Candelas at or call 512-919-1886.

March 25, 2009

•Celebrity Dinner: Wednesday, March 25 at Rockin’ R Steakhouse from 5:00 to 9:00pm. Proceeds benefit 2009 Project Graduation.

March 28 and 29, 2009

•The Second Act Troupe returns to Blanco with an all comedy production Sat, March 28 at 7:30pm and Sun, March 29 at 2:30pm at the Learning Center Theatre in the School District Office 814 11th St. Features 10 members of the Company (including Blanco actress Maggie Goodman) performing in 4 very contrasting one act plays. $12 tickets at Blanco Chamber office, 9am to 1pm, Monday to Friday, March 23 to 27, or call 512-618-3355 at any time.

April 4, 2009

•Blanco VFD Fish Fry Fundraiser: Saturday, April 4 from 4:30 to 7:00 at the firestation on 5th and Pecan.

April 4, 2009

•St. Paul Lutheran Church of Bulverde - Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4 from 9:00am to noon. Games, prizes, food, Easter Bunny, and more. Free admission. Rain or shine.

April 18, 2009

•Fun Run. Saturday, April 18. More info to come. Proceeds benefit 2009 Project Graduation.

May 9, 2009

•Llano Starving Artist Sale, Saturday, May 9. Juried. Free to exhibit or attend. Call: (325) 247-3770

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