October 14, 2009
•Lunch N’ Learn: Wed, Oct 14 from 11:30am to 1pm at the Hill Country Cupboard (101 South U.S. Hwy 281) in Johnson City. Topics covered in the hour and a half presentation include: *What is Alzheimer’s disease? *Diagnosis *Disease stages *Coping (fears/hopes) *Medicines/Available treatment. This program is free of charge. Lunch is provided. Space is limited. Register by calling 800-367-2132 x15 or email to TXPrograms@TXAlz.org.
October 14, 2009
•The Good Samaritan Center: Annual Election of Officers and meeting will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 10:00am at the Good Samaritan Center (620 N. Pecan St). The slate of officers are being elected to conduct the business of 2010. The general business of the Good Samaritan Center will also be discussed at this meeting. 833-2098
October 17, 2009
•St. Michael's Episcopal Church Annual Rummage Sale: At St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 120 Singleton St (Cross 4th St bridge, take 1st turn to left). Sat, October 17 from 8am-2pm. Electric stove, furniture, lamps, bedding, books, tools, kitchen, luggage, more. No clothing. Our trash is your treasure!
October 17 & 18, 2009
•A Perfect Pairing of Wine & Art at Driftwood Vineyards. On Oct. 17-18, from 10am to 6:00pm, enjoy a glass of wine and view art from the Wimberley Valley Art League artists who also will demonstrate art in the beautiful outdoor setting of Driftwood Vineyards, 4001 Elder Hill Rd, Driftwood. Call 512-826-4286 for further information.
October 17, 2009
•Boerne Birders: Meet at the entrance of Joshua Springs County Park at 716 FM 289, on the west side of I10 (around the curve from Popo's Restaurant). Join a friendly group who welcome beginners and experienced birders to the monthly outing. Bring binoculars and a favorite bird book. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.cibolo.org or call 830-249-4616.
October 19 & 20, 2009
• Visions of the Universe School Program: Galileo Reenactment at BISD Learning Center, Oct. 19, 10am-4pm. "Space" Craft Activities at the Blanco Library, Oct. 20, 4-5:30pm. Free for all ages.
October 20, 2009
•Blanco Elementary Second Graders invite you to a Fall event of singing, instrument play, dance and art. This special program will follow the PTO meeting that will be held in the cafeteria on Tuesday, October 20, at 6:00pm; the second grade program will follow in the auditorium. You will be thrilled to be an audience member for this very talented group of children. Please come.
October 24, 2009
•26th Annual Golf Tournament of the Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center: Saturday, Oct 24, at Delaware Springs Golf Course, Burnet. There are several different sponsorship levels or donors can choose to offer in kind donations for our Silent Auction. If you’re a golfer and wish to play, sign up now as there is a 144 player limit. For more info, call 830-693-3656 (ask for golf coordinator). Burnet, Blanco, Llano and Lampasas: The Crisis Center never closes and provides emergency services and a safe haven from family violence and sexual abuse – an average of 500 face to face services provided per month and almost 2,000 people per year call the hotline seeking help.
October 24 & 25, 2009
•Blanco Verde' is presenting a workshop on Oct. 24 and 25 on building a rainwater cistern from ferrocement. Please call Maggie at 833-0245 or visit blancoverde.org for more information.
October 27, 2009
•Blanco County Democrats will meet Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30pm in the Johnson City Library (Nugent Avenue). Please contact Barbara Hudson, 830-868-4219 for information.
November 7, 2009
•Kendalia Volunteer Fire Department: 27th Annual Mexican Supper, raffle and live auction. Saturday, Nov. 7, 5:30 to 8:30pm at the firehouse in Kendalia. Plates $7.00 Lg./$6.00 for a Sm.