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Wednesday, September 3, 2008 • Posted September 2, 2008

September 3, 2008

•Wednesday, September 3rd at the Blanco Library: Back to School "Teen Glamour Party" from 4-6pm. For girls ages 13-18. "Mychelle" expert Libbey Aly will be there to demonstrate skin care and make-up techniques for teens and will give away free samples. Bring your own make-up and glamour kits as well as a mirror. FREE!

September 6, 2008

•Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. will be hosting a Volunteer Orientation at the Thousand Oaks branch of the Public Library on Saturday, September 6th, starting at 10:00a.m. Admission is free; all potential volunteers and interested persons are welcome! For more information about the event or to RSVP, please call Krystal at (830) 336-2725, ext. 303. For more information about the organization, please see our website at

September 5 and 19 - October 3 and 17

•Chair Yoga at Live Oak Nursing Home: Public encouraged to attend. 618 Live Oak Street. September 5th and 19th; October 3rd and 17th (first and third Fridays in Sept and Oct). Call Sharon at 833-0771 for details.

September 9, 2008

•Tuesday, September 9 from 4-6pm "Game Day" at the Blanco Library. Teens ages 13-18, and every second Tuesday of each month thereafter. Come socialize with friends, bring your board, card, or hand held video games, or use the games the library provides. FREE!

September 9, 2008

•The “Blanco County Republican Club” is reorganizing. The club will kick off with a “Meet the Candidates" meeting to be held at the PEC Auditorium in Johnson City on Sept 9 at 7:00. Matt Young, Candidate for State Representative, will be our guest speaker. We are also inviting any interested Republican Candidate to come out for introductions and answer questions. For more information please contact Genelle Montooth; 830-885-4471; South Blanco County Co-Chairman,

September 9, 2008

•The Hill Country EXXONMOBIL Retirees Club of Texas is holding its quarterly Meeting and Luncheon at the Riverhill Country Club September 9, 2008 at 11:30 am. If you are an Exxon or Mobil retiree you are invited to attend. Contact Sam Begeman at 830-896-0541 or Dianna Green at 830-997- 6396 regarding details.

September 9, 16, & 30, 2008

•Dance Lessons: 2 Step, Waltz, and Jitter Bug. Sept 9, 16, 23, & 30 7:00 to 8:00p.m. Cost is $5.00 per person, $8.00 per couple per lesson. Gem of the Hills Community Center. For more information, please call 833-2728.

September 10, 2008

•Wednesday, September 10 from 4-6pm-Teen Advisory Board, for teens in 7th-12th grades. Do you want to have a say in what goes on at your library? Participation in library advisory boards looks great on college applications, and has the added bonus of positive change in your community! FREE!

September 11, 2008

•The Kendall County Area Democratic Women (KCADW) will host local Obama supporter Judy Hall at their Sept 11 meeting. Ms Hall attended the Democratic Convention in Denver as an At-Large delegate. Ms Hall also co-chairs a statewide organization called Texas Obama Volunteer Leaders. The KCADW meeting on Sept 11 will be held at the Holiday Inn Express in Boerne. Start time is 10:00 a.m. Please call 830-981-4971 for further information.

September 12, 2008

•Friday, September from 12 4-6pm-"Monthly Movie Madness" at the Blanco Library. Teen themed movies shown once a month on every second Friday from 4-6pm. 13-18 year olds welcome. FREE!

September 13, 2008

•Mathes Employee Reunion Saturday, September 13 at Marble Falls Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Pot luck meal at noon. For info call 830-693-4006

September 14,2008

•The Blanco County Aggie Moms Club will hold the first meeting of the 2008-2009 academic year on Sunday, Sept 14 at 4:00pm in the home of Tricia Hartmann. The group will be welcoming several new members at this time. Please make plans to attend. If you wish to have more information, you may contact Secretary Nickie Cox at 833-5023 or President Tricia Hartmann at 833-1431.

September 14, 2008

•Diez Y Seis fiesta, Sunday, 11:30am-5:00pm at St. Ferdinand's Church, Main Street, Blanco. Mexican food, cakes, white elephant booth, Loteria & Children's Games, Horse Rides, Washer Pitching & Music. Everyone is welcome--Come Celebrate!

October 4, 2008

•38th Annual Ladies State Chili Championship of Texas: Lady cooks from all over the state compete for the title and show teams entertain the crowd. The men are invited to flex their muscles and strut their stuff in the 1st Annual Open Barbeque. Games, vendors, music and more! Admission is FREE. Proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Fun starts Saturday at 11a.m. with the Girly Man Beauty Pageant. Camp Ranger is located at 2778 Ranch Road 32, Blanco, just 3 miles east of 281. 10a-10p. Info: Susie Higgins 512-396-4456 or Laury McCullough 512-301-5254. Website:

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