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Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014
The Johnson City Woman’s Civic club met for their regular meeting on Feb. 24th at the Library. President Ingrid Moursund welcomed 32 members and guest Debbie Burkhard, and thanked the hostesses Betty McNallen, Susan Hamm, Janice Thompson and Kay Kent. During the business meeting the final plans for the Spaghetti Dinner and Bingo which will was held at the LBJ High School Commons on March 1st was discussed.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014
MARCH 1 SPAGHETTI SUPPER AND BINGO, starts at 5:30 Enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner and stay for Bingo - lots of good prizes. The evening also includes a Silent Auction with more than 40 items, a Live Auction of 3 fabulous entertainment packages, and the drawing for this year’s raffle quilt. You won’t want to miss this annual community event.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 • Posted January 28, 2014
Build your own marketing plan from beginning steps to ongoing promotions with a panel of successful independent authors: Valerie Gaumont, Pamela Hutchins, and Eva Pohler. Valerie Gaumont is the author of Keeper of the Crossroads, Miss Chrissy’s Cooking School for Young Ladies, Brownie Oxford and the Ashland Affair, Roses for Juliet, Rabbit and the Channel Rider series books.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 • Posted December 9, 2013
Award-winning author Greg Garret will be at the Johnson City Library on Wednesday December11 at 9:30 am to discuss and sign his new novel The Prodigal, co-authored by the late Brennan Manning. Mr. Garrett is also a Professor of English at Baylor University, and has written over a dozen critically-acclaimed books and forty short stories.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 • Posted November 8, 2013
You’re Invited to the Johnson City Library’s 5th Anniversary Celebration and Veterans Tribute on November 9, 3:00- 5:00 pm.  There will be children’s activities, refreshments and a USO Show with live entertainment by The Friendly Pickers. Don’t miss the Last Chance Players Radio Play and Sheila Barnette reading WWII letters from her dad Curtis Knutson.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 • Posted October 28, 2013
It is fall semester and programs are in full swing! For Johnson City students, that means the opportunity to attend Discovery Academy! Discovery Academy is in its 7th year as a program, enriching the experience of math and science students in the community. While the program focuses on students in grades 3-5, there is an exciting buzz around Discovery Academy.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 • Posted June 17, 2013
Sculptures are coming and going at The Benini Galleries and Sculpture Ranch these days. Change is in the air. Recently, new pieces by Carreno and Catanaro were installed. Carreno's sculptures focus on the harmony and tension of opposing planes, combining symmetry and asymmetry as a means to communicate clearly and with strength.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 • Posted June 17, 2013
Want to learn what it takes to soar on the flying trapeze or just what goes into those cream pies that the clowns throw?  Then join Bonzo Crunch, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ambassador of Laughter, for some serious fun on June 17 at 10:00 am at the JC library located at 501 Nugent   He is no class clown, but is certain to add amusement to a special 30-minute circus storytime, which will encourage children not only to read, but also to discover, dream and learn!
Thursday, June 13, 2013 • Posted June 17, 2013
Blanco Performing Arts announces the Children’s Art Festival 2013 for children ages 6-12 on Saturday, June 29 from 8:30-noon. The activities will take place at Uptown Blanco Courtyard, Ballroom, and Art Center. The goal of this event is to create hands-on experiences to emphasize that real people create art. This year will feature collaboration by pianist Carla McElhaney and artist Ellen Murray, dance/movement direction by Sarah Pautz, and dramatic improvisation led by Sarah Culpepper. Enrol ...
Thursday, January 31, 2013 • Posted February 1, 2013
The Johnson City Quilters’ Guild meet Thursday January 24th at the Good Shepherd Church. Our new president is Janie Moreland, Denise Mabry is the Vice President and Charlotte Matthews is the secretary. Several projects for this New Year were discussed and will be decided next meeting. Janie introduced the monthly project, “kitchen quilts” those who wish to participate will make a 9 patch little quilt. We admired a member’s first quilt, a heart wall hanging, a heart pillow and the be ...
Thursday, January 31, 2013 • Posted February 1, 2013
On Wednesday, January 16, the Round Mountain Extension Education Club met for their monthly meeting at the home of Peggy Aldridge. Fourteen members answered roll call. The opening was entitled “Church Signs”. The one we liked the best was “Under the same management for over 2000 years.” Members were encouraged to call the county agent, Gretchen Sanders, to volunteer at the upcoming Youth Stock Show.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • Posted January 25, 2013
The Buffalo Soldiers will be at Blanco State Park on Saturday, February 9 for a fun and educational outdoor experience for the entire family. This Heritage & Outreach program from Texas Parks & Wildlife is a lasting tribute to the Black soldiers who served in the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars campaign from 1866 to 1892, and emphasizes our shared western heritage of that historic time.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • Posted January 25, 2013
The Marble Falls Quilt Club will hold its monthly meeting, February 20, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive. Suzy Seed, with Sulky of America, will present a talk on threads, stabilizers, etc. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call 830-693-3820 or go to marblefallsquiltclub.blogspot.com.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • Posted January 25, 2013 • Photos
The Stonewall Headstart TOT Team performed during halftime of the Lady Eagles basketball game. These preschool age children showed-off the fancy basketball ball-handling skills they have learned while participating in the Teams of Tomorrow (TOT) music, movement and learning program. For more information about the TOT program, please visit our website at www.teamsoftomorrow.com or contact Emily Hicks, TOT Director, at 806.470.9697 or emily@teamsoftomorrow.com.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 • Posted January 18, 2013
The Johnson City Youth Community Assistance Program (YCAP) is at it again! On Friday night the fun begins with 5th quarter. Directly following the Johnson City vs Comfort Basketball game, the youth center will open their doors to high school students until 11:30 pm. They will hold both ping pong and pool table tournaments for any young people interested in competing and they are offering some great prizes to the winners.