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Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012

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Thursday, February 23-26:

Hill Country Community Theater presents “Funny, You Don’t Look Like a Grandmother.” Call the HCCT Box office today to make your reservations! Tickets are going fast! Jerry Morrison directs the musical comedy review that takes a modern-day look at grandmothers who are pushovers for the beauty and delight of their grandchildren. Performances are nightly, Thurs.-Sat., at 7:30 p.m., with 2:15 p.m., Sunday, matinees; $20 for adults; $9 for students age 16 and under. Opening night includes a Gala with complimentary food and beverages and a Double Horn Brewing Co. beer tasting. For reservations, call the box office at 830-798-8944.

Tuesday, February 28

Llano County Democrats Club will meet on Tuesday in the Kingsland library, 125 Polk St. Join us at 6 p.m. for a potluck supper and a business meeting at 6:30. Guest speaker, Steven Rivas will provide the insight and strategy as an advisor to a variety of nonprofits, political campaigns, political action committees and businesses throughout the US. Join us! Bring a friend! Everyone is welcome! Have questions? Need directions or a ride? Call Marilyn 830 598-2794 or email mkg@nctv.com.

Wednesday, February 29

Plan to attend the February Coffee held by The HSB Business Alliance at the Horseshoe Bay One Real Estate Office (about 1 mile west of the post office on the south side of 2147) on Wednesday morning from 9am - 10am. Pastries sponsor is Spanish Trails Assisted Living.

Thursday, March 1

The Highland Lakes Birding and Wildflower Society will host guest speaker, Jean Nance, who will present the program “Useful Native Plants” at the Marble Falls Library at 9:30 am. Nance will explore both the historical and modern uses of Texas native plants in the Hill Country. The program is open to the public. For more information call Mary Ann Copp at (830) 598-5920.

Friday, March 2

“Succulents are Fun to Grow” with Master Gardener Linda O’Nan in a free program presented by the Kingsland Garden Club at the Marble Falls Library. The program starts at 1:45 pm. You are welcome to come to the meeting at 1 pm.

Monday, March 5

The Helping Center Craft Guild will meet at 9:30am Monday at the Church at Horseshoe Bay in classroom 1. All interested in joining are welcome. The Craft Guild makes items for their annual Bazaar, which benefits the Helping Center in Marble Falls. For more information call Mary Daniels at 596-0035.

Wednesday, March 7

The Llano Master Gardener Association and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service will be kicking off classes leading to certification as a Texas Master Gardener on March 07, 2012. The program will run for 10 weeks through May 09 meeting every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Classes will be held in Llano with occasional field trips in the local area.

Cost of training, which includes classes, refreshments, first year’s dues, a soil test and a Master Gardener Handbook covering all areas of training is $150.00. Applications can be obtained from Vivian Horlen at the Llano County AgriLife Extension Service Office or by calling 325-247-5159. Class size is limited so please reserve your place early. We look forward to growing with you

Sunday, March 11

The International Club will meet Sunday at Quail Point. The program will be on Bolivia. The meeting will begin at 12:30 pm. with a potluck lunch. Everyone in Horseshoe Bay is invited but reservations are required and can be made by calling Lourdes Langston at 598-1322 Valerie Walker at 598-6047, or Jennifer Keys at 596-0409. Please remember to bring a salad or dessert to share.

ONGOING EVENTS

Second Sunday of the Month

The International Club will meet on the second Sunday of the month at Quail Point, unless otherwise noted. Programs will be presented in February, March and April, following a potluck luncheon. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Lourdes Langston at 598-1322.

Every Monday

Party bridge for HSB residents-Quail Point, 1 to 4 p.m. You needn’t bring a partner, just join us and meet new friends.

The Hill Country Trekkers, a HSB based hiking group walks in parks and private ranches on Mondays September through May. They meet at 8:15 a.m. at Martin Park behind City Hall, to leave by 8:30 a.m. For more information contact trekkers@yahoo.com.

First and Third Mondays

The Helping Hands Craft Guild meet at the Church at Horseshoe Bay at 9:30 a.m. in Classroom 1. All interested in learning new crafts and helping to make items for the annual Bazaar, which benefits the Helping Hands Center of Marble Falls are welcome. For more information call Mary Daniel at 596-0035.

“Blazing Star Lodge #413, AF&AM: meets on 3rd Monday, Dine at 6:30PM. Open Lodge at 7:30PM; Floor Practice on 1st, 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:30PM. Visiting Brethren Welcome. 319 Ave. G, Marble Falls”

Every Third Monday

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group meets every 3rd Monday at 2pm at Kingsland Hills Care Center, 3727 RR 1431 West, Kingsland . It’s for caregivers or family members of people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. For more information call Terri Wilkes (830) 613-7305.

Every Tues. and Thurs.

Alcoholics Anonymous meet in the in the nursery/meeting room, 8 p.m., Church at HSB.

Yoga and Pilates-HSB residents meet in Quail Point’s party room, 9 to 10 a.m. Bring a mat or towel.

First Wednesday of the Month

Book Club meets at Quail Point, September through May. Emphasis is placed on contemporary readings as well as the study of the classics. For more information, call Joan Hendricks

Second Wednesday of the Month

Highland Lakes Service League meets on the second Wednesday each month from 11:30 - 1 p.m., at Hidden Falls Golf Club restaurant, 220 Meadowlakes Dr., Meadowlakes. Visitors welcome. RSVP. For details and reservations, call Ginner at 972-765-2953 or Kay at 830-598-5352.

A Grief Support Group offered by Scott & White Home Care & Hospice will meet regularly on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 10:30AM to 12PM at the Kingsland Community Church Education Building, 1136 RR 1431 in Kingsland. For more information, contact 325-247-3715.

Second Thursday of the Month

Dinner Bingo for all who are interested is always the second Thursday of the month at Quail Point. Dinner will be catered by a local restaurant. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Cost is $7.00 for dinner, $1.00 entrance fee and $1.00 per card. Reservations for dinner are required. For more information call Diane Jones at 598-4528

Every Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays

The Falls on the Colorado Museum in Marble Falls is open to the public, from

10a.m.-5p.m. 905 Third St. Group tours available by appointment. 830-798-2157. fallsmusueum.org

Fourth Thursday of the Month

Highland Lakes Democratic Women (HLDW) meet the 4th Thursday of the month, January through October at 11:30 a.m. Call one of the officers for details. President/ Shirley Schmidt (830) 693-8935, Vice President /Ann Hunter (512) 756-9480, Treasurer/Marjorie Dearmont (512) 355-3886, Secretary/ Mary Ann Raesener (830) 693-6135.

Every Saturday

Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m.– 1 p.m. in Burnet Square every Saturday, April through November. Come early to get your fresh vegetables. Call Lavona Fry, 512-756-0834 for more information.

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