6 things to do in New Braunfels through Jan. 30

Get a head start on filling your calendar for 2019 with these local events and happenings.

Through Dec. 31

Purchase unique artwork

Stop by the New Braunfels Art League, 239 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels, to get a look at the gallery’s last show of the year. “Small Works for Big Holidays” looks to attract those shopping for holiday gifts.

Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 12-5 p.m. 830-629-8022.

Wednesdays & Thursdays

Get tech training at library

The New Braunfels Public Library offers open tech sessions to those who need assistance operating electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablets. The digital services librarian assists patrons from 1-2 p.m. Free. 700 E.

Common St., New Braunfels. 830-221-4300.

Jan. 6

Take time for family fitness

Gather on the first Sunday of the month for Family Fit Time, which provides a bonding experience while instilling healthy habits. Age 4 and older. 2-2:45 p.m. $10 per family.

Das Rec, 345 Landa St., New Braunfels.

Jan. 11-13

Go on a treasure hunt

The annual Antique and Vintage Show will take place daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. It features more than 50,000 square feet of authentic antique and vintage merchandise. $3-$6 admission. New Braunfels

Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-625-2385. www.heritageeventcompany.com

Through Jan. 21

Treat kids to a day of fun

Several dates remain for Kids’ Day Out. The event allows children ages 5-12 to spend a day at the Landa Recreation Center enjoying games, crafts, movies and more. $25. 164

Landa Park Drive, New Braunfels. 830-608-2160.

Jan. 30

Be a business-savvy mom

Time Out for the Creative Mompreneur is a one-day conference for moms. Attendees will hear from local speakers about business topics. Yoga session and catered lunch provided. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. $125-$150. The

Village Venue, 2032 Central Plaza, New Braunfels. 830-460-3500. www.timeoutformompreneurs.com

By Rachel Nelson

Rachel Nelson is editor of the New Braunfels edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covers local business, new development, city and county government, health care, education and transportation. Rachel relocated to Central Texas from Amarillo in 2009 and is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


Salimat with her host family, interpreter, mother and the owners of Krause’s after her surgery. (Courtesy HeartGift)
Krause's Cafe fundraiser collects $25,000 for heart surgery

The money raised helped provide heart surgery for a young girl from Uganda.

High school receives AV upgrades

The upgrades are expected to be completed in Spring 2020.

The Smithson Valley High School freshman cheer team won first place at the NCA Senior & Junior High School National Championship on Feb. 1-2 in Dallas. (Courtesy Comal ISD)
Comal ISD freshman cheer team named NCA national champions

The team placed first in the NCA Senior and Junior High School National Championship.

Creations Catering is expected to open in early 2020. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Creations Catering now open

The grand opening is Feb. 28

Tia's Taco Hut Now Open

Located at 2180 Hwy. 46

Polls open for early primary voting

Early voting locations are open for the 2020 primary election.

Residents will be able to drop off their household hazardous waste at a city event on Feb. 22. (Courtesy Fotolia)
City of New Braunfels to host hazardous waste drop-off

Hazardous materials will be accepted from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Feb. 22.

Vulcan plans to mine 40% of its 1,500-acre property at the intersection of Hwy. 46 and FM 3009 over the next 80 years. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Lawsuit filed against TCEQ for Vulcan quarry permit

Groups opposing a proposed quarry owned by Vulcan Materials filed a lawsuit Feb. 14 against the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Sgt. (Ret.) Mario Lopez and his family accept the check at Smoothie King. (Courtesy Amy Lohse)
New Braunfels veteran receives check for new home

The home is being provided to Sgt. (Ret.) Mario Lopez by Homes for Our Troops in conjunction with Smoothie King.

The Comal ISD CyberPatriots were recognized by the board of trustees on Jan. 30. (Courtesy of Comal ISD)
Comal ISD board of trustees gives recognition to CyberPatriot teams

The CyberPatriots were established by the Air Force Association.

New Braunfels has announced Presidents Day holiday hours. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
City of New Braunfels announces Presidents Day closures

Several offices will be closed for the holiday.

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