DIGEST – March 21-April 3
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 |
March 21: Rock star children’s musician José-Luis Orozco will present a family concert at 4 p.m. at Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, in Lakeway. Orozco’s concert is an energetic and interactive journey through Latin American culture, history and oral traditions. His music combines rhymes, movements and rhythm with information. Elementary subjects, such as the alphabet, vowels, numbers and colors are taught through song.
March 22: Bee Cave Police Benevolent Foundation will host a 2013 Gala and Police Award Banquet from 6-11 p.m. at Star Hill Ranch, 15000 Hamilton Pool Road, in Bee Cave to honor the Bee Cave Police Department for its service to the community. The evening will feature dinner, cocktails, awards ceremony, silent auction and a special musical guest. Dress is business casual or western attire. Tickets are $100 per person. Sponsorships are also available from $1,000. Sponsorships of $1,000 include a table for eight and event recognition. Sponsorships of $2,500 include a premium table for eight, event recognition and recognition on all promotional materials and advertisements. Sponsorships of $5,000 include a premium table for eight, wine service, event recognition and title recognition on all promotional materials and advertisements. All proceeds raised will benefit the foundation whose mission is to provide financial assistance and benefit to Bee Cave Police Department and other area public safety employees and their families. For information, contact Teresa Breuggeman, foundation president, at 925-9139 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 23: The Lakeway Indoor Citywide Garage Sale is set for 8 a.m.-noon at Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek. Admission is free, but organizers will accept canned food items to donate to charity. For information or booth registration, call 261-1010 or visit lakeway-tx.org.
March 23: Lakeway Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the season with Eggstravaganza! at Lakeway City Park, 502 Hurst Creek Road. The event will begin at 2 p.m. kicking off with a petting zoo, the Easter Bunny and music from Darren Peterson and his scarlet macaw, Lauren, from 2:15-2:45 p.m. Age-specific egg hunts will begin at 2:45 p.m. with the 7- to 8-year-olds, followed by the 5- to 6-year-old group at about 2:55 p.m. Next, the 3- to 4-year-olds will start their hunt at approximately 3:05 p.m. and cheer on the 1- to 2-year-olds after that at about 3:15 p.m. Children from the area are invited to participate in all of the attractions which include a cookie decorating craft station and glitter tattoo artists. Snowcones and ice cream will be available for purchase. No dogs are allowed at this event. Parking is limited. Dropoffs are encouraged. The turnaround near the lower level will be available for dropoffs. Street parking adjacent to the park and parking at Ranger Field is also available. For information, call 314-7532.
March 23: Up-and-coming big band jazz and swing ensemble The Vintage 15 will perform at Hill Country Galleria’s free Saturday Night Concert Series from 7-9 p.m. at the Galleria’s amphitheater, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., in Bee Cave. Independent Hill Country radio station KDRP will broadcast the concerts live on 100.1 FM, 103.1 FM, 107.1 FM and 99.1 FM, and the station also will stream a live video on kdrplive.org. Bring family, friends and a blanket to lounge on the grassy lawn during the show. For information, visit hillcountrygalleria.com.
March 25: The Women’s Club of Greater Lakeway will welcome Mary Steinhardt, University of Texas at Austin education professor. Coffee will be served at 9 a.m., and the meeting will start at 10 a.m. in the Rio Grande Room of Lakeway Resort and Spa, 101 Lakeway Drive. Steinhardt also serves as the university faculty ombuds. She is the is the recipient of the Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award in the College of Education and the Texas Excellence Teaching Award presented by the Texas Exes. She also is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and in 2011, she received the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Texas System. Steinhardt’s research program aims to help individuals build resilience and strength when challenged with change and stressful situations. In addition, she has served as a consultant to such organizations as 3M, Motorola, Dell and the U.S. Army’s 4th Infantry Division at Fort Hood. Steinhardt has been on the faculty at the University of Texas since 1986. The meeting is open to greater Lakeway residents. To make luncheon reservations, call Karen Morter at 261-4489 or Jill Ukeiley at 382-7414 or visit lakewaywomensclub.com.
March 25: Lakeway/The Hills Solos will play mah jongg from 6:30-9 p.m. at Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek. For information, call Diane Smith at 261-6497.
March 26: Bee Cave City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at Bee Cave City Hall, 4000 Galleria Parkway.
March 27: Jeffrey Silverman, University of Texas professor, will guide the Lakeway Men’s Breakfast Club on a photo tour of the universe at Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, in Lakeway. A $1 continental breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., and the speaker will begin at 8 a.m. Meetings are open to men residing in the greater Lakeway area. Membership is not required. For information, call Tom Cain at 363-5793 or email@example.com.
March 27: Lakeway/The Hills Solos will dine out at Mimi’s Café at Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave. The carpool will leave at 5 p.m. from Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek. Gas tip is $1. For information, call Mary Conley at 261-5618.
March 27-28: The Lakeway Church will present the drama, the Living Last Supper, a re-enactment of the night before Jesus was crucified. Performances will be at 7 p.m. at 2203 Lakeway Blvd. Child care is available. This is a free event. For information, call 261-6331 or visit lakewaychurch.org.
March 29: The combined adult choirs of The Lakeway Church and Lake Travis United Methodist Church accompanied by an orchestra of strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion, will present “What Wondrous Love Is This?” at Good Friday Tenebrae Service at The Lakeway Church, 2203 Lakeway Blvd. The service will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be presented in the form of a “Tenebrae” Service during which candles in candelabras will be lit at the beginning of the service, then candles will be snuffed out following each passage of scripture that is read and the service will end in darkness. This is a free event. For information, call 261-6331 or visit lakewaychurch.org.
March 30: Come to The Lakeway Church’s free Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 2203 Lakeway Blvd. Bring baskets and prepare to find loads of eggs. Join in the games for prizes, eat plenty of food and enjoy the face painting and other fun events. Hunts will be in incremental age groups. For information, call 261-6331 or visit lakewaychurch.org.
March 30: Common Thread will perform at Hill Country Galleria’s free Saturday Night Concert Series from 7-9 p.m. at the Galleria’s amphitheater, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., in Bee Cave. Independent Hill Country radio station KDRP will broadcast the concerts live on 100.1 FM, 103.1 FM, 107.1 FM and 99.1 FM, and the station also will stream a live video on kdrplive.org. Bring family, friends and a blanket to lounge on the grassy lawn during the show. For information, visit hillcountrygalleria.com.
March 31: Easter Sunday services at The Lakeway Church, 2203 Lakeway Blvd., will be at 8:15 and 11 a.m. for traditional services and 9:30 a.m. for a contemporary service or modern contemporary service Generation 2 Generation. For information, call 261-6331 or visit lakewaychurch.org.
April 3: Lakeway physician Dr. Bruce Malone will discuss the Future of Medical Care Under the Affordable Care Act at the Lakeway Men’s Breakfast Club meeting at Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, in Lakeway. A $1 continental breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., and the speaker will begin at 8 a.m. Meetings are open to men residing in the greater Lakeway area. Membership is not required. For information, call Tom Cain at 363-5793 or firstname.lastname@example.org.