DIGEST – April 4-27
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 |
April 4: The city of Bee Cave will host a town hall meeting to present information about the proposed home rule charter at 6 p.m. at Bee Cave City Hall, 4000 Galleria Parkway.
April 5: All women and girls are invited to The Lakeway Church’s Women’s Ministry, a hands-on service project event that everyone can do at the church, 2203 Lakeway Blvd. An April Shower supper and service event will begin at 6:30, where the group will make birthing kits for a Global Women project in Haiti. The ministry also will collect baby and mother items to be used at Austin Pregnancy Resource Center. Guest speaker is Lori DeVillez, APRC executive director. Cost is $5 per person to cover supplies. Make reservations by calling the church office at 261-6331. For information, call the church or visit lakewaychurch.org.
April 5: Have a night out and let the Junior Cavalette Dance Clinic take care of the kids. While parents are out, their children will have pizza, play games and learn a dance with the Cavalettes. Participants will learn a routine to be performed at their Spring Show on April 19. The clinic will be in the Lake Travis Middle School gym, 3328 RM 620 S., and is open to kindergartners through sixth-graders. Cost is $45 with advance registration and $50 at the door. Register online at cavalettespringclinic2013.eventbrite.com, or visit the Cavalette website for information at laketraviscavalettes.com.
April 6: Bee Cave Public Library will start its new extended hours Saturdays, which will be from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The library is inside Bee Cave City Hall, 4000 Galleria Parkway.
April 6: Join the Classic Car Parade at Lake Travis Community Library. Classic cars will be on display from 10 a.m.-noon in the library parking lot, 1938 Lohmans Crossing. A special transportation story time for all ages will be at 10:30 a.m. Stop by for a blast from the past. For information, contact the library at 263-2885 or visit laketravislibrary.org.
April 6: Pedernales Fire Department Auxiliary will reel in supporters with its annual fish fry from 6-8 p.m. at Station No. 1, 801 Bee Creek Road, in Spicewood. Fried fish with all the trimmings will be available for $12 for adults and $7 for children. Takeout plates are $12. Join the department for a great family event.
April 7: The next excitement on the horizon for Spicewood Community Library is its eighth annual barbecue and auction, set for noon-3 p.m. at the Lakeside Pavilion in Marble Falls. In addition to award-winning barbecue and musical entertainment, the library will have a live auction of 15-18 items and a silent auction for 75-plus items. Details of the fundraiser and auction items will be announced shortly with specifics, including how to get advance tickets, available at spicewoodlibrary.org.
April 8: Hill Country Galleria will host a free forum from 6:30-9 p.m. at Chisos Grill, 12921 Hill Country Blvd., Suite D2-130, in Bee Cave for the public to discuss the hotel site proposed for the retail center. The public is welcome to speak and ask questions. Hill Country Galleria management, chief executive officer of Sonesta Hotels, and project architects of Gensler architecture firm are scheduled to be present. Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be served.
April 8: Lakeway’s next Big Band Bash will bring out the dancers and listeners from 8-10 p.m. at Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek. Well known singers and Lakeway residents David Cummings and Lisa Clark, are featured with The Republic of Texas Band, a 17- piece orchestra conducted by Kent Dugan. The event is free, but donations to the band are encouraged. A large dance floor and plenty of tables welcome everyone to join the fun. Bring refreshments, if desired, because none are provided. No reservations necessary. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. For information, call 261-1010.
April 10: Lakeway residents Jordan Tata and David Weese will present “A Merrill Lynch Perspective on the Market Outlook for 2013” 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, contact Tom Cain at 363-5793 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 13: Friends of Parks of Lakeway welcomes volunteers to participate in one of its work days from 8-11:30 a.m. at Lakeway City Park, 502 Hurst Creek Road. Spend a morning with other outdoor enthusiasts in a grassroots effort to beautify and celebrate the scenic, historic and recreational resources of the parks and public spaces in Lakeway. The Friends of the Parks of Lakeway. This month’s activities include improvement projects in City Park, Hamilton Greenbelt, Canyonlands and Porpoise Park. At 11:30 a.m., the Friends will conclude with a with a hearty meal and fellowship at Lakeway City Park pavilion . All levels of assistance and ages 10 and older are needed. For information regarding the workday or information regarding the group’s 15th Annual Wilderness Run and Walk on April 27, contact Sheryl Kelly at 261-6067.
April 15-19: As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations this year, Lakeway will observe Heritage Week from April 15-19 at Lakeway Heritage Center. The center, 963 Lohmans Crossing Road, will display exhibits of historical photographs and other memorabilia from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to themes of volunteerism, patriotism and recreation. DAR Day on April 15 will celebrate accomplishments of the Lohmanns Ford Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. For Heritage Trail Day on April 16, the Women’s Club of Greater Lakeway, Lakeway/Hills Solos and Lakeway Newcomer’s Club will take bus tours of many of the city’s historical markers on the Heritage Trail of Lakeway, Texas. The week will continue with a Golf and Tennis Day exhibit April 17 and Women’s Club Day exhibit on April 18. The final day of Heritage Week will honor mayors, aldermen and City Council members.
April 16: Lake Travis Lions Club will meet from 6:45-8 p.m. at Live Oak Golf Clubhouse, 502 Lakeway Drive, in Lakeway.
April 17: Austin veterans consultant Allen Bergeron will discuss the Honor Flight 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, contact Tom Cain at 363-5793 or email@example.com.
April 19-20: Lake Travis High School Cavalettes will present their annual spring show “Metamorphosis: Be the Change” at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at Lake Travis High School Performing Arts Center, 3324 RM 620 S. Friday and Saturday evening’s performances will showcase dances from the award-winning Cavalettes. Saturday’s matinee will feature performances by Lake Travis and Hudson Bend middle schools and the LTHS dance programs with special performances by the Cavalettes. Special guest performances will include the LTHS Red Rubies, local dance studios, LTHS choir, LTHS cheer squad and more. Evening shows are $10 for reserved seating, $8 for general and $5 for students. Matinee shows are $8 for reserved, $5 for general and $3 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the Cavalier Activity Center starting April 10.
April 22: The Women’s Club of Greater Lakeway will feature Marjorie Burciaga, a professional image and wardrobe consultant, as well as a certified life and family coach at its next meeting in the Rio Grande Room of Lakeway Resort and Spa, 101 Lakeway Drive. Coffee will be served at 9 a.m. with the meeting at 10 a.m. Through her company, The Art of Image and Wardrobing, Burciaga helps clients develop a unique style. She has been featured at Westlake Chamber of Commerce, National Charity League, Talk Radio 1370 and Saks Fifth Avenue as a member of their External Advisory Board. She is the style writer for Influential-Magazine.com. Burciaga plans a program that will touch on basic wardrobe tips, including “savvy” shopping, as well as style, color and accessory trends for the new season. An alumna of the University of Arkansas Business School, she is the mother of three grown children. To make luncheon reservations, call Karen Morter at 261-4489 or Jill Ukeiley at 382-7414 or visit lakewaywomensclub.com.
April 24: Local home care agency Halcyon Home will present “Food for Thought: Healthy aging for the Body and Brain” 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, contact Tom Cain at 363-5793 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 24: Lake Travis Lions Club will host a Spaghetti and Jazz Fundraising Dinner from 5-8 p.m. at Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek. Lake Travis High School Jazz Band under the direction of Kenny Vise will provide the music. Proceeds from takeout or dine in dinners and a silent auction will go to Lakeway Police Department to purchase automatic external defibrillators for their new police cars. Enjoy the music and food. Tickets may be purchased at Lakeway Vision, 1700 RM 620 S., before the event for $10 for adults or at the door for $12. Tickets for children younger than 12 are $5 in advance or at the door. The event is BYOB.
April 25-27: Tickets are on sale for 50 Years of Lakeway, the Lakeway Sing Alongs’ spring show that will celebrate the city’s golden anniversary. The vocal group will present their show at 6:30 p.m. at Lakeway Activity Center. To get tickets and pick out reserved table, visit or call the Activity Center Mondays through Fridays at 105 Cross Creek or 261-1010. Tickets are $30 and include dinner catered by Mangieri’s Pizza Café plus the show. Profits from the show fund the production of the Sing Alongs’ Christmas show that supports the Lake Travis Green Santa toy drive. For information, call Joann Anderson at 261-3313.
April 27: Cavalier Classic Car Show will roar to life with 25 different car classes at Lake Travis High School, 3324 RM 620 S., in Austin. The day will start with registration from 9-10 a.m. and the show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. An awards ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Registration is $25 for the public and $15 for students. The show also will feature live music, food and an art show. All proceeds will benefit Lake Travis Cavalier Band. For information, call 533-6134 or email email@example.com.