DIGEST – April 25-May 4
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 |
April 25: Rotary Club of Lakeway/Lake Travis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at Fore restaurant, 900 RM 620 S. in Lakeway. Today’s presentation is from Sheila Allee, who will discuss how to write and publish personal stories. Join Lakeway’s leaders for a full lunch buffet. Cost is $19. For information, call club President Patrick Easter at 585-1000 or visit lakewayrotary.org.
April 25: Dr. David Calvo, board certified in orthopedic surgery, will present “Causes and Treatments for Knee and Hip Pain” at a free seminar from 6-8 p.m. in the Lower Level 1 Lobby at Lakeway Regional Medical Center, 101 Medical Parkway. Calvo’s educational series will cover the anatomy of the hip and knee, common causes of joint pain and simple steps to take to lessen the likelihood of a hip or knee injury. He also will discuss effective non-surgical treatments for joint pain, as well as the latest innovative joint replacement procedures. Reserve a spot by emailing RSVP@lakewayregional.com. For information, call 571-5000.
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 25: Lake Travis school district will host a School Attendance Zone Advisory Committee public meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Lake Travis High School Performing Arts Center, 3324 RM 620 S. The district will take public comment on proposed attendance rezoning, and various attendance zone options will be presented. For information, visit ltisdschools.org/attendancezones.
April 26 and 27: The Friends of the Lake Travis Community Library will have an indoor $10-a-bag book sale from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the Library Meeting Room, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, in Lakeway. Bags will be provided. Patrons can shop for new and used books, videos, DVDs, books on tape, children’s books, antique and collectible books that have been donated to the library. For details, call the library at 263-2885.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 27: Lakeway Police Department will once again team up with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Austin Tactical Division Squad to conduct a fourth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lakeway Police Department, 104 Cross Creek. The event will provide a venue for city residents and others who want to dispose of unwanted and unused medications. The free collection will be quick, convenient, and secure, supervised by law enforcement. It will be open to the public; no appointments are necessary.
April 27: Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will bring SpringFest back to Bee Cave at 11 a.m. at The Backyard at Bee Cave, a new venue for the sixth annual event. SpringFest will be filled with shopping, food, music and fun for the whole family at the free one-day community festival. The lineup of performing arts and live music includes PAIYH Dance Studios, TexARTS, Carson Brock and The Effect, The Loose Wheels, The Camille Sanders Band, Two Tons of Steel and The Derailers. Stroll through 150-plus local and regional artisan vendor booths for an experience that is only found in south Lake Travis. Children have hours of fun playing in the KidZone for a nominal fee. Visit the Boat Expo with watercraft from local boat-related vendors. Parking will be $10 per vehicle. For information on live music show times, vendor and barbecue cook off applications for SpringFest, visit laketravisspringfest.com. For information, contact the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce office at email@example.com or 263-5833.
April 27: Parents of Lakeway Elementary School children are at full gallop to sell tickets to The Mustang Derby annual fundraiser from 6:30-11 p.m. to benefit the school at the Flintrock Falls Clubhouse in The Hills. The Mustang Derby will be a “Kentucky Derby” styled event featuring fabulous hats, southern refreshments, then dancing into the night. Tickets are available at Lakeway Elementary School. For information, call 533-6350.
April 29: Early voting begins for the May 11 joint general and special elections that include propositions and city council races. Early voting ends May 7. Vote during the early voting period at any of the regular or mobile early voting locations around the county. Early voting hours at Randalls Lakeway, 2301 RM 620 S., will be 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon- 6 p.m. Sundays. Bee Cave City Hall, 4000 Galleria Parkway, will only have early voting from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 4. The cities of Lakeway and Bee Cave, Lake Travis school district and Emergency Services District No. 8 (Pedernales Fire Department) all have ballot items for specific precincts. Voters may check their registration status and find the list of districts and local entities that they are eligible to vote for at traviscountytax.org. The cities of Lakeway and Bee Cave, Lake Travis school district and Emergency Services District No. 8 (Pedernales Fire Department) all have ballot items for specific precincts. Voters may check their registration status and find the list of districts and local entities that they are eligible to vote for at traviscountytax.org.
May 1: S.V. Sreenivasan, a University of Texas professor, will present “Inventors of the Year – Nanolithography” 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.
May 4: Lakeway Regional Medical Center invites everyone to its one-year anniversary celebration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the hospital’s lower level garage, 100 Medical Parkway, in Lakeway. The free event will have a Kids Zone with inflatables and balloon creations, face painting, free food, band performances, door prizes and promotional giveaways. For information, call 571-5470.
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