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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Free Resident Comal River-Area Parking Passes Available

Free Comal River-area parking passes are now available for New Braunfels residents. Free parking for residents will be valid at the parking lot on Elizabeth Avenue and along Hinman Island Drive and E. San Antonio St.

The pass is not valid for the Prince Solms Park parking lot.

To park for free in the designated areas, residents use a code in the ParkMobile app. To obtain the code, residents visit the Parks and Recreation Administrative office at 110 Golf Course Rd. (an...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Founder's Day & Easter Holiday Schedule

Here is closure information for City facilities for the upcoming Founder’s Day holiday on Friday, April 19th through Easter Sunday:

  • City Hall – closed
  • Public Library – closed
  • RIOmobile – will not run Friday, April 19th or Saturday, April 20th
  • Das Rec – closed Sunday, April 21st, but OPEN on Friday, April 19th
  • Westside Community Center – cl...
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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Westside Community Center & NBU Partner for Earth Day Festivities

The Westside Community Center and New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) are teaming up again this year to host a family-friendly Earth Day celebration on Monday, April 22, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Westside Community Center (WCC).

“Throughout the year, NBU’s Environmental Affairs teams host conservation events to teach the importance of conserving our natural resources,” said NBU Environmental Affairs Manager Suzanne Williams. “The Earth Day ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Library Art Show Honors Canyon High Students’ Work

In recognition of Love My Library Month this past February, Canyon High School art students undertook a unique project: creating art pieces that incorporated actual books. Work was donated from students in Art I, Drawing II and III, and Printmaking I

classes taught by Joy Hill, Elise Galperin, and Mirriam Blackwell. On Tuesday, April 23, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., those students’ works will be on display in an Art Show and Reception at the New Braunfels Public Library, located at 700 E. Common ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Library Program Offers Adult Aid through Job Adult Education Help Program

Adults seeking a change or a start to a new career or needing help with a tricky school subject are invited to stop by the New Braunfels Public Library, located at 700 E. Common St., on Sat., April 27th, between 10AM and 1PM for an Adult Job & Homework

Help program.

“Libraries are places of lifelong learning, and it is our mission to provide resources to our community members who are trying to navigate the deep waters of education and employment,” said Adult Services Librarian Jodi Br...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

One-Stop Counter Temporarily Closing on Wednesday Afternoons

The Planning and Community Development Department and Public Works Department will close the development services customer counter at City Hall early on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. These new hours will begin this coming Wednesday, April 10th,

and last for six weeks as staff works to implement improvements to the permitting software and systems.

“We will be utilizing these six Wednesday afternoons for inter-departmental collaboration on plan reviews, training and permit software enhanc...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Hark! Library Doth Play Host to Shakespeare Ensemble

Take note — Texas State University’s Shakespeare Ensemble will perform Much Ado About Nothing at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26th, at the New Braunfels Public Library, located at 700 E. Common St.

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy in five acts written as William Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career.

“Nick Lawson, a lecturer in the department of theatre and dance at Texas State University, approached me about offering this ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Westside Community Center Hosts 5-week Healthy Aging Program

Growing older is the natural course of life for all of us. While some may prefer to wing it, for those who’d like more guidance there will be a 5-session program beginning Monday, April 8th, at the Westside Community Center,

located at 2932 S. IH-35 Frontage Rd.

‘Be Well, Live Well: A Program on Healthy Aging’ aims to teach its attendees how to reduce their risk for disease and engage in a healthy lifestyle. Connie Sheppard, of the Texas A&M AgriLife Ex...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Das Rec 2019 Fee Assistance Applications Available

The City Parks and Recreation Department 2019 Das Rec Fee Assistance Program applications are available now and will be accepted April 1st through April 30th. Applications must be completed with the appropriate support documentation to be considered.

The Das Rec Fee Assistance Program allows New Braunfels residents with financial hardship the opportunity to experience Das Rec memberships, programs and services at a reduced rate. Awards are based on income and family size, and are available to anyone w...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

2019 Bond Special Election Called

On Monday, February 11th, New Braunfels City Council voted unanimously to call a Bond Program Special Election on May 4, 2019. The election is the culmination of a one-year development process that included

the formation of a City Council appointed Bond Advisory Committee (BAC), sixteen public input meetings, preliminary engineering reports and cost projections, vetting and ranking on an initial slate of potential projects by the BAC, and final selection by ...

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