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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Temporary Elizabeth Ave. Closure

Potential traffic delays are to be expected due to a temporary closure of Elizabeth Avenue, from Landa Park Drive through Hinman Island Drive, beginning Tuesday, July 29th through Thursday, July 31st, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

This closure (to through traffic) will help facilitate the removal of the roof structure on the Park and Recreation Department’s maintenance warehouse, which is undergoing renovation.

Traffic from Landa Park Drive will be... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Volunteer Orientation

The Library will hold a Volunteer Orientation for the upcoming Maker Faire on Friday, July 25th at 5PM in the Library’s Large Meeting Room. The session will last for two hours, and any person interested in helping with the event the following week

must attend this mandatory orientation. The Faire is scheduled for Saturday, August 2nd at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volunteers must be at least 13 years of age, and those between... Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2014

Free Pool Power Hour for Special Needs Children

This Saturday, June 14th, will kick off the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department’s Pool Power Hour program for children with special needs. On designated Saturday mornings, beginning June 14th through August 2nd from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m....

... the Landa Park Aquatic Complex zero depth pool will be open for children with special needs and their parents at no cost.

“We are excited to be offering this program for the second year,” says Robin Kunkel,... Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2014

Mini Maker Faire Aug. 2nd

The first annual New Braunfels Mini Maker Faire is scheduled for Saturday, August 2nd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center. This event is a free, family-friendly festival celebrating creativity, innovation, and discovery.

“This event will join the roster of other Maker Faires across the nation, offering a chance for community members to celebrate do-it-yourself creativity and tinkering and to see what others in the community are making and... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2014

HCP Projects On Hold

Drought Causes Edwards Aquifer Region’s Habitat Conservation Plan to Trigger “Provision M”
All work being done around Comal Springs is stopped for Fish and Wildlife review.

Lower flows in the Comal Springs caused by the ongoing drought have stopped work projects in New Braunfels associated with the Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) until officials can ensure no damage is being done to endangered... Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2014

May Sales Tax Received Reflects Increase

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of 17.7% in sales taxes received for the month of May 2014 sales compared to the same month last year.

The increase is driven significantly by an audit adjustment by the state of approximately $244,000 that was included in the payment. The tax from May sales without any audit or other month’s adjustment increased by a lower... Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Parks Maintenance Building Remodel Project

The building is located at 180 Landa Park Drive in Landa Park and is utilized as a maintenance facility for the Landa Park Golf Course and the Parks and Recreation Department.

The scope of work includes demolition of the existing roof and asphalt flooring, construction of a new roof and concrete flooring, overhead door replacement and lighting improvements. The project is expected to take 120 days... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2014

National Parks & Recreation Month

July is National Parks and Recreation Month and thousands of individuals across the country will celebrate Parks and Recreation. This year’s theme is “OUT is IN,” challenging everyone to get out and visit their community parks during the month of July.

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) is celebrating by offering buy one, get one free admission for the entire month of July on the following days and attractions:
• Mondays, Landa Park Paddle... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Farmers' Markets Scheduled at Westside

The City of New Braunfels will host a Farmers’ Market on Friday, June 27th at the Westside Community Center from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Mobile Food Pantry. In an effort to make fresh, nutritious food available to everyone...

... the City is partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank and local farmers to provide this service free of charge to qualified seniors and families in need through the Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program and the WIC... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2014

Mobile Food Pantry Summer Schedule Announced

The Mobile Food Pantry distributions scheduled at the Westside Community Center for this Friday, June 20th, and for the months of July and August, will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

In addition, the Mobile Food Pantry event for the first week of July will be held on Thursday, July 3rd.

“We’ve adjusted the Food Pantry schedule from early afternoon to late morning during the hottest months of the year... Read on...