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Psg812A Wednesday, Febmary 10, 2016 Burnet Bulletin Bumet, Texas ]! , , Bertram nterpr se Library activities All are invited to join in the Color Craze at the Library next Wednesday, Feb. 17, Marcie from 9 a.m.-noon. Activities will include a morning of Masterson : adult coloring. Relax, soothe one's self and make new friends! Coloring pages will be available, but participants should bring their own colored pencils. This Saturday night, Feb. 13, from 5:30-10 p.m., the library will hold another of its popular Parents Night Out Programs. For only $10 per child (18 months and older) the Friends of the Library will provide games, movies and snacks in a safe environment. Parents are able to drop their children off and enjoy a "date night", dinner with friends or even just shopping without the worry of also keeping an eye on a child. The library has provided this service several times recently, and it has been met with popularity. Space is lim- ited, however, so call the library at 512=355-2113 to reserve a spot. Friends of the Library remind members that their dues should be paid in February. For those who can, stop them by at the Library or mail a check to: Joann Cole Mitte Memorial Library, 170 North Gabriel, Bertram, TX 78605. Those sending dues by mail are asked to be sure to include their names, address, phone numbers and email addresses for the membership directory. And, also to indicate which membership of the fol- lowing is being chosen: Individual membership, $5; Family membership, $10; Business membership, $25; Individual Lifetime, $100; or Family Lifetime, $150. Ministry Alliance sets Soup Supper On Friday, Feb. 19, sup- porters will be able to enjoy a great meal, visit with friends Out and About in Bertram and neighbors and enjoy won- derful entertainment, all while helping the needy in our area. That's because that is the date chosen for the Bertram Ministry Alliance Annual Soup Supper and Silent Auction. The event will run from 5- 7 p.m. at the Bertram Elementary School cafeteria. The Alliance is comprised of six Bertram churches: Church of Christ, Cumberland Presbyterian, First Baptist, First Christian DOC, First United Methodist and One Desire Church. Together, they raise money and help the needy with their water bills. Next week's supper will feature soups and desserts from some of Bertram's best cooks, so prepare those taste buds to be impressed! The price for the all-you-can-eat supper is $7 per adult and $2 per child 12 years and younger. Drinks will be fur- nished and desserts are $1 each. The silent auction fea- tures some very nice items, including a new circular saw donated by Bertram Hardware, jewelry, framed numbered prints, gift certifi- cates from local eateries such as Hwy 29 BBQ, and much more. Make plans to attend and bring family, friends and neighbors to help out in this most worthy cause. Those who cannot attend, but who would still like to contribute 'Nigh O MARCIE MASTERSON/BURNET BULLETIN Bertram's Prairie Flower Garden Club members pause to take in the greenhouse at Bertram Elementary School dur- ing a visit last Wednesday, Feb. 3. Front and center is Virginia Downing, director of the ACE afterschool enrichment gardening program, and the person who is in charge of the greenhouse. may add money to their water bills or contribute a check for the purpose to any of the churches listed above. Gardening Today, Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 10:30 a.m., Master Gardener Rosalyn Lackey will present a free program entitled "You too can grow artichokes" in the Library Meeting Room. All are invited. Purple Martins Many of our Bertram area residents enjoy the presence of purple martins each year. They'll be back soon! The average arrival date of the martin scouts for Central Texas is Feb. 15; with the main flocks arriving later in March. For those who haven't done so, now is the time to clean out the martin houses and make ready for our incoming flocks. That's all the news for this week. Email marcimaster- son@gmail.com with items of interest for this column. The deadline is always on Saturday. Proven Leadership! -Integrity .Experienced Conservative Republican I Am Uniquely Q "The Bumet County Sheriff's Office is in desperoto need of o strong leoder and one thor wilt take them in o new direction. I hove been privileged to serve the Citizens of 8umet (ounty since l Y89 end with your vote I will foithfully continue to do so/" 22 year career as a Texas 8 year career as rrwt Jtn e of the Peace Criminal Justice Degree Proficient in courtroom precedures Recipient of Wallace Rlddell "Excellence In Law Enforcement" award Early Voting February 16th-26th, 2016 f| Cttlzens for Cslvln lloyd for Sheriff CALVIN OOUNTY iii:i %:~iiiiiiiiii!ii~iii!i~ [ 518 Hwy 281 Marble Vails 830-693-2212 i , 101 S Water Burnet 512 756-8748 t It, d www.salems-jewelry com