Posted on: March 27, 2017

Parks and Recreation Debuts Online Registration

Parks and Recreation is offering citizens online registration, beginning with summer 2017 activities that open for registration this spring. Families can view class information, check availability, register and pay online at

program registration will begin Monday, April 3rd at 8:00 a.m.Families wanting to utilize the new software on April 3rd for
programs/camps that fill up quickly will want to setup an account prior toregistering for programs online, so the webs...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Cemetery Semi-Annual Clean Up Scheduled for Week of April 3rd

The Parks and Recreation Department, along with Maintenance Management Contracting Services, has scheduled this year's semi-annual cemetery cleanup for the week of April 3rd. Cleanup will be take place in both the New Braunfels and Comal Cemeteries and

include the removal of materials not in compliance with
the City's ordinance, as well as tree and hedge trimming.<_o3a_p>

PerCity Ordinance, section 26-6, temporary markers or ornaments are not allowed.
The ordinance also states that all natural or artifi...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Street Maintenance Mill and Overlay Resurfacing

City of New Braunfels has announced that potential traffic delays are to be expected on the following streets while they are being resurfaced as part of the City’s yearly maintenance program:
· Hayselton Ave. from Dallas St. to W. Edgewater Terrace


  • Lakeview Blvd. from E. Austin St. to E. Torrey St.<_o3a_p>
  • E. Austin St. from N. Union Ave. to Lakeview Blvd.<_o3a_p>
  • Napoleon St. from Comal Ave. to S. Market St.·<_o3a_p>
  • Daffodil Ln. from Gardenia Dr. to Narcissus Blvd.<_o3a_p>
  • Klingemann from N. Union Ave. to Elizabeth Ave....
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Posted on: March 22, 2017

City Seeks Input on Goals for Envision New Braunfels

The City of New Braunfels is inviting the community to help provide goals for Envision New Braunfels, the long-range community Comprehensive Plan currently underway. “If you were not able to attend the Goals Workshop held on March 6th at the Civic/

Convention Center, not to worry.  You can provide your input
online,” noted Christopher Looney, the City’s Planning and CommunityDevelopment Director.<_o3a_p>

Goals drafted at the workshop have been uploaded to the Comprehensive Plan
website a...

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Provide input & learn more here...
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Teams Sought for Thru the Chute Boat Race

The Parks and Recreation Department invites contestants to design and build their own cardboard boats and race them down the City Tube Chute in the seventh annual Thru the Chute Boat Race and River Expo. The event kicks off at 10AM on Saturday, April 29th

at the City of New Braunfels
Tube Chute in Prince Solms Park.

“Categories forentries include both Novice and Expert classifications,” said Robin Kunkel,
Recreation Manager. “Awards given in the novice category include Spir...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Volunteers Sought for Geronimo/Alligator Creeks Clean Up Event

Volunteers participants are needed for the 5th annual Geronimo/Alligator Creeks Clean Up Event scheduled for Saturday, April 8th from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
“This is a fun time to get out in the community and make a difference,”

New Braunfels Watershed Program Manager Mark Enders.  “Everyone thatparticipates will be provided with clean up supplies, and those that register
by March 24th will receive a special event t-shirt and breakfastrefreshments.”<_o3a_p>


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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Community Recreation Center Update

Check out this video for an update on the progress of your new, Community Recreation Center - 345 Landa Street! And subscribe to our YouTube channel for access to videos about City-related topics in New Braunfels!

Community Recreation Center - March 2017
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Spring Sounds - Free Concert Series at Fischer Park

The Parks and Recreation Department will host a free concert series, Spring Sounds, at Fischer Park. The events will be held at the Fischer Park Amphitheater and all shows are free to the public and begin at 4 PM on Sundays, March 19th - April 9th.

Fischer Park is located at the corner of
County Line Road and McQueeney Road, with entrances off of both streets.<_o3a_p>

The series will kick off with Gerry T. Burns, playing avariety of music, including tunes by Neil Young, James Taylor and jazz arra...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Read Across Texas

The New Braunfels Public Library is participating in Read Across Texas – a Texas wide reading initiative sponsored by the Texas State Library and Archives and the Texas Center for the Book. This initiative encourages communities to read similar books

and engage in tough but important conversations about a
particular topic each year.  This year’s topic is “The VeteranExperience,” and Read Across Texas is inviting Texans to discuss what happens
when veterans come home.<_o3a_p>

For the ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Teen Court Academy at Municipal Court

New Braunfels Municipal Court is offering its second Teen Court Academy beginning April 19th. The academy will consist of nine sessions that will be held Wednesday evenings at Court. Teenagers will receive education in topics such as ethics, the court

system, trial processes,
case preparation, rules of evidence, direct and cross examination, criminaloffenses and punishment, opening and closing statements, roles of attorneys,
public speaking, objections and perjury, resume writing, interviewing and ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Gardening Sessions & Cooking Classes at the Westside Community Center

The Westside Community Center and Texas AgriLife Extension are teaming up for some pretty amazing gardening and cooking outreach programming in the month of February and March.

“We are beyond thrilled to be bringing so many special events to our community
residents in February and March,” said Jennifer Hernandez, Westside OutreachCoordinator.  “The partnership between the City of New Bra...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Wellness Wednesdays at the Library

The New Braunfels Public Library is starting a new monthly program called Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness Wednesdays will occur on the third Wednesday of each month, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the main library location - 700 E. Common Street.

Each month the library will host a new fitness program for patrons to
try.  Scheduled to date:<_o3a_p>

·      February 15th: Laughter Yoga<_o3a_p>

·      March 15th: Tai Chi<_o3a_p>

·      April 19th: Zum...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan Website Unveiled

The City of New Braunfels is embarking upon the first update to its community-wide Comprehensive Plan since 2006. The Comprehensive Plan is a citizen driven process that outlines community goals and objectives for long range decision making.

The New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan, dubbed Envision New Braunfels: A
Special Place by Design
, is featured on a new website so the public canstay up to date and obtain information about the plan and the process as the
community effort moves along. &a...

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Comprehensive Plan Website...
Posted on: January 23, 2017

New Braunfels Participates in IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge

The City of New Braunfels is participating in the statewide health initiative IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge.

 The IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, is a free competition in which Texas communities compete to see which one can demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living. 

"We are excited to join in the challenge and I encourage our...

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