February – March 2014
Cub Scouts tackling hunger with food drive on Feb. 1
Liberty Hill Cub Scout Pack 196 is sponsoring a food drive to benefit Operation Liberty Hill in conjunction with a Central Texas effort to tackle hunger on Super Bowl weekend.
Scouts will collect food donations in various Liberty Hill neighborhoods beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Items may also be dropped off at a donation barrel at Parkers Corner Market. Items collected will be taken to Operation Liberty Hill for distribution to families in need.
Liberty Hill subdivisions participating in the food drive include Sundance Ranch, Sundance Estates, Boulderwood, Carrington Ranch, Gabriel’s Overlook, Rancho Sienna, Saratoga Springs and Stonewall Ranch. Residents may bag donated items and place them on the curb outside their residence by 10 a.m. Feb. 1 and scouts will stop by to collect them.
Operation Liberty Hill is in need of the following items: canned chicken, Hamburger Helper, Chicken Helper, Tuna Helper, refried beans, sloppy joe sauce, spaghetti noodles, deoderant, shampoo, toothpaste, cereal, instant oatmeal, Poptarts, pudding cups, crackers, jelly (plastic), ketchup, mayonnaise.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Liberty Hill Public Library, 335 Loop 332.
It’s far more than just a birthday party for the celebrated, bigger than life author. It’s a festive canine carnival along with cool games, craft-making, a photo booth for silly photo opportunities, a colorful dog costume contest and plenty of Dr. Seuss story readings. The event is free and open to kids of all ages.
Nine area animal rescues and sanctuaries including Wee Rescue, Small Chance Rescue, Texas Humane Heroes, Westie Rescue Austin and the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter will be present.
Among the animals participating are three dogs from the West explosion being sheltered at the Stray Acres Sanctuary and Animal Rescue in Bertram.
The event is part of a national celebration, Reading Across America, held in honor of Dr. Seuss whose birthday was March 2. He would have turned 110.
Sale benefits mission trip
BERTRAM — First Baptist Church of Bertram will host a yard and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the church, 325 S. Gabriel in Bertram.
Proceeds from the sale benefit a youth mission trip to Spain in June.
Trek Back in Time during Spring Break
Grace Alive Church is hosting “Trek Back in Time,” a wilderness escape Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 10-14.
The Spring Break event will explore what life was like for the ancient Israelites. Children will craft projects, play games and try new foods.
Registration is from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon Saturday, March 8. For more information, call Pam Pousson at (512) 565-2153.
The event will be held at Grace Alive Church, 16030 W. State Highway 29 in Liberty Hill.
Liberty Hill Garden Club meets March 11
The Liberty Hill Garden Club will meet Tuesday, March 11, at the VFW, 102 E. Myrtle Street, Liberty Hill. The meeting will begin with coffee at 9:15 a.m. The speaker will be Hank Belopavlovich, who will speak about Container Gardening.
Belopavlovich is a Williamson County Master Gardener, a Certified Square Foot Garden Teacher, and assists in the Junior Master Gardener Program. He is also a member of the Georgetown Garden Club.
The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the speaker at 11 a.m. The public is cordially invited to attend.
Members are asked to also bring non-perishable food items for donation to Operation Liberty Hill food pantry.
For more information, contact Dephanie Cates, (512) 970-2627, firstname.lastname@example.org.
VFW Pancake Supper
The Liberty Hill VFW will host its monthly Pancake Supper from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 18.
The all-you-can-eat supper features pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice for $5 per person or $15 maximum for families.
The Pancake Supper, a monthly fundraiser for the VFW, is held on the third Tuesday evening of each month.
This month’s co-host is Liberty Hill 4H.
Liberty Hill’s Got Talent benefits Project Graduation
The Fifth Annual Liberty Hill’s Got Talent show will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the new Liberty Hill High School Auditorium.
With more variety than ever (solo singers, dance routines, a gymnast, and singer/songwriters), the show is sure to please the entire family. This year, the event also features a silent auction that boasts over $8,000 in prizes to be won!
The handpicked judges are prominent entertainers whose vast experience from music to television is sure to make for an exciting competition.
Proceeds from the show go to LHHS Project Graduation 2014. Project Graduation is a private organization operated by parent and community volunteers. Its sole purpose is to provide an alcohol and drug-free, parent-monitored event for graduating seniors to celebrate their accomplishments in a safe and fun environment following the graduation ceremony from Liberty Hill High School.
Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased in advance at Tina’s Cottage, Simply Home, or from Ms. Knapik at the high school in room 203. Also in the foyer of the high school cafeteria the week of March 24-28 during the lunches. In addition, you may contact Jennifer Ferrell at Ferrell_jennifer@yahoo.com to make arrangements to get tickets.