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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Frida Kahlo Exhibit

September 19 - 24, 2016

Come see brilliant reproductions of some of Frida Kahlo's best-known paintings, and learn about her life, her art, and the cultural history of Mexico.  During this exhibit, you can take an art class, enjoy a bilingual cooking demonstration, participate in a Frida scavenger hunt, learn about Guatemalan textiles in Frida's wardrobe, or watch a documentary about her life. Whatever you do, you'll come away enriched by the life of this colorful and intriguing artist.

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About the Westside

The Westside Community Center (WCC) was acquired by the City of New Braunfels in August 2011.  Its 9000 square feet hold a lot!

  • Full court gymnasium
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Lunchroom
  • Meeting rooms
  • Public library branch

The WCC caters to individuals of all ages and offers programming for the local communitiy and the City of New Braunfels.

The center is adminstered under the New Braunfels Public Library and the Parks and Recreation Department.

Westside Community Calendar

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Check out the "Fun Things in Life" Program Guide

Core Values

Inclusive Lifelong Learning

Community Outreach

Health & Wellness

Mission Statement

Through community outreach, the Westside Community Center will improve lives by providing resources and an inclusive environment for lifelong learning, health, and wellness.

       

Vision Statement

The WCC will impact New Braunfels as a comprehensive resource maximizing individual potential with dynamic and diverse community collaboration for learning, laughing, and living.

Learn

Laugh

Live

Community Garden

Additional raised garden beds courtesy of grant from Whole Foods

 

  • Community Garden Art

Walking Book Club at the Westside

Walking Book Club

Every Thursday,  12:15 - 1 pm

Westside Community Center, 2932 S. IH 35

We're listening to Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life by Jason Hanson.

Remember, twenty times around the gym = 1 mile!

For more information call 221-4316.

The intrepid walkers who hiked the Appalachian Trail (vicariously!) while listening to Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods.

Mobile Food Pantry

 

The City of New Braunfels and The San Antonio Food Bank partner

together every 1st and 3rd Friday to provide food to families and individuals

in need.  This is YOUR time to VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Check-in inside the WCC gym at the following times/dates:

August 5th and August 19th (8:45am)

Distribution starts at 10am.  Thank you in advance for your outreach!!!

WCC Map

From downtown New Braunfels take San Antonio St. towards Walnut. Cross Walnut Ave. and continue on San Antonio St.  Once you pass Live Oak Ave. veer to the right on San Antonio St.  Continue on San Antonio. Lone Star Elementary will be on your left. Continue to S. Krueger Ave.  Turn left at Krueger and go two blocks pass Centro Med and turn into the Westside Community Center parking lot to the right.

From San Antonio: Going North on I35, take exit 185, and take a u-turn under I35 and take the southbound frontage road.  Stay on the frontage road and pass West End and Krueger Ave.  Look for the City of New Braunfels digital sign and turn into the community center parking lot. The community center is a two-story beige building.

From Austin:  Going South on I35, take exit 185 and stay on the southbound frontage road. Continue through the four way stop and pass Monterey Cafe on your right.  Stay on the frontage road and pass West End and Krueger Ave.  Look for the City of New Braunfels digital sign and turn into the community center parking lot.  The community center is a two-story beige building.

 

Contact

Jennifer Hernandez   

Outreach Coordinator

(830) 221-4630

Email

Westside Community Center

2932 S. IH 35 Frontage Road

New Braunfels, Texas  78130                                                                                                                                                                                                

WCC Library

Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Noon - 8 pm
Wednesday: Noon - 8 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 5 pm
Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm

The WCC Library is a branch of the New Braunfels Public Library, so you can do everything here that you could do there!

  • Check out books and movies
  • Pick up items on reserve
  • Use the public access computers
  • Use the free wi-fi
  • Copy, scan, and fax documents
  • Read magazines and newspapers
  • Go to children's storytimes
  • Pick up Mobile Food Pantry vouchers
  • Pick up free green waste bags
  • Save money by using our Coupon Library

And you can return your library books outside or inside!

 

 

Community Art Projects

Some 2016 Earth Day Paperbag Contest Winners

 

Earth Day Grocery Bag Decorating Contest accepting entries through April 21.  Judging on April 22. Pick up a paper bag at the WCC today!

Mural made by Lone Star Elementary School Students during the Diego Rivera Exhibit

Butterfly mural created by patrons and staff

Free Fitness for All

700 East Common Street, New Braunfels, TX, 78130    •    Phone: (830) 221-4300    •    SMS: (830) 253-4804    •    Fax: (830) 608-2154