Event: 2015 National Night Out

Waterleaf Falls
National Night Out 2015

Old Time Carnival & Magic Show
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Step right up and join the fun! Our annual National Night Out celebration is here!

Join us from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm for a hot dog dinner.

At 7:15 pm, we will have entertainment provided by magician John O’Bryant until 8:00 pm.

We will be giving out door prizes all night. (Must be present to win).

There is also a Carnival Costume Contest, so come dressed in your clown, strongman, popcorn, or other carnival favorite costume for your chance to win. One prize for adults and one for children.

Kyle and Hays law enforcement officials will be in attendance as their schedule allows, so come out and say hello and thank them for their service to our community.

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October 2015 Newsletter

For the PDF version of the newsletter, click here: CommunityNewsletter Oct 15

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To All of Our Neighbors: 

It’s time to say goodbye to the warm Summer sun and hello to the crisp Fall weather and fun family activities. Since the Fall season is upon us this means that ALL of our Committees will need more help than ever with all of the awesome events that are coming! The more volunteers we have the bigger, better and smoother the events will be for everyone.

Right around the corner on October 6th, our very own Neighborhood Watch Committee will be hosting our National Night Out event, an “Old Time Carnival and Magic Show!” So put it on your calendar as we look forward to seeing everyone there while making new friends and new memories. This will be one of our biggest events of the year and Neighborhood Watch is asking for volunteers to help make this event a success. If you haven’t stepped up yet to help, this is a great opportunity to get your feet wet and see how you can help your community have more events like these!

The Social Committee will be also be hosting two Halloween Spooktacular events for ALL the Ghouls and Zombies here in Waterleaf. This year we will have our first event for our children with special needs to give them some time of their own away from the other Monsters, Super Heroes and Princesses, followed by our regularly scheduled event for everyone else.

Keep in mind that Halloween will be on a Saturday this year, and we all know how crazy all holiday events can get on a weekend, so please be mindful of the little ones running around that may not be paying attention to anything but getting their candy fixes. PLEASE keep your speeds low and your eyes open.

As always we would like to welcome all the new residents of Waterleaf Falls. We are confident that you will love your new community as much as we do, and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to email us at the email addresses listed below.

David, Tracy, Jason, Darla, and Megan
Your Resident Board Members

 

Community Calendar

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Date to Bait — Fire Ant Suppression

Sick of those pesky fire ants that invade your yard? Then participate in the fire ant suppression program developed and organized by Boy Scout Craig Harris. This young man is working on his E agle Scout project.

Pledge today to join your neighbors in treating lawns throughout Kyle the weekend before Halloween, Oct. 23 – 25, so we can take back our lawns.

While this is not a city-sponsored program, our Parks & Recreation Department supports Craig’s initiative. Learn more about Craig’s fire ant suppression at www.kyledatetobait.com.

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Halloween for ALL!

As you begin to prepare for Halloween, we’d like to remind you to think about the Trick-or-Treat Project and The Teal Pumpkin. Both programs ask you to include non-edible gifts to your goodie baskets. No need to ditch the candy, just add some stickers, glow bracelets, bubbles, crayons, or any other small gifts so that everyone has an equal chance to participate! There are a number of reasons that a child might not be able to eat candy (food allergies, dietary restrictions, feeding tubes, diabetes, etc), but that does not mean they should sit out during all the fun of the season.

If you are participating in the Trick-or-treat Project or the Teal Pumpkin, you can easily let neighbors know by printing out one of these badges or by placing a teal painted pumpkin outside your door. (Note: The first page is a sheet of labels for your child to wear to let people know they prefer non-food treats. This is especially helpful for those who have a non-verbal child. The other pages are two window decals you can use to let kids know you are also passing out non-food treats.)

Participation in our neighborhood for both of these programs has grown immensely in the past couple of years and we have repeatedly had a number of parents reach out and say how much they appreciate participation and how much it meant to their child to truly be able to enjoy the evening.

Thank you for making a difference, Waterleaf!

 

Trick-or-Treat Do’s and Don’ts

Do: 

  • Be aware of your surroundings! Watch for cars, look both ways before you cross the street.
  • Carry a flashlight to light your way as the sun goes down.
  • Use your manners! Say thank you after someone gives you a treat.
  • DRIVERS: DRIVE SLOW!! Watch out for the little ghouls and goblins!
  • Turn your porch light OFF if you do not wish to participate.

Don’t: 

  • Go to houses where the porch light is off. This signifies that the person is not home or not participating. Please DO be respectful.
  • Knock or ring the doorbell over and over. Give the person time to answer the door!
  • Make a mess in your neighbor’s yards. They worked hard to decorate, do not destroy decorations or leave candy wrappers on the ground. –
  • Get in to any cars with strangers!

What time does the fun start? 

While there is no set time, Waterleaf trick-or-treaters have started around 6pm in years past. Traditionally, the fun starts at dusk just when it starts to get dark. Use your best judgment and be mindful of neighbors’ schedules.

 

 

UpcomingEvents

Kyle Fair and Music Festival
October 8th, 9th, & 10th
Central Texas Speedway

Thursday

Gates open at 5:00pm. Bring the whole family out for a fun filled afternoon.

Carnival Sneak Peek: $1 Rides, No wristband required. Go Karting

Concert for a Cause: DJ Versus Dance Party 6-9 p.m. Carnvial ends at 10 p.m.

Friday

5pm: Carnival Opens

6pm-7:45pm: Denny Herrin Band

8p-10pm: The People Choice Band Band

11pm: Carnival Closes

All Day Carnival ride wristbands are $25 each

Saturday

Don’t worry, if you missed out on the fun from Thursday and Friday, the carnival will still be running!

2:00 pm Carnival Opens (All Day Ride Wristbands are $25 each)

Free Entry To the Music!

2:30pm-4:30pm- Texas Hot Swing Band

4:45pm 6:45pm- JT Coldfire Band

7pm- 11pm- SA Lights Journey Tribute Band

 

Kyle Founders’ Day Parade
Saturday, October 17, 2015 – 10:00 am
Gregg-Clarke Park

The town of Kyle was platted and the first lots sold sometime around the 15th of October, 1880. Parades through downtown around the middle of October have been a tradition since. The tradition lives on as we reflect and recognize the many founders of this great town.

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, beginning at 10am, the Kyle Founders’ Parade will once again pass through downtown. The parade participants will be gathering at Gregg-Clarke Park and will head east on Center Street. They will end at the Mary Kyle Hartson City Square Park’s Gazebo. When the last parade entry is at the Gazebo, all gathered are invited to sing “Happy Birthday” to Kyle and have a piece of birthday cake. Additionally, the Kyle Market Days vendors will set up for an “Encore” event from 9a – 1p on the City Square.

Best locations to watch the Kyle Founders’ Parade is on either side of Center Street between Gregg-Clarke Park and Mary Kyle Hartson City Square Park. Please stay on sidewalks or grassy areas along Center Street. Do not run into street when parade is going by.

 

 

Kyle Youth Basketball League Registration

Join us for the 2nd year of the Kyle Youth Basketball League. The Kyle Youth Basketball League operates as a Division II Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Youth Basketball League. In doing so, it opens up the opportunity for post-league play via the regional and state tournament. A copy of the TAAF Youth Basketball League Rules are attached below as well as a link to the TAAF website.

2015-2016 Season

Girls & Boys Divisions
Ages: 8U, 10U, 12U, & 14U

Ages are determined as of September 1, 2015
6 game season
Practice/Game locations are TBD
$50/child – Price includes a t-shirt for uniform

Registration will open October 6, 2015 and closes December 1, 2015.

This League is made possible with the efforts of volunteers who are committed and will help to ensure that our league is a positive influence in the lives of our children. If you are interested in volunteering your time as a coach, team parent, score keeper, etc., please indicate that on the registration form. If you do not have a child participating in the league and would like to donate your time, please call Kristin Mueller at (512)262-3937.

 

 

Committee Updates

Board  Meeting
Monday, October 5, 2015
6:30 PM – Park Pavilion

All residents are encouraged to attend and meet your new resident board members as we discuss and vote on our ideas to better our community.

HOA Inspection Dates

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

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Neighborhood Watch

Join us for our National Night Out Celebration (see below) and mark your calendars for a special event next month to help get all of our pets registered with the city of Kyle. Kyle Animal Control will be right here in Waterleaf on November 14, 2015 at 11:00 am to register pets. Not only is this the law, it can help you and your pet be reunited should they get lost!

National Night Out 2015
Old Time Carnival & Magic Show
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Step right up and join the fun! Our annual National Night Out celebration is here! Join us from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm for a hot dog dinner. At 7:15 pm, we will have entertainment provided by magician John O’Bryant until 8:00 pm. We will be giving out door prizes all night. (Must be present to win). There is also a Carnival Costume Contest, so come dressed in your clown, strongman, popcorn, or other carnival favorite costume for your chance to win. One prize for adults and one for children. Kyle and Hays law enforcement officials will be in attendance as their schedule allows, so come out and say hello and thank them for their service to our community.

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Social Committee Meeting
Friday, October 16, 2015
7:00 pm – Park Pavilion

We will be finalizing the plans for our Halloween Spooktacular event, discussing things that need to be done and tying up any loose ends. We will also be brainstorming on any fundraisers/drives we can do for the upcoming Holidays. If you have ANY IDEAS please come to the meeting and share them with us, or email them to us as well (if you can’t make it). Contact us at waterleafsocial@gmail.com if you are interested in helping or have ideas.

We are in need of volunteers to help run our Halloween event. We are looking for teens and adults who can attend the event IN COSTUME to help things run smoothly. If you are able to volunteer please attend our planning meeting so we can finalize everything for the event. Volunteers will be entered for a chance to win a gift card!! Depending on the number of volunteers, there may be more than one prize up for grabs!

Please Volunteer!

Please Volunteer!

Halloween Spooktacular
Saturday, October 24, 2015
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Park Pavilion

We will be throwing a Beast of a party for all the Waterleaf Monsters and Princesses.

From 5:00 to 6:15 will be dedicated to our neighbors with special needs. Children will be able to trunk-or-treat, paint pumpkins, and we will have a costume contest with awesome sensory bags prizes! Please feel free to stay as long as you’d like and stick around for zombie laser tag if you are able!

Then from 6:30pm to 8:30pm All other Waterleaf Goblins can enjoy the fun! WATCH OUT!!!

At dusk (around 7pm), the Zombies will rise! Join us for Zombie Apocalypse Laser tag!

Each age group will have a chance to defeat the Zombies!

Age 5 to 7 – 7:00 pm ;
Age 8 to 11 – 7:30 pm;
Age 12 and up – 8:00 pm

Don’t miss your turn!

 

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Yard of the Month

October nominations are due Friday, October 2nd.
(Prize is also given for best Halloween Decorations!)

Submit a nomination form online or email your
nominations to waterleafyardofthemonth@gmail.com

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Event: Fourth of July Community Parade

Fourth of July Parade
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Meet at 9:40 AM | Begins at 10:00 AM

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Let’s “Red, White & Blue” it up! Decorate your bikes, cars, tractors, pets (must be on leashes), and whatever else you can think of, even yourself! Scout troops, kids groups, veteran neighbors, clubs and organizations are all invited! We will also enjoy a treat after the parade.

Anyone interested in walking in the parade should meet at the City Park on Abundance Lane(435 Abundance Ln Kyle, TX 78640). Spectators can line up along the streets on the East End of Abundance, Holly Grove, and New Bridge. The Parade will leave the City Park on Abundance at 10:00 am and proceed to the LEFT to Holly Grove, then RIGHT to New Bridge, and STRAIGHT to the Waterleaf Community HOA Park at the corner of New Bridge and Sheep Trail (330 Sheep Trail Kyle, TX 78640).

Volunteers can contact waterleafneighborhoodwatch@gmail.com to get involved.

 

Yard Decorating Contest

Don’t forget Neighborhood Watch is also sponsoring a “Fourth of July Yard Decorating Contest” (This is in addition to the regular Yard of the Month Contest). Make sure your home is decorated by the morning of July 4th to be entered. The winner will receive a gift card.

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Meeting & Event: Social Committee Meeting & Movie in the Park

Social Committee Meeting
Saturday, June 6, 2015
7:30 PM – Park Pavilion

Join us to help plan more fun events for our community. Stay after the meeting for our first movie in the park to see Big Hero 6!

We would love more volunteers in the neighborhood. We have over 900 homes and only a few people planning events on a regular basis. Fresh faces bring fresh ideas and new ways to bring the community together!

 

Movie in the Park – Big Hero 6
Saturday, June 6, 2015
8:00 PM Park Pavilion

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Event: Social Committee Spring Fling

Social Committee Spring Fling
Saturday, March 28, 2015
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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Please come join us in a fun filled day! We will have an Easter egg hunt for children ages 5 and under starting at 11:15am and one for children 6 and up starting at 11:45am. We will have bounce houses, cookie decorating and a craft workshop sponsored by the Home Depot. We will also have a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny so be sure to bring your camera.  We will be providing hot dogs and beverages so bring the family out and celebrate with us!

Event: Game Night & Pot Luck

Game Night w/ Pot Luck & BYOB
Saturday, January 17, 2015
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

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Come join us for Game Night. Bring your favorite game (board game, cards, dominos, etc.) and get ready to have some fun! Also, bring a munchie to share with the group and your favorite beverage for you to enjoy. Alcohol beverage allowed, if you’re 21 years or older.

Don’t worry if it’s cold, we will have heaters. So, come see if Lady Luck shines down on you!

Reminder: Social Committee Meeting and Events

Upcoming Meeting

Social Committee
Saturday, November 8, 2014
3:00 PM – Park Pavilion

We are excited to announce that our Social Committee is up and running again, with new energetic leadership! We are planning numerous events for the coming year. We will be putting together all types of events for families, children, and adults alike.

So, come get involved with the planning of our community events and have fun doing it! Do as little or as much as you want to help. We want to make this a fun-filled neighbordhood that everyone desires to live in.

Our first committee meeting will be on Saturday, November 8 at 3:00 pm at the Park Pavilion. We will also host our first adult social event and PAWS community drive on that Saturday.

Upcoming Events

 

Wine & Beer Social Tasting Under the Stars
Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00 PM – Waterleaf Pool

Wine Beer Social Tasting

Come join us under the stars by the pool for our first Wine & Beer Social Tasting. We ask that you bring a couple bottles of wine or beers to share at the social tasting. You never know, you might find a new favorite from the tastings! If you don’t drink, bring a non-alcoholic wine or beer to share. Light music, cheese, and crackers will be provided. If you have a favorite dip, feel free to bring it.

If it is raining, don’t worry, the event will be moved into the Pavilion. It will be your chance to see how we are going to “modify” the pavilion to accommodate future social events in the rain and during cold weather.

Come share in the festivities, meet your neighbors, and maybe make a new friend!

Please Note: This event is for adults only.

 

PAWS Community Drive for our 4-legged Pals
Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

PAWS Drive

We are taking a collection to benefit PAWS Shelter of Central Texas here in Kyle. PAWS Shelter of Central Texas is a 501(C)3 non-profit, “No-Kill” facility. Please bring us any old blankets, dog and/or cat food, or any items that you wish to donate.

Here is a list of items, from the PAWS website, that are the most needed:

  • Dry kitten and adult dog food (the first ingredient must be meat. Some preferred brands: Purina One, Pro-Plan, Wellness, Evolve)
  • Cat Litter
  • Kongs, Balls, Durable Toys, Puzzle Toys
  • Cat and Dog Carriers
  • Cat Toys
  • Kuranda Beds
  • Heartworm and Flea Prevention
  • Blankets, Towels, Bath Mats
  • Martingale Collars and 6 ft leashes
  • Scratching Posts
  • Poop Bags
  • Gift Cards to Pet Supply Stores

 

November 2014 Newsletter

For the PDF version of the newsletter, please click here to save or print: Community Newsletter Nov 2014

To All of Our Neighbors:

We hope everyone had a wonderfully scary Halloween and the turnout was great. We had a great response to National Night Out with a lot of neighbors coming out and meeting each other. Unfortunately, the weather did not allow us to have the community Garage Sale, but we look forward to the spring Garage Sale with much anticipation. The Pet Chip and Treat was a success and will help us keep our pets safe and brought back home if they happen to escape. Now we look to the future and the Holiday season.

We have been working hard to be more active in our communication with the neighborhood. As you may have seen, we have installed marquee signs at each of the entrances where meeting dates and special events will be posted. Please keep an eye out for these. Meetings posted are open to all, not just active committee members. If you are interested in what a committee is doing or would like to join the committee, please attend. Neighbors are working hard to get Social Committee restarted and would love as much help as possible. This newsletter should be received by all residents in the neighborhood, not just homeowners, so if you know a neighbor who has not received a newsletter, please have them contact the Communications Committee at waterleafcommunication@gmail.com

Lastly as we enjoy family during this holiday season, please remember we will have more visitors in the community. We need to be more diligent when driving in the neighborhood for the children and slower drivers enjoying lights or who are lost. Please be careful out there.

Happy Thanksgiving and make sure you follow ALL safety precautions when frying those turkeys!

 

Tracy Scheel and David Vail

 

Nov 2014 Community Calendar

3     TRASH & COMPOST
NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING 7:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

8     SOCIAL COMMITTEE MEETING 3:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

BEER & WINE SOCIAL TASTING UNDER THE STARS 7:00 PM – POOL PAVILION

PAWS COMMUNITY DRIVE 7:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

10   TRASH & RECYCLE
WELCOME COMMITTEE PACKET DELIVERY

12   HOA INSPECTION

17   TRASH & COMPOST

20   CORE COMMITTEE MEETING 7:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

24   TRASH & RECYCLE

27   THANKSGIVING

 

Burglary Prevention – Protect Your Home and Vehicle

There have been many reports recently of neighbors having their vehicles, homes, and garages burglarized. In many cases, the home/vehicle was inadvertently left unlocked. Unfortunately, as the Holidays approach, theft will increase as thieves are looking for any and every opportunity.

Lock, Take, HideHere are some tips from Kyle Police Department to protect yourself from burglary:

  • Keep your house locked – Doors & Windows! Preferably dead bolt locks. Be sure your address is visible so the police can find you quickly.
  • Keep your Cars locked. Don’t leave items visible from windows. Computers, DVD players, cameras, purses etc.
  • Engrave Drivers license numbers on all valuables. Better yet, copy down serial numbers on computers, TV’s, Video cameras etc. If you have no serial numbers the police have no way to enter stolen items into the TCIC/NCIC system.
  • Call the police if you see something suspicious in your neighborhood. No call to the police is unimportant. Don’t think you are being overly cautious. Call us at (512) 268-3232 to make sure, or in the event of an emergency, call 911.
  • Remember the police cannot help if they don’t know. Don’t be afraid to call. You are the eyes and ears of the police. The police cannot do it alone.
  • Take note of cars or trucks and copy down license plate numbers and vehicle descriptions as well as descriptions of individuals. What type and color of shirt, coat, pants, race, height etc. Call Kyle Police Department at (512) 268-3232.

 

Donate to Our Local Food Bank

HCFB_logo hunter green (1)With the holidays upon us, let us all think about the many families in our area who do not have enough to eat. Pay it forward and consider making a donation to the Hays County Food Bank.

The HCFB accepts a wide variety of healthy, nonperishable food items including boxed, bagged, and canned food. All donated food items must be unopened and have an intact label. Canned or boxed foods that are beyond the expiration date may be accepted. Baby food, formula, and adult nutrition drinks like Ensure cannot be accepted once they are out of date. We also accept fresh produce from local farms or gardens.

 

Most needed items:

  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Rice and beans (preferably in 1-pound bags)
  • Pasta and pasta sauce
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Soups

Learn more about where to donate at haysfoodbank.org

 

EVO Entertainment Films | Lanes | Games

EVOA brand new entertainment center is coming to Kyle! EVO Entertainment is set to open on November 21st. It is located at Kyle Crossing just West of IH 35 (Behind the Shell/Schlotzkys).

According to their website, “EVO™ is a 70,000 square foot Next Generation Hybrid Entertainment Center. When complete, this evolutionary facilty will include an 11 screen movie theatre featuring a state-of-the-art viewing environment with wall-to-wall screens, crisp, clear digital projection, and enhanced digital surround sound in all auditoriums. Our movie-going guests will also have the opportunity to experience our innovative EVX | Enhanced Visual Experience auditorium. This is a large format, premium viewing experience featuring a bigger, and “badder” 60ft screen, enhanced Dolby Atmos 3D Sound which delivers a powerful and dramatic new cinema-sound listening experience, as well as more comfortable, and luxurious seating.

EVO will also house a 14 lane bowling center, equipped with the latest in Brunswick bowling technologies, a 3,000 sq ft, “casino style” arcade floor showcasing the industries latest and greatest video and redemption arcades, as well as a full scale restaurant and bar. Simply put, EVO is the evolution of entertainment.”

 

 

UpcomingEvents

 

4th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Mariachi Extravaganza Presented by Hays CISD
Saturday, November 1, 2014 10 am – 5 pm
Gregg Clarke Park – 1300 Center Park Rd Kyle

141027 mariachi flyerThis fundraising event will host a BBQ Chicken Plate, Silent Auction, Mariachi Music, Ballet Folklorico and more. This is a true celebration of our culture and community. There are over 340 mariachi student performers comprised of Lehman High Schools Los Lobos, Azul y Plata & Mariachi de Lehman, Wallace Middle School Mariachi, Simon Middle School Mariachi and Chapa Middle School Mariachi Juvenil de Armando Chapa. Special Guests include Texas State Salsa de Rio, Texas State University Mariachi, Ballet Folklorico by the Ruiz Dance Studio & Company and more adding every day!

 

Join local school and non-profit vendors as they showcase and sell Dia De Los Muertos art, host crafts for kids and carnival games! Come out for the food…come out for the music…come out and celebrate your community and culture! While you are there….check out our local vendors and get a jump start on your holiday shopping! Money raised by this event will benefit the non-profit organizations including the Hays CISD Mariachi’s!

Finding Their Way Home: Expressions of Military Service and the Journey Back
Sunday, November 9, 2014 1 pm
Hays CISD Performing Arts Center – 979 Kohlers Crossing

FREE ADMISSION This is a special event to bring together area veterans and the community through an afternoon of song, poetry, prose, and art that convey stories and emotions forged from military service. The tone of the program is driven to impact people, calling attention to the unselfish and honorable men and women who have served this great country and connect those veterans to their community. Please join us for what promises to be a rewarding experience for all! Questions? Want to participate? Want to Sponsor the event? Contact: Steve Pulis, 512-569-2615 or wayhome1@amvets115.org

 

Annual Veteran’s Day Dinner & 40’s Swing Band Hangar Dance
November 9th, 2013 Centex Hangar at the San Marcos, Texas Airport
Dinner at 6-7:30pm, Dancing at 7:30-11pm Bucket Raffle / Dance Contest

The Sentimental Journey Orchestra playing 40’s Big Band Swing music $45/person – BYOB – Beer and Setups Available (no ice chests allowed)

For Information contact: Centex Wing Hangar at 512-396-1943 Website: www.cafcentex.com For more information & tickets call: Alison Ender (512) 396-0765 aender@centurylink.net

 

 

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Chip & Treat – Pet Microchip Event

We’d like to extend a very special thank you to Angela McGrady and Tracy Poudrier for organizing the microchip event. And we also appreciate Denise Alvarez for helping at the event! Thanks to these ladies, 20 fur-babies (18 dogs and 2 cats) now have microchips and will be able to find their owners should they ever be separated. And of course, a HUGE thank you to PAWS for coming out to our neighborhood to keep our pals safe. We’d like to do this again in the Spring, so keep an eye on our newsletter and website. You can also stop by PAWS at anytime to have your pet microchipped for $15.

Marquees

Have you noticed our new marquees at each entrance? Thank you to Larry Simone for helping us come up with a design and to our Communication Committee for keeping the signs up to date. We hope to see more community participation now that everyone can see all the great things happening in our neighborhood!

 

 

Committee Updates

 

 

CORE Committee Meeting
Thursday, November 20, 2014
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

The Core Committee meeting is the best place for all committee chairs to work together to plan future events and share information.

The time and location of the November Board meeting has yet to be determined. Please check back here for an updated time and location. You can also subscribe to e-mail updates on the right of this page and you will be e-mailed when a date is set.

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HOA Property Inspection

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Call for Resident Board Member Nominations

KB has expressed a serious interest in the neighborhood taking over the Board completely by next year’s annual meeting. We hope to be transitioning 2 of the KB board members prior to next year’s annual meeting. These 2 members will be up for election as well as the final member at the 2015 annual Meeting. As was the 2 resident board members elected at the 2014 annual meeting, the terms will be 3 year terms. Responsibilities will include attendance of monthly Board of Director Meetings, interaction with the property manager as needed, and architectural approvals. If interested, please contact Jim Smitherman by phone at 512/502-2114 or via e-mail at jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com for a nomination form.

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Welcome Committee – Packet Delivery
Monday, November 10, 2014

Our next quarterly meeting will be January 4, 2015. We are looking for volunteers to help stuff envelopes, deliver packets to new neighbors, and we are always accepting donations from local business owners to include in these packets. If you are interested in joining, attend our meeting or contact us at waterleafwelcomecommittee@gmail.com

Thank you,

Jana Wybo, Tricia Swietek, and Natalie Freeman

 

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Neighborhood Watch
Monday, November 3, 2014
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

Thank you Waterleaf Neighbors for making National Night Out a huge success! This was by far the biggest turn out for the event to date! We’d like to also thank Kyle Police Department, Kyle Fire Department, Mayor Todd Webster, Safety & Emergency Services Committee Member Damon Fogley, among others for visiting with us. Many ideas and concerns of both the neighborhood and City of Kyle were shared.

Thank you Lolita Doll with Re-Max (512) 415-9317, for donating the children’s bouncy house, this was a hit all night long! The kids also enjoyed the games! The candy jar “Guess the Pumpkins” game had 393 candy pieces inside. Winning guess goes to Roxanne Zuniga with 375.

Congratulations to our three participants for the dessert contest, all winners! 1st place – Alicia Torres with a black berry banana cream pie, 2nd place – (help us out here, we did not get her name!) with a coconut topped cream pie and 3rd place – Elise Loomis with white chocolate cranberry cookies. All three received a gift certificate.

Please join us Monday, November 3 at 7pm. We will be discussing neighborhood concerns and conducting a Patrolling 101 session led by Bill Sinor, who has joined on as Committee Chair with the group.

Have a safe and wonderful November, keep an eye out for each other and the neighborhood, especially with the holiday season approaching. Remember KPD wants to hear from us, report all suspicious and illegal activity seen to them. The more communication and calls we have to them the greater presence they will have here in the neighborhood. As always in an emergency dial 911, for non-emergency issues (512) 268-3232

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Neighborhood Watch at Waterleafneighborhoodwatch@gmail.com

Michele Hinojosa, Jason Lolley, Jeff Swietek, Bill Sinor

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Social Committee
Saturday, November 8, 2014
3:00 PM – Park Pavilion

We are excited to announce that our Social Committee is up and running again, with new energetic leadership! We are planning numerous events for the coming year. We will be putting together all types of events for families, children, and adults alike. Here’s a brief preview of what’s to come:

1. Christmas Party followed by a Caroling Parade
2. BBQ Cook-off, including a 5K & 1K Run with Vendors
3. Fall Festival, including vendors and lots of events
4. Game nights

These are just a few of the exciting and fun events to come!

So, come get involved with the planning of our community events and have fun doing it! Do as little or as much as you want to help. We want to make this a fun-filled neighbordhood that everyone desires to live in.

Our first committee meeting will be on Saturday, November 8 at 3:00 pm at the Park Pavilion. We will also host our first adult social event and PAWS community drive on that Saturday.

If you have an idea and can’t come to our meeting, please send it to us at waterleafsocial@gmail.com

Wine & Beer Social Tasting Under the Stars
Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00 PM – Waterleaf Pool

Wine Beer Social Tasting

Come join us under the stars by the pool for our first Wine & Beer Social Tasting. We ask that you bring a couple bottles of wine or beers to share at the social tasting. You never know, you might find a new favorite from the tastings! If you don’t drink, bring a non-alcoholic wine or beer to share. Light music, cheese, and crackers will be provided. If you have a favorite dip, feel free to bring it.

If it is raining, don’t worry, the event will be moved into the Pavilion. It will be your chance to see how we are going to “modify” the pavilion to accommodate future social events in the rain and during cold weather.

Come share in the festivities, meet your neighbors, and maybe make a new friend!

Please Note: This event is for adults only.

 

PAWS Community Drive for our 4-legged Pals
Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

PAWS Drive

 

We are taking a collection to benefit PAWS Shelter of Central Texas here in Kyle. PAWS Shelter of Central Texas is a 501(C)3 non-profit, “No-Kill” facility. Please bring us any old blankets, dog and/or cat food, or any items that you wish to donate. We are kicking off the drive on the 8th and ask you to bring your donations to the park. If you are unable to make that time, you can donate until Nov. 15th! Donations should be dropped off at 131 Sheep Trail.

Here is a list of items, from the PAWS website, that are the most needed:

  • Dry kitten and adult dog food (the first ingredient must be meat. Some preferred brands: Purina One, Pro-Plan, Wellness, Evolve)
  • Cat Litter
  • Kongs, Balls, Durable Toys, Puzzle Toys
  • Cat and Dog Carriers
  • Cat Toys
  • Kuranda Beds
  • Heartworm and Flea Prevention
  • Blankets, Towels, Bath Mats
  • Martingale Collars and 6 ft leashes
  • Scratching Posts
  • Poop Bags
  • Gift Cards to Pet Supply Stores

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Event: Pet Microchip Event

Waterleaf Chip & Treat
Pet Microchip Event
Saturday, October 18, 2014
9am to 12pm – Park Pavilion

WLF Chip N Treat

 

Bring your pet to get a microchip, provided by PAWS, for $15.

If your pet already has a microchip, PAWS can help you make sure it is registered in their system, as well as national databases so you can be reunited with your pal, should you ever be separated.

Treats will be provided for your pets and a vendor who can provide custom personalized collars with identification will be on hand.

Dress up your four-legged pal and join us at the Waterleaf Park Pavilion!

Microchips will be placed by appointment only! All appointments have been assigned, please send an e-mail to waterleafpets@gmail.com if you are still interested to see if we can fit you in the schedule.

Event: National Night Out

National Night Out
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm : Park Pavilion 

NNO2014

Join us at the Park Pavilion, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Pizza will be served at 6:30!

Dessert Contest! Bring a dessert to enter into Waterleaf’s Dessert Contest. PIE – CAKE – CANDY- Your specialty!! Prizes will be given for 1st through 3rd place. One serving will be shared by judges, the rest served to guests.

We will also have family games for all to play, a bounce house and weather permitting, a hot air balloon to take a ride! As always we could use volunteers to help out, if you are interested please email us at Waterleafneighborhoodwatch@gmail.com

National Night Out is a great opportunity for citizens and law enforcement to partner up against crime. Waterleaf Neighborhood Watch invites you and your family to attend the event, meet your neighbors and commit to helping law enforcement reduce crime in your community.

National Night Out is designed to:

1. Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness

2. Generate support and participation in crime efforts

3. Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community relations

4. Let criminals know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back

During the event, residents in neighborhoods throughout Austin and across Texas are asked to turn on their porch lights, lock their doors and spend the evening outside with their neighbors, police officers, firefighters and EMS paramedics. (There is no scheduled time for visits from various departments but they will be stopping by).