Thursday, April 26, 2018
Posted on 4/26/2018 1:00:00 AM.
Crisis Intervention Training Courses
The Precious Life Services will conduct a Crisis Intervention Training Course for $300 and an Individual Crisis Intervention Training Course for $200. For further information and to register call 830-372-5980.

Brick Paver Fundraiser
The Seguin Band Boosters are selling Personalized Brick Pavers to honor or memorialize your favorite past, current, or future Matador. The pavers are $50 without logo or $60 with logo. For more information or to place an order, email seguinbandboosters@gmail.com.

Pre-kindergarten Program Registration
The Ball Early Childhood Center will continue its registration for three and four year-old pre-kindergarten/Head Start program from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at 812 Shannon Ave in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-1281.

Race to Raise 5K Run/Walk
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Foundation will have its Race to Raise 5K Run/Walk beginning with registration at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 28 in downtown Seguin. The registration fee is now $40 ($45 Race Day). Register online at www.athleteguild.com. Early packet pickup will run from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26 through Friday, April 27 at the Seguin Brewing Company located at 111 W. Gonzales St. in Seguin. Proceeds benefit equipment and software needs at GRMC.

Dual Language Stories & Games/Cuentos y Juegos Bilingües
The Seguin Public Library will have its evening story time for kids of all ages at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. There will be stories, songs, rhymes, and other fun activities in Spanish and English. Call 830-401-2422 for additional information.

Yoga at the Library
There will be a free Yoga Class at the Seguin Public Library beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. Please call 830-401-2422 for additional information.

Democratic Club
The Guadalupe County Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at the First United Bank (formerly American Bank of Texas) meeting room located at 204 N Austin St. There will be someone at the door until 7:10 p.m. For those arriving later, call 830-556-2887 for admittance.

CMA Recital
The Community Music Academy will have its free Youth Choir Recital at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at the Chapel of the Abiding Presence on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.

"Texans Reaching Out" Fundraiser
The St. Andrews Church will celebrate Texas Independence with its 2nd Annual "Texans Reaching Out" Fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 in the courtyard located at 201 E. Nolte St. in Seguin. There will be a steak (& grilled chicken) dinner, baked potato bar, homemade desserts, liquid fun, a truly unique live auction. Entertainment provided by Bill Gibbons & Gil Merkle. Proceeds benefit local & international charities. Tickets are $50 before Friday, April 27 and $60 at the door and are available at Court Street Coffee and at the church office. Call Kelly Follis for more information at 830-305-1534.

Comal ISD Fit Games and Community 5K
The Comal ISD will have its Fit Games and Community 5K for anyone ages 6 and older at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at Smithson Valley High School. The cost is $25 for the 5k and $30 for the Fit Games. There is a $5 discount for Comal ISD employees and a $10 discount for Comal ISD students. For more information visit www.comalisd.org.

Flag Retirement Ceremony
The Geronimo VFW Post 8456 will have a Flag Retirement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Flags may be brought to the Post for retirement. For more information call 830-481-6311.

Women's Self-defense Class
The Seguin Hispanic Chamber will offer a free Women's Self-defense Class for ages 13 years and up, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at 527 E. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Vendor table rentals are also available. For more information call 830-372-3151.

Mounted Posse Playdays
The Guadalupe County Sheriff's Mounted Posse 2018 Playday Buckle and Tack Series continues with registration at 9 a.m. Saturdays, April 28, May 26, and June 23. For details visit the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Mounted Posse Facebook page, or email kim-martin@satex.rr.com.

Car Show
The Seguin Sons of the American Legion (SAL) will have a Car Show beginning with registration at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at Post 245 located at 618 E. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Judging will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the awards at 3 p.m. rain or shine. Early registration is $25 and $30 on the day of the show. There will be food and drinks available to purchase. For registration forms visit www.seguinlegion.org.

Matador Bookfest
Seguin ISD Matador Librarians will host the Annual Matador Bookfest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Seguin High School Library. Guest speakers/authors will be The Singing Zoologist, Lucas Milller, and Nikki Loftin. There will be special readings by distinguished community members, games, a Little-Free Library presentation, various vendors, and food trucks from Kona Ice and Sticky C's. Students will receive "Matador Bucks" to use at each home campus.

Earth Day Festival/Main Street Trade Days
The City of Seguin will have its Earth Day Festival/Main Street Trade Days from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in Central Park in downtown Seguin. There will be 80 plus vendors, green information booths, entertainment, music, food, kid's activities, and demonstrations. For more information call 830-401-0810 or visit visitseguin.com.

Q'ing For A Cure
There will be a Competition BBQ Benefit for Ethan Bundick from noon to close Saturday, April 28 at The Palms Lounge located at 6164 FM 725 in New Braunfels. There will be a $15 cover and BBQ plates. Clay Hollis performs at 3:30 p.m., BBQ turn-in at 4:30, winners/raffles announced at 5:30 p.m., and entertainment by the Aaron Navarro Band at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Ethan's medical expenses as he battles Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

Call for Entries
The Seguin Art League will accept entries Sunday, April 29 for its May Three Dimensions Art Show that will be held in the windows of the Seguin Art League located at 104 S. Austin St. in Seguin. For more information visit www.seguinartleague@yahoo.com.

Blood Drive
There will be a South Texas Blood &Tissue Center Blood Drive from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29 in the Parish Center of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. For more information call 830-379-4338.

Geronimo Dance
There will be a dance featuring the Lone Star Pickerz from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The Auxiliary kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For more information or reservations call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Mid Texas Symphony
The Mid Texas Symphony will present "Passionately Bold" at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29 in Jackson Auditorium/Weston Center on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. New Braunfels ISD high school senior, Joshua (Josh) Harrison will guest conduct the Star Spangled Banner. Tickets are $15 and up. For more information call 830-463-5353 or visit mtsymphony.org.

Shoe Drive
The City of Seguin Animal Services is conducting a Shoe Drive to raise funds for shelter animals during April and May at 555 Fred Byrd Dr. in Seguin. Shoes are also being collected at Thunderpaws Canine Solutions located at 206 S. Austin St. and at Vogue Shoes located at 114 W. Court St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2335.

Engraved Brick Building Fund Program
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center is currently selling bricks for its Engraved Brick Building Program. For more information call 830-303-2151 or visit www.southtexaspregnancycarecenter.com.

Youth Orchestra Recital
The Community Music Academy will have its free Lindenbaum Outreach Program & Youth Orchestra Recital at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1 at Jackson Auditorium at the Weston Center on the Campus of Texas Lutheran University.

The Gathering Country Music Show/Dance
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The entertainers will be Tony Booth, Lorraine Chavanna, and Ed Gary. The VFW kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults. For reservations and more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-5478.

Teacher of the Year Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Teacher of the Year Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 at the Seguin Coliseum located at 950 S. Austin St. in Seguin. To register call 830-379-6382.

National Day of Prayer
The National Day of Prayer will be held at noon Thursday, May 3 in Central Park in downtown Seguin.

MAC Parenting Seminar
The Wayland Baptist University will have its Master of Arts in Counseling Parenting Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, May 4 at 1672 Independence Dr. in New Braunfels. For more information call 830-312-7173 or email kiera.fuller@wbu.edu.

Habitat Parking Lot Sale
The Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity will have a Parking Lot Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at 256 W. Court St. in Seguin. There will be kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, office chairs, dining chairs, and more. For more information call 830-386-3047.

Farmers Market and Artisans Alley
The Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center will have its Farmers Market and Artisans Alley from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at 390 Cordova Road in Seguin. There will be a variety of vendors including farmers, ranchers, growers, and artisans. The event will be held the 1st and 3rd Saturdays monthly and is dog friendly. All dogs must be on a leash and under control. For more information call 210-722-9054.

Mudbug Madness Crawfish Boil Fundraiser
The 4th Annual Mudbug Madness Crawfish Boil Fundraiser will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Trinity Oaks Guadalupe River Camp located at 209 Caddell Lane. Donations will be accepted at the door. There will be all you can eat mudbugs and chicken for non-bug eaters, raffles, and all you can drink refreshment cups for sale.

Puppy Prom
The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will have its free Puppy Prom at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Seguin Brewing Co. located at 111 W. Gonzales St. in Seguin. There will be food and beverages, entertainment by The Cavaliers, and the Prom King, Prom Queen and Cool Cat will be announced and awarded prizes. To vote for the furry candidates, visit arf-Texas.org through Friday, May 4.

Blood Drive
The St. James Catholic Church will have a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Sunday, May 6 in the Family Center. For more information please call Veronica San Miguel at 830-491-8166.

Boecker Cemetery Meeting
The Boecker Cemetery Association will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at the cemetery. The alternate bad weather location will be the First United Bank located at 200 N. Austin St. in Seguin.

Discover Clues & Traces
The "Discover Nature with Guadalupe Master Naturalists" series continues with "Discover Clues & Traces" at 4 p.m. Monday, May 7 at the Seguin Public Library located at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. Pre-K through 4th-grade children and their parents or accompanying adults will learn how wildlife is all around you, leaving clues and traces behind like tracks, nests, bones, and camouflage to hide in plain sight. For more information call Jim Dyess at 713-206-6218.

Native Plant Society
The Guadalupe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. The program will be on "Planting a Butterfly Garden: A Little Space Goes a Long Way." For more information visit npsot.org/wp/guadalupe/.

Chamber 101
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have a Chamber 101 at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 9 in the Chamber office located at 116 N. Camp St. in Seguin. To register or for more information call 830-379-6382.

Seguin Area Youth Leadership
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its Seguin Area Youth Leadership program. Applications are due Thursday, May 10. For more information call 830-379-8362.

Eagle Ford East Safety & Equipment Rodeo Round-up
There will be a free Eagle Ford East Safety & Equipment Rodeo Round-up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at the GVEC Thomas A. Coor Training Facility located at 917 CR 242 in Gonzales. To RSVP visit www.dpcoftexas.org/special-events/eagle-ford-east-safety-equipment-rodeo-round-up.

SS American Memorial Foundation Fundraiser
There will be a SS American Memorial Foundation Fundraiser at 7 p.m. Friday, May 11 at at the Lazy U Ranch located at 450 Naumann Rd. in Seguin. There will be live music, food, and drinks. Proceeds benefit the Foundation which provides river retreats to Americans, bringing civilians and veterans together. For more information visit www.ssamemorial.com.

Classic Car Show
The McQueeney Baptist Church will have its 2nd Annual Classic Car Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at 201 Schumann Road. Trophies will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Car registration and admission is free. There will be food, live bluegrass gospel, oldies, and country music, and a quilt raffle. For more information or to enter a car, visit southtexasascc.com or call 210-265-9200.

Geronimo VFD Auxiliary Annual Bake Sale
The Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have its Annual Bake Sale at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 12 at the Geronimo Fire Station.

Summer Agricultural Institute
The Texas Farm Bureau's Summer Agricultural Institute for teachers will be held Monday, June 4 through Thursday, June 7 at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference and Training Center in Waco. Applications are due Thursday, May 10 and are available online at https://txfb.us/SAI-18. Scholarships are available. For more information call 830-379-4456.

NARFE Luncheon
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will have a Luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 18 at the Golden Corral located at 1042 IH 35 N. in New Braunfels. Memorial and Distinguished Members will be recognized and entertainment will be provided by accordionist, Terry Cavanagh. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, May 16 by calling 760-390-4482.

Hotshot's Reunion & Fish Fry
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Hotshot's Reunion & Fish Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 18 at the Starcke Park Pavilion. Rain location will be the Fairgrounds Dance Slab. Dine-in from 5 to 8 p.m. and drive-thru from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at the Chamber office located at 116 N. Camp St. or online at seguinchamber.com. For more information call 830-379-6482.

Chamber After Hours Mixer
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its After Hours Mixer hosted by the Seguin Area Community Foundation at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at the Red Barn's Pecan Museum located at 390 Cordova Rd. For more information call 830-379-2234.

TLU Baseball Camp
Texas Lutheran University will offer its 2018 Baseball Camp for $105 including at $50 deposit and registration to reserve a spot. Deposits and forms are due Friday, June 8 for Session I (June 11 -14 for ages 7-10), Friday, June 15 for Session 11 (June 18-12 for ages 8-12), and Friday, June 22 for Session II (June 25 -28 for ages 11-14). For more information call 830-372-8120 or email jenloe@tlu.edu.

Memorial Brick Sales
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter and Unit 61 are selling additional bricks in its Guadalupe County Veterans Memorial located at the northwest corner of the Guadalupe County Courthouse lawn. Bricks are $50 and will be installed and dedicated during a future ceremony. For more information and to purchase a brick call Terri Herrle at 830-305-4338.

ARF Donations
The Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc. (ARF) is accepting donations that will be matched by a generous supporter through Sunday, July 1. Mail donations to P.O. Box 2831 Seguin, TX 78156. For more information call 830-433-2458.

Toddler Time
The Seguin Public Library offers Toddler Time at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422
or visit library.seguintexas.gov.

Preschool Story Time
The Seguin Public Library offers a Preschool Story time at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.

RAPPS Individual Sessions
The Rural Area Parenting Program Services (RAPPS) provides individual sessions for protective parenting, basic parenting, anger management, co-parenting, and tobacco awareness. The cost is $100 for the entire training. For more information call 830-303-9225 or visit seguinrappsorg.org.


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