Monday, August 3, 2015
Posted on 8/3/2015 1:00:00 AM.

 


Raise the Roof/Square Foot Club
The Seguin Art League is in need of donations to repair the metal roof and supporting wood structure of its recently purchased building located at 104 S. Austin St. in Seguin. Those making donations will join the Square Foot Club by helping to financially renovate 1 sq. foot of the building. Mail donations to P.O. Box 445 Seguin, TX 78155.

Seguin High School Registration
All new and returning Seguin High School students with last names A-E will register on Monday, Aug. 3rd from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mercer-Blumberg Learning Center. For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification to include name and home address (a rent bill, utility bill, able bill or phone bill).

August Art Camp-Super Heroes
The Seguin Art League will have an August Art Camp featuring Super Heroes from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, Aug. 3rd through Thursday, Aug. 6th at the Woodman Family Center located at 1832 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. The cost is $15 for supplies and $40 for the 4 days. For more information call 830-832-0185.

Gathering County Music Show Cancellation
The Geronimo VFW's Gathering Country Music Show has been cancelled for Tuesday, Aug. 4th.

Seguin ISD Registration
There will be registration for Pre-K at Ball Early Childhood Center from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4th. Registration for Sixth grade students at Barnes and Briesemeister middle schools will also be held on Tuesday, Aug 4th from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Documentation required to register include a photo ID (of the parent) and two types of address verification to include name and home address (a rent bill, utility bill, able bill or phone bill). For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification to include name and home address.

Seguin High School Registration
All new and returning Seguin High School students with last names F-K will register on Tuesday, Aug. 4th from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mercer-Blumberg Learning Center. For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification to include name and home address (a rent bill, utility bill, able bill or phone bill).

Seguin ISD Registration
There will be registration for Pre-K at Ball Early Childhood Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5th. Kindergarten through fifth grade at all elementary campuses will also be held on Wednesday, Aug 5th from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Seventh grade at Barnes and Briesemeister middle schools will held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5th. Documentation required to register include a photo ID (of the parent) and two types of address verification to include name and home address (a rent bill, utility bill, able bill or phone bill). For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification to include name and home address.

Seguin High School Registration
All new and returning Seguin High School students with last names L-R will register on Wednesday, Aug. 5th from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mercer-Blumberg Learning Center. For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification to include name and home address (a rent bill, utility bill, able bill or phone bill).

JAAM Registration
The City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department will begin registration for the 2015-2016 JAAM After School Program for Seguin ISD Elementary campuses during school registration on Wednesday, August 5th from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. A payment of $55 is required to register, which includes a non-refundable $25 registration fee. Space is limited at each campus. Call 401-2480 for more information.

Library Storytime
The Seguin Public Library will have Storytime on Wednesday, July 5th and every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. This program helps children ages 3 to 5 develop early literacy skills, and includes stories, songs, and a craft. For more information call 830-401-2422.

Chamber Membership Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have a Chamber News & Views Membership Luncheon beginning at 11:30 on Wednesday, Aug. 5th at the Seguin Coliseum. Early-bird tickets are $12, non-members and walk-ins are $15. For reservations call 830-379-6382.

Toastmasters
Join Seguin Premier Toastmasters at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5th at Holiday Inn Express, 2801 Jay Road in Seguin (behind IHOP and Hampton Inn) to grow your leadership skills and improve your presentations.

Vietnam Veterans Meeting
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 923 will meet at 1900hrs on Wednesday, Aug. 5th at the Dunbar Center located at 801 MLK in San Marcos. The guests speaker will be Deborah Carter from the San Marcos Library discussing information and services available to veterans at the library. For further information call 512-353-0945

Seguin ISD Registration
Eighth grade registration at Barnes and Briesemeister middle schools will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6th. Documentation required to register include a photo ID (of the parent) and two types of address verification to include name and home address (a rent bill, utility bill, able bill or phone bill). For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification to include name and home address.

Seguin High School Registration
All new and returning students with last names S-Z will register from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mercer-Blumberg Learning Center on Thursday, Aug. 6th. For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification to include name and home address (a rent bill, utility bill, able bill or phone bill).

Lunch and Learn Gardening Program
The Guadalupe County Master Garderners will present a Lunch and Learn entitled "How to Plan and Plant a Butterfly Garden" from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6th at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Judith Stanley, a Guadalupe County Master Gardener and member of the Native Plant Society will present ideas from local butterfly gardens, a list of what attracts butterflies and pictures of local butterflies and the plants needed to sustain them. Attendees are welcome to bnring lunch and free handouts will be available.

Leadership Seguin
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the Leadership Seguin 2015-2016. The 9-month program kicks off with an overnight retreat on Sept. 12th and 13th, followed by monthly sessions and a Community Service Project. Applications are due on Friday, Aug. 7th. Call 830-379-6382 for more information.

First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions First Friday Feast will be held at the Big Red Barn on Friday, Aug. 7th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Have your choice of a handcut ribeye or fried fish plus super salad, potato, goodie bread, dessert, tea and a complimentary beer or wine all for only $15. A hotdog child's meal is available for $5. This month's beneficiary is Pack the Bus. Entertainment by Bill Gibbons providing his smooth Americana sound.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Thompson Legacy on Friday, August 7th  from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members.  Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit silvercenterseguin.com.

Banks Collecting for Pack the Bus 
Donations are currently being accepted for the Pack the Bus program through Saturday, Aug. 8th at all locations of American Bank of Texas, Bank of America, and Barnard Donegan Insurance. Pack the Bus provides school supplies to qualifing students in the Seguin and Navarro ISD.

Heads Up, Hands On Football Tackling Camp
In conjunction with the Gridiron Heroes Spinal Chord Injury Foundation, the Seguin ISD athletic department is conducting a Heads Up, Hands On tackling camp for youth football players at Matador Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 8th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 9th from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The cost is $50 per participant on the first day of camp, or $35 for early registration. Dr. Ratner will provide an overview of Heads Up Hands On tackling to parents, and lunch is provided.  Participants will also receive a voucher for a free Baseline Concussion Test and a voucher for a 2015 University of Incarnate Word football game. Registration forms are available online at gridironheroes.org, or by email request at kmckinley001@satx.rr.com.  For more information or group rate inquiries, contact Kevin McKinley at (586) 610-2353. 
 
Seguin Art League Summerfest
The Seguin Art League Summerfest Exhibit of all media continues through Aug. 8th at the Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Selig Room. The 58 works can be viewed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. More information is available at seguinartleague.com, seguinartleague.blogspot.com. or by callinng 830-876-8980.

Performance Literature Readings
The Seguin-Guadalupe County Friends of the Library will host Performance Literature Readings by Community Members at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8th in the Seguin Public Library Meeting Room. Light refreshments will be served.

Kody Fest
The Dakota Kotara Memorial Foundation will have a Scholarship Fundraiser at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8th at Kosciusko Hall. There will be a washer tournament, craft vendors, carnival booths, silent auction, dinner and dance. For more information visit the Facebook page, Kody Fest or call 210-722-3421.

Elm Creek Cemetery Meeting
The Annual Elm Creek Community Cemetery Meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9th at 1951 Settlers Way in Seguin. For further information call 830-379-2484.

Lunch and Learn Gardening Program
The Guadalupe County Master Garderners will present a Lunch and Learn entitled "How to Plan and Plant a Butterfly Garden" from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10th at the GVEC Service Center Community Room at 908 Curetis Street in Schertz. Judith Stanley, a Guadalupe County Master Gardener and member of the Native Plant Society will present ideas from local butterfly gardens, a list of what attracts butterflies and pictures of local butterflies and the plants needed to sustain them. Attendees are welcome to bnring lunch and free handouts will be available.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Paul Sanchez & Wrangler Country will be playing at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 on Sunday, Aug. 9 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 pm. VFW kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation benefits Auxiliary programs. For more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-305-5478.

Celebrate Retirement Reception
The Seguin-Guadalupe County Retired Teachers Association will sponsor a Celebrate Retirement Reception for all new 2015 retirees from any Guadalupe County school district. The reception will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11th at the Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. There will be an informal reception with light refreshments including door prizes. RSVP requested but not required. Call 830-379-5755 or 830-660-8906.

Pack the Bus Distribution Day and Community Health Services Fair
The Lions Clubs of Seguin & Geronimo and the Seguin ISD Pack The Bus program will have Distribution Day and a Community Health Services Fair from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Aug. 12th at the Seguin Events Complex. Seguin and Navarro ISD families that qualify will receive basic school supplies and will be able to visit local health services at the event. The public can sign-up for services at the fair from 10 a.m. till noon.

Tackle Football Registration
The Seguin Youth Sports League Football is currently looking for kids ages 11-12/6th grade who want to play tackle football. Cost is $120 per player. For the first 8 kids who sign up, the league will work with you on the registration fee. Registration deadline is August 14th. Please contact us at 830-386-6457 or email us at seguin.sysl@gmail.com.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of the Countrymen on Friday, Aug. 14th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.For more information visit silvercenterseguin.com.

Texas Theatre Auditions
Auditions for "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" will be held at The Texas Theatre at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15th and on Monday, Aug. 17th at 6 p.m. There are roles for five men and three women. Performance dates are Oct. 9th-11th and Oct. 16th-18th. Call Pat Hoppe at 830-491-1238 for more information.

The Big Red Barn Game Night
The Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center/The Big Red Barn will have its 3rd Annual Game Night Gala from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15th. Tickets are $40 and are available at Westerholm-Koehler Insurance, Gift and Gourmet or Red Carpet Auto Sales. For more information call 830-379-1122.

Power Luncheon
The Seguin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will have its Annual Power Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 19th at the Seguin Coliseum. Persons who have utilized their personal and professional time, talents, and resources to benefit others in the community will be recognized and honored at the event. Tickets are $10 each and are available for purchase at P.J.’s Restaurant, JP’S Qwik Stop & Bakery, Mimi’s Mini Mart, and at the Seguin Hispanic Chamber office. Call 830 372-3151 for more information. 

Meet the Teacher
The Seguin ISD will have Meet the Teacher on Thursday, Aug. 20th  from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ball Early Childhood Center and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at  Seguin High School. Barnes and Briesemeister middle schools
will host sixth through eighth graders from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20th.

NARFE Meeting
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21st at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Mike Asmus, District Director for Congressman Lamar Smith and Chapter 0672 member, will present current legislative issues and how to be more effective in dealing with your Congressman and staff. For more information contact Dorothy Creswell at 830-620-0344.

Early Childhood Meet the Teacher
Ball Early Childhood Center in the Seguin ISD will host from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21st.

Elementary Meet the Teacher
The Seguin ISD will have Meet the Teacher for each elementary school (Jefferson, Koennecke, McQueeney, Patlan, Rodriguez, Vogel and Weinert) from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21st. Ball Early Childhood Center will host from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21st.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Wrangler Country on Friday, Aug. 21st from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit silvercenterseguin.com.

Coffee with CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will have a Coffee with CASA event from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28th at Court Street Coffee Shop. Information will be shared with visitors about the role of CASA volunteers and upcoming CASA events.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Glen Collins on Friday, Aug. 28th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members.  Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit silvercenterseguin.com.

CASA Voices Tour – Seguin
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will have a Voices Tour-Seguin from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1st at the GVEC Community Room. This will be an in-depth information session about CASA, the role of the volunteer, and why CASA is needed. (Lunch will be provided).

Kinsfather Medical Fundraiser
There will be a Medical Fundraiser for Deputy Johnny Kinsfather from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12th at the Geronimo Community Center located at 280 Navarro Dr. next to Navarro School in Geronimo. The event features $8 BBQ Plates (drive thru available), bake sale, silent auction/bucket drop raffle and live music. For furhter information call 830-370-1224 or 830-401-2360.

Habitat Applications Available
Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications through Wednesday, September 30th. Families are selected based solely upon their housing need, ability to pay a $450 to $500 monthly payment on a 20 to 30 year no-interest mortgage loan, and willingness to help build their own home. Applications available at the Habitat Store at 256 W. Court Street, the Seguin Public Library at 707 or online at guadalupevalleyhabitat.org. For more information call  210-488-1800 or 8q30-401-0422.

Vendors Wanted
Vendors are currently being accepted for a Craft Show that will take place at Redeemer United Church of Christ in Zuehl on Saturday, Nov. 7th. Vendor spaces vary in location and price. To reserve your spot call Betty at 830-305-0219.

Walk for a Dog
The Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc. (ARF) will benefit from the Walk for a Dog program. You walk your dog anyway, now, every mile you walk can benefit ARF. Get the App at WoofTrax.com and take your Walk for a Dog every day.

Call-A-Ride 4 Vets
The Alamo Area Council of Governments will provide eligible veterans rides free of charge anywhere in the Alamo region. For further information call 210-362-5254.

Cranny Volunteers Needed
The Cranny Thrift Store is in need of volunteers. The Cranny is now open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 100% of the profits from The Cranny go back to the Guadalupe Valley Family Violence Shelter for direct services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Call 830-372-1216 for further information.

Heritage Museum Hours
The Seguin-Guadalupe County Heritage Museum will be will be closed on Mondays and open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays.

Al-Anon Meetings
Seguin Serenity AL-Anon Family Group is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics and meets Tuesdays (AA meeting at the same time) at 7 p.m. Sunday Literature is at 5 p.m. at Tri-Party Club located at 2365 Huber Road. Call 830-557-5590 for further information.

The Guadalupe County Extension Education Clubs consists of Clear Springs which meets the 3rd Wednesdays at 2 p.m., the Elm Creek Club which meets the 2nd Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. at the Extension Office on Live Oak St. in Seguin, and the Marion Club which meets the 2nd Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the Marion Community Library.

Community Garden of Eatin'
The Community Garden of Eatin' will have gardeners present the 2nd and 4th Sunday afternoons from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. to assist with harvesting. The community is also welcomed to assist with working in the garden located at the corner of Bowie and Walnut Streets.

Volunteers Needed
The Guadalupe Family Violence Shelter (GVFS) and The Cranny Thrift Store are looking for volunteers. Free training is available. For more information call GVFS at 830-372-2780 or Ashton at volunteercoord@safeseguin.org

Anger Management/Parenting Classes
Precious Life Services will be offering 6 to 18 week Anger Management and Parenting Classes every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 1420 N. Austin St. Suite 5 and Suite 6. Fee is by sliding scale. For more information, call 372-5980.

RSVP America Reads Program
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is looking for volunteers to be trained as a reading tutor for the America Reads Program. Volunteers will be placed in a school of one's choice in Guadalupe County. For more information, call 379-0300.

Free Vegetables
There are vegetables available for picking at the Seguin LULAC Foundation Community Garden located on Eighth St. Bring a bag and use caution when walking and picking. The Community Garden is free to the community and is planted and maintained by Seguin LULAC Council 682. For more information, call 379-9219. 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program
Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

To be sure your non-profit organization's meetings and events appear in this calendar, send information to: communitycalendar@kwed1580.com fax 379-2238, or drop off the information at the Seguin Daily News/KWED office, 609 E. Court St., Seguin.


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