Vendors Needed for Freedom Fiesta
KWED and the Seguin Daily News is seeking Vendors for Freedom Fiesta on Saturday, July 2nd. For profit vendors are needed to sell art, crafts, retail items and games. Non-profit vendors are also needed for game booths. To reserve your space call 830-379-2234.
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center is in need of some items for our Baby Boutique. Please consider donating newborn size diapers, size 4 diapers, size 5 diapers, baby shampoo, lotion, powder and body wash along with gently used baby girl clothes-size newborn and 0-3 months. Call 830-303-2151 to donate any items. Pick up is available if needed.
Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Two Way Street from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m on Friday, April 29th. 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.
Ducks Unlimited Banquet
There will be a Ducks Unlimited Banquet at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 29th at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Seguin. Tickets are $50 per person, $85 per couple, $600 per Pintail Table or $1,000 per Mallard Table. The price includes dinner and annual DU membership. For more information call 830-305-7838 or 210-508-7079.
Teatro De Artes Recital
The Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin will have its 34th Annual Recital at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29th at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. The recital will feature the Ballet Folklorico De La Rosa students, the beginner mariachi, and Mariachi Juan Seguin. The event is free.
Kiwanis Flapjack Jamboree
The Seguin Kiwanis Club will have its Annual Flapjack Jamboree from 6:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 30th at the Silver Center. Plates are $7 and includes hotcakes, sausage, coffee or juice. Proceeds benefit scholarships, childrens organizations, youth sports and other local non-profits.
Earth Day in Seguin
Earth Day in Seguin will be celebrated from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30th in Central Park. Join area businesses, organizations and community groups to learn how we can improve quality of life in Seguin through conservation, recycling, habitat improvement and the wise use of natural resources. There will be entertainment, children’s activities, and demonstrations. Trade Days is also being held with the vendors remaining until 4 pm. The event is free.
Native Plant Societ at Earth Day in Seguin
The Guadalupe County Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will have a Monarch Butterfly Exibit and sale of milkweed plants that Monarchs need to survive at the Earth Day in Seguin event at Central Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30th. Other Texas native plants will also be available for purchase at the event.
Rabies Vaccination Clinic in Fentress
A low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held at the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department on Luckett St. in Fentress from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30th. All vaccinations for cats and dogs will be available for a nominal fee. Heartworm tests for dogs will be offered as well as flea control products. Dr. Cullen Dauchy of Fentress and Katy will be the veterinarian administering vaccinations.
'Just for Kids' Fishin' Day
The City of Seguin Parks & Recreation Department, Texas Game Warden Association, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Griffith Ford & the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will be hosting the 3rd Annual 'Just for Kids' Fishin' Day at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 30th. The event is free to children ages 5-12. A parent or guardian must accompany the participant. Loaner poles, bait & tackle and lunch will be provided. All fishing will be catch and release. Various information booths will be on site and prize drawings will be held throught the event.
Dog-Themed Art Contest & Silent Auction
There will be a Dog-Themed Art Contest & Silent Auction benefiting Friends of Paws in Prison from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 1st at You're So Crafty in downtown Seguin. The entry fee is $10 per entry in any category: 2-D, 3-D, 4-D and Kids. Decorating ideas, supplies & workroom available at You're So Crafty. For more information call Thunderpaws at 830-379-7000.
The Boecker Cemetery Association will meet at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 1st at the cemetery. In case of rain the location will be the Austin St. Branch of the American Bank of Texas.
Geronimo VFW Sunday Dance
The Geronimo VFW presents Glenn Collins and the Alibis from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 1st. Sandwiches served in the kitchen at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-5478.
Mid- Texas Symphony
The Mid-Texas Symphony presents its final concert of the season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 1st at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University in Seguin. The concert features Copland: Billy the Kid: Suite, the 2015-16 Young Artist Competition Winner in Piano with guest artist, Dr. Edwin Rieke, organist performing Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, C Minor, op 78, Organ Symphony.
There will be a Remembrance of Isaac Herrera from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Central Park in Seguin on Sunday, May 1st. A suicide resource table will be available at the event. There will also be music, poetry and prayer as family and friends remember Isaac's joy, his love of art, and his creative spirit.
SHS Class of 1966 Reunion
The Seguin High School Class of 1966 is looking for classmates in preparation for its 50 Year Reunion in October. If you are a classmate, know classmates, or have any information on any classmate contact Sandi "Hanna" Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda "Lange" Ebest at email@example.com or Jesse Roy Hart at 830-303-2402.
SHS Class of 1991 Reunion
The Seguin High School Class of 1991 will have a Reunion weekend of July 1st through the 4th. visit payit2.com/e/seguinhigh for details and to purchase tickets for the Saturday evening event. If you are a classmate, know classmates, or have information on any classmate contact Amy Glover at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 830-305-2508.
The Seguin Public Library will have Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Toddlers ages 9 months to 3 years will enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, and playtime to develop early literacy skills.
Gathering Country Music Show/Dance
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held at the Geronimo VFW from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3rd. The VFW kitchen opens at 5:30 pm. The entertainers are Dottie Jack, Denny Ivey & Lorraine Chavana plus a house band. Adults admission is $8. For reservations or more information call 830-379-0506.
The Seguin Public Library will have Storytime at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Children ages 3 to 6 will listen to stories, sing songs, and do a craft, while developing early literacy and school readiness.
Chamber Teacher of the Year Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have a Teacher of the Year Luncheon on Wednesday, May 4th at the Seguin Coliseum. The doors open 11:15 a.m., Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by the program at noon.
Early Bird tickets are $12 and non-members & walk-ins are $15. Please RSVP by Monday, May 2nd by calling 830-379-6382.
The Marion Community Library will have Story Time at 9 a.m. every Thursday. Story Time is for Pre-K aged children and parents must accompany children.
Moore House Luncheon
The Seguin Conservation Society will have a Moore House Luncheon on Thursday, May 5th. Edwards Jones Investments/Kathy Nossaman Financial Advisor is the sponsor and Mid-Texas Symphony Guild members will be serving the meal. Call Keepers Interiors at 830-379-9995 to make a reservation for the 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. seating.
National Day of Prayer
The Guadalupe County Ministers Association will host the National Day of Prayer in Central Park at noon on Thursday, May 5th.
There will be a Leadercast event on Friday, May 6th at the FVEC Western Operations Center located at 6400 IH-10 West. For sponsorship opportunities and registration information call 830-379-6382.
Vendors Needed for Cinco de Mayo
The LULAC Council 682 is looking for food vendors and arts & craft vendors for the 8th Annual Cinco de Mayo event on May 6th and 7th in Central Park. There will be a car show, Fitness Fiesta, Cook-off and live bands. For more information call Gloria at 830-556-2887.
The Seguin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for food and arts & craft vendors for the Annual Fiestas Juan Seguin Celebration on June 18th in Central Park. The applications can be picked-up at the chamber office located at 971 W. Court St. in Seguin. The application deadline is Friday, May 6th. Entries are also being accepted for the Annual Chihuahua King/Queen Contest and Chihuahua Races during the event. Registration forms are available at Mimi's Mini Mart in downtown Seguin or at the Chamber Office at 971 W. Court St. in Seguin.
Major Giving Workshop for Nonprofits
The National Center for Emerging Nonprofits will sponsor a Major Giving Workshop for nonprofits interested in creating another stream of income from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 6th at the Seguin Public Library. The cost is $15 per person, (plus $50 annual membership if your organization is not yet a member of NCEN), breakfast and lunch are included, as are materials to guide the creation of this intentional, excellent fundraising program. Call 210-844-6028 for more information.
First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions host its First Friday Feast Steak and Fish dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 6th at the Big Red Barn. There will be your choice of a handcut ribeye steak or fish, baked potato, super salad, goodie bread, dessert, tea, and one complimentary beer or wine for just $15 (a child's hot dog meal available for $5). This month's beneficiary is the Warrior Weekend and entertainment will be provided by the Brushy Creek Boys.
Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Glen Collins from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, May 6th. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and 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.
McQueeney VFW Day/ Rummage Sale
In Conjunction with Lake McQueeney Estates Community Garage sale on Saturday May 7th, the McQueeney VFW Post 9213 will be hosting a McQueeney VFW Post 9213 Day and Rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the cost is $5 for adults, 12 and under $3. Hot Dogs/Hamburgers will be for sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Flag Raising Ceremony begins at 10 a.m. by the Guadalupe County Young Marines. There will also be a bouncy house, Kona Ice truck, games and other events To book a $10 table call 210-313-1808, 830-557-4099 or 830-305-0785. The VFW will be open at 7 a.m. for set-up. The VFW is located at 275 Gallagher Rd. in McQueeney.
The Geronimo Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have a Bake Sale at 9 a.m. until baked goods are gone on Saturday, May 7th at the Geronimo Fire Station.
Hugs from Home Care Packages Collection Station
A Hugs from Home Collection Station will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7th at the H.U. Wood American Legion Post No. 245 on Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Items needed include baby wipes, shampoo and conditioner, razors, hand sanitizer, toothbrushes, socks, nuts, granola bars, hard candy (no chocolate), puzzle books, drink mixes, gum, trail mix, chapstick, shower gel, lotion and foot power. Items should be travel size. No items containing pork can be accepted. For a complete list visit hermannsons.org. For more information call 830-660-3713.
Mother's Day Luncheon
The Seguin Elks Lodge 1229 will have its Annual Mother's Day Luncheon at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 7th at the Elks Lodge. RSVP to Alice by calling 210-378-7569.
Mother and Son Medieval Knight Ball
The Seguin Silver Center will have its Inaugural Mother and Son Medieval Knights Ball on Saturday, May 7th. Doors open at 5 p.m., Regal Introductions at 5:30 p.m., King's Feast at p.m. and activities until 8:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $40 for Mother and Son and $10 for each additional Son. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Kim or Michelle at The Silver Center located at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin or call 830-303-6612.
Seguin Volleyball Association Meetings
The Seguin Volleyball Association is accepting teams for its Summer League. The fee is $100 per team, per league and $14.75 per player for Seguin residents and $15.75 per player for non-residents. Money is due on Tuesday, May 10th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fiesta Ballroom or on Thursday, May 12th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fiesta Ballroom. There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18th at the Hall of Fame building at the Seguin Events Center.
Native Plant Society Meeting
The Guadalupe County Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas Presents, "Creating a Bird Garden" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10th at St John’s Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. The guest speaker is freelance writer, photographer, speaker, and blogger on gardening and travel subjects, Kathleen Scott. There will be a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. For more information visit npsot.org/wp/guadalupe/.
High School Art Show
The Seguin Art League is hosting its 7th Annual High School Art Show from Thursday, May 12th through Saturday, May 14th at the Selig Room located at 1215 E. Court Street in Seguin. All entries must be delivered Thursday, May 12 between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. There are 2 categories: Beginning & Advanced. The Awards Reception will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14th with various artist demonstrations, refreshments, and prizes. Entry forms are available at seguinartleage.com. For more information call 830- 372-4479 or 830-372-3106.
Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Al Dressen & The Super Swing Review from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, May 13th. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and 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.
Walk For Life 2016
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its Walk For Life 2016 at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14 at Central Park in downtown Seguin. For further information call 830-303-2151. To register and raise funds, visit secure.ministrysync.com/ministrysync/event/?e=9700.
Cow Plop Extravaganza
The Seguin FFA Ag Booster Club will have its 2nd Annual Cow Plop Extravaganza from 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 14th from 6 p.m. to midnight at the K.C. Hall in Seguin. In addition to the Cow Plop, there will be live music, dancing, dinner and a live and silent auction. Tickets are $25 and under 4 are free. To purchase tickets or for more information call the SHS Ag Department at 830-372-5770.
DJ Dance Fundraiser
The Guadalupe Valley Young Marines will have a DJ Dance Fundraiser from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 14th at the Geronimo VFW. For more information email email@example.com.
Silber Center Swing Dance
The Seguin Silver Center will have its Swing Dance on Saturday, May 14th featuring music from The Dirty River Dixie Band. Dance lessons will be at 7 p.m. with the dance immediately following from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Admission is $10 for TLU students with ID, SA Swing Dance Society members and Silver Center members and $12 for non-members. For more information call 830-303-6612.
Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Wrangler Country from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, May 20th. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and 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.
Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Vernon & Friends from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, May 27. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and 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.
Almost Patsy Cine Fundraiser Dance
Reservations/tickets are now available for the “Almost Patsy Cline” Band at the Geronimo VFW from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 29th. Admission is a $10 donation in advance or $12 at the door. Proceeds benefit the VFW Auxiliary programs. For more information and tickets call 830-379-1971 or 830-305-8829.
TLU Baseball Camp
Texas Lutheran University will offer three sessions of Baseball Camp. The cost is $105 which (includes a $50 depost) A $50 non-refundable reservation fee is required to reserve a space in the camp and is due Thursday, June 2nd for Session I for ages 7-10 which will be held Monday, June 6th through Thursday, June 9th; Thursday, June 9th for ages 8-12 which will be held Monday, June 13 through Thursday, June 16th; Thursday, June 16th for ages 11-14 which will be held Monday, June 20th through Thursday, June 23rd. For more information call 830-372-8124.
Fourth of July Parade Applications
Applications for the 2016 Biggest Small-Town Fourth of July Parade are available by contacting the Seguin Main Street Program at 830-401-5000. Applications are due by June 15, 2016.
Veterans Affairs Office Hours
The Guadalupe County Veterans Affairs Office in Seguin will be open for services on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. For further information call 830-303-8870.
Salvation Army Volunteers Needed
The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Volunteer by calling 830-401-4872.
The Cranny is now open Monday though Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 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. To volunteer or for more information call 830-372-1216.
The Silver Center Thrift Store is in need of volunteer assistants. Whether you can donate one hour of your time, or four, your help would be greatly appreciated. The Silver Center relies upon the funds from the Thrift Store to offer the meals and other support that it provides to our senior citizens. For more information call 830-303-6612 or 830-379-8300.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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: email@example.com fax 379-2238, or drop off the information at the Seguin Daily News/KWED office, 609 E. Court St., Seguin.