Friday, October 21, 2016
Posted on 10/21/2016 1:00:00 AM.

Downtown Transportation Needs Open House
The City of Seguin will continue its Open House on Transportation Needs for Downtown on Friday, October 21st from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in McKoeogh Hall at St. Andrews Episcopal Church located at 201 East Nolte St. in Seguin. Share your needs and wants as a pedestrian, a cyclist and a motorist in downtown Seguin. The open house is come and go at your convenience. For more information call (830) 401-2448 or email

NARFE Meeting
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will have its Annual Meeting & Election of Officers at
9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21st. Anna Martinez-Amos, NPS, will present information on the San Antonio Mission Historical Park. For more information call 830-620-0344 or email

Cowboy Jack's Haunted Trail Production
The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center welcomes the return of Cowboy Jack's Haunted Trail back to Seguin. Cowboy Jack is a haunting tale about a 1937 Dude Ranch where many unusual events have taken place in the woods. The haunted trail dates are Friday, Oct. 21st, Saturday, Oct. 22nd, Friday, Oct. 28th, and  Saturday, Oct. 29th. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and close at 10 p.m. There will be a 6:30 p.m. dusk hour for families. Ticket sold at the gate are $15 for adults and $8 for children 12 years and under. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Bob Appel from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21st. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit

Fall Poker Run
The American Legion Riders from Post 245 will have its Fall Poker Run on Saturday, Oct. 22nd at the post located at 618 E. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the first bike out at 10 a.m., last bike out at 11 a.m. and last bike in at 1:30 p.m. The fee is $15 per rider and $5 for passengers. There will be prizes, lunch available for purchase, a 50/50 drawing and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit Veterans programs within the community.

Puppies and Pumpkins
Seguin Animal Services has joined with the Pumpkin Patch at FUMC Seguin for a Fall Pet Adoption Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22nd. There will be a coloring contest, face painting, and time to see adorable dogs that have all been fully vetted and are ready to be adopted. For information call 830-401-2335 or email

Unwanted/Unused Prescription Drug Disposal
In collaborative efforts with the DEA regarding the National Take Back Initiative, the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office will offer an opportunity for the disposal of unwanted or unused prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22nd in front of the Sheriff's Office. Syringes/needles will not be accepted. Information on Do-It-Yourself Containers to dispose of syringes/needles is available at the Sheriff's Office.

NAACP Banquet
The Seguin Branch of the NAACP will have its Banquet from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the St. James Catholic Church Family Center located at 510 S. Camp St. in Seguin. Darren Dunn, general manager of KWED Radio and the Seguin Daily News, will be a guest speaker. A meal will also be served. For ticket information call 830-379-7200.

SHS Class of 2001 Reunion
The Seguin High School Class of 2001 will have a 15-year Reunion at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22nd at the Park Plaza Hotel in Seguin. The cost for the event is $15 per person. For more information contact Rebecca Alvarado at 830-556-9749.

Fur Ball V11
The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will have its Fur Ball V11 at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the KC Hall. Tickets are $50 per person and $400 for a table of 10. There will be a live band, dancing, a silent auction, wine auction, dining, drinks and memories. Tickets are available at Thunderpaws, Moni's Mutt Hut and Dream On Mattress, online at or by calling 830-433-2458.

Watoto Kickball Tournament
The Fourth Annual Watoto Kickball Tournament will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23rd at the Seguin Softball 4-Plex. The fee is $7 per player and registration is open until the 23rd. Proceeds benefit children and orphans in Tanzania. For more information email or

Kingsbury Lodge 887 Open House
The Kingsbury Lodge 887 located at 207 Prairie Lea Rd. in Kingsbury will have an Open House from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23rd. Appetizers and drinks will be furnished. 

Guadalupe Masonic Lodge #109 Open House
The Guadalupe Masonic Lodge #109 will have an Open House from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday,Oct. 23rd at 1945 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. 

“Almost Patsy Cline” Fundraiser Dance
Advanced tickets are now available for the “Almost Patsy Cline” Band that will play from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Geronimo VFW on Sunday, October 23rd. Admission is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Proceeds benefit VFW Auxiliary programs. For tickets call 830-379-1971 or 830-305-8829.

Connect Seguin Public Meeting
There will be a Public Meeting regarding proposed changes to the Connect Seguin route at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26th at City Hall Council Chambers. Proposed changes can be viewed at If you are in need of transportation to the meeting, call Kurt at 210-382-4829 by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24th. For further information call 830-401-2401.

Community Computer Classes
TLU will offer Community Computer Classes from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24th in the Texas Lutheran University Beck Center, Room LL05. Need help with your computer? Get individualized assistance in anything from using a mouse, to setting up email, or maximizing Microsoft Office capabilities. These sessions are free with no reservation is required.

Master Naturalists Meeting
The Guadalupe Master Naturalist will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24th at the AgriLife Extension Building located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Master Naturalist, Nancy Masterson, will present a program on non-native invasive plants that threaten the habitats of Texas native plants.

Christmas Toy Assistance Program Registration
The Precious Life Services will offer its Christmas Toy Assistance Program Registration from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25th and Tuesday, Nov. 1st at 313 W. Nolte St. in the Seguin Public Library. For a list of requirements need for registration visit and click on events.

SISD Celebration of Service
The Seguin ISD wil celebrate Louis Q. Reyes, III for his years of didicated service to the Seguin ISD, students, faculty and staff from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25th at the Admisinstration Building located at 1221 E. Kingsbury St. in Seguin.

Domestic Violence Annual Candlelight Vigil
The Guadalupe Valley Family Violence Shelter will have its Annual Candlelight Vigil from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25th at the Coliseum Pavilion at the Seguin Event Center. Attendees are encouraged to wear the color purple.

Local Candidates' Forum
The TLU Center for Servant Leadership and Seguin's Community Forum will have a State Candidates' Forum from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26th in Tschoepe Hall, Dunne Conference Room on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.

Republican Women Meeting
The Guadalupe County Republican Women will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27th at the Silver Center. Senator Donna Campbell and Representative John Kempel will be the featured speakers for the event. Dinner reservations are $11 and may be made by calling 830-557-5084. For more information visit or call 830-876-8980.

Domestic Violence Annual Candlelight Vigil
The Guadalupe Valley Family Violence Shelter, in partnership with the Schertz Police Department, will have its Annual Candlelight Vigil from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27th at the Pickrell Park Pavilion located at 703 Oak St. in Seguin. Attendees are encouraged to wear the color purple.

Family Physics Night 2016
The TLU Physics Department and Society of Physics Students will present Family Physics Night from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27th at TLU’s Moody Science Lecture Hall & Jackson Park Student Activity Center.
There will be interactive physics demonstrations to celebrate the Physics of The Human Body.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Country Sounds from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m on Friday, Oct. 28th . The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit

Pecan Fest... Go Nuts!
Pecan Fest will be held from Friday, Oct. 28th through Sunday, Oct. 30th. There will be re-enactors, a pub crawl, beer & wine garden, haunted tours, Hats Off to Juan Seguin street dance, historic tours, Trade Days, skat tournament, nutty foods, kids activities and live entertainment. For further information visit or call 830-401-0810.

Pecan Fest Dog Costume Contest
There will be a Dog Costume Contest during Pecan Fest at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29th in the Gazebo at Central Park in downtown Seguin. People are encouraged to costume dogs in ways that celebrate Seguin's history or to pay homage to pecans. However, all costumes are welcome. The entry fee is $5 and all proceeds benefit the City of Seguin's Main Street Program. Onsite Registration begins at 11 a.m. followed by the judging at 11:15 a.m. You may register in advance at D6 Promos located at 501 N. Austin St. or Thunderpaws Canine Solutions located at 206 S. Austin St. For further information call 830-379-7000.

Pecan Bake Show
There will be a Pecan Bake Show during Pecan Fest Heritage Days. Entries are due between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29th at The Big Red Barn. There will be a youth and adult category and all entries must have 1 cup or more of pecans. For more information and to obtain a copy of the rules call 830-556-6474.

Democratic Club Informal Gathering/Meet the Candidate
The Guadalupe County Democratic Club is sponsoring an informal gathering from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29th at the Court Street Coffee Shop located at 111 W. Court St. in Seguin. The gathering will give everyone the opportunity to meet Irene Rios, candidate for Chief Justice, Fourth Court of Appeals and Rebecca Bell-Meteteau, candidate for State Board of Education. Call Gloria Sasser at 830-401-0168 for further information.

Halloween Dance & Costume Contest
There will be a Halloween Dance & Costume Contest from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29th at the Geronimo VFW. Entertainment will be provided by Glenn Collins and the Alibis. VFW kitchen opens at 6:30 p.m.  $8 donation. For reservations and further information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.

Free & Safe Halloween Trunk-or-Treat
The American Legion Riders from Post 245 in Seguin will have a Free & Safe Halloween Trunk-or-Treat event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, October 31st at the American Legion parking lot at 618 E. Kingsbury St. in Seguin.

South Texas Pregnancy Care Center Banquet
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its Annual Fundraising Banquet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Seguin Event Center Coliseum. The silent auction doors open at 5:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Carol Everrett. RSVP by calling 830-305-4068.

Designer Purse Fundraiser
The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center will have its Designer Purse Fundraiser from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3rd at the Seguin KC Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. and Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door (if not sold out). Refreshments are included in the price of the ticket. Tickets are available at Gift and Gourmet, Keeper's, ZDT's, The Orange Poppy and KWED. Sponsorships are available by calling 830-303-4760.

Parenting Seminar
The Wayland Baptist University - New Braunfels will host a Parenting Seminar, " Strategies to Work Through Challenges That Confront Families" from 8:30 to noon on Friday, Nov. 4th at 1672 Independence Dr. (Suite 15) in New Braunfels. The seminar is free and there will be a complimentary breakfast. To RSVP email

Computer Spreadsheet Sessions
TLU will have Computer Spreadsheet Sessions from 9 a.m. to 9:50 on Monday, Oct. 31st, Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, Friday, Nov. 4th and Monday, Nov. 7th in Tschoepe Hall, Room 103 Computer Lab on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. The class is free and no reservation is required. For more information call 830-372-8027.

Veterans Day Celebration
The Seguin Christian Academy and Faith Lutheran Church are hosting a Veterans Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m on November 10th at Faith Lutheran Church located at 1326 E. Cedar St. in Seguin. All veterans are encouraged to attend this observance.  

TLU Dramatic Media Production
The Texas Lutheran University will present the Dramatic Media Production: Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11th and Saturday, Nov. 12th, and at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11th and Sunday, Nov. 13th at Jackson Auditorium.

Wilson County's Got Talent
The Wilson County's Got Talent will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12th at the La Vernia High School. For more information visit

Luling Chamber Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
The Luling Chamber of Commerce will have its 32nd Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, Nov. 26th at the Thump Pavilion in downtown Luling. There will be unique items handcrafted by are artisans and visits with Santa. For more information call 830-875-3214.

Master Gardeners Class
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners are now accepting applications for their upcoming Become a Master Gardener Class 29. This classes will be held from 5:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning January 17th through May 23rd at the Schertz Civic Center located at 1400 Schertz Parkway in Schertz. The cost of the class is $190 and the application deadline is Friday, December 30th. Class size is limited and applications are taken on a first come, first serve basis. For more information or registration contact Cynthia Lyssy at (210) 275-3970 or email

Bras For A Cause
The Guadalupe County Bras For A Cause will be held on Thursday, March 2nd at the Seguin Coliseum.

TLU Dramatic Media Production
The Texas Lutheran University presents the Dramatic Media Production: One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th and at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7th and Sunday, April 9th at Jackson Auditorium.

Inter-Agency Provider Directory
The Guadalupe County Inter-Agency Provider Directory of all County Social Services available to serve the lowincome, disabled and elderly is currently available for $10 as a hard copy or emailed. Call 830-303-5911 to purchase a copy.

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.

Toddler Time
The Seguin Public Library will have Toddler Time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Toddlers ages 9 months to 3 years will enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, and playtime to develop early literacy skills.

Library Storytime
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.

Story Time
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.

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.

Cranny Hours
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.

Volunteers Needed
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 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.

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.

iDream Community Center Food Distribution
the iDream Community Center located at 932 S. Austin St. in Seguin will distribute food every Wednesday and Friday at noon and from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. For more information call 210-685-8544 or email or visit

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

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: fax 379-2238, or drop off the information at the Seguin Daily News/KWED office, 609 E. Court St., Seguin.

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