Thursday, December 29, 2015

 

Soccer Registration
Seguin Youth Soccer Club registration is now underway for the spring season.  Registration is open to players with birthdays between July 31, 2011-August 1, 1999. Registration fee is $65 and includes jersey, shorts and socks.  Games begin March 21st.  Last day for registration is February 15th. Registration can be done online at www.seguinyouthsoccer.org or in person at Paperback Ranch used book store.  For more information call 830-491-7064 or email fcseguintx@gmail.com.

Showcase Seguin 2015
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Rock'n your Business, Showcase Seguin 2015 on Thursday, Feb. 26th. For more information about registering your business for the event, call 830-379-6382.

Free e-books Class
The Seguin Public Library will have a Free e-books Class on Thursday, Jan. 29th. They will offer two sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will learn how to borrow and download free e-books from the Seguin Public Library using the Lone Star Digital Library portal. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. Register online at www.seguin.lib.tx.us or call 830-401-2422.

Public Input Meeting
The City of Seguin is encouraging residents to attend a public meeting hosted by the Lone Star Rail District (LSRRD) on Thursday, Jan. 29th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Seguin Coliseum. The meeting will feature an open-house come and go format without a formal sit-down presentation. LSRRD is also seeking online input until Feb. 27th. Visit eis.lonestarrail.com.

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

Chamber News & Views Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber News & Views Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 4th at the Seguin Coliseum beginning at 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Friday, Jan. 30th by calling 830-379-6382.

Kingsbury 4H Fundraiser
The Kingsbury 4H Club will have a fundraiser beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31st at Cash America Pawn located at 1111 E. Court St. They will be selling B.B.Q. Sandwiches/Chips for $6. Sodas and desserts will also be available.

Little League Spring Season
The Seguin Little League is currently accepting applications through Saturday, Jan. 31st for the 2015 Spring Season. Registration is $65 and may be obtained and submitted at the Little League Fields, Cash America Pawn, 1st National Bank of Beeville and at Val Cevallos DDS Office.

Symphony Ball & Debutante Presentation
The Mid-Texas Symphony Guild's annual fundraising evening of elegant dining and dancing is Saturday, Jan. 31st  at the Seguin Event Center from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $70 each and can be purchased at Gift & Gourmet or Cascades Gift Shop.  Reservations are required.

Moore House Luncheon
The Seguin Conservation Society will have a Moore House Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 5th with seatings at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Meal price is $10 and $12 with Dessert. Reservations deadline is Monday, Feb. 2nd and can be made by calling 379-7713.  The Moore House is located at 703 Johnson St.

Watershed Partnership Meeting
The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership will meet Tuesday, Feb. 3rd at 6 p.m. at the GBRA River Annex at 905 Nolan St. in Seguin. For more information contact Ward Ling at 979-845-6980.

The Gathering Country Music Show
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held at Geronimo VFW in Geronimo on Tuesday, Feb. 3rd from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Great VFW kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m.  Adults $7--12 & under $3. This month featuring Billy Mata, Sally Carlson and Chuck Tschoepe.  For reservations call Dorothy at 512-825-2180 or visit www.thegateringmusicshow.com.

Minigrip Blood Drive
Minigrip will have a Blood Drive on Wednesday, Feb. 4th from 7 a.m. 11 a.m. in the parking lot at 1650 N. Heideke St. All presenting donors will receive a T-shirt. For more information call 830-433-6080.

Spurs Ticket Fundraiser
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center is having a SPURS Ticket Fundraiser for the Spurs vs. Magic game on Wednesday, Feb. 4th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $20. Call 830-303-2151 for ticket information or contact bhenderson@attcenter.com. Order online athttps://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN&t=spurs&o=21363176&g=5814.

Vietnam Veterans Meeting
There will be a meeting of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 923 on Wednesday, Feb. 4th at 1900 hrs at the Dunbar Center, 801 W. MLK in San Marcos. The guest speaker will be Dwain James of Honor Flight Austin.

Lunch and Learn
There will will be a Lunch and Learn Gardening Program presented by Jim Johnson, Vegetable Specialist and the Guadalupe County Master Gardeners on Thursday, Feb. 5th from noon to 1 p.m. at the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Office located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. The program, "Grow Spring Vegetable Transplants from Seed," is free and you may bring your own lunch. For more information call Treva Hicks at 830-303-4712.

Tax Assistance
The AARP Foundation Tax-aide Tax Assistance will be available at the Seguin Public Library from Friday, Feb. 6th through Saturday, March 28th. Assistance will be available Fridays from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. and Saturdays 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Half Marathon and Family 5K
The Seguin Christian Academy is sponsoring a Press-On Half Marathon and Family 5K on Saturday, Feb. 7th beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the playground at 515 E. Donegan Street. Register by Jan. 25th for guaranteed t-shirt. For registration details visit AthleteGuild.com or call Kelly at 830-305-1534.

MahJongg Tournament
There will be a MahJongg Tournament sponsored by the Seguin MahJongg Mavens to benefit the Silver Center on Saturday, Feb. 7th beginning at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $35. Call Nancie at 303- 6612 to enter.

NAACP Meeting
The local branch of the NAACP will meet on Saturday, Feb. 7th at 10 a.m. in the Seguin Community Center (919 N. Guadalupe St.). The guest speaker will be Seguin's Chief of Police, Chief Kelso.

German Band Fundraiser
The Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring a fund raiser for their program. The Texas All State German Band will perform on Saturday, Feb. 7th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Palace Theater. For $10 ticket information call 830-401-0422.

Hermann Sons Valentine Bunco Party
The Hermann Sons Albert Kypfer Lodge #106 will have their Annual Valentine Bunco Party on Sunday, Feb 8th beginning at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $5 and proceeds benefit the Wounded Warriors.
Geronimo VFW Czech Sunday
The Czechaholics will be playing Texas polkas, waltzes and country music at the Geronimo VFW in Geronimo on Sunday, Feb. 8th from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  VFW kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For reservations call 830-379-1971 or 305-8829.

Native Plant Society
The Guadalupe County Chapter of the Native Plant Society presents the program "See Texas, See the World" on Tuesday, Feb. 10th at St John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There will be a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. For further information visit www. npsot.org/wp/guadalupe.

Blood Drive
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a blood drive on Wednesday, Feb. 11th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Selig Room.  For more information call 401-7211.

Free Instagram Training
There will be free training by the San Antonio SBDC Training Team on how to use Instagram to grow your business on Wednesday, Feb. 11th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Seguin Coliseum. To register call 210-458-2460.

United Way
The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2016-2017 funding.  Phase 1 of the process is submission of a Letter of Intent.  For criteria and Letter of Intent form, visit www.guadalupeunitedway.org and click on the "News" tab, or call 830-372-9009 for information. Submission deadline Friday, February 13th.

SW Bell/AT&T Retirees
The Annual Meeting of SW Bell/AT&T Retirees will be held Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 16th, at 9:30 a.m. in the basement of American State Bank.

NARFE
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees will meet on Friday, Feb. 20th beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. The program will feature Smartphones. Contact Dorothy Creswell at 830-620-0344 for further information.

Roll for a Cure
The Wild Bunch Relay for Life Team will host a Roll for a Cure Bunco Fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 20th at the Faith Lutheran Church Activity Center from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. To reserve your spot email sfrels1@gmail.com or call 830-556-9497.

Denim & Diamonds Gala
The Seguin Education Foundation will host a Denim & Diamonds Gala fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 21st beginning at 6 p.m. There will be dinner, dancing, a silent and live auction, wine raffle and diamond raffle. Diamond raffle tickets are $20 and Gala tickets are $45. For ticket informaiton call 379-0325. Tickets are also available at KWED.

Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Workshop
RSVP and the Alamo Area Agency on Aging will provide a two-day workshop to educate people about Medicare and Medicaid Fraud on Tuesday, Feb. 24th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 25th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop is free and includes lunch and materials. Call Steve Doerr to register at 379-0300.

MDA Lock-Up
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is having their Seguin Lock-Up at Davila’s BBQ on February 26th, 2015.  They are asking individuals to agree to being “Locked Up for MDA”. Participant’s bail is $1600 which sends two children to MDA Summer Camp.  Your lock up time is only for one hour. Call 210-650-3181 to participate.

Showcase Seguin
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will host Showcase Seguin from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26th. The event includes a silent auction, interactive demonstrations, food samples and judging, and mingling with local businesses. Call 379-6382 for more information.

Rockapaloosa at Showcase Seguin
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Rockapaloosa at Showcase Seguin from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26th. Tickets are $25 and includes refreshments, silent auction, the chance to win a new car, grand prize drawings and meeting with businesses. Entertainment by Tin Roof. Call 379-6382 for more information.

Call For Nominations
The Seguin Commission on the Arts is seeking nominations for an organization or an individual who has had an impact on the art community for the Outstanding Contributor to the Arts in Seguin Award. Nominations should include a comprehensive description of the nominee's presence and impact in the community and specific contributions made during 2014. Submit by Saturday, Feb. 28th in writing to the Seguin Main Street Program by mail to P.O. Box 591, Seguin, TX 78155 or by email to mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Toast to Texas
The Abishai Mercer Dickson Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will host a Toast to Texas to celebrate 179 years of Texas Independence. The event will be held at Sebastopol Historic Home on Monday, March 2nd at 1:30 p.m. Citizens are also encouraged to display the Texas flag on March 2nd.

Seguin Volleyball Rosters Due
The Seguin Volleyball Association Rosters are due Monday, March 2nd and Wednesday, March 4th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fiesta Ballroom. There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11th in the Hall of Fame building at the Guadalupe Fair Grounds. League begins Monday, March 16th.

Bras for a Cause
The Guadalupe County Bras for a Cause is having its first ever fundraising event on Thursday, March 5th from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Individual tickets are $50. For more information and sponsorship opportunities contact Sydney Miller at 830-305-5858.  Proceeds benefit the Guadalupe Regional Medical Foundation Cancer Assistance Fund.

Spring Clean-Up Day
A City of Seguin Spring Clean-Up Day will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 7th at the Seguin Coliseum. Participants must show proof of Seguin residency. There will be free on-site paper shredding. For further information call 830-401-2416.

Celebration of Life Youth Rally
The Precious Life will be having their Celebration of Life Youth Rally at noon on Saturday, March 7th at the Silver Center. There will be lunch and Entertainment. For more information about registration or to sponsor a child, call 830-372-5980 or visit www.preciouslifeservices.com.

Scholarship Applications
Applications for the Seguin Police Youth Scholarship are now available. Seguin High School Seniors that have graduated from a sanctioned D.A.R.E. program are eligible to apply. A written essay and resume are required. Applications are available at www.seguintexas.gov and must be submitted to SHS Counselor Secretary Tricia Mayo by Monday, March 16th.

Tax Assistance
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - noon until April 15. Come to the Beck Admin. Building basement (Room LL05) on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Call 830-372-8160 for further information.

RSVP Motor Coach Trip
The RSVP Program is sponsoring a seven-day tour to Albuquerque and Sana Fe, New Mexico June 15th through June 21st. The price per person for double occupancy is $698. For further information call 379-0300.

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 trainning is available. For more information call GVFS at 830-372-2780 or Ashton at volunteercoord@safeseguin.org.

Caregiver Support Group
Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center presents a free Caregiver Support Group every first Wednesday at 2 p.m. at 1210 Eastwood Dr. For more information, call 379-9308.

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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