KWED and the Seguin Daily News is currently looking for commercial (for profit) vendors for Freedom Fiesta on Friday, July 3rd from 6 p.m. to midnight in Central Park. A 10 x 10 booth space is $125, limited spacing is available. To sign up, call 830-379-2234 and ask for Zana or Priscilda.
Marion Library Book Sale
The Marion Community Library Association will have a Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Tondre Room. For further information call 830-914-2803 ext. 432.
Future Teacher Scholarship
The Theta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, an honor society for key women educators, is accepting applications for its 2015 awards. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a current junior or senior level education major. For applications and/or information contact 830-379-5755. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, April 24th.
New Teacher Grant-in-Aid
The Theta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, an honor society for key women educators, is accepting applications for its 2015 awards. Two $100 Grants-in-Aid awards will be given to new educators in their first or second year of teaching. For applications and/or information contact 830-379-5755. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, April 24th.
Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-a-Thon
The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center's 6th Annual Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-a-Thon will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24th at Fiesta Lanes, 1202 Huisache Ave in New Braunfels. The fee is $25 per person or $125 for a 5-person team. All proceeds befefit the Resource Room which helps children who are victims of abuse and neglect in Guadalupe County. Call 830-3030-4760 for more information.
Texas Theatre Production
The Texas Theatre presents the one woman show performed by Mary Jane Windle, "I Don't Want to be Zelda Anymore," written by Marty Martin. The show is about Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Show times are 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25th and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 26th. Tickets are $15 pre-sale and $20 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet, Keepers, the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce or online at thetexas.org.
Silver Center Dance
The Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Bob Appel on Friday, April 24th, 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: www.silvercenterseguin.com.
The Seguin Kiwanis Club will have their Annual Flapjack Jamboree from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 25th at the Silver Center. There will be live entertainment, a silent auction and a drive-thru. Plates are $6 and includes hotcakes, sausage, coffee or juice.
The Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department will have a Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 25th at the Kingsbury Fire Station located at FM 1104 & Hwy 90 in Kingsbury. They will serve pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, hashbrowns, milk, orange juice, and coffee. Plates are $5.
Earth Day Celebration
The Seguin Main Street Program will have the 7th Annual Earth Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th in Central Park. There will be interactive demonstrations, children's activities, pet adoptions, plants, organic T-shirts and entertainment. There will also be exhibitor booths, 80 trade market booths including food, arts, crafts, jewelry, pottery and other hand-made and imported items.
Spring Plant Sale
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will have their Spring Plant Sale during Seguin Earth Day in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (or the plants get sold out) on Saturday, April 25th. They will also have a tree raffle, children's activities and a Master Gardener Information Booth.
There will be a Rabies Vaccination Clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th at the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department on Luckett St. in Fentress. 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. All proceeds benefit the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department and the Fentress Community United Methodist Church.
Dutch Oven Cook-off/West of the Brazos Western Event
The Gonzales Pioneer Village Living History Center will host a Dutch Oven Cook-off and West of the Brazos Productions Western Event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th. There will be vendors, live music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., kid's games and other activities. For further information call 830-672-2157.
Relay For Life
The Guadalupe County Relay For Life will be Saturday, April 25th from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena. For further information please call 830-832-2440. To purchase Luminarias in Memory or in honor of a loved one, contact Misty Smith at 830-556-9487.
The Trinity Oaks Guadalupe Camp located at 209 Caddell Lane in Seguin will have a Crawfish Boil from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th. Bring your family, friends, comfortable outdoor chair, fishing poles, kayaks (also available at the camp), canoes and water shoes. Admision is free, donations will be accepted at the door to support the camp. Donations not required but appreciated.
Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance
There will be a Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th at Eagles Hall located at 257 E. South St. in New Braunfels. Dance polkas, waltzes, big band, and country to the Red Raven Orchestra. There will also be a silent auction. For more information call 830-660-0437.
Geronimo VFW Dance
Glenn Collins and Alibi Band will be playing great classic country dance music at the Geronimo VFW in Geronimo on Sunday, April 26th from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. VFW kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-305-5478.
Master Naturalists Meeting
The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27th at the AgriLIfe Extension Building. Texas A &M AgriLife Extension Agent, Jeff Hanselka, will speak on the role of AgriLife Extension in support of the Master Naturalist program.
Marion Library Early Voting
The Marion Community Library Association will be a site for Early Voting from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from Monday, April 27th to Thursday, April 30th in the Tondre Room.
There will be a Blood Drive at TLU on Monday, April 27th and Tuesday, April 28th from 10 a.m. to 4:15.p.m. in the Alumni Student Center (ASC) Conf. Rm AB.
The Seguin Silver Center will sponsor a Wellness Expo on Tuesday, April 28th from 9 a.m. to noon. Area medical service providers will be on hand for information and free health screenings. Come by for door prizes, snacks and other free goodies. Call 830-303-6612 for more information.
Library Toddler Time
The Seguin Public Library will have Toddler Time on Tuesday, April 28th and every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Toddler Time is geared toward children ages 12 months to 3 years old. This program introduces toddlers to stories, songs, and playtime with other toddlers.
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Wednesday, April 29th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information call 830-401-7211.
Marion Library Story Time
The Marion Community Library Association will have Story Time Thursday, April 29th and every Thursday at 9 a.m. for children 3 and 4 years of age in the community. Parents must be present with the child. For more information call 830-914-2803 ext. 432.
The Seguin Public Library will have Storytime on Wednesday, April 29th 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.
Join Seguin Premier Toastmasters at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29th at Holiday Inn Express, 2801 Jay Road in Seguin (behind IHOP and Hampton Inn) to grow your leadership skills and improve your presentations.
Noon Lions Annual Spring Fling
The Seguin Noon Lions Club Annual Spring Fling will be held at the Seguin Coliseum on Thursday, April 30th. There will be a $12 pork steak dinner, $10 per entry bug races, a silent auction and raffle. For more information call 830-372-3003.
World-renowned leaders will be featured at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce's Leadercast event on Friday, May 8th at GVEC's Western Operations Center on IH 10. Registration and breakfast are from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. with the sessions running from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch is included. Registration is $75 for Chamber members who register by Friday, May 1st. The cost is then $95. Cost for future Chamber members is $110. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 830-379-6382.
Sons of Hermann Meeting
The Sons of Hermann Stern Lodge #143 will have a meeting on Sunday, May 3rd at the American Legion Post in Seguin. The Meal will be at 1 p.m. with the meeting to follow at 2 p.m. Members are encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert. Call 830-379-2782 if you plan to attend by 7 p.m. on Friday, May 1st.
Summer Private Violin, Viola and Cello Lessons
The Texas Lutheran University/Mid-Texas Symphony Community Music Academy will offer Summer Private Violin, Viola and Cello Lessons. Register online by Friday, May 1st at tlu.edu/about/community/cma-summer-camps.
The seminar, "Strategies to Help Children and Teens Become Emotionally Healthy" will held on Friday, May 1st from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Wayland Baptist University in New Braunfels (1672 Independence Drive, Suite 150). An optional donation of $5 will be accepted.
Cinco de Mayo Pachanga
The LULAC Council 682 will host their 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Pachanga on May 1st & 2, 2015 at Central Park and is looking for Food Vendors and Arts & Craft Vendors. There will be music all day long on Friday and on Saturday a Car Show, 5K run,a Cook-off and more music! For more information, call Gloria at 830-556-2887 or email at email@example.com. See you at Cinco!
Silver Center Dance
The Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Wrangler Country on Friday, May 1st, 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: www.silvercenterseguin.com.
Kingsbury 4-H BBQ Fundraiser
The Kingsbury 4-H will have a BBQ Sandwich Fundraiser beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 2nd at the pawn shop located at Court and King Streets. Plates are $6. Bake goods and sodas will also be available.
Holy Temple BBQ Sale
The Holy Temple C.O.G.I.C. will have a BBQ Sausage Sandwich Sale on Saturday, May 2nd from noon to 3:30 p.m. Plates are $6.50 and are served with potato salad and green beans.
Seguin Christian Academy’s 4th annual SCA Fiesta Dinner & Auction fundraiser is Saturday, May 2nd from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Church, 1440 Eastwood Drive. Tickets for the chicken fajita dinner are $10 for adults and $7 for kids under 12, but are not necessary to attend or to participate in the auction. Dine-in and drive-through service is available from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Tickets at SCA, Seguin Chamber, and Court Street Coffee. Call Kelly Follis with questions at 830-305-1534.
St. James Catholic Church will have a Blood Drive on Sunday, May 3rd from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m in the Family Center. For more information, please call (210)365-5494.
Boecker Cemetery Association
The Boecker Cemetery Association will meet at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3rd at the cemetery pavilion. (The bad weather location will be the American Bank on Austin St.).
"Almost Patsy Cline" Fundraiser Dance
The "Almost Patsy Cline” Band will perform at the Geronimo VFW in Geronimo on Sunday, May 3rd from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The VFW kitchen will open at 2 p.m. Admission is a $10 donation in advance or $12 at the door. Proceeds benefit the VFW Auxiliary programs. For more information or tickets call 830-379-1971 or 830-305-8829.
Chamber Teacher of the Year Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Teacher of the Year Luncheon on Wednesday, May 6th at the Seguin Coliseum. Doors open at 11:15. Early bird RSVP tickets are $12. Non-members and walk-ins are $15. For further information call 830-379-6382.
Vietnam Veterans Meeting
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 923 will meet at 1900hrs on Wednesday, May 6th at the Dunbar Center located at 801 W. MLK in San Marcos. For further information call 512-353-0945.
Master Gardener Lunch & Learn
The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will have a Lunch & Learn from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 7th at the AgriLife Extension Office. A program on Lawn Care will be presented by Marvin Borth, Master Gardener and Guadalupe County Master Gardeners. You are encourage to bring your own lunch. For more information call 830-303-3889 or visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.
Designer Purse Fundraiser
The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center's 3rd Annual Schertz Designer Purse Fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 7th at the Good Shepherd Columbus Club in Schertz. Tickets are $35 in advance and a limited amount will be available at the door for $40. Food and drinks included. Call 830-3030-4760 for more information.
Silver Center Dance
The Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Texas Top Hands on Friday, May 8th, 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: www.silvercenterseguin.com.
ROTC Golf Tournament
The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will have their 7th Annual Golf Tournament at Starcke Park in Seguin on Saturday, May 9th. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the High School ROTC Scholarship Fund. There will be lots of prizes and a BBQ lunch will be provided. For more information, call 830-372-5770 Ext. 20705 or 20736.
The Cross Lutheran School Athletics Golf Tournament will be held beginning at 8 a.m. at the Lakeside Golf Club in Canyon Lake. The tournament benefits the school's athletic program and there will be cash and other prizes. Register the day of the tournament or call John Taddy at 210-378-3121.
Seguin Letter Carriers with the United States Postal Service will have a Food Drive on Saturday, May 9th. Residents are encouraged to place non-perishable food donations in a bag by their mailbox and it will be delivered to a local food bank.
Cow Plop Extravaganza
The Seguin FFA Booster Club will have a Cow Plop Extravaganza beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 9th. There will be dinner, dancing with music provided by Clint Taft & the Buckwild Band and live/silent auction. Tickets are $25 and $10 for 4-10 year-olds - 4 and under are free.
The first ever Puppy Prom will be held in Seguin at 7:30 on Saturday, May 9th at The Alley of Court Street Coffee Shop. There will be a DJ, prom king and queen contest, cake walk/movies and a full buffet for $20. Admission is $10 per dog. People are free. All proceeds benefit the Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF).
Master Gardeners Lunch and Learn
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will present a Lunch and Learn class on herbs from noon to1 pm on Monday, May 11th at the GVEC Service Center Community Room at 908 Curtis Street in Schertz. Gail Johnson, Guadalupe County Master Gardener will present “Twenty Great Herbs for South Central Texas.” Attendees are welcome to bring lunch and free handouts will be available. For more information call 830-303-3889.
Native Plant Society Meeting
There will be a meeting of the Guadalupe County Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas on Tuesday, May 12th 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. The guest speaker will be Water Stewart who will discuss Prairie Restoration in Texas.
TSCRA Ranch Gathering
There will be a TSCRA Ranch Gathering from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 14th at the Texas Agricultural Educaiton and Heritage Center on Cordova Rd. in Seguin. The Ranch Gathering will feature an update on TSCRA activities and issues affecting ranchers. RSVP to 800-242-7820 ext. 192.
Students from Seguin ISD schools are hosting the second annual Matador Challenge community carnival from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 15th at the Goldie Harris Gym Parking Lot. Each school will have a booth featuring fun activities. There will be performances by elementary choirs and a special appearance by the Matador Band. A P.E. Showcase will also be held in the tennis court area. For more information call 401-8617.
Silver Center Dance
The Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Bobby Jordan on Friday, May 15th, 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: www.silvercenterseguin.com.
South Texas Pregnancy Care Center Walk For Life
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have "Hold on to Hope" Walk for Life events on Saturday, May 16th in Seguin and Saturday, May 16th in Luling. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walks at 9:30 a.m. For further information call 830-303-2151.
South Texas Pregnancy Care Center Walk For Life
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have "Hold on to Hope" Walk for Life event on Sunday, May 17th at the La Vernia City Park. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the walk begins at 1 p.m. For further information call 830-303-2151.
Silver Center Dance
The Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Most Wanted Band on Friday, May 22nd 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: www.silvercenterseguin.com.
Silver Center Dance
The Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Bob Appel on Friday, May 29th 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: www.silvercenterseguin.com.
Legacy Scholarship Applications
The Lincoln-Ball High School Alumni/Ex-Students Association is now accepting applications for the 2015 Legacy Scholarship. The graduating students must be related to a Lincoln-Ball High School graduate, ex-student, staff, teacher or administrator. The student can be a graduate from any school district in the United States. The graduate does not have to be from Seguin. Applications can be obtained online at ballhighschoolseguin.org, through high school counselor offices, churches, or by calling 830-305-2323. Application deadline is Monday, June 15th.
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.
4th of July Parade Applications Available
The 2015 Biggest Small-Town Fourth of July Parade Applications are now available from the City of Seguin Mainstreet Department. To apply online visit www.seguintexas.gov or call 830-401-2475.
High School Vocal Arts Camp
The Texas Lutheran University/Mid-Texas Symphony Community Music Academy will offer a High School Vocal Arts Camp for incoming 9th through 12th graders on Monday, July 13th through Friday, July 17th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Ayers Recital Hall, Scheuch Fine Arts Center at TLU. Register online by Sunday, July 5th at tlu.edu/about/community/cma-summer-camps.
There will be a cycling ride, "David's Ride," in honor of David Eikenburg on Saturday, July 11th beginning at McQueeney Baptist Church located at 201 Schumann Rd. Breakfast begins at 6 a.m. and the ride begins at 7 a.m. A BBQ lunch will be held at 11 a.m. Pre-registration is $40 and $50 the day of the race. Packet pick-up will be held at MecQueeney Baptist Church on Friday, July 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All proceeds are donated to Camp Agape, a Christian bereavement camp for children. For additional information call 830-305-6502.
CCA Hill Country General Meeting
The Hill Country Chapter of CCA will have a general meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21st at the New Braunfels Elk's Lodge. The meeting is open to all CCA members or anyone who is interested in sustainable sport fishing. This event is part 1 of a 2-part series covering fishing strategies on the Texas Coast. For more information call 830-305-5128.
The Texas Lutheran University/Mid-Texas Symphony Community Music Academy will offer a Strings Camp for 1st - 8th graders on Monday, July 27th through Friday, July 31st from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ayers Recital Hall, Scheuch Fine Arts Center at TLU. Register by Wednesday, July 15th online at tlu.edu/about/community/cma-summer-camps.
Vocal Arts Camp
The Texas Lutheran University/Mid-Texas Symphony Community Music Academy will offer a Vocal Arts Camp for students entering grades 3-8 on Monday, July 27th through Friday, July 31st from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ayers Recital Hall, Scheuch Fine Arts Center. Register online by Wednesday, July 15th at tlu.edu/about/community/cma-summer-camps.
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.
The Cranny Thrift Store is now open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 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.
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.
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.
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.