Friday, September 19, 2014


Cheryl E. Woolridge BBQ Benefit
A BBQ Benefit for Cheryl E. Woolridge will be held Saturday, September 20th at Arlan's Market in Seguin from 11am to 3pm. BBQ Chicken plates are $7.
Donation of New Items for Fire Victims
Drop off donations of new items for Summer's Bend Apartment fire victims is being accepted at The Cranny (113 N. River Street) Tuesdays through Saturdays between 9am and 3pm. Individuals making a donation are asked to let store personnel know that their donation is designated for the fire victims.
Siver Center Dance
The Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of The Shadows on Friday, September 19th, from 7:30 to 11pm Doors open at 6pm. Admission is $7 for members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

NARFE Meeting
New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on September 19th at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments will be from 9:30 to 10am followed by the business meeting and program from 10am to 11am. For more information, call 620-0344.

Under the Big Top
CASA of Central Texas invites the community for an evening "Under the Big Top" to raise funds for the organization and honor Commissioner Greg Seidenberger and District Attorney Heather McMinn for their support in the fight against child abuse, on September 19th at 6:30 p.m. at the Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage building on Cordova Rd. Guests will enjoy a carnival-themed evening of fun and entertainment, including dinner, carnival acts, live music by Tin Roof, live and silent auction and more. Tickets are $50 and may be purchased in advance at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, the Seguin Chamber of Commerce or by calling 626-2272.

Heart of Texas Roadshow
The next Heart of Texas Roadshow in Seguin is on Saturday, September 20th at the historic Texas Theater. There will be two performances at 2:30pm and 7:30pm. Admission is $20.00 per person. Tickets are on sale by calling 830-372-6168, 830-401-1971, or 830-303-7333 or by visiting
Children's Miracle Network
Join the Children's Hospital of San Antonio Christus Santa Rosa Health System Foundation for a Children's Miracle Network event on Saturday, September 20th at Love's Travel Center (3158 West IH-10) from 9am to 3pm. The event includes live music, dunk tank, chicken tacos, baked goods, general store, and pumping gas for tips. Call 830-372-6190 for more informaton.
Las Historias de Seguin
Teatro De Artes will be hosting the Las Historia de Seguin (Seguin Stories Project) in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event will be held at Teatro's Cultural Arts Center located at 921 W. New Braunfels St. on Saturday, September 20th at 6pm. This is the first ever compilation of memoirs from prominent Hispanic Seguinites who helped form this great community. Call 830-401-0232 for more information.

24th Annual Barbeque and Auction
Belmont Volunteer Fire Department will have its 24th Annual Barbeque and Auction on Saturday, September 20th at the Belmont Social Club. Brisket and chicken plates are $9 and serving is from 5 to 8 p.m. Other events include, a raffle, music and more.

Annual Sausage Supper
The Bexar Bowling Society is having their Annual Sausage Supper Sunday, September 21st. Serving begins at 4:30pm followed by and auction at 6pm and dance at 8pm with music by The County Tradition. Visit for further information.
Benefit Concert
The 2nd Annual Believing for Bryleigh Benefit Concert will be held Sunday, September 21st from 1pm to 7pm at the Pour Hous (343 W. San Antonio St. ) in New Braunfels. For ticket information visit For Bryleigh. Performers include The Grove Hounds, Seth James, Drew Kennedy and more.
Geronimo VFW Polka Sunday
Czechaholics will be playing all your favorite Texas polkas, waltzes and country music at the Geronimo VFW, 6808 N Hwy 123, Geronimo 78115, on September 21st 3-6:30pm. VFW kitchen opens at 2 pm. $8 donation. Hall is smoke free and open to all. Info/reservations 830-379-1971 or 305-8829 (
Be An 11 Success Seminar
All Seguin ISD athletes in grades 7-12 and their parents/guardians, are encouraged to attend the Be An Eleven Success Seminar on Monday, September 22nd at 7pm in Goldie Harris Gym sponsored by the Seguin All Sports Booster Club and Seguin ISD Athletic Department. Motivational speakers will share how student athletes can set highter goals, work harder and become better people by creating a value system based upon high standards. For more information, call 830-401-8022.
SHS Class of '69 Reunion Events
The SHS Class of '69 will have a reunion October 3rd and 4th. Contact Steve by September 22nd at to reserve tickets for the Oct. 3rd Homecoming Football Game at Matador Stadium ($7 at the gate) and the Oct 4th Dinner at the Power Plant Restaurant (2012 S. Austin Street). The cost is $25 per person (Cash Bar available) and a social hour begins at 6:30pm followed by the meal at 7:30pm. Send checks to Steve Koehler at 1404 N. Camp Street.

Basic Computer Skills
The next free TLU session covering basic computer skills will be September 23rd from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. in the Beck Admin. Bldg. basement (Room LL05). Additional sessions are scheduled on October 2nd, October 28th, November 20th, and December 4th. For more information, call 372-8160.

Square Dance Lessons
The Happy Soles Square Dance Club is offering free beginning square dance lessons that will start on Tuesday, September 23rd at 7:15pm at Friedeens Church (2555 Friedens Church Rd. Geronimo). No fees, special attire, or partner required. Call 210-878-7977 for more information or visit
Seguin ISD School Board Cadidates Forum
There will be a forum for Seguin Idependent School District board candidates on Tuesday, September 23rd beginning at 5:30pm at the Silver Center (510 E. Court Street). The program will include SISD School Board Trustee Candidates from District 2, 4, 5, and 7. The School Board Election takes place on November 4, 2014.
Parents Helping Parents
The group Parents Helping Parents provides parents with information, guidance and support. They meet every Wednesday from 5:30 to 7pm at the First Presbyterian Church located on the corner of King and Walnut streets. A nursery and programs for children and youth is also provided. The program is sponsored by Methodist Healthcare Ministries and is free to the public. Call 830-372-1397 for more information.
School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)
The Seguin ISD is seeking individuals who would like to serve on the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) to help the district identify and set priorities regarding health and wellness. Interested community members are encouraged to attend the SHAC meeting on Wednesday, September 24th, 5pm at the Seguin ISD District Office (1221 E. Kingsbury). For more information call Pete Silvius at 830-372-5771.
94th Annual Chamber Banquet
The 94th Annual Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be held on Wednesday, September 24th with a 6pm Social Hour and Program beginning at 7pm at the Seguin Coliseum. Special guest speaker will be Coach D.W. Rutledge. Tickets are $35 and available at or the Chamber (116 North Camp Street).
Remember Me Thursday: Worldwide Candlelight Event
ARF and Barky Park will host Remember Me Thursday: Worldwide Candlelight event for animals in shelters who never have the benefit of a home. The event is on Thursday, September 25th beginning at 7:30pm in Barky Park.
Musical Theatre Auditions
Auditions will be held on Thursday, September 25th from 5pm to 7pm and Sunday, September 28th from 3pm to 5pm for "It's a Wonderful Life" at the Texas Theatre in downtown Seguin. Performances will be on November 29th and 30th, and December 5th, 6th, and 7th. Call 830-372-6168 for further information.
9th Annual Pecan Classic
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce announces Early- Bird Registration through September 26th for the 9th Annual Pecan Classic Golf Tournament. The golf tournament will be held at The Bandit Golf Club beginning at 1pm. For more information call 379-6382.

Help Seguin Shine
Applications for Help Seguin Shine grants are available at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce. The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, September 26. Help Seguin Shine funds projects can beautify the city, make a property more attractive or safe, install seasonal decorations, enhance recreational opportunities or increase tourism, sporting events, competitions or conventions. Projects are judged on their visibility, cost-effectiveness, community involvement and benefit. For more information, call 379-6382.

Mini Mats Cheerleading Clinic
The Seguin High School Mini Mats Cheerleading Clinic for agaes PK-8th grade will be held on Saturday, September 27th. Registration begins at 8am. The clinic is from 8:30am to 11am at Tom Crump Gym. The cost is $25 and it includes the clinic, t-shirt, participation in the SHS Homecoming Parade and cmmunity pep rally on Thursday, October 2nd.
Warncke Reunion
The Warncke Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 27th at the New Berlin Community Center. Doors open at 10am and the meal begins at noon. Bring meat, vegetable or dessert. For more information call Marie Taylor at 830-303-3025.
Classic Car Show
The 14th Annual Pontiac Car Club is hosting a Classic Car Show benefitting the Fisher House Foundation at SAMMC on Saturday, September 27th in Central Park. Registration if from 9am to 11:30am and an awards presentation at 4pm. Call 512-386-0338 for futher information.2014
Dog Ambassador
$10 Registration is underway for the 2014 Dog Ambassador of Seguin. Proceeds benefit the Guadalupe County Humane Society. The dog with the most votes/donations will be named the 2014 Dog Ambassador. To register and vote visit Thunderpaws Canine Solutions at 206 S. Austin Street. An Inauguration Gala will be held Saturday, September 27th from 6 to 9pm in Central Park. Call 830-379-7000.
Deputy Roy Campos Benefit
There will be a gaming night and benefit BBQ plate sale on Sunday, September 28th at the Blue Bonnet Palace (17630) Lookout Rd. in Selma. The $8 BBQ plate sale begins at 11am and gaming from 3:30pm to 7pm. There will also be a raffle, action and live music by Junction I-41, Duffek Brothers and other special guests. Call 210-392-2601 or 830-379-1224.
Adult Craft Club
The Seguin Public Library will have Adult Craft Club meetings on Monday, September 29th at 10am or Tuesday, September 30th at 10am. Participants will be creating memory wire bracelets. Supplies are provided, but you can also bring your own beads. The programs are free, but only a limited number of people can participate. Register early in person or by calling 830-401-2422.
Welcome New TLU Faculty/Staff to Seguin
Texas Lutheran University will host an opportunity to meet new TLU/Staff on Monday, September 29th from 5 to 6pm at Court Street Coffee Shop (111 W. Court St.). RSVP requested, but not required. Call 830-372-8160.
An Author's Evening
Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin presents, An Author's Evening 6:30pm, Tuesday, September 30th at Teatro's Cultural Arts Center (921 W. New Braunfels St.). Dr. Saul Sanchez author of the memoir Rows of Memory: Journeys of a Migrant Sugar-Beet Worker and retired Texas Lutheran University professor will make a brief presentation and sign copies of his memoir. Copies of the book will be available for purchase for $24. This event is free and open to the public. Call 830-401-0232 for more information.

Dutch Treat Lunch
The Silver Center invites Aggie Football Fans to the Silver Center for Dutch Treat Lunch every Monday in September, October and November from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. To order a sandwich to be ready when you arrive, call 303-6612. For more information, call 379-7770.

Community Coffee
The Seguin ISD Superintendent, Dr. Irene Garza, will be hosting a community coffee at McQueeney ELementary on Tuesday, September 30th from 7:30 to 8:15am. Additional events will be held at various campuses throughout the school year. Other community coffees with Dr. Garza are scheduled for Tuesday, October 14th at Rodriquez Elementary, Tuesday, October 21st at Briesemeister Middle School, Tuesday, November 4th at Barnes Middle School and Tuesday, November 18th at Jefferson Elementary. Spring 2015 dates are January 13th at Vogel Elementary, January 27th at Saegert 6th Grade Center, February 10th at Koennecke Elementary, February 24th at Ball Early Childhood Center, April 7th at Weinert Elementary, April 28th at Patlan Elementary and May 12th at Seguin High School.
Chamber Membership Luncheon & Candidate Forum
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a membership luncheon and candidate forum on Wednesday, October 1st at the Seguin Coliseum. Early Bird Tickets for members are $12 and may be picked up in advanced at the Chamber office. Call for reservations at 830-379-6382. Walk-ins and non-member tickets are $15.
Gardening Event
San Antonio Garden Center Clubs Meeting will meet Wednesday, October 1st at 10 am at 3310 N. New Braunfels @ Funston. Program will feature KSAT 12 television meteorologist Katie Vossler, who will share some of her weather-news experiences and explore the controversy over today's "hot" weather topics: global warming, climate change, extreme drought, etc. Join us for coffee at 9:30; meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, go to
San Antonio Garden Center <> or call (210) 824-9981.
Veterans Meeting
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 923 - San Marcos will meet on Wednesday, October 1st at 1900hrs in the Dunbar Center located at 801 W MLK in San Marcos.
Lean Seguin
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center presents a 4-week Lean Seguin program to encourage and teach strategies to maintain a healthy wellbeing. The dates are Thursday, October 2nd, October 9th, October 16th and October 23rd from 6-7:30pm at the GRMC Central Entrance Upstairs Classroom. To register call 830-401-7676.

14th Annual Fundraising Dinner
South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 14th Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, October 2nd at the Seguin Coliseum. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. The Guest speaker is Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, Christi Craddick.

Geronimo VFD Annual Bar.B.Q Supper
The Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department Bar.B.Q. Supper will be held on Saturday, October 4th beginning at 5pm at the Geronimo Community Center. There will be an auction, raffle, amusements, and refreshments. Entertainment by Best Friends from 5pm to 7pm.
A Taste of Change Pachanga
The West End Neighborhood Project is hosting A Taste of Change Pachanga on Saturday, October 4th at the corner of Dolle Ave, and Jones St. The event will include music, informational and activity booths, food, and families playing games to encourage and stimulate a renewed pride in the neighborhood.
Officer Jerry Guerro Benefit
There will be a Barbecue and auction to benefit injured officer Jerry Guerro on Saturday, October 4th from 5-10 pm. The event will be held at the KC Hall (1015 N. Austin St.). $8 Tickets will be available at the door and during normal business hours at the Seguin Police Department, Bling, Gift and Gourmet and KWED. To donate items for the auction call 401-2340.

Fair Barnyard Tours
The Guadalupe Agriculture & Livestock Fair Association will be providing 30-minute educational experiences and exhibits to groups and school tours at no charge starting October 8th at 8am and continuing through October 12th. To schedule a visit, call 914-3735.

TripRSVP is sponsoring a 10 day motor coach tour October 10th through October 19th to see the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and Laughlin. The trip includes a free day in Las Vegas to explore the famous Las Vegas Strip. To receive a color flyer with details, call 379-0300.

Seguin Police Moonlight 5K Run/Walk
The 6th Annual Seguin Police Moonlight 5K Run/Walk is scheduled on Saturday, October 18th at 8:30 p.m. at 104 River Dr. East, Starcke Park. Register prior to October 10th to be guaranteed a Seguin Police Moonlight Run T-Shirt. Registration fee prior to October 10th is $25 for 13 years and over and $20 for 12 years and under. Day of race is $30 for 13 years and over and $25 for 12 years and under. Registration on Race Day will start at 6 p.m. under the large covered pavilion. Registration is available online at or at the Seguin Police Department (upstairs). Awards will be given to the top three male/female finishers in each age group and to the runners/walkers with the most lights for an adult and a child.

Spelling Bee
Zonta Club of Seguin’s 8th Annual Grown-Up Spelling Bee will be held on Tuesday, October 14th in the Seguin Coliseum. Doors open at 6pm. Meal service starts at 6:15pm with spelling starting at 7pm. Tickets are $12 (available from members and Cascades Gift Shop). Bucket raffle. Audience Spell contest, $5 to enter. Concessions open for beer/wine/sodas.

SHS Class of 1984 Reunion

The SHS Class of 1984 is having their 30th reunion on October 17 & 18. Visit the class Facebook page at Seguin High School Class of 1984 or call/email Kelly Donegan Follis at 830-305-1534, for more information.

Golf Tournament
The Navarro Band Boosters Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, October 18th at Starcke Park Golf Course. Lunch will begin at noon followed by a 1pm tee time.

Kids Day in the Park
Connections Individual and Family Services, Inc. present the 6th Annual Kids Day in the Park is on Saturday, October 18th in Central Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free fun-filled event includes inflatable rides, entertainment, face painting, a climbing wall and over 30 information and activity booths.

Saints Alive Cemetery Tour
The 2014 "Saints Alive" Cemetery Tour featuring re-enactments of Seguin's fascinating citizens entombed at the Riverside Cemetery will take place at 201 E. Klein Street and South River Street at 1:30pm and 3:30pm on Sunday, October 26th in conjunction with Pecan Fest. Tickets are $10 and will benefit the local Women's Clubs. Purchase tickets at Gift and Gourmet, Cascades, Seguin Area Chamber, Hispanic Chamber, Silver Center, Keepers, from members of the clubs and at the gate.

40th Reunion
The Thomas Jefferson High School Class of 1974 will celebrate their 40th reunion on Saturday, November 8th from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Embassy Suites NW, 7750 Briaridge Rd. in San Antonio. Cost is $100 per person through November 7th and $125 at the door. For more information, call 210-373-8415.

Ring The Bell Kettle Campaign
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for the "Ring The Bell Kettle Campaign", outside of Wal Mart from November 28 through December 24. Anyone interested in helping or for more information, call 401-4872.

Habitat Seeking Applicants
Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for the newest home. Families are elected based solely upon their housing need, ability to pay a $450 to $500 monthly payment on a 20 to 30 year no-interest mortgage payment, and willingness to help build their own home. Applications may be obtained from, the Seguin Public Library or the Habitat store on Friday's and Saturday's between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group
The Country Church of Marion hosts an Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group each 3rd Monday of the month at 10 a.m. in the Educational Building. The next meeting is scheduled on October 20th and the public is invited. For more information, call 914-4749.

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.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters
Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming fears of public speaking and increasing confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Anger Management/Parenting Classes
Precious Life Services will be offering 6 to 18 week Anger Management and Parenting Classes every Thursday from 4 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
Tomatos, okra and peppers are 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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