Friday, May 22, 2015

Christian Cupboard
The Christian Cupboard is in need of clean, empty egg cartons. Donations may be made at the Christian Cupboard located at 516 N. Camp St. For further information call 830-379-4857.

LULAC Garden
Green beans are available for picking at the Seguin LULAC Community Garden located at 1502 Eighth St. Everyone is invited to use the garden, but use caution and watch where you step as new plants are growing. For more information call Ricardo at 379-9219.

Strings and Choir Program Registration
The Lindenbaum Suzuki String and Training Choir Outreach Program Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Registration is now open. Register online at for the opportunity to be chosen for the classes in a lottery drawing. There is a fifteen student limit per string class. There is no limit to the Training Choir class. For further information call 830-456-3016.

Vendors Needed
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.

Buddy Poppy Days
The McQueeney VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary will continue Buddy Poppy Days in McQueeney on Friday, May 22nd from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pic n Pac #1 and Pic n Pac #5. All donations will be used  to help local veterans.

AARP Safe Driver Course
There will be an AARP Safe Driver Course offered at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 22nd at the Silver Center. The cost is $15 with AARP card and $20 without a card. The class is accepted by most insurance companies, but can not be used for ticket dismissal. Register for the half-day class by calling 83-303-6612. No testing required.

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:

Re-scheduled Zorn Cemetery Meeting
The Zorn Cemetery Association will not meet on Saturday, May 23rd. The meeting has been re-scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 20th 11:00 a.m. in the Activity Center of the Good Shepherd Evangelical Church located at 902 Timmermann Rd. in Seguin.  Please bring your own meal and drinks. For further information call 830-305-4164.

Ridley Cemetery Clean-up
The Ridley Cemetery is in need of volunteers for clean-up days at the cemetery located 12 miles south of Seguin. The clean-up will be hosted on Saturday, May 23rd, Sunday, May 24th and on Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st. For further information call 830-386-6927.

Lincoln-Ball High School Meeting
The Lincoln-Ball High School Alumni/Ex-students Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 23rd at River Terrace Apartments Activity Center on King St. in Seguin. There will be planning and preparation for the Annual Legacy Scholarship presentations. The keynote speaker will be Mr. Lawrence Sapenter.

Redneck Triathlon
The Marion Youth Show Supporters will host the 9th Annual Redneck Triathlon from 2 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, May 23rd at The Bexar Social Hall. There will be a silent auction, live auction, raffle prizes, team prizes, steak dinner and a dance by Clint Taft & The Buck Wild Band. Registration is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the shooting events begin at noon. For team entry forms, tickets, and event times call 830-556-6103.

Drake's Way Benefit
There will be a Drake's Way Benefit for baby Drake Alexander Boatright beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 23rd at the Nixon Livestock Show Barn in Nixon. There will be a volleyball tournament, washers tournament and horse shoe tournament. There will also be raffles, a Zumbathon, silent auction, bake sale and an $8 BBQ Plate Sale. All proceeds benefit Drake's Way.

Heart of Texas Roadshow
The Heart of Texas Roadshow is returning to the Texas Theater in Seguin with two performances on Saturday, May 23rd. The show will feature a Tribute To Conway Twitty with Tre Twitty, Darrell McCall, Dottsy and Mona McCall. The two hour shows begin at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Admission is $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  Ticket are on sale at, or by calling 830-379-6382 or 830-372-6168.

Memorial Serive
The Seguin Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have a Memorial Service for deceased Fireman and Ladies Auxiliary Members  that have gone on before us at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 24th at the Fire Museum located next to station 3 at Kingsbury St. and 123 Bypass. The address is 1330 N 123 Bypass.

Geronimo VFW Dance
The Good Ole Boys will be playing country dance music at the Geronimo VFW in Geronimo from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on May 24th. VFW kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For further information call 830-305-8829 or 830-305-5478.

Appraisal District Office Closure
The Guadalupe County Appraisal District will be closed on Monday, May 25th and will re-open on Tuesday, May 26th.

Strikers Volleyball Mini-camp
The Strikers Volleyball Club will conduct Session II of a mini-camp at Barnes Middle School in Seguin for players entering the 5th through 8th grade in the 2015-16 school year on Sunday, May 31st, June 3rd, and June 14th, all from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II advance registration deadline is Monday, May 25th. The cost is $60.  Walk-up registration cost for each session is $65. For more information call Coach Wolfe at 210- 416-6050.

Memorial Day Ceremony
The Manuel Castilla Chapter of the American G.I. Forum will have a Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25th at Manuel Castilla Park at Guadalupe and Marindale Streets. Please bring lawn chairs.

Memorial Day Event
Members of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 61, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8456 and Post 9213, American Legion Post 245, American GI Forum Manuel Castilla Chapter and their respective auxiliary units will conduct a Memorial Day Service at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 25th at the Guadalupe Memorial Cemetery off SH-46 in Seguin. A BBQ & Corn Boil Reception will follow the services.

Holocaust Survivor
On Tuesday, May 26th at 7 p.m. Holocaust Survivor and author of "I Am a Star Child of the Holocaust," Inge Auerbacher will share her story at the Seguin Public Library. The event is free and a book signing will follow the presentation.

Blood Drive
There will be a Blood Drive from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27th at the Minigrip Parking Lot located at 1650 N. Heideke St. All presenting donors receive a $10 HEB gift card. For more info, call 830-433-6080.

Library Storytime
The Seguin Public Library will have Storytime on Wednesday, May 27th 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.

Senior Game Day
The Marion Community Library Association will have a Senior Game Day from 2 p.m. to 4 pm. on Wednesday, May 27th. For more information call 830-914-2803 ext. 432.

Volleyball Schedule Announced
The Seguin Volleyball Association will have an 11-week Summer League from Monday, June 1st through Thursday, August 13th. Team fees are $100 and $13.75 per player. There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27th at the Hall of Fame building at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds.

Join Seguin Premier Toastmasters at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27th at Holiday Inn Express, 2801 Jay Road in Seguin (behind IHOP and Hampton Inn) to grow your leadership skills and improve your presentations.

Marion Library Story Time
The Marion Community Library Association will have Story Time Thursday, May 28th 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.

Blood Drive
There will be a South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Blood Drive sponsored by the City of Seguin from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 28th in the Mobile Unit at the Coliseum Parking Lot.

Republican Women Event
Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott will be the headline speaker at the Guadalupe County Republican Women President’s luncheon on Thursday, May 28th at 11:30 AM at the Lake Breeze Ski Lodge 225 in McQueeney.  Reservations for lunch are required by calling (830) 557-5084 and are $22.00. More information is available on the GCRW website

Democratic Club
The Guadalupe County Democratic Club will meet on Thursday, May 28th at 7 p.m. at Los Cucos Restaurant, 920 E. IH 10.  Guest speakers will be Mark Gonzales from U S Congressman Ruben Hinojosa's office speaking on Veteran services and Chief Marlin Howze, Chapter Service Officer of DAV Chapter 61 in Seguin who will also speak on DAV services to veterans. For more information call 830-556-2887.

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:

Discover What's Buzzing & Blooming Program
The Guadalupe Master Naturalist will have a free Saturday program for families & kids pre-K to 4th grade. Participants will "Discover What's Buzzing & Blooming" and learn about wildflowers & pollinators from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 30th at Walnut Springs Park in Seguin. For more information call 847-226-4375.

Cops and Kids Picnic
The Seguin Police Department has rescheduled the Cops and Kids Picnic to Saturday, May 30th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Starcke Park Large Pavilion. There will be music, food, and games. Each child will get a free raffle ticket for a chance to win a bike. All children 12 and under will be given a free hotdog lunch plate.

Geronimo VFW Dance
The Jimmy Sims Band from Austin will be playing traditional country dance music from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on May 31st at the Geronimo VFW in Geronimo. Doors & VFW kitchen open at 2 p.m.  Admission is $8 donation that benefits the Auxiliary programs. For further information call 830-305-8829 or 830-305-5478.

Leadership Seguin Graduation Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have a Graduation Luncheon for the Leadership Seguin Class of 2014-2015 beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3rd at the Seguin Coliseum. The program will be presented by Hillcrest Church Pastor, Mike Rodriguez. Tickets are $12. RSVP by Tuesday, June 1st by calling 830-379-6382.

Fall Prevention Course
There will be a free 8- session course to prevent falling beginning Tuesday, June 2nd at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in San Marcos. For more information visit or call 512-757-4971.

Vietnam Veterans Meeting
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 923 will meet at 1900hrs on Wednesday, June 3rd at the Dunbar Center located at 801 W. MLK in San Marcos. For further information call 512-353-0945.

Central Park Concert Series
The Seguin Main Street Program presents the Central Park Summer Concert Series to be held in Central Park. The concerts will be Sunday evenings in June from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The entertainment includes: Sunday, June 7th - Tin Roof, Sunday, June 14th - Natalie Rose, Sunday, June 21st - Street People, and Sunday, June 28th - San Antonio Symphonic Band Patriotic Concert. For further information call 830-401-2448.

Native Plant Society
The Guadalupe County Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas presents "The Green Grass of Texas" at their meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9th at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There will be a pant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. The guest speakers are Brian and Shirley Loflin, independent naturalists, photographers, and authors.

Golf Tournament
The Cross Lutheran School Athletics Golf Tournament has been rescheduled beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 13th 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.

Wilson Pottery Spring Gala
The Wilson Pottery Foundation is hosting the 13th Annual Spring Gala & Awards Program on Saturday, June 13th at the Silver Center. The Silent Auction/Social will begin at 1:30 p.m. followed by the Dinner & Program at 3 p.m. The speaker will be Mr. Frank Jackson, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Prairie View A&M University and Mayor of the City of Prairie View, TX. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 12 years old and under. Tickets are available at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

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, 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.

High Power Soccer
Registration is underway for a High Power Soccer Camp that will be held on Monday, June 29th through Friday, July 3rd from 9 a.m. to noon at the McQueeney VFW Hall. The camp is for ages 5 to 10 years old. Registration forms are available at All students who are registerd by June 17th will receive a free t-shirt on the first day of camp. For further information call 830-557-5532.

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.

Discover What's Swimming
The Texas Master Naturalist will have a Discover What's Swimming program at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 27th at Starcke Park East Boat Ramp. Kids will learn about the tiny critters that live in healthy rivers. For more information call 847-226-4375.

SYS Harley Davidson Giveaway
The Seguin Youth Services (SYS) will have a Harley Davidson Giveaway at Freedom Fiesta on Friday, July 3rd. For more information call 830-401-0717.

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 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

David's Ride
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.

Strings Camp
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

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

Trinity Oaks Gala
There will be a Gala for Trinity Oaks Guadalupe Camp at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 17th at the Power Plant. The cost for the event is $50 per person.

Vendors Wanted
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.

Cranny Hours
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.

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 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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