KWED Holiday Food and Toy Drive
Seguin Radio, KWED will have its Annual Holiday Food and Toy Drive to benefit the Christian Cupboard and Blue Santa from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 4th. The event will take place outside of the KWED studios located at 609 E. Court St. in Seguin. Drive by and donate non-perishable food items and toys. Monitary donations are also being accepted. There will be entertainment by the Seguin High School Band, choir and Cheerleaders. The Navarro High School Jazz Band will also perform. For further information call 830-379-2234.
Lions Christmas Tree Sale
The Seguin Sunrise Lions will be selling all sizes of Christmas Trees at Plaza Del Rey. They will be open weekdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays noon to 8 p.m. Tree stands, live door wreaths, swags and tree green preservative will also be available for sale. All proceeds benefit Seguin Sunrise Lions charities.
The Salvation Army will be ringing the bell at Walmart and CVS and need volunteers for its Kettle Campaign to raise funds for providing emergency help to individuals in need. To volunteer call 830-401-4872.
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.
Tree of Lights
The Hope Hospice 30th Annual Tree of Lights will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1st at the Marketplace Shopping Center Parking Lot, next to the tree in New Braunfels. There will be live music, refreshments, crafts, Christmas carols, balloon release and a visit by Santa Claus. For more information call 830-625-7525.
The Gathering Country Music Show/Dance
The Gathering Country Music Show/Dance will be held at Geronimo VFW from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1st. VFW kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment by Tony Booth, Star Longoria, Bob Appel, and a house band. Adults $7, 12 and under $3. For reservations call Lea at 830-379-0506.
Prepaid College Plan Presentation
The Texas Comptroller's Office will host a presentation of the state's prepaid college plan, the Texas Tuition Promise Fund and scholarship opportunities through the Texas Match the Promise Foundation at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1st at the Seguin Public Library.
Chamber News & Views Membership Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have a News & Views Membership Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd. Register early to get in a Seguin*Opoly Tournament by calling 830-379-6382. Early Bird Tickets are $12 and non-member and walk-ins are $15.
Pecan Museum and Village Hours
The Agricultural and Heritage Center Pecan Museum and Village will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3rd - Saturday, Dec. 5th, Thursday, Dec. 10th - Saturday, Dec. 12th, Thursday, Dec. 17th - Saturday, Dec. 19th, Saturday, Dec. 26th - Thursday, Dec. 31st, and Friday, Jan. 1st - Saturday, Jan. 2nd. Enter at the Pecan Museum. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for ages 3 to 12 and children under 3 are free.
Moore House Luncheon
The Seguin Conservation Society Make will have a Moore House Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 3rd . The house is festively decorated for the Christmas season and invites you to enjoy a delicious lunch of roasted pork loin with raspberry chipotle sauce, garlic mashed potatoes and broccoli Florentine catered by Nash Catering. Our sponsors are Keller-Williams Realty. Entertainment will be Christmas music by Helen Martinson and Tom Engler. Call Keepers Interiors at 379-9995 for your 11:30 or 1:00 seating reservations.
Historical Commission Fundraiser
The Guadalupe County Historical Commission is selling 2016 Calendars at The Heritage Museum Open House from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3rd at 114 N. River St. in Seguin. The cost is $10 and all proceeds benefit the Guadalupe Historical Commission.
Holiday Stroll Parade
There will be a Lighted Holiday Stroll Parade in downtown Seguin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3rd. For further information call 830-401-0810.
Multi-County Brush & Forage Conference
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Wilson, Comal, Gonzales, and Guadalupe Counties will host a Brush and Forage Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8th at the Guadalupe County Extension Office located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Registration is $25 and five TDA CEU's will be given to pesticide applicators. Pre-register by Friday, Dec. 4th by calling 830-303-3889.
Cocoa Sip 'n Stroll
The 5th Annual Cocoa Sip 'n Stroll will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4th in downtown Seguin. For more information call 830-401-0810.
North Pole Stroll
The North Pole Stroll will be held in Central Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5th. There will be also be a Holiday Tour of Homes from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5th. For further information call 830-401-0810.
Pictures with Santa and Bake Sale
The Seguin Fire Department will host Pictures with Santa on a Fire Truck and a Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5th. The picture will be printed on site at the Fire Museum on Kingsbury St. in Seguin across from the DPS Office. Pets and children are welcomed to be photographed.
Holiday Heritage Home Tour
The Seguin Conservation Society presents the 24th Holiday Heritage Tour from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5th. Pre-sale tickets are $15 and are available at The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers Interiors or online at thetexas.org. Day of tour Tickets are $20.
There will be a YuleFest Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6th at the Seguin Coliseum. For further information call 830-401-0810.
Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance
The Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club will have a dance from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6th at Eagles Hall located at 257 E. South St. in New Braunfels. Dance polkas, waltzes, big band, and courtry to the sounds of the Donny Wavra Band from Columbus. For more information call 830-660-0437 or 830-660-4866.
Students of Remia Nobles and MusicbyRjon will present a piano recital, "Melodies of Christmas," at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6th at Wesley-Harper United Methodist Church located at 754 W. Court St. in Seguin. Admission is one non-perishable food item. Students have dedicated their recital to "Playing for Hunger," a Kindness Campaign of MusicbyRjon and all food items will be donated to the Christian Cupboard.
City Hall Drive-thru Closure
The City of Seguin City Hall Drive-thrue will be closed Monday, Dec. 7th through Wednesday, Dec. 9th
due to construction (replacing windows). Residents are encouraged to use the W. Gonzales Street or N. River Street entrance to pay utility bills.
Blue Santa Applications
The Seguin Police Department D.A.R.E. Program is accepting applications for Blue Santa until Thursday, Dec. 10th. Applications are available at the following locations: Seguin Police Department, Seguin ISD-District Office, Seguin Housing Authority, Ball Childhood Center, Jefferson Elementary, Guadalupe Co. Head Start Program, Rodriquez Elementary, Family Life Center, Community Council, and Centro Esperanza. If you have applied at one of these locations, there is no need to reapply. Duplicate applications will be voided. For further information call Officer Hope Vasquez at 830-401-2386.
The Marion Community Library will have its Annual Senior Holiday Lunch at 1:30 p.m. which will take place on December 10th in the Marion Secondary Cafeteria. This is free to all Marion-area residents 55 years of age and older. A $5 donation is being asked of anyone under 55 requesting a place setting. To reserve a place setting, please stop by the Marion Community Library or call (830) 914-2371. Registration deadline will be December 3rd. To-Go orders will not be offered this year.
After Hours Mixer
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have an After Hours Mixer sponsered by Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10th at 927 N. St. Hwy. 46 in Seguin. There will be food, fun & door prizes. For further information call 830-379-6382.
CMA Youth Choirs Concert
The Community Music Academy Youth Choirs will have a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11th at the Chapel of the Abiding Presence on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.
Seguin Line Drive Select Team Fundraiser
The Seguin Line Drive Select Team is having a $60 Ticket Drawing. Tickets must be purchased by the drawing date, Saturday, Dec. 12th. The drawing will be held at 2 p.m. at Starcke Park Pavilion M2. For further information call 830-556-4716 or 830-542-0017.
The Legacy Ranch foster home is in need of volunteers for its its Christmas Party from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12th. Volunteers are needed for the party, food donations and toy donations. The Legacy Reanch is located between Luling and Gonzales. For further information and to volunteer, call 830-875-6062.
The Mid-Texas Symphony will have its 3rd concert of the season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13th at Jackson Auditorium in Seguin. The concert features Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium, Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets in C Major with featured artist Andrew Gignac, pricipal trumpet, Dr. Mary Thorton, trumpet, Mairs Christmas Carol Medley, Children of Seguin sing Children's Chorus Music, Handel: Messiah.
CMA Solo Recitals
The Community Music Academy will present Solo Recitals at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14th at the First Presbyterian Church of Seguin.
The Community Music Academy Lindenbaum Outreach Program & Youth Orchestra will present Recitals at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15th in Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.
Comal Country Music Show
There will be a Comal Country Music Show from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15th at the Columbus Club Hall in New Braunfels. Featured artists are Loren Scudder, Gene Hendricks and Chuck Tschoepe. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a $5 cover charge. All proceeds benefit charity. For more information call 830-708-1292.
Seguin Got Talent Search
The MLK Committee of Seguin will have its Annual Talent Search Tryouts from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 19th and Saturday, Jan. 9th at Second Baptist Church located at 609 S. Guadalupe St. in Seguin. Young adults ages 7 to 21. All contestants must be in school and/or in home school. Those chosen will perform suring the MLK event at 7 p.lm. on Friday, Jan. 15th at the TLU Student Activity Center. The winners will also perform at the Monday, Jan. 18th MLK event in Central Park. Some restrictions apply. For more information call 830-481-6791.
Christmas Holiday Garbage/Recycle Schedule
The City of Seguin offices will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24th and Friday, Dec. 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday. There will not be garbage/recycle service on Christmas day. All routes will run one day behind. Thursday's route will be serviced on Friday and Friday's route will be serviced on Saturday.
New Year's Holiday Garbage/Recycle Schedule
The City of Seguin offices will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1st in observance of the New Year's Holiday. There will not be garbage/recycle service. Friday's route will be serviced on Saturday, Jan. 2nd.
MLK Annual Observance & March
The MLK Committee of Seguin will have its Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Friday, Jan. 15th through Monday, Jan. 18th. For more information visit mlkseguin.com or call 830-481-6791 or 830-660-4431.
Seguin Got Talent
The MLK Committee of Seguin will have its Seguin Got Talent competition in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15th at the TLU Student Activity Center. This is a youth competition for ages 7 to 21 who have completed and progressed from the tryout events. For more information visit mlkseguin.com or call 830-481-6791 or 830-660-4431.
A Taste of Soul
The MLK Committee of Seguin will have A Taste of Soul event in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 16th at the Seguin Coliseum. A donation of can goods is requested. For more information visit mlkseguin.com or call 830-481-6791 or 830-660-4431.
MLK Celebration & Dinner
The MLK Committee of Seguin will have a Celebration & Dinner in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16th at the Seguin Coliseum. The Speaker will be Texas 20th Congressional District Representative, Joaquin Castro. Tickets are $30. The dress is after five attire. The musical entertainment is the G-Man Band from San Antonio and Seguin. For more information visit mlkseguin.com or call 830-481-6791 or 830-660-4431.
Harriet Tubman Theatrical Play
The MLK Committee of Seguin welcomes Ms. Melissa Waddy-Thidodeaux and Flying Geese Productions of Houston as they present the Theatrical Play, Harriet Tubman in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will be held on Sunday, Jan. 17th at 7 p.m. at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Admission is free. Music will be provided by a Community Singing Group. For more information visit mlkseguin.com or call 830-481-6791 or 830-660-4431.
Downtown Town Square
The MLK Committee of Seguin will observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a Downtown Town Square in Central Park from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18th with Dist. Elder Marion Dolford of Greater Refuge Church in Seguin. Music will be provided by the winners of Seguin Got Talent. For more information visit mlkseguin.com or call 830-481-6791 or 830-660-4431.
MLK Symbolic March
The MLK Committee of Seguin will conduct a MLK Symbolic March at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18th. Participants will line up beginning at 12:45 in Central Park and walk to Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. For more information visit mlkseguin.com or call 830-481-6791 or 830-660-4431.
The MLK Committee of Seguin will host a MLK Program at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18th at TLU's Jackson Auditorium. The guest speaker will be Special Agent with IRS Criminal Investigation, Demetrius Hardeman, TLU Alumni Class of 2005. For more information visit mlkseguin.com or call 830-481-6791 or 830-660-4431.
Texas Watershed Stewards Workshop
The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership will host a Texas Watershed Stewards Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 26th at the Guadalupe County AgriLife Extension Office loacted at 210 E. Live Oak in Seguin from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information and to RSVP call 979-845-6980.
Houston Ebony Opera Guild
The Brown Cultural Enrichment Endowment Fund presents the Houston Ebony Opera Guild performing a Concert of Spirituals at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4th at the Chapel of the Abiding Presence on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. The event is free.
Chamber Orchestra Kremlin
The Brown Cultural Enrichment Endowment Fund presents a Chamber Orchestra Kremlin U.S. Tour Concert at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20th at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. The event is free.
The Mid-Texas Symphony presents its 4th concert of the season featuring Ginastera: Variaciones Concertantes and Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21st at the Performing Arts Center CHS in New Braunfels.
American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference
Texas Lutheran University will host Dr. Bryan Stevenson, Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, and author of "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption," will speak on racial injustice and the obligation to be just in all circumstances at Jackson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22nd.
The Mid-Texas Symphony presents its 5th concert of the season at the Performing Arts Center CHS in New Braunfels on Sunday, April 10th.
Mid- Texas Symphony
The Mid-Texas Symphony presents its final concert of the season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 1st at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University in Seguin. The concert features Copland: Billy the Kid: Suite, the 2015-16 Young Artist Competition Winner in Piano with guest artist, Dr. Edwin Rieke, organist performing Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, C Minor, op 78, Organ Symphony.
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.
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 WoofTrax.com 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.
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.
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.