Monday, May 30, 2016
Posted on 5/30/2016 1:00:00 AM.

Vendors Needed for Freedom Fiesta
KWED and the Seguin Daily News is seeking Vendors for Freedom Fiesta on Saturday, July 2nd. For profit vendors are needed to sell art, crafts, retail items and games. Non-profit vendors are also needed for game booths. To reserve your space call 830-379-2234.

Memorial Day Ceremony
The Seguin Manuel Castilla Chapter of the American G. I. Forum will be holding a Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 30th at Manuel Castilla Park located at Guadalupe St. and Martindale St. in Seguin. Refreshments and snacks will be served after the ceremony.

Memorial Day Ceremony
Members of the American Legion Post 245, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 61, Geronimo Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8456 and American GI Forum Manuel Castilla Chapter, along with the Guadalupe Valley Young Marines and Comal ISD Air Force ROTC will be conducting a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30th at 11 a.m. at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park located on Highway 46 between Seguin and New Braunfels. Please bring your lawn chairs.

Toddler Time
The Seguin Public Library will have Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Toddlers ages 9 months to 3 years will enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, and playtime to develop early literacy skills.

June Art Camps
The Seguin Art League will offer several art classes throughout the month of June at the Woodman Family Center located at 1832 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Lessons such as One Point Perspective, Acrylic Painting, Shoes 'n' Art and Super Heroes Camp are ready to register participants. Visit to register and for more information or call 830-372-4479 or 830-832-0185.

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes
The Mid-Texas Symphony is looking for debutantes for the 2016-2017 season. Junior or Senior girls that reside in Guadalupe County and will attend high school next year are eligible. The deadline for submitting an application has been extended to June 1st. For further information call 830-305-5550 or 210-885-8795.

SISD Summer Camp Registration
Registration for Seguin ISD's free 2016 summer Matcamps is entirely online at The camps will be held from June through early August and are only available to current Seguin ISD students who will be entering grades 1-12 in the 2016-2017 school year. Parents/guardians who need assistance may visit their child's campus and parent liaison to register. A complete listing of camps and registration information is available at

Habitat Seeking Applicants
The Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for its newest home from Wednesday, June 1st through Wednesday, August 31st. 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, which include instructions for completion, may be obtained from or the Habitat store at 256 West Court Street between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Library Storytime
The Seguin Public Library will have Storytime at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Children ages 3 to 6 will listen to stories, sing songs, and do a craft, while developing early literacy and school readiness.

Chamber Membership Luncheon & Leadership Seguin Graduation
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Chamber Membership Luncheon & Leadership Seguin Graduation beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1st at the Seguin Coliseum. Member price is $12 and walk-ins are $15.

GRMC Conducting Armed Intruder/Active Shooter Drill
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center (GRMC) will be conducting an active shooter training exercise in conjunction with the Seguin Police Department and a number of other fire and law enforcement agencies around 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 2nd. The drill will include front line hospital staff as well as law enforcement and first responder agencies. The goal of conducting and planning the exercise is to allow GRMC to asses emergency response, coordination of staff and recovery efforts after such an event.

TLU Baseball Camp
Texas Lutheran University will offer three sessions of Baseball Camp. The cost is $105 which (includes a $50 depost) A $50 non-refundable reservation fee is required to reserve a space in the camp and is due Thursday, June 2nd for Session I for ages 7-10 which will be held Monday, June 6th through Thursday, June 9th; Thursday, June 9th for ages 8-12 which will be held Monday, June 13 through Thursday, June 16th; Thursday, June 16th for ages 11-14 which will be held Monday, June 20th through Thursday, June 23rd. For more information call 830-372-8124.

Story Time
The Marion Community Library will have Story Time at 9 a.m. every Thursday. Story Time is for Pre-K aged children and parents must accompany children.

Moore House Luncheon
The Seguin Conservation Society will have its last Moore House Luncheon of the season on Thursday, June 2nd.  There will be appetizers and a trio of refreshing salads including chicken, pasta and fruit prepared by Nash Catering. Desserts will also be available. The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will both sponsor and serve and their own Carole Harrison will be the musical entertainment. Call Keepers Interiors at 379-9995 for your 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. seating reservation.

First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions will host its First Friday Feast Steak and Fish dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 3rd. at the Big Red Barn. Choose from a handcut ribeye steak or fish with baked potato, super salad, goodie bread, dessert, tea, and one complimentary beer or wine for just $15 (a child's hot dog meal available for $5). This month's beneficiary is the local branch of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and entertainment will be provided by the trio of Bennett and Hines.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Country Sounds on Friday, June 3rd from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit

Dowdy School Reunion
There will be a Dowdy School Reunion from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4th at El Ranchito Restaurant. There will be an exhibit and you are encouraged to bring photos and memorabilia. No meal tickets, order on your own. RSVP for a count to Stanley Dolle by calling 830-379-1051. Reservation not required.

Central Park Summer Concert Series
The Seguin Main Street Program presents its Central Park Summer Concert Series from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Sunday, June 5th to July 3rd in Central Park. The performers include the Comal Community Band on June 5th, the Dirty River Dixie Band on June 12th, The Ledbetter's Bluegrass Band on June 19th, Fantacia on June 26th and the San Antonio Symphonic Band's Patriotic Concert on July 3rd. Food will be available for purchase by the Boy Scouts. For more information visit

Sunday Country Dance
The Geronimo VFW will have a Sunday Country Dance featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four on Sunday, June 5th. The kitchen opens at 2 pm. $8 donation. For more Information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-5478. 

'Just for Kids' Summer Day Camp
The City of Seguin Parks & Recreation Department will have its 'Just for Kids' Summer Day Camp from Monday, June 6th through Friday, August 12th at Ball Early Childhood Center. The camp is for children who have completed Kindergarten and not older than 11 years of age. There is a one-time registration fee of $25 and a weekly fee of $70. Campers will enjoy weekly field trips, trips to the Wave Pool and Splashpad, arts and crafts, dress-up days, guest speakers, gym games, special events and more.

Gathering Country Music Show/Dance
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held at the Geronimo VFW from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7th. The kitchen will open at 5:30 p.m. The entertainers are Tommy Reed, Priscilla Speed & Sally Carlson and will include a house band. Adults $8. For reservations call Lea at 830-379-0506.

Chamber 101
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce  will welcome new members to the Chamber with a Chamber 101 session  at 10 a.m. on Wenesday, June 8th in the Chamber Board Room located at 116 N. Camp St. in Seguin. The session is open to all members and prospects to learn how to make the most return of your membership investment. To RSVP email or call 830-379-6382.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of The Countrymen on Friday, June 10th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit

Seguin Knights Car Wash
The Seguin Knights Boys Basketball Team will have a Car Wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 11th at First Commercial Bank on Court St. in Seguin next to HEB. Wash, dry & tire shine is $10. All proceeds will be used for summer tournaments.

Laubach Hermann Sons Lodge 244-2
The Laubach Hermann Sons Lodge 244-2 Quarterly Meeting for members will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 12th at the Big Red Barn located at 390 Cordova Rd. in Seguin. The meat for lunch will be provided and members are asked to bring a side dish or dessert as well as their own drinks.

Barbarossa Bowling Club Meeting
The Barbarossa Bowling Club will have its Annual Membership Meeting at the Club at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 12th. Election of Board Members is on the agenda. Meat, cheese & veggie trays will be provided. For information call 830-481-6103 or 830-708-5865. 

Teatro's Summer Arts Camp
Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin will offer its Summer Arts Camp from Monday, June 13th through Friday, June 24th. There are two, one-week sessions from 8 a.m. to noon. The camp is for children ages 6-13 and will provide artistic and cultural experiences. For pricing and further information call 830-401-0232.

Native Plant Society
The Guadalupe County Chapter of the Native Plant Society will meet on Tuesday, June 14th at St. John's Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. There will be a seed/plant exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. The program will be on Wildscapes for Small Animals by Trent Teinert of Texas Parks and Wildlife. For further information visit

Fourth of July Parade Applications
Applications for the 2016 Biggest Small-Town Fourth of July Parade are available by contacting the Seguin Main Street Program at 830-401-5000. Applications are due by June 15, 2016.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Bob Appel on Friday, June 17th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit

Reddix Family Reunion
The Reddix Family Reunion will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 17th and Saturday, June 18th at the G.B.R.A. grounds. For more information call Bill at 361-960-3261.

Soccer Camp
Registration is currently underway for Seguin Youth Soccer Camp at Park West from June 20th-June 24th or June 27th-July 1st. The camp is available for players born 2004-2012. The Cost is $65.00 per player. The week of June 20th will offer sessions from 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. for players with birthdates 2009-2012. The week of June 27th, players with birthdates 2009-2012 will have their sessions 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and players with birthdates 2004-2008 will have sessions 5:30 p.m. to 7:30pm. Space is limited, contact John Ruiz at 830-491-7064 or with any questions or to register in person. To register online visit

Taste of Seguin
The 10th Annual Taste of Seguin will showcase local eateries and catering services as they serve up their best dishes to the community from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21st at the Seguin Coliseum. Presale tickets are $20 for Silver Center members and $25 for nonmembers and are available at Gift & Gourmet, the Seguin Area Chamber, The Silver Center and KWED. Tickets purchased at the event are $30.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Charles & The Fabulous 4 on Friday, June 24th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information

SHS Class of 1991 Reunion
The Seguin High School Class of 1991 will have a Reunion weekend of July 1st through the 4th. visit for details and to purchase tickets for the Saturday evening event. If you are a classmate, know classmates, or have information on any classmate contact Amy Glover at or call 830-305-2508.

SHS Class of 1966 Reunion
The Seguin High School Class of 1966 is looking for classmates in preparation for its 50 Year Reunion in October. If you are a classmate, know classmates, or have any information on any classmate contact Sandi "Hanna" Jackson at or Linda "Lange" Ebest at or Jesse Roy Hart at 830-303-2402.

Veterans Affairs Office Hours
The Guadalupe County Veterans Affairs Office in Seguin will be open for services on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. For further information call 830-303-8870.

Salvation Army Volunteers Needed
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.

Cranny Hours
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.

Volunteers Needed
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 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.

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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