Friday, August 29, 2016
Posted on 8/29/2016 1:00:00 AM.

Youth Orchestra Auditions
TLU Community Music Academy Youth Orchestra Auditions will be held on Monday, August 29th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Seguin First Presbyterian Church. Please contact the CMA Director, Ben Thomason, for details on the audition requirements: bthomason@tlu.edu or 830-372-6448.

Pack The Bus Collection
Pack The Bus will continue collecting through August at Rent A Center. Do to the tremendous need for supplies and donations, Pack The Bus will assist the social services who aid the low income and special students thru the Guadalupe County Inter-Agencies. For more information call 830-303-5911.

Pregnancy Care Center Wish List
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center is in need of baby wipes, girl shoes size newborn to 11 toddler, boy shoes size newborn to 11 toddler, girl and boy receiving blankets, and girl and boy hooded towels. For more information or to schedule a pick-up of your donation call 830-303-2151.

Vintage Wedding Dresses Display
The Heritage Museum currently has a display of vintage wedding dresses. Visit during the hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at 114 N. River St. in Seguin. For further information call 830-372-0965.

Texas Farm Bureau Competitions
The Texas Farm Bureau is accepting applications for its Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) and Excellence in Agriculture (EIA) competions. Applications are due by Wednesday, Aug. 31st and are available at texasfarmbureau.org/leadership/young-farmer-rancher/.

Habitat Seeking Applicants
The Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for its newest home through Wednesday, Aug. 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 guadalupevalleyhabitat.org or the Habitat store at 256 West Court Street between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Texas Farm Bureau Contests
The Texas Farm Bureau is accepting applications for its Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) and Excellence in Agriculture (EIA) competitions. Applications are due by Wednesday, Aug. 31st and are available at texasfarmbureau.org/leadership/young-farmer-rancher/.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Two Way Street from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2nd. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m.  with a $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information silvercenterseguin.com.

Texas Theatre Production
The Steven and Mary Birch Texas Theatre will present the play, "Don't Dress for Dinner," at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2nd, Saturday, Sept. 3rd, Friday, Sept. 9th and Saturday, Sept. 10th. There will be 2:30 p.m. showings on Sunday, Sept. 4th and Sunday, Sept. 11th. 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.

Kingsbury Birthday Bash
There will be a Kingsbury Birthday Bash from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3rd in Downtown Kingsbury by the big oak tree. A Brisket Hoagie Meal Deal will be served for $7. There will also be a bake sale, free kid's games, chicken poop game, a welcome the Gidder-Dun Trail Riders at 1 p.m., riders auction/dance from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Wilke Rd. at Kingsbury Rd street dance with a live band.

Happy Soles Square Dance Club 
The Happy Soles Square Dance Club will start beginning square dance lessons at 7:30pm. on Tuesday, September 6th at Friedens Church. No fees, special attire, or partner required. These are low pressure, fun lessons for all to enjoy. For more information contact Glenn Johnson at 210-878-7977.

Chamber Membership Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Membership Luncheon beginng at 11:30 on Wednesday, Sept. 7th at the Seguin Coliseum. Early bird meals are !2 and general admission at the door is $15. To RSVP call 830-379-6382.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Country Sounds from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9th. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information, visit silvercenterseguin.com.

Lunch and Learn Gardening Program
The Texas Master Gardeners and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will have a Lunch and Learn Gardening Program from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12th at the Guadalupe County Office Building (Annex) located at 1101 Elbel Rd. in Schertz. Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch and handouts will be available. For more information call 830-303-3889.

5K Family Fun Run
The Jacob's ladder Foundation will have a 5K Family Fun Run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24th. Early registration runs through Friday, Sept. 10th and includes a T-shirt. Fees are $25 per runner (virtual runners are welcomed), $15 for 14-years and younger or $60 for a family of 4 to 6 people. Later registration increases by $5 and a T-shirt will not be included. There will also be a bouncy house, face painting, snow cones, roasted corn, "Be the Match," and more. Register online at jacobsladderfoundation.org. Proceeds will benefit families battling childhood cancer.

Reflections of Texas Art Show
The Luling Chamber of Commerce will have its 13th Annual Reflections of Texas Art Show will be held from Sunday, Sept. 11th to Tuesday, Sept. 20th at the Luling Oil Museum located at 421 E. Davis St. in Luling. The show celebrates Texas artists & Texas art. Admission is free and monetary donations will be accepted. For further information about the show preview and silent auction call 830-875-1922.

Bar-B-Que Chicken Sale
The Knights of Columbus will be selling Bar-B-Que Chicken on Sunday, Sept. 11th after all Masses at St. James Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Chatholic Church. Chicken will also be sold from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the K.C. Hall Bar-B-Que Pits. Whole chickens are $6.

Native Plant Society
There will be a meeting of the Guadalupe County Chapter of the Native Plant Society at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13th at St. John's Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. A plant/seed exchange and greeting begins at 6:30 p.m. The program will be, "From Wildscapes to Formal Landscapes: Natives Can Do Them All."

Marion Hermann Son's Lodge Meeting
The Marion Hermann Son's Lodge #74 will have its quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15th at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church's fellowship hall in Marion. Scholarships will be awarded. For further information call 210-260-9977 or 830-420-2380.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Wrangler Country from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16th. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit silvercenterseguin.com.

Hill Country Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride
The Hill Country Fire Fighters MC and  Comal County/Ems Roddocs Texas RC. will have its Hill Country Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride on Saturday, Sept. 17th at the Gruene Harley-Davidson in New Braunfels. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with a Wreath Laying Ceremony at 10 a.m. and kick-stands up following the ceremony. The fee is $25 per rider and $35 for rider and passenger. For more information call 830-387-9728.

Seguin Cowboy Gathering
There will be a Seguin Cowboy Gathering from 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday,Sept. 17th at 1865 Highway 90 East. This will be a celebration of the American Cowboy and the western way of life through music and storytelling.  Featuring R. W. Hampton, Mike Blakely, Jean Prescott, Allan Chapman & Rodeo Kate, Jill Jones & 3 Hands High plus other great performers. Tickets cost $20 Daytime, $12 Chuckwagon Lunch and $20 Dance. Proceeds benefit Seguin Outdoor Learning Center. For further information visit seguincowboygathering.org or call 830-379-7652 or 830-491-8888 or email seguingathering@gmail.com.

Simplemente Lara Concert
There will be a concert, Simplemente Lara: A Tribute to the Life and Music of Agustin Lara from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18th at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information vist tlu.edu/events/simplemente-lara/.

Smart Growth Workshop
There will be a Smart Growth Workshop hosted by AgriLife Extension and the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority as part of implementation of the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Protection Plan from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20th at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center located at 1865 US Hwy. 90 E. in Seguin. The goal of the workshop is to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities. The workshop is free, but registration is required to researve your seat and lunch. Register by calling 979-845-6980 or emailing wling@tamu.edu.

Presidential Election Debate
There will be a Presidential Election Debate with CNN's Van Jones & S.E. Cupp at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22nd at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. This will be a town hall-style debate and discussion. The two will answer questions and encourage a civil and lively discourse on the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates and the issues facing our nation. This event is free and open to the public
visit tlu.edu/events/jones-cupp-debate for further information.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Vernon & Friends from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23rd. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit silvercenterseguin.com.

Seguin Sports Golf Tournament
The Seguin Sports Boosters will have its 6th Annual Seguin Sports Golf Tournament beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29th at the Bandit Golf Course. It is a three-person scrable. The entry deadline is Friday, Sept. 23rd. Sponsorship are also available. For more information call 210-336-3453 or 830-660-2944.

5th Annual Race to Raise 5K Trail Run
The 5th Annual Race to Raise 5K Trail Run will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24th at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center. Proceeds benefit Guadalupe Regional Medical Foundation Diabetes Education Fund. Register at athleteguild.com. For sponsorship opportunities call 830-401-7670 and for additional information call 830-401-7676.

Vendors Needed
The St. James Catholic Church is currently seeking vendors for its Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24th and Sunday, Sept. 25th at the Seguin Events Complex. A 12X12 booth space is $30. The event includes food, live music, games, and a silent and live auction. For further information call 830-379-9533.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Glen Collins from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30th. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information visit silvercenterseguin.com.

SHS Class of 1966 Reunion
The Seguin High School Class of 1966 is looking for classmates in preparation for its 50 Year Reunion in Oct. If you are a classmate, know classmates, or have any information on any classmate contact Sandi "Hanna" Jackson at sandi48j@yahoo.com or Linda "Lange" Ebest at lindaebest@sbcglobal.net or Jesse Roy Hart at 830-303-2402.

Night in Old Luling
The Luling Chamber of Commerce will have Night in Old Luling on Saturday, Oct. 8th at the Thump Pavilion in downtown Luling. The will be old fashioned family entertainment including games, cake auction, music, scarecrow contest and more. For further information call 830-875-3214.

Leesville Country Fair
The Leesville Country Fair will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8th at the Leesville Methodist Church grounds. There will be food and fun for the whole family including music by the Clint Martin Band and free children's activities. There will also be a country store, silent and live auctions, a washer tournament, and raffle prizes. Find them on Facebook and visit leesvilletx.com.

Wilson County's Got Talent
The Wilson County's Got Talent will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12th at the La Vernia High School. For more information visit lvshoestring.com.

Luling Chamber Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
The Luling Chamber of Commerce will have its 32nd Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, Nov. 26th at the Thump Pavilion in downtown Luling. There will be unique items handcrafted by are artisans and visits with Santa. For more information call 830-875-3214.

Inter-Agency Provider Directory
The Guadalupe County Inter-Agency Provider Directory of all County Social Services available to serve the lowincome, disabled and elderly is currently available for $10 as a hard copy or emailed. Call 830-303-5911 to purchase a copy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

iDream Community Center Food Distribution
the iDream Community Center located at 932 S. Austin St. in Seguin will distribute food every Wednesday and Friday at noon and from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. For more information call 210-685-8544 or email idreamcommunitycenter@gmail.com or visit idreamcommunitycenter.org.

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 volunteercoord@safeseguin.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.

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: communitycalendar@kwed1580.com fax 379-2238, or drop off the information at the Seguin Daily News/KWED office, 609 E. Court St., Seguin.


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