Friday, August 28, 2015
Posted on 8/28/2015 1:00:00 AM.


Coffee with CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will have a Coffee with CASA event from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28th at Court Street Coffee Shop. Information will be shared with visitors about the role of CASA volunteers and upcoming CASA events.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Glen Collins on Friday, Aug. 28th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors will open at 6 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

Geronimo VFW Dance
The Geronimo VFW will feature Bob Appel from 3 p.m to 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 30th. VFW kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-305-5478.

Moore House Luncheon
The Seguin Conservation Society will have a Moore House Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 3rd. The sponsors are Alamo Title Company and the servers are Friends of the Texas. To make a reservation for the 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. seatings call Keepers Interiors at 379-9995 by Tuesday, Sept. 1st.

Lone Star Healthy Streams
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension presents the Lone Star Healthy Streams Program from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1st at the Guadalupe County Extension Office located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. The workshop will focus on the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed and how to protect waterways from bacterial contributions associated with livestock production and feral hogs. The cost is $10 for lunch. 3 General CEUs will be available for Pesiticide Applictors. To pre-register cal 830-303-3889.

CASA Voices Tour – Seguin
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will have a Voices Tour-Seguin from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1st at the GVEC Community Room. This will be an in-depth information session about CASA, the role of the volunteer, and why CASA is needed. (Lunch will be provided).

The Gathering's Country Music Show
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held at the Geronimo VFW from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1st. VFW kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Entertainers are Glenn Collins, Jo Beth Brehm,& Del Kubena and a professional  house band.  Adults $7 and 12 & under $3. For reservations call Dorothy at 512-825-2180. Visit

Chamber News & Views Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have a News & Views Membership Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2nd at the Seguin Coliseum. There will be an Air Show & Open House BSA-Randolph presentation and a "Move Texas Forward" presentation which will provide information on Proposition 7, related to new funding for transportation in Texas. Early bird RSVP tickets are $12, non-member & walk-ins are $15. Call 830-379-6382 to RSVP.

Vietnam Veterans Meeting
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 923 will meet at 1900hrs on Wednesday, Sept. 2nd at the Dunbar Center located at 801 W. MLK in San Marcos. The guest speaker will be Dr. Erik Anderson, sponsored by CTMC Hospice on the Da Vinci Robot procedures now available.

First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions First Friday Feast at the Big Red Barn will be held from 5:30 p.m to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 4th. Choose a handcut ribeye or fried fish for $15. (A child's hotdog meal is available for $5.) This month's beneficiary is the Children's Advocacy Center Building Fund. The Brushy Creek Boys will be the entertainment.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Two Way Street on Friday, Sept. 4th from 7:30 p.m. to 11p.m. Doors will open at 6 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

Patriot Day Breakfast
The McQueeney VFW Post 9213 will be hosting a Patriot Day Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5th at 275 Gallagher Rd. in McQueeney. The cost is $5 for adults, children 12 and under will be $3. All Veterans and first responders eat free.

Labor Day Weekend Bazaar
The Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church will have a Labor Day Weekend Bazaar at the Seguin Events Center from 4 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Sept. 5th and Sunday, Sept. 6th from 6 p.m. to midnight. There will be carnival rides, food, games, silent auction, and bingo from 7 p.m. to 10:30 each evening. Saturday's entertainment from 7 p.m. to midnight will be Grupo Ondo and Los Desporadoz. Sunday's entertainment from 7 p.m. to midnight will be La Tropa F & Ricky Naranjo y Los Gamblers.

Native Plant Society
THe Guadalupe County Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8th at St. John's Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. The guest speaker will be Travis County A&M AgriLife Youth Gardening Specialist, Meredith O'Reilly on the topic of  "Inviting Birds and Butterflies."  There will be a plant/seed exchange at 6:30 p.m.

Advocacy Center Information Session
The Guadalupe County Children’s Advocacy Center is hosting an open information session on "Responding and Reporting Child Abuse"  at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9th in Lagner Hall on the TLU Campus. There will be free pizza and refreshments.

Chamber After Hours Mixer
There will be a Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce After Hours Business Mixer at 5 p.m. on Sept. 10th with the Seguin Noon Rotary Club at the Timmermann Room on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.

Sail with CASA
The Court Appointed Special Advocates of Central Texas (CASA) will host the 3rd Annual Guadalupe County Fundraiser from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11th at The Big Red Barn. There will be dinner, live music by Texas Tide, silent and live auctions and interactive games with prizes. The event will honor Guadalupe County Sheriff, Arnold Zwicke and the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Department. Tickets are $50 in advance and $65 at the door. For further information call 830-626-2272.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Texas Top Hands on Friday, Sept. 11th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors open at 6 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

Day of Hope
The Precious Life Services will host a Day of Hope event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Seguin Public Library. The event is in coalition with the National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7th through 13th. For further information call 830-372-5980.

Kinsfather Medical Fundraiser
There will be a Medical Fundraiser for Deputy Johnny Kinsfather from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12th at the Geronimo Community Center located at 280 Navarro Dr. next to Navarro School in Geronimo. The event features $8 BBQ Plates (drive thru available), bake sale, silent auction/bucket drop raffle and live music. For further information call 830-370-1224 or 830-401-2360.

Panther Fest
The Navarro FFA Chapter will have Panther Fest beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12th at The Grain Bin in Geronimo. There will be an $8 BBQ meal, live and silent auctions and a washer tournament. Entry into the washer tournament is $50 per two-man team and begins at 5 p.m. All proceeds support the Navarro FFA.

Comal Country Music Show
The Comal Country Music Show will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 15th at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Braunfel. The featured Artists will be Conrad Gonzales,  Carol Cochran, & Chuck Reininger. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a $5 cover charge. Sandwiches, desserts and cold drinks will be available. All proceeds go to charity. For more information call 830-708-1292.

Master Gardeners Meeting
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will meet Thursday, Sept. 17th at the AgriLife Building located at 210 East Live Oak St. in Seguin. A social gathering will be at 6:30 p.m. followed by the educational program at 7 p.m. The topic of the meeting will be “Bog Plants and Gardening” by Keith Ameung. The membership meeting will follow the educational program. For further information call 830-303-3889.

Marion Hermann Son' Meeting
The Marion Hermann Son' Lodge #74 will hold their quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17th at the Marion Community Library. For more information call 210-260-9977.

SHS Class of 2005 Reunion
The Seguin High School Class of 2005 will have its ten-year reunion the weekend of SHS Homecoming. The class will have a special section at the Friday, Sept. 18th football game. The official reunion event will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19th at Play-Off's located in downtown Seguin. Donations and RSVPs for the event can be made at Contact for further information.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Bob Appel on Friday, Sept. 18th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors open at 6 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

Chamber Banquet
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents its 95th Annual Banquet from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22nd at the Seguin Coliseum. The guest speaker will be Staff Sgt. Shilo Harris. Tickets are $35. For more information call 830-379-6382.

TLU Brown Cultural Event
The Texas Lutheran University will welcome San Antonio native, broadcast journalist and host of ABC's "What Would You Do?," John Quinones, as part of the 2015 2016 Brown Cultural Events schedule at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24th in Jackson Auditorium. The event is free.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Thompson Legacy on Friday, Sept. 25th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Doors open at 6 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

Habitat Applications Available
Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications through Wednesday, September 30th. Families are selected based solely upon their housing need, ability to pay a $450 to $500 monthly payment on a 20 to 30 year no-interest mortgage loan, and willingness to help build their own home. Applications available at the Habitat Store at 256 W. Court Street, the Seguin Public Library at 707 or online at For more information call  210-488-1800 or 8q30-401-0422.

Fundraising Dinner
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 15th Annual Fundraising Dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15th at the Seguin Coliseum. The theme is "One Person Can Make a Difference," with guest speaker Julie Lyles Carr, Executive Director of Legacy Hope. For more information visit

Celebrating the Life of Col. Juan N. Seguin
There will be a Celebration of the Life of a True Texas Hero, Col. Juan N. Seguin featuring guest speaker, Henry Cisneros at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24th. The celebration will be held at the Seguin Coliseum located at 950 S. Austin St.

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.

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.

Cranny Volunteers Needed
The Cranny Thrift Store is in need of volunteers. The Cranny is now open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3:30 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. Call 830-372-1216 for further information.

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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