Tuesday, July 29

FOR TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014

AARP Smart Driver Course
The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on July 29 at 9 a.m. at the Silver Center. The cost is $15 with an AARP card or $20 without. The class is accepted by most insurance companies for a discount on auto insurance rates but cannot be used for ticket dismissal. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

2014 Community Service Award
Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2014 Community Service Award. Nominees must be a resident of Guadalupe County for at least 5 years and have made a significant contribution to the betterment of Seguin or Guadalupe County. Nominees who currently hold a political office is not eligible. To nominate someone, write a brief narrative as to the accomplishments of the individual and why they should receive the award. Nominations must be submitted by July 31.

Class #26 Enrolling
Guadalupe County Master Gardeners Class #26 is from Aug. 13 through Dec. 10 on Wednesday's from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $190 and the registration deadline is July 31. Anyone interested in enrolling may visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 624-1114.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance
The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Clark Grein and Two Way Street on Aug. 1 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Welcome Bags
Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce Education Partnership Committee will be distributing 175 Welcome Bags to new teachers in Seguin Area schools. Businesses are asked to donate gift certificates or products to be included. Donations are due to the Chamber office by Aug. 1 anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions will have its First Friday Feast Aug. 1 at the Big Red Barn from 6 to 8 p.m. Steak dinner is $15 and includes a Rib eye steak, salad, baked potato, garlic bread, dessert, tea and a complimentary beer or wine. A hotdog child's meal is available for $5. Live entertainment provided by Big Daddy Dean and proceeds benefit the "Pack the Bus" program.

Marion Sausage Supper
The 78th Annual Marion Sausage Supper is scheduled on Aug. 2 at Immaculate Conception Church on Barnett and FM 78. Trade Days begin at 9 a.m., the parade will kick off at 10, sausage supper will start serving at 12 p.m., auction will be at 6 and live music, featuring Clint Taft & The Buck Wild Band, will start at 8. For more information, call 210-867-0353.

"Pack the Bus" Collection Day
The Lions Clubs of Seguin and Geronimo Lions will be collecting for "Pack the Bus" for school supplies for low income families on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Plaza Del Rey and other intersections downtown. Anyone interested in volunteering may call 303-5911.

Sunday Country Dance
Geronimo VFW presents a Sunday Country Dance, featuring The Jimmy Sims Band from Austin, on Aug. 3 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone.

Collecting for Pack the Bus
All locations of American Bank of Texas, Bank of America, Shrimp Barn, Barnard Insurance and Z Toys & More will be collecting for "Pack the Bus" now through Aug. 10. Donations may be dropped off through the window or in the lobby.

Free Vegetables
Tomatos, okra and peppers are 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.

Leadership Seguin Class
Applications for the 2014-2015 Leadership Seguin Class are now available. The semester kicks off with a welcome reception in late Aug. followed by a weekend retreat Sept. 13 and Sept. 14. The first of nine monthly sessions begin on Sept. 18. The group will also decide on a community service project that will be completed by next summer. The deadline to sign up is Aug. 11. For more information, call 379-6382.

Anger Management/Parenting Classes
Precious Life Services will be offering 6 to 18 week Anger Management and Parenting Classes every Thursday from 4 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.

Fan Drive
The Seguin Fire Department is hosting its annual Fan Drive. Fans are available to households without air conditioning and may be picked up at the Municipal Court/Fire Administration building at 660 South Hwy 46 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. A picture ID and proof of residency is required. Limit one fan per household. Donations of fans or money may also be made. For more information, call 401-2310.

RSVP Trip
RSVP is sponsoring a 10 day motor coach tour Oct. 10 through Oct. 19 to see the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and Laughlin. The trip includes a free day in Las Vegas to explore the famous Las Vegas Strip. To receive a color flyer with details, call 379-0300.

Caregiver Support Group
Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center presents a free Caregiver Support Group every first Wednesday at 2 p.m. at 1210 Eastwood Dr. For more information, call 379-9308.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters
Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming fears of public speaking and increasing confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

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.

25th Silver Anniversary
Seguin Guadalupe County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents its 25th Silver Anniversary Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Coliseum. Efrain Guerrero, Happy the Comedian, will provide some entertainment. Tickets will go on sale in the first week of Aug.

SHS Student Registration
Seguin High School will have student registration for all new students, all ninth graders and grades 10th through 12th with last names A-E, on Monday, Aug. 4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification.

Country Music Show and Dance
Geronimo VFW presents its Country Music Show and Dance on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 7 to 10 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5:30 and admission is $7 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under. To make a reservation, call 512-825-2180.

Celebrate Retirement Reception
Seguin Guadalupe Co. Retired Teachers Association present a "Celebrate Retirement Reception" on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. All new 2014 retirees from any Guadalupe County school district are invited. Light refreshments will be provided and there will be door prizes. To RSVP, call 557-4252.

Student Registration
Student registration for kids in Pre-K at Ball Early Childhood Center is on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. SHS new students and grades 10th through 12th with last names F-K may register from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Documentation required to register Pre-K through 8th grade students include a photo ID of the parent and two types of address verification to include name and home address. For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification.

Master Naturalists Meeting
Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Seguin Public Library meeting room. The public is invited.

Student Registration
Student registration for kids in Pre-K at Ball Early Childhood Center is on Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kindergarten through 8th grade at all campuses serving grades K-8 may register from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. SHS new students and grades 10th through 12th with last names L-Re may register from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Documentation required to register Pre-K through 8th grade students include a photo ID of the parent and two types of address verification to include name and home address. For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification.

SHS Student Registration
Student registration for SHS grades 10th through 12th with last names Ri-Z is on Thursday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. For students new to Seguin ISD, registration documentation includes a birth certificate, report card and records from previous school, proof of immunization, a Social Security number and two types of address verification.

Happy Birthday Seguin/Ice Cream Contest
Members of the Seguin Conservation Society are invited to enter the Homemade Ice Cream Contest at Seguin's 176th Birthday Party scheduled on Aug. 9 at 5:30 p.m. at Seguin's First Church on Live Oak St. Judging begins at 5 and entries must be submitted prior to that time. Eggs may be used but must be cooked and prizes will be given for each category; Best Vanilla, Best Pecan, Specialty and People's Choice. The event will also include live entertainment and hamburgers, hotdogs and refreshments will be available for sale. For more information, call 305-2949.

Invaders of Texas Workshop
The Guadalupe Chapter of the Master Naturalist Program presents The Invaders of Texas Workshop on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Texas Lutheran University, Dunne Conference Center in Tschoepe Hall. There is no charge however space is limited and advanced registration is required. To register, call 713-206-6218.

Merriweather Family Reunion
The Merriweather Family Reunion is on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Seguin Youth Services, 919 N. Guadalupe St. Family members are asked to bring a dessert. For more Information, call 379-9405.

Geronimo Sporting Clay Shoot & Gun Raffle
The 10th Annual Geronimo Sporting Clay Shoot & Gun Raffle is scheduled on Aug. 9 at 401 Harborth Hill from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 5 stations with 60 targets for $55 or 8 stations with 100 targets for $75. Gun raffle tickets are available for $25 each or 5 for $100. Proceeds benefit FFA, FCCLA and 4-H members. For tickets or more information, call 305-2096.

Elm Creek Community Cemetery Meeting
The annual Elm Creek Community Cemetery Meeting is scheduled on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. at 1951 Settlers Way. For more information, call 379-2484.

Rainwater Harvesting for the Homeowner
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presents "Rainwater Harvesting for the Homeowner" on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the GBRA River Annex, 905 Nolan St. The class is free and open to the public. To RSVP, call 979-845-6980.

Distribution Day
Lions Club and Seguin ISD will have its "Pack the Bus" Distribution Day on Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seguin Coliseum. Supplies are provided for low income families in grades Pre-K through 6th. Admission is Food Stamps, Medicaid or Reduced Lunch Letter from last year. Inter-Agency Social Services Health Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will provide a connection to other services PTB families might need. Special needs children age 7 to 16 may register for one week free at Texas Lions Camp 2015.

Fun Night Gala
Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center presents the 2nd Annual Fun Night Gala on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Big Red Barn. The event includes dinner, games, door prizes and more. Tickets are $40 and $100 and are available at Westerholm-Koehler Insurance, Gift & Gourmet, Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center or by calling 379-1122.

Love Approach Trainings
South Texas Pregnancy Care Center is offering a Love Approach Training Aug. 18 through Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the GVEC Center. For more information, call 303-2151.

Comal Country Music Show
The Comal Country Music Show is on Tuesday, Aug. 19 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Braunfels. Featured artists include R J Smith, Arnold Parker and Sammy Dale. Doors open at 6 and admission is $5. Sandwiches, desserts and cold drinks will be available.

Master Gardeners Meeting
The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Justice Center, 211 Court St. at 7 p.m. A social function will start at 6:30. Attendees will choose 3 small discussion groups to attend. For more information, call 303-3889.

14th Annual Fundraising Dinner
South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 14th Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Seguin Coliseum.

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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