Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Posted on 7/27/2016 1:00:00 AM.

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.

Free Tennis Camp
There will be a Free Tennis Camp for girls and boys ages 6 through 15 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings through Thursday, July 28th at the Seguin High School tennis courts located off N. Highway 123 Bypass and E. Cedar Street in Seguin. The camp for youth ages 6-10 runs from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and the camp for youth ages 11-15 will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  The camp offers fun games and activities as an introduction to tennis, regardless of tennis experience. Children can attend one or all sessions and should dress in athletic clothing and shoes. Rackets and balls will be provided, as well as water. For additional information visit satennis.org/NJTL or call SATA coordinator, Jesse Tarin at 210-788-7781.

Master Gardener Class
The Guadalupe County 2016 Master Gardener Class is currently enrolling until Friday, July 29th. Classes will be held in the AgriLife Building located 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin from 12:45 p.m to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesdays from Wednesday, Aug. 17th to Wednesday, Dec. 14th. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or contact Class Coordinators, Kay McElveen at hkaymcelveen@gmail.com or Cindy Martin at wonderwoman52@wildblue.net.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Glen Collins on Friday, July 29th from 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 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 silvercenterseguin.com.

Summer White Party
The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Comal & Guadalupe Counties will have a Summer White Party from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, July 29th at The Allen Farmhaus. The theme is Havana Nights and participants will experience the fun and flair of Havana, Cuba. Tickets are $35, 2 tickets for $60 or a package deal, the BBBS Social Club for $250 which includes 4 tickets, a gift bag for each guest and a selfie-stick for the group. This is an adults only event. To register or for more information call 830-832-6806.

Kingsbury VFD Benefit Bar-B-Que & Drawing
The Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department will have its 47th Annual Benefit Bar-B-Que & Drawing on Saturday, July 30th at the fire station in Kingsbury. Serving is from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Adult Plates $8 and Children's plates are $7. There will be a live and silent auction, country store baked goods sale, games for children and a
free dance under the Stars at 9 p.m. with Clint Taft & The Buck Wild Band.

Pack the Bus Free Wave Pool Swim Day
Pack the Bus will have a Free Wave Pool Swim Day from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 31st at the Seguin Wave Pool. Each person will need to bring a school supply (crayons, glue, paper) for free admission. The pool is open until 7 p.m. All ages are welcomed. The event is sponsored by the Lions Clubs of Seguin and the City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Wave Pool.

GeronimoVFW Dance
Wrangler Country with Paul Sanchez will be playing at the Geronimo VFW from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 31st. Sandwiches & desserts will be served in the kitchen at 2 p.m. with an $8 donation. For more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-5478.

Seguin ISD Registration
The Ball Early Childhood Center will have Registration from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1st. and from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2nd. Registration will also be held from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3rd and Thursday, Aug. 4th. at Ball Early Childhood Center.

The Business Plan Workshop
The Business Plan Workshop will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2nd at the Seguin Coliseum. The registration deadline is 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1st. For further information and to register call the SBDC Training Team at 210-458-2460.

Seguin ISD Registration
The Seguin ISD will have registration from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2nd at all elementary schools, all grade levels at Mercer Blumberg Learning Center, and for students with last names A - L at Barnes & Briesemeister Middle Schools, and for Seguin High School students in 9th & 11th grade. SHS students will register at Mercer Blumberg Learning Center.

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, August 2nd. VFW kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. with an $8 adult admission. The Entertainers will be Tony Booth, Conrad Gonzales & Jim Fischer, and a house band. For reservations or more information call 830-379-0506.

Seguin ISD Registration
The Seguin ISD will have registration from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3rd for all grade levels at Mercer Blumberg Learning Center, and for students with last names M - Z at Barnes & Briesemeister Middle Schools, and for Seguin High School students in 10th & 12th grade. SHS students will register at Mercer Blumberg Learning Center.

Project Wild - Aquatic Wild Teacher Workshop
There will be a Project Wild - Aguatic Wild Teacher Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5th. at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center. Registration and fee is required to reserve a space for the course. To register visit gbra.org/education/teacherworkshop.aspx.

First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions will  be hosting its First Friday Feast Steak and Fish dinner from 5:30 p.m to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 5th. at the Big Red Barn. Choose from a handcut ribeye steak or fish, 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 Pack the Bus and entertainment will be provided by Sean Garrison and the 3rd Watch Band.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Country Sounds 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, August 5th. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information silvercenterseguin.com.

Knights of Columbus Outdoorsman Raffle
The Seguin Knights of Columbus will have its Outdoorsman Raffle on Saturday, Aug. 6th at the KC Hall. Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Tickets are available at Gift and Gourmet. For more information call 830-243-1656.

Pack the Bus Collection/Donation Day
The Lions Clubs of Seguin and Geronimo Lions will be collecting school supplies for low income families from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6th. Collection areas include Plaza Del Rey, HEB, Arlands and other intersections.

Sporting Clay Shoot & Gun Raffle
The 12th Annual Geronimo Sporting Clay Shoot & Gun Raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6th at 401 Harborth Hill Rd. in Seguin. There will be 5 stations with 60 targets for $60 or 8 stations with 100 targets for $80. Gun raffle tickets are available for $25 each or 5 for $100. All proceeds benefit FFA, FCCLA and 4-H members. For further information call 830-305-3793.

Seguin Parrot Head Phling
The Seguin Parrot Head Club Annual Phling will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6th at the McQueeney Lions Club. Tickets are $40 and include food, drinks and tropical music by Jerry Diaz and Hanna's Reef. Tickets are available at Keller Williams Realty, Alamo Title in New Braunfels and from any Seguin Parrot Head member. Visit seguinphc.com for further information.

Retired Teachers New Member Reception
The Seguin-Guadalupe County Retired Teachers Association will have a New Member Reception at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9th at the Faith Lutheran Church Activity Center located at 1326 E. Cedar St. in Seguin. The reception is for 2016 retirees from any Guadalupe County public school district or a retiree not belonging to the local unity of TRTA. For further information call 210-471-1447.

Pack the Bus Donations
All locations of American Bank of Texas, Bank of America, Barnard Donegan Insurance, Rent A Center, and the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau are collecting for Pack the Bus through Wednesday, Aug. 10th. Donations may be made at drive-through window or you may drop school supplies in the lobbies. Pack the Bus will help low-income students in the Seguin ISD and Navarro ISD. Pack the Bus is sponsored by the Lions Clubs of Seguin, the Geronimo Lions and Amerigroup Real Solutions.

ExSellence in the Workplace Seminar
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will offer an ExSellence in the Workplace Seminar from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10th at the GVEC Western Operations Center located at 6400 I-10 W. The cost is $50 for Chamber members with a $45 group rate (5 or more) and $75 for general admission. To register call 830-379-6382.

Community Hike
The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will have Community Hikes at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10th, Sept. 14th, Oct. 12th and Nov. 9th. No pets allowed. Donations accepted. For more information call 830-379-7652 or email solcstaff@gvec.net.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of The Countrymen from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, August 12th. The Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with $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.

Garage Sale
The Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office employees will have a Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13th in the parking lot of the Guadalupe County Justice Center located at 211 W. Court St. in Seguin. All proceeds will benefit the Santa Sheriff Christmas Gifts for Seniors Program for all residents residing in Guadalupe County nursing homes. For more information call 830-379-1224.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of Bob Appel 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, August 19th. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with $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.

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, August 26th. The Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more informationvisit silvercenterseguin.com.

York Creek VFD Auction and BBQ
The York Creek Volunteer Fire Department will have its 2016 Auction and BBQ on Saturday, Aug. 27th at the Zorn Station on FM 1101. BBQ to-go only plates will be for sale at noon. Dine-in serving and all other activities begin at 5 p.m. with the Auction at 7 p.m. For further information call 830-832-3911.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 low
income, 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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