Monday, October 23, 2017
Posted on 10/23/2017 1:00:00 AM.
Donations Needed for Halloween Safe House
The Seguin Police Department D.A.R.E. program is in need sponsors for free rooms at its Annual Halloween Safe House event. To volunteer call 830-401-2386.

Jury Cancellation
Jury selection for District Court (Yellow Cards) at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23 in the Guadalupe County Justice Center District Court Room 201 at 211 W. Court St. in Seguin has been cancelled. There is no need to appear. The jury summons can be disregarded.
Fall Health & Wellness Expo
The Seguin Silver Center will host its Fall Health & Wellness Expo from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 24. GRMC will sponsor breakfast, Flu Shots will be provided by the Walgreens Pharmacy. There will also be glucose testing and blood pressure checks. Vendor tables are still available. For more information call 830-303-6612.

Halloween Hot Date with Your Dog
The ARF-Animal Rescue Foundation will have a Halloween Hot Date with Your Dog at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24. at Kirby's Korner located at 606 N. Highway 123 Bypass in Seguin. There will be a costume contests for dogs and/or people, games, prizes and good food. Kirby's donates a portion of the food sale proceeds to ARF to continue animal welfare programs.

SHS Peter Pan JR Production
The Seguin High School Theatre Department will present Disney Peter Pan JR at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 and Thursday, Oct. 26 at the SHS Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $8, children 5 and under are free.

Kathleen Norris: 500 Years of Reformation
In recognition of 500 500 Years of Reformation, Texas Lutheran University will welcome Kathleen Norris, an award-winning poet and a New York Times-bestselling memoirist on matters of Christian spirituality at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Jackson Auditorium.
For more information visit tlu.edu/events.

TLU Boo Bash
Texas Lutheran University will have its community trick-or-treat, Boo Bash, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. For more information call 830-372-8065.

Brauntex Theatre Fundraiser
The Brauntex Theatre will have its last roof fundraising event featuring Rosanne Cash Thursday, Oct. 26 at 290 W. San Antonio St. in New Braunfels. Tickets are available at the box office, by calling 830-627-0808 or online at brauntex.org.

Democratic Club
The Guadalupe County Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at the First United Bank (formerly American Bank of Texas) meeting room located at 204 N. Austin St. in Seguin. There will be someone at the door until 7:10 p.m. For those arriving later, call 830-556-2887 for admittance.

Appraisal District Closure
The Guadalupe Appraisal District will be closed Friday, Oct. 27 and will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30.

Painting in the Park and Wet Paint Sale
The Seguin Art League will have a Painting in the Park and Wet Paint Sale in downtown Seguin. Artists will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at 104 S. Austin St. Each artist will receive a participant’s tag, map of the downtown area and tips on locations. The theme is “Anything Seguin.” All painting media are acceptable, including pastel, pen and ink, and pencil. Artwork must be turned in by 6 p.m. Friday at 104 S. Austin Street. Judging will take place Saturday, Oct. 28 with sale of artwork to follow. Visit Seguinartleague.com for complete information or call 830-491-9676.

McQueeney VFW Game Night Fundraiser
The McQueeney VFW Post 9213 will have its Game Night Fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at 275 Gallagher Rd. in McQueeney. There will be a Halloween theme, prizes, and food. A cash bar will be available at this all adult event. Tickets are $25 in advance and are available at Vogue Shoes or from post members. Tickets at the door will be $30.

Fall Clean-Up
The City of Seguin will offer a Fall Clean-Up opportunity for residents to dispose of unwanted junk items from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Seguin Coliseum parking lot located at 950 S. Austin St. in Seguin. Acceptable items include junk disposal, scrap metal, appliance without Freon, and Automobile tires (no larger than 19.5"). Paper shredding will also be available. Proof of residency required. For more information call 830-401-2416.

A Date with Seguin
The 29th Annual Celebration, "A Date with Seguin," will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 in the coliseum at the Seguin Events Center in Seguin. The guest speaker will be Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm on "The Women in Juan Seguin's Life, Women in a War-Torn World."

Pecan Fest Heritage Days
Pecan Fest Heritage Days will be celebrated at the Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center (Big Red Barn) from 10 a.m. to 4 pm.. Saturday, Oct. 28. There will be a Pecan Bake Show with entries due from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., a Queen's Contest at 1 p.m., and a Turkey Dinner served at 11:30 a.m. Admission is for adults is $5 and $10 for the meal and $3 for kids ages 3 to 10. There will also be scavenger hunts, kiddie train, hay rides, classic car show, photo op with The World's Largest Pecan & Squirrel, historical country village with demonstrations and animals, silent auction and SCAT tournament. Free parking & shuttle rides to downtown events. For more information call 830-379-2349 or visit texagedu.org.

Heritage Museum Fire Prevention Day
The Heritage Museum will host its Annual Fire Prevention Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Local fire men will be at the Museum with the antique pubmper fire truck. Free pictures will be taken. Donations are welcome.

Halloween Saturday Dance
Glen Collins and the Alibis will be playing classic country music at the Halloween Dance & Costume Contest from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Geronimo VFW in Geronimo. The VFW kitchen opens at 6:30 p.m. $8 donation. Prizes will be awarded for the costume contest. For more information call830-305-5478.

Watoto Kickball Tournament
The Watoto Benefit Kickball Tournament has been rescheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Seguin Softball 4-Plex. The cost is $5 per person. Registration packets are available at the Center for Servant Leadership on the TLU campus. For more information email mklaser @tlu.edu.

Saints Alive Cemetery Tour
The Affiliation for the Preservation of Shakespeare and Federated Club Rooms and the City of Seguin present Saints Alive at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at Riverside Cemetery. Six historic Seguin citizens will be portrayed. Tickets are $10 and are available at Gift & Gourmet, Keepers, Court Street Coffee Shop, the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce, and The Silver Center. For more information call 830-305-4379.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Vernon and Friends will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 29 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is $8. For reservations or more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.

Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit
The Seguin Art League is accepting entries to celebrate “Dia de los Muertos.” A community exhibit will be on display in the downtown gallery window from Monday, Oct. 30 to Monday, Nov. 6. located 104 S. Austin St. in Seguin. The community is invited to decorate an altar with altar covers, a picture of their deceased loved one, flowers, favorite foods and mementos to honor the dead. Items must be marked and delivered to the gallery window from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct 30 and picked-up from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6. For more information visit seguinartleague.com or contact Roger at 830-372-4479.

Halloween Treat or Treat
The Seguin Elks Lodge 1229 will host a Halloween Treat or Treat from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 located at 1331 C H Mathis Jr. Dr. The event is family friendly.

Low Impact Development Workshop
The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed will offer a free Low Impact Development (LID) Workshop from 8 a.m. 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the Irma Lewis Outdoor Learning Center. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required by calling Ward Ling at 979-845-6980 or emailing wling@tamu.edu.

Shop Local Chamber Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Shop Local Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the Coliseum located at 950 S. Austin St. in Seguin.

Stroke Recovery & Support Group
The Stroke Recovery & Support Group will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 at in the
Inpatient Rehab Unit Dining Room at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7789.

Family Physics Night
The TLU Physics department and Society of Physics Students will have its Family Physics Night 2017 from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Moody Science Lecture Hall & Jackson Park Student Activity Center. There will be interactive physics demonstrations to celebrate the Physics of Energy. This year's special guest speaker is Dr. Francis Slakey, Associate Director of Public Affairs at APS. For more information visit tlu.edu/events/family-physics-night-2017/.

Designer Purse Fundraiser
There will be a Designer Purse Fundraiser benefiting the Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Columbus Club of Seguin Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door if not sold out. Sponsorships are available. For more information call 830-303-4760.

Dessert Tasting & Improv Night
The Seguin High School Drama Boosters will have its Dessert Tasting & Improv Night at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at the SHS Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at Court Street Coffee. Tickets at the door are $15. For more information call 830-305-1534.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Charles and the Fabulous Four will be playing classic country dance music at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Cancer Connections Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Cancer Connections Support Group at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
Nov. 6 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N Hwy 123 in Geronimo. Entertainment by the Gathering Band, Del Kubena, and a Special Guest. The VFW hamburger kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $8. For Reservations and more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

TLU Peace Lecture & Discussion
There will be "A Game Changing Model for Peace in Israel," Lecture & Discussion with Shalom (Shuli) Dichter from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 in Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. In addition, a classroom presentation and discussion will be held the same day from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. in Langner Hall, Room 128 and is open to the public.

Parenting Seminar
The Wayland Baptist University's Counseling program will host a free Parenting Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 10. at 1672 Independence Dr. Suite 150 in New Braunfels. For more information and to RSVP call 830-312-7173.

Prepared Childbirth Class
There will be a Prepared Childbirth Class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 in the Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Premarital Education
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center and "Twogether in Texas" will offer an 8 hour Premarital Education class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 at the GVEC Community Room located at 1400 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. The fee is $10 per couple and is required in advance. Participants will receive a $60 discount on marriage lincense fees and a waiver of the 3-day waiting period. To register call 830-303-2151.

Fall Craft Fair
The Seguin Silver Center will have a Fall Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin. There will be holiday wreaths and garlands, jewelry, handbags, and gifts, waterless snow globes, glass art pieces, crochet afghans and accessories. Food and refreshments will be available. Vendor applications are still being accepted.

McQueeney VFD Golf Tournament
The McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department will have a Benefit Golf Tournament Saturday, Nov. 11 at The Bandit Golf Club. Registration runs from 10 to 11:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. The format is a 4-person scramble and the cost is $100 per player that includes green fee, cart, meal, and prizes. Sponsorships are also available. For more information call 210-326-0529 or email mcqueeneyvfd@gmail.com.

Blood Drive
The St. James Catholic Church will have a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12 in the Family Center. For more information call Veronica San Miguel at 830-491-8166.

Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance featuring Jimmy Bolado and Country Sounds from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy 123 in Geronimo. The Auxiliary kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For more information or reservations call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Jam Session
There will be a Jam Session from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. Musicians, singers, and listeners are welcomed. Bring your snacks. Ice tea provided and the bar is open for other drinks. Free, but donations are accepted for use of the hall. For more information call 830-303-9903.

Evelyn Streng Lecture in Contemporary Issues
The inaugural Evelyn Streng Lecture in Contemporary Issues will be given by Jan Jarboe Russell from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. The event is sponsored by the Brown Cultural Enrichment Endowment Fund.

Native Plant Society
The Guadalupe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 at St. John's Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. The program will be "Wildlife Friendly Native Plantings," with guest speaker Liz Palfini, Park Superintendent of Palmetto State.

Breastfeeding Class
There will be a Breastfeeding Class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the
Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Dash for Disabled Vets
Texas Lutheran University will have its Fourth Annual Dash for Disabled Vets 5K from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion located at 104 River Drive East in Seguin. Pre- Registration is $22 (plus service fee) and $30 on race day. Dogs can be registered $5. Register online at athleteguild.com. Proceeds benefit the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 61. For more information visit tlu.edu/events.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Charles and the Fabulous Four will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Highway 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For more information or reservations call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Grief Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Grief Support Group at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Glenn Collins and Alibi Band will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26 at Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Highway 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

WeeSteppers Clinic
The Seguin ISD will offer a WeeSteppers Clinic for students grade K-8 who want to dance. The clinic will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27 at Seguin High School. Parent showoff will be at 7 p.m. Pre-registration is $25 and $30 at the door.

Save the Date Holiday Stroll Schedule
The Holiday Stroll Parade will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 in downtown Seguin. The Sip n' Stroll will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 in downtown Seguin. The North Pole Stroll will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 in Central Park. For more information call 830-401-2448.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Bob Appel will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Highway 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Cancer Connections Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Cancer Connections Support Group at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
Dec. 4 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Prepared Childbirth Class
There will be a Prepared Childbirth Class from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 6 in the Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy 123 in Geronimo. The featured artist will be Tony Booth and the Gathering Band. The VFW hamburger kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Stroke Recovery & Support Group
The Stroke Recovery & Support Group will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at in the
Inpatient Rehab Unit Dining Room at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7789.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Sam Bentley will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 in Geronimo. The auxiliary kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is $8. For reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Mid Texas Symphony
The Mid Texas Symphony will present "Angels & Anthems" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 in Jackson Auditorium/Weston Center on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Tickets are $15 and up. For more information call 830-463-5353 or visit mtsymphony.org.

Jam Session
There will be a Jam Session from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy 123 in Geronimo. Musicians, singers, and listeners are welcomed. Bring your snacks. Ice tea provided, and bar is open for other drinks. Free, but donations are accepted for use of the hall. For moore information call 830-303-9903.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Charles and the Fabulous Four will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Highway 123 in Geronimo the kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Grief Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Grief Support Group at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Cancer Connections Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Cancer Connections Support Group at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
Dec. 18 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Breastfeeding Class
There will be a Breastfeeding Class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 in the
Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Geronimo VFW New Year’s Eve Dance
Welcome the new year with Glenn Collins and the Alibi Band from 8 p.m. to midnight Sunday, Dec. 31 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Highway 123 in Geronimo. There will be champaign, black eye peas, cornbread, etc served at midnight. For reservations or more information call 830-481-6311 or 830-303-9903.

Mid Texas Symphony
The Mid Texas Symphony will present "Magnificent Mozart" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 in the Performing Arts Center at Canyon High School in New Braunfels. Tickets are $15 and up. For more information call 830-463-5353 or visit mtsymphony.org.

Mid Texas Symphony
The Mid Texas Symphony will present its Big Band Blowout part II from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the New Braunfels Civic Center. For more information call 830-463-5353 or visit mtsymphony.org.

Mid Texas Symphony
The Mid Texas Symphony will present "Passionately Bold" at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29 in Jackson Auditorium/Weston Center on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Tickets are $15 and up. For more information call 830-463-5353 or visit mtsymphony.org.

Salvation Army Volunteers Needed
The Seguin Unit of the Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to serve in the office a few hours a week. To volunteer call Katherine at 830-401-4872.

RAPPS Classes
The Rural Area Parenting Program Services (RAPPS) provides classes for co-parenting, protective parenting and life skills, anger management, and tobacco awareness. Certification for competition of these classes is accepted by the judicial system. For more information call 830-303-9225 or visit seguinrappsorg.org.

Silver Center Volunteers Needed
The Silver Center serves citizens aged 50 years or older in Seguin, Guadalupe County, and surrounding communities. Volunteers are needed to keep the doors open of this non-profit organization. For more information and to register as a volunteer, call 830-303-6612 or visit 510 E. Court Street in Seguin.

Toddler Time
The Seguin Public Library offers Toddler Time at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422
or visit library.seguintexas.gov.

Happy Soles Square Dance Club
The Happy Soles Square Dance Club will offer free beginning square dance lessons at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Friedens Church located at 2555 Friedens Church Road in Seguin/Geronimo. 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.

Preschool Story Time
The Seguin Public Library offers a Preschool Story time at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.

Domino Players Needed
The American Legion Post 245 will host 42 domino players from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. every Thursday. For more information call 830-433-1193.

Anger Management Classes
The Precious Life Services will be conducting Anger Management "Control the Fire" Classes every third Saturday of the month from 10am to 4pm at the Seguin Silver Center (Lunch will be provided). Register online at preciouslifeservices.org or call 830-372-5980.


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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