The Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc. (ARF) is accepting donations that will be matched by a generous supporter through Sunday, July 1. Mail donations to P.O. Box 2831 Seguin, TX 78156. For more information call 830-433-2458.
The City of Seguin Main Street is seeking vendors of handmade arts and related items for Arts Fest 2018 that will be held Saturday, March 3 in Central Park. Applications are available online on the Main Street page at www.seguintexas.gov.
TLU VITA Tax Return Clinic
TLU and the Business department will provide free tax return preparation assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. Clinics will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays from Wednesday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, April 14 at TLU's Beck Center, Lower Level - Room 5. There will be no clinics the week of spring break, March 10-18. Visit tlu.edu/vita-tax-clinic for more details.
Humane Society Garage/Rummage Sale
The Guadalupe County Humane Society will have a Garage/Rummage Sale at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 and Friday, Feb. 2 at the Seguin Silver Center on Court Street in Seguin. Donated furniture, appliances in good working order, and other items may be delivered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday to the shelter located at 2484 N. Hwy 46 until Tuesday, Feb. 30, or call the shelter at 830-372-2055.
Chamber After Hours Mixer
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its After Hours Mixer at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 at First National Bank located at 125 S. St. Hwy. 46 in Seguin. For more information call 830-379-6382.
AARP Tax Aide Program
The AARP Tax Aide Program will provide free electronic filing (E-File) of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays beginning Friday, Feb. 2 until Saturday, April 14 at the Seguin Public Library (2nd floor) located at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. Participants should bring identification and all documents related to filing tax returns. Taxes can not be filed without proper documents. Assistance will not be available on Good Friday, March 30.
Public Safety Youth Academy
The City of Seguin Police Department and Fire/EMS Department will have its Seguin Public Safety Youth Academy for youth who reside in the Seguin City Limits and attend Seguin High School or that are Home Schooled. Students must be between the ages of 15 and 19. The first session will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 at Seguin City Hall located at 205 N. River St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions will have its First Friday Feast Steak and Fish dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 at the Big Red Barn. Hand-cut ribeye steak or battered fried fish meals are $15. A child's hot dog meal is available for $5. Proceeds benefit The Friends of the Library and entertainment will be provided Big Daddy Dean.
"The Wizard of Oz" Production
The Seguin High School Theatre Department will present, "The Wizard of Oz" at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3., and a 2:30 p.m. performance Sunday, Feb. 4 in the Seguin High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 pre-sale and $15 at the door for adults and $8 pre-sale and $10 at the door for children and students. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet, Court Street Coffee Shop, and at the door.
Discover the Forest Hike
The Guadalupe Master Naturalist will offer a free children's nature hike, "Discover the Forest," at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at Crescent Bend Nature Park located at 12805 Schaeffer Rd. in Schertz. Families will learn about the functions of a forest while learning nature observation skills. Register with Schertz Parks at 210-619-1850.
Stew Dinner/Craft and Gift Sale
The Seguin Chapter #555 Order Of The Eastern Star will have its Stew Dinner and Craft and Gift Items Sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at Guadalupe Masonic Lodge located at 1945 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Stew, corn bread, tea, or coffee, and dessert meals are $8. Proceeds benefit scholarship and other charity programs.
"Spamalot" Production Fundraiser
There will be a production of "Monty Python's Spamalot" benefiting The League of Women Voters Comal Area Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Circle Arts Theatre located at 124 Elizabeth St. in New Braunfels. Appropriate for ages 16 and up. All tickets are $22 and are available by calling 830-837-6172.
Four Chaplains Ceremony
There will be a Four Chaplains Ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4 at the American Legion Post 245 Hall.
Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 featuring Tom Teboe and the River City Ramblers from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. The Post is located at 6808 N. Highway 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 pm. Admission is an $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.
There will be a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5 at Texas Lutheran University in the Alumni Student Center (ASC) located at 1109 University St.. For more information call 830-372-8068.
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5 at the Silver Center. To RSVP for the early bird price, call 830-379-6382. Walk-in price is $18.
Healthy Living Workshop
The Seguin Public Library will concludes its "A Fresh Start to a Healthier You!" Healthy Living Workshop series at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5 at the Library's Community Meeting Room. Registration is required by calling 830-401-2422.
Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy 123 in Geronimo. The featured artist are Dottsy, Bob Appel, and the Gathering Band. 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.
Theta Kappa Meeting
There will be a meeting of the Theta Kappa Chapter at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 at the Koennecke Elementary School Library.
Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance featuring Jimmy Bolado and Country Sounds from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N Highway 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is an $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.
Call for Nominations
The Seguin Commission on the Arts is seeking Nominations for its Outstanding Contributor to the Arts in Seguin. Nominations should be submitted to the Seguin Main Street Program in writing to P.O. Box 591, Seguin, TX 78156 or by emailing email@example.com by Monday, Feb. 12.
Retired Teachers Meeting
The Guadalupe County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 9:30 Tuesday, Feb. 13 in the Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall located at 1326 E. Cedar St. in Seguin. Comal Master Gardener Kathleen Scott will speak on "Creating a Bird Garden." Bring donations for the Children's Book Project and/or the Christian Cupboard.
There will be a jam session from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N Hwy 123 in Geronimo. Musicians, singers, and listeners are welcomed. Bring your snacks. Ice tea will be provided, and the bar will be open for other drinks. Free, but donations are accepted for use of the hall. For more information call 830-386-6294.
Native Plant Society
The Guadalupe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the St. John's Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. The program will be "Riparian Plants: Rumor and Realities" by Lee Marlowe a Sustainable Landscape Ecologist for the San Antonio River Authority. For more information visit www.npsot.org/wp/guadalupe.
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Christopher Looney will present a program on “New Braunfels Planning and Development Services.” For more information call Alice Pullin at 760-390-4482 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hispanic Chamber Banquet
Tickets are available for the Seguin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet presentations the evening of Friday, Feb. 16 at the Fiesta Ball Room. Pre-sale tickets are $30. Tickets at the door are $35. To purchase tickets, call 830-372-3151.
"The Last 5 Years" Production
The Texas Light Opera & Aria Creative Production will present its first small tour with a production of "The Last 5 Years," by Jason Robert Brown at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 and Saturday, Feb. 17 at The Texas Theatre in Seguin. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at www.thetexas.org or by calling 830-372-6168.
Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance featuring the Czechaholics from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 1:30 p.m. with polish sausage plates. Admission is an $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.
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.
There will be an Annual Meeting of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., AT&T, Lucent, and Avaya Retirees at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19 in the basement of the American bank of Texas located at 200 N. Austin St. in Seguin. Snacks will be served. For more information call 830-914-4326 or 830-660-6450.
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have a Job Fair in conjunction with its Seguin's got Talent Showcase 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum. Participants should bring a resume and be prepared to meet potential employers. Interviews and applications will be available on site.
Chamber Showcase 2018
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Seguin's got Talent Showcase 2018 from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum. Admission is free. The Main Event Party with food, drink and more prizes will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.
Denim & Diamonds
The Seguin Education Foundation will have its Denim & Diamonds fundraiser beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum. The event features cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, raffles, and entertainment. Tickets are $45 each and are available at KWED, by emailing SeguinEF@gmail.com, or by calling 830-822-2688.
Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance featuring Bob Appel from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 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.
Texas Farm Bureau Scholarships
The Texas Farm Bureau is accepting applications for its S.M. True Jr. Agricultural Scholar Award, The Dick Mitchell Memorial Scholarship, the Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Scholarship, the Memorial/Honorary Scholarship and its District Scholarship program. To apply visit TexasFarmBureau.org by Thursday, March 1. Information can also be found at the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau office located at 325 S. State Hwy. 46 in Seguin.
Seguin Police Youth Scholarship
The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program is offering a $500 one-year scholarship for one 2018 senior at Seguin High School. The application, essay, and related documents and requirements can be found online at www.seguintexas.gov/youth_scholarship or from Tricia Mayo, Counselor Secretary at Seguin High School. Items must be submitted to Tricia Mayo no later than Friday, March 2.
ArtsFest Run to Create
There will be a Run to Create as part of ArtsFest 2018 beginning at 9:30 a.m. with the kids 1K and the 5K at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3 in Starcke Park. Runners are encouraged to wear white clothing to start with a blank canvas. Register online at atheleteguild.com.
The City of Seguin Main Street will have its annual celebration of the arts in Seguin, Arts Fest on Saturday, March 3 in downtown Seguin. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the Klein Opera House into the Seguin Art League's Center for the Arts. The ArtsFest Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Central Park. There will be booths selling handmade crafts, jewelry, art and more. There will also be live entertainment featuring the TLU Community Music Academy, Teatro de Artes de Juan Seguin and the Unicycle Fiddler brought to you in part by the Mid-Texas Symphony.
ArtsFest Poetry Readings
There will be Poetry Readings as part of ArtsFest 2018 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at the Seguin Public Library located at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin.
Annual Fun Shoot
The Guadalupe County 4-H Shotgun Sports Club will have its 12th Annual Fun Shoot beginning with check-in at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at the Bexar Community Shooting Range. Entry fee for a team of five is $400 and individuals is $90. Day of the shoot entry fee will be $100 per shooter. Register online at iclays.com. For more information call 210-385-9845 or 830-556-9487, or email email@example.com. Proceeds benefit the CJ Carmichael Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Guadalupe County 4-h Shotgun Club.
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.
Washers at The Warehouse Fundraiser
The Leadership Seguin Class of 2018 will have a Washers at The Warehouse Fundraiser beginning with check-in at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7 at The Warehouse Saloon located at 108 S. Austin St. in Seguin. In addition to the washer tournament there will also be food trucks, live music and gift basket raffles. The tournament fee is $200 for a two-person team. Team and sponsorship opportunities are available by calling Dani Fuselier at 830-643-2029 or Kasie Tankersley at 830-401-8312.
Bittersweet Concert for SHS Alumni
There will be a Bittersweet Concert for Seguin High School Alumni Saturday, April 7 at the
Irma Lewis Outdoor Learning Center. The event will feature 60's and 70's music.
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.
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.
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.
The Community Council of South Central Texas, Aging Senior Nutrition Program is seeking tax deductible donations and volunteer drivers for its Meals on Wheels America Program. Donations may be made online at www.ccsct.org or at 801 N. St. Hwy. 123 Bypass in Seguin. For more information call 830-303-4376 Ext. 206 or Ext. 209.
To be sure your non-profit organization's meetings and events appear in this calendar, send information to: firstname.lastname@example.org fax 379-2238, or drop off the information at the Seguin Daily News/KWED office, 609 E. Court St., Seguin.