Monday, November 7, 2017
Posted on 11/7/2017 11:00:00 AM.
Blue Santa Applications
The Seguin Police Department D.A.R.E. Program is currently accepting applications for its Blue Santa toy distribution. Applications are due by 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 and are available at the Seguin Police Department, Seguin ISD District Office, Guadalupe County Sheriff Office, Seguin Housing Authority, Ball Childhood Center, Jefferson Elementary, Guadalupe County Head Start Program, Rodriguez Elementary, Family Life Center, Seguin Community Council, and Centro Esperanza (Redwood Area). For further information call 830-401-2386.

Volunteers Needed
The Silver Center is in need of volunteers and subs to serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. To volunteer call 830-303-6612 or go by 510 E. Court St. in Seguin.

Library Bring Your Own Device Sessions
The Seguin Public Library will offer Bring Your Own Device Sessions for a refresher on how to use your device to access online services. Register by calling 830-401-2422, online at library.seguintexas.gov, or in person at the library.

Target Marketing Personas Workshop
The UTSA Small Business Development Center will offer a workshop on Target Marketing Personas, "What Does Your Customer Look Like?" from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce located at 116 N. Camp St. in Seguin.

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.

Poppie Distribution
The McQueeney VFW Post 9213 will be distributing poppies from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at VP Racing located at the corner of 725 and 78, and at the Valero Service Station located at 9336 FM 725 in McQueeney.

50's Flashback Fundraiser
The Guadalupe County Republican Women will have a 50's Flashback Fundraiser at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Park Plaza Hotel. There will be music, food, classic cars, swing dance demonstrations, dancing, and a live auction. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information call 830-876-8980 or visit www.guadalup-county-rw.com.

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.

Guadalupe Lodge #109
The Guadalupe Lodge #109 will have its Stated Meeting beginning will a meal at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. All Mason are encouraged to attend and all members are urged to attend.

Marion Veteran's Celebration
The Marion Lions Club will be honoring Veteran's at 7 a.m. Friday. Nov. 10 at the Veteran's Park in Marion. Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony at the Marion City Hall Annex Building.

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.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of the Most Wanted Band from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10. 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 www.silvercenterseguin.com.

Shoebox Shuffle 5K
The Operation Christmas Child Second Annual Shoebox Shuffle 5K will be held beginning at 8 a.m. with a children's 1k Fun Run followed by the 5k at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at Rockin' R River Rides in New Braunfels. Standard registration is $30 and ends Friday, Nov. 10. Register online at athleteguild.com. Registration the day of the event is $35.

Guadalupe County 4-H Golf Tournament
The Guadalupe County 4-H is seeking three women's teams for its Golf Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at Starcke Park Golf Course. The fee is $300 for four-person registration, green fees, and cart. Proceeds benefit the Leaders 4 Life Parliamentary Procedure Team as they compete at the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado in January. For more information call 830-303-3889.

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 license 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.

Veterans Day Parade
There will be a Veterans Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 from Central Park to Veterans Park. A Memorial Program will follow the parade. Applications are available by calling 830-379-3299.

Sand Hills VFD BBQ
The Sand Hills Volunteer Fire Department will have its Annual BBQ Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at 4252 Zion Hill Road and at the old County Line Fire Station on Sandy Oaks Road. BBQ Plates will be $10 and include brisket, chicken, sausage, beans and potato salad.

Elks Thanksgiving Celebration
The Seguin Elks Lodge will have its Thanksgiving Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at the lodge. Please RSVP to 830-303-5844 or 830-305-1555.

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.

Fall Food Harvest
The Christian Cupboard Fall Food Harvest is underway and will end Sunday, Dec. 31. Donations may be delivered from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday and the first and third Saturdays to 516 N. Camp St. in Seguin. To arrange pick-up of donations, call 830-305-1808. Food and monetary donations are also being accepted at KWED located at 609 E. Court St.

Tax-Aide Volunteers Needed
The Seguin Area AARP Tax-Aide Program is in need of volunteers to assist low and medium income and the elderly with electronically filing their 2017 taxes. No experience needed, training available in January. To apply visit www.tinyurl.com/TAPVapplication.

Retired Teachers Meeting
The Guadalupe County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Seguin Public Library to view the history of the Unit as recorded in scrapbooks. Bring donations for the Children's Book Project and/or the Christian Cupboard.

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.

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.

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. Jan Jarboe Russell is the author of "The Train to Crystal City," and tells the story of a secret World War II internment camp that was located in Crystal City, Texas. The event is sponsored by the Brown Cultural Enrichment Endowment Fund.

Marketing Fundamentals Workshop
There will be a No-Cost Marketing Fundamentals Workshop from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce by the Marketing Director of Hill Country Literacy. The workshop will cover branding, advertising, social media, and websites. To RSVP, call 830-379-6382.

Free Financial Education Workshop at the Library
There will be a free Financial Education workshop from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 in the Technology Lab at the Seguin Public Library. Free copies of the revised "Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud" will be available while supplies last. Seating is limited and registration is required by visiting the Library, online at library.seguintexas.gov or by calling 830-401-2422.

Food-Handler Certification Class at the Library
There will be a Food-Handler Certification Class at the Seguin Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. The certification fee is $20 and payment can be made the day of the class by cash or check. To pre-register, call the AgriLife Extension office at 830-303-3889, the library at 830-401-2422, visit library.seguintexas.gov or in person at the library.

Seguin Band Boosters BBQ & Auction
The Seguin Band Boosters BBQ & Auction will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Seguin Coliseum. BBQ plates are $1. Dine in will be available from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and a drive thru will be available from 5 to 7 p.m. Music will be provided by the Seguin ISD Bands. There will also be a raffle, silent auction, and live auction. Tickets available from any SHS Matador Band student, Tier One Dental, and KWED.

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.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters
The Seguin Premier Toastmasters will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at the GVEC Community Room located at 927 N. Hwy. 46 in Seguin. For more information call 361-648-4011.

Chamber Mixer
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its After Hours Mixer at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at the Gift Shop at GRMC located at 1215 E. Court St. in Seguin.

Silver Opry
The Seguin Silver Center will have its November Silver Opry at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. with entertainment by Tom Tebow, Jake Blocker, Albert Green, and the Silver Opry Band. A meal of Chili and beans, cornbread, dessert and tea will be served for $7. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Humane Society Pictures with Santa Claus
The Humane Society will have its Children's or Pet's Pictures with Santa Claus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Seguin Silver Center located at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin. There will also be arts & crafts, food, bake sale, and refreshments.

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.

Holliday Stroll Parade Entries
The deadline to register an entry for the 2017 Lighted Holiday Stroll Parade is Wednesday, Nov. 22. Applications are available at the Seguin Parks and Recreation Office located a 600 River Dr. West or online at www.seguintexas.gov/parks_recreation/detail/special_events/.

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.

Decorate the Chamber Tree
Help decorate the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce Keep it Local Christmas Tree in Central Park by bringing an ornament that represents your business or organization to the Chamber by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27. For more information call 830-379-6382.

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.

TLU's Department of Nursing Open House
The TLU Nursing Department will have an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 at the Nursing Building located at 440 Fritz St. in Seguin.

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 more 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.


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