KWED Holiday Food and Toy Drive
Seguin Radio, KWED will have its Holiday Food and Toy Drive from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 outside the KWED Studios located at 609 E. Court St. in Seguin. Both nonperishable food items and new unwrapped toys will be collected. Monetary donations will also be collected. Donations are also accepted daily at the radio station from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
KWED Christmas Angel
The KWED Christmas Angel is searching for a deserving and special family this holiday season. Kids age 18 and under are encouraged to write a letter explaining why their family needs or deserves $500 cash. All entries must include the name of the student submitting the letter along with their address and phone number. Letters without a name or phone number will not be considered for the contest. All letters must be submitted by 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 at the KWED studios located at 609 E. Court St. in Seguin.
Silver Center Festival of Lights
The Festival of Lights at the Silver Center is currently underway during center hours. Come stroll through the beautiful Christmas Trees decorated by local businesses, organizations, and individuals. A special showing will continue from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5. There will be Christmas cookies, hot chocolate, and wassail and Santa will be available for picture taking, both nights and on Thursday, Dec. 14. There will also be an ongoing Silent Auction for the decorated trees until Thursday, Dec. 14. To volunteer or donate a fully decorated tree, call 830-303-6612.
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.
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Chamber Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the Silver Center. There will be a presentation by Deputy Chief Bruce Ure from the Seguin Police Department. To RSVP call 830-379-6382.
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.
Blue Santa Wrapping Nights
The Seguin Police Department D.A.R.E. Program will have its Blue Santa wrapping of donated toys from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, Tuesday, Dec. 12, and Thursday, Dec. 14 at 118 N. Bowie St. in Seguin. For volunteer information call 830-401-2386.
ARF Rabies Shot Clinic
The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will offer a Rabies Shot Clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. or until all vaccine is gone, Thursday, Dec. 7 at the East Pavilion in Starcke Park. The cost is $10 per animal. Cash or check will be accepted. The clinic is for residents within the Seguin city limits.
Guadalupe Lodge/Eastern Star Christmas Party
The Guadalupe Lodge #109 and the Seguin Chapter # 555 Order Of The Eastern Star will have its Christmas Party at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. Members are asked to bring their favorite side dishes and lodge members are asked to bring a gift to be donated to the Seguin Children’s Advocacy Center, socks for a child, spiral notebooks, tooth brushes etc. Chapter # 555 O.E.S. is asking its members to bring donations for the Seguin Christian Cupboard.
The Big Red Barn Country Christmas
The Big Red Barn will have its Country Christmas from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 at 390 Cordova Rd in Seguin. There will be an appearance by Santa, carolers, choirs singing in the church, wassail simmering, marshmallows roasting, a live nativity and more. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. For more information visit www.texagedu.org or call 830-379-0933.
Geronimo Sip and Stroll
The 3rd Annual Geronimo Sip and Stroll will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 in Geronimo. Parking is available at the Geronimo VFW parking lot. For more information call 830-556-0927.
Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of The Countrymen from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a $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.
Laubach Bowling Club Bazaar
The Laubach Bowling Club will have its Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at 1986 Laubach Road in Seguin. There will be arts and crafts, holiday items, distributor products, garage sale items, and food. Vendors are needed. For more information call 210-727-3115 or 830-401-0305, or visit the bowling alley from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Country Christmas Dash
The Big Red Barn will have a 5K Country Christmas Dash at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at Starcke Park. Register online at www.texagedu.org or call 830-379-0933 for more information.
Precious Life Christmas Toy Assistance Program
The Precious Life Services will have in-person registration for its Christmas Toy Assistance Program from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Seguin Public Library located at 313 West Nolte St. in Seguin. For a list of eligibility requirements visit www.preciouslifeservices.org and click on events.
Hermann Sons Life Christmas Party
The Hermann Sons Life Seguin will have its Christmas Party beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday Dec. 10 at the Hall located at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Members are ask to bring a side dish and dessert. There will be a silent auction, dance class performances, and a visit by Santa.
Laubach Hermann Sons Quarterly Meeting
The Laubach Hermann Sons Lodge #244 Quarterly Meeting & Christmas Party at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 in the Pecan Museum at the Big Red Barn. Tamales & chili will be served. Members are asked to bring a side dish, dessert, and drinks. Bring canned goods for donation to the Christian Cupboard. For more information call 830-708-5865.
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.
Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance
There will be a Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance from 3 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at Eagles Hall located at 257 E. South St. in New Braunfels. Entertainment will be provided by The Travellers from Columbus. For more information call 830-660-0437 or 830-660-4866.
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.
Sunrise Lions Christmas Tree Fundraiser
The Seguin Sunrise Lions will have its Christmas Tree lot open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 8 p.m. Sundays and from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the First Presbyterian Church located at King St. and Walnut St. There will be small to 9 foot trees, tree stands, and tree preservative available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Lions scholarships and local charities.
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.
Open House & Christmas with Santa
The Matador Special Services Department will have its 2nd Annual Open House & Christmas with Santa from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 at Oak Park Mall located at 1221 E. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. There will be an opportunity to meet Santa, arts & crafts, visits to Winter Wonderland, cocoa & cookies, movie night, and more.
There will be an Anti-bullying Presentation for parents and community members from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 at the Navarro High School Cafeteria. The guest speaker will be Carolyn Jenning Brown. Child Care will be provided.
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.
Retired Teachers Meeting
The Guadalupe County Retired Teachers Association will meet beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall located at 1326 E. Cedar St. in Seguin. The Mighty Matador Singers from Weinert Elementary will entertain with songs of the season. 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, 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.
Chamber After Hours Mixer
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its After Hours Mixer at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 at the Silver Center located at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin.
NARFE Holiday Party
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees will have its Holiday Party from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 at the Golden Corral located at 1042 N. IH 35 in New Braunfels. Make reservations by calling 830-625-2871 or emailing email@example.com. Tell the cashier you are with NARFE when paying for your lunch.
Teen Cosplay Ball
The Seguin Public Library will host a Teen Cosplay Ball to kick off Winter Break from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. The term "cosplay" is a blend of "costume" and "play," so costumes are required. Attendance is limited to the first 100 teens who submit permission slips. Permission slips are available at the library front desk or at library.seguintexas.gov. For more information on contest guidelines, call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Team Guevara Annual Giveaway
Team Guevara, a local effort to raise funds for cancer research and prevention, will have its 5th Annual Giveaway from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Cazadores parking lot located at 745 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. There will be used clothing, household items, toys, and more. Everything is free for those in need.
Toy Donations Needed
The Precious Life Services is seeking donations of new and gently used toys for it's No Child Without a Toy Drive. Donations are accepted at the Silver Center, Woodforest Bank, and Bank of America. Toys will also be collected at the Seguin Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 16. For more information call 830-372-5980.
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.
Silver Center Holiday Raffle
The Silver Center will have tickets available for sale for its Holiday Raffle until Wednesday, Dec. 20. Tickets are $5 and winners will be announced at the Silver Opry Holiday Show Thursday, Dec. 21. For further information, call 830-303-6612.
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.
Seguin Public Library Christmas Holiday Hours
In observance of the Christmas Holiday, the Seguin Public Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23 and closed Sunday, Dec, 24, Monday, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Dec. 26.
City of Seguin Office Closures
The City of Seguin offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas Holiday. Garbage/recycle will be delayed one day beginning on Christmas Day.
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.
Food for Fines
The Seguin Public Library will have a Food for Fines food drive to benefit the Seguin Christian Cupboard through Sunday, Dec. 31. During Food for Fines, library members may donate nonperishable items in lieu of payment for overdue fines. One nonperishable item will be equivalent to up to $2 in fines. For terms and conditions or additional information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Seguin Public Library New Year Holiday Hours
In observance of the New Year Holiday, the Seguin Public Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31 and will be closed Monday, Jan. 1.
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.
City of Seguin Office Closures
The City of Seguin offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year's Holiday. Garbage/recycle will be delayed one day beginning on New Year's Day.
Bridal & Quince Expo '18
The Big Red Barn will have its Bridal & Quince Expo '18 from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28 at 390 Cordova Rd. in Seguin. Admission is $5 at the door. For more information visit texagedu.org or call 830-379-0933.
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.
Kiwanis Flag Sponsorships
The Kiwanis Club of Seguin is seeking sponsorship donations for its Flag fundraiser. Sponsorships are available for $35 each, per year. Proceeds benefit Kiwanis charity and flag replacement. To sponsor a flag, call Ed Engelhardt at 830-379-0107 or 830-660-8288.
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.
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.
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.
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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