Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Posted on 2/28/2018 1:00:00 AM.
Texas Exes Book Drive
The Guadalupe County Texas Exes are collecting used books the month of February to benefit the Friends of the Library in Seguin. Books can be donated from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kitty Keller Designs located at 416 N. Austin St. in Seguin.
 
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.

Master Gardner Program
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 1 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Guadalupe County Master Gardener, Laura Dylla, will present “Spring Garden Bugs Every Gardener Should Know.” For more information check us out on Facebook and at www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.

Bras For A Cause
The Guadalupe County Bras For A Cause will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1 at the Seguin Events Complex located at 950 S. Austin Street. The event combines elaborate decorated bras, and local first responders strutting their stuff on the runway. There will also be music, dinner, wine, margaritas, and a pick of the litter bead raffle. Tickets are $50 and are available at Keepers Interiors. Table sponsors and sponsorships are available. Proceeds benefit the Guadalupe Regional Medical Foundation Cancer Assistance Fund. For more information call 830-305-5858.

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.

A Matter of Balance Class
AACOG will present A Matter of Balance Class from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Friday beginning Friday, March 2 at the Silver Center. The class is free and very beneficial for those needing to improve balance and prevent falls. Participants are encouraged to commit to coming every week to truly improve balance. For more information call 830-303-6612 to reserve your spot in the class.

Toast to Texas
The Abshair Mercer Disckson Chapter of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas will host its Toast to Texas to honor Texas Independence Day at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 2 at the historic Sebastopol House. Come toast Texas with sparkling Texas spring water.

First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions will have its First Friday Feast Steak and Fish Dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 2 at The Big Red Barn. Hand-cut ribeye steak or battered fried fish plates are $15. A child's hot dog meal available for $5. This month's beneficiary is the local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans and entertainment will be provided the Charlie Bragg and Wyatt Arp Show.

Silver Center Dance
There will be a dance featuring Vernon & Friends from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, March. 2 at the Silver Center Dance Hall. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. For further information call 830-303-6612.

Marion Trade Days
There will be a Marion Trade Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3 in downtown Marion by the City Hall. This is an outdoor event located at 303 Center St. There will be handcrafted items and food. Additional vendor spaces are available by calling 830-660-9660.

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.

ArtsFest Market
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 items. There will also be live entertainment featuring Zumba, yoga, kids activities, elementary school performances, the TLU Community Music Academy, and a pet poochanga.

ArtsFest Poetry Readings
There will be Poetry Readings as part of ArtsFest 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3 at the Seguin Public Library located at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin.

Johann Heinrich Conrad Glenewinkel Reunion
There will be a Johann Heinrich Conrad Glenewinkel Reunion at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3 at the Albert Kypfer Lodge on Hwy. 46 in Clear Springs. Bring a side dish and a dessert. Meat will be provided. There will be a 35' family tree, door prizes, and competitive auction of items brought by family members.

Celebration of Life Rally
The Precious Life Services will have its 23rd Annual Celebration of Life Rally fundraiser at noon Saturday, March 3 at the Faith Community Church located at 920 E. College St. in Seguin. There will be food, entertainment, prizes for top fundraisers and fun for the whole family. Register online at www.register.preciouslifeservices.org or call 830-372-5980.

Student Art Show
There will a Student Art Show as part of ArtsFest at noon Saturday, March 3 the Heritage Museum located at 114 N. River St. in Seguin.

Seguin Stories, Historias de Seguin
In conjunction with ArtsFest, the documentary, Seguin Stories, Historias de Seguin will be shown at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at the Palace Theater located at 314 S. Austin St. in Seguin.

Arts and Craft Beer Street Market
In conjunction with ArtsFest, there will be an Arts and Craft Beer Street Market from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at Seguin Brewing Company located at 111 W. Gonzales St. in Seguin.

ArtsFest Fundraiser
An ArtsFest Fundraiser will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at the Texas Theatre located at 425 N. Austin St. in Seguin. There will be music by Dottsy, food by Dixie Grille, keepsake, beer & wine, local art, a presentation of the Outstanding Contributors Award, and silent auction. Advance tickets are $25 and are available at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce, Courts Street Coffee Shop, and online at celebrarte2018.eventbrite.com. Tickets at the door are $30. Proceeds benefit Seguin area arts.

VFW Saturday Fundraiser Dance
Advance tickets are now on sale for the Justin Trevino Saturday Fundraiser Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 3 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. Advanced tickets are $17 and are $20 at the door. For more information call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Bimbo will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. with $8 admission. For reservations or more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.

Memorial Brick Sales
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter and Unit 61 are selling additional bricks in its Guadalupe County Veterans Memorial located at the northwest corner of the Guadalupe County Courthouse lawn. Bricks are $50 and will be installed and dedicated during a future ceremony. For more information and to purchase a brick call Terri Herrle at 830-305-4338.

Western Paraphernalia Needed
The Heritage Museum is searching for old items of western paraphernalia for a Western Heritage Exhibit. Donations or loaned items will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at the Heritage Museum located at 114 N. River St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-372-0965.

Local Authors Needed for Meet & Greet Event
Applications are being accepted by the Seguin Public Library for a Local Author Meet & Greet Event Saturday, April 14. Authors will be given a space to display, sign and sell their books during the event. The deadline to submit an application is Monday, March 5. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.

Veterans Only Art Exhibit
The Seguin Art League is accepting entries from all veterans for a Veterans Only Art Exhibit. Entries must be postmarked by Monday, March 5. For entry forms and more information email seguinartleague@yahoo.com or call 830-491-9676.

Discover What's Flying
The Guadalupe Master Naturalist will offer its Discover What's Flying community education discovery series at 4 p.m. Monday, March 5 at the Seguin Public Library located at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. Children from pre-k to fourth-grade will learn about using clues to identify birds. Kids will receive free "fun-noculars" to study shapes, sizes and colors of birds. No pre-registration is necessary, Children must be accompanied by an adult.

GED Courses
The Education Service Center Region 20 will offer free adult General Equivalency Diploma (GED) courses beginning Monday, March 19 at Seguin ISD's Mary B. Erskine School located at 216 E. Market St. in Seguin. Registration will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 5. Orientation will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7. For eligibility requirements and more information call 210-370-5498 or visit esc20.net/adulteducation.

Free French Language Class
The Seguin Public Library will have its Free French Language Class at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. The French Language Club will give you the opportunity to learn the language and practice your French speaking skills in an informal setting. For more information call 830-401-2425.

Gathering Country Music Show/Dance
The Gathering's Country Music Show/Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The VFW kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults. The entertainers will be Tommy Reed, Matt Reed, Daryl Seabrook, Bimbo Castleman, and house band. For reservations or more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.

Chamber Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 7 at the Silver Center. The speaker will be Adrian Rancier of the Boys & Girls Club of South Central Texas. RSVP price closes at noon Monday, March 5. Walk-in price is $18.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses
The Education Service Center Region 20 will offer free English as a Second Language (ESL) courses beginning Tuesday, March 20 at Seguin ISD's Mary B. Erskine School located at 216 E. Market St. in Seguin. Registration will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. Orientation will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8. For eligibility requirements and more information call 210-370-5498 or visit esc20.net/adulteducation.

Book Signing
Author Bill Neeley will sign copies of "A Tejano Knight: The Quest of Don Juan Seguin" from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 at the Heritage Museum in Seguin.

Free Computer Class at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will offer a free Computer Basics with Windows 10 Class at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. Register online at library.seguintexas.gov, by phone at 401-2425 or in person at the library.

Silver Center Dance
There will be a dance featuring Most Wanted Band from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, March. 9 at the Silver Center Dance Hall. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. For further information call 830-303-6612.

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 guadco4hss@gmail.com. Proceeds benefit the CJ Carmichael Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Guadalupe County 4-h Shotgun Club.

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 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.

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.

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance
There will be a Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at Eagles Hall located at 257 S. St. in New Braunfels. Dance polkas, waltzes, country and big band to the sounds of Fritz Hodde from Hutto. For more info call 830-660-0437 or 830- 660-4866.

Geronimo VFW Dance
The Countrymen will be playing country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 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.

Free Spanish Language Club at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will have its Free Spanish Language Club at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 and Tuesday, March 27. The Spanish Language Club will give participants an opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome. For more information call 830.401.2425.

Native Plant Society
The Guadalupe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at St. John's Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. The program will be "An Adventure in Home Rain Gardening." For more information visit npsot.org/wp/guadalupe/.

Spring Break Dance Fundraiser
The Navarro 4-H Club will have a Spring Break Dance Fundraiser fro 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at The Big Red Barn. Entry fee is $2 at the door. There will be snacks, drinks, and glow items sold at the event. The dance is for kindergarten to 12th grade and parents or guardians. third graders and younger will need an adult to accompany them at the dance. For more information email Navarro4hClub2gmail.com.

American GI Forum Scholarship
The American GI Forum Manual Castilla Chapter is offering two $500 one-year scholarships for two 2018 graduating seniors at Seguin High School. The application, essay, and related documents and requirements are available online at www.seguintexasgov/youthscholarship or from Tricia Mayo, Counselor Secretary, at Seguin High School. Items must be submitted to Tricia Mayo by Wednesday, March 14.

Citizens Police Academy
The Seguin Police Department is currently seeking applicants for its Citizens Police Academy that will be held Thursday, March 29 to Thursday, May 31. Applications are due no later than Friday, March 16. All applicants will undergo a background check prior to the start of class. Applications are available at the Police Department. For more information, contact Officer Carlos Contreras at 830-386-2582.

NARFE Meeting
There will be a National Active & Retired Federal Employees Meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 16 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. The program will be, “The Road Scholar Experience – Travel and Learning.” For more information contact Alice Pullin at 760-390-4482 or apullin1@yahoo.com.

Silver Center Dance
There will be a dance featuring Charles & Fabulous 4 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, March. 16 at the Silver Center Dance Hall. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. For further information call 830-303-6612.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Tom Teboe and the River City Ramblers will be playing country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The Auxiliary kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is $8. 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, March 20 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. The session is free. Donations will be accepted for use of the hall. For more information call 830-386-6294.

Chamber After Hours Mixer
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its After Hours Mixer at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at the First United Bank East Seguin Branch located at 1539 E. Court St. in Seguin.

Silver Center Dance
There will be a dance featuring Bob Appel from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, March. 23 at the Silver Center Dance Hall. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. For further information call 830-303-6612.

Springtime Fun Run/Walk
The Seguin Sunrise Lions will have a Springtime Fun Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24 beginning at the foot bridge in Walnut Springs Park in downtown Seguin. The fee is $15 for adults and $5 each for first two children five or older. Children under 5 are free. Awards will be presented to the best decorated stroller. Stroller judging and registration will be held at 8 a.m. Proceeds benefit Sunset Lions charities and scholarships. For more information call 830-379-8033 or email marvel.maddox@gmail.com.

Agricultural Pesticide Applicator CEU
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Guadalupe County will have its Annual Agricultural Pesticide Applicator CEU for Private Non-Commercial & Commercial from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 24 at D&D Texas Outfitters in Seguin. Topics covered will be laws and regulations, brush control, and insect control.

Spring Plant Sale
The Gonzales Master Gardeners will have its Spring Plant Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24 in downtown Gonzales. Proceeds benefit gardening education and other community projects. For more information, contact Fran Saliger at 830-672-2953.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Charles and the Fabulous Four will be the featured entertainment from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The Auxiliary kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is $8. For more information or reservations call 830-305-8829.

Free Adult Craft Night at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will have an Adult Craft Night at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29. All materials will be provided. There are only twenty spots available. Register online at library.seguintexas.gov, by calling 830.401.2425 or in person at the library.

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 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.

Silver Center Dance
There will be a dance featuring Country Sounds from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, March. 30 at the Silver Center Dance Hall. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with $7 admission for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. For further information call 830-303-6612.

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour
The Seguin Sunrise Rotary Club will have its 6th Annual Bike Tour beginning with check-in at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 7 at Ed Kruse Stadium at Texas Lutheran University. The entry fee is $25 prior to Monday, April 2nd and $30 afterwards. Choose from 50 miles, 25 miles or 10 miles. Register online at www.AthleteGuild.Com. All Veterans ride free. Proceeds benefit scholarship programs. For more information, contact Linda Riley 830-379-0927or Ed Mantooth 830-379-6836.

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.

Eastern Star Scholarships
The Seguin Chapter #555 Order of the Eastern Star is offering a number of scholarships to seniors of all Guadalupe County High schools. Applications are available from school counselors. Applications must be completed and mailed by the student by Tuesday, April 17. For more information call 830-560-3006 or 830-379-9533.

Blumberg, Kaiser, Elley, Koepsel Family Reunion
There will be a Blumberg, Kaiser, Elley, Koepsel Family Reunion beginning with a Genealogy Workshop at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at the McQueeney Lions Club located at 3211 FM 78. Registration is due by Thursday, April 5 by calling Shenda Elley Backus at 210-835-7317. Please donate auction items for cemetery upkeep. For ancestry book updates call Andrea Burkhart at 512-453-6430.

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.

ARF Donations
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.

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.

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.

RAPPS Individual Sessions
The Rural Area Parenting Program Services (RAPPS) provides individual sessions for protective parenting, basic parenting, anger management, co-parenting, and tobacco awareness. The cost is $100 for the entire training. For more information call 830-303-9225 or visit seguinrappsorg.org.


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