Associate Members Needed
Sherriff Arnold S. Zwicke is urging Guadalupe County citizens to become Associate Members of the Sheriff's Association of Texas. Individuals can join for as little as $25, while businesses can show their support beginning at a $100 contribution level. For more information call 512-445-5888 or visit www.txsheriffs.org.
Emergency Siren Testing
The Guadalupe County Fire Marshal/Emergency Management Office will be conducting tests on emergency sirens to ensure they are functioning properly from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 7. The Lake Placid area will hear the sirens and other areas that have been reported as not working properly will also be sounded and tested.
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.
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.
Dyslexia Awareness Training
Seguin ISD staff will host Dyslexia Awareness Training From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at the district's Administration Office located at 1221 E. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-8652 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Matter of Balance Class
AACOG will present A Matter of Balance Class from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Friday 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.
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.
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.
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.
Open House/Membership Drive
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 61 will have an Open House/Membership Drive from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 10 at 425 Vaughan Ave. in Seguin. There will be a brief explanation of membership and a tour of the building. Light snacks will be available. For more information call Linda Truax, Junior Vice Commander at 512-718-8902.
Seguin Art League Meeting
The Seguin Art League will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at the Mosaic Community Church center located at 1005 W. Court St. in Seguin. There will be a short business meeting followed by an acrylic pouring demonstration by a regional artist, Prudy Kinsel. For more information visit seguinartleague.com.
3rd Annual Volley For Life
The 3rd Annual Volley For Life, Relay for Life Fundraiser, volleyball tournament will be held beginning with registration at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the Seguin Volleyball Complex. There will be AA, A, B, and C Leagues and 6-man Co-ed (3/3 format). The fee is $100 per team, $95 early registration, eight player max. For more information call 830-556-8608, 830-433-2401, or 830-491-4199.
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.
Noche de Gala
The Teatro de Artes will have its 33rd Annual Noche de Gala Vocalista Competition at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Tickets are $8 in advance and at the door. Tickets are available at Davila's BBQ, the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce, and at Teatro de Artes de Juan Seguin Cultural Center located at 921 W. New Braunfels St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-0232 or visit teatrodeartes.org.
McQueeney Hall Dance
There will be a dance featuring traditional country music by The Good Ole Boys from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 10. The doors open at 7 p.m. with a $10 admission.
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.
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.
Veterans Art Exhibit
The Seguin Art League will have its free 2nd Annual Veterans Visual Art Exhibit from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14 at the VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The event will offer an opportunity to vote for your favorite exhibit which features the art of regional veterans. For more information call 830-491-9676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.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.
Spring Plant Sale
There will be a Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17 in the parking lot of the Silver Center located at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin. There will be vegetables, ornamentals, native and adapted plants. There will also be a special emphasis on pepper varieties from sweet to the very hot. A rain date will be Saturday, March 24.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Mounted Posse Playdays
The Guadalupe County Sheriff's Mounted Posse 2018 Playday Buckle and Tack Series will be held beginning at 9 a.m. Saturdays, March 24, April 28, May 26, and June 23. The March Playday will include an Easter egg Hunt for those 10 years and younger. For details visit the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Mounted Posse Facebook page, email email@example.com or www.kim-martin @satex.rr.com.
Seguin ISD Arts Collage
The Seguin ISD Fine Arts Department will have its Arts Collage at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Seguin High School Campus. The event features music, theatre, dance, and visual arts from elementary, junior high, and high school students.
League of Women Voters Benefit
There will be a League of Women Voters Benefit at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Unitarian Universalists of New Braunfels located at 135 Alves Lane in New Braunfels. The event features music, complimentary wine, coffee, other beverages, and sweet and savory finger foods. Tickets are $25 and are available by calling 830-832-6548 or online at www.lwvcomal.org/Concert.html.
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.
PAGA Easter Egg Hunt
The Pan American Golf Association will host an Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 31 in the empty lot next to Brief Encounters located at 859 Nelda St. in Seguin.
TLU Spring Choir Tour
The Texas Lutheran University Choirs will present premiering works, world music, and both sacred and secular pieces during its Spring Choir Tour 2018. Performances are free and will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran in La Grange, Friday, April 6 at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church, and Tuesday, April 10 at The Chapel of The Abiding Presence at TLU.
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
The SHS Class of 1977 will have 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. Admission is $10 per person. BYOB and snacks.
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.
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 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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