Friday, April 20, 2018
Posted on 4/20/2018 1:00:00 AM.
Republican Women Meeting
The Guadalupe County Republican Women will have its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26 at the Silver Center located at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin. A reservation is required by calling Julie Rutherford at 830-556-3853 by Friday, April 20. The cost is $10, payable at the door. Candidates in the run-off election will be featured. For more information visit www.guadalupecountyrepublicanwomen.com.

NARFE Meeting
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 20 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. The program will be a "Legislative Update” and 60th Anniversary recognition. For more information: contact Alice Pullin, 760-390-4482 or apullin1@yahoo.com.

Knock-out Child Abuse Bowl-a-thon
The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center will have its 9th Annual Child Abuse Bowl-a-thon from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 20 at Fiesta Lanes located at 1202 Huisache Ave. in New Braunfels. The registration fee is $35 per person/$210 per team (six people per team and two games played). Registration covers shoe rental and game fees. Team Sponsorships are available for $250. For more information email mmeehan@gccac.net.

Themed Dinner Theater
There will be Themed Dinner Theater benefiting the Seguin Autism Group hosted by Playland Productions & Chef Paul A. Schroeder continues Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21 at The Aumont located at 301 N. Austin St. in Seguin. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at www.store11957213ecwed.com.

Farmers Market and Artisans Alley
The Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center will have its Farmers Market and Artisans Alley from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at 390 Cordova Road in Seguin. There will be a variety of vendors including farmers, ranchers, growers, and artisans. The event will be held the 1st and 3rd Saturdays monthly and is dog friendly. All dogs must be on a leash and under control. For more information call 210-722-9054.

School Safety Summit
The Seguin ISD will host a School Safety Summit from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21 at Seguin High School. Several topics will be addressed including mental health, safety and awareness, school safety and security. Free childcare will be provided.

Foster Parent/Adoptive Parent Informational Meeting
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, in partnership with the Seguin Public Library, will host a Foster Parent/Adoptive Parent Informational Meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Library located at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830- 401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.

Bulls & Pulls BBQ Cook-Off
The Guadalupe Agriculture Fair Queens Court will have its Annual Bulls & Pulls BBQ Cook-Off with gates opening at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at Vic's Arena located at 613 FM 465 in Marion. There will be an IBCA sanctioned BBQ cook-off, antique tractor pull, bull riding, food concessions, and a western dance. For more information call 210-912-0456.

Scholarship Fundraiser
The Seguin Manuel Castilla Chapter of The American G.I. Forum will have a Scholarship Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at Cash America Pawn located at 1111 E. Court St. in Seguin. BBQ chicken and sausage plates will be sold for $8.

"Just For Kids" Fishin' Day
The 5th Annual "Just For Kids" Fishin' Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center located at 1865 E. Hwy. 90 in Seguin. Recommended ages are five through twelve. There will bait and tackle provided. Loaner poles available on a first come, first served basis. All fishing is catch and release. Lunch will be provided as supplies last. Registration forms are available at www.seguintexas.gov. Registration will be held on-site. Parent or guardian must accompany children.

Chili Judges Needed
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce is in need of judges for the 48th Annual Texas Ladies State Chili Competition from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Max Starcke Park East Pavilion. For more information call 830-379-6382.

TLU Nursing Department Open House
The Texas Lutheran University Nursing Department will hold an Open House from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Nursing Complex, Building 3 in the Nursing Lab. For more information call 830-372-6314 or 830-372-6900.

Coloring in Concert Spring Seasonal Event
The Seguin Public Library will have a free special "Coloring in Concert" adult coloring program from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Coloring book author/illustrator Michelle Johnson has created five mini-coloring pages for participants to color while listening to live music performed by classical guitarist Mara Benitez. Coloring supplies will be provided, or attendees may bring their own. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.

Relay for Life
The Relay for Life of Guadalupe County will have its Guadalupe County Relay for Life event from 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday, April 21 at El Fiesta Ballroom on the 1-10 access road+ in Seguin. Teams will continue fundraising efforts by collecting donations for food, games, and activities. There will also be a silent auction and an opportunity to purchase luminaria bags to honor every life touched by cancer.

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance
There will be a Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at Eagle’s Hall located at 257 South St. in New Braunfels. Dance polkas, waltzes, country and big band to the sounds of the Red Ravens from El Campo. For more information call 830-660-0437 or 830-660-4866.

Navarro School Reunion
There will be a Navarro School Reunion for all graduating classes 1950 through 1975 from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at The Red Barn located at 390 Cordova Road. A $5 per person donation is requested and attendees are asked to bring snacks and any memorabilia. For more information call 830-379-4959.

Cooks Special Meal
There will be a 4th Sunday “Cooks Special” meal from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The meal will featuring King Ranch Casserole, salad, and bread for $7. Take-out will be available and deserts will also be for sale. Proceeds benefit veterans. For more information call 574-527-1578.

Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance featuring Glen Collins and the Alibis from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The Auxiliary kitchen opens at 1 p.m. $8 donation. For more information or reservations call 830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506.

Shoe Drive
The City of Seguin Animal Services is conducting a Shoe Drive to raise funds for shelter animals during April and May at 555 Fred Byrd Dr. in Seguin. Shoes are also being collected at Thunderpaws Canine Solutions located at 206 S. Austin St. and at Vogue Shoes located at 114 W. Court St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2335.

Engraved Brick Building Fund Program
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center is currently selling bricks for its Engraved Brick Building Program. For more information call 830-303-2151 or visit www.southtexaspregnancycarecenter.com.

Puppy Prom Contestants Needed
The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) is seeking contestants for its Canine Prom King, Canine Prom Queen, and Cool Cat competition at Puppy Prom scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Seguin Brewing Company. Send a photo and your pet's name to arftexas@att.net. Your pet will be featured on ARF's website at arf-texas.org and votes (donations) will be taken on the website for each pet through Friday, May 4. The most votes in each category wins.

Vendors Needed
The LULAC Council 682 is seeking vendors for its 2018 Cinco de Mayo Pachanga Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5. The deadline to apply to be a vendor is Monday, April 23.
For more information call Gloria at 830-556-2887.

Pre-kindergarten Program Registration
The Ball Early Childhood Center will have registration for three and four year-old pre-kindergarten/Head Start program from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 23, Wednesday, April 25, and Thursday, April 26, and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at 812 Shannon Ave in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-1281.

Blood Drive
Texas Lutheran University will have a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 at the Jackson Park Activity Center located at the corner of University and Fleming, across form the football stadium.

Master Naturalists Meeting
The Guadalupe Master Naturalist will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 23 at the AgriLife Extension Building located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. The program will be on the conservation efforts to preserve the Flower Banks coral reef by Shelley Du Puy, Education & Outreach Coordinator for the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

Earth Day Crafts
The Seguin Public Library will host free Earth Day Crafts from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. Kids ages 3 and up can drop-In any time during the event. All supplies will be provided. For more information call 830-401-2422.

Hot Date With Your Dog
The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will have its Hot Date With Your Dog event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at Kirby's Korner located at 606 N. Hwy. 123 Bypass in Seguin. There will be games and prizes for the kids, tee-shirts for sale and of course Kirby's food and beverages available for purchase. Friendly dogs are welcome and encouraged to come. A portion of food and drink sales benefit ARF rescue programs.

GRMC Blood Drive
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 in the Selig Room. For more information call Veronica San Miguel at 401-7211.

Free Computer Class at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will host a Free Computer Class, Computer Basics with Windows 10, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. Register online at library.seguintexas.gov, by phone at 401-2422 or in person at the library.

Race to Raise 5K Run/Walk
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Foundation will have its Race to Raise 5K Run/Walk beginning with registration at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 28 in downtown Seguin. The registration fee is now $40 ($45 Race Day). Register online at www.athleteguild.com. Early packet pickup will run from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26 through Friday, April 27 at the Seguin Brewing Company located at 111 W. Gonzales St. in Seguin.

Dual Language Stories & Games/Cuentos y Juegos Bilingües
The Seguin Public Library will have its evening story time for kids of all ages at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. There will be stories, songs, rhymes, and other fun activities in Spanish and English. Call 830-401-2422 for additional information.

Yoga at the Library
There will be a free Yoga Class at the Seguin Public Library beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. Please call 830-401-2422 for additional information.

"Texans Reaching Out" Fundraiser
The St. Andrews Church will celebrate Texas Independence its 2nd Annual "Texans Reaching Out" Fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 in the courtyard located at 201 E. Nolte St. in Seguin. There will be a steak (& grilled chicken) dinner, baked potato bar, homemade desserts, liquid fun, a truly unique live auction. Entertainment provided by Bill Gibbons & Gil Merkle. Proceeds benefit local & international charities. Tickets are $50 before Friday, April 27 and $60 at the door and are available at Court Street Coffee and at the church office. Call Kelly Follis for more information at 830-305-1534.

Comal ISD Fit Games and Community 5K
The Comal ISD will have its Fit Games and Community 5K for anyone ages 6 and older at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at Smithson Valley High School. The cost is $25 for the 5k and $30 for the Fit Games. There is a $5 discount for Comal ISD employees and a $10 discount for Comal ISD students. For more information visit www.comalisd.org.

Women's Self-defense Class
The Seguin Hispanic Chamber will offer a free Women's Self-defense Class for ages 13 years and up, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at 527 E. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Vendor table rentals are also available. For more information call 830-372-3151.

Mounted Posse Playdays
The Guadalupe County Sheriff's Mounted Posse 2018 Playday Buckle and Tack Series continues with registration at 9 a.m. Saturdays, April 28, May 26, and June 23. For details visit the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Mounted Posse Facebook page, or email kim-martin@satex.rr.com.

Matador Bookfest
Seguin ISD Matador Librarians will host the Annual Matador Bookfest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Seguin High School Library. Guest speakers/authors will be The Singing Zoologist, Lucas Milller, and Nikki Loftin. There will be special readings by distinguished community members, games, a Little-Free Library presentation, various vendors, and food trucks from Kona Ice and Sticky C's. Students will receive "Matador Bucks" to use at each home campus.

Call for Entries
The Seguin Art League will accept entries Sunday, April 29 for its May Three Dimensions Art Show that will be held in the windows of the Seguin Art League located at 104 S. Austin St. in Seguin. For more information visit www.seguinartleague@yahoo.com.

Geronimo Dance
There will be a dance featuring the Lone Star Pickerz from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29 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.

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.

Teacher of the Year Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Teacher of the Year Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 at the Seguin Coliseum located at 950 S. Austin St. in Seguin. To register call 830-379-6382.

MAC Parenting Seminar
The Wayland Baptist University will have its Master of Arts in Counseling Parenting Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, May 4 at 1672 Independence Dr. in New Braunfels. For more information call 830-312-7173 or email kiera.fuller@wbu.edu.

Mudbug Madness Crawfish Boil Fundraiser
The 4th Annual Mudbug Madness Crawfish Boil Fundraiser will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Trinity Oaks Guadalupe River Camp located at 209 Caddell Lane. Donations will be accepted at the door. There will be all you can eat mudbugs and chicken for non-bug eaters, raffles, and all you can drink refreshment cups for sale.

Puppy Prom
The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will have its free Puppy Prom at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Seguin Brewing Co. located at 111 W. Gonzales St. in Seguin. There will be food and beverages, entertainment by The Cavaliers, and the Prom King, Prom Queen and Cool Cat will be announced and awarded prizes. To vote for the furry candidates, visit arf-Texas.org through Friday, May 4.

Boecker Cemetery Meeting
The Boecker Cemetery Association will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at the cemetery. The alternate bad weather location will be the First United Bank located at 200 N. Austin St. in Seguin.

Discover Clues & Traces
The "Discover Nature with Guadalupe Master Naturalists" series continues with "Discover Clues & Traces" at 4 p.m. Monday, May 7 at the Seguin Public Library located at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. Pre-K through 4th-grade children and their parents or accompanying adults will learn how wildlife is all around you, leaving clues and traces behind like tracks, nests, bones, and camouflage to hide in plain sight. For more information call Jim Dyess at 713-206-6218.

Chamber 101
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have a Chamber 101 at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 9 in the Chamber office located at 116 N. Camp St. in Seguin. To register or for more information call 830-379-6382.

Seguin Area Youth Leadership
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its Seguin Area Youth Leadership program. Applications are due Thursday, May 10. For more information call 830-379-8362.

Eagle Ford East Safety & Equipment Rodeo Round-up
There will be a free Eagle Ford East Safety & Equipment Rodeo Round-up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at the GVEC Thomas A. Coor Training Facility located at 917 CR 242 in Gonzales. To RSVP visit www.dpcoftexas.org/special-events/eagle-ford-east-safety-equipment-rodeo-round-up.

Classic Car Show
The McQueeney Baptist Church will have its 2nd Annual Classic Car Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at 201 Schumann Road. Trophies will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Car registration and admission is free. There will be food, live bluegrass gospel, oldies, and country music, and a quilt raffle. For more information or to enter a car, visit southtexasascc.com or call 210-265-9200.

Summer Agricultural Institute
The Texas Farm Bureau's Summer Agricultural Institute for teachers will be held Monday, June 4 through Thursday, June 7 at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference and Training Center in Waco. Applications are due Thursday, May 10 and are available online at https://txfb.us/SAI-18. Scholarships are available. For more information call 830-379-4456.

NARFE Luncheon
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will have a Luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 18 at the Golden Corral located at 1042 IH 35 N. in New Braunfels. Memorial and Distinguished Members will be recognized and entertainment will be provided by accordionist, Terry Cavanagh. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, May 16 by calling 760-390-4482.

Hotshot's Reunion & Fish Fry
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Hotshot's Reunion & Fish Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 18 at the Starcke Park Pavilion. Rain location will be the Fairgrounds Dance Slab. Dine-in from 5 to 8 p.m. and drive-thru from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at the Chamber office located at 116 N. Camp St. or online at seguinchamber.com. For more information call 830-379-6482.

TLU Baseball Camp
Texas Lutheran University will offer its 2018 Baseball Camp for $105 including at $50 deposit and registration to reserve a spot. Deposits and forms are due Friday, June 8 for Session I (June 11 -14 for ages 7-10), Friday, June 15 for Session 11 (June 18-12 for ages 8-12), and Friday, June 22 for Session II (June 25 -28 for ages 11-14). For more information call 830-372-8120 or email jenloe@tlu.edu.

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.

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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