Shadow Factory at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will have a Matt Sandbank Shadow Factory at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have an After-Hours Mixer at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 at Wells Fargo located 101 E. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-379-6382.
The Silver Opry
The Seguin Silver Center presents The Silver Opry Thursday, Aug. 17 featuring the music of Kirk Herbold, Mathew Harman, Chris Rybak, and The Silver Opry Band. The doors open and an enchilada dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Admission is $7 and dinner is $7. For more information call 830-303-6612.
The PFLAG Seguin will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 in the Community Room of Mosaic Church located at 1201 W. Court St. in Seguin. The challenges of stereotyping the LGBTQ community will be explored. For more information call 512-426-7599.
Leadership Seguin Applications
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will accept applications for its Leadership Seguin Program until Friday, Aug. 18. The program runs from Sept. to May. For more information call 830-379-6382.
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. The program will be a Legislative Update for US 21st District. For more information call 830-625-2871 or email email@example.com.
Teen Book Club
The Seguin Public Library will have its Teen Book Club meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18 at Court Street Coffee Shop located at 111 W. Court St. in Seguin. The theme is "Secrets." For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Wounded Warrior Fundraiser
There will be a Wounded Warrior Fundraiser supporting local SS American Memorial Foundation from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18 at Court Street Coffee Shop located at 111 W. Court St. in Seguin. There will be music by Del David & Klassic Kountry Gold and a silent auction. Suggested minimum donation is $10.
Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Glen Collins & The Alibis 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18. The doors 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 silvercenterseguin.com.
Lifegate Volleyball Fundraiser
The Lifegate Christian School Varisty Volleyball Team will have its Annual Fundraiser at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 in the Prosperity Bank Parking Lot.
Matador Band Car Wash-a-thon
The Seguin Matador Band will have a Car Wash-a-thon from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 19 at Autozone and O'Reily's. Band students will becompeting to see who can take the most pledges and sign-up the most car washes.
The Big Red Barn Gala
The Big Red Barn will have its 5th Annual Gala from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. There will be games, door prizes, and dinner. Tickets are available at Westerholm-Koehler Insurance, Gift & Gourmet, and the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information call 830-379-0933 or visit texagedu.org.
Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance
The Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19
at Eagles Hall located at 257 E. S. St. in New Braunfels. Dance polkas, waltzes, country, and big band to the sounds of The Czechaholics. For more information call 830-660-0437 or 830-660-4866
Magic: The Gathering Card Game
The Seguin Public Library will offer Magic: The Gathering Card Game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance featuring Glenn Collins and the Alibis from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N Hwy 123 in Geronimo. The Auxiliary kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is an $8 donation. For more information or reservations call 830-305-8829.
The Guadalupe County Democratic Club will have it’s Turning Texas Blue Dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 24 at the Silver Center located at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin. The keynote speaker is Gilberto Hinojosa, Texas Democratic Party Chairman and the guest speaker is Tejano Democrats Chairman, Joe Cardenas III. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $30 and are available by calling Gloria by Monday, Aug. 21 at 830-556-2887.
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
The Seguin Public Library will have a 2017 Solar Eclipse Viewing Party from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Solar Eclipse Soiree
The TLU Society of Physics Students and the Physics Department will have a Solar Eclipse Soiree from 11:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 on the Library Lawn on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Viewing glasses from the American Astronomical Society will be provided for the first 1,000 visitors. There will also be telescopes and pinhole cameras for safe viewing, other cosmic-related activities including the spandex universe, cooking with the sun, solar energy conversion, and free sun hot dogs and chips. for more infomation visit tlu.edu/events/solar-eclips-soiree/.
There will be a South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Blood Drive from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 at Guadalupe Blanco River Authority located at 900 E. Court St. in Seguin. Donors will receive a free meal coupon from Bill Miller.
Spanish Language Club
The Seguin Public Library will have its Spanish Language Club at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Pre-Teen Pics at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will have its Pre-Teen Pics "Best of Summer" from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Family Read Game
The Seguin Public Library is offering a Family Read Game through Thursday, Aug. 24. Registration begins Tuesday, Aug. 1 and can be completed at the library or online. The prizes include $500 in gift cards and the grand prize is a drone. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Master Gardener Presentation
Guadalupe County Master Gardener, Peggy Jones, will share information on “Companion Planting in the Vegetable Garden and the Landscape” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24 at the Marion Community Library located at 500 Bulldog Lane in Marion. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.
Seguin ISD Meet the Teacher
The Seguin ISD Meet the Teacher will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at at Mercer Blumberg Learning Center, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Barnes and Briesemeister middle schools, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Seguin High School Thursday, Aug. 24. Each elementary school will host the event from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25. Students at Ball Early Childhood Center will meet their teacher from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25. School supply lists are available online at seguinisd.net.
Sip n' Stroll Mug Art Contest Deadline
Local artist are encouraged to submit artwork of the Park Plaza Hotel to be featured on the 2017 Sip n' Stroll mug by Friday, Aug. 25. The artwork should be an original piece that should fit a rectangle measuring 4" height X 8" width or a ratio similar to 2:1. Submit artwork to the Seguin Main Street office located at 211 N. River St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2448.
Senior Health Fair
The Eden Cross and Eden Place Apartments will host its Annual Eden Health Expo/Senior Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 25 in the community rooms located at 1240 and 1220 Jefferson St. in Seguin. Health care agencies will have information tables and door prizes for seniors age 55 and over.
Bow Wow Luau
There will be a Bow Wow Luau Pool Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, August 26 at the Seguin Wave Pool. Bring your doggies to swim with you. There will also be food, fun and prizes.
Texas Theatre Performances
The Texas Theatre will welcome Dion Pride, Darrell McCall and Dottsy for performances at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. Pre-sale tickets are $20 and are available at Gift and Gourmet, Keepers, the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce, on-line at thetexas.org or by calling 830-372-6168. Tickets at the door are $25.
Geronimo VFW Dance
Sam Bentley will be playing country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is an $8 donation. For reservations and more information call 830-305-5478 or 830-305-8829.
Book Nuts Book Club
The Seguin Public Library will have its Book Nuts Book Club at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28 at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit library.seguintexas.gov.
Master Naturalists Meeting
The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28 at the AgriLife Extension Building located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Tom Hardaway will deliver the program, "Ghost Bird - History and Status of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker."
RSVP Tutor Training
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is seeking reading tutors age 55 or over for its America Reads program. Tutor Training will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29 in the Family Life Center located on the third floor of Emanuel's Lutheran Church. Lunch is included. To volunteer call the RSVP office at 830-379-0300.
Rainwater Harvesting for Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters
The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership will host a Rainwater Harvesting for Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters presentation from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29 at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center. For more information and reservations call 830-303-3889 or 979-845-6980.
There will be a South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Blood Drive from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 at Guadalupe Regional Medical Center located at 1215 E. Court St. in Seguin. Donors will receive a free meal coupon from Bill Miller.
Seguin Volleyball Association Winter League
Money is due for the Seguin Volleyball Association Winter League from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29 and Thursday, Aug. 31 at Fiesta Ballroom. There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Hall of Fame building located inside the Seguin Events Complex. Team fees are $100 per team per league with resident player fees $14.75 per player and non-resident fees of $15.75 per player. The 4-Man League fees are $80 per team and the players fees the same as the regular league.
The Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30 from 7:30 in the Selig Room. All donors will receive a free t-shirt and a Bill Miller BBQ voucher for 2 pc Fried Chicken, Fries, and roll. For more information call Veronica San Miguel at 401-7211.
Cooking Well with Diabetes
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Guadalupe County will off its 4-week class, Cooking Well with Diabetes, as part of its Do Well Be Well with Diabetes program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 30 at the AgriLife Building located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. The cost is $30 and class size is limited to 10 registered people.To register call 830-303-3889 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retired Teachers Luncheon
The reservation deadline for the Seguin-Guadalupe County Retired Teachers Luncheon and Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12 is Thursday, Aug. 31. For reservations contact Sue Cox at 830-305-0818 or email email@example.com.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Bazaar
The Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church will have its Bazaar Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sunday, Sept. 3 at the Seguin Events Complex. Proceeds benefit the Religious Education Program. For more information visit SeguinOLG.com.
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Monthly Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the coliseum. The speakers will be on the Joint Base SA Airshow and LIVE2LEAD. RSVP by Monday, Sept. 4 by calling 830-379-6382.
Fall Master Naturalist Class
There will be a Fall Master Naturalist Training Class from 6 to 9 p.m. every other Tuesday beginning Sept. 5 through Nov. 28 at the Schertz Community Center North located at 3501 Morning Dr. in Schertz. Carpools from Seguin will be available. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit txmn.org.
Happy Soles Square Dance Club
The Happy Soles Square Dance Club will offer free beginning square dance lessons at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 5 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.
Library art exhibit
The Seguin Public Art Committee accepting applications for the library’s first rotating art exhibit which will open on Oct. 8 through Jan. 3, 2018. Completed applications, along with the Rotating Art Exhibit Policy and Release of Liability Form, are available at library service desks or can be downloaded from the library webpage and must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8. Works selected for display will be announced Friday, September 22nd.
The Friends of the Seguin Public Library will offer "A Celebration of Peace" Performance Literature at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 in the Community Meeting Room at the Seguin Public Library located at 313 W. Nolte St. in Seguin. Community members will share their favorite poems, short stories and selections from plays, novels or essays that celebrate peace.
Gonzales Master Gardener Classes
The Gonzales Master Gardener program is currently offering registration for its Class No. 8 which begins Tuesday, Sept. 12 with classes meeting every other Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the PACE Building located at 623 N. Fair St. in Gonzales, adjacent to Gonzales Elementary. The program runs through May, 2018. The cost of the program is $165. Applications may be picked up at the Gonzales County Extension Office, online at gonzales.agrilife.org, or gonzalesmastergardeners.org. For more information call 830-672-8531 or 281-734-1391.
Native Plant Society
The Guadalupe Chapter of the Native Plant Society will meet Tuesday, Sept. 12 at St. John's Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. There will be a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program on Texas Native Milkweeds at 7 p.m. For more information visit npsot.org/wp/guadalupe/.
Food Truck Festival
The Hermann Sons Lodge #37 of Seguin will have a Food Truck Festival from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. There will be food trucks, shopping, kids activities, live music, prizes and dog adoptions. All proceeds benefit the Hermann Sons Lodge #37 Building Fund.
Youth Show Gala
The Guadalupe County Youth Show Gala will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Seguin. There will be a steak dinner, a live and silent auction, door prizes and a dance. Individual tickets are $50 and reserved seating for 12 is $600 and are available by calling 830-305-0456.
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its 97th Annual Chamber Banquet & Awards Ceremony Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Seguin Coliseum. The event will feature Comedian, Rik Roberts and a presentation from Texas Workforce Commission, Robert Andrade Tickets are $40. To reserve tickets call 830-379-6382.
Jacob's Ladder Foundation 5K Fun Run
The Jacob's Ladder Foundation will have a 5K Fun Run from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at Fischer Park in New Braunfels. For more information visit jacobsladderfoundation.org.
Seguin Police Department 5K Run/Walk
The Seguin Police Department will have its 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Oct. 21 in Starcke Park located at 104 River Drive East. Registration begins at 5 p.m. and the race starts at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Annual Badges, Bikes & Tykes Picnic. Registration forms are available at the Seguin Police Department or register online at athleteguild.com.
Save the Date 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.
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.
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.
Anger Management Classes
The Precious Life Services will be conducting Anger Management "Control the Fire" Classes every third Saturday of the month from 10am to 4pm at the Seguin Silver Center (Lunch will be provided). Register online at preciouslifeservices.org or call 830-372-5980.
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