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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Library Bookface Challenge
The Seguin Public Library will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of National Library Week by participating in the Bookface Challenge. Bookface involves strategically lining up your face or body alongside a book cover that features a matching body part so that there appears to be a melding of life and art. Email Bookface photo and Photo Release Form to email@example.com to enter. Photos will be uploaded to the library's Facebook page for public voting. Voting will run through Friday, April 13. For more information call 830-401-2422 or visit www.library.seguintexas.gov.
Annual BBQ COOKOFF
An International Barbeque Cookers Association sanctioned Annual BBQ Cook-Off will be held with judging beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. Entries set-up on Friday, April 13. There will also be a jackpot pinto beans and cook choice competition. For more information on becoming a judge for the event or to obtain entry forms, call Bill Owen at 830-481-6311.
Themed Dinner Theater
There will be Themed Dinner Theater benefiting the Seguin Autism Group hosted by Playland Productions & Chef Paul A. Schroeder Friday, April 13, Saturday, April 14, 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.
5K Superhero Dash
The Guadalupe County Child Welfare Board and the Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center will have a 5K Superhero Dash beginning with registration at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion located at 104 River Dr. East in Seguin. Late registration is $30. Register online at atheleguild.com or onsite. Come dressed as your favorite superhero.
Bag Sale Benefiting United Way
There will be a Minigrip Bag Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at 1088 Freeport Way in Seguin. All proceeds benefit the Guadalupe County United Way.
Spring Clean-Up Day
The City of Seguin will have its Spring Clean-Up Day for Seguin residents within the city limits from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 14 at the Seguin Events Complex (Coliseum) parking lot. Proof of residency is required. Accepted items include: junk disposal, scrap metal, appliances without Freon, automobile times no larger than 19.5, and paper shredding. Items that will not be accepted include: hazardous material or chemicals, brush/limbs, fences, shed, construction materials, appliances with Freon, tractor, mover, bike or ATV tires, and no tires from local businesses.
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.
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. Visit tlu.edu/vita-tax-clinic for more details.
The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center and Twogether in Texas Benefits will offer an eight-hour premarital education class, "Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the GVEC Community Room located at 1400 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. The fee is $10 per couple. Participants will receive a $60 discount on marriage license fees, and waiver of the three-day waiting period.
Wings & Wheels
The Pioneer Flight Museum will have its Wings & Wheels event at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Old Kingsbury Aerodrome located at 190 Pershing Lane in Kingsbury. There will be vintage, classic, an antique aircraft and vehicles. There will also be food trucks, other vendors, and reenactors. For more information call 830-639-4162 or visit www.pioneerflightmuseum.org.
Meet the Author Event at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will have a Meet the Author Event from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Local authors include: Sandra Lee Cleary, Lilia García, Ana María González, Johanna K. Hansen, B. J. Jeffers, Michelle M. Johnson, Tito Pontecorvo, Antwyn Price, Steven S. Vrooman and Judy Watters. Authors will showcase, sell, sign their books and take time to chat and answer questions. For more information call 830-401-2426.
Seguin Art League Membership Meeting
The Seguin Art League will have its Membership Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Mosaic Community Center located at 1201 W. Court St. in Seguin. There will be an artist demo followed by a discussion of club business. For more information visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ball High School Alumni/Ex-Students Meeting
There will be a Ball High School Alumni-Ex-students Meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at the River Terrace Facility located on King St. in Seguin. There will be planning for Reunion 2018 that will be held July 27 through July 29.
Brisket and Sausage Fundraiser
The Guadalupe Masonic Lodge #109 will have its Annual Fundraiser to benefit local scholarships and other charities from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at 1945 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Brisket and sausage with all the fixings and coffee or tea for a donation of $10 will be available for dine-in or take-out. Order of the Eastern Star will also be selling deserts.
Community Art Project Unveiling
The Seguin Public Library will have an unveiling of the community art project, "It's A Beautiful World," at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14 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 the Golden Roses Band from Austin from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at the Geronimo VFW located at 6808 N. Hwy. 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.
Diabetes Workshop Series
The Seguin Public Library continues the "Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes" Workshop Series at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, April 23, and April 30 at the Library's Community Meeting Room. Registration is required by calling 830-401-2422.
SISD State of the District Presentation
The Seguin ISD will host a State of the District Presentation from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 in the Seguin High School Performing Arts Center (PAC). The community will be updated on recent initiatives, including the strategic plan, District of Innovation and others. Businesses or organizations interested in sponsoring future presentations are encouraged to call 830-401-8609.
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.
Retired Teachers Meeting
The Guadalupe County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17 at Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall located at 1326 E. Cedar St. in Seguin. The program will be "Quick and Easy Meals" with Beth Gerhardt. Donations will be accepted for the Children's Book Project and/or the Christian Cupboard.
Seguin Art League Open Studio
The Seguin Art League will have its Open Studio at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 17 at the Mosaic Community Center. This will be an opportunity to paint with other artist in a studio setting. For more information visit www.seguinarleague @yahoo.com.
Teen Tuesday Book Club
The Seguin Public Library will have its monthly Teen Book Club meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. Teens ages 13-18 are encouraged to read any mystery book, and share with the club why it should or should not be read. For more information call 830-401-2422.
SHS Choir UIL Contest
The Seguin High School Varsity Treble Choir will perform at the UIL Choir Concert and Sight- reading Contest at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, and the Varsity Mixed Choir will be performing at noon Wednesday, April 18 at Johnson High School in San Antonio.
Comal Country Music Show
The Comal Country Music Show will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 111 Landa St. in New Braunfels. The featured artist will be Monte Good, Denny Ivey, and Terry Lyne Moore. The doors open at 6 p.m. with a $5 cover charge. Sandwiches, desserts and cold drinks will be available. All proceeds benefit charity. For more information call 830-708-1292.
There will be a Guadalupe County Area Agri-Land Workshop from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 at the Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center (The Big Red Barn) located at 390 Cordova Road in Seguin. The fee is $10 per person and must be received by Sunday, April 15 at Alamo RCD, 215 W. Bandera Road Ste. 114-456, Boerne, TX 78006.
Print Making Class
The Seguin Art League will offer a Print Making Class by Donna Maske from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 18, Thursday, April 19, and a free studio day Friday, April 20 at the Woodman Life Building located at 1832 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Participants will learn to use household supplies to create designs on paper and fabric. The cost is $20 for the class and $15 for supplies. For more information contact Donna Maske at 830-832-0185 or email@example.com.
My Grown Up & Me Yoga
The Seguin Public Library will offer a free "My Grown Up & Me Yoga" class for toddlers and up from noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. The class will provide key bonding opportunities between adult and child, while strengthening their growing muscles. Classes are for beginners through experts. Bring a Yoga mat. No registration is required. Call 830-401-2422 for additional information.
Holocaust Survivor Presentation
The Seguin Public Library will host a special presentation by guest speaker Dr. Inge Auerbacher, Holocaust survivor, author and human rights activist at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 in the Library Meeting Room. Her presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session and book signing. Copies of Dr. Auerbacher’s books will be available for sale.
Chamber After Hours Mixer
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its After Hours Mixer at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at The Fields at Huber Ranch. For more information call 830-379-6382.
Stories From the TLU Archives
The Friends of the Seguin Public Library will present, "Stories From the TLU Archives," by Steve Anderson at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 in the Community Meeting Room of the Seguin Public Library.
Master Gardeners Meeting
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension building located at 210 E. Live Oak in Seguin. The program will be on tomatoes by Keith Amelung. For more information visit the Facebook page or www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.
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.
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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 Coloring Meet-up
The Seguin Public Library will have its free adult Coloring in Concert Spring Seasonal Coloring Meet-up at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21. This will be a unique experience with synesthetic coloring as music, color, and emotions are connected. For more information call 830-401-2422.
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 through 1975 at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at The Red Barn on Cordova Road. Attendees are asked to bring snacks and any memorabilia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
To be sure your non-profit organization's meetings and events appear in this calendar, send information to: firstname.lastname@example.org fax 379-2238, or drop off the information at the Seguin Daily News/KWED office, 609 E. Court St., Seguin.