Friday, October 13, 2017
Posted on 10/13/2017 1:00:00 AM.
Donations Needed for Halloween Safe House
The Seguin Police Department D.A.R.E. program is in need sponsors for free rooms at its Annual Halloween Safe House event. To volunteer call 830-401-2386.

Guadalupe County Fair & PRCA Rodeo
The 134th Annual Guadalupe County Fair & PRCA Rodeo continues through Sunday, Oct. 15. For a complete listing of activities visit gcfair.org.

Healthy Nut Run
The Seguin Education Foundation, the Seguin ISD, and the City of Seguin will have a Healthy Nut Run beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion located at 104 River Dive East in Seguin. There will be a 5K and Kids' mile run. All students K-12 will be $10. All adults early registration - online at runsignup.com is $25 and late registration without t-shirt on-site is $30. To be guaranteed a t-shirt you must register online by Friday, Oct. 13.

Fair Parade Applications
The Guadalupe County Fair and Rodeo Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13 in downtown Seguin.

Cowboy Jack's Haunted Trail
The Play Land Production of "Cowboy Jack's Haunted Trail" will be held Friday, Oct. 13, Saturday, Oct. 14, Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center. Proceeds benefit the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center. For more information call 830-305-1014.

Silver Center Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday night dance will feature the music of The Countrymen on from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. 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 www.silvercenterseguin.com.

"White Christmas The Musical" Auditions
There will be auditions for "White Christmas The Musical" from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Come prepared to sing 16 bars of your favorite song from the show.

Leesville Country Fair
The Annual Leesville Country Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 on the grounds of the Leesville Methodist Church located at 6077 County Road 155 in Leesville. There will be children's activities, entertainment by the Clint Martin Band, a hayride, air castle, washers tournament, country store, food, raffle, silent auction, and live auction. For more information visit Leesville Country Fair on Facebook.

Seguin Fire Open House
The Seguin Fire Department will have an Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at Central Station located at 110 Elm St. in Seguin. There will be station and apparatus Tours, games for children, appearances by Sparky and puppet shows. Fire prevention materials will be available.

Hill Country Literacy Clue Game Fundraiser
The Hill Country Literacy program will have a Clue Game Fundraiser beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Moore House located at 703 Johnson St. in Seguin. Tickets are $50 and are available at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce or online at hillcountryliteracy.com.

City of Seguin Brush Collection
The City of Seguin Brush Department has resumed regular brush collection. Ground mulch is available for residents at the Seguin Wave Pool parking lot until Sunday, Oct. 15.

Seguin-area 4-H Fundraiser
The Seguin area 4-H Clubs will have a Paper Clover fundraiser through Sunday, Oct. 15 at Tractor Supply Company. Customers can purchase paper clovers with a minimum of $1.

BBQ Chicken Fundraiser
The Guadalupe Valley Christian Counseling Center will have its Annual BBQ Chicken Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Faith Lutheran Church located at Cedar St. and Hwy. 123 By Pass. Drive thru is available and tickets are $10 each. Tickets available at Parker's City Pharmacy and from the Directors representing many of Seguin churches.

Geronimo VFW Sunday Country Dance
Bimbo will be playing classic country dance music at Geronimo VFW Post 8456 in Geronimo from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. $8 donation. For reservations or more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.

Mid Texas Symphony
The Mid Texas Symphony will present "Beethoven Unbound" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 in the Performing Arts Center at Canyon High School in New Braunfels. Tickets are $15 and up. For more information call 830-463-5353 or visit mtsymphony.org.

Grief Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Cancer Connections Support Group at 3 p.m. Monday,
Oct. 16 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Square-dancing Open Houses
The Come and Take It Squares in Gonzales will have its second free Open Houses at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16 at the Presbyterian Church of Gonzales located at 414 St. Louis St. Lessons will be begin Monday, Oct. 23. For more information call 830-672-9307.

Free French Language Club at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will have its Free French Language Club from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17. Participants will have an opportunity to learn the language and practice French speaking skills in an informal setting. For more information call 830-401-2422.

Candlelight Vigil
The Guadalupe Valley Family Violence Shelter will have its Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17 at the Seguin Events Complex Gazebo. The event will honor those who have lost their lives to domestic violence, support survivors, their families and their friends. All attendees are asked to wear purple in support.

Comal Country Music Show
The Comal Country Music Show will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17 at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 111 Landa St. in New Braunfels. The featured artist will be Paul McLaughlin, Bob Appel, and Jobeth Brehm. 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.

Guadalupe County 4-H Golf Tournament
The Guadalupe County 4-H will have a Golf Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at Starcke Park Golf Course. The fee is $300 for four-person registration, green fees, and cart. The deadline for sponsorships and registration is Wednesday, Oct. 18. at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Proceeds benefit the Leaders 4 Life Parliamentary Procedure Team as they compete at the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado in January. For more information call 830-303-3889.

Breastfeeding Class
There will be a Breastfeeding Class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 in the
Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Silver Opry
The Seguin Silver Center presents the Silver Opry on Thursday, Oct. 19, featuring the music of Monte Good, Rex Allen McNeil, Matthew Hartman, and The Silver Opry Band. The doors will open and a meal of Chicken Parmesan will be available at 6 p.m. followed by the show at 7 p.m. Admission is $7, and the dinner is also $7. For further information call 830-303-6612.

Domestic Awareness Month Kickoff
There will be a Domestic Awareness Month Kickoff, hosted by the Little Black Dress Society and Pullin Premium BBQ, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at The Warehouse located at 108 S. Austin St. in Seguin. There will be appetizers, raffle items, and door prizes. Donations are encouraged at the event. For more information call 210-363-1264.

Seguin History Lecture
The Friends of the Seguin Public Library will present "History of the Development of Walnut Springs & Seguin, 1838-1839," at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Community Meeting Room at the Seguin Public Library. The guest speaker will be Floyd McKee on Seguin came into existence and why it is located on Walnut Springs Creek.

SHS Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally
The Seguin High School Homecoming 2017 Parade will be held at 6:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 followed by the community Pep Rally. The parade route will start on College St. by the SHS Softball Fields, turn on Lamar then proceed to Cedar St. and on into Matador Stadium.

Guadalupe County Master Gardeners
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will meet at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Master Gardener, Jerry McNulty will demonstrate “Plant Propagation for the Season.” For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.

PFLAG Seguin
PFLAG Seguin will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Mosaic Community Room located at 1201 W. Court St. in Seguin. The guest speaker will be Lou Anne Smoot.

NARDFE Meeting
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees will have its Annual Meeting/Election of 2018 Officers at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. The guest speaker will be Monica Borrego of the San Antonio Food Bank with an update on the San Antonio Food Bank. For more information call 830-625-2871 or email lindabrowne56@yahoo.com.
Documentary Film Presentation
There will be a documentary film presentation of "Shakespeare Behind Bars" with Curt Tofteland at Texas Lutheran University at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at the Studio Theater, Weston Center. A panel discussion about the film, and the role of the arts within the criminal justice system will follow, with Mr. Tofteland and other regional professionals.
For more information visit tlu.edu/events.

Fall Flea Market and Bake Sale
There will be a Fall Flea Market and Bake Sale from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Hermann Sons Life located at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. Reserve spaces by calling 830-379-9943.

Seguin Area Community Foundation 2017 Classic
The Seguin Area Community Foundation 2017 Classic will be held beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Starcke Park Golf Course. The fee is $100 per player and includes golf cart, range balls, green fees, beverage tickets, lunch, and awards reception. Sponsorship are available. Proceeds benefit the Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center. For more information call 830-386-2591.

Kids Day in the Park
The 9th Annual Kids Day in the Park will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 in Central Park. The event is free and includes inflatable, entertainment, arts and crafts, face painting, activity booths, food concessions and much more.

Precious Life Toy Assistance Registration
The Precious Life Services Christmas Toy Assistance Registration will close Saturday, Nov. 11. Register online at preciouslifeservices.org or in person at the Seguin Public Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, and Nov. 11.

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.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Charles and the Fabulous 4 will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 in Geronimo. The kitchen opens at 2 .pm. Admission is $8. For reservations or more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.

Free Healthy Living Workshop at the Library
The Seguin Public Library will host "A Fresh Start to a Healthier You!" Workshop series at 1 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 23. in the Community Meeting Room. There will be hands on learning, food tasting and giveaways. Meal planning, food safety, saving food dollars and healthy snacking will be discussed. Registration is required by calling 830-401-2422.
Fall Health & Wellness Expo
The Seguin Silver Center will host its Fall Health & Wellness Expo from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 24. GRMC will sponsor breakfast and Flu Shots will be provided by the Walgreens Pharmacy. Vendor tables are still available. For more information call 830-303-6612.

Kathleen Norris: 500 Years of Reformation
In recognition of 500 500 Years of Reformation, Texas Lutheran University will welcome Kathleen Norris, an award-winning poet and a New York Times-bestselling memoirist on matters of Christian spirituality at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Jackson Auditorium.
For more information visit tlu.edu/events.

Brauntex Theatre Fundraiser
The Brauntex Theatre will have its last roof fundraising event featuring Rosanne Cash Thursday, Oct. 26 at 290 W. San Antonio St. in New Braunfels. Tickets are available at the box office, by calling 830-627-0808 or online at brauntex.org.

Democratic Club
The Guadalupe County Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at the First United Bank (formerly American Bank of Texas) meeting room located at 204 N. Austin St. in Seguin. There will be someone at the door until 7:10 p.m. For those arriving later, call 830-556-2887 for admittance.

Appraisal District Closure
The Guadalupe Appraisal District will be closed Friday, Oct. 27 and will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30.

Painting in the Park and Wet Paint Sale
The Seguin Art League will have a Painting in the Park and Wet Paint Sale in downtown Seguin. Artists will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at 104 S. Austin St. Each artist will receive a participant’s tag, map of the downtown area and tips on locations. The theme is “Anything Seguin.” All painting media are acceptable, including pastel, pen and ink, and pencil. Artwork must be turned in by 6 p.m. Friday at 104 S. Austin Street. Judging will take place Saturday, Oct. 28 with sale of artwork to follow. Visit Seguinartleague.com for complete information or call 830-491-9676.

A Date with Seguin
The 29th Annual Celebration, "A Date with Seguin," will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 in the coliseum at the Seguin Events Center in Seguin. The guest speaker will be Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm on "Texas Women."

Pecan Fest Heritage Days
Pecan Fest Heritage Days will be celebrated at the Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center (Big Red Barn) from 10 a.m. to 4 pm.. Saturday, Oct. 28. There will be a Pecan Bake Show with entries due from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., a Queen's Contest at 1 p.m., and a Turkey Dinner served at 11:30 a.m. Admission is for adults is $5 and $10 for the meal and $3 for kids ages 3 to 10. There will also be scavenger hunts, kiddie train, hay rides, classic car show, photo op with The World's Largest Pecan & Squirrel, historical country village with demonstrations and animals, silent auction and SCAT tournament. Free parking & shuttle rides to downtown events. For more information call 830-379-2349 or visit texagedu.org.

Halloween Saturday Dance
Glen Collins and the Alibis will be playing classic country music at the Halloween Dance & Costume Contest from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Geronimo VFW in Geronimo. The VFW kitchen opens at 6:30 p.m. $8 donation. Prizes will be awarded for the costume contest. For more information call830-305-5478.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Vernon and Friends will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 29 at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456 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.

Chamber Luncheon
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the Coliseum located at 950 S. Austin St. in Seguin.

Stroke Recovery & Support Group
The Stroke Recovery & Support Group will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 at in the
Inpatient Rehab Unit Dining Room at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7789.

Family Physics Night
The TLU Physics department and Society of Physics Students will have its Family Physics Night 2017 from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Moody Science Lecture Hall & Jackson Park Student Activity Center. There will be interactive physics demonstrations to celebrate the Physics of Energy. This year's special guest speaker is Dr. Francis Slakey, Associate Director of Public Affairs at APS. For more information visit tlu.edu/events/family-physics-night-2017/.

Designer Purse Fundraiser
There will be a Designer Purse Fundraiser benefiting the Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Columbus Club of Seguin Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door if not sold out. Sponsorships are available. For more information call 830-303-4760.

Dessert Tasting & Improv Night
The Seguin High School Drama Boosters will have its Dessert Tasting & Improv Night at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at the SHS Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at Court Street Coffee. Tickets at the door are $15. For more information call 830-305-1534.

Cancer Connections Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Cancer Connections Support Group at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
Nov. 6 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

TLU Peace Lecture & Discussion
There will be "A Game Changing Model for Peace in Israel," Lecture & Discussion with Shalom (Shuli) Dichter from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 in Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. In addition, a classroom presentation and discussion will be held the same day from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. in Langner Hall, Room 128 and is open to the public.

Prepared Childbirth Class
There will be a Prepared Childbirth Class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 in the Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Fall Craft Fair
The Seguin Silver Center will have a Fall Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin. There will be holiday wreaths and garlands, jewelry, handbags, and gifts, waterless snow globes, glass art pieces, crochet afghans and accessories. Food and refreshments will be available. Vendor applications are still being accepted.

McQueeney VFD Golf Tournament
The McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department will have a Benefit Golf Tournament Saturday, Nov. 11 at The Bandit Golf Club. Registration runs from 10 to 11:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. The format is a 4-person scramble and the cost is $100 per player that includes green fee, cart, meal, and prizes. Sponsorships are also available. For more information call 210-326-0529 or email mcqueeneyvfd@gmail.com.

Evelyn Streng Lecture in Contemporary Issues
The inaugural Evelyn Streng Lecture in Contemporary Issues will be given by Jan Jarboe Russell from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. The event is sponsored by the Brown Cultural Enrichment Endowment Fund.

Breastfeeding Class
There will be a Breastfeeding Class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the
Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Grief Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Grief Support Group at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

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.

Cancer Connections Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Cancer Connections Support Group at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
Dec. 4 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Prepared Childbirth Class
There will be a Prepared Childbirth Class from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 6 in the Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Stroke Recovery & Support Group
The Stroke Recovery & Support Group will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at in the
Inpatient Rehab Unit Dining Room at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7789.

Mid Texas Symphony
The Mid Texas Symphony will present "Angels & Anthems" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 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.

Grief Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Grief Support Group at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Cancer Connections Support Group
There will be a meeting of the Cancer Connections Support Group at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
Dec. 18 in GRMC’s Reverend Nell Ferrell Linebarger Chapel. For more information call 830-379-2411.

Breastfeeding Class
There will be a Breastfeeding Class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 in the
Conference Room next to Cascades Café at GRMC. For more information call 830-401-7530.

Mid Texas Symphony
The Mid Texas Symphony will present "Magnificent Mozart" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 in the Performing Arts Center at Canyon High School in New Braunfels. Tickets are $15 and up. For more information call 830-463-5353 or visit mtsymphony.org.

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.

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.

Salvation Army Volunteers Needed
The Seguin Unit of the Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to serve in the office a few hours a week. To volunteer call Katherine at 830-401-4872.

RAPPS Classes
The Rural Area Parenting Program Services (RAPPS) provides classes for co-parenting, protective parenting and life skills, anger management, and tobacco awareness. Certification for competition of these classes is accepted by the judicial system. For more information call 830-303-9225 or visit seguinrappsorg.org.

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.

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.

Happy Soles Square Dance Club
The Happy Soles Square Dance Club will offer free beginning square dance lessons at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays 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.

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.

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.


To be sure your non-profit organization's meetings and events appear in this calendar, send information to: communitycalendar@kwed1580.com fax 379-2238, or drop off the information at the Seguin Daily News/KWED office, 609 E. Court St., Seguin.


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