May 21st, 2013
FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 2013
Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will be having a Blood Drive on Wednesday, May 22 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. All donors will receive a Free T-shirt. For more information, call 401-7211.
McQueeney VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary will be distributing Buddy Poppies on Thursday, May 23 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pic N Pac #10 Shell station, located at Court St. and 123 bypass and at Pic N Pac #1, located at Hwy 78 and 725. The public is invited.
Guadalupe County Democratic Club Meeting
Guadalupe County Democratic Club will meet on Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. at El Olvido Hacienda Restaurant, located at 632 E. Kingsbury St. Members will discuss plans for increasing voter registration and voter turnout through community outreach to selected voting precincts. Come early and enjoy dinner with friends.
Community Forum Meeting
The Community Forum, group of dedicated and committed individuals coming together in an integrated and collaborative manner to leverage each other's individual skill sets to build a better, stronger, progressive community for all will meet on May 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin, located at 921 W. New Braunfels St. at 6:30 p.m. The topic will be "What is Redistricting and What Impact Does it Have at the Local, County, State and National Levels." The Community Forum plans to hold a series of public presentations/discussions regarding topics such as One Vote Does Make a Difference, Redistricting, Voter Registration Process, Gerrymandering and more. The public is invited.
Guadalupe County Republican Women Luncheon
The Guadalupe County Republican Women will have its meeting and luncheon on May 23 at Lake Breeze Ski Lodge, located at 225 Ski Lodge Rd. in McQueeney at 11:30 a.m. The cost for the luncheon is $15 and checks may be mailed to Sue Burton at 853 Ander St. Seguin, TX 78155. The public is invited. For more information, call 401-0153.
Silver Center Friday Night Dance
The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Bryan Zipp and CenTex All Stars on May 24 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available beginning at 6:30 for a light supper.
Summer Art Camp
Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin presents the 4th annual Summer Art Camp June 10 through June 21. The camp is broken into 2 one-week sessions running Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. It will target children ages 6 through 13 and provide artistic and cultural experiences. Each student may be registered for one session. Sessions will be capped at 15 students per class for a total of 45 students per week. Fees are free to students who qualify for the National School Lunch Program, $25 for one student, $40 for two students (siblings living in the same household), $55 for three students (siblings living in the same household) and $70 for four students (siblings living in the same household). Breakfast and lunch will be provided Monday through Thursday by the National School Lunch program. Each parent/guardian is responsible for providing breakfast and lunch on Friday. Registration applications can be downloaded from teatrodeartes.org or picked up at Teatro Cultural Arts Center from the Art Camp Folder. Registration forms must be turned in on or before Friday, May 24 at the Teatro's Cultural Arts Center.
3rd Annual Brisket and Rib Cook-off
The Daniel C. Rodriguez Scholarship 3rd Annual Brisket and Rib Cook-off is on Saturday, May 25 at Seguin Central Park. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in either category. For more information, call 387-9479.
16th Annual Festival of Flowers
The 16th annual Festival of Flowers is on Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Alzafar Shrine, located at 901 N. Loop 1604 W. Admission is $6 for adults and parking is free. Events include morning seminars, afternoon organic roundtable, chance to swap plants and seeds at the City-Wide Plant Exchange and more. Find more information, visit SAFestivalofFlowers.com.
Emergency Animal Rescue Foundation is having a Dog Wash on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Clear Blue Carwash located on 123 Bypass. Shampoo and toe nail trim is $5. To volunteer, call 303-0310.
Brisket Taco and Bake Sale
Seguin Knights Basketball team is having a brisket taco and bake sale on Sunday, May 26 at 8 a.m. in front of Wal Mart.
The Seguin Ladies Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary invite the public to the Memorial to honor the deceased firemen on Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m. in the Municipal Court Building, located at 660 Hwy 46 S.
The Geronimo VFW is hosting a Sunday Dance, featuring The Glen Collins Band, on May 26 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at 8456, 6808 N Highway 123 in Geronimo. The kitchen/door opens at 2 and a $7 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to the public.
LULAC Community Garden
Green beans are ready to pick at the LULAC Community Garden, located on 8th Street across from Big Cat Trading Company. Use caution with new plants and the irrigation system. For more information, call 379-9219.
SHS Class of 1968 Reunion
The Seguin High School Class of 1968 is having a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Seguin Elks Lodge. For additional information, call 379-9264.
Volunteers Needed for Summer Reading Program
Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library is in need of volunteers for the Summer Reading Program. Teenagers and adults are asked to fill out an application as soon as possible. The library is located at 707 E. College St. For more information, call 401-2422.
Kids Summer Camp
The Seguin Outdoor Learning Center is having a Summer Camp for kids in Grades K through 5. Additionally, a one-week Hunter's Education Certification Course is being offered for kids aged 9 through 12 which will be taught by certified instructors from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. For more information, call 379-7652 or visit seguinnolc.org.
Possible Cancellation of Veterans Van Transportation
The transportation available to veterans to medical appointments in the VA system may be cancelled. The service will only be available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday effective immediately. Appointments are to be scheduled after 9 a.m. Anyone interested in applying for a volunteer drivers position may call 303-4188 ext. 358.
LBHS Scholarship Applications
Lincoln Ball High School Alumni Ex-Students Legacy Scholarship is now accepting applications from qualified graduationg Seniors. Applicants do not have to reside in Seguin and the students must be related to a Lincoln Ball High graduate or ex-student or related to an administratior, teacher, staff person who was employeed at the school. Applications are due by June 30 and are available at Seguin High School. For more information, call 210-391-0299.
Fiestas Juan Seguin Seeks Participants
The Seguin Hispanic Chamber is seeking participants for the Chihuahua Races, the Washer's Tournament, and the Barbeque Cook Off in the Fiestas Juan Seguin celebration on June 1 in Central Park. For information or registration forms, call 372-3151.
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loans are now available to 22 Texas counties including Guadalupe and Comal. SBA eligibility covers both the economic impacts on businesses dependent on farmers and ranchers that have suffered agricultural production losses caused by the disaster and businesses directly impacted by the disaster. Eligibility for these loans is based on the financial impact of the disaster only and not on any actual property damage. The deadline to apply is Dec. 24. Applicants may visit disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
Donations and Volunteers Needed
The Cranny Thrift Store needs donations of clothing, household goods, books, furniture, etc. that can be resold. 100% of profits go to the Guadalupe Valley Family Violence Shelter. Items can be dropped off Tuesday through Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 113 N. River St. Volunteers are also needed. For more information, call 372-1216.
Ball High Class of 1963
Ball High Class of 1963 is planning a 50 year reunion on July 27. If you were in the class of 1963 or would have been in the class of 1963, please call 379-1625.
SHS Project Graduation
Seguin High School Project Graduation is accepting donations for its alcohol free all night event. Money will go towards great prizes to be given at the event on graduation night. Donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 1344, Seguin, Texas 78156. All donations are tax deductible.
SHS Class of 1973
Seguin High School Class of 1973 is having its 40th Reunion on Oct. 5. Organizers are searching for information on classmates. For more information, call 379-6508.
G.C. Inter-Agency Directory 2013
The Guadalupe County Inter-Agency Social Service Provider Directory 2013 is now on sale for $10 and $15 if mailed. Offered to all agencies, and those who serve the community for low income, disabled and elderly. All contact information and how you qualify are listed in the directory. To order your copy, call 379-0300.
SHS Class of 1963
Seguin High School Class of 1963 will have its 50th year class reunion on Oct. 12. Organizers are searching for addresses of classmates in order to notify them of details. For more information, call 372-5435.
Memorial Day Ceremony
Manuel Castilla Chapter of the American G.I. Forum will be having a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27 at 10 a.m. at Manuel Castilla Park at Guadalupe and Martindale streets. All veterans and the public are invited to attend. Refreshments and snacks will be served after the ceremony.
Closed for Memorial Day
The Guadalupe Appraisal District will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day and will re-open on May 28 at 8 a.m.
Dowdy School Reunion
The annual Dowdy School Reunion is scheduled on Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mona's Catering, located at 924 E. Kingsbury St. A catered meal will be served at 12. Lunch is $10 per person and will include roast beef, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, green salad, roll, peach cobbler, iced tea and coffee. Checks may be payable to Dowdy School Reunion, 185 Dolle Farms Rd. Seguin, Texas 78155 by May 27. For more information, call 303-6500.
Abishai Mercer Dickson Chapter DRT Meeting
The Abishai Mercer Dickson Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) will meet at Bella Sera Restaurant on Tuesday, May 28 at 11am. Members will install new officers for 2013-2015 and have lunch.
Seguin Youth Soccer Club Tryouts
Seguin Youth Soccer Club will host tryouts for their FC Seguin select soccer teams on Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Nelda Softball Complex. Boys and girls with birthdates between Aug. 1 1995 and July, 31 2003 are eligible to try out. For more information, visit seguinyouthsoccer.org
Heritage Seguin Meeting
Heritage Seguin presents a timely and informative look at radical Islam featuring speaker Professor Jeffrey Addicott, the St. Mary's Law School director of the Center for Terrorism Law on Tuesday, May 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Silver Center. The meetings are monthly, feature informative speakers and topics, are open to anyone and free of charge. For more information, visit heritageseguin.com.
The Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library is having a public meeting on Wednesday, May 29 at 6 p.m. at the Seguin Coliseum. The group will discuss the library building program and possible future sites. The 720 Design team will have floor plans, site plans and exterior renderings available for the public to view and comment on. For more information, call 401-2422.
Adults Summer Reading Club
The Seguin Public Library is offering a new summer program just for adults. Adults are asked to register and read. For every 5 hours that are read, a raffle ticket is entered into a prize drawing. The first 20 participants to register will receive a free tote bag. The program runs from June 1 through July 18 and winners will be announced on July 19 at 12 p.m. For more information, call 401-2422.
Free Concert Downtown Seguin
City of Seguin Main Street Program presents a concert on Sunday, June 2 featuring The Under Pressure Band who play blues and r&b. All concerts are free and are in Central Park in downtown Seguin from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Concessions will be available from Scout Troop 107.
Meeting and Luncheon
Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce is having its General Membership Meeting and Luncheon, "Mastering Your Memory" on Wednesday, June 5 at the Seguin Coliseum. Networking is at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and the program at 12 p.m. Tickets are $11 for early-bird purchase and walk-ins and non-chamber members are $13. To make a reservation, call 379-6382. No-shows will be billed for cost of meal.
Free Concert Downtown Seguin
City of Seguin Main Street Program presents a concert on Sunday, June 9 featuring Comcal Community Band who play pops and German and Czech polka tunes. All concerts are free and are in Central Park in downtown Seguin from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Concessions will be available from Scout Troop 107.
Free Concert Downtown Seguin
City of Seguin Main Street Program presents a concert on Sunday, June 16 featuring Teatro Fiesta Noche. All concerts are free and are in Central Park in downtown Seguin from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Concessions will be available from Scout Troop 107.
Mary B. Erskine Summer Food Service Program
The Seguin Independent School District presents the Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and lunch will be provided without charge to children from ages 1 through 18. Adults will be charged $2 for breakfast and $3.25 for lunch. Serving will be at Mary B. Erskine, located at 216 E. College St. from June 10 through June 26 Monday through Wednesday. Lunch will be served from 11:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Ballet Folkorico Summer Food Service Program
The Seguin Independent School District presents the Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and lunch will be provided without charge to children from ages 1 through 18, Monday through Thursday. Adults will be charged $2 for breakfast and $3.25 for lunch. Serving will be at Ballet Folkorico, located at 921 W. New Braunfels St. from June 10 through June 27. Breakfast will be served from 7:55 to 8:15 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Koennecke Elementary Summer Food Service Program
The Seguin Independent School District presents the Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and lunch will be provided without charge to children from ages 1 through 18, Monday through Thursday. Adults will be charged $2 for breakfast and $3.25 for lunch. Serving will be at Koennecke Elementary, located at 1441 Joe Carrillo Blvd. from June 10 through July 3. Breakfast will be served from 7:25 to 8 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Jim Barnes Summer Food Service Program
The Seguin Independent School District presents the Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and lunch will be provided without charge to children from ages 1 through 18, Monday through Thursday. Adults will be charged $2 for breakfast and $3.25 for lunch. Serving will be at Jim Barnes, located at 1539 Joe Carrillo Blvd. from June 10 through June 27. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 to 11:30 a.m.
7th Annual Taste of Seguin
The 7th Annual Taste of Seguin is scheduled on Tuesday, June 11 at the Seguin Coliseum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Presale tickets are $25 and $30 at the door. Tickets are available at KWED Seguin Daily News and at the Silver Center. For more information, call 303-6612.
Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas
Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on June 11 at St John's Lutheran Church, located off FM 465 in Marion. The meet/greet and plant/seed exchange is at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Visitors are always welcome.
Seguin High School Summer Food Service Program
The Seguin Independent School District presents the Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and lunch will be provided without charge to children from ages 1 through 18, Monday through Thursday. Adults will be charged $2 for breakfast and $3.25 for lunch. Serving will be at Seguin High School, located at 815 Lamar St. from June 17 through July 18. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 8:15 a.m. and lunch will be served from 12 to 12:30 p.m.
Junk From Your Trunk Sale
Guadalupe County Fair Association is hosting a 'Junk From Your Trunk Sale' on Saturday, June 22, at the Guadalupe County Fair Grounds. Set up is at 7 a.m. and sales will start at 7:30. Sale will end at 2 p.m. All Proceeds from the sale will go to benefit the Guadalupe County Fair Association Scholarship Fund. Money collected from the space reservations and concessions will directly benefit our scholarship for area youth. For more information, call 379-6477.
Free Concert Downtown Seguin
City of Seguin Main Street Program presents a concert on Sunday, June 23 featuring Tin Roof. All concerts are free and are in Central Park in downtown Seguin from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Concessions will be available from Scout Troop 107.
11th Annual Lifegate Falcon Athletics Golf Tournament
The 11th Annual Lifegate Falcon Athletics Golf Tournament is on Saturday, June 29 at 8 a.m. at The Golf Club, located at 300 Chapparal Dr. Registration is at 7:30 and lunch and beverages will be provided. The fee is $90 for individual players and $320 for a team. Prizes will be awarded. Proceeds benefit Seguin Lifegate Christian School Athletic Program. To register in advance or for more information, call 372-0850.
Free Concert Downtown Seguin
City of Seguin Main Street Program presents a concert on Sunday, June 30 featuring San Antonio Symphonic Band Patriotic Concert. All concerts are free and are in Central Park in downtown Seguin from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Concessions will be available from Scout Troop 107.
Firecracker 5K Run/Walk
Seguin Autism Support Group, Texas Special Kids Network and the Elks Lodge #1229 presents the Firecracker 5K Run/Walk on July 4 at Max Starcke Park. To sign up, stop by the Wellness Center or call 401-7676.
The 8th Annual David's Ride is on Saturday, July 6 at 7 a.m. at McQueeney Baptist Church. There will be routes of 25, 40, 70 and 100 miles. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape, a Christian bereavement camp that ministers to the hearts of hurting children ages 6 through 12 and gives them hope for a new tomorrow.The pre-registration fee is $30 and is $40 on the day of the ride. Breakfast tacos will be provided at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates at 11 a.m. Packet pick-up is July 5 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Seguin Volleyball Association Winter League
Seguin Volleyball Association presents Winter League 9 weeks finish on Nov. 4 and Nov. 6. Money is due Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting will be on Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at Hall of Fame. The Co-ed "B" and 4-man leagues begin on Sept. 9 and Co-ed "AA, A and C" league will start on Sept. 11. Team fees are $90 per team per league, 4-man league fees are $70 per team and player fees are $13.75 per player.
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