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April 17th, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 18 2014

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" for ages 6 through 13 on Friday, April 18 from 7 to 10 at 624 Zorn St. Kids will enjoy pizza, organized games, music, friends and much more. The cost for members is $10 for the first child, $5 for every other and the cost for non-members is $15 for the first child, $5 for every other. For more information, call 379-7842.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Bobby Jordan on April 18, from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Fundraiser Dance, featuring Nathan Young and The Keen Country Band, on April 18 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. Tha hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center will be hosting a free Easter Eggstravaganza on Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. Children from the community are invited to participate in the egg hunt, games and picture opportunities with the Easter Bunny. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Pancake Breakfast

The Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department is having their annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 19 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kingsbury Fire Station. Plates include pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, orange juice, milk and coffee and are $5 for adults and $4 for children.

Zonta Club Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. The application deadline is April 19.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field. For more information, call 305-3593.

 

Vendors Needed

LULAC Council 682 will host the 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 2 and May 3 at Central Park. Food and arts and craft vendors are needed. Anyone interested in participating, may call 556-2887.

CCSCT Applications

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

 

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Blood Drive

Texas Lutheran University is having a Blood Drive on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on April 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Center. The public is invited.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library will meet on April 22 at 7 p.m. for a book review and annual meeting. The public is invited to hear about the Founding Fathers being gardeners and more.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Mosaic Community Church. The April Program will cover watersheds, nonpoint source pollution of streams and collaborative approaches for improving water quality.

Denim Day

The Zonta Club of Seguin encourages the community to wear denim jeans to work on April 23 for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Denim Day is the annual protest of an Italian Supreme Court Overturn of a rape conviction in which the judge decided that the victim must have helped the rapist remove her jeans, consenting to the rape.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-A-Thon

Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center will have its 5th Annual Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-A-Thon on April 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Fiesta Lanes, located at 1202 Huisache Ave. in New Braunfels. Registration deadline is April 23. For more information, call 303-4670.

Fiesta Celebration Dance

The Silver Center is having a Fiesta Celebration Dance, featuring Paul Sanchez & Wrangler Country, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 and there will be door prizes, party favors and more. For more information, call 303-6612.

Flapjack Jamboree/Silent Auction

Kiwanis Club of Seguin will have its annual Flapjack Jamboree and Silent Auction on April 26 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Silver Center. Tickets are $6.

Golf Tournament

IBEW Local #60 Retirees Club 2nd Annual Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 at The Golf Club, located at 300 Chaparral Dr. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. Participants may pre-register or arrive at check-in at 7:30 on the day of the tournament. The cost is $65 per player and includes green fee, range balls, cart and a barbeque lunch. Cash awards and door prizes will be distributed. For more information, call 210-262-1927.

Blumberg Reunion

Blumberg Reunion is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m. at Birdie Blumberg Kuempel's home, located at 1855 Monterrey Oak. There will be an auction to raise money for a historical marker for the Blumberg Cemetery in McQueeney. For more information, call 557-6411.

Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014

Pioneer Village Living History Center presents Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014 on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2122 North Saint Joseph St. in Gonzales. Events include a cooking competition, quilt show, live music, wagon rides, vendors and more. For more information, call 672-2157.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Heritage Seguin

Heritage Seguin will feature a forum for run-off candidates in the 2014 primary elections and school board elections on Tuesday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Silver Center. The event is open to the public. For more information call, 876-8980.

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on May 1 at 703 Johnson St. The meal is $10 or $12 with dessert and includes fried cod, rice pilaf, buttered sweet corn, salad, bread. Two seatings, 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is April 29. Reservations can be made at Cascades Gift Shop or by calling 379-7713.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Seguin ISD Tech Fair

The 11th annual Seguin ISD Tech Fair is on scheduled on May 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Briesemeister Middle School. There will be demonstrations, presentations and more. Students and teachers will have the opportunity to win door prizes and lunch will be provided. For more information, call 401-8664.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Teacher of the Year Appreciation Luncheon

 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents Teacher of the Year Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, May 7 at the Seguin Coliseum. Social time is at 11:30 a.m. followed by the program and lunch at noon. Entertainment provided by area students. Tickets are $12 with Early Bird RSVP by May 5 and $15 for walk-ins and non-chamber members. To RSVP, call 379-6382.

Spring Fling

Seguin Noon Lions Club present the annual Spring Fling on Saturday, May 10 at the Coliseum from 5 to 8 p.m. Pork steak dinner will be $10 and drive thru service will be available. Other events include an auction, raffle and bug races.

Car Wash

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

Triple A 5K Color Run

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

87's Memorial Day Run

Firefighters Fire & Iron Motorcyle Club presents 4th annual 87's Memorial Day Run on May 17 at Kraft Saloon. First bike out is at 11 a.m. There will be a gun raffle, music, fajita tacos and more. The cost is $209 per driver, $10 per passenger. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans Guadalupe County Chapter 61. For more information, email fireandironstation87@yahoo.com

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

Kinder Roundup

Seguin ISD is hosting Kinder Roundup on May 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at each elementary school in the district. Parents and students will be able to learn about kindergarten opportunities, expectations and prepare for the registration process. Kindergarten teachers will be in their classrooms to visit with families and help students become acquainted with their new school. For more information, call any Seguin ISD elementary school.

Yard/Bake Sale

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted.

Garage Sale

Seguin Elks Lodge #1229 is having a Garage Sale on May 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food and door prizes. Booths are $15 for 2 tables inside and $10 for an outside setup. For more information, call 303-5844.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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Community Calendar

April 16th, 2014

FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 17 2014

MOPS Meeting

The next Seguin MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting is Thursday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hierholzer Hall. There will be dinner, childcare, a craft and a guest speaker to talk about "Finding Joy in the Middle of the Mess". For more information or to RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

Spring Wildlife Field Day

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Guadalupe County and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be hosting a Spring Wildlife Field Day on Tuesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the M.O. Neasloney Wildlife Management Area, 20700 State Hwy 80 N. Registration begins at 8:30. Registration is $15 and includes lunch and handout materials. The pre-registration deadline is April 17 at the Guadalupe County Extension Office. For more information, call 303-3889.

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Country Music Show

The Seguin Silver Center will host its Country Music Show on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 and admission is $5. Hamburgers, barbeque on bun, dessert and drinks will be available. Entertainers will include Chris Rybak, Dave Demeny and Lea Phelps.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" for ages 6 through 13 on Friday, April 18 from 7 to 10 at 624 Zorn St. Kids will enjoy pizza, organized games, music, friends and much more. The cost for members is $10 for the first child, $5 for every other and the cost for non-members is $15 for the first child, $5 for every other. For more information, call 379-7842.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Bobby Jordan on April 18, from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Fundraiser Dance, featuring Nathan Young and The Keen Country Band, on April 18 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. Tha hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center will be hosting a free Easter Eggstravaganza on Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. Children from the community are invited to participate in the egg hunt, games and picture opportunities with the Easter Bunny. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Pancake Breakfast

The Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department is having their annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 19 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kingsbury Fire Station. Plates include pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, orange juice, milk and coffee and are $5 for adults and $4 for children.

Zonta Club Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. The application deadline is April 19.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field. For more information, call 305-3593.

 

Vendors Needed

LULAC Council 682 will host the 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 2 and May 3 at Central Park. Food and arts and craft vendors are needed. Anyone interested in participating, may call 556-2887.

CCSCT Applications

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

 

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Blood Drive

Texas Lutheran University is having a Blood Drive on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on April 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Center. The public is invited.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Mosaic Community Church. The April Program will cover watersheds, nonpoint source pollution of streams and collaborative approaches for improving water quality.

Denim Day

The Zonta Club of Seguin encourages the community to wear denim jeans to work on April 23 for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Denim Day is the annual protest of an Italian Supreme Court Overturn of a rape conviction in which the judge decided that the victim must have helped the rapist remove her jeans, consenting to the rape.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-A-Thon

Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center will have its 5th Annual Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-A-Thon on April 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Fiesta Lanes, located at 1202 Huisache Ave. in New Braunfels. Registration deadline is April 23. For more information, call 303-4670.

Fiesta Celebration Dance

The Silver Center is having a Fiesta Celebration Dance, featuring Paul Sanchez & Wrangler Country, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 and there will be door prizes, party favors and more. For more information, call 303-6612.

Flapjack Jamboree/Silent Auction

Kiwanis Club of Seguin will have its annual Flapjack Jamboree and Silent Auction on April 26 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Silver Center. Tickets are $6.

Golf Tournament

IBEW Local #60 Retirees Club 2nd Annual Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 at The Golf Club, located at 300 Chaparral Dr. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. Participants may pre-register or arrive at check-in at 7:30 on the day of the tournament. The cost is $65 per player and includes green fee, range balls, cart and a barbeque lunch. Cash awards and door prizes will be distributed. For more information, call 210-262-1927.

Blumberg Reunion

Blumberg Reunion is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m. at Birdie Blumberg Kuempel's home, located at 1855 Monterrey Oak. There will be an auction to raise money for a historical marker for the Blumberg Cemetery in McQueeney. For more information, call 557-6411.

Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014

Pioneer Village Living History Center presents Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014 on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2122 North Saint Joseph St. in Gonzales. Events include a cooking competition, quilt show, live music, wagon rides, vendors and more. For more information, call 672-2157.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Heritage Seguin

Heritage Seguin will feature a forum for run-off candidates in the 2014 primary elections and school board elections on Tuesday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Silver Center. The event is open to the public. For more information call, 876-8980.

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on May 1 at 703 Johnson St. The meal is $10 or $12 with dessert and includes fried cod, rice pilaf, buttered sweet corn, salad, bread. Two seatings, 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is April 29. Reservations can be made at Cascades Gift Shop or by calling 379-7713.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Seguin ISD Tech Fair

The 11th annual Seguin ISD Tech Fair is on scheduled on May 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Briesemeister Middle School. There will be demonstrations, presentations and more. Students and teachers will have the opportunity to win door prizes and lunch will be provided. For more information, call 401-8664.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Teacher of the Year Appreciation Luncheon

 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents Teacher of the Year Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, May 7 at the Seguin Coliseum. Social time is at 11:30 a.m. followed by the program and lunch at noon. Entertainment provided by area students. Tickets are $12 with Early Bird RSVP by May 5 and $15 for walk-ins and non-chamber members. To RSVP, call 379-6382.

 

Car Wash

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

 

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

NPSOT Meeting

 

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

 

87's Memorial Day Run

 

Firefighters Fire & Iron Motorcyle Club presents 4th annual 87's Memorial Day Run on May 17 at Kraft Saloon. First bike out is at 11 a.m. There will be a gun raffle, music, fajita tacos and more. The cost is $209 per driver, $10 per passenger. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans Guadalupe County Chapter 61. For more information, email fireandironstation87@yahoo.com

 

Strikers Volleyball Club

 

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

 

Kinder Roundup

 

Seguin ISD is hosting Kinder Roundup on May 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at each elementary school in the district. Parents and students will be able to learn about kindergarten opportunities, expectations and prepare for the registration process. Kindergarten teachers will be in their classrooms to visit with families and help students become acquainted with their new school. For more information, call any Seguin ISD elementary school.

 

Yard/Bake Sale

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted. 

Garage Sale

Seguin Elks Lodge #1229 is having a Garage Sale on May 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food and door prizes. Booths are $15 for 2 tables inside and $10 for an outside setup. For more information, call 303-5844.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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Community Calendar

April 15th, 2014

FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 2014

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

MOPS Meeting

The next Seguin MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting is Thursday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hierholzer Hall. There will be dinner, childcare, a craft and a guest speaker to talk about "Finding Joy in the Middle of the Mess". For more information or to RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

Spring Wildlife Field Day

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Guadalupe County and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be hosting a Spring Wildlife Field Day on Tuesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the M.O. Neasloney Wildlife Management Area, 20700 State Hwy 80 N. Registration begins at 8:30. Registration is $15 and includes lunch and handout materials. The pre-registration deadline is April 17 at the Guadalupe County Extension Office. For more information, call 303-3889.

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Country Music Show

The Seguin Silver Center will host its Country Music Show on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 and admission is $5. Hamburgers, barbeque on bun, dessert and drinks will be available. Entertainers will include Chris Rybak, Dave Demeny and Lea Phelps.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" for ages 6 through 13 on Friday, April 18 from 7 to 10 at 624 Zorn St. Kids will enjoy pizza, organized games, music, friends and much more. The cost for members is $10 for the first child, $5 for every other and the cost for non-members is $15 for the first child, $5 for every other. For more information, call 379-7842.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Bobby Jordan on April 18, from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Fundraiser Dance, featuring Nathan Young and The Keen Country Band, on April 18 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. Tha hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center will be hosting a free Easter Eggstravaganza on Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. Children from the community are invited to participate in the egg hunt, games and picture opportunities with the Easter Bunny. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Pancake Breakfast

The Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department is having their annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 19 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kingsbury Fire Station. Plates include pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, orange juice, milk and coffee and are $5 for adults and $4 for children.

Zonta Club Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. The application deadline is April 19.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Vendors Needed

LULAC Council 682 will host the 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 2 and May 3 at Central Park. Food and arts and craft vendors are needed. Anyone interested in participating, may call 556-2887.

CCSCT Applications

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

 

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Blood Drive

Texas Lutheran University is having a Blood Drive on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on April 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Center. The public is invited.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Mosaic Community Church. The April Program will cover watersheds, nonpoint source pollution of streams and collaborative approaches for improving water quality.

Denim Day

The Zonta Club of Seguin encourages the community to wear denim jeans to work on April 23 for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Denim Day is the annual protest of an Italian Supreme Court Overturn of a rape conviction in which the judge decided that the victim must have helped the rapist remove her jeans, consenting to the rape.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-A-Thon

Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center will have its 5th Annual Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-A-Thon on April 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Fiesta Lanes, located at 1202 Huisache Ave. in New Braunfels. Registration deadline is April 23. For more information, call 303-4670.

Fiesta Celebration Dance

The Silver Center is having a Fiesta Celebration Dance, featuring Paul Sanchez & Wrangler Country, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 and there will be door prizes, party favors and more. For more information, call 303-6612.

Flapjack Jamboree/Silent Auction

Kiwanis Club of Seguin will have its annual Flapjack Jamboree and Silent Auction on April 26 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Silver Center. Tickets are $6.

Golf Tournament

IBEW Local #60 Retirees Club 2nd Annual Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 at The Golf Club, located at 300 Chaparral Dr. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. Participants may pre-register or arrive at check-in at 7:30 on the day of the tournament. The cost is $65 per player and includes green fee, range balls, cart and a barbeque lunch. Cash awards and door prizes will be distributed. For more information, call 210-262-1927.

Blumberg Reunion

Blumberg Reunion is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m. at Birdie Blumberg Kuempel's home, located at 1855 Monterrey Oak. There will be an auction to raise money for a historical marker for the Blumberg Cemetery in McQueeney. For more information, call 557-6411.

Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014

Pioneer Village Living History Center presents Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014 on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2122 North Saint Joseph St. in Gonzales. Events include a cooking competition, quilt show, live music, wagon rides, vendors and more. For more information, call 672-2157.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Seguin ISD Tech Fair

The 11th annual Seguin ISD Tech Fair is on scheduled on May 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Briesemeister Middle School. There will be demonstrations, presentations and more. Students and teachers will have the opportunity to win door prizes and lunch will be provided. For more information, call 401-8664.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Teacher of the Year Appreciation Luncheon

 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents Teacher of the Year Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, May 7 at the Seguin Coliseum. Social time is at 11:30 a.m. followed by the program and lunch at noon. Entertainment provided by area students. Tickets are $12 with Early Bird RSVP by May 5 and $15 for walk-ins and non-chamber members. To RSVP, call 379-6382.

 

Car Wash

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

 

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

NPSOT Meeting

 

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

 

87's Memorial Day Run

 

Firefighters Fire & Iron Motorcyle Club presents 4th annual 87's Memorial Day Run on May 17 at Kraft Saloon. First bike out is at 11 a.m. There will be a gun raffle, music, fajita tacos and more. The cost is $209 per driver, $10 per passenger. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans Guadalupe County Chapter 61. For more information, email fireandironstation87@yahoo.com

 

Strikers Volleyball Club

 

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

 

Kinder Roundup

 

Seguin ISD is hosting Kinder Roundup on May 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at each elementary school in the district. Parents and students will be able to learn about kindergarten opportunities, expectations and prepare for the registration process. Kindergarten teachers will be in their classrooms to visit with families and help students become acquainted with their new school. For more information, call any Seguin ISD elementary school.

 

Yard/Bake Sale

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted. 

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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April 14th, 2014

FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 15 2014

Comal Country Music Show

Comal Country Music Show is scheduled on Tuesday, April 15 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Braunfels. Featured artists include Bob Appel, Glen Collins and Loren Scudder. Doors open at 6 with a $5 cover charge. Sandwiches, desserts and cold drinks will be available. For more information, call 708-1292.

RSVP Trip to Chicago

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

MOPS Meeting

The next Seguin MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting is Thursday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hierholzer Hall. There will be dinner, childcare, a craft and a guest speaker to talk about "Finding Joy in the Middle of the Mess". For more information or to RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

Spring Wildlife Field Day

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Guadalupe County and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be hosting a Spring Wildlife Field Day on Tuesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the M.O. Neasloney Wildlife Management Area, 20700 State Hwy 80 N. Registration begins at 8:30. Registration is $15 and includes lunch and handout materials. The pre-registration deadline is April 17 at the Guadalupe County Extension Office. For more information, call 303-3889.

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Country Music Show

The Seguin Silver Center will host its Country Music Show on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 and admission is $5. Hamburgers, barbeque on bun, dessert and drinks will be available. Entertainers will include Chris Rybak, Dave Demeny and Lea Phelps.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Bobby Jordan on April 18, from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Fundraiser Dance, featuring Nathan Young and The Keen Country Band, on April 18 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. Tha hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center will be hosting a free Easter Eggstravaganza on Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. Children from the community are invited to participate in the egg hunt, games and picture opportunities with the Easter Bunny. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Pancake Breakfast

The Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department is having their annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 19 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kingsbury Fire Station. Plates include pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, orange juice, milk and coffee and are $5 for adults and $4 for children.

Zonta Club Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. The application deadline is April 19.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Vendors Needed

LULAC Council 682 will host the 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 2 and May 3 at Central Park. Food and arts and craft vendors are needed. Anyone interested in participating, may call 556-2887.

CCSCT Applications

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

 

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Blood Drive

Texas Lutheran University is having a Blood Drive on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on April 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Center. The public is invited.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Mosaic Community Church. The April Program will cover watersheds, nonpoint source pollution of streams and collaborative approaches for improving water quality.

Denim Day

The Zonta Club of Seguin encourages the community to wear denim jeans to work on April 23 for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Denim Day is the annual protest of an Italian Supreme Court Overturn of a rape conviction in which the judge decided that the victim must have helped the rapist remove her jeans, consenting to the rape.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Fiesta Celebration Dance

The Silver Center is having a Fiesta Celebration Dance, featuring Paul Sanchez & Wrangler Country, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 and there will be door prizes, party favors and more. For more information, call 303-6612.

Blumberg Reunion

Blumberg Reunion is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m. at Birdie Blumberg Kuempel's home, located at 1855 Monterrey Oak. There will be an auction to raise money for a historical marker for the Blumberg Cemetery in McQueeney. For more information, call 557-6411.

Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014

Pioneer Village Living History Center presents Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014 on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2122 North Saint Joseph St. in Gonzales. Events include a cooking competition, quilt show, live music, wagon rides, vendors and more. For more information, call 672-2157.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Seguin ISD Tech Fair

The 11th annual Seguin ISD Tech Fair is on scheduled on May 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Briesemeister Middle School. There will be demonstrations, presentations and more. Students and teachers will have the opportunity to win door prizes and lunch will be provided. For more information, call 401-8664.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Car Wash

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

 

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

NPSOT Meeting

 

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

87's Memorial Day Run

 

Firefighters Fire & Iron Motorcyle Club presents 4th annual 87's Memorial Day Run on May 17 at Kraft Saloon. First bike out is at 11 a.m. There will be a gun raffle, music, fajita tacos and more. The cost is $209 per driver, $10 per passenger. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans Guadalupe County Chapter 61. For more information, email fireandironstation87@yahoo.com

 

Strikers Volleyball Club

 

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

 

Kinder Roundup

 

Seguin ISD is hosting Kinder Roundup on May 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at each elementary school in the district. Parents and students will be able to learn about kindergarten opportunities, expectations and prepare for the registration process. Kindergarten teachers will be in their classrooms to visit with families and help students become acquainted with their new school. For more information, call any Seguin ISD elementary school.

 

Yard/Bake Sale

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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Community Calendar

April 14th, 2014

FOR MONDAY, APRIL 14 2014

Comal Country Music Show

Comal Country Music Show is scheduled on Tuesday, April 15 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Braunfels. Featured artists include Bob Appel, Glen Collins and Loren Scudder. Doors open at 6 with a $5 cover charge. Sandwiches, desserts and cold drinks will be available. For more information, call 708-1292.

RSVP Trip to Chicago

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Spring Wildlife Field Day

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Guadalupe County and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be hosting a Spring Wildlife Field Day on Tuesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the M.O. Neasloney Wildlife Management Area, 20700 State Hwy 80 N. Registration begins at 8:30. Registration is $15 and includes lunch and handout materials. The pre-registration deadline is April 17 at the Guadalupe County Extension Office. For more information, call 303-3889.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Fundraiser Dance, featuring Nathan Young and The Keen Country Band, on April 18 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. Tha hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center will be hosting a free Easter Eggstravaganza on Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. Children from the community are invited to participate in the egg hunt, games and picture opportunities with the Easter Bunny. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Zonta Club Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. The application deadline is April 19.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Vendors Needed

LULAC Council 682 will host the 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 2 and May 3 at Central Park. Food and arts and craft vendors are needed. Anyone interested in participating, may call 556-2887.

CCSCT Applications

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

 

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Mosaic Community Church. The April Program will cover watersheds, nonpoint source pollution of streams and collaborative approaches for improving water quality.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014

Pioneer Village Living History Center presents Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014 on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2122 North Saint Joseph St. in Gonzales. Events include a cooking competition, quilt show, live music, wagon rides, vendors and more. For more information, call 672-2157.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Car Wash

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

 

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

 

87's Memorial Day Run

 

Firefighters Fire & Iron Motorcyle Club presents 4th annual 87's Memorial Day Run on May 17 at Kraft Saloon. First bike out is at 11 a.m. There will be a gun raffle, music, fajita tacos and more. The cost is $209 per driver, $10 per passenger. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans Guadalupe County Chapter 61. For more information, email fireandironstation87@yahoo.com

 

Strikers Volleyball Club

 

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

 

Yard/Bake Sale

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted. 

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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Community Calendar

April 10th, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 11 2014

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Glen Collins and Alibi on April 11 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.

 

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Seguin 4-H Fundraiser

Seguin 4-H is having a scholarship fundraiser and will be selling breakfast taco and fajita taco, sausage wraps and desserts on April 12 in front of the Tractor-Supply, 1500 E. Court St. For more information, call 303-3889.

LBHS Meeting

Lincoln-Ball High School Alumni/Ex-Students Association will meet on Saturday, April 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the River Terrace Activity Center. Everyone is invited.

Meeting

The Seguin Art League will have their monthly meeting on Saturday, April 12 at GVEC in the Community Room at 10 a.m. Business will include discussion of Trade Days, results of the Strategic Planning Session and upcoming shows. For more information call, 876-8980.

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion. Early registration is $30 and $40 on the day of the race. Register online at athleteguild.com or at the Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team Ashworth/Hale will have a rummage sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at AutoZone.

Free Fun Run

The Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center is having a Free Fun Run on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Starcke Park West. The 3 mile Fun Run/Walk is for all levels, paces and ages.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

Sunday Country Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Country Dance, featuring Ken Simpson & the Sunshine Valley Boys from Austin, on April 13 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Vendors Needed

 

LULAC Council 682 will host the 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 2 and May 3 at Central Park. Food and arts and craft vendors are needed. Anyone interested in participating, may call 556-2887.

 

CCSCT Applications

 

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

 

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

 

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

 

TFB Scholarship

 

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Comal Country Music Show

Comal Country Music Show is scheduled on Tuesday, April 15 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Braunfels. Featured artists include Bob Appel, Glen Collins and Loren Scudder. Doors open at 6 with a $5 cover charge. Sandwiches, desserts and cold drinks will be available. For more information, call 708-1292.

RSVP Trip to Chicago

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Spring Wildlife Field Day

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Guadalupe County and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be hosting a Spring Wildlife Field Day on Tuesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the M.O. Neasloney Wildlife Management Area, 20700 State Hwy 80 N. Registration begins at 8:30. Registration is $15 and includes lunch and handout materials. The pre-registration deadline is April 17 at the Guadalupe County Extension Office. For more information, call 303-3889.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Fundraiser Dance, featuring Nathan Young and The Keen Country Band, on April 18 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. Tha hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center will be hosting a free Easter Eggstravaganza on Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. Children from the community are invited to participate in the egg hunt, games and picture opportunities with the Easter Bunny. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Mosaic Community Church. The April Program will cover watersheds, nonpoint source pollution of streams and collaborative approaches for improving water quality.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014

Pioneer Village Living History Center presents Dutch Oven Cook-off 2014 on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2122 North Saint Joseph St. in Gonzales. Events include a cooking competition, quilt show, live music, wagon rides, vendors and more. For more information, call 672-2157.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Car Wash

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

 

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

 

87's Memorial Day Run

 

Firefighters Fire & Iron Motorcyle Club presents 4th annual 87's Memorial Day Run on May 17 at Kraft Saloon. First bike out is at 11 a.m. There will be a gun raffle, music, fajita tacos and more. The cost is $209 per driver, $10 per passenger. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans Guadalupe County Chapter 61. For more information, email fireandironstation87@yahoo.com

 

Yard/Bake Sale

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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April 9th, 2014

FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 10 2014

3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show

The Texas Theatre presents the 3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes complimentary appetizers and beverages. There will also be door prizes. Tickets are available at D & D, Gift & Gourmet, Serenitiy Boutique, The Paisley Patch, Sheek by J, Maddy's Boutique, Fashion Magic and the Seguin Chamber Office.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Glen Collins and Alibi on April 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available beginning at 6:30 for a light supper.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Seguin 4-H Fundraiser

Seguin 4-H is having a scholarship fundraiser and will be selling breakfast taco and fajita taco, sausage wraps and desserts on April 12 in front of the Tractor-Supply, 1500 E. Court St. For more information, call 303-3889.

LBHS Meeting

Lincoln-Ball High School Alumni/Ex-Students Association will meet on Saturday, April 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the River Terrace Activity Center. Everyone is invited.

Meeting

The Seguin Art League will have their monthly meeting on Saturday, April 12 at GVEC in the Community Room at 10 a.m. Business will include discussion of Trade Days, results of the Strategic Planning Session and upcoming shows. For more information call, 876-8980.

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion. Early registration is $30 and $40 on the day of the race. Register online at athleteguild.com or at the Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team Ashworth/Hale will have a rummage sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at AutoZone.

Free Fun Run

The Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center is having a Free Fun Run on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Starcke Park West. The 3 mile Fun Run/Walk is for all levels, paces and ages.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

Sunday Country Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Country Dance, featuring Ken Simpson & the Sunshine Valley Boys from Austin, on April 13 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Vendors Needed

 

LULAC Council 682 will host the 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 2 and May 3 at Central Park. Food and arts and craft vendors are needed. Anyone interested in participating, may call 556-2887.

 

CCSCT Applications

 

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

 

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

 

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

 

TFB Scholarship

 

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Comal Country Music Show

Comal Country Music Show is scheduled on Tuesday, April 15 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Braunfels. Featured artists include Bob Appel, Glen Collins and Loren Scudder. Doors open at 6 with a $5 cover charge. Sandwiches, desserts and cold drinks will be available. For more information, call 708-1292.

RSVP Trip to Chicago

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Guadalupe Valley Nursing Center will be hosting a free Easter Eggstravaganza on Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. Children from the community are invited to participate in the egg hunt, games and picture opportunities with the Easter Bunny. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will meet on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Mosaic Community Church. The April Program will cover watersheds, nonpoint source pollution of streams and collaborative approaches for improving water quality.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Car Wash

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

 

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

 

Yard/Bake Sale

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted. 

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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April 8th, 2014

FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 09 2014

3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show

The Texas Theatre presents the 3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes complimentary appetizers and beverages. There will also be door prizes. Tickets are available at D & D, Gift & Gourmet, Serenitiy Boutique, The Paisley Patch, Sheek by J, Maddy's Boutique, Fashion Magic and the Seguin Chamber Office.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Seguin 4-H Fundraiser

Seguin 4-H is having a scholarship fundraiser and will be selling breakfast taco and fajita taco, sausage wraps and desserts on April 12 in front of the Tractor-Supply, 1500 E. Court St. For more information, call 303-3889.

LBHS Meeting

Lincoln-Ball High School Alumni/Ex-Students Association will meet on Saturday, April 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the River Terrace Activity Center. Everyone is invited.

Meeting

The Seguin Art League will have their monthly meeting on Saturday, April 12 at GVEC in the Community Room at 10 a.m. Business will include discussion of Trade Days, results of the Strategic Planning Session and upcoming shows. For more information call, 876-8980.

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion. Early registration is $30 and $40 on the day of the race. Register online at athleteguild.com or at the Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team Ashworth/Hale will have a rummage sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at AutoZone.

Free Fun Run

The Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center is having a Free Fun Run on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Starcke Park West. The 3 mile Fun Run/Walk is for all levels, paces and ages.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

Sunday Country Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Country Dance, featuring Ken Simpson & the Sunshine Valley Boys from Austin, on April 13 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to the public.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Vendors Needed

 

LULAC Council 682 will host the 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 2 and May 3 at Central Park. Food and arts and craft vendors are needed. Anyone interested in participating, may call 556-2887.

 

CCSCT Applications

 

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

 

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

 

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

 

TFB Scholarship

 

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Comal Country Music Show

Comal Country Music Show is scheduled on Tuesday, April 15 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Braunfels. Featured artists include Bob Appel, Glen Collins and Loren Scudder. Doors open at 6 with a $5 cover charge. Sandwiches, desserts and cold drinks will be available. For more information, call 708-1292.

RSVP Trip to Chicago

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Car Wash

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

 

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

 

Yard/Bake Sale

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted. 

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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Community Calendar

April 7th, 2014

FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 08 2014

CCGS Meeting

The Comal County Genealogy Society will meet on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Emmie Seele Faust meeting room, located at 402 W. Coll St. Members and visitors are welcome. For more information, call 625-8937.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show

The Texas Theatre presents the 3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes complimentary appetizers and beverages. There will also be door prizes. Tickets are available at D & D, Gift & Gourmet, Serenitiy Boutique, The Paisley Patch, Sheek by J, Maddy's Boutique, Fashion Magic and the Seguin Chamber Office.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Meeting

The Seguin Art League will have their monthly meeting on Saturday, April 12 at GVEC in the Community Room at 10 a.m. Business will include discussion of Trade Days, results of the Strategic Planning Session and upcoming shows. For more information call, 876-8980.

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion. Early registration is $30 and $40 on the day of the race. Register online at athleteguild.com or at the Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team Ashworth/Hale will have a rummage sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at AutoZone.

Free Fun Run

The Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center is having a Free Fun Run on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Starcke Park West. The 3 mile Fun Run/Walk is for all levels, paces and ages.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

CCSCT Applications

 

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090. 

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

RSVP Trip to Chicago

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Dodge Ball Tournament

 

Navarro High School Dodge Ball Tournament is scheduled on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Navarro High School Event Center. The cost is $5 for spectators and $10 per person for a team of 6. Students 9th through 12th grades, parents, teachers, administrators and business owners are all welcome to form a team with a theme. Registration forms are available at NHS or by emailing marydee0409@gmail.com. Donations are accepted and volunteers are needed. Proceeds benefit 2014 Project Graduation.

 

Car Wash

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a Mother's Day car wash on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Commercial Bank. Car wash, dry and tire shine is $10. Donations are accepted.

 

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

 

Yard/Bake Sale

 

Seguin Knights Basketball Team is having a yard/bake sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone. Donations are accepted.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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Community Calendar

April 4th, 2014

FOR MONDAY, APRIL 07 2014

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

CCGS Meeting

The Comal County Genealogy Society will meet on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Emmie Seele Faust meeting room, located at 402 W. Coll St. Members and visitors are welcome. For more information, call 625-8937.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show

The Texas Theatre presents the 3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes complimentary appetizers and beverages. There will also be door prizes. Tickets are available at D & D, Gift & Gourmet, Serenitiy Boutique, The Paisley Patch, Sheek by J, Maddy's Boutique, Fashion Magic and the Seguin Chamber Office.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour

Sunrise Rotary Bike Tour is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion. Early registration is $30 and $40 on the day of the race. Register online at athleteguild.com or at the Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team Ashworth/Hale will have a rummage sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at AutoZone.

Free Fun Run

The Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center is having a Free Fun Run on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Starcke Park West. The 3 mile Fun Run/Walk is for all levels, paces and ages.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

CCSCT Applications

 

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090. 

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

RSVP Trip to Chicago

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Flea Market

American Legion Riders Post 245 is having a Flea Market on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Spaces are available, $15 for a table inside and $10 for a space outside. Burgers, hotdogs, drinks and baked goods will be available. To rent a space, call 303-2564.

Rummage/Bake Sale

The Belmont Community Center's annual rummage and bake sale is on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations will be received on April 23 through April 25 at the center on 90A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 437-2753.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited. 

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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Community Calendar

April 3rd, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 04 2014

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 4 and April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

 

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Breakfast Taco Sale

Relay For Life Team Hope is having a breakfast and brisket taco sale on April 4 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Advanced Home Health. All proceeds benefit Guadalupe County Relay For Life American Cancer Society.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Clark Grein and Two Way Street on April 4 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available at 6:30 for a light supper.

Friday Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Friday Dance, featuring Bobby Jordan and the Ridgecreek Band, on April 4 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. For reservations, call 379-1971.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Garage Sale

The Meadow Lake Homeowners Association and Meadow Lake are having a large garage sale on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 300 block of Meadow Lake Dr. in the triangle. Food will also be available. Proceeds benefit park improvements.

Shine it Up and Show it Off

Relay for Life Team Gump will have its 2nd Annual Shine it up and Show it off Car Show and Barbeque on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cancer Care Centers of South Texas parking lot, located at 1448 E. Common St. in New Braunfels. Barbeque plates are $6 each. Registration is $20 for your car plus one barbeque plate. To register, email Stephanie.howle@usoncology.com.

RFL Fundraiser

Relay for Life Team "Irma's Angels" is having a barbeque chicken and sausage plate with all the trimmings fundraiser on Saturday, April 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at AutoZone. Plates are $8. Tickets can be bought by calling, 557-8008.

Marion Trade Days

Marion Trade Days is scheduled on April 5 downtown Marion from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Events include classic cars, trucks and motorcyles with spaces available, arts & craft booths and more. Vendors are needed. For more information, call 660-9660.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Moona & Roles' Believers F.L is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at Parkers Pharmacy in the rear parking area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Car Wash

Guadalupe Valley Young Marines is having a car wash on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Commercial Bank, HEB parking lot. Funds raised will benefit the National Encampment this Summer in Oklahoma. For more information, email gvyoungmarines@gmail.com

100th Birthday

The Heritage Museum salutes and celebrates True Woman Virginia Woods on her 100th Birthday with a special exhibit on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Garage Sale

Relay for Life Team will have a Garage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at 1005 E. Court St. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 2014 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 5. Following the Walk for Life, there will a celebration with music, food, prizes and fun. To register, visit couldbepregnant.com under the events-join us tab.

Flea Market/Bake Sale

Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge is having a flea market, arts & crafts show and bake sale on Saturday, April 5 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions food and drink will be available. For more information, call 379-2641.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country Dance, featuring the Weldon Henson Band from Austin, on Sunday April 6 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free ans open to everyone.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 6 and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

CCSCT Applications

Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Eligibility is based on age and income only. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify, even if the school year begins prior to that date. Applications may be picked up at any center located in New Braunfels, Marion, McQueeney, Cibolo and Seguin between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more informaton, call 379-8090.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

CCGS Meeting

The Comal County Genealogy Society will meet on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Emmie Seele Faust meeting room, located at 402 W. Coll St. Members and visitors are welcome. For more information, call 625-8937.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show

The Texas Theatre presents the 3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes complimentary appetizers and beverages. There will also be door prizes. Tickets are available at D & D, Gift & Gourmet, Serenitiy Boutique, The Paisley Patch, Sheek by J, Maddy's Boutique, Fashion Magic and the Seguin Chamber Office.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Free Fun Run

The Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center is having a Free Fun Run on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Starcke Park West. The 3 mile Fun Run/Walk is for all levels, paces and ages.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on April 29 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card or $20 without. Register for the half day class by calling 303-6612.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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April 2nd, 2014

FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 03 2014

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on April 3.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Breakfast Taco Sale

Relay For Life Team Hope is having a breakfast and brisket taco sale on April 4 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Advanced Home Health. All proceeds benefit Guadalupe County Relay For Life American Cancer Society.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Clark Grein and Two Way Street on April 4 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available at 6:30 for a light supper.

Friday Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Friday Dance, featuring Bobby Jordan and the Ridgecreek Band, on April 4 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. For reservations, call 379-1971.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Garage Sale

The Meadow Lake Homeowners Association and Meadow Lake are having a large garage sale on Saturday, April 5 at the triangle. Food will also be available for purchase.

Shine it Up and Show it Off

Relay for Life Team Gump will have its 2nd Annual Shine it up and Show it off Car Show and Barbeque on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cancer Care Centers of South Texas parking lot, located at 1448 E. Common St. in New Braunfels. Barbeque plates are $6 each. Registration is $20 for your car plus one barbeque plate. To register, email Stephanie.howle@usoncology.com.

RFL Fundraiser

Relay for Life Team "Irma's Angels" is having a barbeque chicken and sausage plate with all the trimmings fundraiser on Saturday, April 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at AutoZone. Plates are $8. Tickets can be bought by calling, 557-8008.

Marion Trade Days

Marion Trade Days is scheduled on April 5 downtown Marion from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Events include classic cars, trucks and motorcyles with spaces available, arts & craft booths and more. Vendors are needed. For more information, call 660-9660.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Moona & Roles' Believers F.L is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at Parkers Pharmacy in the rear parking area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Car Wash

Guadalupe Valley Young Marines is having a car wash on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Commercial Bank, HEB parking lot. Funds raised will benefit the National Encampment this Summer in Oklahoma. For more information, email gvyoungmarines@gmail.com

100th Birthday

The Heritage Museum salutes and celebrates True Woman Virginia Woods on her 100th Birthday with a special exhibit on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Garage Sale

Relay for Life Team will have a Garage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at 1005 E. Court St. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 2014 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 5. Following the Walk for Life, there will a celebration with music, food, prizes and fun. To register, visit couldbepregnant.com under the events-join us tab.

Flea Market/Bake Sale

Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge is having a flea market, arts & crafts show and bake sale on Saturday, April 5 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions food and drink will be available. For more information, call 379-2641.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country Dance, featuring the Weldon Henson Band from Austin, on Sunday April 6 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free ans open to everyone.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 6 and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show

The Texas Theatre presents the 3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes complimentary appetizers and beverages. There will also be door prizes. Tickets are available at D & D, Gift & Gourmet, Serenitiy Boutique, The Paisley Patch, Sheek by J, Maddy's Boutique, Fashion Magic and the Seguin Chamber Office.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Free Fun Run

The Guadalupe Regional Wellness Center is having a Free Fun Run on Saturday, April 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Starcke Park West. The 3 mile Fun Run/Walk is for all levels, paces and ages.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Easter Egg Hunt

Pan America Golf Association is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for ages 1 to 11, on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Juan Seguin Field.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Navarro ISD Sports Physicals

Navarro ISD annual sports physicals and ECG test is scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 in the Event Center at 4 p.m. The cost is $25 for the physical and $15 for the ECG. Any aged student is welcome to attend.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Triple A 5K Color Run

 

Guadalupe County 100 Club presents the 4th annual Triple A 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Starcke Park Track. Early registration fee is $20, includes a t-shirt and is due by May 15. Registration on the day of the event does not include a t-shirt. Register online at athleteguild.com or at Century 21 United D&D. For more information, call 210-317-6937.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited. 

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

Cinderella Ball

Seguin Police Department DARE Program presents the 5th annual Cinderella Ball on Friday, June 27 at the Seguin Coliseum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per couple. Valet parking is $5 and carriage rides with a photo start at $20. There will be a dinner, dance and free photo and corsage with every ticket purchase. Tickets may be purchased at Serenity Boutique, Gift & Gourmet or by calling 401-2386.

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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Community Calendar

April 1st, 2014

FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 02 2014

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

Water to Thrive

TLU presents the 3rd Annual Water to Thrive silent auction and benefit dinner on April 3 at 5 p.m. in the Jackson Student Activity Center. Tickets are $15. To reserve, call 372-8160.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on April 3.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

Breakfast Taco Sale

Relay For Life Team Hope is having a breakfast and brisket taco sale on April 4 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Advanced Home Health. All proceeds benefit Guadalupe County Relay For Life American Cancer Society.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Clark Grein and Two Way Street on April 4 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available at 6:30 for a light supper.

Friday Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Friday Dance, featuring Bobby Jordan and the Ridgecreek Band, on April 4 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. For reservations, call 379-1971.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Shine it Up and Show it Off

Relay for Life Team Gump will have its 2nd Annual Shine it up and Show it off Car Show and Barbeque on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cancer Care Centers of South Texas parking lot, located at 1448 E. Common St. in New Braunfels. Barbeque plates are $6 each. Registration is $20 for your car plus one barbeque plate. To register, email Stephanie.howle@usoncology.com.

RFL Fundraiser

Relay for Life Team "Irma's Angels" is having a barbeque chicken and sausage plate with all the trimmings fundraiser on Saturday, April 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at AutoZone. Plates are $8. Tickets can be bought by calling, 557-8008.

Marion Trade Days

Marion Trade Days is scheduled on April 5 downtown Marion from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Events include classic cars, trucks and motorcyles with spaces available, arts & craft booths and more. Vendors are needed. For more information, call 660-9660.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Moona & Roles' Believers F.L is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at Parkers Pharmacy in the rear parking area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Car Wash

Guadalupe Valley Young Marines is having a car wash on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Commercial Bank, HEB parking lot. Funds raised will benefit the National Encampment this Summer in Oklahoma. For more information, email gvyoungmarines@gmail.com

100th Birthday

The Heritage Museum salutes and celebrates True Woman Virginia Woods on her 100th Birthday with a special exhibit on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 2014 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 5. Following the Walk for Life, there will a celebration with music, food, prizes and fun. To register, visit couldbepregnant.com under the events-join us tab.

Flea Market/Bake Sale

Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge is having a flea market, arts & crafts show and bake sale on Saturday, April 5 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions food and drink will be available. For more information, call 379-2641.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country Dance, featuring the Weldon Henson Band from Austin, on Sunday April 6 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free ans open to everyone.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 6 and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show

The Texas Theatre presents the 3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes complimentary appetizers and beverages. There will also be door prizes. Tickets are available at D & D, Gift & Gourmet, Serenitiy Boutique, The Paisley Patch, Sheek by J, Maddy's Boutique, Fashion Magic and the Seguin Chamber Office.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Blood Drive

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center will have a Blood Drive on Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Selig Room. For more information, call 401-7211.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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March 31st, 2014

FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 01 2014

Country Music Show and Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country Music Show and Dance on Tuesday, April 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5:30. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under. The hall is smoke free and open to the public. For reservations, call 512-825-2180.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

Water to Thrive

TLU presents the 3rd Annual Water to Thrive silent auction and benefit dinner on April 3 at 5 p.m. in the Jackson Student Activity Center. Tickets are $15. To reserve, call 372-8160.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on April 3.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Clark Grein and Two Way Street on April 4 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available at 6:30 for a light supper.

Friday Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Friday Dance, featuring Bobby Jordan and the Ridgecreek Band, on April 4 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. For reservations, call 379-1971.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Shine it Up and Show it Off

Relay for Life Team Gump will have its 2nd Annual Shine it up and Show it off Car Show and Barbeque on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cancer Care Centers of South Texas parking lot, located at 1448 E. Common St. in New Braunfels. Barbeque plates are $6 each. Registration is $20 for your car plus one barbeque plate. To register, email Stephanie.howle@usoncology.com.

RFL Fundraiser

Relay for Life Team "Irma's Angels" is having a barbeque chicken and sausage plate with all the trimmings fundraiser on Saturday, April 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at AutoZone. Plates are $8. Tickets can be bought by calling, 557-8008.

Marion Trade Days

Marion Trade Days is scheduled on April 5 downtown Marion from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Events include classic cars, trucks and motorcyles with spaces available, arts & craft booths and more. Vendors are needed. For more information, call 660-9660.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Moona & Roles' Believers F.L is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at Parkers Pharmacy in the rear parking area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Car Wash

Guadalupe Valley Young Marines is having a car wash on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Commercial Bank, HEB parking lot. Funds raised will benefit the National Encampment this Summer in Oklahoma. For more information, email gvyoungmarines@gmail.com

100th Birthday

The Heritage Museum salutes and celebrates True Woman Virginia Woods on her 100th Birthday with a special exhibit on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 2014 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 5. Following the Walk for Life, there will a celebration with music, food, prizes and fun. To register, visit couldbepregnant.com under the events-join us tab.

Flea Market/Bake Sale

Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge is having a flea market, arts & crafts show and bake sale on Saturday, April 5 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions food and drink will be available. For more information, call 379-2641.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country Dance, featuring the Weldon Henson Band from Austin, on Sunday April 6 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free ans open to everyone.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 6 and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show

The Texas Theatre presents the 3rd Annual Rock the Runway Style Show on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes complimentary appetizers and beverages. There will also be door prizes. Tickets are available at D & D, Gift & Gourmet, Serenitiy Boutique, The Paisley Patch, Sheek by J, Maddy's Boutique, Fashion Magic and the Seguin Chamber Office.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 672 will meet on April 11 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Garage "Bag" Sale

There will be a Garage "Bag" Sale on Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. at Minigrip, located at 1024 Freeport Way. All proceeds go to the United Way of Guadalupe County.

Batey Family Reunion

Batey Family Reunion is scheduled on Saturday April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dewville Methodist Church, located at FM 1117 Seguin/Nixon. Bring meat and veggie or dessert.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

TLU Guitarist

Texas Lutheran University School of Music presents faculty member, guitarist Joseph Palmer, in recital on Wednesday, April 16 in Ayers Recital Hall in the Schuech Fine Arts Building at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited. 

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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March 31st, 2014

FOR MONDAY, MARCH 31 2014

LULAC Scholarship

The LULAC Council No. 682 is offering seven scholarships to seniors of any background graduating from Seguin, Navarro, and Marion High Schools. Applicants are required to complete and submit an LNSF application to their respective counselor by March 31. Application requires an essay and finalists will be interviewed to determine the seven scholarship winners. Applications are available from the guidance office at each high school. Scholarship forms and further information can also be downloaded by visiting lnesc.org

 

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

Country Music Show and Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country Music Show and Dance on Tuesday, April 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5:30. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under. The hall is smoke free and open to the public. For reservations, call 512-825-2180.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

Water to Thrive

TLU presents the 3rd Annual Water to Thrive silent auction and benefit dinner on April 3 at 5 p.m. in the Jackson Student Activity Center. Tickets are $15. To reserve, call 372-8160.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on April 3.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Shine it Up and Show it Off

Relay for Life Team Gump will have its 2nd Annual Shine it up and Show it off Car Show and Barbeque on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cancer Care Centers of South Texas parking lot, located at 1448 E. Common St. in New Braunfels. Barbeque plates are $6 each. Registration is $20 for your car plus one barbeque plate. To register, email Stephanie.howle@usoncology.com.

Car Wash

Guadalupe Valley Young Marines is having a car wash on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Commercial Bank, HEB parking lot. Funds raised will benefit the National Encampment this Summer in Oklahoma. For more information, email gvyoungmarines@gmail.com

100th Birthday

The Heritage Museum salutes and celebrates True Woman Virginia Woods on her 100th Birthday with a special exhibit on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team The Whiners and Mary's Angels is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at Parkers Pharmacy in the rear parking area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 2014 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 5. Following the Walk for Life, there will a celebration with music, food, prizes and fun. To register, visit couldbepregnant.com under the events-join us tab.

Flea Market/Bake Sale

Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge is having a flea market, arts & crafts show and bake sale on Saturday, April 5 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions food and drink will be available. For more information, call 379-2641.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of April 6 and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Golf Tournament

The Seguin ROTC Booster Club will be having their 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and cash prizes will be given. For more information, call 372-5770, ext. 20705.

 

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs

 

Texas Special Kids Network presents 4th Annual Walk for Autism & Special Needs on Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max Starcke Park Pavillion. The walk begins at 9 and the special needs fair is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be food, music, kids activities and more.

 

Solo Exhibition Reception

 

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited. 

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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Community Calendar

March 27th, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 28 2014

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Al Michalczak and The Countrymen on March 28 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches are available for a light supper.

Barbeque Cook-Off

Stockdale Lions Club is having a barbeque cook-off on March 28 and March 29 at Stockdale City Park. Events include, live entertainment, mud run, volleyballl tournament, kickball, washer tournament, food and more. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call 996-1300.

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Garage Sale

South Texas Flamers AAU Track and Field Club is having a garage sale on Saturday, March 29 at 102 S. Bauer from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All funds raised will be forwarded to the club for athletes summer participation expense and summer equipment. For more information, call 305-2492.

Scholarship Dinner

Marion Band Boosters will be hosting their annual Scholarship Dinner for graduating seniors on Saturday, March 29 at the Marion Middle School cafeteria. Dinner is $6 a plate and consists of 3 crispy tacos, beans, rice, fixings and a drink. Dinner will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. Middle School and High School Bands will provide live entertainment. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Public School Employees Retirement Seminar

Seuin-Guadalupe County Retired Teachers presents a public school employees retirement seminar on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Goodnight Middle School Auditorium in San Marcos. For more information, call 557-4252.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 29 and April 3.

Heavenly Moms Team Fundraiser

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbebque plate fundraiser on March 29 at AutoZone parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 210-771-9568.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Garage Sale

Relay For Life is having a Garage Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 822 Baker Ave. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

Golf Tournament

The Marion Athletic Booster Club will be having a golf tournament at Max Starcke Park on Saturday, March 29. Tee off time will be at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Marion Athletes and the Marion Athletic Department. For more information, call 743-0291.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

 

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of March 30, April 6, and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

Sunday Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Sam Bentley Band, on March 30 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone.

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

LULAC Scholarship

The LULAC Council No. 682 is offering seven scholarships to seniors of any background graduating from Seguin, Navarro, and Marion High Schools. Applicants are required to complete and submit an LNSF application to their respective counselor by Friday, March 31. Application requires an essay and finalists will be interviewed to determine the seven scholarship winners. Applications are available from the guidance office at each high school. Scholarship forms and further information can also be downloaded by visiting lnesc.org

 

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

Country Music Show and Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country Music Show and Dance on Tuesday, April 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5:30. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under. The hall is smoke free and open to the public. For reservations, call 512-825-2180.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

Water to Thrive

TLU presents the 3rd Annual Water to Thrive silent auction and benefit dinner on April 3 at 5 p.m. in the Jackson Student Activity Center. Tickets are $15. To reserve, call 372-8160.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Car Wash

Guadalupe Valley Young Marines is having a car wash on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Commercial Bank, HEB parking lot. Funds raised will benefit the National Encampment this Summer in Oklahoma. For more information, email gvyoungmarines@gmail.com

100th Birthday

The Heritage Museum salutes and celebrates True Woman Virginia Woods on her 100th Birthday with a special exhibit on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team The Whiners and Mary's Angels is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at Parkers Pharmacy in the rear parking area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 2014 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 5. Following the Walk for Life, there will a celebration with music, food, prizes and fun. To register, visit couldbepregnant.com under the events-join us tab.

Flea Market/Bake Sale

Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge is having a flea market, arts & crafts show and bake sale on Saturday, April 5 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions food and drink will be available. For more information, call 379-2641.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, April 17 at the Justice Center at 7 p.m. There is a short social function prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or call 303-3889.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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Community Calendar

March 26th, 2014

FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 27 2014

Spanish Language Club

The Seguin Public Library presents Spanish Language Club on March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Language Club will give you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome and the program is free and open to the public.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 27, March 29 and April 3.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Al Michalczak and The Countrymen on March 28 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches are available for a light supper.

Barbeque Cook-Off

Stockdale Lions Club is having a barbeque cook-off on March 28 and March 29 at Stockdale City Park. Events include, live entertainment, mud run, volleyballl tournament, kickball, washer tournament, food and more. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call 996-1300.

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Garage Sale

South Texas Flamers AAU Track and Field Club is having a garage sale on Saturday, March 29 at 102 S. Bauer from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All funds raised will be forwarded to the club for athletes summer participation expense and summer equipment. For more information, call 305-2492.

Scholarship Dinner

Marion Band Boosters will be hosting their annual Scholarship Dinner for graduating seniors on Saturday, March 29 at the Marion Middle School cafeteria. Dinner is $6 a plate and consists of 3 crispy tacos, beans, rice, fixings and a drink. Dinner will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. Middle School and High School Bands will provide live entertainment. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Public School Employees Retirement Seminar

Seuin-Guadalupe County Retired Teachers presents a public school employees retirement seminar on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Goodnight Middle School Auditorium in San Marcos. For more information, call 557-4252.

Heavenly Moms Team Fundraiser

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbebque plate fundraiser on March 29 at AutoZone parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 210-771-9568.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Garage Sale

Relay For Life is having a Garage Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 822 Baker Ave. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

Golf Tournament

The Marion Athletic Booster Club will be having a golf tournament at Max Starcke Park on Saturday, March 29. Tee off time will be at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Marion Athletes and the Marion Athletic Department. For more information, call 743-0291.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

 

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of March 30, April 6, and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

Sunday Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Sam Bentley Band, on March 30 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone.

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

VITA

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to the Beck Administration Building now until April 12.

LULAC Scholarship

The LULAC Council No. 682 is offering seven scholarships to seniors of any background graduating from Seguin, Navarro, and Marion High Schools. Applicants are required to complete and submit an LNSF application to their respective counselor by Friday, March 31. Application requires an essay and finalists will be interviewed to determine the seven scholarship winners. Applications are available from the guidance office at each high school. Scholarship forms and further information can also be downloaded by visiting lnesc.org

 

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team The Whiners and Mary's Angels is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at Parkers Pharmacy in the rear parking area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 2014 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 5. Following the Walk for Life, there will a celebration with music, food, prizes and fun. To register, visit couldbepregnant.com under the events-join us tab.

Flea Market/Bake Sale

Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge is having a flea market, arts & crafts show and bake sale on Saturday, April 5 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions food and drink will be available. For more information, call 379-2641.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Moonlight and Roses

The Seguin Main Street Program presents Moonlight and Roses on Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Rose Garden, in Walnut Springs Park. Those attending should bring their own beverage and lawn chair. Jazz music will be provided by the Dirty River Dixieband with a special guest appearance by Shaakir. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and commemorative glasses will be sold for $5. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Texas Theatre.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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Community Calendar

March 26th, 2014

FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26 2014

March Adult Craft Club

The Seguin Public Library presents March Adult Craft Club meetings on March 26 at 6 p.m. and March 27 at 9 a.m. Spend an hour creating flower pens using upcycled book pages and cans. Supplies are provided. The program will have a limited number of participants. To sign up, call 401-2422.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Spanish Language Club

The Seguin Public Library presents Spanish Language Club on March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Language Club will give you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome and the program is free and open to the public.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 27, March 29 and April 3.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Al Michalczak and The Countrymen on March 28 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches are available for a light supper.

Barbeque Cook-Off

Stockdale Lions Club is having a barbeque cook-off on March 28 and March 29 at Stockdale City Park. Events include, live entertainment, mud run, volleyballl tournament, kickball, washer tournament, food and more. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call 996-1300.

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Garage Sale

South Texas Flamers AAU Track and Field Club is having a garage sale on Saturday, March 29 at 102 S. Bauer from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All funds raised will be forwarded to the club for athletes summer participation expense and summer equipment. For more information, call 305-2492.

Scholarship Dinner

Marion Band Boosters will be hosting their annual Scholarship Dinner for graduating seniors on Saturday, March 29 at the Marion Middle School cafeteria. Dinner is $6 a plate and consists of 3 crispy tacos, beans, rice, fixings and a drink. Dinner will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. Middle School and High School Bands will provide live entertainment. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Public School Employees Retirement Seminar

Seuin-Guadalupe County Retired Teachers presents a public school employees retirement seminar on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Goodnight Middle School Auditorium in San Marcos. For more information, call 557-4252.

Heavenly Moms Team Fundraiser

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbebque plate fundraiser on March 29 at AutoZone parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 210-771-9568.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Garage Sale

Relay For Life is having a Garage Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 822 Baker Ave. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

Golf Tournament

The Marion Athletic Booster Club will be having a golf tournament at Max Starcke Park on Saturday, March 29. Tee off time will be at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Marion Athletes and the Marion Athletic Department. For more information, call 743-0291.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

Sunday Dance

 

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Sam Bentley Band, on March 30 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone. 

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to ChicagoRSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of March 30, April 6, and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team The Whiners and Mary's Angels is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 5 at Parkers Pharmacy in the rear parking area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center will have its 2014 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 5. Following the Walk for Life, there will a celebration with music, food, prizes and fun. To register, visit couldbepregnant.com under the events-join us tab.

Flea Market/Bake Sale

Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge is having a flea market, arts & crafts show and bake sale on Saturday, April 5 at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions food and drink will be available. For more information, call 379-2641.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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Community Calendar

March 24th, 2014

FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 25 2014

Free Computer Classes at the Library

The Seguin Public Library will host free computer classes on Tuesday, March 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All classes are free and open to the public. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. To register, visit seguin.lib.tx.us or call 401-2422.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Guadalupe Master Naturalists program will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at The Heritage Museum. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and refreshments followed by the one hour program at 7. A short business meeting for the Master Naturalists will follow. The program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

March Adult Craft Club

The Seguin Public Library presents March Adult Craft Club meetings on March 26 at 6 p.m. and March 27 at 9 a.m. Spend an hour creating flower pens using upcycled book pages and cans. Supplies are provided. The program will have a limited number of participants. To sign up, call 401-2422.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Spanish Language Club

The Seguin Public Library presents Spanish Language Club on March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Language Club will give you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome and the program is free and open to the public.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 27, March 29 and April 3.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Al Michalczak and The Countrymen on March 28 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches are available for a light supper.

Barbeque Cook-Off

Stockdale Lions Club is having a barbeque cook-off on March 28 and March 29 at Stockdale City Park. Events include, live entertainment, mud run, volleyballl tournament, kickball, washer tournament, food and more. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call 996-1300.

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Scholarship Dinner

Marion Band Boosters will be hosting their annual Scholarship Dinner for graduating seniors on Saturday, March 29 at the Marion Middle School cafeteria. Dinner is $6 a plate and consists of 3 crispy tacos, beans, rice, fixings and a drink. Dinner will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. Middle School and High School Bands will provide live entertainment. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Public School Employees Retirement Seminar

Seuin-Guadalupe County Retired Teachers presents a public school employees retirement seminar on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Goodnight Middle School Auditorium in San Marcos. For more information, call 557-4252.

Heavenly Moms Team Fundraiser

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbebque plate fundraiser on March 29 at AutoZone parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 210-771-9568.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Garage Sale

Relay For Life is having a Garage Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 822 Baker Ave. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

Golf Tournament

The Marion Athletic Booster Club will be having a golf tournament at Max Starcke Park on Saturday, March 29. Tee off time will be at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Marion Athletes and the Marion Athletic Department. For more information, call 743-0291.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

Sunday Dance

 

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Sam Bentley Band, on March 30 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone. 

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of March 30, April 6, and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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Community Calendar

March 21st, 2014

FOR MONDAY, MARCH 24 2014

Meeting

The Guadalupe County Aggie Mothers Club is hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. All Aggie Moms are welcome to join for dinner and Aggie fellowship. For more information, call 305-3759.

Free Computer Classes at the Library

The Seguin Public Library will host free computer classes on Tuesday, March 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All classes are free and open to the public. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. To register, visit seguin.lib.tx.us or call 401-2422.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Guadalupe Master Naturalists program will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at The Heritage Museum. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and refreshments followed by the one hour program at 7. A short business meeting for the Master Naturalists will follow. The program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

March Adult Craft Club

The Seguin Public Library presents March Adult Craft Club meetings on March 26 at 6 p.m. and March 27 at 9 a.m. Spend an hour creating flower pens using upcycled book pages and cans. Supplies are provided. The program will have a limited number of participants. To sign up, call 401-2422.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Spanish Language Club

The Seguin Public Library presents Spanish Language Club on March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Language Club will give you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome and the program is free and open to the public.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 27, March 29 and April 3.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Barbeque Cook-Off

Stockdale Lions Club is having a barbeque cook-off on March 28 and March 29 at Stockdale City Park. Events include, live entertainment, mud run, volleyballl tournament, kickball, washer tournament, food and more. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call 996-1300.

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Public School Employees Retirement Seminar

Seuin-Guadalupe County Retired Teachers presents a public school employees retirement seminar on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Goodnight Middle School Auditorium in San Marcos. For more information, call 557-4252.

Heavenly Moms Team Fundraiser

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbebque plate fundraiser on March 29 at AutoZone parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 210-771-9568.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Garage Sale

Relay For Life is having a Garage Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 822 Baker Ave. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

Sunday Dance

 

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Sam Bentley Band, on March 30 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone.

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Strikers Volleyball Club

The Strikers Volleyball Club will have camps for girls in grades 3 through 8 at Seguin High School’s Tom Crump Gym. Session I consists of March 30, April 6, and April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Session II is on May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for each session is $55. For more information, call 210-363-9586.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

GVHFH Store

The public is invited to see the Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity's store at 256 W. Court St. on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Free food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wanting to volunteer to help build homes are asked to call 534-3290.

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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March 20th, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 21 2014

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four Band from Round Top, on March 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Sam Bentley on March 21 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team Guevara is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, March 22 at Cazadores Nightclub, located at 745 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society

Try Outs

All girls in 4th and 5th grades wanting to tryout for AAU select basketball for the upcoming season can join Seguin Knights AAU on Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club at 624 Zorn St. A parent must be present to sign a release form. For more information, call 865-9055.

Rummage/Bake Sale

Marion Project Graduation is having a Rummage/Bake Sale on Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front driveway of the Marion Middle School. All proceeds go to funding a safe, drug and alcohol free event for the Class of 2014.

Cajun Jamboree

The Irma Lewis-Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will host its 6th Annual Cajun Jamboree Fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1865 US Highway 90 East. Events include food, live music, raffles, live and silent auctions and a dunking booth. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 379-7652.

15th Annual Spaghetti Supper

Marion Lions Club will have its 15th Annual Spaghetti Supper and silent auction on Saturday, March 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church Annex from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinners are $6 each and desserts will be available for purchase.

Crawfish Festival

The Guadalupe County Crawfish Festival is on March 22 and March 23 at the Cool River Ranch in Martindale. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the concert is from 1 to 6 p.m. There is a $20 gate fee and kids under 12 are free. Other events include arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, live entertainment and much more. Proceeds benefit all volunteer fire departments in Guadalupe County.

2014 Navarro Project Graduation

2014 Navarro Project Graduation is having a washer pitching tournament on Saturday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per team. Other events include barbeque brisket and sausage plate dinner, silent and live auction, live music and more. For donations, call 512-738-1214.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Country-Western Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country-Western Dance, featuring Al Dressen and his Super Swing Revue Band, on March 23 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone.

CMC Steel Friends RFL

CMC Steel Friends Relay For Life is having barbeque chicken fundraiser on Sunday, March 23. Barbeque chicken is $6 and presale tickets are available from team members. Pickup locations are at the KC Hall Parking Lot and Emmanuel Lutheran Church from 11 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Baked goods will also be available at both locations.

Parenting with Pride Parent Support Groups

Seguin ISD is offering free Counseling & Support Services Parenting Groups for parents of children of all ages. Group options are Tuesday's at Koennecke Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. or Thursday's at Burges Alternative School at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Open enrollment weekly. For more information, call 401-1261, ext. 27119.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier ToastmastersSeguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Free Computer Classes at the Library

The Seguin Public Library will host free computer classes on Tuesday, March 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All classes are free and open to the public. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. To register, visit seguin.lib.tx.us or call 401-2422.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Guadalupe Master Naturalists program will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at The Heritage Museum. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and refreshments followed by the one hour program at 7. A short business meeting for the Master Naturalists will follow. The program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

March Adult Craft Club

The Seguin Public Library presents March Adult Craft Club meetings on March 26 at 6 p.m. and March 27 at 9 a.m. Spend an hour creating flower pens using upcycled book pages and cans. Supplies are provided. The program will have a limited number of participants. To sign up, call 401-2422.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Spanish Language Club

The Seguin Public Library presents Spanish Language Club on March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Language Club will give you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome and the program is free and open to the public.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 27, March 29 and April 3.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Heavenly Moms Team Fundraiser

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbebque plate fundraiser on March 29 at AutoZone parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 210-771-9568.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Garage Sale

Relay For Life is having a Garage Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 822 Baker Ave. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

Sunday Dance

 

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Sam Bentley Band, on March 30 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone. 

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Just For Kids Fishin' Day

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department presents the Just For Kids Fishin' Day at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child, recommended ages 5 through 12 years old. Loaner poles, bait and tackle and lunch will be provided. There will also be prize drawings throughout the day. For more information, call 401-2480.

RFL Golf Tournament

Relay for Life of Guadalupe County Steel Friends team is having a Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 12 at Starcke Park Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and the entry fee is $65 per person. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and lunch. Registration deadline is April 1. Donations are accepted and sponsorships are available. For more information call 372-4628.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

David's Ride

The 9th annual David's Ride is scheduled on Saturday, July 12. Routes include 25, 40, 65 and 100 miles at McQueeney Baptist Church at 7 a.m. Early bird registration rate is $35 by June 1 and $40 after that. Breakfast tacos will be available at 6 a.m. and barbeque lunch plates will be ready at 11. Packet pick-up is July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the ministry of Camp Agape. For more information, call 305-6502.

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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Community Calendar

March 19th, 2014

FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 20 2014

Spanish Language Club

The Seguin Public Library presents Spanish Language Club on March 20 and March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Language Club will give you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome and the program is free and open to the public.

Country Music Show

The Seguin Silver Center will host its Country Music Show on Thursday, March 20. Entertainers include Liz Austin, Dennis Patteson and Conrad Gonzales. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7. Hamburgers, barbeque on bun, dessert and drinks are available. Admission is $5.

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker on discipline and craft. The cost is $7 and childcare is provided. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Meeting

South Texas Area Farm and Ranch Club will meet and have a luncheon on Thursday, March 20 at Aggie Park and Banquet Hall, located at 6205 West Ave. in San Antonio at 11:30 a.m. Anyone interested in agriculture or agribusiness is invited to attend. For more information, call 210-473-4936.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four Band from Round Top, on March 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Sam Bentley on March 21 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Rummage Sale

Relay For Life Team Guevara is having a Rummage Sale on Saturday, March 22 at Cazadores Nightclub, located at 745 W. Kingsbury St. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society

Try Outs

All girls in 4th and 5th grades wanting to tryout for AAU select basketball for the upcoming season can join Seguin Knights AAU on Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club at 624 Zorn St. A parent must be present to sign a release form. For more information, call 865-9055.

Rummage/Bake Sale

Marion Project Graduation is having a Rummage/Bake Sale on Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front driveway of the Marion Middle School. All proceeds go to funding a safe, drug and alcohol free event for the Class of 2014.

Cajun Jamboree

The Irma Lewis-Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will host its 6th Annual Cajun Jamboree Fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1865 US Highway 90 East. Events include food, live music, raffles, live and silent auctions and a dunking booth. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 379-7652.

15th Annual Spaghetti Supper

Marion Lions Club will have its 15th Annual Spaghetti Supper and silent auction on Saturday, March 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church Annex from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinners are $6 each and desserts will be available for purchase.

Crawfish Festival

The Guadalupe County Crawfish Festival is on March 22 and March 23 at the Cool River Ranch in Martindale. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the concert is from 1 to 6 p.m. There is a $20 gate fee and kids under 12 are free. Other events include arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, live entertainment and much more. Proceeds benefit all volunteer fire departments in Guadalupe County.

2014 Navarro Project Graduation

2014 Navarro Project Graduation is having a washer pitching tournament on Saturday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per team. Other events include barbeque brisket and sausage plate dinner, silent and live auction, live music and more. For donations, call 512-738-1214.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Country-Western Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Country-Western Dance, featuring Al Dressen and his Super Swing Revue Band, on March 23 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone.

CMC Steel Friends RFL

CMC Steel Friends Relay For Life is having barbeque chicken fundraiser on Sunday, March 23. Barbeque chicken is $6 and presale tickets are available from team members. Pickup locations are at the KC Hall Parking Lot and Emmanuel Lutheran Church from 11 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Baked goods will also be available at both locations.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Free Computer Classes at the Library

The Seguin Public Library will host free computer classes on Tuesday, March 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All classes are free and open to the public. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. To register, visit seguin.lib.tx.us or call 401-2422.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Guadalupe Master Naturalists program will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at The Heritage Museum. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and refreshments followed by the one hour program at 7. A short business meeting for the Master Naturalists will follow. The program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

March Adult Craft Club

The Seguin Public Library presents March Adult Craft Club meetings on March 26 at 6 p.m. and March 27 at 9 a.m. Spend an hour creating flower pens using upcycled book pages and cans. Supplies are provided. The program will have a limited number of participants. To sign up, call 401-2422.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 27, March 29 and April 3.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Heavenly Moms Team Fundraiser

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbebque plate fundraiser on March 29 at AutoZone parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 210-771-9568.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Garage Sale

Relay For Life is having a Garage Sale on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 822 Baker Ave. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

Sunday Dance

 

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Sam Bentley Band, on March 30 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smoke free and open to everyone. 

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

I 10 Annual Meeting

Seguin Chamber Invites the community to attend I 10 annual meeting in Luling on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Zedler Mill. The first phase of this planning effort will be unveiled at the meeting. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the efforts is invited for networking and learning opportunities. Tickets can be purchased at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 between now and April 4. For more information call the Chamber at 379-6382.

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 19th, 2014

FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19 2014

Spanish Language Club

The Seguin Public Library presents Spanish Language Club on March 20 and March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Language Club will give you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome and the program is free and open to the public.

Country Music Show

The Seguin Silver Center will host its Country Music Show on Thursday, March 20. Entertainers include Liz Austin, Dennis Patteson and Conrad Gonzales. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7. Hamburgers, barbeque on bun, dessert and drinks are available. Admission is $5.

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker on discipline and craft. The cost is $7 and childcare is provided. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Meeting

South Texas Area Farm and Ranch Club will meet and have a luncheon on Thursday, March 20 at Aggie Park and Banquet Hall, located at 6205 West Ave. in San Antonio at 11:30 a.m. Anyone interested in agriculture or agribusiness is invited to attend. For more information, call 210-473-4936.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four Band from Round Top, on March 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Sam Bentley on March 21 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Try Outs

All girls in 4th and 5th grades wanting to tryout for AAU select basketball for the upcoming season can join Seguin Knights AAU on Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club at 624 Zorn St. A parent must be present to sign a release form. For more information, call 865-9055.

Rummage/Bake Sale

Marion Project Graduation is having a Rummage/Bake Sale on Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front driveway of the Marion Middle School. All proceeds go to funding a safe, drug and alcohol free event for the Class of 2014.

Cajun Jamboree

The Irma Lewis-Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will host its 6th Annual Cajun Jamboree Fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1865 US Highway 90 East. Events include food, live music, raffles, live and silent auctions and a dunking booth. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 379-7652.

15th Annual Spaghetti Supper

Marion Lions Club will have its 15th Annual Spaghetti Supper and silent auction on Saturday, March 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church Annex from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinners are $6 each and desserts will be available for purchase.

Crawfish Festival

The Guadalupe County Crawfish Festival is on March 22 and March 23 at the Cool River Ranch in Martindale. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the concert is from 1 to 6 p.m. There is a $20 gate fee and kids under 12 are free. Other events include arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, live entertainment and much more. Proceeds benefit all volunteer fire departments in Guadalupe County.

2014 Navarro Project Graduation

2014 Navarro Project Graduation is having a washer pitching tournament on Saturday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per team. Other events include barbeque brisket and sausage plate dinner, silent and live auction, live music and more. For donations, call 512-738-1214.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Free Computer Classes at the Library

The Seguin Public Library will host free computer classes on Tuesday, March 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All classes are free and open to the public. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. To register, visit seguin.lib.tx.us or call 401-2422.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Guadalupe Master Naturalists program will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at The Heritage Museum. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and refreshments followed by the one hour program at 7. A short business meeting for the Master Naturalists will follow. The program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

March Adult Craft Club

The Seguin Public Library presents March Adult Craft Club meetings on March 26 at 6 p.m. and March 27 at 9 a.m. Spend an hour creating flower pens using upcycled book pages and cans. Supplies are provided. The program will have a limited number of participants. To sign up, call 401-2422.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 27, March 29 and April 3.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

 

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 17th, 2014

FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 18 2014

Spanish Language Club

The Seguin Public Library presents Spanish Language Club on March 20 and March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Language Club will give you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking skills in an informal setting. All skill levels are welcome and the program is free and open to the public.

Country Music Show

The Seguin Silver Center will host its Country Music Show on Thursday, March 20. Entertainers include Liz Austin, Dennis Patteson and Conrad Gonzales. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7. Hamburgers, barbeque on bun, dessert and drinks are available. Admission is $5.

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker on discipline and craft. The cost is $7 and childcare is provided. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Meeting

South Texas Area Farm and Ranch Club will meet and have a luncheon on Thursday, March 20 at Aggie Park and Banquet Hall, located at 6205 West Ave. in San Antonio at 11:30 a.m. Anyone interested in agriculture or agribusiness is invited to attend. For more information, call 210-473-4936.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four Band from Round Top, on March 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Sam Bentley on March 21 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Rummage/Bake Sale

Marion Project Graduation is having a Rummage/Bake Sale on Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front driveway of the Marion Middle School. All proceeds go to funding a safe, drug and alcohol free event for the Class of 2014.

Cajun Jamboree

The Irma Lewis-Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will host its 6th Annual Cajun Jamboree Fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1865 US Highway 90 East. Events include food, live music, raffles, live and silent auctions and a dunking booth. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 379-7652.

15th Annual Spaghetti Supper

Marion Lions Club will have its 15th Annual Spaghetti Supper and silent auction on Saturday, March 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church Annex from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinners are $6 each and desserts will be available for purchase.

Crawfish Festival

The Guadalupe County Crawfish Festival is on March 22 and March 23 at the Cool River Ranch in Martindale. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the concert is from 1 to 6 p.m. There is a $20 gate fee and kids under 12 are free. Other events include arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, live entertainment and much more. Proceeds benefit all volunteer fire departments in Guadalupe County.

2014 Navarro Project Graduation

2014 Navarro Project Graduation is having a washer pitching tournament on Saturday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per team. Other events include barbeque brisket and sausage plate dinner, silent and live auction, live music and more. For donations, call 512-738-1214.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386. 

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Free Computer Classes at the Library

The Seguin Public Library will host free computer classes on Tuesday, March 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All classes are free and open to the public. Due to limited class sizes, registration is required. To register, visit seguin.lib.tx.us or call 401-2422.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Guadalupe Master Naturalists program will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at The Heritage Museum. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and refreshments followed by the one hour program at 7. A short business meeting for the Master Naturalists will follow. The program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

March Adult Craft Club

The Seguin Public Library presents March Adult Craft Club meetings on March 26 at 6 p.m. and March 27 at 9 a.m. Spend an hour creating flower pens using upcycled book pages and cans. Supplies are provided. The program will have a limited number of participants. To sign up, call 401-2422.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

MTS Debutante Nominations

Mid-Texas Symphony Debutantes nominations for next season are due April 7. Girls who are currently high school juniors and are interested in learning more about this exciting, educational program are asked to call 305-5550. Informational meetings are on March 27, March 29 and April 3.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Lions Car and Motorcycle Show

Seguin Lions Car and Motorcycle Show is on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown around the square. Register cars and cycles at show from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome. Register requests to stuffthebus47@yahoo.com., register cycles at Easyevents.com and register cars at SeguinLions.org. Cycle ride to Gruene starts at 4:30. Proceeds benefit Lions charities, scholarships and the Stuff The Bus School Supply program.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

 

PFLAG Seguin

PFLAG Seguin will meet on March 30 at 7 p,m. The confidential support group is for parents, families and friends of gays and lesbians. For the meeting place, call 491-1055.

MTS Presents Pianist

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Meeting

San Antonio Garden Center Clubs will meet Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Floral designs will be demonstrated. Plant exchange and social is at 9:30. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-824-9981.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

Flower Show

San Antonio Garden Center will have its annual Flower Show on April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. and April 6 from 12 to 4 p.m. at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston. Admission is free. See creative floral arrangements, unique table settings; note-worthy container plants and cut specimens. For more information call 210-824-9981.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show

The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department presents The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Prairie Lea High School Auditorium. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. For more information, call 512-488-2329.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 17th, 2014

FOR MONDAY, MARCH 17 2014

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker on discipline and craft. The cost is $7 and childcare is provided. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four Band from Round Top, on March 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Cajun Jamboree

The Irma Lewis-Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will host its 6th Annual Cajun Jamboree Fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1865 US Highway 90 East. Events include food, live music, raffles, live and silent auctions and a dunking booth. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 379-7652.

15th Annual Spaghetti Supper

Marion Lions Club will have its 15th Annual Spaghetti Supper and silent auction on Saturday, March 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church Annex from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinners are $6 each and desserts will be available for purchase.

Crawfish Festival

The Guadalupe County Crawfish Festival is on March 22 and March 23 at the Cool River Ranch in Martindale. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the concert is from 1 to 6 p.m. There is a $20 gate fee and kids under 12 are free. Other events include arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, live entertainment and much more. Proceeds benefit all volunteer fire departments in Guadalupe County.

2014 Navarro Project Graduation

2014 Navarro Project Graduation is having a washer pitching tournament on Saturday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per team. Other events include barbeque brisket and sausage plate dinner, silent and live auction, live music and more. For donations, call 512-738-1214.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation, one from the County Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

 

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Guadalupe Master Naturalists program will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at The Heritage Museum. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and refreshments followed by the one hour program at 7. A short business meeting for the Master Naturalists will follow. The program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Family Game Night

Woodmen Chapter 3040 invite the public to Family Game Night on March 28 at 6:30. Event includes games, ice cream and all the trimmings and more. For more information, call 372-3027.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

MTS Presents Pianist

 

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

 

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

 

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160. 

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 13th, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 14 2014

St. Patrick's Day Dance

The Silver Center presents a St. Patrick's Day Dance on Friday, March 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music will start at 7:30. There will be party favors, door prizes and more.

Kids Movie Special

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Kids Movie Special on March 14 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance on Friday, March 14 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

Spring Gala and Awards Program

 

The Wilson Pottery Foundation presents the 12th annual Spring Gala and Awards Program on Saturday, March 15 at the Silver Center. The silent auction/social begins at 5 p.m. and dinner/entertainment and wards begin at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

29th Annual Noche de Gala

Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin presents the 29th Annual Noche de Gala on March 15 at TLU Jackson Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at Davila's BBQ, Seguin Hispanic Chamber, Seguin Area Chamber and at the door. For more information, call 210-367-7832.

Couples Only Formal Spring Fling

The Starlite Ballroom Dance Club present a Couples Only Formal Spring Fling on March 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Eagle's Hall in New Braunfels. Admission is $30 per couple. A free swing dance lesson will be offered from 6 to 7. For more information, call 210-658-7667.

 

Howdy Dinner Fundraiser

Guadalupe County Aggie Mothers Club presents the annual Howdy Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, March 15 at the McQueeney Lions Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. Dinner tickets are $10 and include fajitas and trimmings. There will also be a live and silent auction. Tickets are available at Tri-County Air Conditioning and Gift & Gourmet.

Ground-breaking Ceremony

Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity will make the dream of owning a simple, decent home a reality for the 18th time. The ground-breaking ceremony will be on March 15 at 2 p.m. at 313 Mesquite St. For more information, call 401-0422.

Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption

Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation present Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Seguin Animal Services will have vouchers for free spay or neutering. Events include free pet portraits, gifts, demos, $10 microchipping and more.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring the Good Ole Boys Country Band, on Sunday, March 16 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

TFB Scholarship

Texas Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship opportunity to one recipient who is classified as a junior and enrolled in a four-year college or university. To receive the full amount, the recipient must continue to major in agriculture and maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must be a member of a TFB family with continuous membership for at least three years at the time of application. A completed application and two letters of recommendation-one from the county Farm Bureau president and one from the dean or head of the agriculture program department of the applicant's college or university are required. Applications are due in the state office April 30. To download the scholarship, visit http://bit.ly/1i0AuDu.

Zonta Club Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

Volunteers Needed

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker on discipline and craft. The cost is $7 and childcare is provided. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four Band from Round Top, on March 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Cajun Jamboree

The Irma Lewis-Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will host its 6th Annual Cajun Jamboree Fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1865 US Highway 90 East. Events include food, live music, raffles, live and silent auctions and a dunking booth. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 379-7652.

15th Annual Spaghetti Supper

Marion Lions Club will have its 15th Annual Spaghetti Supper and silent auction on Saturday, March 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church Annex from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinners are $6 each and desserts will be available for purchase.

Crawfish Festival

The Guadalupe County Crawfish Festival is on March 22 and March 23 at the Cool River Ranch in Martindale. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the concert is from 1 to 6 p.m. There is a $20 gate fee and kids under 12 are free. Other events include arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, live entertainment and much more. Proceeds benefit all volunteer fire departments in Guadalupe County.

2014 Navarro Project Graduation

2014 Navarro Project Graduation is having a washer pitching tournament on Saturday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per team. Other events include barbeque brisket and sausage plate dinner, silent and live auction, live music and more. For donations, call 512-738-1214.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Guadalupe Master Naturalists program will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at The Heritage Museum. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and refreshments followed by the one hour program at 7. A short business meeting for the Master Naturalists will follow. The program is designed to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

MTS Presents Pianist

 

The Mid-Texas Symphony presents pianist, Daniel Anastasio, on Sunday March 30 at 4 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the TLU campus. Tickets are available through the Mid-Texas Symphony's on-line ticketing system, mtsymphony.org or by calling 372-8089 and at the door.

 

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

 

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160. 

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 12th, 2014

FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 13 2014

TeenTHING

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents TeenTHING on March 13 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library invite the public to an evening of Irish music, featuring The O'Malarkeys Trio, on March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Seguin Public Library in the Community Room.

St. Patrick's Day Dance

The Silver Center presents a St. Patrick's Day Dance on Friday, March 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music will start at 7:30. There will be party favors, door prizes and more.

Kids Movie Special

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Kids Movie Special on March 14 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance on Friday, March 14 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

Spring Gala and Awards Program

 

The Wilson Pottery Foundation presents the 12th annual Spring Gala and Awards Program on Saturday, March 15 at the Silver Center. The silent auction/social begins at 5 p.m. and dinner/entertainment and wards begin at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. 

29th Annual Noche de Gala

Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin presents the 29th Annual Noche de Gala on March 15 at TLU Jackson Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at Davila's BBQ, Seguin Hispanic Chamber, Seguin Area Chamber and at the door. For more information, call 210-367-7832.

Couples Only Formal Spring Fling

The Starlite Ballroom Dance Club present a Couples Only Formal Spring Fling on March 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Eagle's Hall in New Braunfels. Admission is $30 per couple. A free swing dance lesson will be offered from 6 to 7. For more information, call 210-658-7667.

 

Howdy Dinner Fundraiser

Guadalupe County Aggie Mothers Club presents the annual Howdy Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, March 15 at the McQueeney Lions Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. Dinner tickets are $10 and include fajitas and trimmings. There will also be a live and silent auction. Tickets are available at Tri-County Air Conditioning and Gift & Gourmet.

Ground-breaking Ceremony

Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity will make the dream of owning a simple, decent home a reality for the 18th time. The ground-breaking ceremony will be on March 15 at 2 p.m. at 313 Mesquite St. For more information, call 401-0422.

Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption

Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation present Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Seguin Animal Services will have vouchers for free spay or neutering. Events include free pet portraits, gifts, demos, $10 microchipping and more.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring the Good Ole Boys Country Band, on Sunday, March 16 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

Zonta Club Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Seguin is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female living in Guadalupe County desiring to further her education. Applications are available on the Zonta website, seguinzonta.org or from any Zonta member. Applications are also available at Cascades, American Bank of Texas or by calling 379-6790.

Volunteers Needed

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker on discipline and craft. The cost is $7 and childcare is provided. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four Band from Round Top, on March 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Cajun Jamboree

The Irma Lewis-Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will host its 6th Annual Cajun Jamboree Fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1865 US Highway 90 East. Events include food, live music, raffles, live and silent auctions and a dunking booth. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 379-7652.

15th Annual Spaghetti Supper

Marion Lions Club will have its 15th Annual Spaghetti Supper and silent auction on Saturday, March 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church Annex from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinners are $6 each and desserts will be available for purchase.

Crawfish Festival

The Guadalupe County Crawfish Festival is on March 22 and March 23 at the Cool River Ranch in Martindale. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the concert is from 1 to 6 p.m. There is a $20 gate fee and kids under 12 are free. Other events include arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, live entertainment and much more. Proceeds benefit all volunteer fire departments in Guadalupe County.

2014 Navarro Project Graduation

2014 Navarro Project Graduation is having a washer pitching tournament on Saturday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per team. Other events include barbeque brisket and sausage plate dinner, silent and live auction, live music and more. For donations, call 512-738-1214.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

RFL Team Heavenly Moms

Relay For Life Team Heavenly Moms is having a barbeque plate fundraiser on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at AutoZone parking lot. For tickets, call 210-771-9568.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

 

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on March 31 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

Computer Spreadsheets Sessions

Texas Lutheran University is offering Computer Spreadsheets Sessions on April 2, April 4 and April 7 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in Tschoepe Hall. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, call 372-8160.

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Heritage Museum 16th Anniversary

The Heritage Museum celebrates its 16th year in downtown Seguin. The Museum's doors will be open on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 372-0965.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $30 for 10K Individual and $50 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

 

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 11th, 2014

FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 2014

VITA

Trained TLU students through VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) provide tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. There will be a VITA session on Wednesday, March 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. Due to TLU spring break, the next session after that will be Wed, March 26, also at 5pm. TLU VITA will be closed between those dates. For more information, call 372-8160.

Storytime/Crafty Kids

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Storytime on March 12 at 10:30 a.m. Crafty Kids is offered at 2 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

TeenTHING

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents TeenTHING on March 13 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library invite the public to an evening of Irish music, featuring The O'Malarkeys Trio, on March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Seguin Public Library in the Community Room.

St. Patrick's Day Dance

The Silver Center presents a St. Patrick's Day Dance on Friday, March 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music will start at 7:30. There will be party favors, door prizes and more.

Kids Movie Special

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Kids Movie Special on March 14 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance on Friday, March 14 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

Spring Gala and Awards Program

 

The Wilson Pottery Foundation presents the 12th annual Spring Gala and Awards Program on Saturday, March 15 at the Silver Center. The silent auction/social begins at 5 p.m. and dinner/entertainment and wards begin at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. 

29th Annual Noche de Gala

Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin presents the 29th Annual Noche de Gala on March 15 at TLU Jackson Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Couples Only Formal Spring Fling

The Starlite Ballroom Dance Club present a Couples Only Formal Spring Fling on March 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Eagle's Hall in New Braunfels. Admission is $30 per couple. A free swing dance lesson will be offered from 6 to 7. For more information, call 210-658-7667.

 

Howdy Dinner Fundraiser

Guadalupe County Aggie Mothers Club presents the annual Howdy Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, March 15 at the McQueeney Lions Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. Dinner tickets are $10 and include fajitas and trimmings. There will also be a live and silent auction. Tickets are available at Tri-County Air Conditioning and Gift & Gourmet.

Ground-breaking Ceremony

Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity will make the dream of owning a simple, decent home a reality for the 18th time. The ground-breaking ceremony will be on March 15 at 2 p.m. at 313 Mesquite St. For more information, call 401-0422.

Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption

Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation present Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Seguin Animal Services will have vouchers for free spay or neutering. Events include free pet portraits, gifts, demos, $10 microchipping and more.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring the Good Ole Boys Country Band, on Sunday, March 16 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

Volunteers Needed

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW presents a Country Dance, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four Band from Round Top, on March 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Crawfish Festival

The Guadalupe County Crawfish Festival is on March 22 and March 23 at the Cool River Ranch in Martindale. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the concert is from 1 to 6 p.m. There is a $20 gate fee and kids under 12 are free. Other events include arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, live entertainment and much more. Proceeds benefit all volunteer fire departments in Guadalupe County.

2014 Navarro Project Graduation

2014 Navarro Project Graduation is having a washer pitching tournament on Saturday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per team. Other events include barbeque brisket and sausage plate dinner, silent and live auction, live music and more. For donations, call 512-738-1214.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Funding Applications

The Guadalupe County United Way is accepting applications for 2015 funding. For criteria and "Letter of Intent" form, visit guadalupeunitedway.org or call 372-9009 for information. Submission deadline is Friday, March 28.

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

 

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 10th, 2014

FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 11 2014

Toddler Time

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Toddler Time on March 11 at 9:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

VITA

Trained TLU students through VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) provide tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. There will be a VITA session on Wednesday, March 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. Due to TLU spring break, the next session after that will be Wed, March 26, also at 5pm. TLU VITA will be closed between those dates. For more information, call 372-8160.

Storytime/Crafty Kids

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Storytime on March 12 at 10:30 a.m. Crafty Kids is offered at 2 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

TeenTHING

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents TeenTHING on March 13 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library invite the public to an evening of Irish music, featuring The O'Malarkeys Trio, on March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Seguin Public Library in the Community Room.

St. Patrick's Day Dance

The Silver Center presents a St. Patrick's Day Dance on Friday, March 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music will start at 7:30. There will be party favors, door prizes and more.

Kids Movie Special

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Kids Movie Special on March 14 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance on Friday, March 14 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

Spring Gala and Awards Program

 

The Wilson Pottery Foundation presents the 12th annual Spring Gala and Awards Program on Saturday, March 15 at the Silver Center. The silent auction/social begins at 5 p.m. and dinner/entertainment and wards begin at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

 

Couples Only Formal Spring Fling

 

The Starlite Ballroom Dance Club present a Couples Only Formal Spring Fling on March 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Eagle's Hall in New Braunfels. Admission is $30 per couple. A free swing dance lesson will be offered from 6 to 7. For more information, call 210-658-7667.

 

Howdy Dinner Fundraiser

Guadalupe County Aggie Mothers Club presents the annual Howdy Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, March 15 at the McQueeney Lions Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. Dinner tickets are $10 and include fajitas and trimmings. There will also be a live and silent auction. Tickets are available at Tri-County Air Conditioning and Gift & Gourmet.

Ground-breaking Ceremony

Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity will make the dream of owning a simple, decent home a reality for the 18th time. The ground-breaking ceremony will be on March 15 at 2 p.m. at 313 Mesquite St. For more information, call 401-0422.

Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption

Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation present Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Seguin Animal Services will have vouchers for free spay or neutering. Events include free pet portraits, gifts, demos, $10 microchipping and more.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Volunteers Needed

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

SCA Open House

Seguin Christian Academy is hosting a pair of open house events for anyone who is interested in learning more about the school to consider volunteering, financially supporting, or enrolling a child. The dessert coffee is March 25 at 6:30 p.m. and the visitor lunch is April 7 at 11:30 a.m. There is no cost, but a reservation is required. To reserve a spot, call 305-1534.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

 

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

Seeds and Sympathy

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas presents "Seeds and Sympathy" on Tuesday April 8 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Marion. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 10th, 2014

FOR MONDAY, MARCH 10 2014

Kid's Movie Special

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Kid's Movie Special on March 10 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Call for Art Entries

The Seguin Art League announces a call for entries for the annual Brushstrokes Show. The show is open to painted media from all artists 18 years and older. The fee per entry is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Deadline for entries is March 10. Applications can be obtains at seguinartleague.blogspot.com

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

Toddler Time

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Toddler Time on March 11 at 9:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

VITA

Trained TLU students through VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) provide tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. There will be a VITA session on Wednesday, March 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. Due to TLU spring break, the next session after that will be Wed, March 26, also at 5pm. TLU VITA will be closed between those dates. For more information, call 372-8160.

Storytime/Crafty Kids

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Storytime on March 12 at 10:30 a.m. Crafty Kids is offered at 2 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

TeenTHING

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents TeenTHING on March 13 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library invite the public to an evening of Irish music, featuring The O'Malarkeys Trio, on March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Seguin Public Library in the Community Room.

St. Patrick's Day Dance

The Silver Center presents a St. Patrick's Day Dance on Friday, March 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music will start at 7:30. There will be party favors, door prizes and more.

Kids Movie Special

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Kids Movie Special on March 14 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance on Friday, March 14 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

Spring Gala and Awards Program

 

The Wilson Pottery Foundation presents the 12th annual Spring Gala and Awards Program on Saturday, March 15 at the Silver Center. The silent auction/social begins at 5 p.m. and dinner/entertainment and wards begin at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

 

Couples Only Formal Spring Fling

 

The Starlite Ballroom Dance Club present a Couples Only Formal Spring Fling on March 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Eagle's Hall in New Braunfels. Admission is $30 per couple. A free swing dance lesson will be offered from 6 to 7. For more information, call 210-658-7667.

 

Howdy Dinner Fundraiser

Guadalupe County Aggie Mothers Club presents the annual Howdy Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, March 15 at the McQueeney Lions Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. Dinner tickets are $10 and include fajitas and trimmings. There will also be a live and silent auction. Tickets are available at Tri-County Air Conditioning and Gift & Gourmet.

Ground-breaking Ceremony

Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity will make the dream of owning a simple, decent home a reality for the 18th time. The ground-breaking ceremony will be on March 15 at 2 p.m. at 313 Mesquite St. For more information, call 401-0422.

Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption

Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation present Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Seguin Animal Services will have vouchers for free spay or neutering. Events include free pet portraits, gifts, demos, $10 microchipping and more.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Volunteers Needed

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

 

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

 

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 6th, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 07 2014

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Dana Lee on March 7 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Available Scholarships

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

Meeting

The Seguin Art League will have their monthly meeting on March 8 in the Community Room at 10 a.m. There will be a short business meeting followed by a strategic planning workshop. For more information, call 876-8980.

Barbeque Fundraiser

Guadalupe Lodge 109 is having its annual barbeque fundraiser and silent auction on Saturday, March 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A donation of $8 per ticket can be made at th door. For tickets, call 491-1599.

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance is on Saturday, March 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels. Hamburgers will be available and guests are welcome. For more information, call 660-4866.

Blue Norther Duathlon

Seguin Lions Blue Norther Duathlon is scheduled on March 9 at Texas Lutheran University at 8:30 a.m. Check-in is from 6:30 to 8 at Jackson Auditorium. Each entrant must show USAT membership card with photo ID or purchase a one-day $12 fee.

Free Concert

The Mid-Texas Symphony and The Silver Center are partnering to present a free concert of chamber music performed by The Mid-Texas Symphony Chamber Players on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. in Sagebiel Hall at The Silver Center. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW 8456 presents a Country Dance, featuring The Jimmy Sims Band from Austin, on Sunday, March 9 from 3 o 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. For more information, call 303-9903.

KC Chicken Sale

Knights of Columbus will be selling whole barbeque chicken for $6 on Sunday, March 9 after all of the masses at St. James Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Also whole barbeque chicken will be sold behind the KC Hall at the barbeque pits from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Volunteers Needed

Seguin DARE Program is seeking volunteers to be involved in the Cinderella Ball event. No experience is necessary. Volunteers may choose from any committee; decoration, food, carriage ride, valet parking, sparkles boutique, and photos. For more information, call 401-2386.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents, a free program encouraging personal growth, parenting skills and positive relationships within families meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church. A light supper and programs for children and youth are provided. For more information, call 372-1397.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Kid's Movie Special

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Kid's Movie Special on March 10 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Call for Art Entries

The Seguin Art League announces a call for entries for the annual Brushstrokes Show. The show is open to painted media from all artists 18 years and older. The fee per entry is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Deadline for entries is March 10. Applications can be obtaines at seguinartleague.blogspot.com

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

Toddler Time

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Toddler Time on March 11 at 9:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

VITA

Trained TLU students through VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) provide tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. There will be a VITA session on Wednesday, March 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. Due to TLU spring break, the next session after that will be Wed, March 26, also at 5pm. TLU VITA will be closed between those dates. For more information, call 372-8160.

Storytime/Crafty Kids

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Storytime on March 12 at 10:30 a.m. Crafty Kids is offered at 2 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

TeenTHING

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents TeenTHING on March 13 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library invite the public to an evening of Irish music, featuring The O'Malarkeys Trio, on March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Seguin Public Library in the Community Room.

St. Patrick's Day Dance

The Silver Center presents a St. Patrick's Day Dance on Friday, March 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music will start at 7:30. There will be party favors, door prizes and more.

Kids Movie Special

Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library presents Kids Movie Special on March 14 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance on Friday, March 14 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

 

Howdy Dinner Fundraiser

Guadalupe County Aggie Mothers Club presents the annual Howdy Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, March 15 at the McQueeney Lions Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. Dinner tickets are $10 and include fajitas and trimmings. There will also be a live and silent auction. Tickets are available at Tri-County Air Conditioning and Gift & Gourmet.

Ground-breaking Ceremony

Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity will make the dream of owning a simple, decent home a reality for the 18th time. The ground-breaking ceremony will be on March 15 at 2 p.m. at 313 Mesquite St. For more information, call 401-0422.

Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption

Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation present Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Seguin Animal Services will have vouchers for free spay or neutering. Events include free pet portraits, gifts, demos, $10 microchipping and more.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

5K Run/Walk

Seguin High School Project Graduation will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday March 22 at Max Starcke Park East Pavilion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Registration forms are available at Anytime Fitness and GRMC Wellness Center. For more information, call 556-5980.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Navarro Athletic Booster Club

Navarro Athletic Booster Club is having a fajita dinner on March 29 at the Geronimo Community Center. Doors Open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal is from 6 to 7. The event includes a live and silent auction, games and more. Presale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Gift & Gourmet and Grain Bin Restaurant.

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

 

The Mountaintop

The Texas Theater presents a play about the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, "The Mountaintop", on April 3 through April 5 at 7 p.m. and on April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets for a champagne opening on April 3 are $20 and $15 for other performances. Tickets are available at Cascades, Gift & Gourmet, Keepers and Seguin Chamber of Commerce.

4th Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Gonzales Master Gardeners 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale is on Saturday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Gonzales. There will be vegetables, herbs and more available and children will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own decorated pot. Other activities include a silent auction, food and drink and more. For more information, call 672-2953.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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March 4th, 2014

FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 05 2014

Basic Computer Concepts

The next free TLU session covering basic computer skills will be Thursday, March 6 from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building. An additional session is scheduled on April 15. No reservations needed. For more information, call 372-8160.

Texas Independence Day

Texas Exes Comal County Chapter presents Texas Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at Lake Breeze Ski Lodge at Lake McQueeney. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Event includes dinner buffet, live and silent auction and more. For more information, call 372-2902.

 

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Dana Lee on March 7 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Available Scholarships

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

Barbeque Fundraiser

Guadalupe Lodge 109 is having its annual barbeque fundraiser and silent auction on Saturday, March 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A donation of $8 per ticket can be made at th door. For tickets, call 491-1599.

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance is on Saturday, March 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels. Hamburgers will be available and guests are welcome. For more information, call 660-4866.

Free Concert

The Mid-Texas Symphony and The Silver Center are partnering to present a free concert of chamber music performed by The Mid-Texas Symphony Chamber Players on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. in Sagebiel Hall at The Silver Center. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

MTS Chamber Players

The Silver Center presents the Mid-Texas Symphony Chamber Players for a free performance on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. The public is invited.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW 8456 presents a Country Dance, featuring The Jimmy Sims Band from Austin, on Sunday, March 9 from 3 o 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. For more information, call 303-9903.

KC Chicken Sale

Knights of Columbus will be selling whole barbeque chicken for $6 on Sunday, March 9 after all of the masses at St. James Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Also whole barbeque chicken will be sold behind the KC Hall at the barbeque pits from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

2014 Walk for Life

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center 2014 Walk for Life online registration is now open. Following the Walk for Life, there will be a celebration of life with music, food, prizes and fun. The walk is scheduled on Saturday, April 5. For more information, visit couldbepregnant.com

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

VITA

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available through April 12, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building Basement. For more information, call 372-8160.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance on Friday, March 14 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption

 

Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation present Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Seguin Animal Services will have vouchers for free spay or neutering. Events include free pet portraits, gifts, demos, $10 microchipping and more. 

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be offered on March 20 at the Silver Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $15 with the AARP card of $20 without. To register for the half day class, call 303-6612.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry

The 4th annual Hotshot's Reunion and Fish Fry on March 28 at Starcke Park East Pavilion from 5 to 8 p.m. Live music by Clint Taft. Cod fish plates are $12 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 3rd, 2014

FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 04 2014

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on March 6. The meal is $10 or $12 with a dessert. Two seatings, one at 11:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is March 4. Tickets are available by calling 379-7713.

Captain's Meeting

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation 2014 Spring Adult Softball Leagues will have a Captain's Meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:15 p.m. in the Parks Office. League starts the week of March 10. Fees are due at the time of Captain's meeting. The cost is $375 per team. For more information, call 401-2480.

Basic Computer Concepts

The next free TLU session covering basic computer skills will be Thursday, March 6 from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building. An additional session is scheduled on April 15. No reservations needed. For more information, call 372-8160.

Texas Independence Day

Texas Exes Comal County Chapter presents Texas Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at Lake Breeze Ski Lodge at Lake McQueeney. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Event includes dinner buffet, live and silent auction and more. For more information, call 372-2902.

 

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Dana Lee on March 7 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Available Scholarships

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

Barbeque Fundraiser

Guadalupe Lodge 109 is having its annual barbeque fundraiser and silent auction on Saturday, March 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A donation of $8 per ticket can be made at th door. For tickets, call 491-1599.

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance is on Saturday, March 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels. Hamburgers will be available and guests are welcome. For more information, call 660-4866.

Free Concert

The Mid-Texas Symphony and The Silver Center are partnering to present a free concert of chamber music performed by The Mid-Texas Symphony Chamber Players on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. in Sagebiel Hall at The Silver Center. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

MTS Chamber Players

The Silver Center presents the Mid-Texas Symphony Chamber Players for a free performance on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. The public is invited.

Country Dance

Geronimo VFW 8456 presents a Country Dance, featuring The Jimmy Sims Band from Austin, on Sunday, March 9 from 3 o 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. For more information, call 303-9903.

KC Chicken Sale

Knights of Columbus will be selling whole barbeque chicken for $6 on Sunday, March 9 after all of the masses at St. James Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Also whole barbeque chicken will be sold behind the KC Hall at the barbeque pits from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Walk for Life 2014

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center, "Walk for Life" 2014 online registration is now open. For more information, visit ministrysync.com

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

VITA

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available through April 12, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building Basement. For more information, call 372-8160.

 

Parents Helping Parents

 

Methodist Healthcare presents Parents Helping Parents, a free parenting support group focusing on Parenting for Real Life, will meet through April 30. The program is offered to all area residents and helps develop successful parenting skills through group discussion and guest speakers. Topics include Discipline, Anger Management, Finances, and Self Development. Meetings are on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church at 5:30 p.m. Programs for children and youth are also provided. For more information call 372-1397.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Texas Cajun Fundraiser Dance on Friday, March 14 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. The hall is smokefree and open to everyone. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption

 

Seguin Animal Rescue Foundation present Give a Dog a (Spring) Break Adoption on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Seguin Animal Services will have vouchers for free spay or neutering. Events include free pet portraits, gifts, demos, $10 microchipping and more. 

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

March 3rd, 2014

FOR MONDAY, MARCH 03 2014

Membership Fun Breakfast

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents membership fun breakfast on Wednesday, March 5 at The Big Red Barn. Breakfast begins at 6:45 a.m. followed by the program at 7. To make reservations, call 379-6382 by March 3 at 5 p.m.

Camp Spring Break

City of Seguin Parks & Recreation Department presents Camp Spring Break for students K through 6th, March 10 through March 14 at Ball Early Childhood Center from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The camp is $60 for the week. Registration deadline is March 3. For more information, call 401-2480.

MPO Meeting

Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) will meet on Monday, March 3 at the Coliseum from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 210-227-8651 or visit sametroplan.org

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on March 6. The meal is $10 or $12 with a dessert. Two seatings, one at 11:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is March 4. Tickets are available by calling 379-7713.

Captain's Meeting

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation 2014 Spring Adult Softball Leagues will have a Captain's Meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:15 p.m. in the Parks Office. League starts the week of March 10. Fees are due at the time of Captain's meeting. The cost is $375 per team. For more information, call 401-2480.

Basic Computer Concepts

The next free TLU session covering basic computer skills will be Thursday, March 6 from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building. An additional session is scheduled on April 15. No reservations needed. For more information, call 372-8160.

Texas Independence Day

Texas Exes Comal County Chapter presents Texas Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at Lake Breeze Ski Lodge at Lake McQueeney. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Event includes dinner buffet, live and silent auction and more. For more information, call 372-2902.

Available Scholarships

 

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

 

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance

 

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance is on Saturday, March 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels. Hamburgers will be available and guests are welcome. For more information, call 660-4866.

 

MTS Chamber Players

 

The Silver Center presents the Mid-Texas Symphony Chamber Players for a free performance on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. The public is invited.

 

KC Chicken Sale

 

Knights of Columbus will be selling whole barbeque chicken for $6 on Sunday, March 9 after all of the masses at St. James Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Also whole barbeque chicken will be sold behind the KC Hall at the barbeque pits from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Walk for Life 2014

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center, "Walk for Life" 2014 online registration is now open. For more information, visit ministrysync.com

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

VITA

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available through April 12, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building Basement. For more information, call 372-8160.

 

Parents Helping Parents

 

Methodist Healthcare presents Parents Helping Parents, a free parenting support group focusing on Parenting for Real Life, will meet through April 30. The program is offered to all area residents and helps develop successful parenting skills through group discussion and guest speakers. Topics include Discipline, Anger Management, Finances, and Self Development. Meetings are on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church at 5:30 p.m. Programs for children and youth are also provided. For more information call 372-1397.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760.

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

 

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

February 27th, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28 2014

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Paul Sanchez and Wrangler Country on Feb. 28 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Deadline to File Applications

The deadline to file applications for a place on the Marion ISD regular election ballot is on Feb. 28. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebration of Life 19th Annual Walk-A-Thon

Precious Life Celebration of Life 19th Annual Walk-A-Thon is on March 1. Registration is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and the walk will begin at 11. The walk will head to 1420 N. Austin St. for free meal and presenters. For more information, call 372-5980.

Community Fair

Boys & Girls Club of South Central Texas presents a Community Fair on Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Events include games, club programs, music, bounce houses, face painting and much more. The cost is .25 cents per ticket. For more information, call 379-7842.

Spring Clean-Up

The City of Seguin and TLU present Spring Clean-Up/ Day of the Dogs Day of Service on Saturday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Coliseum Parking Lot. Seguin Residents are asked to bring an electric bill or photo ID showing that they reside within the city limits. Automobile tires will be accepted and paper shredding will be available. For more information, call 401-2416.

Cancellation Dance

The Mardi Gras Dance scheduled on March 1 at the Silver Center has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets in advance please stop by the Silver Center for a refund. For more information, call 303-6612.

Sunday Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Countrymen Band from San Antonio on March 2 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. For more information, call 305-5489.

Toast to Texas

Abishai Mercer Dickson chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas hosts Toast to Texas on March 2 at the Sebastopol House at 1:30 p.m. Events include a toast, posting of the colors, patriotic songs and much more. The public is invited.

TFB Scholarships

Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities to both high school and college students who would like to pursue a career in agriculture. Memorial, honorary and district scholarships are also available. Applications requirements are found on the page under "Youth and Education" section of TexasFarmBureau.org. For more information on local scholarships that are available through TFB, visit the Guadalupe County Farm Bureau. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 10.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications for the Preceptor Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi are available in the counseling offices of Seguin High School and Navarro High School. The scholarship is a one time $500. Applications are due back to the counseling office by March 31.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Walk for Life 2014

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center, "Walk for Life" 2014 online registration is now open. For more information, visit ministrysync.com

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

VITA

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available through April 12, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building Basement. For more information, call 372-8160.

 

Parents Helping Parents

 

Methodist Healthcare presents Parents Helping Parents, a free parenting support group focusing on Parenting for Real Life, will meet through April 30. The program is offered to all area residents and helps develop successful parenting skills through group discussion and guest speakers. Topics include Discipline, Anger Management, Finances, and Self Development. Meetings are on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church at 5:30 p.m. Programs for children and youth are also provided. For more information call 372-1397.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Available Scholarships

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

Membership Fun Breakfast

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents membership fun breakfast on Wednesday, March 5 at The Big Red Barn. Breakfast begins at 6:45 a.m. followed by the program at 7. To make reservations, call 379-6382 by March 3 at 5 p.m.

Camp Spring Break

City of Seguin Parks & Recreation Department presents Camp Spring Break for students K through 6th, March 10 through March 14 at Ball Early Childhood Center from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The camp is $60 for the week. Registration deadline is March 3. For more information, call 401-2480.

MPO Meeting

Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) will meet on Monday, March 3 at the Coliseum from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 210-227-8651 or visit sametroplan.org

Captain's Meeting

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation 2014 Spring Adult Softball Leagues will have a Captain's Meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:15 p.m. in the Parks Office. League starts the week of March 10. Fees are due at the time of Captain's meeting. The cost is $375 per team. For more information, call 401-2480.

Texas Independence Day

Texas Exes Comal County Chapter presents Texas Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at Lake Breeze Ski Lodge at Lake McQueeney. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Event includes dinner buffet, live and silent auction and more. For more information, call 372-2902.

 

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on March 6. The meal is $10 or $12 with a dessert. Two seatings, one at 11:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is March 4. Tickets are available by calling 379-7713.

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance is on Saturday, March 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels. Hamburgers will be available and guests are welcome. For more information, call 660-4866.

MTS Chamber Players

The Silver Center presents the Mid-Texas Symphony Chamber Players for a free performance on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. The public is invited.

KC Chicken Sale

Knights of Columbus will be selling whole barbeque chicken for $6 on Sunday, March 9 after all of the masses at St. James Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Also whole barbeque chicken will be sold behind the KC Hall at the barbeque pits from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-2361.

 

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on March 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time with refreshments is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by the business meeting and program from 10 to 11. For more information, call 620-0344.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

February 26th, 2014

FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27 2014

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6 p. m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker and crafts. Childcare is provided. The cost is $7 to cover meeting costs. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

GCRW Meeting

 

Guadalupe County Republican Women will meet on Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Silver Center. The presentation will include water resources and how we can recapture and recycle the water we use.

 

Showcase Seguin

 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents Showcase Seguin on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Coliseum. The day begins with a Job Fair from 8 to 10 a.m. followed by Show Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show Day will feature presentations and fun activities every 15 minutes, door prizes, giveaways, networking and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local medical professionals will be on hand for a Health Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets to show day are $6. The Showcase Premiere Party is from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets to the Party are $25 in advance and includes a Show Day ticket. For more information, call 379-6382.

 

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

 

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Paul Sanchez and Wrangler Country on Feb. 28 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. 

Deadline to File Applications

The deadline to file applications for a place on the Marion ISD regular election ballot is on Feb. 28. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Community Fair

Boys & Girls Club of South Central Texas presents a Community Fair on Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Events include games, club programs, music, bounce houses, face painting and much more. The cost is .25 cents per ticket. For more information, call 379-7842.

Baby Chicks Family Event

There will be a Baby Chicks Family Event on March 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Events include chick races, face painting, giveaways, photo booth and more.

Spring Clean-Up

The City of Seguin and TLU present Spring Clean-Up/ Day of the Dogs Day of Service on Saturday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Coliseum Parking Lot. Seguin Residents are asked to bring an electric bill or photo ID showing that they reside within the city limits. Automobile tires will be accepted and paper shredding will be available. For more information, call 401-2416.

Cancellation Dance

The Mardi Gras Dance scheduled on March 1 at the Silver Center has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets in advance please stop by the Silver Center for a refund. For more information, call 303-6612.

Sunday Dance

Geronimo VFW is having a Sunday Dance, featuring The Countrymen Band from San Antonio on March 2 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The kitchen opens at 2 and an $8 donation is asked. For more information, call 305-5489.

Toast to Texas

Abishai Mercer Dickson chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas hosts Toast to Texas on March 2 at the Sebastopol House at 1:30 p.m. Events include a toast, posting of the colors, patriotic songs and much more. The public is invited.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Walk for Life 2014

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center, "Walk for Life" 2014 online registration is now open. For more information, visit ministrysync.com

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

VITA

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available through April 12, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building Basement. For more information, call 372-8160.

 

Parents Helping Parents

 

Methodist Healthcare presents Parents Helping Parents, a free parenting support group focusing on Parenting for Real Life, will meet through April 30. The program is offered to all area residents and helps develop successful parenting skills through group discussion and guest speakers. Topics include Discipline, Anger Management, Finances, and Self Development. Meetings are on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church at 5:30 p.m. Programs for children and youth are also provided. For more information call 372-1397.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Available Scholarships

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

Membership Fun Breakfast

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents membership fun breakfast on Wednesday, March 5 at The Big Red Barn. Breakfast begins at 6:45 a.m. followed by the program at 7. To make reservations, call 379-6382 by March 3 at 5 p.m.

Camp Spring Break

City of Seguin Parks & Recreation Department presents Camp Spring Break for students K through 6th, March 10 through March 14 at Ball Early Childhood Center from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The camp is $60 for the week. Registration deadline is March 3. For more information, call 401-2480.

MPO Meeting

Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) will meet on Monday, March 3 at the Coliseum from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 210-227-8651 or visit sametroplan.org

Captain's Meeting

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation 2014 Spring Adult Softball Leagues will have a Captain's Meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:15 p.m. in the Parks Office. League starts the week of March 10. Fees are due at the time of Captain's meeting. The cost is $375 per team. For more information, call 401-2480.

Texas Independence Day

Texas Exes Comal County Chapter presents Texas Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at Lake Breeze Ski Lodge at Lake McQueeney. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Event includes dinner buffet, live and silent auction and more. For more information, call 372-2902.

 

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on March 6. The meal is $10 or $12 with a dessert. Two seatings, one at 11:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is March 4. Tickets are available by calling 379-7713.

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance is on Saturday, March 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels. Hamburgers will be available and guests are welcome. For more information, call 660-4866.

MTS Chamber Players

The Silver Center presents the Mid-Texas Symphony Chamber Players for a free performance on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. The public is invited.

KC Chicken Sale

Knights of Columbus will be selling whole barbeque chicken for $6 on Sunday, March 9 after all of the masses at St. James Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Also whole barbeque chicken will be sold behind the KC Hall at the barbeque pits from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

2014 Servant Leader of the Year

The TLU Center for Servant Leadership will be awarding a "2014 Servant Leader of the Year" in the categories of staff, student, faculty and Seguin community member. Any member of the TLU or Seguin community can nominate individuals in any category, and previous nominees who were not selected may be re-nominated. Paper nomination forms are available by calling 372-8160. Awards will be presented at the TLU Celebration of Service on April 4 at 2 p.m. in the Dunne Conference Room. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 12.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 210-885-8779.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

A Mole In One

Texas Lutheran University Pi Rho Chemistry Club invite the public to "A Mole In One", a Texas scramble golf tournament, on March 29 at The Bandit Golf Club. Tee time is at 8 a.m. The cost is $120 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Reserve a spot by emailing mruane@tlu.edu

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

February 25th, 2014

FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 2014

Seguin Volleyball Association

Seguin Volleyball Association will be collecting money and roster on Feb. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fiesta Ballroom. Rosters can be picked up at Chamber of Commerce, Seguin Print Shop or The Parks Dept. Spring League is $90 sponsor fee and $13.75 player fees.

Seguin Youth Soccer Club

Seguin Youth Soccer Club is now accepting registration for the Spring 2014 season for recreational soccer. Children with birthdates between August 1, 1994 and July 31, 2010 are invited to participate. Registration is $35 through Feb. 26. After that, registration will be $45. Games begin March 22. To register, visit seguinyouthsoccer.org

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6 p. m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker and crafts. Childcare is provided. The cost is $7 to cover meeting costs. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

GCRW Meeting

 

Guadalupe County Republican Women will meet on Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Silver Center. The presentation will include water resources and how we can recapture and recycle the water we use.

 

Showcase Seguin

 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents Showcase Seguin on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Coliseum. The day begins with a Job Fair from 8 to 10 a.m. followed by Show Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show Day will feature presentations and fun activities every 15 minutes, door prizes, giveaways, networking and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local medical professionals will be on hand for a Health Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets to show day are $6. The Showcase Premiere Party is from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets to the Party are $25 in advance and includes a Show Day ticket. For more information, call 379-6382.

 

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

 

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Paul Sanchez and Wrangler Country on Feb. 28 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper.

Deadline to File Applications

The deadline to file applications for a place on the Marion ISD regular election ballot is on Feb. 28. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Community Fair

Boys & Girls Club of South Central Texas presents a Community Fair on Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Events include games, club programs, music, bounce houses, face painting and much more. The cost is .25 cents per ticket. For more information, call 379-7842.

Baby Chicks Family Event

There will be a Baby Chicks Family Event on March 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at D&D. Events include chick races, face painting, giveaways, photo booth and more.

Spring Clean-Up

The City of Seguin and TLU present Spring Clean-Up/ Day of the Dogs Day of Service on Saturday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Coliseum Parking Lot. Seguin Residents are asked to bring an electric bill or photo ID showing that they reside within the city limits. Automobile tires will be accepted and paper shredding will be available. For more information, call 401-2416.

Cancellation Dance

The Mardi Gras Dance scheduled on March 1 at the Silver Center has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets in advance please stop by the Silver Center for a refund. For more information, call 303-6612.

Toast to Texas

Abishai Mercer Dickson chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas hosts Toast to Texas on March 2 at the Sebastopol House at 1:30 p.m. Events include a toast, posting of the colors, patriotic songs and much more. The public is invited.

RFL Team Recruitment

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Guadalupe County is on Saturday, April 26 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. The overnight team event raises money to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer. For more information on forming a team, call 832-2440.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Walk for Life 2014

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center, "Walk for Life" 2014 online registration is now open. For more information, visit ministrysync.com

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

VITA

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available through April 12, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building Basement. For more information, call 372-8160.

 

Parents Helping Parents

 

Methodist Healthcare presents Parents Helping Parents, a free parenting support group focusing on Parenting for Real Life, will meet through April 30. The program is offered to all area residents and helps develop successful parenting skills through group discussion and guest speakers. Topics include Discipline, Anger Management, Finances, and Self Development. Meetings are on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church at 5:30 p.m. Programs for children and youth are also provided. For more information call 372-1397.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Available Scholarships

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

Membership Fun Breakfast

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents membership fun breakfast on Wednesday, March 5 at The Big Red Barn. Breakfast begins at 6:45 a.m. followed by the program at 7. To make reservations, call 379-6382 by March 3 at 5 p.m.

Camp Spring Break

City of Seguin Parks & Recreation Department presents Camp Spring Break for students K through 6th, March 10 through March 14 at Ball Early Childhood Center from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The camp is $60 for the week. Registration deadline is March 3. For more information, call 401-2480.

MPO Meeting

Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) will meet on Monday, March 3 at the Coliseum from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 210-227-8651 or visit sametroplan.org

Captain's Meeting

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation 2014 Spring Adult Softball Leagues will have a Captain's Meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:15 p.m. in the Parks Office. League starts the week of March 10. Fees are due at the time of Captain's meeting. The cost is $375 per team. For more information, call 401-2480.

Texas Independence Day

Texas Independence Day Celebration is on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at Lake Breeze Ski Lodge at Lake McQueeney. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Event includes dinner buffet, live and silent auction and more. For more information, call 372-2902.

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on March 6. The meal is $10 or $12 with a dessert. Two seatings, one at 11:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is March 4. Tickets are available by calling 379-7713.

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance

Goodtime Polka & Waltz Club Dance is on Saturday, March 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels. Hamburgers will be available and guests are welcome. For more information, call 660-4866.

KC Chicken Sale

Knights of Columbus will be selling whole barbeque chicken for $6 on Sunday, March 9 after all of the masses at St. James Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Also whole barbeque chicken will be sold behind the KC Hall at the barbeque pits from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 210-885-8779.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

SHS Class of 1984

The SHS Class of 1984 is having a planning meeting at El Ranchito on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. For more information or to volunteer call 305-1534.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

February 24th, 2014

FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 2014

Seguin Volleyball Association

Seguin Volleyball Association will be collecting money and roster on Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fiesta Ballroom. Rosters can be picked up at Chamber of Commerce, Seguin Print Shop or The Parks Dept. Spring League is $90 sponsor fee and $13.75 player fees.

Seguin Youth Soccer Club

Seguin Youth Soccer Club is now accepting registration for the Spring 2014 season for recreational soccer. Children with birthdates between August 1, 1994 and July 31, 2010 are invited to participate. Registration is $35 through Feb. 26. After that, registration will be $45. Games begin March 22. To register, visit seguinyouthsoccer.org

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6 p. m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker and crafts. Childcare is provided. The cost is $7 to cover meeting costs. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

GCRW Meeting

 

Guadalupe County Republican Women will meet on Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Silver Center. The presentation will include water resources and how we can recapture and recycle the water we use.

 

Showcase Seguin

 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents Showcase Seguin on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Coliseum. The day begins with a Job Fair from 8 to 10 a.m. followed by Show Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show Day will feature presentations and fun activities every 15 minutes, door prizes, giveaways, networking and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local medical professionals will be on hand for a Health Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets to show day are $6. The Showcase Premiere Party is from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets to the Party are $25 in advance and includes a Show Day ticket. For more information, call 379-6382.

 

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

 

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Paul Sanchez and Wrangler Country on Feb. 28 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. 

Deadline to File Applications

The deadline to file applications for a place on the Marion ISD regular election ballot is on Feb. 28. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spring Clean-Up

The City of Seguin and TLU present Spring Clean-Up/ Day of the Dogs Day of Service on Saturday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Coliseum Parking Lot. Seguin Residents are asked to bring an electric bill or photo ID showing that they reside within the city limits. Automobile tires will be accepted and paper shredding will be available. For more information, call 401-2416.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Walk for Life 2014

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center, "Walk for Life" 2014 online registration is now open. For more information, visit ministrysync.com

Cancellation Dance

The Mardi Gras Dance scheduled on March 1 at the Silver Center has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets in advance please stop by the Silver Center for a refund. For more information, call 303-6612.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

VITA

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available through April 12, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building Basement. For more information, call 372-8160.

 

Parents Helping Parents

 

Methodist Healthcare presents Parents Helping Parents, a free parenting support group focusing on Parenting for Real Life, will meet through April 30. The program is offered to all area residents and helps develop successful parenting skills through group discussion and guest speakers. Topics include Discipline, Anger Management, Finances, and Self Development. Meetings are on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church at 5:30 p.m. Programs for children and youth are also provided. For more information call 372-1397.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Available Scholarships

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

Camp Spring Break

City of Seguin Parks & Recreation Department presents Camp Spring Break for students K through 6th, March 10 through March 14 at Ball Early Childhood Center from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The camp is $60 for the week. Registration deadline is March 3. For more information, call 401-2480.

MPO Meeting

Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) will meet on Monday, March 3 at the Coliseum from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 210-227-8651 or visit sametroplan.org

Captain's Meeting

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation 2014 Spring Adult Softball Leagues will have a Captain's Meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:15 p.m. in the Parks Office. League starts the week of March 10. Fees are due at the time of Captain's meeting. The cost is $375 per team. For more information, call 401-2480.

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on March 6. The meal is $10 or $12 with a dessert. Two seatings, one at 11:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is March 4. Tickets are available by calling 379-7713.

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 210-885-8779.

Team Dakota Benefit

Team Dakota Benefit is scheduled on March 15 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds. Events include a barbeque cook-off, softball game and volleyball tournaments, crafts and goods vendors, live entertainment and more. Vendor slots available for $25. For more information, call 210-238-4073.

Guadalupe Master Gardeners Meeting

The Guadalupe Master Gardeners will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the Justice Center. There is a social event at 6:30 p.m. and the regular business meeting will follow at 7. be at the end of the program. For more information, call 303-3889.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Tractor Pull

Tri County Antique Tractor Pull is scheduled on March 22 at 10 a.m. at the Red Barn. Food and refreshments will be available. The public is invited.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Children's Advocacy Center Fundraiser

The Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center is having a fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 at the KC Hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and includes admission, steak dinner and drinks. There will be a live and silent auction, bucket raffle and more. Tickets are available at KWED, Gift & Gourmet and Keepers. For more information, call 379-1224.

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

February 22nd, 2014

FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24 2014

Gifted & Talented Information Meeting

Seguin ISD is hosting an informational meeting for parents of first through fifth grade students interested in learning about the district's Gifted and Talented/Advanced Academics Program. The meeting is Monday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at District Office in the Oak Park Mall. For more information, call 401-8630.

Family Night

Texas Lutheran University and the Community Forum invite the public to learn about citizenship and the importance of voting on Monday, Feb. 24 at Jefferson Elementary Book Fair in the cafeteria. Showings are at 6:30 and 7:05

 

Seguin Volleyball Association

Seguin Volleyball Association will be collecting money and roster on Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fiesta Ballroom. Rosters can be picked up at Chamber of Commerce, Seguin Print Shop or The Parks Dept. Spring League is $90 sponsor fee and $13.75 player fees.

Seguin Youth Soccer Club

Seguin Youth Soccer Club is now accepting registration for the Spring 2014 season for recreational soccer. Children with birthdates between August 1, 1994 and July 31, 2010 are invited to participate. Registration is $35 through Feb. 26. After that, registration will be $45. Games begin March 22. To register, visit seguinyouthsoccer.org

MOPS Meeting

The next Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6 p. m. in Hierholzer Hall at First United Methodist Church. There will be a pot luck dinner, speaker and crafts. Childcare is provided. The cost is $7 to cover meeting costs. To RSVP, call 512-754-1292.

GCRW Meeting

 

Guadalupe County Republican Women will meet on Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Silver Center. The presentation will include water resources and how we can recapture and recycle the water we use.

 

Showcase Seguin

 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce presents Showcase Seguin on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Coliseum. The day begins with a Job Fair from 8 to 10 a.m. followed by Show Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show Day will feature presentations and fun activities every 15 minutes, door prizes, giveaways, networking and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local medical professionals will be on hand for a Health Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets to show day are $6. The Showcase Premiere Party is from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets to the Party are $25 in advance and includes a Show Day ticket. For more information, call 379-6382. 

Deadline to File Applications

The deadline to file applications for a place on the Marion ISD regular election ballot is on Feb. 28. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spring Clean-Up

The City of Seguin and TLU present Spring Clean-Up/ Day of the Dogs Day of Service on Saturday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Coliseum Parking Lot. Seguin Residents are asked to bring an electric bill or photo ID showing that they reside within the city limits. Automobile tires will be accepted and paper shredding will be available. For more information, call 401-2416.

Scholarship Awards

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Volunteers are offering two scholarship awards of $1500 each to deserving individuals who desire to continue their education in a medically related field. Grades and financial need are the primary considerations. Applications are available for pick up at the Volunteer Services Office of GRMC and at local schools counseling offices. All applications must be completed and returned to the office by Friday, March 21.

Walk for Life 2014

The South Texas Pregnancy Care Center, "Walk for Life" 2014 online registration is now open. For more information, visit ministrysync.com

Cancellation Dance

The Mardi Gras Dance scheduled on March 1 at the Silver Center has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets in advance please stop by the Silver Center for a refund. For more information, call 303-6612.

Story Time

Marion Community Library Association presents Story Time for 3 and 4 year olds every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Parents must accompany children during story time and large groups are asked to make prior arrangements with the library by calling 914-2803 ext. 432.

"Reel" Book Club

"Reel" Book Club is focused on books that have been turned into movies. The group is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane.

AARP Tax-Aide Program

The AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free electronic filing of Federal Income Tax Returns for the elderly, low and medium income at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library now through April 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday's and 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday's. Photo ID required and bring copies of 2013 Tax Return, all W-2 or 1099 forms, Social Security cards for all family members, tax receipts, interest and dividend statements, all information on stocks purchased and prices received and all documents to support claims.

Meeting

 

Marion Community Library Association meets the 2nd Monday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Meetings are open to the public.

 

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program

 

Seguin Animal Services encourages the public to take advantage of the low-cost spay/neuter program for all owned dogs residing within Seguin city limits. Cost of surgery depends on weight of animal. Surgeries performed at participating local veterinary clinics. Vouchers are issued on a first-come, first serve basis and expire within 60 days. Applications are available at Seguin City Hall and Seguin Animal Services. For more information, call 401-2335.

 

Marion Book Club

 

Marion Book Club is open to all citizens 18 and over and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 500 Bulldog Lane. Refreshments will be provided.

 

RSVP Trip to Chicago

 

RSVP is sponsoring a nine day motor coach trip to Chicago June 21 through June 29. The cost per person is $809 for double occupancy and includes lodging, admissions to all attractions, most meals, gratuities for driver and step on guide and travel insurance. Final payment deadline is April 15. To request a flyer, call 379-0300.

 

VITA

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. Trained TLU students will be available through April 12, every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beck Administration Building Basement. For more information, call 372-8160.

 

Parents Helping Parents

 

Methodist Healthcare presents Parents Helping Parents, a free parenting support group focusing on Parenting for Real Life, will meet through April 30. The program is offered to all area residents and helps develop successful parenting skills through group discussion and guest speakers. Topics include Discipline, Anger Management, Finances, and Self Development. Meetings are on Wednesday's at First Presbyterian Church at 5:30 p.m. Programs for children and youth are also provided. For more information call 372-1397.

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters

 

Seguin Premier Toastmasters meet on Wednesday's at 6 p.m. at the IHOP in Seguin. The purpose of Toastmasters is to empower the individuals to become better communicators and leaders through overcoming their fears of public speaking and increasing their confidence. For more information, call 379-0760. 

Kids Night Out

Boys & Girls Club presents "Kids Night Out" every 3rd Friday of each month between 7 and 10 p.m. at 624 Zorn St. Kids will partake in activities such as sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Club Jam and much more. All proceeds raised during Kids Night Out will help fund a new playscape for the club kids. For more information or if interested in volunteering for Kids Night Out, call 379-7842.

SAT Preparation

Texas Lutheran University is offering SAT Preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors in Tschoepe Hall, Room 102 on the TLU campus. There will be six two-hour class meetings from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's. The cost is $140 for 12 hours of instruction and the Official SAT Study Guide. To register, visit tlu.edu/satprep. For test dates and more information on how to enroll, call 372-6777.

Available Scholarships

The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship Program and the Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is offering two four-year scholarships for 2014 seniors at Seguin High School. The Seguin Police Youth Scholarship is open to all seniors who have graduated from the Seguin DARE Program and who have displayed academic achievement. The Smokey Joe Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship is open to all seniors who meet the academic standards necessary to graduate, complete the requirements to be a Varsity Letterman on at least one athletic team sanctioned by SISD. Applications must be submitted by March 7. Applications and instructions are available at seguintexas.gov.

Camp Spring Break

City of Seguin Parks & Recreation Department presents Camp Spring Break for students K through 6th, March 10 through March 14 at Ball Early Childhood Center from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The camp is $60 for the week. Registration deadline is March 3. For more information, call 401-2480.

MPO Meeting

Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) will meet on Monday, March 3 at the Coliseum from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 210-227-8651 or visit sametroplan.org

Captain's Meeting

City of Seguin Parks and Recreation 2014 Spring Adult Softball Leagues will have a Captain's Meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:15 p.m. in the Parks Office. League starts the week of March 10. Fees are due at the time of Captain's meeting. The cost is $375 per team. For more information, call 401-2480.

Moore House Luncheon

The next Moore House Luncheon is scheduled on March 6. The meal is $10 or $12 with a dessert. Two seatings, one at 11:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. are offered to accommodate luncheon guests. The deadline for reservations is March 4. Tickets are available by calling 379-7713.

Song and Show Dance

Texas Lutheran University is having a Song and Show Dance, featuring Tap, on March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Admission is free.

NPSOT Meeting

Guadalupe County Chapter Native Plant Society of Texas will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at St John's Lutheran Church. There is a plant/seed exchange and greeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. Meetings are open to the public.

Citizens Police Academy Applications

Citizens Police Academy will start on Wednesday, March 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline to turn in applications is March 14. Applications can be picked up at the police department Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 210-885-8779.

Junior Miss Scholarship Program

The Guadalupe County Junior Miss Scholarship program is scheduled on March 30 at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre. Anyone interested in serving as a contestant sponsor, making a donation to the scholarship fund, purchasing an ad in the program book/and or donating a raffle item may contact 305-4891. Response deadline is March 20.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life fundraiser, featuring Madelyn Abrameit and The Hillbilly Jug Band, is scheduled on March 22 at Belmont Social Club from 6 p.m. to midnight. $10 cover after 9. Events include door prizes, raffle drawings and more. For more information, call 832-2440.

Smart Growth Workshop

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Annex and AgriLife Extension are hosting a Smart Growth Workshop on March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 905 Nolan St. The workshop is designed to better equip decision makers so that they are able to consider the impacts of nonpoint source pollution in their daily activities by gaining a better understanding of how Low Impact Development techniques reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality. To make a reservation, call 979-845-6980.

Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop

The Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center "Big Red Barn" is hosting an Agriculture and Rural Development Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

Car Show

The Seguin Sunrise Lions Club and South Texas Stangs Car Club will be hosting their annual car show on Saturday, March 27 in downtown Seguin. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and judging will commence from 12 to 2. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, call 379-6272.

Llama Leap 5K and 10K

The 4th annual Llama Leap is scheduled on April 5 at 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Registration will be at 7. The cost is $20 for 5k and $30 for 10K through March 27. After that, it is $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K. There will be live music, llamas, and refreshments. For more information, call 210-243-1001 or visit llamaleap.blogspot.com.

 

Bark For Life of Seguin

Relay For Life, Bark For Life of Seguin is scheduled on Saturday, April 12 at Barky Park, Starcke Park West, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events include, micro chipping for $10, photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, bobbing for hotdogs and tennis balls, ARF dog adoptions and more. For more information, call 210-632-7741.

5K/10K Family Fun Run

Living Waters Worship Center presents Uturn Next Generation 5K/10K Family Fun Run on Saturday, May 3 at Starcke Park Pavilion at 8 a.m. Early bird registration is available through April 19. The cost is $20 for 5K Individual, $309 for 10K Individual and $60 for a family of four. To register, visit livingwatersworship.com or call 303-7515.

Earth Day Festival

The 6th annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled on Saturday, April 26 in Central Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Day exhibit space is free, but must have an educational focus about sustainability or conservation of natural resources and any giveaways must be environmentally appropriate and promote healthy, responsible living. For information on being a vendor, email mainstreet@seguintexas.gov.

Solo Exhibition Reception

Seguin artist, Marika presents a solo exhibition reception on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2803 Fredericksburg Rd. inside the gate of Primrose at Monticello Park in San Antonio. The public is invited.

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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Community Calendar

February 20th, 2014

FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 2014

Silver Center Friday Night Dance

The Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Honky Tonk Kings on Feb. 21 from 7:30 to 11. Doors open at 6 and admission is $8. Sandwiches will be available at 6:30 for a light supper.

RFL Taco Sale

Relay For Life Team Hope is having a breakfast and brisket taco sale on Feb. 21 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Advanced Home Health. All proceeds benefit Guadalupe County RFL American Cancer Society.

Food Check-Out

The Guadalupe County Farm Bureau will be having its annual Food Check-Out event on Friday, Feb. 21 at the county office at 11:30 a.m. Hamburger will be available for a $1 to represent how much the farmer and rancher earn from every burger sold.

Fundraiser Dance

Geronimo VFW Post 8456 presents a Fundraiser Dance, featuring Good Ole Boys Country Band, on Feb. 21 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Kitchen opens at 7 and an $8 donation is asked. For reservations, call 379-1971.

Bunco Night

Relay For Life team "The Wild Bunch" is having its annual "Roll For A Cure" bunco night on Friday, Feb. 21 at Faith Lutheran Church Activity Center from 7 to 9 p.m. The cost is $10 a person. To reserve a spot, call 556-9497.

NARFE Meeting

New Braunfels Texas National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 672 will meet on Feb. 21 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Social time is at 9:309 a.m. and the business meeting and program will follow at 10. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information,