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Basic CERT Course

6:00-10:00 PM / San Antonio Fire Academy, 300 S Callaghan Road, San Antonio, Texas 78227

This 20 hour CERT training, open to the general public, will be given on five Wednesday evenings Sept 28, OCT 05,12, 19 & 26. Topics will include Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety, Disaster Medical Operations, Light Search & Rescue, CERT Organization, Disaster Psychology, CERT and Terrorism. A simulated disaster scenario will be used to evaluate skills learned at the conclusion of the course.

For more information call 210-486-1692 or .
Contact Person: Pauline Kline
Cody Canada and Mike McClure

7pm doors open / Halfway House bar and grill

Pre sale tickets are 20 dollars at door 25.

For more information call 830-832-2604.
Contact Person: Kevin Koenen
Alamo Beer Company’s Oktoberfest 2016

Noon - Midnight (Daily) / Alamo Beer Hall & Beer Garden, 202 Lamar St., San ANtonio, Tx. 78202

Bier steins, lederhosen, polka music and plenty of German fare mark Alamo Beer Company’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest. Brewing beer using traditional German methods, Alamo Beer Company celebrates its roots with this four-day event. Visit for more details or call (210) 872-5589.

For more information call 210-872-5589 or or visit
Contact Person: Susanna Wilson

6:00PM / 2210 EAST FM 1518 S. #20


For more information call 210-573-4519 or or visit
Contact Person: Ellen Swetman
A Time To Hope, A Time To Heal

6-8:30 PM Friday & 9:00 AM-2:30 PM / Christ Church Nashville

This year we have added Friday night, which will include men. A Time To Hope, A Time To Heal is an event for breaking the chain of hurts. Hope for freedom from being stuck due to past, present or even future issues. We will talk about depression, challenging marriages and broken relationships. Pain from longing to have a child, loss and abortion. The focus will be on how to live victoriously in all circumstances. FREEDOM IS POSSIBLE. Join Internationally acclaimed model, actress, film and television star, producer, author, spokesperson, keynote speaker, wife and proud mother of three, Jennifer O’Neill. Worship music by SonicFLOOd, Emcee and story of hope by Christy Sutherland.

For more information call 615-948-1480 or or visit
Contact Person: Faith
Come And Take It Celebration

6 p.m. / Texas Heroes Square at 103 North St. Joseph St.

The Come and Take It Celebration commemorates the firing of the first shot of the Texas Revolution on Oct. 2, 1835, which took place near Gonzales.The days will be filled with activities, including a petting zoo, cook-offs, a 5K run/walk, a parade, canoe race, car show, a carnival, a mechanical bull, and more. Live music will be provided by a variety of musicians such as Johnny Rodriguez, "The Bellamy Brothers," T.G. Sheppard, "The Electric Cowboys," and more. Deadline for FREE entries is Aug. 31. Entries between Sept. 1-15 are $10, and entries between Sept. 16-26 will be $50. No entries will be accepted after Sept. 26.

For more information call 888-672-1095 or visit
Contact Person: Gonzales Chamber of Commerce
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