Neighbors celebrate National Night Out
Neighbors in the Westover Hills subdivision gather Oct. 7 at the home of Harold and Lucy Schott to celebrate National Night Out with a potluck dinner. More Featured Photos »

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Grand Opening Poth Branch Library

8 am to noon / Poth Branch Library

Poth Branch library will host a grand opening October 21st from 8 am to noon. This is a change from the 15th. Come meet the librarian and see what the Poth Branch has to offer the community. Refreshments will be served.

For more information call 830-391-2161 or .
Contact Person: Sandy Migl
Mother Nature Storytime: Bats

10-11 a.m. / Cibolo Nature Center & Farm, 140 City Park Road

Children ages 3-6 will learn about bats, how they fly at night, where they live, how they spend their time and what they eat. Children must be accompanied by caregivers.

For more information call 830-249-4616 or or visit
Contact Person: Stephanie Colvard
Witches Brew - Contest at Regency Manor

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Regency Manor, 11615 11th Street

Mix up your magic and cast a spell on our judges! Bring us your best soups, stews, or chili. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded for taste and creativity. Call Trish for more info or to enter.

For more information call 830-216-7090.
Contact Person: Trish
Floral Design School

12n - 3 p.m. / 3310 N New Braunfels

Create floral arrangements in these 3 hands-on classes. Take home a finished project each week. Tuition $75

For more information call 210-824-9981 or or visit
Contact Person: San Antonio Garden Center
Constitution 101-Free Class

Noon-1:00 pm / 121 Dilworth Plaza (JP2 ofc, by Kolodziej's)

8th of 10 DVD lessons on "The Meaning and History of the US Constitution", produced by HILLSDALE COLLEGE. Session 8 title: #Abraham Lincoln and the Constitution# Bring your own Brown-Bag-Lunch and join us!! ***EVERY WEDNESDAY*** “Now is the time for all good men and women to come to the aid of their country.”

For more information call 830-484-2356.
Contact Person: Nancy Hosek
Humana Health presents Eating Right

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM / Vision Center inside Wal-Mart

Where: 6703 Leslie Road San Antonio, Texas 78254 Humana will host Eating Right with Diabetes; part two of a three-part educational diabetes series for the San Antonio community. The three sessions, which are free and open to the public, will provide attendees with all the critical tools needed to take control of their diabetes. Diabetes is a serious health problem for Americans. Currently, more than 29 million Americans have diabetes and one in four Americans are unaware that they have the disease. Even more concerning, by 2050, a third of U.S. adults will likely get diabetes. Knowledge of diabetes and diabetes management is fundamental, which is why each session will focus on a different diabetes topic, including diabetes’ basics 101, nutrition and overall diabetes management. For more information, call (210) 520-7085.

For more information call 210-520-8072.
Contact Person: Ross McLerran
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Jase, a toy yorkie, belongs to Briana Dominguez of Nixon. He loves playing with his basketball, eating bacon treats, and taking road trips.
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