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Donations & Movie Night

630 pm / 1832 W Kingsbury st.

Press Release: Oct. 16, 2014 From: Woodmen of the World -- Chapter 3040, Seguin, TX. Serving: Seguin, New Braunfels, Marion, La Vernia , Stockdale, Nixon, and Floresville. Helping Our Community w/ Donations & Family Movie Night Woodmen of the World -- Chapter 3040 would like to invite all Woodmen members and the general public to come and enjoy the evening with us. On Friday, October 24, 2014 starting at 6:30 pm. We will be hosting an evening of “Helping our Community w/ Donations”, With the coming of the Holidays and the increase needs of our community we are giving monetary donations to: “ Spirit of Sharing” Food Bank of New Braunfels, “ Christian Cupboard” Food Bank of Seguin, “ Store House” Food Bank of Nixon, “Store House” Food Bank of Stockdale, “ Habitat for Humanity” of New Braunfels,and Habitat for Humanity” of Seguin. After the presentations and refreshments we will all settle back and enjoy a great classic western movie “Mc Clintock” staring the “Duke” John Wayne. Hot buttered Popcorn will be provided.

For more information call 830-556-1090 or .
Contact Person: Richard Wessels
Lunch & Learn w/Dr. Meeghan Lautner

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm / CMMC- Large Conference Room

Part of Connally Memorial Medical Center's "I Heart Health" program, join Dr. Meeghan Lautner for lunch while she discusses- "Breast Cancer Surgery- More is Not Always Better". Reservations are required.

For more information call 830-393-1311 or or visit
Contact Person: Lori Marroquin
FHS Class of 1995, 20 year reunion

see below / Floresville & San Antonio

October 24th-Friday Night Homecoming Football Game! Go Tigers! October 25th-Saturday Night 6pm, Stacey Moczygemba Hertless is hosting our class for dinner. Address: 312 Joy Drive, Tower Lake Estates Cost: $15 per adult. Kids eat free. Please bring your check or cash to the event Food: Fajitas and all the fixings! BYOB Please RSVP to Andrew Hughes at

For more information call 713-202-6690 or .
Contact Person: Andrew Hughes
Free Geology Hike at Jackson Nature Park

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. / 9284 County Road 401

Explore the fascinating history of Jackson Nature Park on a walk through time. FREE event. Limited number of participants. Register by calling Kayla Gasker at (210) 302-3259 or email Deadline to register is October 23, 2014.

For more information call 210-302-3259 or or visit
Contact Person: Kayla Gasker
Free S.S. Old Town Day

All Day Free Entertainment / SS Community Building

26th annual Old Town Day benefits SS Community Bldg. Remodeling Projects & Scholarship Fund. Children's costume contest and Baked Food contest sign-in 10 a.m.,Parade at 11 a.m.; BBQ Chicken Plates $8; 11:30 Elora; 1 p.m. Pinto; 2 p.m. Cinco; 3:30 Pipes and Drums; 4 p.m. Serenatas by Letty with Pat & Wayne; 5 p.m. Cunjunto Puro Corazon; 7-10 p.m. Conrad & The Country Legends.

For more information call 210-289-3583.
Contact Person: Tambria Read
2014 Circle Fest - Halloween Celebration

4-8 p.m. / The Circle School, 217 Pershing Ave

This wonderful Halloween Celebration offers live music, delicious food, arts and crafts, a silent auction, and a raffle. The event features a unique Pumpkin Path, where children hear stories from costumed characters on a path lined with pumpkins and luminaries. This is an educational, fun-filled experience for the whole family!

For more information call 210-822-0461 or .
Contact Person: Blana Luna
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