Calendar of Upcoming Events
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Auditions for spring play
/ Family Life Building behind LV Methodist church
Auditions for a cast of 11, set decorators, stage hands. A spring comedy.
For more information call 830-779-1083 or visit www.lvshoestring.com
Contact Person: Gretch Brummer
Nativity Story-Free Movie Presentation
/ Hope Assembly of God Church, 313 W. Chihuahua
Everyone is welcome to a free movie presentation of The Nativity Story.
For more information call 830-779-4673 or visit www.myhope.tv
Contact Person: Hope Church
Santa Visits Cowboy Fellowship
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. / Cowboy Fellowship of Wilson County, 100 Hickory Run
Food, games, photos, toy drive.
For more information call 210-394-9850.
Contact Person: Cowboy Fellowship of Wilson County
Christmas at Connally
/ Connally Memorial Medical Center Lobby
The Floresville High School Cadet Chorale and Student Choir will join the Floresville Middle School Choir to sing their performance, “An American Christmas”, Wednesday, December 11th in the lobby of Connally Memorial Medical Center. The group is hosted by the FHS Air Force Junior ROTC under the supervision of MSgt Malynda Emerson and directed by Lt Col Steve Rakel. The FHS Cheerleaders and Tigerettes will also attend both performances providing joy to all the veterans, hospital staff and patients.
Join us for some holiday cheer, hot chocolate and cookies!
For more information call 830-393-1315 or or visit www.connallymmc.org
Contact Person: Michelle Felux
13th Annual Contracting Conference
/ Freeman Coliseum Exposition Hall, 3201 E. Houston St.
13th Annual Bexar County and University Health System Small, Minority, Women and Veterans Business Owners Contracting Conference to be held at the Exposition Hall at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio. Half day conference will feature workshops, vendor education and access to the Procurement Technology Center. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with a networking breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Lunch program from noon to 1:30 p.m.. Admission and parking are free. visit website for more information and to register. http://e.bexar.org/absolutenl/v.aspx?n=338
For more information visit http://e.bexar.org/absolutenl/v.aspx?n=338
Lunch & Learn with Dr. Faulkner, ENT
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
/ Connally Memorial Medical Center, large conference room
Dr. Jeffrey Faulkner will be the speaker for our monthly Lunch & Learn. Dr. Faulkner's topic will include "Why is my child always sick?" A discussion on ear infections, tonsillitis and sleep apnea. Lunch is free, but registration is required
For more information call 830-393-1311 or or visit www.connallymmc.org
Contact Person: Lori Marroquin
RSVP at Stockdale Residence & Rehab
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. / 300 W. Salmon St.
Learn more about how you can become a volunteer and contribute to the "TAP" Program (Touch Another Person)
For more information call 830-996-3721.
Contact Person: Jo Ann Brechtel
Chihuahua Wassail Walk
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
/ Various business locations throughout La Vernia.
An evening to walk, sip wassail and shop local. Stroll La Vernia businesses and enjoy wassail, cookies and experience holiday cheer. The La Vernia Heritage Museum will open at 5pm; Santa will be available for the kiddos at 5:30 at the La Vernia News office, then at 7:30 the Wreath Decorating Contest winners will be announced at the museum. Come by with your family to enjoy a Chihuahua Wassail Walk. Note: The wassail will be non-alcoholic, unless posted otherwise.
For more information call 830-779-2371 or or visit www.laverniamdd.org
Contact Person: Jennifer Kolbe
La Vernia Late-night Shopping
/ all over town
Area businesses in La Vernia will remain open late on Friday, Dec. 13, from 5-9 p.m. to meet the needs of those wanting to do some Christmas shopping. Shoppers will be able to visit with Santa, enjoy refreshments, and shop all over town.
For more information call 830-216-4519 or or visit www.lavernianews.com
Contact Person: Pam Smith
Senior Advantage Holiday Lunch
/ YMCA, 835 W. Southcross Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78211
Come and enjoy a hot holiday meal, music, bingo and activities. Open to the first 120 guests. RSVP at 877-215-9355.
For more information visit www.swgeneralhospital.com/seminars
Contact Person: Southwest General Hospital
Wilson County Republican Christmas part
6 p.m. / Lew's Patio and Grill
Guest will enjoy dinner roast pork with holiday glaze, roasted potatoes, green beans, salad and a roll with desert, tea and coffee.
New Wilson County Republican Women officers will be installed following the dinner. Anyone wishing to participate in the gift exchange is asked to bring a $20 gift. The cost is $27 per person, payable in advance. Reservations are required by Monday, Dec 2, as seating is limited.
For more information call 830-393-5195.
Contact Person: Ruby Manen
LV-VFD CPR AED Class
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. / VFD building at 12190 US 87 in La Vernia
Community CPR AED Class in the volunteer fire department building.
Health care provider courses will also be available upon request. The cost of the class starts at $35.
For more information call 210-748-1695 or .
Contact Person: Scott Burgess
Fr. Leop. Moczygemba Fdtn. GALA
/ St. Jerome Cath. Church, 7955 Real Rd
The 10th Annual The Father Leopold Moczygemba Foundation Gala will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15 at St. Jerome Church in Martinez. Mass-3pm; Dinner-5:30pm for a donation of $30. A string quartet from Poland will perform. Seating is very limited; please RSVP by Dec. 10 to Evelyn Lyssy 210-333-8500 . Silent auction items are needed-call Pat Felux 210-333-8995 to donate an item. www.FLMFoundation.org
and on Facebook.
For more information call 210-333-8500 or visit www.FLMFoundation.org
Contact Person: Eveyln Lyssy
Holiday Pops - San Antonio Symphony
/ Majestic Theatre
Concert with SA Symphony Mastersingers and the Trinity University Handbell Ensemble - singalong and special guests, too!
Tickets from $15. Children & students 50% off.
For more information call 210-554-1010 or visit www.sasymphony.org
Contact Person: SA Symphony
New Year's Eve Dance
8:30pm-12:30am / 600 Peace Ave. (across from the fairgrounds)
New Braunfels VFW Post 7110 will feature The GOOD OLE BOYS Texas Dance Band for their New Year's Eve Dance. Champagne, Party Favors, Black Eyed Peas, & Tamales will be provided. Tickets and Table Reservations are now available. $20 Couples $15 Singles BYOB/Snacks
For more information call 830-624-6505.
Contact Person: Jeanette Hackett
Hammerfest Kick-Off Party
/ To be announced
Committee Chairmen, Sponsors, Rest Stop Sponsors, Chain Reaction Bike Club and Key Volunteers for Hammerfest (Sept. 13, 2014) will kick off the planning process for the La Vernia Wild West Hammerfest Bike Ride, this year hosted by the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce; a portion of the ride proceeds will benefit the La Vernia Veterans Memorial Project. More details about the Kick-Off soon! SAVE THE DATE for this kick-off party.
For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaHistory.com
Contact Person: Barbara Magor or Elaine Stephens
Bones, Bullets & Blades Exhibit
Noon to 3pm. Extended hours on Friday, Jan. 17 - Noon to 7pm and by appointment.
/ La Vernia Heritage Museum, 13136 US Hwy 87 W in the old red, brick firehouse.
The La Vernia Heritage Museum announces: "Bones, Bullets & Blades" - La Vernia's Pre-historic and Native American Past. Artifacts found in La Vernia. On loan from a remarkable private collection. Jan. 11-19, 2014 ONLY. Hours - Noon to 3pm. Extended hours on Friday, Jan. 17 - Noon to 7pm; and by appointment. Groups welcomed by appointment. Call 210-392-3281. Operated by the La Vernia Historical Association, admission is free; donations are always appreciated.
For more information call 210-392-3281 or or visit www.LaVerniaHistory.com
Contact Person: Susan Richter, Museum Director
Greater La Vernia CoC Meeting
/ Blue Bird Cafe, 9356 US Hwy 87 W between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs
Join us for this ir-regular monthly meeting of the GLVCC. Normally we meet on the first Wednesday of the month, but for January only we will meet on Jan. 15. The speaker will be GVEC's Sean Alvarez, Sr. Exec. Mgr. and Chief Operating Officer with information about their "Fiber to Home" program. The public is invited. No reservations are required but attendees are encouraged to purchase a meal. Members are reminded to bring their business cards for the drawing for Spotlight Member of the Month.
For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaChamber.com
Contact Person: Sandy or Elaine
Benefit for Mandy and Dusty
5:30 pm / La Vernia Chamber
Benefit for Mandy Lambert Keil and Dusty Buckley hosted by Lv Little League
Both families were involved in a car accident. They have been financially and physically challenged and need all of the communities support.
For more information call 210-413-3498 or .
Contact Person: Deanna Gregory
La Vernia Wild West Hammerfest Bike Ride
/ La Vernia City Park
"Saddle up" to ride your BICYCLE through our beautiful countryside! Routes include a 34-, -53, -65-mile ride PLUS a 10 mile Family Ride and a free Kiddie Ride in the park. Friendly Rest Stops, too! A portion of proceeds benefits the La Vernia Veterans Memorial Project. Hope to see ya there, Pardnuh! Hosted by the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce. More information soon! Find us on Facebook, too!
For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaChamber.com
Contact Person: Elaine Stephens or Barbara Magor