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December

SS Historical Muesum Christmas Baquet

7p.m. / 12153 Hwy 87 W.

Annual Fundraiser Banquet to benefit the Sutherland Springs Historical Museum at Wittes Restaurant. Tickets on sale through Nov. 27.

For more information call 210-289-3583 or .
Contact Person: T. Read
La Vernia Historical Assn.

7:00 p.m. / GVEC Community Room, 13849 U.S. Hwy 87 W

Everyone is welcome to attend our regular monthly meetings, held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7pm at GVEC Community Room. Feel free to bring an item of local, historical interest for "Show and Tell." Light refreshments provided. Hope to see you soon! Note:We do not meet during June, July & August.

For more information call 210-392-3281 or or visit www.LaVerniaHistory.com.
Contact Person: Elaine or Susan
Trinkets and Treasures Resale Shop Sale

9:30am-2:30pm / San Antonio

The Volunteer Services Council of the San Antonio State Hospital is opening their "Trinkets & Treasures Resale Shop” on December 6, 2016 between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm. Many gently used items are available at a very favorable price. Women's, Men's, and Children's Clothing Accessories / Shoes / Handbags Bedroom and Kitchen Linens Home Decor Kitchen Items All proceeds benefit the patients at the San Antonio State Hospital (SASH). The Volunteer Service Council (VSC) of SASH is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life and support the rehabilitation and recreational needs of patients not funded through traditional government sources. Funds generated from this sale will support the various patient programs sponsored by the VSC of SASH.

For more information call 210-531-8004 or .
Contact Person: Stephanie Weimer
WCRSP monthly meeting

9:30 a.m. / Baldy's American Diner 8356 U.S. 87

The Wilson County Retired School Personnel will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Baldy's American Diner in La Vernia. Topics of discussion will include the Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) and music. Guest speakers will include Stockdale ISD Superintendent Paul Darilek and Carol Zidek. Arrive early to enjoy fellowship at 9:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 10 a.m.

For more information call 830-393-4629.
Contact Person: Pris Kincaid
Spirit of Christmas Tree Lighting

Starting at 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. / La Vernia City Park on

Spirit Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Date Changed to December 7th Due to the expected inclement weather this Saturday, December 3rd, officials have decided to reschedule the Spirit of Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held in La Vernia City Park to Wednesday, December 7th. It will still begin at 5:30 p.m. and include all the usual expected fun activities, snow and of course Santa! We hope to see you at La Vernia City Park on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 and join in on the Spirit of Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. ***************************************************************** This year, the City of La Vernia, in partnership with the La Vernia Parks Foundation, is hosting the annual lighting of the City’s Christmas tree at the 22nd Annual Spirit of Christmas Tree Lighting held in La Vernia City Park. This event is when our community comes together to celebrate Christmas, meet Santa, and enjoy family, friendly activities such as a train ride, movies, snow slide...yes, snow in south Texas, and cookie decorating, and so much more! Enjoy the hot cocoa or concessions. Check out our Facebook page @CityofLaVernia for more information.

For more information call 830-779-4541 or or visit www.http://lavernia-tx.gov/.
Contact Person: City of La Vernia
Greater LV Chamber of Commerce meeting

noon / Baldy's Diner, U.S. 87

Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting, Baldy's Diner, U.S. 87 south of La Vernia. Includes election of officers for 2017.

For more information call 830-779-2244 or or visit www.LaVerniaChamber.com.
Contact Person: Chamber secretary
Wilson County 2 nd Responders / CERT

6:00-8:00 PM / Wilson County Office of Emergency Management, 800 Tenth Street, Courthouse Annex II, Bldg B, Floresville , Texas

Last meeting of 2016 for Wilson County 2 nd Responders / CERT Program. This will be an Awards & Recognition dinner ceremony. Please RSVP with Cynthia Stafford by November 18 th.

For more information call 830-393-8573 or .
Contact Person: Cynthia Stafford, Volunteer Coordinator
Christmas at the Den

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm / The Den 484 Bluebonnet Road

Come take pictures with Santa and play with real snow! bring a can good and or a toy for the Wilson County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Santa toy drive.. Ride the Polar Express have some hot chocolate and snacks

For more information call 830-779-2277.
Contact Person: The Den
WC Republican Christmas Party

6:00 p.m.. / Lew's Patio & Grill

Christmas Dinner and Party, $30/person (Social hr 6:00 pm/Dinner 7:00 pm

For more information call 830-393-5195 or .
Contact Person: Ruby Manen
Enjoy Hometown Christmas Cheer!

5-9 pm / Floresville

Plan to enjoy hometown Christmas cheer in Floresville with grand openings, refreshments, and even some late-night shopping on Friday, Dec. 9. This community tradition is a great way to get in the Christmas spirit, not to mention a good way to support locally-owned businesses. While you're out, take the kids to meet Santa at the Wilson County News, along with Mrs. Claus and Elf Jingle from 4-6:30 pm. Each child will receive a candy and a gift. Light refreshments will be available. Follow this with festivities -- including fireworks! -- at River Bend, located on Bus. Loop 181 in Floresville.

For more information call 830-216-4519 or or visit www.wilsoncountynews.com.
Contact Person: Pam Smith
River Bend Rejoice!

6-9 pm / 101 Club Dr., at the Gazebo at Seguin Circle

Enjoy holiday food and craft vendors, Santa & friends, traditional Dickens carolers, Christmas music, neighborhood Christmas light decorating contest, Texas snow, holiday coloring contest, bounce castles, hayride, and the Fireworks show at 8 pm! Please bring cannded goods and toys for the Wilson County Sheriff Santa Program. If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Cindy Cranston at 210-373-8634

For more information call 210-373-8634.
Contact Person: Cindy Cranston
O'Bethlehem

7-8:30pm / St. Ann's Catholic Church grounds

Biblical re-enactments. Follow Mary & Joseph as they travel through Bethlehem and finally arrive at the stable for the birth of Christ. Event is open to all the public. Refreshments available.

For more information call 210-413-8298 or .
Contact Person: Dr. Patrice M Broderick
Workday at Rancho de las Cabras

8:30 a.m. to noon / Rancho de las Cabras

Sign up to spruce up Rancho de las Cabras, Mission Espada’s ranch located in Wilson County, on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Interested volunteers are encouraged to wear closed-toed shoes, long-sleeved shirts, pants, sunblock, and hat, if desired. The workday will primarily consist of trail restoration and ground maintenance. Gloves and tools will be provided, along with water and limited snacks. Registration is required, as attendance is limited to 20 to 25 persons. To register, email saan_volunteers@nps.gov. Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Upon signing up, volunteers will receive a confirmation email with a location of where to meet. For more information, email Lindsay Compton at lindsay_compton@nps.gov.

For more information call 210-932-1001 or .
Contact Person: Lindsay Compton
Children's Christmas Party at RUMC

9:30 am - 11:30 am / Resurrection UMC, 7709 Knowlton Rd.

This is a free community event for children and their families. Children will have their picture taken with Santa (pictures will be mailed to your home). Children will also participate in the following activities: Decorate Christmas cookies, make Reindeer Dust, make a photo frame for Santa photo, write a letter to Santa, and listen to Christmas stories and songs. All activities including pictures with Santa are free. Children younger that 5 must have an adult (or teenage sibling) with them.

For more information call 210-649-2636 or or visit www.resurrectionumcsa.org.
Contact Person: Donna Drake
Community Holiday Covered Dish Dinner

6 p.m. / 411 14th @ the corner of 4th

Annual Holiday Community Dinner, hosted by the SSCA,Inc. Meat and soft drinks will be provided. Bring a side dish or dessert. Santa will arrive after dinner to give out stuffed animals, door prizes for adults. Children MUST be accompanied by their adult!

For more information call 830-534-8563 or or visit www.sscatx.org.
Contact Person: Alice Garcia
Poth ISD 1st Annual SHAC Fun Run

Registration 8:00am Run at 9:00am / Starts at Jack Lane Field

The School Health Advisory Council is hosting a 5k; proceeds to benefit Jr. High Student Alyssa Olivo. Suggested dontation: $20 adult/$10 child For more info or to download form visit www.pothisd.us

For more information call 830-484-3330 or or visit www.pothisd.us.
Contact Person: Joni Palacios
Wilson County Road Runners Group Run

8:00 AM / 867 Evening Shade Dr, Adkins 78101 - Whispering Oaks Park

Join us for a run or walk! Group runs are FREE and open to the public, with water provided on the route. Both novice and experienced runners & walkers are welcome! After the run & walk, we will enjoy a picnic & hold the WCRR Annual Meeting.

For more information call 210-393-0714 or or visit www.facebook.com/WCRoadRunners.
Contact Person: Heather Smith
Winter Softball Skills Camp

8am-6pm / Sacred Heart Church Field

Softball camp covering hitting, fielding, and baserunning as well as fun tips on how to be a better teammate and player! 8u: 8am-11am 10u: 11:30am-2:30pm 12u: 3pm-6pm

For more information call 830-391-4254 or .
Contact Person: Tori Bayer
Immanuel Lutheran Christmas Cantata

7 p.m. (Saturday) and 10:30 a.m. (Sunday) / Immanuel Lutheran Church

The Immanuel Lutheran Church will present its Christmas Cantata, “One Small Child,” Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11, in the church at 310 Seguin St. in La Vernia. The cantata is a musical celebration of the Christ and will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Saturday’s event will be followed by a cookie social. For more information, call 830-253-8121.

For more information call 830-253-8121.
Contact Person: Church office
German Christmas Candlelight Celebration

5:30 p.m. / Margarite B. Parker Chapel at Trinity University

The German Weihnachtsfeier Society of San Antonio invites all to the 112th annual German Christmas Candlelight Celebration, Die Deutsche Weihnachtsfeier, at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, in the Margarite B. Parker Chapel at Trinity University. The event does not include a sermon, and is conducted entirely in the German language. The Christmas story is simply told through scripture, prayers, German Christmas poetry, congregational and choral singing, and instrumental music. Both the Beethoven Maennerchor and the San Antonio Liederkranz choirs will perform, accompanied by Trinity University organist, Dr. David Heller. This celebration is free and open to the public. For more information, call 210-534-4481 or 210-653-5112.

For more information call 210-534-4481 or .
Contact Person: The German Weihnachtsfeier Society of San Antonio
BHFSA Awards Ceremony

4:30 p.m. / First Baptist Church of San Antonio

The Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio proudly recognizes Dr. Ernesto Gomez as the 2016 "Spirit of Health" award recipient at an Awards Ceremony and Reception

For more information call 210-735-9009 or or visit www.BHFSA.org.
Contact Person: Liz Cantu
LVISD Community Education

6:30 pm / LVISD HS Bldg 300 RM 305

Christmas Flower Arrangement. Join Jennifer Kotzur as she directs you in creating a festive arrangement for your holiday table. Cost $25 (paid in advance). RSVP by December 1. Can't Wait To Create!

For more information call 830-779-6600 or or visit www.lvisd.org.
Contact Person: Joyce Emily
Teen MOPS Meeting

6:15 - 8:00 pm / Grace Bible Church, 360 FM 1346 in La Vernia, meeting in portable building behind church

If you are a young mom looking for friendship and support from women just like you, join Teen MOPS at its next gathering at Grace Bible Church at 360 F.M. 1346 in La Vernia. Enjoy an evening of fun, fellowship, and food. Free child care will be provided. This is for moms age 22 and younger.

For more information call 979-575-1773 or visit https://www.facebook.com/LVTeenMOPS/.
Contact Person: Karen Fos
Phone Calls From Santa — Calls Made to A

6:30pm-8:00pm / All Parts of the US

Once again, volunteer Santas are preparing to make calls to children during this Holiday Season. See your child’s eyes light up when they receive their call from our Santa Volunteer! Our Santa will make the conversation with your child (children) personal. The children will wonder how Santa knew so much! The project supports the Volunteer Services Council of the San Antonio State Hospital, whose mission is to provide goods and services not funded with traditional state dollars. Tuesday-Thursday, December 13-15, 2016 Calls between 6:30pm and 8:00pm We request a $10 donation for one child, or a $15 donation for two or more children residing at the same residence. If you would like to pay by credit card, please go to our Eventbrite page and register for your call: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phone-calls-from-santa-2016-tickets-28609030380 If you would prefer to pay with cash or check, please email or call Stephanie Weimer for a form and mailing address: Stephanie.weimer@dshs.state.tx.us 210-531-8004 “My grandsons really got excited when Santa called. I am so glad I had the chance to have him call. Please let me know next year when you are planning on doing this. Santa used the information I gave him when he was talking with them (names of their pets, that they could say their ABCs, etc.). I told my grandsons they had to be pretty special to get a phone call from Santa because he is so busy this time of year. Thanks again.” “Thank you so much for the call, it was awesome and made my daughters Christmas! Great Program!”

For more information call 210-531-8004 or or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phone-calls-from-santa-2016-tickets-28609030380.
Contact Person: Stephanie Weimer
LVISD Community Education

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm / LVISD HS Bldg 500 RM 506

Where, Oh Where Do I Save All My Phone Photos? Help is on the way. Participants must install the Google Photos and Shutterfly no their device before class. Can't Wait To Create!

For more information call 830-779-6600 or or visit www.lvisd.org.
Contact Person: Joyce Emily
Artist of the Month: Jay Hester

5:30 PM / 1550 Bandera Highway

The Museum of Western Art will host its Artist of the Month reception on Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 5:30 pm with Western Artist Jay Hester. Non-museum members are invited to attend the wine and cheese reception with a suggested donation of $10; museum members, of course, attend at no charge. Hester's exhibition, "Texas - Stories of the Land", consists of paintings of significant events in early Texas history that are testament to Hester's in-depth study of this subject matter. The oil paintings are accompanied by interpretive test panels of Comanche and Apache, Texas Rangers, and events that occurred in the Texas Hill Country. Regarding his painting, "Lasting Friendship," he said: "Once again, learning about the German influence and the relationship with the Comanche tribes that roamed the Hill Country... gave me inspiration for my artistic creations." The award-winning Museum of Western Art is located at 1550 Bandera Highway in Kerrville. Hours are 10:00 am until 4:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, please call 830.896.2553

For more information call 830-896-2553 or or visit www.museumofwesternart.com.
Contact Person: Stephanie Turnham
Southwind Ranch

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Southwind Ranch, 2470 US -181 TX 78118

Mansion Tours, Carriage Rides~Hay Rides, Holiday Pictures, Food and much more. Call 210-637-5000 For Ticket Info

For more information call 210-637-5000.
Contact Person: Southwind Ranch
Community Blood Drive

11:00am - 2:30pm / HEB Parking Lot, 14414 US Hwy 87 West

The La Vernia Ministerial Alliance is sponsoring a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, December 17th. The blood supply is critically low in this region. Give a gift this Christmas someone really can't live without.

For more information call 830-779-2621 or .
Contact Person: Stephen Curry
Reindeer 5K Run & Holiday Market

8-1 / Floresville High School campus

The Mighty Tiger Band Indoor Percussion is hosting a Reindeer 5K Run and Holiday Market. 5K RACE: begins at 8 a.m. Come run, jog, or walk this 5K run that will start and finish in Eschenburg Stadium and winds through the FISD campuses. Online registration is available at https://runsignup.com/Race/Tx/Floresville/MTBIndoorPercussionReindeerRun . Early Bird Registration is through Dec. 3. $20 for adults, $10 for students (ages 10-18). Includes free race shirt! Medals will be given to top 3 male/female finishers. (Guarantee your race shirt size and price with early bird registration. After Dec. 3, we cannot guarantee shirt size and registration will go up $5). HOLIDAY MARKET -- No need to "race" to the mall to finish your holiday shopping. Come see all the local vendors and find the perfect gift! The Holiday Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will include live music. SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY -- The Floresville Band Boosters is seeking sponsors for the Mighty Tiger Band Indoor Percussion 5K Reindeer Run. All proceeds of the race will benefit the Indoor Percussion group as they prepare for their competition season. The donations will cover the upfront cost of the race, including race shirts, medals, grab bags, water, fruit, etc. Sponsors donating $100 or more will have their name printed on the official race shirts. Your business card or flyer will also be included in the grab bags to promote your business. Remember, all proceeds benefit the Mighty Tiger Band Indoor Percussion!

For more information call 601-807-7835 or or visit www.floresvillebandboosters.com.
Contact Person: Carla Smith
USA Track & Field Officials Certificatio

9 a.m.to 1 p.m. / Texas A&M University-Kingsville

A USA Track & Field Officials Certification Clinic will be held on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Javelina Stadium-McCulley Hall athletic offices at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The clinic will provide re-certification for current certified officials and a presentation of 2017 track and field rule changes. Certification will be valid for the 2017-20 Olympiad. New officials are welcome. For more information, contact David Brock at 361-593-2500 or david.brock@tamuk.edu or Ryan Dall at 361-593-2424 or ryan.dall@tamuk.edu.

For more information call 361-593-2500 or .
Contact Person: David Brock
Christmas Cantata

6:30pm / La Vernia United Methodist Church, 210 FM 775 (across from the Junior High)

Celebrate the birth of Christ in music. Bring the family and enjoy the handbell choir then the combined voices of La Vernia and Alamo UMC as they present "A Noel Celebration". The event is free and everyone is welcome.

For more information call 830-779-2621 or or visit www.LaVerniaUMC.org.
Contact Person: Stephen Curry
Wal-Mart Community Blood Drive

12:15pm to 4:30pm / Wal-Mart Parking Lot

All Participating Donors will receive A Alamo Draft House movie voucher A safe and secure donation experience Skilled care from our staff A wellness checkup scheduling

For more information call 210-731-5590 or or visit www.southtexasblood.org.
Contact Person: South Texas Blood & Tissue Center
Stockdale ISD Winter Break

all day / anywhere

Merry Christmas! From: The Wilson County News

For more information call 830-996-0400.
Contact Person: SISD
FISD Early Release

varied / (Floresville South Elementary 2000 Tiger Lane Floresville, TX 78114

It's a half-day before Christmas Break for FISD students and staff!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
FISD Winter Break

all day / (Floresville South Elementary 2000 Tiger Lane Floresville, TX 78114

Merry Christmas, FISD! From: The Wilson County News!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
Blue Christmas

8:30pm / La Vernia United Methodist Church, 210 FM 775 (across from the Junior High)

A subdued Christmas Eve service for those who may be missing a loved one or far from home and desire a quiet celebration this Christmas Holiday. This service is held in the more intimate setting of our Historic Chapel.

For more information call 830-779-2621 or or visit www.LaVerniaUMC.org.
Contact Person: Stephen Curry
Christmas Eve Candlelight

6:30pm / La Vernia United Methodist Church, 210 FM 775 (across from the Junior High)

Everyone is welcome to come celebrate the birth of the Christ Child. Come enjoy music and hear once again the joyous story of God coming to earth in the manger of Bethlehem. (Electric candles are available for the safety of little hands.)

For more information call 830-779-2621 or or visit www.LaVerniaUMC.org.
Contact Person: Stephen Curry
Christmas Eve Candlelight

10:00pm / La Vernia United Methodist Church, 210 FM 775 (across from the Junior High)

Join us as we celebrate the birth of the Christ Child. Everyone is invited for a service of story and song as we welcome the Good News of Great Joy - Jesus is born! Bring the whole family. (Electric candles are available for the safety of little hands).

For more information call 830-779-2621 or or visit www.LaVerniaUMC.org.
Contact Person: Stephen Curry
DATE CHANGE! Edge of Imagination Station

2:00 p.m. / Sarah Bain Chandler Public Library

THE DATE OF THIS EVEN IS JUNE 30. THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED MAY 30 FOR MEMORIAL DAY. The Edge of Imagination Station will make a stop at the Sarah Bain Chandler Public Library on Monday, May 30, at 2 p.m.

For more information call 830-393-7361 or or visit www.wilsoncountylibrary.org.
Contact Person: Nicki Stohr
Master Gardener Training Class

5:45pm-8:45pm / 1400 Schertz Parkway

December 30 deadline to register for Guadalupe County Master Gardener training classes. Tuesday evenings 1/17/17 - 5/23/17 from 5:45-8:45 pm at Schertz Civic Center

For more information call 210-275-3970 or or visit www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.
Contact Person: Cynthia Lyssy
 

January

WCRSP monthly meeting

9:30 a.m. / Jack's Cafe 507 10th St.

The Wilson County Retired School Personnel will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3, in Jack's Cafe in Floresville. Members and guests will discuss personal health, just in time for the New Year, with guest speaker Margie Broom. Arrive early to enjoy fellowship at 9:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 10 a.m.

For more information call 830-393-4629.
Contact Person: Pris Kincaid
FISD Winter Break (continued)

all day / (Floresville South Elementary 2000 Tiger Lane Floresville, TX 78114

Happy New Year! From: The Wilson County News!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
STX Fury Softball sets tryout dates

12 p.m. warm up and 1-3 p.m. tryouts / Sacred Heart Catholic Church Softball Field 1009 Trail St.

The STX Fury select softball team will hold tryouts Sunday, Jan. 8, at the softball field at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Trail Street in Floresville. All divisions, 8U (born 2008-09), 10U (born 2006-07), and 12U (born 2004-05), will warm up at noon, followed by tryouts from 1-3 p.m. STX Fury is a fast-pitch select softball organization seeking committed athletes and parents. For more information, contact Robert Pagan at 210-801-4506 or RobertPagan72@gmail.com.

For more information call 210-801-4506 or .
Contact Person: Robert Pagan
Teen MOPS Meeting

6:15 - 8:00 pm / Grace Bible Church, 360 FM 1346 in LaVernia, meeting in portable building behind church

If you are a young mom looking for friendship and support from women just like you, join Teen MOPS at its next gathering at Grace Bible Church at 360 F.M. 1346 in La Vernia. Enjoy an evening of fun, fellowship, and food. Free child care will be provided. This is for moms age 22 and younger.

For more information call 979-575-1773 or visit https://www.facebook.com/LVTeenMOPS/.
Contact Person: Karen Fos
Town Hall Meeting

6:30 pm / Blessed Sacrament Parish Hall

Hosted by County Judge Richard L. "Dickie" Jackson, Invited to attend Commissioner Pct 2 Paul Pfeil, Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr., Poth Mayor Anthony Smolka, Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Sara Canady, & Constable Pct 2 Devin Keen. Connally Memorial Medical Center CEO Brian Burnside will attend and address the proposed countywide EMS plan and the reason for the hospital district’s tax increase.

For more information call 830-391-3153 or .
Contact Person: Dickie Jackson
STX Fury Softball sets tryout dates

12 p.m. warm up and 1-3 p.m. tryouts / Sacred Heart Catholic Church Softball Field 1009 Trail St.

The STX Fury select softball team will hold its second round of tryouts Sunday, Jan. 15, at the softball field at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Trail Street in Floresville. All divisions, 8U (born 2008-09), 10U (born 2006-07), and 12U (born 2004-05), will warm up at noon, followed by tryouts from 1-3 p.m. STX Fury is a fast-pitch select softball organization seeking committed athletes and parents. For more information, contact Robert Pagan at 210-801-4506 or RobertPagan72@gmail.com.

For more information call 210-801-4506 or .
Contact Person: Robert Pagan
Star Party at Rancho de las Cabras

5:30-9 p.m. / Rancho de las Cabras

Save the date for a Star Party on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 5:30-9 p.m. at Rancho de las Cabras near Floresville. The San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers will provide telescopes and expertise as stargazers enjoy the night sky at Rancho. The event will also feature activities for the kids and warm beverages. Participants should take flashlights (red cellophane to cover will be provided) and dress for the weather. For more information, call 210-875-6323 or visit nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov.

For more information call 210-875-6323 or visit nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov.
Contact Person: San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers
Teen MOPS Meeting

6:15pm - 8:00pm / Grace Bible Church, 350 FM 1346 in LaVernia, meeting in portable building behind church

If you are a young mom looking for friendship and support from women just like you, join Teen MOPS at its next gathering at Grace Bible Church at 360 F.M. 1346 in La Vernia. Enjoy an evening of fun, fellowship, and food. Free child care will be provided. This is for moms age 22 and younger.

For more information call 979-575-1773 or visit https://www.facebook.com/LVTeenMOPS/.
Contact Person: Karen Fos
Wilson County Amateur Radio Club - WINTE

TBA / Poth City Park (Proposed)

This is the Annual Winter Field Day weekend of Amateur Radio in the United States and beyond. The Wilson County Club will set up radio stations in an outside environment and communicate with Amateur Radio Operators across the Nation and the World using Voice, Morse Code, and Digital modes. Everything but smoke signals... Usually held in Poth City Park, but may be relocated. EVERYBODY is invited to come and join the on-air activities. If you have ever had an interest in amateur radio, this is the place and time to check out the hobby. For an overview of the Winter Field Day, check out http://www.winterfieldday.com/ ....Further details to be announced as we get closer.

For more information call 210-241-8211.
Contact Person: Lou Stanton
 

February

Stockdale ISD Parent Teacher Conferences

all day / anywhere

Student holiday and parent-teacher conference for SISD.

For more information call 830-996-0400.
Contact Person: SISD
WCRSP monthly meeting

9:30 a.m. / Mesquite Bean 302 F.M. 1346

The Wilson County Retired School Personnel will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Mesquite Bean in La Vernia. Dr. Jose Moreno, superintendent with the La Vernia Independent School District will be on providing updates and happenings on LVISD campuses. Additionally, guest speakers Shirley Grammer and Keith Muschalek will talk about the history around the Polley Mansion. Arrive early to enjoy fellowship at 9:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 10 a.m.

For more information call 830-393-4629.
Contact Person: Pris Kincaid
San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

Daily / AT&T Center, San Antonio

Award-winning stock show and rodeo with incredible lineup of entertainers, competitions, carnival, and more.

For more information call 210-225-5851 or or visit http://www.sarodeo.com/.
Contact Person: SA Rodeo
FISD Student Holiday

all day / All Floresville Campuses

FISD students and staff get a day off!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
 

March

Home, Garden & Environmental Show

TBA / Floresville

In the planning stages. This will be the new revamped Wilson County Garden Day. Watch for details as they develop. Vendors welcome.

For more information call 210-382-4455.
Contact Person: Calvin Finch
WCRSP monthly meeting

9:30 a.m. / Wilson County Sam Fore Jr. Public Library

The Wilson County Retired School Personnel will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 7, in the Wilson County Sam Fore Jr. Public Library at 1103 Fourth St. in Floresville. Guest speaker Nicki Stohr will provide information on the different library branches in Wilson County and give an update on the new branch location in Floresville. Arrive early to enjoy fellowship at 9:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 10 a.m.

For more information call 830-393-4629.
Contact Person: Pris Kincaid
FISD Spring Break

all day / Floresville campuses

Enjoy your Spring Break, FISD students, parents, and staff!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
Stockdale ISD Spring Break

all day / anywhere

Have a great spring break!

For more information call 830-996-0400.
Contact Person: SISD
 

April

San Antonio Lutheran Coronation

7:00pm / Scottish Rite Auditorium

The San Antonio Lutheran Coronation Association presents the 58th Annual Court of 20th Century.

For more information call 210-378-7937 or .
Contact Person: Larry Brehm
WCRSP monthly meeting

9:30 a.m. / Floresville High School-Culinary Arts Room

The Wilson County Retired School Personnel will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 4, in the Culinary Arts room of Floresville High School at 1813 Tiger Lane. Culinary Arts teacher Jana Clarke will lead the meeting and students will prepare and serve lunch to attendees. Arrive early to enjoy fellowship at 9:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 10 a.m.

For more information call 830-393-4629.
Contact Person: Pris Kincaid
Rosenberg & Rotter Cowboy Breakfast

starts 8am / Wilson County Show Barn, SH 97E, Floresville

The Wilson Area Housing Foundation will benefit from the 15th annual Rosenberg & Rotter Cowboy Breakfast, beginning at 8am in the Wilson County Show Barn on SH 97 east of Floresville. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, potatoes, coffee, and juice. Door prizes will be awarded; also enjoy the silent auction and participate in a live auction.

For more information call 830-216-4051 or .
Contact Person: Brenda Pawlik
FISD NHS Induction

7 pm to 9 pm / FHS Auditorium

Congrats, FHS NHS Inductees!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
 

May

WCRSP monthly meeting

9:30 a.m. / FISD admin building

The Wilson County Retired School Personnel will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 2, in the Floresville Independent School District Administrative Building at 1200 Fifth St. Members and guests will hear from Jenny Kolloziej who will discuss the importance of fitness. Additional guest speaker, Gilbert LaFuente from the office of and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, will provide insight around the U.S. political arena. Arrive early to enjoy fellowship at 9:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 10 a.m.

For more information call 830-393-4629.
Contact Person: Pris Kincaid
FHS Work Based Banquet

6:30 to 8 pm / FHS Cafeteria

Have fun!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
FHS ROTC Banquet

7 to 9 pm / FHS Cafeteria

Have fun!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
FHS FFA Banquet

7 pm to 10 pm / FHS Cafeteria

Have fun!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
FHS Awards Ceremony

7 pm to 10 pm / FHS Gym

Congrats FISD!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
Special Olympics Banquet

6:30 am to 8 pm / FHS Cafeteria

Go FISD Special Olympics!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
FISD Employee Recognition Banquet

6:30 to 8 pm / FMS Cafeteria

Recognize FISD employees!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
Stockdale ISD Early Release

all day / anywhere

It's a half day for Stockdale ISD

For more information call 830-996-0400.
Contact Person: SISD
SHS Graduation

undetermined / undetermined

Congrats Stockdale Graduates!

For more information call 830-996-0400.
Contact Person: SISD
FISD Memorial Day Holiday

all day / anywhere

Celebrating Memorial Day.

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
 

June

FISD Last Day of School and Early Releas

all day / anywhere

FISD parents, make sure you don't forget that the last day of school is a half day!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
FHS Graduation

8 pm to 10 pm / Staduim

Congrats FHS Graduates!

For more information call 830-393-2573 or visit www.fisd.us.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
USS Ajax Reunion

9 am to 10 pm / Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park

Open to all who served aboard the USS Ajax and their families.

For more information call 830-745-2141 or or visit www.ussajaxassociation.org.
Contact Person: Thomas Judge
 
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