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LVYAC Fall Fest

1-4 PM / City Park

The La Vernia Youth Advisory will hold it's 1st Annual Fall Fest. There will be costumer contest for the little ones and pets. There will be free face painting and games, with a donation bake sale. Funds raised from cake walk and bake sale will help fund future youth city projects.

For more information call 830-779-4541 or .
Contact Person: Yvonne Griffin
Old Town Day Royal Court Ceremony

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. / 411 14th @ the corner of 4th Community Building

Open to the public, 28th Annual SS Old Town Day Royal Court Coronation, Crowning Ceremony followed by Guest Speaker Wilson County Clerk, Eva Martinez!

For more information call 210-289-3583 or or visit
Contact Person: T. Read
VFW Post 8555 Fried Chicken Dinner

10:30 / Poth VFW Hall 715 Houston St.

The VFW Post 8555 will hold a Fried Chicken Dinner fund-raiser on Oct. 23, at 10:30 p.m. in the Poth VFW Hall at 715 Houston St. in Poth. In addition to dinner plates, VFW members will be selling tickets for $5 each to benefit the VFW. To purchase tickets, call Bernie Ott at 210-846-2843, Leo Schneider at 210-415-5402, or Edward Ortiz at 818-693-2075.

For more information call 830-393-6470.
Contact Person: Bernie Ott
Early Voting Begins for General Election


This is the first day of early voting by personal appearance for the Nov. 8 General Election. (Watch local newspaper for times and location.)

For more information call 830-393-7380.
Contact Person: Elections Office
Stockdale JH Red Ribbon Week - Movie

5:30 p.m. / Stockdale Junior High School Library, 503 S. 4th St.

Stockdale Junior High is hosting a viewing and discussion of the movie, "Chasing the Dragon." This is a powerful video, created by the F.B.I. and the D.E.A. which is intended to inform today's youth, parents, and community members about the dangers of opiate use. Students may attend with their parents/guardians. Door prizes will be awarded

For more information call 830-996-3551 or visit
Contact Person: Stockdale Junior High

6:15pm - 8:00pm / Grace Bible Church, in the portables behind the church

Are you a young mom looking for friendships and support from other young moms? Join us for an evening of food, fun and support. FREE meal and childcare!

For more information call 979-575-1773 or visit
Contact Person: Karen Fos
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Brownie, one of the dogs up for adoption at God Bless Us Every One Rescue, loves other pets, and children. She was a contestant in this year’s Pet Parade.
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