HHS Band Meeting
Monday, Dec. 2, Band meeting at 7 p.m., in the HHS Band Hall.
Seniors and their parents should be present. Planning for this
year’s Senior Band Banquet.
Meyer Elementary School is accepting nominations for
Kindergarten Gifted/Talented Program for the 2013-2014 school
year. Nominations will be accepted through Dec. 20. Please
nominate your child in writing by email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or letter and send to office. If you have any questions, please
contact Kenneth Van Damme, principal or Debbie San Miguel,
counselor at 830-426-3161.
Human Trafficking Seminar
Wednesday, Dec. 4, Medina County Juvenile Probation
Department is hosting a sex trafficking training. The training
is free and is approved for TCLEOSE and TJJD hours. Seats are
limited, please contact Linette at 210-288-5277 for more
AARP Christmas Social
AARP Christmas Social will be at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Activities Center on Thursday, Dec. 5th. Business meeting will
be at 11:00 and the meal will be served at 12:00 noon. Members
are to bring a side dish and a donation for the food pantry.
Tree of Angels
December 7, 38th Judicial District Attorney’s Office
presents the 1st annual Tree of Angels supporting surviving
victims and victims’ families of violent crimes. South Texas
Regional Training Center, 402 Carter Street, Hondo, Tx. 78861.
4-H Texas Hold’Em
Saturday, Dec. 7th from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Hondo 4-H Booster Club
will be hosting a Texas Hold’Em tournament at Hondo Hermann
Sons Lodge. Dinner and tournament are included with your $100
donation. Call 830-931-5327, 830-522-2738 or 210-414-5215 for
TRTA Christmas Social
The Huajilla Unit of TRTA will have its Christmas Social and
Business Meeting with a buffet lunch, on Monday, Dec. 9,
beginning at 10 a.m. at the Triple C Restaurant in Devine. Call
210-355-4472 for more information.
Thursday, Dec.12, 11 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Medina Valley Church of
Nazarene, fellowship, worship and food. Call 830-663-5253 for
reservation. Childcare provided, children will need to bring a
Sunday, Dec. 8 and Monday Dec.9 at First Baptist Church. Free
admission, refreshments will be served.
Sign up now to receive text or email messages regarding
emergencies at http://r.i-info.com/rc/arc. A link to the site is
also located on the county website at www.medinacountytexas.org.
American Cancer Society’s Medina County Resource Room, Open
Fridays, 10 a.m.-12 noon, Church of Christ, provides info. and
services to cancer patients and their families including wigs,
hats, prostheses and more. To arrange another time, call
830-741-2228 or 830-931-4766.
Texas Ramp Project
Anyone in need of a ramp for use with a walker or wheelchair
may apply for area assistance by calling 830-426-0624.
Volunteers to assist in installing the ramps also needed.
The Cowboy Church in God’s Country, at 374 CR 341, Hondo,
gives food and meat to anyone in need from 5-7:30 p.m. every
Wednesday. Call 830-426-3637, after 1 p.m. on Wednesdays for
Free blood pressure and blood sugar checks, exercise classes,
and health education. Help with CHIPS, Medicaid and SNAP
applications, emergency food and other resources. 830-426-5532.
Veterans Service Office
Hondo: 709 Ave. Y, Mon. & Tues., 9 a.m.-noon & 1-4
p.m. Devine: 317 N. Hwy. 132, 1st & 3rd Wed., 9 a.m.–noon;
Castroville: 1312 Geneva, 3rd Wed., 830-741-6135 by appt. only.
Medina Co. Food Pantry
502 Arnold St., Hondo, Mon., Wed., Fri., 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Hondo Public Library. Supplies, literature & resources.
Free GED classes
South Texas Regional Training Ctr., 402 Carter St., Hondo,
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-noon, 830-591-7235.
Garden club thrift store
1903 19th St., Hondo, Thur., 1-5 p.m. Area Museums
• Medina County Museum 2202 18th St., Hondo, Wed.-Sat.
10-4, Sun. 1-4, 830-426-2755.
• Shooting Star Museum
Free, 6 mi. south of Castroville off FM 1343. Antique
aircraft, cars, farm equipment, vintage clothing.
Driver’s license office
702 Harper, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m., 830-426-8975.
Community Council of South Central Texas Inc., 375 CR 5214,
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., D’Hanis, 830-363-3119.
Hondo Public Library
1011 19th St., Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 8:30
a.m.-5 p.m., 830-426-5333.
Book club: 2nd Monday, 2 p.m.
Story time: Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m., ages 2-5, Sept.-May.
Read: K-5 reading and math tutoring at First Baptist Church.
The Medina Co. Writer’s Guild meets the 3rd Monday each
month, 4:30-6 p.m., at Hondo Public Library. For info, call
K’STAR Youth and Family Services, 1210 18th St.,
830-426-2878. Individual and family counseling.
Darkness to Light mtg.
Classes to identify perpetrators and symptoms of child abuse
at Bluebonnet Children’s Advocacy Center, 1901 Ave I.,
Blessed Threads, Jesus Church, 2035 Hwy. 90, Castroville, 3rd
Saturday monthly, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 830-931-3085 or 210-772-0720.
City of Hondo: www.hondo-tx.org
Medina Regional Hospital:
Clubs and Regular Meetings
Hermann Sons Steak House, Hwy. 90 E, Hondo, Thurs., 11:45
Hondo Lions Club
Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St., Wed., noon.
Order of the Eastern Star
Hondo Chapter #404, Masonic Lodge, 2607 Ave. Q, 3rd Mon.
monthly, 7:30 p.m.
Musicians gathering, Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th
St., 1st Fri. monthly, 11 a.m., Bring covered dish &
Hermann Sons meetings
Men’s lodge 236-1,1st Tues. monthly at 7 p.m.; Women’s
lodge 161-3, 2nd Tues. monthly at 6:30 p.m. at the lodge hall,
255 Hwy. 173N.
•Hal Jones Post #128, 804-B Harper St., Hondo; 3rd Mon.
monthly, 7 p.m. 830-426-2847.
•Aguinaldo Pruneda Post #524, US Hwy. 90 W, Hondo; last
Thurs. of the month, 7 p.m. 210-219-8613.
VFW Post 3891
804-A Harper St., Hondo airbase, 2nd Tues., monthly, 7 p.m.
Hondo Masonic Lodge
Ave. Q, 2nd Monday monthly, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 210-416-2124.
Hondo Garden Club
Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St., 2nd Friday
monthly, 1 p.m., Sept.–May. 830-741-2411.
Hondo Art League bldg., Harper Rd., 3rd Wed. monthly, 10
a.m., email@example.com, 830-741-6180.
New Fountain United Methodist Church, admin. building, 1st
& 3rd Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Quilting, embroidering,
knitting and crocheting. 830-426-4219.
Hondo Art League
Corner of Harper and Vandenberg on the Hondo airbase, 4th
Thurs., monthly, 10 a.m. All level classes and workshops. Come
and go studio, Thurs., 9-4. 830-931-5565.
Amateur radio club
Medina Co. Amateur Radio Club, Hondo Community/Senior Center,
1014 18th St., 2nd Saturday, monthly, 9 a.m. 830-741-2474.
Medina Co.Writer’s Guild
Monthly meetings held 3rd Monday of the month, 4:30-6:00p.m.,
at the library.
Friendship Art Club
Lytle Church of Christ, Main St. Informal painting, Tuesdays,
9:30 a.m. Monthly business meeting, program/outing and potluck
lunch on 2nd Tues. All level painters welcome. 210-415-2546.
Tex Hill Wing CAF
Tex Hill Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, 1st Sat.
monthly, 10 a.m., Hondo airport terminal, public welcome.
830-741-1162 or firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.texhillwing.org/.
Hondo Line Dancers
Medina Co. Nutrition Center, 808 Harper St., Wednesdays, 10
Rock-n-Cedars, Rick Taylor Recreation Center, Sundays, 6–8
p.m., 830-931-1399. Lessons start Sept. 29.
Medina County Republican Club, Sammy’s Restaurant,
Castroville, last Tuesday monthly, 7:30 p.m., 830-931-0431 or
“Coffee ‘n’ Conversation” El Charro Restaurant,
Hondo, Fridays, 10 a.m. and 2nd Tues. monthly, 7 p.m.,
Weight loss support
TOPS Chapter, Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St.,
Thursdays weigh-in at 4-4:45 p.m. and 5 p.m. meeting.
Free exercise classes
First United Methodist Church of Hondo Fellowship Hall. Walk
Aerobics-Tues. and Thurs., 9 a.m. Sit and Be Fit, Tues. and
Thurs., 10 a.m. 830-426-2073.
Grief support meetings
First United Methodist Church of Hondo Fellowship Hall, 2nd
Wed. monthly, 3 p.m. 830-426-9414.
• Hondo Vol. Fire Co.
Station #1, 1905 Ave. K. ,1st Thurs. monthly, 7 p.m., Open to
• Mico VFD
Fire house, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Tues. and 3rd Sat. monthly.
Meets at Cowboy Church, 374 CR 341 Hondo, first, third, and
fourth Thursdays each month at 7 p.m. Open to anyone having
difficulty coping with the loss of a loved one.
Addiction Education Recovery Support group, Community/Senior
Center, Hondo, 1014 18th St., Mondays, 7 p.m. David Cuellar
Heart of the Matter Al-Anon family support group meets
Tuesdays at 8 p.m. at the Braden Keller Center in Castroville.
National, Christ-centered, adult addictions program, Country
Baptist Church, Lytle, Fridays, 7-9 p.m., 830-709-4265 or
For 4-H club info., contact Medina County Extension Ofc.
830-741-6180 or medina-TX@tamu.edu.
For troop info. in Hondo, call 210-274-9975 or email@example.com.
For troop info. in Medina County, call 210-349-2404.
Navy officer wives club
Monthly luncheons, 1st Thursdays, 210-695-3146.
South Texas Area Farm and Ranch Club
Agriculture/agribusiness club meets monthly at Aggie Park,
6205 West Ave., San Antonio. 210-473-4936. www.stafarc.org.