Sabinal band banquet
Spaghetti dinner is set for Fri., May 24, 6 p.m., gym with
beginning and high school band performances. $10 adults, $5 high
school students. Call 830-988-2475 for advance tickets. (See
Memorial Day services
•D’Hanis Lions Club sponsors a service at Holy Cross
Cemetery, 6:30 p.m., Mon., May 27.
•VFW and American Legion posts of Hondo invite the public
to Memorial Park on Mond., May 27 at 9 a.m. for a special
service. Bring your own chair.
Hondo Community Choir
Practice Thursdays at 7p.m. at First Baptist Church. Songs
are inspiring & patriotic array of songs to be performed
Sunday, July 7th.
Tues., June 4, 7 p.m. at St. John’s Parish Hall, 2106
Avenue J. (See ad)
Sessions for kids (11-14) and parents Mon., June 10-Thurs.,
June 13 at the Hondo Public Library. (See article)
• Rec. center camp. Summer camp is June 10-August 1
with games, sports, swimming and more Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Register now. $65 per child. Call 830-426-2475.
•Free summer art camp. June 10-14. Registration forms
available at Meyer, McDowell, Woolls, the Hondo Public Library
and Chamber of Commerce offices and on-line at www.hondoartleague.com.
•Running camp. Johnny Dominguez’s running camp is
set for Sun., June 16 through Thurs., June 20 with no camp on
Wed. Fee is $75 for first child and $50 for each additional
family member. Call 830-931-1055 for info. and to register.
Purchase a pass for the city pool now through June 14 at the
Rick Taylor Recreation Center. Call 830-426-2475 or
Free street dance
Sabinal Chamber of Commerce sponsors a free street dance
featuring The Vale Rodriguez Band on Rheiner St. (off SH187) in
downtown Sabinal to kick off the summer tourist season Memorial
Day weekend, Fri., May 24, 8-12 p.m. www.sabinalchamber.com.
Call 830-426-0009 or 830-275-9527.
Red Hat Society
meets Tues., May 28 at El Charro Restaurant at 2507 19th St.
in the shopping center on the west end of Hondo at 11:30 a.m.
Bring food pantry items. 830-426-2759.
Fri., May 31, 10 a.m. First Baptist Church of Castroville.
Vouchers are limited. Call 830-931-5692.
Thursday, June 6 is the date for a pickling workshop in
Hondo. See next week’s edition for details or contact Texas A
& M Extension Service office at 830-741-6180.
•Schweers family reunion is set for Sunday, June 2, 11
a.m. at New Fountain Methodist Church Family Life Center.
•Hartmann family reunion is Sunday, May 26, noon at St.
Paul Lutheran Church Activities Center.
•HHS Class of 1983 is seeking classmates to organize
events for their 30th reunion on June 14-15. Call 214-693-1704.
•Rothe reunion. Roundup is Fri. June 14, 5 p.m. at
Greg & Cora Rothe’s ranch. Bring drinks and chairs.
Saturday, June 15, noon, reunion at St. Dominic’s Hall, D’Hanis.
Texas Ramp Project
Anyone who uses a walker or wheelchair and is in need of a
ramp may apply for local assistance by calling 830-426-0624.
Donations and volunteers are needed.
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.
• 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.
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.
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.-Friday, 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.
K’STAR Youth and Family Services, 1210 18th St., Hondo,
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, Medina Valley Christian Worship, 2035 Hwy.
90, Castroville. 3rd Saturday monthly, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.;
830-931-3085 or 210-772-0720.
City of Hondo
Medina Regional Hospital
Clubs and Regular Meetings
Hermann Sons Steak House, Hwy. 90 E, Hondo, Thursdays, 11:45
Hondo Lions Club
Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St., Wednesdays,
noon. Visitors welcome.
Order of the Eastern Star
Hondo Chapter #404, Masonic Lodge, 2607 Ave. Q, 3rd Monday
monthly, 7:30 p.m.
Musicians gathering, Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th
St. 1st Friday 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.
American Legion Hal Jones Post #128, 804-B Harper St., 3rd
Monday monthly, 7 p.m. 830-426-2847.
VFW Post 3891
804-A Harper St., Hondo airbase, 2nd Tues. monthly, 7 p.m.
Hondo Garden Club
Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St., 2nd Friday
monthly, 1 p.m., Sept.–May. 830-741-2411. Donations welcome.
Hondo Art League bldg., Harper Rd., 3rd Wed. monthly, 10
a.m., Sandy Kunkel, firstname.lastname@example.org,
New Fountain United Methodist Church, admin. building, 1st
& 3rd Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Quilting, embroidering,
knitting and crocheting. Open to all. 830-741-0515.
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 Senior/Community Center,
1014 18th St., 2nd Saturday monthly, 9 a.m. 830-741-2474.
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., airport terminal in Hondo, public welcome,
contact 830-741-1162 or email@example.com.
Hondo Line Dancers
Medina Co. Nutrition Center, 808 Harper St. Wednesdays, 10
Rock-n-Cedars, National Guard Armory, Hwy. 90, Sundays, 6–8
Weight loss support
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)Chapter, Hondo
Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St., Thursdays weigh-in at
4-4:45 p.m. and 5 p.m. meeting.
• 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.
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.,
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. 426-2073.
Grief support meetings
First United Methodist Church of Hondo Fellowship Hall, 2nd
Wed. monthly, 3 p.m. 830-426-9414.
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
Addiction Education Recovery Support group, Community/Senior
Center, Hondo, 1014 18th St., Mondays, 7 p.m. 830-741-1242 or
Al Anon meeting
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
To locate a 4-H club near you, contact Medina County
Extension Ofc. at 830-741-6180 or medina-TX@tamu.edu.
Scouts meet at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Annex
Bldg-Hondo. 210-274-9975 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.