First Baptist Church of Yancey is hosting a revival Sun.,
March 9 through Wed., March 12 at 6:30 p.m., with evangelist
HHS Band Meeting
Meeting will be held Mon., March 10 at 7 p.m. in the Band
Diabetes Cooking School
Free Cooking Well with Diabetes classes will be offered
during March and April. Sessions will be offered Mondays in
March beginning March 3 at Hondo First United Methodist Church.
Classes in Devine begin Monday, April 7 at First United
Methodist Church. Classes are free to the first 15 participants
and pre-registration is required. Call the Wesley Nurse at
830-426-5532 for more info.
Next meeting will be Thursday, March 13, 2 p.m. at the First
United Methodist Church in Hondo. Everyone is welcome. Contact
Sandy at the Medina County Extension Office at 830-741-6180.
Ladies of all faiths, ages and walks of life are invited to
attend on Thurs., March 13 from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. at Medina
Valley Church of the Nazarene. Enjoy fellowship, music, worship
and good food.
Koinonia Emmaus Gathering
The gathering is set for Fri., March 14, at New Fountain
United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. Babysitters are always
Dave Ramsey Financial Course
Follow up to Financial Peace University preview March 4 and
11 at 6 p.m. Seven week course beginning March 18 at 6 p.m. at
St. Paul Lutheran Church. Contact Karen 210-771-1542 or by email
Alsatian Dancers Meeting
Organizational meeting will be held Wed.,March 19 at 7 p.m.,
at 502 Florence St., Castroville. For more info call Mary
Tutoring Volunteers Needed
Kindergarten through fifth grade tutoring volunteers are
needed for Tuesdays between 3:15 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tutoring is
sponsored through the Hondo Public Library and located at the
Hondo First Baptist Church. Call Kathy at 30-931-4521 if
Free tax help
AARP provides free tax help sessions every Thursday through
April 10. Hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Hondo Public
Library. ALL ages welcome. Please bring all items pertaining to
your taxes and your 2013 tax return. You must present Social
Security cards for all persons on your return and a photo ID for
yourself. For more info visit HYPERLINK “http://www.aarp.org/taxaide”
www.aarp.org/taxaide or call toll free 1-888-227-7669.
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.
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
Devine: 317 N. Hwy. 132, 1st & 3rd Wed., 9 a.m.–noon;
Castroville: 1312 Geneva, 3rd Wed., 830-741-6135 by appt.
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.
• 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., firstname.lastname@example.org, 830-741-6180.
NF HANK Stitchers
New Fountain United Methodist Church, admin. building, 1st
Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Quilting, embroidering, knitting and
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.
Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St., 1st Thursday
monthly, 10 a.m. 830-538-2586.
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 email@example.com 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. 210-548-6585.
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 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.