A service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the building
of the current sanctuary in Quihi will be held on Sunday, Sept.
21 at 10:30 a.m. A dinner will be held afterwards. All are
invited. (See ad.)
TRTA - Huajilla Unit
The Huajilla Unit of Texas Retirement Teachers Association
will have its first business meeting of the school year on
Monday, Sept. 22 at Sammy’s Restaurant in Castroville at 10
a.m. A program will be presented followed by lunch. Members are
encouraged to invite a newly retired educator to the meeting.
Red Hat Society
The Red Hat Society meets on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at Brick’s
Restaurant on the River in Bandera at 11:30 a.m. Hostesses are
Aldeen Lanning and Helen Jones. Please remember to bring your
donations for the Medina County Food Pantry. For info call
Hondo Project Graduation
Hondo Project Graduation 2015 is having a brown bag meal
fund- raiser at the Hondo vs Devine game on Friday, Sept. 26.
The $7 meal includes a hamburger with fixings, chips, dessert
and drink. Tickets are presale only, ask any senior or parent.
For info call Janet Zerr, 426-2830, or Jackie Stoner, 931-4149.
St. John Festival
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church is holding a festival
at the Medina County Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 28 with many
activities planned. The 5K Faith Walk/Run is a new event
starting at 8 a.m. Mass will be held in the Fair Hall at 10 a.m.
and an $8 BBQ meal will be served from 11:30-1:30 p.m. (See ad.)
The John & Aalke Wiemers Reunion will be held at New
Fountain Family Life Center, Saturday, Oct. 4. BBQ provided.
Please bring side dishes.
The Big Event: Hammering Home the Love of God needs
volunteers for 2014 projects. Any skill, or no skill at all,
they have a way for you to help. Volunteer registration and a
kick off breakfast will be held Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday,
Oct. 11 at 7:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church Activity
Center. (See ad.)
Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. for the Bohmfalk Reunion,
which will be held at New Fountain Family Life Center, Saturday,
Oct. 11. Bring a covered dish and dessert to share. Hosted by
the George and Mary Bohmfalk family.
South Texas Area Farm & Ranch Club Tour
A three day tour to Corpus Christi and South Texas is being
held Oct. 21-23. Open to all adults, cost is $375/person for
double occupancy or $475 for single occupancy rooms. Last day to
RSVP is Oct. 10. For info, contact Brian Davis at the Wilson
County Agrilife Office, 830-393-7357 or Wilsonemail@example.com. (See
Alsatian Dancers have reorganized and have performed at two
events and would love to share the fun with others. Practice is
Sundays, 5 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church on Fiorella St. in
Castroville. All ages are welcome to join and you do not have to
be Alsatian! For more info call Mary at 210-854-9794.
• Medina County Museum 2202 18th St., Hondo, Wed.-Sat. 10-4
p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m., 830-426-2755.
• Shooting Star Museum
Free admission. 6 mi. south of Castroville off FM 1343.
Antique aircraft, cars, farm equipment, vintage clothing.
American Cancer Society’s local resource room at Hondo
Church of Christ provides information and services to cancer
patients and their families: including wigs, hats, prostheses
and more. Open Fri., 10 a.m.-noon. To arrange another time, call
830-741-2228 or 830-931-4766.
Hondo Public Library. Supplies, literature & resources
Community Council of South Central Texas Inc., 375 CR 5214, D’Hanis,
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 830-363-3119.
Darkness to Light mtg.
Classes to identify perpetrators and symptoms of child abuse
at Bluebonnet Children’s Advocacy Center, 1901 Ave I.,
Driver’s license office
702 Harper, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 830-426-8975.
Sign up now to receive text or email messages regarding
emergencies at r.i-info.com/rc/arc. A link is also located on
Blessed Threads, Jesus Church, 2035 Hwy. 90, Castroville, 3rd
Saturday monthly, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 830-931-3085 or 210-772-0720.
K’STAR Youth and Family Services, 1210 18th St.,
830-426-2878. Individual and family counseling.
Free GED classes
South Texas Regional Training Ctr., 402 Carter St., Hondo,
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-noon and Mon.-Fri., 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.,
Garden club thrift store
1903 19th St., Hondo, Thur., 1-5 p.m.
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 Mon, 2 p.m.
Story time: Wed., 10-11 a.m., ages 2-5, Sept.-May.
Tutoring: K-5 reading and math at Hondo First Baptist Church.
Medina Co. Food Pantry
502 Arnold St., Hondo, Mon., Wed., Fri., 8:30-11:30 a.m.
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.
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.
City of Hondo:
Medina Regional Hospital:
The Medina Co. Writer’s Guild meets 3rd Mon. monthly,
4:30-6 p.m., at Hondo Public Library. For info, call Jarvis,
Clubs and Regular Meetings
For 4-H club info., contact Medina County Extension Ofc.
830-741-6180 or medina-TX@tamu.edu.
Addiction Education Recovery Support group, Community/Senior
Center, Hondo, 1014 18th St., Mondays, 7 p.m. Contact David
Heart of the Matter Al-Anon family support group meets
Tuesdays at 8 p.m. at the Braden Keller Center in Castroville.
Amateur radio club
Medina Co. Amateur Radio Club, Hondo Community/Senior Center,
1014 18th St., 2nd Saturday, monthly, 9 a.m. 830-741-2474.
•Hal Jones Post #128, 804-B Harper St., Hondo; 3rd Mon.
monthly, 7 p.m. 830-426-2847.
•Aguinaldo Pruneda Post #524, US 90 W, Hondo; last Thurs.
of the month, 7 p.m. 210-219-8613.
Meets at Cowboy Church, 374 CR 341 Hondo, first, third, and
fourth Thursdays monthly at 7 p.m. Open to anyone having
difficulty coping with the loss of a loved one.
For troop info. in Hondo, call 210-274-9975 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 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.
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.
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.
For troop info. in Medina County, call 210-349-2404.
Grief support meetings
First United Methodist Church of Hondo Fellowship Hall, 2nd
Wed. monthly, 3 p.m. 830-426-9414.
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.
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.
Meets at Hermann Sons Steak House, US 90 E, Hondo, Thurs.,
11:45 a.m. For more info: hondodhanisrotaryclub.org.
Hondo Garden Club
Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St., 2nd Friday
monthly, 1 p.m., Sept.–May. 830-741-2411.
Musicians gathering, Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th
St., 1st Fri. monthly, 11 a.m., Bring covered dish &
Hondo Line Dancers
Medina Co. Nutrition Center, 808 Harper St., Wednesdays, 10
Hondo Lions Club
Hondo Community/Senior Center, 1014 18th St., Wed., noon.
Hondo Masonic Lodge
Ave. Q, 2nd Monday monthly, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 210-416-2124.
Medina Co. Writer’s Guild
Monthly meetings held 3rd Mon. monthly, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
“Coffee ‘n’ Conversation” El Charro Restaurant,
Hondo, Fridays, 10 a.m. 210-548-6585.
Navy officer wives club
Monthly luncheons, 1st Thursdays, 210-695-3146.
NF HANK Stitchers
New Fountain United Methodist Church, admin. building, 1st
Thurs. monthly, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Quilting, embroidering, knitting
and crocheting. 830-426-4219.
Order of the Eastern Star
Hondo Chapter #404, Masonic Lodge, 2607 Ave. Q, 3rd Mon.
monthly, 7:30 p.m.
Red Hat Society
All ladies are welcome to join The Red Hat Society. We meet
on the 4th Tuesday of each month at different locations. Please
join us for a fun luncheon. For more info call Anna,
National, Christ-centered, adult addictions program, Country
Baptist Church, Lytle, Fridays, 7-9 p.m., 830-709-4265 or
Medina County Republican Club, Sammy’s Restaurant,
Castroville, last Tuesday monthly, 7:30 p.m., 830-931-0431 or
Hondo Art League bldg., Harper Rd., 3rd Wed. monthly, 10 a.m.
Email email@example.com or call 830-741-6180.
South Texas Area Farm and Ranch Club
Agriculture/agribusiness club meets monthly at Aggie Park,
6205 West Ave., San Antonio. 210-473-4936. stafarc.org.
Rock-n-Cedars, Braden Keller Community Center, Castroville,
Monday, 7–9 p.m., 830-931-1399. Lessons start Sept. 29.
Tex. Hill Wing CAF
Tex. Hill Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, 1st Sat.
monthly, 10 a.m., Hondo airport terminal, public welcome.
Contact Larry Stacy, 210-218-7358 or lstacy456 @sbcglobal.net;
VFW Post 3891
804-A Harper St., Hondo airbase, 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.