CASTROVILLE BLURBS, EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Bulky waste pickup
Continues through Nov. 15 by City of Castroville.
Golden Age Dinner
Thursday, Nov. 14, 12 p.m., Braden Keller Community Center. Sponsored by St. Ann’s Society. Senior citizens are invited to this free, covered dish meal.
Friday, Nov. 15, at Broadway Bank. Sponsored by Castroville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Wreaths Across America
Sponsor a wreath for $15 to honor a veteran. Call 830-328-0374 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (See ad.)
Hours of operation
Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs. 12-8 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
CPL has free programs for all ages. Call 830-931-4095, visit the library or www.castrovillelibrary.org for schedule.
Meets Thursdays at 6 p.m. Basic need-to-knows of being a grown-up, for ages 16-25.
Alzheimer’s caregiver support group
Meets the third Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- noon.
Meets 1st and 3rd Saturday of month at 1 p.m. and 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 2 p.m. during the summer.
Group meets first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.
Movies (G or PG) are screened Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 p.m. All welcome; bring drinks, snacks, pillows / blankets.
Video game tournaments for teens and above, meets every Thursday at 3 p.m.
DVD presentations and discussions on “Archaeology: An Introduction to the World’s Greatest Sites,” led by Cindy and Don Jacox, Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m. Info: 830-931-4095.
Friends of CPL
Meets fourth Tues., 7 p.m.
Junior Friends of the Library
Meets second Saturdays, 1-4 p.m., Castroville Public Library
Monthly book clubs
Library Book Clubs: Daybreak, first Mon., 10:30 a.m.-noon; and Nightfall, first Wed., 6:30-8 p.m.
For preschoolers, Wed. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Includes Handwriting without Tears and Signing Time.
Teen and tween video game tourney
Meets 2nd and 4th Fridays of month at 4 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets Tuesdays only, 7 p.m. at Braden Keller Community Center. 210-237-9679.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursdays and Fridays, 7 p.m. at Braden Keller Community Center. Call Jeff, 830-444-1737.
Sundays, 5 p.m. practice at Zion Lutheran Church Hall.
Castro Colonies Living History Center
309 Paris St. Open Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Free entry. www.castrocolonies.us.
Castroville Garden Club
Meets the third Thursday of December, March, June and September, 6:30-7:30. Various locations. For info, call Priscilla, 830-931-2262.
Castroville VFC mtgs.
Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. at fire house. Info: 830-931-4751.
Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., meet at the Castroville Fire House.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas-Alsatian Pioneers
Meets 1st Saturday monthly, 9:30 a.m., Braden Keller Community Center in Castroville.
Second Sunday of the month, 6 p.m., Shooting Star Museum. Family movies for all ages. Call 210-386-6038 for info.
Tuesdays at Braden-Keller Center. Beginners: 1 p.m., intermediate: 2 p.m. All welcome. Call Ken for info, 830-931-3459.
Meets first Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. at Sammy’s Restaurant.
Mico VFD mtgs.
Located at 7127 CR 271. Firefighter training 1st Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and 3rd Saturdays at 8 a.m. Executive/Business meetings 2nd Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For info call Fire Chief Mike Tudor, 210-376-7832.
Open Door Social
2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 12-3 p.m., Medina Valley United Methodist Church on Country Lane. Enjoy dominoes and potluck.
Meet Sundays at the Shooting Star Museum in the Textile Room. Come & watch, or join in & quilt. Info, 210-386-6038.
Tues. thru Thurs. (potluck on Thursday) noon-1 p.m. at the Fuos Haus at Zion Lutheran Church. Lunches for seniors (age 60+) provided by Medina Senior Center / Meals on Wheels. Contact 830-741-6160. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for jigsaw puzzles, games and socializing.
Seniors’ Day Out
Meets the third Thursday each month at Medina Valley VFW Post 8134 in La Coste. Lunch is 1-2 p.m. Games, companionship 1-5 p.m. Bingo, Pitch and dominos. Light refreshments.
Rock-N-Cedars Square Dance Club meets Mondays 7-9 p.m., at Braden Keller Center. Info: call Christina, 830-931-1399.
Monday, Wednesday, 7:15-8:15 p.m. Braden-Keller Community Center, 1410 Amelia. Call 210-632-6649 for info.
YOUTH GROUPS, SCOUTS, ETC.
Meets the second Monday each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Castroville Elementary Cafeteria. Call Scott, 830-538-3706.
Meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday each month, La Coste Elementary Cafeteria.
Rio Medina 4-H
Meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday each month at Mumme’s in Rio Medina. Contact Betty, 210-835-5632.
Troop 310: call 210-347-6303; Troop 831: call 830-538-6402; Troop 471: call 830-931-3655.
For troop information, call Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, 210-349-2404, ext. 230.