CASTROVILLE BLURBS, EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Friday, Jan. 17, 8-9:30 a.m. Alamo Hospice, 405 Lafayette. Sponsored by Castroville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Saturday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m. -12 a.m. Medina County Fair Hall. Silent auction, dance and dinner. (See ad Section A)
Sat., Jan. 18, 2 p.m. at Landmark Inn State Historic Site: Get Up Close with Compost.
Medina County Junior Livestock Show & Sale
Wed-Sat., Jan 23-25. at Medina County Fairgrounds, Hondo. (See Section A for schedule and other information.)
CASTROVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS
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 “Fall and Rise of China,” 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
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.