Landmark Inn activities

A Dog’s Day Out - Sat., July 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring your canine companion to explore the Landmark Inn’s 5 acres. Animals are not permitted in the historic buildings. Free event.

Candlelight Tour - Sat., Aug. 7, 10 p.m. Experience history by candlelight. For more info visit


Awareness Rally

Saturday, July 31, 9-11 a.m., Medina County Border Invasion Awareness Rally will be held at Hondo Maize Dance Barn at Graff 7A Ranch, Hondo. Free event.


Grand Opening 

Ladera Elementary School, 14750 W. Grosenbacher Rd., San Antonio, grand opening and ribbon cutting 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.

Castroville Area Chamber of Commerce 

Members Luncheon, Tuesday, Aug. 3, noon at Hillside Bistro. Guest speaker is Dr. Kenneth Rohrbach, MVISD superintendent.


Restore Reproductive Health 

Mobile pregnancy care unit will provide free pregnancy tests and limited ultrasound exams Thursday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,Walmart parking lot.

Castro Colonies Living History Center 

Hours Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m.


School Supplies

Medina Valley School Supply lists are on each school website. Visit to find your school.


Castroville Public Library

802 London St., Open Mon., Tues., Wed. and Friday - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. All computers are now accessible. For info call 830-931-4095 or email CPL is serving free lunches 12:30-1 p.m. and an afternoon snack 3:30-4:30 p.m. for children under 18. 


Great Courses Discussion Group  - “Turning Points in History” begins, Mon., Aug. 2, 6:30-8 p.m. at Discover Church, 15495 Hwy. 90 E. Cost is free and new participants are welcome to a series of video lectures followed by discussion periods. For info, call 830-931-4095.


Check with your group for meeting / closure  information. 


AA meetings


Braden Keller Community Center.

Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Saturdays


Al Anon (family support group): 7 p.m. Tuesdays


Alsatian Dancers of Texas 

Has resumed practices on Sundays, 5 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. 


Alsatian Pioneer Chapter DRT

Has resumed meetings on 2nd Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.,  Braden Keller Community Center.


Castro Colonies Living History Center

309 Paris St. Open Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  and Sundays, 1-4 p.m.


Castroville VFC mtgs.

Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. at fire house. Info: 830-931-4751. 


Junior firefighters

Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., meet at the Castroville Fire House. 


Medina County Democrats

Meetings - 3rd Tuesday of month, 6 p.m. at the Braden Keller Center. Coffee & Conversation Fridays at 10 a.m. at El Charro in Hondo.


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. 


Narcotics Anonymous

Braden Keller Community Center.

Thursdays 7-8 p.m.



Meet Sundays at the Shooting Star Museum in the Textile Room. Come & watch, or join in & quilt. Info, 210-386-6038.


Castroville 4-H

Contact is Aris Vogt, 210--274-1046, or Medina County office, 830-741-6180.


La Coste 4-H

Contact is Melinda DeCock,, or Medina Co. office, 830-741-6180.


Rio Medina 4-H 

Contact is Michael Zinsmeyer, 830-931-5390, or Medina County office, 830-741-6180.


Boy Scouts

Troop 310 Castroville

Troop 310 BT, Scoutmaster Bill Alvarado, 210-912-1606 

Troop 310 Cubmaster Jon Cantu, 830-423-2920

Troop 471, Rio Medina

Troop 471 Cubmaster Dale McPhail, 210-708-6177

Troop 471 BT Scoutmaster Robert Tolbert, 210-215-3362

Troop 471 GT Scoutmaster Brandon Compton, 830-444-8346


Girl Scouts

Contact is Bryan Biediger, 210-857-5254.