Picnic at the Park 

Learn more about foster care and adoption. Hosted by Belong, 

Thursday, May 19 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Hondo, 2400 Ave. P, Hondo.

For more information and to register, visit or email Nicole at


GoMedina County Mixer

May 19, 5-7 p.m., Black Creek Bar and Grill, Devine, TX


Castroville Conservation Society

Annual membership meeting, May 19, 6-8 p.m. Guest speaker, Brantley Hightower on The Courthouses of Central Texas,   at Landmark Inn State Historic Site, 402 Florence St. Castroville. RSVP to


Castroville Area Chamber of Commerce

Kaffe Klatsch, Friday, May 20, at Garner Abstract,1315 A Lorenzo St. 8-9 a.m. 


SA Audubon Society Bird Walk

May 21, 8-9 a.m., Castroville Regional Park, Derrick Mims, guide, meet at the Butterfly Garden.


Medina Valley High School Commencement Ceremony

May 27 8:00 p.m., Panther Stadium, FM 471, Castroville.


Castroville Regional Park Work Day

May 21st, 8 - 10 a.m., Work session, bring gloves, wheelbarrows, rakes, pitchforks, shovels and water bottles. Spreading mulch in butterfly and botanical garden - other work as determined.


Castroville Public Library.

Great Courses Discussion Group  - currently offering a video series entitled “World Heritage Sites: Exploring the World’s Greatest Places.” There is no cost, and new attendees are welcome at any time. Monday evenings 6:30-8 at Discover Church, 15495 US Hwy 90E. For more information, contact the Library at 830-931-4095.


Stage 2 Watering Schedule

The following times and associated irrigation methods apply:  Irrigation with a soaker hose, hose-end sprinkler or in-ground irrigaton system is allowed on your designated day from 7-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m. 

Watering day is determined by the last digit of your address: For addresses ending in 0 or 1, water Monday; ending in 2 or 3, water Tuesday; ending in 4 or 5, water Wednesday; ending in 6 or 7, water Thursday; ending in 8 or 9, water on Friday.

For more guidelines visit the city website at


American Legion 

Meetings of the Weiss-Wurzbach Post 460 are held the 3rd Monday each month, 7 p.m., at 1305 Fiorella St. in Castroville. For info call (830)584-8403 or email


Castroville Public Library

802 London St.,

Open Mon. -Wed. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Story Time for preschoolers every Wed., at 10:30 a.m. 

After-school movies for kids, every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

On-line Facebook cooking classes;

Ten Wi-Fi Hot Spots, now available for one-week check-out.

Patriot Yard Flags-order subscription now, 6 postings/year.

All computers are now accessible. For info call 830-931-4095 or email


Shooting Star Museum

Open Sundays; 1-5 p.m., 5445 CR 5710, Devine, 78016; 210-386-6038.


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.-4 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

Regular Meetings - 3rd Tuesday of month, Coffee & Conversation Fridays at 10 a.m. at El Charro in Hondo.


Medina County Republican Women 

Meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month. 6-8 p.m. Call 830-444-1613 for information and changes.


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.




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.