Landmark Inn State Historic Site
Children of Landmark Inn, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2 p.m. Learn abut the lives of the children who called Landmark Inn home throughout history.  Historical Research 101, Sat., Aug. 20, 2 p.m.. Learn how to get started on your historical research projects and how to navigatesearch engines to find more information.  Volunteers needed for Pioneer Days. If your are interested contact Mia
Rook at 830-931-2133 or

Castroville Area Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Mixer at Hillside Bistro, Aug. 11, 5 p.m.   Join chamber members for happy hour specials, networking with fellow
members and lots of laughing Aug. 19, 8-9 a.m.  Kaffe Klatsch:  Authentique Performing Arts, 1105 Fiorella, front
porch and Magnolia patio. Free breakfast and coffee while getting to know business owners and community members.


Medina Valley ISD
Staff development Aug. 4-15
First Day of school - Aug. 16.
Fish Camp, Aug. 12, 8:30 a.m. -4:15 p.m., Class of 2026 Meet the teachers, lunch, snacks and refreshments, fun activities, learn about clubs; All Freshmen need to attend. Visit and go to the Back-To-School tab for registration and bus ride.
School Supply Lists:; choose back to school heading, then select your child’s campus.


Castroville Conservation Society
Summer workshop, Aug. 15, 6 p.m. Moye Retreat Center, 600 London Street. Join sister Mary Bordelon, CDP as she tells about and shows us he many improvements and preservation measures recently completed at one of Castroville’s treasures. RSVP to or call Martha at 830-931-4349. Free event.

Food Distribution
Castroville -   Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2-4 p.m., First Baptist Church.
Volunteers needed to help 1-5 p.m. Call Tina Santee (830) 538-3220.


Medina County Historical Commission
Aug. 17, 6 p.m. Meeting at Seco Secret, D’Hanis, TX; Speaker:  Dr. Don
Frazier from the Texas Center at Schreiner University.


140th St. Louis Day Celebration
Aug. 20, Super Saturday Biergarten 6:30-11 p.m., Koenig Park, live music, food friends and fun.
Aug. 21, 9:30 a.m. Mass with Liederkanz Choir, following mass, 11 a.m. -2 p.m. Alsatian sausage/BBQ brisket plates. Enjoy an afternoon ofgames, raffle items, silent auction, Ice bucket challenge, music and more.


Castroville Public Library.
Cooking for a Healthier You - Aug. 11, 18 and 25 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; learn practical cooking and shopping tips for healthy meals for your children and family, register at the library by calling 830-931-4095. This free cooking series is presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  Great Courses Discussion Group  - currently offering a video series entitled “The Wonders of America’s State Parks.” There is no cost, and new participants are welcome at any time. Monday evenings 6:30-8 at
Discover Church, 15495 US 90 E. For more information, contact the Library at 830-931-4095. 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., 10:30 a.m.
After-school movies for kids, every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
Online 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

Stage 3 Watering Schedule
Landscape watering allowed only every other week. The following times and associated irrigation methods apply:  Irrigation with a soaker hose, hose-end sprinkler or in-ground irrigation 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


Shooting Star Museum 

Open summer by appointment only, 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,


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.