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MARBLE FALLS MUSIC FESTIVAL
October 13 – Saturday, Historic Johnson Park Amphitheater 230 Ave. J, Marble Falls, TX 78654. Marble Falls Music Festival has renamed, rebranded, and is ready to reestablish itself as the best event you'll attend this year. We're taking center stage with an inclusive variety of music genres plus food truck competition and local beer & wine. All set in picturesque Marble Falls' Johnson Park with gates opening at 12:00 pm. MFMF is sure to turn Johnson Park's amphitheater into a grand showcase when Mark Chesnutt hits the stage at 9:00 pm. A portion of the proceeds benefit organizations for youth music education! ARTISTS: Mark Chesnutt, Two Tons of Steel, John Arthur Martinez, Pauline Reese, Mike Blakely and Sarah Peacock, and Kale Stephens. TICKETS: https://www.stubwire.com/event/marblefallsmusicfestival/johnsonpark/marblefalls/18009/$25.00 Advance - $35.00 at Gate. 2 years and under free Gates: 12:00 PM Inclement Weather: Rain or Shine
Jefferson Neighborhood Block Party
Come join in the fun Saturday Oct 13th 3-6pm on Vollum street between West Kings highway y & Gramercy. Bring your own lawn chars and a dessert to share.
Panna Maria Annual homecoming Turkey Dinner
Sunday Oct 14th 9:30 am Mass at Immaculate Conception of BVM Church, Turkey dinner follows the mass. Family fun too.
Come One, Come All to Honey Creek Festival
For more than 50 years, St. Joseph Catholic Church – Honey Creek has been a favorite Hill
Country gathering point during its annual Honey Creek Festival, slated this year for Sunday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. With free admission, you, your family and friends can join this popular community event combining German heritage foods with Tex-Mex fun and festivities.
What began as an annual Parish festival and homecoming has evolved into one of the biggest community events in Spring Branch. Known for bringing together the German and Tex-Mex cultures, Honey Creek Festival has something for everyone. Families from all over the Hill Country area come to experience a traditional German meal from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., including pot roast, fried chicken, German potato salad, sauerkraut and green beans. Authentic Tex-Mex, delicious Paletas and refreshing drinks and margaritas will be available all day. Along with food, games, music and arts and crafts, activities and auctions are also a part of the Honey Creek Festival. Festival goers can play games such as Bingo or participate in the live and silent auctions. 25781 Hwy. 46 W, Spring Branch, TX 78070 honeycreekfestival.com
Little Flower Basilica Rose Festival
Sunday, October 21st 10:00AM to 10:00PM, At the Church Grounds on Zarzamora and Culebra Live Music, Raffle, Loteria, Food, Games, and Much More Featuring The David Farias Band, The Liberty Band, and Musica Columbiana by Grupo Luna
9th Annual Weston Wright “Lighting the Way” 5K/10K Run/Walk
Sign up today for the 9th Annual Weston Wright “Lighting the Way” 5K/10K Run/Walk: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 8:00 – 10:30 a.m., McAllister Park- Pavilion 2, 13102 Jones-Maltsberger Rd., and join twelve-year-old Weston Wright, and his Lighthouse friends in this wonderful annual event –Check-in begins at 7:00 A.M. race starts promptly at 8:00 a.m. at McAllister Park – Pavilion 2 and proceeds through the newly-paved trails. All proceeds will benefit the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind & Vision Impaired - blind children’s programs. The event is chip-timed and managed by iRun – food, drinks, face painting, prizes and medals. Don’t miss the opportunity to support the San Antonio Lighthouse while spending quality-time with friends and family as you participate together. Strollers and pets welcome!!!! For information and registration, visit www.salighthouse.org/events
Christkindlmark in New Braunfels
Friday Nov. 30th 5-9pm Saturday 10 am – 9pm. A German inspired open-air Christmas Market. 100 Church Hl Dr., New Braunfels, TX FREE PARKING & ADMISSION
Upcoming Events from the Castroville Area Chamber of Commerce
Old Fashion Christmas
Friday, November 30th from 6pm – 10pm Saturday, December 1st from 9am – 4pm Houston Square (in front of St. Louis Catholic Church). Still looking for new vendors, Applications available online at www.castroville.com.Over 200 vendors featuring everything from Christmas crafts, wood work, handmade jewelry, candles, crocheted items, food and so much more. Visit with Santa and enjoy the live entertainment, shopping and children’s area.
Holiday Boat Caroling Presented by The South Texas Ford Dealers
Sing in the holidays by caroling from a boat on the River Walk! Celebrate the timeless tradition of spreading joy with a San Antonio twist. Charter a private caroling boat and bask in the glow of 100,000 Christmas lights. Caroling begins November 30th and runs through December 21st. Beginning at eight dollars a person, this is an affordable holiday tradition! River caroling is great fun for friends and family, coworkers, church groups, neighbors, and clients. Register for your private caroling boat today at The-San-Antonio-River-Walk-dot-com.
A report of child abuse happens every 10 seconds. How can we heal the children who are hurt? How can we prevent abuse from happening? Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services has the answers. Call 800.888.1904 or visit pchas.org [pee see h, ay ess dot org]. You can stop child abuse.
Growing up in foster care can have lifelong effects. Almost half of girls in foster care become pregnant by 19, and more than half of our prison population has spent time in foster care. Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services is improving the odds for kids who have been neglected or abused. Call 800.888.1904 or visit pchas.org [pee see h, ay ess dot org].
FAMILY COUNSELING FOR FREE
If your family is struggling with stress, you are not alone. Help is available at no cost from Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services. Our counselors are compassionate and professional. They help parents and children set goals, learn healthy habits, and stay together. Call 800.888.1904 or visit pchas.org [pee see h, ay ess dot org] to learn about family counseling with Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services. That's 800.888.1904 or pchas.org [pee see h, ay ess dot org].
Americans with Disabilities back into the workplace
Are you on disability and looking to get back to work? We can help. Since 1995, the non-profit organization, NTI has been helping Americans with Disabilities back into the workplace. Offering training and mentoring, NTI has successfully guided thousands of individuals with disabilities in work at home roles with Fortune 500 organizations nationwide. Be a part. Call 877-248-8912, that’s 877-248-8912 to learn more or Visit N-T-I-Central-dot-org-slash-apply for a work at home position today.
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Imagine what it’s like to be active your whole life and then find out you’re going blind, and you have age-related macular degeneration, or AMD. Sight is precious, but there are treatments for some forms of AMD are available, and research for additional treatments is underway. Call the FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS TODAY AT 1-800-BLINDNESS (1 800 254-6363) for a free packet on reversing or managing AMD. Or, go to the website fightblindness.org, where I found so much helpful information, or again, call 1-800-BLINDNESS today!
The ABCs of Sun Protection
Most of us like to be out in the sun. That’s why sunscreen and other safety measures are key to protecting your skin from aging and cancer. The FDA recommends using a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher. Also look for broad spectrum on the label. That means both harmful ultraviolet A and B rays are blocked. Remember: SPF plus broad spectrum equal healthy fun in the sun. Visit www dot FDA dot Gov slash sunscreen (www.fda.gov/sunscreen) for more information. A message from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Building a better, more humane world begins with the next generation. For more than 100 years, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, has been working to teach children the value of being kind to animals. Their humane education campaigns, including the “Be Kind to Animals Week®” have been the most successful in history. Now, American Humane has developed a new campaign called “Kindness100” to give kids (and their parents) four simple ways they can help improve the lives of billions of animals – from disappearing and endangered animals to farm animals to animals used in entertainment and the 6-8 million animals relinquished to U.S. shelters each year. The Kindness100.org website provides little tips that can make a big difference in the lives of the world’s animals. It also provides appealing and professionally prepared pre-K to Grade 5 humane education curricula for parents and teachers. Together we CAN build a more humane world.
U.S. Air Force Offers More
The U.S. Air Force offers more than 140 exciting career specialties. We can match you to a job of your choice and train you in a high-tech skill. We’ll pay you a great salary, and if your Air Force job requires certification or licensure, we’ll help you earn that, too. You may even qualify for an enlistment bonus. When you join the Air Force, you don’t lose your personal identity. In fact, your personal and financial independence will continue to grow, and you’ll gain a sense of pride knowing you’re serving your country. To get a jump-start on an exciting career, Call SSgt Meagan Roberts at 210-573-1380 or email email@example.com details at: www.airforce.com/apply-now
Be a part of America's Defense The Air Force Reserve
The Air Force Reserve is a critical part of America's defense and offers a variety of part-time jobs with full-time benefits, including low-cost health insurance, a non-contributory retirement plan, Tuition Assistance and other educational programs. There are many exciting part-time Air Force Reserve jobs which allow Citizen Airmen to advance their civilian careers, or continue their educations, while serving close to home. Signing bonuses up to $20,000 are available for specific jobs. Go to http://afreserve.com or call 800-257-1212 for more information on how you can Start Your Adventure with the Air Force Reserve.
Native American Rights Fund
Since 1970, NARF has stood firm for justice in Indian Country on critical issues like treaty enforcement, hunting & fishing rights, Indian child welfare, religious freedom and more. You too can become a modern day warrior – stand firm with NARF. Learn more at N-A-R-F dot org, and join the fight for Native rights. Support for this program is provided by the Native American Rights Fund, reminding you that Sovereignty is not free. Human trafficking is modern day slavery Human trafficking is modern day slavery. And it happens in our own communities. Victims can be any gender, age, or race. Join the Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign to learn how to recognize and report this heinous crime. Visit our website at www.dhs.gov/bluecampaign.
National Desert Storm War Memorial Association
The National Desert Storm War Memorial Association is a federally recognized 501 (C) 3 whose sole mission is to construct the Desert Storm Memorial in Washington, D.C. to remember the almost 400 Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice and honor the over 600,000 who served. To find out more or to donate, please visit us at www.ndswm.org.
SApets.com Reuniting lost pets
SApets.com just celebrated 10 years of helping the lost, found, pound, and adoptable pets of San Antonio. If your pet is lost then come to www.SApets.com and view the home page which lists current pets at the San Antonio ACS. Also while at SApets.com upload a photo and description of your lost pet and then click over to the Found page to see if someone has already found your pet. SApets.com also lists adoptable pets from several San Antonio pet rescue organizations. A new feature to SApets.com is the listing of the ACS pets that are at the Brooks kennel including maps of how to get to that kennel. Donations to SApets.com are welcome in order to help with the fees such as the annual ACS fee. SApets.com is a software database project designed and maintained by Jay Pennington which just celebrated 11 years of helping San Antonio's lost pets get back home resulting in fewer pets being put down in the shelters. For Details log-on to www.sapets.com or e-mail Jay@Jay-Pennington.com
Sarcoma Foundation of America “Sarcoma is Cancer”
Odds are you’ve never heard that word before. For the 40 people diagnosed with sarcoma every day, it is a life changing word because (short pause) sarcoma is cancer. Through awareness, advocacy, and research, the Sarcoma Foundation of America is bringing hope to families whose lives have been turned upside-down by a cancer they had never heard of until the diagnosis. Please join us in the fight to find the cure for sarcoma. For more information on the work of the Sarcoma Foundation of America, go to cure sarcoma (dot) org.
The National Meningitis Association
The National Meningitis Association: Bacterial meningitis is a disease that strikes mainly young people, killing at least one in ten that contract it or causing brain damage or other disabilities. The good news is it can be prevented through vaccination. But many preteens and teens have not been immunized against the two types of meningitis. More at the association’s website, N-M-A U-S dot org. That’s W-W-W dot N-M-A U-S dot O-R-G.
Are you under age 25 without a job or high school diploma? If so, SA Youth can help. Our YouthBuild program seeks young adults ages 16 to 24 who have quit school or need workforce training to get a good job. Don't give up. Opportunity awaits, and it's free! Call us at 223-3131 ext. 205 to sign up and experience lifelong success today. Call 223-3131 ext. 205CHANGE A
CHILD’S LIFE - BECOME A FOSTER PARENT
Did you know, there are nearly 30,000 children in Texas’ foster care system? For more than 70 years, BCFS Health and Human Services has built loving families through foster care and adoption. As a foster parent through BCFS-San Antonio, you can make a REAL DIFFERENCE in the life of a child who needs your love and compassion .Foster parents receive a monthly stipend to care for each child, AND foster parents receive 24/7 support from BCFS. Visit FosterCareSanAntonio.com – that’s FosterCareSanAntonio.com – to see how YOU can make a difference in the life of a child TODAY!
Save Newborns Now
The most dangerous day for a baby is the first day of life. Babies born in poverty zones are dying from infections…pneumonia…malnutrition. But they don’t have to die. For nearly 60 years, Project HOPE has been working around the world. Training local healthcare workers. Delivering medicines and medical supplies. Giving newborns the healthy start they need to survive and thrive. Make sure her first day of life is not her last. To volunteer or learn more about Project HOPE, visit projecthope.org
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