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Operation FINALLY HOME Community Kickoff

Oct 11, 2012 4:30 - 5:30 PM

University Title 1021 University Drive East College Station, TX 77840
The Bryan College Station Chamber of Commerce & King Oaks Community invite you and your staff to join us for a special community announcement and ribbon cutting! Operation FINALLY HOME is coming to Bryan-College Station and we need your support. Operation FINALLY HOME is based in Houston and works to provide custom-made, mortgage-free homes to wounded and disabled veterans and the widows of the fallen in an effort to get their lives back on track and become productive members of their communities. This national non-profit is partnering with local home builders to build a mortgage-free custom home for a wounded veteran in the acreage neighborhood of King Oaks.

Alexis Lucente, alexis@nunezprgroup.com, (972) 380-9595, Ext: 1002


Free Class - Computer Basics

Oct 11, 2012 10 AM - 1 PM

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Learn the basics of using a computer in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the front meeting room. No reservations necessary.

Reference Desk, (979) 764-3416


Free Class - Internet Basics and Email Fundamentals

Oct 11, 2012 2 - 5 PM

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803
Learn the basics of using internet and email in this free computer class offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited. This class is held in the upstairs computer lab. No reservations necessary.

Reference Desk, (979) 764-3416


Brazos Valley Knitting Guild meeting

Oct 11, 2012 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
The Brazos Valley Knitting Guild (BVKG) is a local guild in the College Station and Bryan area. The group meets on the second Thursday of the month. The group consists of fiber enthusiasts that meet, share knitting/crocheting ideas, and learn new fiber arts techniques.

Library, (979) 764-3416;
Knitting Guild, bvknits@yahoo.com



LJRL Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Oct 1, 2012 - Oct 25, 2012 Monday and Wednesday 9 AM - 9 PM, Tuesday and Thursday 9 AM - 7 PM, Friday and Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM, Sunday 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
All ages; decorate a real or artificial pumpkin that will fit on a 9" deep shelf; pumpkin can not be cut or carved; before decorating real pumpkins, clean with a mild bleach/water solution and let dry (to help retard mold growth); individuals, families, teams, and classes may enter; register your pumpkin at the children's desk; pick up pumpkins and awards October 26 - November 2

Peggy, (979) 764-3416


Breast Cancer Awareness month at Curves in Bryan, Texas

Oct 1, 2012 - Oct 31, 2012 N/A

4001E. 29th St.# 111, Bryan Texas 77802
This month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month at Curves in Bryan, Texas. You can become a member this month for $0 sign up fee or a donation to the American Cancer Society. You can also just stop by and make a donation.

Debi Wells
979-739-4444



Brazos County A&M Mothers Club Wings & More Dinner

Oct 11, 2012 6:30 PM

1803 Deacon Drive, College Station, Texas 77845
Annual Wings & More dinner with your favorite aggie(s)

Terri Wren
979-255-0008




Self Defense Firearms Training

Oct 1, 2012 - Oct 31, 2012 8:30 AM - 4 PM

Private Range in Chappell Hill, Texas
FAST offers Basic & Advanced Instruction for Pistols, Revolvers, Rifles, Shotguns & Precision Rifles. We use a 400 yard Private Range with a variety of Paper & Steel Targets and conduct Day & Night Training. We offer Self Defense and Tactical Training for Armed Citizens, Police and Military, and specialize in Private Classes for Families & Friends
Chappell Hill, Texas
979-224-3779
www.fast762.com


Kenan Flasowski
979-224-5779



Storytime – Baby/Toddler and Ready-to-Read

Oct 11, 2012 Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15 AM, Ready-to-Read Storytime 10:45 AM

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803
Baby/Toddler storytime is for children 1 month to 2 years old and their caregivers. Ready-to-read storytime is for children ages 3 and up (preschool and elementary school). Storytime is held in the upstairs meeting room. See our website at www.bcslibrary.org

Bobbee, (979) 209-5600


Senior Fall Fest

Oct 11, 2012 4 -7 PM

American Pavilion
Senior Adults are invited to enjoy a fun “Picnic in the Park” on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 4-7 p.m. with hamburgers, live entertainment, door prizes, games including a cake walk and much more. Bring your friends and join us at the American Pavilion in Veterans Park & Athletic Complex located at 3101 Harvey Rd.

For more information, contact the College Station Parks & Recreation Senior Services at 979.764.6371.


Marci Rodgers
979-764-6371 | mrodgers@cstx.gov



HOSPICE AUXILIARY of BRAZOS VALLEY (FUNDRAISER )" 22nd Annual Holiday Wreath & Door Charm Sale" (October 1 - Nov. 5, 2012)

Oct 1, 2012 - Nov 5, 2012 N/A

Hospice Brazos Valley (HBV) 502 W. 26th Street, Bryan, TX
HOSPICE AUXILIARY of BRAZOS VALLEY (FUNDRAISER) "22nd ANNUAL HOLIDAY WREATH SALE" OCTOBER 1 – NOV. 5, 2012

WHO: Hospice Auxiliary of Brazos Valley - a non-profit organization benefiting Hospice Brazos Valley (HBV)

WHAT: FUNDRAISER "22nd ANNUAL HOLIDAY WREATH & DOOR CHARM SALE"

The 22 inch beautiful wreaths and 30 inch door charms are handcrafted from fresh, fragrant evergreen in Oregon. Wreaths and door charms are decorated with a red velvet bow and pine cones. A perfect gift for your family, friends and clients!!

COST: Wreaths-$30 / Door Charms-$25
ALL PROCEEDS benefit Hospice Brazos Valley (HBV)

WHEN: Sale begins OCTOBER 1 through NOV. 5, 2012

For details, please contact:
Maxine Rooney (Wreath Chairman)
(979) 589-2096/maxinerooney@agristar.net

ALL PROCEEDS benefit Hospice Brazos Valley (HBV) (Non-Profit Organization)

FREE DELIVERY within city limits. Those living outside city limits may pick up their orders at:
Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th Street, Bryan, TX and/or designated site (TBA)
(Volunteers will deliver wreaths and/or door charms during the week after Thanksgiving.

SHIPPED FROM OREGON: For Extra $15 you may have wreaths/door charms shipped to friends or family.

Mail your order forms and checks to:
Hospice Auxiliary, P.O. Box 9756 , College Station, TX. 77842

Order forms can also be found at the Hospice Brazos Valley (HBV) website:
www.hospicebrazosvalley.org

(NOTE: The Farm Patch, Mark Scarmardo will be the source for quality wreaths and charms.)

Hospice Auxiliary of Brazos Valley is a non-profit organization benefiting Hospice Brazos Valley (HBV). Its primary mission is to provide financial support, promote community awareness of the Hospice mission and provide fellowship and educational programs for our members. Coomunity and new members are always welcome to attend meetings and events.

Hospice Auxiliary annual membership dues are:
Active Members ($25) and Friends ($35).

For more information, please contact Betty Aycock (979) 776-2392 / bfaycock@verizon.net or Helen Cluck (979)693-2241/ helenrcluck@me.com.

Hospice Auxiliary thanks you for your continued support.

Respectfully submitted by Felicita Longnecker
(979)690-0553 /(979)218-0203

Maxine Rooney (979)589-2096 / HBV Office (979)821-2266


Learn to Speak Czech! Czech Language Class.

Sep 10, 2012 - Dec 17, 2012 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Saint Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center, 700 East 26th Street, Bryan, Texas
The classes accommodate both beginners and more advanced speakers of Czech and are open to anyone who is interested. Instructional materials will be provided and are covered as part of the nominal $35.00 tuition fee.

The course is taught by an instructor from the Czech Republic, the current holder of the CEFT William J. Hlavinka Czech Fellowship at Texas A&M University. Sponsored by the Brazos Valley Chapter of Czech Heritage Society and Czech Educational Foundation of Texas.

Every Monday 6:30PM-8:30PM, beginning Monday September 10th 2012, and ending Monday, December 17th, 2012

Stanislav Vitha
979-776-2152