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Free Flu Shots

Oct 13, 2012 10 AM - 10 PM

Texas Reds
The St. Joseph Health Center tent at Texas Reds will feature free flu shots and free health screenings including free cholesterol and blood sugar testing.

Gary Williams 979-776-2484


ESL Class

Oct 13, 2012 10 AM - 12 PM

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803
We are proud to announce a new ESL program starting this fall. The classes will cover only very basic English phrases for shopping, banking, talking to a doctor, talking to your child's teacher, etc.

Class will be held in the 2nd floor meeting room.

Registration was on October 6th.

Bobbee, (979) 209-5600


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


Hooty Hustle 5K run/ 1 mile walk & run

Oct 13, 2012 7:45 AM Sign Up Time, 8 AM Start Time

Anderson-Shiro Elementary ~ 458 FM 149 West Anderson Texas 77830
The Anderson-Shiro Elementary will be hosting it’s 1st Annual Hooty Hustle 5k Run & 1 mile Walk/Run, on Saturday, October 13, 2012. The run will start at the Anderson-Shiro Elementary and proceed through the Historic Downtown area.

The funds raised from the Hooty Hustle will go to support our Literacy Program by buying materials including; books, e-books, technology software, and tablets. Our children are facing a future of learning unlike that of any previous generation. They will be challenged by the world of technology and all that it holds. It is our job as educators, parents, and community leaders to make sure they have all the tools of which to accomplish this.

Mary Kroll at (936) 672-3364 or mkroll@ascisd.net

or your can register online at Active.com
http://www.active.com/running/anderson-tx/hooty-hustle-5k-run-and-1-mile-walk-run-2012.



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



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



Franklin High School Class of 2013 Project Graduation Golf & Bunco Tournament

Oct 13, 2012 Tee Time: 8 AM, Second Round: Noon, Bunco: 9 AM

Oak Grove Country Club, Franklin, Tx.
This is Golf & Bunco Tournament & Fundraiser to benefit FHS Class of 2013 Project Graduation. There will also be a Silent Auction. Entries for the Golf Tournament are $70 per individual and $280 per team. The fees include Green Fees, Golf Cart, Lunch & a Goody Bag. Entries for the Bunco Tournament include Snacks, Drinks & Door Prizes. Our Sponsor Options are A) $50 - A sign will be placed on one hole to advertise your business or support of FHS 2013 Project Graduation or B) $330 - Includes tournament signage and entitles sponsor to enter four players in the tournament or C) Donation - Silent Auction & Goody Bag items. A list of sponsors, players and donors will be provided to all tournament players.

Franklin High School Class of 2013 - Project Graduation Celebration
Tiffani McKinney (979) 255-0915 or Tina Cole (979) 575-2906



Texas Reds Festival-Kids Zone

Oct 13, 2012 10 AM - 7 PM

Downtown Bryan
Texas Reds Festival Kids Zone- Oct 12-13
Don’t know what to do with your kids while you’re wining and dining at the annual Texas Reds Festival? Drop them off at the Kids Zone provided to you by The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley! The area will consist of awesome moonbounces, crafts, and activities for your little one to participate in. If you go on our website before the festival, you can get an unlimited pass wristband for only $8- less than the door price! Individual tickets for each game will be $1 otherwise. Find out more here!
You can also volunteer at our Kids Zone, we would love some help!
http://cmbv.org/Texas-Reds-KID-ZONE.html


Lyndzey Person
979-779-5437



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