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Brazos Duplicate Bridge Club

Oct 18, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Oct 25, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Nov 1, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Nov 8, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Nov 15, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Nov 22, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Nov 29, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Dec 6, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Dec 13, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Dec 20, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Dec 27, 2012 6:30 PM (I like for people to get there by 6:15 PM)

Watercrest at Bryan, E. Crest Rd in Bryan, TX
Sanctioned duplicate bridge game with the American Contract Bridge League. Bidding boxes used. Friendly group.

We usually play 25-28 boards. The cost is only $3 except for special games.

Barbara Freilich, Director & Manager
979-846-3344
bridgeisforfun@aol.com



Breast Cancer Survivor Fashion Show and Speaker

Oct 18, 2012 6 PM

Morgan Fitzgerald's 3800 S. Texas Ave., Bryan, TX 77802
Celebrate breast cancer survival at Morgan Fitzgerald’s annual Breast Cancer Survivor Fashion Show. Dr. David Doss will speak about screening, treatment, and prevention followed by the fashion show. The event is free of charge, but seating is limited. Please RSVP- 979.268.0608.

Alison Moody, 979.268.0608, morfitz@yahoo.com


FRIENDS OF BLUEBONNET OPRY

Oct 18, 2012 N/A

SILVER WINGS BALLROOM
FALL POLKA SHOW
PERFORMS: MARK DUJKA, DONNIE WAVRA, DENNIS KUBOS, HARLIN KUBOS AND THE HOUSE BAND

EUNICE @ 979-836-4347 OR
Email--bluebonnetopry@hotmail.com



Free Class - Internet Basics and Email Fundamentals

Oct 18, 2012 10 AM - 1 PM

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
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 front meeting room. No reservations necessary.


Reference Desk, (979) 764-3416


Free Class - Beginner Excel

Oct 18, 2012 2 - 5 PM

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel 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) 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


Library Reading Group

Oct 18, 2012 7 - 8 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM)

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Monthly meeting. This month, the group will be discussing "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern. Doors open at 6:30. If you arrive at 7:00 or later, please come to the door on the end of the building (left corner if you are facing the building).

Peggy, (979) 764-3416


Library Reading Group

Oct 18, 2012 7 - 8 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM)

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Monthly meeting. This month, the group will be discussing "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern. Doors open at 6:30. If you arrive at 7:00 or later, please come to the door on the end of the building (left corner if you are facing the building).

Peggy, (979) 764-3416


Brown Bag Lunch, Presentation and Art Discussion

Oct 18, 2012 - Dec 20, 2012 12 - 1 PM

Forsyth Galleries, 2nd Floor of the MSC on Texas A&M Campus
Different Presentation each month. Bring your lunch and enjoy talking about ART!

Trudy Six, 979-845-9251


White Cane Day - Blind Americans Equality Day - Panel Discussion

Oct 18, 2012 7 - 8 PM

Room 1400 at the Memorial Student Center on Texas A&M Campus
Representatives from the Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living (BVCIL), Division for Blind Services(DBS), and Insightful Connections(IC) will host a panel discussion in Room 1400 of the Memorial Student Center about what it is like to be a person with a visual impairment. Panel participants will discuss topics such as accomplishing activities of daily living, going to school, and working in the community. This event is free and open to the public.

Lauren Long, Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living
(979) 776-5505
http://www.bvcil.org/



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



Sexual Assault Resource Center's Advocate Training

Oct 15, 2012 - Oct 27, 2012 6 -9 PM on weekdays, Saturday (8:30 AM - 2 PM)

Sexual Assault Resource Center
The class is open to individuals interested in serving as advocates for survivors of sexual assault, their family members and loved ones.

Advocates staff the 24-hour crisis hotline as well as accompany sexual assault survivors to local hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and court proceedings.

Participants will complete a course covering the legal and medical arenas of sexual assault, as well as crisis intervention techniques and more. Upon completion of the 40 hour course, advocates are certified through the Office of Attorney General.

Advocates must be at least 18 years of age, submit an application, come into the office for an interview, and pass a background check. Advocates are requested to make a 6 month commitment to the center and sign up for 2-3 hotline or escort shifts per month. Advocates are able to answer the phone from their home as all calls are forwarded from the center to either a landline or mobile phone.  

Melissa Shelton
(979) 731-1000



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 18, 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


2012 Photo Contest Exhibit

Oct 15, 2012 - Dec 14, 2012 Museum hours: Tues. - Sat. 9:00am to 4:30pm; Sunday noon to 4:30pm; closed Mondays

Sam Houston Memorial Museum
Exhibit displaying all photos entered in the 2012 Museum sponsored photo contest.

Megan Buro, Marketing Coordinator
936-294-3839