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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



Free Class - Beginner MS Word

Oct 25, 2012 10 AM - 1 PM

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word 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 - Resume Writing

Oct 25, 2012 2 - 5 PM

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803
Learn how to write and update your resume 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 Anime Club

Oct 25, 2012 3:45 - 5:30 PM

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Watch Japanese animation videos (rated TV-14 or lower). The club meets on the last Thursday of the month.

Kendra, (979) 764-3416


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


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


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 25, 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


Lincoln Recreation Center Annual Fall Festival

Oct 25, 2012 5:30 - 8 PM

Lincoln Recreation Center
Put on your best Halloween costume and join the fun and games at the Lincoln Recreation Center Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 5:30-8 p.m. The Lincoln Recreation Center is located at 1000 Eleanor St.

Activity coupons are five for $1 and activities will include joy jumps, face painting, cupcake walk, cookie decorating, the most Horrific Haunted House, an appearance by Charity the Clown and much more. Free refreshments will be available for children, including hot dogs, drinks and Halloween candy.

For more information, contact the Lincoln Recreation Center at 979.764.3779.


Lance Jackson
979-764-3779 | ljackson@cstx.gov



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



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