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Wiener Fest 2012

Oct 27, 2012 N/A

Wolf Pen Creek
Weiner Fest is the largest annual fund raiser for the Aggieland Humane Society (formerly Brazos Animal Shelter). It has food, music, dachshund races, wanna-be-a-wiener races, kid zone, costume contest, 5k fun run, and shopping. Entrance to the event is free and all proceeds go to the Aggieland Humane Society.

(979)446-2582
wienerfest2012@gmail.com



Shrine Hospital Fundraiser

Oct 27, 2012 9 AM - 3 PM

Kroger's Rock Prairie; Kroger's Booneviille Rd;; Sam's Club; Wal-Mart SuperCenter, Briarcrest
Annual Fund Raiser

Forrest C. Wood, Jr.
1st Vice President
Brazos Valley Shrine Club



ESL Class Field Trip

Oct 27, 2012 10 AM - 3 PM

Texas A&M University, Chemistry Building, College Station, TX 77845
Today, we will be meeting at the Texas A&M University Chemistry Building. Contact Bobbee for information about the room number. Registration was Saturday, October 6. 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.

Bobbee, (979) 209-5600


Author Visit: Kerrelyn Sparks

Oct 27, 2012 1:30 - 3 PM

Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Meet Kerrelyn Sparks, author of vampire romance and historical romance novels. Vampire capes and fangs optional. See Kerrelyn's website at www.kerrelynsparks.com for a listing of her books. Readers are welcome to bring books for a signing. There will also be a drawing for a door prize.

Kendra, (979) 764-3416, kperkins@bryantx.gov


Fall Book Sale - Friends of the Bryan College Station Public Library System

Oct 27, 2012 - Oct 28, 2012 (Friends of the Library may start shopping at 9 AM); Sunday, October 28, 2012, 1:30 - 3:30 PM

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803; upstairs meeting room
Your patronage helps the Friends of the Library provide resources for the three local libraries. Friends of the Library who have paid their 2012 dues may start shopping at 9 AM on Saturday (bring your postcard); others will need to pay dues to shop at 9 AM. On Saturday, books will be $20 per bag. On Sunday, books will be $10 for two bags. Books may also be purchased invidually. Each person who purchases books is eligible for a drawing for a Kindle reader.

Mounce Library Reference Desk, (979) 764-3416; Jeanne Mitchell (Friends of the Library), (979) 846-2673


Results of LJRL Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Oct 26, 2012 - Nov 2, 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
Results of the 2012 pumpkin decorating contest will be available Friday, October 26. If you entered the contest, pick up your pumpkin and any awards between October 26 and November 2.

Peggy, (979) 764-3416


WALK AWAY OBESITY

Oct 27, 2012 9 - 11 AM

BEHIND JANE LONG MIDDLE SCHOOL
JOIN US FOR OUR 2012 ANNUAL WALK.HELP FIGHT BACK FROM OBESITY BY WALKING"THE TRAIL" ONE TIME.PLEASE COME OUT AND HELP SUPPORT US. FOLLOW US FACEBOOK
WALK AWAY OBESITY

CAROLYN NICHOLS
cnichols110670@yahoo.com



the plight before christmas

Oct 27, 2012 - Oct 28, 2012 10/27 12 - 6 PM, 10/28 12 - 2 PM

first christian church 900 s. ennis bryan tx
dinner and play on sat. play on sunday

vickie green 979-823-5451 firstchristianbcs@gmail.com


Kolache and Christmas Bread Baking Class

Oct 27, 2012 9 AM - 2 PM

Saint Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center, 600 East 26th Street, Bryan, Texas
The Brazos Valley Czech Heritage Society is offering a baking class where you can learn how to make the traditional braided Chrismas bread, as well as genuine Czech kolache with home-made cheese, poppy seed and fruit filling.
Cost: $20 per person

Stanislav Vitha
979-776-2152
bohemyan@netscape.net



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


Russell Reed Live music for Bostons' Halloween Party

Oct 27, 2012 9 PM

Bostons Gourmet Pizza
Russell Reed will be performing live music at Bostons for the Halloween Costume Party. Make sure to dress up and come on out for some great live music and food.

Russell Reed

979-220-4222



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



Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Oct 27, 2012 7 AM - 2 PM

University Services Complex Entrance on Harvey Rd./HWY 30 | First Left AFTER Veteran’s Park No Entry from University Dr.
What To Bring:

Expired/Unused Medication
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Motor Oil, Gasoline, Antifreeze
Cleaning Solvents
Computers, Laptops, Batteries
Pesticides, Paint, Thinners

What NOT to Bring:

Tires
TV’s, Large Copiers/Printers
Household Garbage
55 Gallon Drums
Ammunition
Radioactive Waste

www.bvswma.com | 979-764-3832




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



Brazos Heritage Society Victorian Harvest Tea

Oct 27, 2012 1 - 4 PM

701 Hereford Street, College Station Texas
Brazos Heritage Society's annual Victorian afternoon tea in a Historic Venue.

Beverly Myers 979-229-9414 or 979-823-6824


BVSWMA, Inc.'s HHW EVENT

Oct 27, 2012 7 AM - 2 PM

University Services Complex, Enter from Harvey Road East. No Entry will be allowed from University Dr. East
Bring Paint, Paint Thinners, All types of Batteries, herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers, fluorescent light bulbs, motor oil, old gasoline, computers, household cleaners, pool chemicals, expired medications. Event is free for all B/CS Residents, including the 7 county region. For a Full List, visit, www.bvswma.com or call the HHW Hotline @ 979-764-3809

Micaela Farrington-Aguilar
979-764-3832



Brazos Heritage Society Victorian Harvest Tea

Oct 27, 2012 1 PM - 4 PM

701 Herford Street, College Station 77840
Two seatings of afternoon teas w/tour of Abbott-Blakely-Chavis Historic Home included in price of tea which is $40.00

Beverly Myers at 979-823-6824 or 979-229-9414


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



"Drac's Back"

Oct 26, 2012 - Nov 4, 2012 Oct 26, 27, Nov 2, 3 (all 7:30 pm); Oct 28 & Nov 4 (both 2:00 pm)

J. Philip Gibbs, Jr., Centre for the Performing Arts (Old Town Theatre), 1023 12th St., Huntsville, Texas
Mistaken identities, slapstick humor, bloody good puns and more crazy characters than a Looney Tune cartoon all come together to create this hilarious new vampire play. Great family Halloween fun!

Huntsville Community Theatre
(936) 291-7933
www.HuntsvilleCommunityTheatre.org



Allen Academy Fall Festival

Oct 27, 2012 5:30 - 10 PM

3201 Boonville Rd; Bryan, TX 77802
The Allen Parent Association is hosting a safe and family friendly Fall Festival full of carnival games, interactive activities, a spooky haunted house and lots of good food.

Julie Enriquez 979-218-6107


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