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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.


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 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,

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


Oct 27, 2012 9 - 11 AM



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

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

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


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

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:

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