All U.S. Marines and guests are invited to a monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at the American Legion Hall in Sealy.
Bluebonnet Area Quilt Guild
The Bluebonnet Area Quilt Guild meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Sens Center in Bellville. Speaker Karen Curlee from Waco will be present a program on quilting tips and shortcuts.
Hazard Mitigation Plan
The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), in partnership with Austin County, City of Bellville, City of Brazos Country, Town of San Felipe, City of Sealy, and City of Wallis, is hosting the first public meeting to develop Austin County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Oct. 18, at the Austin County Courthouse, 1 East Main St., Bellville.
Citrus Field Day
The Horticulture Committee of Austin County will be hosting a citrus field day in Sealy at the Hill Center on Friday, Oct. 20. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Program Specialist Monte Nesbitt will present information on
citrus tree production and management. If you plan to attend, please register by calling the County Extension Office at 979-865-2072 or you may send an email to Austinfirstname.lastname@example.org.
HOA-Meals on Wheels
HOA-Meals on Wheels is planning its annual chicken/sausage lunch fundraiser Friday, Oct. 27 at Levine Park across from Sealy City Hall. As in the past plates are to-go only. Proceeds benefit the HOA-Meals on Wheels in their program of service to senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased by calling the HOA office at 979-885-4188.
Tickets for the Ghost Tour to be held Oct. 28 are available at the Gordon Memorial Library. Tickets are also available online at sealyhistoricalsociety.org. Tours will start at 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Tours will last 1 1/2 hours. Learn about Sealy's early residents. Hear what a psychic and paranormal investigator have learned about paranormal activities in Sealy's historic buildings. For more information visit sealyhistoricalsociety.org or call 832-492-4244.
Arts and Crafts Show
An arts and crafts show sponsored by the American Legion Post 200 of Wallis will be Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunay, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 330 Legion Road, Wallis. Barbecue sandwiches, hamburgers, desserts and srinks will be sold by the Legion. For more information call 281-743-3678.
The 52nd annual Harvest Festival, sponsored by Sealy First United Methodist Church, will be Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Fellowship Hall, 200 Atchison Street in Sealy. Serving for the grilled chicken and gravy dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and meal tickets are available in advance. Activities include Halloween costume contest, face painting, jump house, and games/contests. Call the church at 979-885-2223 or visit fumcsealy.org for more information.
Fantasy of Lights
The 2017 Fantasy of Lights Parade is Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. The parade Deadline is Nov. 29, and this year’s theme is Christmas Around the World. The entry deadline for the 2017 Fantasy of Lights Pageant is Nov. 9, and the contest is Nov. 11 at the American Legion Hall.
Visit www.sealycommunityfoundation.org for forms and information.
Clasa de Ingles
Clasa de Ingles – gratis – cada martes y viernes a las 6:30 p.m.
Donde: La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santo de los Ultimos Dias
600 West St., Sealy
Telefono: Elder Wilding, 208-534-8071
State Historic Site
San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site shares the stories of Stephen F. Austin and his colonists who came to Mexican Texas in the 1820s and 1830s. The historic site is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offers frequent special-content programming on weekends. Construction on a new museum is ongoing (anticipated opening is spring 2018). For more information or to plan a visit, call 979-885-2181 or go to www.visitsanfelipedeaustin.com.
Today’s Word Ministries
Today’s Word Ministries is starting a nondenominational Bible study at Tony’s Family Restaurant in Sealy. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays every month at 7 p.m. Come as you are and if you want to, enjoy your supper at 6 p.m. and study from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. For more information, call Stew Williford at 979-661-0242 (cell), or email email@example.com.
Updated property tax information available
The Austin County Appraisal District has updated property tax information available to assist taxpayers. Information for select groups, such as disabled veterans and persons who are who are age 65 or older. For more information about these programs, contact the Austin County Appraisal District at 906 E. Amelia St., Bellville, or at 979-865-9124. Information is also available on the Comptroller's Property Tax Assistance Division's website.
Free Genealogy Class
The Gordon Memorial Library invites you to attend a free Genealogy class, each Wednesday at 11 a.m. until noon at the Gordon Memorial Library – 917 N. Circle Drive.
Please bring the following:
For further information call: the Gordon Memorial Library - 979-885-7469 or Elder Wilding – 208-534-8071.