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Local Government

• Bandera County Commissioners Court, 2nd & 4th Thurs, 10 am. 830-796-3781.

• Bandera City Council, 1st & 3rd Thurs, 6 pm. 830-460-7170.

• Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District meets quarterly at 7 pm. Dates to be announced. 830-796-7260.

• Bandera ISD, 2nd Monday of the month. at 6:30 pm. 830-796-3313.

• Medina ISD, every 2nd Mon, 7 pm in the administration building. 830-589-2855.

• Utopia ISD, every 2nd Mon, 7:30 pm in the conference room. 830-966-3339.
Community events

• MS Support Group, every 1st Monday, 6:30 pm, Lakehills Civic Center.

• Sage Gardens Farmers Market, in front of Sid's Main Street Barbecue, 3-6 pm.

• AA meetings - every night @ 8 pm and each Tue, Thurs & Sat @ noon. Behind Christ Community Church at corner of Hackberry & 14th Sts in Bandera

• The Bandera County Democratic Club meets the second Saturday of every month from 11:30 am until 2 pm at the Silver Sage Corral. Join us for a potluck lunch and interesting speakers.

• Bingo 1st & 3rd Tue of each month, LH American Legion Post 410 on PR 37.


• Boy Scout Troop 144, meets every Tue 7 pm, Pipe Creek Presbyterian Church.

• Meditation & Book study group led by Debby Gibson every Tue, 10 am at Bandera County Library, 515 Main St. 830-460-1271.

• Obesity Support Group, every 2nd Tue, 6 pm, Bandera Library meeting room. For people who have had, or are contemplating, weight loss surgery.

• Book Club, 2nd Tue at 3 pm at the Medina Community Library, 589-2825.

• Bandera County Artists Association meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1 pm at the Silver Sage Corral Senior Activities Center.


• Bingo each Wed. at Bandera American Legion Post 157 on 12th St.

• Bandera County Quilt Guild meets at the Silver Sage Corral Senior Activity Center, 803 Buck Creek Boulevard, at 10 am, on the third Wednesday monthly.


• Kiwanis meets at the China Bowl, 1203 Pecan, 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month, noon

Last Thursday

• Mary Jo Schaffer, Bandera County veterans' service officer, will meet with veterans from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm, the last Thursday of each month at the Lakehills Annex on FM 1283.
To schedule an appointment, call Schaffer at 830-460-1643.


• Rodeo, Twin Elm Guest Ranch, 810 FM 470, Bandera; 8 pm; $6 admission; 796-3628.

• Pipe Creek VFD bingo at the firehouse on FM 1283, every Friday. Doors open at 6 pm, bingo starts at 7 pm.

First Saturday

• Book Sale, first Saturday of every month - Bandera County Public Library, 505 Main St. 9:30 am - 1:30 p.m.

• Lakehills Area Library book sale, 10 am.

• Bandera Market Day, Courthouse lawn..

Thursday, Nov. 24

• Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner hosted by El Jacalito from 11 am to 2 pm, 1207 Cedar, Bandera. All are welcome. Call 830-460-3853 for information or to volunteer.

Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 1-3
Edward Albee's "The American Dream" will be presented at 7:30 pm at the Hanszen Fine Arts Studio Theatre on the Schreiner University campus in Kerrville. The production is free, but seating is limited. Good will donations are appreciated. For information, contact Dr. Claudia Sullivan at or 830-792-7401.

Sunday, Dec. 4
Schreiner University Holiday Choir will present a concert at 6:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Kerrville. The event is free and open to the public. For information, contact Michael Kahl at 830-792-7417 or

Friday, Dec. 9

• St. Christopher's Tasting Tea; 11:30-1:30, St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Highway 173 North, Bandera.

Saturday, Dec. 10

• Christmas Festival to benefit Spirit of Christmas Presents; at Village of Hope and Helping Hands, 1116 12th St., Bandera, 6-10 pm. Games, food, music, fun, shopping.