Out and About



Catholic School Sweepstakes raffle underway

Sponsored by Catholic Life Insurance. Grand prize winner will choose between 2022 Ford F-150 Truck, 2022 Ford Focus Sedan or $20,000 Prepaid Visa Card. For tickets call Our Lady of Grace Catholic School at 830-569-8073 or Randall L. Harred Insurance Agency, 830-569-3114.

Medical fundraiser for Trooper Waylon Rogers

Wednesday, Sept. 1, from 12 noon-2 p.m. at Pleasanton Civic Center, 115 N. Main St. $8 donation for a hamburger, chips and drink. Drive-thru and delivery available.

St. Ignatius Catholic Church Annual Picnic

Sunday, Sept. 5 in Christine. Begins at 11:30 a.m. with brisket and sausage plate sale, $10 each. Followed by auction, kid’s games, concession stands and raffle drawing for prizes. Books open at 4 p.m. for Ranch Rodeo. Enjoy music by DJ Shoot It from 3-8 p.m. See article in Living section.

FBC Pleasanton Awana Clubs registration night

Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. Parents are asked to bring their children and stay to register. For kinderfifth grade. Ends by 7 p.m. First full night of activities is Sept. 15. For details see Living section article.

Jocelyn Lopez raffle

Jocelyn was diagnosed with leukemia in Sept. 2019. Later she and several family members were diagnosed with COVID. Proceeds from $10 raffle benefit Lopez family. Grand prize is guided team entry for 2022 fishing tournament. Contact Jessica Putz at 830-570-6220 for details.

Patriot Day 5K in the Park

20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Pleasanton River Park. 5K and one mile walk. Kids 12 and under free with paid adult. Registration at 3 p.m. Ceremony at 5 p.m. Run and walk at 6:30 p.m. Free food, beverages and entertainment. See Facebook event page to sign up.

Paintball Showdown

Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Trading Post/Pawnderosa Paintball Fields, 604 S. Main St. in Pleasanton. Must register first at Pleasanton Police Department, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Must be over the age of 10. Those under 12 must provide proof of age. Those under 18 must have parent register them in person.

Charlotte Homecoming Parade

Sept. 16 with line up at 6 p.m. and parade at 6:30 p.m. Show your Trojan spirit and support for the football team, cheerleaders, class of 2022 and band. Please be mindful of social distance recommendations. Will end and return to football field for pep rally and burning of the C. Everyone needs to ride in own vehicle with parent/guardian. No trailers, please.

Bigfoot VFD 13th annual Fall Fundraiser

Saturday, Sept. 18 at Bigfoot Park at FM 472. BBQ brisket and sausage plates for $10. Bake sale and auction. Crafters are welcome to set up at no charge. For details, contact Denise at 210-542-0774.

Pleasanton Small Business Workshop

Sept. 22 at Pleasanton Civic Center, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Free and open to all in surrounding community. Hosted by City of Pleasanton and EMC Strategy Group. RSVP to Alexandria.soto@emcstrategygroup.com or call 210- 960-4340, ext. 106.

Mommy & Lil Mr. Fall Fest Oct. 2

Fundraiser for Children Matter Family Life Center, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at George Farms, located at 565 Mobile Home Alley in Poteet. Build Your Own Burger/ Hot Dog Dinner, s’mores, hay rides and more. $50 per couple and $20 per additional child. Sponsors and volunteers needed. Email cyraemereigh@childrenmtm.org for details.

Ultimate 80s Throwback Party on Oct. 2

Featuring live music by 86’D and The Texas Tone Rangers at Pleasanton River Park. Free entry. Raffle fundraiser benefits Larry Brown Scholarship Fund and PISD’s specialneeds students. $10 raffle tickets available at Pleasanton Express, Country Girl Designs, JM Connected Auto Sales and Shifters American Grill.

Dia De Las Fresas 5K/10K & 1 Mile Monster Mash on Oct. 9

Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds. Contest for Best Costume and Best Original Costume. Fee for 10K is $40 and $35 for 5K. 1 Mile Monster Mash is $25. Price increases Sept. 2. Deadline for guaranteed Tshirt is Sept. 18. Call Diana at 830-399-9151.

CCSCT Got Sneakers

Fundraiser for local families in need. Drop off your gently used or new sneakers and cleats at local CCSCT office, 1220 Simmons Ave. in Jourdanton. To partner with them, call 830-876-9812.

TO FEATURE an event in Out & About, email Lifestyles Editor Lisa Luna at lluna@pleasantonexpress.com or call our office at 830-569- 6130.

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