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Poteet Strawberry Festival Art Contest

Send in your entry (sample of strawberrythemed art) to paint the festival ground buildings and ticket booths with your strawberry art. There may be more than one winner. The Poteet Strawberry Festival Association will provide paint and tools necessary after the winner is selected. Contest art should be delivered to Carol Rivera at the festival office. Entry deadline is Jan. 31.

Atascosa County Livestock Show

Jan. 12-15, Atascosa County Show Barn. See schedule in the Ag section for more information.

Benefit plate sale

The family of RJ Macias will be holding a benefit plate sale on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Pop Da Topz located at 8710 TX-16 in Poteet from 11 a.m. until sold out. Plates will consist of chicken, rice, beans, potato salad and a drink for $10. All proceeds will go toward funeral expenses for Macias.

George Farms Rummage sale

Sunday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at 595 Mobile Home Alley in Poteet. They are cleaning out the dancehall and will have lots of restaurant equipment, household goods, lumber and lots more.

Pleasanton Public Library will be closed Jan. 15-17

In observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pleasanton Cemetery

Assoc. general meeting

Monday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Pleasanton Civic Center. Purpose of meeting is to introduce new association directors and discuss plans for the cemetery going forward. All citizens who are paying dues or have paid one-time cemetery dues are members of the association and are invited to attend.

Third annual Daddy Daughter Dance

Friday, Feb. 4, from 7-9:30 p.m. at Pleasanton Civic Center, 115 N. Main St. Presented by Children Matter-Family Life Center. Theme is “Under the Sea” with raffle prizes, dancing, dinner and fun activities. Couple tickets are $50 and $10 per additional child. VIP tickets and sponsorship spots also available. See “Children Matter-Family Life Center” Facebook page for links.

Run with your Heart 5K and 1 Mile Walk

Saturday, Feb. 12 at Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds. Event sponsored by TRiCiTy Road Warriors and Poteet Rotary Club. Register online at runsignup.com and type “Poteet” in search bar or sign up on race day, 6-7 a.m. Walk starts at 7:30 a.m. 5K follows at 8 a.m. For details call Diana at 830-399-9151.

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