Out and About



Senior’s Day on Sept. 17 & Sept. 24 at Civic Center

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Pleasanton Express to create an avenue for our senior citizens to stay active throughout the year.

Each week there will be a day dedicated and time for all seniors to join in the fun activities at the Pleasanton Civic Center. This will be free with no registration needed.

The next dates are Sept. 17 and Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. at the Pleasanton Civic Center. Activities planned for Senior’s Day include bingo, arts and crafts, line dancing

Cityand ofmore.

Pleasanton Softball & Kickball Leagues

In order to have a Fall League, the City of Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department needs a minimum of four teams per sport, for their coed softball and kickball leagues.

The Fall Co-Ed Softball League registration fee is $150 and the season is six-eight weeks. It begins Sept. 23 and game days are on Sunday, tentatively at 5 p.m. Deadline to register is Wednesday, Sept. 19.

The Fall Co-Ed Kickball League registration fee is $150 and the season will be six-eight weeks. It will start Sept. 20. Game days are Thursdays, tentatively at 6:30 p.m. Deadline is Sept. 13.

Follow this link for details: www.pleasantontx. gov/departments/ pavilions.

Tip- php

A Cop to benefit St. Jude on Sept. 14

Join the Pleasanton Police Department and the Jourdanton Police Department at Chili’s as they fight for cures to childhood diseases.

The 3rd annual Tip-ACop fundraiser – BBQ and music event – will be held on Friday, Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of Chili’s, 2311 W. Oaklawn Rd. Funds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Free parenting classes

On Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sept. 29, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Crosspoint Fellowship will hold free parenting classes. The church is located at 739 Dallas St. in Pleasanton.

Participants will receive eight hours of credit for the two classes. A certificate of completion will be awarded. For more information, please call Neda Hayes

Receptionat 830-742-8910. honoring Rev. Junior Jones on Sept. 15

This week has been proclaimed “Rev. Junior Jones Week” in Atascosa County.

The community is invited to attend a reception for Rev. Jones this Saturday, Sept. 15 from 2-5 p.m. at the EMS School in Poteet. It is located behind the Poteet Fire Station. There will be a short program at 2 p.m. followed by a brisket meal

Pleasanton Diezand cake. y Seis

The 7th annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiestas Patrias is set for Saturday, Sept. 15 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton. Doors open at 6 p.m.

The Queen’s Coronation is scheduled for 9 p.m.

Admission is free. Carne guisada plates will be served for $8 each. There will also be menudo, tamales and pan de dulce. Dance to the music of EnRapture DJ, Art Ramos, and live music at 10 p.m. by Dominantes Del Ritmo.

Charlotte Diez y Seis

The St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Charlotte will hold their annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 15 with mass beginning at 5 p.m. followed by the crowning of their Diez y Seis Queen.

A tamale plate sale will be held at the John Wagner Hall from 6:30 p.m. until sold out. Plates are $8 or $10 per dozen. Gorditas, mangonadas, raspas and bingo will be from 6:30-10 p.m. and a dance featuring DJ Casares will be held from 7-11 p.m. with a $3 donation for

HeartStringsentrance. for Hope ticket deadline Sept. 15

The annual Heart- Strings for Hope on Sept. 29 will be a night of dinner and dancing at Strawberry Pines in Poteet.

HeartStrings for Hope is a fundraiser benefiting the Atascosa Family Crisis Center and CASA of South Texas. Tickets can be purchased in person at The Good Health Store in Pleasanton. Single tickets are $75 and couple’s tickets are $140.

Deadline to purchase tickets/sponsorships is Sept. 15. Tickets will not be available at the door.

Here is the link to purchase tickets: https:// heartstringsforhope. eventbrite.

CBC to celebratecom

Hispanic Heritage

Join Coastal Bend College in Pleasanton for their Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Honorary speaker will be State Representative Ryan Guillen. Guest speakers will include Janice Gonzales, Debbie Molina, Mary Gallegos, Mike Lambardia and Johnny Huizar. Food and drinks will be served.

If you would like to provide a Hispanic heritage food from your region/ country or an artifact, please bring it with you to display.

CBC is located at 1411 Bensdale



AnimalPleasanton. Control Grand Opening

The public is invited to the grand opening of the Atascosa County Animal Control facility, on Friday, Sept. 21 from 1-3 p.m. Join them for a ribbon cutting, facility tour and refreshments.

The facility is located at 292 Spur 162 in Jourdanton, directly behind Tex- Best.

UMW Christmas Trunk Show on Sept. 23

Come do your Christmas shopping early at the UMW Trunk Show on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. True Vineyards is a Christian organization that provides holistic support for Rwanda’s most vulnerable, the women and children. They help with job creation, community building and spiritual counsel. There will be jewelry, home goods, merino wool yarn, apparel and smocked dresses.

For more information, talk to Denise Petter or call the church office at 830- 569-2083.

PHS Homecoming Pep Rally

The Pleasanton High School Cheerleaders invite members of the community to come together and support our Eagles, at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The special event will take place at Eagles Stadium at 7 p.


Brown Memorial Scholarship Raffle and Concert

Be sure to buy raffle tickets during the next Eagle football home games. Tickets are $10 each and the prize is a 2008 Ford F150 King Ranch pickup truck. Proceeds will benefit the Larry Brown Memorial Scholarship fund and the PISD Education Foundation Teachers’ Grant fund.

The winner will be announced at the FREE concert on Friday, Sept. 28 after the football homecoming game at the Atascosa County Showbarn arena. PHS alumni John Mayse, JC Martinez, Richard Garcia, Barry Milam and Randy Reed and their band 86d will perform.

1977 graduate Sue Brown and Leslie Brown, daughter of Larry Brown, and 1978 graduate Noel Wilkerson Holmes will be selling the tickets during the game. Brown was the principal at PHS

Householdfrom 1977-


Material Collection Day

The free Household Hazardous Material Collection Day is set for Saturday, Sept. 29, from 8 a.m. to noon. This is open to all residents of the City of Pleasanton and will take place at 315 Colwell (Pleasanton River Park, Pavilion #3, corner of Hunt and Colwell).

Please see the article in this week’s issue for details on accepted items, how to transport, etc.

EVENTS FOR Out and About can be emailed to Lifestyles Editor Lisa Luna at lluna@pleasantonexpress.com or call our office at 830-569- 6130 or 830-281-2341.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *