SUNDAY, JAN. 21
Herby Ham Sunday Jam will feature local artists in a relaxed atmosphere at the Herby Ham Activity Center at 2 p.m. FMI, 830-591-2711.
MONDAY, JAN. 22
The Huajilla Unit of Retired Teachers will have its monthly meeting at the Devine Methodist Fellowship Hall beginning at 10 a.m. Members are encouraged to show alma mater spirit by wearing university apparel. Members should RSVP to their area representative.
TUESDAY, JAN. 23
Uvalde High School’s mariachi band will receive 20 percent of proceeds from sales at Whataburger from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Customers can take part in the free “Whataburger for a Year” drawing, where one customer’s name will be drawn to win a free Whataburger each week for one year.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 24
St. Philip’s Episcopal School will host an open house from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for students and parents of students who would be 3K-kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year. To learn more about Episcopal education, call the school office at 830-278-1350.
THURSDAY, JAN. 25
St. Philip’s Episcopal School will host an open house from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for students and parents of students who would be first- through fourth-graders for the 2018-2019 school year. To learn more about Episcopal education, call the school office at 830-278-1350.
FRIDAY, JAN. 26
Julie Thomas will present a recital at 7 p.m. at El Progreso Memorial Library. Thomas will sing and play the flute, and pianist Jason Schlichting will accompany her. Thomas has been choir director at First Presbyterian Church of Uvalde and has performed in numerous local programs.
Hill Country CattleWomen, with membership from 14 area counties, will host a free women’s ranch seminar in Fredericksburg. FMI or to RSVP, Frederica Foster, 325-248-3695 or www.hccwseminar.com.
SATURDAY, JAN. 27
There will be a community garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1012 Garner Field Road to benefit the Humane Society of Uvalde and Paws for a Cause. To donate items for sale, call Gay Faglie at 830-900-4155.
FRIDAY, FEB. 2
Herby Ham Activity Center will host a 1950s sock hop featuring Jack and Tess Clarkson. The evening of 1950s music and dancing will begin at 7 p.m., and admission is $7.50 per person. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumed participants. FMI, 830-591-2711.
The 98th-annual Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet is set at 5:30 p.m. at the Uvalde County Fairplex. Single reservations cost $45 for chamber members and $60 for non-chamber members. Tables for eight start at $360 and premier tables cost $500. Table and ticket reservations can be purchased by visiting www.uvalde.org//banquet.
SATURDAY, FEB. 3
Utopia resident Liz Welsh will illustrate her presentation on “Lucia Di Lammermoor” with past video performances at El Progreso Memorial Library beginning at 11 a.m. The drama is about a young woman forced to marry a man she doesn’t love. It is loosely based on “The Bride of Lammermoor,” a novel by Sir Walter Scott.
MONDAY, FEB. 5
Friends of El Progreso Memorial Library will hold their annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the library’s meeting room, 301 W. Main. Anyone who wants to become a library volunteer or is otherwise interested in the betterment of the library is invited to attend. There will be a meal, so RSVP to Barbara Dillahunty at 830-278-2016 by Jan. 31.
THURSDAY, FEB. 8
William McHorter will talk to El Progreso Club about oral history. The meeting begins at 4 p.m. at El Progreso Memorial Library.