Calendar

SUNDAY, JULY 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.

JULY 22-26

Baptist Temple Church, 620 E. Main St., will host vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon. The activities are open to children in kindergarten through sixth grade. FMI, 830-278-5684.

EVERY TUESDAY

Les Brieden offers woodworking classes each Tuesday at Herby Ham Activity Center. Class begins at 9 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. for $5 per class or $30 per month.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

Chicks Eating Out will meet at Sunrise Restaurant, 510 W. Main St., for a Dutch-treat lunch. All area women are invited to attend the meal, starting at noon each Wednesday in a different local restaurant.

Learn about rules and regulations for agricultural tractor/trailers during a Texas A&M AgriLife, Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas Farm Credit-hosted event from 2-4 p.m. in the Uvalde County Event Center at the Fairplex. RSVP by July 23 to 830-278-6661.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

There will be a soil health workshop at the Thompson Hunting Lodge, 1009 Highway 395 South in Crystal City, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to wintergarden@swcd.texas.gov or call Debra Parsons at 830-374-3838, extension 3, as seating is limited. Topics include “Five principles of soil health” and “Healthy soils and healthy wildlife” with conservation demonstrations of a rainfall simulator, river basin model and soil tunnel.

The community farmers market will be held at Mill Creek Amish Furniture, 2209 E. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an array of homegrown vegetables, baked goods, and artisan goods offered by area merchants. The market takes place at the furniture store on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

Community Health Development Inc. will be at El Progreso Memorial Library from 1-3 p.m. to offer information on diabetes, mental health, nutrition and fitness, and various other aspects of their available services.

The LEGO Club at El Progreso Memorial Library will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Approximately 50 children have been attending sessions for the newly-formed group, according to library director Mendell Morgan. The library is providing LEGO pieces, but donations are accepted.

The chess club at El Progreso Memorial Library meets at 3 p.m. Library director Mendell Morgan reports that five chess games are being played simultaneously as a result of the new time for the club meetings. Jim Ollerton provided the chess sets for the club and library.

EVERY FRIDAY

Marie McCluskey presents ballroom dance lessons every Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Herby Ham Activity Center. Dances include the waltz, fox trot, mambo, cha-cha, tango and swing. Classes are $5 per person. FMI, 830-591-2711.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

Chicks Eating Out will meet at Julio’s Grill, 501 S. Getty St., for a Dutch-treat lunch. All area women are invited to attend the meal, starting at noon each Wednesday in a different local restaurant.

THURSDAY, AUG. 1

American Legion Post 479 and its ladies auxiliary Unit 479 will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 583 W. Main in Uvalde. The group meets at the same time and location on the first Thursday of each month. FMI, 830-486-5196.

Aug. 2-3

El Progreso Club will host its annual Hidden Treasures sale at the library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 2 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 3. Donations of items, including furniture, linens, tools, and household items will be accepted.