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Out and About – Pleasanton Express

National Coffee Day with a Cop on October 5

Meet the Pleasanton Police Department at the Pleasant Perk Cafe, 1507 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Mobile mammograms on October 7 and 25

Woman’s Club of Pleasanton Thrift Store parking lot, 321 N. Main St. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open to all women, regardless of income. Register on healthyUexpress.com. The October 7 event is sold out, but appointments are available for October 25. For details, call 210-358-7020.

Artrageous October Special Events

Oct. 7 – Jeannette Cuevas workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 14 – That Big Ol’ Bag workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 21 – Bead bracelets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Oct. 28 – Christmas tree skirt from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also courses for children and pottery. For pricing and details, call Darla at 830-200-1382.

Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament October 8

To benefit the Constable Percy Medina Memorial Scholarship Fund. St. Andrew’s Parish Hall in Pleasanton. Dinner, dancing, mariachi, auctions and raffles. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Poker at 7:15 p.m. Dance from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For tickets, call Priscilla at 210-639-6553 or Gabe at 512-995-9394.

Second Annual Ultimate 80s Throwback Party at the Park

Saturday October 8, live music by 86’D and the Texas Tone Rangers. FREE ENTRANCE. Best 80s costume contest, food trucks, makeup and more. The raffle prize is the 2007 Jeep Wrangler – you must be present to win. Raffle tickets at Shifter’s and Country Girl Designs or call John at 210-363-1800 or Stephanie at 210-379-3308.

St. Philip Benizi Fall Church Festival October 9

To take place on the church grounds, 274 Ave. H to Poteet. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. BBQ plates served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Ballet Folklorico from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Loteria, auction and dance. See the Living section for more details.

Pick your own pumpkins at George Farms

Every Saturday and Sunday in October, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come live a unique family experience. Tractor ride, petting zoo, photo ops, shopping with local vendors and more. 595 Mobile Home Alley in Poteet.

St. Luke’s Annual Harvest Celebration

Sunday, October 9, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 3930 FM 536 in the Loire, just north of Pleasanton. Free meal from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. or until exhaustion. Altar Society bake sale at noon. Silent auction, live auction and raffle.

Atascosa Co. VFW Ext. 4853 membership meeting.

Monday, October 10 at 7 p.m. at the Jourdanton VFD fire station.

Blood drive on October 11 at the Pleasanton Civic Center

Hosted by the Pleasanton Police Department, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments are always available. Visit: https:// donor.southtexasblood.org/donor/schedules/ drive_schedule/137041 to register.

Free car seat inspection on October 12

Poteet Strawberry Festival, 4-6 p.m. The Poteet Police Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension urge you to see if your child is properly restrained. Please bring your child and know their weight and height. For more details, call or text Rachel at 254-722-3052.

Cornhole tournament on October 15

Pleasanton River Park Pavilion, 11 a.m. Sign up on the Scoreholio app. Food trucks on site. The event will kick off ACCEPT 2022. See details in Live.

Chicken and Tulip Market Day October 15

10am-4pm at 1110 Zanderson Ave. at Jourdanton.

Atascosa County Anti-Bullying Rally, October 19

Poteet Strawberry Festival, with guest speaker The Batman of San Antonio. Sponsored by Poteet Rotary Club and Poteet Strawberry Festival Association.

Shine a Light Vigil October 19

Join Safer Path Family Violence Shelter to honor the lives lost to domestic violence. Atascosa County Courthouse at 7:30 p.m.

CASA of South Texas Color Run

October 22, Pleasanton River Park. From 8 a.m. Refreshment bar and food trucks. $38 registration fee. Visit https:// runsignup.com/Race/TX/ Pleasanton/CASAAnnual-ColorRun to register.

Second Annual Halloween Festival at George Farms on October 29

Costume contest and more. Win a $200 prize basket. 10am-6pm at 595 Mobile Home Alley in Poteet.

Early Presbyterian Church trunk or candy

Oct. 31 at 435 N. Bryant St. in Pleasanton, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or while supplies last. Everyone is welcome. To reserve a spot, call 830-281-2022.

Taste of Atascosa November 2

Organized by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy fine local cuisine from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pleasanton Country Club. Auction and live music, $20 per person. Tickets at Chamber Office and Pleasanton Express.

TO PRESENT an event in Out & About, email Lifestyles Editor Lisa Luna at [email protected] or call our office at 830-569-6130.