GOP CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Elected officials, candidates and club presidents are encouraged to contact the Bexar County Republican Party Headquarters at (210) 824-9445 or gop@bexargop.org about their activities so that we can publicize the events and avoid conflicts in scheduling.

The posting of announcements of events should not be construed as an endorsement for any candidate by the Republican Party of Bexar County. The intent is to keep the voters updated about opportunities to meet and support their choices of candidates in intra-party contested races.


    = Holidays    = Election Dates    = Meetings    = Fundraisers    = Other Events


APRIL

Thursday, April 10, 2014 to Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Fiesta Week(s)

Fiesta expands to 18 days this year, starting on April 10 – April 27. Many events will not be scheduled for Holy Thursday, April 18, Good Friday, April 19 and Easter, April 20, 2014.

See www.fiesta-sa.org for details and calendar of events.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Administrative Professionals Day
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Republican Men's Club Meeting

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at Luby’s Restaurant, Fiesta Room, 911 N Main Ave, San Antonio TX 78212.  $17.00 per person.  Speaker: Allan Parker, President of The Justice Foundation. Topic: The Politics of Pro-Life and Pro-Choice.  For more information about meetings and membership dues contact Jimmy Junkin, communications officer, at 210.364.8054  communications@bcrmc.org.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Quico Canseco, Candidate for Congressional District 23 Meet and Greet Schedule

Brewster County8:00 – 10:00 a.m. at Bread and Breakfast Café, 113 W. Holland Ave, Alpine, TX.  Jeff Davis County11:30 – 1:00 p.m. at Cueva De Leon Restaurant, 611 Texas 118, Fort Davis, TX El Paso County5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Skeet and Trap Club, 9817 Alameda Ave, Socorro, TX.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Naturalization Ceremony

 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 César E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - Battle of Flowers Parade during Fiesta Week

The Republican Party headquarters will close at Noon today.

Friday, April 25, 2014 to Saturday, May 3, 2014 - Election Judge Certification Training Class

     Make your reservation now.  Help is needed on Election Day! 

     Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the training facility of the Bexar County Elections Department.

     After being trained about the election laws, procedures, and voting equipment, you can be appointed as a presiding election judge or alternate election judge.  An election judge plays a very important role in the election process.  Election judges work as a team to ensure a fair and accessible election.  Election judges are trained before election day.  They report about one hour before the polls open at 7:00 a.m. on Election Day and serve until all duties are completed after the polls close at 7:00 p.m. 

Why should you be an election judge?

  • You get paid
  • You help voters as a community service
  • You are involved in the election process

     Reservations are required no later than April 25, 2014.  Contact the Training Instructor Mandisa Parker at the Bexar County Elections Department for the location and information at 210-335-0362 or 210-335-0370

Please contact Marian at 210-824-9445 or Marian@BexarGOP.org if you are interested or have questions.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - Bexar County Republican Women Monthly Luncheon Meeting

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at The Club at Sonterra, 901Sonterra Blvd., San Antonio TX 78258.  Guest speaker: Peggy Venable, Americans for Prosperity, Texas Policy Director and Senior States Policy Advisor.  For reservations and information contact Pat Bowlin at pat.n.bowlin@gmail.com. Go to www.bexargopwomen.org for more information.

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - Northwest Republican Club Meeting

Meet & Greet at 11:00 pm. Meeting 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Location: Golden Corral, 9111 North Loop 1604 West San Antonio, TX 78249. For information, contact President Dominick Dina at dadina@swbell.net.

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yom HaShoah

Monday, April 28, 2014 - Last Day to Register to Vote in the Republican Primary Runoff Election

Contact the Bexar County Voter Registration Department for information or requests for a Replacement Card at 210-335-VOTE (8683), 210-335-6625 or www.bexar.org/elections/.  New Applications or Changes of Address, Name, or Other Information must be signed and mailed to the Bexar County Voter Registration Department at:  Registrar of Voters, County Courthouse, San Antonio TX  78207-4505.  Application forms are available in all public federal, state, and county/city buildings and at the Republican Party headquarters, 909 NE Loop 410, Suite 514, San Antonio TX  78209.

Monday, April 28, 2014 - First Day Early Voting, School Board, City and Bond Elections
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - The Alamo Pachyderm Club South Bexar County Monthly Evening Meeting

     6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant, 1526 SW Military,San Antonio TX, 78221.  Networking and Dinner are at 6:30 p.m.  Program & Meeting at 7:00 p.m. 

     Free parking and no charge to attend.  Dinner & drinks may be ordered from the menu.  Business casual attire.  Contact for information and reservations: Larry at RSVP@alamopachyderm.org or 210-492-1294

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - Bylaws Committee Meeting, Bexar County Republican Party

6:30 p.m. Republican Party of Bexar County Headquarters909 NE Loop 410, Suite 514, San Antonio TX  78209. 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Celeste Brown, candidate for Judge County Court No. 8 Birthday and Fundraising Celebration

 

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: 114 E. Kings Highway, 78212. RSVP to Katie at 210-224-8200 or JoAnna 317-4131.

 

 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Dan Branch for Texas Attorney General Fundraiser

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at 646 Grandview Place, San Antonio, TX 78209. For more information regarding sponsorship levels and reservations, contact Kelly Carnal or Susan Lilly at 866-789-9223 or kelly@lillyandcompany.com.

MAY

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Thursday, May 1, 2014 - Laptop Training Course

How to assemble Election Day, electronic equipment and devices, and access system applications utilized to process and qualify Bexar County voters. 9:00, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. Location: Bexar County Elections Department at 203 W. Nueva St. Ste 3.61, San Antonio, TX 78207. Call to register at 210-335-0362.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - Laptop Training Course

 

How to assemble Election Day, electronic equipment and devices, and access system applications utilized to process and qualify Bexar County voters. 9:00, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, and 3:00 p.m. Location: Bexar County Elections Department at 203 W. Nueva St. Ste 3.61, San Antonio, TX 78207. Call to register at 210-335-0362.

 

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - Run for the Roses TEXAS Style

Saturday, May 3 – Run for the Roses TEXAS Style, A Kentucky Derby Day Event, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m..  Location:  Retama Park, Track Level West.  1 Retama Parkway, Selma, 78154.  For ticket info and to RSVP by April 30, contact Vivian Brown at 210-824-9445 or rsvp@bexargop.org.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 to Sunday, May 4, 2014 - Saxet Gun Show - Voter Registration

9-6:00 p.m. Saturday, 9-5:00 Sunday. At the San Antonio Event Center, 8111 Meadow Leaf Dr. San Antonio, TX 78227

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Last Day of Early Voting for School Board, City and Bond Election
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - Rick Galindo, Candidate for State Representative, District 117, Meet and Greet

6:00 p.m. at El Chaparral Restaurant, 15103 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX, $45 suggested donation.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Cibolo Creek Pachyderm Club Meeting

6:30 p.m. at Harmon’s BBQ, 100 S. Main, Cibolo TX  78108.  Exit 175 off IH-35 to Roy Richard Rd. and left on Highway 539.  Guest speaker:  TBA.  For information contact Gary Inmon at 210.632.5646.  RSVP to cibolopachy@yahoo.com

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - San Antonio Republican Women Monthly Luncheon Meeting

11:00a.m. at Old San Francisco Steak House, 10223 Sahara, San Antonio, TX 78216.  Reservations – Linda Bulger: 210.408.9233 or rsvp@sarepublicanwomen.com

Friday, May 9, 2014 - Quico Canseco, Candidate for Congressional District 23 Meet and Greet

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at La Cabana Mexican, 23425 Hwy 281 S, San Antonio.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - Limited Uniform Election

for Nonpartisan city and school board elections.

     7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the voter's polling location.  Contact the Bexar County Elections Department for information at 210-335-VOTE (8683) or www.bexar.org/elections/ for locations

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - Last Day to File for Place on the Limited Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)

     For information about city or SARA elections on the ballot, contact Jacquelyn Callanen, Elections Administrator, at Bexar County Elections Department at 210-335-0362.  For further information, go to http://elections.bexar.org/

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Mother's Day
Monday, May 12, 2014 - Precinct Two hosts Runoff Primary Candidate Forum

     5:00 – 7:00 p.m., at the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association Banquet Hall, 8925 IH 10 West, San Antonio TX  78230. The 6:00 hour is devoted to speeches by the runoff candidates on the ballot of the May 27th Runoff Primary Election.  

     All Runoff candidates who wish to speak should contact Cindi Serna at cindi.serna@gmail.com or 210-410-9424 to be included in the lineup.  For additional information, contact Committeewoman Sally Marvin at sallyunc@yahoo.com or 210-896-4500. 

     Hosted by the precinct chairs in County Commissioners Precinct Two.  Come to meet and greet the candidates and nominees for the Republican Party in the 2014 elections.

 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - The Alamo Pachyderm Club Downtown Monthly Luncheon Meeting

     11:30 a.m. at The Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores Street at West Nueva Street, San Antonio TX 78204.  Networking at 11:00 a.m., Lunch buffet at 11:30 a.m., Program at Noon. 

     Some free parking is available next to the restaurant other parking is also available in the Bexar County Justice Center Garage across the street or at parking meters.  Cost to attend: $12.00 for members, non-members, and guests.  Contact for information and reservations: Larry at RSVP@alamopachyderm.org or 210-492-1294

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - Bexar County Voter Registration Class for Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars

10:00 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. at the Bexar County Elections Classroom, 1381 North Brazos at Poplar Street, San Antonio, TX  78207 (Exit Colorado Street on IH 10 West lower level)  Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by the County Voter Registrar and charged with helping increase voter registration in the county. 

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - Young Republicans of Bexar County Meeting

6:30 p.m. at Big’Z Burger Joint,  2303 N 1604 W,San Antonio, TX 78248.  For further information and reservations, contact: Club Chair Karen Marshall at karenm@bigplanet.com

Friday, May 16, 2014 - Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail, Primary Runoff Election
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - Armed Forces Day
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - Primary Run-Off Training Courses

How to conduct a Primary Election according to the Texas Election Code and Bexar County Elections Department’s protocol and procedures. . 9:00, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, 3:00 p.m. Location: Bexar County Elections Department at 203 W. Nueva St. Ste 3.61,  San Antonio, TX 78207. Call to register at 210-335-0362.

Monday, May 19, 2014 - First Day of Early Voting for Primary Runoff Election
Monday, May 19, 2014 - Quico Canseco, Candidate for Congressional District 23 Meet and Greet

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Mama’s Café Restaurant at 30775 IH-10 W,  Boerne, TX.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Happy Elephants Republican Group Meeting

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Hill Country Retreat Ballroom, 4550 Del Webb Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78253.  Guest speaker:  Carlton Soules, Candidate for County Judge.  Contact:  Michael Mouser at 210.788.1039 or email mouser49@att.net

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Alamo Pachyderm Club Monthly Evening Meeting

     6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Bobby J’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers, 13247 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023.  Networking and Dinner are at 6:30 p.m.  Program & Meeting at 7:00 p.m.  Dinner & drinks may be ordered from the menu.  For further information and reservations, contact: Larry Loveall at 210.492.1294 or RSVP@alamopachyderm.org

 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Alamo City Republican Women Luncheon Meeting,

11:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Oak Hills Country Club, 5403 Fredericksburg Rd. Speaker: TBA. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month, September – May. For questions or reservations, call Barbara at 342-5482 or ACRW.Reservations@gmail.com. Visit www.acrwomen.org for meeting calendar.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - Primary Run-Off Training Courses

How to conduct a Primary Election according to the Texas Election Code and Bexar County Elections Department’s protocol and procedures. . 9:00, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, 3:00 p.m. Location: Bexar County Elections Department at 203 W. Nueva St. Ste 3.61, San Antonio, TX 78207. Call to register at 210-335-0362.

Friday, May 23, 2014 - Last Day of Early Voting, Primary Runoff Election
Friday, May 23, 2014 - Bexar County Republican Women Monthly Luncheon Meeting

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at The Club at Sonterra, 901Sonterra Blvd., San Antonio TX 78258.  Guest speaker: TBD. For reservations and information contact Carol Kraft at 210.492.2176 or ckraft38@att.net

Saturday, May 24, 2014 - Northwest Republican Club Meeting

Meet & Greet at 11:00 pm. Meeting 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Location: Golden Corral, 9111 North Loop 1604 West San Antonio, TX 78249. For information, contact President Dominick Dina at dadina@swbell.net.

Monday, May 26, 2014 - Memorial Day, Observed

The Republican Party headquarters is closed today.  Happy Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - Republican Party Runoff Primary Election

     7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the voter's polling location.  Contact the Bexar County Elections Department for information at 210-335-VOTE (8683) or www.bexar.org/elections/ for locations, and contact the Republican Party of Bexar County for candidate information at 210-824-9445 or gop@bexargop.org.  Candidates and contact information are at http://www.bexargop.org/candidates.php

 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - Alamo Pachyderm Club South Bexar County Monthly Evening Meeting

     6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant, 1526 SW Military,San Antonio TX, 78221.  Networking and Dinner are at 6:30 p.m.  Program & Meeting at 7:00 p.m. 

     Free parking and no charge to attend.  Dinner & drinks may be ordered from the menu.  Business casual attire.  Contact for information and reservations: Larry at RSVP@alamopachyderm.org or 210-492-1294

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - Republican Men's Club Meeting

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at Luby’s Restaurant, Fiesta Room, 911 N Main Ave, San Antonio TX 78212.  $17.00 per person.   For more information about meetings and membership dues contact Jimmy Junkin, communications officer, at 210.364.8054 or communications@bcrmc.org.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - Judge Sol Casseb Birthday Solibration Re-Election Fundraiser

5:30 – 7:30 at the home of Clint and Maggie Lawson.  For more information contact Judge Casseb @ sol@cassebbldg.com.

JUNE

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Thursday, June 5, 2014 to Saturday, June 7, 2014 - Republican Party State Convention, at the Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth TX.

For more information and registration, go to http://www.texasgop.org/convention/ or contact the Republican Party of Texas at 512-477-9821.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - The Alamo Pachyderm Club Downtown Monthly Luncheon Meeting

     11:30 a.m. at The Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores Street at West Nueva Street, San Antonio TX 78204.  Networking at 11:00 a.m., Lunch buffet at 11:30 a.m., Program at Noon. 

     Some free parking is available next to the restaurant other parking is also available in the Bexar County Justice Center Garage across the street or at parking meters.  Cost to attend: $12.00 for members, non-members, and guests.  Contact for information and reservations: Larry at RSVP@alamopachyderm.org or 210-492-1294

  

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Judge Cathy Stryker, 224th District Court Re-Election Fundraising Reception,

5:30 p.m. at Paesanos  555 E. Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Janelle McArthur at 210-669-1925.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Bexar County Voter Registration Class for Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars

10:00 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. at the Bexar County Elections Classroom, 1381 North Brazos at Poplar Street, San Antonio, TX  78207 (Exit Colorado Street on IH 10 West lower level)  Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by the County Voter Registrar and charged with helping increase voter registration in the county. 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Bexar County Voter Registration Class for Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars

10:00 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. at the Bexar County Elections Classroom, 1381 North Brazos at Poplar Street, San Antonio, TX  78207 (Exit Colorado Street on IH 10 West lower level)  Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by the County Voter Registrar and charged with helping increase voter registration in the county. 

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Cibolo Creek Pachyderm Club Meeting

6:30 p.m. at Harmon’s BBQ, 100 S. Main, Cibolo TX  78108.  Exit 175 off IH-35 to Roy Richard Rd. and left on Highway 539.  Guest speaker:  TBA.  For information contact Gary Inmon at 210.632.5646.  RSVP to cibolopachy@yahoo.com

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - Flag Day
Sunday, June 15, 2014 - Father's Day
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - Happy Elephants Republican Group Meeting

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Hill Country Retreat Ballroom, 4550 Del Webb Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78253.  Guest speaker:  TBA.  Contact:  Michael Mouser at 210.788.1039 or email mouser49@att.net

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - The Alamo Pachyderm Club North Bexar County Monthly Evening Meeting

     6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Bobby J’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers, 13247 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023.  Networking and Dinner are at 6:30 p.m.  Program & Meeting at 7:00 p.m.  Dinner & drinks may be ordered from the menu.  For further information and reservations, contact: Larry Loveall at 210.492.1294 or RSVP@alamopachyderm.org

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Young Republicans of Bexar County Meeting

6:30 p.m. at Big’Z Burger Joint,  2303 N 1604 W,San Antonio, TX 78248.  For further information and reservations, contact: Club Chair Karen Marshall at karenm@bigplanet.com

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Juneteenth
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - Summer begins
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - The Alamo Pachyderm Club South Bexar County Monthly Evening Meeting

     6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant, 1526 SW Military,San Antonio TX, 78221.  Networking and Dinner are at 6:30 p.m.  Program & Meeting at 7:00 p.m. 

     Free parking and no charge to attend.  Dinner & drinks may be ordered from the menu.  Business casual attire.  Contact for information and reservations: Larry at RSVP@alamopachyderm.org or 210-492-1294

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - Republican Men's Club Meeting

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at Luby’s Restaurant, Fiesta Room, 911 N Main Ave, San Antonio TX 78212.  $17.00 per person.   For more information about meetings and membership dues contact Jimmy Junkin, communications officer, at 210.364.8054 or communications@bcrmc.org

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - Naturalization Ceremony

 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 César E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX.

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - Northwest Republican Club Meeting

Meet & Greet at 11:00 pm. Meeting 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Location: Golden Corral, 9111 North Loop 1604 West San Antonio, TX 78249. For information, contact President Dominick Dina at dadina@swbell.net.

JULY

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Friday, July 4, 2014 - Independence Day

The Republican Party County Headquarters is closed.  Happy 4th of July

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - The Alamo Pachyderm Club Downtown Monthly Luncheon Meeting

     Networking at 11:00 a.m., Lunch buffet at 11:30 a.m., Program at Noon at The Cadillac Bar,  212 S. Flores Street at West Nueva Street, San Antonio TX  78204.  Networking at 11:00 a.m., Lunch buffet at 11:30 a.m., Program at Noon. 

     Some free parking is available next to the restaurant other parking is also available in the Bexar County Justice Center Garage across the street or at parking meters.  Cost to attend: $12.00 for members and guests.  Contact for information and reservations: Larry at RSVP@alamopachyderm.org or 210-492-1294

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Fundraising Reception for Judge Lisa Jarrett, 436th Judicial District,

 

 

5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the VFW Hall downtown.

 

 

AUGUST

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Friday, August 8, 2014 to Sunday, August 10, 2014 - Texas Annual Sales Tax-Free Holiday Weekend

     Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales tax on items of clothing, footwear, and backpacks priced less than $100. This year school supplies are included.  Contact Texas State Comptroller Susan Combs for information at 800-252-5555 or http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/taxpubs/taxholiday/d/

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Woman's Suffrage Day and Equality Day

93rd Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Naturalization Ceremony

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 César E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX.

SEPTEMBER

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Monday, September 1, 2014 - Labor Day

The Republican Party County Headquarters is closed today.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - Patriot Day

Remembrance on the 12th Anniversary of 09-11, 2001

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Autumn begins
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - Naturalization Ceremony

 

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 César E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX.

 

OCTOBER

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - National Night Out in San Antonio

     6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.mFor more information, go to NNO-SATX or call Juan Ayala at 210-207-8927 for continuing updates about the 2014 events scheduled in San Antonio, TX

Monday, October 13, 2014 - Christopher Columbus Day