New Waco ISD Superintendent Marcus Nelson will join with Church Under the Bridge on Sunday to bless children who are starting or returning to school. The church meets under the Interstate 35 and South Fourth Street underpass at 11:00 a.m. The service is open to everyone. For more information, call 235-7818.

Empowerment workshop

The Central Texas District will host an empowerment workshop on Saturday at Carter’s Temple Church of God in Christ, 316 Dallas St. in Waco. Registration costs $30.

The program starts with breakfast at 8:15 a.m. Facilitators include Patricia Jackson, Willie Conner and Pastor Larry Polk. For more information, call 662-8957.

Salado art fair

The Salado Annual Art Fair is Saturday and Sunday in Pace Park, which offers a large walkable area for the many expected booths and vendors with the backdrop of Salado Creek.

There will be numerous juried artists and artisans covering a wide variety of artistic genres. The fair is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $2. Children 12 and under are free.

For more information or to become a vendor, visit or call 947-5040.

Women of Waco luncheon

The August Women of Waco luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Saturday at La Fiesta House, 3725 Franklin Ave.

For more information, call Diane Jenkins at 744-2430.

Waco High class of ’64 reunion

The Waco High School class of 1964 will have its 53rd class reunion from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Richfield Christian Church, 4201 Cobbs Drive. Lunch will be provided.

The class will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. at Casa de Castillo, with guests responsible for their own food purchases.

For more information, call Shirley McDonald Fuller at 666-3304.

Family Night on the Brazos

The Alliance for Safe Children will host Family Night on the Brazos and an outdoor screening of “Zootopia” from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

The event offers a chance to catch up on child safety practices, gain family resources and get to know local nonprofits face to face. Admission is free. For more information, call 732-0482.

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