St. Mary’s Church of the Assumption, 2547 Jerry Mashek Drive in West, will host its feast day festival at the Knights of Columbus grounds Sunday.

The festival starts at 11 a.m. and features a home-cooked meal for $10. Food choices include fried chicken, baked chicken and sausage dinners.

There will be playground equipment, water games, horseshoes, a silent auction and bingo. The auction starts at noon.

Block party

Iglehart Chapel, 720 Clifton St. in Waco, is hosting a community block party as part of its Sunday services. It will feature water slides, food, school supplies, a cake walk and live entertainment. Everything is free. Services start at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call 644-9904.

Interfaith Festival

The Greater Waco Interfaith Conference Festival of Faiths will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 9820 Chapel Road.

Faith groups, including Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Unitarian Universalist and the Baha’i Faith, will present songs, readings, chants and samples of foods from various faith traditions. Information tables on each faith will be set up to answer questions.

For more information, call 772-1204 or eamil Brenda Khozein at

Water conservation

Customers of Leroy Tours Gerald Water Supply Corporation are being requested to conserve water because of the loss of a well pump.

If you have questions concerning this matter, contact the water corporation office at 822-1343 or Barry Hand at 709-8889.

Nelson at Church Under the Bridge

Waco ISD’s new Superintendent Marcus Nelson will join with Church Under the Bridge to bless children who are starting or returning to school.

The church meets under the Interstate 35 and Fourth Street underpass at 11:00 a.m. The service is open to everyone. Call 235-7818 for more information.

Flores in McGregor

The McGregor Chamber of Commerce will host Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan, in a meeting with McGregor and Central Texas constituents to discuss changes in Washington and how they affect Central Texans.

The $15 breakfast event will be 8 to 9 a.m. Monday at McGregor High School Commons, 903 Bluebonnet Parkway. For more information, call 840-2292.

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