The Waco Community Band Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Ball Performing Arts Center at McLennan Community College.

Admission is free. Call 299-8283 for more information.

Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross is having a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Doris Miller Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4800 Memorial Drive, Building 6.

Make an appointment to give blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 800-733-2767.

Providence Park Blood Drive

Providence Park is having a blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 20 at 300 W. Highway 6 in the community room. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call J.W. Musil at 761-8039.

Clothes for Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Thrift Store is in need of men’s clothing. Donated clothing is sold and supports services to help the homeless and people in poverty find a way back to financial stability through the teaching of life skills, employment guidance, budgeting and counseling.

Clothing should be clean and free of tears or stains. Drop off donations at the Salvation Army store at 4721 W. Waco Drive. At-home pickups in McLennan County can be scheduled by calling 756-7271.

West Christmas

An exhibit of old toys, dolls and Christmas trees is on display for the Christmas season at the History of West Museum, 112 E. Oak St.

Admission is free. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The exhibit runs through Dec. 30.

For more information, call 755-6762.

Submit items for Briefly in printed or typed form to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco 76702-2588; fax to 757-0302; or email to

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