The Pruit Memorial Symposium Committee and the Baylor University Libraries are sponsoring a performance of “She Sang Freedom,” featuring artist and storyteller Tammy Kernodle. The performance will start at 7 p.m. Thursday in Bennett Auditorium and is in celebration of Black History Month.

Kernodle will sing the songs of Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples and Roberta Flack. Several freedom and protest songs will be experienced through live performance and stories.

A reception will be held after the concert. For more information, go to

Bulbs for sale

Historic Waco’s Earle-Napier-Kinnard House Museum is selling No. 1 grade caladium bulbs for pickup in early April. They are $12 per bag of 10 bulbs of one variety. White Christmas (white), Red Flash (red), and Carolyn Wharton (pink) varieties are available.

Contact or call 741-0452 for more information or to order.

Genealogical Society

The Central Texas Genealogical Society will host a brown bag lunch meeting at noon Monday at the West Waco Genealogy Center, 5301 Bosque Blvd.

The meeting is free. Call 750-5945 for more information.

Networking group

The Women of Waco Business Networking Group will have its February meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday at La Fiesta’s Fiesta House, 3725 Franklin Ave.

Women of Waco is a group for women who assist each other through networking, referring business and providing leadership opportunities. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 744-2430.

Reicher casino night

Reicher Catholic High School’s annual fundraising and community event, the Reicher Reunion and Casino Night Celebration, will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Downtown 301 Event Center, 301 S. Second St.

The event will include dinner, live music, dancing, a silent auction and an audible auction. Tickets are $50 per person in advance or $75 at the door.

Submit items 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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