The second installment of the Spring 2018 Free Enterprise Forum will feature a talk by Los Angeles Times journalist Barbara Demick about her award-winning book “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea,” which depicts in vivid detail how the economic and political system in North Korea has impacted the lives and well-being of its people.

It will take place from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. Admission is free.

Call 710-1694 for more information.

‘Roots that Bind’

Professional genealogist Ari Wilkins will present a free workshop titled “The Roots that Bind” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the East Waco Library, 901 Elm Ave.

The event is sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society and the West Waco Genealogy Center.

For more information, call 750-5945.

Archaeological Society

The Central Texas Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Mayborn Museum. The public is invited to attend.

Tony Lyle, Cultural Resources Coordinator for the State Parks Region 5, will be give a program titled “The Archeology of the CCC Camps at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.”

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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