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

Dinner, Dance, Delight

First Lutheran Church will have its annual fundraiser, “Dinner, Dance and Delight,” Saturday at the Lacy Lakeview Civic Center, 505 E. Craven Ave.

Advance tickets are $20 for singles, $30 for a couple and $80 for a table of six. At the door, tickets are $25, $35 and $90, respectively.

Baris Italian Restaurant will cater, with music by DJ Jim Alvarado. A silent auction will be held, with proceeds benefiting Compassion Ministries of Waco and Mosaic.

Call 752-4583 by Sunday to get advance-price tickets.

Reicher open house

Reicher Catholic High School will have an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 11. Attendees will be able to talk with faculty, staff and parents; receive information on curriculum, tuition, financial aid and services; learn from students about athletics, clubs and student life; and tour the school facilities.

Door prizes, including a PlayStation 4, will be given away. For more information, call 752-8349.

Moody library fundraiser

A fundraiser for the Moody Community Library is set for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Moody Elementary School Cafeteria, 107 Core Lee Lane.

The fundraiser will feature dinner and a movie. Cost is $10. For more information, call 470-2360.

Ash drive-thru

Bosqueville United Methodist Church will offer an Ash Wednesday Drive-Thru Event from 7 to 11 a.m. Feb. 14 in the front parking lot of the church, with Pastor Susan Mathis officiating.

The church is at 7327 Rock Creek Road directly across from the Bosqueville Cemetery.

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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