ProQuest TCP trainer Arta Kabashi will present a program on how to use Fold3, a military database that may hold information regarding ancestors. The program will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the West Waco Genealogy Center, 5301 Bosque Blvd.

For more information, call 750-5945.

Rotary speaker

Megan Henderson, executive director of City Center Waco, will be the featured speaker at the Waco Rotary Club meeting at noon Monday at the Waco Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St.

Lunch is $12. Call 776-2115 for more information.

Watercolor society

The Central Texas Watercolor Society will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 1624 Wooded Acres Drive.

Judith Baker will present a program on watercolor pencils. Watercolor pencils will be furnished, but attendees are asked to bring watercolor paper and brushes.

Call 471-5955 for more information.

Archeological society

Central Texas Archeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Mayborn Museum.

Guest speaker Cynthia Valle will present her research on a Busycon Columella (whelk shell) gorget found in a rockshelter in Coryell County. Of particular interest will be the possible trade routes that brought this shell to Central Texas. Valle participated in the dig through her studies at Baylor University. The public is invited to attend.

‘Secrets of the Sewer’

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer,” will open Saturday at Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex. Families will be transported to the underground home of the crime-fighting heroes to see what really happens in their secret hideaway.

Raphael and Michelangelo will help kick off the exhibit in person from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, contact Rebecca Tucker Nall at 710-7981.

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