NeighborWorks Waco and the AARP Tax-Aide Program once again are offering free tax preparation services to qualified applicants.

Three sites are operating in Waco:

  • NeighborWorks Waco, 922 Franklin Ave.; Phone: 752-1647; Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, from Thursday to April 17
  • Providence Hospital, Young Tower, 6901 Medical Parkway; Phone: 751-4000; Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 5 to April 16
  • First Baptist Church Hewitt, 301 S. First St., Hewitt; Phone: 214-9123; Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, from Thursday to April 17.

Waco Rotary

Clint Harp, owner of Harp Design Co., will be the featured speaker at the Waco Rotary Club’s meeting at noon Monday at the Waco Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St.

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

Vanguard tours

Prospective students and parents are invited to tour Vanguard Middle and High School starting at 6 p.m. Monday.

Tours will start in Jaworski Commons, 2517 Mt. Carmel Drive. An informal question-and-answer session will take place from 6 to 6:30, followed by campus tours and classroom visits.

St. Louis open house

St. Louis Catholic School will host an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday starting in the school cafeteria, 2208 N. 23rd St.

Prospective students and their parents can meet students, teachers and administrators, take a tour of the school and ask questions. For more information, call 754-2014.

The Beat Divas

McLennan Community College’s Steinway Series will present The Beat Divas in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ball Performing Arts Center.

Tickets are $5. Call 299-8283 for more information.

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.

Herb society

The Waco Herb Society will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 13 in the Whitehall Center at the Carleen Bright Arboretum in Woodway.

Master Gardener Layne Miller will present a program on spring gardening. For more information, call 772-4484.

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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