Lake Shore United Methodist Church, 3311 Park Lake Drive, invites the public to a free lunch-speaker program for seniors at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Doctor of Pharmacy Rhonda Stelter will discuss “Balancing Your Medications to Improve Your Life.”

Due to limited seating, please notify the church office at 754-7333 by noon Tuesday if you plan to attend.

Blood drive

Abbott High School is hosting a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Monday at 219 S. First St. in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus.

For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Debbie Little at 582-3011.

GriefShare begins

First Methodist Church is hosting a GriefShare program Tuesday at the church, 4901 Cobbs Drive.

The 13-week program will meet at 1 p.m. each Tuesday, and will cover a variety of topics dealing with grief. Call 772-5630 for more information.

Speegleville GriefShare

Fellowship Bible Church, 7200 Speegleville Road, begins its spring session for the GriefShare support program Tuesdaya from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost is $15, but scholarships are available.

For more information, call 848-7200.

Movie screening

The Waco Friends of Peace/Climate will screen the documentary “Just Eat It: a Food Waste Story” Tuesday at Poppa Rollo’s Pizza.

The film is free and there will be a pizza/salad buffet.

Visit for more information.

ESL classes

Free English-as-a-second-language classes start Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at First Woodway Baptist Church, 101 N. Ritchie Road.

Classes will be on Monday and Wednesday evenings. For questions or more information, contact McLennan Community College Adult Education at 299-8777.

Kiwanis seniors

Rick Caywood from Ministry to Ministries is the featured speaker at the Wednesday meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors.

The club meets at Golden Corral restaurant on Valley Mills Drive from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays.

For more information email

Newcomers meet

Newcomers and Neighbors hosts its monthly meeting Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ridgewood Country Club, 7301 Fish Pond Road. Lunch is $20. All women of McLennan County are invited to attend.

Call 836-5170 for more information.

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