Barbara Mosacchio, with United Way of Waco-McLennan County, will be the guest speaker at the Waco Rotary Club’s weekly meeting Monday at the Waco Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St. The meeting runs from noon to 1 p.m. Cost is $10. Call 776-2115 for more information.

GriefShare orientation

GriefShare, a 13-week program and support group for people experiencing grief and loss, will start with an orientation meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the First Methodist Church of Waco Chapel, 4901 Cobbs Drive.

For more information about the free program, call Anne Kinslow at 772-5630 or email

Homespun Quilters

Waco Homespun Quilters’ Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Lakewood Christian Church, 6509 Bosque Blvd.

M.J. Fielek will present “Bucket List Quilts.”

Guild members share a love of quilting, and the guild provides opportunities for education and community service.

Visitors are welcome.

Free musical series

BaGar Productions will present a free musical performance based on classic literature, including fairy tales, fables and more, at the following times, dates and locations:

  • 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the East Waco Library, 901 Elm Ave.
  • 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Blvd.
  • 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Central Library, 1717 Austin Ave.
  • 10:30 a.m. Friday at the South Waco Library, 2737 S. 18th St.

The program is being held in conjunction with the McLennan County Library’s Summer Reading Club.

For more information, visit

Voter registration

Voter registration will be Tuesday at the East Waco Library, 901 Elm St., from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registrants must be U.S. citizens at least 17 years, 10 months old at the time of registration. Call 644-3267 for more information.

Hewitt magic shows

Hewitt Public Library, 200 Patriot Court, will host two magic shows by Cody Fisher at 10:30 and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

For more information about the free performances, call 666-2442.

Senior benefits

Darrell Connally will discuss senior and retirement benefits at a free luncheon Wednesday at Lakeshore United Methodist Church, 3311 Park Lake Drive. Space is limited, so please notify the church office at 754-7333 or 772-2506 by noon Tuesday to reserve a seat.

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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