Historic Waco Foundation’s annual spring lecture will be presented by archaeologist Katherine Turner-Pearson at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive.
In her lecture, “The Stone Site: A Waco Indian Village Frozen in Time,” Turner-Pearson will discuss her personal experiences with the excavation at the site, a contact-period Waco Indian village just north of Waco.
For more information, call 753-5166.
Bosque County Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Clifton Civic Center, 403 W. Third St. in Clifton.
Jake Mangum, project development librarian for the Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas Libraries, will discuss the latest digital projects and services available to researchers.
The free program is open to the public.
Fish fry dinner
The Church Missionary Society at St. Luke A.M.E. Church, 117 E. Church St., will have a fish fry dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Friday.
Cost is $10.
For more information, call 799-1426.
The location for a meeting of the Waco Knitters and Crocheters was incorrectly listed in Wednesday’s Briefly column.
The group will meet from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the meeting room at the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Blvd.
For more information, visit www.wacoknitters.weebly.com.
1K, 5K, 10K runs
Merak No. 104 Daughters of the Nile is sponsoring the fourth annual Going the Distance for the Children 1K, 5K and 10K runs April 9 in Woodway Park, 924 Estates Drive.
The 1K begins at 7:45 a.m., and the 5K and 10K begin at 8 a.m. Race day registration begins at 6:45 a.m.
Entry fee is $25 through Saturday and $30 after.
To register, visit www.runsignup.com/ go-distance/signup.
For more information, call Betty Bickett at 817-707-6872.
Bus trip to Austin
Meals and Wheels of Waco is sponsoring a bus trip to Austin April 7.
The bus will depart at 8 a.m. from the parking lot of First Baptist Church of Waco, 500 Webster Ave., and will return about 5:30 p.m.
Participants will visit the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and the Governor’s Mansion.
Cost is $100, which includes bus fare, admission to the Bullock Museum and IMAX Theater, and lunch at the museum café.
A light breakfast will be served on the bus ride to Austin, and refreshments will be served on the return trip to Waco.
To reserve a spot or for more information, call Janet Nors at 752-0316.
MCC spring holiday
McLennan Community College will be closed Friday and Saturday for a spring holiday.
For more information, visit www.mclennan.edu.
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