A RePurpose for a Purpose design competition and fundraiser benefiting Sally’s House, The Salvation Army center for homeless children, women and families, will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at The Phoenix Ballroom, 401 S. Third St.

Entries of old items turned into something new are being accepted and will be available, along with other prizes, in live and silent auctions at the event. The cost to enter an item is $25 and includes a ticket to the event. Tickets cost $50 each or $80 for two.

For tickets, visit www.SalvationArmyWaco.org/Repurpose2017 or call 756-7271.

Kiwanis seniors

Mark Henry, a retired military chaplain, will be the featured speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral on Valley Mills Drive.

For more information, call 399-0072.

Archaeological Society

The Central Texas Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Mayborn Museum.

Guest speaker Cynthia Valle will present a program on “Gorget.”

Submit items for Briefly in printed or typed form to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco 76702-2588; fax to 757-0302; or email to goingson@wacotrib.com.

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