The public is invited to a meeting about Waco’s landfill from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bledsoe Miller Community Center, 300 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Representatives will be available to answer questions and discuss the project and the planning taking place. Organizers plan to include an overall information session on all aspects of the Waco landfill and the impact to the community.

Guests are encouraged to park in the City Hall parking lot at Third Street and Austin Avenue to take advantage of a free shuttle, which will run continuously to and from the community center before, during and after the meeting.

For more information, visit and go to “Events.”

Emergency planning

The Waco-McLennan County Office of Emergency Management invites the public to attend a McLennan County Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Bosque Theater at the Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave.

The purpose of Tuesday’s meeting is to review and share the Hazard Mitigation Action Plan and Hazardous Material Annex information. The HMAP planning process is designed to reduce the loss of life and property during times of hazardous events.

City, county and emergency management officials will be on hand to answer any questions.

Baylor jazz concert

Baylor School of Music will present its Jazz Ensemble concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Jones Concert Hall, 110 Baylor Ave. Alex Parker, senior lecturer in jazz studies at Baylor, will lead his group of 20 jazz musicians in their concert performance.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the music school’s website.

Caritas tour

Caritas of Waco will host a lunch tour of its facilities at noon Wednesday in the second floor board room. The hour tour includes a light lunch. To make a reservation, contact Ann Owen, development director, by Tuesday at 753-4593, ext. 213 or by email at

Christian women luncheon

The Waco Christian Women’s Association will host its October luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Hilton Hotel, 113 S. University Parks Drive.

The luncheon costs $15. RSVP to Jane Gottlieb at 498-5667 by Monday.

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