Central Christian Church is hosting an organ and piano recital Sunday to observe the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Protestant Reformation. The event is co-sponsored by the Central Texas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

The 4 p.m. recital is free and open the public.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Texas Area 12 is having a SuperHero SuperRun Nov. 11 at the Cotton Belt Trail, 1119 Harris Creek Road in McGregor.

The event is free for Special Olympics of Texas athletes and $25 for friends, family and community supporters. There will be quarter-mile, 2-mile and 5-mile events.

Superhero costumes are highly encouraged. For more information, call 749-1307.

Children’s Theatre

Waco Children’s Theatre will present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Nov. 17-19 at the Lee Lockwood Library, 2801 W. Waco Drive.

Performance times are 7 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 18 and 2 p.m. Nov. 19. Admission for all shows is $5.

For more information, contact Linda Haskett at 776-0707.

Kia Soul raffle

The Humane Society of Central Texas is conducting a raffle for a 2017 Kia Soul on Nov. 11. Tickets are $20 each or three for $50 and can be purchased at the Waco Animal Shelter or www.humanesocietycentraltexas.org.

Contact Don Bland for more information at 754-1454, ext. 7084.


Lakeshore Estates is having its annual Halloween Safehouse from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at 3209 Village Green Drive in Waco.

The event is free and features a haunted house, carnival games, trick-or-treating and a fortune teller. Costumes are encouraged.

For more information, call 399-0109.

Poinsettia sale

Waco Federation of Women’s Clubs is taking orders for red poinsettias. Orders must be made by Nov. 15. Poinsettias will cost $12 and benefit the upkeep of the federation’s clubhouse, which offers a place for women’s clubs to meet.

Contact Sue Ann Roesing at 751-3000 to order. Pickup will be Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 2900 Bosque Blvd., around back. Delivery is available for orders of 10 or more plants.

Drug take-back

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event is Saturday. Residents are encouraged to visit local police departments to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter drugs that are no longer needed or viable.

For more information, contact a local police department.

Haunted History canceled

The Haunted History at East Terrace event schedule for Saturday has been canceled.

Submit items 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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