A Halloween in Hillsboro event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday.

Local merchants and organizations will hand out candy to trick-or-treaters from 6 to 8 on East Franklin Street downtown. All Halloween events, including a Haunted House at the Opera House on Elm Street, will raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief.

For more information, contact Hillsboro Main Street at 582-5499.

Dia de los Muertos

The Waco Hispanic Museum will celebrate Dia de los Muertos from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at 2815 Speight Ave.

Mr. Planters and the Planters Peanuts Nut-mobile will be on hand to give away free samples. Call 548-9730.

Church history lecture

Bill Leonard, a Baptist studies and church history professor, will give a lecture titled “A Theology for Racism: Southern Fundamentalists and the Civil Rights Movement” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Baylor University’s Miller Chapel, Tidwell Bible Building, 600 Speight Ave.

Wind Ensemble

Baylor University’s School of Music will present its Wind Ensemble concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave.

J. Eric Wilson, director of bands, will lead the ensemble of winds, brass and percussion instruments. This event is free and open to the public.

Pack of Hope

Casa de Castillo, 4820 Sanger Ave., will host a Pack of Hope fundraiser Tuesday.

The restaurant will donate 25 percent of all sales between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. to the nonprofit organization, whose sole mission is to erase child hunger in McLennan County by providing school districts and their eligible students with backpacks filled with food to be used on weekends.

Contact Lisa Wilhelmi at lwilhelmi@mclennan.edu for more information.

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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