First Woodway Baptist Church is having a Shipley 5K Donut Dash and Fun Run, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Entry fee is $25, or $30 on the day of the race. This will be a chip timed event, followed by a doughnut eating contest.

For more information, contact Rene Maciel at

Early Bird Toastmasters

The Waco Early Bird Toastmasters will meet at 7 a.m. Wednesday at the Association of General Contractors, 4500 West Waco Drive.

Membership is available. For more information or to visit, call 855-4409.

Cattle Baron kickoff

The American Cancer Society of Central Texas will have a kickoff party Wednesday for the 2018 Cattle Baron’s Ball.

The event will be at The Backyard Bar Stage and Grill, 511 S. Eighth St. The theme for next year’s ball and the honorary chairman will be announced.

For more information, call 753-0807.

Waco Kiwanis Seniors

Wilton Lanning will give a program on the 100-year anniversary of Fort Richfield and Camp MacArthur during the Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral on Valley Mills Drive.

Comedy at Rusk FBC

“Flat-Out Funny,” a night of comedy with Anita Renfroe, will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Rusk, 372 E. Fourth St. Tickets are $15 and $30 with all proceeds benefiting Prison Fellowship International.

For more information, call 703-481-0000.

Arbor Day observance

Keep Waco Beautiful invites the public to attend the 139th observance of Arbor Day during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday at G.W. Carver Middle School, 1601 J.J. Flewellen Road.

The ceremony will include planting a tree, reading of a proclamation and presentation of a Tree City USA flag to the school.

For more information, call 750-5728 or email

University High reunion

The University High School class of 1977 reunion will be Friday and Saturday. The class will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Vitek’s, 1600 Speight Ave., before University’s homecoming football game.

The reunion will continue from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at The Backyard Bar Stage and Grill, 511 S. Eighth St.

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