The Mother Neff State Park Association’s fundraiser will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The old-fashioned “Chautauqua” will help celebrate everything the park has to offer and include several programs and activities:

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Buffalo Soldiers, Operation Game Thief Trailer, children’s crafts and activities, scavenger hunt, vintage Avion travel trailer and vintage 1950 Ford truck display, Heart of Texas Weavers, Central Texas Master Naturalists, birding programs and walks
  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Guided hikes of about 1.5 miles exploring the Wash Pond, Tonkawa Cave and CCC Rock Tower
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Dutch oven demonstrations and samples
  • 1 to 2 p.m.: Texas Tea Party, limited to the first 24 registered children age 10 and under.

The event is $7 for ages 13 and up, $5 for ages 5 to 12 and free for ages 4 and under. For more information call 853-2389.

Lakeshore Estates Safehouse

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.

MCC Trunk or Treat

McLennan Athletics will have a free Trunk or Treat event from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday outside The Highlands gym.

Kids can meet MCC student-athletes, including the mascot Mac T. Highlander, and take home lots of candy and giveaways from the free, family-friendly event.

For more information, contact McLennan Athletics at

Waco Rotary meeting

The Waco Rotary Club will meet at noon Monday at Waco Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St. Lunch is $10.

For membership or meeting information, call 776-2115.

MCC Choir performance

The McLennan Community College Choir will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Ball Performing Arts Center.

Bonnie Borshay Sneed will conduct the concert. Email 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

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