Baylor University’s Center for Church Music will have its 16th annual Sacred Harp Sing event from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Great Hall of Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, 1100 S. Third St.

The event will start with doughnuts, coffee and a brief introduction to Sacred Harp singing.

The public is welcome to participate.

For more information, contact Gayle Avant at 772-5572 or David Music at or 710-2360.

Democratic Women

Texas Democratic Women of Central Texas will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday in the meeting room of the South Waco Library, 2737 S. 18th St.

Ashley Henager and Patricia Skinner, McLennan Community College Democrat Club members, and Baylor Democrats President Jessica Green will be in attendance.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Mary Mann at 715-1923.

BU Symphonic Band

The Baylor University Symphonic Band, a 70-member ensemble of woodwind, brass, and percussion players, will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Jones Concert Hall in Baylor’s Glennis McCrary Music Building.

For more information about the free program, visit or call 710-3991.

Nonprofit giveaway

The nonprofit Elegant Ladies Haven, 1017 Preston St., will have its monthly community giveaway event at 11 a.m. Friday.

Items will include clothing, diapers, toiletries and paper products.

For more information, call 722-3627.


The National Weather Service in Fort Worth will present a free SKYWARN severe weather training class Saturday at the McLennan Community College Emergency Services Education Center, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Drive.

The event will include a basic program from 9 a.m. to noon, with an advanced spotter training class to follow from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

The program, open to organized storm spotters and anyone with an interest in severe weather, will cover thunderstorm formation, ingredients and features associated with severe and non-severe storms.

For more information, visit