Saturday, October 20, 2018

First Presbyterian Church, 1100 Austin Ave., will host an organ recital from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday to celebrate recent renovations and additions to its historic pipe organ.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Pilots for Christ, an all-volunteer nonprofit that assists people in need through prayer, scripture and travel by airplane or automobile, is seeking pilots, auto drivers and prayer warrior volunteers. There will be an informational meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at Central United Methodist Church, 5740 Bagby Ave.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Pie Peddlers, Olive Branch, Sironia and Simply Delicious are among the dozen or so Waco eateries that will donate a signature dessert for Meals on Wheels Waco’s Sweet Sounds fundraiser, set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The McLennan County Veterans Association will have a VetsFest fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Outback Steakhouse, 4500 Franklin Ave., to benefit group’s Veterans Day parade and Memorial Day ceremony.

Monday, October 15, 2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018

McLennan Community College Theatre & Music students will participate in performances of “Stepping Stones 1918, 1968, 2018,” a short play by MCC professor Nicholas Webb, at 9:35 a.m. and 11:10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the Ball Performing Arts Center at the college.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Friday, October 12, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

McLennan Community College’s Department of Anthropology and the Central Texas Archeological Society will host a free Texas Archeology Awareness Month event at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Student Commons of the Michaelis Academic Center at MCC.

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Michael Munger, director of the Duke University Philosophy, Politics, & Economics program, will speak from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business, 1621 S. Third St., on the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.

Monday, October 08, 2018
Sunday, October 07, 2018
Saturday, October 06, 2018

The McLennan Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-20 academic year. Applications are available at and due by midnight Jan. 15.

Friday, October 05, 2018

The League of Women Voters will have a candidate forum and meet and greet starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mayborn Museum, 1300 S. University Parks Drive.

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The McLennan County Medical Society is giving away free bicycle helmets from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Waco Convention Center, as part of ScienceFest at the Waco Cultural Arts Fest.

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

The History of West Museum, 112 E. Oak St., will present an exhibition of articles and artifacts representing the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Waco Police Department will have its third annual Coffee with a Cop from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Whataburger, 928 S. Seventh St. The public is invited to have coffee and casual conversation with officers, offering an opportunity to get to know the officers who work around the city and to build a better relationship between the public and police.

Monday, October 01, 2018

Proposed changes to State Highway 6 are the subject of a public hearing and open house Thursday, from 5-6:30 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 5800 Legend Lake Parkway.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Registration continues through Wednesday for the 32nd annual McLennan Community College Foundation Golf Classic. The Florida Scramble-style tournament will be Friday at Cottonwood Creek Golf Course, with tee times at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event benefits student scholarships and special projects through the MCC Foundation.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
Friday, September 28, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018

United Way of Waco-McLennan County and the City of Waco will have the second Hands on Waco Day, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday at the United Way of Waco-McLennan County office, 1516 Austin Ave. After a rally at the office, volunteers will paint Born Learning Trails at eight Waco parks.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

At 4 p.m. Thursday, Baylor Law School will host Judge Thomas M. Reavley, Senior Judge of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, who has spent most of his 70-year legal career in public service.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Central Texas Literacy Coalition will celebrate International Literacy Day at its meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the board room at Community Bank and Trust, 1409 Wooded Acres Drive.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Brotherwell Brewing, 400 E. Bridge St., will host Bottoms Up for Babies on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. Bring a package of diapers or money to donate to the Waco Diaper Bank and enjoy Brotherwell’s early fall brews for only $2. Helberg BBQ will serve food during the event.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce hosts the Leading Waco Women Summit on Nov. 1 at The Phoenix Ballroom. During this event, the first Athena Leadership Award will be presented to an outstanding female leader from the Waco area.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Friday, September 21, 2018

McLennan County Paranormal Investigations is hosting an walking ghost tour of historic Austin Avenue Oct. 6, from 9 p.m. until midnight. Cost is $20 per person. The tour forms in the parking lot beside Ninfa’s restaurant.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Friday’s debate between Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O’Rourke will be broadcast locally at 6 p.m. on CW 12, a stand-alone channel of KWTX, as well as public television station KAMU.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Constitutional scholar and former presidential adviser Philip Bobbitt will deliver the featured lecture for the fourth annual John and Marie Chiles Federalist Papers Lecture Series, at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Room 127 of the Baylor University School of Law, 1114 S. University Parks Drive.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Grace House, a long-term residential rehab home for women in addiction, is hosting “A Night with Grace House” Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at the Phoenix Ballroom, 401 S. 3rd St.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Constitutional scholar and former presidential adviser Philip Bobbitt will deliver the featured lecture for the fourth annual John and Marie Chiles Federalist Papers Lecture Series, at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Room 127 of the Baylor University School of Law, 1114 S. University Parks Drive.

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Friday, September 14, 2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center, 100 Hillcrest Medical Blvd., will have a free seminar from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Corbett Room at the hospital, offering easy-to-use, practical information to help families advise older loved ones on whether it is time to limit or give up driving.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Monday, September 10, 2018
Sunday, September 09, 2018

Baylor University School of Education and Baylor Movie Mondays, a program of Baylor’s Department of Student Activities, will host a free screening of the documentary “Backpack Full of Cash” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Packard Auditorium, Room 101 of Marrs McLean Science Building. Parking will be available in Dutton Garage.

Saturday, September 08, 2018
Friday, September 07, 2018

Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is collaborating with The Backyard Bar Stage & Grill and the Waco VA Regional Office for a suicide prevention event from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at The Backyard, 511 S. Eighth St. The free event will feature seven bands, informational booths and Department of Veterans Affairs claims assistance on site. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Ballet Frontier will have auditions from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Joy’s School of Dance, 7560 Bosque Blvd., for dancers ages 7-9 to perform in Waco Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Frontier’s performance of “The Nutcracker.” Ballet training is required.

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

The Heart of Texas Miniature Aircraft Club will have its 36th annual Greater Southwest Jet Rally Thursday through Saturday at the club’s flying facility, 1000 Overflow Road.

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

The Texas Department of Transportation will activate new traffic signals Wednesday at the intersection of the Loop 340 access road and U.S. Highway 77 in Robinson.

Monday, September 03, 2018
Sunday, September 02, 2018

The Central Texas Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, has partnered with the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System to implement its third mobile food pantry site specifically for veterans.

Saturday, September 01, 2018