Texas Department of State Health Services will launch a new mental health awareness campaign, “Speak Your Mind Texas,” focused on teens and young adults, from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Auditorium, 100 Hillcrest Medical Blvd.

The free event will include mental health professionals, young people seeking or in treatment, and community stakeholders discussing mental health issues affecting the community.

To register, visit https://wacocommunity conversation.eventbrite.com.

For more information, visit www.SpeakYour MindTexas.org. or call 202-8740.

‘Dinosaur George’

Baylor’s Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Drive, will present showings of “Dinosaur George” at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Cost is $5.

For more information, call 710-1110 or visit www.baylor.edu/museum.

Rotary fundraiser

Northwest Waco Rotary Club will host its annual “Beach Party” fundraiser from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at Knox Hall in the Texas Ranger Museum. The evening will feature music by The Morticians, dinner from Vitek’s, and a silent auction.

Ticket cost is $30.

Proceeds will benefit Texas State Technical College and McLennan Community College scholarships and other Rotary projects.

Reservations must be prepaid and received by Friday.

For more information, including sponsorship options, contact Bill Wardlaw at 254-761-5001 or email wfwardlaw@gmail.com.

Free neuter surgeries

The Animal Birth Control Clinic will offer free neuter surgeries during the month of August for any male cat age 4 months or older.

Surgeries are by appointment only.

A rabies vaccination is $10.

For more information or to make an appointment, visit www.animalbirthcontrol.org or call 776-7303.

Vendor spaces

Waco Downtown Development Corp. has vendor spaces available in the Austin Avenue area for Baylor game days on Aug. 31 and Sept. 6.

Deadline to pay and reserve a space is Friday.

For more information and cost, email drewtvincent@gmail.com or call 754-8898.

Conservation meeting

The McLennan County Soil and Water Conservation District will have a local work group meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Natural Resources Conservation Service office, 5040 S. Loop 340.

The meeting will focus on what conservation practices should be included in McLennan County EQIP cost-share program for 2015.

All farmers and ranchers are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call 662-3623, ext. 3.

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