Clint Harp, owner of Harp Design Company, will be the featured speaker at the Waco Rotary Club’s meeting at noon Monday at the Waco Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St.

Lunch is $12. Call 776-2115 for more information.

Czech Heritage queen

The McLennan Hill Czech Heritage Society will crown its queen during a ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday at the West Community Center, 200 Tokio Road. The queen will represent the chapter in the Miss Texas Czech Slovak pageant.

Attendees are asked to bring side dishes and desserts for the chapter’s monthly meeting. Call 826-3838 for more information.

Young Marine recruits

The Central Texas Young Marines will hold registration for new recruits from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bruceville–Eddy United Methodist Church, 404 W. Third St.

Direct questions to Master Sgt. Dale Kidd at 631-7266 or Marscia Giesler at 624-1894.

Beginner’s genealogy

The West Waco Genealogy Center and Central Texas Genealogical Society will present a beginner’s genealogy class from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Blvd.

The class is free. For more information, call 750-5945.

Chili dinner

The Bruceville-Eddy Volunteer Fire Department will host a chili dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at the fire department, 132 Wilcox Drive.

Tickets are $8 each. For more information, call 315-1159.

Decorative arts course

The Historic Waco Foundation is sponsoring the 2018 Lavonia Jenkins Barnes Decorative Arts Course, a seven-course lecture series presented by experts in the fields of decorative arts, local architecture, American fine arts and regional history. Courses will be held every Tuesday evening from Feb 6 through March 27 at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum Education Center.

Cost is $75 for all seven courses. Call 753-5166 to reserve a seat.

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