The Waco Federation of Women’s Clubs is taking orders for red poinsettias through Wednesday.

Poinsettias will cost $12 and benefit the upkeep of the group’s Clubhouse, which provides a place for women’s clubs to meet. Contact Sue Ann Roesing at 751-3000 to order. Pickup will be Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 2900 Bosque Blvd., around back. Delivery is available for orders of 10 or more plants.

Rotary Club

Col. Hank Perry, U.S. Army Garrison-Fort Hood Commander, will be the featured speaker at the Rotary Club’s meeting at noon Monday at the Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St.

Lunch is $10. For more information, call 776-2115.

Griefshare program

Griefshare will present “Surviving the Holidays” on Tuesday at Peace Lutheran Church, 9301 Panther Way, in Hewitt.

The event starts with a free dinner at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 857-9794 or email

‘Herbs and Meaning’

The Waco Herb Society will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Whitehall Center at the Carleen Bright Arboretum.

Eolior Yokus will present a program titled “Herbs and Meaning.” For more information, call 772-4484.

Documentary screening

InterWaco-LGBT Community Group will screen a new documentary from Academy-Award nominated filmmaker David France, “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Waco Hippodrome Theatre, 724 Austin Ave.

Doors will open at 5:30. The Waco Community Race Relations Coalition, Equality Texas, Waco Friends of Peace/Climate, Tiempo Newspaper, and Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas are cosponsoring the event. Attendees will hear from two social justice leaders, the Rev. Valda Jean Combs and Ernesto Fraga.

Kiwanis Seniors

Mark Walsh, administrator and owner of Blue Bonnet Health Services, will be the featured speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral on Valley Mills Drive.

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