The City of Waco Parks and Recreation Department and Family of Faith Worship Center are seeking entries for this year’s Waco Wonderland Parade.

Parade application forms are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday. Local organizations, businesses and community members are invited to participate in the parade. Registration is free.

This year’s parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. The parade will travel down Austin Avenue from 11th Street to Third Street.

For more information, visit For questions, call Ruben Andrade Jr. with Family of Faith Worship Center at 753-3188 or email

Bus to La Vega game

The La Vega High School football team plays Canyon Lake Friday night at Kelly Reeves Stadium in Round Rock. A bus has been chartered for fans. Cost is $20. The bus departs from the high school at 4:45 p.m.

Deadline for reservations is noon Wednesday. Call Earline Keys at 722-7429 or Tony Torres at 424-1452 to reserve a seat.

MPO meeting

The Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization and Waco Transit System, Inc., are hosting an open house Thursday at the Bellmead Civic Center, 3900 Parrish St., from 6-8 p.m.

The MPO and WTS are conducting a study to evaluate the potential for rapid transit in the city of Waco. The goal is to provide faster transit service to the places that citizens, students, and visitors want to go.

Christmas on the Brazos

Historic Waco Foundation will hold its annual Christmas on the Brazos from Friday through Dec. 10.

Each of the Foundation’s Historic House Museums will be lavishly decorated for Christmas and will feature special entertainment. Additionally, each house will collect donations for specific charities, including the Waco Humane Society, Storybook Christmas, Caritas and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

For more information and hours, visit or call 254-753-5166.

Chronic disease class

The Area Agency on Aging is hosting a chronic disease self-management program every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Falls Community Hospital conference room., 322 Coleman St. in Marlin. Those attending must pre-register by calling 292-1855. There are six classes, beginning Thursday and running through Jan. 25.

Submit items for Briefly in printed or typed form to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco 76702-2588; fax to 757-0302; or email to

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