The Waco Women’s Lions Club will host a “Dinner in the Dark” fundraiser at 6 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium.

The event will raise money and awareness for Leader Dogs for the Blind and local organizations that provide services to people with sight impairment. It will feature cocktails, a four-course dinner and raffle items, including a South Texas hunting trip and a three-night Fredericksburg B&B getaway.

Tickets are $100 per person and are available by emailing, calling 420-1880 or visiting the Waco Women’s Lions Club Facebook page.

Midway distinguished alumnus

The Midway ISD Alumni Network will recognize its 2017 Distinguished Alumni, Jim King (1975), and Distinguished Service honorees during a brief presentation at 2 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Midway Middle School cafeteria.

A brief reception will follow the presentation. Distinguished Service honorees are Glynn Dell and Bennie Ballew, Jerry and Sherilyn Lewis, David Vardeman and Sharron Zachry.

Quilt guild

The BAC Quilt Guild meets Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Bosque Arts Center in Clifton.

Refreshments and social time start at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Sherry Worley, whose program will be on hand-dyed fabric.

Gathering Place

The Gathering Place meets Tuesday at Austin Avenue Methodist Church, 1300 Austin Ave.

Contact Sandi Snowden at 713-682-5998 for more information.

The Gathering Place ministry is for people living with memory loss as well as those who care for them at home.

Storytelling guild

The Heart of Texas Storytelling Guild will present “Walking Tales” at the historic Oakwood Cemetery from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 21.

Interpreters stationed throughout the cemetery will give voice to the many renowned, legendary and infamous people laid to rest there. The event is free. For more information, contact Vivian Rutherford at 717-1763 or by email at

Submit items 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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