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

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

Federal employees

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will hold its monthly meeting at the West Waco Library meeting room from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday. The library is located at 5301 Bosque Blvd.

The speaker will be dog handler Lynn Brown and feature Tara, his pet partner-registered therapy dog.

Topics will include therapy and service-dog training and utilization.

Genealogy Lock-In

The Central Texas Genealogical Society and West Waco Genealogy Center host the 17th annual Genealogy Lock-In on Friday from 11 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. at the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Blvd.

It is a day of genealogy-related programs, local and professional genealogists, hereditary societies and local and statewide organizations.

The event is free and is a come-and-go meeting, with security provided for the evening hours.

Call 745-6018 for more information.

Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus Council 7202 hosts its 39th annual festival Sunday at Geneva Hall in Elm Mott.

Dinner is from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Raffle tickets for prizes are now on sale for $1 each. For more information, call 749-0771.

Panhellenic Fall Social

The Waco Alumnae Panhellenic Association invites all Greek sorority women in the Waco area to a Fall Meet and Greet Social at the Clifton House on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Members should feel free to wear their badges, sorority T-shirts or other regalia.

For questions, contact Lynn Allen at or 715-0934.

Crawford’s 150th

The city of Crawford hosts its 150th birthday celebration Saturday from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. in downtown Crawford. The event features a parade, car show, model train display, music, food, crafts booths and historical and genealogical booths.

The event is free and hosted by the Crawford Chamber of Commerce.

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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