The city of Waco will hold a recycling event for batteries/bulbs, oil, antifreeze and paint (BOPA) and scrap tires on Saturday at the Waco Solid Waste Operations Center at 501 Schroeder Drive, from 7 a.m. to noon.

Waco residents can bring a variety of items that should not go to the landfill on that day. Each person dropping off items should be prepared to show proof of Waco residency with a driver’s license and Waco utility bill. For more information, call the Solid Waste Customer Service at 299-2612.

Halloween dance

The Young at Heart Dance Club will hold a Halloween dance Tuesday night from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.

The band Just Country will perform. Costumes are encouraged, and a costume contest will be held. People may also bring food to share.

Cost is $5, and all are welcome.

Waco Kiwanis Seniors

Wilton Lanning will give a program on the 100-year anniversary of Richfield Army Field and Camp MacArthur during the Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral on Valley Mills Drive.

For more information, call 399-0072.

Toy Box fundraiser

Bosque County Child Protective Services will hold its inaugural Toy Box fundraiser Saturday at the Meridian Civic Center, 308 River St. in Meridian. Cost is $10 per person or two unwrapped toys. All proceeds benefit foster children in Bosque County.

The event is from 6-8 p.m. with a live auction beginning at 7 p.m. Dinner will be served.

For more information, call 254-749-3404.

Wildlife rehab fundraiser

Wildlife Rehab of Lorena will host a fundraiser Saturday at Papa Joe’s Texas Saloon, 1505 N. I-35 frontage road in Lorena.

Activities include food, raffles and an auction. To donate items, call 857-4717.

4-H scholarships

The McLennan Extension Education Association will sponsor a fundraiser for 4-H Scholarships on Saturday from 8-10 a.m. at Applebees, 614 N. Valley Mills Drive, in Waco. Tickets are on sale for $8 through the AgriLife Extension office at 757-5180 or by calling 662-0116. The public is invited to attend.

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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