CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Monday, August 01, 2016

Invader Defense-Bug Invasion

Eek! The bugs are after our birthday cake!! Join instructor Cindy Olbrich of Engineering for Kids for another fun electronic game design class. We will create our own version of an invader defense game that is set in a home where we have to defend our birthday cake from an infestation of ravenous bugs! We will use the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard to outline the rules of play and characters for our game. Then, we will use Clickteam Fusion 2.5® to bring our storyboard to life

Friday, August 05, 2016

Heathers The Musical

Theatro Akalyptos (or Theatre Uncovered) is a new production group that is partnering with Waco Civic Theatre for this one night event. Heathers The Musical (based on the 1988 Cult Classic of the same name) will be presented in Concert style. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online or at 254.776.1591 **This production contains mature language and content

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Old Fashioned Fun in the Village

Help us wrap up the summer with picnic games, multiple contests: a pie eating contest and a watermelon seed spitting contest, as well as ice cream and more! Contact: 254-710-1173

Sunday, August 07, 2016

August Free Sunday

The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on August 7, 2016 thanks to the support of our sponsor Kohl’s. For more information, call 254-710-1104.

Badass Brazos Run

Think you're tough enough for a real challenge? Try our new half marathon in Waco in August. Yes, it will probably be hot. Not quite ready for a half? We've got a 5K and 10K too. So plan on a summer trip to the Brazos and join us for a great summer run! charity partner: The beneficiary for Badass Brazos is AFSP Waco. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is at the forefront of research, education and prevention initiatives designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. With more than 38,000 lives lost each year in the U.S. and over one million worldwide, the importance of AFSP's mission has never been greater, nor our work more urgent. You will be participating in the AFSP's work when you run this year's Badass Brazos. Packet Pickup Tuesday, August 2nd through Thursday, August 4th from 10am to 7pm at the following locations: RunOn! Mockingbird - 5400 East Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75206 RunOn! Frisco - 8300 Gaylord Pkwy #21, Frisco TX 75034 OrangeTheory Fitness – Waco And Saturday, August 6th from 11am to 4pm at the Waco Convention Center. For additional information about Run Project contact Jennifer Romero Jennifer@wetimeraces.com 469-233-4243 or Jennifer Warnick 512-661-9335

Saturday, August 13, 2016

City Wide Community Block Party

We will have games, waterslides, inflatables, dunking booth, food, clothing, school supplies, snow cones, ice cream, cake walk , Gospel Music, and horseback riding. For additional information please contact church, (254) 799-6133

Monday, August 15, 2016

Meet You at the Rosenberg Library : Historic Resources for Family Research (a Brown Bag program)

Family historian, Eddie Serface will share the treasure of resources he discovered during a  recent  trip to the famous Rosenberg Library in Galveston,  Texas.  This collection discussion will provide an orientation to the family  history and  historical resources as well as services  available from  the Galveston & Texas History Center of  the Rosenberg  Library.  If your ancestor’s point  of entry to Texas  was through Galveston then this program will benefit you.  The program is also a  precursor to the  Central Texas Genealogical Society program, The 1900 Galveston Hurricane: the Convergence of Our German Ancestors, the evening of  August 22, 2016 7:00  pm. Co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society. For more information: Call 750-5945

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

TED Talk at the Library

Join us for a TED Talk about the beauty, science and wonder of nature. A cool place to be on a hot summer evening! Watch TED Talks, join in the discussion and live Q&A. For more information: Call 750-5941

TED Talk at the Library

Join us for a TED Talk about the beauty, science and wonder of nature. A cool place to be on a hot summer evening! Watch TED Talks, join in the discussion and live Q&A. Join us for a TED Talk about the beauty, science and wonder of nature. A cool place to be on a hot summer evening! Watch TED Talks, join in the discussion and live Q&A. For more information: Call 750-5941

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

EnhanceFitness

This is a 16-week program to help people with arthritis improve their fitness and alleviate the discomforts of the disease. Classes meet three times per week. Contact Crystal Hernandez at 254-776-6612 or crystal.hernandez@ymcactx.org

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Genealogy Beginners Class

The Waco-McLennan County Library together with the Central Texas Genealogical Society will sponsor a Beginner's Genealogy Class that will cover topics such as how to use genealogy forms, an introduction to basic records such as Census and Immigration records, Internet sources, and a tour and orientation of the Genealogy Center's collection. For more information: Call 750-5945