CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Do Well, Be Well With Diabetes Classes

Starting on May 28th, and continuing on June 4th,11th,18th & 25th, the Health District will present “ Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” Self Management Classes. The classes are for those with pre-diabetes, diabetes and their family members. Nine lessons will be covered in five sessions. The event is hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Waco-McLennan County Public Health Dist. The cost is free, but please register by May 25th. Each class is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Family Health Center, 1600 Providence Dr. (Conference Room). Pre-register at mclennan-tx@tamu.edu or call 254-757-5180.

May 28th Waco Knitters Knitting & Crochet Meetup

Knitting & Crochet Meetup is Thursday May 28th at West Waco Library 5 - 7pm. Bring your knit and crochet questions, share your expertise, socialize. All welcome. Free. See website for more info.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Crawfish for CASA

Crawfish boil to benefit CASA. Live music by the Spazmatics. 6-11 pm. See web site for ticket information or call 254-304-7982.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

A Movable Feast for Beasts

The Animal Birth Control Clinic will be hosting the 2nd Annual A Movable Feast for Beasts on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at Cameron Park East. The event will feature cuisine from local food truck vendors in a pet friendly picnic event. Beginning at 11a.m., guests will be able to bring their pets and families to the park to purchase lunch from a variety of local vendors while listening to the Brian & Jeremy Duo performing under the pavilion. At 11:30 a.m. the hot dog contests for pets will begin and prizes awarded to the pets (small, medium & large) who eats one dog the quickest. The Animal Birth Control Clinic staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about low cost spay/neuter, recent changes to city ordinances and opportunities to have their pet sterilized for free. The clinic sees the need for more pet friendly events and A Movable Feast for Beast is quickly becoming one of Waco’s favorite events that families and individuals with pets look forward to each year. It is the mission of the Animal Birth Control Clinic to provide affordable spay and neuter surgeries and wellness services. The Animal Birth Control promotes responsible, lifetime pet ownership and saves lives and with events such as this, we are able to further our message and help reduce pet overpopulation.

Moveable Feast for Beasts

The Moveable Feast for Beasts is coming to Brazos Park East, 2000 MLK, Jr. Blvd. on Saturday, May 30th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free, pet-friendly picnic (fun for all ages) will benefit the Animal Birth Control Clinic Spay and Neuter Program to get the Greater Waco area to no-kill status. Enjoy live music from the Brian & Jeremy Duo and a walk along the riverside with many 2- and 4- legged friends. There will be food trucks, a cutest cone contest, and a hot dog eating contest. Call 776-7303 for more information or visit Animal Birth Control online at: http://animalbirthcontrol.org/feast-for-beasts-2015/

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Wade Bowen Benefit Concert and Golf Tournament

The 17th Annual Wade Bowen Classic and concert. The golf tournament, being held at Cottonwood Creek, on June 1st will be a 2-man scramble and the entry fee will be $225.00 per player. The fee will include prizes, event hat & t-shirt, food, drinks, and 2 general admission concert tickets to the benefit concert the day before on Sunday, May 31st. While admission to the concert will be included in the price of the entry fee for all golfers, the concert will also be open to the public. Gates for the concert open at 2 pm, and the golf tournament begins at 9 am.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

RiverSounds Concert Series presents Limelight

Dallas’ premier show band will play hits from country and pop to R&B and funk. Gates open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Blankets, lawn chairs, food and drinks are welcome. Free.

Friday, June 05, 2015

Library Mini Book Sale

June 5 & 6 – The Waco-McLennan County Library will host its Mini Book Sale at the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Blvd., on June 5th and 6th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Come browse a great selection of novels and children’s books, to make for a perfect summer of reading! Books are priced between 50 cents and 2 dollars. Contact the West Waco Library at 254-745-6018 for more information, or visit www.wacolibrary.org.

Saturday, June 06, 2015

Cameron Park Zoo; Rattle and Roll

The newest event Rattle & Roll showcases the Herpetarium. The Morticians? will be performing for a little Rock & Roll and food will be provided. Bid on unique silent auction items and cheer on the tortoises in the Tortoise Races. This event is for adults 21+ only. Tickets are $30 per person and include 2 drink tickets. 7 -11 pm.

Heart of Texas Air Show

Military jet team, commemoration of D Day. Air shows, rides for the public, large kids area, exhibits, demonstrations, food and arts & crafts. See web site for ticket information.

Sunday, June 07, 2015

June Free Sunday

The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission on the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on June 7, 2015 thanks to the support of our sponsor Central Texas Smile Doctors. For more information, call 254-710-1110.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

June 9th Waco Knitters Knitting & Crochet Meetup

Knitting & Crochet Meetup is Tuesday June 9th at South Waco Library 5 - 7pm. Bring your knit and crochet questions, share your expertise, socialize. All welcome. Free. See website for more info.

Alternative Teacher Certification Information Session

McLennan’s Alternative Teacher Certification Program is designed for individuals with bachelor’s degrees who would like to become certified as teachers in Texas. Free. For more information contact Fay Gutierrez at 299-8067 or fgutierrez@mclennan.edu

Thursday, June 11, 2015

RiverSounds Concert Series presents The Morticians

Waco’s favorite classic rock band will perform songs from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. Gates open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Blankets, lawn chairs, food and drinks are welcome. Free.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Brazos Nights Concert: Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real; Cody Canada and the Departed

The Brazos Nights concert series continues on Friday, June 12th with epic Texas country and rock. Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real will take the stage followed by former lead singer of Cross Canadian Ragweed, Cody Canada and the Departed. The free show begins at 7 p.m. at Indian Spring Park in downtown Waco. The concert also includes great food and drink, sponsor and vendor booths, giveaways and the Methodist Children’s Home Arts and Crafts area. For more information about the concert series, plus artist bios and videos of past performances, follow Brazos Nights on Facebook at facebook.com/brazosnights or visit the City of Waco website at www.waco-texas.com.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Kosse Homecoming Festival & Street Dance

Join us on Saturday, June 13th at 9:00PM for the 2015 KOSSE HOMECOMING STREET DANCE Featuring THE BELLAMY BROTHERS with Jeff Woolsey and The Dance Hall Kings Proceeds support the Kosse Community Center Renovation Fund Food and Soft Drinks Will be Available - Bring Your Own Chairs and Refreshments - Please No Glass Containers! Gates Open at 8:00PM Buy Your Tickets Early Securely Online at KosseTexas.com or at City Hall PreSale Only: Adults: $15 Couples: $28 Children Under 10: $8 - Tickets at the Door: $18 Information: Kosse City Hall: 254-375-2212 or Brooks Valls: 832-773-8361

Lipstick & Lace Holly Tucker Concert

Holly Tucker Concert, Silent Auction, and BBQ Dinner to support college scholarships. Presented by American Business Women's Association. $40 Ticket. Contact Patty at 972-998-3347 or the1pnutt@aol.com.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

RiverSounds Concert Series presents Holly Tucker

Waco’s emerging country music star brings her unique voice to entertain the hometown crowd. Gates open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Blankets, lawn chairs, food and drinks are welcome. Free.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Annual Juneteenth Carnival

Annual Juneteenth Carnival: Join the Dewey/Bledsoe-Miller Carnival at Bledsoe-Miller Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 19 for fun, food and games as we celebrate Juneteenth. All ages are welcome, and ticket price is three dollars per child. For more information, please call 254-750-8677.

Hewitt Dog Days of Summer Concert in the Park

Description: Dance with the Morticians and kick off the Dog Days of Summer with a Concert in the Park! Contact: Hewitt Library 254-666-2442 library@cityofhewitt.com

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Hewitt Dog Days of Summer Canine Event

Description: Join us at Hewitt Park for a free event that even your dog can enjoy! This event will include wiener dog races, fashion shows, performances, "glam-fur" photographs, pet rescues/adoptions, and more! For more information call the Hewitt Library at 254-666-2442 or email us at library@cityofhewitt.com

Dedication: "Distinguished Service: The Retired Texas Rangers" exhibit

On June 20th, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum will host a dedication event for the “Distinguished Service: The Retired Texas Rangers” exhibit. Join City officials, Ranger Museum staff and many retired Rangers and view the exhibit.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Father's Day at the Dr Pepper Museum

Celebrate Father's Day at Dr Pepper. All dads get in free. 12-5 pm.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Waco Community Band Concert presents Music of the Greatest Generation

An outdoor band concert...inside! Free.

June 23rd Waco Knitters Knitting & Crochet Meetup

Knitting & Crochet Meetup is Tuesday June 23rd at Central Waco Library 5 - 7pm. Bring your knit and crochet questions, share your expertise, socialize, just escape your routine. All welcome. Free. See website for more info.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

RiverSounds Concert Series presents Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros

San Antonio native Walt Wilkins and the band perform Texas country music that rocks. Gates open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Blankets, lawn chairs, food and drinks are welcome. Free.