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Friday, April 03, 2015

First Friday in Downtown Waco

ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH, ENJOY SIPS, BITES AND SPECIALS ALL DAY IN DOWNTOWN WACO. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 3RD, STROLL ALONG SCENIC STREETS NEAR THE RIVER, SAMPLE FOODS AND DRINKS AND SHOP LATE, SINCE BUSINESSES WILL BE OPEN AFTER REGULAR HOURS. VISIT THE “FIRSTFRIDAYWACO” PAGE ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE INFORMATION, AND TO SEE CURRENT SPONSORS AND PARTICIPANTS.

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Waco Downtown Farmers Market

WACO DOWNTOWN FARMER'S MARKET AT 400 N. UNIVERSITY PARKS DR. IS COMING SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH FROM 9 A.M. TO 1 P.M. THE MARKET FEATURES THE BEST LOCAL AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS AND ARTISAN VENDORS WITHIN 150-MILES OF WACO. ENJOY GREAT FOOD, CRAFTS, LIVE MUSIC AND MORE IN GORGEOUS DOWNTOWN WACO. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT ONLINE AT: WACODOWNTOWNFARMERSMARKET.COM.

Calvary Chapel Waco Glo in the Dark Community Easter Egg Hunt

Free hamburgers and hot dogs at 11:30 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt begins at 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 05, 2015

ULB COMMUNITY WIDE EASTER EGG HUNT

FREE HOT DOGS, FACE FAMILY , ARTS AND CRAFTS, TWO EASTER EGG HUNTS FOR YOUNGER AND OLDER CHILDREN COME JOIN US FOR SOME FUN FILLED ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY CONTACT JARED BRYANT 254-315-8915

Monday, April 06, 2015

Classy Trash Talk Family Program

JOIN IN ALL THE FAMILY EARTH DAY EVENTS AT THE LIBRARIES TO CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2015! THIS YEAR IS THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF EARTH DAY. DROP BY THE CENTRAL LIBRARY (1717 AUSTIN AVE.) ON MONDAY, APRIL 6TH FOR THE CLASSY TRASH TALK FAMILY PROGRAM - A FUN EVENING PRESENTED BY SOLID WASTE SERVICES (AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES DETECTIVE WILL BE ON BOARD, TOO). LEARN INTERESTING FACTS AND RECYCLING TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS! A FUN GAME IS INCLUDED FOR THE KIDS. THE COST IS FREE, AND THE EVENT IS FROM 7 TO 8:30 P.M. THE SAME SESSION WILL ALSO BE OFFERED ON APRIL 23RD AT THE WEST WACO LIBRARY AND APRIL 28TH AT THE SOUTH WACO LIBRARY. CONTACT KIM KLIMT AT 254.750.5974 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Art on Elm, April 10 and 11

ART ON ELM IS COMING TO WACO ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, APRIL 10TH AND 11TH. COME TO ADMIRE THE ART; STAY TO ENJOY THE REST! ART ON ELM AVENUE IS A FREE POP-UP ART EXHIBITION ON HISTORIC ELM AVENUE FEATURING LOCAL ARTISTS, MUSICIANS, CRAFT & FOOD VENDORS AND CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES. THE WEEKEND BEGINS ON FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A COLORFUL PREVIEW PARTY, “SPLASH ON THE COLOR!”, AT THE BRAZOS EVENT CENTER FROM 6:30 TO 8:30 P.M. TICKETS ARE ON SALE AT: ARTONELMAVENUE.COM. ON SATURDAY, FROM 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M., ENJOY AN ABUNDANCE OF ART, HANDCRAFTED GOODS, GREAT MUSIC TO VIBE TO AND A SMORGASBORD OF FOOD. THE EVENT IS SPONSORED BY NEIGHBORWORKS WACO. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT ARTONELMAVENUE.COM.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Ahoy- Treasure! with Nancy Worcester

Join ventriloquist and storyteller Nancy Worcester as she artfully blends education and entertainment with an engaging performance for all ages. She will be performing "AHOY - TREASURE!" with her friends Larry the Crocodile, weasels Lili and Waco, and more.

Baylor Steppin' Out Community Service Day

ON SATURDAY, APRIL 11TH, NEIGHBORHOODS AROUND TOWN WILL GET CLEANED UP DURING THE BAYLOR STEPPIN’ OUT COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY, FROM 1 TO 4 P.M. BAYLOR STUDENTS WILL WORK WITH LOCAL VOLUNTEERS TO PAINT, REPAIR AND CLEAN UP HOMES AROUND TOWN. TO REGISTER A WORK REQUEST OR TO VOLUNTEER, CALL 254-710-3199.

Art on Elm Avenue 2015

ART ON ELM AVENUE is a special art exhibition and event featuring local artists, musicians and craft & food vendors. For more information, please visit ArtOnElmAvenue.com or call 254.752.1647. Art on Elm Avenue is brought to you by NeighborWorks Waco.

MCH 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

For 125 years, MCH has brought hope to children, individuals and families in Texas and New Mexico through residential and community based services. The 2015 MCH 5K and 1-mile Fun Run welcomes runners, walkers and strollers to our iconic Waco campus to support the MCH mission.

9th Annual St. Patrick's Day Run

The 9th Annual St. Patrick's Day Run is April 11th, 2015 at Lions Park in Temple, Texas. For more information and to register please go to http://stpatricksrun.sw.org

Celebrate Waco

The Waco Symphony Council announces the first Annual Celebrate Waco, a celebration of Waco's downtown resurgence. Downtown Diva Dash 9 am and ticketed Hippodrome Theater/ Loft tour will run from 10-4 pm. A Gatsby themed preview party will be held Friday evening. See web site for more information.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Waco Walk for Children

The Waco Walk for Children is a child abuse awareness event to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Texas and Heart of Texas Regional Advisory Council . Registration is $25 for adults, $10 for children age 12 and under.

Magnolia Goes to Washington Fundraising Piano Concert

My name is Magnolia Oliphant and I am an 8th grader at ATLAS Academy in Waco, Texas. On Saturday, April 18th, at 2:00 P.M., I will be hosting a piano concert in an effort to raise funds to cover a school field trip this May to Washington D.C. Please join me for an afternoon of contemporary, classical, and gospel music such as Disney's Cruella De Vil, Fur Elise by Beethoven, Miniature by Gurlitt, and The Blood Will Never Loose Its Power by Andrae Crouch. (First Lady Sheila Blanton, Mistress of Ceremonies) Because I really want children to find their own 'love for music', children's admission price is only $5.00! Adult admission is $10.00. Tickets can be purchased in advanced at: Waco Weddings and Events (713 Elm Street - Waco - 76704) [(254) 304-1295] Online at Eventbrite.com (Magnolia Goes To Washington) Tickets will also be available at the door on day of concert. Thank you for your support!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

2015 Walk for Autism

On Sunday April 19th from 2 to 4 pm at Baylor University’s Fountain Mall, come celebrate, play games, learn about resources, and walk for a future full of potential and possibilities for people with autism. There’ll be music, lots of activities for kids of all ages, and information on resources for individuals and families living with autism in the Heart of Central Texas. The Network offers support, information, and programs to raise awareness, promote inclusion and independence, and provide education and networking for people with autism, their families and the community. Walk with your friends and family, or create a team! Register by March 27 to get your tshirt! Come walk that one day, Sunday April 19, and support those walking with autism every day of their lives. Funds stay here to support local programs. The Walk is a collaboration of the Heart of Texas Autism Network, Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities, and Baylor Autism Resource Clinic. For more information, please visit www.hotautismnetwork.org