CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Gunfighterology at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame!

August 1 – The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum Hosts “Gunfighterology” – The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum will host “Gunfighterology,” a fascinating presentation by renowned Texas State Historian Bill O’Neal. Entrance to the presentation will be included with museum admission. Cost: General Admission. Time: 2 PM. Location: The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, 100 Texas Ranger Trail (Corner of I-35 and University Parks Blvd.) For more information, visit www.texasranger.org.

Sunday, August 02, 2015

August Free Sunday

The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission on the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on August 2, 2015 thanks to the support of our sponsor Central Texas Smile Doctors. For more information, call 254-710-1110.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Waco Downtown Farmers Market

WACO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET COME DOWNTOWN & ENJOY GREAT SHOPPING, TASTE TREATS, LIVE MUSIC & MUCH MORE. THE MARKET FEATURES THE BEST LOCAL AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS & ARTISAN VENDORS WITHIN 150-MILES OF WACO. THE NEXT SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET IS AUGUST 8TH FROM 9 A.M. TO 1 P.M. DON’T WANT TO WAIT FOR A SATURDAY TO GET FRESH GOODIES FROM THE WACO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET? NOW YOU DON’T HAVE TO! THE MARKET HAS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE TUESDAY AFTERNOONS IN ADDITION TO EVERY SATURDAY. THE NEXT TUESDAY MARKET IS AUGUST 4TH FROM 3 TO 7 P.M. AT 400 N. UNIVERSITY PARKS DR. FOR DETAILS, VISIT: WACODOWNTOWNFARMERSMARKET.COM.

August Events at Cameron Park Zoo

MARK YOU CALENDAR FOR THESE AUGUST ZOO EVENTS: CAMERON PARK ZOO WILL BE HOSTING A VARIETY OF EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES THIS MONTH. COME ON BY FOR ONE OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING: INTERNATIONAL OWL AWARENESS DAY IS MONDAY, AUGUST 4TH, AND WILL FEATURE KEEPER TALKS AT 11 A.M. AND 2 P.M. WORLD LION DAY IS MONDAY, AUGUST 10TH, WITH KEEPER TALKS AT 11 A.M. AND 2 P.M. WORLD ELEPHANT DAY IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12TH, AND WILL FEATURE KEEPER TALKS AND ACTIVITIES FROM 10 A.M. TO NOON. WORLD LIZARD DAY IS COMING THURSDAY, AUGUST 14TH, WITH KEEPER TALKS AT 10:30 A.M. AND 1:30 P.M. VISIT CAMERONPARKZOO.COM TO LEARN MORE.

Thursday, August 06, 2015

2015 Little League Baseball Southwest Regional Tournament

The winner will represent the Southwest Region at the famous Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA. All games televised via Longhorn Network and ESPN Free of admission. 254-756-1816 See flyer for schedule.

Friday, August 07, 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, AUGUST 7TH, 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.

Humane Society of Central Texas Annual Bag Lady Luncheon

Humane Society of Central Texas will have its annual Bag Lady Luncheon. Donations of new and gently-used handbags are needed for the auction. Cost: $50 or $400 for a table for eight people. Time: 11 AM – 1 PM. Location: Brazos Room at the Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave. Tickets can be purchased online at http://humanesocietycentraltexas.org/. For more information, call Lorrie Dicorte at 717.4872 or Don Bland at 754.1454, ext. 200.

Saturday, August 08, 2015

4TH ANNUAL BACK-2-SCHOOL GIVEAWAY

4TH ANNUAL BACK-2-SCHOOL GIVEAWAY STUDENTS OF ALL AGES AND THEIR FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO COME TO THE BLEDSOE-MILLER COMMUNITY CENTER (300 MLK, JR. BLVD.) ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 8TH STARTING AT NOON FOR THE 4TH ANNUAL BACK-2-SCHOOL GIVEAWAY EVENT. COME SHOW SUPPORT FOR JESSE’S MISSION TO ENCOURAGE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT FOR ALL YOUTH BY EXPOSING THEM TO RESOURCES FOR A HIGHER EDUCATION. THE EVENT WILL FEATURE GIVEAWAYS OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES, DRINKS, CHIPS, HOT DOGS, HAIRCUTS, AND MORE. THE COST IS FREE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT JESSE FOUNDATION.ORG, OR CALL 750-8684.

Waco Downtown Farmers Market

WACO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET COME DOWNTOWN & ENJOY GREAT SHOPPING, TASTE TREATS, LIVE MUSIC & MUCH MORE. THE MARKET FEATURES THE BEST LOCAL AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS & ARTISAN VENDORS WITHIN 150-MILES OF WACO. THE NEXT SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET IS AUGUST 8TH FROM 9 A.M. TO 1 P.M. DON’T WANT TO WAIT FOR A SATURDAY TO GET FRESH GOODIES FROM THE WACO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET? NOW YOU DON’T HAVE TO! THE MARKET HAS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE TUESDAY AFTERNOONS IN ADDITION TO EVERY SATURDAY. THE NEXT TUESDAY MARKET IS AUGUST 4TH FROM 3 TO 7 P.M. AT 400 N. UNIVERSITY PARKS DR. FOR DETAILS, VISIT: WACODOWNTOWNFARMERSMARKET.COM.

“EVERY HERO HAS A STORY” READING CLUB deadline is August 8th

“EVERY HERO HAS A STORY” READING CLUB MEMBERS HAVE UNTIL AUGUST 8TH TO COMPLETE THEIR 15 HOURS AND RETURN THEIR READING LOG TO THE LIBRARY TO RECEIVE THEIR PRIZES. (PRIZES AWARDED July 15 – August 8.) PARTICIPANTS CAN EARN “SUPER HERO” TREATS, COUPONS FROM LOCAL MERCHANTS, AND A BOOK OR T-SHIRT. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.WACOLIBRARY.ORG OR CALL THE CHILDRENS SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT 750-5942.

BRAWL ON THE BRAZOS BOXING EVENT

BRAWL ON THE BRAZOS BOXING EVENT AT CONVENTION CENTER BRAWL ON THE BRAZOS, AN EXCITING BOXING CHALLENGE EVENT, IS COMING TO THE WACO CONVENTION CENTER (100 WASHINGTON AVE.) ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 8TH. THE WACO BOXING CLUB PRESENTS BRAWL ON THE BRAZOS- BOXING MATCHES. TICKETS ARE $25 FOR GENERAL ADMISSION AND $100 FOR VIP TICKETS. THERE WILL BE A TOTAL OF SIX FIGHTS. DOORS OPEN AT 6 P.M. AND THE FIRST FIGHT WILL BE AT 7:30 P.M. VISIT WWW.CKODFW.COM FOR CONTESTANT INFORMATION AND TICKET INFORMATION.

Waco Transit Free Fare Day

FREE FARE DAY ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 8TH, WACO TRANSIT SYSTEM WILL HOST ITS 7TH ANNUAL FREE FARE DAY TO HELP SHOPPERS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF TAX-FREE WEEKEND. ALL BUS ROUTES WILL BE FREE THIS DAY! WACO TRANSIT HAS BUSES THAT SERVICE RICHLAND MALL AND CENTRAL TEXAS MARKETPLACE, ALONG WITH MANY OTHER SHOPPING LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY. RIDE FOR FREE ON FREE FARE DAY FOR TAX-FREE WEEKEND, AND DON’T WORRY ABOUT GAS PRICES! CALL WACO TRANSIT FOR DETAILS AT 750-1917.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Aug 11th Waco Knitters & Crocheters Meetup

Join us for knitting, crocheting, socializing. Free. All welcome. Bring a friend.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Funky Junk Roundup

FUNKY JUNK ROUNDUP is a one day shopping extravaganza featuring a unique blend of handcrafted art & crafts, vintage finds & inspiration, one of a kind items, antique décor, hand painted furniture, rusty-chippy-shabby-reloved & refunked JUNK, bling & glam boutiques, sparkly jewels and FABuLOUS JUNKTIQUES for your creative soul! Put some JUNK in your trunk™ Y’all!

Texas Hunter Education

This course includes all the information the law requires hunters age 17 and older to know. The certified instructor will cover hunting rules and regulations, ethics and responsibilities, and safe firearm handling and storage techniques. When you successfully complete the course (attend the full session in its entirety), you will receive a lifetime certification card. Registration cost is $20; to register please visit MCCandYou.com or call 299-8888.

World Breastfeeding Day Celebration

August is World Breastfeeding Month. WIC (Women, Infant and Children) knows that breastfeeding gives our infants the best possible start in life! WIC is encouraging mothers to breastfeed and promote community support of breastfeeding. WIC invites you and your family to our celebration; there will be breastfeeding education, games and prizes throughout the celebration. If you need further information please contact Corina at (254) 750-8603. Free Admission!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Stained Glass Majesty I

Welcome to the world of stained glass work! Learn how to choose designs and color schemes; to cut, solder and finish; and to display works of art using copper foiling techniques. Our experienced, professional and talented instructor, Susan Yow, teaches beginners how to create stained glass panels using the Tiffany foil method of construction. You'll make two beautiful, dramatic stained glass pieces - a window hanging and a free form sun-catcher. At the first class, you will receive a supply list and have the option of purchasing a starter kit from the instructor for around $180. This course is a prerequisite for Stained Glass Majesty II. For more information or to register, visit MCCandYou.com or call 299-8888.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Greater New LIGHT BAPTIST CHURCH BACK TO SCHOOL HEALTH FAIR

A Back to school Health fair geared towards healthy living for our families in the community. Free informaion and come services will be provided to to our families in the area. For more information on volunteering or to participate please contact Louise Henderson 214-514-0078 or mslouise1980@gmail.com

Thursday, August 27, 2015

August 27th Waco Knitters & Crocheters Meetup

Join us for knitting, crocheting, socializing. Free. All welcome. Bring a friend.

SPEED DATING

Come Speed Date!!! $20.00 per dater due at check in. Ages 21 -40. All sexual preferences welcome - dating will be limited to 20 seats per section (guys dating guys, girls dating girls, guys dating girls). Great drink special of $2.75 wells and domestics! Please RSVP to save your spot and let us know your orientation preference by emailing us at cameronparkaazk@gmail.com - feel free to contact us with any questions!