CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Thursday, April 27, 2017

“Self Chases Home” Art Exhibit Opening

“Self Chases Home by Jen Dunlap.” An artist and production designer based in Los Angeles and NYC, Jen’s works “explore human interconnectivity as it relates to ritual, religion, and nature.” We invite you to come view the innovative art by this Baylor graduate in April 2017. The Art Center of Waco 1300 College Dr. Waco, TX 76708 United States

Thurs Apr 27th Knitting & Crochet Meetup

Bring your projects and join us for camaraderie and inspiration. All welcome.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Noises Off

Tickets on sale: 4/10. Call Baylor Theatre Box Office for tickets: 254-710-1865. Called “the funniest farce ever written” (New York Post), Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothings On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and errant sardines all figure in the plot of this hilarious play.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Da Shack Farmer's Market Season Opening

We will be having our season opening at our farmers market. Prices for fruits, vegetables, and herbs will range from $1.00-$3.00. We also have vegetable plants and herb plants for sale.

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Noises Off

Tickets on sale: 4/10. Call Baylor Theatre Box Office for tickets: 254-710-1865. Called “the funniest farce ever written” (New York Post), Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothings On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and errant sardines all figure in the plot of this hilarious play.

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Noises Off

Tickets on sale: 4/10. Call Baylor Theatre Box Office for tickets: 254-710-1865. Called “the funniest farce ever written” (New York Post), Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothings On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and errant sardines all figure in the plot of this hilarious play.

Da Shack Farmer's Market Season Opening

Please join us for our season opening. We will have locally grown vegetables, fruit, and herbs. We also have gardens that can can view as well. Prices ranges from $1.00-$3.00.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Noises Off

Tickets on sale: 4/10. Call Baylor Theatre Box Office for tickets: 254-710-1865. Called “the funniest farce ever written” (New York Post), Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothings On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and errant sardines all figure in the plot of this hilarious play.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

American Wrestler: The Wizard Film Screening

Film festival favorite “American Wrestler: The Wizard” is coming to Waco for cinematic debut on May 3 only. Based on true events, the heartwarming coming of age story is set in a world of competitive high school wrestling, starring William Fichtner, Jon Voight and introducing newcomer George Kosturos. This special presentation will include exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with the filmmaker and cast, speaking to the real-life story and inspiration behind the film, along with never-before-released footage. Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment present this feature in cinemas for one night on Wednesday, May 3 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. local time. In this inspiring tale, 17-year-old Ali Jahani is a newcomer to a small California town, where he stands out as different in an unwelcoming community. Living with his embittered uncle, the boy faces a mountain of adversity everywhere he turns. Rejected by everyone but determined to fit in, he joins the school’s floundering wrestling team. With a chance to change how others see him, Ali must step up and learn to be a hero. Tickets for “American Wrestler: The Wizard” can be purchased beginning Friday, March 31, 2017 online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Cattle Drive GPS: Geology Plus Springs – How Geology Brought the Trail to Central Texas

Presented by Joe Yelderman, PhD, Geosciences Professor and Director for The Institute of Ecological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences at Baylor University. *Light refreshments will be offered prior to the lecture. All events and lectures are included in the price of admission. Museum members and Baylor University students receive free admission.

Saturday, May 06, 2017

STIMULI: An Evening To Indulge Your Senses

STIMULI: An Evening To Indulge Your Senses Out On A Limb Dance Company celebrates ten years of dance advocacy and education in Waco, Texas with a wild and whimsical celebration of dance, food, music, visual art, and human connection in STIMULI: An Evening To Indulge Your Senses. Performances by Out On A Limb will be punctuated by a three-course meal prepared by Corey McEntire of Milo Biscuit Co. with wine specialist David Mayfield, and accompanied by a diverse ensemble of live and local musicians. Saturday, May 6th, 2017 from 6–9pm Downtown 301 (301 S. 2nd Street, Waco, Texas 76701) $150 per ticket | $1200 per table Reservations: 254-723-2285 or www.outonalimbdance.com/stimuli-2017

Striding for Wellness

May is National Mental Health Awareness month and the goal of our race is to bring awareness to the stigma surrounding mental health and support our agency's wellness program. The race will be benefitting the Heart of Texas Region MHMR. There will be community resources, a live band, face painting, and much more. Please come help us fly to freedom from stigma! Please contact Molly Howard for more information: (254) 752-3451

11th Annual Sertoma Kite Fest

Free family event, 100 free kites given away, miniature aircraft demos, kites of all sizes, contests, games, food vendors, live music by 10th Leper, prize wheel and raffle. Contact John or Sandra Westmoreland, 776-0947

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

May 9th Knitting & Crochet Meetup

All skill levels welcome. Bring you knit or crochet projects, chat and get inspired! Waco Knitters on facebook

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 18th Knit @ Nite

Bring your needle art projects and join us for camaraderie and inspiration!

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Waco Police Memorial Run

The Police Memorial Run is held each year to commemorate officers killed in the line of duty and to recognize the daily commitment of our officers to our community and Nation. This is a family event that consists of a 5K and 10K run, starting and ending at Brazos Park East. This will be a chipped race! Refreshments will be provided. Race is hosted by the Waco Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, along with the assistance of Waco Striders Running Club and RRCA. For more information please contact Candice Ortiz at candiceo@wacotx.gov or 254-750-1764.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25th Knitting & Crochet Meetup

Bring your needle art projects and join us for camaraderie and inspiration! We also collect hand knit/crocheted items for local newborns and cancer patients (optional) if interested in helping.