CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Friday, March 24, 2017

Game Time

Meet new friends every week while playing board games at the library! Play our games or bring your own. For ages 11 & under For more information: Call 750-5945 or visit wacolibrary.org

Animals Galore! Storytime

Our animal friends are everywhere! Learn about dogs, cats, birds and more. Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills and learn new things while they have a WILD time! Hear great stories and take home a great animal craft! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org.

Baylor University Theatre Presents: The Amish Project

Written in the wake of the 2006 school shootings in the Amish community of Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, The Amish Project is a fictional exploration of real-life tragedy and the path of forgiveness forged in its wake. Hailed by The New York Times as “extraordinary,” and Chicago Theatre Beat as “unique, uplifting, and unforgettable,” The Amish Project is a devastating and beautiful piece of theatre that compels us to question our notions of suffering, compassion, and forgiveness. Tickets on sale 2/28. Baylor Theatre Box Office: 254-710-1865

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Glo Run 5K / Chip Timed Race

For additional information, please visit: http://theglorun.com/waco/

Baylor University Theatre Presents: The Amish Project

Written in the wake of the 2006 school shootings in the Amish community of Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, The Amish Project is a fictional exploration of real-life tragedy and the path of forgiveness forged in its wake. Hailed by The New York Times as “extraordinary,” and Chicago Theatre Beat as “unique, uplifting, and unforgettable,” The Amish Project is a devastating and beautiful piece of theatre that compels us to question our notions of suffering, compassion, and forgiveness. Tickets on sale 2/28. Baylor Theatre Box Office: 254-710-1865

Learn to Grow Vegetables @ Your Library

More gardening fun with the McLennan County Master Gardeners at the West Waco Library! Learn to Grow Vegetables @ Your Library and grow the best vegetables ever with tips and tricks from a Master Gardener! For more information: Call 750-5945 or visit wacolibrary.org

Baylor University Theatre Presents: The Amish Project

Written in the wake of the 2006 school shootings in the Amish community of Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, The Amish Project is a fictional exploration of real-life tragedy and the path of forgiveness forged in its wake. Hailed by The New York Times as “extraordinary,” and Chicago Theatre Beat as “unique, uplifting, and unforgettable,” The Amish Project is a devastating and beautiful piece of theatre that compels us to question our notions of suffering, compassion, and forgiveness. Tickets on sale 2/28. Baylor Theatre Box Office: 254-710-1865

The South 40 Outdoor Expo

The South 40 Outdoor Expo is a showcase for everything related to the outdoors. In addition to an extensive display of outdoor products and services, the expo offers numerous educational seminars and demonstrations. The event also features a BBQ Cook-Off Championship where teams show their chops and prepare beef brisket, pork spare ribs and chicken. Other attractions include aquatic and archery demonstrations, an archery tournament and an area with fun kids’ activities called “Kids Country.”

Design Den: Circuits

Join us to explore electricity and circuits in Design Den! Learn how to connect circuits to power lights, buzzers, motors, and more. Want to take your circuit knowledge even further? Create your own paper circuits using paper, LEDs, batteries, and copper tape.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Baylor University Theatre Presents: The Amish Project

Written in the wake of the 2006 school shootings in the Amish community of Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, The Amish Project is a fictional exploration of real-life tragedy and the path of forgiveness forged in its wake. Hailed by The New York Times as “extraordinary,” and Chicago Theatre Beat as “unique, uplifting, and unforgettable,” The Amish Project is a devastating and beautiful piece of theatre that compels us to question our notions of suffering, compassion, and forgiveness. Tickets on sale 2/28. Baylor Theatre Box Office: 254-710-1865

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

STEAM Team

Join the STEAM team every week to have fun learning about science, technology, engineering, art and math! March Topics: - March 7 Detective Work: Work in teams on 4 different cases! Use science to solve the mysteries! - March 14 Get Started with Coding! Learn the building blocks of coding! Design a bracelet with 1’s & 0’s. - March 21 The Sunken Titanic: Be brave and explore the Titanic! Find out what sank the unsinkable! - March 28 Building with Iggy Peck, Architect: Recreate famous landmarks & build a tall, tall tower! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org.

Baby Time

Have a great time geared for babies 0-12 months! Encourage pre-literacy skills and boost creativity and imagination through interactive play, stories and music. Siblings are welcome to join for even more learning and FUN! For more information: Call 750-5945 or visit wacolibrary.org

Fancy Hats Storytime

Sometimes a fancy hat is just what you need to feel EXTRA special! Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills and learn new things while they have FUN! Hear great stories and take home an extra fancy craft! For more information: Call 750-8620 or visit wacolibrary.org.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Toddler Time

A special storytime designed for ages 1-2. Come join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more! Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org.

Fancy Hats Storytime

Sometimes a fancy hat is just what you need to feel EXTRA special! Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills and learn new things while they have FUN! Hear great stories and take home an extra fancy craft! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org.

Toddler Time

A special storytime designed for ages 1-2. Come join the fun with rhymes, stories, music, movement games and more! Toddler Time is a great way to increase language development and other pre-literacy skills for your busy toddler. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Pajama Night Family Storytime

Cozy up to a fun storytime in your favorite PJs! Bring the WHOLE family every week to relax and enjoy a fun story. For more information: Call 750-5945 or visit wacolibrary.org

Fancy Hats Storytime

Sometimes a fancy hat is just what you need to feel EXTRA special! Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills and learn new things while they have FUN! Hear great stories and take home an extra fancy craft! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Game Time

Meet new friends every week while playing board games at the library! Play our games or bring your own. For ages 11 & under For more information: Call 750-5945 or visit wacolibrary.org

2nd Annual Lowe's of Waco and MDA Golf Tournament March 31,2017

This is our 2nd year for our tournament, we are proud to announce Chick-fil-a Franklin & Richland Mall as our breakfast provider and Rudy's BBQ as our lunch provider. Our tournament proceeds go to support MDA-Waco. Come out and join the fun and support a great cause. If you have any questions please call 254-776-9300 ext 4802 Rod Serrano or ext 4801 Michael Stranacher.

Fancy Hats Storytime

Sometimes a fancy hat is just what you need to feel EXTRA special! Kids ages 3-6 get to build listening and communication skills and learn new things while they have FUN! Hear great stories and take home an extra fancy craft! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org.

Sunday, April 02, 2017

April Free Sunday

The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on April 2, 2017 thanks to the support of our sponsor Waco Grins Pediatric Dentistry. For more information, call 254-710-1110.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Wild Torch

Jesus Said Love (jesussaidlove.com), a nonprofit serving people in the commercial sex industry to awaken hope and empower change, will hold its third annual “Wild Torch” fundraising gala on Monday, April 10, 2017 at the Waco Hippodrome Theatre. Wild Torch will be an evening of art and story centering around the very literal journey of women affected by the commercial sex industry. Featuring various mediums of art (music, spoken word, and visual), each year Wild Torch offers something different and unique to the Waco area. This year, Wild Torch will feature a performance by Broadway actress and Tony Nominee, Elizabeth A. Davis as well as feature music by Brett & Emily Mills and The Union Revival. If you're interested in carrying fire with us, email us at wildtorch@jesussaidlove.com or call (254) 300-7658 Purchase tickets at wildtorch.com

The History, the Land, and the Law on the Chisholm Trail Lecture & Luncheon

Presented by Parnell McNamara, Sheriff of McLennan County, former U.S. Marshal Join Sheriff McNamara for lunch following his presentation. Luncheon reservations are $20 per person and must be purchased in advance. Guests that purchase a table of eight for $200 will receive preferred seating at the lecture and the luncheon, a photo opportunity with the Sheriff, and a commemorative gift. Reservations will open in March. Limited seating is available. For more information, contact Cindee Millard at (254)710-1173.