CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by Steven Pounders, Musical Direction by Melissa Johnson and Guilherme Almeida, Winner of nine Tony Awards and with multiple-record setting Broadway runs, Fiddler on the Roof is the story of a village and a family, struggling to maintain their traditions in the face of changing social mores and growing Antisemitism of Czarist Russia. The musical is a timeless classic, filled with a rousing, heartwarming score, which includes “Tradition,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” and “Sunrise, Sunset.” Tickets on sale 9/13, Call the Baylor box office! (254) 710-1865

Gibbon Golf

Come out to Lake Waco Golf Club on November 5th, for a fun afternoon of Gibbon Golf. Cameron Park AAZK (American Association of Zoo Keepers) will be hosting a golf tournament, shotgun tee time is 1pm. There will be light appetizers provided, and drinks available. A raffle for an orangutan adoption at Cameron Park Zoo will occur during the golf tournament and there will be prizes for various games. The event is $55 per golfer, golf carts will be provided. Register by November 1st to cameronparkaazk@gmail.com or call Emily (Vice President of Cameron Park AAZK) at 989-619-1464.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by Steven Pounders, Musical Direction by Melissa Johnson and Guilherme Almeida, Winner of nine Tony Awards and with multiple-record setting Broadway runs, Fiddler on the Roof is the story of a village and a family, struggling to maintain their traditions in the face of changing social mores and growing Antisemitism of Czarist Russia. The musical is a timeless classic, filled with a rousing, heartwarming score, which includes “Tradition,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” and “Sunrise, Sunset.” Tickets on sale 9/13, Call the Baylor box office! (254) 710-1865

Holy Journeys, Holy Destinations

What makes a place holy? How do holy places change us, and how do we change them? Join four Baylor professors in a discussion of what happens when we travel to holy places, how holy places can travel with us, and much more. Contact 254-710-1104 for more details and questions.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by Steven Pounders, Musical Direction by Melissa Johnson and Guilherme Almeida, Winner of nine Tony Awards and with multiple-record setting Broadway runs, Fiddler on the Roof is the story of a village and a family, struggling to maintain their traditions in the face of changing social mores and growing Antisemitism of Czarist Russia. The musical is a timeless classic, filled with a rousing, heartwarming score, which includes “Tradition,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” and “Sunrise, Sunset.” Tickets on sale 9/13, Call the Baylor box office! (254) 710-1865

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Light Up the Dark 5K

Light Up The Dark 5K is a fun annual race put on UnBound. This 5K race is a family-friendly "glow-in-the-dark" run to raise money and awareness for the anti-human trafficking work of UnBound. This annual event is fun for everyone, whether you're a slow walker or a professional runner! This year we have two races, a timed race at 6:30 p.m. and a fun, "glow-in-the-dark" run at 7:30 p.m. Join us at McLane Stadium's Touchdown Alley before the run for body paint, photo booth, music and more, and hang out afterward for a free concert. For more information, go to www.unboundnow.org/5K. Come "Light Up the Dark" on human trafficking with us Oct. 8! $30 adult (12 and older) registration. Kids run for free! Register by Sept. 27 to reserve your t-shirt! Sign up on www.unboundnow.org/5K Thanks so much! Let me know if there is anything I can provide you with related to this! Emily Wible UnBound Public Relations Intern emily.wible@unboundnow.org

Curious Creatures: Traditions of Animal Imagery

Curious Creatures encourages visitors of all ages to explore how a diverse range of cultures use animal imagery in art, ceremony, and in everyday objects. The timeless tradition of animal imagery reminds us of our shared connection with and reliance on nature, which we hope will continue to spark your own curiosity for the world around you. Contact 254-710-1104 for more details or questions.

Skittles Waco Wild West 100 Ride

The bicycle tour that has made a tradition of great rest stops and super rider support will return for 2016. This is one event you don’t want to miss! There is a tour for everyone. Proceeds from this ride benefit the Be The Match Registry® and various other local organizations. http://marrow.org Register EARLY to guarantee you get a T-Shirt. Late Registration T-Shirts will be first come first serve. Onsite/Ride Day registration will be at Heritage Square at Austin and 3rd St. Friday, October 7th: Registration and Packet Pick Up - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Marrow Donor Drive - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday, October 8th: **Registration and Packet Pick Up - 6:00 - 7:45 a.m.** Marrow Donor Drive - 6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - All Rides Begin!!! The bicycle tour will take place rain or shine!!! No Refunds, Transfers, or Deferrals WWW100 Route Descriptions: 10-mile family friendly route goes through beautiful Cameron Park and downtown Waco. There are several rest stops to make it a fun ride for all. 25-mile route is also fun for families and recreational riders.This route is quite flat and passes by the Lake Waco Dam and the peaceful surrounding countryside. 50-mile route is relatively flat with a few challenging hills thrown in to keep you from getting bored! 67-mile route follows more of the 100 mile route and takes in some great rural roads. 100-mile route covers picturesque countryside on rural roads in McLennan and Bosque counties. Although relatively flat, there are some challenging hills to keep your heart pumping. Contentcopyright 2016. WACOWILDWEST100.COM. All rights reserved.

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by Steven Pounders, Musical Direction by Melissa Johnson and Guilherme Almeida, Winner of nine Tony Awards and with multiple-record setting Broadway runs, Fiddler on the Roof is the story of a village and a family, struggling to maintain their traditions in the face of changing social mores and growing Antisemitism of Czarist Russia. The musical is a timeless classic, filled with a rousing, heartwarming score, which includes “Tradition,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” and “Sunrise, Sunset.” Tickets on sale 9/13, Call the Baylor box office! (254) 710-1865

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by Steven Pounders, Musical Direction by Melissa Johnson and Guilherme Almeida, Winner of nine Tony Awards and with multiple-record setting Broadway runs, Fiddler on the Roof is the story of a village and a family, struggling to maintain their traditions in the face of changing social mores and growing Antisemitism of Czarist Russia. The musical is a timeless classic, filled with a rousing, heartwarming score, which includes “Tradition,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” and “Sunrise, Sunset.” Tickets on sale 9/13, Call the Baylor box office! (254) 710-1865

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Sweet Sounds

A evening of sweet music and sweet desserts as a benefit for Meals & Wheels. Featuring HOLLY TUCKER. Contact: Janet Nors, 254-752-0315; janetn@mealsandwheelswaco.org

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Childrens Garden Fair

Accompany your children for a few fun filled hours!Enjoy taking photos in the Pumpkin Patch. Make paper sombreros. Paint rocks. Pot Plants. Pop corn right off the cob. go on a scavenger hunt. Learn about composting worms.Make a paper fish. Learn about harvesting rainwater and how bees, butterflies and other insects can be good for our gardens. Make paper seed cards. Vote on a favorite of the many scarecrows seen along the Nature Trail. Listen to live music provided by Torrin Longenecker on Bagpipes, Brittany Brewer onViolin, Ashley Brewer on Cello; and a Barbershop Quartet. The Central Texas Audubon Society, HOT Master Naturalists, Cameron Park Zoo are among a few of the contributing organizations. Everything is free.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Grand Opening

Brand new Hilton Hotel! Grand Opening Celebration. Food, Fun, Room Tours, Door Prizes. Please RSVP to Carlena Lesso at clesso@mcneillhotels.com

Saturday, October 22, 2016

2016 Waco Heart Walk

The annual Heart Walk benefits the lifesaving mission of the American Heart Association. Join us for this family-friendly 5K fun-raiser! Locally presented by Providence Healthcare Network. #WacoHeartWalk Please contact Corporate Market Director, Janet Ginsburg at Janet.Ginsburg@heart.org.

Halloween Fun Run and Festival

Dress up and bring your entire family to Brazos Park East this Halloween! On Oct. 22nd Acres of Smiles is hosting a 1K for children 10 and under, a 5K Fun Run, with fun holiday activities and games to follow. Races begin at 9:30am. On-site registration/check-in begin at 8:30am. Register at: www.acresofsmiles.com or www.runsignup.com (type Halloween Fun Run in ‘Race Finder’) Free Festival begins at 10:30. Holiday games, crafts, and activities from local businesses and vendors. Costume prizes! Game Prizes! Raffle Prizes! (Raffle prizes include dental treatment vouchers, event vouchers, gift cards and merchandise from local businesses.) For more information, call 254-716-1332 or email acresofsmiles@gmail.com.

Central Texas Race for the Cure

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure series of 5K runs and fitness walks raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement. Race welcomes people of all ages and fitness levels, from walkers to elite runners. For more information, contact 254-753-3037 or email info@komeneastcentraltexas.org.

SuperHero5

The event 100% benefits our local Special Olympics chapter. We serve 12 counties and are mostly a volunteer run organization run on donations. It will be a 5 mile timed run, a 2 mile walk/run/roll and a 1/4 mile walk/run/roll for SOTX athletes. The event will be held at the Cotton Belt Trail on Saturday, October 22 from 8-11! My goal is to have SO athletes out in all capacities. I want them to participate and help host the event both, so people are town can see just who they are supporting at the event.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

OPEN HOUSE - WACO MASONIC LODGE #92

Waco Masonic Lodge 92 is presenting an Open House on October 23, 2016. Several businesses will be represented including the Dr. Pepper Museum and the Texas Ranger Museum. Treats and goodies will also be provided by local businesses. The Lodge invites everyone to come and learn about the history of Freemasonry in Waco and how we benefit the community.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Halloween in Design Den

Join us in the Mayborn’s new Design Den for special Halloween themed activities. Create a haunted house or creepy character to add to our Spooky City, conduct a Scary Symphony using Makey Makey, design a paper mask with LED lights, and more! All activities and events are included in the price of admission. Admission is free for museum members and Baylor University students.

Painting on the Rocks

Come join us for our very first Painting on the Rocks event. Each guest will receive a 17"x17" boulder to customize and paint. This is a fun event for the whole community! Snacks will be provided but feel free to bring wine or your choice of beverage. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the Community Cancer Association. To register call Gena at 254-742-2021. We hope to see you there!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Apple Tree Bazaar

A crafts fair featuring the handmade work of older, adult artists.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Striding for Wellness - 5k

Please see attached registration form for more details!

Superhero Fall Festival at The Art Center of Waco

Bring your best superhero moves and get ready to party like Superman at The Art Center’s Fall Festival! Enjoy super games with Spiderman and Black Widow, art activities with Edna Mode, food trucks like Pokey-O's and Club Sandwich, live music, and more at this FREE event! Suggested donation is $5 per family. This event will happen rain or shine. For more information, please visit our website or call us at 254-752-4371.

Superhero Fall Festival at The Art Center

Bring your best superhero moves and get ready to party like Superman® at The Art Center’s Fall Festival! Enjoy super games, art activities, food trucks, live music, and more at this FREE event! We'll have a costume contest and dance party at 5:30, and will announce raffle winners of artist-decorated pumpkins at 6:00. Suggested donation is $5 per family. This event will happen rain or shine. For more information, please visit our website or call us at 254-752-4371.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Premiere Screening of Our Journey Alive

You're cordially invited: Every Survivor Has a Story! Come view the first ever pilot of the docu reality series following four abuse survivors, Carolyn (Waco, TX), Shavonne (Waco, TX), Courtney (Austin, TX) and Sophia (Austin, TX) titled "Our Journey Alive". "OUR JOURNEY ALIVE" TACKLES ABUSE THAT EFFECTS OVER 10 MILLION MEN AND WOMEN EACH YEAR IN THE US. THIS SERIES SHOWS THE WORLD LIFE AFTER ABUSE AND LEARN WHAT MAKES SURVIVORS FIGHT TO FORGE BEYOND THEIR ABUSE BY THE HANDS OF THEIR FAMILIES, PARTNERS, OR CHURCH. YOU SEE THEM JUGGLING THE DEMANDS OF FAMILY, JOBS, AND THE SEARCH FOR LOVE ALL THE WHILE DEALING WITH THE GUT WRENCHING REALITIES OF WHAT THEY'VE BEEN THROUGH. #EnoughisEnough #GetLoudGetOut Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Hippodrome Theatre, 724 Austin Avenue, Waco TX 76701 Red Carpet Arrivals - 6:30pm Screening - 7:30pm Live Panel - 8:00pm FREE ADMISSION | For more information 254.495.5556 Additional Links: Donate - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/our-journey-alive-life-after-abuse-unique/x/14958590#/ Social media - facebook | twitter | instagram | youtube @OURJOURNEYALIVE Website - WWW.SOPHIASTROTHER.COM | www.carolyn-thomas.org | www.artistecard.com/shavonnenatey