CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Toddler Time

A storytime geared for the interests and attention span of 1-2 year olds is held weekly to increase language development and pre-literacy skills. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Friday, April 08, 2016

Cookies + Coloring - Peter Max

Cookies & Coloring is a fun, brief lesson about a famous artist followed by an art project! Cookies are provided, the art lesson is geared toward children 4-11 years, but all ages are welcome. Come enjoy an art project, free cookies, and learn about modern art with us this semester! Feel free to call if you have questions (254)752-4371

Cody Johnson, Kevin Fowler & Kyle Park Concert

Extraco Events Center Presents Cody Johnson, Kevin Fowler & Kyle Park Friday, April 8th at 7 p.m. in ther Extraco Coliseum. Tickets on Sale at the Extraco Events Center Box Office. VIP $51, GA $21 in advance & $26 Day of Concert

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Art on Elm Avenue

ART ON ELM AVENUE, A FREE POP-UP ART EXHIBITION ON HISTORIC ELM AVENUE, IS BACK THIS YEAR ON SATURDAY, APRIL 9TH. BROUGHT TO YOU BY WACO CULTURAL ARTS FEST AND LOCAL SPONSORS, THE EVENT FEATURES LOCAL ARTISTS, MUSICIANS, CRAFT & FOOD VENDORS AND CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES. FEAST YOUR SENSES ON AN ABUNDANCE OF ART, HANDCRAFTED GOODS, GREAT MUSIC AND A SMORGASBORD OF FOOD FROM 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M.

Scrabble Club

Are you great with words? Join us to learn how to play or show off your impressive vocabulary! For ages 7-18 For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Pints in the Park

WACO’S PINTS IN THE PARK FESTIVAL RETURNS TO THE RIVERFRONT AT BRAZOS PARK EAST ON SATURDAY, APRIL 9TH. WITH TEXAS BARBECUE JOINTS, CRAFT BREWERIES, BACKYARD GAMES AND LIVE MUSIC, PINTS IN THE PARK BENEFITS THE CITY’S BRAZOS NIGHTS CONCERT SERIES. TICKETS FOR LAST YEAR’S EVENT SOLD OUT, AND ANOTHER GREAT EVENT IS EXPECTED WITH SOME OF TEXAS’ TOP RATED BARBECUE RESTAURANTS, ALONG WITH SEASONAL CRAFT BEERS AND A MUSIC LINEUP THAT INCLUDES VADEN TODD LEWIS OF THE TOADIES AND THE DIRTY RIVER BOYS. FOR INFORMATION AND TICKETS, VISIT ONLINE AT: WWW.PINTSINTHEPARKWACO.COM.

MCH 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

Join the Methodist Children's Home community in its 3rd annual MCH 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run! Come out and help support the MCH mission to offer hope to children, youth and families. Registration opens February 15, 2016 at MCH.org! For questions, contact Allison Crawford at 254-750-1316 or acrawford@mch.org.

Chess Club

Learning chess for the first time or want to get better? Join us to practice and get pointers. For ages 7-18. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Monday, April 11, 2016

Brown Bag Lunch with Genealogy

Advice on the Preservation of Photographs from the 19th Century to the Digital Age. Join speaker Geoff Hunt from the Baylor University Texas Collection in discussing and learning methods of preservation for photo prints--from some of the earliest 19th Century methods to later methods, including digital. Co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Earth Day Celebration

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Sensory Storytime

A storytime for children with special needs ages 3-12 . For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Friday, April 15, 2016

Earth Day Celebration

Stories, songs, crafts and snacks for children ages 3-6. For more information: Call 750-8621 or visit wacolibrary.org

Cookies + Coloring - Robert Indiana

Cookies & Coloring is a fun, brief lesson about a famous artist followed by an art project! Cookies are provided, the art lesson is geared toward children 4-11 years, but all ages are welcome. Come enjoy an art project, free cookies, and learn about modern art with us this semester! Feel free to call if you have questions (254)752-4371

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Open House & Game Day

Come join us as we will be promoting Tabletop Day, live demoing games, and creating a fun environment to play and learn classic tabletop games. Hang out with fellow students, members of the Game Closet, and the NrdFeed team. Free food, drinks, and a Fandom Fight tournament will be on display.

Grants Workshop - Intro to Proposal Writing

Intro to Proposal Writing. This exciting workshop will cover how to write a proposal to a foundation, including do's and don'ts and a hands-on sample writing with feedback from the Waco Foundation.For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Minecraft Club

Come and build and mine the library realm – Land of the Dragonborn. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. For ages 11-15. Register online. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Scrabble Club

Are you great with words? Join us to learn how to play or show off your impressive vocabulary! For ages 7-18 For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Chess Club

Learning chess for the first time or want to get better? Join us to practice and get pointers. For ages 7-18. For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Overnight Gaming Lock-In

Join us for our monthly overnight gaming lock-in. You can play Xbox Ones, PS4s, WiiUs, 360s, PCs, pool, and air hockey all night long! The price is $25 and includes free pizza. For more info give us a call at 254-759-8884.

HEART OF TEXAS MARCH FOR BABIES

ON SATURDAY, APRIL 16TH, PEOPLE FROM THE WACO, TEMPLE, AND KILLEEN AREAS WILL COME TOGETHER TO WALK AND RAISE MONEY THAT WILL BE USED TO HELP “GIVE ALL BABIES A FIGHTING CHANCE.” GRAB SOME FRIENDS, FAMILY AND CO-WORKERS AND CREATE A WALKING TEAM FOR THE HEART OF TEXAS MARCH FOR BABIES EVENT, COMING SATURDAY, APRIL 16TH TO MCLANE STADIUM. ALL FUNDS RAISED WILL GO TO SUPPORT LIFESAVING RESEARCH AND PROGRAMS THAT HELP SAVE BABIES BORN PREMATURELY OR WITH BIRTH DEFECTS. REGISTRATION AND TEAM PHOTOS START AT 8 A.M., FOLLOWED BY THE OPENING CEREMONY RALLY AT 9 A.M. SIGN UP AT WWW.MARCHFORBABIES.ORG. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE WACO MARCH OF DIMES AT 744-8799.

Monday, April 18, 2016

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Friday, April 22, 2016

Cookies + Coloring - Claes Oldenburg

Cookies and coloring presents a short lesson about a famous artist followed by an art project or coloring pages related to the artist of the day. This class is geared towards ages 4-11, however children of all ages are welcome. This program is free to the public, with a suggested donation of $5. Cookies are provided for the kids. Feel free to call if you have any questions (254)752-4371.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Scrabble Club

Are you great with words? Join us to learn how to play or show off your impressive vocabulary! For ages 7-18 For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Monday, April 25, 2016

FREE Tutoring

Tutoring for grades K–8 is offered at the library. Bring your homework for a little extra help! For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Story of a Marriage

Directed by Marion Castleberry, Story of a Marriage consists of three plays: Courtship, On Valentine's Day, and 1918. These are only a portion of The Orphans' Home Cycle, Horton Foote's nine-play masterpiece about his father's search for belonging and his parents' early married years in Texas during the early twentieth century. Foote's greatest gift to the American stage is an epic tale about healing courage found in the abiding love of a family.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Story of a Marriage

Directed by Marion Castleberry, Story of a Marriage consists of three plays: Courtship, On Valentine's Day, and 1918. These are only a portion of The Orphans' Home Cycle, Horton Foote's nine-play masterpiece about his father's search for belonging and his parents' early married years in Texas during the early twentieth century. Foote's greatest gift to the American stage is an epic tale about healing courage found in the abiding love of a family.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Story of a Marriage

Directed by Marion Castleberry, Story of a Marriage consists of three plays: Courtship, On Valentine's Day, and 1918. These are only a portion of The Orphans' Home Cycle, Horton Foote's nine-play masterpiece about his father's search for belonging and his parents' early married years in Texas during the early twentieth century. Foote's greatest gift to the American stage is an epic tale about healing courage found in the abiding love of a family.

Apr 28th Waco Knitters & Crocheters meetup

Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are invited to join us for a short demonstration, socialization and some knitting/crocheting with people of like interests.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Story of a Marriage

Directed by Marion Castleberry, Story of a Marriage consists of three plays: Courtship, On Valentine's Day, and 1918. These are only a portion of The Orphans' Home Cycle, Horton Foote's nine-play masterpiece about his father's search for belonging and his parents' early married years in Texas during the early twentieth century. Foote's greatest gift to the American stage is an epic tale about healing courage found in the abiding love of a family.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Story of a Marriage

Directed by Marion Castleberry, Story of a Marriage consists of three plays: Courtship, On Valentine's Day, and 1918. These are only a portion of The Orphans' Home Cycle, Horton Foote's nine-play masterpiece about his father's search for belonging and his parents' early married years in Texas during the early twentieth century. Foote's greatest gift to the American stage is an epic tale about healing courage found in the abiding love of a family.

Unwanted Drug Disposal Day

On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. area police departments and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the April 30 Take Back Day event, go to www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html

Want a Career Change? First Take This Career Test

Career change is always overwhelming. It typically happens when you are in the mid of your career and you would like to make a shift. But you don’t know what to do and where to start. If you find yourself stuck in thinking here’s an article which can help you take that little baby step. This article explains you how to change careers?

Scrabble Club

Are you great with words? Join us to learn how to play or show off your impressive vocabulary! For ages 7-18 For more information: Call 750-5941 or visit wacolibrary.org

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Baylor University Theatre Presents: Story of a Marriage

Directed by Marion Castleberry, Story of a Marriage consists of three plays: Courtship, On Valentine's Day, and 1918. These are only a portion of The Orphans' Home Cycle, Horton Foote's nine-play masterpiece about his father's search for belonging and his parents' early married years in Texas during the early twentieth century. Foote's greatest gift to the American stage is an epic tale about healing courage found in the abiding love of a family.

May Free Sunday

The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on May 1, 2016 thanks to the support of our sponsor H.E.B. For more information, call 254-710-1104.

May Free Sunday

The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission the first Sunday of every month. Our Free Sunday Program continues on May 1, 2016 thanks to the support of our sponsor H.E.B. For more information, call 254-710-1104.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Pizza & a Book Club

Come have a slice of Pizza and discuss your favorite books. Every month we’ll select a theme for next month’s discussion. For ages 11-15. For more information: Call 745-6018 or visit wacolibrary.org