Calendar of Events

Monday, June 8, 2020

Football & Cheerleading OPEN REGISTRATION

CenTex/Waco United Youth Sports (WU) is a youth program for children ages 4-12 sports. WU is a co-ed organization that offers several youth activities, Flag Football, Tackle Football & Cheerleading. During Covid-19, our children have had to change their way of life, including interaction with family and friends. The reopening of Texas is allowing our communities to reconnect children, families, and friends. At WU Fun is first on the list, we pride ourselves in teaching Technique, Teamwork, Discipline, Perseverance, and Goal-setting to name a few. Come out and join us, meet new friends. We are also looking for Coaches please reach us at for more details.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Teens with STEAM - Slime and Bouncy Balls @ the Library

Make your own slime and bouncy balls using chemistry! We'll have everything you need to make an amazing one-of-a-kind creation.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Lunch with the Masters

Master Gardeners Wayne Federwisch & Virgil Curtis All about Bonsai These two good friends will cover a short history of Bonsai and introduce participants to how to obtain Bonsai from several sources. They’ll also give tips on choosing a Bonsai style and spotlight essential techniques and materials needed. They hope to instill their passion for Bonsai, which teaches philosophical principles about the harmony of nature, man’s place in the universe and the harmonious blending of heaven, earth, and humankind. Bring your lunch and your questions. Join the McLennan County Master Gardeners at The Pavilion at the Carleen Bright Arboretum in Woodway. For more info, 254-399-9204, FREE

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Riesel Fair - BBQ Cook-Off

The 2020 Riesel Fair – Home Ec items need to be turned in Thursday, June 18th between 7am & Noon. Ribbons will be awarded. Please have your items picked up by 3 PM on Saturday, June 20th. BBQ Cook-Off check-in will be from 6 to 7 PM on Friday, June 19th followed by a mandatory Judges Meeting with the Head Judge at 7 PM. Riesel Fair Parade will begin lining up at 6 PM and start promptly at 6:30 PM on Friday June 19th from the Riesel Urbantke Gym Parking Lot. Saturday is when the fun really gets going!!! Beginning at 9 AM we will have a “straight” Domino Tournament - $10 entry donation and trophies awarded to 1st and 2nd place teams, as well as a MASSIVE (post corona) Egg Hunt and Domino Tournament. Beginning at 10 AM the Gelu Italian Ice Trailer and kid’s activities open, yes even you grown kids will enjoy what we have planned!! We have a winner every time color ball game, sand hill with buried treasure, Nerftastic Dart Battle and Timed Course, as well as Bash & Crash RC with 10 Traxxas slash trucks. From 10 AM to 3 PM Carter BloodCare will be on site with the donation bus, anyone who signs up to donate will get a Texas Rangers ball cap. 11 AM to 2 PM we have Waco Axe Co bringing out their axe throwing trailer, How axeciting!! From Noon to 5 PM we will have live music by singer/songwriter Joel Wood! Beginning at 2 PM we will have a cornhole tournament - $10 entry donation and trophies awarded to 1st and 2nd place teams. BBQ Cook Off turn in times are as follows (subject to change): Beans 12 PM Chicken 1 PM Ribs 2 PM Brisket 3 PM Awards 4 PM Please see our website for the complete list of rules or to sign up to judge!

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Movie Under the Stars @ the Library: Spies in Disguise

Everyone is invited for an al fresco experience! Bring a blanket to make yourself comfortable while we watch Spies in Disguise (PG). We'll have popcorn ready! We'll get started as the sun goes down and enjoy the movie under the stars!

Teen Crafter-noon! @ the Library: Galaxy Jars

Galaxy jars are the new lava lamps! We'll have everything you need to make your own spacey jar. Watch your galaxy jar all summer long to relax with something awesome-looking.

Reading with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies @ the Library

Here's your chance to read with Angel Paws' Reading Buddies! Dogs are great listeners, so bring your favorite book and share it with your new furry friend. Space is limited, so register by phone at 254-750-5942.