May 28 Thru 31 – Waco Civic Theatre Presents “Little Mermaid” – Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR, adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home – and her fins – behind and live in the world above. But first she’ll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking. Cost & Time: Check here. Location: Location: Waco Civic Theatre, 1517 Lake Air Dr. For more information, visithttp://www.wacocivictheatre.org/ourseason.html.
May 28 – The Brazos Forum Event: “Rediscovering and Renovating the Byrne-Reed House in Austin” – The topic of this illustrated talk is “Rediscovering and Renovating the Byrne-Reed House in Austin.” The beautiful old mansion had been through several “modernizations” until all of that was torn away and the stately old home was restored. It now is home to Humanities Texas. The illustrated talk about the house and its renovation will be presented by Dr. Michael Gillette, Director of Humanities Texas. Cost: Free. Time: The event will begin at 6:00 PM with light refreshments and the illustrated talk will begin at 6:30 PM. Location: Mayborn Museum, 1300 S. University Parks Drive. For more information, visit http://brazosforum.org/ or call 254.776.7393.
May 28, June 4,11,18 & 25 – Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes: Diabetes Self Management Classes – For those with pre-diabetes, diabetes and their family members. Nine lessons covered in five sessions. Hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Waco-McLennan County Public Health Dist. Cost: Free but must register by May 25. Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Location: Family Health Center, 1600 Providence Drive, Conference Room. pre-register at email@example.com or call 254-757-5180. <Flyer>
May 29 – Crawfish for CASA Fundraising Event with The Spazmatics – CASA of McLennan and Hill Counties purpose is to tackle the on-going problem of child abuse and neglect in our community by advocating for permanent and safe living situations for children in the foster care and child protective services systems. All proceeds from this event will help to directly serve the children in McLennan and Hill Counties that are victims of this inexcusable abuse. Join us for the inaugural Crawfish for CASA fundraising event: Waco’s first downtown, community-wide crawfish boil that will showcase the ultimate new wave 80’s music show performed by the one and only Spazmatics. Dine on all-you-can-eat crawfish, all-you-can-(safely)-drink array of beverages, silent auctions, live auctions, featured food trucks (if your palate desires something other than crawfish), and much more – all wrapped up in a night you won’t soon forget! Cost: General Admission $30, VIP Ticket $100 per person, and VIP Table for 10 available for $1000. Time: 6 PM – 11 PM. Location: Heritage Square Downtown, 3rd St. and Austin Ave. For more information, call 254.304.7982or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To purchase tickets, visit here.
May 29 – 6th Annual A. J. Moore Academics Business Advisory Board Scholarship Luncheon – University High School alumni and NFL Cornerback, Perrish Cox, will be our guest speaker this year. Payment may be made at the door. Cost: $25 per seat. Time: 11:30 AM. Location: Lee Lockwood Library, 2801 Waco Drive. Please complete the form for your reservation and email it back to me at email@example.com.<Form>
May 30- Woodway Family Center’s Adult Volleyball Tournament – Register by May 28th for the Woodway Family Center’s 6th Semi-Annual Volleyball Tournament on the 30th. You must sign up with a team of at least 6 players, but no more than 9 players, for the tournament. Participants must be 16 years or older to play, with at least 2 women on the courts at all times. Cost: $12 per person. Time: 9 AM. Location: Woodway Family Center, 1100 Estates Dr. Registration forms for the tournament can be found at the WFC front desk. For more information call the Woodway Family Center at 254.772.7491 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
May 30 – 2nd Annual “Movable Feast for Beasts” benefiting the Animal Birth Control Clinic – Join us for a pet friendly picnic. We’ll have Food Trucks, Hot Dog Eating Contest and a “Cutest Cone” contest. Entertainment by Brian & Jeremy Duo. Cost: Free! Time: 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. Location: Brazos Park East, Martin Luther King Blvd. & Herring Avenue. For more information call Gina Ford at 254-776-7303 or email@example.com.
May 30 – The Alzheimer Association’s Blondes vs. Brunettes Event – Ganaway Blondes vs. Brunettes® is an event that brings the passion and spirit of young, professional, community women together to support the Alzheimer’s Association.The event is an organized flag football game in which the two participating teams are divided based on the age-old rivalry between the blondes and brunettes. Funds raised benefit the care, support, advocacy and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Cost: $25 for adults; $10 for kids 13 and under. Time: Gates open at 4:30 PM; kickoff at 5 PM. Location: Waco ISD Athletic Complex, 1401 South New Road. For more information, contact Sandy Maselli at 254.753.7722 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Your $25 all inclusive ticket includes entrance to Blondes vs. Brunettes game and After Party at Vitek’s located at 1600 Speight Avenue. Print your receipt and show it at the gate or you can stop by Alzheimer’s Association office @ 6605 Sanger Avenue to pick up your tickets. Go online to purchase your tickets today! <Flyer>
May 31 – The Bear Mountain Waco Hosts “Women’s Ride Day” – Women across the nation are gathering to enjoy a ride together on their local streets and trails to celebrate women in cycling. Whether you’re an accomplished rider or a first-timer, Women’s Ride Day and Women’s Ride Day training will help you connect with other women in your area who enjoy riding just as much as you! Cost: Free. Time: Check here for constant updates. Location: The Bear Mountain Waco, 4425 W. Waco Dr. For more information and to register, click here. For any questions, call 254.235.0788.
May 31 – 17th Annual Wade Bowen Classic Benefit Concert –This year a portion of the proceeds will go to AVANCE and the Boys and Girls Club, in Wade’s hometown of Waco, TX. AVANCE is a charity whose mission is to unlock America’s potential by strengthening families in at-risk communities through effective parent education and support programs. The Boys and Girls Clubs of America is a charity whose mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring responsible citizens. Cost: $150 VIP, $20 General Admission ($25 at the gate), Free for children 12 & under. Time: TBD. Location: Indian Spring Park, S. University Parks Dr. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit here.