Thursday, March 31, 2011

Local Spring Events

Dear Readers:

Springtime is now ripe for getting outdoors and enjoying the crisp cool air before it turns unbearably hot.  I thought I'd give you the free seminars held at Homestead Heritage for the rest of the year, plus a few more Spring things to do in the Waco/Central Texas area.

Homestead Heritage--Free Seminars held 10:00 to 11:00 at the General Store

April 2--Pest Control in the Garden
April 9--Flower Gardening
April 16--Canning and Preserving
April 23--Easter
April 30--Rainwater Collection
May 7--Controlling Weeds
May 14--Beginning with Chickens
May 21--Drip Irrigation

Brazos Nights--First Friday of the month, beginning in April--Indian Spring Park, Waco, Texas--7:00 p.m.

April 1--Texas Country with Jason Boland & the Stragglers, and Eleven Hundred Springs
May 6--Cinco de Mayo Celebration with La Ley 104.1 FM & guests
June 3--Waco Symphony Orchestra
July 4--HEB, Star 92.9 & ESPN 1660 present 4th on the Brazos with The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Carolyn Wonderland, 36th Infantry Division Band, Waco Community Band & HEB Fireworks!!!

Beasts 'n Blooms & Earth Day Too! @ Cameron Park Zoo on April 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This 7th Annual event allows visitors to enjoy the zoo, purchase plants, herbs, and flowers while children get to work with Master Gardeners, do arts and crafts and face painting. 

For Earth Day activities, learn about recycling, habitat restoration, migratory bird information, animal enrichment and wildlife conservation.

Admission is $9 for adults 13 & up; $8 for seniors age 60 & up; $6 for children 4 to 12 years old; under 4 years, free.  Military discounts are available.

For more information call 750-8415 or visit

Easter Egg Hunts--April 23rd

Bledsoe-Miller @ noon
South Waco Park @ 10:00 a.m.
Dewey @ noon

If you know of other events in the Waco or Central Texas area, please leave a comment on this post!!  Now, get outdoors and have some fun!!

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