Flavors of Central Texas
Aug. 1, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Flavors of Central Texas brings some of the area’s best restaurants, caterers and bakers together under one roof, giving attendees the opportunity to try them all in one night. In addition, the event will feature a Chopped for Kids contest.
Tickets $15 in advance
Killeen Civic and Conference Center
3601 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen
Purchase tickets at the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce or at flavorsofcentraltexas.com.
Call Jasmine Suino at 254-526-9551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Belton Senior Center Country Western Dances
Aug. 3, Jus’ Country
Aug. 17, Gold Ol’ Boys
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Participants are encouraged to bring a snack dish to share.
Aug. 28, Potluck supper
5:30 p.m., Sara Sanderford
842 Mitchell St., Belton
TBBOR Duck Dash Fundraiser
Aug. 5, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
5K run, 9 a.m.; $35 to participate
Duck launch, 1 p.m.; one duck for $5 or five ducks for $20.
The Temple-Belton Board of Realtors is hosting the inaugural TBBOR Duck Dash Fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Advocacy Center of Central Texas in Belton.
Bring the family and spend the day in Yettie Polk Park. Enjoy live music, food, a kids zone, vendors and more. Participate in the Duck Dash 5K Run/Walk or adopt a duck for the Duck Dash Rubber Duck Race in Nolan Creek.
Yettie Polk Park
101 S. Davis, Belton
Go to tbborduckdash.com/ or call 254-773-0410 for more information.
Aug. 5, 7:15 p.m. optional dinner, reservations required
$12 adult or child
8:15 p.m. show
$20 adults, $5 children under 12 years
7:30 p.m. concession opens
Central Texas’ favorite outdoor musical drama returns. Written by playwright/lyricist, nationally honored Jackie Mills, directed by Donnie Williams. This play was ensconced in the Library of Congress for depicting life in the 1850s.
Royal Street, Salado
Dinner and show tickets available in advance at local merchants; show-only tickets available at gate.
From Swords to Plowshares: Metal Trench Art from World War I
Now through Aug. 12
Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Closed Sunday and Monday
The exhibit features more than 160 pieces of metal trench art, educational panels and period photographs. Trench art is a form of brass art that finds its origins in the trenches of World War I. Soldiers used periods of inactivity to create art from artillery shells, bullets, aircraft parts, coin currency and more. The art ranges from primitive artillery shells to elaborately made lamps. This art form spread to the civilian sector, and eventually into World War II. Trench art from United States, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, Belgium and Czechoslovakia will be on display.
Bell County Museum
201 N. Main St., Belton
Visit www.bellcountymuseum.org or call 254-933-5243 for more information.
Free Movie in the Park
Movie begins at dusk. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.
Harris Community Park
312 N. Alexander St., Belton
Call 254-933-5860 for more information.
The Central Texas Film Society presents “Casablanca”
Aug. 27, 2 p.m.
A guest speaker will provide historical context and interesting tidbits about the featured film. Bring your family and friends to enjoy this great movie on a big screen. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and participate in discussions.
Cultural Activities Center
3011 N. Third St., Temple
Call 254-773-9926 for more information.
Film & Food Fridays
Aug. 18, 8 to 10:30 p.m.
Film & Food Fridays encourages families and friends to “let the good times reel” at this family-friendly movie shown on an inflatable screen. Enjoy getting a taste of a local food vendor’s creation as we watch a “throwback” movie that both parents and kids will enjoy. Don’t forget your lawn chair and blanket.
Carl Levin Park Amphitheater
400 Miller’s Crossing, Harker Heights
For more information and movie titles, visit http://bit.ly/Heightsevents or call 254-953-5466.
End of the Pool Season Reason to PARTY/PAW-TY
Public Pool PARTY, 2 to 4 p.m.
Pooch Pool PAW-TY, 5 to 7 p.m.
Come join the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department for a fun-filled bash to end the pool season. Enjoy swimming, listening to DJ music and more.
All participants will be required to pay gate admission rates (pool passes not allowed during party hours).
Carl Levin Park Pool
400 Miller’s Crossing, Harker Heights
For more information, email email@example.com or call 254-953-5465.
The Friends of the Temple Public Library Labor Day Used Book Sale
Aug. 30 to Sept. 2
Member’s preview: Aug. 29, 2 to 8 p.m.
Aug. 30, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Aug. 31, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Teachers get a 20 percent discount with ID).
Sept. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 2, 1 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Memberships available at the door
All categories of used books, audio books, VHS, CDs and DVDs.
Most items cost $1 to $2 each. Cash, credit, debit and checks accepted.
Temple Public Library
100 W. Adams Ave., Temple
Call 254-298-5556, visit www.friendsofthetemplepubliclibrary.org or Facebook: Friends of the Temple Public Library for more information.
Harker Heights Farmers Market
Through Oct. 28
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Join us every Saturday to shop local produce, baked goods, honey, hand-crafted items, furniture, farm eggs and more.
Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
850 W. Central Texas Expressway, Harker Heights
Call 254-953-5493 for more information.
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