Calendar | September 2017

Get Fit Temple Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month in Temple. Attend the “Senior Prom,” enjoy educational speakers, participate in free fitness sessions, watch a healthy cooking demonstration and get a free blood pressure check.
Sammons Community Center
2220 W. Avenue D, Temple
For a complete list of activities visit or call 254-298-5403.

First Fridays: Stay Out Late Downtown

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
First Friday of every month historic downtown Temple is transformed into a giant party. Join us for street music and performances, great drinks, amazing food and after hours shopping. First Friday offers something special for everyone. Come explore downtown Temple.
Call 254-298-5378 for information.

Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum Requiem for Steam: The Railroad

Photographs of David Plowden
Special Exhibit
Sept. 1 through Dec. 9
“Requiem for Steam: The Railroad Photographs of David Plowden,” on loan from the Center for Railroad Photography and Art in Madison, Wisconsin, features 30 meticulously crafted black and white photographs all taken by Plowden who is widely acknowledged as one of America’s great landscape and industrial photographers. “Requiem for Steam” is his tribute to the end of the steam era on American and Canadian railroads.
Plowden first pointed a camera, his mother’s box Brownie, down a railroad track in 1943 when he was 11 years old.
315 W. Avenue B, Temple
Call 254-298-5172 or visit for more information.

The Friends of the Temple Public Library Labor Day Used Book Sale

Sept. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Memberships available at the door
Used books, audio books, VHS, CDs, DVDs. Most items cost $1 to $2 each
Temple Public Library
100 W. Adams Ave.
Call 254-298-5556, visit

Belton Senior Center

Country Western Dance
Sept. 7, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Shorty Grisham performs
Sept. 21, 6:30 to 9:30
Come to the Sock Hop
Wear your best 1950s outfit
Larry Burgin performs
Participants are encouraged to bring
a snack dish to share.
Pot Luck Supper
Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Adam Dubberly performs
842 Mitchell St., Belton
Call 254-939-1170 for information.


Sept. 9, noon to 9 p.m.
Always free to the public! A wide array of dance and music groups from around the country will entertain. Enjoy talented craft and food vendors. You won’t want to miss it. Craft table for the kids to make their own Polynesian crowns and leis along with poi ball. Big fire show at sundown.
Killeen Amphitheater
2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Email or visit for more information.

Karaoke in the Park

Sept. 9, 7 to 9 p.m.
Don’t be shy and give it a try.
An interactive experience with Uptown Drive
Lions Sam Farrow Amphitheater
4320 Lions Park Road, Temple
Call 254-298-5440 for more information.

Bell County Museum’s Discovery Day

Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm! Kids and families are invited to the museum to make Native American dream catchers and play a traditional stick dice game.
201 N. Main, Belton
Call 254-933-5243 or visit for more information.

Dueling Pianos in the Park

Sept. 23, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free admission
Be a part of a high energy and family friendly sing-a-long comedy experience.
Lions Sam Farrow Amphitheater
4320 Lions Park Road, Temple
Call 254-298-5440, or visit for more information.

Main Street Market and Food Truck Frenzy

Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free admission
Enjoy arts and crafts dealers, vintage finds of all kinds, nursery and greenhouse booths, live music, great food and free Yoga on the lawn.
2 N. Main St., downtown Temple behind the Municipal Building.
Call 254-298-5378 for more information.

Unglued Craft Market

Sept. 30, 6 to 9 p.m.
Visit the Unglued Craft Market to see designers and makers showcase innovative and original handmade works from the Central Texas area and food trucks.
Harker Heights Community Park
1501 E. FM 2410, Harker Heights
Call 254-953-5493 or visit for more information.

Bell County Museum’s Journey into the Past: A Native American Celebration

Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Families are invited to visit the museum to learn about Native American culture. There will be crafts, games, a tepee and more!
201 N. Main, Belton
Call 254-933-5243 or visit for more information.

Bell County Master Gardener 2017 Fall Plant Sale

Sept. 30, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Native perennials, organic vegetables, herbs, succulents, roses, fruit trees, berry plants and other plants will be available. Free information booths about composting, planting, and rain water harvesting along with the popular children’s camp and Ask a Master Gardener.
Master Gardener Building at the Bell County Extension Office
1605 N. Main in Belton,
Visit or call 254-778-4425 for more information.