Upcoming Events | January 2018

Sign of the Times
The Great American Political Poster 1844 – 2012
Through Jan. 19
Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free with admission to the museum.
Admission: $4, ages 13-59; $3, ages 60 and over; $2, ages 5 to 12; free, younger than 5.
View some of the most interesting and rarest posters from the last 170 years. Explore many of the styles, design trends and printing technology used in political posters. See posters from the 1840s when the lithograph process was developed to satisfy a growing demand for printed material; World War II posters offered by the Roosevelt administration; the “floating head” period; posters for Eisenhower, Kennedy and Goldwater; posters from the 1960s psychedelic and anti-war protest era; and more.
Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum
315 W. Avenue B
Visit www.templerrhm.org or call 254-298-5194 for more information

Keep Killeen Beautiful
Christmas Tree Recycling
Jan. 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Residents are invited to drop off live Christmas trees. Be sure all decorations including tinsel, ornaments and lights are removed. Trees will be chipped and shredded then offered back as landscaping mulch. Rather than leaving your tree at the curb to be placed in the landfill, go green and recycle it.
Special Events Center
3301 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen

Cabin Fever Day
Jan. 6, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Did you spend too much time cooped up over the holidays? Treat your cabin fever with a trip to the Railroad and Heritage Museum for fun activities and free admission to the special “Sign of the Times” exhibit. Enjoy one last day of celebration before getting back to the regular grind.
Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum
315 W. Avenue B, Temple
Call 254-298-5172 or visit www.rrhm.org for more information.

Russell Lee Photographs
Jan. 7 through March 10
Russell Lee was a renowned Texas’ documentary photographer. This special exhibit offers a rare glimpse into the remarkable images he produced in 1935 and 1936 when he first took up a camera. It goes onto highlight the vast body of important work that he produced from 1947 through 1977.
Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum
315 W. Avenue B, Temple
Call 254-298-5172 or visit www.rrhm.org for more information.

Bell County Museum
Exhibition – Texas History
Jan. 9 through May 4
Annexation: Celebrating Texas Statehood; Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience; Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Visit the museum to learn about this great state’s history.
201 N. Main, Belton
Call 254-933-5243 for more information.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 13, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kids and families are invited to the museum to help make a Unity Banner.
At 3:30 p.m. a guest speaker will talk about the civil rights movement.
201 N. Main, Belton
Call 254-933-5243 for more information.

First Fridays
Stay Out Late in downtown Temple
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.
Main Street
Call 254-298-5378 for more information.

Belton Senior Center
Country Western Dance
Jan. 4, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Backroads
Jan. 18, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Jus’ Country
Participants are encouraged to bring a snack dish to share.
Potluck Supper
Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m. — Fred Fuller, The Singing Cowboy performs
842 Mitchell St., Belton
Call 254-939-1170 for more information.

Harker Heights Parks & Recreation
Spring Fling 2018
Jan. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Learn more about how you can make gardening part of your life. We will have guest speakers, the annual plant and seed swap, gardening tips and much more. Call 254-953-5466 for more information.
Harker Heights Activities Center
400 Indian Trail, Harker Heights.

Email upcoming events to editor@texappealmag.com.

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