Act Locally Waco - January 11-17

Jan 11, 2019

Act Locally Waco Host Ashley Thornton highlights some of Waco's upcoming events, including Brews and Brushes and a lecture by Jemar Tisby at the Armstrong Browning Library. Both events take place January 17th.  

Other Local News: 

Filing for seats on the Waco City Council begins Jan. 16th. Council seats 2, 4 and 5 are up for election this year. The last day to file is Feb. 15th with the election on May 4th. 

The window to enter the lottery for Waco ISD magnet schools is open until Jan. 25th. The Waco ISD website has information on how to apply. 

Texas Fine Artists are hosting a Sunday reception Jan. 13th at the Carleen Bright Arboretum from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The event features local artists with orginal paintings and photography for sale. 

The Centex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly luncheon on Jan. 15th.  Guest speaker Brenda Shuttlesworth will talk about about affordable housing. 

The City of Waco will have a five-year consolidation plan meeting Jan. 16th. City officials will discuss various topics including community development block grants and HUD grants. The meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the South Waco Community Center. 

You can see the full calendar for Waco events at