February’s Discovery Activity: Seed HeARTs

Urban REAP’s Discovery Activity this month is Seed HeARTs. Come repurpose old seeds to create a Valentine (or Galentine!) for your loved ones. A few different templates are available, plus supplies for your own creative creations. And for every Seed HeART you make, you get a free packet of seeds. Discovery Activities are free and…

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Eclipse Over Texas

With 4 minutes, 13 seconds of totality, Waco is one of the best places to view the 2024 eclipse. Waco enjoys 228 sunny days annually, and the average high for April 8 is a comfortable 74 degrees. The Eclipse Over Texas: Live from Waco event will feature telescopes, educational activities, programs, food trucks, and family…

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November’s Discovery Activity: Fall Leaf Lanterns

The Discovery Activity for November is fall leaf lanterns. Using fall leaves, jars, and tea light candles, create beautiful fall decorations. Children and families are welcome to participate in this free event during Urban REAP’s open hours from 10 am to 6 pm on Wednesday through Friday and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday.

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Fall Fossil Festival

The annual Fall Fossil Festival at Waco Mammoth National Monument is coming up on Saturday, October 21. During the festival, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy hands-on experiences with fossils and see what it’s like to be a paleontologist. There will also be pumpkin painting crafts, live camels, treats for purchase, and many other…

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Dos Equis River Cleanup

Thanks to a Keep Texas Beautiful and Dos Equis grant, Keep Waco Beautiful is hosting a river cleanup in preparation for Ironman Waco. Help ensure our local and visiting athletes have a clean swim in the beautiful Brazos River. Check in at Waco Paddle at 200 South University Street.

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Tales & Tails on Cameron Park Trails

The event at the Rock Shelter at the bottom of Jacob’s Ladder features trail tales from current and former park rangers as well as horses who support the park’s mounted patrols. Speakers include Nora Schell, mounted ranger Justin Sheppard, and Pete the horse.

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CommUnity Walk & Talk

Waco Pride Network hosts this group walk for any and all ages to gather with other members of the community and get to know each other. Walk at your own pace and walk as much or as little as you would like. This walk is on the River Trail in Cameron Park from Jacob’s Ladder…

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Western Belle Pumpkin Festival

🎃 PUMPKIN FESTIVAL 🎃 at Western Belle Farm Come celebrate the best season of the year at Western Belle! 🤠 Over 20+ activities at the farm plus all things PUMPKIN 🎃 🎃 Shoot pumpkins with our Pumpkin Cannon 📸 Amazing pumpkin themed photo ops 🚜 Wagon rides 🐐 Farm animals to feed & pet 🐝…

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Mission Waco’s annual Walk for the Homeless

Mission Waco’s annual Walk for the Homeless is this Sunday morning and gives you the chance to visit with different organizations that serve those experiencing homelessness. Learn about the resources Waco has to offer and how you can get involved. This two-mile walking event starts at Mission Waco’s Meyer Center at 1226 Washington Avenue and…

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