Movie, dance set at Belton senior center

The Belton Senior Activity Center hosts “movie day” and a country-western dance at the center this week.

The movie “Lifted,” about a middle-school student who enters a singing competition, will be shown at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The movie, along with popcorn and drinks, is free to all area seniors and their guests.

Bill Harvey and his Miles and Miles of Texas band will perform at a country-western dance from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday. A $4 donation per person is requested and guests should bring a finger food or snack to share during intermission.

The Belton Senior Activity Center is located at 842 S. Mitchell St. in Belton. For more information, call (254) 939-1170.

Police department hosts bike rodeo

Harker Heights Police Department will have a bike rodeo for kids from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at Target in Market Heights Shopping Center.

Officers will be on hand to register bicycles and perform safety checks on helmets while kids maneuver their bikes through an obstacle course.

For more information, call Dave Haley, community services officer, at (254) 953-5410

Women’s seminar slated for Oct. 13

Aya Eneli of Harker Heights will present a seminar on “Becoming a Woman of Abundance” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Harker Heights Activity Center, 400 Indian Trail.

The seminar teaches women about specific success strategies and skills and encourages them to create and live happier and more fulfilled lives, Eneli said. A mother of five children, Eneli is also a certified life coach, international speaker, columnist, attorney and author.

Registration fee is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Participants can register online by Oct. 10 at Attire is business casual.

For more information, call (217)304-6997 or email

Red Brigade Band to perform show

The Harker Heights High School Red Brigade Band will perform its 2012 UIL marching show “The Music of Danny Elfman” at the 10th Annual Middle School Band Extravaganza set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Leo Buckley Stadium in Killeen.

This event is a major fundraiser for the band, as a portion of the proceeds will be given to each middle school band program. Tickets are $5 each; children 5 and under are admitted free of charge. One commemorative program book will be given to each family attending, and the concession stands will be open.

For more information, go to or email Kristl Evans at or Sherry Pollett at

Salado introduces Christmas season

Salado Chamber of Commerce Ladies Auxiliary presents Christmas in October from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12-13 at the Stagecoach Inn Conference Center.

Local business will have their wares on display, including Christmas decorations, jewelry, clothing, gifts and home décor.

Entry fee is $2 per person. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations.


Cecilia Fruik’s name was misspelled in a Sept. 28 article about Trinity Baptist Church’s Children’s Clothes Project.


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