Knight Club show today, Saturday
The Harker Heights High School choir will present “Knight Club,” a musical show featuring a live band and professional light show, at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at the Harker Heights High School auditorium. Tickets range from $10 to $25 and can be purchased at the school and at seatyourself.biz/hhhschoirs.
Tree pruning in February
Oncor Electric Distribution will undertake a tree-pruning project in February in Harker Heights. The project will last about four months. The majority of work will be done without having to enter yards.
Areas impacted include:
- Indian Oaks to U.S. Highway 190, behind Market Heights
- Elbert Lane, Amy Lane and Coronado Road
- South Ann Boulevard, from Cardinal to Business 190 and East Veterans Memorial Boulevard
- Valley Road, from South Amy Lane to Mary Jo Drive
Valentine’s dance set for Feb. 14
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the entire family with dancing, snacks and other activities from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Harker Heights Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail. Call 254-953-5435.
Military officers group meets Feb. 14-15
The local chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will host a statewide meeting Feb. 14-15 at the Shilo Inn, 3701 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen. Social hour with a cash bar starts at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is $25 per person and will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Menu choices are herb-crusted salmon, chicken cordon bleu or London broil. RSVP for dinner reservation today to retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Pat Christ at 254-698-6655. Men’s attire is open-collar shirt and slacks and ladies’ attire is casual.
Colonial Dames to meet Feb. 15
Governor Samuel Mathews XVII Century Chapter will meet at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Bell County Museum, 201 N. Main Street in Belton, for the program, “Women of Conviction.”
Members are reminded to bring items for the scholarship fund silent auction. Also, gifts are needed for veterans to include comfort items, reading materials, portable DVD players, CDs and writing materials.
Young authors, illustrators conference
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library will host the annual Young Authors and Illustrators Conference from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 22.
Registration is $20 per child in grades first through sixth. Accompanying adults are free. Register in person at the library or call 254-953-549.
Delta Sigma Theta to host dinner
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.’s Killeen Alumnae Chapter Founders Day celebration dinner begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at St. Paul Chong Hasang Parish Center, 2412 Stillhouse Lake Road in Harker Heights. Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham, commanding general of U.S. Army White Sands Missile Range, is the featured speaker. Attire is formal. Tickets are $45 per person. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 5:30 p.m. For tickets, call Shelondia Barksdale at 254-833-1162.
Caregivers Empowering Caregivers
A free workshop, “Caregivers Empowering Caregivers,” is from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Let Us Do The Cooking, 203 W. Jasper Drive, Killeen. The workshop, hosted by Blue Star Families, is for military family members caring for their veteran or service member. Moderators will include Pamela Stokes Eggleston, director of External Affairs, a co-founder of Blue Star Families, caregiver to her husband, a retired Army wounded warrior and Purple Heart recipient; and Linda Kreter, who has provided peer-to-peer support for more than 5,000 veterans’ families and more than 1,000 active-duty families. Check in from 9:30 to 10 a.m. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Child care will not be provided. To register, go to http://bluestarfam.org/Programs.
AARP offers income tax preparation
Senior citizens and people with low and moderate incomes can get help with their taxes at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, 400 Indian Trail, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call Dave Kowaleski at 254-634-6289 or Tim Barrington at 254-939-0288.
Classical guitarist to perform Feb. 28
Renowned for his musical commitment and grace, award-winning classical guitarist Peter Fletcher brings his subtle artistry to Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28.
Quilt show entries due Feb. 28
The Shades of Texas Quilt Show is March 14-15 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Entries for the judged show or for “display only” closes Feb. 28.
Information about the wide variety of classes in which quilts may be entered is available at cttquiltguild.org.
A youth category for quilters under 18 years of age is also part of the categories. Anyone may enter the open show.
The Crossroads to Texas Quilt Guild meets the second Monday of the month at Harker Heights United Methodist Church, 208 W. Cardinal.