Tree pruning in February

Oncor Electric Distribution will undertake a tree-pruning project in Harker Heights in February, lasting about four months.

Areas that will be 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

The majority of the work will be done without having to enter yards.

Knight Club musical set

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. Feb. 7 to 8 at the Harker Heights High School auditorium. Tickets are range from $10 to $25 and can be purchased at the school and at

Seed swap Saturday in Harker Heights

Bring clearly labeled seeds, bulbs or plant cuttings (no hybrid seeds) and swap with a neighbor from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Harker Heights Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail. Call Sarah Mylcraine at 254-953-5466 or email

Workshop to serve families of inmates

The Killeen chapter of the Texas Inmate Families Association will present its first Parole Packet Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 223, 208 South Park St. in Killeen.

The workshop will provide information about the parole process and the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole, workbook and parole packet sample. Cost is $50 for members or $85 for nonmembers, which includes membership. The organization strengthens families through support, education and advocacy. To register, go to or call 512-371-0900.

Yoga retreat promotes balance, heart health

Participants will find balance and strength through yoga and will also enjoy a vegetarian meal during a heart-healthy escape from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 1. Please bring a yoga mat, water and wear comfortable clothes. Register at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library or call 254-953-5491.

City of Harker Heights to host blood drive Feb. 7

The city of Harker Heights will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 7 outside City Hall, 305 Miller’s Crossing. To sign up to donate, call the Human Resources Department at 254-953-5600, 877-724-376 or go to

All February blood donors will receive a free donor T-shirt, a coupon for one pound of chocolate chip cookie dough with the purchase of a pizza from Papa Murphy’s Pizza, a coupon for $2 off any regular price pizza, and the chance to win a $50 gift card to Academy Sports & Outdoors.

Conference for young authors, illustrators

The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library will host the annual Young Authors and Illustrators Conference from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 8.

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.

Valentine’s dance Feb. 14

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the entire family from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Harker Heights Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail. Families will enjoy dancing, snacks and activities. For more information call 254-953-5435.

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.

Senior center to host movie day on Tuesday

The Belton Senior Activity Center,  842 S. Mitchell St., will present Movie Day at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, The featured movie will be “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” released in 2013 and starring Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack and Cuba Gooding Jr. This activity is open to all area seniors and their guests.

Popcorn and drinks will be provided free of charge. For more information call 254-718-1859.

Contact Vanessa Lynch at or 254-501-7567.

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