Families of children with special needs are invited to attend a kickoff party Saturday for the 2014 Harker Heights Parks and Recreation’s Superhero Adaptive Sports season at Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children, 19051 Farm-to-Market 2484 in Killeen. The daylong event is free and includes activities and grilled hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks for lunch. Call 254-953-5657.
Known as the “Voice of Aggieland,” the Singing Cadets performs at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Riverbend Centre, 4214 N. Capital Of Texas Highway, Austin. Tickets: https://tamusingingcadetsconcert.eventbrite.com/ or call Georgiana Frisby at 512-656-4801.
Catch live jazz every Saturday from 9 to 11 p.m. at the Inn on the Creek in Salado. Call 254-947-5554 | www.inncreek.com.
Somewhere in Texas performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today at Bo’s Barn Dancehall at 4984 W. Farm-to-Market 93 in Temple. Cover: $10. 35 South is Saturday’s featured entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover: $8. Catch karaoke every Thursday night from 8:30 to 11:30 with a DJ until 1:30 a.m. Go to www.bosbarndancehall.com or call 254-939-7131.
The Dead Fish Grill at 2207 Lake Road in Belton presents live music many evenings. Call 254-939-5771 or go to www.deadfishgrill.com.
Schoepf’s BBQ presents live music some nights. Schoepf’s is at 702 E. Central Ave., Belton. Go to www.schoepfsbbq.com.
The Copperas Cove Farmers Market, 1506 Veterans Ave., VFW parking lot, Copperas Cove, is open from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
The Water Street Farmers Market in Belton is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday downtown on Water Street in front of The Gin. Local vendors will have a variety of vegetables, foods and crafts.
Join In the Mood for dancing at 13 S. Main St., Temple. Tonight is the Country Western Dance from 8 to 11. Tickets: $5 a person. Come at 7 p.m. for a dance lesson, pay $8 and stay for the dance for free. Attire is dressy casual. Dance classes are available throughout the week. Call 254-773-7088, email email@example.com or go to inthemoodballroom.com.
Free line dance classes are offered at the E Center, 1710 Edwards Drive, Harker Heights, from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Call Brenda Smith at 254-690-5540.
Every Monday “Panic on the Patio” with DJ Blazye at Central Texas’ new Monday social spot Club Rumours, 1507 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. No cover plus $20 all you can drink from 6 to 10:30 p.m. then party until 2. Call 404-829-4396.
Catch live music and other events at The Gin, 219 S. East St. in Belton. Go to www.thegin.net or text GINEVENTS to 96362.
Big O’s Bar and Dancehall, 8420 Airport Road, Temple, presents DJ Samba from 9 tonight until 2 a.m. Saturday. No cover. DJ Samba also performs from 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday. No cover. Call 254-718-7479.
The Killeen Civic Art Guild has open studio time from 5 to 8 p.m. Mondays and offers various workshops from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center, 802 N. Second St., Suite D 100. Contact Samra Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org | 254-698-2009 | www.kcag.net.
The Reading History Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Railroad and Heritage Museum in Temple to discuss “Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild in the Twenties” by Marion Meade. For more information, email email@example.com, call 254-298-5172 or go to www.rrhm.org/book-club/.
The sixth annual KNCT Wine Classic is Jan. 18 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. The event is hosted by public radio/television station KNCT. The fundraiser event features a Wine 101 class at 5 p.m., and wine sampling, food and a silent auction from 7 to 10 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 877-533-5628 or go to www.knct.org.
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