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Waco-area news briefs: Bosque Tour de Norway bike ride May 15

Waco-area news briefs: Bosque Tour de Norway bike ride May 15

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Mission Waco 5K race

Mission Waco-Mission World will have its annual Race ONE 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at 8 a.m. April 24 at Jubilee Park, 1308 N. 15th St.

Registration for the chip-timed 5K is $20 in advance or $25 on race day. Cost for the 1 Mile Fun Run is $15 in advance or $20 on race day.

For more information, call 753-4900.

Proceeds will go to Mission Waco-Mission World programs.

MidTex Farm and Ranch Show

The MidTex Farm, Ranch and Garden Show will continue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd.

Admission is free to the general public to view exhibits of the latest farm and ranch equipment, seed, chemicals, and agriculture-related services and technologies. Free agriculture and gardening classes will be provided by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of McLennan County.

Free Medicare education class

A free Education 101 for Medicare class will start at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Heart of Texas Council of Governments office, 1514 S. New Road.

It is designed for participants to ask questions and get expert answers on the federal program.

For more information, call 292-1843.

Beatrix Potter program Sunday

Historic Waco Foundation will have an event, “Down the Rabbit Hole with Peter Rabbit,” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at McCulloch House Museum, 407 Columbus Ave., exploring the imagination of Beatrix Potter, author of “The Tale of Peter Rabbit.”

The event will include activities, themed games, crafts, photo opportunities with Peter Rabbit, and some “special furry friends.”

Cost is $10 per family.

Bosque Tour de Norway

The 2021 Bosque Tour de Norway bicycle ride will start at 8 a.m. May 15 at Clifton High School, 1101 N. Avenue Q.

There are four routes to choose from: 20 miles, 40 miles, 60 miles and 80 miles. Each will allow participants to enjoy the beauty of the top of Texas Hill Country and a ride through the historical Norse community.

Packet pickup will start at 6 a.m. in the Clifton High School Gym. The locker rooms will be open.

For more information, call the Clifton Chamber of Commerce at 675-3720.

Submit printed or typed items to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco, 76702-2588; fax 757-0302; or email

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