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Waco-area news briefs: Waco Coin show scheduled for April 2-3

Waco-area news briefs: Waco Coin show scheduled for April 2-3

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Waco Fire sets smoke alarm outreach

Waco Fire representatives will be at the H-E-B, 1821 S. Valley Mills Drive, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, registering residents for installations of free smoke alarms. Residents may also visit and fill out a request for a scheduled visit to check smoke alarms.

The approaching daylight saving time change should serve as a reminder to check smoke alarm batteries.

Dementia behavior class Tuesday

Trained volunteer community educator Vonna Tindle, community liaison with Baylor Scott & White Hospice, will present “Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

To register for the virtual event, call the Waco Alzheimer’s Association office at 232-3900.

Attic Treasures donations

Donations for Historic Waco Foundation’s Attic Treasures are being accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 4328 W. Waco Drive.

For more information, call 753-5166.

Pro-Life Waco to meet Sunday

Pro-Life Waco will meet Sunday at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 1424 Columbus Ave., with lunch at noon and a program from 1 to 2 p.m.

Guest speaker Mark Lee Dickson, of Longview, will discuss the Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn movement he created in 2019.

For more information, call John Pisciotta at 644-0407 or email

Waco Coin Show set for April 2-3

The Waco Coin Club’s 40th annual Waco Coin Show will run from noon to 6 p.m. April 2 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 3 at the Bellmead Civic Center, 3900 Parrish St.

Collectors and dealers will be buying and selling rare U.S. and foreign coins and currency, gold and silver.

Admission is $2, and children younger than 14 get in free. Door prizes will be given hourly. For more information, call 224-7761 or email

Mid-Tex Farm Show April 9-10

The MidTex Farm, Ranch and Garden Show will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 9-10 at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd.

Admission is free to the general public to attend and 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.

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

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