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8:00 am

World Elephant Day

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate World Elephant Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our own female African Elephants 'Tanya' and 'Tembo'! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks and activities from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Did you know? The elephant’s vocalizations can be heard up to 5 miles away! Click here to learn more!

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9:00 am

Chesley Smith Art Exhibit

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Carleen Bright Arboretum, 9001 Bosque Blvd.
Woodway, TX 76712 United States
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About artist Chesley Smith, "I use my art as a vehicle for expression. It is my hope that my art can bring a spark of light, joy, and happiness into the lives of others. The colors I use are full of life and movement." Born in Central Texas in 1945, Chesley Smith is a life-long…

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10:00 am

SPACEX: This is Rocket Science Exhibit

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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SpaceX has become a vital part of the industrial and social fabric of central Texas. This new exhibit features a rocket model and thruster engine, projection video, vibrant scale representation of our solar system, and some history of the rocket development and test facility in the local community of McGregor, TX. Because, as we like…

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Be the Astronaut

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 8, 2019

Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76706 United States
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Prepare for lift off and discover what space travel is all about at the Be the Astronaut exhibit at Baylor University's Mayborn Museum! Experience the wonders of space and plan a space mission, learn about technology and math skills required to be an astronaut in this exciting exhibit! The exhibit will feature: Navigation Interactive Stations…

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Not Just Another Pretty Face Exhibit

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 10, 2019

Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, 300 S 5th St
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Check out the newest exhibit at the Dr Pepper Museum, Not Just Another Pretty Face. The exhibit covers what the soda pop industry and science field is like for women as well as how women have been portrayed in advertising throughout history.

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6:00 pm

88 Years of Blackness – Honoring the Legacy of Toni Morrison

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Heritage Square, Austin Ave. & Third St.
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Free

There will be a vigil held in honor of a great wordsmith. Her voice crossed generations and gave us a viewfinder to capture our experiences. Feel free to bring candles, words and anything you can think of to honor her life and legacy. Although we are full of sadness at her loss we can also…

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6:30 pm

Wine & Open Mic Night at Klassy Glass

August 12 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until September 2, 2019

Klassy Glass Wine Bar & Bistro, 723 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Comedy, music, improv, poetry, and more! Free to sign up -all ages welcome. Sign up starts at 6:30 pm. Every Monday through September 2.

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7:00 pm

FREE Indie Summer Series – Deep in the Heart Film Festival

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 United States
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Join us every Monday this summer through August 19, 7 pm - 10 pm for FREE indie films! Tonight's film is The Shake Up with Let 'em Know You're There (Documentary, PG-13).  Examining the cause and consequences of the of the Medicaid freeze of 2013, an event that has devastated the mental healthcare landscape in…

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