Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Saturday Mornings, 9am to 1pm, in front of the McLennan County Courthouse
Support our local farmers and artisans by buying locally grown and produced goods. Also be sure to check out the new Wednesday evening Bridge Street Farmers Market in East Waco from 5-8pm.
Community Workshop: Cut Flower Gardens
MAY 13, 11am-12pm, Urban REAP
Join Urban REAP on Mother’s Day weekend for this workshop to learn from REAP staff how to plant a cut flower garden, how to make an arrangement, and get some seeds to start your own! Bring someone who has been a mother to you, or come on your own to connect with the flowers around us.
May Discovery Activity: Bumble Bee Cards
MAY 10-13, During open hours at Urban REAP
Urban REAP will be providing materials to make Bumble Bee Cards that can be placed in your homes or given as Mother’s Day gift to whoever has been a mother in your life. Bring your friends and family and show some love to the bumble bees!
Bike to Work Workshop and Lunch
MAY 17, 10am-12:30pm, Pecan Bottom Shelter
Come celebrate National Bike Month as we discuss how to get more people commuting to work by bike in Waco. Floyd Colley, owner of the Brazos Bike Lounge will be our featured speaker and we will be teaming up with the MPO’s Bike and Pedestrian Work Group for a good time of discussion followed by a (free!) lunch. Please click here to register so we have a good count for meals.
Lunch with the Masters: Texas Natives and Bird Photography
MAY 17, noon-2pm, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd.
Come hear McLennan County Master Gardener Juan Anaya. This program will take you on a pictorial adventure of Texas native plants, wildlife, and birds. It will be informative as well as entertaining. Juan will cover tips on how to attract hummingbirds, pollinators, and other wildlife to your backyard with native plants, water features, and cover.
Sustainable Resource Practices Advisory Board Meeting
MAY 18, 3pm, Fire Station 6
The general public is welcome to attend this monthly meeting of the citizen board that makes policy recommendations to the Waco City Council. Consider becoming a member of the board (there's currently one position open to represent District 2).
6th Annual Central Texas Vines and Wines Program
MAY 23, 8:30am-2:35pm, Valley Mills Vineyards
Are you interested in growing grapes? Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host this event with topics for anyone interested in what is involved in growing grapes and maintaining a vineyard. Learn more about the agenda HERE.