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Job Fairs

September 5, 2019

Heart of Texas Goodwill Retail Job Fair

Waco Job Connection; 1700 S New Road, Waco

Hiring all retail positions including cashiers, donation attendants and production workers.  Goodwill is also seeking employees to fill transportation and contract positions.

September 10, 2019

Aramark Job Fair

Waco Job Connection; 1700 S New Road, Waco.  9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Education/Resource Events

September 2, 2019; 8:30 am

Diabetes Self-Management Education Class

5702 E Central Texas Expressway Killeen, TX 76543

This is the first of four FREE successive classes making up Baylor Scott & White Health’s premiere Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) program for our Central Texas area, through which people with prediabetes or diabetes gain all the knowledge, skills, and practice needed to modify their behavior and successfully self-manage the disease and its related conditions over their lifetime. For more information, call 254-215-0310.

September 14, 2019; 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Mental Health Awareness Fair a Day to Change Direction

3397 Zephyr Road Killeen, TX 76543

September 9 – October 14, 2019:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

NEW PROGRAM!  Nurturing Parenting Classes taught by Methodist Children’s Home Family Outreach Center.

Heart of Texas Goodwill Job Connection; 1700 S New Road, Waco 76711

The classes will be taught by Methodist Children’s Home Family Outreach Center. The class will build on itself and last 6-weeks.  This program is approved by most courts, confirm with your acting judge if necessary.  Please register online with your name, phone number and # of children in the household.

September 19, 2019 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Killeen Police Department Community Conversation

Events and Family Fun

September 7-8, 2019; Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 4pm

Sami Arts & Crafts Show

Bell County Expo Center; 301 W. Loop, Belton.

Featuring 85 booths filled with 75 crafters from around the country.  Find unique and handcrafted items great for holiday giving.

Sep 14 2019 at 11:30 am-4:00 pm

Community Wide Book and Performing Arts Fair

2201 East Veterans Memorial Boulevard Killeen, TX 76543

This is a FREE event for the whole community to come together and enjoy the literary and performing arts talents of local artist from the central Texas region. The purpose of the event is the get the community and family excited about reading and its importance and to also draw out the tremendous talents in this area. Visit website for more information,

September 14, 2019 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Family Fest 2019

916 W. Hwy 190 Copperas Cove, TX 76522

Texas Veteran’s Ranch and Family Resort (TVRAFR) Inc. will be hosting a FREE fun-filled festival to honor veterans and their families that suffer with PTSD. This is a celebration that highlights the positive and important aspects of family bonding. Along with some of the best food in Central Texas, this event will have family-friendly games, archery, go-karts, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, prizes, music, waterslides and a playground for the kids. Visit website for more information:

September 21, 2019 – November 3, 2019; 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (Sat & Sunday Only)

Robinson Family Pumpkin Patch 2019

Come join the Robinson’s for their 6th Annual Pumpkin Patch.  $10 Wristband for all persons (age 3 and up).  Hay Rides, Critter Corral, Corn Cannons, Barrel Train rides, Ga-Ga Ball, Archery, Duck Races, Pumpkin Bounce pad, Corn Maze, Giant Jenga, Horseshoes, Ladder Golf, Giant Chess, Washers, Cow Roping, Hamster Wheels and Sand Art.  Live Music from 12 – 4 pm performed by local artists.