Parents' Weekend at Texas A&M University begins Friday and will last through Sunday. Some of the events on Friday include the Annual Spring Concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Rudder Theatre featuring the University Women's Chorus; Midnight Yell at the Kyle Field; on Saturday, the Maroon & White Game at 2 p.m.; Taste of Aggieland from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Duncan Field; a Downtown Bryan Street and Art Fair; and, on Sunday, the All-University Awards at 9:30 a.m. at the Rudder Exhibit Hall. For a full list of events, visit tamu.edu.
Symposium: "Poetics Versus Philosophy: Life, Artifact, and Theory," 8 to 11 p.m. Grand Stafford Theater, Bryan. Event runs through Saturday. Poets from 15 countries read their works. Open to the public.
Well, 8:30 p.m. Stage Center Community Theatre, Bryan. For ticket information, visit http://www.stageenter.net.
AQHA Aggie Super Circuit Horse Show, all day. Brazos County Expo. Event runs through Sunday. For details, visit http://brazoshorse.wordpress.com/
Storytime, 10:15 and 10:45 a.m. Clara B. Mounce Public Library, upstairs meeting room. For children 1 month to 2 years old and their caregivers at 10:15 and ready-to-read storytime for children ages 3 and up at 10:45 a.m. www.bcslibrary.org or 209-5600.
Storytime for families, 10 a.m. Larry J. Ringer Library. 764-3416.
Tax help, 2 to 5 p.m. AARP tax volunteers will help those with low to medium income file taxes. Bring your photo ID, Social Security card, and your tax-related paperwork with you. First come, first served. Clara B. Mounce Public Library. 209-5600.
P.E.O. Chapter EQ, 9:30 a.m. Coffee and meeting. Program, "Where are they now?" For info and regrets, call 703-4545.
College Station Rotary Club, 6:45 a.m. Hilton Hotel. 571-5340. CSRotaryclub.org.
Brazos Valley Community Action Agency, Inc. Board of Directors meeting, 2:30 p.m. B-CS Community Health Clinic Classroom, 3370 S. Texas Ave., Bryan. 846-1100.
Brazos Valley A&M Club happy hour, 5:30 p.m. Location changes. 775-0336.
Brazos Valley Texas Master Naturalists, 6:30 p.m. Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Discovery room. www.brazos valleymuseum.org or 775-2195.
Coffee for Veterans, 8 to 10 p.m. American Legion Post Home, Texas 21 East and Waco Street, Bryan. Open to all veterans.
42 Dominoes, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Southwood Community Center, 1520 Rock Prairie Road. $20 for residents to become a member for a year or $40 for non-residents. Join other seniors and play 42. New players welcome. email@example.com or 764-6371.
Bible Study, 9:30 a.m. Lincoln Center. For senior adults. firstname.lastname@example.org or 764-3779.
Rotary Club of Aggieland, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Traditions Golf Club. 696-2500, ext. 1013.
City of Bryan Toastmasters, noon to 1 p.m. Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th Street.
Brazos Duplicate Bridge Club, 6:30 p.m. Watercrest at Bryan. $3. 846-3344.
College Station Toastmasters Club, 7 p.m. Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande Blvd.
Garden Success radio show, noon to 1 p.m. Doug Welsh, professor at Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Department of Horticultural Sciences. Get advice on gardening in the Brazos Valley on KAMU-FM 90.9. Call in with gardening questions at 845-5689 or email email@example.com
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Sink In & Restore Yoga, 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Brazos Healing Center. Preregistration required. BrazosHealingCenter.com.
Sit and Fit Chair Exercises, 12 to 12:45 p.m. Southwood Community Center. Great workout while sitting in a chair for seniors.
Tai Chi for Seniors, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1001 Woodcreek Drive. Tai Chi (yang style) helps relieve stress, increase strength and flexibility, improve balance, coordination and circulation. Open to anyone. 739-3165.
Yoga for Seniors, 10 to 11 a.m. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1001 Woodcreek Drive. Fitness class based on Hatha Yoga designed to enhance physical fitness, balance, strength, flexibility and stress relief. Bring a yoga mat. Register: 739-3165.
Open Arms Respite Group, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande Blvd., College Station. Open Arms is a faith-based, free, volunteer-run program to care for persons with mild Alzheimer's or other dementia. Group provides fun, intellectually stimulating activities, social opportunities, music, dancing, devotional, games, crafts and light lunch. Participants must be registered to attend, no drop-ins. firstname.lastname@example.org or 693-4403.
Hospice Brazos Valley Mothers of Angels, 5:30 p.m. Hospice Brazos Valley -- Sterling House, 105 N. Sterling, Bryan. An informal social event for mothers who lost a child.
Palmer Drug Abuse Program Brazos Valley, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. First Baptist Church-Bryan, 3100 Cambridge Dr. Ages 13 to 25. 739-4253.
Bariatric Surgery Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. St. Joseph Rehab Center Quilter's Cafe. Open to all patients who have had gastric bypass, the gastric sleeve or lap band are welcome. Guests are welcome. 821-7556.
Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Support Group, second Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m. Location changes. 821-7523.
Transitions of Life Seminar, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Southwood Community Center. Seminars provide helpful information for senior adults and children of aging parents who are making decisions regarding their parents.
Parent and Grandparent class, 7 to 8 p.m. First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 1100 Carter Creek Pkwy., Bryan. Time to be the hero: don't let your child be the victim in your divorce. Presented by educator Peggy Telg. Free. 823-8073.
Heartsaver First Aid (Adult) Course, 6 to 9 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex, 3030 E. 29th Street, suite 100. Persons assigned to respond to emergencies at the workplace or in the community will benefit from the course. Learn to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until trained help arrives. $40 per person. Register: 731-1231.
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