ONGOING ITEMS

Indian Spirit Store

The Indian Spirit Store at Lumpkins Stadium is open throughout the academic year. Follow the official Facebook Page, Indian Spirit Store. All proceeds help fund athletic expenses, such as pre-game meals. Items sold include Indians apparel, accessories, fan support items and programs.

YMCA karate classes

The Waxahachie Family YMCA offers karate for children ages 7-18 year-round. Register by the 5th of every month. Classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. for youth and 8:30 p.m. for adults. Visit https://bit.ly/2Z91SOv to register.

WYAA year-round programs

The Waxahachie Youth Athletic Association is a year-round program for children ages 4-12, with more than 400 participants in its football, basketball, track and cheering programs. For more information, visit wyaatomahawks.org or call board president Phelp Benjamin at 469-300-9922.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12

Fast Pitch Dinner

Join the Waxahachie High School baseball team in kicking off its season by attending the 2020 Fast Pitch Dinner, hosted by the RBI Club, at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Waxahachie Civic Center. Tickets are $20 per person and must be purchased in advance. To purchase tickets, PayPal Mylissa Phillips by using this link: http://bit.ly/2uj6OC6.

SATURDAY, FEB. 15

5K, run run and Cupid Shuffle

REACH Council hosts its annual 5K, Fun Run/Walk and Cupid Shuffle, on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Midlothian ISD Multi-Purpose Stadium, 1800 S. 14th St., Midlothian. Fee is $30, with T-shirts, finisher medals and a hot chocolate bar provided for all.

Prizes for the top three male and female finishers in each age group and top male and female overall. Pick up packets and shirts from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at REACH Council, 208 S. 4th St, Midlothian. In-person registration and check-in starts at 7 a.m. Saturday. A guided warmup, to include the Cupid Shuffle, starts at 8 a.m., with the race at 8:30 a.m.

Register online at ReachCouncil.org/events. For more information, call Shari Phillips at 972-723-1053, ext. 105.

MONDAY, FEB. 17

Adult softball registration

Registration for the spring season of adult softball is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the Waxahachie Sports Complex office building. For more information, call 469-309-4273.

FRIDAY, FEB. 21

Spring volleyball registration

Friday, Feb. 21, is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA spring volleyball for youth (first through 12th grades), with Feb. 7 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs Jan. 13-Feb. 14 ($10 discount). The season will run March 28-May 9. Regular fees range from $30-$105. For more information, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

SATURDAY, FEB. 22

Bowling tournament

The Ennis Noon Lions Club will host a benefit bowling tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Ennis All Star Bowl. Each team will have four players and play two games. Cost is $100 per team or $25 per person, includes games, raffles and door prizes. First, second and third place trophies. Shoe rentals $1. Individuals will be placed on a team. Sponsorships are available. Contact Ronny Doud will questions at ronny.doud@longhornindsupply.com or 817-233-3343.

Seventh annual hunt

Helicopters for Heroes hosts its seventh annual Hunt and Weekend Festival on Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 22-23. Brings together veterans, members of the community and Dallas youth. Includes gun safety courses, gun range shooting, live entertainment and helicopter hunts, food and fellowship. Benefits veterans’ charities. For tickets and more information, visit helicoptersforheroes.org.

SATURDAY, FEB. 29

Top Gun Invitational

The Texas Motorplex in Ennis hosts the fourth annual Cadillac V-Racing Top Gun Invitational beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. For more information, visit https://texasmotorplex.com/.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Spring softball registration

Registration ends Saturday, March 7, for spring softball, with registration online at www.wybonline.org. Softball is offered for ages 7-18. The spring season is an eight-game season through the end of May with a single elimination tournament at the end. Softball games are played at the Waxahachie Sports Complex, with games on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Poston Garden Car Show

Poston Garden will host a charity car show in downtown Waxahachie from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, March 7, March 21 and March 28, to benefit Daymark Living residents. For more information, email johnbposton@gmail.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 9

SCAC soccer camp

South City Athletic Club will hold a strikers and keepers spring break soccer camp from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, March 9-10, at 1200 Sycamore, Waxahachie, (SAGU Soccer Fields). For ages 10-16. Register by March 1 for Striker Camp at $50; after March 1 is $65. Register by March 1 for Goal Keeper Camp at $90; after March 1 is $100. Visit http://bit.ly/2vPBGdJ to register.

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

Sweethearts & Orphans XXI

The North Texas chapter of the Hudson-Essex-Terraplane Club invites the community to join it for Sweethearts & Orphans XXI in Waxahachie from March 13-15. Plans for the meet include an 80-mile driving tour March 13, the car show and Sweethearts Dinner March 14 and awards March 15. For more information, contact meet director Larry Kollie at 972-903-9037 or email AKLOL1915@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 21

Poston Garden Car Show

Poston Garden will host a charity car show in downtown Waxahachie from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, March 21 and March 28, to benefit Daymark Living residents. For more information, email johnbposton@gmail.com.

Ryan Wilt Memorial

golf tourney

The seventh annual Ryan Wilt Memorial Event Golf Tournament will be held March 21 at the Old Brckyard Golf Course in Ferris. Proceeds fund scholarships for the Waxahachie Runnin’ Indians – J.W. Williams Award recipients, graduating seniors of Rockett Baptist Church Youth and the Rockett Baptist Church gym fund. For more information and registration, visit www.ryanwiltmemorial.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

Miracle League registration

March 28 is the registration deadline for Miracle League of Ellis County, which provides athletic opportunities for youth (ages 3 and older) with special needs in partnership with the Waxahachie Family YMCA. Registration opens up Feb. 24. The season runs April 4-May 9; registration is $25. For more information, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

Poston Garden Car Show

Poston Garden will host a charity car show in downtown Waxahachie from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 28, to benefit Daymark Living residents. For more information, email johnbposton@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

23rd annual SAGU Golf Classic

The 23rd annual SAGU Golf Classic is set for Friday, April 6, at the Walnut Creek Country Club. Guest speaker is Trevor Knight, former OU, Texas A&M and NFL quarterback. Email alumni@sagu.edu for information.

Charity golf tourney

Mentors Care hosts its inaugural charity golf tournament, “Driving for Success,” on Friday, April 6, at Mira Vista Country Club in Fort Worth. For more information, contact joni.haralson@mentors.care or 214-762-6741.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

Classic Truck Nationals

The second annual Classic Truck Nationals will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

Crossroads Cowgirl Campout

The annual Crossroads Cowgirl Campout at Getzendaner Park during the Crossroads Film Festival runs from noon Thursday, April 23, through noon Sunday, April 26. Tickets for the four-day, all-inclusive event are $200 per Cowgirl Camper and include a VIP pass to the festival. Amenities include a T-shirt and activities such as arts and crafts.

Purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com by searching for Crossroads Cowgirl Campout. For questions, email lmosley@waxahachiecvb.com or aborders@waxahachie.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

Ducks Unlimited Banquet

Ducks Unlimited in Ellis County holds its annual banquet Friday, April 24, at the Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane. For tickets, visit the group’s Facebook page, Ellis County Ducks Unlimited.

FRIDAY, MAY 1

Summer T-ball registration

Friday, May 1, is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA summer T-ball for youth (pre-K through second grade), with April 17 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from March 16-April 24 (discount $10), with the season to run May 26-July 7. Regular fees range from $30-$90. For more info, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

SATURDAY, MAY 2

Hachie 50 Marathon,

Ultra and Relay

The Waxahachie Running Club and Waxahachie Lions Club host their annual 50-mile ultra, 50K ultra, full marathon, 50-mile ultra-relay and kids fun run/walk. The kids portion takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, with the other events Saturday, May 2. The 50-mile ultra and 50-mile ultra-relay begin at 5 a.m., the 50K ultra at 6 a.m. and the full marathon at 7 a.m. All races’ cutoff at 6:30 p.m. Races begin and end at Getzendaner Park. For information or to register, visit https://Hachie50.com or contact race director Paul Box at paulbox80@yahoo.com.

Cornhole at the Ranch

Paws for Reflection hosts its first Cornhole at the Ranch, a family-friendly fundraiser, at 5431 Montgomery Road, Midlothian, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 2. Tickets at www.eventbee.com. Cost is $50 per two-player team. The tournament will have three guaranteed games for each two-player team. Each participant receives a T-shirt, with trophies presented. Door prizes, silent auction and drawings, along with live music. Concessions available. The nonprofit provides equine/animal assisted counseling, therapeutic horseback riding, animal assisted play therapy and educational programs.

SATURDAY, MAY 16

Golf tournament

The Ennis Noon Lions Club will host a benefit golf tournament to support its charities beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Country View Golf Club, 240 W. Beltline Road, Lancaster. Four man scramble; shotgun start; lunch served when all teams finish the course. Entry is $340 per team or $85 per golfer (will be paired to make a team). Trophies and prizes. Sponsorships available. Contact Ronny Doud at ronny.doud@longhornindsupply.com or 817-233-3343.

Foster Care Awareness

Rally and Walk

SWAGG Programs hosts its annual Foster Care Awareness Rally and Walk from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie. Food, children’s activities, vendor booths and more. SWAGG provides support and information for the foster care community. Email swaggprograms@gmail.com for information.

FRIDAY, MAY 22

Summer basketball registration

Friday, May 22, is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA summer basketball for ages kindergarten through ninth grade, with a May 8 deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration April 20-May 15 (discount $10); the season runs June 15-July 11. Regular fees range from $30-$90. Visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

Summer futsal registration

Friday, June 19, is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA summer futsal for youth (ages pre-K through sixth grade), with June 5 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs May 11-June 12 (discount $10), with the season to run July 11-Aug. 22. Fees range from $30-$90. Visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

FRIDAY, JULY 31

Fall T-ball registration

July 31 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA fall T-ball for youth (ages pre-K through second grade), with July 17 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from June 22-July 24 (discount $10); the season runs Aug. 25-Oct. 6. Regular fees range from $30-$80. Visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

FRIDAY, AUG. 7

Fall soccer registration

Aug. 7 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA fall soccer for youth (ages pre-K through sixth grade), with July 24 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from June 29-July 31 (discount $10), with the season to run Sept. 5-Oct. 17. Regular fees range from $30-$90. Visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

FRIDAY, AUG. 15

Fall flag football registration

Aug. 15 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA fall flag football for youth (ages kindergarten through seventh grade), with July 31 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from July 6-Aug. 7 (discount $10), with the season to run Sept. 15-Oct. 29. Regular fees range from $30-$90. For information, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25

Fall volleyball registration

Sept. 25 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA fall volleyball for youth ( ages first through 12th grade), with Sept. 11 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from Aug. 10-Sept. 18 (discount $10); the season runs Oct. 24-Dec. 12. Regular fees range from $30-105. For more information, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

FRIDAY, DEC. 11

Winter basketball registration

Dec. 11 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA winter basketball for youth (ages kindergarten through ninth grade), with Nov. 27 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from Nov. 2-Dec. 4 (discount $10), with the season to run Jan. 27-March 6. Regular fees range from $30-$90. For more information, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

FRIDAY, DEC. 18

Winter bitty basketball

registration

Dec. 18 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA bitty basketball basketball for your (pre-K age), with Dec. 21 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from Nov. 9-Dec. 11 (discount $10), with the season to run Jan. 9-March 2. Regular fees range from $30-$90. For more info, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

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