Author: Madison Caldwell

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy

Have you ever wanted to make an impact? To help others who are battling a disease invisible to the eye? NAMI is offering you a chance to get involved, get informed, and make a difference. NAMI stands for National Alliance on Mental Illness. The entirely free hands-on advocacy training program is here to help train and educate individuals all around the country. The goal is to reach out to a different person every day, as there are so many desperately in need. Mental illness affects a staggering number of people. As many as 60 million Americans are said to...

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Mentors & Makers presents: Lathe Workshop

Remember back in elementary school, when the art teacher allowed everyone to play with clay and mold it into whatever their premature brain desired? I personally remember thinking the kiln was such a cool concept. Over the years, we have come to understand that hands on activities such as writing, sewing, playing guitar, and, of course, pottery making are a great way for people of all ages to sit back, relax, lower that blood pressure and relieve some stress. With that being said, using a lathe to create art is an awesome and unique way to have fun, while...

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The Village Craft Beer Dinner

Head on out to The Village in downtown Bryan later this month to enjoy a fun and fancy four-course dinner that will be perfectly paired with some local brews. The Village is partnering with their neighbor Bryan-College Station Zoigl Brewery for local fare that matches the local beer. Jam to some live music and sip on some treats as your taste buds are taken on a ride. This special event will begin at 6:30 p.m., and throughout the evening individuals will be introduced to delightful local produce filled recipes, brews, and delicious dessert-like delicacies. This made from scratch meal...

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Ballet Brazos Presents The Nutcracker

Prepare to be dazzled, amazed, and speechless. The famous Nutcracker ballet has returned to the Bryan-College Station area for another holiday season! The dancers of Ballet Brazos bring you one of the world’s most time-honored holiday traditional tales. Many are familiar with the Nutcrackers story line and premise, where a nutcracker comes to life and takes a woman on a magical adventure through a dream land on Christmas Eve. However, those who have not experienced it at a ballet have never truly known the pure beauty of this story. Tchaikovsky’s musical compositions are so stunningly riveting to the ears....

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7th Annual BCS Marathon Running Through Aggieland

The Bryan-College Station Marathon and half-marathon will take place this holiday season on Dec. 10. This race, which is currently the highest rated marathon in the state of Texas, will kick off bright and early at 7 a.m. The course will start and end at Wolf Creek Park. The race, whose title sponsor is Baylor Scott and White, is USAT+F certified, and it is also a Boston Marathon qualifying race. In less than a month, you could be on the way towards accomplishing something great. This event is put on to help promote the wellbeing of all of those...

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