Registration for the 2011 Waxahachie Youth Baseball League spring season continues from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Waxahachie Optimist Youth Center, 219 Patrick St., adjacent to the Optimist Park baseball fields.

WYBA provides competitive recreational baseball programs in seven age-based division for children ages 3-18.

WYBA will continue spring registration through the month of February, with signup events taking place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. each Saturday at the Waxahachie Optimist Club.

Parents may also register their children online now through Feb. 26 on the league’s website, www.wybonline.org. For more information on WYBA, programs, leagues or registration, visit the league’s website.

Former Waxahachie Indian pitching standout and now professional baseball player Colton Cain will also be on hand from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. during the registration session to sign autographs.

WSA concert on Feb. 19

The Waxahachie Symphony Association will host a concert Saturday, Feb. 19, at the First United Methodist Church, 505 West Marvin, Waxahachie. 

The featured performer will be acclaimed organist Bradley Welch.  To purchase tickets, contact Ross or Holly Davis at 972-923-2373.  Chairpersons for the WSA are Lynn Nolte and Cindy Hess.

Scouting for food

Waxahachie Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will be collecting food beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Place all bags outside for pickup. Donations needed most include bags of rice, canned and evaporated milk, pasta, canned meats, soup, canned vegetables and fruit, canned chili and spaghetti, dry cereal, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, juices, baby formula and boxed, bagged or packaged meal mixes and pastas (like Hamburger Helper).


Ennis Public Theatre will hold auditions for “Forever Plaid” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at its venue, 2705C N. Kaufman, Ennis.

Cast needs include four men, ages 21 to 58.

“Be prepared to sing two songs. The show is in the style of the Lettermen,” a spokesman said.

The show will run at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, April 15-May 7, with a Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. May 8.

For more information, call 972-878-7529.