What's coming up this week in Abilene?

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 16

Beto O'Rourke speaksAs part of his "Drive for Texas" tour, Democratic candidate for governor Beto O'Rourke will conduct a town hall meeting at noon at the 201 Mesquite event venue. For information, go to betofortexas.com/drive.

Movie at the library

A free showing of "The Lost City" will begin at 6 p.m. at the Mockingbird Branch of the Abilene Public Library, 1326 N. Mockingbird Lane.

Square dance workshop

TYE − The Wagon Wheel Squares will conduct a square dance workshop at 6 p.m. at the Wagon Wheel. Tracey Dowell will be the caller.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

Bilingual storytime

Isabel Trujillo will present a program of stories and music in both English and Spanish at 10:15 a.m. at the Mockingbird Branch of the Abilene Public Library, 1326 N. Mockingbird Lane.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

Artist talk

Cara Barer, whose art is on display at The Grace Museum, will speak about her inspirations and processes starting at 6 p.m. at the museum at 102 Cypress St. A gallery preview will open at 5 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

Preserving the past

A free workshop on preserving family photos, documents and other materials will begin at 10 a.m. at the Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

Naturalist hike

The Big Country Master Naturalists will present a guided hike along the Cedar Creek Waterway at 7 a.m., starting in the 100 block of South 11th Street.

Sporting Clays Classic

Meals on Wheels Plus will present its annual Sporting Clays Classic at Abilene Clay Sports, 1102 E. Spur 707, with shoot times at 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. Entry is $150, an includes 100 targets, breakfast, lunch, a T-shirt and raffle tickets. For information, call 325-672-5050 or go to mealsonwheelsplus.com.

'Viva Mexico'

St. Vincent Ballet Folklorico will celebrate its 59th anniversary at "Viva Mexico" at 6:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. Traditional Mexican dances will be presented, with special guests Mariachi Alma Mexicana of San Angelo, Ryder Tully and Tania Munoz-Tully. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children younger than 10. For tickets, call 325-672-1794 or 214-214-1898.

This article originally appeared on Abilene Reporter-News: What's coming up this week in Abilene?