The College of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will host a Visual Visiting Artist Series lecture by Michelle Sakhai at 4 p.m. Tuesday inside the Baugh Performance Hall of the Sue and Frank Mayborn Performing Arts Center, 810 N. Main St. in Belton.

Life experiences like graduate school, mentorships and grant-funded tours provided much of the musical inspiration for The Sencalar/Glassman Quintet’s recently released jazz album, “Realization.”

The annual Caring Ball is an opportunity for community members to come together for an elegant evening of dining, dancing and supporting a worthwhile cause. The 26th annual fundraiser for the Temple Community Clinic will take place Saturday, Feb. 8.

There will be ample opportunities for Central Texans to celebrate the arrival of 2020, including parties and dances, a lock-in for children and New Year’s Day hikes.