The City of Killeen will host a grand opening celebration for the Killeen Arts & Activities Center (KAAC) Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy free activities throughout the campus, located at 802 North 2nd Street.
Schedule of events:
Outdoor Activities open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Children’s arts and crafts
• Face painting
• Kid Print
• Balloon twisting
• Playgrounds and bouncies
• Illustrated portraits
• DJ playing music
• Food vendors
Green Avenue Farmers Market open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Killeen Area Growers Association produce sale
• Bell County Master Gardeners plant sale and educational activities for adults and children
• Various vendors selling crafts, soaps, jewelry, etc.
Performing Arts Center open 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Cultural performances starting every half hour
Clements Auditorium open 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Story time at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
• Puppet show at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
• Kids’ Zumba at 12:15 p.m.
Killeen Civic Art Guild open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Open studio
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