1 - Help Families of SMA

Head over to City Park Saturday where the 5th Annual Cure SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) Run-Walk-n-Roll honoring Stephenville resident Seth Gilley will welcome registrants at 9 a.m. The two-mile fun run/walk/roll, silent auction, games, lives music and more begin at 9:30 a.m., and a hamburger lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-noon. Registration fee is $15 per person and proceeds benefit Families of SMA. For more information, visit sethswalk.org.

2 -T.A.N.K. up on sweet treats

T.A.N.K., a SPARD karate class, will show off their katas and sparring techniques during a fundraiser from 9 a.m. - noon Saturday in the Big Lots parking lot. In an effort to support the dojo, equipment, scholarships and more, the team will host a bake sale during the demonstration. The team of students, which includes children and adults, recently participated in a tournament in Abilene and placed third overall and also garnered individual honors.

3 - Check out education in action

Stephenville High School's Metal Jackets robotics team will show off their hard work from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in front of JC Penney in the Bosque River Center. The retailer gave financial support to the team to help fund the construction of the robot, which launches basketballs and scores goals at different heights. Don't miss the chance to see how the high schoolers took engineering to new heights.

4 - Catch a benefit bull riding

A kick-off party for Boots, Bulls & Babies 2012, benefiting Cross Timber Pregnancy Care Center, will be held 6-8 p.m. Saturday at 4C's Arena, located at 2206 FM 205. Admission is $25 per person and includes a barbecue dinner and admission to the live auction. At 2 p.m. Sunday, an afternoon of action will ride into the arena with a bull riding, directed by World Champion bull rider Ted Nuce, and featuring trick roper Anthony Lucia. General admission is $10 per person and children 12 and younger get in free. Silent auction and bounce houses for kids will also be on site. Gates to the arena open at 1 p.m. For more information visit ctpcc.org or call 592-2948.

5 - Celebrate your mom

Treat your mother to breakfast in bed, allow her to awake to a clean house, give her that new sweet smelling perfume she couldn't work into the family budget, take her out for a delicious lunch at her favorite restaurant, hold her hand on an afternoon walk… No matter how you choose to celebrate Mother's Day, make her Sunday special.

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