The Houston Happy Hikers will hold a 5km/10k walk in the Brenham-area community of Independence, 9 a.m.-noon Sat., May 20. Participants in the noncompetitive event may walk, jog or run at any desired pace to finish by 3 p.m. The trek starts at the Texas Baptist Historical Center Museum, 10405 FM 50, and travels along pavement or trails. Although not allowed in the museum, pets on leashes are welcome along the route which passes historical sites such as the grave of Nancy Lea Houston, the ruins of the original Baylor University and historic homes. Registration is $3 per person. For more info, see