On Thursday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Janice Magnus from the Burkhart Center for Autism Education talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about their upcoming event.

The 2013 Burkhart Walk for Autism Awareness will take place this weekend at Texas Tech University. Any and all donations made at the event will go to benefit the Burkhart Center. There will also be information booths set up about autism, as well as games and activities for the kids. The walk will take place Saturday, April 27th at Jones AT&T Stadium. Gates open at 1:15 PM and the walk will last from 2 PM to 4 PM.

Visit the Burkhart Center website for more information on the center and to register for the walk. Registration is free of charge.

Be sure and tune in to Lubbock's First News with Tom Collins and Laura Mac weekdays from 6 AM to 8:30 AM on NewsTalk 790 KFYO and online at KFYO.com.