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Gracefully Strong Golf Tournament

October 12, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/30/2015 - 7:30am

The inaugural Gracefully Strong Golf Tournament will tee off at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at Split Rail Golf Course, 2125 Old Annetta Road.

Entry for a team of four players is $340. If a female player is on the team, entry fee is $300.

CASA presents Bingo, Bags & Badges

October 8, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/12/2015 - 6:30pm

CASA - Hope for Children will host Bingo, Bags & Badges, their fall fundraiser – ladies night out from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Building, 2251 Mineral Wells Hwy, Weatherford.

The event will feature local Badges (Police, Fire and Sheriff’s Department) as models for the purses that will be awarded to the winner of each Bingo game. The evening will feature an appetizer buffet and beverages as well as a cash bar. General admission is $40 in advance and $50 at the door (if available). The ticket also includes 20 bingo game cards. Additional game cards may be purchased for $5. In addition, tickets will be available (limited number available) to win the $2500 Louis Vuitton purse.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

October 6, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/08/2015 - 1:00pm

The Parker County Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group will meet from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 at Aledo United Methodist Church.
The Livens Law Firm of Fort Worth will present information about Medicaid and veterans benefits – when to apply, how to apply and what the benefits are. This information would also be appropriate for anyone that might need nursing home care for other situations such as stroke, cancer or heart attack and they do not have personal funds to cover the cost. For more information, call Sussie Jordan at 512- 923-9268.

Greenwood Farm Horse Trials

September 28, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/09/2015 (All day) - Sun, 10/11/2015 (All day)

Weatherford’s Greenwood Farm Horse Trials celebrates 20 years with its annual event Oct. 9-11.

About 200 horses compete in this horse triathlon of dressage, cross-country jumping and stadium jumping that evolved from cavalry competitions. The fall event offers nationally recognized classes for junior and senior riders ranging from lower to upper levels of achievement.

Fall prevention series

September 23, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:00am

Texas Health Resources of Willow Park will offer an eight-part series “A Matter of Balance” Fall Prevention from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, and 28 at the Texas Health Outpatient Center in Willow Park.

A Matter of Balance is a nationally recognized program that is conducted in cooperation with the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging. It is a fall prevention program that helps older adults reduce the risk of devastating falls. The classes will be lessons on exploring thoughts and concerns of falls. There will be information on ways to increasing strength and balance through exercise. The series will also help individuals identify ways to reduce the risk of falls and help older adults protect themselves and recover if they do fall.

Drive Thru Flu Shots and Food Drive

September 23, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/22/2015 (All day)

The Parker County Hospital District and Holland Lake Nursing Center are teaming up to present the third annual Drive-Thru Flu Shot and Food Drive from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct 22 at Holland Lake Nursing Center, 1201 Holland Lake Drive in Weatherford. “Cost” for the flu shot is donation of at least one canned food item to benefit local food banks.

Breakfast will be served from 7-9 a.m., a hot dog lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and popcorn and drinks will be available from 4-6 p.m.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 23, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/26/2015 - 8:00am

Charlie SneadCharlie SneadWalk to End Alzheimer’s will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Roger Williams Ballpark on the campus of Weatherford College. On hand for the event will be the honorary chair of this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Charlie Snead, who is the administrator of Texas Health Neighborhood Care and Wellness in Willow Park. Erin Wilde from HankFM will emcee the event and entertainment will be provided by a visit from Elvis (Cody Puckett).

Bearcat Bootcamp

September 23, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Repeats every week until Sat Dec 19 2015 .
Mon, 09/28/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 10/05/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 10/12/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 10/19/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 10/26/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 11/02/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 11/09/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 11/23/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 11/30/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 12/07/2015 - 6:00pm
Mon, 12/14/2015 - 6:00pm

Bearcat Bootcamp meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 a.m. and at least one Sunday per month at 2 p.m. at the Aledo High School Indoor Practice Facility.

The popular program is a series of one-hour cardio/strength and kickboxing sessions, providing the opportunity to get in shape while supporting the student athletes of Aledo ISD. Proceeds are donated back to the student athletes of Aledo ISD.

Gallows Road Showing

September 15, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 8:15pm

Holy Grounds Coffee & Gifts in Aledo will present a showing of Gallows Road, filmed in Aledo, about 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at their business location, 108 Jearl St, Aledo. The movie stars Ernie Hudson and Kevin Sorbo, and includes cast members from Aledo, including Mayor Kit Marshall. Participants will need to bring their own lawn chairs for the outdoor showing. For more information, call 817-441-7770.

NAMI Walks

September 8, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015 - 9:00am

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and Alpha Kappa Sorority (AKA) have partnered to host the 7th annual NAMI Walks at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 at Trinity Park in Fort Worth.

NAMIWalks nationwide is the largest mental health education fundraising effort in America, bringing together thousands of individuals and supporters to celebrate mental illness recovery, to honor those who have lost their lives to mental illness and to help raise funds, combat stigma and promote awareness.

NAMIWalks host teams from all over the community and feature a program of entertainment, food, information booths, kids zone, pet zone and prominent recognition of sponsors.

Sports Calendar

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

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