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Alzheimer’s program

January 10, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/25/2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Alzheimer’s Association will host “The Science Behind Caregiver Support,” a community presentation about Alzheimer’s disease and the impact of the diagnosis on families from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 25 at Northside Baptist Church, 910 North Main Street in Weatherford. Alzheimer’s Association staff will be on hand to provide information about REACH (Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health) and other local services. Presenters will include Laura Bauer, Director of National Initiatives at the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, and local Alzheimer’s expert, Dr. Sheri Hull, founder of Brazos Regional Neurology. The program is free to the public. For more information, call 1-800-272-3900.

Parkinson Support Group

January 9, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/28/2013 - 1:30pm

Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday Jan. 28 at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. The speaker will be Susan Imke, FNP, GNP Senior Health Solutions, for a very interesting program entitled "Apathy in Parkinson Disease." Visitors are welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 817-275-1909 or visit www.psgtc.org.

Blood Drive

January 9, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/27/2013 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at Couts Memorial United Methodist Church, 802 N. Elm in Weatherford. For more information, or to make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Meeting

December 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/17/2012 - 5:00pm

The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District will have a regular meeting at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17 at the District Office, 1250 E. Highway 199, Suite 102, Springtown, Texas. See attachment for meeting agenda.

Pet clinic

December 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/27/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Parker County Pets Alive! And the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP) will provide a monthly low cost spay/neuter and vaccination clinic from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27 at Cow camp Cowboy Church in Weatherford. The public is invited to take advantage of the low cost services regardless of income. No appointment is needed for vaccinations, testing or microchips. To schedule a spay or neuter appointment, call 940-566-5551. Space is limited. For pricing and more information visit www.texasforthem.org/spay-neuter.php. Parker County Pets Alive! will also accept pet food donations the day of the clinic. For more information email parkercountypetsalive@gmail.com.

Ham Radio Classes

December 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/08/2013 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Kilocycle Amateur Radio Club will have ham radio classes from 7-10 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at LDS church on the corner of White Settlement Road and Chapel Creek. Classes cover what is needed for the FCC test to get a beginner ham license. There is no Morse code in the test. When the phones and internet are out, ham radio keeps working. Classes are free and include radio demonstrations and power point presentations. For more information visit www.w5sh.org or email w7ref@ymail.com to register.

Holly Day in the Park

December 3, 2012 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Local vendors will display their wares at Holly Day in the Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at Willow Park Community Center, located at the corner of Ranch House Road and Stagecoach Trail. Vendors include Avon – Harlene Newhart; Books – EPC Genealogy & Historical Society; Crosses and gifts – Kay Davis; Doggie Apparel – Maureen Pidgeon; Indian Artifacts and Jewelry – Marvin Glasgow ; Nerium System – Debbie Stewart; Pampered Chef – Lynnda Burroughs; Pink Paper Clip – Susan Tollefson; Scentsy and BioGel – Ron Ramsden; Simply Homemade Mixes – Sandee Winkler; Tastefully Simple – Ann Putnam; Tupperware – Shirley Arnold and Watkins Products – Kenn Luster.

Visit with Santa

November 29, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Friends of the Weatherford Library will have a visit with Santa from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Weatherford Public Library. Parents can bring cameras to take photos of their children with Santa. Admission is free.

Girl’s Night Out

November 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Girl's Night Out
Parker County 4H will host its first annual Girl’s Night Out, Pinterest Style! from 6-9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3 at Willow Lake Event Center (3220 Mineral Wells Hwy. in Weatherford) in The Barn. All proceeds will benefit the Parker County 4-H youth organization. The night of tutorials and shopping will include multiple DIY stations such as how to make a deco-mesh wreath, homemade laundry detergent and bath fizzies, food and drink samples, hair and makeup tutorials and more. Popular vendors include thirty-one, AdvoCare, Scentsy, as well as jewelry, homemade soaps and lotions and photography. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Admission includes all the tutorials, shopping and five raffle tickets. The raffle will include a deco-mesh wreath and tickets to Billy Bob's Texas. There will also be door prizes from vendors and local restaurants drawn throughout the night. Tickets can be purchased through the Parker County 4-H office at 604 North Main St. Suite 200, Weatherford, TX 76086 or by calling 817-598-6172.

Meeting

November 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 11/26/2012 - 5:00pm

the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District will have a regular meeting at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 at the district office, 1250 E Hwy 199, Suite 102 in Springtown, Texas. See attachment for a meeting agenda.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, October 21

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Joshua;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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