Misc Community Events
Tue, 11/13/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Shine a Light on Lung Cancer will be from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders, 800 W. Magnolia, Fort Worth, Texas 76104. Shine a Light honors all of those impacted by lung cancer. Speaker at the event will be Dr. Ray Page of Aledo. Survivor stories will be shared. Snacks will be provided. RSVP to Colleen Hayes at 817-759-7077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat, 11/10/2012 - 10:45am
The Breathe Deep DFW 5K timed run and untimed walk will begin at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at River Legacy Park in Arlington. This event raises money for lung cancer research. The course is friendly to strollers, wheelchairs, bicycles and pets. Awards will be given to the top three individual fundraisers. KLUV radio will provide morning entertainment. There will be a children’s area, free goodie bags and refreshments. A group photo of all lung cancer survivors/patients will be taken on the day of the event. Be sure to bring a photo or write a message on the Honor wall, in honor or in memory of a loved one.
Check in and registration will begin at 9 a.m., with the program and speakers beginning at 10 a.m. The timed run will begin at 10:45 a.m. and the walk will begin at 11 a.m. Registration fees are for untimed walkers: $25 for adults, $15 for lung cancer survivors and patients and $10 for youth aged 13 and younger and for timed runners: $30 for adults, $20 for lung cancer survivors and patients and $10 for youth aged 13 and younger. For more information email email@example.com.
Sat, 11/10/2012 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
An Adoption Expo will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at The Gladney Center for Adoption, 6300 John Ryan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76132. The Expo is for National Adoption Month and foster and adoption awareness. An informational meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Legion Post 163 in Weatherford will host a Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 10. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 9:45 a.m. at a reviewing stand on the south side of Roo Stadium at the Weatherford Ninth Grade Center, 1007 S. Main St.
Jessica Pelletier will sing the National Anthem.
From the stadium, the parade will proceed north on S. Main St until it reaches Oak St., where it will turn left to Alamo, then proceed back to the south.
Floats will arrive at the staging area beginning at 8 a.m.
Anyone interested in participating in the parade can call Ron Chandler at 817-223-8926 or email email@example.com.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans will have a grave dedication at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Willow Springs Cemetery. Descendents of Confederate Veterans will be in attendance for the ceremony. The community is invited to attend. For more information call Calvin Allen at 817-304-0632.
Sun, 11/25/2012 (All day)
Clark Gardens Events
An old fashioned tree lighting will be on Sunday, Nov. 25 at Clark Gardens, 567 Maddux Road, Weatherford. Santa and a live reindeer will be in attendance for lighting the tree, a weenie roast and s’mores. For more information visit www.clarkgardens.org.
Sat, 12/08/2012 (All day)
Clark Gardens Events
Clark gardens will have a Christmas event on Saturday, Dec. 8. Events include horse drawn hayrides, arts and crafts, Christmas lights and visits with Santa and his live reindeer. For more information visit www.clarkgardens.org.
Sat, 12/01/2012 (All day)
Clark Gardens Events
A Christmas concert will be held Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Clark Gardens USO Canteen. Entertainment will be big band era music and dancing by Pearl Street Four. For more information visit www.clarkgardens.org.
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 8:00am - 9:30am
The sixth annual Breakfast with Santa, hosted by CASA of Parker County, will be from 8-9:30 a.m. and 10-11:15 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8 at Central Christian Church, 1602 South Main St., Weatherford. The event includes each child having their photo made with Santa, a goodie bag, crafts, face painting by WHS art students, story time with Mrs. Claus, hay ride and breakfast.
CASA board members, volunteers, friends, and community leaders will cook, serve, decorate and assist kids and families. Complimentary tickets will be distributed to the children served by CASA of Parker County, The Pythian Home, A Place for Grace, BACA children, Freedom House, Center of Hope, and others. Community families may purchase tickets to the event until Dec. 5 at the CASA office, 701 Palo Pinto St., Suite 701F, Weatherford (in the Parker Plaza shopping center).
For more information call 817-599-6224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Parker County Soil and Water Conservation District #558 will meet in an open board meeting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 in the Conference Room located in the Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main St., Suite 100, Weatherford, Texas. The public is invited to attend. See attachment for meeting agenda.