Misc Community Events
Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:30am
Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 24 at the Broadway Baptist Church,Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. This will be the group’s annual Patriotic covered dish luncheon. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to attend. For information, call 817-275-1909 or visit www.psgtc.org.
Special to The Community News: Don Floyd welcomes people who attend the Spring Creek Musical.The Spring Creek Musical will be held at 6 p.m. Friday June 14, in the
tabernacle located on Hwy. 51 between Weatherford and Granbury. The old time musical. consisting of bluegrass, gospel and country music. is held the second Friday night of each month. A concession stand is available with all proceeds going to the expenses of the utilities and upkeep of the 100-plus year old building. The musical is free and open to the public. Listeners are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and listen to the music outside in the cool breeze. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 6:00pm - 10:30pm
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will host the first annual Cowgirl Battle of the Burger in partnership with Fort Worth, Texas Magazine and The Community News from 6-10:30 p.m. Friday, June 14. on the plaza in front of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, 1720 Gendy Street in Fort Worth.
Local hamburger restaurants will participate to win the title of Cowtown’s Best Burger. Participating vendors include: Brownstone, Chop House Burger, M & O Station Grill, Kincaid’s, Shaw’s Patio Bar and Grill, and Tommy’s Hamburgers, with more to come.
Armadillo Races will begin at 6 p.m. Hamburger judging will take place at 7:30 p.m. Luke Wade and No Civilians will perform at 8 p.m. followed by Dan Roberts at 9 p.m. Additional activities include: face painting, roping lessons, horseshoes, photo booth, raffle prizes, and the opportunity to pose with a longhorn.
Cowgirl Battle of the Burger is free to the public. Burgers and drinks will be available for purchase from participating vendors. Rahr and Son’s Brewery will provide beer; in addition, Times Ten Cellar will have wine available for purchase. The Original Jolley Trolley will also provide dessert.
The presenting sponsor of the Cowgirl Battle of the Burger is Fort Worth, Texas Magazine. Other sponsors, thus far, are The Community News, the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, Taylor’s Rentals Range Resources and 92.1 Hank FM.
For more information, call Mallory Ethridge at 817-509-8981 or email email@example.com.
Sat, 06/08/2013 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Jerry's Chevrolet will host KidFish from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8 in the Jerry's parking lot. Kids will get the opportunity to fish for catfish. Along with the fishing, there will also be bounce houses and grilled hot dogs.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com to register.