Misc Community Events
Texas State Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson will be the featured guest speaker at the Parker County Republican Women’s fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center. Commissioner Patterson will deliver Texas political information with a dose of reality, hope and humor. The event will include dinner and other activities. Tickets are $75 each or two for $125. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kay Cole at 817-599-8484.
Fri, 10/12/2012 (All day) - Sun, 10/14/2012 (All day)
The Greenwood Farm Fall Horse Trials, presented by Charlie Gilchrist’s Southwest Ford, will be on Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 14 at 2100 Greenwood Road, Weatherford. Dressage will be from 12-5 p.m. on Friday. Dressage, stadium jumping and cross-country jumping will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday. Stadium jumping and cross-country jumping will be from 8 a.m.-3p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free, and food and tack vendors will be on the grounds. For more information email email@example.com, call 817-599-8159 or visit www.greenwoodfarmonline.com.
Aledo Cub Scout Pack 109 will hold a "Rocket Shoot" from 4:30 p.m. to sundown on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Bearcat Park.
Thu, 10/04/2012 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
The Episcopal Church in Parker County will hold a St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at 2 Dean Road in Aledo.
Sat, 09/22/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Northwest ATA will hold a child safety and bullying prevention seminar from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at 108 S. Ranch House Road in Willow Park. The seminar is free to all ages. For more information, call Becky Wade at 682-438-7626.
Bill Eastman Plaque Dedication
Members of the community will dedicate a plaque to the memory of Bill Eastman at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 at Brown Cemetery in Aledo. Eastman spent 28 years as a caretaker at the cemetery, and was one of the pillars of the Aledo community.
The Parker County Bulls 9-year-old baseball team will host a golf tournament at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 20 at Split Rail Golf Course in Aledo. Cost is $90 per player. Fee includes lunch provided by Chicken Express, driving range, cart and green fee. Format is 4-person scramble with a shot gun start. For more information or to register call 817-550-3872.
The Aledo ISD Ex-Student Association Banquet will be on Oct. 13 at the Don Daniel Ninth Grade Center on Bailey Ranch Road. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. The meal will be served at 7 p.m. Dinner and dues ($3) will be $15 each. There will be a silent auction with proceeds to go to the scholarship fund. All ex-students are encouraged to attend. The homecoming game will be Oct. 12, against O.D. Wyatt from Fort Worth. If you have any questions or do not receive an invitation, call Lillian Haile at 817-441-8862 or 817-312-4402.
Sat, 09/22/2012 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
The Parker County Hospital District and Parker County Emergency Management will have three drive-thru flu clinics on Saturday, September 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The clinics will be at 400 Eagle Spirit Lane off of FM 1189 in Brock, the Springtown ISD Transportation Barn at 501 Pojo Drive and the Aledo ISD Maintenance Barn at 1000 Bailey Ranch Road, just east of the football stadium. Vaccinations will cost $10 for adults and will be free for children ages 9 to 18.
Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield users will need to bring their insurance cards so that they can be billed. Medicare patients will pay nothing out of pocket if they have their Medicare card. Seniors age 65 and over can choose to receive a “high dose” vaccine.
Residents must fill out a brief consent form that can be found the Parker County Hospital District’s web site at www.parkercountyhd.org under the “Event Calendar” tab and clicking on the “Consent Form for Shots” link.
For more information see the attached Press Release from the Parker county Judge's Office or call the Parker County Hospital District at 817-341-2520.
Cub Scout Pack 1099, serving McCall and Coder Elementary Schools, will host a get-acquainted meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10 at St. Francis Church in Willow Park. Information will be presented about scouting with an opportunity for questions and answers and to register boys in first through fifth grade. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.