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CASA meeting

April 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Court Appointed Special Advocates of Parker and Palo Pinto Counties are hosting a joint meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 23 at Jimmy’s Café, 411 SE 25th ave. in Mineral Wells. For more information contact CASA at 817-599-1096.

Parkinson Support Group

April 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 1:30pm

The Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 23 at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor,305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. Visitors are welcome. The speaker will be Dan Bruce LCSW with Cardiovascular Home. He will discuss Medicare Accountable Care Organizations and how you can be affected. For information call 817-275-1909 or visit www.psgtc.com.

Golf Tournament

March 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 1:00pm

The North Texas Bulldogs Baseball Club will host its fourth annual fundraising golf tournament on April 14 at The Golf Club at The Resort on Eagle Mountain Lake with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The North Texas Bulldogs Baseball Club, a non-profit organization, established in 2004 as a single select baseball team, now has five teams at five different age groups consisting of more than 60 Parker County families who share not only a passion for the game of baseball but also a commitment to the growth and development of the youth of Parker County. For registration, information or a flyer on the event, call Tabatha Hayhurst at 817-750-2178.

Meet and Greet

March 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Gary Carter, Republican candidate for Parker County Commissioner Precinct 3 is hosting a meet and greet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at the Weatherford Downtown Café.

Candidate Forum

March 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/05/2012 - 6:00pm

Annetta is hosting a forum to meet the candidates for town council at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 at the Annetta Town Hall. Free hot dogs and other refreshments will be served. Residents may submit questions for the candidates to candidatemoderator@hotmail.com no later than midnight, Monday April 2. All citizens are encouraged to attend."

Girl Scouts 100 year celebration

March 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/24/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Girl Scouts in the Peach Blossom Prairie Service Unit, Texas Oklahoma Plains Council, will host a 100th Anniversary Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 24 at Grace First Presbyterian Church, 606 Mockingbird Lane in Weatherford. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. All past and present Girl Scouts are welcome. The celebration will include songs, Girl Scout memorabilia, guest speakers, brunch and more. Admission is $5 per person, and reservations are required. For more information or reservations, call Debbie Fritz at 817-441-5569 or email dfritz@cowtown.net.
Participants are asked to take donations of canned goods to participate in the 100 Days of Service benefiting the Center of Hope.

BBQ, music and auction

March 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

A Bar-B-Que dinner and silent auction to benefit Parker County Meals on Wheels will be held Thursday, April 12 at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse building west of Weatherford. Dinner will be served from 6-8:30 p.m. The silent auction closes at 8 p.m. Live music will be provided by Southern Heritage. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children. To purchase a ticket, or for more information, call 817-596-4640 or email pccoa@swbell.net. The event is sponsored by Jerry’s GM.

Ride for Heroes

March 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 8:30am

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The 10th annual Moritz Chevrolet Ride for Heroes will take off from Aledo High School at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21. More than 1,500 bike riders are expected to participate in routes of 8, 23, 35, 44, 62 and 73 miles through east Parker County. Proceeds benefit the Aledo, Hudson Oaks and Willow Park Fire Departments, the Sheriff's Reserve and Center of Hope. Entry fee is $30 until April 14, $35 after; age 15 and under $10 discount and must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsorship opportunities are still available and donations are welcome. For more information, maps and entries visit www.rideforheroes.org.

Victims’ Vigil

March 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 7:00pm

The annual Freedom House vigil and balloon release will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford. The community event is designed to promote victims’ rights and honor victims of crime and those who advocate on their behalf. This year’s theme is “Extending the Vision Reaching Every Victim.” For more information, call Freedom House at 817-596-7543.

Arts & Craft Day

March 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/21/2012 - 10:00am

The Parker County Extension Education Association will host an Arts and Craft Day at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 21 at the Parker County Agricultural Service Center, 604 North Main Street in Weatherford. Craft projects will include decorative bird feeders, pencil watercolor pictures, crocheted flip flops and hymnal pictures. Kits will be provided for these projects. The cost will be nominal and some will be free. Lunch will be provided. For more information and/or to pre-register, call 817-598-6168.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 2

  • AHS JV at Granbury, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    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 at North Central Texas Academy, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 3

  • Trinity Christian Academy at Fort Worth Hill School;
    JH, 5:00 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:00 p.m.
    *District Games

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

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

Saturday, October 4

  • AHS Varsity at Nike South Invitational, Bear Branch Sports Park, 5205 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, 77381, 7:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Reunion Run, Joe Wheeler Park, Decatur, Texas 76234, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, October 6

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Granbury Invitational 36 holes, Pecan Plantation, 8 a.m.

  • AHS JV Girls & Boys at Midlothian Fall JV Tournament, Mansfield National GC, 8:30 a.m.

  • Week of Oct. 6, Optional, Aledo Middle School at Mid-Cities Tournament

Tuesday, October 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison MS at Aledo 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.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Tison 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.

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

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