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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.

Fore-the-Kids Golf Tournament

March 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 1:00pm

The first annual Fore-the-Kids Golf Tournament will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at the Split Rail Links and Golf Club, 2151 Old Annetta Rd. in Aledo. Registration is $100 per player, which includes green fee, cart and catered lunch and dinner. All proceeds benefit CASA of Parker COunty, which provides court-appointed special advocates for children in the foster system. For more information on sponsorships or registration call 817-599-6224 or email casa@casaofparkercounty.com.

‘Called to Love’ to make local stop

March 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 6:30pm

A spring “leg” tour has been added to a successful “Called to Love” fall tour by Centricity Music artists, Downhere, Aaron Shust and Jason Gray. The tour, sponsored by World Vision, will stop in Aledo in April 12 for a concert at Aledo United Methodist Church.

All three participating artists will continue to showcase the great successes from their 2011 projects.
Aaron Shust: Aaron Shust has achieved a record-breaking twelve-week run in the #1 spot on the AC Monitor chart with his hit single, “My Hope is In You.” The tune was also the Top 20 song of 2011 on Billboard’s year-end chart and recently was the #1 downloaded song on iTunes.Aaron Shust: Aaron Shust has achieved a record-breaking twelve-week run in the #1 spot on the AC Monitor chart with his hit single, “My Hope is In You.” The tune was also the Top 20 song of 2011 on Billboard’s year-end chart and recently was the #1 downloaded song on iTunes.

Downhere: Downhere’s song, “Rest,” is #26 on the AC Indicator chart, and it’s from their critically acclaimed CD, On The Altar Of Love.Downhere: Downhere’s song, “Rest,” is #26 on the AC Indicator chart, and it’s from their critically acclaimed CD, On The Altar Of Love.

Jason Gray: Jason Gray’s single, “Remind Who I Am” was #15 for nine weeks on the AC Monitor chart, currently #8 on AC Indicator, has entered the CHR chart, is KLOVE’s #1 song, and was iTunes #1 downloaded song.Jason Gray: Jason Gray’s single, “Remind Who I Am” was #15 for nine weeks on the AC Monitor chart, currently #8 on AC Indicator, has entered the CHR chart, is KLOVE’s #1 song, and was iTunes #1 downloaded song.

Tickets for the April 12 performance are $15 in advance for general admission, $12 per person for groups of 20 or more, or $18 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online at www.aledoumc.org or at the Aledo United Methodist Church office. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the performance begins at 6:30.

For more information about the tour, visit www.centricitymusic.com.

Parkinson Support Group Luncheon

March 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:30am

The Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 26, 2012 at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. This annual luncheon is given to honor the caregivers of the Parkinson patient and the program will be presented by Sue Wallace with Assisted Services. Visitors are welcome. Cost is $11.00. Call Helen Robertson at 817-282-6335 for reservations or visit www.PSGTC.com.

Blood Drive

February 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Jerry’s Chevrolet will have a blood drive with Carter BloodCare to benefit Sue Ann Westhoff on Saturday, March 3rd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To be a part of this life saving project, please contact Donna Dickinson by email at ddickenson@jerrysweatherford.com or at 817-597-4452 to let them know if you are willing and able to give. All donors receive a mini-physical, including blood pressure and iron level check at the time of donation and cholesterol results following their donation.

Bone Marrow Registry Drive

February 21, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/29/2012 - 8:30am - 2:00pm

First National Bank of Weatherford will host a bone marrow registry drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29. Bone marrow testing consists simply of paperwork and a mouth swab – no blood is drawn. The right match can save a life.

Amateur radio emergency program

February 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 1:00pm

Disaster Relief Emergency Communications Teams (DiRECT), an organization of amateur radio operators interested in emergency communications, invites area amateur radio operators to a presentation on Near Vertical Incidence Sky Wave (NVIS) antennas, theory and practice. The event will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Silver Creek Baptist Church, 151 Ruth Lane (near the junction of FM 730 and Veal Station Road), Azle.

Flag Retirement Ceremony

February 13, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/18/2012 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Local Boy Scout Troops 109 and 1099 will hold a flag retirement ceremony from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Willow Park City Hall, 516 Ranch House Road. Anyone with a worn flag they wish to have retired is invited to bring it to the retirement ceremony. For more information, call Roy Ramos at 817-791-4378.

Clogging Lessons

February 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Repeats every week until Tue Feb 28 2012 .
Tue, 02/14/2012 - 10:00am
Tue, 02/21/2012 - 10:00am

The Texas Wildflower Cloggers offer beginners lessons on a wood dance floor at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays. For more information call 817-613-9439.

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, September 17

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Lipan Meet, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    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 JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    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 JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

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

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton 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.

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