Misc Community Events
Sat, 10/06/2012 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Clark Gardens will host the 2012 Chili Cook-Off on from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Clark Gardens, located at 567 Maddux Road, in Weatherford. To register for the event, visit clarkgardens.com or call Beverly at 940-682-4856. Registration is $15, and the deadline to register is Saturday, Sept. 15. Prizes include $100 for first place, $75 for second, $50 for third, and $50 for People’s Choice.
The Weatherford Art Association will host Colleyville artist Paula Robinson as the scheduled guest artist for the 7 p.m. meeting on Monday, Aug. 27 at the Firehouse Gallery, located at 119 Palo Pinto Street in Weatherford. Paula is the owner of “Touching Hearts with Art” and will demonstrate using pastel pencil, graphite and watercolor to create realistic art with a touch of the abstract.
Thu, 08/23/2012 - 12:00pm
Healthy Woman will host its free Healthy Woman Lunch & Learn at 12 p.m. on Thursday, August 23. The subject of the discussion will be Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy, which involves using the hands to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness or injury. Through OMT, osteopathic physicians move muscles and joints using techniques such as stretching, gentle pressure and resistance. There will be live demonstrations, discussions on therapy options and how they may be used to heal the body. Reservations are required. RSVP to 817-341-PINK (7465) or online at www.WeatherfordRegional.com/healthywoman. For more information contact Emily Lewis at Emily_lewis@chs.net or 817-599-1161.
The Cross Timbers Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) will host Randy Smith, who will present a program about feral hogs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9 at Harberger Hill Community Center, 701 Narrow Street in Weatherford. The public is invited to attend.
Smith, specializing in wildlife damage management, is a district supervisor for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) in Texas; which is a multi-faceted Agency with a broad mission area that includes protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, regulating genetically engineered organisms, administering the Animal Welfare Act and carrying out wildlife damage management activities. Its mission is to protect the health and value of American agriculture and natural resources, which supports the overall mission of USDA, to protect and promote food, agriculture, natural resources and related issues.
Mon, 08/13/2012 - 12:30pm
A free Managing Diabetes through Nutrition and Healthy Eating Workshop will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, August 13 at the Weatherford Senior Citizens Center, located at 1225 Holland Lake Drive. The program will focus on providing guidelines for good nutrition and utilizing information provided on food labels for menu planning. There will be a cooking demonstration and individual consultations will be provided after the presentation for those persons seeking additional information and resources. Each participant (one per family) will receive a copy of the American Diabetes Association book, “Month of Meals: Diabetes Meal Planner.” The book contains valuable information covering 600 recipes and will be provided free of charge to eligible participants by the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging. Pre-registration is requested by calling the Weatherford Senior Citizens Center at 817-594-7149.
Thu, 08/02/2012 - 10:00am
The Parker County Soil and Water Conservation District #558 will meet in an open board meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 2nd in the Conference Room located in the Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main St., Suite 100, Weatherford, Texas. The public is invited to attend.
Green River Ordinance
Green River Ordinance, featuring Aledo High School graduates Josh Wilkerson and Josh Jenkins, will perform at The Live Oak Music Hall and Lounge at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16. They will perform selections from their latest release, “Under Fire.” For more information, visit www.theliveoak.com.
Thu, 09/06/2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
The Parker County Committee on Aging will present its annual Bag Lady Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Building in Weatherford. The silent auction preview begins at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at noon. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 817-596-4640, visit the Senior Center at 1225 Holland Lake Road in Weatherford, or email email@example.com.
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Randy Thomas from the Tarleton Small Business Development Center will lead a luncheon workshop on “Starting a Small Business,” hosted by the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. The workshop will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 27 at Candlewood Suites, 215 Alford Dr. in Weatherford. Thomas will cover topics such as financing options, laws and regulations for starting a business, business plan writing process, accessing local, state and federal resources, and where you can get free, one-on-one help to get started. Box lunches furnished by Brioche Bistro & Bakery will furnish box lunches, $10 for Chamber members and $15 for non-members. To make a reservation, call 817-596-3801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District will have a regular meeting of the Board at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 16 at the District Office, 1250 E. Highway 199, Suite 102 in Springtown.