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Parkinson's Support Group

February 28, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:30am

Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant County will meet Monday, March 24 at 11:30 a.m. at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. A luncheon provided by Brookdale Senior Living will honor caregivers, and the Arlington Good Time Chorus will perform. Visitors are encouraged to attend and are welcome. RSVP to Helen Robertson at 817-688-8990. For information call 817-275-1909 or visit PSGTC.Org.

34th Annual Shaw-Kemp Open House

February 24, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:00pm

The 34th Annual Shaw-Kemp Open House will be held Saturday, April 12 from 1-5 p.m. at the Shaw-Kemp Ranch between Weatherford and Granbury on Hwy. 51.
Step back in time while looking at log cabins, an original ranch house, school, church, grocery store, post office, bank, barber shop and much more. Do hope the bluebonnets will be showing off this year.
Kenneth Murphree will have continuous live entertainment on the porch of the DeBeauford house while characters in costume are walking around the grounds. The actors welcome having their picture taken with visitors – bring your camera.
Mary Kemp invites everyone to this annual event and encourages folks to bring a picnic lunch and be prepared to enjoy an afternoon down on the ranch.
The event is free and open to the public.

Grand Champion Gala

February 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 6:30pm

The Grand Champion Gala benefiting the Parker County Livestock Improvement Association is planned Saturday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse.
Proceeds benefit the Parker County Livestock Show and sit FFA and 4-H exhibitors.
The gala will include a red carpet social, steak dinner, entertainment by Jake Hooker and the Outsiders and a live auction.
A grand champion table of eight is $1,000 and includes a table for eight guests, custom champion banner, recognition at the social and in the gala program and news releases. A reserve champion table of eight is $500. Individual tickets are $75.
For tickets and more information call Lynae Austin, 785-747-6555 or Dee Lambert at 817-366-6581 or email grandchampiongala@yahoo.com.
Tickets can be purchased at Hickmons Auto Riggins, 1886 Mineral Wells Hwy.

Back the Bearcats 5K and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk

February 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:00am

Bearcat Bootcamp is hosting the Back the Bearcats 5K and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk Saturday, April 5 in Aledo.
In conjunction with the Aledo Athletic Booster Club, the goal is to make the Back the Bearcats 5K a premier annual event. It will feature a one-mile walk/run and 5K race beginning on the Aledo High School track, continuing around Aledo High School and finishing at the stadium.
The fun run begins at 8:30 and the 5K at 9.
Following the race will be Bearcat festivities, vendor booths and an awards ceremony.

Clark Gardens Spring Festival

February 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Mar 30 2014 .
Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:30am
Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:30am

An exciting musical line-up for Clark Gardens 2014 Spring Festival March 29-30, has been announced, with Texas singer/songwriters performing on two stages.
Kicking off the festival Saturday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m. will be Theodore Henning and Dene Colwill. Henning, a Fort Worth based singer/songwriter, combines folk, country, blues and bluegrass. His latest album release "Texas Roadhouse Blues" (H & H Records) comes straight from his love of Texas with a clever collection of bluebonnet songs written by Henning, Jean Cathryn, and several other Texans. Dene Colwill, country music singer and guitarist, has been playing guitar since he was 8. He is self-taught and tries to make every song his own.
Headlining the two stages at 1 p.m. Saturday are The Southern Heritage Band and Colt Buckelew & The Crossroads. The Southern Heritage Band has been playing together more than 10 years and has been nominated for many awards. Nominations include "Entertainer of the Year," "Club Band of the Year," and "Female Artist of the Year" by the Terry Association. Having opened for The Eli Young Band, Randy Rogers Band, Eddie Raven, and Terry Fader (America's Got Talent Winner) The Southern Heritage Band is an energetic group that plays a wide variety of music, including oldies, rock, standards, blues and country creating great music for dancing and entertainment.

Young Business Leaders

February 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:30pm

Calling all Young Business Leaders to the After Hours Mixer Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Copper Creek. Come enjoy light appetizers and a cash bar while getting to know the other young business leaders in the area.
The February After Hours Mixer is a great time for new prospective members to attend. Along with a great opportunity to meet other Young Business Professionals, all attendees who participate in networking will have a chance to win an iPad Mini.
The Young Business Leaders will have an activity each month, either a luncheon or an after hours mixer. Later in the year, there will be an opportunity to be a part of Leadership Weatherford. Come to this mixer to learn how to be involved and learn more about the community.
For more information on the Young Business Leaders committee please contact Peggy Hutton at 817/596-3801, and check the Weatherford Chamber calendar of events for this and other community events www.weatherford-chamber.com

Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant Count

January 31, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 1:30pm

Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant County will meet on Monday Feb. 24, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. An informative program will be presented by Texas Cardiac Care concerning advance directives. Texas Cardiac Care will also provide snacks. For information call 817-275-1909 or visit PSGTC.Org.

Dining and Dancing in the Dark

January 30, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/08/2014 - 6:30pm

Dining and Dancing in the Dark, benefiting the Foundation Fighting Blindness, will be held at Fish Creek Restaurant in Willow Park Saturday, Feb. 8 from 6:30-11 p.m.
Tickets are $75 each or $400 for a reserved table of four. Seating is limited to 80 persons.
Call 817-929-2055 or email blessedgirliethorp@yahoo.com.

Parents Night Out

January 13, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Repeats every month on the third Friday until Fri May 16 2014 .
Fri, 01/17/2014 - 7:00pm
Fri, 02/21/2014 - 7:00pm
Fri, 03/21/2014 - 7:00pm
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:00pm
Fri, 05/16/2014 - 7:00pm

Impact Athletic Training Center will hold a Parents Night Out event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the third Friday of every month beginning Friday, Jan. 17. Activities include trampolines, tumbling, games, dancing and more. Concessions will be available.
The cost is $12. Children must be at least 4-years-old to participate.
For more information, call the Impact Athletic Training Center at 817-899-6681. The center is located at 1151B Underwood Rd in Aledo.

Lamplight Spaghetti Dinner

January 13, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/08/2014 - 4:00pm

The Millsap Neighborhood Home & Garden Club will be having a special Lamplight Spaghetti Dinner Feb. 8 between 4 and 8 p.m. at the Millsap Community Center in the 100 block of Fannin Street (also known as 113.) The cost is $7 and children under 5 are free. Dinner will include spaghetti with meat sauce or meatless sauce, salad, rolls, tea and coffee. There will be a Sweet Shoppe with home cooked desserts at great prices. There will also be a raffle drawing for five great prizes, all worth more than $50 each and you don't have to be present to win. The proceeds from the dinner, which will be cooked by the members of the Millsap Neighborhood Home & Garden Club, and the raffle tickets will go to help send Millsap children to college.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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