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Events of interest to all Parker County residents

Texas Business Women of Parker County meeting

October 14, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/17/2013 - 6:30pm

Texas Business Women of Parker County will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, the Railhead Barbeque in Willow Park. Members will be attending the East Parker County Business Expo at Willow Park Baptist Church together at 5:30 p.m Members and guests are invited to the meeting and enjoy networking with other women in Parker County

Flower arranging class

October 9, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/19/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Clark Gardens’ Cathy Villa and Jodi Tolleson will lead a Flower Arranging Class from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 19. Cathy and Jodi will take you on a guided walk to collect foliage and flowers and then share their secrets for affordable, beautiful fresh foliage arrangements (think pumpkins!). Space is limited. Reservations are required and must be made by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. The cost is $15 for garden members and $25 for non-members. Register online at clarkgardens.org or by phone at 940-682-4856.

Health fair

October 2, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/12/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

The second annual free health fair sponsored by the Parker County Medical Society will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 12 at North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main in Weatherford. Multiple vendors and stations will provide free flu shots, cancer awareness information, cholesterol screening, free children's helmets and t-shirts, an ask-a-physician station and door prizes. For more information, call 817-599-6222.

Greenwood Horse Trials

October 2, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/11/2013 (All day) - Sun, 10/13/2013 (All day)

The Area V Championships at Greenwood Farm in Weatherford, sponsored by Charlie Gilchrist’s SouthWest Ford, will take place from Oct. 11 to Oct. 13.
On Friday, Oct. 11, dressage runs from noon until 5:00 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 12, dressage, stadium jumping and cross-country jumping run from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. On Sunday, from 8:00 until 3:30, cross-country and stadium jumping rounds will decide the winners.
Greenwood Farm Horse Trials are located at 2100 Greenwood Road in Weatherford. Additional information is at www.greenwoodfarmonline.com. For questions, contact Christie Tull at 817-599-8159 or email greenwoodfarminc@aol.com.

A&M game watch

September 23, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/28/2013 - 6:00pm

The Parker County A&M Club invites all Aggie fans to the A&M – Arkansas game watching party at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Buffalo Wild Wings, 320 Adams Dr., Weatherford. Be sure to wear your A&M apparel and invite your Aggie friends. For more information, contact Richard Westbrook at 817-441-5831 or westbrookrc@yahoo.com.

Retired Teachers meeting

September 23, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 11:30am

Parker County Retired Teachers will meet at 11:30 a.m. for lunch followed by a noon business meeting and program on Oct. 1. The meeting will take place at Central Christian Church Cuppett Hall, 1602 S. Main St., in Weatherford.The speaker will be Mark Riley, County Judge, who will update members on the many decisions that must be made in Parker County to keep up with growth and traffic concerns. Lunch for $8 will be catered by Yesterday’s. Call 817-594-5748 to make a reservation and to get more information.

Managing Your Money class

September 23, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Mon, 09/30/2013 - 2:00pm

Parker County will conduct a two-hour personal financial management class called “Managing Your Money” at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30, at the Parker County Agricultural Services Class located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford. The class is for anyone interested in how to better manage their money, but it also for people who are currently in bankruptcy Chapter 7 and/or 13. The intent of the course is to increase your financial knowledge and skills. Topics everyone filing for bankruptcy needs to know. The topics covered will include: Developing a Spending Plan, Money Management, Wise Use of Credit and Consumer information. There is a $10 charge to attend the class. For more information or to register, call 817-598-6168.

Hometown Heroes Celebration

September 23, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/28/2013 - 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Parker County Gold Star Families and Horsemen for Christ will hold a fundraiser to benefit Parker County’s Veteran Memorial Site, Soldier Springs Park. The event will run from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, during the NCHA Brazos Bash at Silverado, Cadillac Arena, 100 Arena Run, Weatherford. Highlights include a silent auction, live auction, raffle and an evening of music by The Taylor Hickey Band, Dalton Williams, The Church Chix and Toni Mc & The Score. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 817-319-1705 or email judy.giles@att.net.

Cork 'N' Canvas

September 23, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Women’s Business Alliance of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will host an evening of step-by-step painting with Granbury’s local artist, Amy Klemer from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at D’Vine Wine of Texas, 107 E. Bridge Street, Granbury, 76048 .
Women are encouraged to bring a friend and your favorite bottle of wine or beverage of choice for an evening of networking and building new professional relationships. Reservations are available online at www.eastparkerchamber.com, The cost is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Contact the Chamber for more information at 817-441-7844.

Walk to End Alzheimer's

September 23, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/28/2013 - 8:00am - 11:00am

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Roger Williams Ball Park, 225 College Park Dr, Weatherford. Walk to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care,
support and research. The walk is a total of 2 miles. Teams and individuals may participate. Unite in the For more information, call 800-272-3900. Register online at www.alz.org/walk.

Sports Calendar

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

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