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Parker County Sketchbook historic sites driving tour

March 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:00am

The East Parker County Library is hosting a Parker County Sketchbook Tour of significant historic sites Saturday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tickets, which include a map of the route, are for sale at the library, $10 per individual or $25 per car. They are available until the day of the tour. Bike maps are also available.
The tour will be self-paced and will include “Stop and See” and “Stop and Do” sites.
The tour gets under way at the library in downtown Aledo.
Subsequent stops include Tunnel Road and Underwood Cemetery, Log Cabin at the A.J. Wood home, El Chico Ranch/Lodge, Willow Springs Cemetery, Doss Heritage and Cultural Center, Holland Lake Park, Annetta United Methodist Church, Parker County Cowboy Church, Red Rock Gym at Vandagriff Elementary and Front Street in Aledo.
Some sites will include information, food and fun events.
The One Book/One Community project is a nationwide effort to develop a community of readers by encouraging residents to all read the same book.
EPCL selected the book by local author Norris, which was hand-written and illustrated, that delves into some of the history of the East Parker County area.
Proceeds from the tour benefit the services of the library.

Sports Calendar

Friday, March 27

  • Aledo Varsity at Crowley Tournament, all day

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

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Texas Relays, Qualifiers Only

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

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

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

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