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Aledo Players will present Junie B. Jones, the Musical, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25, at the Aledo High School auditorium.
Tickets are $7 for students and $10 for adults.
Parker County Gold Star Families will host the Red, White & Blue 5K at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at Holland Lake Pavilion, 1419 Holland Lake Drive in Weatherford.
The race will benefit the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Fund for Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on behalf of Parker County Gold Star Families.
The registration fee is $25. To register online, visit http://bit.ly/2GQiHU4. Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
For more information, visit facebook.com/rwb5k/.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a “Twogether in Texas” – Marriage Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.
The class is for married couples, engaged couples, and seriously dating couples. Learn about marriage expectations, communication, conflict resolution, money management, and goal setting.
Engaged Couples will receive a certificate for a $60 waiver upon applying for a marriage license.
The cost to attend the class is $20 per couple. Pre-registration is required by calling 817-598-6168 or visiting www.twogetherintexas.com.
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will take a field trip to the Christian Arts Museum in Fort Worth and then join for a “Dutch treat” lunch at the Kimbell Art Museum at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27.
Those who wish to attend can meet to carpool or caravan on the west side of the Brookshire’s parking lot in Willow Park at 9:30 a.m., or can meet at the museum, located at 3221 Hamilton Ave. in Fort Worth.
Entry to the museum is $4.
The second annual Willow Park Palooza will run from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at The Shops at Willow Park.
Activities will include face painting, arts and crafts, a bounce house, food, music, and games.
Admission is free.
The Aledo Band Boosters will host their annual Swing Dance, featuring Dinner, Dessert, and Dancing, 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Aledo High School cafeteria.
The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the band will begin playing about 7 p.m.
Dinner tickets are $25 and are available by advanced online purchase only. A reserved table with eight seats is $500, also available by advanced online purchase only.
Dessert only is $15 and will be available for purchase at the door.
For more information, visit aledobandboosters.org or email Nancy Bathurst at *protected email*.
Zonta Club of Parker County will host its second annual Go the Distance 5k Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Gene Voyles Park, 210 Hudson Oaks Blvd. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m.
This race is to bring awareness to Zonta’s worldwide initiative to stop domestic violence. Runners, walkers, and joggers of all ages are welcome.
The fee to enter the race is $33. Some sponsorships are also available starting at $100.
For more information about the race, or to register, visit www.zontaparkercounty.org; call Donna Couch at 817-228-0228; or email *protected email*.
The Parker County Committee on Aging will host its third annual March for Meals 5K walk and community event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Weatherford Senior Center, 1225 Holland Lake Dr.
The event is part of a month-long nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and senior neighbors who rely on this vital service to remain healthy and independent at home.
“The services we provide through Meals on Wheels are so important to our seniors in Parker County,” said Shelly Mowery, Executive Director of Parker County Committee on Aging, Inc. “The March for Meals event is a great way to raise funds and awareness to help our seniors most in need.”
Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. Following the 5K, there will be a community festival with food trucks, live entertainment, a Doggie Fashion Show, exhibits, and more.
To register for the walk or to become a vendor at the event, call Michelle Hernandez at 817-596-4640 or visit pccoa.org.
The Rotary Club of Aledo meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Sunny Street Cafe, 229 Shops Blvd., Ste. 103 in Willow Park. For more information, visit aledorotary.org.Find out more »
The Parker County Women's and Newcomers Club will host a luncheon and style show on Friday, May 10 at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 301 S. Main in Weatherford.
The social hour, including the Club Shop, begins at 9:30 a.m. The Club Shop has jewelry, purses, scarves, and other items. The business meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. The buffet lunch starts at noon and costs $20 for the May meeting, helping to support the scholarship program.
To make lunch reservations, call Shirley at 817-757-7379 or Lois at 817-946-1930 by Friday, May 3.
All ladies in Parker County are welcome.
For more information, visit pcwnc.org.