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Weatherford College will host auditions for its summer musical theatre camp from 4:30-10 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the Alkek Fine Arts Center on the WC campus.
For more information on Weatherford College’s Advanced Teen Musical Theatre Camp, email *protected email*.
Once known as the Moritz Chevrolet Ride for Heroes from 2003 through 2016, the annual bicycle ride that once brought hundreds of cyclists to the local area is back. This year the Walsh Companies 'Ride for Heroes' Bike Ride will start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Aledo High School.
This year’s ride is dedicated to Gordon Robertson, one of the founders of the Ride for Heroes. Robertson passed away on April 29, 2019.
Online registration for youth riders (younger than 16) is $35, and $38 for riders 16 and older. Ride-day registration is available for $40 in both age categories.
For more information, or to register, visit www.rideforheroes.org.
Parker Paws will hold a dog adoption event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at PetSmart, 138 Interstate 20 Frontage Road in Weatherford. For more information about adopting dogs and cats, call Parker Paws at 817-694-5718 or visit www.parkerpaws.org.Find out more »
The 10th annual Hike for Life will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Heritage Park Amphitheater in Weatherford.
This is a pro-life rally with food vendors, live music, speakers, and an optional hike. Those interested in attending are encouraged to take lawn chairs, blankets, shoes, or pro-life signs.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Grace House and Flourishing Tree of Life Pregnancy Centers.
For more information, or to register, visit www.hikeforlifetexas.com.
Auditions for Theatre off the Square's youth production, “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, May 13-14, at Theatre off the Square, 114 North Denton St. in Weatherford. Callbacks, if needed, will be May 15.
Roles are available for ages 5-18, with or without speaking parts. Some speaking parts are heavy and will need to go to older teens. The audition will consist of cold reads from the script.
For more information, call and leave a message at the theatre at 817-341-8687.
Google Coach and Trainer, Maria Elena Duron, will speak at the next professional development lunch hosted by the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce. The event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Squaw Creek Golf Course, 1605 Ranch House Road in Willow Park.
Duron will describe three important things you can implement right now to better market your business and connect with customers. She will show you how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization and advertising as well as introduce tools, such as Google Analytics and Trends, that will help you run your business.
Register by May 1 to receive the early bird rate of $25. After May 1, registration is $30 for chamber members and $35 for non-members. To register, visit http://bit.ly/2GK4s1t.
Weatherford College continues its sesquicentennial year celebration with the 11th annual Taste of Parker County from 5-8 p.m.Thursday, May 16 at Heritage Park in Weatherford.
All proceeds from the food and beverage tasting event benefit the Weatherford College Foundation, which funds scholarships and provides other support for the college and its students.
Interested vendors may apply by calling Evelyn Payne at 817-598-6273 or emailing *protected email*.
Jennifer Ratcliff-Mason, CPA, and TWFG Insurance Services will host their annual free Community Shredding Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at 107 Larson Lane in Aledo (across from McAnally Intermediate School). Bulldog Shredders will be there with their truck to shred paper records and documents safely and securely. They will offer a document destruction certificate if needed.Find out more »
Parker Paws will hold a cat adoption event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Weatherford PetSmart, (I-20 exit 408). For more information about adopting dogs and cats, call Parker Paws at 817-694-5718 or visit www.parkerpaws.org.Find out more »