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The Aledo ISD will host its annual Special Needs Expo from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 at the Aledo Learning Center, 1016 Bailey Ranch Road.
Free childcare will be offered for Aledo ISD students with special needs, and a Spanish interpreter will be on site. Anyone who needs childcare or an interpreter should register by July 5 by emailing *protected email*.
For more information, see the calendar listing at community-news.com/events, call Glenna Loftin at 817-441-5199 or email *protected email*.
The Parker County Women's and Newcomers Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 12, at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 301 South 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 merchandise.
The business meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. The buffet lunch starts at noon.
PCWNC main service focus is with the Weatherford College scholarship programs, helping ladies meet their goals in order to enter today's work force.
All ladies are welcome. To make reservations for lunch, call Shirley at 817-757-7379 or Lois at 817-946-1930 by Friday, June 7. Lunch is $11.
For more information, visit pcwnc.org.
Weatherford College Summer Theatre will present its children's theatre production of "The Princess and the Pea” July 12-14 at the Alkek Fine Arts Center on the Weatherford College campus, 225 College Park Drive. The Friday performance will be at 7 p.m. and the Saturday and Sunday performances will be at 1 p.m.
The production is free to the public; donations are encouraged and gladly accepted.
For more information, visit weatherfordcollege.simpletix.com
A candlelight vigil will be held at 7 pm, Friday, July 12, at Cherry Park, 300 S. Alamo St. in Weatherford.
The event is part of the international “Lights for Liberty” movement to focus attention on inhumane detention camps at the borders. The vigil will feature speakers and music. Bring camp chairs or blankets for lawn seating. Candles will be provided.
For more information, visit lightsforliberty.org.
The annual Peach Pedal bike ride will take off at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, at Weatherford High School, 2121 Bethel Road in Weatherford.
The ride will have routes of eight, 28, 39, and 61 miles. There will be periodic rest stops with restrooms, drinks, and snacks.
Early registration fee (received or registered online before July 1) is $30. Regular registration fee (July 2-13) is $35. Ride day registration is $40 Tandem registration is $30 per rider. No charge for children in strollers or bike trailers.
Registration also includes free passes to the Parker County Peach Festival for all riders.
Proceeds benefit the Parker County United Way and programs of the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce.
To register, or for more information, visit peachpedal.com, email *protected email*, or call 817-596-5986.
The title sponsor for the event is Gilchrist Auto Group.
The World Famous Parker County Peach Festival will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, in downtown Weatherford.
More than 200 art, craft, and activity vendors will be on hand, as well as peachy treats, Parker County peaches, kids activities, and live entertainment.
Entry fee is $5 for adults. Children 12 and younger are admitted free.
For more information, visit parkercountypeachfestival.org.
The Parker County Texas Democratic Women will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at the Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles Street. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Jeannie Lockett at 817-596-3315.Find out more »
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 Aggie Moms’ Club will host a Howdy Party from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse, 2251 Mineral Wells Hwy. in Weatherford.
In addition to games, door prizes, and silent and live auctions, the event will include Yell Practice with the 2019-2020 Texas A&M Yell Leaders straight from College Station — including two of our own Parker County Aggies — Kenny Cantrell and Jacob Huffman. Dinner will be beef and chicken fajitas from Esperanza’s Catering.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $35 at the door. Student tickets are $12.50, $20 at the door.
All proceeds will go toward the club's scholarship fund. For more information, call 817-755-0224 or visit parkercomoms.aggienetwork.com.
Theatre Off The Square in Weatherford will present its annual youth production, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, weekends from July 26-Aug. 4. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. at 114 North Denton St. in Weatherford.
Interpreter Services will be provided at the Friday, Aug. 2. Services are provided through a partnership with the American Sign Language Interpreting Program of Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus.
This new dramatization of C.S. Lewis' classic, set in the land of Narnia, recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting, never-to-be-forgotten Narnia. The intense action features chases, duels, and escapes as the witch is determined to keep Narnia in her possession and to end the reign of Aslan.
Tickets for children 12 and under are $10 for all performances. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for seniors (60+)/students/children 13 and up. Matinee tickets are $10 for children 12 and under and all other tickets are $13 with no other discounts applying. You can choose your seats and purchase your tickets to any performance online by visiting www.theatreoffthesquare.org. The theatre box office is open from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday evenings to purchase tickets and to reserve seats. Call 817-341-8687 with any questions.