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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 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.
The Aledo Community Lions Club meets from 12-1 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Aledo Community Center. The public is invited. For more information call Bob Carlson at 817-718-4902.Find out more »
Musicians of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in Weatherford College’s first Root Music Workshop exploring a variety of genres including jazz, blues, gospel, country-western, and more as they work to understand the root of all music.
This free workshop will start at 8 a.m. Friday, July 26, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center and will culminate that evening with an impromptu concert beginning at 7 p.m. Admission to the concert is also free.
The workshop will focus on helping young musicians make effective musical decisions in performance with a focus on rhythm, melody, and harmony and will be led by saxophonist John Petrucelli, pianist Fred Sanders, bassist Lou Harlas, and drummer Duane Durrett.
Register for the workshop online at www.wc.edu/jazz-workshop-registr-form.
Texas AgriLife Extension Service will offer a Sewing Camp from 1-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, July 29-31 at the Parker County Agricultural Service Center, 604 North Main Street in Weatherford. The cost for the three-day sewing camp is $30 and space is limited. For more information, call the Parker County Extension Office at 817-598-6168.Find out more »
Former NASA Engineer Bernard Suchocki will recount his experiences with the Apollo 11 and Apollo 13 missions and the recent reunion in Houston at a wine/hors d’ oeuvres event from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30at the East Parker County Library, 201 FM 1187 N in Aledo.
For more information, call the library at 817-441-6545.
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.
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 »
August in Texas — time for a getaway. For backyard gardeners, landscapers or just dreamers, you can go “idea shopping” with Chandor Gardens horticulturist Steven Chamblee at the August meeting of the Native Plant Society’s Cross Timbers Chapter in Weatherford at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at Mount Pleasant School, 213 Raymond George Way in Weatherford.
Visitors are welcome and light refreshments will be available.
The mission of the Cross Timbers Chapter is to promote the conservation, research, and use of native plants and plant habitats in Texas through education, outreach, and example. For more information visit http://npsot.org/wp/crosstimbers.
State Rep. Phil King will be the guest speaker at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Before Business from 7:30-9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, 1400 Texas Dr.
Admission is free. To RSVP, visit weatherford-chamber.com or call 817-596-3801.