Misc Community Events
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Parker County Heritage Society Talking Tombstone Tour will be from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Old City Greenwood Cemetery, 300 Front St., Weatherford. Tours begin every 15 minutes. Tickets will be available at the front cemetery gate the day of the event and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children 5-9 years old. Baby strollers are not allowed and the tours are not recommended for those requiring walking assistance or small children. There are no onsite restrooms.
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The Texas Tech Goin’ Band from Raiderland will have a rehearsal and performance from 2-3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 at Bearcat Stadium as part of their practice routine for the Texas Tech vs. TCU football game on Saturday.
Aledo’s Venture Crew 2001 will hold an open house for potential new members at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25. Venturing is a youth program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 years of age or 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade and under 21 years of age. Venturing's purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. Venture Crew 2001 formed last winter and has participated in many activities, including kayaking with a former Olympic competitor, camping in San Marcos, Texas, rock climbing and attending Scarborough Fair. The Crew consists of students from Aledo High School and other nearby schools. For more information call Claire Demers at 817-480-1682 or email email@example.com.
Debra Camp Ministries will present “Women Unite” night of worship at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, 1400 Texas Drive in Weatherford. The event is open to women of all denominations. For more information, visit www.debracamp.com.
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
The Moncrief Cancer Institute at UT Southwestern will have a mobile mammography unit in Aledo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at Moss Insurance Group, 705 N. FM 1187. Fully funded mammograms will be provided to women who do not have insurance. An appointment is required by calling 800-405-7739.
Sat, 10/27/2012 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
The Greater Metro West Association of Realtors Home & Living Fair will be from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Weatherford High School Cafeteria. Information about affordable housing, financing, investing, rental programs and more will be offered, and various educational sessions will be held throughout the day. Food, drinks and giveaways will be available, and admission is free. For more information call 817-596-5010.
The Parker County Tea Party will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at Victory Baptist Church, 1311 E Bankhead Hwy in Weatherford. State Representative Phil King will speak on state issues affecting Parker County. For more information call Terry at 817-480-4868.
Texas State Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson will be the featured guest speaker at the Parker County Republican Women’s fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center. Commissioner Patterson will deliver Texas political information with a dose of reality, hope and humor. The event will include dinner and other activities. Tickets are $75 each or two for $125. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kay Cole at 817-599-8484.
Fri, 10/12/2012 (All day) - Sun, 10/14/2012 (All day)
The Greenwood Farm Fall Horse Trials, presented by Charlie Gilchrist’s Southwest Ford, will be on Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 14 at 2100 Greenwood Road, Weatherford. Dressage will be from 12-5 p.m. on Friday. Dressage, stadium jumping and cross-country jumping will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday. Stadium jumping and cross-country jumping will be from 8 a.m.-3p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free, and food and tack vendors will be on the grounds. For more information email email@example.com, call 817-599-8159 or visit www.greenwoodfarmonline.com.
Aledo Cub Scout Pack 109 will hold a "Rocket Shoot" from 4:30 p.m. to sundown on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Bearcat Park.