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Amateur radio emergency program

February 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 1:00pm

Disaster Relief Emergency Communications Teams (DiRECT), an organization of amateur radio operators interested in emergency communications, invites area amateur radio operators to a presentation on Near Vertical Incidence Sky Wave (NVIS) antennas, theory and practice. The event will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Silver Creek Baptist Church, 151 Ruth Lane (near the junction of FM 730 and Veal Station Road), Azle.

Flag Retirement Ceremony

February 13, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/18/2012 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Local Boy Scout Troops 109 and 1099 will hold a flag retirement ceremony from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Willow Park City Hall, 516 Ranch House Road. Anyone with a worn flag they wish to have retired is invited to bring it to the retirement ceremony. For more information, call Roy Ramos at 817-791-4378.

Clogging Lessons

February 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Repeats every week until Tue Feb 28 2012 .
Tue, 02/14/2012 - 10:00am
Tue, 02/21/2012 - 10:00am

The Texas Wildflower Cloggers offer beginners lessons on a wood dance floor at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays. For more information call 817-613-9439.

CASA Training

February 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/21/2012 (All day)

Parker County Court Appointed Special Advocates will conduct New Advocate Training beginning with an orientation on Feb. 21 and continuing through March. Training consists of 10 sessions for a total of 30 hours. Some training will include field trips to the Department of Family and Protective Services office and court rooms. Other training will be home study. For more information, visit www.casaofparkercounty.com.

Women’s and Newcomers’ Club

November 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:00am

The Parker County Women’s and Newcomers’ Club will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9 at Texas Hall in the Alkek Fine Arts Center at Weatherford College to feel the spirit of the season and enjoy the music of John Tracy. Lunch will be served for $10. To reserve lunch, call 817-594-0125 by Sunday, Dec. 4). For more information, visit pcwnc.org. Guests are welcome.

Brookshire’s Grand Re-opening

November 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/03/2011 - 11:00am

The Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy in Willow Park will begin a grand reopening celebration from 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3. The first 500 customers to come in will receive free groceries and a $25 coupon booklet.

The Light Before Christmas

November 21, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/13/2011 - 7:00pm

Aledo Christian School presents "The Light Before Christmas" an Elementary Play at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13 at Aledo Christian Center.

Book Signing

November 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/12/2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

“He Came Looking For Me; A True Story of Hope and Redemption”“He Came Looking For Me; A True Story of Hope and Redemption”
Lynn Baber, a resident of Weatherford, will be available to sign copies of her book, “He Came Looking For Me; A True Story of Hope and Redemption” from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Agape Coffee Haus Bookstore, 108 Jearl St. in Aledo.

Synopsis:
The little girl reached her small hand through the rails of the fence I was tied to and touched my poor sunburned face. For just a moment I touched her back. As her fingers left my face she said to me, "hope you find a nice home." Her father didn't say it, but he knew that probably wasn't going to happen.

The pair moved down the aisle of the auction barn away from me, our brief encounter already forgotten. Will this horse doomed for slaughter be ransomed?

Home for the Holidays

November 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011 - 10:00am - 1:30pm

The Parker County Extension Education Association invites everyone to the 2011 “Home for the Holidays” from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at Couts Memorial United Methodist Church, 802 North Elm Street in Weatherford. Home for the Holidays is an event filled with holiday tips and ideas to help “get you into that Holiday Spirit.”

There will be special presentations and demonstrations by local speakers.

“Holiday Gifts on the Go” will be presented by Amanda Hendrix and DeAnne Rooney with the Heritage House; “Special Santas will be presented by Ruby Bonneau who has the talent of creating beautiful Santas. “Accessorizing Your Holiday Fashions” will be presented by Rebecca Shapley with Premier Jewelry; “Making and Decorating a Cornucopia” will be presented by Antoinette Reed; and “Tell it like it Is” will be presented by Willetta Crosslin.

Home for the Holidays will include a festive lunch variety of soups, sandwiches, corn bread and desserts. There will be recipe books, a raffle table, gift table and silent auction, door prizes and much more.

The cost to attend will be $10 per person, which includes lunch, program materials and recipes. For more information or to make reservations, call the Parker County Extension office at 817-598-6168.

CDA Craft Fair

November 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/12/2011 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Craft Fair will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road in Weatherford. More than 32 vendors, including bake sale and lunch plates sold by the Hispanic community, will be at the fair. For more information, call Murielle Wright at 817-266-1751.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 17

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the Region I Tournament at Diamondback GC in Abilene

  • Ladycat Softball vs Arlington Heights; V-7 JV-5:30

Friday, April 18

Tuesday, April 22

Friday, April 25

Tuesday, April 29

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the State Tournament at Onion Creek GC in Austin.

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