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Cowgirl Battle of the Burger

June 4, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 6:00pm - 10:30pm

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will host the first annual Cowgirl Battle of the Burger in partnership with Fort Worth, Texas Magazine and The Community News from 6-10:30 p.m. Friday, June 14. on the plaza in front of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, 1720 Gendy Street in Fort Worth.

Local hamburger restaurants will participate to win the title of Cowtown’s Best Burger. Participating vendors include: Brownstone, Chop House Burger, M & O Station Grill, Kincaid’s, Shaw’s Patio Bar and Grill, and Tommy’s Hamburgers, with more to come.

Armadillo Races will begin at 6 p.m. Hamburger judging will take place at 7:30 p.m. Luke Wade and No Civilians will perform at 8 p.m. followed by Dan Roberts at 9 p.m. Additional activities include: face painting, roping lessons, horseshoes, photo booth, raffle prizes, and the opportunity to pose with a longhorn.

Cowgirl Battle of the Burger is free to the public. Burgers and drinks will be available for purchase from participating vendors. Rahr and Son’s Brewery will provide beer; in addition, Times Ten Cellar will have wine available for purchase. The Original Jolley Trolley will also provide dessert.

The presenting sponsor of the Cowgirl Battle of the Burger is Fort Worth, Texas Magazine. Other sponsors, thus far, are The Community News, the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, Taylor’s Rentals Range Resources and 92.1 Hank FM.

For more information, call Mallory Ethridge at 817-509-8981 or email mallory@cowgirl.net.

Kidfish

June 4, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/08/2013 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Jerry's Chevrolet will host KidFish from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8 in the Jerry's parking lot. Kids will get the opportunity to fish for catfish. Along with the fishing, there will also be bounce houses and grilled hot dogs.

Alzheimer’s program

January 10, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/25/2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Alzheimer’s Association will host “The Science Behind Caregiver Support,” a community presentation about Alzheimer’s disease and the impact of the diagnosis on families from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 25 at Northside Baptist Church, 910 North Main Street in Weatherford. Alzheimer’s Association staff will be on hand to provide information about REACH (Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health) and other local services. Presenters will include Laura Bauer, Director of National Initiatives at the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, and local Alzheimer’s expert, Dr. Sheri Hull, founder of Brazos Regional Neurology. The program is free to the public. For more information, call 1-800-272-3900.

Parkinson Support Group

January 9, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/28/2013 - 1:30pm

Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday Jan. 28 at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth. The speaker will be Susan Imke, FNP, GNP Senior Health Solutions, for a very interesting program entitled "Apathy in Parkinson Disease." Visitors are welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 817-275-1909 or visit www.psgtc.org.

Blood Drive

January 9, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/27/2013 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at Couts Memorial United Methodist Church, 802 N. Elm in Weatherford. For more information, or to make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Meeting

December 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/17/2012 - 5:00pm

The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District will have a regular meeting at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17 at the District Office, 1250 E. Highway 199, Suite 102, Springtown, Texas. See attachment for meeting agenda.

Pet clinic

December 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/27/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Parker County Pets Alive! And the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP) will provide a monthly low cost spay/neuter and vaccination clinic from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27 at Cow camp Cowboy Church in Weatherford. The public is invited to take advantage of the low cost services regardless of income. No appointment is needed for vaccinations, testing or microchips. To schedule a spay or neuter appointment, call 940-566-5551. Space is limited. For pricing and more information visit www.texasforthem.org/spay-neuter.php. Parker County Pets Alive! will also accept pet food donations the day of the clinic. For more information email parkercountypetsalive@gmail.com.

Ham Radio Classes

December 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/08/2013 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Kilocycle Amateur Radio Club will have ham radio classes from 7-10 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at LDS church on the corner of White Settlement Road and Chapel Creek. Classes cover what is needed for the FCC test to get a beginner ham license. There is no Morse code in the test. When the phones and internet are out, ham radio keeps working. Classes are free and include radio demonstrations and power point presentations. For more information visit www.w5sh.org or email w7ref@ymail.com to register.

Holly Day in the Park

December 3, 2012 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Local vendors will display their wares at Holly Day in the Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at Willow Park Community Center, located at the corner of Ranch House Road and Stagecoach Trail. Vendors include Avon – Harlene Newhart; Books – EPC Genealogy & Historical Society; Crosses and gifts – Kay Davis; Doggie Apparel – Maureen Pidgeon; Indian Artifacts and Jewelry – Marvin Glasgow ; Nerium System – Debbie Stewart; Pampered Chef – Lynnda Burroughs; Pink Paper Clip – Susan Tollefson; Scentsy and BioGel – Ron Ramsden; Simply Homemade Mixes – Sandee Winkler; Tastefully Simple – Ann Putnam; Tupperware – Shirley Arnold and Watkins Products – Kenn Luster.

Visit with Santa

November 29, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Friends of the Weatherford Library will have a visit with Santa from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Weatherford Public Library. Parents can bring cameras to take photos of their children with Santa. Admission is free.

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