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Events from the Parker County Agrilife Extension Service
Phone: 817-598-6168

Food Handlers Food Safety Class

May 3, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/16/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension will conduct an accredited Food Handlers Food Safety Class “Food Safety: It’s In Your Hands” from 4-6 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2011 at the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.

This two-hour course is accredited by Texas Department of Health and Human Services and highly recommended for all food service employees to help promote the service of safe food. The course is a basic overview of food safety practices that are necessary to ensure that safe food is served at your establishment. Practices discussed include good personal hygiene, cross contamination, and time and temperature abuse.

“Do Well Be Well with Diabetes” Classes

May 3, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Repeats every week until Wed Jun 08 2011 .
Tue, 05/10/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue, 05/17/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue, 05/24/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue, 05/31/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Parker County will offer “Do Well Be Well with Diabetes II from 6:30 - 9 p.m. on the Tuesdays of May 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.
“Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes is an educational program to help people with type 2 diabetes learn the skills they need to understand and manage their diabetes, to reduce their risks for complications and to attain their highest possible level of wellness. The goal is that if you do well, you can be well with diabetes.

Spring Fling set April 12

April 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/12/2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Parker County Extension Education will host the 2011 Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at Couts United Methodist Church, 802 N. Elm in Weatherford.
Spring Fling will include educational presentations including “Spring Lawn & Gardening” by Jon Green, Parker County Extension Agent – Agriculture and Natural Resources; “The American Red Cross” program by Teresa Filkins with the local Red Cross; “Women’s Health” by Solis Women’s Health of Weatherford.
A Red Hat Ladies Fashion will be a special feature. Returning by popular demand, the fashion show will be one to remember.
A lunch of poppy seed chicken, crunchy romaine salad, almond green beans, heavenly dessert, coffee and tea will be provided from noon to 1 p.m.

Manage Your Money Class

March 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/28/2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will conduct a money management class on Monday, March 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford. The topics will include: Values, Needs and Wants, Developing a Spending Plan, Money Management, Wise Use of Credit, Consumer Information and Stretching Your Food Dollars. The class is open to anyone and will help people in bankruptcy, debt, or anyone who wants to know how to better manage their money. Managing Your Money is free of charge.

Parker County Master Gardener Association Plant Sale

March 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/09/2011 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

The Parker County Master Gardener Association will have its Annual Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 9 at Texas AgriLife Extension Service Office. There will also be a rainwater harvesting demonstration. For more information go to www.pcmg-texas.org.

Parker County 4-H Adventure Camp

February 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/16/2011 (All day) - Fri, 03/18/2011 (All day)

Parker County 4-H will be hosting the Parker County 4-H Adventure Camp March 16-18 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This camp is open to youth ages 8-12 and will cost $35/camper to participate. Join us for three fun filled mornings where campers will take part in fishing demonstrations, knot tying, wildlife ID, and hands on activities and crafts. Campers will test their abilities in the Animal Olympics by going toe to toe, wing to wing and hoof to hoof against wildlife found in Texas. They will learn new skills and safety practices that will be useful on camping and fishing trips, the impact of the footprints they leave in nature and how to explore their own backyards. Spaces are limited; your spot will be reserved once payment is received.

Food Handlers Food Safety Training

February 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/03/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer three food handlers classes. One will be held on Monday, February 14, 2011; Wednesday, February 16, 2011 and the other class will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011. The trainings each day will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will end at 6:00 p.m. You only have to attend one to receive certification.

Food Handlers Food Safety Training

February 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/16/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer three food handlers classes. One will be held on Monday, February 14, 2011; Wednesday, February 16, 2011 and the other class will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011. The trainings each day will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will end at 6:00 p.m. You only have to attend one to receive certification.

Food Handlers Food Safety Training

February 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 02/14/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer three food handlers classes. One will be held on Monday, February 14, 2011; Wednesday, February 16, 2011 and the other class will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011. The trainings each day will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will end at 6:00 p.m. You only have to attend one to receive certification.

Food Managers Certification Training in Weatherford

February 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 02/28/2011 - 8:00am

Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer a one-day food manager certification training course, Food Safety: It’s Our Business, for food service managers on Monday, February 28, 2011. The training will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the examination being administered at 5:00 p.m. The course will take place the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

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