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Flying over a pond on their four fragile-looking wings, dragonflies look like simply ornaments of nature. But they aren’t nicknamed “mosquito hawks” for nothing. Dragonflies are some of the fiercest hunters in the insect world and their presence says a lot about the health of local habitats. Dragonflies captivate Master Gardener Kara Lynn Greenfield and she will discuss this important insect at the February meeting of the Cross Timbers Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas. Her talk, "Ode…Find out more »
The Parker County Texas Democratic Women will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 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 Active Democrats will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the 20th Century Club, 321 S. Main in Weatherford. Refreshments are served at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Faith Castillo with the Texas Civil Rights Project; Faith is a Legal Fellow with the project and will speak on Election Protection. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Claire Olson at 682-888-3099.Find out more »
A support group to create a space for those who have battled or are battling cancer meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Aledo United Methodist Church, 100 Pecan Dr. in Aledo.
For more information, email Joan Ward at .
The Gardeners' Club of Parker County meets at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the building behind St Francis Church, 117 Ranch House Road in Willow Park.
For more information, call 817-919-6280.
Daniel Price from the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge will be the speaker at the March meeting of the Native Plant Society’s Cross Timbers Chapter at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Mount Pleasant School, 213 Raymond George Way in Weatherford.
Fire can be a tool as well as a terror in a native landscape. Prescribed burns, or controlled fires, are techniques that experts can use to keep an environment healthy in several ways.
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.
Representatives of the Tarrant County Coalition for Peace and Justice will speak to a special March membership meeting of the NAACP Parker County/Weatherford, Texas Branch 6321 at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Harberger Hill Community Center, 701 Narrow Street in Weatherford.
The speakers are Dr. Bradley J. Borougerdi and Jacora Johnson.
The Tarrant County Coalition for Peace and Justice (TCCPJ) is working to honor victims of oppression and present more accurately the history of racial terror violence in U.S. history. The organization is using education and action to encourage dialogue in the community, including community organizing, meetings, community projects, and public lectures.
Borougerdi is an Associate Professor of History at Tarrant County College (TCC) where he teaches classes in African American History, World Civilizations, and U.S. History.
Johnson is a student at TCC Southeast Campus where she will receive her associate of arts degree this May. She is student government president and serves on the advisory board for the Men of Color mentoring program at TCC Southeast.
The meeting is free and open to the public.
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 »
Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 23, in the third-floor meeting room at Broadway Baptist Church, 305 W. Broadway Ave. in Fort Worth.
Kim Mahan, RN and Cathy Collier of Beyond Faith Hospice will present “Hospice 101 and Its Benefits for the Whole Family.” Lunch will be provided at no charge by Encompass Health. You are welcome to bring a previously read book for our monthly “Book Swap.” Everyone is welcome! For additional information, visit PSGTC.org.