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The Business Development Group of Aledo will host its 11th annual clay shoot benefiting Parker County youth organizations on Saturday, March 7, at Clearfork Materials in Aledo.
There will be a morning flight at 11 a.m. and an afternoon flight at 2:30 p.m for adults, and a free youth shoot at 9 a.m.
Additional activities include a dinner, live and silent auction, and casino party the night before.
Adult registration is $200 per shooter or $1,000 for a team of five.
For more information, or to register, visit my aledo.com.
Parker Paws will hold a dog adoption event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Orscheln Farm and Home, 102 College Park Dr. in Weatherford. For more information about adopting dogs and cats, call Parker Paws at 817-694-5718 or visit www.parkerpaws.org.Find out more »
There will be a free tour of Veal’s Station starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15. The tour starts at Tucker House, the 1889 home of V.J. and Emma Tucker.
Begin the tour at Tucker House, 6245 Tucker Drive in Weatherford, to pick up a map for the tour.
Maps will be distributed from 2-4 p.m. Please arrive early so that you are able to complete your tour by 5 p.m.
Docents will be available at each location to provide guidance, historical information, and answer questions.
The Doss Heritage and Culture Center will host Kids Week from March 17-20.
Storytime at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 17;
STEAM Labs at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 17;
Art Hour at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18;
Mini Makerspace at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 18;
STEAM Labs at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19;
Museum Mini Golf at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 20;
Harry Potter Escape Room (teens only) at 4 p.m. Friday, March 20.
All events are free, but registration is required (except Storytime) to ensure there are enough supplies for everyone.
For more information, email or call 817-599-6168.
To register, visit http://dosscenter.org/spring-break-at-the-doss.
The annual Parker County Clean-Up Day is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at all county precinct barns. This event is for Parker County residents and not to be used by commercial businesses. Residents are required to bring proof of residency.
During the annual event, the county encourages all residents to clean up their personal property and, if possible, form neighborhood groups to clean and mow roadsides, public areas, and assist disabled persons in cleaning around their homes.
For more information, visit parkercountytx.com and visit the Commissioners website pages.
The Parker County Committee on Aging will host its fourth annual March for Meals 5K walk and community event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Weatherford Senior Center, 1225 Holland Lake Dr.
The event is part of a month-long nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and senior neighbors who rely on this vital service to remain healthy and independent at home.
“The services we provide through Meals on Wheels are so important to our seniors in Parker County,” said Shelly Mowery, Executive Director of Parker County Committee on Aging, Inc. “The March for Meals event is a great way to raise funds and awareness to help our seniors most in need.”
Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. Following the 5K, there will be a community festival with food trucks, live entertainment, a Doggie Fashion Show, exhibits, and more.
To register for the walk or to become a vendor at the event, call Michelle Hernandez at 817-596-4640 or visit pccoa.org.
The Aledo Band Boosters will host their inaugural car show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Aledo High School parking lot, 1008 Bailey Ranch Road.
Prizes will be awarded for the top three vehicles as determined by a panel of judges. The event will feature food trucks from Shep’s Place and Funky Monkey.
Entry fee per vehicle is $20. All vehicle years and models are welcome to enter. All proceeds benefit the Aledo ISD band program.
To register, visit www.aledobandboosters.org.
The City of Willow Park is partnering with Parker Paws to bring you “Willow Bark” from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Paul Balint Park (adjacent to Willow Park City Hall).
The event is a dog-centric family festival featuring live music, games, food, and local vendors. Adoptable rescues dogs will be available, Parker Paws will provide information, there will be a dog costume contest, small dog races, and other activities.
The free event is open to the public and all proceeds raised from donations and sponsorships will benefit Parker Paws rescue.
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County will sell raffle tickets for a five-day drawing April 27-May 1 giving away a designer handbag each day.
A total of 300 tickets will be sold at $100 each. All tickets will be placed into a single pot for the daily drawing.
Purses range in value from $398 to $1,700.
To purchase a ticket, call Bailey at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County, 682-615-1992.
The goals of the CAC are to end the cycle of child abuse, minimize trauma, and achieve new positive outcomes. For more information, visit cacparkercounty.org.
Parker Paws will join the city of Hudson Oaks, area businesses, and charities for the annual Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4 at Gene Voyles Park. Parker Paws will have a ball toss game and provide information about their pet rescue efforts.Find out more »