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Parker County Women’s and Newcomers’ Club

First United Methodist Church 301 S. Main, Weatherford

Laurie Chance Smith, author of "Around Veal's Station," will be the featured speaker at the August meeting of the The Parker County Women's and Newcomers' Club, which meets at 9:30 a.m. on the second Friday of every month at First United Methodist Family Life Center, 301 S. Main in Weatherford. The social hour, including Club Shop, begins at 9:30 a.m. The business meeting, including program, is at 10:30 a.m. Lunch is $11. Please make lunch reservations by calling Shirley at 817-757-7379. For more information on the organization, visit pcwnc.org.

$11

Meet the Band

Aledo High School 1000 Bailey Ranch Road, Aledo

The Aledo High School band program will host “Meet the Band” from 6-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, at Aledo High School. Food trucks, Aledo merchandise, and live music will be featured (food trucks will arrive at 5 p.m.). The Band Olympics will follow at 7 p.m.

Meet the Bearcats

Aledo High School 1000 Bailey Ranch Road, Aledo

Meet the Bearcats will be held at noon on Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Aledo High School Indoor Practice Facility. Meet the Bearcats traditionally provides fans (young and old alike) an opportunity to meet fall athletes and cheerleaders.

Meet the Teacher

All Aledo ISD elementary schools will host “Meet the Teacher” on Monday, Aug. 16. For students whose names begin with A-L, the time will be 4:30-5:30 p.m. For students whose names begin with M-Z, the time will be 5:30-6:30 p.m.

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Parker County Women’s and Newcomers’ Club

First United Methodist Church 301 S. Main, Weatherford

The Parker County Women's and Newcomers' Club meets at 9:30 a.m. on the second Friday of every month at First United Methodist Family Life Center, 301 S. Main in Weatherford. The social hour, including Club Shop, begins at 9:30 a.m. The business meeting, including program, is at 10:30 a.m. Lunch is $11. Please make lunch reservations by calling Shirley at 817-757-7379. For more information on the organization, visit pcwnc.org.

$11

Aledo Band Play-a-Thon

The Shops at Willow Park 210 Shops Blvd, Willow Park

The Aledo band program will hold a Play-a-Thon beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11.
The day will begin with the Aledo High School Chamber Band performing songs signifying freedom from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Shops at Willow Park, 210 Shops Blvd.
After the Chamber Band performance, the Aledo band program (grades 6-12) will perform a program of patriotic music from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium.
For more information and a detailed schedule, visit https://www.aledobandboosters.org/play-a-thon.html.

Back to the 80s

Will Rogers Memorial Center 3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth

Dust off your leg warmers, tease up your hair and mark your calendars to go ‘Back to the 80's’ beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center Roundup Inn.
The event is a fundraising gala to benefit Project Celebration 2022, a parent-driven group at Aledo High School that raises money to host a drug-free, alcohol-free safe alternative after prom for seniors. 
The Back to the 80’s Gala will include entertainment by the band “Live 80.” They’ll perform 80s hits while guests enjoy dinner, cash bar, live-band karaoke, dancing, and more. There will be auction items and special activities throughout the night to help support Project Celebration 2022.
Tables are available for purchase for $1,000 and individual tickets are $100 each. Sponsorships are available with a variety of branding opportunities for local businesses and a few limited live-band karaoke spots are available. 
Purchases are tax deductible since Project Celebration is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
For more information, email or visit www.aledopc2022.com.

Free – $100.00
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Cancer Support Group

Aledo United Methodist Church 100 Pecan St., Aledo

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 .

Willow Bark

Willow Park City Hall 516 Ranch House Rd, Willow Park

Before the dog days of summer come to an end, you can celebrate your furry friends at Willow Park’s inaugural dog festival, Willow Bark. The event will be held at at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Paul Balint Jr. Memorial Park.
The event offers a dog costume contest and parade, as well as “weenie dog races,” which will actually consist of two dog races, separated by small and large sizes.
Admission is free to the public, but the registration fee for competitions is $5 per pet.
There will also be several food trucks and vendors. Juliebean’s Ice Cream truck will bring ice cream treats for pups (though they are human-safe, too).
For humans, the Rocky Lott Band will perform live, and a play area for children will offer several kid-friendly activities.
All proceeds will benefit Parker Paws.
For more information, call Rosealee Hoffman Kertok at 817-441-7108 or 940-452-7099 or email .

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Rotary Club of Aledo

Sunny Street Cafe 229 Shops Blvd., Ste. 103, Willow Park

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. Suite 103 in Willow Park. For more information, visit aledorotary.org.

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