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“Matilda Jr.” auditions 

Weatherford College Alkek Fine Arts Center 225 College Park Dr., Weatherford, TX

The Weatherford College Teen Summer Musical will hold auditions for “Matilda Jr.” on Saturday, May 7, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. 
Auditions begin at 8 a.m. with callbacks starting the same day at 1 p.m. All students who have completed grades 9-12 by May 30 are eligible to audition for camp. A chorus camp is open to students who have completed grades 3-8 by May 30, but there are limited spots. 
Audition forms along with a full rehearsal and performance schedule are available at https://wc.edu/calendar/calendar.php#event-details/3122c21b-9d4a-453e-b2cb-a585864a431b. 
Camp runs Monday, May 30, through Friday, June 3 in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. The cost is $200 plus an additional $50 costume fee for performers. 
Performances are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on June 3-4. Tickets are available for purchase at https://www.simpletix.com/e/matlida-jr-tickets-102295.

Democrats to hear congressional candidate 

Weatherford College Doss Student Center 225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, TX

Congressional candidate Trey Hunt will address the Parker County Active Democrats at their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 9, in the Strain Room at Weatherford College’s Doss Student Center. Hunt is seeking to represent the newly redrawn U.S. House Dist. 12 in the November general election. For more information, visit parkercountydemocrats.org.


Aledo Community Lions Club

Aledo Community Center 104 Robinson Court, Aledo, TX

The Aledo Community Lions Club meets from 5-6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Aledo Community Center. The public is invited. For more information call Bob Carlson at 817-718-4902.


Cancer Support Group

Aledo United Methodist Church 100 Pecan St., Aledo, TX

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 .

Republican Candidate Forum

Doss Heritage and Culture Center 1400 Texas Drive, Weatherford, TX

The Parker County Republican Party will host a candidate forum for House District 60 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, 1400 Texas Drive in Weatherford. The forum will include both Rep Glenn Rogers and Mike Olcott. The event is designed to solicit thoughtful responses to complex issues that are challenging Texans daily and to provide Parker County voters an opportunity to hear directly from each candidate during the official program as well as one-on-one before and after the event. 
Additionally, candidates from the other Parker County runoff elections will have tables set-up with campaign material and they will be prepared to address your questions regarding their respective races.


Parker County Women’s and Newcomers’ Club

First United Methodist Church 301 S. Main, Weatherford, TX

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.


Shakespeare in Aledo

Aledo Community Center 104 Robinson Court, Aledo, TX

Theatre off the Square will present Romeo and Juliet at 6 p.m. on May 13 and 14 in the park next to the Aledo Community Center. Tickets are $10 for people 12 and older, and $5 for people younger than 12.
Patrons may wish to take blankets and chairs. Picnic food, drinks, and coolers are allowed.

Night at the Pops 2022

The Aledo High School Wind Ensemble, AHS Choir, and AHS Colorguard will present their annual Night at the Pops at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14, in the Aledo High School Auditorium.


Rotary Club of Aledo

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

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.

Day of Hope

The Branch to Hope Community Center will host the inaugural Day of Hope from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, at its new facility at 699 Susie Lane in Aledo.
The Branch to Hope Community Center is a multi-generational recreation and event center focusing on restoring hope and bringing the community together through engaging activities for all life stages.
Activities during the event will include fishing, food trucks, music, a mini rodeo, petting zoo, horses, community booths, and face painting.
For more information, email .

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